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PR: The Terrifying Mexican Legend of La Llorona Returns


The Terrifying Mexican Legend of La Llorona Returns to Universal Studios Hollywood in the Reimagined Halloween Horror Nights maze,  “La Llorona: Cazadora de Niños”

Courtesy KB.

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA. — Universal Studios Hollywood announces the chilling return of ‘La Llorona,’ the fearful story of melancholy and murder that has terrified Mexican and Latin American children for generations, to its Halloween Horror Nights event of authentically disturbing mazes.  Beginning September 21, 2012, the 500 year-old legend comes to life anew in the maze, ‘La Llorona: Cazadora de Niños’ or ‘Weeping Woman: The Child Hunter.’

‘La Llorona: Cazadora de Niños’ will feature immersive environments depicting scenes and imagery of a rural Mexican village.  This year’s maze will tell the haunting story of ‘La Llorona,’ a beautiful girl named Maria from a poor village who desperately sought to win the affection of a rich nobleman.  Rejected and grief stricken, she drowns her children in a river.  Overcome with anguish, she drowns herself in a bitter end.  According to legend, Maria’s tormented and distressed spirit wanders the earth, eternally piercing the night with mournful cries, “My children!  Where are my children?” ― giving rise to her name, ‘La Llorona’ or ‘The Weeping Woman.’  La Llorona’s frail, drenched body lurking throughout the dead of night will invariably elicit unwavering dread from the helpless village inhabitants or maze guests, as her presence signifies impending death. 

The ‘La Llorona: Cazadora de Niños’ maze will lure guests into rotting chambers and crypts flanked by decomposed and tortured souls who have met the cruel fate of death and the mournful cries of ‘La Llorona.’  The maze disturbingly journeys guests through the mind’s eye of a child’s nightmare seeded with all the dread, gore and evil that can be imagined.

“At its core, La Llorona is a ghost story so we’re building off the very successful elements of last year’s haunted attraction by adding brand new special effects that speak more to the paranormal side of the story.  It’s like tapping into a child’s imagination and creating physical manifestations of those fears.  Ultimately, we hope it leads to an even more terrifying experience,” said John Murdy, Creative Director at Universal Studios Hollywood.

“Last year we brought the legend of La Llorona to life for the first time as a maze at “Halloween Horror Nights”.  It was wildly popular with guests familiar with the story and those introduced to the legend for the very first time,” said Murdy.  “At that time, I had the opportunity to speak with many of our guests who shared their personal stories of La Llorona, particularly how she haunted their dreams as children.  I found this to be a particularly compelling perspective, and created this year’s maze to tell the story of La Llorona through the eyes of a child.”

Beginning September 21, 2012, Halloween Horror Nightswill bring 19 fear-filled nights with numerous terror-filled “Scare Zones” and unrivaled film production quality mazes uniquely themed to today’s most definitive horror properties to deliver the most compelling, spine-chilling, haunted attractions.  This year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” dates are: September 21, 22, 28, 29 and October 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 31.

This year’s featured “Halloween Horror Nights” haunted attractions include: “The Walking Dead: Apocalypse,” based on AMC’s Golden Globe-nominated, Emmy Award-winning, series; “Welcome to Silent Hill,” based on the popular video games and film franchise; an encore performance from legendary shock rocker, Alice Cooper in a new 3D maze, “Alice Cooper Goes to Hell 3D” and a reimagined “La Llorona: Cazadora de Niños” maze based on the terrifying Mexican and Latin American legend that terrified children for centuries.  Watch the announcement videos on Universal Studios Hollywood’s YouTube Channel.  Additional mazes to be announced shortly.

Updates on “Halloween Horror Nights” are available at HalloweenHorrorNights.com and also on Twitter and Facebook, as Creative Director John Murdy reveals a running chronicle of exclusive information.  Fans are invited to follow John Murdy on Twitter at: Twitter.com/HorrorNights or via Facebook at: “Halloween Horror Nights – Hollywood”

Universal Studios Hollywood SM, The Entertainment Capital of L.A.SM, includes a full-day, movie-based theme park and Studio Tour; the CityWalk entertainment, shopping and dining complex, the Universal CityWalk Cinemas, the “5 Towers” state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue, and the Gibson Amphitheatre concert and special event arena.  World-class rides and attractions include the intense, award-winning ride, “King Kong 360 3-D” on the famed behind-the-scenes Studio Tour, “The Simpsons RideTM,” “Revenge of the MummySM —The Ride” indoor roller coaster and “Jurassic Park® —The Ride,” as well as the critically-acclaimed mega-attraction, “Transformers™: The Ride—3D.”

Video: @TaylorJTakeover f/ Dose, Gucci Mane - "No Good"


Video: Taylor J f/ Dose, Gucci Mane - "No Good"

Courtesy Nancy B.

Atlanta's foremost independent label

BIG PLAY ENTERTAINMENT

presents a brand new video from

TAYLOR J

New From Owlsa - Jack Beats - Evolution Mixtape (@Biz3)


New From Owlsa - Jack Beats - Evolution Mixtape

Courtesy Eric @ Biz 3.

Producer / DJ duo Jack Beats, known for their chop and drop style of mixing diverse samples with crushing bass, are releasing their Evolution mixtape next Tuesday (8/7) on OWSLA, Skrillex's record label. Including collabs from Diplo, Dillon Francis, Example and Takura, this is the first of 2 mini-albums Jack Beats are dropping in the coming months.

Hear a sample mix below: http://soundcloud.com/owslaofficial/evolution-mix-master .

Video: L.I.F.E. Long f/ Elohem Star - "Illy" (@TherealLifelong)


Video: L.I.F.E. Long f/ Elohem Star - "Illy"

Courtesy LL.

