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Kutcorners – Diamond (Feat. Curtis Santiago)

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Oh yes. Kutcorners brings the funk and the “hits from the 80’s” on new track “Diamond”. From the second you press play, this shit will transport you instantly to a dope ass circa 1983 Soul Train dance line. It’ll be you, Don Cornelius, and a bevy of fine females doing “The Steamroller” as everyone in the vicinity loses their minds.

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Rating 8.2

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09-29-11

Alex Clare – Damn Your Eyes

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Alex Clare, one of the dopest artists in any genre right now, recently cut this gripping (and we don’t use that word lightly) cover of “Damn Your Eyes”, a tune made famous by the legendary Etta James. It’s rare to hear an Etta song done so well, let alone by a male voice. Do not miss this one.

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Rating 8.3

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09-29-11

Wale – Lotus Flower Bomb (Feat. Miguel)

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According to Wale, “Lotus Flower Bomb” is the first official, real, actual Ambition track to be leaked to the interwebs. The smooth, “call up your girlfriend cause its gonna be a special night” track is all sorts of major radio hit material. R&B dude Miguel Jontel hooks up an easy, sticky, stays-in-your-head type hook to complement Wale’s choice focused bars. Wale sounds focused. He sounds ready. Ambition is due November 1st.

Wale – Lotus Flower Bomb (Feat. Miguel)

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Rating 8.2

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09-28-11

b3sci MIXTAPES: Darkchild, Vol. 2 – Gems from the Dar-chives

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When Mud Hut Music maven and all around great bloke Ed Blow asked us to curate this month’s MHM Podcast, we were like, “YEAHHHHH!” Listen as we pay tribute to one of our ALL TIME favorite producers, Rodney Jerkins. Songwriting 101.

Mud Hut Music Podcast 025 – b3sci Presents: The Best Of > Darkchild – Gems From The Darc-hives by Mud Hut Digital

Tracklist:
01 Destiny’s Child – Lose My Breath
02 Shareefa – Need a Boss (Feat. Ludacris)
03 Mariah Carey – So Loney (Feat. Twista)
04 Brandy – What About Us
05 Toni Braxton – He Wasn’t Man Enough for Me
06 Black Eyed Peas – Just Can’t Get Enough

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09-28-11