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MP3: Will Vill - "Get Fresh"


MP3: Will Vill - "Get Fresh"

Courtesy Who Got Next.

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Video: Shizzie (of Street Status) - "I'm the Shit"


Video: Shizzie (of Street Status) - "I'm the Shit"

Courtesy Major Music.

@IamShizzie of Street Status is releasing his newest video titled "I'm The Sh*t". The track can be found on his latest mixtape project "Reality Check". Download the mixtape today!!!

Video: JJ Money - "Me and You (Official Video)"


Video: JJ Money - "Me and You (Official Video)"

Courtesy G7 Records.

MP3: SoulBrotha aka SB - "Way of Love (Never Out of Season)"


MP3: SoulBrotha aka SB - "Way of Love (Never Out of Season)"

Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.

Here is the new single "Way of Love (Never Out of Season)" by SoulBrotha aka SB from his upcoming Southpaw EP, slated for release on November 25, 2011.

Currently residing in
Houston, Texas, SB is originally from Nigeria, and stands proud and strong in his heritage, personal ethics and artistic values. You can learn more about his passion for music in the video below! 

Southpaw features production by BroadNMarket of The Accomplices and New Jersey's Joe AndriulliThe sound of Southpaw is a fusion of Hip Hop, Indie Rock, R&B and Pop, inspired by British Indie Rock band The XX. As SB explains, his writing experience for Southpaw was drawn through raw emotion:
 
"I was going through some very trying times personally, emotionally and financially. It was a very dark time in my life, and the instrumentals, most of which were drawn from The XX's first album, provided the soundbed to vent, ponder and believe that this was only a passing phase and there was light at the end of the tunnel. I wanted to share my trials and struggles so that people in similar situations of hopelessness or despair could be encouraged, motivated and inspired to keep pushing no matter how hard it may seem."

More insight on Southpaw coming soon!

For more information on SB, go to Tygereye.net/SoulBrotha - and watch this introductory video to find out more about who he really is!

CLICK HERE to download via HulkShare

Free Music Friday: The "Three Years Later..." Edition


It's already been three years since Obama was elected. Hip-hop had plenty of things to say about Obama, whether nice or not so nice. But here it is three years later and FMF's been around even before hand. FMF Forever!

A$AP Rocky :: LiveLoveA$AP



Who's been hearing a lot of this cat name A$AP Rocky lately? ...You too?? Well, here's a mixtape to catch you all up to his unique style that had him ending up signing with Polo Grounds/RCA Records.

Tracklisting:
1. Palace (prod. by Clams Casino)
2. Peso (prod. by ASAP Ty Beats)
3. Bass (prod. by Clams Casino)
4. Wassup (prod by. Clams Casino)
5. Brand New Guy (feat. Schoolboy Q) (prod by. Lyle)
6. Purple Swag Chapter 2 (feat. Spaceghost Purrp and ASAP Nast) (prod by.ASAP Ty Beats)
7. Get Lit (feat. Fat Tony) (prod by. Soufein3000)
8. Trilla (feat. ASAP Twelvy amd ASAP Nast) (prod by. Beautiful Lou)
9. Keep It G (feat. Chace Infinite and Spaceghost Purrp) (prod by. Spaceghost Purrp)
10. Kissin Pink (feat. ASAP Ferg) (prod by. Beautiful Lou)
11. Houston Old Head (prod by. DJ Burn One)
12. Acid Drip (prod by. Soufein3000)
13. Leaf (feat. Main Attrakionz) (prod by. Clams Casino)
14. Roll One Up (prod by. DJ Burn One)
15. Demons (prod by. Clams Casino)
16. Out Of This World (prod by. The Olympicks)


Birdman & Mack Maine :: Billionaire Minds



Birdman & Mack Maine raps about money, hoes, clothes and all a playa knows. You'll get plenty of Cash Money/Young Money comrades appearing in this surprisingly free mixtape. And good news for some of y'all, you can cop the DJ Khaled version or the No DJ version from ONE link! Yeah, you can +Thank Me Later+.

