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Video: DJ Hurricane "Absolute Power" Mixtape Trailer

Video: DJ Hurricane "Absolute Power" Mixtape Trailer

Courtesy DJ Hurricane.

Known to his family and friends as Mikael Russell.The journey began spinning at parties summer of 2004 in his hometown of Charleston,West Virginia for The Beat 98.7's Leeshia Lee.He since has spun at what can be said " the time of your life experience " House Parties, Sweet 16’s,Weddings,Concerts, and popular nightclubs. His biggest influences are Afrika Bambaataa and DJ Jazzy Jeff.

He has released 10+ mixtapes with thousands of downloads. His mixtapes are heard on all 7 parts of the world. He has been given to opportunity to spin at shows with and for Young Jeezy, NBA star OJ Mayo,Bubba Sparxx, and DJ Skribble to name a few.Hurricane is earning significant amount of followers and fans on his social networking pages as well. In 2011 The DJ Hurricane located to Morgantown,WV home of the 2011 #1 Party School WVU, and has rocked at some of the wildest clubs and parties there, but West Virginia is not the only place The DJ Hurricane will be rocking a crowd: for the sky is the limit for this young man.He brings something to the table that can't described follow him,and found out why he loved by many and proclaims himself as "A leader of new school DJs"


Video: Nick Nemesis f/ Voss - "Somebody to Love"

Video: Nick Nemesis f/ Voss - "Somebody to Love"

Courtesy Nick Nemesis.

"Me and the homie Voss who you mite know from Grindtime Philly link up on a real track over an old skool sample...Dont you want somebody to love?"

Video: Ja Rule Compares His Prison Sentence to Lil Wayne's

Video: Ja Rule Compares His Prison Sentence to Lil Wayne's

Courtesy DJ Vlad.

"Speaking from prison, Ja Rule explains why he received a harsher sentence than Lil Wayne, despite being charged with the same crime."

Video: B.F. - "Club Nightmare"

Video: B.F. - "Club Nightmare"

Courtesy Parker Lajah.

Club Nightmare off Members Only Mixtape.
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Wordsmith and BuckMarley Presents Revolt Radio's Volume 20

Wordsmith and BuckMarley Presents Revolt Radio's The Revolutionary Riot Report Volume 20

Courtesy Revolt Radio.

BuckMarleyxxx x Wordsmith x DJ Nominal Presents.... 

The Revolutionary Riot Report Vol. 20

Hosted by Cuz OH! Black and Mixed by DJ Nominal

Underground emcee Wordsmith, DJ Nominal and are proud to present Volume 20 of Revolt Radio's Revolutionary Riot Report mixtape series.

Hosted by Nu Revolution's Black Knight and mixed/blended by Nu Revolution's DJ Nominal. The project features new records from some of the hottest indie/unsigned artists in the game. Contributors include Cuz OH! Black,L. Da East CoastBully, Ty Bru, Wordsmith, and Jones Andrews.

The Revolutionary Riot Report (Vol. 21)  is set to release on Feb 15th via

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MP3: Ace Hood f/ 2 Chainz - "Luv Her"

MP3: Ace Hood f/ 2 Chainz - "Luv Her"

Courtesy Papa Smirf.


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New Mixtape & Track From De La Soul's Plug 1 & Plug 2

New Mixtape & Track From De La Soul's Plug 1 & Plug 2 As First Serve

Courtesy Matt B.

The last we heard of First Serve it was 3am in a Parisian suburb at an out of control house party with ‘The Goon Time Mixtape’ blasting into the night.  That was just a taste of things to come from De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 present ‘First Serve’; a dynamic hip-hop group, an album, a concept, the soundtrack to a movie that has yet to be made and a fable for our times.

‘First Serve’ is many things, but at its heart it is the story of two young boys from Queens, New York with big dreams and larger rhymes. Two friends, Deen Whitter (aka Plug 2 / Dave) and Jacob ‘Pop Life’ Barrow (aka Plug 1/ Pos), friends from seventh grade, are by their own admission, “different, but the differences seem to complement everything we do.” Their name ‘First Serve’ comes from their motto, “First come, First Serve, get what you deserve.”

