Audio: Demigodz f/ Termanology "Never Take Me Out"
Courtesy Matt B.
On 3-5-2013, the Demigodz (Apathy, Celph Titled, Ryu of Styles Of Beyond, Esoteric, Motive, Blacastan) will release there first official full-length LP, KILLmatic, and it will feature appearances from RA The Rugged Man, Termanology, Panchi (of NYG'z), Planetary (of Outerspace), Scoop Deville & Eternia with production from DJ Premier, Marco Polo, The Snowgoons, Apathy, Teddy Roxpin, Chumzilla, Skammadix & Will C. Today, Demigodz have decided to liberate track #4 from there forthcoming long-player “Never Take Me Out” f/ Termanology and produced by Teddy Roxpin.
Video: Sadistik - "Russian Roulette" Ft. Cage & Yes Alexander (Prod. By Blue Sky Black Death)
Courtesy Audible Treats.
Seattle rapper Sadistik is releasing his first solo record since 2008, Flowers For My Father, via Fake Four, Inc. To celebrate the release of the album, Sadistik is also unveiling the video for the latest single from Flowers, "Russian Roulette," which features Cage and Yes Alexander.
Audio: Notes to Self f/ Fashawn - "Mr.Polite (Remix)"
Courtesy Trevor @ Biz3.
the new Notes to Self drops on Decon next Tuesday. in advance they just posted one of the album's bonus tracks- a remix last year's ditching-the-sensitive-guy-routine anthem "Mr. Polite" featuring Fashawn.
Superfly and AC Entertainment are excited to announce the Bonnaroo 2013 lineup. There are many things that separate Bonnaroo from the plethora of festivals today. We've created an easy to read guide through the highlights of America's premiere summer event at http://www.bonnaroo.com/Broo13_PressRelease_BH/assets/fallback/index.html but click here to watch comedian Daniel Tosh escort you into Bonnaroo 2013.
I know a lot of people wanna pursue music, and it's a tough industry but I believe it can happen. Just have to have the means to do it, the culture, background, and most important the sound (talent, lyrics, etc.) My style of music would have to be music with substance, storytelling, high end (Art Rap) a new genre possibly!
Fans have been waiting since 2005 for a new studio album from underground hip-hop icon R.A. The Rugged Man, and now they know when they'll be getting it. In a new video, the Rugged Man announces the details on the album, titled Legends Never Die, including the April 30th release date. R.A. also reveals the producers on the album (Marco Polo, Buckwild, Apathy, Ayatollah, and more), plus features from the likes of Tech N9ne, Hopsin, Talib Kweli, Brother Ali, Vinnie Paz, and Masta Ace.
The Pacific Northwest offers pine lined mountain ridges, picturesque lakes and some of the most serene, uncorrupted beauty that one is likely to find in America. It also offers the ominous grey skies that pervade Seattle and often seep into the pores of its inhabitants. Cody Foster, the artist better known as Sadistik, calls Seattle home and knows the natural splendor as well as he knows the seasonal affective disorder that can carry on long past winter.
Flowers For My Father, which features guest shots from Cage, Deacon the Villain, Astronautalis, Ceschi and Child Actor, marks Sadistik's first solo long player since The Balancing Act and charts his growth in spades. Evolving his style to a more synthesized rendition of a signature cinematic Seattle sound, the new album displays a distinct juxtaposition of Sadistik's complex, vulnerable writing with textured, ambient production handled by the likes of Blue Sky Black Death and Kno of CunninLynguists. The result is his most mature and revealing project to date, with lush soundscapes lifting Sadistik’s verses from a vast darkness.
Shortly after the release of The Balancing Act, Sadistik's father tragically passed. Never one to shy away from heavy topics or keep his personal life personal, Sadistik wrote Flowers for his late father, choosing to treat each song as an update of what has happened in his life since. This is reflected in writing that delves into depression, heartbreak, optimism and the struggle to make sense of the ever-shifting pieces in the world around him.
Sadistik will be doing an in-store at Silver Platters in Seattle on February 23 at 3pm along with an album release show that same night at Nectar Lounge with DJ Abilities, Chicharones, The MC Type, Graves 33 & Maulskull.
Flowers For My Father is now available via Circle Into Square, iTunes, Amazon, Access Hip Hop and UGHH.
Audio: "2 Islandz" Tone Fazoolz f/ Cappadonna, Lounge Lo
Courtesy Lamar J.
Tone Fazoolz from Long Island NY got his start as a teen under the guidance of Hip Hop legend Chubb Rock. Pegged as one of the "next to blow" in the mid 90's (as a young teen) several issues kept Fazoolz from fulfilling his destiny.
Now back with a fiery passion, Tone Fazoolz has linked with numerous heavy hitters and is ready to once and for all claim his spot.... Hey, its "Better Late...."
Audio: The Action Figures - "Russell Westbrook" (Prod. by Young RJ)
Courtesy Ty Cannon.
The Action Figures made up of Two Emcee’s MarQ Beyond (A pound for Pound Lyricist) and Kysean Bell (Hook Master extraordinaire) together these two have been a duo since high school, now college aged students, The Action Figures are finally ready to reveal themselves to the world.