Please visit this ad sponsor to help support the website!

Wednesday April 23, 2014
RapReviews.com
Feature of the Week

[Keepers of the Lost Art] Sahdeeq injure your fleet.

Shabaam Sahdeeq Review

Latest News Headlines
Video: Max Burgundy - "Life Ain't Funny"


From Xavier @ The Musebox:

Video: Max Burgundy - "Life Ain't Funny"

Life Ain't Funny by Max Burgundy [Official Music Video] from Oliver Irving.

New York, NY - Not since Grandmaster Flash's "The Message" has a music video so vividly captured the grog and grind of the real New York City. With his trusty boombox in hand, hip hop MC Max Burgundy busks through subways, maneuvers through dizzying crowds, and raps in the middle of zooming traffic. In "Life Ain't Funny", director Oliver Irving takes us on an adventure through the city and into the life of our homeless character Max. One scene shows Max on the "Henry Rivera" street in the Bronx which was named after his father who died saving someone's life. For those in the NYC area, be sure to check him out at Tammany Hall on June 29th.

Hailing from the streets of the Bronx and currently living in Brooklyn, Max Burgundy's sound is a fresh combination of city flair and articulate, songwriter artistry. His raw and colorful style, along with his ability to blend genres, has already earned Burgundy comparisons to successful hip hop peers including Polaris Music Prize nominee Shad and the legendary Del the Funky Homosapien.
 
As demonstrated on his debut EP Waiting, Burgundy's addictive beats are consistently and cleverly highlighted by bright lyrics, making his material a helix of sonic pleasure. On "Hey Love!" Burgundy manages to pack a steady rhythm, bright instrumental ornamentation, and a genuine story of obsession delivered by glowing vocals into a sultry four minutes.

Video/MP3: Rockwell Knuckles - "Natural Born Leader"


From Audible Treats:

Video/MP3: Rockwell Knuckles - "Natural Born Leader"

Rockwell Knuckles x MATW: Behind the Scenes of "Natural Born Leader" from Ryan Powell.

Bringing a song into existence is a very private process for most artists, but Rockwell Knuckle's latest video gives fans an opportunity to see all the behind-the-scenes action for the making of his song "Natural Born Leader," a track from Rockwell's recently released album, You're Fucking Out I'm Fucking In. Set within the walls of Shock City Studios in his hometown of St. Louis, MO, the black and white video chronicles Rockwell's collaboration with songstress Theresa Payne, and shows off the emcee's organic writing methods in addition to his band's trial-and-error approach to making each note sound just right. According to MATW, who produced the video, the song took a lengthy eight hours to create, but thankfully all the best parts were compressed into this five-minute film. With only the sounds from inside the studio acting as the video's soundtrack, the visual is an intimate look at the rising MC's creative process, which ranges from idiosyncratic to focused to light-hearted.

Outside of Rockwell's work on his own album, he's stayed busy working and collaborating with artists from around the country, including Sean Falyon and Vandalyzm for the song "Word Gets Around," from Falyon's recently released mixtape, Sean Falyon Be Everywhere 2: West Philly To The World.

Watch the video for "Behind The Scenes of 'Natural Born Leader''" here: http://vimeo.com/18205792 .

Download Rockwell's collaboration with Sean Falyon and Vandalyzm here: http://www.mediafire.com/?oxavcdxer8vwzx3 .

MP3: Ameer - "Amen" (prod. Don Cannon)


From Junior @ Ameer Music:

MP3: Ameer - "Amen" (prod. Don Cannon)

"Amen" is one of several records prod. by Don Cannon of the upcoming mixtape "THE BIG PICTURE" hosted by Don Cannon & Ace McClowd I am personally reaching out for your support once again. Thank you for everything we sincerely appreciate all you have done in the past and in the future. The release is set for the last week of this month right before the 4th of July. God bless.

