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Video: DJ Premier's Favorite Production on an Album


Video: DJ Premier's Favorite Production on an Album

Courtesy DJ Vlad.

"What's your favorite DJ Premier production?"

MP3: Waxx - "It's On" (P's & B's New Single)


MP3: Waxx - "It's On" (P's & B's New Single)

Courtesy Chocolate City Live Media Group.

Waxx - It's On (HYPNOTIQUE EFFECT) RMX
http://limelinx.com/files/820e08d04392273ad2d6345da10393d3
IT'S ON
http://limelinx.com/files/b79d76ffba20d50d33b6a08dcd47d389

FOLLOW WAXX @ http://twitter.com/#!/NHTwax FOR MORE INFO ON YG http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002838653860

Audio: Shawn J of Field Mob Calls Ludacris a Bitch


Audio: Shawn J of Field Mob Calls Ludacris a Bitch

Courtesy HHA and Futuristic Blogger.

Former DTP member Shawn J of "Field Mob" Finally break his silence after hearing Ludacris diss record Yesterday "Say It to my Face" On The New Mixtape 1.21 giga watts "Luda Is Pu**y and I will say it to his face. I seen my ringtones on sale on BET and wanted to Know where my check at. ludacris is a Bitch, He's Pu**y and I'm Going in on him from here on out."

Download: yU - "A Garbage Beat Tape"


Download: yU - "A Garbage Beat Tape"

Courtesy Mello Music Group.

yU, the DMV emcee and member of Diamond District and The 1978ers, is preparing for the release of his follow up to last years critically acclaimed Before Taxes. On December 13th, yU will release his sophomore album The EARN. To kick off his campaign yU has decided to show off of his skills as a producer by giving away a free 23 track instrumental project humorously titled "A Garbage Beat Tape."

yU's foray into production on A Garbage Beat Tape is nothing short of stellar. The wordsmith puts in work with ASR-XPro to produce a concept driven instrumental album on par with Prince Paul and Madlib productions. The project makes light of how seriously people can sometimes take things. "It's a thin line between quality and garbage. It's really up to each person to decide. One man's trash is another man's treasure," says yU. Refuse recycled into royalty.

Upcoming: The EARN:
After garnering success with Oddisee and Diamond District, then his solo debut Before Taxes, which was named to the Best of 2010 List by HipHopDX, Al Lindstrom, About.com, Passion Weiss, and Above Ground Mag, yU sharpened his skills through performances on a European tour and appearances at CMJ, SXSW, A3C, and the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Now, yU is back with his sophomore pro ject The Earn a progression that is as fluid, lyrical, and thought provoking as his critically acclaimed debut. His new album, The E arn, is a timely meditation on the struggle to advance, set afire by yU's potent wordplay. The EARN features production from Grammy Nominated Kokayi, Kev Brown, Charlie Ross, Slimkat78, Roddy Rod, 00Genesis, The Unknown, Usef Dinero, Cho ppy Chope, and yU himself. The new album also features vocals from Nicholas Ryan Gant, Duff, Imani Bilal, King Tut, Bilal Salaam, Danedra Rowell, and Diamond District. Save room on your Best of 2011list for The EARN!

Audio: Free Download: yU - A Garbage Beat Tape
* http://mellomusicgroup.bandcamp.com/album/a-garbage-beat-tape *

Audio/MP3: J. Keys - "Occupy Music"


Audio/MP3: J. Keys - "Occupy Music"

Courtesy Early Earl.

J. Keys goes in with lyrical precision reflecting on today's economy and social structure.  In the climate of global protest, Keys drops this potent homage to the Occupy Wall Street movement entitled Occupy Music.  The production is power by the sounds of 9th Wonder.

[DOWNLOAD HERE] http://www.4shared.com/audio/BzPYfiMZ/Occupy_Music.html .

[ARTWORK HERE] http://www.blackvibes.com/images/blogs/11-2011/11873-j-keys-keys-hiphop.jpg .

Video: Wendy Day On Being White & Female In The Music Industry


Video: Wendy Day On Being White & Female In The Music Industry

Courtesy DJ Vlad.

"Wendy Day gives some strong advice for women who wants to work in music."

