Video: New Episode feat. Jean Grae on Identity Crisis
"Identity crisis....always a good time" I Don't Camouflage is proud to exclusively feature the first female for this series, Jean Grae. Born to South African Jazz musicians Sathima Bea Benjamin and Abdullah Ibrahim, Jean Grae shares her child memories, her cultural influences from her family, race, hair, and her take on this generation. Make sure to find out why she had to cut her hair too!
DL: "They Told Me" From Winnipeg Hip-Hop Wonders THE LYTICS
(Winnipeg, MB) After the incredible success of their debut album, Winnipeg Hip-Hop crew, The Lytics have announced their sophomore album They Told Me due for release on October 16, 2012. Proving harmonious maturity and evolving technical skills The Lytics have become somewhat of a musical chameleon and expanded their scope to include everything from funk-rock, to Afrobeat to ‘60s R&B all prevalent on They Told Me. The Soul/Pop influenced debut single from the upcoming album, “Stay Calm” is now available for free download HERE.
SPOT releases the second video off his Gangsta Grillz Mixtape The Price Iz Right, titled "Look Back", featuring Money Makin' Nique. With both of their solo mixtapes buzzing in the street, SPOT and Nique trade their stories of relationship mishaps and the aftermath from scorning a woman. Directed by A Dreamer's Visual.
Nems presents “Broke Safety” the new super group of Coney Island natives: Nems, OTR, Manson, and Mr. Weirdo. This mixtape features 16 tracks from the group. This will be available for FREE Download as of August 7th, and all orders coming in through www.CreativeJuicesMusic.com will receive a free physical copy.
Classic Southern Sound | Parallel Thought x Gene The Southern Child FREE Album
Courtesy Adam C.
While most Southern rappers have traded in their soul for swag, Gene the Southern Child switches gears with the release of his free project A Ride with the Southern Child. This Florence, Alabama native follows in the footsteps of his hometown legend, W.C. Handy, the legendary father of Blues, and sticks to his roots. Having released several locally praised mixtapes, A Ride with the Southern Child marks Gene’s first entirely original work. Teaming up with Parallel Thought for production, whose own member Caness hails from the neighboring music town of Muscle Shoals a.k.a. "the hit recording capital of the world."
Trek Life Update: Trillionaire Social Club Aug 7th (+ Video)
Courtesy Press Life.
Trillionaire Social Club is a place where new music takes center stage. Our wealth comes from the brave artists that push the boundaries of their chosen forms. The only membership requirement is an open mind, and the expectation that you will hear something new...Trillionaire Social Club happens every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at the Around the Corner Bar in West Covina.
Video: The Audible Doctor f/ Chaundon "Success (Part 1)"
"The Audible Doctor brings you the first visuals off his upcoming "I Think That..." EP. The track is produced by Audible Doctor with cuts by DJ Brace and features Chaundon. The full "I Think That..." EP drops September 25th. The video is brought to you by Civil Productions, directed & shot by Rob Levy (@CivilProd_Rob), & is assistant directed by Joe Gherardi of Macro Films."
Video: Exclusive Interview w/ Jasiri X & New Single "Warrior"
Courtesy Wandering Worx.
After his recent performance at the world famous Apollo Theater in New York, Wandering Worx Music catches up with Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X in Los Angeles where he discusses the roots of his music career, his rise as a conscious artist and why he continues to fuse his life in hip hop and politics.
Download Jasiri X new single "Warrior" featured on Grammy Award winning producer Chin Injeti's album "Peoples". The album also features Jay Electronica, Talib Kweli and David Banner.
J Bizness "Flight Plan" // Triple Pack of Instros!!!
Courtesy Mello Music Group.
Kicking off the Mello Music Group Instrumental Series is J Bizness with Flight Plan, a 24-track collection of instrumentals inspired by the miracle of flight. To launch the coming of the new album J. Bizness is giving away a triple pack of instrumentals from the project.
The accomplished Ontario, CA producer (LA's Red Bull Big Tune Champ) creates a relaxed feeling of ease with his production that is well contrasted by just the right measure of funk. “Landing Gear” has spacey synth patches and electro accents while “Turbulence” is darker and grittier, alluding to its namesake. The rising and falling synthesizer lines in “Nonstop” mirror the path of flight.
If you frequent the invasive TSA lines and iron birds, let Flight Plan serve as your soundtrack, or for the majority of us that only board planes once in a blue moon J. Bizness’ Flight Plan is the perfect smoker’s delight to soar to. The passion and precision evident throughout the project can inspire our own abstract daily travels, whether you leave the ground or not. Flight Plan takes off August 28th everywhere.