Archive for January, 2010

Somi is #2 on World Billboard Charts, performing Valentine’s Day in NYC

Posted in Uncategorized on January 29, 2010 by modibanyc

In a special Valentine’s Day event, Somi will perform an intimately acoustic set of her favorite love songs.  The evening will feature complimentary sweets by Divine Chocolate (a fair trade organization that supports Ghanaian cocoa farmers) and additional sounds by DJ Moni.  Somi will share the stage with celebrated guitarists Liberty Ellman and Brandon Ross.

Doors at 7:00PM / Showtime at 8:30PM
Only $15 in advance / $20 at the door

Littlefield Performance and Art Space is downtown Brooklyn’s hippest new venue.  Located at 622 DeGraw Street, please visit for directions.
Lastly,we are happy to share that Somi’s album is still #2 on Billboard’s World Chart this week.  Thank you for your continued support!

Jahdan profiled on Pitchfork’s Guest List

Posted in Uncategorized on January 21, 2010 by modibanyc

Check out Pitchfork’s Q&A with one of our favorite artists, Jahdan Blakkamoore! Full article is here, and his latest Buzzrock Warrior album is here.  And below is a track from the Kings of Salone mixtape from Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew, feat. Jahdan.  Enjoy!!

Kae Sun in top of Canada’s iTunes HipHop 2009!

Posted in Uncategorized on January 11, 2010 by modibanyc

After releasing his debut album in October and touring Dubai and the UK in November, December seems to be off to a great start for Kae Sun. Yesterday iTunes announced their “Rewind 2009” a summary of the years best. Kae Sun’s album “Lion On A Leash” was included in the list amongst some greats.

iTunes Rewind 2009 – Hip-Hop Albums of the Year:

  1. Troubadour – K’naan
  2. The Blueprint 3 – Jay-Z
  3. So Far Gone – Drake
  4. Deeper Than Rap – Rick Ross
  5. Slaughterhouse – Slaughterhouse
  6. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx 2 – Raekwon
  7. Man On The Moon – Kid Cudi
  8. Lion On A Leash – Kae Sun
  9. The Ecstatic – Mos Def
  10. Born Like This – Doom
  11. Self Explanatory – Classified
  12. 808s & Heartbreak – Kanye West
  13. Asleep in the Bread Aisle – Asher Roth
  14. Padded Room – Joe Budden
  15. Yes! – K-OS

**To view the list in iTunes click here:

If that wasn’t enough to make a great month a song featuring Kae Sun (Miles Jones Ft. Kae Sun – Coast To Coast) was picked up by CSI for Season 10 Episode 7, and CTV’s Music Of The Nation for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. The song was also short listed for the Independent Music Awards Hip-Hop Song of 2009.