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Recap: UCLA Hosts the 2010 Jazz Reggae Festival

Photograpy by Eric Sandler This weekend UCLA gathered an array of some of the most talented artists in jazz and reggae music. Luckily for us by “jazz” they meant R&B and soul considering the lineup … read more »

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Video: Mayer Hawthorne, "One Track Mind"

In the same vein as Raphael Saadiq and The Dap Kings, Mayer Hawthorne is striving to bring back the late Motown era recording style and techniques. The difference being that Hawthorne is an awkward looking … read more »

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Video: Masspike Miles f. Rick Ross, "Love Drunk"

With “Love Drunk,” rising voice Masspike Miles laments the innate ability of women to manipulate their male counterparts through various intoxicating methods. I mean, slipping us love roofies and shit, your stepping up your game ladies. … read more »

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Mz. Chawles, "Sillyhappywild" MP3

Tanika Charles has been making a name for herself by opening for acts like The Roots, Estelle, and Bedouin Soundclash while also singing backup for Zaki Ibrahim. Quite a résumé for someone who only decided … read more »

POSTED April 29, 2010 2:50PM IN SUITE903 Comments (1)

Video: Keys N Krates Live Remixing, Live!

Keys N Krates have emerged with a brand new live remix of MGMT’s “Electric Feel.” We could just give you a link to the song, but hey that wouldn’t be any fun now would it? … read more »

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Recap: Revive Da Live Tribute to Roy Ayers with Pete Rock

Photo by Eric Sandler On Saturday night jazz/R&B legend, Roy Ayers was honored for his contributions to modern urban music. Revive Da Live Music Group brought in legendary producer Peter Rock, experimental jazz/hip-hop pioneers the … read more »

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Recap: DJ Rekha and Nina Sky Celebrate NYC’s Longest Running Dance Party

Photos by Eric Sandler Friday night brought the 13th year anniversary of the longest running monthly dance party in NYC. DJ Rekha’s iconic birthday bash for her famed Basement Bhangra party brought together a wide … read more »

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Video Exclusive: Black Milk Live at Record Store Day

Suite903 kicked it with Detroit producer/MC Black Milk and his crew Daru Jones (drums), AB (keys), and Bill Sharp (DJ) at Record Store Day on Saturday. What did you do? With the imminent release of … read more »

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Recap: Meshell Ndegeocello Performs "Bitter" Album In NYC

Photography by Eric Sandler Meshell Ndegeocello came full circle playing a much needed, intimate set as an homage to her 1999 album Bitter. Stripped down to the bare essentials with Deantoni Parks on drums, Chris … read more »

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Rasheeda f. Kandi, Toya, Diamond, Lola Monroe "Bedrock" (Remix) MP3

Screw the other Real Housewives Of Atlanta, the real diva collective coming out of the A, is powered by the likes of Rasheeda, Diamond, Kandi Burruss, Toya Carter, and Lola Monroe. The fivesome came together … read more »

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