Spends grew up in Sacramento and earned an anthropology degree at Sonoma State University. His major ended up being helpful for his career: "Music is about observing your environment and the people around you," explains Spends, who started rapping in high school. In 2003, he formed the jazz hip-hop crew Sonicbloom with fellow band members Adam Fission, Hunter Blackwell, J.Kendall, and Mr. Tay.
Audio: Marco Polo f/ Lil Fame "Fame For President"
Courtesy Matt B.
Taken from Marco Polo's forthcoming free-LP Newport Authority 2 as Marco states “I’ve recorded so much quality material over the last few years and I really want to share it all. It couldn't all possibly fit on Port Authority 2; hence Newport Authority 2 came to be" Marco states.
Snow Tha Product on Fight to Unite Tour w/ Kottonmouth Kings, Dizzy Wright & More!
Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.
Today, Snow Tha Product is hitting the road with Kottonmouth Kings, Deuce, Dizzy Wright and Eskimo Callboy on The Fight to Unite Tour! The 24-city tour begins in Tucson, Arizona tonight (April 8), and wraps in Hollywood, California on May 5.
The Fight to Unite Tour 2013 (check local listings for updates)
4/08 - Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theater
4/09 - Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
4/10 - Farmington, NM @ Top Deck
4/11 - Lubbock, TX @ Jake's Sports Cafe
4/12 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
4/13 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
4/13 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit
4/15 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
4/16 - Louisville, KY @ Headliners
4/17 - Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
4/19 - Reading, PA @ Reverb
4/20 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance
4/21 - Albany, NY @ Northern Lights
4/23 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
4/24 - Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew's
4/25 - Joliet, IL @ Mojoes
4/26 - Columbia, MO @ Blue Note
4/27 - Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall
4/29 - Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
4/30 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
5/01 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven
5/03 - Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Strip
5/04 - Santa Ana, CA @ Yost Theater
5/05 - Hollywood, CA @ The Troubadour
Audio: Illogic & Blockhead - "Live From The Horizon" (Remix)
Courtesy Audible Treats.
Next week, Illogic & Blockhead will release their first collaborative full-length album, Capture The Sun. The album, which includes features from Slug, Blueprint, Abstract Rude, and more, will be released on TK via Man Bites Dog Records, and today, Illogic&& Blockhead are debuting a non-album exclusive remix of album track "Live From the Horizon." The song was remixed by fellow DJ/producer, and Columbus, Ohio, native, RJD2 and was premiered by Rolling Stone.