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Video: Aesop Rock - "Skelethon Ep. 3" (@aesoprockwins)

From Biz3:

Video: Aesop Rock - "Skelethon Ep. 3"

In the latest episode of Aesop Rock's 'Skelethon' video series, we find him palling around with his feline friend Whiskers....and the grim reaper.  Watch it and you'll get it - tour dates below.

Tour Dates:

5/27     Shakopee, MN    Soundset Festival
7/13     Los Angeles, CA     El Rey Theatre
7/15     San Francisco, CA       The Fillmore
7/19     Portland, OR       Wonder Ballroom
7/20     Vancouver, BC          Venue
7/21     Seattle, WA      Seattle Block Party
7/23     Salt Lake City, UT     In The Venue
7/24     Denver, CO          Summit
7/26     Minneapolis, MN        First Avenue
7/27     Madison, WI      Barrymore Theatre
7/28     Chicago, IL                  Metro
7/30     Toronto, ON                 Mod Club
7/31     Montreal, QC        Corona Theatre
8/2       Boston, MA       Paradise Rock Club
8/3       New York, NY           Irving Plaza
8/4       Philadelphia, PA      Union Transfer
8/5       Washington, DC           9:30 Club
8/7       Atlanta, GA                  The Loft
8/9       Dallas, TX              Granada Theter
8/10     Houston, TX                 Fitzgerald's
8/11     Austin, TX                    Mohawk
8/13     Tuscon, AZ               Rialto Theater
8/14     Tempe, AZ           Marquee Theater
8/15     San Diego, CA             Belly Up

Mixtape: Juicy J - "Blue Dream & Lean" (New Version & Bonus Songs)

From Future Star:

Mixtape: Juicy J - "Blue Dream & Lean" (New Version & Bonus Songs)


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SRH Fest 2012 Announced In Las Vegas On July 27th & 28th Featuring NOFX, Kottonmouth Kings, Dilated Peoples, Unwritten Law, Authority Zero & Hedpe

From Kerosene Media:

SRH Fest 2012 Announced In Las Vegas On July 27th & 28th Featuring NOFX, Kottonmouth Kings, Dilated Peoples, Unwritten Law, Authority Zero & Hedpe

SRH Clothing is proud to announce the return of their annual SRH Fest in 2012 for two nights in Las Vegas, NV at The Pool at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. For the past few years, the iconic California based clothing company has brought together the best in live music, action sports and the hottest women for one unforgettable epic gathering that celebrates the extreme lifestyle. Headlining this year's SRH Fest on Friday July 27th will be rip-hop originators the Kottonmouth Kings along with Dilated Peoples and (Hed)p.e., while legendary punk outfit NOFX will headline the show on Saturday July 28th with support from Unwritten Law and Authority Zero.

"This weekend brings together everyone who has supported us for all these years," commented co-founder Kevin Zinger. "I'm thankful to all the bands and the line-up is full of our favorite groups, so this will be the best SRH Fest yet. Viva Las Vegas!"

SRH Productions began in 1991 putting on punk rock shows in the Mission Beach area of San Diego and creating clothes for a consumer who wanted apparel that wasn't mainstream. SRH is committed to supporting the extreme lifestyle its clothing represents. The company proudly endorses professional extreme sports athletes, as well as the amateurs that are the foundation of the industry. For SRH it’s all about breaking down new boundaries and truly Supporting Radical Habits.


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Video: Dyme Def - "Let It Be"

From DM360.

Video: Dyme Def - "Let It Be"

After five years and breaking one million YouTube hits, FearceVill of Seattle's Dyme Def unearths the standout single "Let It Be," off their debut release Space Music. Produced by crew member BeanOne, which barrows from the classic Beatles record of the same title, the video details Fearce's struggle with his abusive childhood, estranged father, love, infidelity, success and health as it concludes with the realization that he's become his own enemy. Stay tuned for FearceVill and BeanOne's forthcoming free release, There Goes The Neighborhood. Click the Prefix link below to join the mailing list, where you'll receive the complimentary digital download next Thursday, May 31st at midnight. #YukTheWorld

Video: ANTHM - "Manhattan" (@NoCosign)

From Nancy B:

Video: ANTHM - "Manhattan"

With this visual, ANTHM brings his vivid portrayal of the city to life. The slick talker wears an unyielding demeanor against the backdrop of a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. Through polish and grit, ANTHM reimagines his home. Welcome to Manhattan.

Random a/k/a @MegaRan - "Language Arts Vol. 1" Out Now!

Random a/k/a Mega Ran - "Language Arts Vol. 1" Out Now!

What up! This'll be brief: the new album Language Arts volume 1 is out for all!

Download it here for just $1, or get CDs and posters:

In case you have a gift card or want to put some cash in my pocket, the album is on iTunes and Amazon, just search for it there.

Also, cop your poster here!


