Future Classics

Future Classic: Ayah “Forgive me love”

Dope soul song from Toronto’s AYAH. Produced by Jazzy Jeff.

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Future Classic : Kayne, Kweli & Consequence “Chain Heavy”

Like a lot of people I have mixed feelings about Kayne. As a producer and all around musical art director I have nothing but respect. As an emcee is where I find him kind of average. On tracks where you have a lot of quality MC’s he clearly isn’t on …

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Future Classic: Maddslinky “Make a change” LP

Most definitely one of the essential records of 2010 for me. Zed Bias makes a furious comeback under his Maddslinky moniker, not that he’d been away but it had been a while since he’d released under his aka more geared towards broken beat and future soul. For those who are …

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Future Classic: Jammer “10 Man Roll”

Pretty good track and even better video from Jammer, recently signed to Big Dada records (affiliated with Ninja Tune). Taking you on a little 4 minute trip of the past, present and future of UK grime. Featuring Boy Better Know members Skepta, JME and Frisco… dope.

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Future Classic: Slakah the Beatchild “Something Forever”

What do you get when you mix the flavour of Raphael Saadiq with the musical genius of J-Dilla, then throw it in a pot and season it with a little Stevie Wonder & Quincy Jones? A glimpse into the soulful fresh style & sounds of Slakah the Beatchild. Slakah who …

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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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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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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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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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