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Hip-Hop Mash-ups Rap

Terry Urban Presents…Nas & Amy Winehouse – Me & Mr. Jones

Well, this is pretty amazing. Nas + Amy Winehouse via Terry Urban. Stream below. Terry Urban Presents: Nas x Amy Winehouse – Mr. & Mr. Jones by Okayplayer on Mixcloud

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Brit Pop

R.I.P. Amy Winehouse (1983-2011)

photo via Spin/Alexandro Auler/Latincontent/Getty One of the first acts I was enamored with when I decided to seek out music beyond the realm of hip-hop. Of course, the first track I heard Ms. Winehouse on was the “You Know I’m No Good” remix featuring Ghostface Killah. Mark Ronson and Winehouse essentially jump started the retro-pop/soul […]

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albums Electronic

The Klaxons: Mercury Winners? Is It A "Myth"?

I have mentioned the Nationwide Mercury Prize a few times in posts, but haven’t really explained it. Basically, its an award show that highlights the best British and Irish albums of the past year. The albums nominated are voted on by a board of music executives from across the pond and usually don’t get much […]

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albums Brit Pop

Amy Winehouse: "Back" to the Future

Amy Winehouse Back to Black – 4.5 /5 Narks I first heard English songstress, Amy Winehouse, on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio One show (where I have found more gems than not), but not because I was interested in her. Ms. Winehouse’s breakthrough single, “You Know I’m No Good”, featured the only and only, Wu Tang […]