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Video: Slaine f/ Checkmark & Lu Balz - "Borrowed Time"


Video: Slaine f/ Checkmark & Lu Balz - "Borrowed Time"

Courtesy of James @ Kerosene.

Boston rapper Slaine, of the rap super group La Coka Nostra, has released his new video for the track "Borrowed Time" online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1ZmWolwqlw . The track is the newest single from Slaine’s new solo album, "A World With No Skies 2.0", which landed in stores this week courtesy of  Suburban Noize Records, and online at http://itun.es/ig43j4 .
 
"I've been trying to take my videos to a higher level and have them be more like short films. The song ‘Borrowed Time’ is definitely in that vein and director Los Silva captured that perfectly," commented Slaine. "With the video we aimed to give it a surreal dream like quality, and give it kind of a sentimental lonely feel. This track is definitely different than anything else on the record, but the song is an honest portrayal of a real life situation, which is why I decided to shoot a video for it."
 
Slaine is currently streaming "A World With No Skies 2.0" online in its entirety at AOL Music at http://music.aol.ca/new-releases-full-cds/#/7 . To execute his dark musical vision on his new solo album, Slaine enlisted the help of his La Coka Nostra brothers Everlast and ILL BILL, and Cypress Hill’s B-Real to create a dark hip-hop album that hits squarely in the jaw.
 
Slaine will meet with fans at the following in-store appearances in support of "A World With No Skies 2.0":
 
8/17 - Auburn, MA @ FYE
Time: 5:30pm
385 Southbridge St.
Auburn, MA 01501
 
8/18 - Boston, MA  @ FYE
Time: 5:30pm
411 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02108
 
8/23- Philadelphia, PA @ FYE
Time: 5:30pm
100 South Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19110
 
SLAINE TOUR DATES:
Aug 20 - Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East
Aug 26 - Clifton, NJ @ Dingbatz
Aug 27 - Philadelphia, PA @ Redz
Aug 28 - Worcester, MA @ Tammany Hall
Sep 29 - Santa Ana, CA @ Yost Theater w/ (Hed)p.e.
Sep 30 - Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 01 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 02 – Santa Clara, CA @ Avalon w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 04 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 05 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 06 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 11 - Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 12 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 13 - Kansas City, MO @ The Beaumont Club w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 14 - Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 15 – Waterloo, IA @ The Reverb w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 16 – St Louis, MO @ Pops w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 18 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 20 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 21 – Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa w/ (Hed)p.e.
Oct 22 - Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop w/ (Hed)p.e.

Video: Brinson - "I'm Breaking/Going God"


Video: Brinson - "I'm Breaking/Going God"

Courtesy of Godchaserz.

We at GodChaserz Entertainment are excited to present the new music video "I'm Breaking / Going God" by Brinson. Filmed and directed by SpaceCherry Films. Special thanks to all of the cast and a special shout out to the Drumline from "The Marching 200" of Jean Ribault Senior High School.

Video: GT Mayne "Hip Hop 4 HIV" Live Performance w/ Z-Ro


Video: GT Mayne "Hip Hop 4 HIV" Live Performance w/ Z-Ro

Courtesy of Nancy B.

Houston, TX (Live footage) - Reliant Arena was the setting for this year's 'Hip Hop 4 HIV' concert; a show which fans can only obtain tickets to by submitting to a confidential HIV test at one of The Box's various screening locations. GT Mayne, who double duties as a weekend on-air personality, took the stage in addition to Romeo, Ace Hood, Big K.R.I.T., Kirko Bangz & more, to perform his single, "Hold of Me ft. Z-Ro & Dallas Blocker", both of whom were on hand to round out the performance. "Hold of Me" is steadily gaining traction at radio and the video is at almost 40,000 views -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbC18E9XE6c&feature=youtu.be .

View GT Mayne's live performance here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxdT4CbFCuw .

"Hold of Me" is GT's forst single from his upcoming EP, "Overdue", set to drop in October.

Follow us on Twitter via @GTMayne & @RapPublicist.

