Mobetta – Fly By Night ft Talib Kweli & Sauders Sermons

Since the days of Black Star, jazz-based tracks have always brought out the best in Talib Kweli. That being the case, it's no surprise he blacks out on jazz musician Mobetta's song that also features Saunders Sermons. Check out Fly By Night. Related: Talib Kweli Will Release His Gravitas Album... Read more

Mobetta – Daydreams ft Prodigy (Video)

Infamous Jazz happens, as Maurice "Mobetta" Brown continues his post-Grammy Award winning run. After rocking with Jean Grae on "Back At The Ranch," Mobetta returns with another once-prodigious (no pun) talent out of the Big Apple. The Tedeschi Trucks Band member links with Mobb Deep's Prodigy for the club-centric video... Read more

Mobetta – Back At The Ranch ft Jean Grae (Video)

Following last week's release of the song, Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Mobetta drops the video to "Back The Ranch." Jean Grae's talent in performing shines, despite a career without a plethora of music videos. DJ Scratch, who produced the track, also makes a cameo in front of the Big Apple-inspired green-sky... Read more

Mobetta – Back At The Ranch ft. Jean Grae

DJ Scratch (EPMD/Busta Rhymes) laces strong percussion for Jean Grae to accent a catchy chorus, with Maurice "Mobetta" Brown on the trumpet. This is a Grammy Award-winner hitting collaborations that take us back to Branford Marsalis, Buckshot Lefonque and Quincy Jones' Back On The Blockfor that Jazz/hip hop hybrid. Even... Read more

O.C.’s Tiny Desk Concert Shows Time Is Never Up For Classic Hip-Hop (Video)

There’s a special kind of flavor required for an MC to shine at one of NPR’s "Tiny Desk" concerts, and Brooklyn, New York spitter, O.C. really spreads it on for his five-song set. The low-key backdrop provided by Soul'D U Out, a Jazz band headed by Maurice “Mobetta” Brown (Talib... Read more

Talib Kweli Stands Up To Make The World A Better Place, Starting With Beautiful Music (Audio)

Talib Kweli has joined forces with Jazz trumpeter and rapper Maurice Brown for "Stand Up," a brooding call to action for strength during turbulent times. Brown is a Grammy-winning musician whose tutelage under the great Wynton Marsalis has helped him become one of the most successful musicians of his class,... Read more

AFH: Best Hip-Hop of August 2013 (Audio Playlist)

August may well go down as the hottest month of the year (literally and musically) when all is said and done. It will no doubt be remembered as the month Kendrick Lamar set the Hip-Hop world aflame with 1 verse and woke up the Hip-Hop Nation. In addition to Big... Read more

AFH: The Week in Video (8/11/13) (Video Playlist)

This week's video wrap up features a groovy new video by Schoolboy Q featuring Kendrick Lamar, freestyles from Lord Finess and Camp Lo, Tony Touch showing off his vinyl collection and Jean Grae putting it down with Mobetta. Check it out below. Related: AFH: The Week in Video (8/3/13) (Video... Read more