New Music: Sean Armstrong – “2 For Dilla”

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My man Sean Armstrong is back with some new tunes. You might recall Sean and I did a tribute to J Dilla a number of years ago (LOUDER!) and he’s back paying homage to the late, great beatsmith once again. This time Sean spits over Dilla instrumentals for “Believe in God” from Jay Love Japan and “The Red” from Champion Sound. As usual Sean does his thing so check these joints out and stayed tuned as Sean drops new music each month. He’ll release 3 tracks in March, 4 in April and so on. Should be a crazy year!

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True School CIAA Wrap Up

Front Row: L to R – E. Jones, DJ Face, Tyler Woods and Vince Clark
Back Row: L to R – 9th Wonder, Dj Cuzzin B, Jay Clipp and T. Reeves

This past weekend True School was set to take over the CIAA’s in Charlotte, NC.  If you are unfamiliar with the CIAA it is the largest HBCU Division II Basketball Tournament.  There are a billion parties and events that take place throughout the week and there was no shortage of True School activities.  The fun started as soon as we landed on Thursday afternoon.  After checking into the hotel we headed to a sneaker boutique called Velocity.  In attendance was artists from 9th Wonder’s IWW, (It’s a Wonderful World), Music Group and sub labels Jamla and The Academy including: Tyler Woods, Rapsody, Big Remo, Actual Proof and Thee Tom Hardy.  9th Wonder mixed several selections from each artist and let me tell you there was some absolute FIRE coming out of the speakers!  Later that night we headed to Kashmir to spin and set off the rest of the weekend’s activities.

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