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New Video: Salaam Remi Ft. Betty Wright, James Poyser “Strange Fruit (Reprise)”

Fresh off the release of his Black On Purpose album, Salaam Remi shares the powerful video to his Nina Simone remake. Directed by himself and Tatiana Crooks, the purple-filtered visual follows Remi’s journey through the country where he visions the racism and lynching that is still present today. The late Betty Wright, who unfortunately passed … Read moreNew Video: Salaam Remi Ft. Betty Wright, James Poyser “Strange Fruit (Reprise)”

New Album: Salaam Remi ‘Black On Purpose’

2 Black 2 Strong. In its aptly fitting timing, Salaam Remi delivers his latest album, Black On Purpose. From the pandemic, racial tension, to the election, the super-producer explores the highs and lows of these uncertain times. At 17 tracks, the conceptual album includes Bilal’s “Coming In The Rain“, Mack Wilds’ “Home Vacation”, Teedra Moses … Read moreNew Album: Salaam Remi ‘Black On Purpose’

New Video: Salaam Remi Ft. Bilal “Coming Out The Rain”

False alarm. Salaam Remi’s music continues to spread his message during these times, and his new single with Bilal is no different. In the music video, Bilal takes a stroll through the park and carries on about his business, but things racially motivated when a Karen makes a call. Salaam Remi’s Black On Purpose album … Read moreNew Video: Salaam Remi Ft. Bilal “Coming Out The Rain”

New Video: Salaam Remi Ft. Teedra Moses, D-Nice “Black Love”

Black Love is beautiful. It’s Summer, but Saleem Remi spreads love all year round with this new groove featuring Teedra Moses and D-Nice. Directed by Salaam Remi and Tatiana Crooks, Teedra Moses embraces Black Love as she two-steps along the beach, while D-Nice rocks to the tune during his Club Quarantine. Salaam Remi’s Black On … Read moreNew Video: Salaam Remi Ft. Teedra Moses, D-Nice “Black Love”

New Music: Salaam Remi Ft. Black Thought, Syleena Johnson, Anthony Hamilton, Cee-Lo Green, Stephen Marley “Is It Because I’m Black”

Keep on holding on. In the midst of these current times, Salaam Remi uplifts the spirits of his people on the first single off his Black On Purpose album. Over Syl Johnson’s 1969 “Because I’m Black”, Remi leads his pack including Black Thought, Syleena Johnson, Anthony Hamilton, Cee-Lo, and Stephen Marley to touch struggles of … Read moreNew Music: Salaam Remi Ft. Black Thought, Syleena Johnson, Anthony Hamilton, Cee-Lo Green, Stephen Marley “Is It Because I’m Black”

Watch Salaam Remi Break Down His Sample Choices for Nas and Amy Winehouse Classics

Source: NPR “Amy made me a better producer.” Salaam Remi is the latest producer featured in NPR’s ongoing series, The Formula. WATCH: 9th Wonder Reveals What He Learned from Pete Rock and DJ Premier For his segment, the hip-hop vet delves into the sample choices and methods for songs from Nas and Amy Winehouse. For the God’s … Read moreWatch Salaam Remi Break Down His Sample Choices for Nas and Amy Winehouse Classics

New Video: Salaam Remi, Mumu Fresh “EmOGs”

#StayYoAssInSide Thanks to their personalized emjojis, Salaam Remi and Maimouna Youssef go animated in their self-quarantined music video. The soulful bop is taken from their forthcoming project. In Salaam’s directorial debut, the two Facetime one another from their iPhones while self-isolating at home. Stick towards the end from a personal message from actor Michael K. … Read moreNew Video: Salaam Remi, Mumu Fresh “EmOGs”

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