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PR: Cris Cab - Echo Boom Revamped + Tour Video

PR: Cris Cab - Echo Boom Revamped + Tour Video

Courtesy Cris Cab.

Last week Cris Cab released his new mixtape, Echo Boom. The response was so strong, his website ( was unable to handle the traffic and crashed 3 times. Due to overwhelming demand, one week and a new server later, we have a super fast reliable download link for everyone who still has not downloaded or has been having trouble doing so.

Use the link at the end of this sentence for a new reliable quick download link of Echo Boom.

While management was taking care of the technical issues, Cris continued his Winter Touring. Here is Episode 3 of his "Winter Tour" series which features Cris in Burlington, VT paying tribute to Sublime with his live cover version of "What I Got".

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FREE ALBUM: TxE (TOPE x G_Force x Epp) - "We Get It In True"

FREE ALBUM: TxE (TOPE x G_Force x Epp) - "We Get It In True"

Courtesy Kenny Fresh.

Today FRSH SLCTS ( is proud to present the exclusive release of one of the most anticipated releases in Portland hip-hop's history - We Get It In True, the full-length debut from all-star trio TxE (@TxEmusic - pronounced T and E).

Consisting of MC's TOPE (also of Living Proof) and Epp alongside producer/multi-instrumentalist, G_Force (AKA Calvin Valentine) - all three formidable solo acts in their own right - they've come together for their biggest project to date, featuring appearances from PRTLND veteran, Illmaculate, Los Angeles heavyweight Phil The Agony (of Strong Arm Steady), and local rising talents such as rapper Young X, producer Stewart Villain and singer Caitlin Cardier.

The album is available as a free download thru FRSH SLCTS & also streamable thru the group's Bandcamp.

Full info & tracklisting can be found in the links below.


Video: Baige O'Bannon - "How Fly Are You?"

Video: Baige O'Bannon - "How Fly Are You?"

Courtesy Papa Smirf.

"How Fly Are You?"
OFF "A Prequel To Some Cool Shit" MIXTAPE

Audio: Diabolic - "Mission Statement"

Audio: Diabolic - "Mission Statement"

Courtesy Semp Rok.

Here is the first single off Diabolic’s own label , War Horse Records. On “Mission Statement“, producer C-Lance and DJ G.I. Joe lay down a foundation where Diabolic vicisouly slaughters the soundscape. This is the first single off Diabolic’s sophomore album Fightin Words, due out later this year.

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Video: A$AP Rocky Picks Adidas Over Jordans

Video: A$AP Rocky Picks Adidas Over Jordans

Courtesy DJ Vlad.

"A$AP Rocky discusses his favorite sneakers and why he prefers Jeremy Scott's designs over other sneakers."

Video: Marcus Manchild - "Purple Swag Remix"

Video: Marcus Manchild - "Purple Swag Remix"

Courtesy Nancy B.

Houston's next up, Marcus Manchild gets an assist from his city on this one reminiscent of the "Still Tippin'" days. Tell 'em why you mad son!


Free Music Friday: ÜBER RETURN! Edition

Emilio Rojas:: Breaking Point


Emilio Rojas is back at it again! And he gets more personal with this Green Lantern/Billionaire Boys-assited mixtape. Overall, it shows Rojas at his Breaking Point, but the only thing Rojas is breaking here is records and the breakers jammin' to this mixtape.

1. Breaking Point
2. Classic
3. P@$$Y And Cologne (I Got It)
4. Pimpin (Feat. Dave Young)
5. Blame Me (Feat. Nikkiya)
6. I Thought You Knew
7. One Last Time (Feat. Emanny)
8. Realization (Feat. Franco)
9. Middle Finger
10. SPIC
11. Take A Good Look Around (Feat. Francisco)
12. Look Up (Feat. RacQDolo)
13. Show Me What You Got (Feat. Nate Mercereau) (Bonus Track)

Horseshoe G.A.N.G. :: Ambitions Az A Writer

SSUUTT! SSUUTT! Known as the affiliates of Long Beach rapper Crooked I (of Slaughterhouse), Horseshoe G.A.N.G. and the C.O.B. crew continues their work tomakenoise beyond the Shady 2.0 crew.Here's a newmixtape from the G.A.N.G. to show how the west won.

