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An New Video Shows The Rise Of The Soulquarians & Why Things Fell Apart

During the week of special engagements leading up to last Sunday’s Grammy Awards, The Roots held a four-day residency at The Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan. During the day, the three-time

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s 1-Hour Holiday Mix Puts Heads In The Spirit…To Move (Audio)

For the last eight years, DJ Jazzy Jeff & MICK have given music Heads one of the treats of the warm months, with their Summertime mixtape series. Now, the Grammy

Stevie Wonder Drops Keys To Songs & Life In A Chat With Stretch & Bobbito (Audio)

Starting with the extra-melodic strains of “Golden Lady” taken from his 1973 masterpiece, Innervisions; a drum-roll and then lots and lots of laughter; these sounds set the interview with Stevie

The Music Of Common & Stevie Wonder Is A Perfect Match In This Mash-Up Album (Audio)

Amerigo Gazaway is the sort of musical innovator whose work is nothing short of remarkable. He has forged a path entirely his own through ingenious mash-up projects dating back several

Pusha T & Gucci Mane Join Common To Voice What Makes Black America Great…Again (Audio)

Throughout his career, Common has at times been—at least on paper—a left field featured guest. He appeared on albums like T.I.’s King when the Grand Hustle founder was the monarch

Common & Stevie Wonder’s Snapshot of Black America Is Raw & Uncut (Video)

Common’s 2014 album Nobody’s Smiling not only signified a reforged musical partnership with producer No I.D., but also a concept record inspired by Chicago. The MC’s hometown continues to be

Beep Beep: Michelle Obama & James Corden Ride Out With Missy Elliott (Video)

With all the hullabaloo involved in holding the office of President of the United States, it’s sometimes hard to remember that Barack Obama and his family are people who enjoy

DJ Spinna Returns With Latest Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder Mix

Brooklyn, New York’s DJ Spinna has garnered acclaim for his work with Jigmastas, Eminem, and others. A mixmaster who works in Hip-Hop, House, Funk, and Rock & Roll, among other

Would You Let Stevie Wonder Take You for a Joyride? James Corden Almost Did (Video)

The Late Late Show host James Corden is starting to give his earlier night peers a run for their money with his video vignettes. Back in July, a segment of

DJ Erykah Badu Is The Healer. Here’s A Soul Mix Featuring James, Donny & Stevie (Audio)

Erykah Badu knows how to reach the people. As a singer, Badu has struck the hearts of many in three decades, with lyrics and sounds that touch the mind, heart,

Snoop, Pharrell, Nia Long and Stevie Wonder Do Some Soulful Time Traveling on California Roll (Video)

They say history repeats itself. So, why wouldn’t the future have parts of it that look like the past? We see this often with fashion, hairstyles and even sounds that

Happy Birthday to DJ Jazzy Jeff. Celebrate with This Amazing Mix (Mixtape)

Happy Birthday to the incomparable DJ Jazzy Jeff who turned the tender young age of 50 today (1/22). If you’ve ever had the privilege of attending a set spun by

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Owes A Lot Of Thanks To Stevie Wonder, Read Why…

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there is a lot to remember and think about in the first place. One of the items, is making the holiday

J Dilla’s Donuts Gets The Ultimate 44-Minute Fan-Made Visual Companion (Video)

Besides the posthumously-released “Last Night Of The Donut,” J Dilla’s 2006 album Donuts was not the kind of album that yielded videos. Stones Throw Records, who are independent greats at

DJ Dahi Drives Stevie Wonder’s All I Do Through The Trap, Then To The Jungle (Audio)

In the last five years of Hip-Hop music, DJ Dahi has made hits—and never seems overly concerned with getting his name out, or on the track. A Los Angeles, California

Stevie Wonder, Pharrell & Sam Smith Cover A Beach Boys Classic (Video)

The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” is one of the most heartfelt Pop songs of the last 50 years. So much so that Statik Selektah wove in elements in his

Raekwon Revisits Stevie Wonder on His Throwback Thursday Hey Love Freestyle (Video)

From De La Soul to Kwame, MCs have gravitated toward Stevie Wonder’s classic, “Hey Love.” So, it’s not altogether surprising that Raekwon has chosen the sweet and soulful ditty for

Big Boi Flows Over a Classic Stevie Wonder Track on the Lastest Mashup Monday (Audio)

Big Boi has been re-working classics for the last several weeks as part of his Mashup Mondays series. He’s flowed over tracks from Shalamar, Blue Oyster Cult, A-Ha and more.

What Are Some Of The Records That Mean The Most To E-40?

Last week, Pitchfork ran their 5-10-15-20… series with Vallejo, California star E-40. The innovative concept feature looks at the records that shaped an artist through their own upbringing. Earl went

Super Soul Sunday (Playlist)

Having withdrawal from the NFL playoffs? Here’s a Super Soul Sunday playlist to ease the pain. If names like Roy Ayers, Earth, Wind & Fire, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, The

Stalley – Chevys & Spaceships (Video)

Stalley dropped the audio for Chevys & Spacehips a few months ago.  Here’s the video. Stalley rocks over a Stevie Wonder joint that Terrace Martin, Kendrick Lamar and CyHi The

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie dropped a crushing July 4th mix last year. Here’s part 2…

Click here to listen to and download Summertime 2.  The tracklist is below.  Here’s Part 1 if you didn’t get it last year. Here’s the tracklist: 1 Intro: Summer Breeze

Fresh off his new label signing, Wale just dropped 2 hot new videos. Check out The Break Up Song and The MC.

As you probably know, Wale recently signed to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music.  It’s unclear how this may affect his sound in the future, but The Break Up Song and The

Wow. Terrace Martin, Kendrick Lamar and CyHi Da Prynce sound GOOD on this Stevie Wonder track. Check out Thirsty.

Click here to download. Here’s the Stevie original called Rocket Love: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9Js4VNzZLk.

So Soulful

Listening to Rick Ross talk about his soulful musical influences inspired this playlist.  It features Curtis Mayfield, Mary J. Blige and others cited by the Teflon Don.  Tracklist below. Summer Madness