Nneka’s Concrete Jungle, NYC Release Party, US Tour

concrete_jungle_tourConcrete Jungle by Nneka was officially released in the US today. The album is an offering of love, hope and optimism dedicated to the people of Warri & the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Holding it all together is the emotional focus of her beautiful voice, located in a place somewhere between yearning and rage. Buy it here on iTunes; listen to tracks here in the Jukebox.

Tonight, Nneka takes the stage for her album release party at SOB’s in NYC, hosted by J Period. Don’t miss this exclusive performance!

Check more tour dates at NnekaWorld.com

Nneka – “Heartbeat”
 

Sol Ascension With Joy Jones & DJ Daz-I-Kue This Saturday

400_-1Sol Ascension brings Joy Jones to S.O.B’s this Saturday, September 19. Having released her debut album Godchild this summer, Joy is set to bring her universal message of music to the big apple.  She will be joined by DJ Daz-I-Kue (Bugz in the Attic), who will spin a set that is sure to have every t-shirt in the house dripping with sweat.

Hosted by Manchildblack, Sol Ascension fuses the best elements of global soul. Past performances have included artists and DJs: Peven Everett, Wunmi, Mark de Clive and Lady Alma, Ian Friday, Osunlade, DJ Spinna and Rich Medina. Sol Ascension always delivers a mental and spiritual resurrection from the weekly grind.

S.O.B.’s
204 Varick Street (W. Houston)
New York, NY

Doors: Midnight
Cost: $12 in advance/$15 day of

Tickets available at Ticketweb

More Joy Jones info, downloads and video

Giant Step Resident 48: Summertime

6By Mawuse Ziegbe

Monday morning I woke up in a rumpled tank top with my cell phone plastered onto the side of my face, an ache in my thighs, and vodka sloshing through my veins. This level of abject foolishness means only one thing: summertime! It’s July but for a lot of New Yorkers making do with a pittance of sunshine, summer has just only begun. But even through a completely soaked June, some of us kept our dispositions on the sunny tip like singer Miz Metro. She premiered her bubbly video “Trashion” – a montage of her flouncing about the LES – at her recent SOB’s mixtape release party. While her fussy outfits and re-purposed Metro Card accessories evoke a street artist/trustafarian trying to “find herself,” her music is actually warm and effortless. Toasty soul from zany white chicks is usually pretty fun.

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Colin Munroe at SOB’s on July 29 + Free MP3 Download of “Get Even” by The Kickdrums ft. Colin Munroe

flyerColin Munroe is making his first NY headline appearance at SOB’s on Wednesday, July 29th!

You’ve probably heard the dope mixtape, Colin Munroe is the Unsung Hero featuring Wale, Drake, Joell Ortiz, Black Milk, and more. If you haven’t, download it here: www.myspace.com/colinmunroe.

The full-length album Don’t Think Less of Me, will be released this fall on Universal Motown.

On Wednesday, Colin will be supported by Cleveland duo The Kickdrums, and Giant Step has a free, exclusive track available to you. Download The Kickdrums “Get Even” feat. Colin Munroe HERE.

SOB’s, Wednesday, July 29th, Doors @ 8pm, Show @ 9pm

Advance tickets at SOBs.com and TicketWeb.

$13 advance, $15 day of show

Download “Get Even” by The Kickdrums featuring Colin Munroe (right-click to download)

Unlimited by Miz Metro Release Party Tonight

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Today Miz Metro releases her debut album, Unlimited, and the party starts tonight at S.O.B.’s. Produced by The Bloom Effect & SESAC and hosted by Crosby, with music from DJ Vinyl Richie, special guests and more, it will no doubt be a night of fabulousness.

Make sure to grab an advance copy of the album while you’re there!

Until then, we have a free download of Miz Metro’s single for you:

Download “Ask Why” (Right-click, save-as)

S.O.B.’s – July 8th Wednesday.  7:30PM
All Ages.
Special guests.

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