Tracklisting:
1. Luxury Life
2. Money to Make (feat. Rick Ross)
3. Everything I Do (feat. Lil Wayne)
4. Mr. Lottery (feat. Short Dawg and Jae Millz)
5. You Too (feat. Drake)
6. Why You Mad (feat. Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne)
7. The Fam (feat. Lil Boosie and Chopper City)
8. Imma Stunna (feat. Short Dawg)
9. Bout Money (feat. Dre and Maino)
10. In The Air
11. Dreamz Come True (feat. Mr. Beatz and Jae Millz)
12. B Boyz (feat. Kendrick Lamar and Ace Hood)
13. Priceless Life (feat. Dre)


Fat Joe :: The Darkside Vol. 2

 

Yeah, Fat Joe isn't rally all that fat anymore. But he keeps the "Fat" in his name to signify his styles as opposed to his infamous weight. And with a pleasant surprise, Joe released this Vol. 2 of The Darkside for FREE! Check it out!

Tracklisting:
1. Welcome To The Darkside (feat. French Montana)
2. Dopeman (feat. Jadakiss and Dre of Cool & Dre)
3. So Fly (feat. Arland)
4. Big Business
5. Angels Say
6. Pushing Keys (Feat. Raekwon)
7. Drop A Body
8. My Lord
9. Fuck Them Other Niggas
10. Around The World (feat. Arland)


Freddie Gibbs :: Cold Day in Hell



It's a "Cold Da in Hell" so that must be the day pigs fly, also. Freddie Gibbs signed with Young Jeezy's CTE Entertainment not too long ago and ever since then, Gibbs been releasing joints after joints, including the ones you'll hear on this mixtape.

Tracklisting:
1. Barely M.A.D.E. It f. B.J. The Chicago Kid
2. Rob Me a Nigga f. Alley Boy
3. 187 Proof
4. Anything To Survive f. Freeway Sly Polaroid & Adrian
5. Twos and Fews f. Young Jeezy
6. Let Ya Nuts Hang f. Scrilla
7. Let 'Em Burn
8. B.A.N.ned
9. My Homeboy's Girlfriend
10. So Amazin' (P.S.A. part 2) f. Sebastian Mego
11. Natural High (Even Higher Learning)
12. Str8 Slammin' f. Juicy J
13. Menace II Society f. Dom Kennedy & Polyester
14. Neighborhood Hoez f. Chainz
15. Heaven Can Wait
16. My Dawgz


Gees Extortion :: Organized Rhymes: The Original Mixtape



Gees Extortion reps Brooklyn and is considered dangerous on the mic and a threat to those who are wack emcees. Check out "Organized Rhymes", but unlike Scruff McGruff, din't take a "bite" into those daid rhmes. Otherwise, you may have him come after you, also.

Tracklisting:
01. Organized Rhymes (Intro) [prod. S’pply & D’mand]
02. Mainstream Dream [prod. Hala-X]
03. Def Bed [prod. 2Deep]
04. New Song [prod. Jahlil Beats]
05. Life Is So Crazy [prod. Illmind]
06. Chasin [prod. S’pply & D’mand]
07. Anything [prod. Hala-X]
08. Gees Inferno [prod. Hala-X]
09. Sophisticated [prod. Clipsmoke]
10. Artillery [prod. Illmind]
11. Top Spot (ft. Nitty Scott, MC) [prod. Focus]
12. Live Life (ft. Vin Keatin) [prod. S’pply & D’mand]
13. Mic Bust [prod. Hala-X]
14. See Me Stuntin [prod. Clipsmoke]
15. Victory (ft. Anna) [prod. Sho-Down]
16. I’m Out Now (Outro) [prod. Clipsmoke]
17. Street Vibes [prod. Clipsmoke]*
18. Vete Pa’l Carajo [prod. Clipsmoke]*


Immortal Technique :: The Martyr



Immortal Technique on FMF? Enough said, I don't need to say much to convice you to download this one. But just in case I do, you'll hear nothing but the realness and truth that Technique can only provide. This free mixtape also includes an original J Dilla beat that would make any hip-hop head proud.

