Video: Copywrite - "Got To Make It" f/ Tage Future
Courtesy Audible Treats.
Today, Copywrite is excited to release God Save The King: Proper English Version via his longtime label Man Bites Dog Records. The album is a deluxe edition re-release of his February album, God Save The King, and the new version of the project includes a number of remixes for God Save The King standouts, each featuring a collection of the UK's biggest rappers, a list that includes Context, Dru Blu, Mystro, SAS, Akala, Iron Braydz, and more. The album also features a number of new exclusives, including recent single "More Sorrow," and today, Copywrite is releasing a video for single "Got To Make It."
Tawag Enterprises - Access My Inbox Vol. 2 (Host Tricksta)
Courtesy Park Street PR.
As promised HoodCelebritys and Tawag Enterprise are back with Volume 2 of their Access To My Inbox series. This time round they have hollered at one of the UKs hottest and best known DJs, DJ Tricksta, who is widely known for his continued support of the UKs underground movement and the man behind the UK's longest running underground Hip-Hop mixtape series UK Runnings. He has also done official mixtapes with the likes of Papoose, Red Cafe, French Montana, Chamillionaire, Sheek Louch, 40Glocc & Spider Locc from G-Unit, DJ Paul from Three Six Mafia & more. Vol 2 is packed full of heat, with tracks from Dappy to Busta, from Wiz to Paper Boi, from Shimmer Baby to Suga Free and many more. Check out the track list below and hit the download link as this is shaping up to be one of the hottest mixtape series to come along in a while.
01. Tricksta - Intro 02. Blake Carrington - Legendary (Produced By Ric Notes) 03. Shimmer Baby - Cocky 04. A-$tar (PMA) & The Blitz - Niggas In Paris 05. Kanye West Feat. Pusha T - New God Flow 06. Reek Da Villain Feat. Busta Rhymes & Lloyd Banks - Get Away Car Driving 07. Dappy - Tarzan 2 08. Scorcher - Rockstar (Dappy Diss) 09. Young Product - Kiss Goodnight 10. Young Product - You 11. Cheikh - Superman 12. Suga Free & Pimpin' Young Feat.Twista & LaToiya Williams - Everything You Need 13. Ellie Goulding Feat. Tinie Tempah Hanging On 14. PaperBoi E&J - Retweet That 15. Mdot-E - My Moment 16. Copywrite Feat. Royce da 5 9 & Genesis Elijah - Overdose (Produced by Curtiss King) 17. K.Bo - Hard Out Here 18. Wiz Khalifa Feat. Busta Rhymes - Different Cloth 19. Busta Rhymes Ft Vybz Kartel- Wine & Go Down 20. Shimmer Baby - Blow 21. CyHi The Prynce Feat. Chris Brown & Big Sean - 100 Bottles 22. Curren$y Feat. Young Jeezy & Lil Wayne - Dont Miss This Jet
DJ J-Ronin & DJ Snips - "All Elements Vol. 12" (Host M.O.P.)
Shout out to everybody who supported the mixtape! All the fans, blogs and websites! I felt like it was overdue to leak the tape and drop it online. I have another video dropping this week from the mixtape so look out for it!
In case you missed the 1st video here it is DJ J-Ronin ft. Lil Fame of M.O.P. - Misery prod. by Sid Roams - http://youtu.be/nEXZEVW_p8c .
