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Foreign Exchange – Authenticity (Video)

Shoutouts to NC alt-Soul group Foreign Exchange, for the release of one of the best conceptual videos I have seen all year. FE has been on a tear since their Grammy nomination last year, and this video further cements their place in the upper echelon of today’s R&B acts. If you missed their private show in Durham last night, then make sure you check out the video & purchase Authenticity on iTunes…


Phonte – Unreleased Joints

The other night, Phonte went wild & released a whole bunch of unheard music. Some of it was pure hilarity(RZA is the World/I Wanna Do It), but others are gems that were meant to be heard(Paper Lines/Unreleased Bleek).

I had never heard of G.I.M.M.E before, which was basically Little Brother before Little Brother. Tay threw a couple of those joints up there. Also included is a song that he and Mr. Porter submitted for a major artist’s album a few years back. Wanna find out who it was, click right here to hear these jams for FREE…

While we are on the subject of Phonte, it’s been a heavily stated fact that he 9th have set their differences aside and are now collaborating on some new music. If I am not mistaken their is a song in the works with Drake and J. Cole. I think that sounds dope, and would be a great look for Tay. I will keep you posted. In the meantime, check out this new video….


Foreign Exchange – Maybe She’ll Dream of Me (Video)

I can’t lie, after hearing Connected, the expectations for Leave It All Behind were astronomical. Then it came out… Instead of using the same equation of soulful hip hop beats with top notch lyricism and song writing, it was alternative soul music over vivid musical landscapes. Needless to say, I didn’t grasp it like others did. But the one thing that LIAB did do for me was to set me up for their new offering, Authenticity. Shoutout to Phonte & Nicolay for coming together on another excellent piece of artistry…