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    26 2017 June

    SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: ROOTS (A TRIP INTO NEO-SOUL WONDERLAND)

    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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    24 2017 June

    GWEN BUNN – NOT A DREAM (PRODUCED BY MXXWLL)

    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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    24 2017 June

    KINTARO – WEST

    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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    23 2017 June

    TAY WALKER – A CRAZY THING CALLED LOVE

    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...

  • JAKE MILLINER FEAT. BUBBLERAP - HEARD IT IN THE NEWS
    23 2017 June

    JAKE MILLINER FEAT. BUBBLERAP – HEARD IT IN THE NEWS

    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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    18 2017 June

    IMAN OMARI FEAT. ANNA WISE – MOVE TOO FAST (PRODUCED BY J.LBS)

    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...

  • SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: BLOOD BROTHER (BEATS AND JAZZ-HOP SONORITIES)
    11 2017 June

    SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: BLOOD BROTHER (BEATS AND JAZZ-HOP SONORITIES)

    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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    07 2017 June

    THE POLLYSEEDS – UP & AWAY

    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...

  • ADAMN KILLA - TOO LATE (PRODUCED BY SHLOHMO)
    07 2017 June

    ADAMN KILLA – TOO LATE (PRODUCED BY SHLOHMO)

    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...

  • SZA - BROKEN CLOCKS (PRODUCED BY THANKGOD4CODY)
    06 2017 June

    SZA – BROKEN CLOCKS (PRODUCED BY THANKGOD4CODY)

    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...

VIA ROSA - HERstory (PRODUCED BY ONGAUD)

VIA ROSA – HERstory (PRODUCED BY ONGAUD)

December 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month we showcased the amazing hip-hop piece entitled Counterfeit skilfully wrapped by Chicago artists NoName,Saba,Phoelix and Brooklyn femcee Chelsea Reject. The compelling song is included on the compilation Countdown 2 Midnight by Chi-Town collective 119 , which recruited...

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In July we introduced to our audiences the bright talent of two Chicago artists: Loona Dae and Ora Kallop. They knocked we out with their good work entitled Die 4 U , a supa-soulful jam hanging...

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Hey cool listeners, hope your weeknd is going well! Today we talk about the most discussed album of the moment: 4 Your Eyez Only. The fourth studio album by Dreamville rapper J.Cole is generating a...

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 California-born rapper Herbert Anthony Stevens IV aka Ab-Soul dropped his fourth album entitled  Do What Thou Wilt via Top Dawg Entertainment label. As Soulo explained, it’s a concept project which takes as its starting point the ideology...

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Philly hip-hop mogul DJ Jazzy Jeff got us used to sonic miracles through his pure hip-hop beats, mellow and jazzy grooves. The bright veteran grammy award winning musician/producer/songwriter James Poyser is a living legend among nu-soul and...

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OUTKAST - ATLIENS (JAKE MILLINER REMIX)

OUTKAST – ATLIENS (JAKE MILLINER REMIX)

December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

 The hip-hop masterpiece A Handshake To The Brain by U.K group Hawk House introduced to us the bright talent of british beat-wizard Jake Milliner. The man behind one of our fave tracks of the last...

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ELLA MAE – GAMES (PRODUCED BY LEWIS D)

December 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ok,ok…it’s official! London native and Brighton based singer/songwriter/pianist Ella Mae is one of our favorite emerging artists from the U.K urban scene along side other acts such as Emmavie , Ego Ella May, Tom Misch...

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A3C Music (stands for All 3 Coasts) is one of the most exciting festival which takes place every year in Atlanta,drawing a crowd of hip-hop lovers and hosting big names such as veteran artists Bone...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK HIP-HOP MUSIC R&B STIMULATOR JONES - SOON NEVER COMES

STIMULATOR JONES – SOON NEVER COMES

November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wait,wait,wait….. we think we’ve landed in paradise!! Yap, legendary hip-hop label Stones Throw recruited young and incredible talented musician and DJ,  Sofie Fatouretchi (digital manager and A&R for Stones Throw till 2013, and currently senior...

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scratchtheblock neo-soul music SACHA VEE - MY WAY (PRODUCED BY CHEF RED)

SACHA VEE – MY WAY (PRODUCED BY CHEF RED)

November 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

After delighting our palate with her debut self-titled project  and the EP Rising One and Ging released under the BBE Records ,the New Zealand-born singer/songwriter/producer Sacha Vee is back and sticks another feather in her cap with da brand new...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK R&B HIP-HOP MICKEY TAELOR - LE NOIR (PRODUCED BY WILLIE B)

MICKEY TAELOR – LE NOIR (PRODUCED BY WILLIE B)

November 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

 L.A collective ChampionsOnly98 invites us to explore the music performed by its affiliate that goes by the stage name Mickey Taelor. All we can say is ….wow!! The young beautiful and skilful artist, knock we out flexing...

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Torontonian r&b crooner and founder of XO label, The Weeknd continues to ride the wave of success dropping his third studio album entitled Starboy packed with productions by Ben Billions,Jake One,Metro Boomin,Frank Dukes,Diplo. Well,in all feirness,we have...

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 119 is a Chicago collective of creative minds united by a common goal: spread and support art in its various forms in particular they focus their attention on music counting on a solid team of...

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SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: LINES (A JAZZ VOYAGE)

SCRATCHTHEBLOCK PRESENTS: LINES

November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jazz music is a chameleon thing , it’s something which transcends the tipical boundaries of genres, it can take various forms so we can talk about: acid-jazz,avant-garde,bepop,bossanova,cooljazz,freejazz,hardbop,jazz-hop,modal jazz,nu-jazz and the list goes on and on....

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MAÏA – OG

November 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

In March we met for the first time , the talented r&b singer Maia with a smooth remix of her Dopamine handled by french beatmaker Gums. 8 months ago, the Brisbane performer dropped a mixtape...

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