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MP3: Random - "I Wonder Why" (prod. Domingo)


From RandomBeats Music:

MP3: Random - "I Wonder Why" (prod. Domingo)

a 45 minute session and a Domingo beat led to this thought provoking jam by everyone's favorite Teacher-Rapper-Hero.

Random - "I Wonder Why" produced by Domingo...Deep Thoughts...sorta. Enjoy! 

Bandcamp: No Email Needed!
http://random.bandcamp.com/track/i-wonder-why-prod-by-domingo


Soundcloud:
http://snd.sc/fnDsYv

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Mixtape: J. Period x Cornerstone "New Heat for 2011"


From J. Period:

Mixtape: J. Period x Cornerstone "New Heat for 2011"

* http://www.jperiod.com/cornerstone134/ *

Courtesy of our friends at Cornerstone, Truelements is proud to bring you a limited time FREE DOWNLOAD of the J.Period x Cornerstone Mixtape #134: "Pass the Torch: Rising Artists & New Heat for 2011" (sponsored by TDK).

Produced by J.Period exclusively for Cornerstone Promotions, "Pass the Torch: Rising Stars & New Heat for 2011" showcases a talented young crop of MC's rising through hip hop's ranks, each hand-selected by J.Period for inclusion on this tape.  These stars-in-the-making (some already well on their way) include: REKS, Blu, Homeboy Sandman, Toronto's Shad, Nitty Scott MC, The Kid Daytona, Corey Gunz, Jay Electronica, J.Cole and more!  Also featured on "Pass the Torch" are several exclusive new J.Period blends and remixes, featuring The Money Makin Jam Boys, Diddy/Dirty Money f. The Notorious B.I.G. & Ghostface Killah, Dr. Dre f. The Firm, as well as selections from J.Period's unreleased Big Pun/Jay Dilla EP, and the upcoming "The [Abstract] Best" Volume 2, a collaboration with Q-Tip due out later this year.

Check 1200squad.com for the latest Cornerstone releases and remember that "the DJ is the Cornerstone of Hip-Hop®".

Cornerstone 134 

PR: Dennis Coffey - Record Store Day 7" Steinski Remix


From SRPD:

Dennis Coffey - Record Store Day 7" Steinski Remix

* http://www.denniscoffeysite.com/http://www.twitter.com/DennisCoffeyDET *
 
Following the recent announcement of the superb new self-titled studio album by Detroit guitar legend, Dennis Coffey, Strut will be accompanying the release with an exclusive 45 issue for this year’s Record Store Day featuring one digital-only track from the album and a brand new remix by producer legend, Steinski.
 
The release reinforces the strong, long-standing link between Coffey’s music and the world of hip hop – Coffey originals like ’Scorpio’ and ’Taurus’ have become bona fide breakbeat staples sampled by many, from Blackalicious to LL Cool J. And Steinski is cemented in hip hop history as one of the most important cut-up DJ / producers of all time, unleashing the seminal ’Lessons’ cut-up series alongside Double Dee in 1983/4 – the break from Coffey’s ’Scorpio’ appeared in the last of these mixes, ’Lesson 3.’ Steinski would later touch the national charts with Kennedy assassination broadcast-sampling ’The Motorcade Sped On.’ More recently, he has recorded for Ninja Tune and has worked on various soundtrack projects for TV and ads.
 
For this new 45, Steinski tackles an instrumental track from the ’Dennis Coffey’ album sessions, ’Ubiquitous.’ The original version, also featured here, is a pulsing breakbeat chugger true to the style of Coffey’s ’70s instrumental work on Sussex Records. Steinski re-works the track subtly, re-arranging the guitar ad organ parts and allowing the riffs to simmer on a shuffling, funky backbeat. Copies are strictly limited.

