Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Nas special


Saturday I'll be spinning Nas classics for my monthly throwback night at Victoria. Check out the Facebook event for more info.



Previously: PICS: Nas/Vinni tour

Friday, December 30, 2016

Teddy Touch Awards 2016


BEST ALBUM - HIP HOP

Kanye West - The Life Of Pablo
A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 For Your Service
Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP
Travis Scott - Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight
YG - Still Brazy

Runner-ups: J. Cole, Young Thug, Kid Cudi, Chance The Rapper, Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, A$AP Ferg


BEST ALBUM - R&B/SOUL

Anderson .Paak - Malibu
NxWorries - Yes Lawd!
Solange - A Seat At The Table
Frank Ocean - Blonde
Lance Skiiiwalker - Introverted Intuition

Runner-ups: JMSN, Rihanna, BJ The Chicago Kid, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Frank Ocean (Endless), Charles Bradley


BEST ALBUM - OTHER

Kaytranada - 99,9%
Romare - Love Songs Pt.2
Childish Gambino - Awaken, My Love
BADBADNOTGOOD - IV
Josef Leimberg - Astral Progressions

Runner-ups: Archy Marshall, Black Milk & Nat Turner, Tall Black Guy, James Blake, SBTRKT, Samiyam, Blood Orange


BEST SINGLE - HIP HOP

Schoolboy Q - That Part (ft. Kanye West)
Travis Scott - Pick Up The Phone (ft. Young Thug & Quavo)
Young MA - Ooouuu
Fat Joe & Remy Ma - All The Way Up (ft. French Montana)
Young Thug - Wyclef Jean

Runner-ups: Isaiah Rashad - Free Lunch, Kanye West - Fade, Chance The Rapper - No Problem (ft. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz), DJ Khaled - For Free (ft. Drake), 2 Chainz - MFN Right


BEST SINGLE - R&B/SOUL

Frank Ocean - Nikes
Anderson .Paak - Come Down
Solange - Cranes In The Sky
Lance Skiiiwalker - Toaster (ft. Schoolboy Q)
Rihanna - Consideration (ft. SZA)

Runner-us: Khalid - Location, Drake - Controlla, PARTYNEXTDOOR - Not Nice, Beyonce - Hold Up, JMSN - Hypnotized, Mac Miller - Dang! (ft. Anderson .Paak), Ari Lennox - Backseat (ft. Cozz)


BEST SINGLE - OTHER

Stephen Marley - Rock Stone (ft. Capelton & Sizzla)
Kaytranada - Weight Off (ft. BADBADNOTGOOD)
Ezra Collective - Colonial Mentality
James Blake - Timeless
Romare - Come Close To Me


BEST COMPILATION

DJ Spinna - The Wonder Of Stevie vol.3


BEST VIDEO
Jamie xx - Gosh


DJ Shadow / Run The Jewelz


Action Bronson - Durag vs. Headband


Vince Staples - Lift Me Up


Schoolboy Q - That Part


BEST NORWEGIAN SINGLE

Mats Dawg - En Vei
Store P - Vi Esje Herfra
KingSkurkOne - Regulere (ft. Mogger & Smeke Reven)
Jonas V - Bank Chicago (ft. Nam Hguyen & Teddy Touch)
DÃ¥rlig Vane - Gikk I Bakken

Runner-ups: Snow Boyz - 42, Karpe Diem - Attitudeproblem, Nosiswe - The Best Drug, Myra - Hold An


BEST NEW ARTIST

Young M.A.


BEST CONCEPT

De La Soul crowdfunding their «and the Anonymous Nobody…» record, and it turned out to be one of their largest album budgets ever. They recorded more than 200 hours of jamming by studio musicians before arranging the songs. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Rap Album chart.


BEST MOMENT

The return of A Tribe Called Quest


WORST MOMENT

Too many legends passed away this year. Prince, Phife Dawg, David Bowie, Sharon Jones, Leonard Choen, Rod Temperton, Bernie Worrell, Shawty Lo, Leon Russell, Denise Matthews, Bobby Hutcherson, Maurice White, Leon Haywood, Big Syke, Mr. 3-2, and the list goes on.


Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad - Luke Cage soundtrack


BEST WEB SERIES

Fuck That’s Delicious (Action Bronson)
Huang’s World (Eddie Huang)
Hot Ones (Sean Evans)
Rhythm Roulette
Ekte Mann (Lars Vaular)


BEST PODCAST


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