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No Justice No Peace – Summer 2020

June 1st, 2020

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Summary: Rest in Power George Floyd.

About Artist: Over 15 artists featured.

About Song: 24 minutes long. Goes from melancholy, to anger, to sadness, to hope.

Other: So much pain, so much rage, so much injustice.

 

 

 

 

Lo-Fi Coronalife [Side A]

May 21st, 2020

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Summary: The CD runs 77 minutes in 50 tracks featuring over 60 artists. I hope you find your new favorite song. I know we can all use a little more music in our lives rights now.

About: I wanted to create a mixtape that had a little something for everybody. The tracks are edited to be short but offer a glimpses into pop hits and odd audial obscurities and alike. A project of the quarantine.

Other: Enjoy some easy listening or get out Shazam and find your new favorite song!

 

 

 

Bas – My N*gga Just Made Bail (ft. J Cole)

November 28th, 2019

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Summary: Free your mind and everything will follow.
About Artist: Bas is signed to J Cole’s Dreamville records. They are both great rappers with great messages.
About Song: It looks like Bas and J Cole both got a lot of exciting stuff cooking up at the moment but this one is back from 2014 from Bas’s debut album Last Winter.
Favorite Part: I love the bossa nova guitar sample, and J Cole’s verses are always fire.
“If we the new slaves
I am Frederick Douglass of rhetoric ahead the the others
You motherfuckas better get free
This for that insecure girl, your name I won’t mention
On Instagram straight flickin’
Bitch you a nipple slip away from strippin'” (2:38)
Other:
Bas Wikipedia
J Cole Wikipedia

Rosalia – Yo x Ti, Tu x Mi (ft. Ozuna)

November 28th, 2019

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Summary: Yo por ti, tú por mí, hmm-hmm, hmm-hmm
About Artist: Rosalía is a Spanish artist who has been around for a long time but has just recently been blowing up in the US with collabs with J Balvin and others. Ozuna is from Puerto Rico and has also been on an upward trajectory lately with a feature on Taki Taki with Cardi B and Selena Gomez
About Song: This song is a single off of Rosalía’s upcoming third album
Favorite Part: Love the chorus. hmm hmm hmm, hmm hmm hmm.
Other:
Rosalía Wikipedia
Ozuna Wikipedia

 

 

Nas – Everything (ft. The Dream, Kanye West)

November 28th, 2019

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Summary: If I had everything…
About Artist: What is there to say about NaS, theking of New York. Obviously one of our aging hip hop royals. Time hasn’t been great to NaS but I like this song.
About Song: This track is off of “NASIR” which was one of the super short albums that Kanye West produced in the summer of 2018. The album wasn’t great but this song stuck with me.
Favorite Part: “If I had everything, I could change anything”
“Some people have everything they probably ever wanted in life. And never have enough” (2:56)
Other:
Nasir Wikipedia

 

YBN Cordae – Family Matters (ft. Arin Ray)

November 27th, 2019

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Summary: A little soul from the next generation.
About Artist: I don’t know much about YBN Cordae but I really loved his debut album “Lost Boy” this year. YBN Cordae was listed on the XXL Freshmen list of 2019 and I’m excited to see where he goes. Definitely worth checking out.
About Song: This song samples Kendrick Lamar’s “Faith”.
Favorite Part: I really love the sample and the soulfulness.
Other:
YBN Cordae Wikipedia

 

 

 

 

VanJess – Cool Off the Rain (ft. Ari Lennox)

November 26th, 2019

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Summary: A lil R&B to warm up the winter.
About Artist: VanJess is a Nigerian-American R&B duo, but I found this song because of the Ari Lennox feature.
About Song: This song is off of a remix album called Silk Canvas (The Remixes)
Favorite Part: Just love the vibe
Other:
VanJess Wikipedia
Ari Lennox Wikipedia