The feeling of a distorted Jimi Hendrix guitar solo driving a plethora of swirling Minimoogs, paired with the thunderous baritone growl of Mufasa! That is what came to mind when I heard “Freak Somebody” for the first time. Freak Fineman truly nailed it when producing this high energy, floor slamming dance track. He also wrote the perfect lyrics to accompany a feature by none other than[...]
This is going to be a great year for music as the DREAM aka Terius Nash takes on the soul legend Sam Cooke to bring you his new fresh take on some of our all-time classics. The-Dream releases his 8 song EP titled IAMSAM. It is a compilation of covers of Sam Cooke’s music which is dedicated to his mother who passed away.
Terius Youngdell Nash, better known by his stage name The-Dream, is a [...]
Rather than celebrate the 20th anniversary of her breakthrough single, Monica declares a Code Redorder on the commercial airwaves that have squeezed out soul-rooted R&B. The first song on her seventh U.S. album is the title track, a scuttling assault produced by Polow and assisted by Missy Elliott, which involves the protest "Turn off the radio, damn right/We don't hear real shit no mo'." [...]
Tha DJ Hi-Speed - "I Don’t Ever Want To Sound Like Anybody Else"
Born and raised on Chicago's west side, Will Wilson a.k.a. Tha DJ Hi-Speed always had a love for music. From his grandfather who kept collections of vintage jazz to his dad who played countless hours of soul from the 60s and 70s, disco, R&B, Speed had inherited a wide knowledge of music at a very early age. Listening and [...]
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