Sunday, January 31, 2010

LIVE VIDEO Lauryn Hill "Turn Your Lights Down Low" Raggamuffin Festival 2010

Because I miss her so much, here's another video of Lauryn Hill performing at The Raggamuffin Festival 2010.

Parce qu'on aime Lauryn Hill Voici une autre video de sa performance au Raggamuffin Festival 2010.

A decade without D'Angelo / Une Décennie sans D'Angelo


[VERSION FRANCAISE APRES LA VERSION ANGLAISE]

January 25th 2000 was the day Voodoo, D’Angelo’s sophomore album was released.I was just 15  years old.I know it must sound cheesy but I knew that I would love D'Angelo forever.

When you talk about Voodoo you talk about a debut at Number 1 at the US billboard 200 chart, a platinum album (1 700 000 records sold) , two Grammys ( Best R&B album and Bets Male Performance ) , one video which ranks #44 in VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Videos ( you see which one I’m talking about). The album was also ranked number 488 on Rolling Stone's November 2003 publication of the 500 greatest albums of all time, which made it one of only thirteen entries released in the 2000s to be included in the magazine's list. D’angelo has been considered than as a Neo Soul precursor. But some people had troubles defining the genre of Voodoo. In the album's EPK, D'Angelo said that Voodoo is "like a funk album. The natural progression of soul, the next step to soul is funk".

In my opinion, D’angelo is more than one musical genre. He’s funk, he’s soul, he can be Hip-Hop and he's definitely moret than the "naked guy" .I consider Voodoo as one of the best albums of the past decade. As much as I loved Brown sugar, Voodoo is a trip to cloud nine.D’angelo smooth voice and musical skills with the help of others artists ( Raphael Saadiq, Questlove ..)  provided us an album filled with spirituality, love, erotism (The video!!!!) but most of all a masterpiece, a gift for music lovers. Many artists have inspired themselves listening to D'Angelo sound ( even album cover yeah Trey Songz I'm looking at you)  It's been a decade now and the D'Angelo fans just like me are just waiting for the rumored ( for years now)  new D'Angelo album. 
This album was certainly one of the most important album that helped me confirm my musical preferences as I had it on repeat back in the days enjoying each melody, each whispering, each words ( when it was possible to hear them ;) ) Since Maxwell is back and Sade too, I only need Mr Brown Sugar to be back in 2010 to make this year greater.
D'Angelo Voodoo Outtakes Download
Videos after the French post.

VIDEO Florence + The Machine "Hurricane Drunk"

There's something about Florence's voice I totally heart.This is the new video for "Hurricane Drunk" off the debut album Lungs.If you haven't already listened to this album you really should.

La voix de Florence Welch a ce petit quelque chose que j'adore.Voici la nouvelle video de Florence + The Machine pour le single "Hurricane Drunk" tiré de l'album Lungs.Si vous n'avez pas encore écouté cet album vous devriez vraiment.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

LIVE VIDEO Alice Smith "Martha" +"Fire"


Since For Lovers,Dreamers And Me,I'm expecting a new album from Alice Smith.The songstress is currently working on it and I can't wait to hear that.Meanwhile, here are two live videos from her.The first one "Martha" is part of Suite903's intimate Studio Sessions.The second video is "Fire".What do you think?

Depuis l'envoûtant For Lovers, Dreamers And Me ,j'attends avec impatience le nouvel album d'Alice Smith, annoncé pour cette année.En attendant voici deux vidéos Live de l'artiste "Martha" enregistré pour les Studio Sessions de Suite903 et "Fire".Qu'en pensez vous ?



ALICE SMITH "FIRE" LIVE PERFORMANCE from ALICE SMITH on Vimeo.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

DOWNLOAD Curt Chambers "Crash Landing"


This my mixtape of the moment.I just discovered Curt Chambers via SoulCulture. And I got to admit that some of the tunes are very catchy.It's a 24 tracks mixtape featuring Eric Roberson, but also with covers of artists such as D'Angelo or Prince (my favorite ones ). Take a listen and let me know your thoughts.

Voici ma mixtape du moment.Même si, je le confesse, je ne sais pas grand chose sur Curt Chambers.Mais je sais qu'il y'a dans cette mixtape une version de deux de mes titres préférés qui vaut le détour.Dites moi ce que vous en pensez.

"How Does It Feel ( D'Angelo Cover) "
"Purple Rain ( Prince Cover) "

VIDEO DISCOVERY/DECOUVERTE Rox " My Baby Left Me"

This is the new Soul sensation from UK.The 21 year old songstress just released he first video " My Baby Left me" off her upcoming debut album to be released this spring. She is one of the artists to watch in 2010.And I'm pretty sure she's going to be huge!!!

Révélation de la scène Soul Britannique, Rox nous dévoile son premier clip "My Baby Left Me" extrait de son premier album prévu au printemps prochain.Elle fait partie d'une de mes artistes à suivre en 2010.Qu'en pensez vous ?

