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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #20-11

20. Jack + Eliza – Hold the Line The way Jack + Eliza’s sunny vocals intertwined to perfection on their debut single “Hold The Line”. Their method of exchanging solo lines before harmonizing together wasn’t new, but excels thanks to their charming tones. I always envisioned this song best played at a beach-side sunset. 19. […]

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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #30-21

We’re now approaching the second half of my favorite 60 tracks of 2014. #30-21 are below and see the rest of the list at these links: #40-31 #50-41 #60-51 30. Kendrick Lamar – i Considering the dark, gritty street narratives of good kidd, Madd city, I don’t think anyone would have predicted Kendrick would chose […]

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2014 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks #50-41

We’re just getting started with the top 60 tracks of 2014 and here comes #50-14. 50. Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk ft Bruno Mars Here’s the history of my love for “Uptown Funk”. Saw Mark Ronson was dropping a song with Bruno Mars and an appearance on SNL was booked before the world even heard […]

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Big K.R.I.T. – King of The South and Cadillactica album

Hopefully, you’re already aware that the return of Big KRIT is imminent. If not, you have plenty of opportunity to enjoy the talented Mississippi-bred rapper/producer’s latest album, Cadillactica. The ambitious new effort is only K.R.I.T.’s second official studio album, but the “king remembered in time” feels like a veteran with countless mixtape and two EP’s […]

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Nas – The Season

Kendrick has a banger on the way. Prhyme’s early efforts sound solid. Gambino made a proper Atlanta-appreciation mixtape. Maybe hip-hop isn’t dead after all? This new NaS record continues that trend with an excellent new single off his highly anticipated next album. “The Season” will surely wow hip-hop heads with lyrical wordplay you’d come from […]

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MASH-UP: The Melker Project – Triller EP ft MJ, Juicy J, the Notorious B.I.G., Future & more

As teased last week, The Melker Project just released his latest mash-up project, Triller. The Michael Jackson-themed EP lives up to the heights of past efforts like Ballin’ Oates and Red Hot Trilli Peppers, but sounds even more well executed. Biggie’s vocals from “Big Poppa” make for  a perfect match with the laid back groove of […]

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MASH-UP: The Melker Project – It (Michael Jackson x Young Dro)

It is probably safe to say you have very specific memories tied to Michael Jackson’s classic release Thriller. The legendary album had countless hits and sold over 29 MILLION copies in the US alone. In a year where there might not be a single album to reach platinum status, that is unbelievable. I have a […]