Common feat. Ab-Soul – Made in Black America (prod. by No I.D.) Feb12

Common feat. Ab-Soul – Made in Black America (prod. by No I.D.)...

Thanks to the Los Angeles Leakers for letting loose another record from the planned Common/No I.D. album, Nobody’s...

Jhene Aiko – “Everything Must Go” (alternate) Jan31

Jhene Aiko – “Everything Must Go” (alternate)...

For the record I listened to the alternate version first and was instantly sprung on the jazzyfatnasteeness. I was also prepared to diss the original into oblivion. Now after multiple listens, they both have their purposes for life. The original is certainly modern R&B/pop with its fuzzy keyboards, hard kicks, and some ethereal buzz in the background. The alternate is the song chopped up and rearranged at a jazz club. Kudos for No I.D. for adapting his styles cross-genre to find musical vehicles for Jhene’s breathy voice. (Hypetrak) original flavor jazzy...