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  • G I R L G I R L Quick View

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    G I R L

    Redefining cool for a new generation, Pharrell Williams is a creative force, using music, fashion, and design to express his distinctive style. From his beginnings as a teenage prodigy and multi-instrumentalist in Virginia Beach back in the early '90s, through enough hits to earn him Billboard's Producer of the Decade in 2010, to his current status as multi-media superstar, Williams has never stopped creating. Starting his producing career as one half of The Neptunes with Chad Hugo, Williams has helped create such classics as Daft Punk's Get Lucky, Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines, Nelly's Hot in Herre, Jay-Z's I Just Wanna Love U (Give it 2 Me), Britney Spears's I'm A Slave 4 U, and Justin Timberlake's Like I Love You.


    With over 100 million copies of his productions sold, his music sounds like something no one else has thought of just yet. He's also created a new way of looking at established stars like SnoopDogg, Madonna, and even the Rolling Stones. Over four albums, Williams and Hugo along with Shae Haley created an unpredictable hybrid as part of the alt-rock/hip-hop group N.E.R.D. His prolific body of work also ranges from designing a sculpture with Tokyo-born artist Takashi Murakami to accessories and jewelry for luxury goods brands Louis Vuittonand Moncler. Now, with his latest venture i am OTHER a multi-media creative collective that serves as an umbrella for all his endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club & ICECREAM apparel, textile company Bionic Yarn and dedicated YouTube channel Williams' vision continues to push pop culture forward.


    G I R L is Pharrell's highly anticipated new album, and features the hit single, Happy, an international phenomenon and radio smash. Happy was first featured on Despicable Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). It is nominated for an OSCAR this year for Best Original Song, and Pharrell will perform Happy on the OSCARs on March 2nd, on ABC.


    Happy has sold more than 2.3 million tracks worldwide, and has topped the chart in more than 175 countries. Currently in the US, the song generates over 120 million weekly audience impressions across 6 radio formats - Top 40, Rhythm, Hot AC, Urban, Urban AC, and AAA. Happy has also just been certified Platinum.


    In addition to the excitement of Pharrell's new album, he just took home four Grammy Awards, including including Producer of the Year, Album of the Year for Daft Punk s Random Access Memories, and Record of the Year as well as Best Pop Duo/Performance for Daft Punk's Get Lucky.

    1. Marilyn Monroe
    2. Brand New (feat. Justin Timberlake)
    3. Hunter
    4. Gush
    5. Happy
    6. Come Get It Bae (feat. Miley Cyrus)
    7. Gust Of Wind (feat. Daft Punk)
    8. Lost Queen
    9. I Know Who You Are (feat. Alicia Keys)
    10. It Girl
    Pharrell Williams
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  • The Essential R. Kelly The Essential R. Kelly Quick View

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    The Essential R. Kelly

    Best of compilation.


    Provocative R&B singer/songwriter who lent his honey-dripped vocals to booty anthems, tender ballads, and bizarre hip-hoperas.

    LP 1
    1. Bump n' Grind
    2. Honey Love (Radio Fade)
    3. Sex Me (Part I) (Street Radio Edit)
    4. You Remind Me of Something
    5. Your Body's Callin'
    6. Down Low (Nobody Has to Know)
    7. When a Woman's Fed Up
    8. I Believe I Can Fly (Radio Edit)
    9. I'm Your Angel


    LP 2
    1. I Wish (Album Version)
    2. Feelin' On Yo Booty
    3. Ignition (Remix)
    4. Step in the Name of Love (Remix - Radio Edit)
    5. Trapped In the Closet Chapter 1
    6. Happy People (Radio Edit)
    7. I'm a Flirt Remix
    8. When a Woman Loves
    9. U Saved Me (Album Version)

    R. Kelly
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  • Brandy Brandy Quick View

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    Brandy

    Brandy is the self-titled debut album by American R&B singer Brandy. It was originally released by Atlantic Records on September 27, 1994. The album contains a range of contemporary genres, mixing soft hip hop soul, pop, and contemporary mid-1990s R&B.
    1. Movin' On
    2. Baby
    3. Best Friend
    4. I Wanna Be Down
    5. I Dedicate (Part I)
    6. Brokenhearted
    7. I'm Yours
    8. Sunny Day
    9. As Long As You're Here
    10. Always On My Mind
    11. I Dedicate (Part II)
    12. Love Is On My Side
    13. Give Me You
    14. I Dedicate (Part III)
    Brandy
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  • Music From The Films Of R. Swift Music From The Films Of R. Swift Quick View

