Jazz

Kamasi Washington Revisits Childhood with “Street Fighter Mas”

Whenever you wake up to new music from Kamasi Washington, it’s bound to be a good day. The 37-year-old saxophonist has recently shared a third song from his upcoming LP, Heaven and Earth. The latest, titled “Street Fighter Mas“, is a near 6-minute track that was, in fact, inspired by the popular video game. “When I was […]

ATCQ’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Share “Questions”

A Tribe Called Quest may be gone, but its surviving members have continued to remain busy. Ali Shaheed Muhammad, former affiliate of the legendary hip-hop collective, has teamed up with frequent collaborator Adrian Younge – this time in the form of The Midnight Hour. The duo recently shared “Questions“, the first single from their forthcoming full-length […]

Imagine All The “Evil People” Have Disappeared With Lycio’s Hypnotic Single

It’s hard to imagine there are “Evil People” in the world with music this good. Perhaps if all the evil was drenched in music akin to Lycio, things would begin to change. Maybe they already have, reflected in lead singer Mendez’ contemplative and piercing lyrics. “Evil People” brings an upbeat dance sensibility that contrasts its […]

Jazz, Scat, & Electronic Make Smooth Love In LUCASV’s Reach

I’ve always held the belief that things are better together. That goes for music, too, as LUCASV blends all the smooth sounds for intoxicating love in “Reach”. Featuring vocals from BliBli & Zaire, LUCASV blends milky smooth scat and jazz with a soothing spark of bass caffeine. A 20-year-old producer hailing from France, LUCASV has […]