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Playlist #2: 20 Years Of Jazz-Hop (DragOnTape)

This is OUR definition of a boombastic jazz style! We selected one video a year, based on the past twenty years of jazz-influenced hip hop. After the intro we start off with ATCQ’s classic ‘Jazz (We’ve Got)’, Guru’s Jazzmatazz marks the middle and we end with some
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Free MP3: ArtOfficial – Quarters (ft. Llamabeats)

After the release of their full-length mixtape ‘The Payback’, hip hop ensemble ArtOfficial is now featured on ‘Slight Modification’ by upcoming beatsmiths Miami Beat Wave. On the track ‘Quarters’ the band works together with three producers/writers from Miami who call themselves Llamabeats.
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Free Download: ArtOfficial – The Payback (2010)

Hip hop ensemble ArtOfficial is back! Today their brand new mixtape ‘The Payback’ dropped, with recreations of Radiohead’s ‘Exit Music (For A Film)’, Jimi Hendrix’ ‘Voodoo’, Eric B and Rakim’s ‘Don’t Sweat The Technique’, much more tunes you’ll recognize and some own tracks.
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Video: ArtOfficial – Voodoo Child (Jam Session)

We posted the first promotional video of ArtOfficial before; here’s the second one. This time the Jazz/Funk-orientated Hip Hop band from L.A. performs a new song based on a reworked backdrop of Jimi Hendrix’ classic song ‘Voodoo Child’. Their upcoming free release ‘The Payback’ drops on March 26th.
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Interview: ArtOfficial

ArtOfficial already took a step into the Hip Hop/Jazz-scene in Japan with their release ‘Fist Fights and Foot Races’, but there are more plans for the near future. Together with Kevin Nottingham and Illroots they are working on a mixtape, have a brand new album in the making and are still intensively on tour. We talked to Logics about all of this, ArtOfficial in general and of course, their music.