We get a glimpse into their world in the form of the ‘Mrs. Whitter’ skit where we see the duo during the early days in Deen’s mother’s basement, the location of years of laying down demos and mixtapes on the hustle in the hip-hop game.  With Deen’s mother Eleanor giving them endless flack, the duo don’t get much peace and quiet to sip on a 40oz beer and smoke a joint in their hyper-colour, animated world.

Due to hit the streets in April 2012 (4-2-2012), the ‘First Serve’ album tells the story of two dreamers in a basement struggling to start their musical career, the battles they face, through to the point that they eventually release their debut single, ‘make it big’ and their hard work and persistence finally pays off. As we know that is rarely where the story ends and the story of ‘First Serve’ is no different. Taking place in an animated world that could have been imagined by Hawley Pratt on Magic Mushrooms, the high spirited and often hilarious journey is pure old school hip-hop; skits, disco, beats, funk, quips, burns and hustlin’ all included.

First Serve “The Goon Mixtape” .

First Serve “Pushin Aside, Pushin' Along” Audio Stream: .

MP3: Yung Wun - "Fire Green"

MP3: Yung Wun - "Fire Green"

Courtesy M3W.

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Video: S.A.S f/ Bigz - "Stay Schemin"

Video: S.A.S f/ Bigz - "Stay Schemin"

Courtesy 730 Promo.

S.A.S and Bigz (€urogang) jump on the hottest record out right now, Rick Ross, Drake and French Montanas 'Stay Schemin' track which featured on Rick Ross's latest mixtape offering 'Rich Forever'.

PR: Winter Show Dates w/ Kosha Dillz

PR: Winter Show Dates w/ Kosha Dillz

Courtesy DJ Lil Ray.

Yes yes, ya'll! It's your pal DJ Lil Ray giving you a heads up on where we can see Mr. Dillz performing live through February. He's out there on the 3rd Rail Jam tour AND holding down shows in between. New shows are being added daily, so stay up with us on Facebook.

I'm excited to be DJing at tomorrow's Oy Vey #2 at Bowery Poetry Club (308 bowery) in New York City! RSVP here. Kosha will be rocking some crispy new tunes from The Jetlag EP starting today with Moses Wasteland. He;ll drop a new song each week for the next month
This show is all ages. $10 gets you in. Also on the bill are Aaron Cohen, Ducky, Timmy Grins, Space Man, Illustrate, Hood Samaritan(Y-Love, Kyle Rapps and Diwon) , plus special guests Split Personality and Aleck Woog. We got 3rd Rail Jam in the building for the night!


Thursday January 19
Chico's House of Jazz
Asbury Park, NJ

Monday, January 23
Reggie's Live with Oy Vey and 3rd Rail Jam // RSVP
Chicago, IL Check out the Press on this show

Tuesday, January 24
Meredith Middle School (Early Performance)
Des Moines, IA
**Kosha is venturing into schools to rap with the youngins. Any educators out there..please get in touch! check out the press

Tuesday, January 24
The Bottleneck // RSVP
Lawrence, KS

Saturday, January 28
Echo Mountain with 3rd Rail Jam // RSVP
Denver, CO

Saturday, January 28
Casselman's with DJ QBert (3rd Rail Jam Afterparty) // RSVP
Denver, CO

Tuesday, January 31
Liquid Joes // RSVP
Salt Lake City, UT

Thursday, February 2
Zebra Cocktail Lounge // RSVP
Bozeman, MT

Saturday, February 4
Bogus Basin with 3rd Rail Jam // RSVP
Boise, ID

Saturday, February 11
Mountain High with 3rd Rail Jam // RSVP
Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, February 15
The Viper Room // RSVP
West Hollywood, CA

Saturday, February 18
Las Vegas Ski & Snowboarding with 3rd Rail Jam // RSVP
Las Vegas, NV

Sunday, February 19
Beauty Bar // RSVP
Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday, February 21
The Alley // RSVP
Sparks, NV

Wednesday February 22
Rubens Cantina // RSVP for free at
Kosha speaks on touring and DIY lifestyle on the road

Saturday, February 25
Mt Hood Ski Resort with 3rd Rail Jam // RSVP
Mt Hood, OR

March 13 through 18
Austin, TX

Meanwhile, Kosha is on Wikipedia!

And don't forget to check out these awesome Youtube videos:
Kosha freestyling over a tapdancer's tappity tap
The Sweatpants Song

Alright..we'll see you out there! Peace from Team Kosha


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