Video Game: Friday, May 25
Video Game Soundtrack (feat new songs, plus game level tracks)- Friday, May 25
PDF Comic of Part 1: May 28
T-Shirt designs: June 11 or so
Hard Copy Comic, June 21 (debuting at Heroes and Villains Comic Shop, Tucson, AZ), then monthly after that
Vol 2 cd/download: July 31
Vol 3 cd/DL: November 20

The Favor: I need you guys to download the EP and post this link so we can get the album to hit #1!

next, check out this Kotaku article and like it, share it, or comment!


@SmokeDZA: Artwork x Tracklist x "Kenny Powers" (CDQ)

From Nature Sounds:

Smoke DZA: Artwork x Tracklist x "Kenny Powers" (CDQ)

Kenny Powers (CDQ): .

Since word got out that Polo-obsessed Harlem rhyme spitter Smoke DZA was linking up with rising hitmaker Harry Fraud for the full-length album Rugby Thompson, the project has been the talk of the blogosphere.  Now, DZA is proud to announce the official Rugby Thompson artwork and tracklist, featuring appearances from Action Bronson, Curren$y, Sean Price, Domo Genesis, Schoolboy Q, A$AP Twelvyy, and more.  In addition, he's unveiling the CD-Quality version of "Kenny Powers" that fans have been clamoring for.  The hard-hitting album cut inspired by everyone's favorite shit-talking ballplayer had only been available as a low-quality radio rip until now.  Rugby Thompson hits stores everywhere on June 19th, 2012 via High Times Records and Cinematic Music Group.

1. Rugby Thompson
2. New Jack
3. Baleedat (ft. Curren$y)
4. Playground Legend
5. Ashtray (ft. Domo Genesis [Odd Future] & Schoolboy Q)
6. F**k Ya Mother (ft. Sean Price)
7. Game 7 (ft. A$AP Twelvyy)
8. Kenny Powers
9. Turnbuckle Music (ft. Action Bronson)
10. Rivermonts
11. Lo Horsemen (ft. Thirstin Howl III, NymLo, Meyhem Lauren)
12. The Prelude To Judgement Day

Rugby Thompson Pre-Orders: .

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Video: Don Cannon Presents GT Garza "No Regrets"

From J Melo:

Video: Don Cannon Presents GT Garza "No Regrets" (feat. Brian Angel of Day 26)

Houston native GT Garza recently released his "Batteries Not Included 2" mixtape hosted by Don Cannon. Here goes a brand new video off the project, an introspective cut titled "No Regrets" featuring Brian Angel of Day 26 who are signed to Atlantic Records.

MP3: MUMBLS - "Dick For Brains" Ft. IamSu!

From Audible Treats:

MP3: MUMBLS - "Dick For Brains" Ft. IamSu!

Early this spring, MUMBLS released his Hella Novellas mixtape, a project that showed off the Berkeley rapper's penchant for woozy yet witty, drug-influenced humor. The tape bore fan favorites such as "Parachute" and "Spellbound," both of which received delightfully trippy visual accompaniment. MUMBLS followed his new mixtape with a 44-city tour, opening for mentor Andre Nickatina, and now, MUMBLS is excited to release a new track, "Dick For Brains," which features IamSu!. 

The song, says MUMBLS, is inspired by "a girl that I was, and still am, heavily involved with." MUMBLS kicks off the first verse giving his listeners an introduction to his leading lady, breaking down why he's become so smitten. Namely, says MUMBLS, "her taste in movies, booze, drugs, video games - as well as her breast size."

IamSu!, in addition to being featured on the track also lends his production to the new single, with the two Bay artists getting in the studio together after MUMBLS had the chance to check out a number of Su!'s beats. "It was fun for me collaborating with someone for the first time," says MUMBLS. "It was nice to share the sound space with someone else and work off what he laid down."

In other news, MUMBLS is currently in the running to be nominated for this year's Bay Area Freshmen 10 Class. For all info, including how to vote to nominate MUMBLS, read here: .

Download "Dick For Brains" Ft. IamSu! here:  .

MP3: Chuuwee - "Rock the Party"

From Matt B:

MP3: Chuuwee - "Rock the Party"

Wild Style can be summarized as pure 90s Hip Hop, where Chuuwee is taking the classic elements of the golden era with the look, sound and the feel and then applying them to the present day. Inspired by Gang Starr, A Tribe Called Quest, Big L, De La Soul with even hints of DMX, Wild Style promises to be Chuuwee’s break-out project, one that will showcase him as being a frontrunner lyricist from Hip-Hop’s new school; while also paying homage and respect to the great pioneers of the 1990’s. “Wild Style is the album that’s going to eradicate weak rap off the face of the map. It is the return of real Hip-Hop. It’s pure and it’s not me trying to re-make it. It’s not me telling you its 90s Hip-Hop; it is 90s Hip-Hop” says Chuuwee.

A recent recipient of’s “The Break,” Chuuwee has finally unveiled the lead-single, “Rock The Party,” (produced by Jonathan Lowell) from Wild Style which can be heard here:

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