Masta Killa Speaks On How Wu-Tang Clan Has Stayed Together
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Masta Killa speaks on a number of topics related to the Wu, including why "Protect Ya Neck" came at the perfect time in hip-hop history, the best chess players in the Clan, and the recording process behind the group's classic double-album Wu-Tang Forever. He also speaks on how a group with nine different members has gone 20 years without a single major breakup, while smaller groups like EPMD and A Tribe Called Quest haven't been able to hold it together for nearly as long.
"Wake Up Show" Heads to SiriusXM on Shade 45 Radio
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It was announced today that Sway and King Tech will bring the “Wake Up Show” to Sirius XM’s Shade 45 radio. The world-renowned radio show is known for its exclusive access to cutting edge hip-hop music and its innovative format. The show is also widely recognized as a springboard for rising stars and has had a number of upcoming hip-hop icons on the show early in their respective careers, such as Notorious B.I.G., The Wu-Tang Clan, Tupac, Jay Z, Kanye West and Eminem. The “Wake Up Show" (@wakeupshow) will premiere on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm EST on Shade 45.
SiriusXM listeners will hear the dynamic duo of Sway & King Tech as well as heavyweight DJ Revolution mixing on the 1’s and 2’s. Sway, King Tech & DJ Revolution are a part of hip hop history. "They continue to help us make sense of what we love about Hip-Hop," said Adrian Miller, one of the show’s executive producers. After each broadcast, listeners will also be able to catch “Wake Up Show" updates and rare clips only available on wakeupshow.com. To stay connected with the hip-hop world, make sure you catch the legendary, world famous "Wake Up Show". “Wake Up Show” broadcast schedules can be found online at siriusxm.com and wakeupshow.com.After each broadcast, The Wake Up Show will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App.
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Sadistik is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of his new album, Flowers For My Father. The album, which includes features from Cage, The CunninLynguists, and more, in addition to production from Blue Sky Black Death, will be released February 19th via Fake Four, Inc. To celebrate the announcement, today Sadistik is releasing the album's lead single, "Exit Theme," featuring Atronautalis and Lotte Kestner.
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.
CEO of Block Entertainment and Atlanta's own high profile influencer, Russell "Block" Spencer, is known for turning amateur artists into stars. The former Bad Boy South President is at it again with a hot new roster of rising talent on Sony/RCA. Take a look at the trailer of Block's webseries entitled "Rebuilding Hip-Hop Block by Block," designed to educate the masses on what goes behind the scenes in the entertainment industry and provide a closer look at the next artists to blow.
Charlie Brown will be kicking off the New Year with the release of his second single 'On My Way'. The track looks set to storm the charts and continue Charlie's reign as THE one to watch. Hailed by the likes of Red Pages, MusicWeek and 1Xtra, Charlie's new single will be released off the back of a phenomenal 2012. Having been personally chosen as the lead support for the nationwide Dappy Tour, Charlie has been on the road touring and performing to a flawless reception from fans.
Juellz' first release "JEWELZ" contains various topics about the everyday life, valor, disappointments and is in general easy to relate to. It is a very personal album, in which Juellz shows a lot of weakness but he is also confident about his statements. Every track is packed with message and honesty and represents a clear topic. It's what we would call real, but that word gets thrown around without really being conceived. What is real anyway?
Details: "Check out the new video from Pittsburgh's own Worth Whyle featuring Hubbs & Marly with the well timed scratches by DJ Bamboo. 'Forever True" was recorded, mixed, mastered, & produced by Big Jerm at ID Labs & the video was directed by ANTUKS."