Donwill & Von Pea – “The Sandwich Shop” (Download)

Fresh off a UK tour, Donwill & Von Pea, 2/3 of Tanya Morgan, present “The Sandwich Shop,” which dropped today… “The project sees the two witty MCs rapping over The Roots “Sandwiches”, a collection of short musical segments released by drummer Questlove in late December 2009. “Sandwiches” consists of the tunes that The Roots play … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week: 11.18.09

My apologies for being a couple of days late…I sometimes forget that my city doesn’t sleep, even when I decide to do so… If you went to Top $ Raz’s video shoot for “DEAD,” The Roc Raida tribute at SOB’s or the last Roots Jam Session @ Highline Ballroom (hopefully not FOREVER!), then you started … Continue reading

Questlove @ Sutra – 8.13.09

It seems that whenever something Obama-related goes down, Questlove of the Legendary Roots Crew is there to help us celebrate at Sutra…and the tradition continued last night. This time the occasion was the screening of the HBO documentary “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama” at the Landmark Sunshine Theater on Houston St., just … Continue reading

Marsha Ambrosius @ SOBs – 8.12.09

Didn’t know if I was going to make it to Marsha Ambrosius’ (formerly of Floetry) show at SOB’s until I got there…and when I did get there, the line stretched down an entire city block…reminds me of the first time I saw Floetry perform. Same place, same scenario. I was happy to see Cion from … Continue reading