Category Archive: Topiq the Smooth Prophet

Dec
07

Chillin in the Driveway Part VI: Return to Form – 12/14/13

December 14th not only marks the release of Topiq’s Out of Questions, but is also the date of the sixth installment of our “Chillin in the Driveway“ performance, taking place at the Stars Theater & Arts Center. Cayso, J. Rowdy, Topiq and …

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Dec
03

Big Beat Dance (Apple Juice Kid, ChocQuibTown and No9to5)

What is this, you ask? Dance music with a bunch of horns and drums, including congas and timbales?  Who are all these people on stage? Is that the Latin Grammy Award-winning group, ChocQuibTown, performing with the incredible Apple Juice Kid? …

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Nov
30

Topiq the Smooth Prophet – Same Drug, Same Time

Topiq and two other artists – Mark Hanley, DJ, and Emily Musolino, Bass, Drums, and Vocals – were invited to take part in DURTY Durham Art Collective’s Chaos Theory project. Every week, a group of random artists in the Durham area are …

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Nov
23

Topiq the Smooth Prophet – My My My

Out of Questions drops December 14th on 2DopeBoyz, but Topiq has already dropped a second track off the upcoming album. “My My My” is produced by Chapel Hill’s hilghly talented Fourth Shift and showcases a raw side of Topiq not seen on many …

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Nov
04

(J) Rowdy – Jedi(s) On Broadway

Two weeks into his #MasterPlanMondays series, (J) Rowdy is back with another track for you. Produced by Topiq the Smooth Prophet, “Jedi(s) on Broadway”  is a sleepy, hypnotic showcase of Rowdy’s flow. Once again, big thanks to Whiz Kid for …

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Nov
01

No9to5 Music – Clockwork (Benefiting ‘Turkeys For DURM’)

As a reminder, back at the end of September, No9to5 Music came together to release a single, “Clockwork“, benefiting Turkeys for DURM. Turkeys for DURM is raising money to provide 100 Thanksgiving turkeys for needy families around Durham, NC. Every dollar spent …

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Oct
11

Topiq The Smooth Prophet – Can’t Take It

The idea behind this record is to not be afraid to be yourself on an explosive level. Don’t worry about class, race, sex, or any other made up category people try to use to separate each other. If there are …

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Sep
25

No9to5 Music – Clockwork (All Proceeds To Benefit ‘Turkeys For DURM’)

No9to5 Music came together to release a brand new single, “Clockwork”, benefiting Turkeys for DURM - an initiative donating 100 turkeys in time for Thanksgiving to families in the Durham, NC area. P-Rob, Optimus Rhymes, (J) Rowdy, Cayso, Topiq & JSWISS all …

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Sep
10

Beat Making Lab

Many of No9to5 Music’s members and friends have been blessed with the opportunity to take a course at UNC-Chapel Hill, Music 239: Beat Making Lab. Founded and initially lectured by Dr. Mark Katz and Stephen Levitin – aka Apple Juice …

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May
14

JSWISS – Awthenticity

To much fanfare and anticipation, JSWISS finally dropped his newest project, Awthenticity. Mixed by Cayso and featuring several guest spots on both vocals and production, the LP consists of 12 original songs and the bonus extended mix of “Rock Steady”. …

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