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PR: Ernest Kohl - Eternally - #1 on World Dance Charts

From Famous Records:

Ernest Kohl - Eternally - Press Release! (#1 on World Dance Charts)

Following ERNEST KOHL’S worldwide Club & Radio SMASH HIT..."WEN U DREEM" and his follow up hit maxi-single "BE NEAR ME", Ernest’s new Album “ETERNALLY” on FAMOUS/EMG Records has hit #1 on the World Dance Charts. See Chart Below…

Ernest Kohl, recording artist and multi-talented performer, first became a celebrated force within the music industry with an impressive body of international hits that included 15 consecutive "Top Ten" smash singles, five of which soared to the Number One position in Dance Music Authority (DMA), Billboard, Street Sound and Dance Music Report's (DMR) Top Fifty charts.

Kohl received DMA's "Best Male Vocalist" Award in 1990. In 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996 he received nominations for "Song Of The Year," "Best Producer/Arranger" and "Best Live Performer" as well as "Best Male Vocalist." In just a few short years, Ernest also established himself as an accomplished producer, musical arranger, writer, choreographer and chairman of his own independent production company.

Free Music Friday: FTW Edition

Bishop Lamont :: The Shawshank Redemption/Angola 3 

[Here's a new street album from Aftermath's Bishop Lamont. Honestly, I thought it's long overdue because Lamont's one of the dopest emcees to me.]

Joe Budden :: Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 the Worst

[Jerz' own Joe Budden is back with a mixtape, this time he released it for free for all Slaughterhouse fans to blast. With too many guest appearances to list in this statement, J.B. is making a statement that Jersey's back!]


The Lyricists :: Constructicons Mixtape

Constructicons Mixtape Cover Art

[Here's mixtape with an apt group name. Because these UK emcees are about their lyrics and bringing that boom0bap all can feel!]

PR: Mayday x Tech N9ne + Independent Grind Tour

From Crazy Hood:

Mayday x Tech N9ne + Independent Grind Tour

Thanks to the homie Tech N9ne and the good folks at Strange Music - last week ¡MAYDAY! played to packed crowds in Orlando and Ft Lauderdale FL on Tech N9ne’s Indie Grind Tour. Check out some BTS footage w. ¡MAYDAY!, Tech, E40 and more:

Bonus Beats: Tech N9ne "Big Bad Wolf" (¡MAYDAY! Red Moon Remix) -

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¡MAYDAY!'s long awaited second LP Stuck on an Island is now available. Stream it online before you buy plus you can get some special packages on which include a low-price MP3 HD digital download, a physical copy of the album, a ¡MAYDAY! t-shirt, and even a fly tattoo with one of Miami's premier tattoo artist while hanging with the ¡MAYDAY! crew.

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Weclome Home Lil Wayne!


PR: 2010 !K7/Strut/Gold Dust Gift Guide

From !K7 Label Group:

2010 !K7/Strut/Gold Dust Gift Guide

It's that time of year again, and before everyone gets totally swamped, I wanted to give you a look at two holiday releases we have coming up, as well as a look back at the records we've put out this year. 

Directly below, find two holiday releases for consideration in holiday gift guides: the Next Stop Soweto full series box set, and the long awaited vinyl release of the In The Christmas Groove collection.

Next Stop Soweto Box Set (November 23rd, 2010)
In The Christmas Groove 2xLP (November 23rd, 2010)

For More Information, Check Out:
Video: Tabi Bonney Talks About Recording w/

From iHHD:

Video: Tabi Bonney Talks About Recording w/

Video: Juicy J (Three 6 Mafia) On the Road w/ Wiz Khalifa

From DJ Smallz:

Video: Juicy J (Three 6 Mafia) On the Road w/ Wiz Khalifa

MP3: Lil Wayne - "Do It Again"

From M3W:

MP3: Lil Wayne - "Do It Again"

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Video: GENERAL's "Give and Take Episode 4"

From Born Hungry:

Video: GENERAL's "Give and Take Episode 4"

Video: Billy Drease - "Just Doin' It"

From DTR45:

Video: Billy Drease - "Just Doin' It"

Mega Ran and K-Murdock on The Bits and Rhymes Tour

From Random:

Mega Ran and K-Murdock on The Bits and Rhymes Tour

“A Bit More Than Rhymes"

K-Murdock and Random Tour the Southwest

Austin, TX – November 11, 2010 – Veteran producer K-Murdock and acclaimed rapper Random are prepping for their groundbreaking Bits and Rhymes Tour. Their collaborative project, Forever Famicom, released on June 1, 2010, has garnered national recognition and fans will have a chance to experience this project, live!

come on out and catch us next week!

Headhunters Club      Austin, TX   -   Thu Nov 11 10      08:00 PM       
Headhunters     Austin, TX   -   Thu Nov 11 10     09:00 PM      
American Airlines Training Center   -   Fort Worth, TX     Sat Nov 13 10     08:00 PM
The Highball     Austin, TX   -   Sun Nov 14 10     08:00 PM      
Super Happy Fun Land   -   Houston, TX     Tue Nov 16 10     08:00 PM      
Smoke And Barrel Tavern   -   Fayetteville, AR     Thu Nov 18 10     08:00 PM
331 Nightlife Cafe   -   Jacksonville, FL     Fri Nov 19 10     08:00 PM
A Comic Shop   -   Winter Park, FL     Sat Nov 20 10     05:00 PM      
The Red Raven Gallery   -   Pueblo, CO     Wed Nov 24 10     09:00 PM      
WTFunk Friday @ Stray Cat   -   Tempe, AZ     Fri Nov 26 10     10:00 PM

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