Urthboy has announced his much anticipated fourth album will be titled Smokey's Haunt and is set for release on October 12. The bold first single, Naïve Bravado featuring Daniel Merriweather, has seen some heavy support at radio and was named iTunes Single Of The Week—raking in over 30,000 downloads in under a week, and quickly spiking to #1 most added (all indie) track at radio.
There are rappers, and then there are rappers. Keith Elam, aka Guru, one half of Gang Starr, solo artist and innovator in his own right, was born today in 1961. He was one of those dudes,a real rapper. Representing BK via Boston, it was his voice that did it The way he rhymed, the flow, the attitude without being an asshole on the mic made him one of my favorite rappers.
It has finally arrived… Antibalas’ very first official music video.
Via Amayo: The middle man is sinking and is caught between ideals and bad deals of an economy based on exploitation. We are all directly or indirectly gaining our livelihoods from dirty sources. Let’s act to clean up these "dirty sources," like turning fossil fuel into reusable natural energy, reforesting our villages, and caring for the indigenous!
In case you can’t wait until August 7th, Itunes now has Antibalas available for preorder. Reserve your copy today.