Black Gaius Julius.
(boombox model’s own.)
Now picture that, but on a black and white photograph/
‘Cause bruthas, you don’t know the half
© Ice Cube.
‘Killer’ by Adamski, featuring a then unknown
17 27-year-old singer named Seal. Released in 1990, it reached #1 on the UK Top 40, remaining there for 4 weeks.
That bassline + that rhythm + those vocals = Pop ‘90.
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I’m not listening until the official drops.
As Thundercat, Stephen Bruner digs into astral soul music that’s often both funky and heartbreaking. Co-produced and co-written by Flying Lotus and Mono/Poly, Apocalypse was written after the death of keyboardist Austin Peralta. It can be bittersweet, as if it’s an attempt to smile and dance the pain away.
After releasing four genre-redefining heavy metal classics (including the 1986 masterpiece, Master of Puppets), Metallica found themselves with a Grammy for the U.S. Top 40 single “One”.
They followed with 1989’s “Enter Sandman”, which entered the Top 10 in seven countries, and remains a staple in their concert performances to this day.
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