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Video & MP3: Mic Audio & Scramento Knoxx - "Commercial Break"

Video & MP3: Mic Audio & Scramento Knoxx - "Commercial Break"

Courtesy Wanja Lange.

Mic Audio (Stereo Boyz) and Sacramento Knoxx release the second leak "Commercial Break” off their collaborative effort “Mi Vida Es Como Un Pelicula (My Life is like a Movie). The album is made up by Mic Audio of the Stereo Boyz laying verses and Sacramento Knoxx’ production and results in a 24 track strong concept album, built on samples from our time’s most influential movies. The video was shot and edited by Sacramento Knoxx and impresses with its creativity and depth. The full album will be released on March 15th for free Download via

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Press Release: Hip Hop Mix USA with DJ Woogie

Press Release: Hip Hop Mix USA with DJ Woogie

Courtesy 'Stache Media.

Phase One Music will release a spin off series from The New Dance Mix USA with the first volume of Hip Hop Mix USA available in stores and online March 13, 2012. Mixed by DJ Woogie, the official mixtape DJ for Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, this two-disc package includes 15 hip hop party favorites and a dance tutorial DVD.

Whether you're in the mood to "Walk It Out" with Unk, do the "Stanky Legg" with GS Boyz, or learn the "Dougie" with Calie Swag District, the new Hip Hop Mix USA has plenty of great hip hop hits. As an added bonus, Hip Hop Mix USA comes with an instructional Hip Hop dance DVD. Professional dancers teach the iconic dances step-by-step so you can learn how to "Crank Dat Batman," do the "Flex," "Chicken Noodle Soup," and even discover how to "Pop, Lock, and Drop It."

About DJ Woogie

From getting his big start as a DJ on Shadyville Radio with DJ Whoo Kid to now being the official DJ for all of Soulja Boy Tell 'Em's mixtapes, DJ Woogie has quickly grown to become a well respected mixtape and tour DJ in the hip hop industry.  Having traveled to Dubai, London, Tokyo and many other cities, hip hop fans across the globe recognize the talents of the Scranton, PA based DJ. Since 2003 DJ Woogie has stayed relevant by touring, releasing over 1000 mixtapes and continuing to produce for several artists in the game over the course of his career. DJ Woogie has collaborated on mixtapes and projects with Eminem, G-Unit, Paul Wall, Chamillionaire, Young Buck, Swizz Beatz, DJ Scream, Ca$hi$, Fat Man Scoop, Sean Kingston, Max B and nearly every member of the SOD Money Gang.

Track Listing

1. Huey - "Pop, Lock & Drop It"
2. Pop It Off Boyz - "Crank Dat Batman"
3. The Party Boyz - "Flex"
4. GS Boyz - "Booty Dew"
5. B-Hamp - "Ricky Bobby"
6. Unk - "Walk It Out"
7. GS Boyz - "Stanky Legg"
8. Unk - "2 Step"
9. Cali Swag District - "Teach Me How To Dougie"
10. Lil Jon feat. E40 & Sean Paul of Youngbloodz - "Snap Yo Fingers"
11. Webstar & Young B feat. AG (The Voice Of Harlem) - "Chicken Noodle Soup"
12. Rej3ctz - "Cat Daddy"
13. Mr.Smith feat. Propane Flamez - "Park it"
14. Yin Yang Twins - "Salt Shaker"
15. Khia - "The K-Wang"

Free Music Friday: Unbelievable Edition

The title of this edition's FMF serves as a tribute to the nicest emcee, The Notorious B.I.G. 15 years and he's still the illest! Anyway, here are some free music to give y'all this week. We got the good ones, love, you didn't know.

AG Dolla :: Dirty Dolla

AG Dolla

Here an original mixtape from England, serving you that British hip-hop that can be appreciated by heads worldwide.

1. Paki
2. Nick Griffin (BNP)
3. Lost
4. Fashion (f/ Shystie and V Dubl E)
5. My Life is Like a Movie (f/ A.C)
6. Who's That (f/ Maftizzle and Peppery)
7. Life is Over
8. Music Found Me
9. Be Careful (f/ Maftizzle)
10. Abused the Love
11. Rose (f/ Joe Rodriguez)
12. Running Away (f/ V Dubl E)
13. Close Baby (f/ Peppery)
14. Shootin' Star (f/ V Dubl E)

Big K.R.I.T. :: 4eva N a Day

Big K.R.I.T.

One of the most anticipated free-leases of 2012, Big K.R.I.T.'s "4eva N a Day" gives that good ol' "Country Rap Tunes" that gives the true meaning of the "Dirty South" - music that bumps and reigns supreme.

