Sundance & Adam L bring the jazz on The Last Sunrise

The Last Sunrise is Sundance’s latest superbly crafted jazzy hip-hop creation. You also cannot beat hearing Adam L rhymes either. We want more.

On the heels of his recent jazz-tinged efforts, Sundance returns with a wild new song entitled The Last Sunrise, which features famed underground MC, Adam L, and a cast of talented musicians including DJ Sean P, Sivion, and Stro Elliot. This horn-drenched single reminds us all to remain focused on what’s important during these uncertain times, and is a solid addition to his sporadic, eclectic production catalogue. Also being his first release since relocating to Dunedin, New Zealand, this is hopefully a great sign of things to come for the Illect Recordings artist.

Drums: Stro Elliott
Upright Bass: Ron Gollner
Synths: Ryan Gollner
Trumpets: Brett Wagner
Sax: Sivion
Cuts: Dj Sean P

Horn Arrangements: R Gollner, B Wagner
Produced & Mixed by: Sundance
Mastered by: Change, Dj Sean P

Audio: The Last Sunrise

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Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 148

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 148 is mixed by DJ Tony Tone BKS.

In this episode, enjoy tracks from: Ackdavis, Andy Mineo, Enock, Gilligan Gatsby, J-Silas, Milliyon, Ozay Moore, Stro Elliot, Wordsplayed and more.

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Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 148 play list

1. Ozay Moore “Don’t Cry (prod. Stro Elliot)”
2. Stephen the Levite “My Funerals Soundtrack”
3. The Remnant “Know This (feat. Scar)”
4. Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed “Legend”
5. Enock “Real”
6. Gilligan Gatsby “Good Day”
7. Milliyon “Passion”
8. J-Silas “One Two (feat. Ackdavis)”

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Lightheaded re-unites for "Crowd React" (prod. by Stro Elliot) • Word Is Bond

“Crowd React” is the latest single from Ozay Moore’s In The Wake Of O album releasing via Illect Recordings. Lightheaded briefly re-unites over Stro Elliot (The Roots) production.

In 2007 Braille, Ohmega Watts, and myself began working on what would’ve been our final Lightheaded album, Lo-Fi Heights. With each member living in different states, it was difficult to create the same level of synergy we once had. This magic was the byproduct of a window of time where we spent an absorbent amount of life together. Our chemistry on and off stage was so in sync that Lightheaded compositions almost wrote themselves with little to no interruptions in the creative process. We lived by the motto “Life First”, a concept derived from Braille’s debut solo album. So, when life pulled us in different directions desiring for our attentions to wane from machine that was LH, we were left with an unbreakable bond of friendship and a few solid cuts we hoped would eventually see the light of day. “Crowd React” captured the essence of Lightheaded’s live show in true crew fashion. The song actually served as as a lifeline to the idea of finishing the album one day. With some honest conversations between us three, and a developing solo album in my hands, we decided it was time to share a piece of the magic.

Crowd React is available at all digital outlets.

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Ozay Moore releases “In The Wake Of O”

Ozay Moore and Illect Recordings are proud to present In The Wake Of O.

Over the last 20 years, Ozay Moore (fka Othello) has proven himself to be an exceptional storyteller time and time again. Whether as a member of the classic hip hop trio, Lightheaded, or as a solo artist, Moore’s alto flow has always moved crowds. Aided by some of the most soulful production and a deep knowledge of hip hop culture, Moore’s music is highly relatable because he blends personal experience with larger themes that cross cultural lines. Moore has been making records for quite some time so it would be understandable if he didn’t have more to say.

Thankfully, Ozay Moore is back and better than ever with In The Wake of O. Throughout his life Moore has seen a lot, done a lot, and Wake is a reflection of his journey in and outside of being an MC. Moore is no longer a young, ambitious rapper from Seattle focused solely on writing rhymes and traveling the world. Instead, he’s a family man in Lansing, MI having to strike a balance between his artistic goals and what’s best for his wife and two kids. How do you strike that balance? This is one of the central questions driving the record.

As the album unfolds, Moore grapples with the decision to drop the Othello moniker, his faith, racial politics in the U.S. and the impact of hip hop on his life. The word “wake” can mean many things, and In the Wake of O takes into account every single one. With an exceptional set of producers including Stro Elliot, Tall Black Guy, Ess Be, Freddie Joachim and Ohmega Watts, Wake is a seamless blend of boom bap crunch and soulful grooves. With guest appearances by Braille, Sareem Poems, Jahshua Smith, James Gardin and Propaganda the wordplay is as on point as it is thought provoking.

Ultimately, In The Wake of O is a reminder of why hip hop is such a powerful mode of communication. It also speaks to Ozay Moore’s deep love and respect for hip hop culture. As Wake plays from start to finish, Moore beautifully speaks on his personal journey while also making space for listeners to reflect on their own lives. There is something for everyone on this record.

