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Thumbnail image for OKP Premiere: Mars Today Offers Hope On “So Far Away” With BigBrooklynRed

OKP Premiere: Mars Today Offers Hope On “So Far Away” With BigBrooklynRed

by Zatoon

Like today’s premiere, we take a firm stance against mediocrity in music. A talented producer, songwriter and performer, Mars Today steps from the background to offer this soulful effort called “So Far Away,” featuring the magical songwriting talents ofBigBrooklynRed. After collaborating with a who’s who of future R&B producers such as Soulection’sEsta, Film Noir’s KRS […]

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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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Cassie – Me & U (Sweater Beats Remix)

by Zatoon

Let Sweater Beats take you down the 2000’s R&B memory lane with this Future R&B remix of Cassie’s classic. Sweater Beats has re-sampled her vocals to rewrite a new track composed of her breaths, her “oh” chants and made choruses out of her “make a move” vocal samples. Very sexy. Enjoy.   Tweet

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Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One Playing Vinyl

by Zatoon

Check out this great video interview of Tuxedo’s Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One.  Its your chance to earhustle on an intimate conversation covering musical tastes and influences. Tweet

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Rojai Releases “SOLITUDE” EP

by Zatoon

SOLITUDE EP –A smooth soulful beginning to 2015    You would be hard pressed to find another artist who reps the eclectic nature of Bay Area music better than Rojai (Row – juh).  Those lucky enough to have tuned into his steadily ascending musical career, (Bayonics , Hot Pocket, Rojai & E-live) have grown accustomed […]

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ZATOON’S FEATURED SUBMISSION “September” by J Tropic & Alyss

by Zatoon

All the way from London,  J Tropic  covers Earth Wind & Fire’s hit song “September” featuring Alyss on vocals, Granted he worked on a hit song, there could have been a million ways he could have messed it up but managed successfully to sidestep all that. The track is less than three minutes long, so by […]

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Ludacris ft. Miguel – Good Lovin’ [Official Audio]

by Zatoon

Ludacris is poised to make his return to music with this new cut featuring R&B crooner Miguel called “Good Lovin’.” This radio-friendly single will lead way for his upcoming Burning Bridges EP set to release this December. Meanwhile, the song highlights smooth new production from Da Internz and has all the makings of a quintessential mainstream record, which raises […]

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Tei Shi – See Me [Official Audio]

by Zatoon

New one from the Brooklyn-based, experimental pop singer Tei Shi as she made some major strides this year with the release of “Basicallsy”, and now follows up with a little curve ball in “See Me.” Co-produced alongside Luca Buccellati and Glass Animals’ Dave Bayley, it’s everything you’d expect from Tei Shi, angelic vocals with minimalistic […]

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Adrian Marcel – Spending the Night Alone (audio)

by Zatoon

One of R&B’s most promising new artists, Adrian Marcel, slows things down, showcasing his smooth vocal prowess, on his new single “Spending The Night Alone.” Following a successful tour with Keyshia Cole this Summer, MARCEL will join Elle Varner on the road this December for six intimate live performances. Garnering high praises out of the gates, MARCEL was declared by Rolling Stone as one of “10 […]

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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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