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14
Apr
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Columbus, OH:: Raheem DeVaughn will be at Verne's on 161 on April 18th

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Columbus come check out the "R&B hippie neo-soul rock star" better known as Raheem DeVaughn on Friday, April 18th at Verne's on 161.

Click here for more info and to buy tickets.

25
Mar
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9th Wonder Presents "Jamla is the Squad"

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Veteran Producer 9th Wonder (formally of Little Brother) has produced hits for the likes of Jay-Z, Destiny's Child, Mary J. Blige and Drake. Hailing from Winston-Salem, North Carolina he has also taught a hip hop music class at North Carolina Central University, along with working on a research project at Harvard’s W.E.B. Dubois Institute as part of the Hip Hop Archive.

In 2009, 9th Wonder started Jamla Records and has a built a roster of quality rappers and singers. Releasing the compilation album Jamla is the Squad this past January, he paired those MC's like Rapsody, and the group Actual Proof with established artists like Talib Kweli, JadaKiss and Phonte, making this a perfect marriage of real lyricists and dope tracks.

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14
Mar
0

Kase Sounds releases new song - Cover Me

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Hailing from London, Kase Sounds is a songwriter, singer and musician that has a gift of fusing inspirational/gospel music with a soulful sound. Check out his newest song, Cover Me.

26
Feb
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New Music Monday: MO'Betta Recommendations

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Algebra Blessett Recovery

It's been a few years since Algebra her last release, and I was excited to finally get some new music from her. If you are or are not familiar with her previous music, this album will not disappoint you.

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15
Jan
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Concert Review:: Eric Roberson at The Xclusive Entertainment Center

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Two time Grammy Nominated R&B artist Eric Roberson performed with his band before a mature eclectic crowd on Friday, January 10th at the Xclusive Lounge in Columbus, Ohio.  Eric Roberson (or Erro) is an artist, producer and songwriter from Rahway, New Jersey whose smooth and soulful sound can be likened to Peabo Bryson.  Hailed as the `King of Independent Music’, Eric has produced 7 albums during his long career, with two upcoming releases for 2014 (When Love Calls and B-Sides and Features & Heartaches).   Eric is known for his beautiful lyrics, falsetto ballads and dynamic performances, which transports die-hard fans into altered states of musical consciousness. With each performance Eric vows to earn the appreciation, praise and full attention of his audience.  Having experienced other Eric Roberson performances, in both intimate and theatre venues, I felt that once again the crowd was in for an engaging treat.

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02
Dec
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The Baylor Project presents ''More In Love"

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If you follow Jean Baylor (formally of Zhane) and husband Marcus Baylor on SocialCam, then you already know the hilariousness that occurs with these two. The videos include Jean riding around looking for a bear in her neighborhood**, her joining Naughty By Nature on stage, and clips of Jean and Marcus performing with jazz legends. Don''t believe me, click here, BUT, only after reading the rest of this post.

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21
Nov
0

FREE DOWNLOAD:: Jermaine Hardsoul

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Soulful. Fresh. Smooth. This EP encompasses all that and more. With features from Eric (Erro) Roberson, DJ Kemit and more, this album should be a delight to all neo-soul listeners.

Click HERE to download for FREE.

12
Nov
0

Nas produces hip hop documentary ''Shake The Dust

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After watching the trailer, I can see why Nas decided to executive produce this documentary by journalist Adam Sjoberg. He is hip hop. Spanning across four countries, this film shares just how universal not only hip hop, but the art of break dancing is.

“What these kids are doing around the world reminds me why I fell in love with hip-hop and how important it is as a creative and constructive outlet,” Nas said in a statement. “After hearing Adam’s vision for this project and hearing the stories, I was incredibly excited to help bring the film to global audiences who need to hear this surprising message of empowerment.”

Check it out!

02
Oct
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Concert Review:: The Shilohs at Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza

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Last night, as I’m watching four slightly rumpled guys from Vancouver, BC called the Shilohs, I found myself wondering, what exactly is a Shiloh?  I thought of ‘Til Shiloh, Buju Banton’s 1995 album which embodied a kind of spiritual awakening and move from dancehall to roots reggae for that currently incarcerated Jamacian bad bwoy and then I vaguely recalled a grade school reference to a US Civil War battle.  And wasn’t there a movie in the 80’s about a dog named Shiloh and a boy?  Then I tried to think about how listening to this band makes me feel and connecting these concepts became a bit of a stretch for a one-very-strong-Caipirinha-in Wednesday night.  So, I decided to just enjoy.

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30
Sep
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New Ledisi song "I Blame You" celebrates good love

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With her incredible and soulful voice, Ledisi sings about good love and good times. Instead of blaming someone for the wrong, she flips the script and thanks the special someone for the smiles and possibility of believing in love again.

"It''s about a relationship and you''re excited about the person making you excited about you, again. So, you''re blaming that person for bringing some light into your life. "I Blame You" gives you insight to the honesty and the sensuality to what is to come," Ledisi told Essence magzine.

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