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ROX - My Baby Left Me

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LIVE VIDEO Chrisette Michele "Don't Speak (No Doubt Cover)"

Chrisette Michele + No Doubt = She, as usual, sounds amazing!!!

Chrisette Michele+ No Doubt = Tout simplement magnifique!!!

LIVE VIDEO Corinne Bailey Rae "Closer"


Corinne Bailey Rae has returned with a new album The Sea and she performed on the The Today Show "Closer"

De retour avec un nouvel album The Sea, Corinne Bailey Rae était sur le plateau du Today show pour interpréter une chanson extraite de ce nouvel album "Closer"

MUSIC Vivian Green "Beautiful"



Just last week,I was listening to Vivian Green's "Emotional Rollercoaster" wondering what ever happened to her.And I think she heard me cause few days after, "Beautiful" appeared.I really want to think that she's maybe working on a follow up to Vivian released in 2005.But one thing is sure, she still got her vocal abilities and it feels good to hear her again.

La semaine dernière, je me suis replongée dans ma discographie de Vivian Green et je succombais de nouveau en écoutant son "Emotional Rollercoaster".Je me suis alors demandé ce qu'elle était devenue.Par miracle (oui oui !!) elle a entendu mon message et quelques jours après, apparaissait "Beautiful".J'espère vraiment que c'est un signe du retour de l'artiste car il est évident qu'elle n'a rien perdu de sa voix depuis son dernier opus Vivian sorti en 2005.

"Beautiful"

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

VIDEO 15 Darkchild Hits Mix


Because HE IS THE MAN behind the almost all the best R&B songs/hits I've heard. Because I can say he contributed to my love of music.I blamed on a previous post R&B for what it is now.I blamed the industry for making David Guetta the new Darkchild ( Don't get me wrong, he got talent but Darkchild made R&B what it is ) and when you'll watch this video you'll see why we are celebrating his 15th anniversary in the industry.

L'homme derrière les tubes R&B les plus repris de la planète célèbre ses 15 ans au sein de l'industrie musicale.En regardant la vidéo vous comprendrez pourquoi je m'insurgeais (oui je m'insurgeais) contre le fait que le R&B de nos jours soit ce qu'il est.

ARTISTS FOR HAITI...(Hope For Haiti Now, Un geste pour Haiti & More)

We all know about the tragedy that took place on January 12th in Haiti. Since then, many celebrities,artists but also anonymous from all around the world showed their support to the Haitian people. Musicians have made their contribution with songs, performances such Hope For Haiti but also many benefit concerts .

Depuis la terrible tragédie qui s'est abattu sur Haiti au début du mois de Janvier, artistes,célébrités et anonymes de par le monde ont apporté leur soutien au peuple Haitien à travers des chansons, des prestations et des concerts de charité tel que Hope for Haiti (à l'initiative de George Clooney ) mais aussi un peu partout dans le monde.









MUSIC Damian Marley & Nas "Strong Will Continue" + "As We Enter"

This is one of my most anticipated album of 2010. Some will say we saw the same thing with Best Of Both Worlds with R. Kelly and Jay Z.But I got to admit as much as I love Hova, I like to think that this one is different.Distant Relatives is really something I look forward to hear and the first singles are very promising.Listen and Download after the French post.

C'est un des albums de l'année 2010 que j'ai hâte d'entendre.Bien sûr, le concept a déja été entendu avec Best Of Both Worlds de R. Kelly et Jay Z: deux univers, deux artistes, Un album. Mais j'aime penser que celui la sera différent (certes ici il ne s'agit pas de R&B mais de Reggae) et je trouve les premiers singles prometteurs.

"Strong Will Continue"


"As We Enter"

MUSIC Gorillaz Feat. Mos Def & Bobby Womack " Stylo"


They are back!! Gorillaz's last album Demon Days was released  years ago and I am still digging "Fell Good Inc.".But Something is telling me that Plastic Beach is going to be huge.With guests like Bobby Womack, Mos Def, Snoop Dogg, Kano, Little Dragon ( YES!) , Lou Reed and more, this album has a great potential and I am waiting for it. The album will be released in March 2010.Listen to the first single "Stylo" Feat Mos Def & Bobby Womack after the french post + Tracklisting

J'adore l'univers Gorillaz, leur musique, leur univers virtuel, leur clips vidéos. Demon Days, leur dernier album date déja de 5 ans et cette année ils sont de retour avec Plastic Beach. Et vu les guests présents, je pense que cet album a un énorme potentiel ( Je n'ai jamais été décue par Gorillaz de toute facon ) et le premier single est tout simplement génial.J'ai hâte d'entendre tout l'album!! Sortie prévue le 8 Mars 2010.

