Kanye West releases ‘Graduation,’ his third album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests (2007)

Kanye West's 'Graduation' is his third studio album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests and released on September 11, 2007 by Def Jam / Roc-A-FellaTrack Listing : 1.Good Morning (Kanye West, Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:15 . . 2.Champion (Kanye West, Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:47 . . 3.stronger (Kanye West, Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De…

Def Jam publish Rihanna’s third album : ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’ featuring ‘Umbrella’ & ‘Don’t Stop the Music’ (2007)

Rihanna's 'Good Girl Gone Bad' feat. 'Umbrella' &'Don't Stop the Music' is her third studio album released on May 31, 2007 by Def Jam /SRP Records.1 . Umbrella (Orange Version) (Official Music Video, w/ JAY-Z) 2 . Umbrella (Pepsi Smash) 3 . Don't Stop The Music 4 . Breakin' Dishes (Control Room) 5 . Breakin' Dishes (BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2007) 6 . Shut Up and Drive (AOL Sessions) 7 .…

Atlantic publish Tori Amos’ second album : ‘Under the Pink’ featuring ‘Cornflake Girl’ (1994)

Tori Amos' 'Under the Pink' feat. 'Cornflake Girl' is her second album released on January 31, 1994 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Pretty Good Year (Tori Amos) - 03:25 . 2.God (Tori Amos) - 03:58 . 3.Bells For Her (Tori Amos) - 05:20 . 4.Past The Mission (Tori Amos) - 04:05 . 5.Baker Baker (Tori Amos) - 03:20 . 6.The Wrong Band (Tori Amos) - 03:03 . 7.The Waitress (Tori Amos) - 03:09 . 8.Cornflake…

Anita O’Day records with Oscar Peterson ‘Anita Sings the Most’ an album for Verve (1957)

Anita O'Day's 'Anita Sings the Most' is an album recorded on January 31, 1957 with Oscar Peterson on piano and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.'S Wonderful/They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:57 . 2.Tenderly (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) - 03:20 . 3.Old Devil Moon (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:53 . 4.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus…

Def Jam publidh Method Man’s debut album : ‘Tical’ featuring ‘Bring the Pain’ (1994)

Method Man's 'Tical' is his debut studio album featuring 'Bring the Pain,' produced mostly by RZA and released November 15, 1994 by Def JamTrack Listing : 1.Tical - 03:57 . 2.Biscuits - 02:50 . 3.Bring The Pain - 03:10 . 4.All I Need - 03:16 . 5.What The Blood Clot - 03:25 . 6.Meth Vs. Chef - 03:36 . 7.Sub Crazy - 02:14 . 8.Release Yo' Delf - 04:15 . 9.P.L.O. Style - 02:36 . 10.I Get My Thang In…

Def Jam publish LL Cool J’s fourth album : ‘Mama Said Knock You Out’ featuring ‘Around the Way Girl’ (1990)

LL Cool J's 'Mama Said Knock You Out' is his fourth studio album produced mostly by Marley Marl and released on September 14, 1990 by Def Jam.Track Listing : 1.The Boomin' System (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 03:41 . . 2.Around The Way Girl (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 04:07 . . 3.Eat 'Em Up, L Chill (Ll Cool J, James Todd Smith, Marlon Williams) - 04:37 .…

Def Jam release LL Cool J ‘s tenth album : ‘The DEFinition’ (2004)

LL Cool J's 'The DEFinition' is his tenth studio album produced partly by Timbaland and released on August 31, 2004 by Def Jam Recordings., N.O. Joe and 7 Aurelius.Track Listing : 1.Headsprung (Timothy Mosley, J.T. "Tiny" Smith) - 04:27 . 2.Rub My Back (J.T. "Tiny" Smith) - 04:43 . 3.I'M About To Get Her (R. Kelly, J.T. "Tiny" Smith) - 04:21 . 4.Move Somethin' (J.T. "Tiny" Smith) - 03:39 .…

