Interview: Black Spade

I’m a long time fan of Black Spade, so it was a really cool to get a chance to chat with him about past projects, stuff he’s working on now, and the future of Black Spade. He put out the…

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RECAP: Global Funk & Soul Summit

I can’t believe I have to find the words to explain what went down Wednesday night at Zanzibar. Incredible, wow, unreal, great, THE FUNK! For real, this was one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long long time.…

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DAM-FUNK: Adolescent Funk (The Pasadena Years)

DAM-FUNK is a keeper of West Coast tradition. His funk-electro-boogie sound is a fitted cap tip to the days when Uncle Jamm’s Army, the Fila Fresh Crew, Arabian Prince, Egyptian Lover and World Class Wreckin’ Cru reigned supreme in L.A..…

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Recap: Free Kutmah Benefit Concert

A stellar line-up of Kutmah’s dj friends assembled for an awesome concert to help raise awareness and funds for his on-going legal battle.  There were exclusive performances by Dam-Funk, Daedelus, Gaslamp Killer, Samiyam, Teebs, Ras G and more as well…

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Recap: Starship 27 Blasted Off!

Starship 27 took off with no delay on Saturday. The listening party was held at Fatbeats (LA) and hosted by Houseshoes. There were performances by Snowman Jack, F.A.M.E. (Teeko, Max Kane, & Ivan), and Dibia$e. The party didn’t stop there.…

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Animal Kingdom x HVW8 presents Starship 27

If you’re looking to take off and experience another planet, Starship 27 is for you. This compilation of beats has heavy hitters on it, and J1 aka The DEER is the master mind behind this outta space journey. With his…

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J1 – YouTube

J1 is puttin in work! I mean this brotha’s crankin it out like crazy. James Brown (R.I.P.) ain’t got nothing on this cat. Just to give you an idea of what I’m talking about; J1 DJ’s at a few spots…

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