@FuseboxRadio Broadcast for the Week of February 29, 2012

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This is the latest episode of the syndicated FuseBox Radio Broadcast with DJ Fusion & Jon Judah for the week of February 29, 2012 with some new and classic Hip-Hop & Soul Music, news and commentary.


Our extended commentary this week touched base on the recent unearthing on a dark part of North Carolina’s past with doing Eugenics experiments on Black People there for over 50 yearsthe tornadoes hitting the central United States, our viewpoint on the deaths of Pop Music artist Davy Jones + conservative political blogger Andrew Brietbartright wing conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh’s latest round of hateful & foolish comments and some other diverse topics here and there.

FuseBox Radio Playlist for the Week of February 29, 2012 (in no particular order)
  • De La Soul feat. Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest, Monie Love & Queen Latifah/Buddy/Tommy Boy Records
  • The Meters/Message from the Meters/White Label
  • Brother Ali/Years/Rhymesayers
  • Empresarios/Bestia (Stereo 77 RMX)/Fort Knox Recordings
  • Planet Asia feat. Raekwon & Oh No/No Apologies/Nature Sounds
  • Arthur Verocai/Balada 45 (Jnerio Jarel RMX)/White Label
  • The Family Stand/Happy Together/TheFamilyStand.net
  • Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Mos Def/Black Radio/Blue Note
  • Jamie Woon/Night Air/Verve Music Group
  • Tony Williams feat. Mama Sol/You Got Soul/G.O.O.D. Music
  • Estelle/Speak Ya Mind/Homeschool & Atlantic
  • Thavius Beck/He’s A Mute/Plug Research
  • irRAdio/Call The Nation/White Label (www.facebook.com/pages/Irradio)
  • Quantic & Alice Russell/Look Around The Corner/Tru Thoughts
  • Malik Work & The Upstagers/Let Me See Some ID (Fake ID Mix)/WONDERWHEEL Recordings
  • 1Above One/From The Old School/Hansel One Events
  • Sam Garvin/The Den/Gneous Music
  • Bodega Brovas feat. Von Pea/The 4080 Rule (Part 2)/HipNott Records
  • Bonobo/Eyesdown (Floating Points RMX)/Ninja Tune
  • Grant Parks feat. El Da Sensai, Internal Quest & Phil G/Mic Pros/Coalmine Music
  • Jazznova feat. Paul Randolph/I Human (Dub Version)/Sonar Collectiv
PLUS Some Extra Special Hidden Tracks in the Jon Judah Master Mix w/ Old School Black Music Classics and Independent Music Finds!
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Before you start your judging…

…this is not a militant message. I repeat, this is not a militant message.

While browsing through Pinterest I found these dope candles that were actually molded from artist/producer Pharelle Williams hand/wrist region (forehand).

Translated it means “enough is enough. Many of us relate to this as being the universal hand signal to “kick rocks”, “take a petrol shot”, or simply “f*ck off”. Depending on the situation, you may be in the right. ” Po-tatoes, pota-toes.

Dave Chapelle’s 2006 DocuFilm “Dave Chapelle’s Block Party” lead us to 1/2 of the controversy hip-hop group, Dead Prez’s M1. It was then that M1 so formally educated us on the true meaning of this gesture that we so fluidly emulate.

Since I can’t find the actual quote or clip, here’s some info via Wikipedia:

¡Ya basta! is a phrase in Spanish roughly approximate to “Enough is enough!” in English. It has been adopted by several Latin American insurgent groups as an expression of affront towards issues that sparked the original dissent. Its adoption by the EZLN in Mexico as the movement’s motto is exemplary of its popularity and ability to rally diverse ideologies under a common goal.

Rapper M-1 of the group Dead Prez endorsed the use of the phrase and the accompanying hand sign in the film Dave Chappelle’s Block Party. Dead Prez further used the sign in the inside cover art of their album RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta.

Now on to the art. The candles were created by the artist at Artnau.com, whose vision lies behind seeing it all and then sharing it. There are several other designs in various colors, including Williams’ trademark StarTrak hand symbol. Check out more by clicking HERE!


Fela! on Broadway Making Noise as the Tour Heads to Philadelphia

I’ve got to keep it funky. I only came across the wondrous Fela Kuti only moments ago, but because I’ve yet to tear myself away from his music, story, message and living legacy, the journalist in me feels compelled to share.

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[Just PRessed] Oprah’s Secures Exclusive Interview with Bobbi Christina, Scheduled to air March 11


Always enlisted to garner the exclusive, Oprah Winfrey has secured the “mother of all interviews” with the late Whitney Houston’s daughter, sister-in-law and brother – the first interview from the family since Houston’s death on Feb. 11.

With the obvious topics and reflections of Whitney’s life being the crux of this conversation, they also plan to dispel rumors and accusations regarding the icon since her passing. Many claim that there are hope that this will breath life into OWN’s Nielson’s rating, which have been less then stellar since the company’s unveiling in Jan. 2011.

One can only pray that Bobbi Christina has sought the proper channels and guidance for grieving properly over her loss. Both Hollywood and the entertainment industry have piss poor reputation for throwing the peace sign to the families of those they’ve so willingly exploited (ex. Maya Campbell). I won;t pretend to understand her pain and suffering at this time. I can only pray that she truly has knowledge of God and falls HEAD FIRST into her faith and will to live.

The interview will air March 11 on OWN, Winfrey’s cable network, as part of the “Oprah’s Next Chapter” series. The time has yet to be disclosed.

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[REELS] @teedramoses + @wale release official reel for “Another LuvR”

BIBLE: I was JUST thinking of @TeedraMoses and listening to every single last one of her EP’s on my ride back to the Panhandle this weekend.

I can never say enough great things about her. Phenomenal artist. Progressively consistent with her music.

Depending on what kind of fan you are of Ms. Moses, this can serve as either the 2nd or 3rd single off her “Luxurious underGRIND” project release shortly after her merger with MMG. The single “Another LuvR” features a hot 16 from MMG labelmate @Wale and if you are true connoisseur of hip-hop, you will automatically recognize and appreciate the sample from ATCQ’s “Excursion” from the Low End Theory album.

The resident historian/nerd in me had to let you know that.

Peep the reel. If you like what you hear afterwards, click the cover art in the side column to download the album!

Teedra Moses:  Twitter   |    Website   |    Facebook   |    YouTube   |   Myspace

[iSUPPORT] – Introducing @Rimidi + “Find Your Rimidi” EP

SheGotPress.com was created as a direct response to the obvious lack of exposure and press for up-and-coming, independent or underground artists, businesses, brands, etc. Our main focus is to shine the appropriate light on artist who have been consistent with their work ethic and have made a “name” for themselves despite the slight from not being a mainstream artist.

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Words of Wisdom from @RevRun: Silence is Golden

Good morning:
Smart people do more listening than talking. Very often your silence in a room can seem louder than everyone that’s screaming at the top of their lungs to be heard.
God is Love

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