Def Jam publish Rihanna’s debut album : ‘Music of the Sun’ featuring ‘Pon de Replay’ (2005)

Rihanna's 'Music of the Sun' feat. 'Pon de Replay' is her debut studio album released on August 30, 2005 by Def Jam Recordings.Track Listing : 1.Pon De Replay (Alisha Brooks, Vada Nobles, Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken) - 04:06 . 2.Here I Go Again (Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, Robyn Fenty, J-Status) - 04:11 . 3.If It'S Lovin' That You Want (Jean Claude Oliver, Samuel Barnes, Makeba Riddick, Alaxsander…

Pink Floyd release ‘The Piper at the Gates of Dawn,’ their debut album mostly written by Syd Barrett (1967)

Pink Floyd's 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn' is their debut album made under Syd Barrett's leadership and released on August 5, 1967 by Emi Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Astronomy Domine (Syd Barrett, Richard Wright) - 04:12 . 2.Lucifer Sam (Syd Barrett) - 03:07 . 3.Matilda Mother (Richard Wright, Syd Barrett) - 03:08 . 4.Flaming (Syd Barrett) - 02:46 . 5.Pow R. Toc H. (Syd Barrett, Roger Waters,…

Happy Birthday Lenny Kravitz. ‘American Showman’

This day (May 26, 1964), in Manhattan, New York, is born Leonard Albert Kravitz better known as Lenny Kravitz, American singer & songwriter Digest Tracklist : Let Love Rule . Be . Freedom Train (Roskilde Festival, 1990) . It ain’t over til its over (Peters Popshow, 1991) . Are you gonna go my way (Pinkpop, 1993) . Rock And Roll is Dead (1995) . Mr. Cab Driver . w/ Vanessa Paradis - Silver…

A&M publish ‘Carpenters,’ their eponymous third album featuring ‘Superstar’ (1971)

'Carpenters' feat. 'Superstar' is their eponymous third studio album released on May 14, 1971 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Rainy Days And Mondays (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 03:40 . 2.Saturday (John Bettis, Richard Carpenter) - 01:20 . 3.Let Me Be The One (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 02:25 . 4.(A Place To) Hideaway (Randy Sparks) - 03:40 . 5.For All We Know (Fred Karlin, Arthur James,…

MCA publish Common’s fourth album : ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ featuring ‘The Light’ (2000)

Common's 'Like Water for Chocolate' is his fourth studio album featuring 'The Light' and released on March 28, 2000 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Time Travelin' (Lonnie Lynn, Michael Archer, James Poyser, James Yancey) - 06:37 . 2.Heat (Lonnie Lynn) - 03:41 . 3.Cold Blooded (Lonnie Lynn, Ahmir Thompson, Michael Archer, Rahzel Brown, Tariq Trotter, Kelo Saunders) - 04:58 . 4.Dooinit (Lonnie Lynn, James…

Parlophone publish Gorillaz third album : ‘Plastic Beach’ produced by Damon Albarn (2010)

Gorillaz's 'Plastic Beach' is their third studio album produced by Damon Albarn and released on March 3, 2010 by Parlophone / Virgin Records.Track Listing : 1.Orchestral Intro (Gorillaz) - 01:09 . 2.Welcome To The World Of The Plastic Beach (Gorillaz, Snoop Dogg) - 03:35 . 3.White Flag (Gorillaz, Bashy Kano) - 03:42 . 4.Rhinestone Eyes (Gorillaz) - 03:19 . 5.Stylo (Gorillaz, Mos Def) - 04:29 .…

The Roots release ‘Things Fall Apart’ with Erykah Badu & Common among other guests (1999)