Stylo Feat. Mos Def & Bobby Womack


LIVE VIDEO Lauryn Hill "Doo Wop (That Thing) " Raggamuffin Festival


I've waited so long to see the comeback of Lauryn Hill, and even if this isn't a comeback, it feels really good to see her .The last time I saw of her perform, it was for her MTV Unplugged in 2002.See it's really been a long time. Maybe she doesn't realize how much good real Music miss her and I do too!!

On se demande tous où est passé Miss Lauryn Hill. Elle était très attendu pour sa tournée Européene l'été dernier mais celle ci fut annulée. Quel plaisir de la voir chanter au Raggamuffin Festival en Nouvelle Zélande la semaine dernière.Est ce le signe d'un retour? Je ne sais pas, j'en doute même mais une chose est sure je ne vois aucune "artiste" de nos jours qui lui arrive à la cheville.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

LIVE VIDEO Maxwell "Fistul Of Tears" ( For Haiti )

Maxwell performed "Fistful Of Tears" on the Oprah Show for Haiti Relief.

Maxwell a interprété "Fistful Of Tears" lors de l'émission d'Oprah en soutien à Haiti.

LIVE VIDEO Keri Hilson "Knock You Down ( Acoustic )"


If in 2009 you missed Keri Hilson's "Knock You Down" featuring Ne-Yo and Kanye West, I don't know where you've been.She performed for Billboard an acoustic version of the song and I really think she has to sing it like that every time.What do you think ?

Impossible d'être passé à côté de "Knock You Down" en 2009, le tube de Keri Hilson avec Ne-Yo et Kanye West.Pour Billboard, elle a interprété une version acoustique de son succès planétaire et je pense que c'est comme ca qu'elle devrait l'interpréter à chaque fois.Qu'en pensez vous ?

LIVE VIDEO Joss Stone & Raphael Saadiq "Good Ol' Game"


Joss Stone performed on the Tonight Show with a special appearance of Raphael Saadiq.

Invitée au Tonight Show, Joss Stone a interprété "Good Ol' Game" avec la participation de Raphael Saadiq.

VIDEO The XX "VCR"


This is the new video from The XX , off their debut album XX which is by the way a great album.You should give it a listen.

Voici la nouvelle vidéo du groupe The XX , extrait de leur premier, et très réussi, album XX.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

VIDEO Gil Scott-Heron "Me And The Devil"



Gil Scott-Heron is a legend just like Curtis Mayfield, Otis Redding or Marvin Gaye.He's now 60 and is back with a new album to be released on February untitled I'm New Here. The first single/video is "Me And The devil" and I gotta say I love it!!

Gil Scott-Heron est comme Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, un des pionniers de la musique.Agé aujourd'hui de 60 ans, il revient avec un nouvel album I'm New Here à paraître en Février prochain. Le premier single ainsi que la première vidéo extraite de cet album est "Me And The devil".J'aime beaucoup la chanson et la vidéo.

VIDEO + MUSIC Dionne Bromfield & Zalon " Ain't No Mountain High"


We already knew that she had the support of her godmother Amy Winehouse and that she has talent.Once again Dionne proves us that she's more than a protégée with her rendition of Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrel " Ain't No Mountain High"

Elle a la marraine qu'il faut Amy Winehouse, le talent qu'il faut et elle nous le prouve encore une fois avec sa version de "Ain't No Mountain High" de Marvin Gaye et Tammi Terrel.

Download/Télécharger " Ain't No mountain High Amy Remix"

DISCOVERY/DECOUVERTE Jesse Dee...


If you thought you knew everything about "blue eyed soul" you were wrong. Indeed, there's already the amazing Mayer Hawthorne or Eli "Paperboy" Reed but now here comes Jesse Dee! Thanks to a Twitter friend of mine, I've been introduced to his music and I was just amazed by the songs.Like his fellow Boston phenomenon Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Jesse Dee is a Soul man, he's also a Blues man but above all that he's a talented man!He released his fist album Bittersweet Batch released last year is just pure "Soul Food".And actually it's more "sweet" than "bitter", 12 songs and everything is there: it's bluesy, it's soulful. If you don't believe me listen to the song and watch the videos after the French post. And let me know your thoughts...

Dans la famille " Je suis blanc et je suis un Soul Man " on avait Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Mayer Hawthorne et voici mon nouveau grand coup de coeur .Découvert grâce à un de mes amis sur Twitter, je suis comme dirais l'autre "en amour" devant le Monsieur.Mais qui est donc mon nouvel amoureux ? Diplomé d'Arts Appliqués et originaire de Boston tout comme Mr Reed, Jesse Dee a ce timbre de voix et ce talent qui fait de lui un véritable Soul man , un blues man.Son premier album Bittersweet Batch sorti l'année dernière est un petit bijou Soul comme on n'en fait plus.Si vous ne me croyez pas écoutez "Slow Down" et regardez les vidéos qui suivent.Et dites moi ce que vous en pensez...

