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MP3: Mr. Magic (formerly of No Limit) - "Rollin"

MP3: Mr. Magic (formerly of No Limit) - "Rollin"

Courtesy J. Melo.

The legendary Mr. Magic is back. Mr Magic is best known for toping the Billboard Top Twenty 3 different times with his No Limit Family with masive hits including “Down 4 My Niggas” and “Wobble, Wobble" alongside Snoop Dogg and others. He was also apart of Roy Jones Jr's group Body Head Bangaz who had a hit record with The YoungbloodZ titled "I Smoke, I Drank."  Right now he is back with a his new laid back single, "Rollin", produced by SweetzGotBeatz.

Artist: Mr. Magic
Song: Rollin
Producer: SweetzGotBeatz
Song Link: .

Video: Don Trip - "Help Is On the Way Webisode #4"

Video: Don Trip - "Help Is On the Way Webisode #4" - Pistols In Paris

Courtesy Chris @ E1.

Mr. Don Trip aims for the fences on his rendition of the home run hit "N*ggas In Paris".

Video: Mod Sun f/ Schoolboy Q - "Tye Dye Everything"

Video: Mod Sun f/ Schoolboy Q - "Tye Dye Everything"

Courtesy Papa Smirf.

#NewHippys presents...
"Tye Dye Everything" ft. ScHoolboy Q (cameo by Mann and 2011 AVN Best Actress, Andy San Dimas)

Audio: Chuuwee f/ Sean Boog - "Re-Seige the Throne"

Audio: Chuuwee f/ Sean Boog (Away Team) - "Re-Seige the Throne"

Courtesy Amalgam Digital.

Chuuwee drops another leak from his upcoming FREE Album "Watching The Throne" with Sean Boog of The Away Team joining him.

Watching The Throne set to release November 16th on itunes for free Presented by Fly Society and DJ

Re-Siege The Thrown Feat. Sean Boog by ChuuweeofTUS

Video: Childish Gambino - "You See Me" (Off "Camp")

Video: Childish Gambino - "You See Me" (Off "Camp")

Courtesy Mitchell Dudley.


Kottonmouth Kings Announce Jingle Bowls Tour Dates

Kottonmouth Kings Announce Jingle Bowls Tour Dates & Stream Hidden Stash 5 Online

Courtesy James @ Kerosene.

The Kottonmouth Kings are turning the holidays green this year as the group has announced the dates for their annual Jingle Bowls tour throughout November and December. Las Vegas own Big B, Sprung Monkey and (Hed)p.e. will each serve as support on select dates.

"The holidays bring out the party in us all, and every year, the Jingle Bowls shows are undeniably some of the shows I look forward to the most," said Dirtball. "It's always dope to see all the fans that fly in from all over for these shows. This year we are bringing the fire, so drink lots of eggnog and bring your best chronic because Santa's getting ripped!"
"We love to spend the holidays with our fans and these upcoming Jingle Bowls shows are going to be a great way to wrap-up an another amazing year," added Daddy X. "We will be releasing a new track entitled 'Jingle Bowls' in time for these upcoming shows and we're excited to spread some holiday cheer."
Kottonmouth Kings unleashed the fifth installment of their “Hidden Stash” series via thier own Suburban Noize Records this week and online digitally at . The retail version of the album is a two disc CD/DVD set that includes two hours of music videos and exclusive behind the scenes footage that fans cannot access anywhere else.
Kottonmouth Kings can be seen soaking up the California sunshine on the boardwalk with some gorgeous ladies in group's new video for the track "Cruzin" online at
Nov 29 - Ft Collins, CO @ The Aggie Theater
Nov 30 - Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheep
Dec 01 - Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
Dec 03 - Boise, ID @ The Knitting Factory
Dec 04 - Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Dec 07 - Modesto, CA @ Fat Cat Music House
Dec 08 - Santa Clara, CA @ Avalon
Dec 09 - Petaluma, CA @ The Phoenix Theater
Dec 11 - San Miguel, CA    @ The Ranch
Dec 16 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
Dec 21 - Solana Beach, CA @ The Belly Up
Dec 22 - Agoura Hills, CA @ The Canyon Club
Dec 23 - Anaheim, CA @ The Grove of Anaheim

Press Release: T-Pain rEVOLVEr Tracklist

Press Release: T-Pain rEVOLVEr Tracklist

Courtesy Dan Roof.

T-Pain is at it again. After landing another platinum selling radio hit single with "Best Love Song," featuring Chris Brown, followed by quickly rising single "5 O'Clock," featuring Wiz Khalifa and Lily Allen, singer/rapper/producer T-Pain announced that RCA Records will release his fourth studio album rEVOLVEr on December 6, 2011.

