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CAROLINA SOUL TRIBUTE: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, N’Dambi, Marcus Strickland, Gerald Clayton, Bilal & Nnenna Freelon! curated by Frolab's Cognito - April 26th [DURHAM, NC]

CAROLINA SOUL TRIBUTE: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, N’Dambi, Marcus Strickland, Gerald Clayton, Bilal & Nnenna Freelon! curated by Frolab’s Cognito – April 26th [DURHAM, NC]

Poster by Roland Lefox We’ve been SUPER busy the last few of months working hard alongside The Art of Cool Project, to present the first ever Art of Cool Fest in Downtown Durham, North Carolina! This has been a huge project, bringing many acts who have never performed in the “triangle” area of North Carolina, to...
Audio: Mela Machinko *9 Am Blues* Prod by MR. LEN

Audio: Mela Machinko *9 Am Blues* Prod by MR. LEN

No reason for Beyonce to have all the fun ending out the year releasing new tunes says songbird Mela Machinko. Her and beatsmith Mr.Len just dropped a an EP of 8 bangers that are sure to get mad burn in 2014 and beyond. Head over to Mela’s Bandcamp and cop this one for yourself and...
ART OF COOL FESTIVAL: APRIL 25+26, 2014 [DURHAM, NC] #SAVETHEDATE #AOCFEST

ART OF COOL FESTIVAL: APRIL 25+26, 2014 [DURHAM, NC] #SAVETHEDATE #AOCFEST

Mark your calendars for the Art of Cool Festival coming to Durham, NC next Spring, April 25th & 26th! Curated by The Art of Cool Project & Frolab, a world class line-up of R&B / Soul & Jazz musicians has just been announced, featuring Maceo Parker, Bilal, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Cody ChesnuTT, Amel Larrieux, Alice Smith...
Audio: Madlib x Benji B on BC 1xtra Interview and Mix

Audio: Madlib x Benji B on BC 1xtra Interview and Mix

(Photo by Cognito-Culture Capture Champ©) Madlib The Bad Kid sits down with Benji B and blessed our ears with some unreleased dopeness. Listen Now! Tweet
COP THAT: Robert Glasper Experiment *Black Radio 2* Lyric Videos and More

COP THAT: Robert Glasper Experiment *Black Radio 2* Lyric Videos and More

This is the only radio you need in your life right now in Robert Glasper Experiment’s Black Radio 2. How do you top Grammy Award winning “Black Radio”? How bout co-labs with Nora Jones, Jill Scott, Snoop Dog to name a few.  The deluxe edition gets you 4 bonus cuts featuring Eric Roberson, Macy Gray, Bilal...
Buy Now: DJ HouseShoes *King James Version Vol 1 Vinyl 2 x LP Redefinition Records

Buy Now: DJ HouseShoes *King James Version Vol 1 Vinyl 2 x LP Redefinition Records

(Photo By Cognito-Culture Capture Champ© ) Being a huge fan of DJ Muro, Ken Sport and the Dusty Finger comps that made sample digging cats like myself jump for joy each time one was released. Now comes one for the ages Presented by DJ HouseShoes. We posted the free download of *King James Version Vol.1*...
Audio: *The Random Mix* By I CED

Audio: *The Random Mix* By I CED

Producer and Frolaborator I Ced hit with his new mix, so its only right we share the dopeness with you! Featuring tracks by Edwin Birdsong, The Other Side, Rick James, F. Stokes, Queen and more.  I, CED Mix #9 – The Random Mix by Cnorah74 on Mixcloud DOWNLOAD HERE Tweet
Seen That: Snarky Puppy *Something* Feat Lalah Hathaway *Family Dinner Vol 1* OUT NOW

Seen That: Snarky Puppy *Something* Feat Lalah Hathaway *Family Dinner Vol 1* OUT NOW

Snarky Puppy drops their new DVD/CD “Family Dinner” with a crazy guest list sitting at the musical table. The first course they’re serving is “Something” Featuring the vocal gymnast herself Lalah Hathaway BUY NOW “On March 8th, 2013, Snarky Puppy and a host of special guests convened at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke VA. The...
History: Marley Marl *Drops Science* on NPR Hosted By Ali Shaheed Muhammad

History: Marley Marl *Drops Science* on NPR Hosted By Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Marley Marl drops by NPR to drop science with Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed “Microphone Check Show” to give insight into his legendary career and celebrate the 25th anniversary of “In Control Vol 1″ Via:NPR Tweet
Video: Stacy Epps *LoveLite* Prod By IamNobodi

Video: Stacy Epps *LoveLite* Prod By IamNobodi

(Photo Shot By Culture Capture Champs©) Stacy Epps links up with producer iamnobodi for this smoothed out soulful track that fits Miss Eps vocals like a brand new pair of gloves. Check the video & audio! via:Okayfuture “LoveLite” is the first joint off IAMNOBODI‘s upcoming collaborative EP with Epps, who’s got quite the resume having...
Audio: Marco Polo *3 O Clock* Feat  Organized Konfusion *Pharoahe Monch  Prince Po*

Audio: Marco Polo *3 O Clock* Feat Organized Konfusion *Pharoahe Monch Prince Po*

OK back in effect over some stupid dope production from Marco Polo. Listen now “3 O’Clock” featuring Pharoahe Monch & Prince Po “Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, PA2: The Director’s Cut will be released on 11-12-2013 via SoulSpazm Records and features appearances from Talib Kweli, DJ Premier, Posdonous, Masta Ace, Kardinal Offishall, Styles P, Lil Fame,...
Audio: Boardwalk Empire *Sounds Of The Onyx* RMX EP *Stream*

Audio: Boardwalk Empire *Sounds Of The Onyx* RMX EP *Stream*

HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” tapped a few of our favorite producers for a Prohibition Era Jazz Remix project that you can download now! The 6 track EP feat remix production from Pete Rock, Tall Black Guy, Ommas Keith, Shafiq, Jazzy Jeff, and Jayceeoh Watch the new season of Boardwalk Empire Sunday Nights on HBO Tweet