LIVE VIDEO VV Brown "Leave" + "Viva La Vida" @ Taratata

Here's VV Brown on French TV show Taratata from earlier this month.She performed her song " Leave" and her rendition of Coldplay's "Viva La Vida"

Voici la performance de VV Brown lors de son passage à Taratata au début du mois où elle a interprété son tube " Leave" et sa reprise du hit de Coldplay " Viva La Vida"


VIDEO "United State of Pop 2009" DJ Earworm

I have a little challenge for you guys!!!! This is a very good great mix by DJ EarWorm featuring the Top 25 hits of 2009 according to Billboard. Can you guys name them all ? :) By the way, the video is great and the mix too!!!

J'ai un petit défi pour vous mes amis.Voici "United State Of Pop 2009" de DJ EarWorm où figurent les 25 hits qui ont marqué l'année 2009 selon Billboard, pouvez vous tous me les citer ? ;) Et en passant j'adore la video et le mix!!!

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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Sunday Soundtrack..."Back to the Basics" Tribute


I remember when I was younger ( not that I'm old lol ), Sundays were the days when my dad used to play all his records or vinyls, from Marvin Gaye to Barry White , Quincy Jones or Ray Charles ( I think he still does that).He is the reason why I love so much Soul, Blues and Jazz music.And still now, sometimes he just calls me and asks "Do you remember this song or artists? Can you find it for me?" and when we are together we talk about Music ( among others things ) and I still learn so much from him.I still spend my Sundays listening to Nina Simone, Muddy Waters Etta James or Ray Charles. I wanted to share this with you with a little compilation of some of the artists, legends my dad loves that are now gone .Hope you'll enjoy!!

Je me souviens quand j'étais plus jeune, les Dimanches étaient les jour où mon père jouait ses disques, ses vinyles de Marvin Gaye à Barry White en passant par Quincy Jones ou Ray Charles ( je crois qu'il le fait toujours).Il m'a transmis son amour de la Soul, du Blues, du Jazz.Et même maintenant, il arrive qu'il m'appelle et me demande " tu te souviens de cette chanson ou de ce ( cette ) chanteur ( euse )? Tu pourrais me trouver ce disque ou ce live?"et lorsqu'on est ensemble, la discussion nous ramène toujours à la Musique, je découvre toujours des légendes, un univers.J'ai gardé l'habitude d'écouter les Dimanches Nina Simone, Muddy Waters, Etta James ou Ray Charles.Je voulais partager cela avec vous avec une petite compilation de chansons, de vidéos de légendes disparues que mon père affectionne.J'espère que cela vous plaira!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

DISCOVERY/COUP DE COEUR Jessie J...



I'm sure she doesn't sound familiar to you but if you've heard " Party in the USA" ( Miley Cyrus) or "I Need This" ( on chris Brown latest album Graffiti ) you've heard songs she wrote.She also toured with Cindy Lauper, Chris Brown, Macy Gray... At 21 the UK singer/songwriter already has proven her talent  to the industry.She's now signed to Universal Republic Records and I hope she will be releasing something soon ( I think this year ) especially with a voice that could rival artists like Christina Aguilera or Duffy ...
Videos after the French post

Elle s'appelle Jessie J.Elle a 21 ans et a déja écris plusieurs tubes planétaires comme "Party In the USA" ( Miley cyrus) ou "I Need This" ( sur le dernier opus de Chris Brown).Elle est partie en tournée avec Macy Gray, Cindy Lauper et encore Chris Brown.Il ne fait pas doutes que la jeune artiste a du talent.De plus, elle est dotée d'une voix qui n'a rien à envier à des artistes telles que Christina Aguilera ou Duffy.Signée sous le label Universal Republic Records elle devrait sortir quelque chose cette année et j'ai hâte...

Friday, January 15, 2010

Download Dwele "Live at Maide Vale Studios"+"Lost Track of The Time EP"+"Live at Jazz Café"+"Keep RIZEing To The Top"

No, today is not the "National Dwele Day"! Thanks to Bama Love Soul and Soulified , here are not 1 but 4 Dwele's free downloads.So ENJOY simply ENJOY IT! It's Christmas after Christmas and then tell me which one is your favorite.

Non, aujourd'hui n'a pas été décrété le "journée nationale de Dwele"! Merci à Bama Love Soul et Soulified pour ces EP et téléchargement gratuits qu'ils nous ont offert ces derniers jours.Voici Noël après l'heure! Profitez en et après dites moi lequel est votre préféré.

DOWNLOAD D'Angelo "The Voodoo Outtakes"



Because I will not feel totally musically satisfied until he returns.Because he has to come back! Here's the "Voodoo outtakes".Some of this songs are live songs, rendition or just him having fun on the keyboard and it's all good.This is why I want him back

Je ne me sentirais pas totalement musicalement satisfaite tant que Mr Brown Sugar ne reviendra pas nous livrer l'album qu'on attend tous les ans et que j'attendrai encore cette année.Voici en attendant " The Voodo Outtakes", compilation de performances live, de reprises de classiques...en bref du concentré D'Angelo.

