How appropriate is the timing of this mixtape? My friend Barry, aka Ninjascrawl (his graffiti/design name) aka DJ Wreck-One (His DJ name) hit me up via whatsapp to let me know he finished his latest mix called Hiātus.
Category Archives: Listen
Listen: The Seed (2.0) by The Roots
I wish I could see The Roots live.
Listen: Black Star by Mos Def & Talib Kweli
Sometimes it’s not just a song that shapes you. It’s an album. (Remember those??) Times have changed. But I do remember buying this CD in a record store during a trip to LA. with money saved from my allowance. Gosh this album changed me. This changed me. Mos Def x Talib Kweli forever. I thank the soul who uploaded the full album online. Pass it on.
Listen: Get Dis Money by Slum Village
Slum Village on a Sunday x
Listen: Priority by Mos Def
Peace before everything / God before anything / Love before anything / Real before everything…
Before he was Yasiin Bey, he was Mos Def. He’s of the artists that I can look back on and still appreciate the music he created as if it were released today. Priority (from The Ecstatic) is one of those songs.
Listen: Dreamer by Isbells
well your prayers will be heard / the moment you start believing
Listen: Gunshot by Lykke Li
Adding more sections as the weeks progress, currently listening to “Gunshot” by Lykke Li.