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Roy Ayers – Hot (Music Video) (1986)

Check out this rare Roy Ayers music video from 1986.

Brand Nubian – Wake up (Reprise in the Sunshine) (1990) (Video)

Many people have sampled Roy Ayers’ “Everybody Loves The Sunshine, but this group was one of the very first.

Roy Ayers – Stranger To Love / Jill Scott – Watching Me (1979/2000)

Songstress Jill Scott's excellent career has spanned over a decade, and along the way she has proven herself as one of the great singers of this generation. Fortunately…

Robert Glasper, Stephon Harris, and More Pay Homage to Roy Ayers (Video)

Check out this hour long set, including some of the greatest names in Jazz and Hip Hop sharing the stage, all to pay homage to Roy.

Ghetto Live Radio: Tribute to Roy Ayers

A tribute to Roy Ayers from a radio station in Spain is today’s feature. Listen, download, and enjoy.

RAMP – Come Into Knowledge (Produced by Roy Ayers) (1977) (Audio)

An album that has lived many lives, today we appreciate RAMP’s land mark album, Come Into Knowledge.

Roy Ayers – Hummin' / Kendrick Lamar – Celebration (1971/2009)

Kendrick Lamar is the best thing to happen to Hip Hop in many years, and in this example he uses Roy Ayers as his inspiration.

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…

Medline – Everybody Loves The Sunshine feat. Roni Alkekengi (Video Directed by Julia & Marius)

A creative video that comes from Hamburg, Germany, featuring a Roy Ayers cover and some ultra talented b-boys.

Wax Poetics presents Roy Ayers performing in Harlem (NYC)

Find out how you can win tickets to this Roy Ayers performance in NYC sponsored by Wax Poetics!

Jazz Portrait: "Roy Ayers" by Robert Trujillo

A brilliant work by Bay Area artist Robert “Tres” Trujillo.

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.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Carled

Today is our first Beat Submission from the Baby Boomer generation, as we have the well traveled sounds of Carled, representing Denver, Colorado.

Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Virgo Red (1973) (Audio)

This is one of Roy Ayers’ best album, and this article explains why.

Kano San – Everybody Loves the Sunshine (Roy Ayers Cover) (Download)

Japanese musician Kan Sano gives us an excellent cover of the classic Roy Ayers tune.

The Influence of People’s Instinctive Travels And Paths Of Rhythm

We all know the greatness of A Tribe Called Quest, but they’re influence on hip hop is immeasurable.

Roy Ayers Project Beat Submission: Yung Miss

Our first female beat submission representer comes from the I.E. Lets welcome the soulful sound of Yung Miss, using Roy Ayers and Wayne Henderson for her inspiration.

Roy Ayers Ubiquity – A Tear To A Smile (Audio) (1975)

Roy Ayers’ fusion sound is best exemplified in this 1975 release.

Rick James feat. Roy Ayers – Throwin’ Down Album (1982) (Audio)

Roy Ayers and Rick James combine for this album that many fans may not know about.

The Eighties Ladies – Ladies of the 80s (Audio) (1980)

This Roy Ayers produced album is a true gem, and the sound of the Eighties Ladies is one that is still in popular demand.