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Marcellus Pittman 1044 Coplin
21.11.14

Marcellus Pittman is another one of those intensely dope DJ’s from Detroit, who also happen to be one hell of a producer. After Theo Parrish, Moodymann, Rick Wilhite and Kyle…

Shafiq Husayn It's Better For You
08.10.14

Earlier this year the almighty SA-RA Creative Partners announced their return. Brotha Shafiq Husayn is (as you know) one third of this game-changing super group. Who wrote for…

marc rapson dark vs light
27.06.14

Marc Rapson is a man of many dimensions. This talented jazz pianist with a passion for raw hip hop beats spent the last decade quietly building a following amongst…

illa j potatohead people astrological nick wisdom never left bastard jazz
19.05.14

Production duo Potatohead People (consisting of AstroLogical and Nick Wisdom) are working on their debut album. It’s coming out on Bastard Jazz somewhere in September and while listening…

Jaded Inc Monster J Dilla Mayer Hawthorne 14KT The Big Knock
06.05.14

Today Billboard announces that Mayer Hawthorne and 14KT together form Jaded Inc. The duo hit up the Dilla estate to get permission to use the J Dilla beat…

slum village yes yes jay dee dilla t3 young rj illa j
07.02.14

Today we commemorate the late Jay Dee aka Dilla Dawg. His spirit seems to live on thanks to song like this Slum Village jam “Yes Yes” produced by…

robert glasper black radio recovered the remix ep jazz hip hop soul
08.10.12

Robert Glasper‘s “Black Radio” album is already one of this year’s favourite picks, but what do we actually think about the “Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP”? We…

25.11.11

Today is officially #blackstarfriday as Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) decided to drop their first single “Fix Up” off their upcoming reunion album. Produced by Madlib,…

31.10.11

A Tribute To Dilla: Yesterday the BBC aired an incredible show called “BBC Radio 1Xtra Stories: Gone Too Soon” about the legend known as J Dilla presented by…

01.10.11

We all remember “Timeless: The Composer / Arranger Series” that Mochilla brought us a while ago. A few days ago the remixed EP came out containing interesting remixes from…