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W. Ellington Felton | “Queezy” w​/​The Low Budget All​-​Stars |

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.

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Tamika Love Jones | “The Love Jones Suite” | Download

In anticipation of the new project “Addicted To Love Jones”,  Briggs Management just released a three track download taster package of live recordings and collaborations from Washington D.C songbird and Meltdown Favorite Tamika Love Jones. Included is “Insanity” (Recorded Live @ Omega studios D.C), an epic 7 and half minute journey through Hiphop/Jazz and Soul, borrowing a bassline from A Tribe Called Quests Electric Relaxation and laid down in a way only Tamika can. It’s also one of this years most requested songs from listeners. Aside from that, the package also comes with a recording of “Damn, Damn, Damn”, Live @ Indulj, another standout track from her previous project Love Jones EP which is also a big show favorite, plus an exclusive version of “Over It” featuring New York’s DJ Conscience. Click HERE to get the downloads courtesy of The Briggs Report and stay tuned for more.

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Tamika “Love” Jones | “Let It Ring” | Limited Free Download

The release date for Tamika Love Jones new single “Paradise” is just around the corner (Oct 24th) and to celebrate she’s giving away a limited time free download exclusive to Meltdown of her track “Let It Ring”. Grab it HERE while it lasts and listen out for more of her songs on upcoming shows, plus her new single, a UK exclusive here on the show end of Oct.

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Tamika Jones | “Tamika LOVE Jones” EP |

If you’re a fan of HonestMusic then you’re definitely in the right place. Washington DC’s very own Soul songbird Tamika ‘Love’ Jones is no newcomer to the music scene by any means, in fact she’s been putting in years of hard graft working the live circuit at venues around her home city of D.C, Maryland, Virginia and New York City building up a healthy fan base that now stretches far and wide. From her early years working alongside (mentor and D.C native) Grammy nominated producer and Bad Boy Hit Man Chucky Thompson on projects with acclaimed artists like Faith Evans, Mya, Lil’ Kim, and Grammy winner, songwriter Denise Rich, to more recent performances with Amel Larrieux, Yahzarah, Marsha Ambrosius, Jaguar Wright, Bilal, Maya Azucena and two time Grammy nominee Eric Roberson, she’s been waiting for her own time to shine.
Tamika’s self titled project (2010) highlights her talent and songwriting skills with a 7 tracks EP portraying her views on Love, life and relationships which everyone can relate to, so it comes as no surprise that her music and art has been likened to artists such as Jill Scott, Lalah Hathaway and Angie Stone.

Tamika has already picked up an international fan base as well as being an established part of the Meltdown playlists, so you need to make a note of her name because you’re definitely going to hear a lot more from this songstress for some years to come. I recommend you don’t miss the train and go and pick up her music today. The two tracks here are from her self titled EP featuring vocal support from fellow D.C artist Rayshun Lamarr. Stay tuned for her new project coming soon!​tamikajones​tamikalovejonesdc

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Tamika LOVE Jones | “Dumb Love” |

The debut video from Tamika LOVE Jones self-titled sophomore EP “Dumb Love”. Available on CDBaby & AMAZON //

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Afi Soul | “Sorry (Gotta Go)” | 2007 Debut LP

A track that’s been getting some spins again here.. from Washington DC Singer/Songwriter Afi Soul’s self financed debut project “Lovely” (2007). You can pick it up where digital music is sold.. CD release

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ODDISEE | You Don’t Close Your Eyes | FREE DOWNLOAD

Washington DC emcee/producer Oddisee just released his newest project Odd Seasons through Mello Music Group, now available on both digital and CD format with vinyl on the way! The project is composed of four seasonal EPs as one 31 track edition.,“You Don’t Close Your Eyes” featuring frequent collaborator/keyboardist, Ralph Real is a free download to celebrate the release you can get here

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