Music is often used as a platform to set off a mood and to help inspire you in some way or another, correct? But yet, you’re still sitting there, shifting through your collection, thinking of what albums to keep on rotation while designing your next project or planning the next big trip. How about putting on a DJ mix that will spiritually elevate you to a different space and time–deliberately numbing your body and placing it at a relaxed state, while over-all, keeping your soul smiling and creative juices flowing. Mista-B, one of the founding members of San Francisco’s 4OneFunk Band along with B.Cause, Max Kane, Teeko and a constituent to Skratchpad SF, has released his latest mix, Groove Traveler–that does exactly that. This mix incorporates elements such as Hip-Hop, Jazz, Soul, and Funk–with music from artists, Cermakk & …
NYC upstart emcee/producer and songwriter Syler continues his barrage of potent leaks with “The Funk,” as featured on his upcoming free album One Minute To Midnight, which is set for a November 19th release date. Produced by Boston’s boom-bap impresario Confidence, and featuring the razor sharp handy work of DJ Devastate, who cuts up classic quotables from both Biggie and Lords of the Underground, “The Funk” is now available for stream and download. Stay tuned for more leaks and visuals off One Minute To Midnight. Hit the jump for the stream and au-gratis download.
Blending the nostalgic, boom-bap styles of the past with new and innovative trends of the modern day, North Carolina emcee Fluent is the artist to watch out for. By bridging some crafty, forward thinking bars and a catchy chorus together with the old school, Golden Era flavors provided by 9th Wonder, “Cash Flow” properly sets the standard for Fluent’s aptly titled Retro Future; the album, which drops on August 27th, will have the young rapper collaborate with some of Hip-Hop’s hottest acts, including Royce da 5’9″, SpaceGhostPurp, Khrysis and J. Cardim.. now hit the jump for that free download! …MORE
Newcomer Jahmann Massey “Put It Down” for the people, on a mix tape, that’s free. Get it here and watch the video….
Werd? Friday Fresh is back? That can only mean one thing, a dope ass mix for your Memorial Day Weekend groove.
This week’s Re-Grand Opening comes not from Amy’s Baking Company (look that up) but from one of Fort Knox Recordings freshest acts, AGFA. All Good Funk Alliance (Francisco Cueto & Rusty Belicek) has been producing some of the illest, space-bouncy, dirty funk, grooves since the label’s inception.
“It’s a different kind of mix, we usually cater to the dance floor but these vibes are great!” states the AGFA duo.
We couldn’t agree more.
The mix definitely made impressions on an office that began the Memorial Day Weekend early. (Read: possibly hungover.). It was just what we …