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The duo pulled in Philly MCs Freeway and up and comer Dosage, along with Toronto's own Tona, to add a little more Philly/Canada flavor to the track.
DJ Jazzy Jeff, along with contributions from well-known producers James Poyser of The Roots, Pete Kuzma and Demien DeSandies, have created a soul music experience. Notable tracks on the project include Make It Last and title track, Back for More. In the popular single, Notorious, Ayah unveils her inner b-girl and lyrical flair. Back for More also features appearances from Sugar Tongue Slim (STS) and Toronto's own Tona.
The album drops today and fans are able to get free downloads of the classic soul tracks here and below.
Jeff Townes, also known as DJ Jazzy Jeff, is a world renowned DJ and GRAMMY Award winning producer who has represented his hometown of Philadelphia in everything that he does. In the early stages of his career, he was most notably part of a hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. Jeff also began his own production company A Touch of Jazz, which became the hotbed of the Philadelphia soul movement that included the talents of Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild and Floetry, to name a few. Get to know the Philly 360° Creative Ambassador here.
Ayah has already garnered a grass roots fan base of her own with the release of her last two projects, Problem Woman and 4:15. Having worked with respected MCs like Freeway, Mac Miller, Elzhi and Skyzoo, Ayah is no stranger to hip-hop either. This makes Jeff's jazzy production and classic hip-hop sound the perfect complement for Ayah's full and melodic vocals.
DJ Jazzy Jeff and Ayah Bring Holiday Cheer with a New Song!
We're getting into the holiday spirit with this new song from DJ Jazzy Jeff and Ayah. They've been busy getting their debut album ready, but they found time to deliver this holiday treat.
This soulful tune is entitle Xmas Time. So grab some eggnog, sit back and enjoy!
Check out the song here!
Badass Art Man: Original Artwork of Danny Simmons When: April 24 through May 31 Where: The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street Cost: Included with admission More Info: Click here. In 2012, just in time for the…
The 31st Annual Celebration of Black Writing When: May 1 - 31 Where: Various Locations Cost: See website for details. More Info: Click here. Art Sanctuary is back on the scene with The 31st Annual Celebration of Black Writing…
Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest Opening with DJ Jazzy Jeff When: DJ Set Friday, May 22, 9 - 11 p.m. | See the full weekend schedule here. Where: Penn’s Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard Cost: FREE More Info: Click here…