April 25, 2012 • 12:54 am 0
April 16, 2012 • 11:58 pm 0
A rewind back to February 2011 with a jazzy Hip-Hop joint taken from Saturdays Meltdown show tracklist. The son of Jazz Legend and Pioneer Hilton C. Felton Jr continues in his fathers legacy of making musical footprints instead of stepping into the shoes of conformity.
A rare joint recorded at XM Radio’s early days from a project called “Art! Hurts Project Zero”. Im a real lover of all the Jazz pioneers that came before us and “Queezy” has the ingredients i like in a HipHop track. Lifted from the album The Vault: Postcards from The Edge and Other Things which includes a collection of W. Ellington Felton’s music from the years of 1999 – 2008.
April 16, 2012 • 1:25 am 0
Produced by Darek Dar-o Tomczyk (Poland) + London-based Ghanaian singer/songwriter + MC M3NSA (pronounced Mensa) “Fanti Love Song” Remix features guest UK Soul singer Terri Walker. Already a long-time admirer of the classically trained Walker, M3NSA recalls bumping into her on the odd occasion before they formally met while being cast for the Africa Express 2011 line-up.
The two wrote a couple of songs together for that event and knew from then on there had to be another opportunity to work in the studio together. M3NSA recalls luring her with the promise of Jollof rice and she caught the bait! Twenty minutes into the session for the remix it was already magical! The track glides along nicely on a dope mid-tempo bounce, and repartees in pidgin to Walker’s seductive beckoning, while he massages it into a sensual groove which anyone who has felt love’s aches and yearnings will totally understand. Pick up the track digitally HERE
April 5, 2012 • 11:32 pm 0
Multi talented musician/producer Paris Toon of the group Mothers Favorite Child drops a dope funked up remix of Lyric Jones “Loss On Repeat”. Featuring guest vocalist Esperanza Spalding, the track is the first remix lifted from Lyric Jones 2012 “Jones St“ album. Download the free remix HERE and check out more from Paris Toon HERE
March 11, 2012 • 4:22 pm 0
Lyric Jones dropped her new album February this year with a collection of dope tracks you can pick up digitally or as a signed physical copy. Amongst the 16, two personal highlights featured on the show are “Loss On Repeat” featuring Brazilian vocalist Esperanza Spalding and the beautiful “Sunshine Remix”. All produced by Janelle Clinton and Brian Ellis, the full album is out now via Bandcamp.com
March 11, 2012 • 4:09 pm 0
Back in 2004 Raphael Saadiq opened his studio doors to Steve Spacek to produce an album for one of his sub labels which was going to be called “Pookie Blue Room” featuring 10 songs with Raphael singing, along with guest appearances by Common, Q tip, Ledisi, Steve Spacek and Sir Bentley. The album was never completed and therefor never released – however, here’s a track from it..
January 12, 2012 • 11:14 pm 4
Hailing from “The Live Music Capital Of The World” in Austin, Texas. TER’ELL SHAHID continues to make a respectable name for himself in the R&B/Hip-Hop community as a prolific artist, producer & composer. His previous album, “Chocolate City” showcased Ter’ell’s irresistibly soulful voice and infectiously smooth grooves that are sure to cure any sweet tooth looking for a taste of decadent ear candy. For a preview of Chocolate City and other Urbanian Entertainment artists, go to urbanianentertainment
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November 15, 2011 • 8:41 pm 0
I’m really diggin this album, and luckily found it just in time for last weeks show. Hannibal King, Hip Hop producer from Queens known for his Villains Gone Bad beat tape series dropped the new project 6th November featuring some seriously nice Hip Hop / Soul goodness and includes people like 10ille, Waneek, Ace Da Vinci, Bub Styles and more… shouts to Bipolar Soul where i spotted it! Pick up the album HERE
September 5, 2011 • 11:35 pm 0
Strange Fruit Project just released a new album (1st September) their first in five years and it’s sounding real good! There’s plenty to choose from too including the Jazzy “Gotta Move” ft Yolanda Johnson which was featured on last weeks Meltdown show. Pick up the full album here.
September 5, 2011 • 11:01 pm 0
Mic Blu’s six track Blu Sampler dropped 4th July just gone and he’s giving it away for free courtesy of Lion Force Records. Pass by and pick it up here!
July 30, 2011 • 3:28 am 0
A new EP to check out from Tai Allen and John Nubian titled “LOVE MUSIC”. Six free songs, instrumentals and poems that deal with some of love’s variations, with everything they could muster from inspiration and thought. Choosing the 90’s as a musical direction and an artistic 60s/70s approach they’ve created something really refreshing they call arthouse soul. Go and have a listen >> http://recordbreakin.bandcamp.com
April 28, 2011 • 1:49 am 0
Breakin’ Convention has been producing THE critically acclaimed International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre since 2004 at SADLER’S WELLS, featuring the very best, most influential artists from around the corner and around the world! International highlights for 2011 include the freshest new dance style outta Chi-town, an actual robot ASHIGARU performing onstage and flesh eating b-boys from Uganda, plus also the best of British including a return to the BC stage of the mighty Boy Blue Entertainment! Find out more and see the full line up here http://www.breakinconvention.com/