EVENT: VMD Hip Hop Concert Series feat. Illa Ghee, Sean Born, Boobe, Lyriciss, Tese Fever and Born Unique
The VMD Hip-Hop Concert Series is a monthly gathering in Northern Virginia that aims to promote awareness and appreciation for Hip-Hop culture in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The concert series will feature performances from a unique roster of the highest-caliber Hip-Hop artists inthe region.
In addition, the “Capitol City Cypha” hosted by DC radio personality P-Stew will take place between performances to showcase the best freestyle rappers in the area. This event establishes an environment for fans and participants of Hip-Hop culture to become better acquainted and explore the diversity of the local marketplace, as well as, to advertise and/or sell related products and/or services.
On Monday, May 21st, the VMD Hip-Hop Concert Series will kick-off at Club One in Alexandria, Virginia with performances by Sean Born, Illa Ghee, Lyriciss, Boobe, Tese Fever and Born Unique. Tickets are now available for a discounted $8 and can be pre-ordered at www.dmvlife.com. For all inquiries, please email J-Scrilla at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video: Livin Proof (@IAMLIVINPROOF) - "Dead in the Streets"
Livin Proof releases a new video for "Dead in the Streets", a track off his "I Am Livin' Proof" Mixtape hosted by DJ Dow Jones. This is the second video released, after the Joell Ortiz cameo in "Whip It Up."
Audio: Kokane Releases "The Legend Continues" Project
When you think of west coast funk in general, there is one person that comes to mind, and that is the Legendary "Kokane". He is considered to be the most featured artist in World, with a impressive catalog that's unmatched to any other recording artist in the music industry.
Kokane has started a brand new label BudEBoy Records through IODA/SONY, and has just released a new album entitled "The Legend Continues", which has a major buz in the streets and virally. The first single off this epic album is "Doja" produced by Squeeze, which features KMG from ABOVE THE LAW, who are considered to be the creaters of "G-Funk"!
With the recent passing of legendary Nate Dogg, Kokane seems to be the last man standing as the King of Hooks/King of G-Funk. To put it to you bluntly, Kokane is on fire! You can purchase "The Legend Continues" at iTunes or Amazon.
In addition, be on the look out for Kokane's brand new mixtape "Dr Kokastien", hosted by DJ King Assassin, coming soon in the weeks to come. Stay tuned for more exciting details on this extraordinary artist named "Kokane" aka JBL.
Far East Movement's new video, "Dirty Bass" featuring Cash Money/Young Money artist Tyga premiered on VEVO yesterday, May 10th. The song is from their sophomore album Dirty Bass releasing June 5th on Cherrytree/Interscope Records.
MP3: SPOT x Will Brennan - "Love My Style" (prod. Black Key)
Fresh off his newly released DJ Drama mixtape, The Price Iz Right, SPOT, the buzzing NY artist by the way of Atlanta, drops a new collaboration with upstart West Palm Beach, FL, emcee Will Brennan. Produced by multi-platinum producer Black Key (Jay-Z, Beyonce, 50 Cent), this unlikely pairing features SPOT and Will trading rhymes over East Asian instruments and huge bass drums.
"Punchline Drunk" is the second single off Mic Audio & Mixo's' latest Mixtape "Guten Tag!". The video was recorded during the Stereo Boyz' "Midwest Neighbors" Tour, with scenes in Chicago, New York and at the legendary MonkeyBarz cipher at Union Square. "PunchlineDrunk is a rap style we created, it's the Stereo Boyz Drunken Master Style. We black out and write the illest sh** we possibly can. It's our demonstration of being inebriated with creativity."
This is Foreign Legion. They are from Oakland, California. These two hip-hop vigilantes represent the wild wild west coast in everything they do. Their newest single, Son Of A Gun, is an all out showdown at the (insert so-so hand gesture) Just O.K. Rapper Corral for 2011. Prozack Turner and Marc Stretch are here to clean up this here town and they're putting holes in every sub-par rap song in sight.
California hip hop legends, Foreign Legion(Prozack Turner and Marc Stretch) star in this dark comedy directed by Prozack Turner. When the group finally gets a meeting with a major label record company, their plans of fortune and fame are derailed by record producer G Koop(playing himself) who refuses to release their masters until they pay and outstanding debt to him. Debauchery,booze,hookers and self inflicted gun shot wounds ensue as the pair try anything to get back the masters!
Broadway Fatal coming from one of Hartford’s CT biggest families in the capital City The Gillespie Family. Fatal was born in Belvue Square projects where he learned to diversify himself and adapt to his environment of hard knock living. Broadway Fatal obtained his name from a Fatal life threatening accident that a cured in the Belvue Square projects at 2yrs old. Fatal was electrocuted in his mouth from the electric socket in the project building which caused him to wear a Trade Mark scar on his lip for ever.
From that day Fatal knew he was here for a purpose and was blessed. Fatal moved around a lot due to family situations that accrued in a single family home. Music was always played in the home that brought about feelings and emotions such as Gospel, Blues, Jazz, R&B and Hardcore Rap Music. Fatal took on the liking of rap music and other genres from the influence of his old brother.
Fatal wrote music and learn lyrical arrangements at the age of 12. Fatal begin his journey as a Solo artist and became very successful capturing the ears of Urban and Suburban listeners due to his Reality Lyrics and Believable Content. On his course to stardom Fatal ran into his life long brother Mike Charles the R&B talent which then became his musical other half in the group PaperBoyz. PaperBoyz the R&B and Hiphop duo put out there first album in August 2003 YOUNG CLASSICS which had overwhelming response in the CT Area. The album was then followed up by Mixtapes and Digital Albums WE DELIVER and YOUNG CLASSICS II. Broadway Fatal performed with artist such as Ryan Leslie, 50 Cent, Nas, TI, Tpain, Buster Rhymes, and many more….. Fatal most memorial tour was getting his passport stamped and experiencing International life in Europe and Africa where he learned music is loved all around the world. Broadway Fatal sound is unique and has a broad spectrum to touch all types of musical listeners.