4-part series breaks down the story behind all 12 songs from forthcoming album
In anticipation of the release of TIME:LINE, Kay has been busy making a four-part documentary-style video in which he breaks down the album song by song. Follow Kay from his Houston-based home studio to different landmarks in the Texas city.More…
Part 1 includes the songs: “TIME:LINE”, “The Blizzard” and “The Lights.”
Part 2 includes: “Through The Wind”, “What We Live” and” Iâ€™ve Seen Rivers” with a “Tight Eyes” teaser.
Parts 3 & 4 coming soon!
Nicolay is best known as the producing half of The Foreign Exchange (with Phonte Coleman of Little Brother), whose debut album Connected (BBE; 2004) made a huge impact on the underground hip hop and soul scene, garnering praise from listeners, critics and peers alike. In 2005, Nicolay was one of URB Magazine’s Next 100. Since then, he has produced for Little Brother, Supastition, Masta Ace, Strange Fruit Project and Zion I, remixed tracks for Roy Ayers, Bob James, Candy Dulfer and many others, toured the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan, and released several albums under his own name, most notably City Lights Volume 1.5 (BBE; 2005) and Here (BBE; 2006), as well as started his own label. Kay Jackson has been one of Houston’s most promising emcees ever since forming his first group Example with longtime best friend DJ Cipher, in 1996. Nicolay & Kay present TIME:LINE, which is scheduled to be released February 2008 on Nicolay Music Recordings.
Nicolay & Kay present: The Making of TIME:LINE part 1/4
Nicolay & Kay present: The Making of TIME:LINE part 2/4
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