A great sampling of some of the best underground soul in the US – the follow-up to the first Chocolate Soul compilation of a few years back, and an equally essential overview of independent music! Like the first volume, there's a great range of styles here – from straight soul to jazz funk to house and a smattering of hip hop. At least half the artists on the set are ones that we've never been able to find on full LPs, making the set equally important, even if you've been shopping our NuSoul section heavily. Titles include "Testin Me" by Peven Everett, "Magic" by The Rurals, "Higher" by Fertile Ground, "Hey Yo" by Tariq L, "Blacked Out" by Hemisphere, "Life Is What You Make It" by Mikel, "Connection" by The Trick, "Pray" by Karen Bernod, "My Momma Raised A G" by Medusa, "I Need You In The Fall" by Indio, "It's All Love" by Risingsons, and "Take Me Away" by Nuwamba. CD also features a "hidden suite" with "Still Goin ON" by Urban Ave 31 and "A Simple Life" by Amanda Ray. © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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