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Haley Smalls "Imagination" [album]

I posted an album from Haley Smalls earlier this year [thanks to the heads up from the talented/lovely Victoria Di Giovanni] and it was SO DOPE so I thought it was appropriate to make her new project, "Imagination" my last post of 2015.

(the title cut is my Jam right now). And for some reason the datpiff player is being kinda bogus right now and not loading on chrome But it seems to work on my phone? If the player doesn't load click here to listen on datpiff.

Keep in touch with her on IG @haleysmalls


#KIPGANG - Fifth Element (Free Album) [UK]

My family from across the pond, Knowledge is Power from the UK released their new album, "Fifth Element" and it's their 3rd album from their team of artists and producers.

Download the full zip here and be sure to visit


Sahtyre - Buzz Aldrin

The homie, Sahtyre just dropped his new video for "Buzz Aldrin". People will THINK it's his new music video for his single "Buzz Aldrin" off his LSD Saga album but really it's just him reading a book report about his favorite astronaut. Beautifully shot, though.

Happy Learning!


IG @sahtlsd

Twitter @sahtyre


Feliz Navidad!

Ho Ho, hoe. It's Chrimbus time again so you know what that means! Time for my annual sharing of my and DJ Flaco Flash's Chrismixtape.

Mariah is cool and all but I wanted to share my favorite [urban] Xmas tunes from Snoop, Eazy, Luda, and many more!

Feliz Navidad!
(track list comes up when you play)

Back Cover (pardon the typos)



Yes Yes, Y'all. I'm getting back in the radio game. I accepted an offer to host a new Radio show on Blackan Radio based in Osaka, Japan! "Beats N Miso" with ESSINCE is COMING SOON!

I'm getting music together now or my debut episode. Have music you'd like to submit? Hit the contact page and send me PROPERLY LABELED MP3s (example: Artist - Title.mp3 and cover art (if you have it).

Thanks! I can't wait to share the first episode. I'll be sure to post again when you can tune in and check it out.



Aaron Cohen "Superlow" MV

Right now in the midwest (but currently snow-less Ohio) I'm sitting by a roaring fire and catching up on emails and doing other work before a dinner meeting. I opened my email to a new banger from Aaron Cohen.

"Superlow" is the first collaboration from Aaron Cohen and Caleb Stone. Recorded in Los Angeles, the song reflects the solitude of life in LA, as well as the artist's turbulent, yet hopeful departure from the monotony of a normal life. Be on the lookout for more releases from Cohen and Stone in the near future.

Twitter @AaronCohenRap
Instagram @aaroncohenmusic


NEFEW “Find You”

Found this gem in my inbox this afternoon. NEFEW releases his new self-produced cut, "Find You," featuring some smooth vocals by idk who on the hook (not the name of the singer, I'm not sure who it is) but the track is slick. Check it:

Get in touch with NEFEW:
twitter @officialnefew
instagram @officialnefew


Essince Hump Day Mix: Dj Jillian (STL)

I decided to start a new segment on my site and feature a DJ mix to get you through the week. Who better to feature first than STL's own DJ Jillian?

I met Jill during a silk screening class we took together in college in St. Louis. I took a few clients/artists down to STL earlier this year to a festival performance I set up with Nappy Roots and we stopped by a bar to check her out doing her thing and She Killed It!

Seamlessly going back and forth between hip-hop to house to lounge music (which is all "urban" by the way. When I co-hosted Urban Tribe Radio with DJ Kachina that was her main goal, to show people 'urban' was so much more than rap!).

Dj Jillian "Get Up Out My Trap House" minimix

Find more of her mixes, pics, and booking info on her website ( and Ladies, check out her Fashion/Lifestyle/Beauty blog Stilettos on Sunday Morning



The Last Artful, Dodgr x Neill Von Tally - "Fractures EP"

former NBA star Martell Webster's new label EYRST (Portland, Oregon) enlisted Portland Producer, Neill Von Tally and Portland (via LA) vocalist, The Last Artful, Dodgr for their new EP Fractures.
I put this on in the background while I was attempting to give a friend advice on a pretty serious life issue and I really started vibing to this. [don't worry, it was through text so I'm not like...ignoring her and grooving or anything lol]. But this is really dope because there are SO many different genres and sounds and styles in this EP. hip-hop, R&B, dark R&B, jazz, blues. It's great. And that's not even touching on Dodgr's vocals! I'm really looking forward to more from them and the label.

Enjoy the album below and buy it on iTunes here

Album Credits:
Written by The Last Artful, Dodgr
Produced by Neill Von Tally
Mixed & Mastered by Justin Longerbeam
Recorded at EYRST Studios in Portland, OR

Social Media
Dodgr Soundcloud
Dodgr Twitter
Dodgr IG

NVT Soundcloud
NVT Twitter


Ty Dolla $ign x E-40 "Saved" MV

I was browsing new music on Spotify the other day and I found the new Ty Dolla Sign album, "Free TC". One of the earliest songs is a Bonafide SLAPPER featuring the one and only E-40.

Check it:

Debut album 'Free TC' available now!
Google Play


REVERIE "94 Degrees Fahrenheit" MV

I've been a fan of Reverie's for a while before we started touring together and I still am one. This is her new video. Get hip, yo.

Produced by Dr. Zodiak & Solo
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