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The Hip-Hop Shop #117 - Some Bugged Out Rappers

It's time for another dope edition of The Hip-Hop Shop! This episode is called Some Bugged Out Rappers. When you listen to Devin the Dude, Kool Keith and GDP you KNOW they're on their own shit, musically and pharmaceutically. If you like the show or have some feedback follow me on Twitter @angrymarks; or send your podsafe (RIAA free) music and advertising requests to Thanks for listening and remember to share the show with a friend and tell them to check it out every Tuesday on!

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Tracks featured this week:

* GDP f/ Young Zee - Social Enema
* Devin the Dude, Kylla Kyleon, Lil O & More - Houston Smokers Only
* Yak Ballz - Youniverse
* Kool Keith - Supa Supreme (Radio Remix)
* PaceWon & Mr. Green - Can You Hear Me
* F.T. (Fuc That) f/ Bekay - Can't Stop Us

PR: Truth Universal Announces Release of "Polygraph" EP

From Truth Universal Press:

Truth Universal Announces Release of "Polygraph" EP

NEW ORLEANS –– Fresh off a short tour run which culminated with well received performances @ SXSW,  on Tuesday March 29, 2011 Truth Universal will officially release the second volume of his "Resistance" mixtape series--"Resistance Vol. 2: Polygraph."  "Polygraph" is the follow-up to "Resistance Vol. 1," a short mix by Memphis DJ, DJ Waht, which showcases Truth’s existing collaborations with Symbolyc One, the producer behind Kanye West's recent outstanding single "Power."  Leading the release, will be the single “Immigrant” b/w “Exceptional.”  The songs feature Mexican emcee Bocafloja, and New Orleans Soul sensation Suave, respectively.  Both songs are attached.

In addition to traversing the contiguous United States, Truth's performance travels include Mexico and Canada as well.  He has shared the stage with the likes of Talib Kweli, dead prez, Mos Def, Alanis Morrisette, The Roots, Luciano, Michael Franti, Zion I and many more.

The "Polygraph" EP is available at the following sites:



Hi resolution PR photos are available here:

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Video: Kero One x David Choi x Cee-Lo (Collabo')

From Plug Music:

Video: Kero One x David Choi x Cee-Lo (Collabo')

Video: Rhyme & Punishment (Official Trailer)

Video: Rhyme & Punishment (Official Trailer)

MP3: Young Maestro f/ YG - "Make It Rock" (prod. TY$)

From J. Melo:

MP3: Young Maestro f/ YG - "Make It Rock" (prod. TY$)

Young Maestro of 319 Music Group (also home to Cali Swag District) drops his new radio single, "Make It Rock" featuring YG ("Toot It & Boot It" -- Def Jam) and produced by the hit maker and hook singer of "Toot It & Boot It", TY$.

Young Maestro - "Make It Rock" (ft. YG) (Prod. TY$)
PR: LATE - "Street Product EP" Out Now

From Park Street PR:

LATE - "Street Product EP" Out Now

UK Rapper LATE first exploded onto the UK Rap scene in 1999 as the main rapper in the crew Villains & Wolftown Committee. He then released a string of solo CD's including his nine track debut EP 'International Rhyme Spittin', his debut mixtape 'The Villainous One' in 2005, 'Englishman In New York' a mixtape with American DJ Cashis Kay in 2006, 'Extended Family - The CEO's Edition' with New York rapper Geolani, 'Two Thousand And LATE' mixtape in 2008 and debut his album 'Below Street Level' which featured the likes of Willie D (Geto Boys), JT The Bigga Figga and K-Rino in 2009. 2010 was a busy year for LATE and in May he dropped his brand new album 'UK Rapscallion' which featured a string of well-respected UK artists such as Genesis Elijah, Supar Novar, Tuberculosis, Iron Braydz, Serocee, K9, Jai Boo and Manny Moscow, amongst others. Then in July Wolftown Recordings released the digital album 'From The Vaults' a collection of all of LATE's best underground outings.