-Written by Gus Navarro

Audio: In The Wake Of O

In The Wake Of O tracklist
1. Thumb Drive
2. Good
3. Where You At (feat. James Gardin & Jahshua Smith)
4. Slow Motion with Mosely
5. WSTCST (feat. Tony Ozier & Teeko)
6. Crowd React by Lightheaded (Ozay Moore, Ohmega Watts & Braille)
7. Abracadabra (feat. Cataphant)
8. Wow… (feat. Propaganda)
9. Low Tide
10. L.T.D. (feat. Sareem Poems)
11. Transparent See (feat. Ricky Valenz)

Production
1 Young Heat
2, 6 Stro Elliot
3-5 Tall Black Guy
7 Ohmega Watts
8 Daniel Steele
10 Freddie Joachim and Aso
11 Ess Be

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Stream “Crowd React” by Lightheaded (Ozay Moore, Ohmega Watts & Braille)




“Crowd React” is the latest single from Ozay Moore’s In The Wake Of O album releasing via Illect Recordings. Lightheaded briefly re-unites over Stro Elliot (The Roots) production.

In 2007 Braille, Ohmega Watts, and myself began working on what would’ve been our final Lightheaded album, Lo-Fi Heights. With each member living in different states, it was difficult to create the same level of synergy we once had. This magic was the byproduct of a window of time where we spent an absorbent amount of life together. Our chemistry on and off stage was so in sync that Lightheaded compositions almost wrote themselves with little to no interruptions in the creative process. We lived by the motto “Life First”, a concept derived from Braille’s debut solo album. So, when life pulled us in different directions desiring for our attentions to wane from machine that was LH, we were left with an unbreakable bond of friendship and a few solid cuts we hoped would eventually see the light of day. “Crowd React” captured the essence of Lightheaded’s live show in true crew fashion. The song actually served as as a lifeline to the idea of finishing the album one day. With some honest conversations between us three, and a developing solo album in my hands, we decided it was time to share a piece of the magic.

Audio: Crowd React

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Ozay Moore and Stro Elliot (The Roots) collab on "Good" single • Word Is Bond

“There’s a fine line between desire and discontent, it’s common to confuse the two, the thirst for more ain’t ever quenched”.

That is unless it is tempered with gratitude and a value system and associated with achieving status and/or the acquisition of things. I am working on resisting urges. Especially those that don’t support through this I’ve accepted in my life. To live simple, to live honest, to live reverent of God, to live sacrificial, to live mindful and healthy… to me this is “good”. And all realness though, it is a process and requires a great deal of self examination. Good is a proclamation of what I know to be true and serves as a reminder in times where my priorities are in order. I strive to prioritize God, family, and community in that sequence. Hopefully somewhere in there I can give the people Good music.

Good is available at all streaming & download outlets via Illect Recordings.

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Ozay Moore and Stro Elliot collab on Good single




The Good single is the first drop from Ozay Moore’s In the Wake of O album (Illect Recordings). Production by Stro Elliot of The Roots.

There’s a fine line between desire and discontent, it’s common to confuse the two, the thirst for more ain’t ever quenched.”

That is unless it is tempered with gratitude and a value system and associated with achieving status and/or the acquisition of things. I am working on resisting urges. Especially those that don’t support through this I’ve accepted in my life. To live simple, to live honest, to live reverent of God, to live sacrificial, to live mindful and healthy… to me this is “good”. And all realness though, it is a process and requires a great deal of self examination. Good is a proclamation of what I know to be true and serves as a reminder in times where my priorities are in order. I strive to prioritize God, family, and community in that sequence. Hopefully somewhere in there I can give the people Good music.

Audio: Good single

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Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 134

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 134 is mixed by DJ Tony Tone BKS.

In this episode, enjoy tracks from: Da Truth, Frontlynaz, Imperial, J.Johnson, Jackie Hill Perry, Jered Sanders, JGivens, Kinetik, Mahogany Jones, Ozay Moore, Reconcile, Stro Elliot and more.

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Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 134 play list

1. Reconcile “Premeditated (feat. Jackie Hill Perry)”
2. Jered Sanders “Better”
3. Mahogany Jones “Serious (feat. EP)”
4. Octavia Harris “4 the Ladies”
5. Frontlynaz “What U Lookin 4 (feat. Beez, J.Johnson)”
6. Da Truth “Southstreet”
7. JGivens “Ignorantro”
8. Ozay Moore “Don’t Cry (prod. Stro Elliot)”
9. Imperial & K.I.N.E.T.I.K. “Just Another Day”
10. Hidden Man “Hidden Man”

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Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 133

Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 133 is mixed by DJ Tony Tone BKS.

In this episode, enjoy tracks from: Cas Metah, Conquest, Corey Red, Heesun Lee, Joey Jewish, Jonathan Baker, Lightheaded, Point Ash, Precise, Sareem Poems, Sev Statik, Stro Elliot, Terem, Todd Bangz and more.

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Sphere of Hip Hop Podcast episode 133 play list

1. Sareem Poems & Terem “Tic Toc (Stro Elliot Remix)”
2. Armond WakeUp “7 Miles From 7 Mile (feat. Jonathan Baker)”
3. Conquest “Solider of Fortune”
4. Joey Jewish “64”
5. Cas Metah “Laying The Foundation (feat. Lightheaded)”
6. DJ Tony Tone “Street Tones (feat. J Sky Walker, Heesun Lee, Peoplez Choice)”
7. Sev Statik “Take It Light”
8. Todd Bangz “Am To The Pm”
9. Corey Red & Precise “More Than Talk”
10. Point Ash “U Sensitive”

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