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PR: Delayed Flyghts Volume 3 to Be Released 10.21.11

PR: Delayed Flyghts Volume 3 to Be Released 10.21.11

Courtesy Fly Def Music.

Fly Definition is proud to announce the release of Delayed Flyghts Volume 3 that is set to take off this Friday. This time around we have a brand new feel.

Featuring exclusive tracks from e.d.g.e., Seven Day, Sincere Vega, Signif plus some joints we dig & instrumentals to bob your head to while you zone out with your headphones on.

The free project will be available 10.21.11 on FlyDef.BandCamp.Com!


1.       MidaZ the Beast "Caught Up" (Prod. By TzariZM)
2.       Hasaan Mackey & Apollo Brown "Volume"
3.       Dresays "Dre Says"
4.       Soy Is Real "Baby" (Instrumental)
5.       Seven Day "The S"
6.       Maxx Julian ft. Sincere Vega "Fly Definition"
7.       Young Sin & e.d.g.e. "Mathematics"
8.       Soy Is Real "Nobody Really Knows" (Instrumental)
9.       Moon Blazers "Sit Back Relax 1.0"
10.   Signif "Soul Clap"
11.   Shinobi Stalin feat. Sean Boog & Illustrate (Grey Matter) "Yes Yes Yall" (Illastrate Remix)
12.   Soy Is Real "It's Love" (Instrumental)

Video: J*Davey - "Queen of Wonderland"

Video: J*Davey - "Queen of Wonderland"

Courtesy of ILLAV8R.

with the release of J*DaVeY's New Designer Drug upon us, we're happy to present a live clip of the album's stand out track, "Queen of Wonderland," courtesy of Pinboard Film & Red Bull Studios. this performance was filmed live in London during the European leg of our summer tour & the 3-man camera crew certainly did a great job of capturing the spirit of this powerful tune. check it out below!

Video: Wispers f/ Willie Will - "Niggas In Paris (Remix)"

Video: Wispers f/ Willie Will - "Niggas In Paris (Remix)"

Courtesy Major Music.

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Video: Chris Webby - "Webster's Laboratory (Uncensored)"

Video: Chris Webby - "Webster's Laboratory (Uncensored)"

The official music video for Chris Webby's intro and title track off of his latest mixtape, Webster's Laboratory.

Video: Young Jeezy TM:103 Public Service Announcement

Video: Young Jeezy TM:103 Public Service Announcement

Courtesy CTE World.

TM:103 in stores 12/20/2011.

Young Jeezy TM:103 Public Service Announcement from J-STAR Multimedia.

"Beautiful" feat. Big K.R.I.T., Talib Kweli, Outasight & Mela Machinko

"Beautiful" feat. Big K.R.I.T., Talib Kweli, Outasight & Mela Machinko

Courtesy DM 360.

Cancer has become so prevalent these days that we all know at least one person, if not more, battling the disease. Recognizing this fact, Brooklyn Indie hip-hop label, Coalmine Records seeks to help spread awareness of the disease and raise funds to go toward the American Cancer Society's ongoing fight to find a cure.

Coalmine sought out some of the genre's best talents to record a song that emphasizes celebrating life. Backed by uplifting, piano-led production from M-Phazes, the appropriately titled "Beautiful" features verses from hip-hop heavyweight Talib Kweli, burgeoning star Big K.R.I.T., and up-and-coming rapper-singer Outasight.

Together, the MCs provide the inspirational rhymes that build into Mela Machinko's spirit-raising hook that stresses that "life is beautiful." Further driving that message home are four cancer survivors -- CeeCee, Shawn Tesser, Salman Qadar and Wilmer Wise -- who speak on the intro and outro of the track. 

You can stream the track below and purchase it on iTunes or Amazon. One hundred percent of the net revenue will be donated by Coalmine Records to the American Cancer Society. Click here to learn more of the backstory regarding this campaign - thank you for your support.

DOWNLOAD: "Beautiful" - iTunes | Amazon

STREAM" "Beautiful" - SoundCloud

Video: Red Cafe f/ Rick Ross - "Fly Together"

Video: Red Cafe f/ Rick Ross, Ryan Leslie - "Fly Together"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

MP3: Shady 2.0 - "BET Cypher 2011"

MP3: Shady 2.0 - "BET Cypher 2011"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

* *'s Adam B at Re/Mixed Media Festival Saturday!'s Adam B at the Re/Mixed Media Festival on Saturday!

Adam will be moderating a panel called "Remixing Culture- A Panel On Sampling & The Global Appropriation of Hip-Hop." Details are below!


This panel, which is filled with well-traveled, veteran artists, will focus on two main topics: the global impact of hip-hop, and sampling. The global impact of hip-hop can't be understated, and this panel will discuss what they've seen during their overseas travels, what the hip-hop scenes are like in other countries, and why, with a few noted exceptions, foreign emcees have such a hard time making an impact in the US. The sampling portion of the discussion will start by taking a look at what musical ideas these artists have taken from their trips and incorporated into their own music, and then move on to other questions regarding the production technique.

SPACE: One Arm Red, Theater #2 (ARM ROOM)
DATE: Saturday, October 22. 2011
TIME: 6-7:30pm EST

Moderator: Adam Bernard

Confirmed Panelists:
Christopher Weingarten
Meter Maids
Knewdles MC
Conscious Walker
Rabbi Darkside
Tah Phrum Duh Bush

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PR: Sub Swara Remixes "Videogames," New Mixtape Due November

PR: Sub Swara Remixes "Videogames," New Mixtape Due November

Courtesy Terrorbird Media.

Brooklyn duo, Sub Swara (Dhruva Ganesan & Dave Sharma) have just dropped their remix of Lana Del Rey's "Video Games" in anticipation of the their upcoming mixtape due this Novemeber featuring a grip of new tracks and remixes. Sub Swara also has remixes of MNDR, Kraddy, Psychobuildings and more lined up for release this fall.  Sub Swara has been busy in the labs on all fronts, having just debuted a new custom visual rig that will be accompanying them on their upcoming fall tour dates.

You can check out preview of it at and watch the behind the scenes of the A/V show at .


10.19 Rochester, NY @ Dubland Underground
10.27 Los Angeles, CA @ Expansion LA
10.29 San Francisco, CA @ Public Works
11.10 Live Oak, FL @ Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival

"it sounds like this time their beat vacation took them on an intergalactic spaceship ride, with giant rhythms and chirps that sound warped in from the outer reaches of the universe but retain a distinctly warm, human quality.
 "Brooklyn bass duo Sub Swara will scramble your insides with low-end by any means necessary. Their music refuses to sit still or be easily described, frantically crossing the lines between instrumental hip-hop, dubstep, house, dub, dancehall, trip-hop and South Asian field recordings. But their motives are clear: boom, pound, move feet, rattle brains."
-Village Voice
"The outfit now specializes in a whatever-makes-you-bang style of bass music that's fresh and compelling, and doesn't pay much mind to the lines of electronic sub-genres. "Steam" from Sub Swara's latest album, Triggers. This flits from ominous, exotic hand-drumming into a more traditional techno beat, then goes all dubstep on your ass. Dhruva and Sharma make this stuff with the help of real instruments -- they recorded the drums for this song in India -- so it's not surprising that their sound goes beyond what you expect to hear in "electronic" music.
-SF Weekly

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