Now LATE drops a brand new six track EP which is a collection of collaborations with a string of well respected USA acts. Guests on the EP include Atlanta's number one GUCCI MANE, as well as D.A, M.E.N.I.S, CAPER and South Park Coalition's RAPPER K from Houston, DUTTY DEVIOSO from Louisiana, CALICO from Washington DC and GONJA & TRIGGA MANE from Cincinnati with some amazing production from his dedicated producer TRICKSTA. Also included here is the massive 'There's No Room' which weighs in at just over eight minutes and features K-Rino alongside other members of SPC. As an artist he has featured on over 250 mixtapes and releases in his ten year career, and what Wolftown Recordings have done here is pick the cream of the crop and re-mastered those classic moments for a brand new digital release. This release really does pay homage to one of the UK's most consistent rappers.


Free Album: A.Dd+ - When Pigs Fly

From Audible Treats:

Free Album: A.Dd+ - When Pigs Fly

Dallas Duo Release Highly Acclaimed Debut Album For Free Download, Put Together Limited Edition Packages For Sale

The Album:

(March 28, 2011 – Brooklyn, NY) Following a string of single and video releases, Dallas, Texas duo A.Dd+ (pronounced A.D.D., with the plus sign silent), a group comprised of rappers Slim Gravy and Paris Pershun, is excited to finally release their debut album, When Pigs Fly. Beginning today, the album, which the Dallas Observer recently hailed as "Nothing short of a classic," is being offered to fans for free download, available through the group's Bandcamp page.

For When Pigs Fly, Slim and Paris partnered with producer Picnic Tyme, also of Erykah Badu's Cannabinoids crew, to create a 15-track effort that seamlessly flows, even as it offers listeners a mix of slang anthems, flirtatious tales, and more serious issues (financial struggle, incarceration). And it does so with a creative edge that has made the A.Dd+ one of the most progressive groups to come from the Dallas hip-hop scene in some time, defying both the sounds fans are used to hearing and the restrictions that artists are used to creating within. "When Pigs Fly represents the impossible," explains Slim. "We're doing what people are scared to do in this Dallas music scene. We're making the impossible possible."

And despite When Pigs Fly being the group's first official full-length, there is a cohesiveness and completeness to the album that allows A.Dd+'s words, of making the impossible possible, to ring with sincerity and honesty. While the addition of Picnic Tyme's production continues to help A.Dd+ develop and define their sound, there is also a natural growth present throughout When Pigs Fly. "We seriously feel like there was a great leap between this project and our first project, Power Of The Tongue," explains Paris and Slim. "We pride ourselves in putting out the best music we can, and dealing with more and more everyday life situations only pushes us toward natural growth."

For fans interested in supporting the group, A.Dd+ is offering the album for sale through iTunes and has also put together a limited-edition offering of physical copies, conceptualized, designed, and hand-assembled by the A.Dd+ team. Only 200 copies were made, and each contains the CD, an 8 x 8 full color poster, and a card that indicates what number your copy is out of the 200 made. The CDs cost $12 and can be purchased through A.Dd+'s Bandcamp page.

Fans can download When Pigs Fly for free here: .

MP3: DreadChild f/ Nature - "I Don't Make Believe"

From M3W:

MP3: DreadChild f/ Nature - "I Don't Make Believe"

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MP3: Geolani Grandz f/ Mysonne - "Smellin Like Money Remix"

From Park Street PR:

MP3: Geolani Grandz f/ French Montana, Mysonne - "Smellin Like Money Remix"



Park Street PR and Team AFF are proud to present the world premiere of Geolani Grandz's brand new remix of his massive single 'Smell Like Money'. This heavy Jay One Beatz produced track sees the Team Afficial boss man alongside French Montana, Blackwall Street artist Mysonne, New York sensation Cristion Dior and the hook monster David Correy. It's also worth mentioning the superb artwork from the award-winning Miami Kaos who puts the finishing touch to this project. 'Smellin Like Money Remix' is already making noise with a string of leading tastemakers all over Europe as well as blowing up radio stations and mixtapes all over USA.

Video: Pharoahe Monch Explains What a Freestyle Is

Video: Pharoahe Monch Explains What a Freestyle Is

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