1. 8:04AM
2. Wake Up
3. Yesterday
4. Boobie Miles
5. 4eva N a Day (Theme)
6. Me and My Old School
7. 1986
8. Country Rap TUnes
9. Sky Club
10. Red Eye
11. Down & Out
12. Package Store
13. Temptation
14. Handwriting
15. Insomnia
16. 5:04AM
17. The Alarm

Chingy :: Jackpot Back


It's been a minute since we last heard from Chingy, but he's now back like he never left (wait, that doesn't make sense). "Jackpot Back" marks Chingy's near-decade in the game and this mixtape presents him in the independent form post-DTP.

1. Jackpot Back
2. Muthafucka
3. We N Hurr
4. Good Up (f/ Samo, J Jus and Niddy)
5. I Am (f/ Rich Money, Shaun Lo, Lil Bit, and Niddy)
6. Go
7. Bout My Paper
8. Bitch I'm ROlling
9. Swagg on It
10 Pop That
11. Do It With Yo Face (f/ Hakeem Da Dream)
12. Love No Hoes
13. She Don't Know
14. All Night
15. Stay N Da Aurr (F/ M.C)
16. Let It Go
17. Outro
18. Kodakk - Wurr You From (f/ Mr. Mr.)

Curren$y & Styles P :: #The1st28

Styles P x Curren$y

I don't know how this collaboration occur, nor did I expect it. But when the two guys from New Orleans and New York collide, you can only get a whole NEW vibe that'll make you wonder if they'll release a full-length album together.

1. Rule Book
2. Jekell n Hyde
3. Lean (f/ Fiend)
4. Go (f/ Daz )
5. Billions (f/ Deelow)

Jakk Frost :: Charles Barkley

Jakk Frost

Here's a mixtape from this Philly emcee dedicated to a legendary basketball player who actually represents Alabama (So THAT's where he got "TURR-able" from).

1. Intro
2. Number 34
3. The Playoffs
4. Deebo
5. Reality Check
6. Weight Watchers
7. Slow It Down Speed It Up
8. Bakk On My Grind
9. Just Spittin
10. Feelings
11. Rep My City
12. Dirty Uggs
13. The Hood Die Young
14. She Different

Paul Wall & DJ Drama :: No Sleep Til Houston

Paul Wall

Paul Wall still shines like a lamp as he links with DJ Drama to give you "No Sleep Til Houston." It goes to show that Houston still rocks the party eight days a week.

1. I'm Real, You Fake (f/ Bun B and D Boss)
2. Bread On The Menu (f/ Killa Kyleon)
3. Right Now (f/ D Boss)
4. 2 Cups (f/ Michael "5000" Watts)
5. Bad Bitchez (f/ Slim Thug)
6. She Likes It (f/ Marcus Manchild)
7. F A Hater
8. Ballin (f/ Slim Thug)
9. I Get It (f/ Killa Kyleon and Slaine)
10. Money Pt. 1
11. Knowmtalmbout (f/ Kirko Bangz)
12. That's The Way Luv Goes
13. 1st Time You Say No (f/ Crys Wall)
14. She Kno It (f/ Propain and Leelonn)
15. Money Pt. 2 (f/ Gudda Gudda)
16. Houston (f/ Slim Thug and Z-Ro)

Smiler :: All I Know


Here's a new free project from this Warner Brothers signee. And once you take a listen, you'll see why they're down for him to make that Bugs Bunny money.

1. Bless My Soul (Sam Roman Mix)
2. Rocksteady
3. Delorean (f/ Wretch 32)
4. Raise Em Up (f/ Bigz)
5. Nothing Less (f/ Crafty)
6. Feel It Coming
7. Things You Like
8. All I Know
9. Spender (Blinkie Mix)
10. Tonight Pt. 1

That's it for the "Unbelievable Edition" of Free Music Friday. If you have any free music you would like to share with the world, please e-mail me at If you're an artist with your free mixtape/album shown on this page and you want to send me a link re-up, corrections, and/or questions, e-mail me at, as well. Thanks for reading and enjoy y'all! Two fangas, one love...
MP3: Wiz Khalifa f/ Fashawn - "Mt. Money"

MP3: Wiz Khalifa f/ Fashawn - "Mt. Money"

Courtesy M3W.

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Raekwon: I Want to Put Canadian Hip-Hop on the Map

Raekwon: I Want to Put Canadian Hip-Hop on the Map

Courtesy DJ Vlad.

"The legendary rapper speaks about finding new talent in Canada and wanting to relocate to the country permanently."

Cappadonna Exclusive Interview for

Cappadonna Exclusive Interview for

We only had a few minutes before the Wu-Tang Clan legend was set to go on stage at the Bourbon Theatre in Lincoln, Nebraska but Cappadonna graciously gave us his time for this quick interview. Enjoy and be sure to pick up his most recent album "The Pilgrimage" right here - - and visit for more exclusives like this! Wu-Tang forever.