Video: Big Skilly Films TV Ep. 1 - "R.I.P. Huddy Combs"


Video: Big Skilly Films TV Ep. 1 - "R.I.P. Huddy Combs"

Courtesy of Big Skilly.

Harlem's Most Hated Mo Barz Performs His Tribute Song To Huddy Combs (H6)
Make Sure He Is Not Forgotten...
Big Skilly Gets His Big Skilly Films Logo Tattoo Shows You No Pain To It
Introducing Dee Dee Tyler See Her Perform Her Song "Circles" With Mo-Barz
New Music from Mo-Barz & Easy Production By Mec One Productions

MP3: Allie Baby f/ 8Ball - "How I Move" (prod. Drumma Boy)


MP3: Allie Baby f/ 8Ball - "How I Move" (prod. Drumma Boy)

Courtesy of DJ Smallz.

OFF "12:47" (HOSTED BY DJ SMALLZ)
ALSO FEATURING YOUNG BUCK, OJ DA JUICEMAN, DON TRIP, GANGSTA BOO, RANTZ DAVIS AND MORE

COMING SOON

DOWNLOAD LINK: http://www.sendspace.com/file/rr3ht4 .

Video: Chrome - "Wake Up" (Official Video)


Video: Chrome - "Wake Up" (Official Video)

Courtesy of 730Promo.

WAKE UP is the new single by London based singer/songwriter CHROME. Best known for his vocal contributions to two UK number 1 records with Dizzee Rascal (Holiday and Dance Wiv Me) Chrome sets out on his own with this genre blurring smash.

Produced by LP and JC (Devlin, Aggro Santos, Pixie Lott, StreetDance 3D) the track draws on the roots of both producers – JC started producing Drum n Bass records when he was 12 and by 14 was working with the legendary MCs Det and Skibadee whilst LP is a classically trained musician/composer turned urban and pop producer. Between them they have crafted an uplifting and energetic track beautifully complimented by Chrome's thoughtful melodic prose and infectious chorus. It's a feel-good conscious record with club sensibilities sure to be setting the airwaves and dance floors alight this summer.

Tyrone Emmanuel Paul, best known as CHROME, is a young free spirit who has turned his energies to singing and song writing in the last few years. Recently described by one record label exec as an edgier Taio Cruz with the vocal presence of John Legend, Chrome has collaborated with Dizzee Rascal on his first and third UK number 1 records and helped him become the pop megastar he is today.

Alongside the original is a killer remix package that includes a DnB remix by Digital Soundboy's Benny Page, a Dubstep mix by hotly tipped up-and-comers Stinkahbell and a Moombahton mix by Girls Music's (Toddla T's record label) David Heartbreak.

Follow Chrome on Twitter @IAmChrome

MP3: Dorrough Music f/ Travis Porter - "Bad to the Bone"


MP3: Dorrough Music f/ Travis Porter - "Bad to the Bone"

Courtesy of Dove @ Tygereye.

* http://www.sendspace.com/file/7ra8vh *

Here is Dorrough Music's new street single "Bad to the Bone" ft. Travis Porter, produced by FKI and DJ Spinz! 
 
Dorrough is preparing for the September 27, 2011 release of Gangsta Grillz: Silent Assassin, hosted by DJ Drama, via NGenius and E1 Entertainment

 

Dorrough Music will also be heading out on a 10-city tour this Fall as the Brand Ambassador for Espada Tequila!

Click to connect with Dorrough Music on Facebook and Twitter!
Mixtape: Snow Tha Product Unorthodox (Hosted by DJ Whoo Kid)


Mixtape: Snow Tha Product Unorthodox (Hosted by DJ Whoo Kid)

From Dove @ Tygereye.

Snow Tha Product
Unorthodox 0.5
Hosted by DJ Whoo Kid
Mixed by Rapid Ric
 
Here is Snow Tha Product's Unorthodox 0.5, hosted by internationally renowned personality DJ Whoo Kid! This is the prelude to her full-length all-original mixtape Unorthodox, which will be available on iTunes August 30, 2011 via Snow's own Product Entertainment and Street Science Entertainment.
 
