music Archives - Mocha Man Style
Sony True Wireless Headphones are Perfect for People with Active Lifestyles
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Best Buy. All opinions are my own. Anyone who knows me, knows music is an important part of my life. Whether I’m in the car, at the gym, or relaxing at home, I’m always listening to my favorite tunes. My active lifestyle keeps... Read more
Morris Day Performs New Single “Lil Mo Funk” with Snoop Dogg
Morris Day is one of the coolest men in the music business. I’ve admired his style, swag, and wit for many years. But most of all, I’ve loved Day’s music. From his early hits with The Time – “Get it Up,” “777-9311,” “The Bird,” “Jungle Love,” “Jerk Out” –... Read more
Rick Ross Performs “Big Tyme” With an Assist From Swizz Beatz and The Roots
Rick Ross has been in the rap game for a while. To celebrate the release of his 10th album, Port of Miami 2, Ross performed his new single, “Big Tyme” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Ross gets an assist from Swizz Beatz, The Roots, and an orchestra... Read more
Tito Jackson Steps Into the Spotlight as Lead Vocalist on “One Way Street”
I don’t wanna play these games you play, girl, anymore. If you want to leave, I’ll hold the door – Tito Jackson, “One Way Street.” As a member of the Jackson 5, Tito held down the rhythm on guitar. Now Michae’s usually quiet older brother is stepping in the... Read more
Mocha Man Style Music: Curtis Harding Live at Austin City Limits Music Festival
Curtis Harding is a soul singer with a broad definition of soul. He found soul in Atlanta’s punk scene. He found it at rap shows. He found it in Bob Dylan records and gospel songs. “I take everything that I’ve learned from these different genres and put it in... Read more
Jorge Orta y su Tumbaká Live at Afro-Latin Fest
World-renowned percussionist Jorge ‘CroCro’ Orta formed this group in 2010 to explore the many styles of Latin and Caribbean music. The name Tumbaká comes from the African word ‘tumba,’ which in some West Indies islands, is synonymous with percussion. Tumbaká’s members are bongo player Orlando Andrade (Colombia), in timbales Rhumer Mora... Read more
Eric Benét Shares His Thoughts on Music, Marriage, and Fatherhood
Singer, songwriter, and actor, Eric Benét, has released seven albums and earned a #1 hit on the R&B chart with “Spend My Life with You” (featuring Tamia). He has also earned four Grammy Award nominations – Best Traditional R&B Performance, “Sometimes I Cry” (2011); Best male R&B V0cal Performance,... Read more
Exclusive Single Release Preview: “Songs I Wrote When You Left” by Sha Davis and the 1990’s
I set out to write a song about the way you loved me/ I end up writing a song about the way you left me – Sha Davis and the 1990’s from “Songs I Wrote When You Left” I first saw Sha Davis and the 1990’s perform at Cafeza,... Read more
 You Don’t Want to Miss Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer Tour
Janelle Monáe is awesome. When I listened to her first album, The ArchAndroid, I was amazed by her musical talent. Even Prince became fan. But it wasn’t until I saw, Monáe in concert that I realized what an incredible performer she truly is. I saw her at the Day For... Read more
Mocha Man Style Mixtape: Singer Sha Davis
Mocha Man Style Mixtape celebrates the music we all love by asking creative people to share their favorite songs. Sha Davis is a Houston-based performer and lead singer for the band Sha Davis and the 1990s. Her mixtape includes an eclectic selection of songs and musicians. “Caro Mio Ben”... Read more