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Sama’an’s 2018 Music Picks
Sama’an’s 2018 Music Picks
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Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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Sama’an’s 2018 Music Picks

With the sad and unfortunate demise of the historic Village Voice, the future of a music critics’ poll was uncertain, but Uproxx stepped up to the challenge, and I was honored to offer my 2018 music picks for their new poll. Below are my favorite songs...

On “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. Spreads His Wings
On “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. Spreads His Wings
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Wednesday, 16 January 2019
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On “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. Spreads His Wings

Gary Clark Jr.’s new single, “This Land,” isn’t the crawling-to-running, normal kind of growth, no, Gary went from walking up and down Sixth Street with a guitar in his hand, to flying. It’s not to say that Gary was ever immature at all,...

Lost My Dad At Sears – Collab Playlist
Lost My Dad At Sears – Collab Playlist
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Monday, 08 October 2018
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Lost My Dad At Sears – Collab Playlist

You let go of your dad’s hand, you think you know where he’ll be, in the men’s casual dress pants section, but he’s not there, and now you’re lost. Enjoy this soundtrack for that unforgettable moment on both Spotify and Apple Music! Lost...

Hannibal Buress and Bun B Share the Stage
Hannibal Buress and Bun B Share the Stage
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Thursday, 13 September 2018
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Hannibal Buress and Bun B Share the Stage

How did Hannibal Buress and Bun B end up sharing a stage together? The story is pretty cool actually. Hannibal was opening for Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords on the Oddball Comedy Festival tour in 2013, and he was looking for for a...

Bun B Unveils ‘Return of the Trill’ Tracklist
Bun B Unveils ‘Return of the Trill’ Tracklist
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Sunday, 19 August 2018
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Bun B Unveils ‘Return of the Trill’ Tracklist

The King of the Trill, Bun B, has released the tracklist for his upcoming album Return of the Trill, due out August 31st. This will be his fifth solo album; in 2010, his album Trill O.G., received the rare and coveted 5-mic rating from The Source magazine....

Watch: Deeper Look: Fat Tony Documentary
Watch: Deeper Look: Fat Tony Documentary
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Saturday, 23 June 2018
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Watch: Deeper Look: Fat Tony Documentary

Friend of SMNTCS, and jack-of-all-trades, Fat Tony is the subject of a new documentary by filmmaker Jackie Radinsky titled Deeper Look: Fat Tony. The mini-doc examines Tony’s jump from Houston to Los Angeles and features interviews with P. Morris, Samuel T....

DJ Mr. Rogers Plays Rhythm Roulette with Mass Appeal
DJ Mr. Rogers Plays Rhythm Roulette with Mass Appeal
Lost & Found
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
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DJ Mr. Rogers Plays Rhythm Roulette with Mass Appeal

Mass Appeal took a little trip to Houston to film an episode of Rhythm Roulette with H-town hero, DJ Mr. Rogers, and it turned out great. When Mass Appeal hit me up and asked who they should tape with in Houston, DJ Mr. Rogers was...

My 2017 Village Voice Pazz & Jop Ballot
My 2017 Village Voice Pazz & Jop Ballot
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018
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My 2017 Village Voice Pazz & Jop Ballot

Every year I have the privilege of voting in the annual Village Voice Pazz and Jop music critics poll– created by legendary music writer Robert Christgau and first run in 1971, it’s the longest-running poll of its kind, and a great way to aggregate the...

DRANK: Thundercat Chopped And Screwed
DRANK: Thundercat Chopped And Screwed
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Tuesday, 22 August 2017
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DRANK: Thundercat Chopped And Screwed

UPDATE: Order Drank by Thundercat & The Chopstars (DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C) on vinyl here to experience Thundercat chopped and screwed.  Chopped and screwed torchbearers, OG Ron C and DJ Candlestick (of the Chopstars), have finally released...

Gary Clark Jr. Announces ‘Live North America’, Releases “Healing (Live)” Video
Gary Clark Jr. Announces ‘Live North America’, Releases “Healing (Live)” Video
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Saturday, 11 February 2017
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Gary Clark Jr. Announces ‘Live North America’, Releases “Healing (Live)” Video

This generation’s Ax Wizard, Gary Clark Jr., has announced Live North America, his new live album due out March 17th, and teased us with a sample in the form a music video for his live rendition of “The Healing,” which first appeared...