From Audible Treats:
MP3: Tanya Morgan - "Bang & Boogie" 06.04.2009
"Know it wasn't worth it, it was the last and the first, y'all..."
"Bang & Boogie," new from Tanya Morgan's sophomore album, Brooklynati, finds the trio of Von Pea, Donwill, and Ilyas sharing tales of their past trysts in clothing store dressing rooms, bedrooms, and school hallways and stairwells - for a second, you might even think this was just another song about the sexual exploits of rappers. You might, that is, until you realize that each tale ends with unintended consequences. What starts out as a good, harmless fun ends with running from security guards, dealing with girls gone crazy, and school suspensions.
With a beat that sounds like the 2009 version of Prince Paul-era De La Soul, the boom bap drums, horns and organs play as the perfect background for the twisting tales. A few listens later, you might even start second-guessing your next move when it comes to the opposite sex - or at least remember to watch out for those pesky security guards and hall monitors.
Check out what Tanya Morgan's Von Pea has to say about the song: "I was just rambling along to the beat one day and started saying Bang N Boogie to it, like a hook. I didn't record it that day but I came back later and played with that idea. I decided to write about the days of when I was a teenager and I'd hear stories (usually lies) from my friends about things like this happening."
Don't forget to swing over to the Brooklynati DMV and register for your very own Brooklynati Drivers License! Make sure to hold onto the license. Tany Morgan's MySpace friends who add their Brooklynati license as their profile picture will be added to Tanya Morgan's top friend list. The license also entitles you to some goodies down the road! http://brooklynati.com/dmv/dmv.htm .
Listen to the first single, "So Damn Down" - http://media.audibletreats.com/Tanya_Morgan-So_Damn_Down-DJ_Mix.mp3 .
Get your virtual tour of Brooklynati here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=413Io1IQ2OA .
Tanya Morgan is back with their third project, Brooklynati, following the success of Moonlighting and The Bridge. Since Von Pea, Ilyas, and Don Will formed Tanya Morgan in 2003, they have received high praise from media elites such as Spin, The Source, XXL Magazine and a resounding seal of approval from the blogosphere. Considered by many to be our generation's torchbearers for De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest, Tanya Morgan will once again put their skills on display with the unique hip-hop Americana sounds of their Brooklynati album this spring. Based on the fictitious city of Brooklynati, this release pushes the boundaries of a concept album by incorporating not only lyrical imagery but also cultivating a culture and mindset, which can be experienced through the City of Brooklynati Chamber of Commerce website: http://www.brooklynati.com/home.html. The sites, sounds, memories, and events of Brooklynati were unleashed via Bay-Area based record label Interdependent Media, the architects behind the funding and development of Brooklynati. Wanderlusts can feed their souls at http://www.Brooklynati.com .
About Interdependent Media:
Founded in 2006 in the Bay Area by Evan Phillips, Interdependent Media has built unique strengths in the development, production, and marketing of recorded music via new methods of marketing and promotion. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of both traditional and emerging methods of marketing, iM has successfully created multi-faceted methods of raising awareness and interest in their projects. Industry veterans Ian "ID" Davis and Dominic Del Bene head operations at iM and are credited with discovering and/or developing artists such as 9th Wonder, Little Brother, Tanya Morgan, Blackalicious, Del the Funky Homosapien, the Hieroglyphics and more. In 2009, iM will be releasing multi-media projects from artists Finale, Canibus, K'naan, Truthlive, and Tanya Morgan. For more information, please visit http://www.imculture.com .
"Bang & Boogie"
* http://media.audibletreats.com/Tanya_Morgan-Bang_N_Boogie.mp3 *
Tour of Brooklynati Video
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amKJiakiOMM *
What Is Brooklynati? Video
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPAvAa0cfI8 *
Fat Beats In Store Video
* http://vimeo.com/4623362 *
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