Betty Davis is the eponymous debut studio album by American funk singer Betty Davis, released through Just Sunshine Records (an upstart label) in 1973. The album was produced by Greg Errico and features contributions from a number of noted musicians such as Neal Schon, Merl Saunders, Sylvester, Larry Graham, Pete Sears, and The Pointer Sisters.
From the Mango Hill Universe all the way from sunny Miami, Florida & The Big Apple, New York City, Mango Hill Records Proudly presents the long awaited debut album "Alegría y Tristeza" from none other Jason Joshua & The Beholders!
The satin-voiced songwriter's latest is No Beginning No End 2 - a sequel to his 2013 album that resurrects the bold eclecticism we first fell in love with, while taking us on a journey through both celebration and introspection. This is his first set of new music on his own label/collective, Rainbow Blonde Records.
On his fourth album, Black Times, with his father’s Egypt 80 ensemble, Seun Kuti delivers a smartly distilled primer on the power of Afrobeat. The 35-year-old bandleader and saxophonist is the youngest son of Fela Kuti, the Afrobeat pioneer who started his own Movement of the People party.
The live broadcasts collected together on this album shocase Prince at his best and most raw. Prince had an incredible ability to deliver the most amazing live performances. These live broadcasts are ultimate proof of the quality of Prince as a genuine music phenomenon and an inspiring artist.
Following up their successful 2016 release The Nashville Session, British funk and soul jazz veterans The New Mastersounds returned to the same analogue studio to record another set of tunes in front of an invited local audience. The album perfectly captures the energy and chemistry between these four musicians at the top of their game after nearly two...
Renewable Energy expands on The New Mastersounds template while still providing plenty of the band's trademark sounds. Guitarist Eddie Roberts, drummer Simon Allen, bassist Pete Shand and keyboardist Joe Tatton are joined by Sam Bell, one of the founding members of NMS precursor The Mastersounds who also guested on two previous NMS albums, plays...
Hearsay is the second solo studio album by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal. It was originally released in July 1987, on the labels Tabu and Epic as the follow-up to O'Neal's critically and commercially successful 1985 album Alexander O'Neal. Hearsay explores similar genres to those of Alexander O'Neal including pop, R&B, soul, post-disco,...
Black Messiah is the third studio album by American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist D'Angelo, credited to "D'Angelo and the Vanguard". It was released on December 15, 2014, by RCA Records, bringing an end to his 14-year hiatus that followed his 2000 album Voodoo.
Michael Kiwanuka, whose song “Cold Little Heart” serves as the theme song to HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” has announced his new album KIWANUKA. It’s produced by Danger Mouse and Inflo, who previously worked with Kiwanuka on Love & Hate.
Hannah Williams and the Affirmations are the current darlings of the worldwide Soul scene. Having been sampled by Jay Z on the Grammy-nominated song “4:44”, they were catapulted around the globe.
The Vapor Caves are a Texas-bred, R&B/modern funk outfit. A “vapor cave” is a rarity in nature, found underground, billowing mineral-rich steam known for its magical healing properties. The duo proudly pays homage to this natural phenomenon, synthesizing medicine for those who enter. The duo has drawn comparisons to such acts as Robyn, The Internet,...
Repressed! The unreleased album by James Brown’s backing band: the Bootsy Collins-lead JB’s.Never-before-heard James Brown and J.B.’s originals and covers of Jimi Hendrix, Kool & the Gang, the Meters. Contains a 12-page booklet with full annotation, liner notes by Brown historian Alan Leeds and never-before-published photos.
"Stay Tuned!", is Dominique Fils-Aime´’s sophomore album, the follow-up to her debut full length Nameless, part of her trilogy that brings to center stage the resiliency of mankind in the face of adversity and oppression and pays homage to Afro-American history and culture. Dominique Fils-Aimé has been chosen as Radio-Canada Jazz revelation 2019-2020
From dark and dusty days in Tucson, AZ to Long Beach sunshine, ZACKEY FORCE FUNK is back with another collection of bonafide gangster funk. His new album '4X4 SCORPION' is an assemblage of sentiments from Zackey’s life experience that spans from the streets of Arizona to outer space.