10/13 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock Hotel 10/21 New York, NY Highline Balroom 10/26 New Haven, CT Toads Place 10/27 Providence, RI The Met 10/28 Manchester, NH Rockos Rock Club 10/29 Phoenix, AZ Foundry on First 11/3 Columbus, OH LC Pavilion 11/5 Jackson, MS Alcorn State University
Video: Sway - "Road to Deliverance #2 - Still Speedin'"
Follow Sway on his journey towards the release of his highly anticipated third studio album entitled "The Deliverance." Directed By @Bubz_Dcypha (Dcypha Films) This episode shows The Making Of Sway's new release "Still Speedin'."
The road to Event/DJBooth.net's 20/20 album has been paved with dopeness from the likes of Phonte, Exile and Gold Chain Military. The next brick in that road is being paved with the premiere of "Live Ones", by Beat Junkies turntablist/producer DJ Rhettmatic, and Detroit mic rocker Frank Nitt and Cali representer MED. On top of that, North Carolina-based crew The Away Team present "Terrorist Attack", produced by Khrysis. While this joint didn’t make it onto the duo’s album, fans can hear more where this came from on the crew’s just-released Scars & Stripes LP. In addition, keep it locked for 15 more DJBooth exclusives leading up to the arrival of Event’s 20/20 Music compilation.
Earlier this year, Event Electronics debuted their 20/20BAS monitors, the latest version of a product whose music industry legacy stretches back to 1995. Now, DJBooth.net has come together with the audio equipment manufacturer to offer one lucky reader the chance to upgrade his/her studio with their very own set of the speakers, hailed by our staff reviewer as "[delivering] impeccable sound without any bells, whistles or glitz," along with a Rode/Event Prize Pack that includes a Rode M1 Mic. Twenty runners-up will also receive prize packs. To enter, simply log into Facebook or Twitter using the widget below.
With the release date of Saukrates' upcoming EP, Season One, rapidly approaching, the godfather of Canadian hip-hop is unleashing his new single, "Megaman," to the masses. The man that helped kickstart the successes of Drake, Nelly Furtado, and Noah "40" Shebib was recently featured in Nike's ALWAYS ON 24/7 campaign with his song "Say I," also off of Season One, which is currently available for purchase via Frostbyte and eOne.
Coming off the heels of his previously released single, "Drop It Down" which features his longtime friend and collaborator, Redman, "Megaman" is a dizzy, electro joint that celebrates the hype of 80's synth-pop. The lyrics take the listener into the mind of Soxx at the club, pounding potent shots that give him the confidence and vigor of a prize fighter. "Just how Maximus from the movie Gladiator screamed, 'Hold the line!' you have to stick to your guns and prove yourself," says Saukrates. "And that applies to both men and women!"
DOOM TEAMS UP WITH RAW ROLLING PAPERS TO CELEBRATE SPECIAL HERBS // WIN A BOX SET PLUS MORE GREAT PRIZES
It's been a full decade since underground hip-hop supervillain DOOM released the first volume in his acclaimed instrumental series Special Herbs. Earlier this year, the series culminated with a deluxe box set containing every Special Herbs beat on 10 pieces of vinyl, plus extras like a download card, poster, and 7-Inch. Now, Raw Rolling Papers has joined forces with Nature Sounds and DOOM to celebrate Special Herbs with a new contest. The winner will pick up a copy of the box set (an $85 value), a prize pack from Nature Sounds, and some treats from Raw to roll up those newly acquired herbs. Runner-up prizes are also available.
Video Girl is a runaway hit and also features Bun B, Juelz Santana, Angie Martinez and more...
(Los Angeles, California) - This month, BET premiered the new film "Video Girl" which has been a runaway success. With millions of viewers, many of the actors and actresses became trending topics on the ever so popular Twitter social network. Due to its undeniable amount of success and demand, BET has decided to air the movie again throughout the next several months.
The movie surrounds Lorie Walker (played by the beautifully talented Meagan Good) who attends a private school in a predominantly southern town. Raised by her grandmother Valerie (Ruby Dee), she often daydreams of becoming a professional dancer. After an opportunity arises that allows her to meet with a renowned music video director, her life would turn take a turn and change completely. She finds herself struggling to stay grounded in this new, provocative, glamorous world.
Lorie (Megan Good) decides to pursue her dreams of fortune and fame, which ultimately leads her to leave her family and small town behind. She soon works her way to becoming one of the most coveted video models in the industry. However, the spotlight may become too bright for Walker to handle as she learns that success comes with a price to pay.
The film also stars Melyssa Ford, Bun B, Lisa Raye, Juelz Santana, Angie Martinez, B.G., Lil Boosie, Angela Lola Luv and rapper/actor Lil Cali – who critics are already raving about. This is a follow-up role for Lil Cali who also starred in "Death Toll" with DMX and Lou Diamond Phillips.
Cali had the following to say regarding his role in "Video Girl":
"It was a pleasure to work along side the likes of Meagan Good, Lisa Raye and all of the other wonderful actors and actresses on set. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience of filming another big screen movie. I look forward to filming more movies in the future along with working with more great actors and actresses."
Lil Cali is currently in the recording studio, working on his new musical project, which will boast major names like Sean Kingston and Lil Boosie among others.