Meet the ‘Yoruba’ man who was sampled on DJ Khaled’s new song

Meet the man who makes music inspired by Ifa, owns Yoruba Records, and has DJ Khaled sampling his music with Jay Z and Beyonce.

DJ Khaled’s new single, ‘Shining’, which features power couple – Jay Z and Beyonce – got its source material from a Yoruba-influenced man named Osunlade.

An American who hails from St. Louis, Missouri, Osunlade’s single ‘Dionne’, was sampled by DJ Khaled in the single. The track was released on the night of February 12, 2017, following the Grammy Awards (with the producer’s infant son Asahd on the cover art). The song is currently in the Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it currently occupies the 87 position.

But the entire melody of the song was sampled from Osunlade’s ‘Dionne’ single, which was released in 2013.

Osunlade discovered music early. Aged 7 years, he discovered the piano and the instrument crafted his purpose and destiny, and by the time he was 12, his interest in writing music has been born. Armed with that desire, her taught himself several instruments, studied further and created local bands.

In 1988, the 17-year old Osunlade, began his professional career during a visit to Hollywood. On that visit, he was discovered by choreographer/performer Toni “Mickey” Basil who offered him a role to develop musical pieces for several projects. One of those projects was the popular TV series, Sesame Street.

He later moved to Los Angeles, and kicked off his career. He was the producer for the first album of Interscope Records. On that project, he produced for Gerardo, who was his friend and also an actor/dancer.

With her encouragement he quickly moved to Los Angeles and began what would become a long history of music production. A few years later he would produce the very first album for the then independent Interscope Records.

The artist who owned the project was Gerardo, a long-time friend and aspiring actor/dancer. “Rico Suave” one of the very first Latin pop songs and novelty catch phrases to date was born. Now with a multi-platinum album and four gold singles to his name, it wasn’t long before he was afforded many opportunities to master his craft. That album became a multiplatinum album.

In 1999, he founded his record label – Yoruba Records – to create music for the elevation of the soul. In 2001 he released his debut album on the respected Soul Jazz Records label. “Paradigm” quickly became one of the biggest house albums that year and dubbed him the messiah of ancestral house music.

To date, he has 8 albums, and 7 mixed compilations. He is known for his legendary DJ sets, remixes and albums including several mix CDs.

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VIDEO: Tellaman – No Excuse

VIDEO: Tellaman – No Excuse
VIDEO: Tellaman – No Excuse

Just Off his recently released mixtape ‘Lucid Dreams’, Tellaman has unlocked No Excuse Official music video.

Ycee Unveils Track List For The “First Wave”

Ycee Unveils Track List For The
Ycee Unveils Track List For The “First Wave”

Ycee has just released the tracklist to his highly anticipated debut Ep, The First Wave.
The First Wave features unreleased singles by the rapper and features with Falz, Maleek Berry, Seyi Shay and South Africa’s Kly. The EP is set for release on April 7th 2017.

VIDEO: Skales Ft. Tekno – Give Me Love

VIDEO: Skales Ft. Tekno – Give Me Love
VIDEO: Skales Ft. Tekno – Give Me Love

Here is the official music video to Baseline Music frontman, Skales’ most recent team up with rave of the moment Tekno for new piece dubbed Give Me Love.
Enjoy!!!

New Music: The Chainsmokers – The One

The Chainsmokers – The One
Download The Chainsmokers – The One

Vincent, formerly known as XVII, is a DJ/Producer from Winnipeg, Canada. He makes some of the most creative trap that I have ever heard.Today we have another fine example of his amazing production skills as he takes on The Chainsmokers’ newest single “The One”The Chainsmokers. Chano is the first unsigned artist in history to achieve this milestone. He was joined on stage by frequent collaborator Peter Cottontale and his manager Pat

 

as someone who tries to do my own thing, I thought it might be a good idea to try my hand at remixing The chainsmokersthe original grew on me a ton and after I started working on this I realized it was going to be one of my favourite releases. this remix grew a life of it’s own but I feel it still keeps the integrity of the original hope u guys enjoy

Download The Chainsmokers – The One

Download MP3: Syd – Treading Water

Download MP3: Syd – Treading Water
Download MP3: Syd – Treading Water

Syd’s Fin, Matt Martains’ The Drum Chord Theory and Steve Lacy’s Steve Lacy’s Demo, The Internet has spoiled us with new music this year so far (albeit as solo artists). They aren’t done yet. For no reason other than to cure our Monday blues, Syd decides to unearth this unreleased track called “Treading Water,” which she says was her “favorite song on Fin before I had to cut it.” With a breezy vibe that would sound right at home on The Internet’s Ego Death, it’s not hard to see why

 

Syd Tha Kyd, member of the music collective The Internet, steps out into the solo world with her debut album Fin. Released via Columbia Records, the 12-track LP includes the songs “All About Me” and “Body.” Hit-Boy, MeLo-X and Rakhi contribute on the production side, as the album is available right now on iTunes

Download Syd – Treading Water

Download MP3: Dammy Krane – Oluwe (Prod. Masterkraft)

Download MP3: Dammy Krane – Oluwe (Prod. Masterkraft)
Download MP3: Dammy Krane – Oluwe (Prod. Masterkraft)

Usual Suspekt ceo – Dammy Krane steps up with a fresh Masterkraft produced single dubbed “Oluwe”.

Download Below & Enjoy!!

Download Dammy Krane – Oluwe (MP3)

VIDEO: Samini ft. RudeBwoy Ranking, Hus Eugene, Bastero & D-Sheriff – Xposed

VIDEO: Samini ft. RudeBwoy Ranking, Hus Eugene, Bastero & D-Sheriff – Xposed
VIDEO: Samini ft. RudeBwoy Ranking, Hus Eugene, Bastero & D-Sheriff – Xposed

Here is the Music video by Samini ft. RudeBwoy Ranking, Hus Eugene, Bastero & D-Sheriff Performing ‘Xposed’.

New Music Act, Breezi Releases Three Singles “For My Girlfriend”, “Sare” & “Amugbo Nation

New Music Act, Breezi Releases Three Singles “For My Girlfriend”, “Sare” & “Amugbo Nation
New Music Act, Breezi Releases Three Singles “For My Girlfriend”, “Sare” & “Amugbo Nation

Newest entrant into the Nigeria music scene, Breezi has kept on his promise to release three singles on the same day.

The tunes titled “For My Girlfriend”, “Sare” and “Amugbo Nation” has been described by the EFG boss as appetisers, adding that he intends to do better with subsequent releases. The artiste who reportedly signed a mega recording deal with a Nigeria-UK based recording company – Savage Music Inc recently, also revealed via Snapchat that he will be dropping follow up singles in a matter of weeks.

Breezi who further disclosed his sound is influenced by Ghanaian Hi-Life, Afro Beat and Juju music, also expressed his desire for fans to listen and send feedback as this will help him to do better.

You can connect with Breezi on twitter and instagram via @SirBreezi and on Snapchat via @OrishaNinuPrada. You can also find him on Facebook via @ItsBreezi.

VIDEO: Nadia Nakai ft Gemini Major & Tshego – Sqwaa

VIDEO: Nadia Nakai ft Gemini Major & Tshego – Sqwaa
VIDEO: Nadia Nakai ft Gemini Major & Tshego – Sqwaa

South African Rap Queen is back! Just a month after she unlocked the visual to her Cassper Nyovest-Assisted Hit “The Man”, Nakai has Today released another video.

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