The Roots' 'Things Fall Apart' is their fourth studio album released on February 23, 1999 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Act Won (Things Fall Apart) (Ahmir Thompson, Spike Lee) - 00:54 . 2.Table Of Contents (Parts 1 & 2) (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq Trotter, Kamal Gray, Rahzel M. Brown, Karl Jenkins, Kyle Jones, Leonard Hubbard, Smart Abdul-Basset) - 03:37 . 3.The Next Movement (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq…

Kanye West releases his debut album : ‘The College Dropout’ featuring ‘Through the Wire,’ ‘Jesus Walks,’ ‘All Falls Down’ and ‘Slow Jamz’…

Kanye West's 'The College Dropout' is his debut studio album released on February 10, 2004 by Roc-A-Fella Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Kanye West) - 00:19 . 2.We Don'T Care (Kanye West, Miri Ben-Ari, Ross Vannelli) - 03:59 . . 3.Graduation Day (Kanye West, John Stephens Miri Ben-Ari) - 01:22 . 4.All Falls Down (Kanye West, Lauryn Hill) - 03:43 . . 5.I'Ll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) - 01:09…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°241 – Vintage 2000s Music Videos

Dr. Dre, 2Pac, Obie Trice, Jibbs, Beyoncé, Chingy, Mos Def, Nate Dogg . Pharoah Monch, Ne-Yo, Blackstreet, 50 Cent, So Solid Crew, Jay-ZThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (05/52) BUT ... in the Noughties 2000s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more Hip-Hop . Soul .…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°100 – Vintage 2000s Music Videos

Donell Jones, Mos Def, Will Smith, Diana Ross, Glamma Kid, Macy Gray, Neneh Cherry, Nas, Gabrielle, Missy Elliott, Whitney Houston, TLCThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (03/52) but in the Noughties 2000s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more Hip-Hop . Soul . Vintage…

Happy Birthday Trombone Shorty. ‘Troy Story’

This day (January 2, 1986), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Troy Andrews a.k.a Trombone Shorty, a trombone and trumpet player from New Orleans.Tracklist : Do to Me, When the Saints Go Marching In (2019) . Brain Stew, Bulls On Parade (2018) . Where It At? (2017) . St. James Infirmary (2015) . @ NBA All Star Game Halftime Show (2014) . @ L'Olympia (2013) . Hurricane Season (2012) . Trombone…

The Roots release their fifth album ‘Phrenology’ recorded with Cody Chesnutt, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott (2002)

The Roots' 'Phrenology' is their fifth studio album featuring Cody ChesnuTT, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott and released on November 26, 2002 by Mca, Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Phrentrow (Ahmir Thompson, Ursula Rucker, Omar Edwards) - 00:18 . 2.Rock You (Tariq Trotter, George Spivey) - 03:12 . 3.!!!!!!! (Ahmir Thompson, Benjamin Kenney, Leonard Hubbard) - 00:24 . 4.Sacrifice (Tariq…

Alicia Keys releases her first live album recorded by MTV : ‘Unplugged’ (2005)

Alicia Keys' 'Unplugged' is her first live (recorded by MTV) album released on October 7, 2005 by J Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro Alicia'S Prayer (Traditional) - 01:11 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) - 02:10 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson, Erika Rose) - 03:03 . 4.A Woman'S Worth (Alicia Keys, Erika Rose, Ernie Isley,…

Epic publish Macy Gray’s second album : ‘The Id’ featuring ‘Sexual Revolution’ (2001)

Macy Gray's 'The Id' is her second studio album released on September 18, 2001 by Epic. Tracklisting : 1.Relating to a Psychopath (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, David Wilder, Darryl Swann) - 04:48 . 2.Boo (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, David Wilder, Darryl Swann, Victor Indrizzo, Zac Rae) - 04:25 . 3.Sexual Revolution (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, David Wilder, Darryl Swann) - 04:45 . 4.Hey Young World…

Lenny Kravitz comes back with ‘Raise Vibration,’ an album full of great kravitzian new songs. Isn’t it time to ask for a ‘Raise’?

