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RJD2 is Back with his Best Single in Years

by Zatoon

RJD2 is the maniacal beat wizard behind some of the last two decade’s best music. If you live under a decidedly boring rock and don’t know what I’m talking about, go check out “Ghostwriter“, “Milk Tooth“, and “Smoke & Mirrors“. He consistently samples and adapts old grooves into the freshest glass of funk you have […]

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“SHE BE LOOKIN” Rojai x GYREFUNK

by Zatoon

GYREFUNK, an often overlooked contributor to the bay area modern funk scene, teams up with Rojai, frontman for SF Bay Area’s BAYONICS, for the titled track “She Be Lookin”. Filled with live instrumentation, the bassline and breakbeat are enough to start your heart racing. Adding Rojai’s infectious vocals, they’ve created what’s sure to be a […]

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Kenny Dope – Get On Down (DJ Deckstream Remix)

by Zatoon

Remember the acid jazz track Get On Down, by Kenny Dope? Well, now there is a mellow jazz remix of the song by DJ Deckstream! Check it out: it’s still on point with it’s jazzy vibe, but makes sure it’s very mellowed out to its core with the track’s nice use of re-recorded vocals and […]

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SABROSO! A Road Trip to Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

by Zatoon

This documentary video takes you on a journey along the caribbean coast of colombia’s rich music culture.  IT’S A RHYTHM THING  Explore the vibrant culture of the contemporary Caribbean music scene in this Native Instruments original documentary. Producer Mauricio Alvarez takes us on a trip from Bogotá to the Colombian coast in an attempt to […]

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Offical Trailer ‘Finding Fela’ To Begin Its North American Theatrical Run In August

by Zatoon

Finding Fela, the documentary from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney which Okayafrica/Okayplayer co-produced alongside Jigsaw Productions and Knitting Factory Entertainment, will begin its North American theatrical run in August.  Watch it below and scroll on for a list of North American theatrical dates. The Finding Felasoundtrack, which includes 17 of Fela’s classic tracks plus a never-before released live version of “Colonial Mentality” […]

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T SHIRT TUESDAYS PRESENTS: THE CITY OF NEW YORK TEE

by Zatoon

Now that we know the meaning of what Zatoon is from last weeks T Shirt Tuesdays: Z Tree, lets talk about one of the greatest cities and originators of Hip Hop…The City of New York. Weather its Spike Lee, Issac Hayes, Biggie, Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy, or Jam Master Jay all of the heavy and […]

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TEE SHIRT TUESDAYS PRESENTS: THE Z TREE

by Zatoon

Zatoon is the Arabic word for “olive” – and like the strong roots of the olive tree that nourishes so many, Zatoon stands firm to help foster originality and creativity in the world around us. Our mission is to celebrate the innovative expressions of music, art, and fashion – and the common bonds they share. The […]

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ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE performs THIS Friday in San Francisco!

by Zatoon

Earshot Entertainment and BRS Global are teaming up with ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE, The Starship Connection, and Rojai & E. Live with a unforgettable performance this Friday, June 6th, at Brick and Mortar. Electric Wire Hustle, a native funky New Zealand group with soulful beats just finished their performance in Philly opening up for The Roots and are headed towards the […]

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Lil John Roberts Debut Album “The Heartbeat”

by Zatoon

Here is the 1st single release from Philly/Atl drummer Lil’ John Roberts forth coming album “The Heartbeat” release on June 3, 2014 “Get Right” feat. Sa-Roc The MC and Producer/D.J.Sol Messiah Lil John Roberts has been a top drummer in music for over two decades, recording, playing and working with a who’s who of artists […]

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Legendary Drummer Harvey Mason RELEASES RECORDS DEBUT Album “Chameleon”

by Zatoon

A quick read through Harvey Mason’s bio doubles as a brief history in jazz fusion and smooth jazz, as the Atlantic City-born drummer has laid down the beat for numerous pieces in the genre’s canon, including Herbie Hancock’s Head Hunters and Man-Child, George Benson’s Breezin‘, and Grover Washington, Jr.’s Mister Magic. Moreover, dozens of hip-hop […]

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