Wayna ft. Wale – “Billyclub” Remix

waynadown1Download the Run DMC-backed remix of Wayna‘s “Billyclub ft Wale” here (right-click to download).

Wayna’s new EP, Soul and the City, featuring Wale, Wajeed and more drops in November on Quiet Power Productions.

She’s also performing on a Billie Holiday Tribute at Blues Alley – Wednesday, October 21st in Washington D.C. Keep an eye out for November tour dates coming soon…

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Giant Step Presents SVEDKA Sessions #3: An Evening With Diane Birch

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Giant Step presents the third installment of SVEDKA Vodka Sessions: an evening with singer/songwriter Diane Birch and special guest DJ Anané Vega for a not-to-be-missed showcase at Hudson Bar at Hudson.

SVEDKA Vodka Sessions, a concert series brought to you by Giant Step and SVEDKA, brings you the very best bands and emerging artists. The series has already featured Wale with DJ Mark Ronson at Private Park at Hudson Hotel in New York, as well as Peter Bjorn And John and DJ Jason Bentley at Skybar at Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood.

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Wale at Hudson Hotel Private Park, SVEDKA Sessions #1

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Check out this footage from our first SVEDKA party! Wale and DJ Mark Ronson at the Hudson Hotel Private Park in New York.

Giant Step Resident 49: J. Cole, Big Sean, Fresh Daily & Jesse Boykins III

tomorrow-1-600x5961By Mawuse Ziegbe

Lately, some new artists have hit the interwebs who are down right addictive and, if all goes well, they will be giving fans the shakes on a massive level. J. Cole’s “A Dollar and A Dream II” affixes graceful metaphors about the throes of quarter-life insecurity to a generous piano melody that makes a clean break from the ever-ubiquitous synth-hop. Jay-Z scooped the North Carolina MC as the first signee to his newly-formed Roc Nation imprint; a move that makes sense since Cole has the same low-key cleverness that has rendered Hov a mega-bajillionaire. He’s young so his mixtape The Warm Up has the requisite knuckle-headed sneaker and swagger rhymes. But the clean production has the classic brooding sensibility of jazz-sampled hip hop from Slum Village and Little Brother. Tracks like “I Get Up” and “Losing My Balance” are that good good.

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