2011 Favorites

Albums/EP’s (No Particular Order)

Blum-First Blum

The Roots-Undun

Common-The Dreamer, The Believer

SBTRKT-SBTRKT

Jesse Boykins III- Way of a Wayfarer

BLU- J e s u s/ NoYork! /Give me my flowers while I can still smell them (ft. Exile)

James Blake- James Blake

Muhsinah- Gone

Little Dragon-Ritual Union

J*Davey- evil christian cop/new designer drug

Frank Ocean-Nostalgia/Ultra

Open Mike Eagle- Rappers will die of natural causes

recess-recess

Childish Gambino -EP

Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX- We’re new here

Lupe Fiasco- Friend of the people

Toro Y Moi - underneath the pine

Raphael Saadiq-Stone Rollin’

Kendrick Lamar-section.80


Singular Favorite Songs from 2011:

Bilal- “Levels (Sonnymoon Rmx)”

Incubus- "In the Company of Wolves"/ "Switchfoot"

Monroe- When There Is War (Body Snatchers)

C.9ine- “Wonder”

Mar & INT- “Harbor” —(every Mar Variation from this year)

Albums from 2010 that remained in 2011 rotation

Mara Hruby from her eyes (11/2010)

Full Crate & Mar- conversations with her (1/2010)

The Roots- how i got over (2010)

The Black Keys- brothers

Robert Glasper's "Black Radio" will be the best album of 2012.

I’m calling it now. The line up is too perfect and collectively will just be an instant masterpiece.

Just saying…

Lupe Fiasco - Put You on Game [Music Video] from Terrence Jones on Vimeo.

Props to Lupe for wearing a Mos Def/The Ecstatic shirt on the O’Reilly Factor :)

Lupe, Kanye, Mos Def cypher. epic.

pretty epic. and yes, Mos busted out Casa Bey around the 3minute mark :) made me pretty ecstatic ;)

my heart been broke for a while, yours been the one keeping me alive

Love Always Shines Everytime Remeber 2 Smile.

I will smile all day today.

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