One in a Million by “Hash” Ashish Patel Happy Birthday to a Queen. I’ve always been a fan of Aaliyah, but even more so now. As each year passes I see more and more how her music continues to inspire. The number of artist sampling her vocals, remixing her songs, and being influenced by her music is remarkable. […]

Sunday #5 // Covers

Digital Image Courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program Sunday #5: Covers. There have been some great covers this year: recently released FYFE’s “Through the Wire (Kanye West),” Wolf Saga covering The Strokes “You Only Live Once,” and REMMI’s “World’s Greatest (R. Kelly).” This week’s playlist includes new releases along with a few older selections like Kelsey […]

Sunday #2 // Chill New Hip Hop and R&B

Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington Sunday #2: a playlist to relax and vibe to. Featuring mostly new hip hop and r&b, with a dash of indie (io echo’s cover of Mariah Carey’s “Heartbreaker”), and nostalgia thanks to the lovely Aaliyah. Art Rosette by Harvey Thoss Date: 1938 Artist Info: American, active c. 1935 Medium: watercolor, graphite, pen, and ink on […]