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    Music From The Films Of R. Swift

    INST sounds like Brian Eno and Wendy Carlos had a love child in the 70s and subsequently marooned him/her/it on an Oort Cloud. This largely instrumental electronic project may seem out of character for Richard Swift, with his unmistakable beautiful singing voice, melancholic lyrics, and sophisticated songwriting. With this release, he has resurrected the earliest forms of electronic music, thrown in a few dashes of dub, hip-hop, kraut-rock, and Motown, and created a new hybrid dish. For fans of Re/Search curiosities and other weird, ambient, and electronic headphone arts directed just outside the third eye.
    1. Ashes

    2. INST

    3. Subplot

    4. Shooting a Rhino Between the Shoulders

    5. Plan A & Plan B

    6. Theme 5

    7. War/UnWar

    8. Theme 3

    9. Theme 4

    10. Clay Young Battles the Man

    11. Ghost of Hip-Hop (New Apostles Mix)

    12. The Provide Lights
    Instruments Of Science & Technology
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  • CB4 CB4 Quick View

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    CB4

    CB4 is the soundtrack to the comedy film, CB4. It was released on March 2, 1993 through MCA Records and was almost entirely hip hop music. The album did fairly well on the Billboard charts, peaking at #41 on the Billboard 200 and #13 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Blackstreet's Baby Be Mine was the lone charting single, making it to #17 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. Three songs were credited to the fictional CB4 group from the movie, the trio consisted of Chris Rock and rappers, Daddy-O and Hi-C.
    1. The 13th Message/Livin' in a Zoo(Public Enemy)
    2. Black Cop-(KRS-One)
    3. Mayday on the Front Line-(MC Ren)
    4. Stick 'Em Up-(Beastie Boys & DJ Hurricane)
    5. Sneaking Up on Ya- (Fu-Schnickens)
    6. Lifeline-(Parental Advisory)
    7. The Nocturnal Is in the House-(P.M. Dawn)
    8. Baby Be Mine-(Blackstreet)
    9. It's Alright-(Tracie Spencer)
    10. Sweat from My Balls-(CB4)
    11. Straight Out of Locash-(CB4)
    12. Rapper's Delight-(CB4)
    Various Artists
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  • Get Lifted Get Lifted Quick View

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    Get Lifted

    Printed Innersleeves


    John Legend rose to fame in the mid noughties, after making a name for himself as guest musician for Lauryn Hill, Slum Village and Kanye West among others. When Kanye started his own label G.O.O.D. (Getting Out Our Dreams), Get Lifted would be the first release to see the light.


    Resembling a style made popular in the '70s by Sly & The Family Stone, Curtis Mayfield, Quincy Jones and Bill Withers, Legend knows his chops and delivers an all-time classic R&B album ready for the new millennium.


    Original vinyl copies of Get Lifted fetch top dollar, which makes a reissue of this title more than welcome for Soul and Hip Hop fans.

    LP1
    1. Prelude
    2. Let's Get Lifted
    3. Used To Love U Alright
    4. She Don't Have To Know
    5. Number One (featuring Kanye West)
    6. I Can Change (featuring Snoop Dogg)


    LP2
    1. Ordinary People Stay With You
    2. Let's Get Lifted Again
    3. So High
    4. Refuge (When It's Cold Outside)
    5. It Don't Have To Change (featuring The Stephens Family)
    6. Live It Up (featuring Miri Ben-Ari)

    John Legend
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  • Do The Right Thing Do The Right Thing Quick View

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    Do The Right Thing

    The soundtrack for director Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing is a window into the classics hip-hop/R&B scene circa 1989. Peppered with new jack era slabs of wax from the likes of Public Enemy (the iconic Fight the Power), summer party staples from E.U. (Party Hearty) and Teddy Riley (My Fantasy), and deep slow jams from Perri and Al Jarreau, it's the perfect background for a hot night in the city, and like the film itself, it's both frivolous and foreboding.
    1. Fight the Power
    2. My Fantasy
    3. Party Hearty
    4. Can't Stand It
    5. Why Don't We Try?
    6. Feel So Good
    7. Don't Shoot Me
    8. Hard to Say
    9. Prove to Me
    10. Never Explain Love
    11. Tu y Yo/We Love [Jingle]
    Various Artists
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  • ArtScience ArtScience Quick View

