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TheDeadCanRap new album & artbook “The Dead Can Rap” NOW AVAILABLE on Def Pressé

Honoured to be a part of my creative-comrades, TheDeadCanRap’s new album & artbook, “THE DEAD CAN RAP” feat. Open Mike Eagle Nosaj from New Kingdom & myself. Produced & creatively conducted by @RemiRough & @likemadd now available via @DefPresse on all formats including @Bandcamp {{{{{Enjoy InJoy)))))))

VAGRANT LOVERS new album “Ghosts of St. Leonards” released today, with new track “TEMPLE feat. Malik Ameer”

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On that Halloween vibe, this brand new song eye had the pleasure of poeting/ rappin’ on, “TEMPLE feat. Malik Ameer” from Kirsty Allison & Gil De Ray aka Vagrant Lovers, just in time for the timely time of now from their just released album, “Ghosts of St Leonards” loopin’ through the night.


BBC 6 ALBUM OF THE DAY= “HA Chu” by Pan Amsterdam

FELICITATIONS< Pan Amsterdam Music & the entire Def Pressé tribe on gettin’ BBC Radio 6 Music ALBUM OF THE DAY. What an inspirational time we had crafting this transcontinental collaboration of an album between New York, London, Paris, and all stops in between. If you haven’t got your copy yet, cop it.
Massive shout outs to @jason_williamson_ @jimigoodwin, that @guts_puravida, @mrshnbeats, @iggypopofficial.

Essential Reading= Dr. Florence Ladd’s inspiring article “Destination Paris 2020”

An Absolutely inspiring and essential read from one of my long time inspirations, academic motivators and civil rights hero, Dr. Florence Ladd (Howard University alum, retired Harvard professor & W.E.B. Dubois Medal recipient). Each and every word eloquently illustrates her experiences in the u.s. & abroad, for decades that’ve contributed to her need for her newest necessary destination, Paris. Enjoy in joy, and share widely.Massif mercis Paris Lit Up for featuring such an intriguing article.

“Play The Game” PROC NAZ brand new video/single, beat by Malik Ameer

My East Oakland bredren and rap comrade of 25 years Proc Naz just released this FIYA, filmed on location in the ‘Town, beat by me. (1995 til infinity tribe) from 25years ago when we was ciphering all over the town, Fresh out the backpack with underground rap tapes all over the bay, to now , with short films on YouTube… Bless up Proc! For y’all who don’t know about the decades in this, now you probably get it. Herm’ would be mad pumped, rite Proc’ Bless up Herman Roberts III aka Vango aka Kashius Glacius.