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Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by Stevo | No Comments | Category: Downloads, Music, Rap
Jay Dot Rain, one of, if not THE dopest MC coming out of Alabama right now recently dropped his latest project, Cooley Fly Chronicles II. The front line member of the KIP$ET collective delivers again with a body of work fully produced by the Block Beattaz. I really feel like I’m from Alabama, when I listen to Jay Dot, which I consider a good thing. Forever repping for everyone working hard to come up, Rainey will be sure to have you wanting to get out and get it. Nothing ever wrong with motivation music that’s actually dope. Don’t be late to the KIP$ET campaign and download Cooley Fly Chronicles II HERE.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by Stevo | No Comments | Category: Music, Rap
The New Orleans, 7th Ward MC, Pell, releases his new project, Floating While Dreaming, and I must say, it’s the truth. From the cover art to the quality of the music. I appreciate Pell because he has a story to tell and tells it clearly and honestly. He talks about what he’s been through, what he’s going through, and what he’s doing to make his life better through all of the tragedy. One thing I always like about Southern MC’s is when they sing or add a few melodies to some records even when they’re not the best of vocalists. They don’t sound bad, but it just shows the soul that we possess down here that can’t be duplicated elsewhere. The production on the project is clean and simple and allows Pell to really showcase his lyrics and emotions through his voice. I can see myself playing this for a while. He’ll be selling the project on iTunes for a special $2.99 as well, starting on May 27th. Salute to Chris and DJ Wally Sparks.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by Corey Davis | No Comments | Category: Culture, Events
We’re going be raging out at the Dept. Store in Edgewood after the movie’s premiere this Thursday, May 22nd, at 10PM. Hosted by the Greedmont Goon Squad, with sounds by Noahxzark and Durrty Martinez, this should definitely be a night to remember. If you’re going to be in Atlanta this evening, this is the only place to be… If you haven’t gotten you tickets for the screening yet, here’s the link.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by Team Greedmont | No Comments | Category: Music, Rap, RnB/Jazz/Soul
Following the momentum of his driving dancefloor record with AC Slater, “On The Run“ released under Skrillex‘ new label, The Nest, Baltimore-born, Atlanta-based vocalist/lyricist/producer Mic
All three EP’s are self-produced, arranged, and written. and hold a heavy influence from the funk and soul of the Late 70′s – Early 80′s, and are delivered with the sensibilities of contemporary hip-hop and electronic music. The title, artwork and subject matter of the songs glow with deeper meaning; esoteric references to the literary works and spiritual teachings of Drunvalo Melchizedek, Eckhart Tolle and Baba Ram Dass of love, inner peace, and ascension. Each EP highlights a different phase of the Time Traveler’s journey, each one venturing further inward, through personal dysfunction, through his own ego, and through life challenges, seeking to transcend it all and find our innermost essence in the heart.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by Team Greedmont | No Comments | Category: Entertainment, Events, Music, Rap, RnB/Jazz/Soul
Tomorrow, May 21st at Mother is a special edition of MOVE. A.ware will be hosting and celebrating the release of “Good Morning Midnight”. Sounds will be provided by Xavier BLK, and Jeremy Avalon, no cover and drink specials all night long see you there!
Monday, May 19, 2014 by Team Greedmont | No Comments | Category: Art, Culture, Entertainment, movies, Photography
Here are some dope Behind-the-Scenes photos caught by Zahra Omer during the production of our short film, A Day in the Life of Tim Friday, which premieres this Thursday, May 22nd, at Midtown Art Cinema. Tickets available here!
Saturday, May 17, 2014 by Corey Davis | No Comments | Category: Art, Daily Inspiration
Making its auction debut at the Sotheby’s New York Evening Auction of Contemporary Art auction last night, Jeff Koon’s Popeye sculpture sold for an impressive $28,165,000. Sotheby’s reports that the seven-foot-tall “monumental sculpture conjuring the spirit of Warhol’s Pop art masterworks” was purchased by hotelier Steve Wynn and will be displayed in one of his hotels in Las Vegas.
Leading up to the sale, Sotheby’s produced the video above that features Contemporary Art Worldwide’s co-head Alexander Rotter giving a brief history on the cultural importance of the Popeye character and his appearance in works by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol from the early days of Pop Art. He also speaks talks about the importance of Popeye to Koons as “the first pure American hero.” -via Complex
Friday, May 16, 2014 by A.ware | No Comments | Category: Entertainment, Events, Music, Rap, RnB/Jazz/Soul
Tomorrow support the homie Micah Freeman’s release party at the W ! Dope sounds provided by Xavier BLK
“Established singer and songwriter Micah Freeman follows up his 2012 debut with a series of 3 entirely self produced EP’s. Heartspace Vol. 1 is set to be released on May 20th with a special release party and concert to be held at the W Hotel (Downtown) Saturday May 17th at 10pm. 45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd. Atlanta 30308. Party sounds provided by Xavier BLK and Thrice Groove.”
Friday, May 16, 2014 by Destiny Manifest | No Comments | Category: Alternative/Rock, Art, Music, Rap
Thursday, May 15, 2014 by A.ware | No Comments | Category: Entertainment, Events, Music, Rap
As promised today is the day to check out Big Cheeko’s new effort “The Ambassador Project”. The tape features a few Atlanta favorites such as GripPlyaz, Go Dreamer and many more. Cheeko has a really impressive flow so I’m anxious to check the project out in its entirety! Also if you’re in ATL tonight stop by Buckhead thread for his album release party. Flyer below (more…)