Music

“Baby Please Don’t Go” by Azraq, Kam Franklin & Kareem Samara
“Baby Please Don’t Go” by Azraq, Kam Franklin & Kareem Samara
Music
Saturday, 30 January 2021
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“Baby Please Don’t Go” by Azraq, Kam Franklin & Kareem Samara

This one is exciting, my first full production: a cover of the classic Lightnin’ Hopkins tune “Baby Please Don’t Go” by Kam Franklin and Kareem Samara. You may know Kam from being the lead singer of The Suffers, or know Kareem from his work with...

Sama’an’s Favorite Music of 2020
Sama’an’s Favorite Music of 2020
Music
Friday, 18 December 2020
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Sama’an’s Favorite Music of 2020

Every year I vote for my favorite music (songs and albums) in an annual music critics poll and this year I submitted my ballot for the Uproxx installment. The original music critics poll I voted in belonged to New York City’s Village Voice and its...

Sama’an’s Favorite Music of 2019
Sama’an’s Favorite Music of 2019
Music
Monday, 23 December 2019
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Sama’an’s Favorite Music of 2019

    Every year I vote for my favorite music (songs and albums) in an annual music critics poll and this year I submitted my ballot for the Uproxx installment. The original, historic music critics poll I voted in belonged to New York City’s Village...

Sama’an’s 2018 Music Picks
Sama’an’s 2018 Music Picks
Music
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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Sama’an’s 2018 Music Picks

With the sad and unfortunate demise of the historic Village Voice, the future of a music critics’ poll was uncertain, but Uproxx stepped up to the challenge, and I was honored to offer my 2018 music picks for their new poll. Below are my favorite songs...

On “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. Spreads His Wings
On “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. Spreads His Wings
Music
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
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On “This Land,” Gary Clark Jr. Spreads His Wings

Gary Clark Jr.’s new single, “This Land,” isn’t the crawling-to-running, normal kind of growth, no, Gary went from walking up and down Sixth Street with a guitar in his hand, to flying. It’s not to say that Gary was ever immature at all,...

Lost My Dad At Sears – Collab Playlist
Lost My Dad At Sears – Collab Playlist
Music
Monday, 08 October 2018
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Lost My Dad At Sears – Collab Playlist

You let go of your dad’s hand, you think you know where he’ll be, in the men’s casual dress pants section, but he’s not there, and now you’re lost. Enjoy this soundtrack for that unforgettable moment on both Spotify and Apple Music! Lost...

Hannibal Buress and Bun B Share the Stage
Hannibal Buress and Bun B Share the Stage
Music
Thursday, 13 September 2018
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Hannibal Buress and Bun B Share the Stage

How did Hannibal Buress and Bun B end up sharing a stage together? The story is pretty cool actually. Hannibal was opening for Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords on the Oddball Comedy Festival tour in 2013, and he was looking for for a...

Bun B Unveils ‘Return of the Trill’ Tracklist
Bun B Unveils ‘Return of the Trill’ Tracklist
Music
Sunday, 19 August 2018
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Bun B Unveils ‘Return of the Trill’ Tracklist

The King of the Trill, Bun B, has released the tracklist for his upcoming album Return of the Trill, due out August 31st. This will be his fifth solo album; in 2010, his album Trill O.G., received the rare and coveted 5-mic rating from The Source magazine....

Watch: Deeper Look: Fat Tony Documentary
Watch: Deeper Look: Fat Tony Documentary
Music
Saturday, 23 June 2018
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Watch: Deeper Look: Fat Tony Documentary

Friend of SMNTCS, and jack-of-all-trades, Fat Tony is the subject of a new documentary by filmmaker Jackie Radinsky titled Deeper Look: Fat Tony. The mini-doc examines Tony’s jump from Houston to Los Angeles and features interviews with P. Morris, Samuel T....

DJ Mr. Rogers Plays Rhythm Roulette with Mass Appeal
DJ Mr. Rogers Plays Rhythm Roulette with Mass Appeal
Lost & Found
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
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DJ Mr. Rogers Plays Rhythm Roulette with Mass Appeal

Mass Appeal took a little trip to Houston to film an episode of Rhythm Roulette with H-town hero, DJ Mr. Rogers, and it turned out great. When Mass Appeal hit me up and asked who they should tape with in Houston, DJ Mr. Rogers was...