Track List 1. Intro w/ DJ J-Ronin and M.O.P. prod by Beat butcha 2. M.O.P. - BACK AT IT prod. by Snow Goons ( Sparta album in stores now) 3. Jadakiss ft. LA The Darkman , Sav Killz and Billy Danze of M.O.P. - Rich Righteous Teachers prod. by JP Beatz of Terminal 3 4. Ras Kass ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq and Sav Killz - Dreadnoks (ruff version) prod. by DJ Quis Star (World Premier) 5. Cortez, Ruste Juxx, Sav Killz and Illa Ghee - Brooklyn Takin It prod. by DJ Snips (World Premier) 6. Common - Sweet (Drake Diss) (The Dreamer/ The Believer in stores now) 7. Rock of Heltah Skeltah ft. Math Hoffa and Gutta- Bang prod. by Vokab and Big Pops (World Premier) 8. Immortal Technique ft. J.Arch and Hassan Salaam -The Trenches prod. by Beat Butcha (World Premier) 9. Mobb Deep - Dead Mans Shoes prod. by Beat Butcha 10. Lil Fame of M.O.P. - Misery prod. by Fizzy Womack (World Premier) 11. Lloyd Banks - Super Crack prod. by Beat Butcha 12. M.O.P. - Opium prod. by The Snow Goons ( Sparta album in stores now) 13. Sha Stimuli ft. DNA and Franchise Liaison - Street Smart prod. by Vokab (World Premier) 14. T-Kilo ft. Math Hoffa and Illa Ghee - Undergrounds Most Wanted 15. Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Get It Forever 16. M.O.P. - Get Yours prod. by The Snow Goons ( Sparta album in stores now) 17. Sav Killz and Planet Asia - Incarcerated Scarfaces Freestyle 18. Timbo King, Planet Asia and Hell Razah - Flashbacks prod. by Thorotracks (World Premier) 19. Cappadonna ft. Sav Killz The Good Die Young prod. by DJ Snips (World Premier) 20. Serius Jones - Wishing prod. by DJ Snips (World Premier) 21. Louie Gonz and Iron Braydz - Fuck With Me prod. by Iron Braydz Cuts by DJ Snips (World Premier) 22. Math Hoffa, Hollow Da Don and Hanz (NYB) - Put It in the Pot (World Premier) 23. Lukey ft. Lil Fame of M.O.P. - Get Off The Corner prod. by IFresh Beatz 24. Joe Columbo, Louie Gonz and Verse-Remember The Titans Showbiz Remix Freestyle prod. by Showbiz of D.I.T.C. 25. Nutso, F.T. Life Long and EQ- A Problem prod. by Vokab ( World Premier) 26. Outro w/ M.O.P. and DJ J-Ronin prod. by Beat Butcha
Mark Morrison - I Am What I Am (JButtah Refix) ft. Edley Shine
Core DJ producer JButtah, and Edley Shine formerly of Born Jamericans, have teamed with British R&B singer Mark Morrison to deliver "I Am What I Am (Refix)", a hot new Dancehall remix for the summer of 2012, of Morrison's upcoming single. The refix pays tribute to Jamaica's 50th year of independence.
Mark Morrison, born in Germany, to Bajan parents, released hits such as "Return of the Mack", and "Moan & Groan". Currently finishing his third studio album, also titled I Am What I Am, last month Morrison featured on Trae Tha Truth's "I'm On 2.0", the video landed MTV's Jam of the Week. Edley Shine, formerly of hip-hop/reggae duo Born Jamericans, who were among the first to transcend the barrier that conventional dancehall music now enjoys, by creating a hybrid of hip-hop and dancehall music, has also worked with legendary artists such as Stevie Wonder and KRS-One. VA native, DJ JButtah has garnered recognition with production credits including Trey Songz, Swizz Beatz, Cassidy, Fat Joe "Blackout" and Jadakiss new single "Hold You Down".
Maybach Music Group Presents Scotty Boi - "A.W.O.L 2"
Courtesy Papa Smirf.
NEW MIXTAPE FROM MAYBACH MUSIC GROUP'S OWN SCOTTY BOI WITH THE 2ND INSTALLMENT TO HIS "A.W.O.L" MIXTAPE. THE MIXTAPE FEATURES THE STREET ANTHEM "LAWYER FEES" FEATURING RICK ROSS & FRENCH MONTANA. @SCOTTYBOITKG
Hip-Hop Duo Zion I Announce 2012 Shadowboxing Tour & Ready 7th LP
Courtesy Ballin PR.
Oakland, CA-Hip-hop duo Zion I invite live music fans from all over the country to spar at the 2012 Shadowboxing Tour. Beginning October 4 in Fresno, California, the duo, consisting of emcee Zumbi and producer Amp Live, will hit 30 cities from Brooklyn to Boulder and Atlanta to Orlando with up and coming Santa Cruz Dubstep DJ Minnesota.
The Shadowboxing Tour will kick-off in conjunction with Zion I's newest album, Shadowboxing coming out October 2 on Live Up Records. A move from the live instrumentation of their last record towards the gritty, beat heavy sound, Zion I continue to forge new ground musically. Attached is Float, a track from the forthcoming LP. But thematically, Shadowboxing is signature Zion I: "This is an album about metaphorical kicks and throws at oneself," explains Zumbi, "looking inward at the shadow self, and seeking awareness in the darkness of one's own psyche."
On the group's 7th LP they've enlisted guests such as Bassnectar, Grouch and Eligh, Clyde Carson and Goapele.
Since 1999, Zion I has released six critically acclaimed LPs, including Mind over Matter (1998), Deep Water Slang (2000), True & Livin’ (2003), The Take Over (2009), and Atomic Clock (2010). They also have two highly acclaimed albums under the name Zion I and The Grouch with long time collaborator The Grouch, Hereos in the City of Dope and Hereos in the Healing of the Nation. Voted best Bay Area hip-hop group by the SF Weekly numerous times, Zion I have been featured in media outlets from XXL, The Source, Vibe, YRB, 944, Prefixmag.com, Popmatters, 7+7, SF Chronicle, and SF Bay Guardian.