DISCOVERY/DECOUVERTE Selah Sue...




I just remembered that I forgot to publish this post months ago but here it is!
Name:Sanne Putsey aka Selah Sue
Born:1989
Country:Belgium
If you wonder what's the deal with her, just listen to her voice.First time I heard her ( it was her song "Fyah Fyah" especially at the end)I was like " Is it really her singing ?". There's no doubt the girl is talented and her voice is just amazing and it's great. She already released an EP " Black Part Love" and it's rumoured that she's working on her first album.You can listen to her EP on her MySpace Page.
Videos after the French post

Voici un post que j'avais oublié de publier il y'a quelque temps de cela et je m'en veux terriblement pour ca.Voici le topo:
Nom:Sanne Putsey alias Selah Sue
Naissance:1989
Pays:Belgique ( Mais rien à voir avec Johnny )
Et ce qu'elle a de si particulier c'est sa voix, son style.Dès la première écoute on est surpris pas sa voix, son talent ( surtout à la fin de son titre " Fyah Fyah").Avec un EP à son actif, il se murmure que la jeune demoiselle serait en train de travailler sur son premier album ( que je serais heureuse d'écouter).Mais en attendant vous pouvez écouter son EP "Black Part Love" sur sa page MySpace.

DOWNLOAD DJ Cuzzin And Jay*Clipp Present:Soul 4 Sale Vol 8



Dear fellow music enthusiasts especially (Nu) Soul lovers, I am not really a fan of these kind of mix but as this one features artists such as Marsha Ambrosius, Ayah, Dwele, Mayer Hawthorne, Erykah Badu, Brittany Bosco, Michael Jackson, Muhsinah, Choklate, Anthony David, Georcia Ann Muldrow... I love it !! What about you ?

Chers amis (es) amateurs(trices) de Musique, plus particulièrement de (Nu) Soul, je ne suis pas spécialement fan de ce genre de mixtape mais celle là a l'avantage d'être bien faite et surtout d'inclure des artistes tels que Marsha Ambrosius, Ayah, Dwele, Mayer Hawthorne, Erykah Badu, Brittany Bosco, Michael Jackson, Muhsinah, Choklate, Anthony David, Georcia Ann Muldrow...A l'arrivée j'adore !! Et vous ?

DOWNLOAD Raheem DeVaughn " Mr February aka March Madness" Mixtape




This is an appetizer!! Mr DeVaughn releasead this mixtape in anticipation of his upcoming album "The Love & War Masterpeace". And I like it a lot! I am amazed by Raheem DeVaughn's ability to take another artist's song and make it something so much better ( "Re-Invented Sex" Sorry Trey Songz but this one is so miuch better ) or make it sound different ( Sade's "Soldier Of Love"). What do you think ?

Voici un avant goût de ce que nous réserve l'album de Raheem DeVaughn "The Love & War Masterpeace" et j'en redemande. Mr DeVaughn a le don de reprendre une chanson et d'en faire quelque chose de meilleur ( "Re-Invented Sex" désolée Trey Songz) ou de différent ( "Soldier Of Love" de Sade). De bonne augure pour l'album prévu pour Mars 2010.Qu'en pensez vous ?

DOWNLOAD Lupe Fiasco " I'm Beaming"



The second single from Lupe Fiasco's upcoming album "Lasers" is here."I'm beaming" was released a couple of days ago as Lupe and some of his friends ( such as kenna or Santigold) reached the summit of Mt. Kilimandjaro to support an organization fighting the water crisis.
Download here

Voici le deuxième extrait de l'album à paraître de Lupe Fiasco "Lasers" intitulé "I'm Beaming".Le single est sorti alors que le rappeur et certains de ses amis ( tels que Kenna ou Santigold) atteignaient le sommet du Mont Kilimandjaro pour soutenir une organisation qui lutte contre la crise de l'eau.
Télécharger ici

VIDEO Alicia Keys Live performance AOL Sessions




LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM AOL SESSIONS
Which one is your favorite? / Quelle est votre préférée ?

VIDEO M.I.A "There's Space For Ol Dat I See ( Space Odyssey )"


This is the new video from M.I.A. Her new album is supposed to be released later this year ( during the summer ).What do you think?

Voici la nouvelle video de l'interprète de "Paper Planes" dont le nouvel album est prévu pour l'été 2010. Qu'en pensez vous ?

DOWNLOAD Carlitta Durand " The Doug & Patty EP"



I gotta admit I wasn't familiar with Carlitta Durand and I've just been introduced to her voice with this free EP released few days ago with the collaboration of Vaughn Garcia and I like it.Hope you'll enjoy it too !!! Download here

Jusqu'à il y'a quelque jours je ne connaissais pas Carlitta Durand.Elle a mis en ligne il y'a quelques jours un EP qu'elle a sorti en collaboration avec Vaughn Garcia et je dois avouer que j'aime bien.J'espère que vous aimerez aussi. Télécharger ici

Thursday, January 14, 2010

DOWNLOAD Sade Tribute Mix by DJ Madness

If you just can't wait 'till February 8th 2010, here's a mix to help you.Enjoy!!

Je sais que l'attente est longue jusqu'à la sortie du nouvel album de Sade " Soldier Of Love" et si comme moi vous n'en pouvez plus d'attendre voici une mixtape pour vous aider à tenir le coup.

Download here / Télécharger ici

DOWNLOAD Maxwell Mix by DJ Uncle Q

Because one free download ain't enough! Because it's Maxwell !! Because... Do you really need one more reason ?

Parce que c'est gratuit!Parce que c'est Maxwell! Parce que c'est tout simplement bon!!!!!!

Download here / Télécharger ici

VIDEO Kano "More Than One Way"

Kano is ,like Dizzee Rascal, one of the UK rappers I love the most. I remember jamming to his song with Craig David " This Is The Girl" like it was yesterday. His new song "More Than One Way" is part of a project to motivate kids to get diplomas, to promote education.In other words Kano is telling to "Inspire, Be Inspired, Achieve And Succeed".

Kano est ,avec Dizzee rascal, un des rappeurs "So British" que j'adore.J'espère qu'un des deux noms vous dit quelque chose.... Son nouveau single " More Than One Way" fait partie d'un projet qui aide à la promotion de l'éducation chez les jeunes. Bonne Chanson, Bonne Cause!!

DOWNLOAD The Best Of Raphael Saadiq Mixtape by Uncle Q

Any Ray Ray's addict should listen to this mixtape.It features some of the greatest Raphael Saadiq's songs ( well for me all of his songs are the greatest but still ), from songs he produced like D'angelo's "Lady" to songs with Lucy Pearl ad Tony!Toni!Tone! Give it a listen !!!

Si tu te proclames fan et adorateur de Ray Ray cette mixtape est pour toi!!! Tous les classiques produits ou interprétées par lui ( en groupe, duo ou solo ) y sont.C'est tout simplement un concentré de pur bonheur pour les oreilles!! A télécharger d'urgence!!!

Download here /Télécharger ici


Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Hello!

Hello.I am currently not able to post updates but I'll be back very soon with new updates featuring Download, videos, discoveries etc... Stay tuned! Xx

Bonjour.Je suis actuellement dans l'incapacité de mettre à jour le blog mais je serais de retour très vite avec des téléchargements gratuits, des coups de coeur, des videos et plein d'autres nouveauté.Restez connectés.xx


Monday, January 11, 2010

VIDEO PREMIERE Sade " Soldier Of Love"







I AM HAPPY! Today my musical year officially started with the video premiere of Sade's "Soldier Of Love". I am a die hard fan of Sade and this is what I've been waiting. I am already totally, extremely addicted to to the song now the video is here and ,at age 50, the lady looks stunning. I don't know what she's drinking but she should bottle it and sell it!She is GORGEOUS and looks exactly the same than 10 years ago. What do you think ?


J'aime Sade je l'adore je l'idolâtre. Si vous vous demandez pourquoi je vous donne quelques raisons:"By Your Side", "your Love Is King", "King Of Sorrow, "Flow", Ordinary Love" ...est ce que je dois vraiment continuer? Après 10 ans d'absence elle est de retour avec un album "Soldier of Love" et le premier titre du même nom. Elle est absolument magnifique dans la vidéo.En une décennie, elle n'a pas pris une seule ride.Je ne connais pas son secret de beauté mais elle devrait le commercialiser.Qu'en pensez vous?


Sunday, January 10, 2010

VIDEO Alicia Keys Live ( Saturday Night Live )

Alicia Keys performed last night in the Saturday Night Live show "Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart" and "Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down ".

Alicia Keys a fait une apparition hier dans l'émission Saturday Night Live et a interpreté ses tubes " Try Sleeping With A Broken heart" et "Empire State Of Mind (Part II) Broken Down".


DOWNLOAD Georgia Ann Muldrow "Can't Stand Yo Love"

Ms Georgia Ann Muldrow's new album "King's Ballad" drops on february and here is the first single "Can't Stand Yo Love". [Download here]

Le nouvel album de Georgia Ann Muldrow "King's Ballad" sortira en Février prochain et elle nous offre le premier single " Can't Stand Your Love". [Télécharger ici]

"Can't Stand Yo Love"

DISCOVERY/DECOUVERTE “Amazing” Rafiya…

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She sings in English,French and Spanish.She was born in Los Angeles from Congolese parents and lived in Ivory Coast, Benin, Senegal…Her music is just like her full of many different influences from Soul music to African music.She released her EP last year and I totally love her response to Musiq Soulchild’s “So beautiful” .It’s available on free download on her website [click on the image to download] and you really should listen to it.

