Introducing Stokley

 

The debut solo album from the unmistakable voice of Mint Condition, Stokley Williams was digitally released on June 23rd 2017. Long-time Mint Condition fans obviously felt like they already knew the man, so calling it “Introducing Stokley” was a bit of a head-scratcher for them, but it still worked out, as this seemed to be Stokley introducing himself a solo artist. Continue reading

Popular – Van Hunt

Van Hunt’s third album, “Popular” was originally scheduled for release in early 2008, just after he’d signed a new recording deal with legendary jazz imprint, Blue Note Records. The executives at the time didn’t know what to make of the overall finished product, so they asked him to change his sound in order for him to achieve commercial success. Hunt declined and left the label behind, along with the project at hand. Continue reading

Embrya – Maxwell

Maxwell’s second album, “EMBRYA” was yet another conceptually-based collection of songs, originally released in mid 1998. Maxwell was talking about creation, seemingly basing the album underwater, or in a womb, if you will, which may seem like quite a strange concept, but he was most likely trying to go for something different, as opposed to the straightforwardness of his debut album, “Urban Hang Suite.” Continue reading