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    ArtScience

    Robert Glasper Experiment's ArtScience is a driving, ambitious album that forges into new territory, capturing the essence of R&B and Jazz while leaning on Glasper's hip-hop roots. Shedding outside performers and relying solely on the vocal talents of the Experiment, ArtScience is drenched in vocal effects and spans decades of music while firmly stepping into the future. The album weaves through Hip-Hop, R&B, Stevie Wonder-era Disco, and 90s slow jams.
    1. This Is Not Fear
    2. Thinkin Bout You

    3. Day To Day
    4 .No One Like You
    5. You And Me
    6. Tell Me A Bedtime Story
    7. Find You
    8. In My Mind
    9. Hurry Slowly
    10. Written In Stone

    11. Let's Fall In Love
    12. Human
    Robert Glasper Experiment
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  • Cadillactica Cadillactica Quick View

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    Cadillactica

    With his sophomore effort Cadillactica, Big K.R.I.T. (King Remembered In Time) says he's created a planet.


    K.R.I.T. has been labeled a Southern Rapper with an Eastcoast Flow. With Cadillactica he shows how versatile and ahead of his time this MC really is. From brag-rap tracks, to introspective songs to classic Hip-Hop bangers (one producted by Raphael Saadiq) Cadillactica is a planet K.R.I.T. wants us all to visit and perhaps take up residence.

    LP 1
    1. Kreation (Intro)
    2. Life
    3. My Sub Pt. 3 (Big Bang)
    4. Cadillactica
    5. Soul Food
    6. Pay Attention
    7. King Of The South
    8. Mind Control
    9. Standby (Interlude)
    10. Do You Love Me


    LP 2
    1. Third Eye
    2. Mo Better Cool
    3. Angels
    4. Saturdays = Celebration
    5. Lost Generation
    6. Mt. Olympus (Reprise)
    7. Lac Lac

    Big K.R.I.T.
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  • Lemonade Lemonade Quick View

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    Lemonade

    Pressed On 2x 180-Gram Yellow Vinyl

    First Time On Vinyl

    LEMONADE is BeyoncÉ's sixth studio album, originally released on April 23, 2016. The record is BeyoncÉ's second visual album, following her eponymous 2013 record, and a concept album. While its predecessor featured individual music videos for each track, Lemonade was accompanied upon its release by a one-hour film aired on HBO. Primarily an R&B album, Lemonade encompasses a variety of genres, including pop, reggae, blues, rock, hip-hop, soul, funk, Americana, country, gospel, electronic, and trap. The album features guest vocals from James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and Jack White.

    LP 1
    1. Pray You Catch Me
    2. Hold Up
    3. Don't Hurt Yourself (feat. Jack White)
    4. Sorry
    5. 6 Inch (feat. The Weeknd)
    6. Daddy Lessons


    LP 2
    1. Love Drought
    2. Sandcastles
    3. Forward (feat. James Blake)
    4. Freedom (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
    5. All Night
    6. Formation

    Beyonce
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  • Mercury Rising Mercury Rising Quick View

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    Mercury Rising

    'Mercury Rising' is the third studio album to be released by Rae & Christian. The duo weave together exceptional musicianship paired with a British song writing sensibility and the finest elements of studio production. 'Mercury Rising' was created at producer/musician Steve Christian's studio in Yorkshire with additional recording at songwriter/vocalist/DJ Mark Rae's London base. In London a song writing bond was formed with Ed Harcourt and Gita Langley who make excellent contributions with vocals, songs, strings and keys. Sam Genders of Diagrams threads a story of redemption lost on the Ubahn on '1975', Kate Rogers is on imperious form and rising star Jake Emlyn unravels a whole new level of microphone skills on 'Favourite Game'. The international guests include the one-and-only Jazzy Jeff and Australia's Agent 86 dealing out world class scratch treatments on 'Check The Technique' (Tony D's vocals taken from a session recorded at the birth of Grand Central Records), Brooklyn rapper Masta Ace and Mark Foster of Foster The People, a collaboration born from Mark's L.A. excursion.