MP3 Link: http://hulkshare.com/tm3v9xml1tv8

Connect w/ Ameer online:
http://www.twitter.com/25thhourman
http://bit.ly/AmeerFBbandpage
http://www.ameermusic.com
http://www.facebook.com/ameermusic
http://www.myspace.com/ameerasoulsupreme

Video: Galvanized Tron - "You Nasty"


From Dunn Deal PR:

Video: Galvanized Tron - "You Nasty"

6'9", 360-lb Omaha-based rapper/producer Galvanized Tron has been one of the Midwest's best-kept secrets for over ten years, routinely packing venues much as he did last week at the premiere party for the "You Nasty" video, which label head Johnny Stephens describes as "Hype Williams meets Fresh Prince". "Nasty" is a cut from Tron's eponymous 2010 album, available now on iTunes. His sophomore album is due for a spring 2012 release also on J Stephens Music, home to Max Supreme, Jamazz and F5.

MP3: Kanye West - "Mamas Boyfriend"


From M3W:

MP3: Kanye West - "Mamas Boyfriend"

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

MP3: Pitbull f/ Marc Anthony - "Rain Over Me"


From BF Blasts:

MP3: Pitbull f/ Marc Anthony - "Rain Over Me"

(DJ PROMO PACK) http://www.mediafire.com/?q693mmhc36z11lh .

Video: Soul Khan - "Speeding Bullets"


From Soul Khan:

Video: Soul Khan - "Speeding Bullets"

Free Mixtape: Cymarshall Law - "Hip Hop In The Soul Brother #1" [Pete Rock Tribute Mix CD]


From Velv Somersault:


 

 

New Brunswick, NJ - Cymarshall Law has been out of the spotlight since the release of last year’s album, Freedom Express Line, but returns today with his Pete Rock tribute mix CD entitled Hip Hop In the Soul Brother #1.  Hosted by KevinNottingham.com and mixed by DJ GI Joe, Hip Hop In the Soul Brother #1 has Cymarshall Law freestyling over 16 classic Pete Rock beats.  The project features the track “Best Kept Secret” which was surfaced late last year on video, which you can check out here. Be on the look out for the new Everliven Sound album produced by Inf of Holland, coming out later this summer and Cymarshall Law & Mr. Joeker's Hip Hop In The Soul 2 is set to release October 4th.

 

Track listing for Hip Hop In The Soul Brother #1 is below:

 

 

Direct Download link: http://kevinnottingham.com/mixtapes/CymarshallLawPeteRockTributeMixCD

 

 

Tracklist:

 

1.  One Life To Live Freestyle
2. The Game Freestyle
3. One, Two Freestyle
4. Tru Master Freestyle
5. Shut Em Down Freestyle
6. Take Your Time Freestyle
7. Freestyle
8. Hip Hop Freestyle
9. Freestyle
10. 732 Freestyle
11. Freestyle feat. St. Joe Louis
12. Take You There - Freestyle
13. Freestyle
14. Best Kept Secret Freestyle
15. Straighten It Out Freestyle
16. Reminisce Freestyle - Feat. Daniel Joseph

 

 

 

 

Connect with Cymarshall Law:

 

@CymarshallLaw

 

Facebook Fan Page

 

CymarshallLaw.net

Free Mixtape: Prano - "Road to the Greenhouse"


Click To Download


Click To Download

BBM's own Prano releases his Pre-Mixtape entitled "Road to the Greenhouse". This mixtape, hosted by DJ Dru Nyce, is the prelude to Prano's very anticipated "Pranobama" mixtape which is slated for release late this summer. Prano has been working hard in the studio the past couple months and is also shooting numerous videos from South Beach Miami to ATL. Follow Prano on Twitter @Pranobbm

Download "Road To The Greenhouse" Here

Stream "Road To The Greenhouse" Via DatPiff Here

PR: A3C Announces First Round Of Artists


A3C ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF ARTISTS

(ATLANTA, GA – June 13, 2011) The best of Hip Hop is coming to Atlanta as the 3-day A3C Hip Hop Festival announces the first round of artists for the 2011 event at The Masquerade. Random Axe, Freeway and Laws are just a few of the exemplary artists that will take the stage October 6-8, 2011.

Artists confirmed so far to perform at the fall festival include Random Axe (Sean Price, Black Milk and Guilty Simpson), Freeway, Aleon Craft, Laws, J-Live, Percee P, Ras Kass, Boog Brown, Ultra Beast (Senor Kaos and 4-Ize), Dillon and Paten Locke.

In addition, Dee-1 and Big Rec have been selected to perform from ReverbNation submissions and artists Danny! and Goines have been chosen from Sonicbids. A3C is still accepting artists’ submissions through either Sonicbids or ReverbNation. A3C staff listen to every submission and are looking for talented artists from across the country who can bring something unique to the festival. All artists that submit through Sonicbids receive a 3-day festival pass. Submission fees apply.

