BlackPorcelain has decided “Today is the Day”

South African artist BlackProcelain has released the first single “Today is the Day“,  to her upcoming debut album “Invincible Summer”.  I first was exposed to her wonderful voice from her second EP “TheInBetween“, last year.   From that point I was hooked.  With the new single, it reminds me that Soul from outside U.S., feels […]

Antoine Dunn just “Can’t Forget”

 Website/iTunes/Twitter/Facebook/Youtube Antoine Dunn is a new artist that you should listen and take notice of his talent.  He has been grabbing more and more attention, radio play and mind share with his voice.  He released the single “Can’t Forget” this fall, which is to give you a taste of his upcoming debut album.  That anticipated […]

Teedra Moses “Luxurious Undergrind” Mixtape

Teedra Moses has released “Luxurious Undergrind” Mixtape, a quality project that will help you get into your chill mood do, for the weekend.  Besides the great music that is encapsulated in this mixtape, it also is a tie in for her the show On Ustream, that she is starring.  Joining her is Vanessa James, Mara Melendez.  They can be […]

Dessy Di Lauro asks “Why You Raggin’?”

Dessy Di Lauro has released her first video for, her 2nd album “Jumpin N Jivin’ Live @ The Swing House”.  The video “Why You Raggin’” is the visualization of the song, which won Hollywood Media In MusicAward for Best R&B/Soul Song.  The style of the music and video are from the combination of James Johnson, […]

Kawan Debose is “Exposed” Mixtape

Kawan Debose has released his new mixtape “Exposed”.  This is his first project after his album “Vintage Soul”, which was released in 2009.  Kawan is in a special class that wears three hats, as writer, producer, and thankfully singer.  On this mixtape, there is a great collection of songs, that will show you his talents […]

Raheem Devaugh released “Heemy Taught Me”

One of the most prolific mixtape artists out there has dropped a new one.  Well new to me.  It was released in early April.  This mixtape is made up of his favorite slow jams.  So, if you are looking to create the mood, this is what you need to get. [download id=”145″] 1. Gently 2. […]

Meet ArinMaya

Website/Twitter/Facebook This beautiful brown poet and songstress is a delightful soul to speak to, and incredibly talented.  I had an opportunity to interview this Goddess from Chicago, and was relieved to find that there was still, yet another artist who despite the compelling circus of the mainstream, remains true to herself and true to the […]

Cee Lo Green- Lady Killer (album review/ online listening party by Dj Smoke1))

Finally after playing the ish outta his single “Fuck You” I got my hands on the highly anticipated 3rd solo studio album by Cee Lo Green which drops November 9th, 2010 and you know I had to send it to our Dj Smoke1 to mix up for your listening pleasure. Listening to the whole album […]

Lee Reveals His Gift in “Naked”

Lee? Yes, Lee. Don’t know him? Let me introduce you. Lee is a an artist that has no definitions or genres that bind him. He is a everything from a singer to poet to songwriter to rapper.

Fresh From the Fridge: Chris Brown- Deuces remix (single/ video/ spoof video)

And though I haven’t really been a fan of Chris Brown ever since he slapped the shit outta Rhianna and his “Gimme That” day’s I gotta admit I’m feelin this single and even Tyga and the “other dude’s” verse. lol

Introducing Mahasin’s Single “Meet Me On The Dance Floor”

It was Mahasin’s new album, “Party Life”. This is the first that I have heard of her, but I’m glad that I have. As her second album, which was released on September 14th, it’s very energetic and stands out from the R&B club type music.

Bruno Mars- Doo Wop and Hooligans (album review/ online listening party by Dj Smoke1)

I’ve had my hands on Bruno’s new album for a hot sec and thought I’d have our very own Dj Smoke1 bless you all with an early listen of the album before it drops this Tuesday October 5th, 2010. For those expecting the Bruno Mars that you’ve heard on the 2 dope feature’s he blessed […]

Faith Evans – Something About Faith (review/online listening party by DJ Smoke1)

Faith Evans is bizzack! And I gotta say…”It’s about damn time!” Almost 6 year’s have gone by since she put out an album and for all those that are pissed about that blame Puffy’s sorry ass for never keeping his artist happy and hot.

Fresh from the Fridge: Devi Dev and Terrace Martin- Here, My Dear (mixtape EP)

Man do I have one hell of a treat for yall and it come’s in the form of this EP by my fellow gorgeous  Halfrican Devi Dev and West Coast super producer/ rapper Terrace Martin titled “Here, My Dear.” Terrace stated the EP is inspired by Marvin Gaye’s critically acclaimed 1978 album of the same […]

We Plug Good Music Presents “A Prelude to the Future” Mixtape

The good people at We Plug GOOD Music, have complied together a strong collection of unsigned, and maybe even unknown to you, Soul, Hip-Hop and Spoken Word artists. The collection is called “A Prelude to the Future”.