Throwback Thursday

TBT: Aaliyah – 4 Page Letter

TBT: Aaliyah – 4 Page Letter

Next month we’re hosting our third party, Pour Out Some Liquor, paying homage to the best artists from time gone past. There is no better way than to start this by remembering one of the most impactful and talented stars of the past 25 years […]

TBT: Day 26 – Exclusive

TBT: Day 26 – Exclusive

Just over 10 years ago, Sean ‘Puffy/(D the I the D the D the Y)’ Combs formed the world famous and timeless boy band Day 26. Today we pay homage to them in the form of a well warranted throwback. From the class of Making […]

TBT: Frank Ocean – Songs for Women

TBT: Frank Ocean – Songs for Women

Way way back in Feb, 2011 before we had this incarnation of the ever elusive Frank Ocean, we had the Nostalgia Ultra version blessing those that knew of his existences with his enigmatic persona and incredible voice. From the aforementioned mixtape, there are a number […]

TBT: MellowHype – Hell feat. Frank Ocean

TBT: MellowHype – Hell feat. Frank Ocean

I’ll be the first to admit, I was about a year late to the first wave of OFWGKTA mixtapes and projects. For something that you’d usually get ridiculed by your friends for – being late to the party – I’ve seldom been more grateful. It […]

TBT: J Dilla – So Far To Go (featuring Common and D’Angelo)

TBT: J Dilla – So Far To Go (featuring Common and D’Angelo)

J Dilla is arguably one of the greatest beat makers of all time. On ‘So far to go’ he draws out from the Isley Brothers ‘Don’t say goodnight (it’s time for love)’, a truly fantastic sample. First appearing on Dilla’s Donuts as “Bye,” this instrumental was an […]

TBT: Common – The Light

TBT: Common – The Light

Recording during the Soulquarian sessions at Electric Lady Studios in New York, Jay Dee gave Com Sense the perfect soundscape to craft a hip-hop love song for the new millennium. Though the song was said to have been inspired by Erykah Badu, Common effortlessly rode […]

TBT: Vondelpark – Quest

TBT: Vondelpark – Quest

Man doesn’t do go to the beach often, but this song makes me feel like I am on a beach, life’s beach to be precise – which is strange because when this dropped back in 2013, I was probably in my most instinctive and decisive […]

TBT: Maribou State – Scarlett Grove

TBT: Maribou State – Scarlett Grove

Back 2012 when house music was cool and come ups were the focal point of any night out / life for the matter. Back when Eton Messy had the sounds to rock house parties for hours. ‘Scarlett Grove’ by Maribou State was everything. Heavy-handed house edits […]