Hieroglyphic's Opio To Headline 13-Date Back To The Future West Coast Tour
Souls of Mischief Member Performing Alongside Mistah F.A.B., Elijah, The Bayliens, XienHow & Canibal Lecture
(February 14, 2011 - Brooklyn, NY) Coming off the recent Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tour with his Hieroglyphics crew, Souls of Mischief member Opio is hitting the road once again to headline a thirteen-date tour spanning February and March and making stops up and down the West Coast. Sponsored by LivenFire Records and The Space Station, the tour will kick off Saturday, February 12th in Scottsdale, AZ making stops in Denver, Portland, Reno, San Francisco and more, before wrapping up on March 6th in Mammoth Lakes, California. The tour will feature performances from Elijah of the Living Legends crew, Mistah F.A.B., The Bayliens, XienHow and Canibal Lecture. DJ's Lex and True Justice will handle DJ duties throughout the 13-date run, while Flossafee will serve as host for the entirety of the tour. In addition to taking part in the tour, Opio is also currently putting the final touches on his new solo album, which will be released through the Hieroglyphics Imperium imprint this spring titled. The album, titled Vulture's Wisdom 2, is the follow up release to the critically acclaimed Vulture's Wisdom 1, released in 2008.
New Orleanian DJ/producer Quickie Mart presents the official, Gibbs-approved remix of "National Anthem". Quickie Mart's three-volume Haze Diaries mixtape series with NY rapper Gotham Green features Gibbs as well as Planet Asia, El Prez, Sum, IamOmni and more. His Gypsyphonic Disko mixtape features Chali 2na, Juvenile and Gift Of Gab and blends New Orleans bounce, klezmer, hip hop and Balkan music.
Miami Electro emcee Swazy Styles is excited to announce the release of his official "Like This" music video, directed by Bobby Viera, well-known for his work on Pitbull's "Calle Ocho" video. The electrifying club hit is already making its rounds in clubs around the nation and the hipster video is sure to keep the people dancing.
"Like This", produced by Lavi Hoss, is Swazy Styles' follow-up single to his charted hit song "Birthday Suit", which reached #2 on the independent charts. "Like This" maintains Swazy Styles' originalist style while breaking new sonic ground in this ever changing music world. The Miami rapper is working non-stop in the studio on new original songs and crazy remixes, narrowing down a hot track almost weekly. Expect Swazy's new mixtape "Fist Pumpin Music" soon, which is hosted by Miami Power 96's DJ Def.
Video: Warlok f/ A.G. Lyonz - "Do You Think About Me"
Miami emcee, Warlok releases an appropriately fitting track for Valentine's Day featuring A.G. Lyons. He takes on 50 Cent's "Do You Think About Me" with the visual assistance and direction by William Vargas. More is to come from this Miami Beat Wave affiliated talent.
Carlos Alberto Martinez, born December 27, 1982, better known by his stage name Warlok, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, whose music elements involve hip- hop, Miami bass, drum and bass, electronica, and rock n roll. Martinez was born in Union City, New Jersey to Cuban immigrant parents. At the age of 2 his parents decided to move to Miami, FL for a better opportunity. As he became older he became interested in hip hop music. He was inspired by The Beastie Boys, Wu Tang, Snoop Dogg and Notorious B.I.G. Once he started high school, he began to write his own lyrics. His friends started to notice his lyrical skills and pushed him to battle against other fellow rappers in his school. Martinez began battling artist such as Pitbull, Ghost Wridah, and Dela Candela who at the time were not famous. When Martinez finished high school he began recording songs with Brandon Toledo from Miami Beat Wave. He was featured in various mixed tapes and street albums and is currently working on his own album titled “The Deadline”. He features different aspiring music artist that he has known throughout his years as a musician. His latest track “Do You Think about Me” was featured on Davincci “Getting Up” mix tape.
Martinez’s goal is to one day have the opportunity to make an impact in the hip-hop industry.