Artwork by Tom J Newell
It’s a great day n da mornin for music-lovers everywhere. We can’t deny that we spent almost all of the weekend losing our minds over the news that D’Angelo would be returning–nor can we can we claim to have slept much last night after he went and dropped the damn album all at once at midnight. But, believe it or not, D is only star in a massive music universe, and the rest of it rolls on in spite (or, more likely, because) of his greatness. This week’s mixtape roundup has a decidedly old-school vibe and features a grip of vintage Philly hip-hop courtesy of Kid Millions, some all-vinyl rare soul from Beatminerz, some funky French productions and much much more. Most importantly we kick things off with a new world premiere mix from none other than Ally Al. If you can tear yourself away from Black Messiah (and we know that struggle is real), get ready for a wild week’s worth of sound.
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