Tracklisting:
1. Burn This
2. The Martyr (prod. by  Southpaw)
3. Angels & Demons (feat. dead prez & Bazzar Royale) (prod. by  DJ Green Lantern)
4. Rich Man's World (1%) (prod. by  by Shuko)
5. Toast to the Dead (prod. by J Dilla and cuts by DJ Green Lantern)
6. Eyes in the Sky (feat. Mojo of Dujeous) (prod. by  Southpaw)
7. Goonies (feat. Diabolic, Swave Sevah & Gomez) (prod. by  Southpaw)
8. Natural Beauty (feat. Mela Machinko) (prod. by  Slimfass)
9. Running Nowhere - interlude (prod. by  Southpaw)
10. Civil War (feat. Killer Mike, Brother Ali & Chuck D) (prod. by  Southpaw)
11. Mark of The Beast (feat. Akir & Beast 1333, with cuts by DJ DPONE) (prod. by The Molemen)
12. Black Vikings (feat. StylesP, Vinnie Paz & Poison Pen) (prod. by  Southpaw)
13. Conquerors (with Dr. John Henrik Clarke) (prod. by  Engineer)
14. Young Lords (feat. Joell Ortiz, Pumpkinhead, CF & Panama Alba) (prod. by  Southpaw)
15. Ultimas Palabras (prod. by  Immortal Technique and Southpaw)
16. Sign of the Times (feat. Cetan Wanbli, Lockjaw Nakai & Cornel West) (prod. by  Southpaw)


T3 (Slum Village) :: 3illa Madness


Here's a new free material from the original Slum Villager. You'll get a mixtape that's filled with the Detroit flavor that can never be copied and duplicated. Check this one out, def.!

Tracklisting:
1. Boomerang (feat. Vice Verse)
2. Do It 2 Def
3. Story Goes (feat. Que D)
4. T3 and Baatin Speak
5. Come Down
6. Lights Out
7. Ghetto
8. Dirty Mit
9. They Say (Legendary Remix) (feat. Rapper Big Pooh and Phife Dawg)
10. What You Want
11. T3 Speaks
12. Give Me a Beat (Remix) (feat. Focus..., Vice Verse, KIDA, YOung RJ, and Keys)
13. Madness
14. I Work
15. The Hard Way (feat. Focus... and Joe Scudda)
16. T3 Throwback



That's it for the "'Three Years Later...' Edition" of "Free Music Fridays." If you have any free music you would like to share with the world, please e-mail me at erik@rapreviews.com. If you're an artist with your free mixtape/album shown on this page and you want to send me a link re-up, corrections, and/or questions, e-mail me at erik@rapreviews.com, as well. Thanks for reading and enjoy y'all! Two fangas, one love....
MP3: Freddie Gibbs, Slim Thug, M.U.G. & Big B - "Certified G's"


MP3: Freddie Gibbs, Slim Thug, M.U.G. & Big B - "Certified G's"

Courtesy J Melo.

Here goes the first leak off Houston producer Trakksounds upcoming mixtape "Intervention"

Single: Certified G's
Artists: Freddie Gibbs, Slim Thug, M.U.G. & Big B
Produced by: Trakksounds

Release Date: November 29th 

"Intervention" will be hosted by www.thafixx.com and will feature exclusive music from Pill, Kirko Bangz, Freddie Gibbs, Killa Kyleon, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Mistah FAB, I-20, Big Sant and more. The majority of the production was done by Trakksounds with additional production from GL Productions & DJ Pain.

Freddie Gibbs "Cold Day In Hell" mixtape is out now and M.U.G. of Slim Thug's Boss Hogg Outlawz "Money & Pain" mixtape is coming soon.
MP3: Ras Kass, Planet Asia, Jasiri X & Torae, "Classical Music"


MP3: Ras Kass, Planet Asia, Jasiri X & Torae, "Classical Music"

Courtesy Wandering Worx.

