Entries in Soul (305)

Thursday
Feb212013

Classic of the day: Dramatics - What You See Is What You Get

Damn.  We came across this jam in the old Boogie Brats bboy video, and dug for it for a couple of years before we realized we already had it in the collection.  Truly a masterpiece of a gem of a funky soulful tune.  Be sure to scour your local used record store for a copy for yourself. It's well worth it.
The Dramatics were a group that released songs they recorded in Detroit, but didn't really achieve much acclaim until this dropped in 1971, when it hit the Billboard Top 100 and rose to #9.  They also sang on "Doggy Dogg World" from Snoop Dogg's album Doggystyle in 1993.  Read some more about them here.
Thursday
Feb142013

Geater Davis - My Love For You Is Strong

Get in the Valentine's zone with this hit, out now on Ubiquity, an amazing funky soulful tune from Geater Davis.  If you hate Valentine's Day, listen anyways, it'll get you in the mood. Happy day to you.
Tuesday
Feb122013

Nu-Mark + Aloe Blacc + Charles Bradley

'Don't Play Around' is from DJ Nu-Mark's 'Broken Sunlight' series.  Volume 6 features the soulful vocals of Charles Bradley and Aloe Blacc.  The result, when mixed with the classic Nu-Mark production is a stirring, powerful soul song, that defies categorization with any particular era.

Don't Play Around featuring Aloe Blacc and Charles Bradley by DJ Nu-Mark

Wednesday
May022012

Saturday in Toronto: Lee Fields

 Lee Fields, one of the all-time great funk & soul vocalists & his band The Expressions' Canadian tour is hitting Toronto this Saturday at the Great Hall.


Nufunk.ca in association with Do Right Music,  Lee Fields, returning to Canada for the launch of his new album Faithful Man, out on Truth & Soul Records.


Lee Fields & The Expressions Live
Faithful Man Album Release
+ Maylee Todd & Pegwee Power, Duane Forrest

and DJs ?uesquecest & John Kong

The Great Hall (1087 Queen St. W. Toronto)
Saturday, May 5th, 9 pm


Sunday
Mar182012

Slump

Listen to 'Slump' from the Outkast classic 'Aquemini'. iTunes Aquemini was released September 1998.  It peaked at # 2 on the Billboard Top 200 and Hip Hop/R & B Charts.

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