Filed under: Hip Hop, music, music video, nu soul | Tags: John Legend, The Roots, wake up s, Wake Up Sessions
Filed under: music, music video, nu soul, RnB | Tags: Common, John Legend, melanie fiona, The Roots
Filed under: music, music video, nu soul, RnB | Tags: John Legend, The Roots, Wake Up Sessions
Yeah I know….this track was featured on the Strangefruitmusicblog not so long ago and in most cases a live performance video will do. But the following stream sounds so hot…we have to share!!
Filed under: music, music video, nu soul | Tags: John Legend, The Roots, Wake Up Sessions
Pencil in the 21st of September because that is the day that John Legends & the Roots’ Wake up will be released. The album will feature covers of ‘Wholy Holy’ by Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway’s ‘Little Ghetto Boy’. I could go on and on but here is the tracklist:
1. “Compared to What”
2. “Hard Times”
3. “Little Ghetto Boy”
4. “Wake Up Everybody” feat. Common and Melanie Fiona
5. “Our Generation”
6. “Love the Way It Should Be”
7. “Hang On in There”
8. “I Can’t Write Left Handed”
9. “Wholy Holy”
10. “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free”
Strangefruitmusicblog did a few post on this release that will drop the 22 June 2010. There is not much left to say after all the magnificent leaks except for….gotta have it!! Their last leak The Day sounds as hot as the first one.
In case the Roots thing got past you here are the related post:
The latest “Roots leak” from the upcoming CD How I got over !!
This report is strictly for hardcore Roots Fans. The countdown for their new release has now officialy begun. The reports started way back in 2008 and afcourse people were starting to wonder if this was really going to happen. Turns out the release date is set in June 2010 and since the boombox.com has reported on the listening session that took place recently(May 20th)…we can all exhale and just wait for the album to drop.
For those of you who really want to know all about the tracklist, the collaborations and what kind of sound to expect click here and you will be redirected to the boombox.com website for a full report!!
Strangefruitmusicblog reported earlier that the Roots we’re working on a new album. Now we can let you now that it is scheduled for release in June and afcourse you can listen to the first track of the new album Dear God 2.0 below.
Filed under: music, music video, nu soul, Uncategorized | Tags: John Legend, The Roots
RELATED POST: THE ROOTS TO PRODUCE JOHN LEGEND’S “WAKE UP SESSIONS”
01. Donuts Outro
02. Hot Shit (I’m Back!)
03. World Full Of Sadness
04. Upper Egypt
06. The Stars
07. Antiquity (feat. The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Dillchestra)
08. She Said
09. Hall & Oates
11. Look Into Her Eyes
12. Make Em NV
13. Oh! O!
14. Wicked Ways
Download: The Roots – Dilla Joints Mixtape
I don’t know about you guys but when I read the Roots and Dilla in one sentence my heart starts pumping and the only thing that comes to mind is…HELL YEAH!! That and the fact that this needs be shared with the strangefruitmusicblog readers afcourse…anyways ENJOY!!
There were rumors about it on the Okayplayer messageboard but now It’s official The Roots will produce John Legends upcoming LP “The Wake Up Sessions”. There is no tracklist yet but I promise to keep you updated on the details. The Wake Up Sessions is scheduled to drop later this year and to get you as excited as I am…I’m going to share Questlove’s Twitter message from Thursday 11th february(European time)… great day (sans rats). mixed the 1st song on @johnlegend’s Wake Up album. barnone his funkiest song & dare i say the funkiest ish in 10yrs.
If it sounds anything like this clip of John Legend and the Roots performing in Grammy Weekend 2010 (eventhough it is not the best quality footage)…Questlove ain’t lying.
The video has been out there for a while now and I just wanted to make sure you knew about it. It’s the title track to the Roots their upcoming 11th album which was supposed to be released in October of 2009. The album is set to include many guest collaborators and performers, as did their previous album Rising Down. Aside from Dice Raw on “How I Got Over,” the album will also give a spotlight to Young Chris, Beanie Siegel, Phonte, Pharoahe Monch and others. I don’t have an official release date yet (it is supposed to be somewhere in 2010) but I will surely keep an eye on it for you.