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MP3: A3C Volume 1: Willie Evans, Jr. - "Never Be Free"


MP3: A3C Volume 1: Willie Evans, Jr. - "Never Be Free"

Courtesy Audible Treats.

Countdown To A3C Volume 1 Compilation Continues With Latest Single

The Song:

As the days are drawing closer and closer to the 2011 A3C Hip-Hop Festival, iHipHop Distribution is excited to release the latest single from the A3C Volume 1 compilation album, which will be released on October 4th and is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Following the announcement of Big Daddy Kane and M.O.P. being added to the festival line-up, along with a single from Chase N Cashe, today's new single, "Never Be Free," comes from Florida bred MC, producer, and visual artist Willie Evans, Jr., who, along with all of the artists featured on the compilation, will perform at the seventh annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival, taking place from October 6th - 8th at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia.

Download "Never Be Free" here: http://soundcloud.com/ihiphop-distribution/willie-evans-jr-never-be-free .

The seventh annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival will take place October 6th through 8th at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information on the Festival and the A3C Volume 1 compilation, please visit: www.A3Cfestival.com .

Watch the A3C promotional video here: http://vimeo.com/29101982 .

A3C Volume 1 Track List:

Disc 1:
1. Murs x Ski Beatz – Let's Go!
2. P Dukes - Work
3. Chase N. Cashe - My House
4. Killa Kyleon featuring Miss Mykie - Carpul Tunnel
5. Johnny Spanish - Anything Goes
6. Rockie Fresh - Spotlight
7. G-Eazy -Rebel
8. SL Jones - All Honesty
9. XV –Higher
10. Smoke DZA featuring Bun B & Big K.R.I.T. - On The Corner
11. GLC - Show You What This Ism Do
12. Freddie Gibbs featuring El Prez - Executive Decision
13. Main Attrakionz featuring Shady Blaze - World Tour
14. J NICS - S.N.A.S.
15. Action Bronson - Muslim Wedding
16. Cory Gunz featuring Hash - Str8 Drop
17. Trademark Da Skydiver & Young Roddy featuring Curren$y - Jet Life To The Next Life
18. Phil Ade - Let It Shine
19. Marz Lovejoy featuring Like (of Pac Div) & Jason Madison - I Can't Call It
20. Jon Connor featuring Ducky - High
21. Aleon Craft - Cruise Control
22. J-Live - Look Right

Disc Two:
1. Willie Evans Jr. - Never Be Free
2. Soul Khan - When The Plague Starts
3. Torae - Make A Movie
4. 9th Wonder featuring Thee Tom Hardy, Rapsody & Skyzoo - Jamla's Coming At You
5. Nitty Scott - Truth
6. The Kid Daytona - Night School
7. Young Scolla - Another Day
8. THURZ - Nosy People
9. Boog Brown featuring Invincible & StaHHr - Dope Girl Magic, pt 2
10. Termanology - Step It Up
11. Rapper Big Pooh - No Choice
12. 9th Wonder featuring Actual Proof, The Away Team & Big Remo - The Score
13. El Da Sensei - The Best We Gonna Be
14. Saigon - I Know Now
15. Jarren Benton - Skitzo
16. M.O.P. x Snowgoons - Anybody Can Get it
17. Freeway - For The Paper
18. REKS - Rap Disciple
19. Statik Selektah featuring Slaine - The Time Is Now
20. Bronze Nazareth featuring RZA - Fresh From The Morgue
21. Reef The Lost Cauze x Snowgoons -Kill Somebody
22. League Of Extraordinary Gz - Pressure
23. Dead Prez - Globalization (Scene Of The Crime)

Beastie Boys' LICENSED TO ILL TOUR Exhibition Premieres 10/8


Beastie Boys' LICENSED TO ILL TOUR Exhibition Premieres on October 8 at Hold Up Art

Courtesy Versa @ Gorgeous PR.

