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The Late Ones Release New Single 'Fake Reggae' Photo The Late Ones Release New Single 'Fake Reggae'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 04, 2021

“Fake Reggae” is a call to action. Since its genesis, reggae music has been used as a form of resistance against oppression. With this single, The Late Ones challenge artists within the genre to use their platforms to make change and push the envelope. The band passionately states, “If you use this ...
MR JUKES & BARNEY ARTIST Announce Joint Album & Share 'Vibrate' Video Photo MR JUKES & BARNEY ARTIST Announce Joint Album & Share 'Vibrate' Video
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 10, 2021

The pair--who were instantly bonded by a mutual love of the ever-changing landscape of modern hip-hop--also just shared their new single “Vibrate” along with a video that sees them take over UK amusement park Alton Towers....
Mike Doughty's Ghost of Vroom Share David Rees-Directed Video Photo Mike Doughty's Ghost of Vroom Share David Rees-Directed Video
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 25, 2021

The song is from Ghost of Vroom's debut album, GHOST OF VROOM 1, out via Mod y Vi Records Friday, March 19. Pre-orders are available now....
Ghost of Vroom Announces Debut LP Photo Ghost of Vroom Announces Debut LP
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 17, 2021

Fans who pre-order GHOST OF VROOM 1 will receive a download of “I Hear The Ax Swinging.” An official companion video – directed by renowned humorist/cartoonist David Rees – is currently in post-production and will premiere later this month....
GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Welcomes Iconic Recordings As Their 2021 Inductions Photo GRAMMY Hall Of Fame Welcomes Iconic Recordings As Their 2021 Inductions
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 21, 2020

Today the Recording Academy® welcomes the 2021 inductees for the distinguished GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®, continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings....
The Late Ones Drop New Video 'Troubled Streets' On Easy Star Records Photo The Late Ones Drop New Video 'Troubled Streets' On Easy Star Records
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 14, 2020

Conscious reggae/hip-hop hybrid band The Late Ones just released their new EP, Lately, via Easy Star Records. ...
BLACKSTARKIDS Release 'TANGERINE LOVE' Music Video Photo BLACKSTARKIDS Release 'TANGERINE LOVE' Music Video
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 10, 2020

BLACKSTARKIDS have released the music video for single “TANGERINE LOVE” from their recent full-length Whatever, Man, out now via Dirty Hit....
The Late Ones Drop 'Lately' EP Photo The Late Ones Drop 'Lately' EP
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 07, 2020

Conscious reggae/hip-hop hybrid band The Late Ones just released their new EP, Lately, via Easy Star Records....
Kool & the Gang Releases New Single 'Pursuit of Happiness' Photo Kool & the Gang Releases New Single 'Pursuit of Happiness'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 07, 2020

Since the band’s inception over 50 years ago, the legendary masters of funk, pop and soul, Kool & the Gang, have given music fans classic tunes....
VIDEO: Steve Arrington Shares Video for 'Make a Difference' Photo VIDEO: Steve Arrington Shares Video for 'Make a Difference'
by Stage Tube - November 19, 2020

Today, Steve Arrington shares a video for “Make a Difference,” from his new album Down to the Lowest Terms: The Soul Sessions out now via Stones Throw....
Pete Rock Releases New Single 'Rejoice' Photo Pete Rock Releases New Single 'Rejoice'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 12, 2020

After appearing on the “Intro” track on Busta Rhymes new ELE 2: The Wrath Of God album, it’s time to “Rejoice,” again, as its new Pete Rock!  ...
Steve Arrington Shares 'Make a Difference' Single Photo Steve Arrington Shares 'Make a Difference' Single
by Sarah Jae Leiber - September 01, 2020

Funk legend Steve Arrington drops his newest single “Make A Difference” from his upcoming LP, DOWN TO THE LOWEST TERMS: THE SOUL SESSIONS, out 9/18 on Stones Throw Records, marking his first solo album in eleven years. ...
Electronic Producer Fonkynson Releases New Album FALLING Photo Electronic Producer Fonkynson Releases New Album FALLING
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 22, 2020

House producer Fonkynson has released his LP, Falling on the 22nd of May via Lisbon Lux Records....
Fonkynson Releases 'You Got It (ft. Vaness)' Single & Announces New Album Photo Fonkynson Releases 'You Got It (ft. Vaness)' Single & Announces New Album
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 03, 2020

