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MP3: Sean Born f/ Hassaan Macket - "Bullsh*t"


MP3: Sean Born f/ Hassaan Macket - "Bullsh*t" (prod. Kev Brown)

Courtesy Mello Music Group.

Sean Born releases a new single "Bullsh*t" off his upcoming debut Behind The Scale.  The new song features Daily Bread emcee Hassaan Mackey and is produced by Kev Brown.  "Bullsh*t" captures the tone of the album, featuring a crackling piano loop and reality rap that brings back memories of Raekwon's "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx".  Enjoy and feel free to post and share.  Pre-Order links are up now!

Free Download: Sean Born "Bullsh*t" (feat. Hassaan Mackey & prod. Kev Brown) http://mellomusicgroup.bandcamp.com/track/bullshit-feat-hassaan-mackey .
 
Listen & Pre-Order @ iTunes Now!  Sean Born "Behind The Scale" http://itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/behind-the-scale/id490914509 .

The Return of The Jungle Brothers & The Native Tongues Reunion


The Return of The Jungle Brothers & The Native Tongues Reunion

Courtesy Iconoclast Multimedia.

Lo-Key Entertainment
Present
Tuesday February 7, 2012
The Return of The Jungle Brothers
& The Native Tongues Reunion

Special Invited Guests include A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Black Sheep, L.O.N.S, Monie Love & more.

Music by 98.7 Kiss FM Kool DJ Red Alert

SOB’s
200 Varick Street
New York, NY 10014

Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of show

Log onto www.junglebrothers.eventbrite.com to purchase your tickets.

Doors open 8pm – 1am
Showtime 10pm

For more info contact:
Karim (908) 296-3970

Video: C-DUBB - "First Time"


Video: C-DUBB - "First Time"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

C-DUBB telling his story about his first time being in love. Through the years of his bottled up emotions has been transformed into a beautiful love song.

Audio: M-Phazes - "Phazed Out"


Audio: M-Phazes - "Phazed Out"

Courtesy DM360.

Australia's top rank hip-hop producer M-Phazes and legendary turntablist DJ Rhettmatic of the World Famous Beat Junkies, join forces for the February 14th release of Phazed Out.  The project is a compilation of select singles taken from Coalmine Record's catalog, remixed by the Aria Award winning M-Phazes and blended together by the former DMC West Coast Champion, Rhettmatic.

The mix breathes new life into many of the boutique label's previously released material and includes guest features from the likes of Big Noyd, Phil The Agony, Termanology, Sadat X, Heltah Skeltah, CL Smooth, Skyzoo, Masta Ace, Brown Bag AllStars, El Da Sensei, Mela Machinko, J-Live and more.  In promotion for the album's release, Coalmine lets the leash off the project's intro which features a verse from Emilio Rojas with drops from Sha Money XL and DJ Premier, the latter of which breaks down what you can expect from this producer-centric release.

M-troduction (feat. Emilio Rojas, Sha Money XL & DJ Premier) by Diamond Media 360

Tracklist:

01. "M-troduction” (feat. Emilio Rojas, Sha Money XL & DJ Premier)
02. "The Raw” (feat. Saigon, Inspectah Deck & Bekay)
03. “All Out” (feat. Big Noyd Phil The Agony, Krondon & Mista Sinista)
04. “Underground Railroad” (feat. Famoso, Termanology, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Phantasm, Chubb Rock & Sadat X)
05. "I’m The Reason” (feat. Bekay)
06. "Midnight Madness” (feat. Heltah Skeltah & DJ Revolution)
07. “Another Classic” (feat. Burke, Torae & DJ Waxwork)
08. "Perfect Timing” (feat. CL Smooth & Skyzoo)
09. "Brooklyn Bridge” (feat. Bekay & Masta Ace)
10. "What It’s All About” (feat. Brown Bag All Stars)
11. “2 The Death” (feat. El Da Sensei & Mela Machinko)
12. “Super Good” (feat. J-Live)
MP3: Shabaam Sahdeeq - "Crank"


MP3: Shabaam Sahdeeq - "Crank"

Courtesy PR Dean Multimedia.

NEW SHABAAM SAHDEEQ OF HIS UPCOMING STREET ALBUM "RELENTLESS PT.2".

* http://hulkshare.com/w2785qz3gl3y *

Audio: Them Mcs - "My Adidas"


Audio: Them Mcs - "My Adidas"

Courtesy Leland P.

