Soul Music

25 Tunes For Your Mind: Chosen People Selection

Hey, it’s been a while since we dropped our infamous “25 songs” type selections. Call it as you prefer: selections, playlists, suggesting good music. At the end of the day, [...]

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 19)

1 John Holt – I Will Jay Z – Encore 2 Lennie Hibbert – Rose Len Ms Dynamite’s – Dy-Na-My-Tee 3 Herb Alpert – Trasure Of San Miguel Method Man [...]

Camon’ Give Me a Break! (part 18)

1 Loose Ends – A Little Spice Camp Lo – Rockin’ it aka Spanish Harlem 2 Mel & Tim – Good Guys Only Win In The Movies Cypress Hill – [...]

The Holy Grail of Sampling: Raekwon & RZA – Ice Cream!

The Holy Grail of Sampling: Raekwon & RZA - Ice Cream!

We have been searching for ages. You have been searching for ages. They have been searching for ages. He has found it! I don’t know who you are but you [...]

Camon’ give me a break! (part 17)

1 Mayad El Hennawi – Alouli Ansa Aaliyah & Timbaland – More Than a Woman 2 Dennis Olivieri – I Cry in the Morning DJ Shadow – Six Days 3 [...]

Beat The Devil

Here’s my very first present for 2010. A short movie featuring the late James Brown. Maybe his last appeareance in a movie. Very funny and well done indeed. “Darkness is [...]

Silvio, I Told Ya….

The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – P.I.M.P

Mind-boggling! From The Mocambo site: This moody downtempo tune shows the influence of Latin styles and Jamaican reggae in early 1970′s Trinidadian music culture. The theme is said to be derived from Venzuela [...]

More Mixtape Goodness From Soulman

Just a quick post to let you know that the mighty Soulman has posted two dope mixtapes in a row on his fantastic site, “THAT REAL SCHITT“.  I really can’t [...]

Where are you Yeezy?

By Sasha Frere-Jones Posted Feb. 19, 2004, at 8:05 AM ET Not everybody likes hip-hop. I don’t just mean Fray posters hip-hop’s alpha artists aren’t exhibiting a lot of hometown pride [...]

A Quote and a Marvellous Mix: Theo Parrish – Straight No Chaser!

Love of the music should be driving force of any producer, performer or dj. Everything else stems from that core, that love. With that love, sampling can become a tribute, [...]

The Original Soul Sister

Every now and then I go back and watch the following video again, over and over, and I still can’t believe how much talent this woman has been blessed with. [...]

I Put A Spell On You!

“Your reign on the top was short like leprechauns, as I crush so-called willies thugs and rapper dons…” One of the greatest lines ever, if you never happened to nod [...]

Camon’ give me a break! (part 16)

1 War – Slippin’ Into Darkness Eazy E – Sippin on a 40 Mantronix – Join Me Please (Home Boys Make Some Noise) Poor Righteous Teachers – Rock Dis Funky [...]

They’re Back! Son Of A….

Our long-time followers know that we are huge Camp-Lo fans here at M&J’s. So when I saw this video yesterday on Nah Right i was on cloud nine. They’re back, [...]

Good vibes in Stockholm

This is simply the post I would have loved to read BEFORE going there. Fashing – The finest live Jazz since 1977 Kungsgatan 63 A great club, period. Vintage furniture, [...]

Ultimate, Ultimate, Ultimate!

KABOOM! Good news folks! DJ Superix just informed us that he is giving away for FREE his legendary mixtape based upon the Ultimate Breaks And Beats. See Original post HERE. [...]

M&J Summer Edition: Mizell Brothers On Wax Poetics Radio

As a huge fan of the Mizell Brothers sound, I gotta post this nice podcast for y’all. This one comes straight from the Names You Can Trust page: go visit [...]

Roots Of Dubstep Still Strong

On 2009-07-15, Hatcha & Crazy D had the orginal Ghost Crew, J Da Flex and EL-B in the studio. Time passes, but the guys who invented Dubstep, are still puttin [...]

Janko Nilovic & Dave Sucky declared war to the Auto-Tune

Not my usual 5 breaks post. Only one this time but is the one you will hear a lot in the next months. So…don’t complain! Listen to Janko Nilovic & [...]

Camon’ give me a Break (part 15)

1 Billy Preston – You Are So Beautiful Royal Flush – Worldwide 2 William DeVaughn – Be Thankful for What You Got NWA – 8 Ball Intelligent Hoodlum – Back [...]

Soulman – The Truth Is Forever

Soulman, the king of breaks did it again. One hour mix of incredible stuff, weird, ruff, 60′s and 70′s rock-psych records. Producers, listen and take note. Hip hop fans, see [...]

Quasimoto “Axe Puzzles” + Mel & Tim “Keep the Faith” + Jay Z “The Prelude”

First of all, I just heard that Florida had a song sampling some italian 90′s commercial-dance music aka the lamest music ever: what-the-fuck. Mel & Tim are from Holly Springs, [...]