House producer Fonkynson has released his new single, 'You Got It (ft. Vaness)' on the 27th of March. Premiered via Wonderland., the single is lifted from his upcoming album, Falling which will be available on 22 May via Lisbon Lux Records....
Little Dragon New Studio Album Out This Friday March 27 Via Ninja Tune Photo Little Dragon New Studio Album Out This Friday March 27 Via Ninja Tune
by Alexa Criscitiello - March 25, 2020

Little Dragon returns with their new studio album New Me, Same Us, available physically and digitally on March 27th on Ninja Tune....
Angela Munoz Shares 'In My Mind' Photo Angela Munoz Shares 'In My Mind'
by Kaitlin Milligan - March 25, 2020

Angela Muñoz just released “In My Mind,” the second single from her debut album Introspection, due June 19 via Linear Labs and produced by multi-instrumentalist and label head Adrian Younge (The Midnight Hour, Marvel's Luke Cage). “I wrote this song thinking about the journey of love,” notes Muñoz. ...
Loren Oden Shares New Song 'Queen' Photo Loren Oden Shares New Song 'Queen'
by Kaitlin Milligan - March 12, 2020

The debut album from Loren Oden, My Heart, My Love, is due May 1st via Linear Labs, produced and orchestrated by multi-instrumentalist Adrian Younge. Today, he shares the video for “Queen,” celebrating young women of color as they find the power in their voices and features Oden and Younge's daughte...
Little Dragon Announces New Album NEW ME, SAME US Photo Little Dragon Announces New Album NEW ME, SAME US
by Kaitlin Milligan - January 28, 2020

Little Dragon returns with their new studio album New Me, Same Us, available physically and digitally on March 27th on Ninja Tune. Entirely self-produced and recorded at the pioneering Swedish four-piece's long-term home-built studio in Gothenburg, the album is another chapter in the continuing evol...
Amsterdam's Les Cooles De Ville Releases 'L.C.D.V.' Photo Amsterdam's Les Cooles De Ville Releases 'L.C.D.V.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 09, 2019

Les Cooles De Ville is an Amsterdam based alternative hiphop group creating soulful music using elements of jazz, bossa nova and pop. Recording and performing with live instrumentation and a mixture of samples and electronics they bring a unique, international vibe to the musical landscape Quirky co...
Fatoumata Diawara, Freddy Jones Band and More Will Perform at City Winery Chicago Photo Fatoumata Diawara, Freddy Jones Band and More Will Perform at City Winery Chicago
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 19, 2019

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy-nominated Malian singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara, roots rock group Freddy Jones Band and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Friday, November 22 at noon. Tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago....
The Midnight Hour Announce Fall Tour Photo The Midnight Hour Announce Fall Tour
by Tori Hartshorn - July 25, 2019

Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) and Adrian Younge--the pair behind the unforgettable score for the Netflix series Marvel's Luke Cage--have announced an extensive North American fall tour for their acclaimed 10-piece ensemble, The Midnight Hour, featuring very special collaborative openin...
Newport Jazz Festival Explores Relationship Between Jazz & Hip-Hop Photo Newport Jazz Festival Explores Relationship Between Jazz & Hip-Hop
by Alexa Criscitiello - July 03, 2019

There is a definite relationship between rap and jazz. Musicians improvise with notes. Rappers improvise with words. Many of the great hip-hop recordings featured samples from some of the greatest jazz albums. So it should be no surprise that there are rappers who are not only comfortable in post-bo...
Jordan Rakei's New Album ORIGIN Is Out Now Photo Jordan Rakei's New Album ORIGIN Is Out Now
by Tori Hartshorn - June 14, 2019

ORIGIN is an album that is overtly inspired by dystopian visions of our future, with many of the album lyrics exploring technological growth and how it affects our sense of humanity. The new album from preternaturally talented songwriter, producer and live performer JORDAN RAKEI is available now via...
Jordan Rakei Shares New Single, Fall North American Tour Announced Photo Jordan Rakei Shares New Single, Fall North American Tour Announced
by Tori Hartshorn - May 21, 2019

'Rolling into One' is the soulfully psychedelic & funky new single from musical polymath Jordan Rakei. The new song is the third taste--following well-received tracks 'Mind's Eye' and 'Say Something'--from his upcoming third album, Origin, due for release on June 14 via Ninja Tune. Origin is an albu...
Jordan Rakei Announces New Album 'Origin' Photo Jordan Rakei Announces New Album 'Origin'
by Kaitlin Milligan - April 23, 2019

Jordan Rakei just announced his third album Origin, due for release on June 14 via Ninja Tune. Since signing to Ninja Tune and releasing Wallflower, Jordan Rakei has stamped his authority as a preternaturally talented songwriter, producer and live performer and cemented his worldwide rep as a modern...