Artist Spotlight: Saidah Baba Talibah

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Saidah Baba Talibah is a raunchy soul rocker with a serious live show; if you don’t know her already, catch the hell up. Clearly evident from the video, Saidah is a well-loved artist in Toronto, drawing fans from all over the music world. If you want to see more enthusiastic fans giving high-spirited testimonials, check out Part 1 (Herstory) and Part 2 (The Album: (S)CREAM).

Listen to the full album (S)CREAM after the jump. The suggestive, choose-your-own-adventure parentheses around the ‘S’ in the album’s title are indicative not only of the album’s lyrical content, but of Saidah as an artist and as a person.

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Hundred Strong ft Amp Fiddler Video: “Stylin Free”

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Check out Hundred Strong ft. Amp Fiddler‘s video for “Stylin Free.” Hundred Strong is the musical project by Ben Dubuisson, a Bristol UK producer into abstract soulful hip-hop – influenced by Dilla, Axelrod, all points in between and beyond. Hundred Strong’s album will be officially released next week on February 14th. For more, download the exclusive mini-mix via Soul Bounce.

Adele Announces North American Tour

Tickets for Adele‘s North American tour go on sale this Friday. Along with the full tour, she’s playing a semi-private event in NYC this Friday – head over to Brooklyn Vegan and IHeartRadio to get more info and to win tickets.

Check the full list of tour dates after the jump, and go to Adele’s blog for some personal insight into her shows. Don’t forget to pick up the highly acclaimed new album 21 on February 22nd.

Pre-order 21 on iTunes

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Late Night Alumni’s Haunted Out Today & Behind the Scenes Video

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Enjoy this behind-the-scenes video with Late Night Alumni, and get a peek into the production process of third album Haunted. Following up Of Birds, Bees, Butterflies, etc., Haunted is an entrancing collection of elegant music. Vocalist Becky Jean Williams colors synth soundscapes from world-renowned producer and DJ Kaskade, Finn Bjarnson, and John Hancock with a mystifying charm. Haunted is a perfect title for the album; it’s pulsing house music but it’s also beautiful and ethereal.

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Nostalgia 77 Video: “Simmerdown” (feat. Josa Peit)

Setting the stage for his new album The Sleepwalking Society (dropping 3/22 on Tru Thoughts), the multi-talented Nostalgia 77 gets things bubbling with this new video for his song “Simmerdown” featuring vocalist Josa Peit. Keep your eyes peeled for the limited edition 7-inch of the single, available 2/14 along with the digital single.