Audio: Lorenzo Asher f/ Royce Da 5'9" - "Net Worth"
Courtesy Dan S.
In preparation for his upcoming Liquor, Loud, Loyalty, Love project dropping next month, Lorenzo Asher recruits Detroit's finest, Royce Da 5'9" for "Net Worth." Prouduced by JL, "Net Worth" is a lyrical exercise showing that the young spitter can hold his own with one of the best bar for bar guys in the game.
DJ Babu & Rakaa from Dilated Peoples Announce European Tour As Expansion Team Soundsystem
DJ Babu & Rakaa (Iriscience) from Dilated Peoples have announced the dates for their upcoming European tour as Expansion Team Soundsystem. The duo will take a break from the recording of Dilated Peoples' new studio album to hit the road for a European headlining tour throughout July. Dilated Peoples is currently in the studio working on their first studio album since 2006, titled "Directors of Photography", for release later this year in conjunction with Rhymesayers Entertainment.
DJ Babu (of the World Famous Beat Junkies) and Rakaa (aka Iriscience of Rock Steady Crew/Zulu Nation) are Expansion Team Soundsystem -- a classic yet progressive Party Rocking duo. Inspired by the essence of classic Hip-Hop culture, the duo looks to break away from the rigid boundaries often imposed by the music industry. "Babu and I were on stage before we were making records so we know what were doing" states Rakaa. "We're having a great time and business is good outside of the lines."
EXPANSION TEAM SOUNDSYSTEM (DJ BABU & RAKAA) TOUR DATES:
7/11 - Paris, France - Nouveau Casino
7/12 - London, England - East Village - The Doctor's Orders
7/13 - Frauenfeld, Switzerland - Openair Frauenfeld Festival
7/14 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Bitterzoet - DNA Amsterdam / Los Angeles opening after party
I would like to submit my latest record to you entitled, "The Kids," Produced by Slot-A [@iamslota]. This song was recently featured on T-Shirt Line RA-NYC's mixtape - BRTH A N8TH [@RA_NYC] - which was released this past week. The project features artists Chuuwee, Mike Schpitz, Kids with Gunz, and more.
Last week we announced that the new Greenhouse (Blueprint & Illogic) album Bend But Don’t Break will be released on Tuesday July 9th on Weightless Recordings. Since that announcement, many fans have been wondering when they would get to hear something from the record. Well, today is the day. We proudly present the first single “Bend But Don’t Break,” which is the title track of the album. As always, if you dig it please share it on your social networks.
Virginia heavyweight Nottz presents to the global Hip-Hop community the collective D.M.P (Durte Muzik Prahdukshun) as they release their new single "How Many Tears" featuring Pusha-T. One of Virginia finest adoptees links with Nottz, DMP and Shateish who lends a hand on the hook to rep their hometown, 'where dreams are made and stars are born.'
Audio: Kool Keith & Big Sche Eastwood - D!#k in Her Ass
Kool Keith & Big Sche Eastwood ( Aka Mr. Sche ) will be releasing the "Magnetic Pimp Force Field" album (CD)
on July 9th 2013 in the U.S.A. Ltd edition CD is out in Europe & Japan now and the Digital Edition is available on iTunes.
New Orleans rapper Moe presents the third volume of his mixtape series Is Anybody Listening, featuring beats from Automatik Beats, Humbeats and Trackanometry. Born at Charity Hospital - the same hospital as Lil Wayne - both his parents were incarcerated by the time he was 6, leaving him in the care of his grandmother. Moe was writing rhymes by the time she moved him to Los Angeles a few years later, "often times rapping about my parents," he says.
A 22 year-old rhymer hailing from Edmonton, Canada, Jo Thrillz first made noise with the release of his mixtape “The Gooniest” in late 2011. Since then, Jo has been building a growing buzz with the release of eye-catching music videos (some of which are approaching 100K views), his second mixtape “Just Another Weekend,” and many full-throttle, energy-packed performances including “Boonstock,” and his sold-out release party. With a huge presence in his local scene and impressive numbers online, Jo Thrillz is ready to let the world know what being “Goony” is really all about.