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MP3: Snoop Dogg a/k/a Snoop Lion - "La La La"


MP3: Snoop Dogg a/k/a Snoop Lion - "La La La"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

* http://dl.dropbox.com/u/19416547/SnoopDogg-LaLaLa.zip *

Music: KnoeFM - FourthMove. (Free Download) @PTheWyse


From Praverb:

Music Submission: KnoeFM - FourthMove. (Free Download)

Australian emcee KNOE FM returns with a new project called FourthMove. FourthMove. is the follow up to Four Moves that KNOE FM delivered last year.

FourthMove. refers to defeating an opponent in a game of chess with just Four Moves. KNOE FM channels Bobby Fischer and presents his four move fatal blow and recruits lethal rhyme sayer Skyzoo, Substance and Sonnyjim. The production is handled by boompap specialists Kelakovski and Alpanumeric.

* http://knoefm.bandcamp.com/album/fourthmove *

MP3: 2 Chainz f/ Kanye West - "Birthday Song"


MP3: 2 Chainz f/ Kanye West - "Birthday Song"

Courtesy M3W.

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/2chainzbirthday/blast-page.html *

Video/Album Stream: @40Love - "Tiki Tiki" f/ @Zumbi808


Courtesy Audible Treats.

Video/Album Stream: 40Love - "Tiki Tiki" f/ Zumbi (of Zion I)

Today, 40Love is excited to celebrate the release of their new album, Dreams Don't Sleep. The album, which is available through iTunes and can also be streamed in full via SoundCloud, is being released in conjunction with famed Bay Area skateboard brand FTC, with the two also coming together for a collaborative t-shirt that will be released in the coming weeks. Now, following a successful European tour – and with a hometown album/shirt release party at FTC's flagship store in San Francisco scheduled for August 11th – 40Love is releasing the video for "Tiki Tiki" featuring Zumbi of the legendary Bay duo Zion I.

The video, directed by John Coyne, is for the album's latest single, the mp3 of which the Bay Area group released last week. The video was shot in San Francisco's famed Chinatown district, a fitting choice for the visual, since, as 40Love recently noted, the song (including the track's hook and the Far East-inspired production) riffs off the classic children's story Tiki Tiki Tembo. If the song sounds familiar, it might be because you heard a sample of it used on the title track of Bassnectar's Wildstyle EP.

The group was also exited to work with Zion I emcee Zumbi. "It's been dope working with him because we all grew up bumpin' Zion I as a Bay classic," says 40Love. "Now, we've been able to build with him on shows and recordings - he's an inspiring artist in his performance, music and message." The song is a clever play on the children's story, Tiki Tiki Tembo, with the hook comprised of the very long ancient Chinese name used in the book. Tag-team producers Mikos and The Whooligan turned out a heavy, Far East-inspired beat for "Tiki Tiki," while Miss Haze, G-OFF, and Zumbi verbally dance all over it.

Stream the full album here: http://soundcloud.com/40lovemusic/sets/40love-dreams-dont-sleep .

Preview 40Love's collaborative t-shirt with FTC here: http://www.40Lovemusic.com .

MP3: Keyshia Cole f/ Lil Wayne - "Enough of No Love"


MP3: Keyshia Cole f/ Lil Wayne - "Enough of No Love"

Courtesy IE.

KEYSHIA COLE
ft
LIL WAYNE
"Enough of No Love"

Download Here

New Video: @TheRealReks f/ @JNics305 "Bang Bang"


From Matt B:

New Video: Reks f/ J Nics "Bang Bang"

REKS "Bang Bang (featuring J NiCS)" Official Video from the new album "REBELutionary" out NOW.

Get an AUTOGRAPHED copy of REKS "REBELutionary" at http://gracieproductions.bigcartel.com

Audio: @TrueSunAli "Gotta Get It" prod. by Vinny Idol


From Dove @ Tygereye:

Audio: T.S.A. "Gotta Get It" prod. by Vinny Idol

While T.S.A. (True Sun Ali) is preparing for the filming of his "Party People" video, the Brooklyn MC is unleashing one more track from The Candidate Mixtape: Business & Politricks!  This is "Gotta Get It" produced by Vinny Idol of D-Block, which is also currently available on iTunes!

