Critically-acclaimed filmmaker Will Feagins, Jr. teamed up with Clan Destined to capture the feel of the duo's track-turned-interlude "The Language, Pt. 2". Clan D picks up where they left us with their debut album ABBRACADAMN!!! and took to the turntables to scratch their vocals back and forth. To take this audio event to an even higher level, they captured the video with help of Serato Scratch Live technology in order to manually scratch the clips of themselves and others to the tune.
LA's quickest rising sensation, Sahtyre, bring us his 3rd installment of his acclaimed #BARS series. Directed by Amadeuz Christ (Open University). Catch Saht at Paid Dues April 7th on the main stage with his crew Swim Team.
The new Mello Music Group album Self Sacrifice is officially out everywhere today on cd and digitally. The album peaked at #24 on itunes Hip-Hop charts last week and after only 5 days became the most downloaded Hip-Hop album of the month at eMusic. For the official wide release, MMG thought they'd showcase the new joint from Detroit emcee Finale - who is currently putting the finishing touches on his new album The Grand Scheme which is due out on MMG early this fall. Meanwhile Apollo Brown just returned from SXSW and is preparing to hit Europe for a few weeks before returning to start campaigning for his upcoming Opus Trophies (in-stores May 1st) with the legendary OC. In the meantime, enjoy the song and feel free to post and share!
You may remember Jerz from his soulful contribution on the Mayhem single "Lookin' Up" ft. Dominique Larue off Mayhem's "Early May 3" mixtape, which had over 10,500 plays on HotNewHipHop. Well now Mayhem & Jerz have linked up to create the "MayJerzachusetts Island" EP and here is the first offering off their collaborative project.
Nastee (50 Cent, Big Pun, Just Blaze) Drops 'The Resume' Mixtape
From 1996 to 2000 Nastee was the head engineer at The Cutting Room in NYC and witnessed quite a few classic moments in hip-hop history. He had the pleasure of working with everyone from Mobb Deep to Wu-Tang and Black Star to The Roots. He was the first to hear Prodigy say "I put my life time in-between the paper's lines" and watched a few incredible beatsmiths, including Alchemist and Just Blaze have their records in played in rotation all over the world. For The Resume, Nastee puts together a mixtape of a sample of the work that he's done during his time spent at The Cutting Room. http://diamondmedia360.com/theresume/ .
Trayvon Martin "RapFix" From MTV f/ Bun B, Killer Mike, Nas
Courtesy MTV Press.
A very special edition of MTV News' "RapFix" that is entirely dedicated to Trayvon Martin. Host Sway Calloway will be joined by Nas and Killer Mike, as well as Bun B and Prodigy, to discuss and give the latest updates on the situation. The emotional episode will also be available LIVE right HERE below.
URBNET presents a collaboration between DJ/Producer Alister Johnson aka Catalist and Ghanaian-Canadian singer/songwriter Kae Sun on vocals. Alister also known as a member of hip-hop collective Grand Analog has recently produced Zaki Ibrahim’s “Something In The Water” as well as remixes for Feist and Yukimi from Little Dragon. Kae Sun is currently working on his next full length album.
Rediculus releases his video directorial debut with a new single from his Masters of Conversation project. The talented producer and now video director from Chicago is releasing the first video he directed from his new project to the thrill of his fans around the world.
Rediculus is ready to release his video directorial debut with the new single Halo (Pain is Love) feat. Prome from his critically acclaimed album, Masters of Conversation: Punchlines and Parables. This project quickly follows up his Walking Down Broken Paths instrumental album and marked the 4th edition of the production series. Rediculus, who resides in Chicago, Illinois, has just put the final touches on the last edits and is preparing to delight his fans with his latest video and single which he hopes will expand his fan base and get his music heard by more people around the globe.
Recently returning from Canadian tour with American rapper FREEWAY and opening for rapping icon Raekwon (Wu Tang Clan) earlier this March. Montreal hip hop artist NYCE whom is set to release his upcoming debut album "Certified" later this year on local hip hop label Hustle Cartel Ent has just let loose his latest music video "Money and Gelly".