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Aneesa Strings – A Shift in Paradigm [Debut Album]

Emerging new artist Aneesa Strings recently released her highly anticipated debut album A Shift in Paradigm, this past Monday, July 21st, 2014. A Shift in Paradigm features video singles ‘Road Less Traveled’, ‘Simpin’, and unheard tracks recorded by Grammy-nominated composer, producer, and recording artist, Patrice Rushen, featuring world class musicians and fellow influential independent artist, iLLCamille.

Born and raised in Oakland, CA, Aneesa Strings is a Black American Musician (BAM) bassist, lyricist, composer, and singer who is rising to set a new standard for what it means to be an independent artist. From her exposure to a variety of music at an early age, “A Shift In Paradigm” is a statement genre compilation album.

“A Shift In Paradigm” was available to stream for a limited time on Soundcloud, however, it is now available to purchase on her website www.aneesastrings.com and on iTunes.

Follow her journey: @aneesastrings | http://www.aneesastrings.com

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Flagrant City Spotlight: Introducing Aneesa Strings [VIDEO]

I have had the devout pleasure of meeting this beautiful young lady last summer in LA, as I took trips from NorCal to SoCal on weekends where I wasn’t working.  Aneesa Al-Musawwir, born in Oakland, CA currently studies at the University of Southern California, and is an intense bassist, vocalist and ambitious soul.


As she embarks on the next chapter in her life, she introduces herself to the world.  A Shift In Paradigm will be her first solo, studio album, which will be available for purchase in June of 2014.

For more from Aneesa, please be sure to follow her on Instagram and Twitter at: @AneesaStrings or her website: aneesastrings.com

Wallpaper performing at Rickshaw Shop in San Francisco 3.23.12 [Video]

Wallpaper performing “The Best Song Ever” a few tracks from the vaults and my new favorite tune “Okay” at the Rickshaw Shop in SF this past Friday nite. Footage courtesy of Tivon.tv

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Another Planet presents Wallpaper in San Francisco [3.23.12]

Love my cousin for being just as musically inclined as I am. My kinfolk Marie put me on to this pimpin a few days ago. Mayhem will ensue in San Fran this weekend once again. Check out the rundown below for more on Wallpaper.

Who: A-1, Parentz, plus DJ Jaysonik (Hottub)

When: Fri, March 23, 2012 @ 8:30 pm

Where: Rickshaw Stop Rickshaw Stop
155 Fell St
San Francisco, CA, 94102

Too $hort feat. E-40 – Money On The Floor [Video]

New visual for the hit single by two Bay Area Pioneers, Too Short & E-40, “Money On The Floor.”

DOWNLOAD: MONEY ON THE FLOOR by Too Short feat. E-40

Short’s album No Trespassing drops at the end of February on the 28th.

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