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Video: @Madchild57 f/ @Choclair - "Fire"


Video: Madchild f/ Choclair - "Fire"

Courtesy Well Dunn.

"You Might Remember In 1998 Canadian Hit Northern Touch. MadChild of (Swollen Members) teams up for this anthem with Choclair, Thrust & DaVe MaC Check Out the record/song (FIRE)."

Audio: Kool Keith - "Answer Phone" (@Junkadelic)


Audio: Kool Keith - "Answer Phone"

Courtesy Junkadelic Music.

KOOL KEITH - ANSWER PHONE (PRODUCED BY DJ JUNKAZ LOU) (FREE DOWNLOAD)
TOTAL ORGASM VOLUME 2 (MIXTAPE) AVAILABLE NOV. 2012

New Video: Masta Killa x Kurupt (@NatureSounds)


New Video: Masta Killa x Kurupt

Courtesy Nature Sounds.

Wu-Tang Clan's Masta Killa just announced his new album Selling My Soul, and now he's debuting the first video off the project, "Cali Sun". Featuring The Dogg Pound's Kurupt, "Cali Sun" is an East/West collaboration uniting two of hip-hop's most storied crews. Selling My Soul is Masta Killa's first new studio album in six years, and hits stores everywhere on December 11th, 2012.

Video: @JarrenBenton ft. Aleon Craft & Dizzy Wright (@SMKA)


Video: Jarren Benton ft. Aleon Craft & Dizzy Wright

Courtesy SMKA.

Jarren Benton - Freebasing With Kevin Bacon

Video: "Ice Loves Coco" Season 3 Debut Trailer & Review


Video: "Ice Loves Coco" Season 3 Debut Trailer & Review

Press kit blurb: "The loving, successful couple, Ice T and Coco, are back for a third season of their beloved show, Ice Loves Coco, which premieres Sunday, October 28th at 10:30pm! The series moves to its regular 10pm ET/PT timeslot on Sunday, November 4th."

What follows is both a video and print review of the debut episode for season three, where Ice and Coco renovate their home while Coco works on her various entrepreneurial ideas, plus the official E! trailer.



As we start out, Coco is freaking out to her husband about a runway show that "the models aren't ready" while her hair is getting done. We flash back to two weeks ago on the set of Ice-T's hit "Law & Order SVU" where Coco revealed that her clothing line Licious was going to take part in the prestigious Fashion Week event held annually in New York City. She of course frets that she'll be outgunned by the big names like Gucci, and says that "because I make sexy clothes for curvy women, people don't take me seriously as a designer." And if you know ANYTHING about Coco, you know that she's all about having curves.

Next we go to Ice and Coco talking about the construction on their new home, and Coco is upset that Ice ordered a tub for their bathroom without consulting her. Ice smooths thing over in his naturally pimp way by telling her that he takes more baths, she takes more showers, and then gets her to smile by saying all she wants is "those toilets that spray your booty." She's only happy for a moment though because she goes to the people working on her fashion line and rants about Cosmo being "haters" and "bullies."

Ice and Coco are customizing their personal rooms in the house. Ice wants a wine room with a glass elevator and a six car garage - he needs a place to park his Bentley, Benz and Aston-Martin all at once - ALSO with an elevator. Unfortunately the latter idea is going to delay construction by five months, and Coco is LESS than thrilled about it. Once again Ice is trying to make everything cool for Coco, and says this will be "worse first but greater later." This time it's not working, so making a decision about whether or not to go ahead on the garage is postponed.

Coco models her line for a fashion magazine and discusses how the Fashion Week display is going to go. This jumps back to another debate about the garage, which a commercial teaser suggested would be more volatile due to a choice quip of Ice saying "AIN'T NO COMPROMISE" loudly. As it turns out this is just a set-up for jokes about whether or not they should eliminate a room for their dogs so that Coco has more room for her shoes. The next commercial teaser is of Coco freaking out at the runway when she doesn't have the model that she wants for the catwalk.

