• Beastie Boys

    An Open Letter to NYC Beastie Boys

    Beastie Boys

    Beastie Boys were an American hip-hop trio from New York City, United States: Brooklyn and Manhattan. Originally formed as a four-piece hardcore punk band, The Young Aborigines, in 1978 by Michael Diamond (vocals), John Berry (guitar; died May 2016), Adam Yauch (bass) and Kate Schellenbach (drums), for the majority of its career the group consisted of Mike D (real name Michael Diamond), Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz) and, until his death in May 2012, MCA (Adam Yauch). The Beastie Boys were the first successful white rap group and one of the few acts from the early days of hip-hop that still enjoyed Read more on Last.fm.

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    New York's My Home Robert Goulet, The Camelot Orchestra, Franz Allers

    Robert Goulet, The Camelot Orchestra, Franz Allers

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    • Beastie Boys

      An Open Letter to NYC Beastie Boys

      Beastie Boys

      Beastie Boys were an American hip-hop trio from New York City, United States: Brooklyn and Manhattan. Originally formed as a four-piece hardcore punk band, The Young Aborigines, in 1978 by Michael Diamond (vocals), John Berry (guitar; died May 2016), Adam Yauch (bass) and Kate Schellenbach (drums), for the majority of its career the group consisted of Mike D (real name Michael Diamond), Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz) and, until his death in May 2012, MCA (Adam Yauch). The Beastie Boys were the first successful white rap group and one of the few acts from the early days of hip-hop that still enjoyed Read more on Last.fm.

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      New York's My Home Robert Goulet, The Camelot Orchestra, Franz Allers

      Robert Goulet, The Camelot Orchestra, Franz Allers

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      • Sons of Kemet

        For The Culture (feat. D Double E) Sons of Kemet

        Sons of Kemet

        Sons of Kemet is a British jazz group formed in 2011 that consists of Shabaka Hutchings, Tom Skinner, Theon Cross, and Eddie Hick (Seb Rochford quit Sons of Kemet in late 2016). The group uses saxophone and clarinet (Hutchings), tuba (Cross), and a revolving cast of two drummers (Skinner, Hick) to make their music and plays a mixture of jazz, rock, Caribbean folk, and African music. Cross replaced Oren Marshall on tuba. The band won Best Jazz Act at the 2013 MOBO Awards. These collaborative players have previously won major praise in celebrated acts such as Polar Bear, Hello Skinny, Read more on Last.fm.

      • Soul II Soul

        Keep on Movin' (feat. Caron Wheeler) Soul II Soul

        Soul II Soul

        Soul II Soul is a two-time Grammy winning act that emerged at the end of the 1980s from London. The group initially attracted attention as a sound system, playing records at house and street parties (where their clothing style - dubbed "Funki Dred" - quickly made a splash, inspiring them to start a line of clothing). Founded by Jazzie B and featuring a changing roster of other musicians - notably Nellee Hooper, Simon Law, Phillip 'Daddae' Harvey and Caron Wheeler - Soul II Soul's experiments in music-making of their own resulted in the dub plate "Fairplay," which secured them a Read more on Last.fm.

      • SBTRKT

        Hold On (feat. Sampha) SBTRKT

        SBTRKT

        SBTRKT is Aaron Jerome, a producer based in London. He performs behind a mask every time he plays out. 5 things about SBTRKT: 1) His live show includes his main collaborator Sampha on vocals and keyboards. 2) The name came about to create a musical identity separate from any single person. 3) Much of the music being played is electronic based but some recent material is live. 4) First gig was at fabric in Room 1 at Get Familiar. 5) SBTRKT is pronouced 'Subtract'. Having wrapped up remixes for Basement Jaxx (‘Scars’) and Franz Ferdinand (‘Send Him Away’), he’s got Read more on Last.fm.

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        Balafô Douma N'Famady Kouyaté

        N'Famady Kouyaté

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        • Mykki Blanco

          It's Not My Choice (feat. Blood Orange) Mykki Blanco

          Mykki Blanco

          Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. (born April 2, 1986) is a New York based performance artist, poet and hip-hop musician whose genius keeps her profile on a steady rise. Founder of performance art collective NO FEAR, Quattlebaum performs regularly under the moniker of Mykki Blanco, an unexpectedly brash alter-ego that manages to simultaneously blend the rap genre's prescribed machismo with references to pioneering hip-hop femme fatales and gay club kids. From The Silence of Duchamp to the Noise of Boys, her first poetry collection written over the course of six years in a myriad of different cities, was released by New Read more on Last.fm.