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Elliott Macauley, Victor Haynes & Tony Remy Deliver "Sunshine"


Each known for bringing the utmost joy in music, three great minds of R&B/Soul Elliott Macauley, Victor Haynes & Tony Remy unite in 2017 for a journey into the "Sunshine". This beautiful tune by the UK-based Macauley showcases his signature sound of happiness in an uplifting vision of music which shines light to compliment the soulful voice of Victor Haynes who alongside the funk of guitarist Tony Remy lead us into paradise.

"Digging For Weldon Irvine" Documentary Film Underway, Astrological Pays Tribute

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The Unearthing of a Time Capsule with a Spirit Man Jamming inside. www.weldonirvinefilm.com

A story usually obscured by his influence on Hip-Hop music and the music of Miss Nina Simone, Digging for Weldon Irvine unearths the greatness of Jazz-Funk pioneer and activist Weldon Irvine; sharing an unfiltered look at his life, angst, legacy and 40 years of genre-defying innovation. Directed by Victorious De Costa.

Watch the film unfold here on the Weldon Irvine Instagram and nod your head to the magical sounds of Astrological who pays tribute with a beautiful refix of the Jay & Memphis Bleek-sampled "Morning Sunrise",



Tall Black Guy Shows Love With New Music & A Magical Mystery Mix


There's no denying the amount of love given through music once a TBG production hits your eardrum. As samples get flipped and energetic rhythm induces the rhythm in your spine, Tall Black Guy's unique approach on "There Is No Love Without Love" is an expression of the joy of life like none other in beats. Enjoy the music and check out his mix for A Magical Mystery which features Daniel Caesar, Harvey Mandel, Thundercat, Zhane, Knxwdledge and more.

Can I Kick It Podcast Talks With Roxanne Shante, Dres, Biz Markie & More

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In this podcast where all music lovers are welcome, hosts Showtime and Eesh Rock do what they love...talk music! The B-Boy at heart and the Dope Chick provide thought provoking conversation, fun debates and informative interviews. Wipe your feet really good on the rhythm rug and settle in as they kick it with some of the most interesting people in Hip Hop culture and in the music business!

"Bar Gumbo" (12 Emcees Deep) ft. Pace Won, Diabolic, El Gant, ILL & More


Witness a group of MCs who are mean with the bars as Poison Pen x Iron Solomon x Pace Won x Diabolic x U.G. of Cella Dwellas x FNX x Dope KNife x Buttress x El Gant x ILL x Double A.B. x Ruste Juxx create a "Bar Gumbo". MC ILL continues to unite the underground's best spitters and initiate cyphers for the most lyrically-gifted to get busy.

"Baker's Dozen" Beats by Marco Polo (Album Stream & Vinyl LP)

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From Supastition's "Yada Yada" to Grand Daddy I.U.'s "Ready To Kill", Marco Polo lets it bang as he let's out a dozen of freshly-cooked beats from his oven for Fat Beats Records. The Canadian beat chef makes this a special release by not only providing the instrumental versions for some of his best production work, but providing them in pre-production format, before engineering, raw demo-style straight out of Marco's MPC.

Enjoy the Spotify stream and get your copy of "Baker's Dozen" on vinyl here at Juno Records, on mp3 here at Amazon.

Enter The Golden Era Hip Hop Demo Collection Of Timeless Heat

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This is one YouTuber who packs some heat in the form of Hip Hop demos to get your head bobbing. Check out a couple of his best tapes in the funky sound of groups Lord Supreme & Groove and Urban Assault who catch wreck on the mic in late 80's/early 90's fashion.

It's a little frustrating not being able to hear the full versions of each song and only the snippets but hopefully Timeless Heat is willing to upload the full versions if you reach him at YouTube.

Preview: Blacastan & Stu Bangas Make A Rap Killin' On "The Uncanny Adventures Of Watson & Holmes"

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Witness a redefinition of how hard Hip Hop can be as Blacastan and guest pick up the pen and create something sinister against the sounds of Stu Bangas on "The Uncanny Adventures Of Watson & Holmes". Some real boom-bap to make you react dropping on June 9, 2017 via Brick Records.

Producer D Mills Injects Emotion Into R&B Like It's "Supposed To Be"

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Prepare for the smooth and soulful recital of multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer D Mills and Eric Zayne who get to you through melody as they cover a range of emotions in longing for that special someone of "Supposed To Be". Playing on the anticipation of love and the seemingly endless journey of human emotion, D Mills creates songwriting to remember like the thought of your significant other. From D's summer 2017 LP "The Recital" available now at iTunes.

DJ Jazzy Jeff Spins Live at Härterei Club Zurich 4/17 (1.5 Hour Set)

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Kick back and enjoy as DJ Jazzy Jeff set the mood for your escape into a musical journey as he joins his partner Dayne Jordan for a live set spun for the party at at Härterei Zurich 23/04/17.The DJ Jazzy Jeff remix of Omar's "Gave My Heart" out now on Peppermint Records.

The Soulful Sound Of The Greg Dean Project Visits Briscoe Sessions 2017


If soulful and romantic vibe of music is what you seek, don't miss out on the sound of South African born, Brooklyn residing producer/musician/songwriter Greg Dean and his Project who evoke powerful emotion in a performance of a song from his 2016 self-titled LP.

Intro Song: "Untitled 05 " by Kendrick Lamar
Featured Song: "Like Rain" by The Greg Dean Project

The Band:
Edwin Briscoe - Drums
Bradley Jones - Keys
Nat Emmanuel - Bass
Yasser Tejeda - Guitar
Erica Nicole - Vocal

Featured Artist:
Greg Dean - Piano, Rhodes
Natalie Weiss - Vocals
Amber Iman - Vocals

Production:
Simon C.F Yu - Director
Yusuke Suzuki & Alan Kwan - Additional cameras

Recorded/Mixed at Systems Two Studios by Max Ross

Funky Music by Japan's Electro Keyboard Orchestra Re-issued For RSD 2017


Check out the frantic sound of Funk by this obscure band from Japan as they heat things up for Record Store Day 2017. A rare Funk gem made available again by HMV and Juno Records which you can pick up here on limited edition 7" vinyl.

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