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MP3: Bone f/ Kirko Bangz - "Unfaithful"

From DJ Smallz:

MP3: Bone f/ Kirko Bangz - "Unfaithful"





Video: Kafani - "Throw the Cash On Her"

From Chris at E1 Music:

Video: Kafani - "Throw the Cash On Her"

MP3: N.B.S. f/ Virtuoso - "Feast Or Famine (Odd Future G-Mix)"

From Big Bang Records:

MP3: N.B.S. f/ Virtuoso - "Feast Or Famine (Odd Future G-Mix)"

    True school duo N.B.S. (V’Knuckles & E’Flash) link up again with label mate and veteran lyricist Virtuoso over the massive cult hit “Yonkers” by Odd Future front-man Tyler The Creator. No hook, No gimmicks, No holds barred, 72 bars of raw hip-hop.

    Each artist vents their frustration with their hip-hop classmates and lets loose…

    Download Dirty at: .
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    Download Dirty + Clean (DJ Pack): .


    Coming Soon:
    N.B.S. "The Smokefest" (produced by The Beat Bullies)

Follow @CoalmineRecords To Win A Limited Edition @ClasicMaterial Tee

From Matt Diamond:

Follow @CoalmineRecords To Win A Limited Edition @ClasicMaterial Tee

In promotion of Coalmine Records five year anniversary, the Brooklyn-based indie joins forces with the burgeoning Classic Materials tee-shirt brand for the launch of a limited edition tee-shirt, just in time for the release of the label's full length anniversary compilation, Can You Dig It?, which drops next Tuesday (4/19).  Inspired by the 1979 cult action thriller The Warriors, this double label garment includes a download dropcard of the anniversary comp.  This digital-only release includes tracks from El Da Sensei, Bekay, Brown Bag AllStars, Heltah Skeltah, Custom Made, Skyzoo, Big Noyd, Supernatural, CL Smooth & more!  Follow @CoalmineRecords for a chance to win.  The winner will be picked at random and announced via twitter the evening of 4/19 -- good luck!!

MP3: Has-Lo - "Everything Is (Oddisee Remix)"

From Mello Music Group:

MP3: Has-Lo - "Everything Is (Oddisee Remix)"

One of the year's most artistic new projects has been the debut from Has-Lo "In Case I Don't Make It".  And one of Has' biggest champions has been Diamond District producer Oddisee who described the project as "a new and dark twist on what we all know and love."  Today, Oddisee & Has-Lo offer up a sparse remix of "Everything Is" that  captures the tracks unflinching look at the emptiness of aging, competition, and doubt.  Has-Lo's  paradoxically laconic lyrics breath effortlessly through the hi-hat driven central line of the song.  Meanwhile, intricately patterned drum sticks lay down the tempo, and spacey synths linger throughout the chorus.
When your money ain’t right it seems like everything’s wrong...‘cause everything is.
When your love ain’t life it feels like everything’s gone...
‘cause everything is.
And you search for it, and you hurt for it,
And you promise each other you’ll work on it,
And you might have to let it go free ‘cause it never was yours,  But that’s everything.

Today, listen to the free mp3 download of the song Everything Is (Oddisee Remix) then go pick up a copy of the album "In Case I Don't Make It". 

Enjoy the free download: feel free to post and share.
Free Download: Has-Lo "Everything Is (Oddisee Remix)"

MP3: Universol - "I Need You"

From Iconoclast Exclusive:

MP3: Universol - "I Need You"

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Universol is always aiming for new ways to supersede the norm or whatever everyone else is DOING! His mind is constantly focused on taking his music career to new levels and heights at all costs. Uni has been Reppin NJ HipHop for many years although new to most of you in the blogosphere realm of WWW, Universol is far from a rookie in this. Some would look at him as the new kid that been around, and now that he has decided to take a more hands on approach to his viral marketing moves I am certain you will get used to seeing and hearing from him.

We bring to you first a single from the “Wonder Boy” project which features all Hip Hop chops that are sample exclusively from the vast Stevie Wonder catalog. “I Need You” is a calling to Hiphop Culture letting her know that she is missed and we truly need her presence and insight in it’s purest form to further move on and continue her GREAT LEGACY.

twitter: @iamuniversol

Video: DJ Smallz Discusses Current State of Independent Music

From DJ Smallz:

Video: DJ Smallz Discusses Current State of Independent Music

Project Blowed's Acid Reign Drops FREE DL LP

From Uncommon Records:

Project Blowed's Acid Reign drops FREE DL LP

Uncommon Records Presents Tracks from the Abyss, Vol. 1 by Acid Reign. On May 17th, 2011, the Project Blowed vets, Acid Reign (Gajah & BeOnd) will make their Uncommon Records debut with the album Diversity. In advance of that, we present a Free DL, with Acid Reign digging through the archives to bring a ton of unreleased and hard to find material forward in order to give you an idea of what to expect with Diversity.

In case you didn't already know, Acid Reign has been putting out releases for years, including a 2006 album with Alpha Pup. They are also proud Project Blowed affiliates representing the Cali Underground to it's fullest.

Grab this album free today and come back and support Diversity in May. Diversity will feature Aceyalone, Abstract Rude and many others along with production from EQ, Nasa and more. The last track on this release, Babalu, will be the lead single for the album.


The Sun Never Sets featuring Acid Reign, Short Fuze & Nasa, Atari Blitzkrieg & more)


Coming Soon - Diversity by Acid Reign (May 17th), Dark Weapons (from Mars) by Adam Warlock, Technicolor Crime Scenes by Atari Blitzkrieg, Lots more.

Video/Audio Snippet: Critical - "Surgery" (prod. Buckwild)

From Creative Juices:

Video/Audio Snippet: Critical - "Surgery" (prod. Buckwild)

The first single off Criticals - Electrical Tape "Surgery" is now shipping from WWW.CREATIVEJUICESMUSIC.COM a week before its official release date. The single features the title track "Surgery" produced by Buckwild, as well as production from DJ Connect, and Frank Sasoon. This single features 8 tracks including "I Want it" ft. Little Vic, and Roc Marciano.

Video: Max B - "South Wave"

From Amalgam Digital:

Video: Max B - "South Wave"

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