    'Mercury Rising' is the first new material in many years from R&C. Their 1998 Mercury Music Prize nominated debut 'Northern Sulphuric Soul' (Vitally fresh and timelessly classic deserving a place alongside Massive Attack's Blue Lines" Uncut) and 2002's 'Sleepwalking' (Another triumph, brimming with soulful, languid grooves, deft samples and well-chosen guest singers" Q Magazine) were both released on their Grand Central Records label (Aim, Riton, Boca 45, Only Child), a defining imprint of the late 90s soul/funk/hip-hop/beats scene. Guest vocalists over the two albums included Bobby Womack, Texas, The Congos, The Pharcyde, The Jungle Brothers and Jeru The Damaja.

    1. Happy - Featuring Mark Foster
    2. Check the Technique - Featuring Tony D, Jazzy Jeff, Agent 86
    3. 1975 - Featuring Diagrams
    4. Still Here - Featuring Gita Langley
    5. Travis
    6. Dancr - Featuring Mel Uye Parker
    7. The Ballad of Roza Shanina - Featuring Ed Harcourt
    8. Still life Freefall - Featuring Kate Rogers
    9. A2B - Featuring Mystro, Masta Ace and Pete Simpson
    10. Favourite Game - featuring Jake Emlyn
    11. Sweethome
    12. Mercury Rising
    Rae & Christian
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  • Sons Of Soul Sons Of Soul Quick View

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    Sons Of Soul

    Sons of Soul is the 1993 third studio album by American R&B group Tony! Toni! TonÉ! The band originally recorded for the album at several studios in California, including Westlake Recording Studios and Paradise Recording Studio. When they became jaded with the various people frequenting those studios, Tony! Toni! TonÉ! moved their sessions to Caribbean Sound Basin in Trinidad, where they ultimately wrote and recorded most of the album.


    Sons of Soul was produced entirely by the group, who worked with various session musicians and utilized both vintage and contemporary recording equipment. They intended to pay homage to their musical influences-classic soul artists of the 1960s and 1970s-and incorporated live instrumentation, funk, and hip-hop elements such as samples and scratches. Lead singer and bassist Raphael Wiggins handled most of the songwriting, which featured quirky, flirtatious lyrics.


    Sons of Soul was originally released by Wing Records and Mercury Records on June 22, 1993, to widespread critical acclaim. The record's commercial success included a 43-week chart run on the Billboard 200 and a double platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for sales of at least two million copies. With its success, Tony! Toni! TonÉ! became one of the most popular R&B acts during the genre's commercial resurgence in the early 1990s. However, after an ill-fated tour, the band went on hiatus and pursued individual projects before reuniting in 1995.

    1. If I Had No Loot
    2. What Goes Around Comes Around
    3. My Ex-Girlfriend
    4. Tell Me Mama
    5. Leavin'
    6. Slow Wine
    7. (Lay Your Head On My) Pillow
    8. I Couldn't Keep It To Myself
    9. Gangsta Groove
    10. Tonyies! In The Wrong Key
    11. Dance Hall
    12. Times Square 2:30 A.M. (Segue)
    13. Fun
    14. Anniversary
    15. Castleers
    Tony Toni Tone
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  • Nastradamus Nastradamus Quick View

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    Nastradamus

    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    4-Page Insert


    Nastradamus is the fourth studio album by American rapper Nas. It was originally scheduled to be released as a follow-up album composed of material from recording sessions for his third album, I Am.... Due to bootlegging of the material, Nas decided to record all new material under the title Nastradamus to meet its November 1999 release date.


    The album includes one of the earliest shots fired in the soon-to-be epic Jay-Z/Nas feud. On Nastradamus' title track, Nas raps You wanna ball till you fall? / I can help you with that / You want beef? / I could let a slug melt in your hat. The album also includes the single You Owe Me featuring Ginuwine.


    Achieving commercial success, the album was certified Platinum in sales by the RIAA, went to #2 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart followed by chart positions in Germany and Holland.

    LP 1
    1. The Prediction
    2. Life We Chose
    3. Nastradamus
    4. Some Of Us Have Angels
    5. Project Windows (feat. Ronald Isley)
    6. Come Get Me
    7. Shoot 'em Up
    8. Last Words (feat. Millenium Thug, Nashawn)


    LP 2
    1. Family (feat. Mobb Deep)
    2. God Love Us
    3. Quiet Niggas (feat. The Bravehearts)
    4. Big Girl
    5. New World

    6. You Owe Me (feat. Ginuwine)
    7. The Outcome

    Nas
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  • Cheers To The Fall Cheers To The Fall Quick View

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    Cheers To The Fall

    With a style from decades before her time and a voice for the ages, Andra Day creates what she calls retro-pop-soul music. It's a blend of jazz, soul, doo-wop, plus a little bit of rock and a little bit of hip-hop as the underbelly, she says. As comfortable as she is with contemporary R&B, it is the emotions and voices of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu that call to Andra the loudest.


