NYC: DJ Questlove Mans The Decks At Le Bain – 9/17

Giant Step’s monthly series is back with  world-class DJ Questlove. We have been fortunate enough to have him play numerous Giant Step events over the years and are pleased to have him back once again!

His extensive vinyl collection contains more than 50,000 records giving him the ability to tear up the dance floor with the most eclectic sets of hip-hop, house, 80′s, rare grooves and a mix of everything in between.

Come party from 8pm and enjoy Le Bain’s breathtaking rooftop.

Free with RSVP

Le Bain at The Standard, 444 W. 13th St.

New Release: Blu & Exile – ‘Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them’


Blu & Exile this week released the follow up to their much loved Below The Heavens. Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them shows the duo in their same breezy and playful hip hop element alongside a slew of tasty collaborators.

Below, we’e got a little sampling off the album with “The Great Escape” featuring Homeboy Sandman and ADAD. Hit download and wave ‘em high.

Purchase Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them on iTunes | Amazon

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Video: Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers – “Work It Out”


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London’s got a new 9-piece soul and funk outfit that will undoubtedly rock your socks off. Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers present the video for their first single off their upcoming debut album, out October 15. Saddle up before hitting play on “Work It Out” – the lead singer is owning with her dense and raspy soul vocals – surely a ride and worth several repeat listens.

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Video: House Shoes – “Sweet” ft. Danny Brown


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Detroit in the house. House Shoes pairs up with the clever tongued and generally entertaining Danny Brown to bring us the video for “Sweet.”

And we are sorta obsessed with this animated video. The colors, the shapes, the faces! Gangsterly cuteness.

Purchase Let It Go on iTunes | Amazon

House Shoes on Facebook | Twitter

Danny Brown on Facebook | Twitter