Posts in Category/Tag: Mellow

Nas – Nobody (ft. Lauryn Hill)

August 8th, 2021

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Summary: Pure Nas with a fire verse from Ms. Hill

About Artist: Nas and Lauryn Hill are two of the greatest to ever do it.

About Song: Nas’s 14th album Kings Disease II dropped last week and this song “Nobody” is just one of many smooth classics on the album. Lauryn Hill has a great verse and it’s got those illmatic vibes.

Favorite Part:
“My awareness like Keanu in The Matrix
I’m savin’ souls and y’all complainin’ ’bout my lateness
Now it’s illegal for someone to walk in greatness” (3:15)

“I’m in the secret place, I keep a sacred space
They keep showin’ their hands, but keep hidin’ their face
If I’m a messenger, you block me then you block the message
So aggressive, the world you made is what you’re left with
Pride and ego over love and truth is fucking reckless
Y’all … got a death wish, the stupid leaves me breathless”  (3:50)

Other:

King’s Disease II (Wikipedia)
Nobody Lyrics

Female, Lyrical, Mellow, Musical, ,

Vic Mensa – We Could Be Free (ft. Ty Dolla $ign)

March 22nd, 2021

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Summary: Sometime it’s hard to tell if you are in heaven or in hell.

About Artist: Vic Mensa is from Chicago and is someone I started listening to around 2014 when he was feated on Chance the Rapper’s Cocoa Butter Kisses. Ty Dolla $ign helps sing the hook.

About Song: This song is the outro track to Vic Mensa’s debut album “The Autobiography” (2017)

Favorite Part: The chorus is really powerful. I love how this song touches on topics of sorrow, blessings, brutality, and desperation.

Other: Vic Mensa Wikipedia

Mellow, Mindful, ,

Mac Miller – Good News

March 5th, 2021

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Summary: RIP Mac. We still miss you.

About Artist: Mac Miller has been one of my favorites for many many years. His death in 2018 has been one of the few celebrity deaths that has really left me shook. I still wonder what new Mac Miller albums would be like. I feel lucky to have seen hm perform a few times. His album “The Divine Feminine” is still an album a listen to frequently.

About Song: This song came out on Mac’s last album “Circles” which came out in 2020 after his death.

Favorite Part: I like the sad vibe and the way Mac’s voice cuts through the track.

Other: Mac Miller Wikipedia

Mellow,

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!

 

 

 

Banger, Electronic, Female, Good Production, Gospel, gregshiphop.com, Instrumental, Lyrical, Mashup, Mellow, Mindful, Musical, Not Hip Hop, Old School, Pop Hop, R&B, Radio Hop, Remix, Soul, Southern, Spanish, Throwback Thrusday,

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

 

 

 

 

Good Production, Mellow, Soul,

Sade – Flower of the Universe (No I.D. Remix)

March 21st, 2018

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Summary: Sade is baaack.
About Artist: Sade is member of R&B and Soul royalty. After a many many year hiatus she is back with a few new songs for the new Wrinkle in Time movie. . No I.D. is a prolific producer who has worked a lot with Kanye West and Jay-Z
About Song: This song is so beautiful and intense. It was made to be on the soundtrack for A Wrinkle in Time. This version of the song is a No I.D. remix.
Favorite Part: I love the way the song builds. All of the ooohs in the background.
“When you smile the stars align” -1:13
Other:
Sade Wikipedia
No I.D. Wikipedia

Female, Mellow,

Jidenna – Bambi

February 16th, 2017

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Summary: The Chief drops tomorrow!
About Artist: Jidenna is a member of Wondaland Records which is Janelle Monae’s crew.
About Song: This song is a track of off Jidenna’s long awaited, and many times postponed, debut album “The Chief” which is out tomorrow February 17th 2017. I’m giving it a first listen right now I and I gotta say it’s freshhhh.
Favorite Part: I love the mellow vibes. This song really typifies Jidenna’s style, though he goes in hard on some other beats. I also really love the lyrics of this one.
Other:
Jidenna Wikipedia
Wondaland Wikipedia

 

 

Mellow, Uncategorized,