On "Classical Music", REL!G!ON reached out to his four favorite emcees - Ras Kass, Planet Asia, Jasiri X and Torae - and created a fictitious rap super group called the "Dangerous Alliance" based on the famous sports entertainment wrestling stable of the same name. "Hearing these four rappers together is a dream. When I was younger I would imagine rap superstar stables, guys that I thought would sound nice together. I do the same thing with wrestlers, it's very serious for me," says REL!G!ON.

download at http://wanderingworx.bandcamp.com/track/classical-music-dangerous-alliance-edit

MP3: Dorrough f/ Nipsey Hussle - "That Lowend"


MP3: Dorrough f/ Nipsey Hussle - "That Lowend"

Courtesy WRNR New Music Blast & Team Bigga Rankin.

TEAM BIGGA RANKIN PRESENTS... DORROUGH

DJ's, PD's, MD'S, MEDIA, BLOGGERS ETC... YOUR SUPPORT & FEEDBACK ARE NEEDED & APPRECIATED!

Main http://hulkshare.com/0mcx47t84j1i .
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Toronto's Live Electronic-Hip Hop Favorites Keys N Krates Tour America


Toronto's Live Electronic-Hip Hop Favorites Keys N Krates Tour America

Courtesy Girlie Action.

See Live Tour Video HERE

Announce Debut 7-Song Blackout EP out November 7

Keys N Krates - "Let It Rain" (Lotus Remix) HERE
(feel free to post and share)


Toronto’s Keys N Krates are known for their electro-hip-hop sound and mix live instrumentation with electronic elements to create both innovative originals and remixes. The band is now gearing up for their first release of original music, the Blackout EP, which will be self-released, and given away for free download on November 7th on their website http://www.keysnkrates.com. The first look into the Keys N Krates sound is a Lotus Remix of  “Let It Rain”, one of the standout tracks on the 7-song Blackout EP. Download it HERE for free.

The Toronto based trio has made a name for themselves by relentlessly touring through Canada, America and toured in South East Asia, they’ve played Camp Bisco, Summer Camp, North Coast Festival, Electric Forest and opened an eclectic set of acts, such as Timbaland, Metric, OK Go, Girl Talk, Skrillex, Nas, The Roots, Bassnectar and Pretty Lights.

For a further look at Keys N Krates, check out remixes of Florence and the Machine’s cover “Postcards From Italy” HERE and other signature live remixes are Drake’s “Unforgettable” and Aaliyah’s “One In A Million” can be found on their Soundcloud HERE.

Keys N Krates Tour Dates:
10/26: Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theatre
10/27: Buffalo, NY  @ Town Ballroom
10/28: Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE Indoors
10/29: Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
10/30: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
10/31: Knoxville, TN @ The Valarium
11/02: Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
11/03: Indianapolis, IN @ Vogue Theatre
11/04: Madison, WI @ Majestic Live
11/05: Madison, WI @ Majestic Live
11/06: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
11/08: Bozeman, MT @ Emerson Theatre
11/09: Missoula, MT @ The Top Hat
11/10: Seattle, WA @ The Neptune
11/11: Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
11/12: San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
11/13: San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
11/16: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
11/17: Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
11/18: Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern
11/19: Phoenix, AZ @ The Compound Grill
12/2: New York, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl

Blackout EP Track Listing:
01. Let It Rain
02. Ring The Alarm
03. Uncle Otis
04. Oh Baby
05. Got A Lot To Learn
06.Luv To Luv You
07. Lucifer

http://www.keysnkrates.com
http://www.facebook.com/keysnkrates
http://www.twitter.com/keysnkrates
http://www.soundcloud.com/keysnkrates

Free Album: Phil The Thrill - "Barely Awake"


Free Album: Phil The Thrill - "Barely Awake"

Courtesy Revo Media Group.

Phil The Thrill releases his long awaited album, Barely Awake. Barely Awake features production from a lot of talented up and coming producers. Barely Awake covers multiple topics such as love, suicide, reflection on life and many more. If you have never heard of Phil The Thrill, this is the perfect way to not only get to know who is Phil The Thrill (the artist) but Phil Frazier (the man).

Download:
Mediafire:  http://www.mediafire.com/?cutsfbpsz9j7a38
Hulkshare:  http://hulkshare.com/z60mah9kenii

Stream:
Soundcloud:  http://snd.sc/ub1m2k

Contact:
FlyThoughts.com
Twitter.com/PhilTheThrill21
Facebook.com/PhilTheThrill21


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