Kirko Bangz Talks Progression 3 with Sama'an Ashrawi
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Wednesday night, at Wired Road Studios in Houston, TX, the scene was set Kirko Bangz, Houston’s shining star, to present his latest mixtape effort, Progression 3. If you were in this studio, it was packed with industry, DJs and tastemakers as well as the cream of the crop in the Houston Hip-Hop scene.
Zaheer who has recently been confirmed to perform at this years Reading and Leeds festival is a Milton Keynes based independent musician/producer, who has worked with various artists and has had songs played on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1xtra, Kiss, Choice, Channel 4 Music and much more. He has been a BBC Introducing, 6 Music Introducing and Friction Introducing featured artist as well as having production credits on various mixtapes, EPs and LPs across the UK and America.
After releasing "Picked Up In A Raid" which has accumulated well over 2 million Youtube views, Buffalo, New York MC J-Batters has generated a tremendous buzz which has landed him on many popular blog sites and on Shade 45/G-Unit Radio numerous times.
Video: Ca$his "Layin' in the Cut" (prod. Eminem & Rikanatti)
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Ca$his drops his new music video "Layin' In The Cut," and it's a dose of lyrical ruthlessness that we've come to love from the West Coast rapper by way of Chicago. Directed by Evan Butka, the visuals focus solely on Ca$his as he spits over fierce production, courtesy of Eminem and Rikanatti.
Producers DJ Sober and PICNICTYME, who together make up Booty Fade, have been making waves throughout the Dallas scene with their Big Bang parties and their own brand of uptempo twerk-inducing creations and remixes. Today SPIN premiered their latest track, "T.Y.B.," a rework of Dallas group Yung Nation's hit single "Shawty Wassup."
New Orleanian producer, DJ and Super Mart Produce head Quickie Mart presents the Ben Simmons-directed video for "A** Rotation", his new single out now via Beatport. “Rotation” comes on the heels of a slew of releases from Quickie Mart’s Beatport imprint Super Mart Produce, among them tracks from bass artists Partymonster, Computa Games and Rroid Drazr, as well as his remix of New Orleans bounce pioneer Ricky B’s classic “Shake Fa Ya Hood”
Fresh off of winning his very first Grammy with Tedeschi Trucks Band for Best Blues Album of the year in 2012 (Maurice was the horn arranger for the 11-piece ensemble), Maurice “Mobetta” Brown has also appeared on LP’s from Santigold, Ski Beatz, Prodigy, Talib Kweli, Cee-Lo, Diddy, Musiq Soulchild and countless others.
"Chinatown" is a new promotional single from Defcee, produced by OnGaud, one of the best production crews in Chicago. This is the second release from Defcee leading up to the November 2013 release of his new album, "Damn Near Grown", which includes guest appearances and production from NoName Gypsy, Saba and Joseph Chilliams of PIVOT Gang, Otis of Milo & Otis, Klassik, Jus Love, and Sev Seveer.
The song "Heroin", recorded by Kid Boombox and Mic Audio speaks about addiction and the twisted thought process of a fiend. Whereas the bonus track "The Cure" offers a way out of the misery. Perfect Eclipse was a guest MC on this track, produced by Mixo, who also rapped on the song.