    Cheers To The Fall, Andra's debut album, is what she calls a biography told in the form of soul music. The 13 tracks see her exploring relationships with both others and herself, grappling with past mistakes but ultimately finding forgiveness and truth.

    LP 1
    1. Forever Mine
    2. Only Love
    3. Gold
    4. Not Today
    5. Mistakes
    6. Goodbye Goodnight
    7. Rearview


    LP 2
    1. Red Flags
    2. Honey Or Fire
    3. Gin & Juice (Let Go My Hand)
    4. Rise Up
    5. City Burns
    6. Cheers To The Fall

    Andra Day
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  • The Headphone Masterpiece The Headphone Masterpiece Quick View

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    The Headphone Masterpiece

    Cody Chesnut's debut album, The Headphone Masterpiece, is what all pop/rock/soul/R&B/hip-hop hybrids should be: good, raw, fun, and funky. Chesnutt mixes '60s-style rock with '70s soul and '90s hip-hop and R&B in an eclectic celebration of sound. This lo-fi gem was recorded in his bedroom and sounds like it; it's essentially a 36-track musical diary. He sings testosterone-driven songs of passion and tender tales of mental anguish with equal abandon. He plays almost all of the instruments and sings most of the vocals, and he's often out of tune and off-key, but that only adds to the pure emotion and recklessness of the album.
    1. Magic In A Mortal Minute
    2. With Me In Mind
    3. Upstarts In A Blowout
    4. Boylife In America
    5. Bitch, Im Broke
    6. Serve This Royalty
    7. The Seed
    8. Enough Of Nothing
    9. Setting The System
    10. The Most Beautiful Shame
    11. Smoke And Love
    12. Michelle
    13. No One Will
    14. Batman vs.Blackman
    15. Up In the Treehouse
    16. Cant Get No Betta
    17. Shes Still Here
    18. Can we Teach Each Other
    19. The World Is Coming To My Party
    20. Brother With An Ego
    21. War Between The Sexes
    22. The Make Up
    23. Out Of Nowhere
    24. Family On Blast
    25. My Women, My Guitars
    26. Somebodys Parent
    27. When I Find Time
    28. Eric Burdon
    29. Jucin The Dark
    30. On A Joyride
    31. Daylight
    32. So Much Beauty In The Subconcious
    33. Daddys Baby
    34. If We Dont Disagree
    35. Looking Good In Leather
    36. 6 Seconds
    Cody Chesnutt
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  • Comet, Come To Me Comet, Come To Me Quick View

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    Comet, Come To Me

    Meshell returns to the same well of creativity that launched her career. CCTM is Meshell's 11th release, and possibly a culmination of them all - lush, vocal, seeking, wise, collaborative, and driven by the signature bounce and precise pocket of Ndegeocello on bass. Now assured of her place as an authentic musical thinker and an uncompromising artist, she forges on to discover, examine, and explore all that music has to offer her and how she can return the gift.


    Mercurial and masterful, Meshell Ndegeocello has eschewed genre for originality, celebrity for longevity, and musicals trends for musical truths. She has
    lived through the boom and bust of the industry and emerged just as she entered - unequivocally herself. Fans have come to expect the unexpected from
    Meshell, and faithfully followed her on sojourns into soul, spoken word, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, rock, all bound by a lyrical, spiritual search for love, justice,
    respect, resolution, and happiness.

