They all get it.
They all get it.
This be that Erykah Badu mixtape mentioned on #WhamBamPow. Puro candela. Good for your mind, body, and, mmmmhhmmmmm.
BADUIST by QUESTION
A blend of the queen’s best including original breaks & unreleased remixes.
Arrow Through Me
Fall In Love
Love of My Life
Fall In Love
Back In The Day
Didn’t Cha Know
Funny peoples and I are performing at No Sudden Movements: A Comedy Benefit Show tomorrow night at the Virgil. 9pm. It’s a dope important show. Treat your face right and come out to this show. TimeOutLA says you should come out to it and if you do you’ll be doing some “knee slapping.” See what I’m saying! When’s the last time you slapped the shit out’cha knees???
What it do people! On this week’s #WhamBamPow we’re watching Homefront. It’s streaming on Netflix. So many things to look forward to based on the poster alone. First off, Winona Ryder is up in this piece?!?!?! Second, Sylvester Stallone wrote this mug so I hopes to Gawwwd he made a call and got his bruh Frank Stallone to drop an old skool F-Stilly joint on the soundtrack! Third, what the hell these two fools looking at?!?!? My guess? It’s Winona Ryder rising from the ashes like a phoenix.
Guys I talked a lot about E.U.’s “Da Butt” this weekend so naturally…
This weekend Brady and I filmed our first two episodes of our web series “Handsome Livin’”. We’re excited they’re coming.
Sunday morning breakfast with Malcolm, Nino Brown, and Gus Fring.
"Oui wō’ uh lie diss…." - JB #Cant____Wont____
This past Thursday night I was allowed to DJ at The Short Stop in Echo Park. I was beyond honored to be asked. I didn’t take it lightly. My job is going to be to make sure you have a good time? Start stretching Ricky. Get your face right! The theme of the night was “Good Vibes” so that was the goal of the playlist. I knew this bitch would start with The Jackson’s Can You Feel It and end with Stevie’s As. It’s that journey in between that you gotta get right. My friend/comedian Joe Wagner told me, “It’s like putting together a set.” I told him “It’s like raising a child!”
My goal was to have people with one hand in the air, one hand on their hearts. A sea of rhythmic Redd Foxx’s. The final playlist turned out to be a time traveling dedication to Chicago, Los Angeles, NY Gay Discos, Mí Familia, Mí Genté, Old Black People, F@ckin’!, Sweatin’, Mary J. Blige break ups, The Sexy People, The Ugly People, Not The Pretty People, Soul Clappin’, and Everything That Is On The One. I called it Purple Champagne* just in case you needed that free hand in the air to hold up a little something for yourself and you made sure it’s that good good cause why we bullshittin’? Thanks to everyone who came out that night friends and strangers and all. If you weren’t there to get your shaky groove on with with us go ahead and bump this wherever you may be now in the order the story was intended to be told starting with a simple question, can you feel it?
This is a declaration. When Michael yells at you in rhythm? You listen.
Exhibit A that the argument against disco is tired.
Frankie Knuckles would play this during his sets at one of the first discos in New York, The Gallery. All 10+ minutes of it.
One of the best under appreciated, underrated, uncelebrated holidays.
Chicago House classic. Sweating should begin here.
A Sex Champagne Retro Funk Taste.
This that Quick Get Your Composure and Respect given to DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown aka Queen Badu musick.
For the fools who question Mary.
F**Kin’. All night.
17 Days by Prince
YEAH SO PRINCE DON’T POST HIS MUSIC ONLINE. WE AIN’T MAD AT HIM. GO HOLLER AT THAT TRACK ON ITUNES OR AMAZON. IT’S A FRIEND OF OURS.
Religious Gospel Soul Love As We Say Goodbye.
Boom. That’s what’s up y’all.
*On the actual night I might’ve been calling my playlist “Black People Fuck Music” to everyone at The Short Stop and the message spread pretty quickly:
Was awesome today to come back and get to show “straight up serious pondering the dopeness of season 2 Scully hair” face while recording a new episode of The @XFilesFiles with @kumailn. FYI, Scully’s hair in season 2? Bangin’! (regram from @dustinmartian)