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ERIMAJ - "Social Life" (Video)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

We're continuing the hype-building for ERIMAJ's release of Conflict of a Man next week (available for pre-order now). Today's feature is a music video for "Social Life" directed by Tiombe Lockhart.

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ERIMAJ's 'Conflict of a Man' x Charles Burnett's 'Killer of Sheep'

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

We're just one week out from the release of ERIMAJ's Conflict of a Man, the debut album from the jazz/soul band led by drummer Jamire Williams (Side Note: Dude held it down on the latest Dr. Lonnie Smith album, The Healer, but we'll talk more about that later). To add to the continual hype, the folks at TAO2BNIL mashed up a track (an unused clip of "Unrest While Bird Talks) with a clip from the little known but revered classic 1979 Charles Burnett film Killer of Sheep (i.e. the inspiration for the album cover of Mos Def [now Yasiin Bey]'s The Ecstatic). Watch it here and keep your ears to the ground next week.

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ERIMAJ - "For You" Live at The Loft (Stream)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

I had the revelation this morning that we're just a few short weeks away from ERIMAJ finally gracing the world all with the presence of their debut album, Conflict of a Man. (Also, it's worth noting that CoaM drops the same day as DOOM's new album.) We're still keeping our eyes peeled for any glorious nuggets from this release and we're sticking to bandleader Jamire Williams closer than a bill collector on a recent college grad. In the meantime, give a listen to the group playing their version of "Ain't Misbehavin'", otherwise known as "For You", live at The Loft last month after the jump.

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ERIMAJ's 'Conflict of a Man' Releases August 21

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

Here's a small, but important piece of news that we've been waiting for. Word is finally out that ERIMAJ, directed by drummer Jamire Williams, will release their debut album, Conflict of a Man, on August 21. That should get you psyched over the course of the summer.

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ERIMAJ - "Social Life" Live at the Loft (Video)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

The anticipation for ERIMAJ's Conflict of a Man continues to grow. Thus a nugget like this live performance as part of the Live at the Loft Show series of their new song, "Social Life", is like precious gold. 1) This party seems like the real jam and I'm filled with envy at not being able to attend it. 2) Once again, I can't wait for the album to drop. My feelings for ERIMAJ have been rejuvenated. I was juvenated before. Lost it (probably distracted by Black Radio, you know how it goes)... and got juvenated again. Rejuvenated. Check it.