Music

This is a classic from the archive, at the end of DJ 279s Flava of the Month, TY and Kosher (Bloodhounds/Baskerville) jump on stage for a completely unrehearsed freestyle. Youngbloods take note, this was an awesome 5 minutes.

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TY – Well Well Well

June 19, 2013

New TY track, well, well, well. Lovely track from his new EP, ‘A Kick, Snare and an Idea Part 2′

Available on iTunes

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Nice track and video from Solange. Filmed entirely in South Africa, nice to see Beyonce’s sister really carving out hear own groove.

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Fantastic podcast from last summer. The Legendary David Rodigan in session with Radio 1′s Gilles Peterson. If you’re a fan of reggae music. This is a must listen.

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Fela Soul: De La Soul x Fela Kuti

September 22, 2011

Yet another mashup of Fela’s music. This time as an 8-track, 33 minute journey into the world of afrobeat rhythms, funky horn riffs, and classic hip-hop gems. Some remixes better than others, and I’m not totally convinced the idea works, partly because the politics of Fela’s music seems lost. But don’t take my work for [...]

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Type the Throne

September 14, 2011

The YeJay collab of ‘Zaggin in Paris’. Simply done and pretty dope. Tweet

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Lemi Ghariokwu x FELA KUTI

July 31, 2011

Saw the Fela show in London last night. Great interview with Lemi Ghariokwu talking about creating designs for Fela Kuti’s music over three decades. Produced by Native Resonance in association with Knitting Factory Records. Thanks to Kam for this link. Tweet

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Questloves Celebrity Stories

July 28, 2011

The Story behind this appearance at The Black Lily as told by Questlove of the Roots. “It was black lily day in philly and my computer was in the shop at springboard and i just landed in philly from an atl gig. it was sunday afternoon round 12ish and i double parked to get my [...]

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Amy Winehouse: It Was Written

July 25, 2011

Lots of articles related to the live and loss of Amy Winehouse, here is a selection of the most memeroble. Robert Elms Interview (2006) Robert Elms interviewed Amy and her dad Mitch for his BBC London show, as part of his regular Listed Londoner slot on the day Back to Black was released. You can [...]

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