Tag Archives: Jazz

Kanye, Lupe & Mos Def Jam Out In NYC

“And all this Illuminati talk, like my first hit single wasn’t ‘Jesus Walks’”  – Kanye West Two nights ago, The Robert Glasper Experiment performed at the Blue Note Jazz Club…and three of the biggest names in Hip Hop stopped by … Continue reading

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Album Review: John Legend x The Roots – Wake Up!

Posted via iHipHop.com While Hip Hop purists can lay claim to Black Thought being a criminally underrated emcee, a hefty amount of casual rap fans recognize The Roots as the quintessential Hip Hop jam band. Comprised of the legendary ?uestlove … Continue reading

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2 New John Legend x The Roots Joints

The Roots crew has been working alongside pianist and crooner John Legend for the past few months, crafting what one can hope will be a musical masterpiece.  On “Shine” the frequent collaborators take an old school jazz approach, utilizing Legend’s … Continue reading

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Janelle Monae – Tightrope [Wondamix] ft. B.o.B. & Lupe Fiasco

Don’t know what a Wondamix is, but I fux with it. Bobby Ray and Lupe jump on an already dope song just to give it a little extra flair. The original is off Janelle Monae‘s new album, ArchAndroid, which is in … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco – Love Letter to the Beat ft Alicia Keys (prod Chad Hugo)

Lupe and Ms. Keys bring the funk over this jazz-infused track.  There’s speculation as to whose project this is actually from.  I’m sort of doubtful that it’s off Lupe’s highly-anticipated Lasers because Alicia pretty much runs this track.  There are … Continue reading

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Janelle Monae – Tightrope ft. Big Boi

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xktMnfb0Q0A&hl=en_US&fs=1&] This is incredible, everything about it is awesome. Great music, great vocals, great dancing, great concept, great costume designs. And with Sir Lucious Leftfoot lending a verse you can’t go wrong. -daNk via anotherDANKidea.com

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