FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // Miami based record label Triple R Records and its leading rapper Swazy Styles are excited to release the anticipated and critically acclaimed mixtape, "Bitch I Make Music", which is the perfect soundtrack to this year's summer, full of amazing and electrifying club and party anthems. Swazy Styles' brand new mixtape is hosted by Pitbull's official deejay, DJ Epps, and official Stanton deejay, DJ Ballistic Billy.
Audio: Ads Antalik - "Mind Frame '13 (Prod. Pete Rock)"
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Ads Antalik, Pittsburgh's most exciting, young emcee really knows his history, often paying homage to some of hip hop's legends. This time, he laces Pete Rock and Freddie Foxxx's classic "Mind Frame" with his impressive, energetic flow. Ads sights Pete Rock as one of his biggest influences, so it's no surprise that he tips his hat to the producer / rapper extraordinaire who struck gold with "Mind Frame" over a decade ago. Ads is preparing his debut R.A.R.E. Nation release, set to arrive late 2013.
The Young Star Life's power player, MOGZ, drops some pre-game material for this years NBA Finals with the release of "Hoop Dreams" from upcoming '23' effort. He reminds us that success is inevitable for all who pursue their natural born passions with diligence. Showing and proving he will be a main stay in the Hip-Hop field of experts ranks second to lifting up the listeners to a place of fulfilled potential when it comes to MOGZ and his unique skill set.
Video: The Randomness - Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg, Kid Ink, Joey Bada$$ & More
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Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg, Bodega Bamz, Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, Peter Rosenberg, Smoke DZA, Troy Ave & Vinny Cha$e reveal what girl and album they would have if trapped on an island; previous jobs; and more of ‘The Randomness.'
Element Rhymes returns with a remix collaboration,"Burn it Down" prod by Emancipator (aka Doug Appling); the Portland, OR based electronic producer, has retained a steady rise of success over the past few years playing sold out venues. Element Rhymes has also been catching a lot of circulation as of late with his epic collaborations and consistent work ethic. Over Emancipator's soulful integration of organic hip hop and symphonic layers along with Element's Soulful sound and witty word play the song "Burn it Down" comes out immaculate.
Video (NWS!) - Blow "Tony the Tiger" - Miami Nice from IME!
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Here is "Tony the Tiger" from Florida native Blow aka Blow727, featuring King Colosus and a plethora of sexy ladies! Blow is signed with Miami-based Independently Major Entertainment (IME), spearheaded by NFL star Thomas Jones and Latin/urban music vet Domingo "D'Mingo" Ramos. This visual for the new strip club anthem features pole antics a-plenty, so enjoy!
LA Hip-Hop Producer LD Links Up w/ Chali 2na, Aceyalone, Rakaa, & Ariano for "Look In the Mirror"
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Southern California producer and DJ Leigh Snyder aka LDontheCut releases the first single "Look In the Mirror" off his November LP. The funky, bass driven banger features other west coast notables Chali 2na (Jurassic 5), Aceyalone, Rakaa Iriscience (Dilated Peoples), and Ariano.
"My main inspiration for this video was trying to create a visual novel or book," Jahzel explains, "We wanted to really give a look of someone who was locked in a room, and has gone mad writing pages upon pages of stories." The song's introspective and deeply personal lyrics lent to a visual style that capitalized on his desire to share where he comes from and what he has learned.