MP3: Hood Samaritan (Kyle Rapps, Y-Love, Diwon) - "Paris"


MP3: Hood Samaritan (Kyle Rapps, Y-Love, Diwon) - "Paris"

Courtesy DM360.

Consisting of members Diwon, Y-Love and Kyle Rapps, the multi-cultural producer/emcee trifecta fuse their skills, inspiration and credentials for the creation of their forthcoming FreEP, Honey Dijon…stay tuned.

DOWNLOAD: Hood Samaritan - "Paris"

HulkShare: http://hulkshare.com/zn0zftcad8mo .
MediaFire: http://www.mediafire.com/?jlflrge2qjv61hv .
SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/diamondmedia360/hood-samaritan-paris .

Who Is Hood Samaritan?

Kyle Rapps: Princeton NJ native and former poetry slam champ Kyle Rapps is eager to show people the benefits of combining Hip-Hop with education, unifying strong concepts with socially-sharp raw hip-hop delivery.

Diwon: Diwon is a worldwide DJ, tastemaker, and CEO of Shemspeed Entertainment, one of the most innovative and versatile Producer/DJs performing and recording music today. Diwon's music is known for fusing elements of Diplo and Cheb i Sabbah.

Y-Love: "Y-Love keeps his songs ready for the mainstream while still pushing positive and constructive energy in his signature multi-lingual style — making hip-hop kosher” (XXL Magazine)

PR: Limited Edition Mobb Deep "Black Cocaine" Out Next Week


PR: Limited Edition Mobb Deep "Black Cocaine" Out Next Week

Courtesy Mitchell Dudley.

MOBB DEEP'S LIMITED EDITION EP "BLACK COCAINE" TO HIT STORES NEXT WEEK

The EP will be released in 2 formats

5 song limited edition EP available everywhere on November 21

Deluxe 7 song limited edition EP available only at indie retailers November 25

New York, NY - Cult rap duo Mobb Deep has officially announced the first release on their newly formed Infamous Records imprint. The group has also revealed that the EP Black Cocaine will be a limited release. Black Cocaine will be available in two different packaging's, both of which will be released as a limited edition: a five song EP will be available at major retailers, as well as indie record stores on November 21; a seven song deluxe package will be available only at indie retailers as of November 25th (Black Friday.) Both editions will be a one time print run and will be available until the end of stocks at both major and indie retailers.

The EP is the first studio project by the duo since their last album and it's a prelude to Mobb Deep's official full length release that is expected in the first quarter of 2012. "We wanted to give something to the fans that have been waiting for new Mobb Deep music" says Prodigy. "This limited edition EP is a collectors' item for die hard Mobb Deep fans" adds Havoc.

The tracks "Street Lights", "Dead Man's Shoe" and "Conquer" have been featured on all prominent websites. A viral video for "Dead Man Shoe" will be available by release date while another video for "Conquer" is currently in pre-production.

As part of the upcoming release's promotion campaign, Mobb Deep will be making a few appearances, including an hour long live interview and performance on SiriusFM Shade 45 show "Sway In The Morning" with MTV's Sway Calloway on November 22 at 10:00 am; that same night, the group will perform at NY's BBKings. Mobb Deep will also join the judges' panel on BET's 106 & Park "Freestyle Friday" on November 18. Aol.com will host a week long EP listening party starting on November 28.

Video: Hona Costello x Lyrik Luciano x Ramaj Eroc - "Shine"


Video: Hona Costello x Lyrik Luciano x Ramaj Eroc - "Shine"

Courtesy Jamar Core.

Filmed by: bc13crunkkidbitch

Music by:
@HonaCostello - http://www.twitter.com/HonaCostello .
@LyrikLuciano - http://www.twitter.com/LyrikLuciano .
@RamajEroc - http://www.twitter.com/RamajEroc .

Video: Eldorado Red - "White Power Trailer" (Bang Get Money Gang)


Video: Eldorado Red - "White Power Trailer" (Bang Get Money Gang)

Courtesy E1 & Jon Shapiro.

Eldorado Red is gearing up his newest album "White Power"
which is set to drop Jan 10th on BGM Records.
The album will feature Alley Boy,
Waka Flocka, Smoke DZA, Bambino Gold, Trill Ent's Lil Phat, Haisha
Porter, along with production by Mike Will, Zaytoven & Sonny Digital.


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