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SubSoul Fridays Vol 29…Levels

SubSoul Fridays Vol 29…Levels

Welcome to another edition of SubSoul Fridays. Wow, it’s been a few weeks since we’ve blessed you with our presence, but things have been busy in the world of Da Creatives. Nevertheless, we are BACK (and late as usual, but you already know how we do)!  This week we’re gonna showcase two great artists. One is a musical genius and probably one of the most underrated artists of this era. The other is a up and coming artist that is a quite impressive writer. Ladies & Gents…. we present to you Bilal and Trumaine Lamar.

           

I’ve been a fan of Bilal’s for a good few years. Originally I wasn’t that hype about Bilal, but I took a few deeper listens to “1St Born Second” and “Love For Sale” and have been amazed by his musical genius since. Trumaine Lamar is a new artist that I recently stumbled across and was truly impressed his “Things I Should Have Done” EP. The element that brings these two together for this post is the musical track behind Bilal’s track “Levels” of his latest album “Airtight’s Revenge.”

“Levels” has to be my favorite track track off “Airtight’s Revenge.” It’s pulsating bass drum beat laced with it’s entrancing bass line just allows you to get lost in the music. Combined with Bilal’s exceptional ability to utilize his voice as an instrument and convey each and every emotion that he’s experiencing in every word of this song makes “Levels” truly a musical masterpiece. Which is way I was somewhat surprised when I heard Trumaine’s take on it called “Her Pt.2.” Trumaine channels his inner Bilal in “Her Pt.2″ and showcases his emotions and feelings as he tries to reconcile with a  lost love. I have to give props to Trumaine, because he pulled it off. He took the inspiration from Bilal and made it his own and made another exceptional song with “Her Pt. 2″. But don’t just take my word, take a listen to both tracks below.

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To purchase “Levels”, visit iTunes (or EMusic) or purchase the entire “Airtight’s Revenge” album from Plug Research.

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Download “Things I Should Have Told Her” HERE.

I hope you enjoyed the artistry you just experienced with “Levels” and “Her Pt. 2″ and I encourage you to check out both Bilal and Trumaine Lamar.

Until Next Time….Soulfully Yours,

DaChosenOne

 

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Why….

Why….

 

Why….

At times I sit all by myself and wonder….

Why do I luv you….like I do….

All the love you given me so special….

Seems to be no limit, I’ll do anything….

Why does the rain blow, Why does the sun shine….

Why does the earth spin, why do the waters reach the shore….

And tell me, tell me why…

Why do I love you like I do…..