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Monthly archive July, 2009

ATL: SUPER HEAVY FUNK

ATL: Be sure to check out frolaborators Stacy Epps & Everett James’s new weekly jam session event “SUPER HEAVY FUNK” – unveiling a new vibe in Atlanta, bringing artists out for long sets with a full band to back them! Starts this Wednesday – August 5th – at Cenci 1259 Glenwood Ave. East Atlanta Village....

Reflection Eternal: Talib Kweli & Dj Hi-Tek talk to Karmaloop

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Mos Def: The Ecstatic Tour” Dates

On-Sale Now 8/1 | Minneapolis, MN | First Avenue 8/2 | Chicago, IL | House of Blues 8/5 | Burlington, VT | Higher Ground 8/9 | Washington, DC | 9:30 Club 8/12 | Charlotte, NC | Amos’ Southend 8/13 | Charleston, SC | Music Farm 8/14 | Atlanta, GA | The Tabernacle 8/15 | Miami,...
The Power of the Fro

The Power of the Fro

Check out this article from Clutch Magazine by writer Laquita Thomas-Banks breaking down the Power of the Fro. I look forward to the day when we (the afronistas and afrolisionists) are again the norm and not the exception! Naturally free. (Thanks Clutch for the Frolab link love!) + …also check their Solange inspired “What’s so...

NYC: BLACK AUGUST Annual Benefit Concert

THE BLACK AUGUST HIP HOP PROJECT CELEBRATES ITS 12TH YEAR, FEATURING BOBBITO GARCIA, BEVERLY BOND, SADAT X, REBEL DIAZ, BAZAAR ROYALE, AND MANY OTHERS all the info after the jump… Tweet

De La Soul “20 Years High & Rising Tour” x Run DMC “Rock Box”

The 3 man crew came thru LA for the 2nd date of the tour.  The  Rhythm Roots All-Stars tore the roof of the Key Club Friday night while Maseo rocked the decks. What ever you have to do to get tix when it come thru your city. DO IT!!!!!!!!!!! Maseo, Planet Asia, Flava Flav, &...

Video: Jay Electronica “Dear Moleskin” prod. By Just Blaze

From Nah Right: This shit sounds and looks amazing. Props to whoever shot it Decon’s Jason Goldwatch. You might recognize some scenes from Jay Electronica’s various Twitter display pictures in it. It was shot in Nepal. This is the first leak from a collaboration between Jay Electronica and Decon. More information on the shoots’ location...

New Mos Def: “Pistola” LIVE in LA + Download “Magnetic Arts” w/ DJ Honda

Mos Def rockin a few choice cuts from the Ecstatic during the Undftd x UnionLA x “Pepsi Slam Dunk Classic”. Shout out to Eddie Cruz (Undftd) Silverlake & La Brea  Chris Gibbs (Union) & Mos for a fresh Sunday afternoon event! And congrats to Sal Barbier who won the dunk contest. For more photos check...

Pick Fros Not Fights!!!!!!

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Interviews w/ Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins

Interviews w/ Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins

Check out these recent interviews: LA Record interview with both Georgia & Dudley – …if you’re in LA, you can pick up a copy at most record shops. Didn’t see a link to the text online. (*UPDATE – article is online now – click here) Also check out this new Urban Daily (BlackPlanet) Interview w/...
DJ Jamad: Afromentals Radio Show #212

DJ Jamad: Afromentals Radio Show #212

1. Willie The Kid – Afromentals Mixshow Intro 2. Dwilt Sharpp ft Lorett Fluer – I Need you Close 3. Shawty Redd ft. Drumma Boy – I Be Needin My Bread 4. S1 – Sky High 5. Pigeon John – Welcome To The Show 6. Lupe Fiasco – Fire 7. Nadsroic – Room Mist 8....

Drake(Oskamil) freestyle on Hot 97 with Flex…LOL!!!!!!!

I promise this will be the only time you ever see anything about this dude on Frolab. No hate!! Just saying! Affion your the greatest!!!!!!! LOL. props to nah right. Tweet