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Preview Omar’s Love In Beats

Preview Omar’s Love In Beats

Following on from 2013’s album The Man, his first for London based independent label Freestyle Records, 2017 sees his new long player further cement his enviable reputation, as did receiving his MBE for services to music at Buckingham Place, and featuring in Javon Princes‘ comedy series on BBC2 television. Love In Beats is Omars’ 8th studio album and may just be the most eclectic & varied to date.

omarSomewhat more electronic in it’s conception and sound than it’s predecessor, Love In Beats incorporates soul, Caribbean rhythms, an undercurrent of funk, with touches of zouk, a jazzy waltz, spoken word and also features collaborations with US soul legend Leon Ware, Blue Note pianist Robert Glasper, rapper Ty, Guadeloupe born singer Jean-Michele Rotin, and Uk soultress Natasha Watts, The Floacist and Mayra Andrade, the Cape Verdean born singer who lives and records in Paris.

Mainly recorded at his own Backayard Studio in South London his unique voice, multi -instrumental and production skills, together Omar and Scratch have brought forth a new collection that may just be the most beautifully formed and career defining album of all. Omar expands up on the inspiration, and the long running musical brotherhood which has forged this latest collection: ‘This is album is labour of love between myself and my Grammy award winning brother The Scratch Professer. Powerful songs over mesmerising beats in the evolution – that is omarmusic and Brothers sound, it is truly ‘Love in Beats’

Preview Love In Beats and get ready f 1.27.17… You can also pre-order…. Enjoy!
To listen to the preview click on the link below

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Tall Black Guy Offers Up New Mixtape

Tall Black Guy Offers Up New Mixtape

Fresh from his trip to South Africa and the release of his new CD Let’s Take A Trip, Tall Black Guy has dropped a fire mixtape. weheartbeat_ltatsa_tbg-lead








The Mixtape is entitled #LetsTakeATripSA. This Mixtape is dope the track listing is as follows….

Track Listing
1 – Teeko – Love Will Be

2 – Killiam Shakespeare – THICKMISS

3 – Freddie Joachim – Cadillac

4 – Slot-A – Floss

5 – Tall Black Guy – Feat. Moonchild – I Will Never Know(TBGRemix)

6 – Eric Lau – Here Feat. (Rahel)

7 – Kenny Keys – Haze

8 – Kaidi Tatham – Mister Seahorse

9 – Dj Jazzy Jeff – Jazzy Jeff Bossa Nova

10 – Elaquent – Caviar Feat.(Octavio Santos & Goyama)

11 – Stro Elliot – Miles Funk

12 – Dego – Keep It Right Moving Feat. (Sharlene Hector)

13 – 14KT & AB – Forgotten

You can cop this Mixtape for FREE.99 courtesy of Tall Blackk Guy….Grab it now and vibe out! Enjoy!

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Frank Moka Says It’s Nation Time

Frank Moka Says It’s Nation Time

There is an amazing group of musicians in Dallas Texas. Among them is the very talented Frank Moka. Primarily known for his skills as a percussionist and Drummer Frank Moka is stepping up to the mic to deliver a powerful message not only to the conscious brothers and sisters, but one the masses need to hear.

This has got to be one of the most poignant songs out now….. What you gonna do when its nation time?/Get up off the gas…..The lyrics of this song could not be more real and definitely speaks to the climate in which we live. I encourage everyone to listen and receive then share the message. Music has the power to move people and people to change things. We look forward to hearing more from the brother Frank Moka….

The single is available on iTunes….Grab it!

Press play and vibe out! Enjoy!

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Neo Soul Cafe’s Best of 2016

Neo Soul Cafe’s Best of 2016

Last year, Neo Soul Cafe staffers compiled an impromptu list of music that was deemed as the best music released in 2015.  In an effort to reach more people, we thought it would be best to publish the list, so it can be easily be referenced.

We are so excited about this music.  It was hard to scale down the list. There is so much dope music in the world and we’ve only tapped in to a small percentage of it. We wholeheartedly feel these artists and their projects have made an indelible impression upon us.

Check out the music.  Vibe out! Support the artists by purchasing their music.  Then if you love what you hear make a conscious decision to see them in a city near you.  There is nothing that can compare to the live experience.  Enjoy!r

1.  American Foster Child Food For The Living Dead







2.  Terrace Martin Velvet Portraits







3.  Tony Minnvielle Into Something Volume 2









4.  James Tillman Silk Noise Reflex






5.  Josef Leimberg Astral Progressions







6.  Zo!SkyBreak
















8.  Solange A Seat At The Table









9.  Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers









10.  H.E.R. H.E.R. Vol.1







11.  I,Ced What Are We Looking For








12.  Tweet Charlene








13.  Phonte & Eric Roberson Tigallero









14.  Greg Dean The Greg Dean Project









15.  Jordan Rakei Cloak








16.  Robert Glasper Experiment ArtScience









17.  Ashleigh Smith Sun Kissed








18.  Butcher Brown Virginia Noir



19.  Nx Worries Yes Lawd!








20.  Aaron Camper Blow


21.  Anderson Paak Malibu









22.  Kindred The Family Soul Legacy Of Love








23.  Frank Mccomb SoulMate Another Love Story








24.  Gregory Porter Take Me To The Alley








25.  RC & The Gritz The Feel








26.  Childish Gambino Awaken My Love









27.  Musiq Soulchild Life On Earth








28  The Hue .Auror







29.  Chantae Cann Journey To Golden









30.  BJ The Chicago Kid In My Mind








31. Kandace Springs Soul Eyes







32.  Jesse Boykins III Bartholomew

This one is so hot that it is no longer available for download……

33.  A Tribe Called Quest We Got It From Here – Than You 4 Your Service…-thank/id1173106678








34.  De La Soul and the Anonymous Nobody…/id1114903637





35.  Madison McFerrin Finding Foundations vol 


36.  The Sheshen Flames & Figures








37.  Lindsey Webster Back To Your Heart








38.  Anthony Valadez Fade Away









39.  Soia H.O.I.P.








40.  Kaytranada 99.9%








41.  Yuna Chapters








42.  Common Black America Again








43.  Cecelia Stalin The Love EP







44.  Collective Peace Introducing Collective Peace









45.  NAO For All We Know









46. DJ Kemit Together






47.Tall Black Guy Let’s Take A Trip








48.  Rapsody Crown 







49. Christie Dashiell Time All Mine









50.  NoName Telefone


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