HOLD UP ART PRESENTS THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF SUNNY BAK
IN A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION ENTITLED
Boys and Dogs
Premieres on October 8, 2011 at 7:00 PM

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Exhibit runs through November 1, 2011

at

Hold Up Art
358 E. 2nd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Hold Up Art presents Boys and Dogs, a collection of works by world renowned photographer Sunny Bak. Her photos of the Beastie Boys and the "Licensed to Ill" tour solidified Sunny's place as a serious rock and celebrity photographer. Simultaneously, her love of animals, especially dogs, led to the creation of the best selling People Magazine parody, Pupple. These two diverse collections of images represent the work that have defined Sunny's career.

"It's been 25 years since I looked at the images I shot of the Beastie Boys in NYC with Garrett Simmons when we were working on a book called Pupple," says Sunny Bak of this new exhibition. "This show is part retrospective and part looking toward the future as Garrett and I are working on a follow up to the original Pupple. It's an homage to the beasty in all of us."

Photographing celebrities since high school, Sunny has shot celebrities like Madonna, 10,000 Maniacs, Gregory Peck, Keanu Reeves, Seth Green, and Carol Alt.  She spent time on the road with the up-and-coming The Beastie Boys on their 1986 "Licensed to Ill" tour. Sunny shot the iconic images that were featured in the multi-platinum album's artwork.

"Within the context of our culture, from Kanye, to Banksy to Obama, hip hop is an undeniable pillar of our culture," says Hold Up Art curator Brian Lee. "Though many people overlook the 80s hip hop scene as being dated and over-played, too much of our contemporary notions of the 'artist,' and issues of 'anti-authority' that color the way we perceive the Shepard Fairey's of the day, are informed directly by the attitude and movement of the genre. Sunny Bak's photos follow the Beastie's during their late 80s 'Licensed to Ill' tour, offering a very intimate perspective on such a ground-breaking time.  Whether it is our distance in time or the closeness Sunny shared with The Beastie Boys, Bak's photos bring you closer to understanding who these three guys really were, aside from their music videos.  The photos reveal the personal side of them, and a universal story of youth, potential, and the American Dream."

Sunny's best-selling book, Pupple, co-created with Garrett Simmons, took a different look at celebrity photography. She photographed dogs, dressed as celebrities in a parody of People Magazine. With new celebrities to feature, Sunny and Garrett are currently working on the follow up to Pupple.

Most recently, Sunny's work has appeared in Jay-Z's online promotion with BING for his book, Decoded, and in the Rizolli book, Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label.

For more information about this and other exhibitions, please visit www.holdupart.com .

Follow Hold Up Art on Twitter and like them on Facebook.

MP3: L.I. f/ Aaron Taylor - "I'm the One"


MP3: L.I. f/ Aaron Taylor - "I'm the One"

Courtesy Shocksound Entertainment.

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I'm The One(Main Mix)

I'm The One (Radio Edit)

MP3: Yung Berg f/ Mia Rey & Driicky - "Shawty U Can Get It"


MP3: Yung Berg f/ Mia Rey & Driicky - "Shawty U Can Get It"

Courtesy Nancy B.

YUNG BERG & YFM PRESENTS

"SHAWTY U CAN GET IT FT. DRIICKY GRAHAM & MIA REY"

CLEAN: http://www.sendspace.com/file/9u44tc

DIRTY: http://www.sendspace.com/file/zasb3h

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Video: Koncept & Tranzformer - "High"


Video: Koncept & Tranzformer - "High"

Courtesy Brown Bag AllStars.

Koncept & Tranzformer just dropped a new video for their track "High" off their "More Than Meets The Eye" EP. Check out the video and download the EP below.

Watch Koncept & Tranzformer's "High" HERE

If you haven't yet, download "More Than Meets The Eye" for FREE HERE

Also make sure you pick up a Koncept (Brown Bag AllStars Edition) T-Shirt HERE.

