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October 2, 2014

Farout: Prof gets wet at the car wash in new single and video

In Prof’s latest video “Farout,” the Rhymesayers cut-up trades his rap chops for some playful harmonization. Prof’s brand-new single discusses the fantasies of a daydreaming carwash attendant, accompanied by a video featuringwith plenty of poolside booty-shaking. “’Farout’ is about a feeling. A happy place,” explains Prof in a press release. “It’s a beautiful woman giving you a smile.” […]

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Secret Stash to release the Holy Grail of Jackson 5 recordings

Jackson Five fanatics rejoice—on Oct. 28, Minneapolis label Secret Stash Records will release the clan’s long-lost first recording of “Big Boy” circa 1967. The rare 45 RPM will be part of an elaborate anthology of soul, funk, and gospel tracks recorded for Chicago’s One-derful! Records between its founding in 1962 and 1971. Previously thought to be Steeltown […]

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Today’s Music News: Michael Jackson’s Thriller to go 3D

MTV doesn’t call it the “Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award” for nothing: the late artist was a pioneer in music video, and his 1983 video for “Thriller” is among the landmarks of the genre, voted the greatest of all time by Rolling Stone readers. Director John Landis is now creating a 3D version of the 14-minute […]

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