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MP3/Video: Fly Moon Royalty - "Android Love" + "Higher"

MP3/Video: Fly Moon Royalty - "Android Love" + "Higher"

Courtesy Audible Treats.

Early this year, Fly Moon Royalty released "Lemonade," the lead single from their new, self-titled album, which will be released on February 6th via Sportn Life Records. Now, the Seattle duo of singer AdraBoo and producer Action Jackson is excited to release "Android Love," the album's latest single.

Even though "Android Love" serves as the duo's second single, it was actually the first song AdraBoo and Action Jackson recorded together as Fly Moon Royalty. "It was the most exciting and visual piece to create," explains AdraBoo. "Action composed the beat before we began to collaborate, and once I heard it, I knew exactly what it was going to sound like."

"'Android Love'," explains Fly Moon Royalty, "is the combination of really great composition, amazing textures, and a bit of science fiction mixed with flirtation and desires." That science fiction and flirtation comes through in the song's storyline, as AdraBoo plays with colorful metaphors atop Action Jackson's synthy, futuristic production.

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MP3: Will.I.Am ft. Mick Jagger & Wolfgang Gartner - "Go Home"

MP3: Will.I.Am ft. Mick Jagger & Wolfgang Gartner - "Go Home" (T.H.E. Pt.2)

Courtesy M3W.

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Lil Wayne Involved In Altercation With Dez Bryant


MIAMI -- Rapper Lil' Wayne was involved in an altercation with Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant at a Miami nightclub that eventually led to the NFL star being detained by police, according to a report Wednesday from the Miami Herald.

The embattled Bryant's mentor, David Wells, confirmed Tuesday that Bryant was involved in a scuffle at LIV nightclub at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach Sunday night.

On Wednesday it emerged that the scuffle had involved a famous rapper's entourage, WFAA-TV reported, before a Herald source said that rapper was Lil' Wayne.

The altercation reportedly started after Bryant was mocked for his subpar season and financial woes, but it was not specified who made the remarks.

Bryant had been trying to avoid the media spotlight since a report surfaced that he would be served with a lawsuit at the team hotel when the Cowboys were in the New York area to play the Giants on Jan. 1, FOX Sports Southwest reported.

The suit is being brought by Endurance Capital Fund, a New York-based finance company, which said Bryant owes more than $50,000 on an original $100,000 loan. The company said the debt was past due for more than a year and that Bryant had eluded process servers in Texas.

Earlier last season, Bryant settled two other lawsuits brought by jewelry makers. One of the lawsuits alleged Bryant owed $600,000 for jewels and sporting event tickets, the other claimed he owed $240,000 for jewelry.

Last March, Bryant was issued a criminal trespass warning and temporarily banned from an upscale Dallas mall. Bryant later apologized for directing profanity at an off-duty police officer who had asked the player and his companions to pull up their sagging pants.

MP3: Shane Dean f/ Trina - "Ice'd Out Jump Ropes"

MP3: Shane Dean f/ Trina - "Ice'd Out Jump Ropes"

Courtesy Future Star Music.





PR: Dilated Peoples Announce European Tour Dates

PR: Dilated Peoples Announce European Tour Dates

Courtesy Kerosene Media.

Dilated Peoples have announced the dates for their upcoming European Tour, which kicks off February 2nd, 2012 in Bucharest, Romania. The group is currently writing and recording a new studio album for release later this year.

Since their inception, Dilated Peoples have been energizing the rap underground. The duo of Evidence and Rakaa came together in the mid-'90s, when they met at many of the same hip-hop shows; after deciding to start making tracks together, they formed Dilated Peoples. After adding turntablist DJ Babu of the Beat Junkies to the fold, Dilated Peoples recorded the singles "Third Degree" and "Work the Angles" for ABB Records. The latter became an underground hit via hip-hop radio and club play, prompting Dilated Peoples' signing to Capitol. “The Platform” followed in May 2000. The group's follow-up for Capitol, “The Expansion Team”, was released in late 2001 to positive reviews as well as a Top 40 placing, and after an extensive round of touring the group released “Neighborhood Watch” in 2004. Dilated Peoples continue their underground legacy with the 2006 release of “20/20” which featured guest appearances from Talib Kweli and reggae great Capleton. Dilated Peoples list of collaborations and connections seems infinite including Xzibit, DJ Lethal, E-Swift, Joey Chavez, T-Love, Redman, Defari, Visionaries, Rasco, Aceyalone, and the list go

