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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.

Searching For Rick James

Somewhere along the way, we lost touch of the real Rick James. On his 65th birthday, we reexamine the music legend.

The Roy Ayers / Kim Kardashian Connection

6 degrees of separation works for everything, and when you connect these two, it is proof that everything is connected in one way or another.

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.

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.

Flying Lotus's Until the Quiet Comes and The Importance of Musical Imagery

Flying Lotus and his extraordinary project, the short film directed by Kahlil Joseph.

Cruel Summer: The Downside of Musical Piracy

With the recent release of G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer, the problematic nature of musical piracy takes center stage.

Michael Jackson’s Bad: Twenty-Five Years Later

Every family has those stories. You know the ones. They’re recanted over holiday meals and backyard barbeques. With each telling the tale grows slightly more outlandish than the…

Thundercat – Walkin’ (Video) (2011)

Reliving the enigmatic debut of Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner, one frame at a time.

Digable Planets – 9th Wonder (Video & Remixes) (1994)

Overlooked by mainstream media, this profound single is one that incorporated art, music, and message.

Marvin Gaye – Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler) (Video)

Here is a video of a classic tune sang by the great Marvin Gaye,

“Songs for Women” and Other Interesting Stories

Of all the conversation surrounding artist Frank Ocean, it always goes back to the music.

Sam Cooke / Aretha Franklyn / Roy Ayers – You Send Me (Video)

Roy Ayers has been known for doing covers for his entire career, and this may be one of his best. Watch him, along with Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin perform “You Send Me” live.

Michael Jackson – Stranger in Moscow (dir. Nick Brandt) (1996)

In the legendary career of Michael Jackson, one work stands out amongst the rest, finding an artist who manages to capture our emotions and demand our attention.

Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs – Be A Father To Your Child (1991) (Video)

Ed O.G. and Da Bulldogs give a thoughtful message over a classic Roy Ayers sample.

Tupac Shakur – Lost Souls (Audio) (1997)

Today is Tupac’s birthday, and we acknowledge the connection of Pac and Roy Ayers.

Isaac Hayes – Tough Guys (Soundtrack) (Video) (1974)

We all know about Shaft, but here is another soundtrack by Isaac Hayes that be even better.

Erule – Listen Up (1994) (Video)

Erule is not a household name in hip hop, but this could be the best Hip Hop song that has ever been produced using a Roy Ayers sample.

Columbia Nights – Dawn | Dusk EP (2012)

Today marks the release of Columbia Nights first EP, Dawn | Dusk. Take a listen to what they have to say.