Today Seattle band Radio Raheem released its song “Calling the World” along with an accompanying live rehearsal video. “Calling the World” is one of Radio Raheem’s lead singles and a staple of its live shows. Inspired by Talking Heads classic track “Life During Wartime” the song’s lyrics talk about love gone bad, DJs retreating, the dead rising and general cacophonous partying at the end of the world. The rehearsal video features the band playing their songs live in guitar player Bryan Cohen’s basement/rehearsal space.
Mickaleaux "Ulterior Motive" Mixtape is Now Available!!!
Defined as a Incognito of this hustle we call Rappin' & Rhymin', "Mickaleaux" is forcing the hand of fans to crank volume knobs & bass boosters with his third solo-effort mixtape "Ulterior Motive" as it sets sail across the net and blacktops globally. Keeping the features to a bare minimum as usual, new up-and-coming New Orleans artist "Pip" & JetLife Recordings' own "Street Wiz" joined forces to tie the "Knot" & keep the "World Spinnin'".
Canada’s hardest working artist shows a new side. M.O. is known for his constant touring schedule, lyrical dexterity and feel good music but with the release of his new video "Mr. Blue" he shows off his story telling ability with a tale of a girl gone wrong starring Ashley Martinez & Emily Einsmann and shot by Illvibe Studios.
Video: Megadon f/ Tragedy Khadafi, Shabaam Sahdeeq & Black Smoke (of Lost Boyz Fam) 'Resurrection'
Courtesy PR Dean.
Megadon returns with another banger but this time he brought a few friends. Veteran Emcee's Tragedy Khadafi and Shabaam Sahdeeq are featured together on the same song for the first time as well as Black Smoke from Lost Boyz Family. The video is set in Egypt (Kemet) where the team of super human emcee's are seen using ancient kemetic powers and battling military resistance. Donald Robinson Cole displays some serious video skill, making this more of an experience instead of just a regular video.
Video: Roc Marciano x Jason Rose - "Arkansas Toothpick"
Courtesy Audible Treats.
Early in 2012, Man Bites Dog Records released what may be one of the best producer compilation albums in hip-hop this year, Kount Fif & R.M.L.'s The Swashbuckler Vol. 1: The Viking Wars. Standing alongside Stu Bangas & Vanderslice's Diggaz With Attitude, also released via Man Bites Dog Records, The Swashbuckler, with production mostly by Kount Fif and R.M.L., has a feature list that includes some of underground hip-hop's most revered talents, names like Copywrite, Roc Marciano, Torae, Planet Asia, Nine, Royce Da 5'9, and Heltah Skeltah, amongst dozens of others. Now, as the year winds down, Man Bites Dog is presenting the latest visual from the album, for the song "Arkansas Toothpick," which features Roc Marciano and Jason Rose.
Up and coming Montreal hip hop artist T-Money has released his latest single produced by Krunk Captain and music video 'Doin' Me' directed by Jeremy Thibodeau via local label Hustle Cartel Entertainment, which can be viewed below.
Video: Chris Green (Puzzle) - Leftovers (prod. by The Quarter Inch Kings)
Courtesy Wanja Lange.
In this video Chris "Puzzle" Green and The Quarter Inch Kings give you a sample of each of three songs (You'll Know Me, Listen Boy, Put It In The Air) found in the triple dj pack we titled Leftovers. These songs are "leftovers" from Chris's The Puzzle EP that never made the project. We just decided to share em and each song's dj pack includes the Street, Clean, Instrumental, and Acapella version. The production stays consistent with thatclassic boom bap sound that every true hip hop head knows and appreciates, andmarried with clever lyrics and punch lines to keep your ears glued to thespeaker. Shout out to Big Sproxx who shot and directed the video, also a big shout out to Bambo Slice of knapsackwax.com for the graphics.
Illmaculate "The Underworld (Fear Of God II) f/ OnlyOne
Courtesy Sandpeople Music.
Portland. Oregon - With numerous albums and battle victories under his belt, St. John's, Portland and Sandpeople representative Illmaculate continues to grind at a dizzying speed as he gears up to release a brand new project next week. CHRON: Legacy is the sequel to CHRON - the "80's drug drama/computer sci-fi" themed album starring OnlyOne of Sandpeople and producer Lawz Spoken available at http://lawzspoken.com . This time it's Illmaculate in the lead role over Lawz Spoken's gritty, dramatic production while OnlyOne "co-stars" on a majority of the album's tracks à la classic Raekwon and Ghostface.