Thumbnail image for SOULS OF MISCHIEF “There Is Only Now” ALBUM RECAP x EVENTS

SOULS OF MISCHIEF “There Is Only Now” ALBUM RECAP x EVENTS

by Zatoon

The legendary Hieroglyphics sub-group, Souls of Mischief, is proud of their recent release of their sixth studio album, There Is Only Now. The album was recorded to showcase a “funk of the titans” storyline full of deficit, heart, and revenge. They represent many stories to tell from their song “There Is Only Now” ft. Snoop Dogg telling a love story to “Ghetto Superhero” fun and real style of […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for THIS MONDAY: HIERO DAY IN OAKLAND!

THIS MONDAY: HIERO DAY IN OAKLAND!

by Zatoon

Hiero Day is a Free Music and Indie culture festival celebrated annually in Oakland, California. Declared an official holiday by the office of the Mayor, Hiero Day is the Hiero Crew’s way of giving back to the city that has raised and nurtured the city and a great way to allow friends, fans and families to […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for TBT VIDEO: JEREMIH vs SNAP! [Official Music Video]

TBT VIDEO: JEREMIH vs SNAP! [Official Music Video]

by Zatoon

Everyone now has probably heard of “Don’t Tell ‘Em” by Chicago breed Jeremih featuring Compton’s YG all over the radio. Jeremih currently is working on his upcoming album under Def Jam due later out this year with producers DJ Mustard and Mick Schultz.  But…does any one remember the sample of the original lyrics in which Jeremih sampled it from? “Rhythm Is a Dancer” is a song recorded […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for TBT VIDEO: NO DIGGITY by…Ed Sheeran?

TBT VIDEO: NO DIGGITY by…Ed Sheeran?

by Zatoon

Blackstreet’s 90′s hit, “No Diggity,” got a revamp by pop folk artists Ed Sheeran and Passenger. While it’s odd to think of these two taking on such a sensual song, they are able to echo a different style while holding onto the original soulfulness.   How do you think it compares to the hip hop […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for ZATOON’S TRIPPY TUESDAY MUSIC VIDEO’S: SPEAK’S BEST OF THE BEST

ZATOON’S TRIPPY TUESDAY MUSIC VIDEO’S: SPEAK’S BEST OF THE BEST

by Zatoon

Speak’s real name is Anthony Negrete, a 28-year-old son of a religious Jewish mother from Tel Aviv and a father who was a minor league baseball player in the Dodgers organization. As his taste in music developed, he was riveted by both Cam’ron’s nonsensical lyrical genius and Axl Rose’s snaking, stage-storming showmanship. In high school […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for ZATOON’S FEATURED SUBMISSION: SMLE REMIX “FIREFLIES” & “FEELING GOOD” [Official Audio]

ZATOON’S FEATURED SUBMISSION: SMLE REMIX “FIREFLIES” & “FEELING GOOD” [Official Audio]

by Zatoon

SMLE, an up and coming future bass project with  music that is comprised of both electronically-produced sounds and live instrumentals such as the piano, guitar, and drums. For SMLE’s debut remix of Owl City’s ‘Fireflies,’ listeners are given a perfect depiction of the project’s signature sound through both soothing keys of the piano and brilliant […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for OAKLAND DROP BEATS

OAKLAND DROP BEATS

by Zatoon

SATURDAY, August 16th 2014, Oakland Drops Beats returns to 15th Street for an ALL DAY, ALL AGES, Music Crawl! Oakland Drops Beats is an all day music crawl in downtown Oakland, bringing live music into nontraditional venue spaces, musicians with Oakland’s event producers, and the community with creative and musical engagement. ODB aims to foster creative and community solidarity amongst Oakland’s […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for ZATOON x SUNDAZE DAYTIME PARTY – THIS SUNDAY!

ZATOON x SUNDAZE DAYTIME PARTY – THIS SUNDAY!

by Zatoon

SUNDAZE is part of a summer daytime party session hosted by The End Up in the summer. Zatoon Records will be partnering up with Sundaze AUGUST 17th and will be showcasing our STRONG ROOTS collection. Zatoon Apparel will be up for grabs at a special discount price ONLY at The End Up so come by, get your […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for LUPE FIASCO “NEXT TO IT” [Official Music Video]

LUPE FIASCO “NEXT TO IT” [Official Music Video]

by Zatoon

Awaiting the upcoming fifth album Tetsuo & Youth to be released in August 2014, Lupe Fiasco‘s featured artists include Rick Ross,Chance The Rapper, Ab-Soul, Ed Sheeran, and Ty Dolla Sign among many others.  “The content of it is like, ‘Oh, shit, I didn’t know Lupe could talk like that. I didn’t know Lupe knew that guy. I didn’t know Lupe was affiliated with that.’” […]

Read More …
Thumbnail image for LITTLE SIMZ “HAVE I” & “SLEEP PARALYSIS” EP RELEASE [Official Audio]

LITTLE SIMZ “HAVE I” & “SLEEP PARALYSIS” EP RELEASE [Official Audio]

by Zatoon

Being only 20, Little Simz from North London just released her official EP 10 days ago. “So the whole point of doing this mini-EP was basically… there is no point. I feel like when you always try and justify something or there always has to be a purpose to something, it kinda loses everything. Sometimes […]

Read More …