Hit-Boy // Jay-Z Interview Best known for his production on Lil Wayne "Drop The World" feat. Eminem, Pusha T "My God", Kanye West "Christmas In Harlem", A$AP Rocky "Goldie" and Jay-Z & Kanye West "Ni**as In Paris". Watch Hit-Boy's new solo video for "Jay-Z Interview" HERE.
Kottonmouth Kings DJ Bobby B to Release "The Shakedown" Digital EP On June 19th Featuring Planet Asia & Phil The Agony of Strong Arm Steady
Kottonmouth Kings own DJ Bobby B is stepping out from behind the turntables and jumps to the front of the stage for the release of "The Shakedown", a new digital EP on June 19th, 2012 via Suburban Noize. DJ Bobby B wasted no time enlisting the help some of hip-hop's elite to join in on the recording as both Planet Asia, Phil The Agony of Strong Arm Steady, Minus One, Dogboy, and Tristate from Gold Chain Military.
"I'm excited for the release of my upcoming 'The Shakedown' seven song EP, which I produced with my beat partner Minus One (One Session). For this project we brought in some lyrical giants like Planet Asia, Phil The Agony, and TriState to spit on the record," commented Bobby B. "Anyone that was into some of my previous releases like '99 Rips Beyond', 'Diggin In The Crates, or the 'Built From Skratch' albums will love 'The Shakedown', as each song will take you on your own little journey."
The track listing for DJ Bobby B's "The Shakedown" EP is as follows:
1 - Ya Lie Alot (feat. Oliviah) 2- Trees Like These (feat. Minus One & Oliviah) 3 - Shakedown (feat. Planet Asia, Tristate & Washeyi Choir) 4 - Dub Pound (feat. Oliviah) 5 - Don't Tell (feat. Oliviah) 6 - All Day Long (feat. Phil The Agony, Rogue Venom & Washeyi Choir) 7 - 6 AM Dub Sessions (feat. Dogboy & Tony Cook Up)
DJ Bobby B and the Kottonmouth Kings are preparing for the release of their thirteenth studio album, "Mile High", on August 14th via Suburban Noize Records. The album is available online for pre-order with a number of exclusives online at http://bit.ly/IX7NlM. The Kottonmouth Kings' new video for "Hold It In" can be seen online at http://bit.ly/J8NxEH and has racked up 250,000 plays, as it continues to spread virally and intoxicate fans with the Kingdom.
PR: Bring It Back Puts Indie Hip-Hop on The Vans Warped Tour
After a successful run on 8 dates of last year’s Vans Warped Tour, the BringItBackTour Stage- presented by Someone Clothing and powered by GoalZero- will return this summer for all 41 cities, showcasing national and local Hip-Hop artists, live painters, B-Boy crews, DJ exhibitions, and more. Bring It Back has also once again partnered with ReverbNation to offer local artists the opportunity to perform. This year’s headliners include The Chicarones and Ceschi Ramos, with select appearances from legends such as Kanetic Source (of Ozomatli), Aceyalone, Opio (of Hieroglyphics), and OneBeLo (of Binary Star), and other highly respected artists such as Rah Digga, Double-0 (of Kidz In The Hall) with Yonas (of UNI), LuckyIam, Bleubird, Verble, Dox Black, Dante LaSalle, Parable, Prime Element, and more. The BringItBackTour Stage will serve as a unique attraction, with a variety of elements and full, non-stop musical entertainment. This venture is designed to pull together prime circles of artisans, musicians, educators, and activists for the cause of inspiring our youth and peers with a multitude of positive creative outlets.
"The more we work together the stronger we become as a community. BringItBackTour has been developed by artist, for artist. The goal is to teach others how important sharing resources and building bridges across the country is, as well as opening up new avenues for artists across the board. " – Tyler “Fritzo” Stark, BringItBackTour Founder/CEO
L.A.-based future funk outfit The Milky Way present the "Dubai b/w Milky Way" single. Sum - best known for his 2009 Lone Wolf album with producer Belief - fronts this band of underground stars comprising guitarist, keyboard players, background vocalists and more, amongst them NYC producer P.U.D.G.E. and L.A. deejay Cee Brown. “The Milky Wayans” have performed with the likes of Dwele, Arrested Development and The Pharcyde all over Los Angeles.
"'We have many different sounds, and 'Dubai' is one - minimalist electronic rap for the fun of it," says Sum. "'Keep It Milky'" is the slogan and mission statement for the band. Life and it's obstacles should never throw you too far off your game. Bruce Lee said 'be like water', we say 'keep it milky'." Sum is working on Dragon, a two-volume solo project featuring production from Needlz, Ski Beatz, Brandun DeShay, Computer Jay, Tye Hill and many others.
Video: Yo Gotti - "I Got That Sack (Behind the Scenes)"
As Yo Gotti winds down the 2012 Road to Riches Tour, he is preparing new music and videos for the Summer! Here is the official behind-the-scenes footage from Gotti's "I Got That Sack" video shoot, with appearances from Gucci Mane and models Yaris Sanchez, Keyshia Ka'oir, Maliah Michel, Dimepiece and more!