Day: January 31, 2018

The Soulquarians – Part 3

Bilal Bilal Sayeed Oliver (born August 23, 1979),[3] better known mononymously as Bilal, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He is currently an independent artist residing in New York City.[4] Bilal is noted for his wide vocal range, his work across multiple genres, and his live performances. He has been well received, both nationally and internationally, with an … Continue reading “The Soulquarians – Part 3”

The Soulquarians – Part 2

On this post , I’ll share with you my favorite artists from that golden age and their albums . First we start with this one : D’Angelo  Voodoo is the second studio album of  D’Angelo. It was recorded during 1998 to 1999 at Electric Lady Studios in New York City, with an extensive line-up of musicians associated with the Soulquarians musical collective. Produced … Continue reading “The Soulquarians – Part 2”

The Soulquarians – Part 1

The Soulquarians were a neo soul and alternative hip hop-informed musical collective. The collective, formed during the late 1990s, continued into the early 2000s, and produced several well-received albums. Prior to its formation, members Common, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, and Q-Tip were members of the Native Tongues Posse. Producer and drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson of hip hop band The Roots acted as the “musical powerhouse” behind several of the collective’s projects … Continue reading “The Soulquarians – Part 1”

The Native Tongues – Part 3

As we proceed with The Native Tongues movement , i wanna focus on two of my favorite Hip-Hop groups that made this movement to what it is today . First, we’ll talk about De La Soul . De La Soul  De La Soul is one of my favorite hip hop trio that formed in 1987 on Long Island, New York. … Continue reading “The Native Tongues – Part 3”

The Native Tongues – Part 2

In the ’80s and ’90s, the core members of the Native Tongues (Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, and Black Sheep) talked and lived the concept of change—garish print shirts, African medallions, psychedelic album art, digging in the crates for rare grooves, friendly but competitive subliminal disses on wax, subverting stereotypes, and writing rhymes of … Continue reading “The Native Tongues – Part 2”

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