The temperature's rising.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
The temperature's rising.
Black Thought, rhymeslayer.
I will never hear the Super Mario Brothers theme the same way again.
Soulful vocal samples and melancholy keys punctuate “Birds Eye View,” the first single from Statik Selektah’s new album.
For my trapped in the ‘90s n*ggas, and everyone else with working ears that claims to love hip-hop, Black Thought is rapping over the “NY State Of Mind” instrumental.
<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/truck-north-oac_back3.jpg"> </a> Truck North's been long affiliated with The Legendary Roots Crew and he's venturing out on his own project, called Our American Cousin.
There are few things to point about this remix to ¡MAYDAY.
The artwork for <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/the-roots">The Roots’</a> thirteenth studio album undun depicts a child completely inverted, mid-air, after springing up from a frayed, dirty and potentially dangerous, mattress.
Even though there were a few diehards showing discipline to refrain from listening to last night's <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/11/new-music-the-roots-feat-phonte-and-dice-raw-one-time">"One Time"</a> leak, the ever-ready folks over at <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/11/28/142873013/first-listen-the-roots-undun">NPR</a> plops down with the "like we always do about this time" face and comes through with the big enchilada for us to gobble up in its entirety before the December 6 street date.
"God bless the nonbelievers, they teach the dreamers how to fly.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/04/jill-scott-feat-anthony-hamilton-so-in-love"> When you take an empty gymnasium, a slew of Philly talent and more sequins than the Emerald City, anything is bound to happen. In this instance, Jill Scott, E-V-E and The A Group, her backup songbirds for the moment, pull the guilt trip on brothers without backbone. Jill Scott's The Light of the Sun should be a beacon of hope for those looking for the scarce pool of old-fashioned R&B these days. Remember to tell them the 215 sent you! You can see the light and pre-order the album over at <a href="http://www.missjillscott.com/">www.missjillscott.com</a> now.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/02/the-legendary-a-film-about-the-roots"> In case you missed the news, the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/john-legend-the-roots">John Legend/The Roots</a> tandem were big winners of three Grammy Awards at the 53rd event for having the Best Traditional R&B Vocals, Best R&B Song, and Best R&B Album in Wake Up.
<a href="http://10deep.com/MMJBMIXTAPE/"> Not a lot of need or even room for talk here. The Money Making Jam Boys project is finally delivered today and there's not a lot of spare space for words when you have a group of high-caliber wordsmiths like Black Thought, Dice Raw, P.O.R.N., STS, and Truck North working together. Mick Boogie & Terry Urban put the mix down so everything's ready for consumption. To download The Prestige Mixtape: Jam Boy Magic click thru to <a href="http://10deep.com/MMJBMIXTAPE/">10.Deep's web portal</a>.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/new-music-young-chris-trouble-on-my-mind"> Young Chris' <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/09/download-young-chris-philly-shit">"Philly Sh*t"</a> gets an extra large remix with the help of some Philly aggins and non-locals who get on the 215 tip to assist the homie.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=160319"> Alright gang, it's the last week for submissions for our <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/01/collect-your-thoughts-the-ultimate-black-thought-compilation-contest">"Collect Your Thoughts" competition</a> ending this Friday.
Photo: <a href="http://www.boneystarks.com/">Boney Starks</a> Our <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/01/collect-your-thoughts-the-ultimate-black-thought-compilation-contest">"Collect Your Thoughts" competition</a> is in full swing and the entries are coming in daily.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/01/video-jay-pharoah-x-money-making-jam-boys">Art: <a href="http://artbyshake.com/">Shake</a> Ready or not, here come the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/money-making-jam-boys">Money Making Jam Boys</a>.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/black-thought">Black Thought</a> has been releasing recorded music since 1992 and has long since established himself as one of the most fierce and prolific emcees in history.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/11/money-making-jam-boys-judgement-day-video"> In case you haven't heard, the Money Making Jam Boys consist of Truck North, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/sts">Sugar Tongue Slim</a>, Dice Raw and the legendary Black Thought.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=141322"> Somehow, I got wind of this release late but knew to be watching out for it today. Many forget <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/black-thought">Black Thought's</a> live performance abilities as the discussion of his placement among the top emcees gets debated.