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Audio: @RapperBigPooh f/ Scolla - "Change Your Mind"

Audio: Rapper Big Pooh f/ Scolla - "Change Your Mind"

Courtesy OG.

Off "Fat Boy Fresh 3.5 (Deluxe)."



Courtesy Crossroads.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Crossroads Booking is proud to announce the "Reclaim the Power" tour, featuring Angelo Moore, Rebelmatic, and PROP ANON. The ten day tour will hit a number of cities on the East Coast and will inspire others to 'Reclaim the Power!' Angelo Moore will be touring in support of his newest project 'Brand New Step.' Rebelmatic is amping up for their soon to be released, "Elephant Amnesia." PROP ANON will be supporting his freshest release, "False Flag," an intense look at the current state of America.

The 'Reclaim the Power' Tour will be playing at the following venues & cities:

1 12.12 Stanhope House Stanhope, NJ
2 12.13 The Velvet Lounge East Setuaket, NY
3 12.15 Even Flow Bar Bayshore, NY
4 12.17 The Grey Eagle Asheville, NC
5 12.18 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville, FL
6 12.19 Strange Matter Richmond, VA
7 12.20 The Fire Philadelphia, PA
8 12.21 Two Boots Bridgeport, CT

If you would like more information, or are interested in interviewing Angelo, Rebelmatic, or PROP ANON, or would like to write a review of the show please contact Laura Kang or Gabriel Kennedy at MEDIA@CROSSROADSBKG.COM.
Audio: @OBXtheMex "Mustard" (prod. @FrankDukes)

Audio: OBX "Mustard" (prod. Frank Dukes)

Courtesy Matt B.

OBX's Villain features guest appearances from Meyhem Lauren, Fashawn, Kid Daytona and production from Frank Dukes & Nottz.

Audio: Rello f/ Neako - "Remind Us" (@rello910)

Audio: Rello f/ Neako - "Remind Us"

Courtesy M.A.P.

Rello comes out with his new single featuring Neako which is another collaboration that is under his belt. Look out for more Rello singles coming out in the future. He has been building his name for a while but now just starting to get out there.

@RATheRuggedMan Announces European Tour (@NatureSounds)

R.A. The Rugged Man Announces European Tour

Courtesy Nature Sounds.

2013 has been a busy year for R.A. The Rugged Man. The legendary lyricist released his critically-acclaimed new album Legends Never Die, and has been touring extensively in support of the record. Now, with the year coming to a close, R.A. is embarking on a new European tour. This run includes shows in Germany, Russian, Ukraine, France, and Holland. Dates, locations, and venues listed below.

December 10 Heidelberg, Germany - Karlstor
December 11 Petersburgh, Russia - Club Dada
December 12 Moscow, Russia - Moscow Hall
December 13 Kiev, Russia - Metropol Club
December 14 Zrich, Exil - Switzerland
December 16 Strasbourg, France - Fat Black Pussy Cat
December 17 Paris, France - Batofar
December 18 Hannover, Germany - Faust
December 19 Amsterdam, Holland - OT301
December 20 Dresden, Germany - Scheune
December 21 Mnster, Germany - Skaters Palace
December 22 Bremen, Germany - Lila Eule

R.A. The Rugged Man's critically-acclaimed new album Legends Never Die has been hailed as one of the best hip hop albums of 2013. Featuring appearances from Tech N9ne, Talib Kweli, Brother Ali, Hopsin, Vinnie Paz, Krizz Kaliko, Masta Ace, Eamon, and more, the album is now in stores everywhere.
Video: @NotoriousYNG @JNICS305 - "A-1 Since Day One"

Video: YNG f/ J NICS - "A-1 Since Day One"

Courtesy Obese.

There is a lot to be said for folks who stay true to themselves these days. Keeping it 100, real, thorough, however you want to put it, is a very rare thing. Bronx emcee turned Miami native YNG and his counterpart J NICS celebrate being down since birth with their brand new release "A-1 Since Day One". Produced by Wally West, they bring the song to life through the direction and vision of UnkleLuc. This is the first official single off the A3C Volume 3 album.

