Paradox drop third mixtape 'The Known Unknown II' ... Fusing neo - soul based sounds with their local hip-hop vocals, the duo spoke about the challenges of quality control, selling their vision and and the selection process that went into compiling each.
Their ranks included David Bowie, purple wonder Prince, Canadian poet-turned-musician Leonard Cohen, country music giant Merle Haggard, Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, soul vocal dynamo Sharon Jones, Earth, Wind & Fire mastermind Maurice White.
Erykah Badu helped define the neo-soul sound of the ’90s and early ’00s with some now-classic material, and she has stayed very creative into the current decade. Her latest, the 2015 But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape, has some of her best work.
When Record Store Day started nine years ago, it was but one great way for labels and artists to show their appreciation to their vinyl-junkie fans who love the form, feel and pure sound of vintage LPs and 7-inch singles. A Saturday in April was set.
Sela!" Nobody seems to have seen the police take the girl. And if they had, they wouldn't care. She's just another lost soul in the city of Neo Seoul. The city of tomorrow's dreams. I have zero minutes and zero seconds until I have to leave. There's a.
Its neo - soul sound—and lead singer Syd Tha Kid's presence as a frontwoman—radiated confidence. Ego Death was the kind of album that signaled maturation, and there's no reason to believe that they won't continue their upward trend this year. —Brendan .
The latest such collaboration is “Hello,” off Badu’s just-released But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape, and it’s a sublime melding of her neo-soul rhythms and André’s rolling, rapid-fire flow. The song riffs on the Isley Brothers’ “Hello It.
“How many of my 1970s babies are here?” Erykah Badu cried out midway through her show. That was the decade of her birth, and also, as it happens, mine — but judging from the feeble cheer in response, we were in a minority. A far lustier shout filled a .
But it's an immensely musical album: a dense caldron of funk, jazz and soul that draws hope and determination from the past, confronting problems that past eras have left unsolved. (Read the .... Jen Shyu “Sounds and Cries of the World” (Pi) The singer.
Everyone knows me as that one person who's obsessed with Korean music, a.k.a. K-pop. Now, K-pop has a not-so-very-nice reputation (with the grueling training that can take years, rumored slave contracts, and just the sole fact that it's not in English.
With her Cut 4 Me mixtape and EP Hallucinogen ... enticing listeners—including Queen Bey—since their 2015 self-titled debut. Now the trilingual neo-soul act is back with their sophomore effort, Ash, an album sure to push the duo’s creative fusion.
In their three years, BTS has shied away from full-fledged solo or unit releases (common with K-pop acts), instead allowing leader Rap Monster and rapper Suga to drop mixtapes for an unhinged way to express themselves (the James Brown sample in Suga's.