Future Classics

Future Classic: La Melodia “Give it Up”

‘Give it Up’ is the official video for the first single of the ‘Electronic Love EP’ from La Melodia, which was released on September 9th, 2010. Representing Amsterdam, La Melodia is an hip-hop duo that includes MC Melodee and DJ/Producer I.N.T.. Together this innovative duo brings production that is rich …

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Beats

Future Classic: FS Green “Eggs And Pancakes”

Some of Amsterdam’s most promising producers Full Crate & FS Green will drop their beats on the Melting Pot Music’s Hi-Hat vinyl series with volume 5 – “Eggs And Pancakes” on October 22. I gotta say that these guys continue to blow me away with their progressive hip-hop beats like …

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Soul

Future Classic: Erik Rico & Marc Mac “Direct Soul”

I’ve been waiting a few weeks to hear what else the mighty Erik Rico and Marc Mac duo has cooked up since ‘Destiny’ the first single from their ‘Direct Soul EP’ due for an October 24th release. Direct Soul is the highly anticipated EP by L.A.-based multi-instrumentalist, Erik Rico and …

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Soul

Future Classic: Aloe Blacc “Good Things”

Following the huge success of the first single “I Need A Dollar”, Aloe Blacc, the talented multi-instrumentalist, is finally releasing his second album for Los Angeles’ Stones Throw record label. Along with Mayer Hawthorne, the classic soul music sound of the 50’s-60’s is popping up more and more these days …

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Dam Funk - Hood Pass Intact - 12"
Future ClassicsMusic Documentaries
Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Dam-Funk “Hood Pass Intact” Video

Super dope official video for Dam-Funk‘s now instant west coast new-g-funk anthem “Hood Pass Intact“. The original instrumental version of the track made so much noise off his LP that Stones Throw had to re-release this as a single with brand new full on vocal version from the Dame! I …

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Black Milk - Album of the year
Future Classics
Hip-Hop

Future Classic: Black Milk ft. Royce & Elzhi “Deadly Medley”

Brand new album from Black Milk, Detroit’s heir to the king of the beats throne vacated by sir Dilla. I gave it a first listen and thought i’d share my favorite track so far. It features fellow Motor City cats Royce da 5’9″ and Elzhi on the mic. The album …

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Hip-Hop

Future Classic: The Narcicyst ft. Shadia Mansour “Hamdulillah” Video

Check out The Narcicyst ft. Shadia Mansour “Hamdulillah” Video. Great video from the adopted Montreal MC.

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Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Barber Shop Emcee’s “Music, Money & Women” (1999)

I was moving my records to my new place last weekend and I stumbled across that piece of wax that I found back in the day at Tabou Records (R.I.P) in Montreal on Ste-Catherine St. It was DJ Skeptik who introduced me to that track. When I found it in …

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Soul

Future Classic: Ahu “To Love”

Dope dope new stuff from AHU (full name Ahu Kelesoglu). Long tipped as a vocalist to watch, Ahu steps softly from the shadows of her lauded guest appearances to deliver To Love. It’s a captivating performance from the Turkish singer who I first discovered as the lead vocalist for the Flying …

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