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Phonte Showcases His Multiple Talents On Foreign Exchange’s New Single (Audio)

UPDATE: Foreign Exchange pointed out to Ambrosia For Heads that previously unreleased song "Shelter" appeared on last year's Seek&Destroy compilation, which F.E. curated. ORIGINAL STORY: Phonte Coleman already blessed Hip-Hop fans with one of the more celebrated albums of 2018. No News Is Good News followed up 2011's Charity Starts... Read more

If “Netflix & Chill” Has An Anthem, Foreign Exchange Made It (Video)

With temperatures dropping, holiday season kicking in, there is often a tug of war between staying in and going out. Phonte, Nicolay, Zo! and Foreign Exchange know this. Their Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey single "Body" is all about dropping the plans, and picking up some activities... Read more

The Foreign Exchange Report Back from Love’s Promised Land with their Latest LP (Album Stream)

It's been been more than ten years since the Foreign Exchange began sharing their brand of musical fusion with the world, and now the duo is gearing up to release Tales From the Land of Milk and Honey. Phonte and Nicolay began their artistic partnership with 2004's Connected and have... Read more

Foreign Exchange Turn The Work Space Into A Party Place (Video)

Later this month, Foreign Exchange will release their sixth album, Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey (August 21). For the premier video, "Asking For A Friend," Phonte, Nicolay and company awaken the monotony of corporate life. With a House-tinged beat, the infectious hi-hats seduce an office floor to... Read more

Foreign Exchange Announces Sixth Album & It’s Coming Really Soon

A step removed from 2013's Love In Flying Colors, Foreign Exchange has announced their sixth album. On August 21, Phonte and Nicolay will release Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey. This release, presumably on their own +FE Music imprint, follows 11 years of material, garnering Grammy nominations and appearances on the... Read more

Phonte & Nicolay Unveil A New Collaboration Beyond The Foreign Exchange Sound (Audio)

Phonte and Nicolay's Foreign Exchange have defied genre. While the pair's serendipitously digital debut, Connected, basked in some Hip-Hop roots, F.E. would later circle the realms of R&B, Pop, and Soul. The journey has been a successful one, marked by acclaimed tours, and Grammy nominations for the independent duo. From Nic's... Read more

Foreign Exchange Goes Above The Clouds In Dreams Are Made For Two (Video)

From Love In Flying Colors (released one year ago this week), Foreign Exchange showcases their Carlita Durand assisted single, "Dreams Are Made For Two." As the song has been to the album, the moment is warm, euphonic, and tender. So what better setting than the mountaintops for Phonte and Carlita... Read more

Here’s an Amazing Stripped Down Concert Session From The Foreign Exchange (Video)

Though Phonte was introduced to the world as part of the iconic underground group Little Brother, 2014 marks his 10th year as a part of The Foreign Exchange, which also includes Nicolay and now Zo! The Foreign Exchange trio gave an amazing stripped down performance of "On A Day Like... Read more

The Foreign Exchange Camp’s Visuals Are Really Uplifting Lately. Check Better (Video)

Phonte and Nicolay have been making captivating music (from Internet to in person) for a decade now. However, the group and affiliates with so much musical and social personality is really shining in video form lately. After Zo!'s "We Are On The Move" video (which featured 'Tay and Eric Roberson)... Read more

The Foreign Exchange – Right After Midnight

Here's some food for the soul from The Foreign Exchange (Phonte & Nicolay). Check out Right After Midnight. Their new album Love in Flying Colors is in stores now. Related: Foreign Exchange – Call It Home (Video)... Read more

Foreign Exchange – Call It Home (Video)

Following the two-sided single late last month, Phonte and Nicolay drop the visuals to "Call It Home." F.E. again succeeds at another visual essay that matches the song beautifully—without the need to star the musicians. Love In Flying Colors blossoms on September 24. Related: Foreign Exchange – Call It Home... Read more

Foreign Exchange – Call It Home / Pity

In less than a month, one of the groups that started online—and got more organic than most of their peers who met in the flesh lives on. Foreign Exchange's Love In Flying Colors comes September 24. Phonte and Nicolay dropped off a two-fer single, in "Call It Home" and "Pity."... Read more

The Foreign Exchange – Love in Flying Colors (Artwork + Tracklist)

The Foreign Exchange (aka Phonte & Nicolay) have a new album that is slated to hit stores on 9/24. You can take a look at the artwork and tracklist below. Related: The Foreign Exchange – So What If It Is (Audio) Here's the tracklist: 01. If I Knew Then 02.... Read more

The Foreign Exchange – So What If It Is

Here's a brand new joint from Phonte and Nicolay (also known as The Foreign Exchange...). The song features Phonte singing over a house track and is dope for vibing out. Check out So What If It Is. Related: Here’s a mixtape the features 70 Phonte tracks in 78 minutes... Read more

This week’s playlist was inspired by those lost Little Brother gems that dropped earlier in the week. It draws heavily on that deep, melodic 9th Wonder sound.

It draws heavily on that deep, melodic 9th Wonder sound, as well as his muse Pete Rock and others. You'll find some J-Live, Jay-Z (courtesy of 9th), Nicolay & Kay, The Foreign Exchange and lots of Little Brother (esp. from the Chittlin Circuit era). This one is for the love.... Read more

Phonte (formerly of Little Brother) and Nicolay continue to push the boundaries of hip-hop as The Foreign Exchange. This is their story.

The Foreign Exchange have dropped 2 stellar albums, but the 2 men comprising the group have kept a relatively low profile.  Here's what they have to say about the group that grew from side project to full-time gig: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEadPp2DcUU&feature=player_embedded ...and here are some of their best songs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnqX9mRDxyI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fy2RjQvBeL4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7ELR-W7BKs.... Read more

If the names Phonte and Nicolay mean anything to you then you know how The Foreign Exchange gets down. If not here's some chill out rap.

Check out the latest single from The Foreign Exchange called Maybe She'll think of me.  Little Brother may be gone, but the brother Phonte rocks on. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fKMYvoSM5Q Click here to download. .... Read more

Meditations on Hip-Hop, Vol. Too

Think of this as hip-hop for chilling, sitting back and relaxing or just marinating.  It’s hip-hop for a rainy day.  Just hit play, sit back and let it ride.  Tracklist is below. Kick it to the Beat – J-Live The Lights – Nicolay & Kay Do You Think About Me... Read more