Blu (Johnson Barnes, b. 1983) is an American rapper from San Pedro, California.
Blu in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 19.02.2014
Sene & Blu
A Day Late … & A Dollar Short.
»A Day Late… & A Dollar Short« by Sene & Blu is finally being released on vinyl. It’s about time – this record deserves all the attention it can get.
Music − Review | posted 02.11.2012
Blu & Exile
Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them
Trying to walk on long-lost paths of triumph is something that can go deliciously wrong. Or it can serve as a remedy.
Music − Review | posted 13.02.2012
Blu & Exile
Below the Heavens
In 2007, with Below The Heavens, Blu & Exile did not only start off their careers, but also created a path-breaking landmark within the (then rather dreary) rap-environment.
Music − Review | posted 22.09.2011
The flood of releases doesn’t dry out: Open is another in-between-production on the way to album NoYork!, which everyone is waiting for. It shows Blu in his debut as a producer.
Music − Review | posted 26.08.2011
You get the impression you are not listening to an album but to some relaxed recording session. That’s still a blessing.
Music − Review | posted 19.06.2011
Her Favourite Colo(u)r
Her Favourite Colo(u)r, together with its videos, is a stroll through an antique shop full of films like Buffalo ’66 and old, well-known, Jazz-records.
Blu in News
Music − News | posted 24.01.2012
10 years of hhv.de
7inch series as a special gift
10 Jahre ist es her, dass hhv.de seine digitalen Pforten geöffnet hat und dies gilt es zu feiern. Ab sofort erscheint monatlich eine exklusive 7inch in Zusammenarbeit mit befreundeten Labels. Ausgabe No.1 präsentiert den Franzosen Dela.
Music − News | posted 30.08.2018
New Album: »Broken Politics«
»Broken Politics« is the new work by Neneh Cherry. The album of the Swede, completely produced by Four Tet this time, will be released on October 19th on Smalltown Supersound.
Music − Review | posted 04.10.2019
Mais Alors !!?... C'Est a L'Envers
»Mais Alors !!?…. C’Est a L’Envers«, the first and only album of the French band Nef, has now been re-issued.
Music − Portrait | posted 17.01.2020
Blackest Ever Black
Search for alienation
Among connoisseurs of fucked up, intoxicating sounds, the record label Blackest Ever Black was appreciated like no other. IAt the end of the year 2019 it was suddenly closed. We look back on a label that musically determined the 2010s like few others.
Music − Review | posted 09.01.2020
Jan Schulte, also known as Wolf Müller, here as Bufiman, has released a whole »Albumsi« with the Dutch trendsetters of Dekmantel. Pure summer!
Music − News | posted 19.03.2018
New album: »V«
Wooden Shijps have announced a new album for the 25.5.2018. It’s her first album in five years, her fifth, and it’s called »V«. It promises a promising summer.