Coco is having a video chat when we come back on her blinged out laptop, and one of her girlfriends convinces her to go with Ice's plan because (paraphrasing) "we do things for our men that we wouldn't otherwise want to do." As it turns out she agrees and tells Ice that she's okay with the lift, and Ice explains that in true love there's no such thing as a FIGHT - there's just DISAGREEMENTS. He notes that above all their house is going to be fun, not some boring "colonial place" to "churn butter."

If you want to know how the Licious debut at Fashion Week went and if the runway show is a big success, there's only one thing to do - watch the rest of this episode on Sunday, October 28th at 10:30 ET on E! - because I'm not going to spoil it for you. All I can tell you if you've never watched the show before is that the chemistry of the relationship between Ice and Coco is very genuine. These days people are suspicious as to how much "reality" television is staged, and with good reason, but Ice and Coco are both celebrities with a lot of projects going on in their lives and that doesn't need to be staged or arranged.

In short this season three debut illustrates how they deal with all of the distractions (including cameras filming everything they do) and yet their happy marriage still triumphs over all obstacles. They're not traditional, but they make it work, because at the end of the day "Ice Loves Coco." The show moves to its regular timeslot of 10 PM ET/Pacific on Sunday, November 4th. Set your DVR!

Free MP3: F.Y.I. - Off The Grid (@FYIpsalms @IStillLoveHER)


Free MP3: F.Y.I. - Off The Grid

Courtesy Wanja Lange.

F.Y.I.'s . new banger, "Off The Grid" shows why staying rooted in reality, living in real-time instead of keeping up with a time-line on a computer or smartphone is crucial in 20NOW.

Video: @4thandInchez "H-Town Lean (Whistle)" f/ MC Kane (@RapPublicist)


Video: 4th & Inchez "H-Town Lean (Whistle)" f/ MC Kane

Courtesy Nancy B.

Introducing OGPR's newest addition. Houston's rap trio 4TH AND INCHEZ with their first video offering "H-TOWN LEAN (WHISTLE)" FT. MC KANE

Video: Dee-1 - "You Stupid Fool" (@Dee1Music @AudibleTreats)


Video: Dee-1 - "You Stupid Fool"

Courtesy Audible Treats.

New Orlean's rap phenom Dee-1 has been busy on the road with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on nearly sold out 30+ date The Heist World Tour, but he's still reeling from the success of his of his latest mixtape, #TheFocusTape, hosted by his hometown hero Mannie Fresh. While Dee is performing for sold-out shows across the country, he wants to share his new #TFT video for the single "You Stupid Fool."

Video: Substance Abuse "West Los" (@subzandesotre)


Video: Substance Abuse "West Los"

Courtesy Dunn Deal PR.

Eso Tre and Subz are L.A. duo Substance Abuse. The former URB Next 100 picks dropped their debut Brand New Crime in 1998, following up with 2006's Overproof which featured Motion Man, Saafir and Rasco and received four-star marks from URB and Scratch. Their forthcoming album Background Music features Freestyle Fellowship legend Myka Nyne, KRS-One, MC Eiht and more. Check out their video to "Don't Get Us Wrong" featuring Tash of Tha Liks, and their video for "Young Hollywood" featuring Hanif Hobbs and Eric Solo.

Video: @LegaC - "That Bitch" (@BlockStarz)


Video: Lega-C - "That Bitch"

Courtesy Block Starz.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // Tulsa, Oklahoma rapper/producer/actress Lega-C, who burst onto the independent music scene with her platinum YouTube video "White Girl Raps Fast", has released "That Bitch", the first official music video from her much-anticipated Block Starz Music debut album, "Off My Medication", available Halloween.



"That Bitch" centers around a shy high school girl, played by Lega-C (born Danielle McLean), who suffers from bulimia and merciless teasing at the hands of two female classmates and finally snaps in a spectacular violent outburst. The video for "That Bitch" debuted at Faygoluvers.net on Monday, October 23 and has been described by RapReviews.com as "a song that seems to take out years of pent up bullying in high school in a straight up Columbine fashion."

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