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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...
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Listen Now: Janelle Monáe *The Electric Lady* *Stream* LP Out Sept 10th

Listen Now: Janelle Monáe *The Electric Lady* *Stream* LP Out Sept 10th

Listen Now to Janelle Monáe’s new LP “The Electric Lady” streaming via VH1 Get More: Janelle Monae, Suites IV & V pick up right where II & III left us with…..All the dope tracks and fresh lyrics we’ve all ben waiting for. Pre-Order the LP HERE from iTunes TARGET Tweet
Video: THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE  *CALL IT HOME/PITY* New LP Sept 24th

Video: THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE *CALL IT HOME/PITY* New LP Sept 24th

Phonte & Nicolay have dropped the video and new single from the highly anticipated LP “Love In Flying Colors” (8/24) watch and listen to “Call It Home/ Pity NOW! Buy “Call It Home/Pity NOW thru Amazon & iTunes More Info: HERE Tweet
Book Alert: MK Asante Memoir *BUCK* In Stores and iTunes

Book Alert: MK Asante Memoir *BUCK* In Stores and iTunes

Best selling author (It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop) and award winning filmmaker(500 Years Later) MK Asante releases his new book “BUCK” A Memoir of his life growing up in Philly. ‘BUCK’ SYNOPSIS “A rebellious boy’s journey through the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family–this is the riveting story of a...
Watch Now: *For Colored Boys Redemption* S1 Ep1 Written and Dir by Stacey Muhammad

Watch Now: *For Colored Boys Redemption* S1 Ep1 Written and Dir by Stacey Muhammad

The first episode of  writer/Director Stacey Muhammad’s “For Colored Boys, Redemption ” debuted yesterday and now you can watch this every episode on Frolab.com. Season 1, Episode 1 of For Colored Boys, REDEMPTION. A soul-stirring dramatic series about a father’s attempt to repair his broken family after being released from prison, starring Rob Morgan and...
Audio: Rapsody *JEDI CODE* Feat Phonte And Jay Electronica *SHE GOT GAME* DWNLD

Audio: Rapsody *JEDI CODE* Feat Phonte And Jay Electronica *SHE GOT GAME* DWNLD

Jamala Armies 1st lady Rapsody drops a banger from her just released ” SHE GOT GAME” *Gangsta Grillz* mix tape hosted by DJ Drama. Phonte sets the joint off with his classic flow we all have been missing then Rap comes thru and shows she can old her own with some of the best and...
Video: Talib Kweli *Human Mic* Dir By RA The Rugged Man

Video: Talib Kweli *Human Mic* Dir By RA The Rugged Man

(Photo Shot By Cognito-Culture Capture Champ© ) Talib enlist fellow underground vet RA.The Rugged Man to direct his latest release “Human Mic” from  ”Prisoner Of Conscious” Tweet
Frotos: Hiatus Kaiyote *LIVE* Tawk Tomahawk Summer Tour Stop In NC

Frotos: Hiatus Kaiyote *LIVE* Tawk Tomahawk Summer Tour Stop In NC

(Photos shot By Cognito-Culture Capture Champs© ) The Art Of Cool Project and Frolab hosted the 14th of 15 summer tour stops for Australia greatest export since Russell Crow. From the first note played to the last cymbal crash Hiatus Kaiyote had the crowd in their grasp. Nai Palm’s voice was pure electricity and with...
Video: +FE *HER* And *HIM* Teaser For New LP *Love In Flying Colors* Out 9/24

Video: +FE *HER* And *HIM* Teaser For New LP *Love In Flying Colors* Out 9/24

Peep the teaser video with just enough song snippits to make you want to cut somebody! Phonte and Nicolay have produced another classic for our souls! Also check The Willa Breez  aka “Bebe Le Fro”cameo at the end. HER HIM For More +FE Tweet
History: YO MTV RAPS x Stussy 25 Years Capsule Collection And Doc

History: YO MTV RAPS x Stussy 25 Years Capsule Collection And Doc

Buy Now On STUSSY.COM In conjunction with the release of the Stüssy/Yo! MTV Raps collection, Stüssy produced a 2-part documentary entitled We Were All Watching. Part 1, The Importance of Yo! MTV Raps, takes a look at the history of MTV’s groundbreaking music program, and Part 2, Fashion in the Golden Age of Hip Hop examines the trends, styles...
Audio: Robert Glasper Experiment *Calls* Feat Miss Jill Scott * Black Radio 2 Tracklist

Audio: Robert Glasper Experiment *Calls* Feat Miss Jill Scott * Black Radio 2 Tracklist

(Photo Shot By Cognito- Culture Capture Champs© ) Here is the first single from “Black Radio 2″ the sequel to the Grammy Award Winning LP “Black Radio” This time around Rob G gathers up a neew crop of friends with a few from part one making an apperence. Here is “Calls” Featuring Miss Jill Scott...
Rest In Peace: Funk And Jazz Legend George Duke

Rest In Peace: Funk And Jazz Legend George Duke

George Duke keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer is on his way to the great music festival in the sky. He leaves behind a catalog of some of the funkiest grooves our ears have ever heard. Mostly known in the world of Jazz as an innovator of jazz  fusion Duke crossed many genres as well including...
Robert Glasper Experiment To Release *Black Radio 2* Oct 29th

Robert Glasper Experiment To Release *Black Radio 2* Oct 29th

Blue Note Records has given Robert Glasper fans what they have been looking for…A release date of 10/29 for the follow up sequel to the Grammy Award winning lp *Black Radio* with what else….*Black Radio 2* Via: NYT “Once again the album will feature the Robert Glasper Experiment as a sort of house band, with...