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@BlockMcCloud & @DJWaxwork1 "True Lies" Digital EP Out Now!


Block McCloud & DJ Waxwork "True Lies" Digital EP Out Now!

Courtesy Jerry Graham.

New York, NY (August 2012) – Block McCloud & DJ Waxwork’s digital EP, True Lies, is now available via iTunes. The EP features dirty, clean, instrumental and acapella versions of three tracks off of the upcoming full-length album, Four Walls, to be released August 14 via McCloud’s own Disturbia Music Group.

Tracks on the EP include: “True Lies” featuring Vinnie Paz and Hasan Salaam, “Hallucinations” and “Killer Karnivale” featuring Diabolic and Thirstin Howl the 3rd. Videos for True Lies and Hallucinations are already online (links below).

In addition to these songs Four Walls will also include collaborations with such gritty east coast emcees as Ill Bill, Slaine, Reef The Lost Cauze, King Magnetic, Jus Allah, R.A. The Rugged Man and Celph Titled. In regards to Four Walls’s concept, McCloud explains, “I consider it almost a soundtrack album, all of the music and my lyrics revolve around the central character. He’s a crazy guy who runs a killer carnival and who believes that he was captured and experimented on because he knows too much about the true order of the world. I guess you can loosely say I’m the crazy guy.”

McCloud’s hip hop credits include being a founding member of the group Brooklyn Academy (which has included Jean Grae, Thirstin Howl The III and Pumpkinhead at times), and is now a member of Army Of The Pharaohs (which includes Jedi Mind Tricks, Esoteric, Apathy, Celph Titled, Reef The Lost Cauze, Outerspace and more). Under his singing alias of Captain Hook, Block has also added his voice to tracks by such artists as Sean Price, Method Man, Canibus, Jedi Mind Tricks, The Clipse and more. DJ Waxwork from Germany was an integral part of the Snowgoons production team on German Lugers, Black Snow and others as well as being a well-established live DJ.

Purchase The True Lies EP: itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-true-lies/id550158128 .

The True Lies EP Track Listing:
1. True Lies (Dirty) ft. Vinnie Paz and Hasan Salaam
2. True Lies (Clean) ft. Vinnie Paz and Hasan Salaam
3. True Lies (Instrumental)
4. True Lies (Acapella)
5. Hallucinations (Dirty)
6. Hallucinations (Clean)
7. Hallucinations (Instrumental)
8. Hallucinations (Acapella)
9. Killer Karnivale (Dirty) ft. Diabolic and Thirstin Howl the 3rd
10. Killer Karnivale (Clean) ft. Diabolic and Thirstin Howl the 3rd
11. Killer Karnivale (Instrumental) ft. Diabolic and Thirstin Howl the 3rd
12. Killer Karnivale (Acapella) ft. Diabolic and Thirstin Howl the 3rd

True Lies Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYVfpOl2ALk .
Hallucination Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqTIVhfZrQg .

For more info: www.disturbiamusicgroup.com x www.facebook.com/blockmcclouddmg x www.twitter.com/blockmccloud x www.facebook.com/djwaxwork1 .

Free Beat Tape - DJ @Concept1200: "Sonidos Para Tu Alma"


Free Beat Tape - DJ Concept: "Sonidos Para Tu Alma"

Courtesy DJ Mickey Knox.

Welcome. The sounds you are about to hear are inspired by beautiful music. Everything note was created and conceived by DJ Concept with one focus in mind: to capture the spirit of a glorious country. Brought to you by Deep Concepts Media & The Bash Brothers. Please Enjoy.

* http://www.dcmhiphop.com/2012/08/06/sonidos-para-tu-alma-beat-tape/ *

Video: @RapsodyMusic "Believe Me" (Prod. @9thWonderMusic)


New Video: Rapsody "Believe Me" (Produced by 9th Wonder)

Courtesy Matt B.

Rapsody’s debut LP The Idea Of Beautiful will be released on 8-28-2012 via Jamla Records. Here is the first video from the forthcoming project “Believe Me.”

"The Superfreak Tape: A Tribute to Rick James" @MisterMiranda83


"The Superfreak Tape: A Tribute to Rick James" - Mr. Miranda

Courtesy MM.

Well, the wait is over, Mr. Miranda brings you his tribute project to the late great Rick James! Been 2 years in the works but it is finally here!!! Production by Jimmy Nelson, Dn3, Hexsagon, Trellmatic, and Mute, guest features from Simone Hines, Buff 1, RoQy TyraiD, and MysticBlu! Miranda pays homage and gives you a musical journey with this sensational tribute! So please enjoy and help spread the love!! "I'm Rick James bitch"!!!
 
