sashafrerejones: tumblinerb: Actual, new research into the life of Biggie. This is how it should be done. Reporting! NPR: Biggie Smalls: The Voice That Influenced A Generation
http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/10282412001?isVid=1 newyorker: In keeping with the hip-hop theme of some of our recent posts, check out Alec Wilkinson’s profile of Gil Scott-Heron, the musician frequently called the “godfather of rap,” in this week’s magazine. (Subscribers can read the full text; others can buy access to the issue via the digital edition.) Here Monique de Latour narrates a slide show of her never-before-seen photographs of Scott-Heron, whom she met in 1995. She talks about their relationship, […]
Theophilus London knows aesthetics. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)
http://kanyi.tumblr.com/post/872794722/audio_player_iframe/kanyi/tumblr_l6alt246ZX1qatcg0?audio_file=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.tumblr.com%2Faudio_file%2Fkanyi%2F872794722%2Ftumblr_l6alt246ZX1qatcg0 “CEO – Everything Is Gonna Be Alright” Every song I’ve listened to by these guys is dope.
http://kanyi.tumblr.com/post/642008749/audio_player_iframe/kanyi/tumblr_l35lpnURZX1qatcg0?audio_file=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.tumblr.com%2Faudio_file%2Fkanyi%2F642008749%2Ftumblr_l35lpnURZX1qatcg0 Louis La Roche – Missing You. This song absolutely bumps. Thank you, Jesse.
Today’s theme will be Japanese artists. Honji is ridiculously fresh. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)
Little Dragon kills it. Japanese Swede Yukimi Nagano and her high school buddies, they’ve collaborated with the Gorillaz, Jose Gonzalez, creating a real smooth sound. Nagano’s voice + jazz-electro-pop = crazy delicious. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)