Tag: soul

July 10, 2015 /
July 2, 2015 /

One of the more underrated emcees in the game, Brooklyn native Talib (Arabic for ‘seeker’) Kweli rocked the scene hard in 1998 as part of the duo known as Black Star, with fellow Brooklyn rapper Mos Def.

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June 18, 2015 /

Hell of a title, right? But it’s a classic though.

I’ve been on an Isaac Hayes trip for the last few days.

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April 30, 2015 /

“…We’re All Going to Go.”

I’m a huge fan of Curtis Mayfield. The Chicago-born R&B and funk pioneer looms large in my personal pantheon of godlike musicians.

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March 26, 2015 /

Short, but oh so sweet, I’ve really been enjoying M, the latest EP by indie R&B artist Muhsinah.

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March 19, 2015 /

You know, it occurred to me that while I’ve spoken about his colleagues Uptown XO (in my first post, even!) and yU (not once, but twice), I haven’t dedicated a post to Oddisee!

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March 6, 2015 /

Another snow day.

Since I moved to D.C., I’ve had more days off on account of snow than I’ve ever had growing up in Canada, and while everyone else is grousing about the endless snowfall this afternoon and the fact that spring is MIA, I’ve been chillin’.

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January 7, 2015 /

Happy new year. And there ain’t a finer listen to welcome 2015.

Since last year I’ve been bumping 8 Miles to Moenart, the 2013  album of Detroit composer Tall Black Guy, whom,  by his name, you can quite tell that he’s a… tall black guy.

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September 25, 2012 /

Now this is a track to vibe to.

All day I’ve been listening to this one, a track from Chequered Thoughts, the debut album of the R&B/Neo-soul/Dat good old smoothchilljams outfit known as Funkommunity, the pairing of singer Rachel Frasier and producer Isaac Aesili.

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