Video: Beanie Sigel Details Significance of Lean in Hip-Hop
http://www.vladtv.com/ - The Philly rapper begins the interview by discussing a track he did with Bun B entitled "Purple Rain", a song which explores the use of "lean," a popular drink in hip-hop culture usually consisting of liquid codeine mixed with some type of soda.
Scoe (formerly known as Roscoe) is Kurupt’s younger brother and DPG affiliated. Scoe is putting the finishing touches on his new project, Tha Influence, and it will feature production from Just Blaze, Nottz, Hi-Tek, Jake One, DJ Khalil, Bink! & features from Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Kurupt, Devin The Dude, Glasses Malone & Slim The Mobster. The lead-single from Scoe’s Tha Influence will feature Kendrick Lamar.
PR: Makaveli's Leading Artist WarChyld to Drop Mixtape w/ KaySlay
Courtesy Domenick Nati.
This mixtape has carried over the buzz of previous singles, like “Google Me Now” was featured in several reality shows like MTV’s “Caged” and the series finale of Paris Hilton’s show, "The World According To Paris" and his 2012 single “Blood Sport” was again used on MTV’s “Caged”. He also has four more tracks that will be featured this fall on Oxygen's New Docu-Series 'Girlfriend Confidential: LA.
All of this televised exposure has led to a huge media buzz and has landed him several features in Hip Hop Weekly and even theback cover of Coast 2 Coast Magazine.
MP3: Maryann - "Underground World" ft. Eligh of Living Legends
Courtesy Heaven Noise.
Sacramento, CA - August 30th, 2012: Maryann and Eligh team up to celebrate the artists who do it for the love on "Underground World" - the new single from Maryann's recently released Timing Is Everything album. Over a spaced-out N8 The Gr8 beat, Maryann invites you to "come as you are" before Eligh breaks down what underground means to him: "Freedom, creativity in it's finest." Sounds like a cool place...
Huffington Post Premieres Politically Charged Music Video from Rapper Brother Ali
Rhymesayers recording artist Brother Ali releases politically charged music video for "Mourning in America" touching on today's most controversial topics: War, Gun Violence, Bullying, Islam, Capital Punishment and Police Brutality.
Premiered on The Huffington Post: Brother Ali's 'Mourning In America': The Disturbing Drop From Hip Hop's Muslim Iconoclast (VIDEO, EXCLUSIVE)
UK Runnings Presents "Machete Music" (Hosted by Tricksta)
Courtesy Park Street PR.
UK mixtape deejay and producer Tricksta from UK Runnings is back with another mixtape full of UK bangers including contributions from the likes of K-Koke, English Frank, Cashtastic, Twissman, Stylah, Macca, Multiple Skillz, LATE, Sir Tomz, Big Dutty Deeze, DVS and many more. UK all day with this one, so please support!
Casual and J Rawls brought Ohio and Oakland together on their new collaborative album Respect Game Or Expect Flames. The unity is most evident on the star-studded posse cut "Hier-O-Dot", featuring members of both Oakland's Souls Of Mischief and Columbus's MHz. Over an infectious guitar lick courtesy of J Rawls, Casual trades verses with MHz. Respect Game Or Expect Flames is now in stores everywhere, and also features apperances from Del The Funky Homosapien, Pep Love, Kurious, and more.
MP3: Prano "Party With Ya Body" ft. Verse Simmonds
Courtesy Major Music.
@PranoBBM is making a lot of noise with the impending release of his "PranoBama" mixtape. The Boston native recently connected with Jahlil Beats and @VerseSimmonds to record the track "Party With Ya Body". "Pranonama" is set to be released Labor Day Weekend.