Tag Archives: vinyl

What’s in Jason’s Bag?

I love records. I don’t think that information surprises anyone that knows me. I don’t buy vinyl very often, but when I do my favorite place to dig has to…

I’m in Love…

“When I reach and touch your hand. sweet melodies began… ”  When Mary J. Blige released her 1997 album simply titled, Mary I loved everything about it. The simple black and…

Do it for Stevie

  Artist: Stevie Wonder Album: Talking Book Release Date: October 28, 1972 Label: Tamla Spend a week relaxing and soon I’ll be sitting around thinking. It’s one of the reasons I always have…

Get To Know An HBG ( Happy Black Guy)

A few months ago we launched a column titled “Get To Know an HBG“. As always the abbreviation was intended for Happy Black Girls and the purpose of the column…

Vinyl Sunday – Real Eyes

  Artist: Gil Scott-Heron Album: Real Eyes (1980) With it being Father’s Day, I felt it only right to play this amazing album by Gil Scott-Heron.  Real Eyes is a solid…

Vinyl Sunday – Got Til It’s Gone

Artist: Janet Jackson featuring Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell Album: Got Til It’s Gone 12″ Release Date: September 1997 Music: With hearing Kendrick Lamar’s “Poetic Justice” every. single. time.  that I…

Vinyl Sunday – Jeanius

Artist:  Jean Grae Album:  Jeanius Release Date: July 2008 Music:   Jean Grae is a woman who hopefully needs little to no introduction.  She’s one of best emcees on the planet…