March 16, 2014

Music: “Sock It To Me,” Duncan Gerow (2013)

Last week I went through this man’s Soundcloud listening to mashups of my favorite songs. This one, which combines the beat of Erykah Badu’s “Window Seat” and the lyrics of Missy Elliott’s “Sock It 2 Me,” is definitely one of my favorites.

Download available here.

March 15, 2014

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March 15, 2014

Season 4 of “The Boondocks” starts April 21 on Adult Swim.

Let the church say “Amen!”

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March 10, 2014

In a few hours, I turn 24.

Wow.

When I was younger, I thought 24 was so old.
And by younger, I don’t just mean elementary school-age.
No, I’m talking about just a few years ago. Like, back in college.

It’s comforting and exciting to know that I’m not about to be the 24-year-old I thought I would be.

I’m not settled.
I’m not stable.
I’m not grounded.
(^ you know what I mean…^)

I’m still free.

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March 9, 2014

Sample Sundays: “Wildflower,” Hank Crawford (1973)

Today’s song was sampled by some of hip hop’s most beloved artists, including a former television star and the son of Black Panthers.

Press play and see if you can figure out who sampled “Wildflower” and what songs were created from it. Read on to see if you’re right!

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March 8, 2014

New-ish Music: “Freq,” Pharrell feat. JoJo (2014)

There was some serious competition, but I think I’ve found my favorite song from “G I R L"…

(Source: thek-ris)