We are pleased to present to you the first full-length HD music video by 3x DMV Award winning artist and Washington, D.C. native, Folkz (formerly known as Whitefolkz). 6 months of work went into the making of this video and extensive CGI was used to create the eerie and disturbing atmosphere of "Angel Dust."
Kris Kelli, one of the industry’s most buzzed about artists on the rise, is set to unveil her highly-anticipated new mix tape dubbed “Warrior,” in dedication to her worldwide “Team Warrior” fan base. The Block Entertainment artist recently released the project’s single “Warrior” – an anthem of survival and motivation – to positive reviews, spurring even more interest in her upcoming 8-song mix tape that blends a versatile mixture of club bangers, island swag and soft ballads.
In late January, SL Jones released his new EP, Trapper's Delight. The tape, produced entirely by M16 and hosted by Hoodrich/Grand Hustle's DJ MLK, has received acclaim across the board, and now, following the release of videos for "Let'm Talk" and "Flexin N Finessin," the Little Rock rapper is releasing a non-DJ version of the EP, including a free bonus track, "All Love."
ILL SEVENZ MUSIC GROUP presents the official video for "PANIC!" by Aarophat. The Youngstown, Ohio MC collaborated with Bronx, NY bred producer Lex Boogie for this gritty anthem featuring cuts by Chinch 33. The single is from Aarophat's INVICTUS, LP which also features production from C-Dubb, Mok Vurban, Illmind and guest appearances from Kendra Ross, Dynas, Karniege and more.
Matty's 8th full-length album "Mr. Nice Guy 2" releases April 13, 2013. It will be available exclusively on ThisisMatty.com and weouthere.net. Edited and Filmed by Matty himself, he brings you a "teaser" video for the album.
UK Runnings Presents Lost Alliance 'Dare 2 Win' (Hosted by Tricksta)
Courtesy Park Street PR.
Lost Alliance are a talented rap duo from Wolverhampton City in the West Midlands, UK who comprise of Hot Rox and Pact Prolific who both rap and produce. They start writing and making music at a young age and met each other in 2005 and immediately connected through their personal love for the traditional boom-bap hip-hop sound. They say music brings people together and that's exactly what happened here and in 2007 they hit the studio perfecting their beats and rhyme structures, production and lyrics, working and developing on a sound that is now known as Lost Alliance. The scene had been set. It was time for the birth of Lost Alliance.
Man Bites Dog Records Announces First Official SXSW Showcase
Courtesy Audible Treats.
Burgeoning hip-hop label Man Bites Dog Records is proud to announce the label's first ever Official SXSW Showcase. The showcase will take place on Wednesday, March 13th, from 8:00pm – 2:00am, at The Jr. Headliners for the show include Roc Marciano, Copywrite, and Eddie B & Harry Fraud, and joining the bill is the full label roster, with performances scheduled from Bronze Nazareth, Wais P, Double AB & Dub Sonata, Hayze, Curly Castro, Spit Gemz, Snak The Ripper, and Playdough. As an official SXSW-sponsored showcase all badge and wristband holders will be admitted for free.
As the first official showcase for the label, it’s an historic moment for Man Bites Dog Records, and so it's only right for the label to celebrate the moment by giving fans a night full of music that shows off the entirety of what Man Bites Dog Records brings to the table. "The strength of our line up is in the sound; all of these artist's their sound meshes so well with one another, its a fantastic playlist unfolding in front of you live," says label founder R.M.L. "And the showcase is a great opportunity to open our fans up to the new artists that we're starting to work with."
As an extra special treat, Man Bites Dog Records will give away a special SXSW Survival Kit to the first 200 fans that arrive at the venue. Not only does the SXSW Survival Kit come equipped with SXSW essentials like sun screen, beef jerky, and energy drinks, but the kit, which comes in a special Man Bites Dog DJ tote bag, also includes a number of limited edition, SXSW-only cassettes, including Eddie B & Harry Fraud's Horse Power EP, Hayze's The Smoker's Section mixtape, Curly Castro's FIDEL album, Wais P's PV$$Y RICH mixtape. Also included will be the cassette-only release of Copywrite's new LP, Carbon Copy Phony Art Pub Scam, which Copy will also be performing live at the showcase. "So many people spend so much money to take the pilgrimage to SXSW," says R.M.L., speaking on what inspired the Surival Kits. "From MBDR-branded beer koozies and bottle openers, to tasty beef jerky from Krave, to the custom Surf School shot glass to the exclusive cassette tapes to the special MBDR tot bag that everything comes in - we wanted to help to make sure the experience is memorable."
When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 8PM - 2AM
What: Man Bites Dog Records Official SXSW Showcase
Where: The Jr., 603-1 Red River Street, Austin, TX
Who: Roc Marciano, Copywrite, Eddie B. & Harry Fraud, Bronze Nazareth, Wais P, Double AB & Dub Sonata, Hayze, Curly Castro, Spit Gemz, Snak The Ripper and Playdough