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Animal Farm Surprise Shows and Gen.Erik Says Goodbye to Portland


From Erik Abel:

Animal Farm Surprise Shows and Gen.Erik Says Goodbye to Portland

July 21, 2011- Portland, OR: As the promising Hip-Hop group Animal Farm continues to increase their International buzz, Producer/ MC Gen.Erik has decided to leave the group's Portland, OR home base in favor of New York City.  The move is geared to expand the reach of Animal Farm, as well as Gen.Erik's Focused Noise Productions. 

As a going away present, Gen.Erik is giving away a free song entitled "Dear Portland", an ode to the city where he made his musical mark and has called his home for over 10 years. In the clever song, Gen.Erik addresses Portland in an extended metaphor in which he painfully breaks off a relationship with the city he loves. He also utilizes a number of references that are best associated with the City of Roses and home of the Blazers to tell his story. "Dear Portland" was also produced by Gen.Erik and features the precise DJ Wels, also from Animal Farm.

"Dear Portland" Link: http://soundcloud.com/animalfarmteam/gen-erik-dear-portland .
 
Gen.Erik Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/62034417@N00/5959355802/ .
 
Prior to Gen.Erik's departure, the Animal Farm crew decided to give the city of Portland another present, executing three recent surprise pop up shows in one day.  Without prior warning, Animal Farm's Hanif Wondir, Serge Severe, Fury, Gen.Erik, DJ Wels, and B-boy Deff Ro pulled up to three unadvertised locations, jumped out of the back of a rigged up U-Haul, and proceeded to attract crowds who were magnetized to their high energy showmanship.  The footage from these shows will soon be available.  In the meantime, check out this entertaining trailer at http://youtu.be/74eME8O1fV0 .
 
Animal Farm's new album Culture Shock features Talib Kweli, Rob Swift, Abstract Rude, and DJ Wicked, and is currently #7 on the CMJ Hip-Hop College Radio Charts. 
Culture Shock purchase link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/culture-shock/id434958715 .
     
Follow @AnimalFarmTeam and @Generik360 on Twitter
Facebook.com/AnimalFarmTeam
 
Gen.Erik's Going Away Party will be FREE at Ted's (Formerly Berbati's) in Portland.
Thursday, July 21st w/ L Pro Video Release, Animal Farm, Destro of Oldominion, Serge Severe, DJ Wicked, Theory Hazit, Level Headed, DJ Wels, and DJ Spark of Sandpeople.
 
Bonus: Animal Farm Interview with KevinNottingham.com: http://kevinnottingham.com/2011/07/20/artist-spotlight-animal-farm/ .

MP3: Yo Gotti f/ Ciara - "We Can Get It On"


From Rap Star Promo:

MP3: Yo Gotti f/ Ciara - "We Can Get It On"

YO GOTTI ft. CIARA - WE CAN GET IT ON (CLEAN) http://www.mediafire.com/?5atn56lqhkfq72n .

YO GOTTI ft. CIARA - WE CAN GET IT ON (DIRTY) http://www.mediafire.com/?eai94tqy4bw87i9 .

MP3: Dolla Boy f/ Yung Joc - "Address"


From DJ Smallz:

MP3: Dolla Boy f/ Yung Joc - "Address"

* http://www.sendspace.com/file/33wc2y *

MP3: Hypnotiq f/ Ace Hood, Hussein Fatal - "Gettin to It"


From M3W:

MP3: Hypnotiq f/ Ace Hood, Hussein Fatal - "Gettin to It"

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

Video: 40 Glocc f/ E-40, Snoop - "Welcome to California Remix"


From Zoo Life:

Video: 40 Glocc f/ E-40, Snoop Dogg, Too $hort, Xzibit - "Welcome to California Remix"

MP3: Ceasar & PStarr - "War Music" feat. MANY Guests


From Chris @ E1 Music:

MP3: Ceasar & PStarr - "War Music" feat. Grafh, Saigon, Mista Raja, Styles P, Parlae, Kool G Rap, Red Cafe, Mistah F.A.B., Serius Jones & Avery Storm

* http://www.megaupload.com/?d=ZV9TXU44 *

Download full mixtape here - http://www.freeonsmash.com/exclusives/warmusic/ .

Potluck Announce Stoner Bitch 2 & Captain Chronic Contests


From James @ Kerosene Media:

Potluck Announce Stoner Bitch 2 & Captain Chronic Contests

Potluck have announced the group's Stoner Bitch 2 and Captain Chronic contests through their Facebook page online at http://www.facebook.com/potluck.music . Potluck are seeking out the two most dedicated potheads who deserve the title of "Stoner Bitch" or "Captain Chronic" to represent their cities. To enter fans can submit their pictures to photos@potluckmusic.com, along with your name and city you represent. All entries will be posted in the photos section of the Potluck Facebook page and the entry with the most "Likes" will win. The grand prize winner will win a trip to Las Vegas for the weekend, along with free air travel and hotel accommodations, as well as a Potluck prize pack.
 
Potluck's new album "Rhymes & Resin" debuted at No. 17 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart and at No. 28 on the Rap album charts, in its first week of release. "Rhymes & Resin" features guest appearances by Glasses Malone, Murs and Mistah FAB, King Gordy, Ill Bill, and Slaine.
 
Potluck recently released their new video for the track "3 Minute Miracle" online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBx_nE0LWls&feature=channel_video_title .

Video: R. City aka Rock City - "South Carolina Takeover"


From Nancy B:

Video: R. City aka Rock City - "South Carolina Takeover"

Columbia, SC was the scene of Virgin Islands duo, R. City aka Rock City's latest takeover; Club Essence to be exact. There as part of their promo run for single, "We On", the guys performed for a crowd of about 300, both DJ's and music fans, during a quarterly meeting of the Paul Davis-helmed Columbia Record Pool. The real party though was in the parking lot afterward, where the duo listened to, and danced to the demos of aspiring artists for hours, signing autographs until it was too dark to see anything.

YouTube URL - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUTg0AarR1o .

R. City aka Rock City "Los Angeles Takeover" ASCAP Awards W/ Diddy & R. City Taking Over LA - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U2l3y3lDLI&feature=related .

R. City aka Rock City "NYC Takeover" Hot 97 SummerJam 2011 W/ Diddy & R. City Taking Over NYC - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_OB0QC1NCQ&feature=related .

Follow us on Twitter via @WeAreRockCity & @RapPublicist.

MP3: Fred the Godson f/ Bitta Blood - "Bronx Lock Down"


From M3W:

MP3: Fred the Godson f/ Bitta Blood - "Bronx Lock Down"

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/fredthegodsonlockdown/video-blast-page.html *

MP3: Koncept - "Feels So Good" & Silent Knight's Video


From Brown Bag AllStars:

MP3: Koncept - "Feels So Good" & Silent Knight's Video

Check out the new track from Koncept of The Brown Bag AllStars "Feels So Good" featuring Laurence Lafond-Beaulne produced by Tranzformer.

"Feels So Good" featuring Laurence Lafond-Beaulne (Prod. by Tranzformer)
Download the "Feels So Good" HERE - http://hulkshare.com/58qitd3ldnga .

Check out http://iamkoncept.com/ .

Also...

Last week we brought you the "Stayin' Busy Remix", now check out the video for the original version of "Stayin' Busy" (also produced by The Audible Doctor) which is off of Silent Knight's "Busy Is My Best Friend" album (dropping soon).

Watch Silent Knight's "Stayin' Busy" Video HERE - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZlFXKvUktE .


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