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Love After War Robin Thicke

Robin Thicke dropped the new music video for the lead single, “Love After War” off of his fifth studio album, Love After War. The Hype Williams-directed video stars Thicke’s wife, Paula Patton in some sexy lingerie and a blonde wig.

In a recent interview w/ USWeekly, Robin revealed how they keep their marriage spicy:

My wife is an actress, a mother, and a wife and I am a husband, a father and a singer so we haven’t seen each other a lot the past couple of weeks. We won’t see each other a lot until Christmas and it’s very difficult, but the only thing that gets us by is having great sex together. There is never enough [sex]. When it does happen, it goes on for hours.

The Roots “Make My” (official video)

From the album Undun. One of four videos. full song features BIG K.R.I.T.

Undun is an existential re-telling of the short life of one Redford Stephens (1974-1999). Through the use of emotives and Redford’s internal dialogues the album seeks to illustrate the intersection of free will and prescribed destiny as it plays out ‘on the corner’. Utilizing a reverse narrative arc, the album begins as the listener finds Redford disoriented–postmortem–and attempting to make sense of his former life. As he moves through its pivotal moments he begins to deconstruct all that has led to his (and our own) coming undun.

Video Directed, Shot & Edited by Clifton Bell

Honey ft Talib Kweli

Honey ft Talib Kweli

Donaeo is back again with a new album called Indigo child.

His Bio:

A kingpin where all things UK dance are concerned, Donaeo (meaning Gift from God) has been a staple fixture on the underground since his anthemic debut ‘My Philosophy (Bounce)’, made when he was just 16, aired back in 2001. Regarded not just as a producer, his forays into singing, rapping and songwriting have gone on to shape the star that’s in many ways still yet to be fully revealed.

Born in Ghana where he lived for just a year, 20-something Donaeo is actually the guy you’re more likely to find locked in the studio when he’s not performing. While you may have thrown a hand in the air to more recent classics like ‘Party Hard’, ‘Devil In A Blue Dress’ and ‘African Warrior’, you may not know his co-writing credits include Yasmin ‘On My Own’, Mz Bratt ‘Selecta’ and Ms Dynamite ‘What You Talking About?’ He also penned the theme tune for the final series of Channel 4’s Dubplate Drama alongside Wretch32. Other standout moments include his recent feature on the haunting Breakage cut ‘Speechless’ and Shy FX’s ‘Raver’ with Kano and Roses Gabor.

It’s a far cry from his early career, where in the 00’s Donaeo signed to Sticky’s ‘Social Circles’ record label at 17-years old – it was supposed to be the beginning of a much-expected solo career. But with label politics leading to a falling out with the bosses, Donaeo found himself stuck in a deal that he couldn’t get out of and was left in a position with very few options.

As a result, aged 23, in a bid to work out his next move, Donaeo decided to take a break from music, flitting between various retail jobs (“Cash Converters was the worst”) and a stint at a marketing company where ironically enough he worked alongside the then unknown Taio Cruz. By 2008 Donaeo decided the time was right to return and his independently released debut album Party Hard ensued the following year. Turning a hand to promoting too, in 2010 alongside Ctrl.Alt.Shift and a slew of acts, Donaeo helped raise over £3,000 for the Haiti emergency appeal.

Preferring to work from his home studio, which suits his ADHD-related tendencies that have inspired the workings of his new material, he still credits his best ideas to those he conjures up riding on a bus or train. Now, after two years since his last LP, Donaeo’s preparing the release of two new albums in the next year. This summers release, Indigo Child, a title that doubles up as pseudoscientific label given to those who are claimed to possess special or unusual traits or abilities, will be a free giveaway for fans.

“Last year I feel like I found myself and it’s kind of like this; you can look at ADHD in two ways… You can take pills for it or be an Indigo Child. The only difference between me and someone else is that I’ve got a lot of excess energy but I’ve found a way to channel it. I’m about dance music and this album is definitely that.” Donaeo

The recently released lead track ‘Swagger’ is in keeping with mixing the old with the new, channeling inspiration from the likes of The Prodigy, James Brown, Frank Ocean and Shy FX, where song writing is concerned you’ll find Donaeo also nodding towards The Script and Coldplay. Despite nailing a lauded Talib Kwali feature on the forthcoming ‘Honey’, Donaeo’s unique formula continues to encapsulate everything that’s good about the broadened British soundscapes in 2011.

A follow up album, which will get a full release, will be out in Spring 2012 and will feature collaborations with Shy FX, Breakage and more.

This is definitely FreshAndOnPoint and a perfect pick me for the cold autumn here in London.

Get you free download today right now from  http://www.donaeo.com/