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Dennis Coffey At SXSW 2011
Weds. March 16: Wax Poetics Showcase @ Scoot Inn (special guest appearance)
Sat. March 19: Hotel San Jose w/ Black Angels, Black Joe Lewis & more
Sat. March 19: Official Showcase @ Beauty Bar w/ Brownout, T Bird & The Breaks

Dennis Coffey will be touring internationally throughout 2011.
Booking agents: Dave Kaplan and Bruce Solar for The Agency Group (N.America), Clementine Bunel at 2 For The Road Productions (Europe)
Management: Christian Fuller and Chris Peters for Bad Data Management

Strut are proud to announce a priority release for 2011, the new studio album by
Detroit guitar legend, Dennis Coffey. Guitarist of choice for major artists as diverse as Del Shannon, Funkadelic and The Temptations, Coffey was a member of the original Motown ’Funk Brothers’ backing band and was key in bringing heavy wah wah guitar to soul and R&B during the late ’60s. The canon of classics featuring Coffey’s work is immense - from The Temptations’ "Ball Of Confusion’ and ’Cloud Nine’ to Edwin Starr’s ’War’ and Freda Payne’s ’Band Of Gold,’ the list is a roll-call of classic soul and R&B landmarks.
 
As a solo artist, Coffey is perhaps best known for a series of rare groove classics during the early ‘70s including the million-selling breakbeat staple ‘Scorpio’ and soundtrack to cult action flick ’Black Belt Jones.’ Alongside producer Mike Theodore, his ‘70s ‘Theo-Coff’ productions and his prolific guitar work ranged from raw funk to classic disco, including CJ & Co’s Devil’s Gun and The Sylvers’ Boogie Fever.
 
For 2011, Dennis Coffey’s new self-titled album is a revelation, a dense, fuzz-heavy haze of incendiary psychedelic soul. Much of the set recalls the sentiments of earlier solo work such as his seminal, trippy Hair ’N’ Thangs album. For these sessions, in addition to a host of new compositions, Coffey personally cherry-picks tracks upon which he first appeared and enlists an illustrious guest list for all-new interpretations. Stones Throw’s new soul hero Mayer Hawthorne takes up The Parliaments’ poignant mid-tempo swayer ’All Your Goodies Are Gone, " Fanny Franklin from killer Hollywood funk combo Orgone voices a new version of Wilson Pickett’s psych-soul jam ’Don’t Knock My Love’ and Lisa Kekaula from California garage-soul band The Bellrays takes on the 100 Proof Aged In Soul stomper ’Somebody’s Been Sleeping.’ The Detroit connection looms large throughout the set- Mick Collins from the Dirtbombs  alongside Detroit Cobras’ Rachel Nagy unleash a dark, brooding take on Funkadelic’s ’I Bet You.’ UK chart sensation Paolo Nutini contributes a passionate version of Rodriguez' "Only Good For Conversation." Completing the list of collaborations, Milwaukee funk sensations Kings Go Forth (Luaka Bop) mould an intense funk jam around some heavy Coffey licks on ’Miss Millie.’
 
For his new compositions on the album, Coffey revisits the uncompromising instrumental style he is renowned for. Album opener ’7th Galaxy’ echoes the hard guitar ’n’ breaks of his Detroit Guitar Band recordings for Sussex, ’Knockabout’ whips up an epic funky soundtrack groove and ’Space Traveller’ simmers on a sleazy, guitar-drenched, slo mo workout.
 
Dennis Coffey will be touring internationally throughout 2011, including dates at SXSW
Booking agents: Dave Kaplan and Bruce Solar for The Agency Group (N.America)
Clementine Bunel for 2ForTheRoad Productions (Europe/ROW)
Management: Christian Fuller and Chris Peters for Bad Data Management

Tracklist
1. 7th Galaxy
2. Don't Knock My Love feat. Fanny Franklin
3. All Your Goodies Are Gone feat. Mayer Hawthorne
4. I Bet You feat. Mick Collins of Dirtbombs and Rachel Nagy
5. Miss Millie feat. Kings Go Forth
6. Somebody's Been Sleeping feat. Lisa Kekaula
7. Plutonius
8. Knockabout
9. Only Good For Conversation feat. Paolo Nutini
10. Space Traveller
11. Don't Knock My Love (Part 2)
 
For More Information, Check Out:
* http://www.denniscoffeysite.com/ *
* http://www.twitter.com/DennisCoffeyDET *
* http:/www.strut-records.com *

