Asher Roth shows up as a guest for Mickey Factz, Nottz and Blu’s new single “Reign” from their recently announced album The Narrative that is slated to drop on August 20. This is certainly something to get excited about.
Blu & Exile will drop Miles: From An Interlude Called Life on July 17th. After dropping “Miles Davis” last month, the duo release the 9-minute “Roots of Blue” featuring Jacinto Rhines.
“The song is one of the strongest songs on the album,” Blue said of the song. “Its title says it all, ‘Roots Of Blue.’ On this song we took it back, all the way back. Back to the very first people who have walked this earth that have influenced, or cultured or matured, my walk on this earth. Everyone except my immediate family. This song is my own personal family tree.”
The masterminds behind Below The Heavens are back for more. Exactly 13 years after dropping an album that many consider a classic, Blu and Exile will release Miles: From An Interlude Called Life on July 17th.
“It’s all about coming full circle,” Blu told Complex. “We’re bringing it back to some of our traditional sounds and the grassroots that we come with. We’re bringing it back to basics, and we decided to go and pull from some of the people who helped pioneer our sounds.”
20 tracks deep and featuring the likes of Aloe Blacc, Aceyalone, Fashawn and others, Miles: From An Interlude Called Life leads with the single “Miles.”
The enigma known as Blu has connected with Oxnard’s Oh No for a new album titled A Long Ret Hot Los Angeles Summer Night, which is slated to drop on March 1st. Before the 17-track outing is released, Blu and Oh No cut loose “Lost Angels Anthem” to prepare us for what’s to come.
Blu has a response song for Nas’ “Cops Shot The Kid” and offers up “Cops Kill Kids” that samples Ice-T and gets a little more personal than the Nas and Kanye song.
To celebrate Record Store Day, Colemine Records brought together Smoke DZA, Blu and Fly Anakin for the song “Head Above Water.”
With remastered versions of Blu & Nottz’ Gods in the Spirit and Titans in the Flesh albums on the horizon, the duo drop a video for “Heaven on Earth” as Blu paints pictures with his words in the park.
Blu & Exile take it back to their younger days as they look to bury a time capsule in the video for “Constellations.”
The artist formally known as Surock recruits KXNG Crooked, Blu and Jason Rose for “Rugged Music” that tips the proverbial cap to craft beer. From Abruham’s album Thank You Very Much, dropping on January 26th.
DJ InDJnous drops the jazzy “You Sound” alongside emcees Blu and Tanya Morgan.