~Mr. Miranda
 
 @mistermiranda83
 
 
Video: @SirMichaelRocks - "Now You Do" (@MacMediaPromo)


Video: Sir Michael Rocks - "Now You Do"

Courtesy Matt B.

After seeing his new street LP become a trending topic on Twitter, Sir Michael Rocks releases the first video, “Now You Do,” from his recently released Lap Of Lux project.

PR: Young Zee and Mr. Green "One Crazy Weekend" Available Now


PR: Young Zee and Mr. Green "One Crazy Weekend" Available Now

Courtesy Mr. Green.

"I'm proud to announce that my album with Young Zee:
"One Crazy Weekend" is available in stores and online now.

One Crazy Weekend only $8.99 on Amazon.com!

We put the whole project together in one weekend
in a crazy studio/party environment and the album
has that kind of vibe to it.  Check out our first two reviews:
http://www.platform8470.com/reviews/review.php?revId=518
http://www.rapreviews.com/archive/2012_07_onecrazyweekend.html

With features by Pace Won, Rah Digga, DU, Yah Yah and Young Zee's son
Krash Battle, "One Crazy Weekend" is sure to excite hardcore hip hop fans.
Zee uses his signature off the wall, inappropriate style but somehow
still comes across as the cool likable guy that he is.  I contributed my
'classic' beats that people know me for from albums like "The Only
Color That Matters is Green".  It makes a great combination.

One Crazy Weekend only $8.99 on Amazon.com!

Thank you as always
for the support, I do this
thing complete independently
and I appreciate every bit of support
you all give me.  Thanks again,  -Mr. Green

Video: Shizzie - "Look At Me Now II" (@IamShizzie)


Video: Shizzie - "Look At Me Now II"

Courtesy Major Music.

This record is off of @IamShizzie's new project, which set to be released early Fall of 2012. Titled "Look At Me Now II". This single is named after the new project.

Free DL: Sutter Kain - DeathStrumentals Vol. 1 (@DJBlessNSD)


Free DL: Sutter Kain - DeathStrumentals Vol. 1

Courtesy Never So Deep.

DJ Bless aka Sutter Kain
DeathStrumentals
Vol.1
Download Link Below
Enjoy!

Link: www.neversodeeprecords.com/djbless/DeathStrumentals_Vol.1.zip .

Mixtape: DJ Alex J - Digable Planets Tribute (@IStillLoveHer)


Free Mixtape: DJ Alex J - Digable Planets Tribute

Courtesy Wanja Lange.

This mix was done to help promote Digable Planets member Cee Know's new Mixtape "The Expendables".

It is a collector’s item for true Digable Planets fans and features rare remixes of Digable Planets tracks never heard before, plus select tracks from cee know's new mixtape and underground hip hop bangers.

A MUST LISTEN FOR TRUE HIP HOP FANS. THE FREE PODCAST IS AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD AND COMES COMPLETE WITH A SET LIST.
***
Stream / Free Download here: http://www.mixcrate.com/djalexj/dj-alex-jdigable-planets-tributeworldloungelivemix-183916 .

75 Minutes of Jazzy Goodness!
***
DIGABLE PLANETS TRIBUTE SET LIST:

We Live in Brooklyn - Roy Ayers
Clean Dose - Cee Know Feat Able
9th Wonder (Mckay RMX) - Digable Planets
Expendables - Cee Knowledge feat kai chi and reality
Jetting - Digable Planets
Get Funky - The Beatnuts
Heart and Soul - Cee Knowledge feat Eddy Kane
Cool like that (Instru) - Digable Planets
Cool like that (Shawne Elliot RMX) - Digable Planets
Booty Brown Drop - Pharcyde
Jazzy Type Flow - Cee Know
Hold it Down - 9th Wonder feat Talib Kweli and Buckshot
Dog it - Digable Planets
Ms Fat Booty (Dj Butcher Remix) - Mos Def
All my People Say - Cee Know the Doodlebug feat Mecca Bey
Pacifics - Digable Planets
U do - Jazz Liberatorz
Talking about Jazz Interlude - JL
Places and spaces out there - Donald byrd
Where I'm From - Digable Planets
Lord Jamar Drop

The Time is Now - Cee Knowledge Feat Kai Chi
So Far from Home - Jazzanova feat Phonte
Nickle Bags - Digable Planets

MIXED BY DJ ALEX J (75 Mins)

MP3: Trey Songs f/ Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne - "Hail Mary"


MP3: Trey Songs f/ Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne - "Hail Mary"

Courtesy M3W.

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/treysongzhailmary/blast-page.html *


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