'The dancefloor is so t-t-tight'

Let's take a trip back to 2002, to 'Rock Wit U'. Eric Roberson over one of Jazzy Jeff's most gangsta beats from The Magnificent. Lord knows I've been addicted to this song for years. Dude always has the nicest adlibs.

And now that we've taken our little trip down memory lane, it's time to get our tickets for Erro's gig at London's IndigO2 on October 4th. I don't think the man knows how to do a bad show.

Solange on Sobriety

Solange Knowles talks to The Guardian about Bjork, lies, Dubai beach sex, seeming high when she's sober and leaving "the potato man". Noticeably doesn't talk about being Beyonce's sis.

Link to Guardian article

Winehouse hits out at Keys

With Jack White and Alicia Keys chosen to perform the new James Bond soundtrack in place of Amy Winehouse, she's in the mood to prove a point.

Winehouse told New magazine, "I guess they are going for clean-cut and boring... [They] made a big mistake. If they want a worldwide hit, I have them all up here [pointing to her head]."

She is now contemplating releasing the track she had already begun making with Mark Ronson, on the same day as the official James Bond song's release...

"When I do release mine - and I am tempted to do it on the same day - this would be the bigger hit. If they change their minds, I'm waiting!"

Source: Guardian.co.uk

Champagne SuperHova? Ronson vs. Gallagher

Noel Gallagher

Mark Ronson has blogged in response to Noel Gallagher's criticism on Friday that he should "learn 3 chords on the guitar and write a tune".

Noel Gallagher, singer and guitarist from British rock band Oasis, appeared on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast show with Chris Moyles last week to play the new Oasis single.

In an apparently "still drunk" state Gallagher was asked his opinion on Ronson, to which he responded, "He wants to write his own tunes instead of ruining everybody else's... Mark Ronson needs to learn 3 chords on the guitar and write a tune."

On his MySpace blog yesterday Ronson hit back, "I just wanted [Noel Gallagher] to know that i'm actually taking guitar lessons from Jay-Z right now and he's already taught me both chords to "Wonderwall" (tune!)."

He continues, "In fact, it's so much fun having Jay teach me all of noel's songs on the guitar (hooray!) that i"m thinking of doing an Oasis/Jay Z remix album a la "The Grey Album"."

UK listeners can play back to the Radio 1 interview here until 22 August (interview starts at 1hr 36mins).

Kissey Asplund - The AM90 Sound

Kissey Asplund has been picked by Nike to represent (along with 7 other artists) their Air Max 90 relaunch. Have a looksee...


Nike seem to be pretty on point with their musical endorsements thesedays... Did you catch the Flying Lotus beat on their nikelab advert?

Keep your eyes peeled for our interview with Kissey, soon to appear on soulculture.co.uk!

If you don't know, get to know at www.myspace.com/kisseyasplund

Blu freebie

LA-based microphone fiend Blu has blessed the 'net-waves with a free track for your aural pleasure - 'Never Be Another' [click to download].

Photography by Miss T [www.tamarn.com]

The beast on the mic can be found, as ever, at myspace.com/herfavcolor with monthly free giveaways.


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