2.Beat Jackin 2011
3.Trust The Shoes
4.COB Motto
5.COB Cypher
6.Damn Nuff
7.I'm A Soldier
8.Team 6
9.I Need To Take Off
11.No Hoes
12.Right Amount Of Wrong
13.My D*cks A Super Hero
14.Shoot Game
15.King Kong
17.Acapella Cypher

Raekwon :: Unexpected Victory

Well, a free mixtape from the Chef was unexpected, yet it's an unexpected surprise. Raekwon cooks up a free lunch meal that's gourmet material. With features and productions by Busta Rhymes, 9th Wonder, Styles P, Mobb Deep,etc., you can never say that Rae lets his songs go to waste. Thankfully, it's a platter served well done!

1.Unexpected Victory (Intro)
2.Just A Toast (feat. JD Era) (Prod. by Mark Henry)
3.The Brewery (feat. Ceazar-N-Reason) (Prod. by Scram Jones)
4.A Pinebox Story (Prod. by 9th Wonder)
5.GoodFellas (feat. JD Era & Camoflauge) (Prod. by Pro Logic & MoSS)
6.Silk (feat. CL Smooth
7.Sauce Money & Big B) (Prod. by Scram Jones)
8.That Good Good (feat. Altrina Renee) (Prod. by Scram Jones & BlickStreet)
9.Luxury Rap (feat. Fred The Godson) (Prod. by Pro Logic & MoSS)
10.Chinese Marines (feat. Mobb Deep) (Prod. by Scram Jones)
11.This Shit Hard (feat. L.E.P. Bogus Boys & Dion Primo) (Prod. by The Olympicks)
12.Soldier Story (feat. JD Era) (Prod. by Pro Logic & MoSS)
13.MTV Cribs (feat. Busta Rhymes) (Prod. by Vin Da Chin)
14.A Few Good Men (feat. Vado & Tommy Nova) (Prod. by Blue Rocks)
15.Chupa Cabra (feat. Capone-N-Noreaga) (Prod. by BT)
16.FaceTime (Introducing Altrina Renee) (Prod. by Blockstars & Mantic)
17.Gangsta Cazals (feat. Styles P
18.JD Era & Camoflauge) (Prod. by Statik Selektah)
19.Black Dust (feat. Tommy Nova & Mean Doe Green) (Prod. by The Fr3shmen)

Saigon :: Warning Shots 3: One Foot in the Grave

Here's the third edition of "Warning Shots" given away by Sai-giddy. For those who slept on his near-classic "The Greatest Story Never Told," y'allstill have a chance to wake up with the third "Warning Shot" before he sends off a "Shot" without warning.

1. One Foot In The Grave (Intro) [feat Just Blaze]
2. BBB (Real Niggaz Never Die)
3. I Am 4 Real
4. Hungry
5. Yeah Yeah
6. Bring Me Down Pt. 3 1/2 [feat Joe Budden]
7. Say Yes Again
8. Come Again 2012
9. Women Are The New Dogs [feat Jovan Dais]
10. Kinky
11. When Did U Get Hot
12. Moscato Flow
13. CutDaBullshit
14. Another Man Down [feat Lil Fame]
15. WFKR Talk Radio Skit
16. War And Chaos
17. Where To Find Me [feat Quan]
18. Learning As We Go Along [feat Rough]
19. Mr. Cool (That Ain't Cool)

T.I. :: F*ck Da City Up

Oh, can it be? Is this the picture of what the city may look like on December 23, 2012? Y'know, when the world ends and all? Anyhoo, here's a new mixtape from T.I. aptly called "F*ck Da City Up," which he's always known to do (in a good way). Guest appearance include Nelly, 2 Chainz, B.o.B., Pimp C, Too $hort, and more!

