Posts Tagged ‘Funk’
Bompton & Vancity duo LNDN DRGS have released their debut album AKTIVE which really delivers with the bars from Jay Worthy and smooth funk filled production from Sean House. The project can easily be heard front to back with some 40’s cracked open and the BBQ goin’, this is heat that’ll surely keep you warm during winter. This has to be one of the most unique projects to be released this year, sure previous rappers have done the “G-Funk” thing but this type of sampling and production really shows off the roots where all this came from. RIP YAMS, stream or download below.
LNDN DRGS duo Jay Worthy & Sean House are back with their second single “Hop Out” from their upcoming debut album Aktive out on Fools Gold Records Nov 23rd. Can’t wait to hear it, stream or download below!
Local producer Ony adds his own bass and drum work to Jamiroquai’s “Talullah” from their 2005 album Dynamite, stream below along with others.
Vancouver based producer/singer/rapper Raiel aka Paolo Manga released his second project the Muse EP containing 5 soulful conscious tracks with the vibes ranging from Soul, Funk & Boom-bap with features from MC’s Baby David & Isaac Shah. Paolo delivers vocally along with beautiful production from front to back, stream below or download here
Local rapper Makahil has released his latest project titled [IN]visible Chains on RoomXI Records and it’s a very progressive conscious rap album that’ll surely move you. “[IN]visible Chains is a concept project which mostly talks about the perceptions were giving to believe and the limitations to the things we can achieve which we impose on ourselves. I think it’s very important we all break FREE from this disease!”. This project is a refreshing sound to be emerging from our local Rap scene, Mak’s flow is on point from first to the last song plus great production from Nolan Soleman, Justin Vasquez among others. Stream the album below or download it here.
We’ve been anticipating LNDN DRGS debut album Aktive for quite some time and finally Compton’s Jay Worthy and Vancouver’s own Sean House have released the single “Susan” with the project set to be out soon on Fools Gold Records. Stream below!
Self-proclaimed Ghetto Tech artist and New York City resident Maluca Mala comes off her collaboration with Robyn on “Love Is Free” with a new funk filled single “Make That Move” with Solidisco. Originally debuted at the MTV VMAs during a Stuart Weitzman commercial featuring supermodel Gisele Bundchen, “Make That Move” is reminiscent of classic 70s disco songs. Listen below.
New York producer Equal follows up his 2013 ‘leisure funk’ single “Lost In The Evening” with “Shakedown,” a retro disco fever inducing track featuring vocals from Brisbane singer Seja.
“‘Shakedown’ is the product of good friends getting loose on a hot summers night,” Equal says of the making of the track. “There was no end product in mind, only to have fun, hang out, and make music together.” “Shakedown” is out tomorrow via The Knocks’ HeavyRoc Music imprint.