The follow-up to his 2008 platinum-plus selling album Thr33 Ringz, rEVOLVEr (visually spelled as rEVOLVEr for a reason), demonstrates the evolution of T-Pain as an artist.
"rEVOLVEr is drawn from seven albums' worth of material," said T-Pain. "There are so many different things on this album. I couldn t settle on what I wanted to include, but the final result I think will really hit all of my fans and different audiences," says the singer.

1. Bang Bang Pow Pow feat. Lil Wayne
2. Bottlez feat. Detail
3. Its Not You (Its Me) T-Pain Vs. Chucky feat. Pitbull
4. Default Picture
5. 5 O'Clock feat. Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen
6. Sho-time (Pleasure Thang)
7. Rock Bottom
8. Look At Her Go feat. Chris Brown
9. Mix'd Girl
10. I Don't Give A Fuk
11. Drowning Again feat. One Chance
12. When I Come Home
13. Best Love Song feat. Chris Brown
14. Turn All The Lights On feat. Ne-Yo
15. Center Of The Stage feat. R Kelly & Bei Maejor
16. Regular Girl feat. Joey Galaxy
17. Nuthin feat. Detail & E-40

PR: J-Zone Book On Sale Now! (+ Socializing In NYC Is Overrated)

PR: J-Zone Book On Sale Now! (+ Socializing In NYC Is Overrated)

Courtesy Chief Chinchilla.

Root For The Villain: Rap, Bull$hit, and a Celebration of Failure is available right now from!

The time has finally come! My book, Root for the Villain: Rap, Bullsh*t, and a Celebration of Failure, is now available to purchase. If you're a curmudgeon, you need a laugh, you're allergic to bullsh*t, or you have a coffee table leg that needs balancing, this book is for you!

If you live in the New York area (NYC, Long Island, or Lower Westchester), I will meet you in person and deliver it by hand. I'm not joking. If you're on this e-mail list, it means I probably know you personally so just e-mail me back and we'll set it up. Extra fees apply to Staten Island delivery. The Volkswagen just passed inspection too.

If you didn't order your cassette tape-only audiobook, you've already missed the boat. 188 cassette tapes dubbed in 5 days (see photos in this signature for this e-mail). One man + two sleepless nights + three tape decks = analog magic. Kindle version will be available later this month, but there's no auto-reverse feature on a Kindle.

New book excerpt - "Another Wasted Night":

If you need further convincing or another glimpse at what my book is about, my latest chapter excerpt should help. Speaking of one's willingness to go to any area of the New York Metropolitan area to deliver a book, many of NYC's current residents should learn to get out in their own city more often. If you just moved to Brooklyn, I'd like to take this time to let you know that people, activities, and places of interest really do exist in neighborhoods where the Brooklyn-bound “F”, “L”, and “C” trains don't go! Furthermore, life really does exist past the Broadway Junction stop! Who would've thought?! If you believe in all seriousness that NYC is really some liberal “melting pot,” you're smoking up your rent money - rock by rock. Ever try to socialize in different “scenes” and enclaves of NYC? I did. What a waste. NYC is one big insular neighborhood-infested and deceptively segregated city. Don't let dainty gentrification projects fool you - we can't all just get along. 

Read “Another Wasted Night” excerpt here. I probably sh*tted on your neighborhood / scene, but I sh*tted on mine too.

To read previous book excerpts posted, click here.

Thank you,
Management (J-Zone)
MP3: The P$C (feat. Young Dro) - "Our Time"

MP3: The P$C (feat. Young Dro) - "Our Time"

Courtesy J. Melo.

I'm sure you're familiar with T.I.'s group "The P$C" which has appeared on just about every solo T.I. album and also one group album, "25 to Life." Members include Big Kuntry, Mac Boney and more.

On this particular cut, The P$C is joined by Young Dro as they craft a new record titled "Our Time" produced by Sanchez Holmes, the same man responsible for T.I.'s "ASAP" and many other T.I. records.

Artist: The P$C
Song: Our Time
Featuring: Young Dro
Producer: Sanchez Holmes
Song Link: .

El Da Sensei (feat. Tame-One & Rah Digga) - "Everyday In The Street"

MP3: El Da Sensei (feat. Tame-One & Rah Digga) - "Everyday In The Street" (!llmind Remix)

Courtesy DM360.

For El Da Sensei's latest collaborative effort, he gets some help from his Boom Skwad partner in rhyme Tame-One and New Jeru's first lady, Rah Digga for the !llmind Remix of "Everyday In The Street". As featured on The Nu World Remix EP, which drops next Tuesday (11.15.11), this song signifies the first time that El, Tame and DJ Kaos have been featured on a retail release together in over a decade.

This is also the first time that these Jersey veterans have all been featured together on the same track. Be sure to cop EL's remix EP next Tuesday, courtesy of Coalmine Records.

El Da Sensei (feat. Rah Digga & Tame One) - "Everyday In The Street" (!llmind Remix) by Diamond Media 360

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