@RealSheekLouch, YG and Rockwilder Share via @CiphaSounds' Hip Hop Improv TAKE IT PERSONAL #TeamLegion

Sheek Louch, YG and Rockwilder Share all via Cipha Sounds' Hip Hop Improv TAKE IT PERSONAL

Courtesy #TeamLegion.

On Friday, November 29, 2013, Sheek Louch was featured in the Hip Hop Improv Show - TAKE IT PERSONAL presented by Hot 97's Cipha Sounds and Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), the top improv theatre and school in NYC. Improvisers from Cipha Sounds' team A Tribe Called YES (Lydia Hensler, Shawn Diston, Phil Jackson, Ryan Karels, Michael Kane, Tami Sagher, and Cipha Sounds) reenacted stories originally told by Sheek Louch.

During the show the rapper shared a story about how he first met Missy Elliott and that she was the mastermind behind the legendary rap song "All About the Benjamins." He also touched on why he isn't on as many songs as Jadakiss and Styles P. Cipha Sounds said, "I have been trying to get Sheek for the longest time. Finally he came through and told a story about how Missy Elliot was the person who orchestrated 'Its all about the Benjamins' song. Where else can you hear stories like this? NOWHERE!"

Rapper YG and Producer Rockwilder were also recent guests of Take It Personal. YG told a story of a botched robbery attempt while Rockwilder told as story about an ecstasy encounter in Los Angeles.

Music was provided by DJ Drewski of Hot 97 and Sirius XM. Special guests included Chinx Drugz, Malik Yoba, Pure, DJ Rasta Root, Dominican Drew (Hot 97), Rivea Ruff (Bossip), Melissa Sweets (StrawberryBlunt), Keith Nelson (AllHipHop), Jack Thriller (, Copper Tony, Willy Dope (Par-City), and more. TAKE IT PERSONAL will continue every Friday at the legendary UCB Theater.

Reserve your seats now for this Friday as Elliott Wilson is our special guest.
@SwollenMembers Release New Video "Juggernaut"

Swollen Members Release New Video "Juggernaut"

Courtesy Chris @ E1.

The track appears on Swollen Members new album, Beautiful Death Machine, which was released on Suburban Noize/Battleaxe Records. "This was a very well executed conceptual video. The idea was delivered with vision, skill and the set up was great. We had a chance to include some of the Warriors in the feature spots and it felt good to work with fam,” said Prevail. “Whenever we get a chance to hang out with Slaine it makes for good times. His cameo is one of the highlights of the whole video. "

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Video: @LordHakim614 @VastAire2090 - "Brass Knucklez"

Video: Lord Hakim f/ Vast Aire - "Brass Knucklez"

Courtesy Wanja Lange.

Hardcore Hip Hop at its finest. Lord Hakim, Vast Aire, & Phizz Ed throw punchiness to black ya 3rd eye over a dark & dusty groove chopped up by Lord Hakim. Brass Knucklez is the 1st single off Lord Hakim’s debut album “Born With A Determined Idea”, an 18 track Hip Hop masterpiece.

Video: Sway Responds to Kanye West w/ T-Shirt (@RealSway)

Video: Sway Responds to Kanye West w/ T-Shirt

Courtesy L.G.

World-renown MTV News and RapFix host Sway Calloway released his new t-shirts today with a simple message: “I GOT THE ANSWERS,” in response to Kanye West’s recent rant during an interview on Sway’s show “Sway In the Morning” on SiriusXM station Shade 45. The infamous superstar repeatedly screamed “How, Sway? You ain’t got the answers man!” after Sway asked about Kanye’s new Nike Red October shoes during the interview on Tuesday, Nov. 26th in the New York studio.

The well-respected Hip-Hop expert and longtime music industry personality addressed his much-talked about interview with Mr. West for the first time on MTV’s RapFix live show today. Not one to shy away from controversy, his new t-shirts unveil exactly how he feels about the entire ordeal.

Sway’s “I Got the Answers” t-shirts are available for purchase at

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