Tuesday, January 27, 2009

John Forte - FREE!

(Via Fader blog) Not sure how El Busho was convinced to release this brotha just as he walked out the doors of the White House, but it has happened and John is looking better than ever and FOCUSED.

Read about his first day out of prison on The Daily Beast blog.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

So I purposely refrained from posting this year. I've spent the first few weeks quietly waiting for something to sneak up and knock my socks off and it has arrived. Animal Collective's album Merriweather Post Pavilion is the one to beat this year, my friends.

Here is them performing one of my fave songs from the album:

I am embarrassed to say I have never listened to a single Animal Collective album before now, and I have no excuse for why that is. But after having my mind blown by this album, I will definitely be rolling through the back catalogue. OKSG, where should I start?

Monday, January 12, 2009

Exile " We All in Power" video

Exile "Were All In Power" from Okayplayer on Vimeo.

First official video from Exile's Radio project coming up.. Wow, this is an amazing video, very impressed!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Overseer overseer officer

In light of recent events in my area here, I'd like to revisit a couple tunes in my anguish, frustration and powerlessness

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Notorious Demos

The BIG Poppa demos keep on coming from wherever they are coming from.. Im grateful for em and consider it BIG coming back to show all these wack new jacks how to rhyme
"Guaranteed Raw" via Eastof LA

Monday, January 5, 2009

Freddie Hubbard (Rest in Peace)

Rest in peace to amazing trumpeter Freddie Hubbard(7 April 1938 – 29 December 2008) , one of the most talented and unfortunately slept on jazz musicians ever.