♥♥ Left coast lyrists Blu links up with Miss Jack Davey on the new Flying Lotus produced track entitled, “Everything’s Ok.” The song will be featured on Blu’s upcoming NoYork album which is rumored to have a production set that also includes Mablib, Shafiq Husayn, Exile, and many more! I’m not completely sold on the track, but you be the judge. Blu and J*DaVeY are currently on The New World Culture Tour together.
♥♥ Coming soon to a mailbox near you is the first release for Vex Ruffin and Stones Throw’s first postcard record. You heard right folks! One side is playable on any turntable. The other side uses a postage stamp and acts as a postcard. How cool is that? I’m dying to get my hand on one of these!
♥♥ Top hats, smoke, tailored suits, and some old fashioned card-playing make the new black and white video from MED a certified “Classic.” The song features emcee Talib Kweli and was produced by Karriem Riggins. The Qualities of Light (Shane Sakanoi & Rich Hama) directed video even includes a guest appearance from Stones Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf. Check it out below!
♥♥ Revolutions: The Album Cover Art of Shepard Fairey opened in Santa Monica, CA this past weekend. The exhibition features 80 works in total and focuses on the visuals that complimented his favorite music. The exhibition runs through April 23, 2011 at the Robert Berman Gallery C2.
♥♥ Lady Gaga announced that she will be answering her fans’ burning questions in an upcoming, exclusive interview through Google Moderator. Meanwhile, she also did a photo shoot for i-D magazine’s “Exhibitionist Issue.”
♥♥ Before the young ladies of THEESatisfaction took off for SXSW, they released a jazz, rap, and psychedelic infused EP entitled, Sandra Bollock’s Black Baby. Aside from being one of the most awesome names EVER for an EP, it actually features some pretty cool songs. You can purchase it now on bandcamp.
♥♥ Brooklyn beatmaker Mike Bubbles is packing some serious G-funk-flavored dancefloor music in his lastest EP entitled, Bubbleworks. Filled with tons of late ’80s/early ’90s jams, this EP just feels like summer to me. Check out the video for his “Groovin 4 Tha Sistaz” promo video!
♥♥ A Tribe Called Quest clear up documentary controversy in a series of videos on MTV.com.
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