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Stream Kamasi Washington’s Surprise EP ‘The Choice’

Following up his 2015 debut album The Epic with a two-halved sophomore LP, Kamasi Washington’s Heaven and Earth is the realization of internal and external realities – the mind-body dyad – in which the Earth half prophetically urges the cosmic essence of its spiritually-laced Heaven half. The first physical copy pressings of this album came with a…

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Kamasi Washington is Set to Release Double LP “Heaven and Earth” This June

Musician and artist Kamasi Washington has announced his next project Heaven and Earth will be a dual disc effort. “The Earth side represents the world as I see it outwardly, the world that I am a part of. The Heaven side represents the world as I see it inwardly, the world that is a part of me,” he…

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ICYMI: Terrace Martin and The Pollyseeds Share Marvel-worthy ‘Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1’

Terrace Martin and The Pollyseeds have released their studio album Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1 and while it’s everything we expected from a Terrace/Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington collaboration, it still surpasses our wildest, multi-genre dreams. The thirteen-song project is formally categorized in the R&B/Soul section of online media stores, but what the cosmic quartet…

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Audio: The Pollyseeds, “Intentions” Feat. Chachi

Few artists are able to merge genres that are seemingly so different without a few misses, but The Pollyseeds are taking over to show us how it’s done. Since Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington have each already made quite the name for themselves as genre-bending solo artists/musicians, we can’t think of a better…

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Listen To Thundercat’s Wondrously Dreamy New Album, ‘Drunk’

Soul maverick Thundercat is back, and Drunk is relevant in all the right places. The new album comes after his 2015 mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Raom, and right on time, the star-studded Drunk comes amplifying the beautiful vocals we know and love from Thundercat along with collaborators including Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, Wiz Khalifa, and…

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Thundercat Enlists Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald for New Track “Show You The Way” & Announces New Album

After holding us over with 2013’s Apocalypse and 2015’s mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam, funk-soul artist Thundercat is staying right on track with the announcement of his upcoming new album, Drunk. The 23-track effort is slated to debut on February 24th via Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label with an all-star lineup of features.…

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Esperanza Spalding Scores & Stars in Ray-Ban Film ‘Gaze’

Following behind last year’s short entitled Color Guard, scored by Kamasi Washington, Ray-Ban is back with their film series with the newly released Gaze. This time around, Jazz artist Esperanza Spalding both stars in the film and is the creative genius behind the beautiful accompanying soundtrack. Directed by Allie Avital, the film follows a photographer…

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The Sun Ra Arkestra, A Truly Extraterrestrial Sound & Experience

We all know the classic, incomparable Jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and many more. However, when considering who pioneered this genre beyond our years, we have to attribute this to Sun Ra. Jazz composer/icon, pioneer, innovator, bandleader, cosmic philosopher, and the list could honestly go on as to what…

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