Last week, we posted two videos of Phonte and Q-Tip talking about Bilal and his upcoming album, Airtight’s Revenge dropping September 14th via Plug Research. This week, here is a recently shot video of Dwele giving his own opinion on Bilal, and going as far to say, “Bilal is my favorite vocalist…he’ll take you to church.”
Look out for Bilal’s first commercially released project since the 2001 1st Born Second album, entitled Airtight’s Revenge, dropping on September 14th!!
Slum Village are like the Lynyrd Skynyrd of hip-hop. Two-thirds of the founding three are deceased, yet the group keeps going. This is the first track off of the forthcoming SV LP, Villa Manifesto. Recorded mostly before the untimely death of Baatin, the album reads like a family reunion, with original member T3 and Baatin, as well as Elzhi, who joined in 2002, appearing on tracks with the late J Dilla and his younger living brother Illa J. Also involved are extended family Dwele, De La Soul, Little Brother, Colin Munroe, and Phife on vocals, plus Young RJ, J Dilla, Dave West, Hi-Tek, and Mr. Porter contributing to production.
Faster features hip-pop wunderkind Colin Monroe. Like a newborn cousin to SV’s hip-hop elders, Monroe’s creative auto-tune (yep—creative) is …
Here is official text from the Mochilla site in regards to the Timeless DVD Box Set release:
“From Mulatu Astatke to J. Dilla to Arthur Verocai, the Timeless Concert Series touched upon the works of three musical giants. Mochilla is proud to announce the release date of our 3 DVD Box Set with downloadable audio portion as of March 30th, 2010!
“The box set will be an extremely limited and numbered edition of 4,000, which will include full liner notes, a free poster exclusive only to this box set, extra features, songs and slideshows of images used in the presentation. There will be a series of events scheduled around the release date.”
Today marks the 4th anniversary of loosing a great hip hop hero in J Dilla. Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s arrangement of Dwele’s “Angel” backed by the Suite for Ma Dukes Orchestra. The limited edition 3 DVD Box Set for Timeless drops March 30th, which includes Suite for Ma Dukes, …