Rising New York emcee, Josiah The Gift teams up with producer Sassoon to release a new video, “Legend,” to celebrate the release of there collaborative mixtape entitled The Mandelbrot Set which was released today.
Only a week since the impressive #DAQS FreEP was released, D.O.E.BOY Philly gives us even more straight-forward narratives and gripping, soulful beat mechanics with the "Lost My Mind" official music video.
Nets Music Supervisor J.Period Joins New York Sound City Hip Hop Panel, Roundtable Topics & Music Industry Moderators Revealed. Monday March 11th, Williamsburg BK
Courtesy Leslie & Big Hassle.
Will join publicist Lajoyce Brookshire(Biggie Smalls, P. Diddy, TLC, Aretha Franklin), Telli Michaels of Brooklyn Hip Hop Duo Ninjasonik, and British Emcee Monie Love for the NYSC 2013 Hip Hop Panel
New York Sound City 2013 takes place Monday March 11 in Williamsburg Brooklyn, featuring a day of music industry panels and roundtables at The Wythe Hotel followed by an evening showcase at The Knitting Factory. Today NYSC announces veteran DJ/Producer and Brooklyn Nets Music Supervisor J.Period will join the 2013 Hip Hop Panel and reveals the topics and music industry moderators for the afternoon portion of networking and roundtable discussions, including:
Music & Brands: How Brands are Using New Music to Reach Consumers, what are they looking for, where do they find it and how do you get your tunes in front of them?
Moderated by Erika Thomas, Cornerstone Promotion
Labels: From multi nationals to cottage industries: Do bands and artists really need record companies anymore? Moderated by Ray Paul, CEO, The Playmaker Group UK
The Promoter Vs. Venue Dilemma: Promoters want to sell great art. Venues want to sell beer. It's the great Promotor vs. Venue dilemma. Moderated by Dave Pichilingi, CEO,Sound City International
What not to do: For every music industry success story there are many failures. The truth is we can all learn from each other's mistakes. This discussion is all about getting those stories out in the open. Moderated by Mita Carriman, Entertainment Attorney, Carriman Law Group, Women In Music
Music:Tech - a multi pronged attack! music:tech products currently offer a huge number of solutions and sometimes an even bigger list of problems! What ways do you engage with technology and what would be an ideal solution to your problem?Moderated by Seth Hillinger, Organizer, NY MusicTech Meetup
ABOUT J.PERIOD: As Music Supervisor for the Brooklyn Nets' inaugural season, DJ/Producer J.PERIOD is redefining the role of the remix as the musical meeting point for fans from every corner of the borough's diverse landscape. Praised as a "music guru" in the latest edition of Rolling Stone Magazine and called one of the "world's Top DJ's" by The New York Times, J.PERIOD's vast musical repertoire bridges cultures, generations and styles, making his signature sound the perfect compliment to the Nets' new Barclays Center home. A veteran in moving large crowds, J.PERIOD has served as official Tour DJ for artists including Lauryn Hill, Black Thought, Q-Tip and international icon K'NAAN, performing at venues from NYC's Central Park Summerstage to Johannesburg's Coca-Cola Dome. In his new role with the Nets, J.PERIOD is both curator and producer, creating an exclusive library of remixes for the team-an NBA first. J.PERIOD's resume of remix and production credits includes work with Grammy-winners including Kanye West, Joss Stone, John Legend, and Mary J. Blige, and his "audio documentary" mixtapes have won numerous accolades and awards.
With his long-awaited full-length solo project Ascension dropping soon, Jasiri X is is debuting the latest single off the project, "The Pillars" featuring Rhymesayers emcee Brother Ali. Ascension, produced entirely by Religion, hits iTunes and all other digital retailers on March 26th, 2013 via Wandering Worx / Greenstreets Entertainment.
Bodizepha was born and raised in Woodstock, NY and has lived in Jamaica, the Middle East and traveled throughout the world. His music is largely influenced by the likes of Bob Marley, Nas, Bob Dylan, Miles Davis and The Roots; speaking on personal, social and cultural issues of today.
The Uncluded (Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson) To Release Album 'Hokey Fright' on May 7; Watch Video for "Scissorhands"
Courtesy Jim @ Big Hassle.
The Uncluded, featuring rapper Aesop Rock and folk singer/songwriter Kimya Dawson are releasing their debut album Hokey Fright May 7th on Rhymesayers. The band recently made a viral video for the album track "Scissorhands."
March 19th, Quelle Chris will be proud to present a new project "Niggas Is Men" that he put together with the help of some lyrically gifted friends: Cavalier (who holds down 9 tracks in remarkable fashion), Tanya Morgan, Fresh Daily, Denmark Vessey, DJ GroWeyez, and more.
Video: Ice Water Mike, "That's How I'm Getting Down"
Courtesy Dunn Deal PR.
Straight off a nine-year stint in a Michigan State penitentiary, Detroit rapper Ice Water Mike presents the music video for "That's How I'm Getting Down", his new single produced by The Closers, The Wise Guys and Joe Boom. Since age 12 IWM has been in and out of prison, where fellow inmates gave him the nickname "Ice Water" (the coldest).