GrantLOVE – JGW: The OG of LOVE, Pt. 1&2

The Original Gangsta of Love. Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson. February 3, 1935 – May 17, 1996


This man helped to influence the sound of blues, soul music, rhythm & blues, funk, rock music, and rap music. The Original Gangsta of Love. One of the most unheralded artists of our time. Oh Yeah, and samples galore, some already used, and so many that could, and should be.
Peep Game!

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(Originally posted on my old website Soulcrates  in 2007)

(Part 1)

Love Jones
Nothing Left to be Desired
Proud of You
Lovin’ You
Never Too Late
We’re No Exception
Won’t you Forgive Me Baby
Booty Ooty
Bow Wow
Chill Me Out
Forget The Joneses
Asante Sana

Part 2
Funk Beyond the Call of Duty
Superman Lover
Gangsta of Love
Give Me My Love
Since I Met You
Telephone Bill
I Don’t Think So
Hook You Up
Lay it on Me
I’m Gonna Get You Baby
Please Send Me Someone to Love
Strung Out
Love That Will Not Die

GrantLOVE – Born Suspect: The Soundtrack

born suspect through dna

Dedicated to all the lost souls. Taken before their time through the hate or fear of another, or the hatred of ones self. Maybe one day all the chains will be broken.

Chris Rock – Born Suspect Intro
KRS ONE – Sound of Da Police
Main Source – Just a Friendly Game of Baseball
Public Enemy – Fight The Power
Stetsasonic – Freedom Or Death
Brand Nubian – Probable Cause
Don’t Be A Menace… (Black Cop Skit)
KRS ONE – Black Cop
Last Poets – Black Soldier
Mos Def – Umi Said
Wu Tang Clan – A Better Tomorrow
The Ghetto (Interlude)
Brand Nubian Ft. Common Sense – Maybe One Day
Masta Ace – Take a Look Around
Eric B & Rakim – In The Ghetto
Nas – You Can’t Stop Us Now
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Snippet from Civil Rights March 1963)
The Roots – Dear God 2.0

GrantLOVE - Born Suspect by Grantlove on Mixcloud

GrantLOVE – 420-2015

GrantLOVE: 420-2015 by Grantlove on Mixcloud

Harlem Underground Band – Cheeba Cheeba
Steve Miller Band – Fly Like An Eagle
Soul Seachers – Ashley’s Roach Clip
BT Express – This House Is Smokin’
Freda Payne – I Get High
Michael Mcdonald – I Keep Forgetting
James Brown – Stoned To The Bone
Rick James – Mary Jane
Temptations – Cloud Nine
George McCrae – I Get Lifted

GrantLOVE – Sorrow, Tears & Blood

single tear

Dedicated to the families who have lost someone to senseless violence, unbreakable addictions, and those killed simply out of fear or misguided ignorance. I pray for us all.

Malcolm X – Speaks On Black Power
Fela Kuti – Sorrow,Tears & Blood
Roy Ayers – Red, Black & Green
Les McCann – Talk To The People
Mandrill – Gilly Hines
The Whatnauts – Message From A Black Man
Grady Tate – Be Black Baby
The O’Jays – When The World’s At Peace
Milt Jackson – People Make The World Go Round
James Brown – Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m Proud
Vera Hall – Trouble So Hard
ARC Choir – Jesus Walks

GrantLOVE - Sorrow, Tears & Blood by Grantlove on Mixcloud

GrantLOVE – The Park Jams IV

GrantLOVE - The Park Jams IV by Grantlove on Mixcloud

James Brown – Give it up or Turn it Loose
War – Galaxy
Bongolian – Bongo Head
Mandrill – Mango Meat
Pieces of a Dream – Mount Airy Groove
Soul Searchers – We the People
Brass Construction – Movin’
Asha Puthli – Space Talk
Coke Escovedo – I Wouldn’t Change a Thing
Average White Band – School Boy Crush
Baby Huey – Hard Times
Dexter Wansel – Latin Love
Jackson Five – What You Don’t Know
Ohio Players – Funky Worm
Herbie Hancock – Watermelon Man
Larry Young – Turn Off the Lights
Parliament – Mothership Connection
Fatback Band – King Tim III
James Brown – Super Bad
The Meters – Same Old Thing

GrantLOVE – The Park Jams III

GrantLOVE - The Park Jams III by Grantlove on Mixcloud

The series continues with more of the music that laid the foundation for Hip Hop music. Make sure you listen throughout, there are breaks galore in this set. Hope you enjoy.

Jean- Jacques Perry – E.V.A
Soul Searchers – Blow Your Whistle
Ronnie Hudson – West Coast Poplock
Incredible Bongo Band – Let There Be Drums
Cheryl Lynn – To Be Real
Al Foster Band – The Night Of The Wolf
Jimmy ‘Bo’ Horne – Dance Across the Floor
Maurice Starr – Electric Funky Drummer
Rhythm Heritage – Theme From S.W.A.T
Tito Puente – Hit the Bongo
Manu Dibango – African Battle
M.F.S.B. – Family Affair
Art Of Noise – Beat Box
B.T. Express – Energy Level
George Kranz – Trommeltranz (Din Daa Daa)

GrantLOVE The Park Jams II

GrantLOVE - The Park Jams II by Grantlove on Mixcloud

The series continues with more of the music that laid the foundation for Hip Hop music. Make sure you listen throughout, there are breaks galore in this set. Hope you enjoy.

“It’s not Old, if it’s New to you” – GrantLOVE

All The People – Cramp your Style

Dennis Coffey & Detroit Guitar Band – Scorpio

Lonnie Liston Smith – Expansions

Maceo & The Macks – Cross The Track

Baby Huey – Listen To Me

Gwen McCrae – Funky Sensation

Chic – Good Times

Rufus Thomas – Itch & Scratch

The Honeydrippers – Impeach The President

Trouble Funk – Let’s Get Small

James Brown – The Payback

Booker T & The MG’s – Melting Pot

Fred Wesley & The JB’s – Blow Your Head

The Headhunters – God Made Me Funky