Monday, July 24, 2006

The Message Is Universal...Funk Is A Situation


No time to chat---just some pure, unadulterated linkage for my peoples...

Silence is A Rhythm, Too is currently offering a couple of funky lil' mp3s----"What So Never The Dance" by Bootsy Collins and "You Can't Love Me If You Don't Respect Me" by Lyn Collins.

Some will love and some will hate...but either way, Gnarls Biggie is in da house.

Cop a few joints by Poor Righteous Teachers and read an interview with Wise Intelligent, courtesy of Cocaine Blunts.

As if there wasn't already enough stupidity in the world---now muthafuckas are gettin' high on fake weed ???

R U still down? If so, you might want to peep this Tupac video blog.

"Step Off" by Little Brother is available for download via Spine Magazine.

Outkast's video for "Morris Brown" is available on YouTube.

A couple of songs by Syl Johnson were posted on the internets this past week. Download "Goodie-Goodie-Good Times" at The "A" Side and "Concrete Reservation" at Tuwa's Shanty.

I ask you---what could be more gangsta than a bulletproof iPod case???

A few dope hip-hop joints are available at Sumish.com---cop Masta Killa's "Pass The Bone (remix)", "B-Boys" by KRS-One (ft. Raphi), Boot Camp Clik's "1-2-3", and more...

Cracked.com posted videos of their 11 favorite "Chappelle's Show" skits.

Visit Soul Sides to download Nomadic's remix of "Top Billin'", a classic hip-hop joint by Audio Two.

If you don't have Eugene McDaniel's "Supermarket Blues" in your collection, then I don't care who you are (or what you're wearin')---go straight to Miblog Weighs A Ton and rectify the situation. You can also download tracks by a few artists who sampled this song (Quasimoto, Jungle Brothers, and De La Soul).

Boogs has more good stuff posted at The Sole Life---"That's All Right With Me" by Esther Phillips and Pleasure's "Thoughts of Old Flames".

Download "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'" by Ray Charles at Dilated Choonz.

Ice Cube, Afrika Bambaataa, Wu-Tang Clan, Rakim, MC Lyte, The Beastie Boys, Eazy-E, and Russell Simmons are slated to be honored at the 3rd annual "VH1 Hip-Hop Honors".

A generous number of mp3s by artists such as Robert Johnson, Public Enemy, Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Martha & The Vandellas, and James Brown are available at You Can Call Me Betty.

By now, you may have heard of Radiodread, Easy Star All-Stars' tribute to Radiohead's OK Computer---performed reggae style. Cop "Airbag" (feat. the legendary Horace Andy) at Some Velvet Blog. If you like this track, cop their version of "No Surprises" via Kwaya Na Kisser

Another post at Some Velvet Blog features "I Know You Got Soul" (Bobby Byrd), "All Night Long" (Mary Jane Girls), and "The Humpty Dance" (Digital Underground).

At The Smudge of Ashen Fluff, you can download a few joints by Cee-Lo Green---"Basehead Jazz", "Closet Freak", and "Gettin' Grown".

Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song" is available at The Runout Groove, accompanied by an interesting story about the song's origins.

Finally, cop "Keep It Rollin'" by A Tribe Called Quest courtesy of Phish & Chips.

"There is really nothing more to say---except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how."---Toni Morrison

6 comments:

Z-Man said...

Nice update scholar.

Anonymous said...

S-

Oh man. Killing me softly. Wow.

That brings me back.

Hope all is well in your corner of the world. It's sauna here...

Sheesh.

Firpo

Scholar said...

Z-man---thanks.

Firpo---My corner of the world is hot as hell. It's so warm, in fact, that my precious Jesus candle melted onto my dresser ;)

Aba Boy said...

1st time caller - via Soul on Ice. Nice blog....I am an avid funk fan, so I will be spending quite some time here.

Ababboy
http://80sfunk.blogspot.com/

Scholar said...

Aba---thanks for stopping by---checked your blog, and you've got some good stuff going on over there. 1...

obifromsouthlondon said...

z-man question. dope or dogfood?