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Solange - Cranes In The Sky (2016)


‘Cranes in the Sky’ features on Solange’s album A Seat at the Table. The track features Raphael Saadiq on bass, a downtempo R&B take on Massive Attack’s ‘Unfinished Symphony’ and a video directed by the singer and her husband Alan Ferguson.  11 more words


Album Review | A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight Marauders

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This album was released on November 9th in 1993. As far as I know, I’ve only ever heard one song from this album, but it’s my favorite song from A Tribe Called Quest. 3,179 more words

Hip Hop

What I'm Listening To December 2016

Childish Gambino – Terrified (2016)

I can honestly say, one of my top favorite albums of this year, and honestly a breath of fresh air. Or better to say, everything comes full circle. 1,751 more words


Raphael Saadiq – Big Easy


Drawing one from a Cat whose #urbanmusicology I rate HIGHLY.

Singer, Songwriter, Player, Producer, all round HEAVYWEIGHT of the AUTHENTIC music game whose ear is ALWAYS to the ground and finger ALWAYS on the pulse… 47 more words


Solange - A Seat at the Table [iTunes Plus AAC M4A] (2016)

iTunes Review

A confessional autobiography and meditation on being black in America, this album finds Solange searching for answers within a set of achingly lovely funk tunes. 219 more words


Looking and listening this week

I have been suffering from Spring cleaning for a few weeks now. Various parts of the house that catch and hold mess getting tidied by emptying them completely and not letting anything back in that has no business being there. 80 more words


What We're Listening to This Weekend:

If I’m going to be working on a Sunday, then a good soundtrack is always necessary. I’m not sure how I decided to bring up Raphael Saadiq’s 2008 album, “The Way I See It,” again, but it’s perfection. 72 more words