1.F*ck Da City Up (Intro)
2.F*ck Da City Up (Feat. Young Jeezy) [Prod. By Chuck Deisel]
3.Hot Wheels (Feat. Travis Porter & Young Dro) [Prod. By T-Minus]
4.Loud Mouth (Feat. 2 Chainz) [Prod. By Valentino Khan]
5.On Purpose (Feat. Trouble & Rich Kidd Shad) [Prod. By Jazzy & Mex Manny]
6.Stuntin Like A Fool [Prod. By Chizz]
7.Pimp (Feat. Pimp C & Too Short) [Prod. By Cavi]
8.This Time Of Night (Feat. Nelly) [Prod. By Mars]
9.In A Nutshell (Feat. Lady G & Spodee) [Prod. By Will]
10.Jeezy Speaks (Interlude)
11.Who What When (Feat. Meek Mill) [Prod. By DJ Toomp]
12.The One [Prod. By Mannie Fresh]
13.Pissin On Your Ego (Feat. B.o.B) [Prod. By Lil C]
14.Harry Potter (D.O.P.E. Feat. T.I.) [Prod. By Hit Boy]
15.I See Ghosts (Feat. Future & Rocko) [Prod. By Lil C]
16.I'll Show You (Feat. Pusha T) [Prod. By Cut The Check]
17.Oh Yeah (Feat. Trey Songz) [Prod. By Just Blaze]
18.Popped Off (Feat. Dr. Dre) [Prod. By Dr. Dre]
19.F*ck Da City Up (Outro)

Young Buck :: Live Loyal Die Rich

Many are probably wondering where Young Buck have been after his departure from G-Unit. Well, you can look no further as it is evident that Buck still has his mind on the money and the money on his mind. "Live Loyal Die Rich" may place Young Buck back om the map again. Only time will loyally tell.


1.2nd Chance [Prod. By Bassline]
2.Shit Head [Prod. By Celsizzle]
3.Somethings Got Me On It [Prod. By Jussi Jaakola]
4.Go Loco (Feat. Tha City Paper) [Prod. By Freeway TJay]
5.No Place For Me [Prod. By Celsizzle]
6.Money In The Walls [Prod. By 3Fifty7]
7.Drug Related [Prod. By A One]
8.Death Of Me [Prod. By Celsizzle]
9.Touch The Ceilings (Feat. Starlito) [Prod. By Lil Lody]
10.Personal (Feat. Cruna) [Prod. By DJ Pain]
11.Car Clowdy (Feat. The Outlawz) [Prod. By Freeway TJay]
12.Think They Know [Prod. By Drumma Boy]
13.Closer (Feat. Goapele & Hambino) [Prod. By Hitmaka]
14.Hate On Me [Prod. By Celsizzle]
15.No Smiles [Prod. By Drumma Drama]
16.Touchdown (Feat. CTN) [Prod. By Celsizzle]
17.21 & Up [Prod. By J-Mac & 4th Quarter]
18.Get It All [Prod. By Lil Lody]
19.Dusted (Feat. Bezzled Gang) [Prod. By Syksense]
20.I'm Ready [Prod. By Boss Devito]

That's it for the "Back in Black Edition" of Free Music Friday. If you have any free music you would like to share with the world, please e-mail me at If you're an artist with your free mixtape/album shown on this page and you want to send me a link re-up, corrections, and/or questions, e-mail me at, as well. Thanks for reading and enjoy y'all! Two fangas, one love....
MP3: Dollarmentary f/ Capone of C-N-N - "Jailbreak"

MP3: Dollarmentary f/ Capone of C-N-N - "Jailbreak"

Courtesy J Melo.

Dollarmentary keeps the hot streak going with a new leaking featuring the legendary Capone of C-N-N-. Zae is on the production boards for this one, a real hip-hop cut titled "Jailbreak."

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MP3: Ariano & Thoughtsarizen f/ Rakaa - "Where You Can Find Me"

MP3: Ariano & Thoughtsarizen f/ Rakaa - "Where You Can Find Me"

Courtesy Wanja Lange.

Artist: Ariano & Thoughtsarizen
Location: Southern California
Genre: Hip Hop, Rap

Mp3: "Where you can find me" (Ft Rakaa of Dilated Peoples, LD and Ariano, C4mula)

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off the EP "Destructive Love", Download / Stream: .

