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Mixtape: The GTW - "Don't Smoke the Cigarette"

Mixtape: The GTW - "Don't Smoke the Cigarette"

Courtesy Mr. D.

THE GTW is a Hip-House artist out of Chicago. He is a 20 year old producer/writer who has worked with many in the indie music scene. His music fuses house with hip-hop which propells his music to an innovative standard. His buzz is steadily rising and he is getting looks as the next rap artist to push the envelope of creative music not only in Chicago, but in everywhere in the world. He created "dont smoke the cigarette" as celebration music for the upcoming world cup.

 The GTW & Danny Brusco- Blow me Away
The Gtw- Dont Smoke The Cigarette 
The Gtw- Running all my life (Produced by Braxton Holmes)
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Video: Yo Gotti - "Single"

Video: Yo Gotti - "Single"

Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.

Here is Yo Gotti's latest video "Single" from Live From the Kitchen, which will be in stores on January 10, 2012 via Polo Grounds Music/RCA. The song features Stuey Rock and was produced by Lil Lody, while the video cameos include Zed Zilla, 2 Chainz, Yung Joc and Shawty Lo.

MP3: Phil Marks f/ Moneymike - "Baddest One"

MP3: Phil Marks f/ Moneymike - "Baddest One"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

Phil Marks was born September 15, 1990 in Staten Island N.Y. He was first introduced to music at age 15 when he started making beats using fl studio on his pc at home. Phil Marks relocated just North of Atlanta at age 17 where he and fellow classmates found a shared interest in music.

Marks soon began to develop lyrical ability while creating music with his friends. His melodic and catchy verses and hooks are one of a kind. Phil Marks soon linked up with teen produced William Mcflyer who has produced for artist such as Roscoe Dash, Gorilla Zoe, and Waka Flocka. Together they have created a number of potential chart toppers. He is currently unsigned.


MP3: Marcus Manchild Spits Over "Adrenaline Rush" Remake

MP3: Marcus Manchild Spits Over "Adrenaline Rush" Remake

Courtesy Nancy B.










Marcus Manchild is nominated as a XXL Magazine 2012 Freshmen, along with fellow Houstonian Kirko Bangz. The city has never an artist on the Freshmen cover so it's a pretty big deal for us. For those that don't know, votes can be cast here - .

MP3: Jason Weaver - "Ni$$a We Ballin" f/ Rocky Fontaine

MP3: Jason Weaver - "Ni$$a We Ballin" f/ Rocky Fontaine

Courtesy Nancy B.

DUE 2012


@JWeaverJ @RockyFontaine

MP3: Gucci Mane f/ Yo Gotti - "In Love With a White Girl"

MP3: Gucci Mane f/ Yo Gotti - "In Love With a White Girl"

Courtesy Rap Star Promo.


MP3: Gensu Dean - "On & On" featuring 7even Thirty

MP3: Gensu Dean - "On & On" featuring 7even Thirty

Courtesy Mello Music Group.

plans for a banner MMG 2012!  In addition to the many new albums, Mello Music Group is introducing a new Instrumental Series for 2012, as well as a 7" Series, and unique Botique Series.  Today, MMG is offering a non-album bonus track from Dallas prodicer Gensu Dean titled "On & On (featuring 7even Thirty)."

Free Download:
Gensu Dean "On & On (feat. 7even Thirty"
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2012 MMG Schedule Highlights:
Sean Born "Behind The Scale"
The debut album from the low budget emcee produced, mixed, and arranged by legendary producer Kev Brown.
Gensu Dean "Standard Life"
Hip-Hop's best kept secret, Dallas producer who has been behind the boards for David Banner, Old Dirty Bastard, and Lord Jamar, now releases his debut solo project featuring Large Professor, Roc Marciano, Count Bass D, Brand Nubian, and David Banner.
Oddisee "People Hear What They See"
The long awaited solo debut, produced, written, arranged, and mixed by Oddisee is ready for release.
+ a special Apollo Brown project to be officially announced in the new year, a new MMG label project titled "Self Sacrifice" and the physical release of 14KT's "A Friendly Game of KT" on cd & vinyl!
and more...
Charles Stokely, Substantial, Kenn Starr, Finale, The 1978ers, Nick Tha 1Da, Diamond District, Def Dee, yU, Boog Brown, Georgia Anne Muldow, Oddisee, Apollo Brown, Stik Figa, and more!
MMG Instrumental Series:
Mello Music Group is also presenting a new 12 issue instrumental series of full length original instrumental projects from a variety of the best known producers in Hiphop today including the following: 14KT, illMind, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Eric Lau, Oddisee, Apollo Brown, Gensu Dean, Def Dee, and more!
MMG 7" Series:
Mello Music Group will also be releasing 12 monthly editions of extremely limited edition (300-500 copies each) 7" collectors series vinyl pieces not available on any where else on vinyl.  The series features Mello Music Group artists in unique combinations such as Boog Brown & Georgia Anne Muldrow, Has-Lo & illMind, Gensu Dean & Large Professor, and more!

MMG Boutique Series:
Mello Music Group has acquired a number of low profile projects that are of special interest to serious Hiphop conisuers.  These projects include Nick Tha 1Da "Give Tha Drummer None", Shawn Will & Charlie Ross "Dustmentals", and Stik Figa "As Himself".  Each project has a unique story behind it.
Support the Mello Music Group catalog on CD & Vinyl: .

Mixtape: ProbCause - "Stir Fry Part 2: Leftovers"

Mixtape: ProbCause - "Stir Fry Part 2: Leftovers"

Courtesy Mulatto Patriot.

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Video: Big O & Styles P - "Hustler (Behind the Scenes)"

Video: Big O & Styles P - "Hustler (Behind the Scenes)"

Courtesy Papa Smirf.

Big O & Styles P Make Record "HUSTLER" @ 5am After A Styles P Performance In Providence, RI
DirectedBy: Knowledge Born
EditedBy: JAV OD
Big O The Affair on DatPiff
Hustler - Big O, Styles P & Rama
BeatProduced By: Tito Flow

Video: Sutter Kain & Darko - "The Darko Effect"

Video: Sutter Kain & Darko - "The Darko Effect"

Courtesy Never So Deep Records.

Artist: Sutter Kain & Darko
Song: The Darko Effect
Album: Emotional Disorder
Label: Never So Deep Records
Directed: Sutter Kain

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