Crush of the Week

Crush of the Week: The Stuyvesants – Refined {Stream}

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Listening to The Stuyvesants’ (not pictured above) Refined album puts a nice close to this crazy work week. It is literally 25 minutes of aural bliss. The two-man band from Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY, Producer Allan Cole (Algorythm), and record collector Darien Victor Birks (Flwrpt), pays homage to 70s classic soul. We can dig it fellas. Click below and find out for yourself.

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Music Break

Music Break: Cymphonique’s Something


This awesome song was sampled from Michel’le’s classic, Something In My Heart:

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Music Break

Happy Birthday Tupac!

Since you will see a million Tupac tributes today, I’ll just leave you with the funniest scenes from one of my favorite “hood classic” films, Poetic Justice.

For those who have not seen the film, here are the deets:
Justice (Janet Jackson), a beautician, is going to Oakland for a hair show. However, on the day of the show she finds out that her car battery is dead. Justice then confides in her friend Kesha (Regina King) for help. Kesha informs her that her boyfriend, Chicago (Joe Torry) and his homeboy, Lucky (Tupac) are headed to Oakland for business anyhow and suggests that she catch a ride with them. BUT what Justice does not know is that Lucky is the flirtatious mailman who advances her everyday he drops off mail at her shop. This is what happens:

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