For those who don't know who Mayer Hawthorne is, which is probably everybody, he is a newly emerging artist that is signed to the Stones Throw record label. For those who don't know what Stones Throw is, it is the label responsible for signing artists such as Madlib, Jay Dee and J Rocc, and producing albums such as Madvillainy, Donuts and other awesome shit.
Anyway, the deal with Mayer Hawthorne is that he is trying to bring back a rebirth of the type of soul music that was so popular in the 70's. And he's doing a damn good job. Now, Mayer's style of music might not be for the kind of people who only listen to shoot-you-in-the-face gangster rap, or rip-off-your-face xxx-core punk, but anybody who can appreciate good music will recognize his talent.
Mayer just came out with his first album in September called "A Strange Arrangement". Take a listen.
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