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Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Whodiniz

Today we visit the UK, as producer Whodiniz gives us a great interpretation of Roy Ayers classic tune, Third Eye.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Matcy P

Check out this weeks beat submission, coming from the historically enriched town of Chicago, as Matcy P samples one of Roy Ayers’ most popular songs.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Vol. 4 (Download)

Our gift to our people is the fourth installment of our beat submission compilation. We present The Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission Compilation, Volume 4.

Smokey Robinson – Quiet Storm (Groove Boutique Remix f/ Roy Ayers) (2007)

In 2007, Motown opened up its vault to an elite group of DJs and producers to flip a few classics. Contributers included ?uestlove & James Poyser (producing under…

Karriem Riggins – Round The Outside (Alone Together) (Video) (2012)

A one of a kind video featuring the great Karriem Riggins, and the even greater Muhammad Ali.

10 Years Later: Reassessing Electric Circus

Ten years later, we provide an alternative opinion on one of the most scrutinized albums of all-time.

Five Other Dave Brubeck Songs Not Named "Take Five"

In remembering Dave Brubeck, we look at the “other” works of his legendary career.

Earth, Wind & Fire – Head To The Sky (1973)

One of our newest writers Carled shares his unique experience with an album that helped shape his life at an early age.

The "Other" Pretty Young Thing: Thriller, 30 Years Later

30 years after the release of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, we take a look back at a recording lost in the shuffle.

Understanding and Accepting The Roots' Phrenology (2002)

10 years ago, The Roots released “Phrenology”, and simply put, my first listen was a life changing experience.

Jimi Was A Rock Star

On what would have been his 70th birthday, we salute James Marshall Hendrix, a man that redefined “black music.”

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: The Sugar King

Our beat submissions cover another place on the map. Today, we have The Sugar King, representing Lagos, Nigeria with his soulful Roy Ayers tribute.

Blaxploitation: The Best Of…

With the recent re-release of Marvin Gaye’s Trouble Man, we take a look back at some of the most iconic soundtracks of the Blaxploitation Era.

WildFlower: From Skylark, to Creative Source, to Estelle

There are few songs that have impacted many different eras and genres like “Wild Flower”. Read to find out what makes this particular version special.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Why Is There

Instead of sampling Roy Ayers, this weeks beat submission uses a popular sampled Roy Ayers Track for his inspiration.

Lonnie Liston Smith / Curren$y – A Song of Love / 2Much (1976 / 2012)

Curren$y teaches us a lesson on the importance of Lonnie Liston Smith with his newest mixtape, Priest Andretti.

I Am Somebody – Jessie Jackson / JB's (Sesame Street) (Circa 1975)

A political figure, a children’s program, and the funkiest band alive all combine to give you an important lifelong message.

Stoned Soul Picnic Revisited (Laura Nyro's Version) (1968)

An entry from a new writer, Carl Edwards shares his personal experience and interpretation involving a classic Roy Ayers tune.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Incksalonius

Check out our latest beat submission from Brooklyn, NY. Producer Incksalonius gives her take on one of her favorite Roy Ayers cuts.

good kid, m.A.A.d world – The Deification of Kendrick Lamar

An examination of Kendrick Lamar’s most recent release, good kid, m.A.A.d city and his newfound position as the “2nd Coming.”