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Song of the Day – James Blake: “Retrograde” (Electronic Music) (2013)

A refreshing break from what’s heard of the radio most of the time now-a-days. I found this on one of my new favorite radio shows: BBC Radio 1 with Zane Lowe. Overgrown is the second album of British electronic musician James Blakes. It is set to be released on 8 April 2013 through ATLAS, Blake’s own record […]

Jay-Z To Executive Produce & Record Music For “The Great Gatsby” Movie

Here’s what Jay-Z had to say about the project: “As soon as I spoke with Baz and Leonardo, I knew this was the right project. The Great Gatsby is that classic American story of one`s introduction to extravagance, decadence and illusion. It`s ripe for experimentation and ready to be interpreted with a modern twist. The imagination Baz brought […]

Sometime I play this song with the volume way up to help me think (Song of the Day)

Song of the Day: Funkadelic – (Not Just) Knee Deep (1979)

  Music that makes you feel good

Song of the Day: Tim Cappello – I Still Believe (1987)

I never knew that I’d relate to the lyrics of this song I grew up hearing on “The Lost Boys” as a kid. But I guess the title of the movie says it all…. “I’m out on my own Walkin’ the streets Look at the faces That I meet I feel like I Like I […]

Song of the Day: Florence + The Machine – Seven Devils (2011) (Indie Rock)

New Web Site Highlights The Positive in Hip Hop and Pop Culture

 ProfessU.com is where hip hop and pop culture meet education. The web site was created by educators Dr. John P. Hamilton and Dr. John Spruill III, and their goal is to capture the positive essences of hip hop and pop culture in trending news, and create original content in the same vein.   ProfessU “flips […]