    1. Friends
    2. Tom 2
    3. Good Day Bad
    4. Forget My Name
    5. And Yet It Moves
    6. Comet, Come To Me
    7. Continuous Performance
    8. Shopping For Jazz
    9. Conviction
    10. Folie A Deux
    11. Choices
    12. Modern Time
    13. American Rhapsody
    Meshell Ndegeocello
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  • Butterfly (Picture Disc) Butterfly (Picture Disc) Quick View

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    Butterfly (Picture Disc)

    Picture Disc Edition


    Butterfly is the sixth studio album by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, originally released on September 16, 1997, by Columbia Records. The album contained both hip-hop and urban adult contemporary sounds, as well as some softer and more contemporary melodies. Throughout the project, Carey worked with Walter Afanasieff, with whom she had written and produced most of the material from her previous albums. She also worked with many famed hip-hop producers and rappers, such as Sean Puffy Combs, Q-Tip, Missy Elliott and the Trackmasters. With the latter acts producing most of the album, Butterfly deviated from the contemporary sound of Carey's older work and was hailed as a defining album of the 1990s and of pop and R&B music.

    1. Honey (Album Version)
    2. Butterfly (Album Version)
    3. My All
    4. The Roof (Album Version)
    5. Fourth of July
    6. Breakdown (feat. Krayzie Bone & Wish Bone)
    7. Babydoll (Album Version)
    8. Close My Eyes (Album Version)
    9. Whenever You Call (Album Version)
    10. Fly Away (Butterfly Reprise) (Album Version)
    11. The Beautiful Ones (feat. Dru Hill) [Album Version]
    12. Outside (Album Version)
    Mariah Carey
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  • Everything's Beautiful Everything's Beautiful Quick View

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    Everything's Beautiful

    Everything's Beautiful brings Miles Davis' sound into the 21st century, blending a diverse group of master takes and outtakes from across Miles' incredible tenure with Columbia Records (1955-1985) with original reinterpretations. Robert Glasper produced the collaboration. I didn't want to do just a remix record, Glasper noted when discussing the 11-song set. My idea was to show how Miles inspired people to make new art.


    Knowing that Miles didn't have one audience, Glasper recruited a legion of diverse guest artists to add to the magic of the project including familiar collaborators like R&B musicians Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Bilal and KING. They are joined by British soul singer-songwriter Laura Mvula; hip-hop producer Rashad Smith; Grammy-nominated Australian neo-soul quartet Hiatus Kaiyote, rapper/producer Illa J; jazz guitarist John Scofield, who collaborated with Davis; and the legendary Stevie Wonder.

    1. Talking Shit
    2. Ghetto Walkin - featuring Bilal
    3. They Can't Hold Me Down - featuring Illa J
    4. Maiysha (So Long) - featuring Erykah Badu
    5. Violets - featuring Phonte
    6. Little Church - featuring Hiatus Kaiyote
    7. Silence Is The Way - featuring Laura Mvula
    8. Song For Selim - featuring KING
    9. Milestones - featuring Georgia Ann Muldrow
    10. I'm Leaving You - featuring John Scofield and Ledisi
    11. Right On Brotha - featuring Stevie Wonder
    Miles Davis & Robert Glasper
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    Operator

    After a 5 year hiatus, Canadian electronic music producers MSTRKRFT (Jessi F. Keeler & Al-P) are back. Driven by distorted drum beats, hauntingly hypnotic synths, and booming cinematic soul, OPERATOR immediately captivates. "It's probably the most acurate reflection of how we work on stage," says Jesse. "We had to be very creative with very few elements. It took time to figure that out".


    2011 was the last time we heard from MSTRKRFT with the release of the single "BACK IN THE USSA", following their Juno Award-winning debut album THE LOOKS in 2006. MSTRKRFT have released official remixes for everybody from KATY PERRY and KYLIE MINOGUE to WOLFMOTHER, Justice and Bloc Party. 2009's FIST OF GOD boasted collaborations with the likes of John Legend, Ghostface Killah, E-40, N.O.R.E., Lil' Mo and more as it predicted an eventual crossover between hip-hop and electronic music on the horizon.

    1. Wrong Glass Sir
    2. Runaway
    3. Little Red Hen
    4. Priceless
    5. Playing With Itself
    6. Party Line
    7. Death in the Gulf Stream
    8. World Peace
    9. Morning of the Hunt
    10. Go On Without Me
    MSTRKRFT
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    Love The Future

    With their debut album Love the Future, the Harvard duo of D.A. Wallach and Maxwell Drummey, have boldy produced an album that is poised to break barriers and set new standards. The glorious She Loves Everybody mixes sensibilities equally drawing on Motown and power-pop. Beneath the Veil throws country twists into hip-hop aesthetics. Neal has echoes of swing, hip-hop and rock with a guitar break paying tribute to Les Paul.


