Stones Throw’s first reggae signing, The Lions, recently released their album “This Generation,” to a great response and toping out at #2 on the Billboard Reggae Charts.
Inspired by reggae, sound system culture and the myriad of musical styles influenced by Jamaican music old and new, The Lions’ sound is firmly placed in soul music. The LA group features musicians from The Breakestra, Hepcat and includes Black Shakespeare the cousin of Robbie Shakespeare (of Sly & Robbie fame).
Today, enjoy the second music video from “This Generation” for the song “Roll It Around,” directed by Jon Casey and edited by A.J. Calomay.
Med, Blu and Madlib present the video for “Burgundy Whip” featuring Jimetta Rose from their collaborative “Burgundy” EP out now. The video was directed by Paul Demont and designed by RUFF MERCY. Also, make sure to check out The Burgundy Tee in the Stones Throw store printed by Hit + Run.
San Francisco’s own, DJ E Da Boss (Myron & E / The Pendletons / 45 Sessions) just released his “Blazing Session’s 45″ mix today in celebration of the upcoming 3rd anniversary of his Oakland residency with DJ Platurn called “The 45 Sessions” and his upcoming debut in Los Angeles for “Blazing 45s” with special guest Rich Medina. The mix is a perfect way to start your weekend, or since it’s Monday today, a way to reminiscence on how you wished it was STILL the weekend.
Look out for info on the upcoming Myron & E record coming out on Stones Throw soon!
New track from Julian Malone, producer/MC out of Chicago, member of BRKF$T CLUB / 2008ighties, and now Stones Throw crew for 2013. “Give A Eff” is from a mixtape Julian is working on called “Diff.rnt” to be released soon.
If you’re in Chicago, check out Julian Malone live with Roc Marciano at Shubas on February 23rd.