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WATCH THIS: Taj Francis x Green Lion Crew “Valley of Dub” (Soundtrack for Temple)

WATCH THIS: Taj Francis x Green Lion Crew "Valley of Dub" (Soundtrack for Temple)

T Λ J x G L C = Dubwise Animation

Zeke Stern, who’s produced tracks with Green Lion Crew for reggae stars like Kabaka Pyramid​, ​Chronixx​, ​Collie Buddz​, and ​Beenie Man, has collaborated with visual artist Taj Francis for a psychedelic audiovisual mashup. This will be the first episode in a series called Tenfold: Opus​, in which Francis interprets the work of various musicians. “Temple” is a visual interpretation of the Fall of Mankind in the garden of Eden (Genesis Chapter 3, the part about the serpent tempting Eve to taste the forbidden fruit.) “Valley of Dub” the heavy melodica-infused dub soundtrack, is a perfect complement to this epic episode. Get your mind right before clicking. Video After The Jump… Read more »

Take A Sudden Flight Back to The Future

Take A Sudden Flight Back to The Future

Protoje & Jesse Royal Bridge the Gap Between 1980s and 2015

Every now and then, a special tune hits the tympanic membrane, laden with both pearls of wisdom and music history. “Sudden Flight” by Protoje featuring Jesse Royal (from Protoje’s third studio album, Ancient future), lyrically advises the youth to use their God given talents and mind to overcome stress and oppression; instead of  guns. From it’s opening line, La Di Da Di , we don’t join nah party, “Sudden Flight” puts us in a time capsule and shoots us back to 1985 when  Bally’s, Adidas, Gucci suits, Kangol hats, Gold teeth and Rope Chains were in fashion and the Get Fresh Crew were the Kings of  1980’s Hip Hop. The song entitled “La Di Da Di” on Slick Rick’s Album, “The Art of Storytelling,”  had people break dancing and spinning on their head tops. The combination of the narrative poetry and humor of Slick Rick and classic beat boxing of Doug E. Fresh in this song, solidifies its spot as one of the top 10 Classic Hip Hop songs of all time. More After The Jump… Read more »