Month: June 2017

We grew up with a steady diet of great great music performed by D’Angelo, Jill Scott, India Arie, Leela James, Calvin Richardson,Maxwell,Dwele,Brian McKnight,Amell Larrieux,Lauryn Hill,N’Dambi,Eric Roberson and the list goes on & on!  In terms...

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After a ten years hiatus , singer,songwriter and producer Gwen Bunn leaps back with a brand new project entitled Safe Travels. Scratchtheblock.com crew has the utmost respect for this phenomenal artist from Decatur , able...

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KINTARO – WEST

June 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Drunk , Triumph and Universal are three interesting opus with a common thread! The artists behind the projects got the same blood running thruough their veins. The blood of Bruner family where a virtuoso bassist...

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TAY WALKER – A CRAZY THING CALLED LOVE

June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

We live in New York, Flatbush to be exact but damn…we have to admit the Los Angeles area is cranking out a lot of quality music. Recently great projects poured down on us , exciting...

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The homies at Touching Bass deserve a great deal of congratulation for their recent stunning exclusive compilation entitled Afro Chronicles: Volume One .  The U.K collective composed by Alex Rita, Andwot, Born Cheating, Sammseed, Shy One and Wu-Lu among others...

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Los Angeles based artist Iman Omari represents one of the most interesting,innovative,eclectic, multi-talented exponent of the international urban scene! As gifted producer Omari cooked serious jams for Mac Miller,TY$,Hawk House,SiR and Little Simz among others...

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After delighting your ears with jazz-hop selections: Gourmet jazz-hop , Uptown Downtown , Jazz-Hop au go-go , Supa Sonic Jazz-Hop and the list goes on and on (you can check them out via Mixcloud) ,...

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THE POLLYSEEDS – UP & AWAY

June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

When jazz encompasses soul and hip-hop in such a way that you can touch with your own fucking hands high level of emotions, vibrations and above all make you able to perceive the world around you in...

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As you may have guessed (happily or unhappily) we’re kind of critical when it comes to recommend to you hip-hop music that deserves your attention. We live in a time when the world wide web provides...

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TDE queen Solana Rowe better known by the moniker SZA is almost ready to drop her last effort entitled CTRL (check out the interactive site) The project will boast appearances from TDE affiliates Isaiah Rashad...

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 It’s always a pleasure for us to stumbled upon brand new music by old acquaintances ! In this case we’re talking about Miles Bonny, which recently leapt back with a new EP called Way. The man...

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IAN OLNEY – FRONTERA

June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two years ago we delighted your ears with a succulent and groovy project entitled Herrick & Holey’s Famous Honey produced by young and talented trio Herrick & Hooley.  Their mix of soul,jazz and hip-hop sounds...

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FREDFADES FEAT. CHESTER WATSON – MAGIA

June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s a warm afternoon , we’re just chilling and relaxing with da squad at scratchtheblock headquarter, when our selector Jimmy “YellowMan” Shapiro comes up with a bomb! He presses play and the speakers starts to...

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Producers and beatmakers got the proper space here at scratchtheblock.com. We recognize the important role of these beat-wizards and we love to celebrate their skills through the series The Remix Session, so today we continue...

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Indiana-bred and  Los Angeles based producer/singer/rapper/songwriter Ye Ali engages our soul with an extra-catchy and vibey titled Talk Less. Combining the music elements of the game now such as the hotchpotch of trap,r&b and hip-hop ,...

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