SXSW had a lot of highlights, but seeing Jhene perform in person was definitely one of them. She sounded great too, which is pretty hard to do at a festival where horrible acoustics and inept soundboard operators are the norm. Impressive.
Here’s a quick preview of her lead single, “3:16am,” off her upcoming Def Jam debut. Fisticuffs on the beat.
As I mentioned during this week’s SNSS recap, there’s no MC in the game today that makes me wear out the rewind button like Shad. His music represents pretty much everything I look for as a listener: skills, quality production, intelligence, and above all, truthful and genuine expression through this art form. His last record, The Old Prince Still Lives At Home, is a classic album and his new project, TSOL, drops on May 25th (at least in his native Canada…and I assume online at the least for us Americans).
I’ve been lucky enough to vibe with TSOL for a minute and it’s another flawless release from Shad. Now you can listen to it in its entirety thanks to Spinner, complete with a track by track breakdown from the man himself. What are you waiting for???LISTEN HERE!
Oh, and if anyone out there isn’t convinced, I don’t know a soul who wasn’t an instant fan after seeing this: