Thank you GetLiveRo for putting us on to this proper mixtape installation from the bay area’s own,Dj Boogie Brown. “The new LEGENDS series pays homage to the numerous musical talents who have passed, as well as the artists and music with whom they’ve continued to influence.
Expect to hear soul connecting and expanding on to R&B, hip hop, funk and then some.
If you actually listen to the snippet, you will hear that is indeed fresh and you will want to support (we hope). Purchase the full mixtape from one Access Music.
Our friends over at BamaLoveSoul have just released their first remix compilation, The Street Lamp Sessions Vol.1: The Remixes! Peep some classic tunes remixed by carefully selected producers transforming tracks by Amel Larrieux, Jill Scott, Mos Def, Jaafar and then some. “Slowly Surely”, J. Scott’s jam is probably the favorite on this comp! Splendid! Nice work fam :)
LA-native DJ Spiñorita A.K.A Angela Blanca has a new podcast you must peep! The long time record collector, music, event and homie connector drops her first fly podcast mixture of casual jams. Some joints on here we hadn’t heard yet so we are giving infinite thanks to Angela B + all of the other music supporters putting mixes together giving visibility to artists worldwide.
Last Saturday night (2/26/11) The Robert Glasper Experiment (Chris “Daddy” Dave- Drums, Derrick Hodge-Bass, Casey Benjamin – Alto Sax/Vocoder, Robert Glasper - Keys) took to the stage at famed jazz club Blue Note with guest Lupe Fiasco in a monumental collaboration that joined the current legends of jazz and hip-hop on one very small stage. Unlike the other nights of Glasper’s Blue Note residency though, this show was joined by the ringleaders of hip-hop, Kanye West and Mos Def, to make a rap supergroup backed by jazz wunderkinds. This is the stuff of legend.
The Revivalist, the new jazz inspired channel on Okayplayer, was there to capture the highlights of the night including Kanye, Lupe & Mos collaborating on “Umi Says,” a classic ranting Kanye freestyle, a silly conversation with Robert Glasper and Lupe on their collabs and the dynamic musicianship of the Robert Glasper Experiment backing up the whole event.
Seriously amazing sounds!! Peep the whole series here with several more videos
Have you heard of Vinia Mojica? If you think not, it might be true that you don’t know her name - but I bet you know her voice. This Bronx native has been on the hip hop scene since 1989 first working the Jungle Brothers and since then has collaborated with Common, Mos Def, Native Tongues, Mary J, Ge-ology, Hi-Tek, Jneiro Jarel and many more. To pay homage to this amazing vocalist who until this day doesn’t have a full body of work released we put a mixtape together. We’ve compiled some of Vinia’s stand-out tracks and enlisted the help of our Los Angeles minty fam, DJ Seano for the blending and mixdown skills. We are proud to present a tribute to the lovely and talented Ms. Vinia Mojica. Download the full mix here, stream below and please feel free to share with anyone you think might enjoy.
We’ve been sifting through 2012’s stand-out music, events, mixes and much more and wanted to call out some amazing contributions we’ve seen both on and offline.
It’s been an epic year of infinite blessings shared worldwide and it’s most definitely our pleasure [and mission] to share with you some of the things we find. We appreciate the support from all of you wholeheartedly and wish you health, happiness and creative energy in 2012.