The saddest shit ever.
LL Cool J, 1984
Photo by Glen Friedman
Look at all this old-school dopeness. Just look at it!
One of my favorite musicians, Ravi Shankar, has passed. I was introduced to his music when I was really young and I’ve been in love ever since.
Uchenna Ikonne of Nigerian reissue label Comb & Razor has a knack for uncovering some of the sickest and grooviest Nigerian music of yesteryear. Much like the fabulous compilation Brand New Wayo in 2011, the label’s reissue of Ndia Egbuo Ndia (Afro-Jigida) by the seminal Nigerian afro-rock band The Semi-Colon offers listeners a slice of the amazing creativity displayed by Nigerian musicians in the 70s, something that younger Nigerians weren’t around to experience. (full read)
Been waiting a minute for this young lady to get her project out officially. She’s got singing chops.
Lianne La Havas taking a break from filming her new video “Forget”…Brooklyn. 2012
She is adorable. And has a beautiful voice. She reminds me of Feist, a bit.
One of my favorite albums ever - The Harder They Come Original Soundtrack (1972)
Singer Yma Sumac, a descendant of Atahualpa, the last Incan emperor, 1950s
Spaceshipgeorge Shot Christian Scott for Wax Poetics