Dilated Peoples Tour Dates:
Feb 02 - Bucharest, Romania @ The Silver Church
Feb 03 - Thessaloniki, Greece @ Principal Club Theatre
Feb 04 - Athens, Greece @ Fuzz Club
Feb 06 - Vienna, Austria @ ((szene))
Feb 07 - Cologne, Germany @ Underground
Feb 10 - Amsterdam, Holland @ Melkweg
Feb 11 - Munster, Germany @ Skaters Palace
Feb 12 - Paris,France @ Le Bataclan
Feb 13 - Gent, Belgium @ Vooruit
Feb 15 - Berlin, Germany @ Lido
Feb 17 - Laax, Switzerland @ Riders Palace
Feb 18 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Dynamo
Feb 19 - Nantes, France @ Hip Opsession (FESTIVAL)
Feb 20 - Porto, Portugal @ Hard Club
Feb 21 - Lisbon, Portugal @ The Lounge
Feb 23 - Madrid, Spain @ Rockitchen
Feb 24 - Barcelona, Spain @ Bikini
Feb 25 - Bilbao, Spain @ Bilborock
Feb 27 - London, UK @ 02 Academy Islington
Feb 28 - Stockholm, Sweden @ Strand
Feb 29 - Gothenburg, Sweden @ Sticky Fingers
Mar 01 - Bern, Switzerland @ Dachstock

MP3: Trae The Truth f/ French Montana - "Wake Up" + Mixtape

MP3: Trae The Truth f/ French Montana - "Wake Up" + New Mixtape

Courtesy Papa Smirf.


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Audio: Los Rakas - "Pimpin' Smokin' Dro" ft. E-40

Audio: Los Rakas - "Pimpin' Smokin' Dro" ft. E-40

Coutresy Audible Treats.

Los Rakas might be single-handedly moving the Latino hip-hop capital of the U.S. to the Bay Area. The Panamanian-American duo, comprised of cousins Raka Rich and Raka Dun (pronounced "Doon"), has been churning out a critically acclaimed fusion of hip-hop, dancehall, and folkloric-tinged bass since 2006. Armed with recognition from NPR for producing one of their favorite tracks of 2011 ("Vengo de Panama"), as well as their new single "Pimpin' Smokin' Dro," Los Rakas have their sights set on global hip-hop domination.

Video: DJ Diamond Kuts x Travis Porter - "Freak"

Video: DJ Diamond Kuts x Travis Porter - "Freak"

Courtesy BF Blasts.


NonStop Studios & NonStop Beatz Presents 'The Mixtape'

NonStop Studios & NonStop Beatz Presents 'The Mixtape'

Courtesy Park Street PR.

Here is the brand new mixtape from Non Stop Beatz, the website portal where producers & beatmakers check out can sell beats and make money. Non Stop Beatz is about supporting real talent and with this exclusive FREE download that's exactly what they do! The mixtape features thirteen tracks from some of the UK's heaviest including Hypes who impressed when he recently clashed on 'Lord Of The Mics' as well as fellow Highrise member Flexplicit who has collaborated with artists such as Papoose, Royce da 5' 9" and Professor Green. Other artists featured include Wrigley who is a member of Wiley's collective A-List, as well as the Mayhem crew whose members include Shifty who has appeared on the legendary Tim Westwood Radio Show and Blizzard who has already filmed an impressive F64 for SBTV. This mixtape is a must for UK Urban, Grime & Hip-Hop fans and is available for free download now.

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MP3: Page f/ Nikkiya - "On Fire" (prod. Will Power)

MP3: Page f/ Nikkiya - "On Fire" (prod. Will Power)

Courtesy Papa Smirf.

Toronto's own, Big Page announces his intentions for 2012 on this scorching hot record from his upcoming #TYPD project.

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