MP3: King f/ Shawty Lo - "Going Off"


From Rap Star Promo:

MP3: King f/ Shawty Lo - "Going Off"

* http://limelinx.com/files/1057ea30d1215b32755e7d517f52a2d5 *

MP3: Kenny Kingpin aka Poppa LQ - "Let the Streetz Tell It (Remix)"


From Never So Deep Records:

MP3: Kenny Kingpin aka Poppa LQ - "Let the Streetz Tell It (Remix)"

* http://www.neversodeeprecords.com/blog/2011/03/let-the-streetz-tell-it-remix-feat-benny-franks-gmalonestone-staryukmouthtopicroccett/ *

PR: Swollen Members Release Video for "Going In 4 the Kill"


From Kerosene Media:

Swollen Members Release Video for "Going In 4 the Kill"

Swollen Members have premiered their new video for “"Going In 4 The Kill"” from their upcoming new album "Dagger Mouth" online at http://www.myspace.com/video/swollenmembers/going-in-4-the-kill/107500048. Swollen Members “Dagger Mouth” is scheduled for an April 12th, 2011 release through Suburban Noize/Battle Axe Records, and is currently available for pre-order online at http://www.subnoizestore.com/Swollen-Members-PreOrder-s/840.htm.

With Mad Child now free from his addiction to pain killers and settled back into Vancouver, he has returned with a vengeance to record Swollen Members' new studio album "Dagger Mouth". With a desire to return to the classic Swollen Members sound, Mad Child, Prevail and Rob The Viking have created an album that stands toe-to-toe with the group's back catalog, while pushing the their sound to new heights. “Dagger Mouth” will also feature a guest appearance by Saigon on the track “Bring Me Down”.
 
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Video: Open Mic w/ Bangladesh, DJ Nasty, DJ Smallz in Tampa


From DJ Smallz:

Video: Open Mic w/ Bangladesh, DJ Nasty, DJ Smallz in Tampa

Video: Rocky Business - "Rocky's Theme"


From Babygrande Records:

Video: Rocky Business - "Rocky's Theme"

MP3: CunninLynguists f/ Freddie Gibbs - "Hard As They Come (Act I)"


From RBC Records:

MP3: CunninLynguists f/ Freddie Gibbs - "Hard As They Come (Act I)"

After Strange Journey Volume Two’s “Imperial” and Str8 Killa’s “The
Coldest”, CL and Gangsta Gibbs connect again for a third Kno-produced
banger. Listen to the second official leak from Oneirology as Natti,
Freddie Gibbs and Kno ask “Who am I?”.  Photo Credit: Landon
Antonetti, Fidel HasFlow & Fontaine.
 
Oneirology is set to be released March 22nd via RBC Records and Bad
Taste Records.  It features Big K.R.I.T., Tonedeff, Anna Wise of
Sonnymoon and more.  CunninLynguists' Oneirology World Tour begins
March 25th in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
 
[DIRTY] http://www.divshare.com/download/14193620-fd1 .
[INSTRUMENTAL] http://www.divshare.com/download/14193653-667 .

MP3: The Swap Meet Ensemble - "Let You Go" (prod. Black Milk)


From Jesse Mincin:

MP3: The Swap Meet Ensemble - "Let You Go" (prod. Black Milk)

"Let You Go" featuring Tony Vic and Raulie Barron
Produced by Black Milk

Go to our bandcamp page to listen/download for free here,

And remember we've just launched the FratHouse maxi-single digitally across the internet.

iTunes

We appreciate all the love and support you been giving, so call it showing up to the game, call it a donation, call it pity or (let's be real) call it 99 cents towards booze money for us to continue to find inspiration through various shades of light and dark...

Keep tuned in, we'll be leaking a new track every week leading up to the
release of our LP "One Man's Trash..."

(Note: this is a beat Poach got from Black Milk/Mellow Music Group, and his dumb ass sat on it too long. So long in fact, that by the time we finished the track and realized where it came from, it was sold. No animals were hurt during the completion of Let You Go, but Poach surely was.)

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Jesse (Poach Stevens) Mincin

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www.poachstevens.com

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