    The band has already been lauded by the press with features such as Spin's Who's Next `08 and Rolling Stone's Artists To Watch. And take it from no less than Pharrell Williams, who signed the unclassifiable duo to his Star Trak/Interscope label after an early copy of the album, recorded by the two largely in a dorm basement studio while they were students at Harvard, was passed from them to his engineer, Drew Coleman.


    It's been a long time since I've heard a project teeming with this sort of musicality and originality, says Williams, the phenomenal artist/producer/trailblazer of Neptunes, N.E.R.D. and various other projects. You're going to watch history unfold with these guys. I feel it in my gut. That works for Wallach and Drummey, who trace an aesthetic lineage from Beethoven to Brian Wilson, from Les Paul to Prince to, well, Pharrell Williams. They see walls coming down with a new generation inspired by innovative artists like Gnarls Barkley and OutKast.

    1. Introduction
    2. C'mon (On My Own)
    3. Bebe Buell
    4. String Interlude
    5. The Jimmy Choos
    6. Time To Unwind
    7. Fingers
    8. Country Interlude
    9. Beneath The Veil
    10. Neal
    11. Not Over You
    12. She Loves Everybody
    13. Sleep
    Chester French
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    House Party

    House Party is the soundtrack to the 1990 film of the same name, staring the popular hip hop duo Kid 'n Play. Upon its initial release, the film garnered critical acclaim and has since become a cult classic. The soundtrack is made up of popular hip hop and R&B music of the late 1980s. Continuing with it's Respect The Classics campaign UMe will be reissuing this classic soundtrack back on vinyl for the first time since it's original pressing in 1990.
    1. Why You Get Funky On Me

    2. What A Feeling
    3. Jive Time Sucker

    4. House Party

    5. Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya, Man!

    6. Fun House

    7. To Da Break Of Dawn
    8. Kid Vs. Play (The Battle)
    9. This Is Love
    Various Artists
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    Black Metal

    In its review of Dean Blunt's The Redeemer - which they later named their top album of 2013 - FACT called Blunt "the premier art prankster
    of our time," while acknowledging his earnestness; Tiny Mix Tapes,
    who would give the album the #2 spot in their best of the year rank- ings, praise the work for its liberating "short-circuiting of the bound- aries of taste and instilled critical response," while speaking to the
    album's near-paradoxical emotional depth.


    Blunt's newest odyssey, Black Metal, rides this tension between criti- cal detachment and mainlined human feeling, and in fact he climbs
    ever-steeper theoretical heights just as his emotionally stark songs
    become, at times, startlingly intimate.


    A true multi-media vanguard, Blunt employs original instrumentation
    along with elements of pastiche and his unique vocal performances
    to create songs and recordings that are not only beautiful, but also tie
    into his larger project that incorporates music, visual art, and the writ- ten word to play with identity, cultural signifiers, and artistic agency.


    But Black Metal is above all a brilliant, majestic collection of songs, encompassing everything from hypnotic long-form experiments to
    ballads almost disarming in their sweet simplicity, swirling equally
    with fascinating sounds and fascinating ideas. Blunt's influences are
    wide-ranging, from rock's underground pioneers (he quotes Sonic
    Youth in interviews; the album leads with a Big Star sample), to neo- classical composers, to early indie pop (another track samples The
    Pastels), to classic rock, hip-hop, and R&B. But rather than coldly
    compiling them, Blunt brings the works and genres he draws from
    into a new musical and cultural conversation.


    In the cover story to September's issue of The Wire, Blunt explains
    his relationship to his listeners: "Whatever is communicated through
    the purity of intention is out of my hands because I didn't know
    anything beyond that." With his newest, most accomplished, and
    most vexing album, Blunt invites us to draw our own conclusions in
    his expansive and fascinating world.

    1. Lush
    2. 50 Cent
    3. Blow
    4. 100
    5. Heavy
    6. Molly & Aquafina
    7. Forever
    8. X
    9. Punk
    10. Country
    11. Hush
    12. Mersh
    13. Grade
    Dean Blunt
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    Soul Eyes

    Singer, songwriter and pianist Kandace Springs will release her debut full-length album Soul Eyes on Blue Note Records. Produced by Grammy-winning producer Larry Klein (Lizz Wright, Melody Gardot, Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock), the album touches upon soul and pop while channeling her jazz influences as well as her Nashville upbringing. Kandace counts such stylists as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Roberta Flack and Norah Jones as her heroes, but as evidenced by Soul Eyes, Springs mimics none of them.


