Sly5thAve and The ClubCasa Chamber Orchestra redid the instrumental to Kendrick Lamar’s Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe. If you aren’t familiar with Sly5thAve, he’s the sax player for The Recess, TheClubhouse and also Prince’s band.
Last week’s edition of Friday Fresh was postponed because of our Grammy coverage, which should be making its way to your eyes and ears shortly. It’s a good thing too because that gives us a chance to drop some Valentine’s Day heat on ya’ll.
This early edition of Friday Fresh comes to us courtesy of DJ Wonway Posibul. Wonway is one of the ‘Renaissance’ Men of the burgeoning music scene in the SF Bay Area. From being a radio host, producer/musician, and all around cool kid, Wonway really made waves on our radar out here with the release of Tree City Heights last year. The track, which was featured in an earlier URB article, also served as the soundtrack for the play that stood eponymous with its title. Moreover, the …
As with many conversations amongst music aficionados, there is always a point when people ask (or argue) who the “next <insert beloved musical performer/act here>” is. In the case of a recent conversation exploring who the next person to follow in the eclectic personification that exists in the auteur known as Prince would be, names like the Weeknd and the Dream often permeate the standing arguments of whoever is typically involved. Allow me to insert another name to that argument — Gordon Voidwell.
The Bronx-bred star child, recently released a mixtape that goes a great deal towards adding weight to his growing reputation as the musical progeny birthed from the sound …
A poster has popped up online with the alleged line-up for Bonnaroo. And while we’re used to fake line-ups trolling the internet, the organization has decided to “neither confirm or deny” the line-up that included Prince, Radiohead, Phish and The Red Hot Chili Peppers as headliners, which would make them look like real assholes if in fact these artists don’t appear.
That said, there seems to be some distinct differences between the art direction of the alleged poster and the current website, which makes as go “hrmmmm.”
Ango is LuckyMe’s newest artist and his new EP, Another City Now, is currently available for audible consumption as you’re currently reading this. However, this isn’t your typical LuckyMe dancefloor burner release; Another City Now is a debut that focuses on the emotional weight of each track, oozing with inspiration and light at every turn. Full of nods to ’80s boogie, funk, RnB, as well as Ango’s strong vocal stamp, this debut release from the Canadian producer is sure to pluck at the heartstrings and bring out the funk hidden inside each and every one of us. Ango was more than kind enough to give URB a take on his inspiration for the record, with an in-depth personal take on each track, along with links to some vibes that put him onto the right path to each tune. Check it out after the jump.