Embedded in the soul is the heart of soul music. Rocky Marsiano demonstrates this on this album Meu Kamba. A Lisbon native, D-Mars (or Rocky Marsiano, as his DJ name) has gone on to influence both the hip hop and soul scenes in Cape Verde and Angola. Meu Kamba is the result of well curated Afro beats from Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, and Sao Tome. This is the soul diaspora!
Soul moves all of us around the world! This song bridges two voices from the opposite side of the Atlantic for an incredible, stirring duet. “Bonnie and Clyde” features West Indies native Saaphy and Afro-French artist Mika Mendes. The sounds they have stitched together are smart and put a nice romantic twist on the classic story.
Whelp, 2014 has just been guaranteed to be the hottest summer on record! According to Page Six Beyonce and Jay Z will be teaming up to host a 20-stadium tour this summer. With official dates set to announce soon, Mr. and Mrs. Carter just cannot seem to get off stage! We will be following this story closely for legitimacy. In the meantime,hope that we will get to be up all night in looooove!
This is a rare moment in music when someone of the most cutting edge voices collaborate on a stellar, sonic track. Frank Ocean, who has been notably MIA from the industry, recently released this new track, “Hero”. One of but few songs he’s lent his vocals to since the magnanimous Channel Orange, this song makes us excited! Not only is Frank Ocean on it, but Mick Jones and Paul Simononof legendary
Original Soundtracks seem to be favorable for Pharrell! His success from “Happy” is a well noted cultural phenomenon at this point! And he was noted as working with Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar on their song from the Amazing Spider Man 2 soundtrack, “It’s On Again“. Well Skateboard P is back in the mix with his own Spider Man themed track! “Here” is sweeping and melodic and you are sure to…