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Music: "Freeze" by Jeff Spec & REL!G!ON (@WWorx)


Music: "Freeze" by Jeff Spec & REL!G!ON

Courtesy Wandering Worx.

Jeff Spec is back with "Freeze", a ten track offering from indie label Wandering Worx Music. He teams up with music producer REL!G!ON for their first collaboration and together they create a raw, head nodding experience. The album has a soulful sound but there's an edge to it. Spec brings it back to rhyming while REL!G!ON brings it back to his old Ensoniq EPS 16 sampler and analog synths.

Download/Stream: http://fburls.com/90-BCGonbce/t/s/txt/cid/914758/sid/135611946 .
Album Artwork: http://fburls.com/92-VTAkSh1r .
Video: A.M.J - "Free Ride" (@AMJStayPiffed)


Video: A.M.J - "Free Ride"

Courtesy Bigg Zat K.

What’s So Special about the Song & the Artist: The song Free Ride is actually more of an interlude from the rest of the music. The beat is one of a kind and is very easy to vibe with and the lyrics go very well over it. With a good feel to the track and the video, Free Ride is something easy to listen to. Its long enough to leave time for good word play but short enough to make the people want more. Which entices people to stream and listen to the mixtape. A.M.J writes all his own lyrics, records and mixes/masters all of his music. Almost 2 years rapping now he has opened up for national artists Joe Budden and Chris Webby and has done numerous shows around his hometown. He will be opening for Radical Something at The Middle East Club Cambridge Ma, on November 4th, and is awaiting reply to see if he can also open for them Nov. 2nd at The Studio at Webster Hall NYC. With the right push this kid could really go somewhere, hes motivated and dedicated to making it in the industry and has the talent to do so.

Audio: Dope D.O.D. "Psychosis" feat. @SeanMandela


Audio: Dope D.O.D. "Psychosis" feat. Sean Price

Courtesy Matt B.

Music from Dutch group Dope D.O.D. who have teamed up with Duck Down Music to release their album, ‘Branded,’ in North America. The track features Duck Down’s own Sean Price & is produced by Peter Songolo.

Video: @OBXtheMex "Black Magic" (@MacMediaPromo)


Video: OBX "Black Magic"

Courtesy Matt B.

After releasing “Evil Ways” f/ Guilty Simpson a few weeks ago, OBX is back with the first video, “Black Magic,” from his Carlos Santana tribute project, ‘Brown Magic,’ which will be released on 10-15-2012. “Black Magic” finds OBX going in over Santana’s “Back Magic Women” and making it his own.

Billy Danze's @WeBuildHits Inks Deal with RED Distribution


Billy Danze's We Build Hits Inks Deal with RED Distribution

Courtesy Lamar.

In the past years the music industry has been changed from what some of us called the essence or golden years, the music industry has open its doors to artist from all markets and sounds, and has grown in ways no one had ever imagined. As record labels sprout from small pockets of the world one stands out as the most complete. With an artist roster containing Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop and Soul, We Build Hits is sure to do just what the company has planned...

Courtesy Lamar.

In the past years the music industry has been changed from what some of us called the essence or golden years, the music industry has open its doors to artist from all markets and sounds, and has grown in ways no one had ever imagined. As record labels sprout from small pockets of the world one stands out as the most complete. With an artist roster containing Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop and Soul, We Build Hits is sure to do just what the company has planned, “Build Hits”. The company (We Build Hits) inked a lucrative deal with industry powerhouse RED Distribution - A Division of Sony Music Entertainment. Although the financial amount of the deal has not been disclosed, founder Billy Danze of the legendary hip-hop group M.O.P said, “I`m more than happy with the deal, I`m appreciative and eager to get things rolling”. We Build Hits is scheduled to start releasing records from their artist as early as November 2012.

The company’s plan is simple, find the best artist, hire the best team press go and never look back. The company’s Vice President Raymond “RayDon” Coleman offers his comments on the status of the company “We Build Hits is spreading and becoming the first global independent record company, in the next few months we`re releasing multiple albums from artist in the states and multiple countries”. The talent signed to the company ranges from hard edge street to mainstream artist in all corners of the world.

The vision is to give the fans what’s been missing for so long, the connection between artist and fans. We Build Hit’s movement will be heard and it will speak the universal language we all can hear………MUSIC!!!
Termanology & Lil Fame f/ Busta Rhymes & Styles P 'Play Dirty'


Termanology & Lil Fame f/ Busta Rhymes & Styles P 'Play Dirty'

Courtesy Matt B.

Lil Fame & Termanology are Fizzyology; album in stores & iTunes 11-6-2012, which will feature Busta Rhymes, Styles P, Bun B, Freeway, M.O.P., DJ Premier, Statik Selektah & more.

Download link: http://soundcloud.com/macmediapromo/termanology-lil-fame .
Video: DJ Paul "Trap Back Jumpin" (@DJPaulKOM)


Video: DJ Paul "Trap Back Jumpin"

Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.

It's ratchet time! Here is the video for "Trap Back Jumpin" from DJ Paul's A Person of Interest album!

Video: @ShamrockMusic "East$ide" prod. by The Avengerz


Video: $hamrock "East$ide" prod. by The Avengerz

Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.

Here is the official video for $hamrock's "East$ide", produced by The Avengerz, from his new album Money Green! The full project is now available online and in stores via Wyte Music Records/Select-O-Hits.

@UptownXO - Luxury Sh*t (feat. Kid Daytona & Tranqill)


XO - Luxury Sh*t (feat. Kid Daytona & Tranqill)

Courtesy Mello Music Group.

AB The Pro produces the soul drenched banger for Diamond District street king Uptown XO. Luxury Shit finds XO detailing how some glorify material things but he's busy milking the game on the move up. And after a look inside the world of working to rise from XO, London emcee Tranqill jumps in with his trademark sound and a middle finger to the law as he raps about getting his due. Far from done, the Bronx's Kid Daytona offers his own bars on living in the lap of luxury, "playing father to these hoes like Bruce Jenner."

Free Download: Uptown XO "Luxury Shit (f. Tranqill & Kid Daytona)" http://uptownxo202.bandcamp.com/track/luxury-shit-feat-tranquill-and-kid-daytona-prod-by-ab-the-pro .
@CrisCab Releases New Video; RISE EP Available NOW


Cris Cab Releases New Video; RISE EP Available NOW

Courtesy CC.

In celebration of today's RISE EP release, Cris Cab drops a brand new video for "White Lingerie," a standout track off the project which is available everywhere digitally today. The video features Cris leaning up against a '57 Austin Healy while telling the story of a bride stood up at the altar.


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