Block McCloud Exclusive Interview for

Block McCloud Exclusive Interview for

Another exclusive! We sit down for a chat with Block McCloud, who has been featuring on and starring in classics hip-hop songs for over a decade. Block gives his theory on the difference between European and American rap audiences, talks about who has the better beard - him or Vinnie Paz - and so much more! Stay tuned for more exclusive interviews from all of the artists on the Black Cloud Tour brought to you courtesy of!

Video: Young Vinchi - "Getcha Hands Up"

Video: Young Vinchi - "Getcha Hands Up"

Courtesy thenew50.

It was only a matter of time for cliques - like Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Gang, Wayne’s Cash Money and Dirty South master DJ Blaz - to take notice of Young Vinchi. Combine that love with shout-outs, endorsements, spins and heavy rotation from many of digital radio’s top mix shows and streaming hip hop stations and it’s easy to see how Vinchi’s new single “My Style” (radio release Sept. 12th) will be a hit!

Produced and arranged by talented Toronto-born super-producer J Staffz Http:// (who's worked with more than 150 different artists including Wiz Khalifa, Yung Berg, 40 Glocc and G Unit's Tony Yayo), "My Style" oozes with Vinchi's confidence, game and swaggatude.  The song features vocalist TV.

Bet on this new boss to continue the momentum this fall as his New York-label, TroubleMaka Records continues its promotion of a slew of new tracks from the "It's Me" EP – including his current- released single "Getcha Hands Up" - also produced by JStaffz -   "I Want The Cash" "Nasty" and "Baddest Lil' Chick" produced by The Traveler - on several new mix-tape collections, live club performances and social media Podcasts.

"I'm real happy that people are feeling the music," Vinchi said. "My team and I are looking forward to giving all my fans what they want to hear:  hi-energy beats and killer rhymes. Working with J Staffz has been a great experience as he really conceptualizes beats to fit the lyrics instead of the other way around."

The 21-year-old Bronx native's swagger is relaxed, his raps are clever.  His radio-friendly beats are energizing, mature and mannish; ready to make the most "skeptical" women blush. 

His latest release, "My Style" is infectious, in your face and on its way to becoming a favorite party, strip-club and workout jam.

Young Vinchi was born Albert Neysmith Jr. on May 31, 1987 to Jamaican parents and raised in the Bronx, N.Y. by a close-knit family. He began rapping at age 8 to entertain his friends at school and by the time he got to Banana Kelly High School he was the designated class "interrupter".

Like all entertainers, Young Vinchi developed a fondness for attention and soon entered the school's fashion and talent showcases where he fine tuned his showmanship and savoir faire. After graduation, he attended LaGuardia Community College and studied theater and communications.

Vinchi also began performing at open mics and small venues around the New York metro area – Harlem, the Bronx, Long Island and New Jersey - and wet his thirst for success after winning a $1,000 prize at a local amateur night contest.

In 2007, he moved to Atlanta and began working with a number of up-and-coming producers that helped season his style by developing neck-popping bass heavy production to add to his slow, marinating braggadocio. Listen closely to his twang and see if you can't pick up the popular idioms of your favorite trap house.

Upon the prodigal son's return to the Big Apple, Vinchi began recording new material and has worked with several producers including J Staffz, Johnny Montana, Infinity, The Traveler and Jem Stones.

Get ready to get it any way you want it. Get Young Vinchi.

MP3: Apollo Brown & OC - "Prove Me Wrong"

MP3: Apollo Brown & OC - "Prove Me Wrong"

Courtesy Mello Music Group.

Last weekend DJ Premier debuted the first track off of the highly anticipated
Apollo Brown & OC "Trophies"

Then Dame Dash heard the record and said: "This is exactly what I want... good beats... good rhymes... and a real niggaz perspective."

Now the official untagged version of the 1st single "Prove Me Wrong" is up for free download! .

GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, M.O.P. & More @ SXSW 2012

Courtesy Babygrande Records.

GZA To Headline Official 2012 SXSW Showcase Backed By Grammy Award Winning Band Grupo Fantasma

Legendary lyricist, GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan will make his return to SXSW on Saturday March 17, 2012, however this time he will be backed by Grammy Award winning band Grupo Fantasma (Brownout). Those who have seen GZA live know just how captivating the swordsman is, and the addition of a 10 piece Latin funk orchestra is certain to make for a performance of phenomenal proportion.

The official showcase, which is presented by iHipHop, Babygrande & The Madbury Club, will also include performances by east coast hardcore veterans M.O.P. as well as Curren$y’s Jet Life crew (Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy, Smoke DZA, Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids, Fiend, Cornerboy P & Street Wiz), Marz Lovejoy, Flatbush Zombies, T. Mills, Airplane Boys, Mod Sun and DJ Statik Selektah.

The showcase will take place on Saturday March 17, 2012 at Haven, located at 409 Colorado, Austin. Doors at 8pm. For more information, visit

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