Hip-hop funk duo and Giant Step favorites Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins (aka Declaime) were featured in NPR’s Song of the Day for “Connect Game,” a track from their recent LP SomeOthaShip. Georgia has recently been busy releasing the solo album Ocotea, under her moniker Jyoti, through their label SomeOthaShip Connect. Check out the full NPR article and stream “Connect Game” here.
Donn T has long been behind the scenes, but Questlove’s sister is stepping into the spotlight with her debut album, Kaleidoscopic, coming soon through More About Music. The budding singer/songwriter’s sultry first single, “Look At (What You Startin’)” reflects her extremely eclectic musical influences, as does her forthcoming electronic dance album.
OkayPlayer recently spoke with Donn T, and you can read the full interview here.
Donn T: “Look At (What You Startin’)” [MP3]
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Launched in March 2009, Kutiman‘s audio-visual project ThruYou: Kutiman Mixes YouTube, got a huge response worldwide. He uses videos like samples to create new works of art, and his efforts were noticed by the members of Multi-platinum selling artist Maroon 5. Kutiman says, “The band sent me footage shot on their recent US tour and that is what i came up with .. enjoy :-)”
Quantic’s upcoming Latin-infused reggae album Dog With A Rope drops next Tuesday, July 13th on Tru Thoughts, but you can stream the whole thing right now through NPR.
Please enjoy these highlights from our latest Steve Madden Music Series event with Nikki & Rich plus special guest DJ Moni, held at the beautiful Ramscale Penthouse on June 29th. Thank you to all those who came out and helped make this event such a wonderful success.