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Seu Jorge and Almaz – The Model (Directed by Khalil Joseph)

This promotional short film is a perfect combination of aesthetics and music, give Seu Jorge an excellent tribute.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Vol. 4 (Download)

Our gift to our people is the fourth installment of our beat submission compilation. We present The Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Volume 4.

Karriem Riggins – Round The Outside (Alone Together) (Video) (2012)

A one of a kind video featuring the great Karriem Riggins, and the even greater Muhammad Ali.

10 Years Later: Reassessing Electric Circus

Ten years later, we provide an alternative opinion on one of the most scrutinized albums of all-time.

Five Other Dave Brubeck Songs Not Named “Take Five”

In remembering Dave Brubeck, we look at the “other” works of his legendary career.

Earth, Wind & Fire – Head To The Sky (1973)

One of our newest writers Carled shares his unique experience with an album that helped shape his life at an early age.

The “Other” Pretty Young Thing: Thriller, 30 Years Later

30 years after the release of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, we take a look back at a recording lost in the shuffle.

Understanding and Accepting The Roots’ Phrenology (2002)

10 years ago, The Roots released “Phrenology”, and simply put, my first listen was a life changing experience.

Jimi Was A Rock Star

On what would have been his 70th birthday, we salute James Marshall Hendrix, a man that redefined “black music.”

Blaxploitation: The Best Of…

With the recent re-release of Marvin Gaye’s Trouble Man, we take a look back at some of the most iconic soundtracks of the Blaxploitation Era.

WildFlower: From Skylark, to Creative Source, to Estelle

There are few songs that have impacted many different eras and genres like “Wild Flower”. Read to find out what makes this particular version special.

Lonnie Liston Smith / Curren$y – A Song of Love / 2Much (1976 / 2012)

Curren$y teaches us a lesson on the importance of Lonnie Liston Smith with his newest mixtape, Priest Andretti.

Flying Lotus’s Until the Quiet Comes and The Importance of Musical Imagery

Flying Lotus and his extraordinary project, the short film directed by Kahlil Joseph.

I Am Somebody – Jessie Jackson / JB’s (Sesame Street) (Circa 1975)

A political figure, a children’s program, and the funkiest band alive all combine to give you an important lifelong message.