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Herbie Hancock Will Rock It With Kendrick, Snoop & Common On Next LP

Herbie Hancock is a 14-time Grammy Award recipient (as well as an Oscar winner) that many cite as a provider of their introduction to Hip-Hop and DJ'ing on television. Although the Jazz impresario's recording career began at the top of the '60s, Hip-Hop and Hancock helped each other achieve mainstream... Read more

Celebrate Mark de Clive-Lowe’s Reconstructed Take On Herbie Hancock (Mix)

Mark de Clive-Lowe is a name that may not stand out to you, but he's surely in the liner notes to your music library. From Ms. Lauryn Hill to Blu, the New Zealand-born, Los Angeles, California-based composer, musician, and producer gets down. Versed in Jazz and Soul, Mark took on... Read more

Want to See the Obamas Rocking to Snoop? Watch His Performance Honoring Herbie Hancock (Video)

Snoop was recently invited to perform during the Kennedy Center Honors to help celebrate the career of the legendary Herbie Hancock. Hancock's music has played an important role in Hip-Hop, having been sampled by artists like Mobb Deep, N.W.A., 2Pac, Kool G. Rap, Slum Village and countless others. One of... Read more

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 Brothers Johnson and Stevie Wonder mean anything to you or you just like good, soulful music, this one's for you.... Read more

Devin the Dude always keeps it 100% funky. With a Herbie Hancock-inspired track and a hook that would make Anthony Hamilton proud, Got Bills To Pay is no exception.

Check it out. Click here to download. The singer on the hook brings some of that Anthony Hamilton gravely soul music and the track sounds like it was inspired by a faster version of this (starting at 41 seconds in): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jo5GcYeh7XA And, here's some of that Anthony Hamilton goodness: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4LVf9qdFYA... Read more