Jay Z Reasonable Doubt 20th Anniversary Mixtape

“My house was the party house; I had the cool parents. My pops and my mom both had afros, it wasn’t just one parent, so…

June 27th, 2016 | | Mixtape
Bernie Worrell and Funkadelic
The Jackson 'Triumph'
Habibi Funk

Habibi Funk 006 mixtape by Jannis of Jakarta Records

Jannis from Jakarta Records keeps digging in North Africa and the Middle East and keeps finding funky gems. He’s just dropped Habibi Funk 006, taken from…

June 20th, 2016 | | Mixtape
Bill Withers
The Internet group
Air (French band)

French duo Air releases deluxe compilation, Twentyears

How time flies. It’s been over twenty years since French duo Air—comprised of Jean-Benoit Dunckel and Nicolas Godin—dropped their first single, “Modular Mix,” and their music…

June 10th, 2016 | | Reissues & Box Sets
The D.O.C.

Classic album from the D.O.C., No One Can Do It Better, gets expanded reissue

For such a beloved album and given its close ties with both Dr. Dre, and NWA in general, it’s hard to believe that No One…

June 8th, 2016 | | New Releases
(Johnny) Tough film

Tough: Looking back at an obscure blaxploitation film

As a kid growing-up in Harlem during the 1970s, me and my homeboy crew spent much of our free time at the movies. In that…

June 6th, 2016 | | Guest Blog
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Ziggy Marley drops sixth studio album

Ziggy Marley’s sixth studio album is an embodiment of Marley’s constant evolution as a philanthropic artist, and suitably bears the eponymous title. Ziggy Marley, is…

June 6th, 2016 | | New Releases

Yo! MTV Raps, The Internet, Kashif, Mary Wilson, Miguel, Cool Uncle, Mia Doi Todd

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