The Nashville Fringe Festival is proud to present a new compilation featuring 15 tracks to help welcome summer. Here’s what’s included this time around:
1) Tom Larson and the Great Melodies Troupe “Bagyenyi Mwebare Kwijja”
This track is from a special project which is now in its fourth year – the “I Know Concert Series” featuring local musicians performing in Uganda to help raise HIV awareness and get affected individuals treatment.
2) RacQ Music “Love Lost III” (feat. William “Black Sax” Banks and K. Marie)
“Love Lost III” is from RacQ Music’s 2014 release, Back in the Habit.
3) Raw Proof “Knock, Knock, KnockiN'”
“Knock, Knock, KnockiN'” is a previously unreleased track from Raw Proof. From Proof, “It’s a song about being a hermit and not wanting to be around… people. It’s a song about Liars, Thieves, and Cheaters.”
4) AL-D “Makin’ More Hits Remix” (feat. Ahmad Rashad, Mixed by DJ Rate)
“Makin’ More Hits” is from AL-D’s 2011 release, Vitamin D.
5) Malcolm DeWayne “Adult Swim” (feat. J. Nolan, Produced by Plue Starfox)
Malcolm DeWayne (formerly Mac L) is currently working on his Enter the Soul Dragon EP, which he anticipates releasing late 2017/early 2018.
6) Tom Larson and the Great Melodies Troupe “Ntembe”
7) Magic in Threes “Cloud Lifter”
“Cloud Lifter” is from Magic in Threes’ 2016 Heady Days EP.
8) A Playa Named Stones “3ye Fly”
“3ye Fly” is from A Playa Named Stones’ newly released album, The Playa Tape.
9) JusBam “Let Ya Light Shine”
“Let Ya Light Shine” is from JusBam’s 2015 album, Whoiam.
10) Bruce Ervin “Pool Party JAM!”
“Pool Party JAM!” is Written, Performed, & Produced by Bruce Ervin; Courtesy of Pudding Cloud Productions (ASCAP). “Pool Party JAM!” is from Black Holler, a Kickstarter-funded, horror-comedy, feature film produced in Nashville.
11) E.T. “Letter To Hip Hop” (feat. Turin)
“Letter To Hip Hop” is from E.T.’s 2014 release, I Hate Rap Music “The Mixtape.”
12) Rashad Tha Poet “The Yeahs” (feat. Classik Levine)
“The Yeahs” is from Rashad Tha Poet’s 2016 album, Soulville.
13) RacQ Music “Kushcabulary”
“Kushcabulary” is from RacQ Music’s 2014 release, Back in the Habit.
14) Spoken Nerd “Grocery Store”
“Grocery Store” is from Spoken Nerd’s 2015 FAILING IS FUN EP.
15) Bruce Ervin “New Girl in Town”
“New Girl in Town” is Written, Performed, & Produced by Bruce Ervin; Courtesy of Pudding Cloud Productions (ASCAP). Much like “Pool Party JAM!,” “New Girl in Town” is also from Black Holler.
Preview the album below, or download the entire sampler by registering for the Nashville Fringe Festival’s newsletter.
For the March 13 edition of the Fringe Radio Show, host E.T. will be speaking with JusBam.
Featured on MTV’s True Life “I’m a Battle Rapper” episode, where she became the first female inductee to the Rap Olympic Team, JusBam will be breaking down her 2015 release, WhoIam.
The Fringe Radio Show will go live Monday night at 6:00pm (Central) on Radio Free Nashville 103.7 FM (which is also streaming online at RadioFreeNashville.org).