* http://soundcloud.com/tsaofficial/gotta-get-it *

Music Submission: John Smith - Ol' Man Winter (@URBNET)


From URBNET:

Music Submission: John Smith - Ol' Man Winter

Stream: http://urbnet.bandcamp.com/album/ol-man-winter .
iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/album/ol-man-winter/id537706626 .
File Under: Hip-Hop

Points:
"Ol' Man Winter" will be released on July 24, 2012, on Peanuts & Corn Records, marketed and distributed by URBNET.

The first single, "Ol' Man WInter", is available in music video form on youtube.

Biography:
If you wanted to sound something like John Smith, you would have to work at it. You would have to grow up broke in Winnipeg's gritty north end. You would have to spend time in Churchill, Manitoba, on the frigid shores of the Hudson Bay. You would love rap as a young teen, skip school, smoke weed, and get into trouble. You would have to spend time with Farm Fresh and fermented reptile, and acquire that legendary do-it-yourself ethic from Peanuts & Corn head mcenroe. You would have to enter battles and win them, again and again. You would have to read Dostoyevsky. You would have to have a chip on your shoulder and a huge belief in yourself. You would have to tour Canada back and forth for gas money. You would have to release solo albums (Blunderbus - 2001, Pinky's Laundromat - 2004, Growing Pains - 2006), as well as group LPs as Park-Like Setting (with mcenroe and Yy), Break Bread, Hip-Hop Wieners (with Pip Skid), and more.

Even if you did all that, I doubt you would be as good as John Smith. You can't write like he does.

His new album, "Ol' Man Winter", is where he finds that balance. The balance between intellect and street, sensitive and hardcore. The balance between raw skill and great songwriting. Its 14 tracks, produced entirely by mcenroe, feature a maturity and wit 30 years in the making. The album features guests Pip Skid, Yy, and Birdapres, and continues the tradition of excellence that fans have come to expect from Peanuts & Corn.

Other URBNET Priorities!

D-Sisive - Suicide Heaven
Download/Stream: http://thedesolatecollective.bandcamp.com/track/suicide-heaven .

D-Sisive - Graceland
Download/Stream: http://thedesolatecollective.bandcamp.com/track/graceland .

@Has_Lo // Stained Glass (prod. @APOLLOBROWN) X Make A Bet


From Mello Music Group:

HAS-LO // Stained Glass (prod. APOLLO BROWN) X Make A Bet (prod. ILLMIND)

The cold and calculated MC, Has-Lo, has quietly smoldered on his acclaimed debut, In Case I Don’t Make It. Teetering between street and backpack, Has-Lo raps with an analytical mind and a streetwise tongue.  Earlier today, Has-Lo debuted two songs at Passion of the Weiss and released his first vinyl 45.

* http://mellomusicgroup.bandcamp.com/album/mmg-7-series-has-lo *

“Stained Glass” finds Has spitting over powerful horns courtesy of Apollo Brown. Brown is a master of restraint, allowing the beat to come into it’s own with minimal meddling, and Has-Lo responds with a calculated and detailed set of verses, no bar is by accident. With a subtle confidence, the East Coast spitter intricately compares his style to the loading of a bullet in a burner’s chamber. On the B side, “Make A Bet”,  Has-Lo is less confident and a bit more paranoid, as if he’s racing against the clock. Illmind’s driving beat culminates with a jarring synth arrangement at the chorus that emphasizes the feeling of pursuit: “put the hours on the clock, let your god count it down”.
 
Has-Lo spits with the vision of a veteran. His words are careful and deliberate; his flow is patient and steady. Proving that some still take the craft of writing dead serious, Has-Lo is a genuine lyricist.

Video: The @DailyLoud Interview w/ @MeekMill


From DL:

Video: TheDailyLoud Interview w/ Meek Mill

The Daily Loud caught up with Meek Mill after the Summer Jam Concert In Pittsburgh PA. Meek discusses signing to MMG, Recent success with his "Dream Chasers 2" mixtape, and the upcoming "Dreams & Nightmares" album & tour. All other information is below, thank you for your time.


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