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Phonte Raps About How Both Men & Women Are Losing The Battle Of The Sexes (Audio)

As 2017 marches towards its midpoint, Phonte has not released much music. The MC/singer gave us plenty to work with, care of the stellar Tigallerro collaboration in '16, with Eric Roberson. Between albums, Tay has made some crucial feature appearances. Strong Arm Steady's "Best Of Times," The Roots' "The Day,"... Read more

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Words In This Rare 1967 Interview Are Still Relevant Today (Video)

A recently found master tape of a 1967 interview featuring Martin Luther King, Jr. on the iconic Merv Griffin talk show surfaced earlier this year, and it is an awe inspiring look at a man who was rarely seen in casual conversation. The Civil Rights Era thought leader has always... Read more

Gary Clark, Jr. Releases a Mixtape ft Big K.R.I.T., Talib Kweli, Bilal & More (Mixtape)

Gary Clark, Jr. has released one of the more interesting projects of the year. The Grammy-winning blues guitarist put together a mixtape featuring Talib Kweli, Big K.R.I.T., Bilal, Robert Glasper and more. It features remixes to his 2012 album of the same name, and adds a few new cuts. You... Read more

Trombone Shorty, Gary Clark, Jr., Janelle Monae, Earth, Wind & Fire & More Shred the NBA Halftime Show (Video)

Between the dunks and pyrotechnics of the NBA All-Star Game, some all star musicians went to work during the halftime show and tore the house down. Trombone Shorty, Dr. John, Gary Clark, Jr., Janelle Monae and Earth, Wind & Fire put on show-stopping performances. If you missed it (or want... Read more

Planet Asia puts it DOWN on a classic Grover Washington, Jr. track.

Check out the video for Black Frost. This is the 2nd high quality drop from Planet Asia in the last few weeks. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_wxB_pPA9c&feature=player_embedded Here's the original Black Frost: Grover Washington, Jr.'s music has been sampled in hip-hop for decades. Here's Mr. Magic, another classic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBCteWVR6kw As sampled by Salt-N-Pepa:... Read more

Wow. This song was a surprise. Persuasion by JR & PH7 ft Sean Price and Olivier DaySoul is about as funky as it gets. Live drums, ill verse and vocals reminiscent of vintage D'Angelo. Get with this.

There's even a G.U.R.U sample.  The video is tight too.  Very different visuals than you would expect with the audio. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK23K-sF-qs&feature=player_embedded.... Read more