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“To Serve With Love’ drops next month, get to know Black Spade a little bit before you get the album!

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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on February 28, 2008 @ 12:35 PM
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“What hip hop fans and music lovers in general have been waiting for.”THE FADER

“Black Spade is URB Magazine’s Next 100” URB Magazine

Black Spade drops his impressive debut album on Om Hip Hop March 4th. To celebrate the release of “To Serve With Love”, Zune & Om are teaming up to give away a Zune player featuring an unreleased EP from Black Spade & a remix from Wajeed of Platinum Pied Pipers of Spade’s first single, ‘Actioneer’ and an autographed copy of “To Serve With Love”.

Contest Details: Send an email to contests@om-records.com with the answers to the three Black Spade questions below. Two (2 — runner ups) random emails with correct answers will be picked to win an autographed CD. One (1 — grand prize) random email with the correct answers will be picked out and receive a Microsoft Zune player & an autographed Black Spade CD.

Contest Questions:

1. What hip hop / soul crew from St. Louis was Black Spade originally a member of?
2. What producer / artist featured Black Spade on his critical acclaimed album entitled “Here”?
3. What is Black Spade’s real (birth) name?

How To Enter:
Email your answers to contests@om-records.com with the words “OM Spade Contest” in the subject line. Contest closes on April 30th, 2008 and winners will be drawn and announced on May 1st, 2008.

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zune.net || myspace.com/blackspade || blackspade.imeem.com || omhiphop.com


Can’t wait for the record to drop? Download these Black Spade tracks now for free and get ready!


Black Spade – Actioneer EP w/ a remix from Waajeed: Download

Erykah Badu – Honey (Black Spade Remix): Download

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Posted by: g.win on February 28, 2008 @ 11:53 AM
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Samantha has been globe trotting recently, and we got our hands on some footage from her show in Manila.
Check out her live Performance of Rise @ Bigfish Hedkandi Back to Love Party last February 16, 2008 A-Venue Makati. The crowd is going CRAZY!!


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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on February 27, 2008 @ 2:27 PM
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One of the industry biggest’s tastemakers, Radio 1’s Pete Tong, has discovered Andy Caldwell’s superb track, “Warrior”! Spinning the original mix of the single on his Essential Selection show last Friday, Pete apparently spent a week tracking down the track.

One of the lead singles taken from Andy’s artist album “Universal Truth” it also features a killer remix from Claude von Stroke…a tasty package indeed! Head to the Om Digital Store now to get your hands on a copy and keep up with the Jones…

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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on February 27, 2008 @ 12:45 AM
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It’s been quite a year for our girl Samantha James, and keeps getting better and better!

The content for music categories for the Club World Awards have been announced – and Samantha James ‘Rise’ was nominated for Club Anthem of the Year.

Show our girl some love and cast your vote here. You do have to register to vote, but that is only to help them avoid multiple voting.

Happy voting!

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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on February 26, 2008 @ 12:26 PM
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Posted by: Gaggaz on February 13, 2008 @ 9:41 PM
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After a cease & desist put the breaks on Amplive’s Radiohead In Rainbows remix project, the online music community reasonably wondered if the tracks would ever see the light of day. Today comes an answer: they most definitely will. While the Oakland producer/DJ acknowledges that he probably should have contacted Radiohead (who were not involved in the project) to seek approval prior to making his interpretations publicly available, an agreement has been reached between all involved parties and Amplive has been granted permission to release Rainydayz Remixes for free to the general public. And guess what — it’s available now. Effective immediately, the eight-track record will be available for download in zip format HERE.

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Rainydayz Remixes Tracklist

01 Rainydayz

02 Video Tapez (Ft. Del The Funky Homosapien)

03 Nudez (Ft. Too $hort & MC Zumbi of Zion I)

04 Weird Fishez

05 All I Need

06 15 Stepz (Ft. Codany Holiday)

07 Reckonerz (Ft. Chali2NA)
08 Faustz

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Posted by: Jonthecorner on February 13, 2008 @ 12:34 PM
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Our peoples over at Remix Magazine just hit with their official playlist of the month via Imeem. Featuring new tunes from Del, Mars Volta, Goldfrapp and our own Black Spade. Speaking of Spade, check out the photo’s of the HVW8 gallery show and afterparty in SF with Osunlade, Black Spade, JT Donaldson and Damon Bell HERE.

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Posted by: Jonthecorner on February 12, 2008 @ 2:33 PM
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This guy did, over 300 times and it paid off. I’m totally one of those guilty people that puts off changing my oil every day. Terrible I know— maybe I’ll learn my lesson from Frank Orsenik from Wisconsin. He did what I never even imagined possible and hit the Million Mile mark in his ‘91 Chevy Silverado. Insane!! When he bought it, there was only 41,000 on it. That’s A LOT of miles a year. Hope he has a good playlist on his ipod to keep him entertained!

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Posted by: Gunnar Hissam on February 12, 2008 @ 1:57 PM
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Our people at Billboard Magazine got the news first. This years line up has to be one of the craziest festival line ups that I’ve ever seen. From comeback tours to whats hot right now, Bonnaroo has it all. Plus they ain’t done adding…Peep the line up.

Pearl Jam, Metallica, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Phil Lesh & Friends, My Morning Jacket, The Allman Brothers Band, The Raconteurs, Willie Nelson, Death Cab For Cutie, B.B. King, Sigur Ros, Levon Helm and the Ramble on the Road, Ben Folds, O.A.R., The Bluegrass Allstars feat. Luke Bulla, Sam Bush, JerryDouglas, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer and Bryan Sutton, M.I.A., Umphrey’s McGee, Iron & Wine, Yonder Mountain String Band, Swell Season, Talib Kweli, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi’s Soul Stew Revival, Broken Social Scene, Robert Randolph Gospel Show, Rilo Kiley, Gogel Bordello, Mastodon, Lupe Fiasco, Against Me!, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Pat Green, Ozomatli, Tegan & Sara, Solomon Burke, Drive-By Truckers, !!!, The Avett Brothers, Israel Vibrations, Abigail Washburn & the Sparrow Quartet featuring Bela Fleck, Phil Lesh / Larry Campbell / Jackie Green, Aimee Mann, Ladytron, The Fiery, Furnaces, Orchestra Baobab, Ghostland Observatory, Jose Gonzalez, Dark Star Orchestra, Minus The Bear, Donavon Frankenreiter, Les Zeppelin (the female version), State Radio Battles, Jakob Dylan, Two Gallants, The Sword, Vampire Weekend, Little Feat, Nicole Atkins, The Felice Brothers, Mason Jennings, MGMT, The Lee Boys, Black Kids, Serena Ryder, Steel Train, Grupo Fantasma & Back Door Slam.

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Posted by: Jonthecorner on February 6, 2008 @ 8:33 PM
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