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MP3: Big Lou - "Tupac Back, Biggie Back, Big Pun Back"


From J-Ronin:

MP3: Big Lou - "Tupac Back, Biggie Back, Big Pun Back (All In One Back)"

DOWNLOAD HERE -  http://hulkshare.com/c7pay7ukdh4o

Follow Big Lou on twitter - http://twitter.com/biglouhiphop

BIG LOU - PRAY FOR ME W/ DJ J-RONIN -  COMING SOON
Video: Drama Beats Talks About Working With Yelawolf


Video: Drama Beats Talks About Working With Yelawolf

Video: Jason Derulo - "Don't Wanna Go Home"


From Ayal @ WBR:

Video: Jason Derulo - "Don't Wanna Go Home"

MP3/Video: Tanya Morgan - "Without Hands" Feat. Che Grand


From Audible Treats:

MP3/Video: Tanya Morgan - "Without Hands" Feat. Che Grand, King Mez & Skyzoo (Prod. By Veterano)

Latest Single From The Official SXSW Mixtape Brings Together Brooklyn, Cincy, And NC

The Song:

Two months ago, artists, fans, and industry folks from around the world converged on Austin, Texas for SXSW, with 1,000's of performances throughout the week. For a few select artists, the occasion also offered the opportunity to come together and collaborate with peers, and that's precisely what happened for Tanya Morgan, who came together with Che Grand, King Mez, Skyzoo, and producer Veterano, to record this brand new song, "Without Hands," which will be a part of The Official SXSW Mixtape, dropping May 31st at DJBooth.net.

The song was recorded on the Unique Squared Mobile Studio, a state of the art recording studio contained within a massive, 45-foot tour bus, as a part of a three-day initiative to bring artists together to collaborate, fostering an environment that allowed artists to harness their creativity. The track was recorded and mixed by Fokis, and three-peat Scribble Jam DJ Battle champion DJ Presyce handled all cuts and scratches.

The Official SXSW Mixtape, which also features Ro Spit, Kosha Dillz, Khaleel, Nick Javas, J-Live, Apollo Brown, IMAKEMADBEATS, Dynamite Brothers, and D.R.U.G.S. Kels of TN2 Productions will be available for free download beginning May 31st at DJBooth.net.

Download "Without Hands" here: http://media.audibletreats.com/Tanya_Morgan-Without_Hands_Prod_Veterano.mp3 .

Watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn1vAJ-n7pc .

Mixtape: Brisco - "21 Jump Street"


From Poe Boy Music:

Mixtape: Brisco - "21 Jump Street"

* http://coast2coastmixtapes.com/mixtapes/mixtapedetail.aspx/brisco-21-jump-street *

01. Intro feat. Billy Blue & Jase of Kulture Shock
02. Bitch I'm Paid
03. Baller feat. Figgie McKnight
04. Promise
05. Fuck Nigga Free (FNF) feat. Cadilac
06. Dope Boy feat. Mike Bless & Ball Greezy
07. Keep It 100 feat. Charles Reed
08. Imma Dog feat. Ronnie
09. By Your Side feat. Jade & Lil' Wayne
10. Miami feat. Rick Ross & Billy Blue
11. Oh Lord feat. Rodney Cash
12. Welcome To The Club
13. Bird Boy feat. Birdman & Mack Maine
14. Invitation feat. Shonie & J Martin
15. Out Of My Mind feat. Ghost Wridah
16. My Turn feat. Mike Bless
17. Goon feat. Billy Blue
18. Face Down feat. Trav Falcone

* WWW.TWITTER.COM/BRISCOOPALOCKA *
* WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/POEBOYBRISCO *

R.I.P. Gil Scott-Heron


From Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The author of the song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" - which helped pioneer sounds that would fuse to become rap - has died in New York City. Musician Gil Scott-Heron was 62.

A friend who answered the telephone listed for his Manhattan recording company confirms he died Friday afternoon at a hospital. Doris C. Nolan says he died after becoming sick upon returning from a European trip.

Scott-Heron recorded "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" in the 1970s in Harlem.

He mixed minimalistic percussion and spoken-word performances tinged with politics in a style he sometimes referred to as bluesology. He recorded more than a dozen albums and wrote a handful of books.

Scott-Heron was born in Chicago on April 1, 1949. He was raised in Jackson, Tenn.

Source: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_OBIT_GIL_SCOTT_HERON

Video: Louie Gonz - "Paradise Plottin" (prod. Cosmo)


From J-Ronin:

Video: Louie Gonz - "Paradise Plottin" (prod. Cosmo)

Paradise Plottin' download http://soundcloud.com/louiegonz/paradise-plottin
Bonus Freestyle download http://soundcloud.com/louiegonz/im-on-one-freestyle

Video: Drums & Ammo & DaVinci - "Round Me" (Prod. by Al Jieh)


From Audible Treats:

Video: Drums & Ammo & DaVinci - "Round Me" (Prod. by Al Jieh)

The virtuoso producers behind Drums & Ammo are happy to announce the release of their latest video, this one for the song "'Round Me." The fourth music video from their instrumental debut album, Vol. 1, which was released for free last month, displays the talents of the collective's fourth member, Al Jieh. Listeners might remmeber this song from DaVinci's debut album last year, The Day The Turf Stood Still. "This beat was always one of my favorites--real straight-forward, hard shit--so I wanted to include the beat on the instrumental album. On top of that, I always wanted to do a video for this song when TDTTSS came out, but we never got a chance to," explains Al Jieh, expanding on the Drums & Ammo video series, by adding, "We're not content with just being beat-makers; we're producers. That's why all of the music videos for an insturmental album showcase the finished song."

Arguably the darkest single in the series, "'Round Me" is a dourly realistic visual. The video, directed by D&A's REL (Ariel Nuñez), was shot partly in the middle of San Francisco's Chinatown. "DaVinci always talks about 'hustling hard, like an immigrant,'" says Al Jieh. "Chinatown is all hustlers, and it's a big part of San Francisco history. REL thought it would be fitting to also have him in front of a the US flag mural out there, because there's no bigger hustlers than our government." Adding to the theme, director REL also captured other iconic symbols of hustle, so he pieced in scenes of SF's Financial District. Indeed, it was, as DaVinci's whispery flow and the video's shadowy slow-mo shots ultimately compliment Al Jieh's haunted instrumental perfectly.

Next month, Drums & Ammo will be dropping an EP that will serve as a supplement to Vol. 1 and will include the songs that have been featured as a part of the instrumental album's music video series, and more.

Video: Poe Rilla - "We Bomb"


Video: Poe Rilla - "We Bomb"

Video: Andre 'Gitt' Brown - "My Pain"


From BF Blasts:

Video: Andre 'Gitt' Brown - "My Pain"


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