Take one look at that wicked cover art and tell me you are not interested in who this chick is! I was reading a blog from MTV Iggy about Das Racist’s party for the release of their mixtape Sit Down, Man. Don’t worry, I’m going to post the review soon. As for this post. This post right here, it’s very informative. Every time I find a new artist that is worth listening to I nearly go KooKoo for Cocoa Puffs, Planet of The Apes, B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Gwen Stefani. Why? You ask. Well look up at the title of this blog. What does it say? It says “Know The Unknwn” in other words I am saying, “Get Smart. This Music Right Here. I Mean This Music Right Here, Is Legit! Like Too Legit To Quite. MC Hammer.” Okay, back to the post. I was reading a blog about Das Racist’s album party at the Santos Party House in NY and I noticed that this woman named Tecla was listed as one of the many performers of that night.
So, being the person I am, I Googled her. Notice how I said “Googled” not “searched on the internet.” That’s called a Proprietary Eponym. Get Smart Y’all. Geez I keep getting sidetracked. Sooooooo basically I am trying to say this chick Tecla is sick. She’s beyond sick. She’s ill. Lil Wayne. OMG I keep saying off topic things.
Tecla is like a mix of pop, euro, electro, I don’t even know how to explain-ness. I am diggin her style. I think she’s worth dropping a couple bucks on Amazon to purchase her CD. Take a look at her Bandcamp page and listen to her music. http://tecla.bandcamp.com/
BTW: Mezcla means mix F.Y.I. Get it, “Tecla is in my new mezcla.” She’s in my mix because she fits in so well with all the other artist I love. She’s definitely going on the Unknwn Artists page!!
This is a little something I’m starting in hopes of attracting more viewers. Every Monday, I’m gonna post up a couple of songs I been bumping lately. Your job is to answer the poll and let me know what you think about the songs as well as suggestions for the next Music Mix Monday.
So Here It Goes!
I have been obsessively playing a copy of Drake’s Thank Me Later for the past week so it is only proper that I do a review of the CD. How I obtained the CD, don’t worry about it, but put it this way, I just went out and actually bought it. Did I say I bought it? Yes! Go buy Drake’s CD; he did an excellent job considering the garbage that so-called “artists” put out nowadays.
Thank Me Later starts out with one of my favorite tracks, “Fireworks” featuring Alicia Keys.
Take a listen here! Fireworks By Drake ft. Alicia Keys
Sounds good huh? Wait, there’s more! Drake continues to “build up a better rapport…” with stimulating tracks like “Karaoke” and “Show Me A Good Time”. “Over”, “Fancy”, “Find Your Love”, and now “Miss Me” featuring the Young Money King himself: Lil Wayne have been played numerously on the radio so when I heard them on Thank Me Later I already knew the words. Knowing the words to these songs set off the perfect balance between the known and the unknown.
As for the other seven tracks I have failed to mention, I am absolutely speechless. You know why? Because every single song on Drake’s brilliant showcase of talent that we call a CD, I love! I enjoyed every song. Surprising but, true. Sometimes I’m lucky to even find three or four decent songs on an artist’s CD so when I listened to Thank Me Later, I was expecting the same yet received the opposite.
I can proudly say, GO BUY THAT DAMN CD Y’ALL…