RIP Bo Diddley, Jimmy Abney, Lalah Hathaway, Jackson Conti & more

RIP Bo Diddley. Often cited as a key figure in the transition from blues to rock and roll, he introduced more insistent, driving rhythms and a hard-edged guitar sound. Watch Video

Yoruba Records presents their new artist album – JIMMY ABNEY’S ‘Return To Forever’. This multi-instrumentalist brings us a complete expression of the word, soul, combining elements of classic soul and rhythm and blues as well as more traditional African American music aesthetics. more…Listen

‘Self Portrait’ is the critically acclaimed vocalist and song stylist LALAH HATHAWAY newest musical offering out now Stax Records label which is distributed via Concord Music Group. Listen & Learn

JACKSON CONTI’S SUJINHO also out now MOCHILLA, a collaboration between Madlib and Brasilian Legend, Ivan “Mamão” Conti. Listen & Learn

N*E*R*D* to release 3rd album, ‘Seeing Sounds’, on June 10th (Star Trak / Interscope) – Everyone Nose” Remix Features Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco and Pusha T: Listen on Imeem

For the realest and most unique NBA Finals coverage outside of the cookie cutter, hit up The Starting Five

Internet Week NY thru June 10th Fusicology Event Schedule

I GOT SOUL Conference, Dallas, Next Week June 13-15: Lineup & Panels