Southern California emcee Thoughtsarizen teamed with Ariano to proudly unleash the Destructive Love EP for free— or donation—download, now available via

The duo, which will follow up with a sequel to the concept EP in the Spring, shot a video for the first track laid down, “This Ain’t Living,” which serves as the EP’s single and initial inspiration to record a joint release.

“Ariano brings the more human side of music to the forefront,” said Thoughtsarizen of the collaboration. “Listeners I hope take
away a different viewpoint or a relatable tale and, of course, good music.”

Featured artists contributing to the EP include Rakaa from Dilated Peoples, Pacewon of The Outsidaz, Akrobatik and LDontheCut of Technicali sound.

"A lot of people giveaway free music because no one wants to buy it and they don't feel comfortable selling. You can tell that it’s a free record,” said Ariano. “With this record, you get artwork, video, presentation behind it. It’s cool that there's that focus, that the album is focused.”

A limited CD pressing is also available, which includes immediate digital download.

About Thoughtsarizen:

Born in 1981, Thoughts comes from a family of civil servants and hard workers. Gaining strength from his cultural heritage and his hard working grandparents who worked as farmers in the Black Hills, as restaurateurs in the North, entertainers in California, and as honest people world wide, he strives to make the world a better place, and brings values from generations passed to generations present.

About Ariano:

Technicali crews goto man when it comes to hooks and verses. Ariano has been immersed in hip-hop since an early age and has worked with
everyone for Akil to Snoop Dogg. His soulful approach gives an "everyman" vibe to his music. One of OCs most prolific artists he also
produces, and writes for artists all over the globe. Born to succeed be sure to check out Ariano when he comes to your town for a nite to remember.

PR: Fatty Duke Collaborates w/ Gucci Mane for "Boomin" Single

PR: Fatty Duke Collaborates w/ Gucci Mane for "Boomin" New Single

Courtesy UrbanAddiction PR.

February 2012 Tampa, Florida- There’s just no denying Tampa based independent artist Fatty Duke’s latest single “Boomin” featuring A-town don Gucci Mane from the forthcoming 360 Records / I.C.E. Management Group released Traffic Kings mixtape soundtrack and mini-movie.

Over up-tempo production of quirky synthesizers and bottomless bass, the two shot callers make it thunderstorm in the club, buy out the bar and roll fancy cars atop a radio-friendly track produced by rapidly rising beat junkie DJ Young Cuba, the highly anticipated single is set to release on Tuesday February 14. The official single release party will be held on Saturday March 4 at Club Underground in Tampa, Florida.

“This new single is so hot that it will grow legs on its own. You’re not going to be able to stop it,” boasts Fatty Duke. “The good thing is that there’s so much more to come. Fatty Duke will be a household name before long.”

And he is well on his way to achieving that goal. “Boomin’” is just the first of several career-altering moves that Duke has in line for upcoming months ahead. His label 360 Records is set to release their first mini-move and mixtape soundtrack Traffic Kings on June 19, the first week of summer. The soundtrack currently consists of Tampa rappers 1Syke, Don Juan and Fatty Duke himself.

In addition to making his own way, Duke is planning a mini-tour throughout the Southeast to promote his Traffic Kings mini-movie, music and movement.

“Sooner or later every hood, and every block throughout the country will know who Fatty Duke is and they'll respect the Traffic Kings movement,” says 360 public relations rep Amber- Urban Addiction. “He's been grinding and building a strong team that not only support him, but believe in the Traffic Kings movement from the heart.”

Along with Fatty Duke, 1Syke and Don Juan endure their own set of struggles, defeats and triumphs. All three are lucky to be out and alive. And they have a story to tell. Traffic Kings mixtape soundtrack and the mini movie series is a candid look into their lives, hustles, struggles and behind-the-scenes footage of them on their journey to reach their dreams.

“Traffic represents your trials and tribulations,” Fatty explains. “Kings mean that now after you have pushed through your trials and tribulations, you can be your own ruler in your own lane.”

And the perfect opener for this crusade to the streets is 360 Records’ Street Kings mini-movie and mixtape soundtrack debut single “Boomin” by Fatty Duke featuring A-town don Gucci Mane.

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