Bay Area Hip-Hop article for Bandcamp

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Wrote a little piece for Bandcamp on Bay Area Hip-Hop and 5 of my favorites that are doing quality things in our scene. Check it out and spread it if you dig it…

daily.bandcamp.com/2017/01/11/bay-area-hip-hop-guide

Everything We Wanted (The 2016 RIP Megamix)

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Didn’t have time to make a full mix, so I put this together instead. Obviously couldn’t fit all those fallen this year, so I chose some obvious favorites instead. RIP George Michael, Maurice White, David Bowie, Sharon Jones, Phife Dawg, Rod Temperton, & #Prince. Your music will live forever. Enjoy! #fuck2016

 

My 2016 Top 13 (in no particular order)…

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Just one man’s humble opinion. Not gonna write a buncha blurbs cuz i’m kinda over dissecting music these days. Prefer to just listen and enjoy. The following are the songs that got the most repeats on each album (yes, I think all of these albums are excellent, not just these particular songs, so go and check the whole thing if you haven’t already).

Thanks for peepin’, now go enjoy some incredible music!


Kendrick Lamar – untitled 06 | 06.30.2014  

[album: untitled unmastered]

note: just a preview, cuz these cats are hella smart about their ownership


King – The Greatest  

[album: We Are King]


Kaytranada – Lite Spots  

[album: 99.9%]


DJ Shadow – The Sideshow  

[album: The Mountain Will Fall]


Kutiman – Jaffa Beach  

[album: 6am]


Too Many Zooz – Warriors  

[album: Subway Gawdz]


Frank Ocean – Close To You

[album: Blonde]

note: FO is a G so you can’t find an embed anywhere online – here’s a dope remix instead…


De La Soul – Lord Intended 

[album: and the Anonymous Nobody]


Solange – Junie

[album: A Seat At The Table]


Phantogram – Cruel World

[album: Three]


A Tribe Called Quest – Dis Generation

[album: We Got It From Here… Thank You For Your Service]

note: just the preview — go support this album!


Rapsody – Fire 

[album: Crown]


Childish Gambino – California

[album: “Awaken, My Love!”]

SOUL POWER | JB Tribute w/ Adrian Younge, Shortkut, The M-Tet & more!

Discount presales available at…

soulpower10year.eventbrite.com

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‘Platurn Productions’ brings you…

“SOUL POWER” | 10 Year Anniversary James Brown Tribute

December 23rd, 2016 | Doors at 9pm

[[[ Adrian Younge (all vinyl DJ set) ]]]

Plus DJ Shortkut & DJ Platurn

Special J.B.’s tribute performance from The M-Tet

Cypher hosted by Knuckle Neck Tribe

Hosted by Social Life Productions & ALL Goods & Services

Uptown Nightclub
1928 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA
21+

Happy Birthday Phife!

Rocked a little edit for some unreleased footage from

Beats, Rhymes, & Life

via Michael Rapaport.

Dig it…

Happy Birthday PhifeDawg So nice we made it twice remix by @platurn

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