Mixtape of The Week: “The Messengers”

In a previous entry I posted the first three tracks to the much anticipated mixtape from rapper’s K’naan and J.Period entitled “The messanger.” Which is a tribute to music greats Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, and Fela Kuti. Well now the mixtape is available in its entirety and I must say I’m feelin’ this one hard! so I decided to name it the mixtape of the week download it here and let me know if you agree.


Paying Homage: K’naan & J. Period Present..”The Messengers”

Somali born rapper K’naan has teamed up with DJ/producer J. Period to release a mixtape intitled “The Messengers.” The mixtape pays homage to three legends of music Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, and Fela Kuti. It is set to be released during a 5 week period. The first installment is a 3 song EP and was released on tuesday, August 18th. During Septemeber a new track will be released every tuesday paying tribute to the legends individually. Fela Kuti’s tribute will be released September 1st, Bob Marley’s tribute will be released September 8th and Bob Dylan’s on September 15th. Then on September 22nd “The Messengers” will be released in its entirety with additional tracks and album artwork. I think that this mixtape is exactly what hip-hop needs its always great to see musican’s paying homage to those that paved the way for them, I’ve heard the first three tracks and I’m quite impressed cant wait to hear the rest of it!! to get more information on “The Messengers” and to download the first three tracks click here. Post your thoughts below on how you feel about this project and the first three tracks.

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