While touring through Europe, the Stereo Boyz send Valentine's Greetings across the globe. "Speaking in Tonguez" is another single off their upcoming album "Carz, Clubz & Theaterz" (to be released on May 07th 2013).
Audio: The Black Opera - Queen of Hearts (f. Mayer Hawthorne)
Courtesy Mello Music Group.
The Black Opera dropped their latest bit, a love song of sorts, entitled "Queen of Hearts" off at XXL for Valentine's Day. The track is a mellow introspective rundown of all the things that "She" is, or could be, to her King. Who is "She"? Decide for yourself. The Black Opera and fellow creator Mayer Hawthorne, who is featured on the hook of this track, each have their own interpretation of the perfect "Queen of Hearts".
This years conference sees the return of the highly successful Hip Hop Panel, this time around featuring Grammy Nominated British Emcee Monie Love, music power publicist Lajoyce Brookshire, and Telli Michaels Of Ninjasonik.
Rolling Stones Manager/Producer Andrew Loog Oldham will be joined by the veteran music industry executive & manager Danny Fields(Iggy and the Stooges, Ramones, Velvet Underground, Nico, The Doors, MC5) for an hour-long Keynote conversation delving deep into the heart, blood and sweat of Rock and Roll. There will also be a series of roundtable networking events, plus The Anfield Wrap, the UK's 2nd biggest podcast after The Guardian, podcasting live from The Wythe Hotel.
Following the conference New York Sound City will host a showcase of the hottest emerging talent, out of the UK and abroad, at The Knitting Factory Brooklyn. Massively popular British bands The Enemy and Reverend and the Makers are set to headline alongside a curated collection of international up-and-comers including The Tea Street Band, The Verdict, Brodka, KOF and the just-added Wet Nuns, a blues-stoner-punk behemoth, the sound of women, death, beards, skulls & whiskey, the dark matters ground through stomach-churning guitars and ugly drumming, the loudest 2-piece band in the world. This is a rare opportunity to see these bands in such an intimate setting - they're playing to crowds of thousands at home and it won't be long before their US profile catches up!
There are three levels of ticketing options (purchase tickets here)
The Delegate Pass (All access pass to panels, podcast & showcase) - $80
Knitting Factory Showcase + The Anfield Wrap Live Podcast - $30
Knitting Factory Showcase only - $20
New York Sound City Conference
Monday March 11: 12 pm - 6pm
The Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY 11249
The Anfield Wrap Live Podcast
Monday March 11: 6pm - 7pm
The Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Monday 11th March: 7pm doors
The Knitting Factory: 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
What better day to drop the official "BALANCE" video? Billionaire B links up with Jonathas and OVOXO's The Weeknd to bring you this dark, moody, sort-of love song that shows you that love is off kilter, strange and everything but balanced. You LOVED the song, now here's the visuals! The video was shot in Vancouver and you can catch Billionaire B next month at the South By Southwest music festival as an official performing artist!
Hip-hop fans have been waiting way too long for Ghostface and DOOM's collaborative DOOMSTARKS album, and many have given up hope of it ever coming to fruition. But in a recent clip from a tour stop in Amsterdam, Ghost confirms that the project is still very much happening. We also got our hands on some grainy footage of an alleged meeting between the two rap icons later that night...draw your own conclusions.
The “Papi Wardrobe Kings” renaissance continues as he commingled with his Wu-Tang comrades on RZA’s “The Man With The Iron Fists” OST on the Wu-Tang Clan reunion track “Six Directions Of Boxing” and with his appearance on the Wu-Tang Clan & D-Block project "Wu-Block,” Wu-Tang Clan's tenth official member, Cappadonna, returns with his own forthcoming double-CD, 'Eyrth, Wynd & Fyre,' which will be released on 2-26-2013 on RBC Records.