PR: Cormega "Raw Forever" 2-CD (courtesy All Elements)


PR: Cormega "Raw Forever" 2-CD (courtesy All Elements)

From J-Ronin.

Cormega's upcoming double LP "Raw Forever" drops on Cormega's Aura Records imprint on Traffic Entertainment this Tuesday. The first CD contains 11 classic Cormega tracks and the second CD consists of 11 new songs all over a live band and vocalists called the Revelations. The Revelations backed "Raw Forever" album boasts features from Lil' Fame (M.O.P.), AZ, Nature, Blaq Poet, Tragedy Khadafi, Havoc, Grand Puba (Brand Nubian), KRS One, Big Daddy Kane, Parrish Smith (EPMD), and Kool DJ Red Alert.

You can order Cormega's "Raw Forever" from Amazon, iTunes, HHV, Access Hip Hop or UGHH. Raw Forever is only $9.99 on Amazon.com!

Download Cormega VI ft. AZ and Nature here >>>>> http://hulkshare.com/ccvuvhsqtgli .

Video: Sean Hines - "Up Top Boys"


Video: Sean Hines - "Up Top Boys"

Courtesy Major Music.

MP3: Choclair f/ Darko & Hue Hef - "T-Dot" (prod. DJ Bless)


MP3: Choclair f/ Darko & Hue Hef - "T-Dot" (prod. DJ Bless)

Courtesy Never So Deep Records.

* http://www.neversodeeprecords.com/djbless/T_Dot.zip *

1. Clean
2. Dirty
3. Instrumental
4. T.V. Track
5. Vocals

Video: Kay 2 x Strange Days - "Dreamers"


Video: Kay 2 x Strange Days - "Dreamers"

Courtesy 730 Promo.

Kay 2 are back with the release of a brand new viral video in the lead up to their forthcoming debut mixtape ‘The Strangest Day’.  Having grown up on a small council estate in Chelsea / Fulham with a Moroccan and Irish heritage, music played a monumental part in the upbringing of Kay 2, something which has transcended into the music they make today.  Kay - 2 peaked at Number 2 on the Myspace UK Unsigned Music Charts and are a group to look out for in the years ahead.

PR: Nefew Team Up With 7Inch for "Transitions"


PR: Nefew Team Up With 7Inch for "Transitions"

Courtesy Melanie J Cornish.

Riding the wave of success after re-releasing their Man vs Many project earlier this month, Hip-Hop duo Nefew have teamed up with producer 7 inch for the next installment in their musical uprising. Having garnered the support of multiple websites and video platforms with their video Fade, a song also produced by their current collaborator, 7inch, the group made up of Polemikk and PA Double are keen to keep their musical momentum turning rather than taking a breather to bask in the glory.

A mutual respect for each others craft is what saw Nefew team up for TRANSITIONS with German producer, 7inch. Their efforts led to an EP, which boasts six songs, intertwined with musical interludes exhibiting both parties true appreciation for music and the power it possesses. The lyrically charged Over Here serves as the projects lead off single, again backed up by a visual which is expected to be as successful as that for Fade.

"What we wanted to create with TRANSITIONS was a timeless project, where not just a couple of tracks stood out, but every one of them was capable of being a single, something people don't really try and do today," 7inch explained. "Working with Polemikk and PA Double was a great experience as these guys are exceptional artists, combine that with competent production and the common thread running though the entire project, I believe we have crafted something special," the production mastermind summarized.

"Less is more, and this is what we wanted to prove with this project," claims Polemikk. "We made sure to have six powerful songs and a global subject matter holding them together. The production is impeccable, proving that 7inch is a producer to watch out for in the near future."

TRANSITIONS LANDING PAGE: http://www.transitions-music.com/ .

TRACK LIST

01. Odyssey
02. It Ain't Easy
03. Morning Thoughts
04. Your Own feat. Jonas
05. Over Here
06. Astral Nights
07. Number One
08. Imagine
09. Crossroads
10. Stand Back feat. Souleez


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