Month: May 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD can be described as the quintessence of proficiency and creativity. The Toronto trio,made up of keyboardist Matt Tavares , bassist Chester Hansen and drummer Alex Sowinski , stepped into the limelight with their exquisite and more than...

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North Oakland veteran spitter Mistah F.A.B. dropped yesterday his last effort titled Son Of A Pimp 2 . Eleven years ago he released Son Of A Pimp counting on da support of west coast rappers such as...

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scratchtheblock ERYKAH BADU - ON & ON (THE DELI REMIX)

ERYKAH BADU – ON & ON (THE DELI REMIX)

May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Grammy award winning ,Erica Abi Wright aka Erykah Badu has always been a renowned figure to honour and a source of inspiration for so many singers,rappers as well as producers/beatmakers who stimulated our ears delivering original...

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Northwest hip-hop scene is often underestimated or underexposed,unlike the east coast or west coast rap scene! In the recent years , artists like Macklemore earned nationwide attention ,winning four Grammy Awards as  Best New Artist, Best Rap Album (The...

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SU NA FEAT. DIZZY FAE – COMPLEXION

May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Su Na‘s planet is the result of a musical background that draws inspiration from different sources,flirting with ambient,electronic,experimental,indie rock listening to  Dntel, Aphex Twin, Death Cab, Stereolab , crossing boom-bap and hip-hop urban sonorities experiencing the...

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With her sixth album titled Lemonade, r&b/pop artist Beyoncé confirmed her status in the music map as international icon! The project is an audacious experimentation of different genres and the amazing thing about Lemonade is how much musical...

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K.A.A.N. - MUSIC (PRODUCED BY K-DEF)

K.A.A.N. – MUSIC (PRODUCED BY K-DEF)

May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hip-Hop underground hot label Redefinition Records continues to carry the torch of quality and true hip-hop music for the nostalgic fans, for people raised eating cornflakes,Yo!MTV Raps and records like A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing,Dead Serious,Mecca And...

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After exciting our ears with brilliant releases such as Illa J eponymous album,Aeons EP by Electric Wire Hustle,Kosmichemusik EP and Big Luxury by Potatohead People …Brooklyn label Bastard Jazz offers us another interesting sonic experience through Brit Manor...

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scratchtheblock TOM BAILEY - VOODOO WOMAN 2.O

TOM BAILEY – VOODOO WOMAN 2.O

May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are a scratchtheblock.com aficionado then you already heard about Tom Bailey! Last year in September we introduced to you Bailey music spotlighting two pieces: Renaissance and the compelling rendition of Marvin Gaye’s Ain’t No...

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Chi-Town has always been a great place to find dope hip-hop artists and r&b singers: Avant,Jeremih,Shawnna,Da Brat,Lupe Fiasco,Syleena Johnson,Donell Jones,R.Kelly,Chaka Khan, Common,Twista,Rhymefest,Kanye West,NoName Gypsy,Mick Jenkins,Soulja Boy to name a few! Today Chance The Rapper is dominating...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: DA JOINT

SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: DA JOINT

May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yes, we have to admit it! Scratchtheblock.com has a specific inclination for old-school-esque hip-hop tunes. We grew up eating bread and albums like Resurrection,Like Water For Chocolate,Midnight Marauders as well as All Eyez On Me,Ready To Die!...

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TWEET – OOPS (OH MY) (RUCK P REMIX)

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Swiss black music scene is living a thriving moment that is to the benefit of everyone who loves hip-hop,r&b and neo-soul. In terms of talented producers, Switzerland offers us a broad spectrum of choices: Melodiesinfonie...

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SUEDE ISLANDS – BEAUTIFUL SAMURAI GIRL

May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s not easy to find interesting neo-soul producers but fortunately last year we stumbled upon the amazing music crafted by Bay Area  young producer/arranger 7th Soul…..and damn….he really blew our mind with a lil masterpiece titled...

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Detroit super producer/musician and Foreign Exchange affiliated ZO! is currently working on a brand new solo opus titled Sky Break scheduled for the end of May. After delighting our palates with the last Foreign Exchange work...

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scratchtheblock JOSUE' VILCHES - STAY

JOSUE’ VILCHES – STAY

May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Josué Vilches is not a new entry here on scratchtheblock.com. The australian singer/musician delighted our senses one year ago with a soulful track titled Summertime included on his EP Bad News. Well, the talented r&b/neo-soul...

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