We have recently released a mixtape that has the potential to heavily influence and even change the face of Rap music.

Video: Nems - "Last Stop"


Video: Nems - "Last Stop"

Courtesy Creative Juices Music.

(produced by Tommy Gunz)
Off Nems album Prezidents Day
Label: Creative Juices Music
Video By Block Alliance Films/TV

Hip-Hop Goes Poker: Music Videos & Songs About Playin' Cards


Last year I wrote a special editorial about the short lived phenomenon of Hip Hop Hold 'Em, featuring the likes of Biz Markie, Ed Lover and The Game playing poker for a syndicated audience. It seems like I'm not the only one pondering the link between playin' cards and playin' fat tracks after watching late night poker tournaments on TV. In fact after searching various combinations of phrases like hip-hop and poker, the following selection of rap songs turned up from true-to-life (card) players. One of my immediate favorites was from unsigned rapper Funky Boy, who was good enough to garner 23,000 views for his homemade video "This Is HOLDEM!"

Pretty impressive given it came out almost two years before I wrote my first "hip-hop meets poker" editorial. As good as it is though, "All In" is even better. Rapper Raw delivers a real Southern swagger with guest appearances by Alexander & Pro Hoe Zak. As of this writing, the song and accompanying video have garnered nearly 200K views.

Last but not least though is "The Poker Rap" by TheDudeMan. The dude abides? I guess he abides by playing poker in his free time. Now I'll be the first to admit this video is the jankiest out of all three, but if you ask me, the slickness of the song more than makes up for it - a nice bass boom bap with a tinkling funky piano. Poker never sounded better, and I hope you enjoy this selection of Music to Play Cards By.

Video: The Next 48 Hours With Master P - Pt. 2


Video: The Next 48 Hours With Master P - Pt. 2

Courtesy Steve Raze.

This is Part 2 of  "The Next 48 Hours With Master P," a 2 part web series which goes behind the scenes during the relaunch of No Limit Forever.   Part 2 features Master P introducing his No Limit artist Miss Chee, T.E.C., Oak Tree and Ace High. We also spend a day with Romeo at the barber shop, the mall and the gym during his busy day.

PR: Iron Solomon "Monster" March 27th f/ Talib Kweli & More


PR: Iron Solomon "Monster" March 27th f/ Talib Kweli & More

Courtesy Duck Down.

Iron Solomon is a born and bred New York City rapper/producer who made his name in the battle circuits, stomping competition coast-to-coast and racking up millions of YouTube views along the way.

"I'm just tellin yall, you need to watch out for this dude Iron Solomon. He killed it on the battle circuit, now he's about to kill 'em with the records. I'll put my money up

-Rob Markman, MTV News

Fresh off the heels of Redrum Radio, a Halloween inspired Mix CD released October 31st of last year, the MC is ready to release his debut album Monster on March 27th through Royal/3D.  Set to appear on the record are established artists such as Talib Kweli, Jean Grae, Paul Wall, and Novel, as well as the legendary DMC of Run-DMC fame and more. 

According to Solomon, the album will be a "personal offering that gives listeners a window into the life and mind of a kid growing up in New York City's schizophrenic landscape.  Monster touches on everything from my personal come-up and the stress of pursuing one's dreams to the struggle of young relationships, family drama and youthful arrogance-plus a healthy dose of party and bullshit."

Solomon's work ethic and talent are being recognized by powerhouse names in the music industry: 

"Iron Solomon is nasty...it gets me excited in the studio, to watch [him]...I get very inspired by that...

-Drake

"Solomon has a very commanding presence about himself.  I wanted him to take the beginning of my record and make it something special.

-Travis McCoy, Gym Class Heroes

Monster is produced entirely by Iron Solomon and his in-house team of producers and musicians. The album will mesh trunk-rattling 808's with hard-hitting drums, soaring strings, lush synths and soulful horns, while remaining strongly rooted in the aggressive, witty lyricism Solomon is known for.

For more information on Iron Solomon visit his website at IronSolomon.com, Facebook Page, follow him on Twitter @IronSolomon, & subscribe to his YouTube Channel.

More videos from Iron Solomon off Monster 

"Sucker MCs" feat. DMC of Run-DMC

"44 Fours"

"Almost There"


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