Filled with production from the likes of SuperStar O (Jim Jones, Waka Flocka, Wiz Khalifa), Florida beatmaker RedHook Noodles, Hannibal Hector of California duo The Nominees, Texas multi-talent Essay PotnaKeise on da Track (Lil Boosie) and more, Unorthodox is laced with Snow's electrifyingly aggressive verbal acrobatics. She's a beauty and a beast - looks and lyrical skills on the microphone, respectively.
 
Born to illegal immigrants, Snow tha Product grew up in San Jose, California, and currently resides in Ft. Worth, Texas. In just two years, Snow became an underground phenomenon and instant YouTube sensation. 

With no formal promotion, Snow's video for "Drunk Love" is over 614k hits on YouTube, and is in full power play on the national Mun2 network's 18 & Over. Her thematic "Woke Wednesday" is nearing a quarter million views, and her latest viral videos "Beast Mode" and "Holy Sh*t" have caused quite a stir this Summer, racking up over 147k and 149k views respectively thus far.

For more insight, CLICK HERE to check out Snow Tha Product's new interview with Thisis50.com!

Unorthodox 0.5 tracklist

01. Might Make It - prod. by Omeguh
02. Unorthodox - prod. by Redhook Noodles
03. I'm All That - prod. by Pumba
04. Woke Wednesday - prod. by SuperStar O
05. Good Girls - prod. by Essay Potna
06. Like That - prod. by Pumba
07. Holy S*** - prod. by Hannibal Hector of The Nominees
08. Vaquero - prod. by Pumba
09. Drunk Love (Rmx) - prod. by Pumba
10. Bet You Won't - prod. by AR Beats
11. Maria Felix - prod. by Pumba
12. Beast Mode - prod. by Hannibal Hector of The Nominess
13. High Def - prod. by Keise on da Track
14. Telemundo - prod. by Snow
15. Hey Girl - prod. by Smoke Beatz
16. Till Death - prod. by Essay Potna
17. Starry Eyed - prod. by Redhook Noodles

Click to follow Snow Tha Product on Facebook and Twitter!
PR: Macklemore & Ryan Release New Single, "Can't Hold Us"


PR: Macklemore & Ryan Release New Single, "Can't Hold Us"

Courtesy of Kabeer @ Girlie Action.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis just may have a hit on their hands.

Fresh off the release of the stunning music video for "WINGS", Macklemore & producer Ryan Lewis are back with an energetic new single titled "Can't Hold Us". Already a live hallmark for the duo, "Can't Hold Us" features hard-driving kicks, a quick flow, and larger than life instrumentation. Urgent lyrics meld with driving percussion and anthemic horns, creating a raucous summer-time anthem. The song is perfectly timed with the duo hitting the summer festival circuit, including Outside Lands, Rock the Bells, Bumbershoot, and MusicFest NW.

Macklemore, whose recent work has highlighted story telling, takes "Can't Hold Us" in a different direction, with the focus shifted to mood and delivery. While showcasing his diversity as an MC, Macklemore dives in and out of topics, from his thoughts on record labels, to his suit game, which he says rivals that of Bob Barker's.

"Can I kick it, thank you, I'm so damn grateful/I grew up really wanting gold fronts, but that's what you get when Wu-Tang raised you"

"Can't Hold Us" also marks the debut of Seattle vocalist Ray Dalton, whose silky vocals can be found on the songs chorus. Dalton, whose background is in gospel choir, recently performed the song with Macklemore & Lewis on both NPR and KEXP.

"Can't Hold Us" is available here on iTunes - http://itunes.apple.com/album/cant-hold-us-single/id456801490 .

Video: Pinky f/ Crystal Lucas - "Backbone" (Mini-Movie)


Video: Pinky f/ Crystal Lucas - "Backbone" (Mini-Movie)

Courtesy of DJ Vlad.


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