Monday, December 6, 2010

Musical Monday

The Internet has truly transformed the way we access music forever.  With all the social networking, etc. there are just so many different ways to find, hear and be exposed to new music. Sometimes its old music, just new to you. As a music lover, I think it is amazing to have so much technology at your fingertips. I have been caught up with Foreign Exchange for a few months, but now I am listening to Darien Brockington, who was a vocalist on a couple of their albums but has his own music that I knew nothing about. He is touring with them right now but getting ready to release another solo project in early 2011. I can't wait to check it out.

His wiki page says he was raised in North Carolina. Is it just me or are there some really talented people that come out of the Carolina's ??? Dang !  I mean  Anthony Hamilton, Angie Stone, Fantasia just to name a few.
Darien is really on his grind and has done  ALOT of collaborations. His voice kind of reminds me of Carl Thomas (where you at Carl ?) a little bit. I must say he is a cutie too ! I really hope his new CD is a success. He needs some exposure.

The video below is actually Foreign Exchange song, but Darien is a featured vocalist. He is the cutie on the couch with the checkered shirt, up in the girls face.  A bit of trivia I learned on a Foreign Exchange fan page, the other guy in the video with the bow tie is Phonte, one of the leaders of Foreign Exchange. Anyway, as a child he was actually an extra in the film The Color Purple. He was one of those little bad ass boys running around giving Celie hell in the movie !   LOL I thought that was interesting.

I think good  music is what makes the world go around !   Enjoy the video

What artists are you feeling lately ?

Thoughts ? Comments ? Questions ?

Beautifully Complex


Ieisha said...

You are my musical mate! Didn't think anyone else listened to Carol Riddick! I saw her in concert and fell in love instantly!

I have been listening to Eric Roberson for the past 3 years. I can't keep him out of my rotation.

J. Cole is a very talented rapper that isn't getting his few minutes of fame b/c of the Drake hype. But J. Cole is a great rapper.

I can listen to Kindred the Family Soul as much as Eric Roberson.

And I'm all into Marsha Ambrosius right now.

Beautifully Complex said...

We are musical mates !
Yes J. Cole is definitely being slept on and Eric Roberson is the bizness.