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PR: Free Spit Syndicate "Best Intentions Part One" Mixtape


PR: Free Spit Syndicate "Best Intentions Part One" Mixtape

Courtesy Obese Records.

Following their critically acclaimed 2010 release Exile and after a busy year of touring, Sydney duo Spit Syndicate are back with a brand new online mix-tape project Best Intentions: Part One, the first of a two-part mixtape series available for free download via online networks Friday 30th September.

For those eager to get their ears wrapped around the outfits new project before the masses, sign up to Spit Syndicate's mailing list and receive Best Intentions: Part One on Wednesday 28th September: www.spitsyndicate.com .

Catch Spit Syndicate on the Illy/Spit Syndicate/Sietta tour (hosted by M-Phazes) at the below dates and venues.

Friday October 14 – Factory Theatre, Sydney (Lic AA)
Friday October 28 – The Palace, Melbourne (18+)

MP3: Zed Zilla "Fire That B*tch" ft. Yo Gotti


MP3: Zed Zilla "Fire That B*tch" ft. Yo Gotti

Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.

Produced by Quantum Sounds
from Rent's Due, hosted by Bigga Rankin

Here is "Fire That B*tch", the latest single from Yo Gotti's CMG artist Zed Zilla. Produced by Memphis team Quantum Sounds, the track also features Yo Gotti, and appears on Zed Zilla's new Rent's Due mixtape hosted by Bigga Rankin! You may have also heard the song on Yo Gotti's CM6: Gangsta of the Year project.

Look for ZedZilla's Rent's Due and the "Fire That B*tch" video!
Video: Infinity Gauntlet - "Anti Angelz"


Video: Infinity Gauntlet - "Anti Angelz"

Courtesy DM 360.

Infinity Gauntlet is Bekay, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Red Eye, FT (Fuc That) and El Gant!

PR: Illimunati Congo to Release "All Eye See" on 11/8/2011


PR: Illimunati Congo to Release "All Eye See" on 11/8/2011

Courtesy Nicole Ballin.

"ME AND MY MACHETE" ft Lee Scratch Perry: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-SPsmCKav4&sns=fb .

"Here We Come" ft. ESQ & Cosmos Ray: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hRXq0H5mGE .

Chicago, IL 2011--Illuminati Congo is a Chicago based hip hop group with their second full length album All Eye See scheduled to be released on November 8, 2011. Vocalist Jahn The Baptist and producer Nic The Graduate create an infectious blend of head nodding beats and unexpected subject matter that will have you begging for a rewind! Musical influences range from classic reggae to classic rock creating an equal blend of modern synth-and-sampler driven hip hop and danceable, live band instrumenta­tion. The sound is reminiscent of artists such as Nas and Damian Marley with a hint of Gym Class Heroes thrown in.

There is much more space for the musicians to shine than is typical in hip hop. Instrument solos and "dubs" are mixed throughout, giving the lyrics time to settle in and just feel the rhythm. Breakup songs come across just as heart-felt as songs about sexy yoga chicks and the anguish of having a foot fetish- often in a not so subtle tongue in cheek manner. Vocal collaborations include major reggae recording artists Lee “Scratch” Perry, Big Youth, JahDan and Lutan Fyah, Hip Hop legends Cee Knowledge the Doodlebug from Digable Planets, Del The Funky Homosa­pien as well as Chicago veterans Rita J, Juice, Ang 13 and Sharkula.

Jahn The Baptist is unlike any other rapper out there. He is able to utilize his mantra of "as above, so below" to formulate a refreshing unity of the higher self and lower self. His lyrics reflect both his practice of spirituality and his embrace of earthly, human desires. His words are meant to appeal both to Yogis as well as the inner city Hood- with an authoritative demeanor that lets you know he is equally of both. Having studied and taught Kundalini Yoga and Rebirthing Breathwork as well as being an avid herbalist in the Rastafarian community, Jahns true goal is to heal. Heal the world of its ills through awareness of self and the practice of unconditional love. Hip hop is an art form that has the ability to com­municate complex ideas to a potentially large audience, let it not go to waste!

Nic The Graduate has taken Jahn's eclectic background and layered it with equally eclectic beats. As a Multi-instrumentalist, producer and dj for many years in Chicago, he is most attracted to music that elicits an emotional response. Rather than just being impressed by songs that get the dance floor packed or stay in your head for hours, he is always more interested in music with a meaning- or soul. In producing the Illuminati Congo album, he has made it apparent that hip hop is truly a global style, combining traditionally heavy beats and bass lines with some unexpected twists and turns from other genres. In using a wide variety of live instru­ments and samplers The Graduate is able create a fusion that activates the soul as well as the dancing spirit.

MP3: Dro Man f/ Gucci Mane, T Easy - "Jiggalate REMIX"


MP3: Dro Man f/ Gucci Mane, T Easy - "Jiggalate REMIX"

Courtesy M3W.

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/dromanjiggalateremix/blast-page.html *

PR: Styles P Critiques Marcus Manchild on MTV RapFix


PR: Styles P Critiques Marcus Manchild on MTV RapFix

Courtesy Nancy B.

Nothing like celebrating the drop of a new street album with your debut appearance on MTV's RapFix Live.

Yesterday's guests included the legendary Styles P who was kind enough to participate in the show's "Get in the Game" segment featuring up-and-comer Marcus Manchild

See what advice Styles had to offer the young man: http://www.mtv.com/videos/news/696667/get-in-the-game-marcus-manchild.jhtml#id=1671649 .

Marcus' brand new mixtape, "Preseason 2" can be streamed here: http://www.datpiff.com/Marcus-Manchild-Preseason-2-mixtape.263030.html .

Next up for Marcus is the 32-city Smoker's Club Tour with Method Man, Big K.R.I.T. and more - http://thesmokersclub.com/ .

Follow us on Twitter via @MarcusManchild & @RapPublicist

PR: I Am Many - "Posers"


PR: I Am Many - "Posers"

"Courtesy Creative Juices Music." Please listen and peep this song by I Am Many, Posers. I'm sure it's message will ring off in your ears as something that needs to be said and ultimately heard by all. The Beat is by Logic Proof, both cats out of Brooklyn.  Watch your surroundings because if you dance like the Biz and have things surrounding them, you will know them down. For more on I AM MANY, please go to http://creativejuicesmusic.com."

Video: Talib Kweli Breaks Down Today's Music


Video: Talib Kweli Breaks Down Today's Music

Courtesy DJ Vlad.

MP3: Fly Street Gang - "No Go"

MP3: Shizzie f/ MG, Millyz, Soulja - "Still Grinding"


MP3: Shizzie f/ MG, Millyz, Soulja - "Still Grinding"

Courtesy Major Music.

@IamShizzie recently released his mixtape "Reality Check". To continue his buzz Shizzie is releasing a new single titled Still Grindin" featuring Boston area artists Millyz, Soulja, & MG.

* http://www43.zippyshare.com/v/33714827/file.html *


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