The Music: Public Enemy Is Back So “Get Up, Stand Up”

Public Enemy is back with a new album called Most of My Heroes Still Don’t Appear On No Stamp…and the got a new single with a fire beat to it called “Get Up, Stand Up” featuring Brother Ali…I love Hip Hop’ voice…

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The Picture: The Rebirth of Chicago Cool…Konee Rok

“The Rebirth of Chicago Cool” is the story of how “The Shrine”, a place celebrated for
hosting shows by legendary & contemporary hip hop & soul artists, was born.

Directed by Konee Rok: A great documentary you should check out…

The Music: Anthony David Introduces You To “Sweet Pain”

New music from Anthony David called “Sweet Pain” from his upcoming album Love Out Loud…
Anthony David “Sweet Pain” (radio edit) by purposemusicgroup

The Music: Im On One LIVE ARRANGEMENT by Nurdy Tunes

I’m not one for commercial music, but you get a live band with a horn section that includes a trombone and kills a live arrangement… And there you got me. Nurdy Tunes led by drummer Sean “Chopz” Wright and the Crossoverkidz do a live arrangement of Drake’s song “I’m On One”… enjoy (@crossoverkidz)

The Picture: The Moonchild Calls You “Back To Me”

This group is making lovable soul… Moonchild and their single “Back To Me”… a music review definitely coming soon… For now enjoy the music…

The Music: J Boogie + Erykah Badu = Moombah

Check out J Boogie’s remix of Erykah Badu’s single “I Want Moombah” (I Want You)…this is pure fire…enjoy

The Conversation: Leela James Talks Music, Business of Music & More…

I had the wonderful opportunity to interview soul sensation Leela James yesterday for the 1st Hit Listening Lounge produced by MusicADDIKTS, Harmony In Life, Grown Folks Music and Moods Music… we had a great conversation about music, motherhood, soul and the business of music. Check out the full interview here…

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The Music: Angela Johnson “Revised, Edited & Flipped”

Check out the new release by Angela Johnson called “Revised, Edited & Flipped”…which includes a number of her songs remixed and flipped by producers like DJ Kemit and others….

The Picture: Listen Up: Calling All Fathers…We Need You

Larry Span, a film producer has created a documentary about fatherhood, questioning the lack there of in society and how important it is in the lives of our children… You can purchase and support the documentary here… http://larryspann.vpweb.com/Recent-Releases.html


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The Conversation: Hip Hop On Trial…The Divide Continues…

Check out this panel discussion on Hip Hop on Trial, featuring Jesse Jackson, Q-Tip, KRS-One, Questlove, Royce Da 5’9″, and many others… I think this did more to divide the culture than it did to help it…

courtesy of http://www.okayplayer.com/


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