Que ce soit en Anglais, en Francais ou en Espagnol nous séduit avec le timbre de sa voix. Imprégnée de différentes influences ( elle est née à Los Angeles de parents congolais, a vécu au Bénin, en Côte d’Ivoire entre autres) sa musique est un voyage entres ces differents univers: africain et américain, un subtil mékange de R&B, Afro-Jazz et Soul.Son EP est disponible en téléchargement gratuit sur son site officiel. [Cliquez sur l’image pour télécharger]. Alors parlez vous le Rafiya ?

Mario by All You Need Is Soul...

So Beautiful (Remix) by All You Need Is Soul...

Friday, January 8, 2010

DOWNLOAD "Late Night With The Roots"


This is a collection of performances from The Late Night With Jimmy Fallon featuring Ludacris, Mos Def, Q-Tip , Snoop Dogg, Wale, Clipse , 50 Cent and more with the famous Roots crew.Enjoy & thanks to Bama Love Soul [click here to download]

Il s'agit d'une compilation de prestations live d'artistes tels que Raekwon, Q-Tip, Wale, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Clipse entre autres lors de l'émission "Late night With Jimmy Fallon" avec le groupe mythique The Roots.Avis aux fans!! [Cliquez ici pour télécharger]


UPDATE ALBUMS IN 2010 / SORTIES D'ALBUMS EN 2010

In a previous post, I made a list of some of the albums to be released in 2010 ( my most anticipated) .Here's an update.

Dans un billet précédent , j'avais fait la liste de quelques albums prévus pour l'année 2010 ( mes plus attendus). Voici une mise à jour .

CONFIRMED/CONFIRMES
  • Sade-Soldier Of Love 
  • Corinne Bailey Rae-The Sea
  • Georgia Ann Muldrow – Kings Ballad 
  • Erykah Badu – New Amerykah Pt2: Return Of The Ankh 
  • Leela James-My Soul
  • Brittany Bosco- Black 
  • Jill Scott-The Light Of The Sun: Words and Sounds Vol. 4 
  • Szjerdene-Tailored
  • Maxwell-blackSUMMERSnight
  • Toni Braxton-Pulse
  • Alice Smith
  • N*E*R*D-Instant Gratification But since the "new" female member was already kicked out who knows/Mais vu qu'ils ont déja éjecté la "nouvelle" chanteuse qui sait ? 
  • OUTKAST+Big boi-Sir Luscious Left Foot!The son of Chico Dusty+Andre 3000 = 3 Albums :)))
  • Usher-Raymond Vs Raymond
  • Jaheim-Another Round
  • Monica-Still Standing
  • Nas & Damian Marley-Distant relatives
  • Jamie Foxx -Body
  • MGMT-Congratulations
  • Lupe Fiasco-Lasers 
  • The Roots-How I get over
  • Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings -I learned the hard way
RUMOURED/RUMEURS
  • D'Angelo 
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Santigold
  • Adele
  • Tweet
  • Bilal
  • Jaguar Wright
  • Goapele
  • Musiq Soulchild
  • John Legend-The Wake Up sessions
  • Beyoncé

Thursday, January 7, 2010

VIDEO Jay Z feat Swizz Beatz " On To The Next One"

I gotta admit that when I first heard the song on "The Blueprint 3" I found it good but just that.But now that I've seen the video I'm feeling addicted to it. Despite all the controversy ( Jay Z has been called satanist, illuminati and so many things due to the obvious religious references and blah blah ) I think it's pure art. The director Anthony Mandler ( the same for the "Young Forever" video) just did a great job. And I love it even more than the song!! What do you think ?

A la première écoute, je m'étais dit " Ah pas mal la chanson, c'est quand même Swizz Beatz à la production" mais sans plus.Voila que débarque la vidéo!! Petit bijou artistique en noir et blanc ( réalisé par Anthony Mandler, le même qui a réalisé la vidéo de "Young Forever" ) la vidéo a déja fait couler beaucoup d'encre. Certains ont traité Jay Z de sataniste, d'illuminati et j'en passe vu les nombreuses références réligieuses.Quoi qu'il en soit, je ne savais pas qu'il était possible d'aimer une vidéo plus que la chanson elle même.Et vous qu'est ce que vous en pensez?

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

VIDEO Anjulie "Addicted2Me"

This is the new video from Anjulie for her single "Addicted2Me" from her self titles debut album "Anjulie". I like the video and I really found her refreshing and this song is one of my favorite on the album [Read previous post here]

Voici la nouvelle vidéo d'Anjulie "Addicted2Me", single tiré de son premier album éponyme "Anjulie". J'aime assez la vidéo et je la trouve toujours aussi rafraichissante.

