Say hello to Opolopo's mutants! With this release, mad funk scientist Opolopo finally opens the doors to his private zoo of mutant pets. Exposed to sonic radiation and mutagenic chemicals, their DNA sequences have been seriously funkafied for ultimate effectiveness. Some of these creatures you might have already encountered. Others were let out of quarantine especially for this release. And some are about to become your new best friends.
The fearless vocalists taking part in these sonically advanced experiments in groove mutation include the first lady of modern funk, Amalia, R&B multitalent Colonel Red, Tupac songwriter Erik Rico, Mathew Herbert collaborator Eska, Grammy-nominee Gregory Porter, French soul superstar Sly Johnson, hip hop hall of famer Talib Kweli, spoken word queen Ursula Rucker and many others. Time to get your mutant on!
The 'first lady of modern funk' on a mission to zap you with her funk taser! Often compared to Chaka Khan, she has just recently been crowned worldwide music diva #1 by MTV. Read more...
The German A-team of broken beat from Mainz, now producing the followup album to their 2011 success 'Evoluzion' with Erik Rico, Stan Smith, Amalia, Grems etc. Read more...
TDR's undisputed boogie master from Stockholm, Sweden. Already has three fantastic albums under his belt for TDR while continuously dropping dance 12"s worldwide. Read more...
True soul poetry and jazz vocals from London. With the release of his new TDR album 'Keep Walkin' he is now touring through Europe, North and South America with this band. Read more...
Nicknamed 'Blue Eyes' for being born dark chocolate with natural blue eyes. Has previously recorded with The Last Poets, Wu-Tang, Dwele, Bill Laswell, General Levy, Q-Tip and many more.
Chart topping South African vocalist known for his catchy song writing since more than a decade, with styles evolving from R&B to Soulful House to Boogie.
Congolese-French soul artist previously known as Sly the Mic Buddha, member of French rap collective Saïan Supa Crew.
Rucker has honed her seductive spoken wordplay inside Philly soul, hip hop and jazz, combining social awareness with womanhood, black culture and love for alluring music.
Heavyweight music allrounder from L.A., former producer of Tupac, sound designer of David LaChapelle, DJ of Elton John and Mariah Carey and regular guest on TDR.
Part-time musician and part-time designer for well-known fashion and consumer brands, the unique and colorful styles of this French artist are definitely worth checking out in detail.
Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Gregory Porter from Brooklyn, who recently hit Nr. 1 with his latest vocal jazz album 'Water' and has just released his new album 'Be Good' worldwide.
Ph.D. of history and teacher during the daytime, rapper at night. After coops with Dego, MdCL etc, Replife has just teamed up with SoulParlor to work on his new TDR album.
Hip hop hall of famer, book store supporter and ambassador of the 'conscious rap' movement, also well known for his numerous collabos with DJ Hi-Tek, Madlib, Mos Def etc.