Talib Kweli & Hi Tek are Reflection Eternal – Revolutions Per Minute In Stores Now

Ten years since their classic contribution Train of Thought sealed their fates in hip hop lore, Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek release their follow-up venture, Revolutions Per Minute. With their first collaboration praised for its uplifting messages and nostalgic soundscape, Kweli’s command of the mic and Hi-Tek’s versatile production skills have made this album one of the most anticipated hip hop albums of 2010.

Exclusive produced by Hi-Tek, features on the album include appearances by Estelle, Bilal, Bun B, Mos Def, Jay Electronica, J. Cole, Res and Chester French. The album covers an array of topics that discuss the shortcomings of America (“Strangers”), society’s obsession with fame (“Got Work”), an honest discussion of drug use (“Lift’in Off”), the pining for a lover returning home (“Midnight Hour”), a music history lesson (“In the Red”), and even a track about Nigeria’s corruption-riddled oil business (“Black Gold”). This kind of entertainment with real world application manifests itself on the album’s first single “In This World.” Accompanied by Hi-Tek’s pulsating bass and a gripping soul sample, Kweli contemplates success and the infinite obstacles that prove burdensome to its maturation with a resounding co-sign from Jay-Z.

Reflection Eternal – “In This World”
 

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Alex Cuba EPK

Alex Cuba’s latest album is self titled, to be released in the US on June 8th. Featuring surprising new grooves, innovative electric guitar inflections and varying tempos and structures, this album is an important step in Alex Cuba’s ongoing musical revolution.

Buy the new single on iTunes, “Directo”
 

Dwele’s W.ants W.orld W.omen Trailer + New Single

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Get ready for the new Dwele album, W.ants W.orld W.omen coming June 29th, and check out the single, “What’s Not To Love” here.

Quadron Video “Herfra Hvor Vi Star”

Thanks to Plug Research and Yours Tru.ly, we present this video of Quadron performing “Herfra Hvor Vi Star,” a rehearsal recently shot in LA. The live video features an intimate portrait of producer Robin and singer Coco with band, demonstrating Robin’s stripped down production, while showcasing Coco’s powerful vocals.

Quadron will also be a part of the annual 2 day UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival, which also features Nas and Damian Marley, Barrington Levy, Q-Tip, Raphael Saadiq, Bilal, Foreign Exchange, Georgia Anne Muldrow and Declaime, and many others.

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