Introducing.....Szjerdene / Coup De Coeur...



Here's Szjerdene, 21 years old, singer, songwriter and artist to watch.I'm a little late on this one but as I was surfing through SoulCulture website it appears to me that I missed something and it's something good. The girl from London, after a brief experience in modeling is now focusing on her music and working on her EP "Tailored". I thank her for that because I think her voice is absolutely addictive.[Video & Music after the French Post]

21ans, chanteuse,compositrice,et artiste à surveiller.Szjerdene nous vient tout droit de notre bonne vielle Angleterre et est mon coup de coeur de la journée.Aux hasards de mes errances numériques LOL je me suis rendue compte que j'étais passé à côté d'elle il y'a quelques mois de cela sur le site SoulCulture et je ne sais pas comment.Ses mélodies sont preneuses et sa voix envoûtante. J'espère qu'on entendra parler d'elle dans le futur . [Video & Musique après le saut ]

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

VIDEO Little Dragon "Never Never"

This is the video of one of my favorite song off their album " Machine Dreams". I really enjoy Little Dragon's style of music and this video is dope!!

NEW MUSIC + COVER Jaheim is back for "Another Round"

Jaheim is back with a new album to be released on February 9th untitled " Another Round". I have to admit I missed his voice.And at a moment like this,when some others artists are really disappointing me I only hope that he won't.Here's a song from the album also untitled "Another Round".

Play/Download

VIDEO Tiffany Evans covers Whitney Houston...and she CAN SING!!!

Dear Whitney, If you ever forgot how you sound like few years ago here's a great reminder!!!
Tifanny Evans is just killing that song damn !!!! I dare you Whitney to sing it like this now ( Kidding!! ). I remember her in Tyler Perry's " Diary of a mad black woman" and I'm thrilled to see her now and singing like this WOW!!!

VIDEO Mos Def feat Talib Kweli "History"


Mos Def & Talib Kweli ....THAT'S ALL!!!! I love the song, I love the album, I love the video !

Monday, January 4, 2010

Three albums to get !!!!

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These three albums were supposed to be featured in my 2009 Retrospective in the 25 albums list but I thought it was better to talk about them in a separate post.
ANJULIE-ANJULIE
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Anjulie, Canadian singer with Guyanese/Indian origin describes herself like a music addict .Her first album self titled “Anjulie” was released this summer and she was even part of the Raphael Saadiq tour this fall/winter. Her music is refreshing and I really enjoy her voice!!




2010 with some albums…(sounds like a good year for Music)

This is ones of the albums for which I am so expecting 2010
First I have to mention two albums that are rumored to be released this year and THEY BETTER BE RELEASED!!!

D’ANGELO ( Rumored)

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If I have to wait another 5 years to have a new album from Mr. “Brown Sugar” I will.But there are rumors about him recording a new album ( as always ) but this time it better be true !!!!!If Sade and Maxwell can come back he can too so that I can have back my Soul Trinity!!




AMY WINEHOUSE ( To be announced)

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According to her label,she’ll be back this year with a third studio album following the masterpiece “ Back to Black” and I do hope that this one too is true !!







SADE-SOLDIER OF LOVE ( February 8th 2010 )

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If I have to tell why I’m so waiting for this one, then well I don’t know what to say.

Video+download here




CORINNE BAILEY RAE-THE SEA (January 26th 2010)

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Corinne Bailey Rae returns after the grieving of her husband .This album will be the follow-up of her first Album “Corinne Bailey Rae” which features songs like “Like a star” or “ Put Your Records On”.The first single is “ I’d do it all again”
Video here/Download here



GOAPELE-MILK AND HONEY (2010)

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5 Years after “Change it all” Goapele will release a new album untitled “Milk And Honey” which is due to be released during the spring 2010.She already released the first single “Milk And Honey”
Video here/Download here




TONI BRAXTON-PULSE ( February 2nd 2010)

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Toni will finally be back with a brand new album in 2010.I hope that it will be better than the others veterans’ new albums.The first single is “Yesterday” but others songs have already leaked.
Songs and video here , here and here




ERYKAH BADU- NEW AMERYKAH PART II:RETURN OF THE ANKH ( February 2010 )

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Miss Badu will be back in 2010. And that is ALL I needed to know !! :)





MAXWELL-BlackSUMMER’s night (2010)

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The sequel of AMAZING critically acclaimed BLACKsummer’s night will be released this year. When I listen to what’s already on the first one I can’t wait for what Maxwell has for us
“Pretty Wings” video here
“Bad Habits” video here





ALICE SMITH (early 2010)

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I was obsessed with Alice Smith’s “Dream” when I first heard it from her debut album “For Lovers, Dreamers and Me'” [ video here ] and I was thrilled to hear that she was back in the studio for an album due in 2010.







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