New solo album from Lifelong and producer Shamalex! Visits with the
Medicine man.

Here is the second video/single from the lp! enjoy any support is
helpful on this! Thank you!

New Mixtape // Nature - The Ashtray Effect (@DJMickeyKnox)


New Mixtape // Nature - The Ashtray Effect

Courtesy DJ Mickey Knox.

Getrightmusic.com & Deep Concepts Media bring you Natures latest mixtape: The Ashtray Effect mixed and hosted by DJ Superstar Jay & DJ Mickey Knox.
The Ashtray Effect is a collection of Natures most recent collabs, exclusives, and a few classics mixed to perfection by 2 of the best djs the game has to offer.
Download and enjoy.

* http://www.getrightmusic.com/mixtape/post/nature-the-ashtray-effect *

1. Redemption prod Sickness & DJ Supa Dave
2. Obey prod Little Vic
3. Control Your Heart w/Tommy 2face
4. Tis The Season w/Doap Nixon
5. Ya Homie
6. Get Off My Cloud w/The Kid Daytona prod DJ Concept
7. Cruise Control w/Narez
8. Hustle Harder
9. New Ports & Cools
10. Word Is Bond
11. Foreign Affairs
12. Blood Stream w/Little Vic prod Snowgoons
13. One Shot prob. Scram Jones
14. Def Con 3 prod Little Vic
15. A Beautiful Day
16. Open Your Eyes w/Little Vic prod Velotz
17. More Then The Music w/Heather B
18. Can't Change
19. Move Over w/Kaze prod 9th Wonder
20. The Needle
21. Let Off prod Scram Jones
22. Supa High
23. Make Motion
24. In The Streets
25. I Dont Make Believe w/Dread Child
26. Its Like That w/Ali Vegas
27. Take The Money w/J Sands
28. Where You At? W/Screwball

MP3: T.I. - "I Don't Like (Remix)" (@Tip @RapStarPromo)


MP3: T.I. - "I Don't Like (Remix)"

Courtesy Rap Star Promo.

TWEET THIS:
New Music:
@Tip
"I Don't Like"
* http://www.sharebeast.com/xalvfvkfjgiz *
VIA @RAPSTARPROMO

MP3: Fese - "Break Yo Back" (@PlatinumCamP)


MP3: Fese - "Break Yo Back"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

Daddy Bigg$ The BO$$          Platinum Camp Record$
PlatinumCamp.com
Leader in Global Digital Distribution,Marketing,PR
And Artist Management
Twitter @PlatinumCamP

* http://dl.dropbox.com/u/19416547/Fese_Break_Yo_Back_(Full_Song_Clean).zip *

Video: @HarnSolo - "Say Bruh" + Free Mixtape (@IStillLoveHer)


Video: Harn Solo - "Say Bruh" + Free Mixtape

Courtesy Wanja Lange.

New Orleans-based emcee Harn SOLO presents the Mally X-directed music video for "Say Bruh", the first single from his new album Shooting Star, produced entirely byNOLA HipHop Award-winning producer Pro Prospek. Moving from Los Angeles to New Orleans a few years ago, SOLO has since performed alongside Wu-Tang Clan, Rebirth Brass Band, Mickey Factz and more. SOLO has seven albums under his belt including The Awakening, SOLO 3.0, Reaching Higher and The Grind, his recent full-length with fellow Nola emcee Lyriqs da Lyraciss also featuring 2011 NOLA HipHop Award Album Of The Year winner Lyrikill.

Stream / Free Download / Artwork:  Full Album  "Shooting Star": http://harnsolo.bandcamp.com/album/shooting-star .

@MegaRan Got A Hot Date


Mega Ran: Got A Hot Date

Courtesy Random.

Hey everyone. Still on the road, so I figured this was the best time to give you some free music:

TOUR: A Date with a Dream. It's an album I made right before tour and all about the life of the traveling man. Enjoy it, like it, tweet it and share it!

http://megaranmusic.com/album/tour-date-with-a-dream

A select few of you already had it, but now it's for all.

So thats road music, holiday music...Pretty soon I'll have music for every occasion, ha.

I'm out and about for the next few weeks, here's my schedule: (with mc chris, Powerglove and Richie Branson)

8.2 Mohawk, Austin, TX^
8.3-5 Nerdapalooza @The  Social/Beacham, Orlando, FL
8.6 The Haven, Winter Park, FL
8.7 Granada Theater,Lawrence, KS^
8.8 The Waiting Room, Omaha, NE^
8.9 Varsity Theater, MPLS, MN^
8.10 Gabe's Oasis, Iowa City, IA^
8.11 Subterranean, Chicago, IL^
8.12 Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI^
8.14 Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI^
8.15 Mickey Finns, Toledo, OH^
8.16 The Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH^
8.17 The Basement, Columbus, OH^
8.18.12 Mr Smalls, Pittsburgh, PA^
8.19.12 Mohawk Place, Buffalo, NY

I'll have these cool shirts on the road as well:

http://twitpic.com/aebmwz

Then 2 days later (earlier if you preordered), you'll get Language Arts Volume 2!

http://megaranmusic.com/album/language-arts-volume-two

Thanks for the support and well wishes. I'll see you guys on the road.

Video: @DevoSpice Says "The Fat Boys Screwed Over a Fan"


Video: @DevoSpice Says "The Fat Boys Screwed Over a Fan"

In 2010 I paid The Fat Boys' manager $500 to get Prince Markie Dee on one of my songs. He never sent me the verse, and his manager is now refusing to give me my money back even though I won a court case against him. Instead he threatened me and called me a racist.


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