Guru featuring Slum Village “I’m Jazzy” Official Video Release off of Jazzmatazz Voulume 4: The Hip Hop Messenger: Back to the Future
Archive for December, 2008
Guru – Hood Dreamin ft. Solar
Off of his 2007 album Jazzmatazz Vol. 4 this track is one of Guru’s many testaments to jazz. Unique style that continues the legacy of early 90s artists like A Tribe Called Quest and Common making use of jazzy samples and beats. Suss his intresting flows on this track too.
“09 Colorado – Utah Tour” feat: The legendary Guru with Solar and the 7 Grand Players
The finest in Real Hip Hop is coming to Utah and Colorado this January 2009! The Hip Hop Icon Guru along with NYC’s brightest producer, Solar are set to bring their internationally acclaimed live show to “The Mountains” this January!
Guru has always been a classic innovator as when he founded the group GangStarr,
One of the most stands out groups of Hip Hop’s Golden Era of the 90’s and established himself as one of the top MC’s of all time. He is known for his streetwise, intelligent, conscious lyrics plus his smooth jazzy delivery and powerful unique voice. Guru is recognized around the globe for his unparalleled dedication to Real Hip Hop and Hip Hop/Jazz.
On his Jazzmatazz series Guru has collaborated with everyone from Jazz greats to world renown soul vocalists such as Chaka Khan, Erykah Badu, Angie Stone, Jamiriquai, Macy Gray etc, to well known Hip Hop and Reggae artists such as Common, Slum Village, Damian Marley and many more around the globe. The Hip Hop Icon has now teamed up with the brilliant, producer, director and visionary, Solar to form their successful new boutique label called 7 Grand Records. At 7 Grand Guru and Solar have generated a vibrant new audience worldwide. Solar’s innovative musical genius has created a phenomenal unique path for Guru that adds great new chapters to Guru’s illustrious history. The dynamic duo is currently preparing to release a pure Hip Hop classic album in March 2009 entitled, Guru 8.0 Lost and Found
The 5 man live show, produced and arranged by Solar, features Guru and Solar on vocals and the 7 Grand Players which include the Mixtape legend Dj Doo Wop, as well as an accomplished Jazz trumpeter and a talented multiinstrumentalist.
Guru feat: Solar and the 7 Grand Players live has received rave reviews at venues and festivals around the globe. This is a captivating musical journey through all of Guru’s classics from GangStarr, Jazzmatazz and of course the new 7 Grand hits. It is the purest Hip Hop and Hip Hop/Jazz on the planet and it’s a live show that leaves its audience both euphoric and inspired. Make sure you do not miss this incredible live event this January as Guru, Solar and company bring their authentic, exceptional brand of Hip Hop to the Real Music Lovers of Colorado and Utah. Be on the lookout for Guru and Solar performing at The Sundance Film Festival in Utah and The X Games in Colorado as well!