These are a handful of the several hundred artists still to be announced. Performers will be released on a continual basis until the start of the festival.

A3C is also proud to announce the return of the Perfect Attendance showcase in partnership with The Smoking Section. The 3-day Perfect Attendance stage features the best up and coming artists from all regions of the country. Each night is dedicated to artists from a different region including East, West and Midwest, performing alongside southern artists. In other words, the best of the best from the East, West and Midwest brought to you by the South. Artists can submit for the Perfect Attendance stage through ReverbNation starting next week.

The A3C has not only become the largest Hip Hop festival in the southeastern United States, but is the premier gathering place for MCs, DJs, and producers that create Hip Hop music as well as participants and fans of the culture. In addition to the live performances and showcases like promoter extraordinaire Fadia Kader’s Perfect Attendance, the A3C Hip Hop Festival features turntable, producer, and breakdance competitions as well as educational and community programming including panel discussions and workshops. The 2010 festival included such iconic artists as Jean Grae, 9th Wonder, Rhymefest, Camp Lo, Murs, Killer Mike and Beat Minerz.

A3C Hip Hop Festival tickets are available on the A3C website. 3-day passes are $33 and daily passes are $15/day. For discounted hotel accommodations, contact the Days Inn Atlanta Downtown at 1-866-650-7925 with the event name, A3C Festival, and booking code, A3C. The hotel is located at the intersection of Spring Street and Baker Street, approximately 2 miles from The Masquerade.

Specific showcase, panel, artist and event updates will continue to be announced through the A3C website through the event’s start on October 6, 2011. For more information about becoming involved in the A3C as an artist, partner, volunteer or media representative, visit www.a3cfestival.com.

###

ABOUT THE A3C: Now in its 7th year, the A3C Hip Hop Festival is a 2-day, 3-night event held annually in Atlanta, GA and features live performances from a wide variety of approximately 200 artists. The live performance schedule is enhanced by day and evening content showcasing some of the most exciting breakdance, graphic art, fashion, film, equipment demonstrations and panels relating to Hip Hop culture.

Since 2005, the event has featured over 600 of the most elite artists in Hip Hop including: Rakim, Buckshot, Black Sheep, DJ Premier, The Juice Crew, Biz Markie, Del the Funky Homosapien, The Clipse, Souls of Mischief, Little Brother, Wale and B.o.B. In 2010, the A3C was attended by over 20,000 fans and featured partnerships and co-sponsored events with Red Bull, Fadia Kader’s Perfect Attendance, 2DopeBoyz, The Smoking Section, iStandard, Kevin Nottingham, Unique Squared, DJBooth, SESAC and more.

The A3C will take place October 6 - 8, 2011 in Atlanta, GA with its hub at the Masquerade located at 695 North Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30308.

Pages: << Prev Next >>

Welcome to RapReviews.com for the week of April 22nd, 2014!! Please like us on Facebook and shop Amazon through RapReviews so we can bring you new material every week. Since last week's update ran late consider this a compendium of two weeks worth of material in one shot: Adam Bernard's The Adam B Experience #75, Blanco, The Jacka & Messy Marv's "One Hunnid," Chuck Inglish's "Convertibles," Grieves' "Winter and the Wolves," the "Hi Grade Ganja Anthems Volume 4" compilation, Jeep Ward's Subways & Sidewalks #21, Steve 'Flash' Juon's HHS #266 and Steve 'Flash' Juon: The Hip-Hop Shop #267 plus a Boondocks Season 4 editorial, MF Grimm's "Good Morning Vietnam EP," Nas' "Illmatic XX," Pharoahe Monch's "PTSD," Shabaam Sahdeeq's "Keepers of the Lost Art" (our featured review) and Emanuel Wallace's The (W)rap Up for April 15, 2014!

Be sure to check the RapReviews newsfeed for the latest news and updates. Subscribe to the newsfeed via your browser to for daily updates. RapReviews.com also recommends the The SmackDown RunDown from the AngryMarks Podcast Network. We appreciate your support and welcome any feedback you have. Thanks for visiting RapReviews.com!!


© RapReviews.com, a Flash Web Design Exclusive