Monday, September 01st, 2014
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DON’T SLEEP: Diamond District “First Step” (prod. by Oddisee) [SINGLE]

DON’T SLEEP: Diamond District “First Step” (prod. by Oddisee) [SINGLE]

Diamond District is back. After dropping their classic debut LP “In The Ruff” back in 2009, the three members released amazing material individually (Oddisee, yU & Uptown X.O.) in the 5 years between projects but Mello Music Group is set to release their sophomore project “March On Washington” on October 14th, 2014. Don’t sleep… One. [...]

August 26, 2014 Dart Adams Heaters, Singles 0

T.I. Pens “New National Anthem”

T.I. Pens “New National Anthem”

With all the turmoil that’s been going on T.I. couldn’t have picked a better time to drop this joint with Skylar Grey. “New National Anthem” finds Tip taking a rare political stance with a powerful chorus. This needs to go into rotation ASAP! “The hell is you doing?” T.I.’s ninth solo album Paperwork: The Motion [...]

August 22, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Singles 0

Lauryn Hill Releases “Black Rage (Sketch)”, Dedicates It to Ferguson

Lauryn Hill Releases “Black Rage (Sketch)”, Dedicates It to Ferguson

Ms. Hill has bee rocking this at live shows for a couple of years. Now in the wake of the turmoil in Ferguson, MO she’s released an early working version of the song for the internets. Seems very appropriate for these days and times. Check it out below. An old sketch of Black Rage, done [...]

August 21, 2014 G. Valentino Ball Singles 0

Saigon Connects With DJ Premier For “Nunya”

Saigon Connects With DJ Premier For “Nunya”

We last saw Saigon on the REKS and Hazardis Soundz heater “Marcus Garvey.” Now he’ back with DJ Premier providing the musical foundation for “Nunya.” This will live on Sai’s new album GSNT3: The Troubled Times of Brian Carenard arriving on September 30. These cats make a pretty lethal combo. All the dopeness that you [...]

August 21, 2014 KBB Staff Singles 0

Elle Varner Mourns for Michael Brown in New Song “One Love”

Elle Varner Mourns for Michael Brown in New Song “One Love”

Elle Varner is here to remind us all that music is still capable of empowering and uplifting people with her new song “One Love”. The song was released after the unjust killing of the unarmed teenager Mike Brown by a Ferguson police officer. Varner is expressing her feelings about the situation in Ferguson on this [...]

August 18, 2014 Rodania Singles 0

DON’T SLEEP: AB “About Last Summer…” [NEW PROJECT]

DON’T SLEEP: AB “About Last Summer…” [NEW PROJECT]

AB is one of the most underrated vocalists & producers in R&B today. Many of you might know him as a member of Black Milk’s touring band Nat Turner but AB has been releasing solo material going back to his 2009 project “Student Of My Dream” up through “Prologue Vol. 1″. AB’s mastery of vocal [...]

August 17, 2014 Dart Adams Heaters 1

DON’T SLEEP: Jessie Ware “Say You Love Me” (prod. by BenZel) [SINGLE]

DON’T SLEEP: Jessie Ware “Say You Love Me” (prod. by BenZel) [SINGLE]

You’ve already heard “Tough Love” (at least I hope you have if you’re reading this post written by me on KillerBoomBox right now…). You’ve already heard “Share It All” (Or nah…). You already saw me pick Jessie Ware as the final step of my personal 12 step program to get over the absence of Jai Paul. Now [...]

August 17, 2014 Dart Adams Heaters, Singles 0

DON’T SLEEP: Daniel Laurent “HomeBase” [SINGLE]

DON’T SLEEP: Daniel Laurent “HomeBase” [SINGLE]

Daniel Laurent AKA DL just dropped this brand new single dedicated to Boston which also serves as an homage to Run DMC (especially Jam Master Jay) as well as Boston’s 35 year Adidas culture (which is why DL rhymes over “My Adidas”). Listen to Daniel namedrop several historic & cultural landmarks through the years. Forget [...]

August 17, 2014 Dart Adams Heaters, Singles 0

DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “No Water” (prod. by Jansport J) [SINGLE]

DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “No Water” (prod. by Jansport J) [SINGLE]

I’d just like to first say that this is what I’d hoped “Yeezus” would sound like after hearing “New Slaves”. The Black Opera has returned at the perfect time in my biased opinion. Here’s their statement & explanation of the song’s theme below: “Imagine a world where water is the most valuable commodity, even more [...]

August 15, 2014 Dart Adams Heaters, Singles 0

J. Cole dedicates new song “Be Free” to murder victim Michael Brown

J. Cole dedicates new song “Be Free” to murder victim Michael Brown

J. Cole has been voicing his opinion on the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown on both Twitter and his personal website. Now the Roc Nation rapper has officially released a new song dedicated to Michael Brown who was unjustifiably shot and murdered by a member of the Ferguson Police Department down in St. Louis. [...]

August 15, 2014 Rodania Singles 0