Jimmy Luxury – Stormy Weather
Jimmy Luxury – Hi Ball Swing
An amazing combination of swing, jazz and hip-hop. Jimmy Luxury marries hip hop beats with jazz and swing sounds, topped with catchy, distinct lyrics. The result is an incredibly catchy, unique sound that is, unfortunately, found nowhere else.
Mos Def – Mathematics (Freddie Joachim Remix)
Born in the Philippines, raised in San Diego, CA, and now residing in Los Angeles, Freddie Joachim (pronounced: JO-AH-KIM), became a dj in the later part of 1996. Starting as a mobile dj and turntablist, Joachim has become a dj, who spins and listens to all genres, with a strong focus on jazz and hip hop.
Bell Biv DeVoe – Poison
Bell Biv DeVoe is a successful spin off group of New Edition that consisted of three previous members, Ricky Bell (also known as Slick), Michael Bivins (also known as Biv), and Ronnie DeVoe (also known as R.D.). Bell Biv DeVoe began to take shape in the late ’80s, but not until completing the tour in support of Heart Break did the threesome decide to make the break from New Edition official. At the suggestion of producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, they chose to chart their own course.
Charlie Hunter – Creole (feat. Mos Def)
Charlie Hunter is a jazz, rock and fusion guitarist. He grew up in Berkeley, California, where he graduated from Berkeley High School.
Since the debut of his self-titled Charlie Hunter Trio in 1993, Charlie Hunter has recorded 17 albums. During that time, Hunter has worked with and recorded with many artists, including Miles Perkins, Scott Amendola, Will Bernard, Skerik, Jay Lane, Dave Ellis, John Ellis, Mimi Fox, Peter Apfelbaum, Stefon Harris, Kurt Elling, Bobby Previte, Greg Osby…
Blu & Exile – Amnesia
Blu is definitely a leader in the new school of Los Angeles emcees. His presence is undeniable, while his music captivates audiences regardless of race, class, and gender. Although many are still unaware of Blu’s work, “Below The Heavens” guarantees to take LA hip hop back to the place where Freestyle Fellowship, Jurassic 5, and The Pharcyde left off. The American hip-hop producer/DJ (and occassional MC) Exile, is a member of the duo, Emanon, with Aloe Blacc. His debut solo album, Dirty Science, was released on Cali-based independent, Sound In Color, in 2006.
Devin The Dude – Do what you wanna do
Devin the Dude is a Houston-area rapper. Though relatively well-known among the underground hip-hop community during the mid-to-late 90’s, Devin did not achieve mainstream success until his appearance on Dr. Dre’s 2001 album. Besides sex, relationships, ridin’ trucks, smokin’ reefer, drinkin’ beer, partying, and conscious or proverbial themes, much of Devin’s work is also light-hearted and comically self-deprecating.
DJ Vadim – L’art d’Ecouter (feat. TTC)
DJ Vadim (aka Vadim Peare, real name Andrey Gurov) is a prolific DJ from Russia, based in London. His music combines hip hop and electronica and his recording technique involves very precise sampling as opposed to looping.
TTC are : Teki Latex (vocals), Tido Berman (vocals + production), Cuizinier (vocals), DJ Orgasmic (scratches + production), Para One (production), Tacteel (production)… TTC are also a part of super group L’Armée des 12 with La Caution and Saphir. Tacteel & Para One perform together under the name FuckALoop. TTC as a DJ team (with the help of Siskid) = Superfamilleconne.
Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch – Good Vibrations
Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch was a hip-hop group led by Mark Wahlberg. Members included Scott Ross (alias Scottie Gee), Hector Barros (alias Hector the Bootie Inspector), Duffy Culligan (alias Duffle), Terry Yancey (alias DJ-T), Dan Hartzman (alias Dan-o Fresh), and Anthony Thomas (alias Ashey Ace). The group’s best known song is “Good Vibrations”. “Good Vibrations” made it to number one on the American music charts in 1991.
Suzi & – Give it up (feat. JJ)
Grasu XXL is a Romanian Hip-hop artist from the city of Bacau.
Formerly part of the XXL si 10 Grei hip-hop group, formed by himself and his friend and colleague Paco 10 Grei
Faceti cunostinta cu mine… Nichifor Dragos, de asemenea cunoscut ca Grasu XXL. Sunt nascut pe 11 august 1981 (cred ca v-ati dat seama ca sunt un Leu hotarat si… optimist!). Ceea ce nu cred ca v-ati dat seama este faptul ca sunt nascut in Buhusi, asta vine in judetul Bacau… Hobby-ul meu este, desigur, muzica. Dar mai am un hobby, pe care putina lume il cunoaste: mai multa muzica!
Jean Grae – Take It Back
One of the most respected MC’s in hip-hop (and arguably the most fearsome female), Jean Grae (cumulative career scans of 60k + units) teams with renowned indie producer duo Blue Sky Black Death for the watershed release: Jean Grae: Evil Jeanius. The independent music world’s finest burgeoning producer duo, Blue Sky Black Death, have collaborated with and/or produced for a who’s who of such underground acts as Guru (of Gang Starr), Mikah 9 (formerly of Freestyle Fellowship), Wu-Tang affiliates Hell Razah & Holocaust, Jus Allah (of Jedi Mind Tricks) & many more.