Lenny Kravitz' 'Raise Vibration' is his eleventh studio album recorded with guitarist Craig Ross and keyboardist David Baron and released by Roxie Records on September 7, 2018(Source Lenny Kravitz - Raise Vibration | Official Site)<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Lenny-Kravitz-Raise-Vibration-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Lenny Kravitz' 'Raise Vibration' ' />Washington…

Hidden Beach Records publish ‘Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1,’ her debut album (2000)

'Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1' is her debut album released on July 18, 2000 by Hidden Beach.Track Listing : 1.Jilltro (Andre Harris, Darren Henson) - 01:03 . 2.Do You Remember (Jill Scottandre Harris) - 04:43 . 3.Exclusively (Jill Scott, Jeff Townes) - 02:05 . 4.Gettin' In The Way (Jill Scott, Vidal Davis) - 03:56 . 5.A Long Walk (Jill Scottandre Harris) - 04:41 . 6.I Think It'S…

Please Weight on Line

From 'Fat Boy Rag' to 'Fine Fat Daddy', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Fat and Fats'. It has Roland Kirk, Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla & Goyeneche, Swing Shift Band and many more..

Big Boi releases his debut solo album : ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty’ (2010)

Big Boi's 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' is his debut solo studio album released on July 5, 2010 by Purple Ribbon / Def Jam1 . Daddy Fat Sax (Rooftop Session) 2 . Follow Us (w/ Vonnegutt, Official Video) 3 . Follow Us (Atlanta, GA, Smith's Olde Bar) 4 . Shutterbugg (w/ Cutty, Official Video) 5 . General Patton (Official Video) 6 . You Ain't No DJ (w/ Yelawolf, Official Video) 7 .…

Bill Evans records ‘Sunday at the Village Vanguard’ with Scott Lafaro and Paul Motian (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Sunday at the Village Vanguard' is an album recorded on June 25, 1961 at the Village Vanguard in New-York City and released the same year by Riverside?Track Listing : 1.Gloria'S Step (Take 2) (Scott Lafaro) - 06:09 . 2.My Man'S Gone Now (George Gershwin) - 06:21 . 3.Solar (Miles Davis) - 08:52 . 4.Alice In Wonderland (Take 2) (Sammy Fain) - 08:34 . 5.All Of You (Take 2) (Cole Porter)…

Kanye West release ‘Yeezus’ his sixth album featuring ‘Black Skinhead’ and ‘Bound 2’ (2013)

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' is his sixth studio album featuring 'Black Skinhead' and 'Bound 2' and released on June 18, 2013 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella Records. 1 . BLKKK SKKKN HEAD 2 . Black Skinhead (on SNL) 3 . Kanye Explaining "I Am A God" from Yeezus 4 . New Slaves (on SNL) 5 . New Slaves (w/ Charlie Wilson, Later Archive) 6 . Flashing Lights (w/ Dwele) 7 . Blood On The Leaves (Later... with Jools…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Blue Room (1985) 2 . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) 3 . Body And Soul (1980) 4 . w/ George Benson - Salute to John Hammond (1975) 5 . In Musikhalle Hamburg Germany (1973) 6 . Moonglow (1972) 7 . w/ Jack Duffy &…

Marlena Shaw records the album ‘Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?’ for Blue Note (1974)

Marlena Shaw's 'Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?' is an album recorded on June 12 and December 3, 4, 5 & 6, 1974 by Blue Note.1 . Feel like making love (New Morning, Paris 29.03.2010) Track Listing : 1.You, Me And Ethel / Street Walking Woman (Marlena Shaw / Loonis Mcglohon, Byron Olson) - 06:20 . 2.You Taught Me How To Speak In Love (Molly Ann Leiken, Art Munson) - 03:52 . 3.Davy (Bernard Ighner)…

Happy Birthday Bernard Purdie. ‘So Pretty’

