The Black Opera: Something Outta Nuthin ft Jamall Bufford & Magestik Legend [prod by 14KT]

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
The Black Opera: Something Outta Nuthin ft Jamall Bufford & Magestik Legend [prod by 14KT]

 You may know who the core members of The Black Opera are by now, but TBO has been pretty protective of the reasons for their origin. With the 14KT produced Something Outta Nuthin, the first single from their new creative compilation Protect The Code, Jamall Bufford and Magestik Legend let you know that this transformation […]

CallMekyLA: “DRAKE IN MY CUP” [prod by CallMekyLA]

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
CallMekyLA: “DRAKE IN MY CUP” [prod by CallMekyLA]

New from CallMekyLA is Drake in my Cup, a beat video celebrating Drake’s evolution from zero to faux hero, all while Beyoncé slithers across the screen. Just like Drake, we all gotta start somewhere, and this is just the beginning for the first lady of TBO. This video is comical but the beat is SERIOUS. […]

NEW TBO COMPILATION: “Protect the Code” drops on Black Friday [11/27/15]

Posted on Nov 24, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
NEW TBO COMPILATION: “Protect the Code” drops on Black Friday [11/27/15]

We will be releasing a creative compilation on BLACK [OPERA] FRIDAY 11/27/15 featuring new talent from the new TBO imprint, yes we are a label now, entitled PROTECT THE CODE presented by ‪‬The Black Opera and powered by our creative partner in design and clothing For Pete’s Sake.   iTunes Preorders are available HERE! PROTECT THE CODE […]

The Black Opera: “Rich Like You” prod by Slot-A [Video Demonstration]

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
The Black Opera: “Rich Like You” prod by Slot-A [Video Demonstration]

The Black Opera is poised for another great year as they offer up their third set of visuals from their latest LP, The Great Year. The Rich Like You video is fun and fly, but in true TBO form the message is clear. Make sure you keep your eyes and ears open for the forthcoming […]

Jamall Bufford + Kensaye: “Freedom Is” Mini Doc [Part 2]

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
Jamall Bufford + Kensaye: “Freedom Is” Mini Doc [Part 2]

In this 2nd installment of the mini documentary highlighting Jamall Bufford and Kensaye’s latest album Freedom Is, the two collaborators give you more insight into their creative process. You also get a closer look at the musicians that contributed to Freedom Is. Bufford and Kensaye wanted to give the listeners a sense of the creative community […]

Preorder “Freedom Is” on CD + Giveaway

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
Preorder “Freedom Is” on CD + Giveaway

Preorder Freedom Is on CD and get a Free Download of TBO’s upcoming compilation Protect The Code which showcases new talent from the TBO roster and new music from the collective. Cds will be shipping before the new year! Preorder Freedom Is on CD HERE. Freedom Is available digitally HERE.

14KT: Podium featuring Obie Iyoha [prod by 14KT]

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
14KT: Podium featuring Obie Iyoha [prod by 14KT]

One of our own, Obie Iyoha is the only feature on 14KT’s amazing new release Elelator. The masterpiece these two creators concocted is called Podium. Word on the TBO streets is that Obie is almost finished working on a Podium video to bring this audio demonstration to life. Stay tuned for more updates! Listen to […]

“SLRIGECIPS” [prod by CallMekyLA]

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
“SLRIGECIPS” [prod by CallMekyLA]

    Tribal drums and chanting vocal chops obscurely plucked from retro international pop heroines and fuzed into an entrancing karma loop. This is a moving experience. Listen to and Watch SLRIGECIPS HERE.

“Bobby McDrakin” [prod by CallMekyLA]

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
“Bobby McDrakin” [prod by CallMekyLA]

  With all the jokes and memes about Drake’s “Hotline Bling” vid, CallMekyLA got inspired to flip it her way. Salute the KUEEN! Listen to and watch Bobby McDrakin  HERE.

NEW ALBUM RELEASE: #FreedomIs HERE. Thanks to Jamall Bufford and Kensaye!

Posted on Jul 28, 2015 in Featured, News | No Comments
NEW ALBUM RELEASE: #FreedomIs HERE. Thanks to Jamall Bufford and Kensaye!

  The Black Op: Era II continues to shine a light on the collective’s individual artists, this time around it’s co-founder Jamall Bufford’s turn to hold the torch. In collaboration with new TBO producer Kensaye, from London, he delivers Freedom Is. The album is not only a statement but also an exploration of freedom’s complexity, […]