Christian Bauhofer, known by his fans as his party crushing alter ego Minnesota, is a producer and DJ heralding from Santa Cruz, CA that has been lighting up venues across the country with his frantic energy and pounding bass. At 23 years old, Minnesota has recently spent his time touring with acts such as Big Gigantic while artists like Bassnectar and PANTyRAID have been incorporating his tracks into their sets. His first EP, Panda Snatching Tycoon, found critical acclaim when it was released under Tycho Records in January 2011. His follow up to this album, Ancient Machines, was released by Mal Label and became number nine on addictech.com’s best seller’s list for the year while every track from the album charted on the beatport.com glitch hop charts.
10/4 – Fulton 55 – Fresno, CA 10/5 – The Mezzanine – San Francisco, CA 10/6 – Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA 10/11 – Senator Theater – Chico, CA 10/12 – Humbolt Brews – Arcata, CA 10/13 – The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA 10/16 – WOW Hall – Eugene, OR 10/17 – Domino Room – Bend, OR 10/18 - The Royal Lounge – Olympia, WA 10/19 – Refuge – Portland, OR 10/20 – City Arts Festival – Seattle, WA 10/22 – TBA 10/23 – TBA 10/24 – Aggie Theatre – Fort Collins, CO 10/25 – Boulder Theatre – Boulder, CO 10/26 – TBA 10/27 – TBA – Denver, CO 11/8 – Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn, NYC 11/9 – Middle East Downstairs – Cambridge, MA 11/10 – The Blockley – Philadelphia, PA 11/11 – Higher Ground – South Burlington, VT 11/12 – Pearl Street – Northampton, MA 11/14 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD 11/15 Amos’ Southend – Charlotte, NC 11/16 – The Music Farm – Charleston, SC 11/17 – Terminal West King Plow Arts Center – Atlanta, GA 11/18 – Jack Rabbits – Jacksonville, FL 11/19 – The Social – Orlando, FL 12/14 – El Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA 12/15 – Porter’s Pub – San Diego, CA
Muscle Car Maxi-Single by Sontiago f/ Therese Workman, Ango, Alias
Portland, Maine based hip-hop artist, Sontiago drops her first release in nearly five years. Sontiago’s 2007 sophomore album earned her a number six spot on the CMJ hip-hop charts, landed her on the pages of URB’s Next 100 and was named “your Ipod’s best friend,” in Bust Magazine.
After a US/Canadian tour with her last album, Steel Yourself, Sontiago returned home and focused her creative passions on working with youth in her community. Busying herself as a teaching artist with a local non-profit writing center, Sontiago has spent a significant amount of time leading songwriting and video workshops for area high school students. The results can be seen in a series of recently completed video shorts titled, “The Whole World Waiting.”
Returning to her own music, Sontiago found some inspiration with a group of influential collaborators. Lucky Me Records producer Ango saw Sontiago perform in his hometown of Halifax in 2003 and after relocating to Montreal years later,sought out Endemik Music’s Scott Da Ros, who helped get the two artists together. Ango, who had just returned from the Red Bull Music Academy in Barcelona, was armed with energy and a thundering palette of beats, while Sontiago, revitalized, was bursting with ideas.
Back in Portland, Maine, Sontiago was bar-tending at a local venue when a girl in a bluegrass band caught her eye. She was wearing a pair of sneakers that suggested she was more than a bassist in an all-girl folk ensemble. Indeed, she was. The two exchanged music the next day and Sontiago found out that Therese Workman was one half of Oh My Goodness, a brilliant duo that made songs infused with humor, future-pop, R&B, and a healthy dose of Cosby Show. From there it was on. The two pushed each other, wrote together, recorded together and cheered from the sidelines as Anticon’s Alias mixed their vocals.
Muscle Car Maxi Single is the kind of music that might cause groups of strangers to burst into spontaneous and elaborate dance numbers as it flows from the stereos of cars cruising the Saturday night strip. Sontiago is back. Life is good. It’s time to have a bit of fun. Without sacrificing her ability to make a point, Sontiago steers Muscle Car with a carefree abandon that is both infectious and exhilarating. On the b-side, Okay Okay’s anthemic beat and fierce determination is the perfect counterpoint to the title track – the moment when everyone suddenly realizes they’ve been caught up in unconscious choreography but shrugs off their inhibitions and keeps dancing anyway.
Sontiago's Muscle Car is a digital maxi-single including two new songs produced by Ango, a remix by Alias and two instrumentals. Muscle Car will be released through Endemik Music and is available at http://www.endemikmusic.com and other online retailers August 14, 2012.