This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Sugaray Rayford - (2018) 2 . w/ Roy Bennett - Battle (2016) 3 . Souper Groove (2015) 4 . Funky Grooves in Japan (2013) 5 . @ NAMM (2012) 6 . w/ Chuck Rainey, David T Walker, Lou Donaldson - Tighten Up (1993) 7 . w/ Under Kontrol - Live in France (2011) 8…

RCA publish Annie Lennox’ third solo album : ‘Bare’ (2003)

Annie Lennox 'Bare' is her third studio album released on June 5 (Europe) & 10 (North America), 2003 by Rca / J Records.1 . A Thousand Beautiful Things 2 . A Thousand Beautiful Things (Official Video) 3 . Wonderful (The Depot Sessions) 4 . Loneliness (The Plaza, New York City 2004) Track Listing : 1.A Thousand Beautiful Things (Annie Lennox) - 03:07 . 2.Pavement Cracks (Annie Lennox) - 05:10…

LL Cool J releases ‘Walking with a Panther,’ his third album featuring ‘I’m That Type of Guy’ (1989)

L L Cool J's 'Walking with a Panther' is his third studio album co-produced mostly by L.L. Cool J and Dwayne Simon and released June 13, 1989, on Def Jam Recordings.1 . Smokin Dopin 2 . I'm That Type Of Guy 3 . Going Back To Cali (Official Video) 4 . Big Ole Butt 5 . One Shot At Love 6 . Jingling Baby 7 . Jingling Baby (Extended Version) Track Listing : 1.Droppin' Em (Dwayne Simon, J.T. Smith) -…

Robert Palmer releases ‘Secrets,’ his fifth solo album featuring ‘Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)’ (1979)

Robert Palmer's 'Secrets' feat. 'Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor)' is his fifth solo album released in June 1979 by Island.1 . Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor) 2 . Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor) (Midnight Special) Track Listing : 1.Bad Case Of Loving You (Moon Martin) - 03:10 . 2.Too Good To Be True (Robert Palmer) - 02:54 . 3.Can We Still Be Friends (Todd Rundgren) -…

J Records publish Alicia Keys’ debut album : ‘Songs in A Minor’ featuring ‘Fallin” (2001)

Alicia Keys' 'Songs in A Minor' is her debut studio album (featuring only one song 'Jane Doe' in the key of A minor) released on June 5, 2001 by J Records .1 . Girlfriend (2002 NBA All Star Weekend) 2 . How Come You Don't Call Me (Later With Jools Holland) 3 . How Come You Don't Call Me (Official HD Video) 4 . Fallin' (Official HD Video) 5 . Fallin (Manchester Cathedral) 6 . Troubles (Live) 7 .…

Metallica release their sixth album : ‘Load’ featuring ‘Until It Sleeps’ (1996)

Metallica's 'Load' feat. 'Until It Sleeps' is their sixth studio album released on June 4, 1996 by Elektra Vertigo.1 . Ain't My Bitch (Live, Cunning Stunts) 2 . Ain't My Bitch (Reading Festival, 1997) 3 . 2x4 (1995.08.26, Donington, U.K.) 4 . 2x4 (1995.08.23 London, UK) 5 . Until It Sleeps (Official Music Video) 6 . Until it Sleeps (Live, Cunning Stunts) 7 . Until It Sleeps (Video Music Awards…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Still Life,’ a live album recorded during their previous year American Tour (1982)

The Rolling Stones' 'Still Life' is a live album recorded during the band's American Tour in 1981 and released on June 1, 1982 by Rolling Stones/Virgin.1 . Let's Spend The Night Together (Tempe, Arizona '81) 2 . Shattered (Tempe, Arizona '81) 3 . The Shattered (Hampton Coliseum , 1981) 4 . The Twenty Flight Rock (Hampton Coliseum, 1981) 5 . Twenty Flight Rock (Tempe, Arizona '81) 6 . The Going To…