Video - HULKent in NYC w/ Dorrough, Tum Tum, B-Hamp, Brian Angel, DJ Smallz & more
Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.
The week prior to Hurricane Sandy hitting NYC, HULK Entertainment traveled from Dallas to appear as featured performers at the Faces in the Crowd showcase at SOB's. Brian Angel performed several new solo tracks, followed by some of Dorrough Music's classic hits, topped with Tum Tum's latest single "Yeah Doe" featuring verses from Dorrough and B-Hamp.
Kadence - Insincerity (feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow)
"Insincerity" is the lead single from Kadence's latest offering called Rhetoric. The gifted lyricist expresses his disgust towards a brainwashed populous over a hypnotizing selection from Georgia Anne Muldrow. The aforementioned producer is also featured on the track. Kadence rhymes passionately that "the underground is plagued by insincerity, and the audience is deep in need of clarity."
JP Beats f/ Heltah Skeltah, Keith Murray & Homeboy Sandman "All In Together Now"
Courtesy Matt B.
“The Warning” will be released on 11-6-2012 and it marks the debut album from producer JP Beats whose past works include tracks with Dr. Dre, Jadakiss, Pete Rock, Kurupt, Canibus, and many more. JP Beats has teamed up with A&R Extraordinaire M-Eighty (Wu-Tang /Undergods/ Kurupt/Planet Asia etc) to bring fans the same level of lyrical intensity and diverse line-ups they have come to expect from “Wu-Tang Meets…” & “The Academy” backed with soundscapes of production impresario JP Beats.
Audio: Cappadonna f/ Show Stopper "In The Dungeon"
Courtesy Matt B.
While he joined Busta Rhymes & Canibus on the JP Beats produced “CB4” from JP Beats “The Warning’ Compilation (11-6-2012) and commingles with his comrades on RZA’s “The Man With The Iron Fists” OST on the Wu-Tang Clan reunion track “Six Directions Of Boxing” and the upcoming Wu-Tang Clan & D-Block project "Wu-Block" (11-27-2012), Wu-Tang Clan's tenth official member, Cappadonna, returns with his own forthcoming double-CD, 'Eyrth, Wynd & Fyre,' which will be released in January 2013 on RBC Records. "In The Dungeon" is produced by J Glaze (who has previously produced for Method Man, INS Deck, Young Money, Q-Tip, Kurupt, Green Lantern, Nicole Wray, NYoil, JoJo Pellegrino etc) and shows that Capp’s “PLO Flow” is just as sharp as ever.
Press Release: 10 Year Anniversary of Sportn' Life Records
Courtesy Sportn' Life.
SEATTLE, WA – Nov. 2012 – Sportn’ Life Records announced today that it will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a show that includes the label’s entire roster of talent on stage. The 2D kickoff will be held on November 21, at Barboza Night Club, 925 E Pike St.
The celebration will highlight every artist currently represented by Sportn’ Life Records. This impressive roster includes Fatal Lucciauno, Spac3man, Marissa, Fly Moon Royalty and Larry Hawkins & Davey Jones. D.Black, now Nissim, will be making his comeback-after-retirement performance. Each artist exemplifies a unique sound and an unparalleled stage performance.
“We’re excited to have the entire Sportn’ Life family together for the 10-year anniversary celebration, all in one place at one time,” said DeVon Manier, President and Co-Founder, Sportn’ Life Records. “I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished together as a group over the years and look forward to continuing to grow the company with the consulting and management division, and more,” Manier said.
11 full length projects and 57 singles released 2002-2012
Released first single on vinyl in 2002: D.Black “You need a Thug” & Last Men Standing “We Are”. Both songs were produced and recorded by Seattle’s legendary Vitamin D.
Hosted label showcases at Bumbershoot Festival and the Capitol Hill Block Party.
Performed national festivals such as SXSW in Austin, TX and CMJ, in NYC.
Shared the stage with some of the industry’s top names, including Nas, Ice Cube, Wu Tang Clan, Mos Def, Big Boi, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Girl Talk, Allen Stone and more.
Garnered a national distribution deal with Burnside Distribution in 2008.
Music licensed to MTV, ESPN Action Sports, Under Armor and a few independent films.
Broadened its scope in 2011 and created a Management, Consulting & Artist Development division, allowing the label to diversify its operations in the music industry.
Q Dot x Kuddie Fresh remake Michael Jackson's "Thriller" into "Iller", the new single and video off "The Darkness". The video was filmed by Brian Tolliver in Downtown Tacoma. S/o to those who support it by reposting it!
Murs and 9th Wonder present the Hobostewd-directed music video for "Funeral For A Killer", a cut off their forthcoming album The Final Adventure, dropping November 13. Adventure will be Murs and 9th's final album together. The iTunes edition will include two bonus tracks, while the iTunes deluxe version includes the bonus tracks and all of the instrumentals. Murs recently released This Generation, his collaboration album with Cali rapper Fashawn. He recently curated Through The Mic, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's first-ever hip-hop concert series, and this year's installment of his annual Paid Dues festival featured Wu-Tang Clan, Odd Future, Kendrick Lamar and many more.