interview for erika scott with cbs

interview for erika scott with cbs

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in News | No Comments

This album is titled 5114, and it was worked on by Erika Scott, Will Upshaw, Inoj, Jamie Portee, and myself (assisted by J=Soulja, Juan Castillo, and Murray SoundLab Studios). I’m proud to be part of this project and use music to positively impact others. Check this interview that Erika, Mom, and I did with Brad […]

sessions ep: 5 Robin thicke

sessions ep: 5 Robin thicke

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in News | One Comment

At this point I had been playing guitar and bass at Ne-Yo’s studio for 2 months.  We start on this beautiful song with a string section and I lay down a bass line. I leave the studio around 1am and go about my business. The next day, one of Neyo’s producers calls me and tells […]

sessions ep 4:  Lloyd

sessions ep 4: Lloyd

Posted by on Dec 27, 2015 in News | No Comments

It’s been a while, but I’m back the “Sessions” Blogs. So here we go…. I walk into 11th Street Studios with my guitar in my hand and my bass strapped across my back. I tell them I’m here for a session with StreetLove and Lloyd. I walk into the A room and I see Jasper […]

sessions ep 3: August Alsina

sessions ep 3: August Alsina

Posted by on Nov 29, 2015 in News | One Comment

So this one is a nice lil throwback to 2013! August and I met each other way back when he was 16 through his (soon to be) manager.  We met again later after he got his first big management contract and he was a total pro in terms of attitude.  We spent a lot of […]

The Free vs Not Free music battle (raging on for over 10yrs)

The Free vs Not Free music battle (raging on for over 10yrs)

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in News | No Comments

So there’s still this ongoing battle over the price of music, free music, ‘illegal’ downloading, and etc. EVERYONE is trying to figure this out still. (see links) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lcj6z http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/permalink/2013/12/02/artistspiracy http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8267142.stm http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Artists-blast-record-companies-over-lawsuits-2590112.php http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/74027/top-artists-join-fight-against-illegal-downloads http://www.oregonlive.com/music/index.ssf/2014/07/spotify_broken_math_streaming_artists.html *First of all, it’s hard for any society to feel like they’re breaking peoples’ pockets when (from the general media perspective)those people […]

sessions ep 3: VonGrey

sessions ep 3: VonGrey

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in News | No Comments

These. Girls. Are. Sick. Not much else to say beyond that really.  Four diversely and numerously talented sisters make up this dope band.  They have a very cool, very unique sound and vibe! Mama J and I got to crankin on a new tune with them and it’s been fun to sit there and all […]

sessions ep 2: Lecrae

sessions ep 2: Lecrae

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in News | One Comment

Lecrae is a high energy gospel rap artist.  When I first saw this guy on stage, I was on stage with him and I thought I was giving it my all until he let loose! Very rarely have I seen a rapper straight electrify the entire stage the way that Lecrae does! I stopped into […]

sessions ep 1: torion sellers

sessions ep 1: torion sellers

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in News | 2 Comments

I’ve had the pleasure of rockin in the studio with Young Money signee, Torion Sellers. This kid is AWESOME! We’re working on several new songs for his upcoming album release. I describe his music, the music we’re working on, as a very gritty yet old school R&B.  A very much youthful, street sound mixed with […]

JOB SHADOW ASKS BLUE WHAT WORK IS LIKE

JOB SHADOW ASKS BLUE WHAT WORK IS LIKE

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in News | No Comments

Interview with a Producer/Writer/Musician Read as Brandon “Blue” Hamilton talks about his career as a Producer/Writer/Musician.  Find him at www.bassieblue.com and on the Twitter feed in the sidebar of this interview. What do you do for a living?       I live by air, water, food, and love. Ha. As for working, I’d say I make people […]

ATLANTA’S JEZEBEL MAGAZINE SITS DOWN WITH BLUE

ATLANTA’S JEZEBEL MAGAZINE SITS DOWN WITH BLUE

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 in News | One Comment

Check out Blue’s latest interview in Jezebel Magazine’s December issue! (Click The Picture For A Link To The Interview) “A church in St. Louis, a white-lacquered Prince guitar and a sick solo—a combination of those three things meant a world flipped for young Brandon “Blue” Hamilton….”