    Kandace's journey to discovering her uniqueness didn't happen overnight. In fact, her 2014 self-titled debut EP had a decidedly contemporary R&B/hip-hop bent with production by Pop & Oak (Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Miguel). The EP was incredibly well-received and led to performances on Late Show With David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, as well as appearances at the Afropunk and Bonnaroo festivals.


    Kandace was dubbed a "suave songstress" (Wall Street Journal), "a versatile and vital artist" (Afropunk), and "a vocal force to be reckoned with" (Okayplayer). Essence Magazine named her a New & Next artist and Interview Magazine made her their Music Discovery, writing that while "Hearing the word jazz might revert a listener's thoughts to the music of yesteryear...Up-and-comer Kandace Springs aims to change this notion. The singer, songwriter, and pianist blends elements of soul, jazz, and pop, producing a unique and modern twist on the genre that appeals to young and old listeners alike."


    As amazing an experience as that was, as Kandace got ready to record her album she couldn't shake the feeling that she wasn't yet singing her true self. Conversations with her longtime producers Carl Sturken and Evan Rogers led to soul searching and rethinking her musical direction. Also during this period, Kandace attracted the attention of Prince, who heard her makeover of Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" on the website Okayplayer. The music icon invited her to perform with him at Paisley Park for the 30th anniversary of Purple Rain. "He encouraged me a lot before I recorded this new record, especially during the time in which I was trying to figure out my sound," Kandace says. "He told me that I needed to do what comes naturally to me. He was absolutely right."


    For Soul Eyes, Kandace continued working closely with Rogers and Sturken, but they also recruited Klein to help the singer bring out her distinctive artistic traits. "Larry wanted me to be free in the studio," she recalls. "I've been through a lot of other sessions in which the producer tries to take control of your sound. Larry was just like, 'Go in and play what you feel.' That ultimately led to the best outcome; he captured this record perfectly."


    Klein praises Kandace as a "natural." "In this era, in which flash and hunger for fame is often equated with talent, she's that rare person who sings and plays because that is what she needs to do in life," he says. "When I first heard Kandace, I was sold after hearing one song. Her smoky voice coupled with a sense of phrasing way beyond her years, and her angular way of accompanying herself on piano grabbed me right away."


    The eleven songs contained on Soul Eyes are a mix of Kandace's originals and co-writes as well as the jazz classic "Soul Eyes" and songs by Jesse Harris, Shelby Lynne, War, and others. The album features Kandace's playing piano alongside an illustrious cast of musicians that includes trumpeter Terence Blanchard, guitarists Dean Parks and Jesse Harris, drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, organist Pete Kuzma, bassist Dan Lutz, percussionist Pete Korpela.

    1. Talk To Me
    2. Soul Eyes feat. Terence Blanchard
    3. Place To Hide
    4. Thought It Would Be Easier
    5. Novocaine Heart
    6. Neither Old Nor Young
    7. Too Good Too Last feat. Terence Blanchard
    8. Fall Guy
    9. The World Is A Ghetto
    Kandace Springs
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    Tical

    2014 is the 20th anniversary of Tical, the debut solo album of Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man, released November 15, 1994, on Def Jam Records. It
    was the first Wu-Tang solo album released after the group's debut,Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). Similar to all first generation solo Wu-Tang
    projects, Tical was mainly produced by group member RZA. The album features guest appearances from several Wu-Tang members including RZA,
    Raekwon, & Inspectah Deck. The album was a commercial success, reaching number four on the Billboard 200, and number one on the Top R&B/Hip
    Hop Albums chart. On July13, 1995, it was certified platinum. This success was driven by its two singles, Bring the Pain and I'll Be There for You/You're
    All I Need to Get By. Tical has since been hailed by several music critics as a hip hop classic and its success is matched by its influence as a major piece
    in the East coast hip hop renaissance.
    1. Tical
    2. Biscuits
    3. Bring the Pain
    4. All I Need
    5. What the Blood Clot
    6. Mef vs. Chef 2
    7. Sub Crazy
    8. Release Yo' Delf
    9. P.L.O. Style
    10. I Get My Thang in Action
    11. Mr. Sandman
    12. Stimulation
    13. Method Man (remix)
    Method Man
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