While the sexy sax will stimulate certain sensibilities, this track rips so hard that by the end you'll be scrambling to queue it up again. Idris is the drummer, and his New Orleans jazz-funk style carries this song along at a blistering pace.
After much anticipation, it’s finally here—Chapter 56: Phil Frost and MQ x FRANK151 is in the shop and on stands at last!
Launched in 1990, New York illustrator André LeRoy Davis’s “The Last Word” illustration was regularly published in The Source for 17 years. The likes of Nas, Jay-Z, Biggie, and the Wu-Tang Clan have all been depicted in Davis’s signature caricature style.
Any BBQ isn't complete without spare ribs drenched in my personal favorite, Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce. Here's a delicious meal with an #ArtintheEats twist: SWEET BABY RAEKWON RIBS!
Maybe no bedroom recording is as unique as Gary Wilson's You Think You Really Know Me. Recorded in 1977 (mostly in Gary's parents' basement) with a TEAC reel-to-reel 4-track, the album saw an extremely limited independent release yet spawned a small but dedicated cult following.
FRANK friend and eyes behind FER SHER, Sagan Lockhart, is delivering us a much-needed weekly column chronicling his experiences around his hometown—and second home to FRANK—Los Angeles.
James Brown’s former drummer was probably playing music before you were even born. He shares his encyclopedic knowledge with us and drops some musical gems for May.
Braiding together lyrics of positivity with Dilla-esque beats, the guys from Alabama don’t have the stereotypical southern sound; their music sounds more like an ode to the ’90s, able to silence any backpacker that claims hip-hop isn’t capable of sounding as it once did.
All in all, the song is a jam any way you hear it. I'm partial to the Oscar Brown and Al Wilson versions and recommend you use all your record finding powers to track those gems down.