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MP3: Brianna Perry - "Murder Pictures" & "Theraflu" Freestyles

From Poe Boy Ryan:

MP3: Brianna Perry - "Murder Pictures" & "Theraflu" Freestyles


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Mixtape: DJ Paul (Three 6 Mafia) - "For I Have Sinned"

Mixtape: DJ Paul (Three 6 Mafia) - "For I Have Sinned"

Courtesy Future Star Music.

Here is the brand new mixtape from DJ Paul of the legendary Three 6 Mafia.  This tape dropped just a few days ago on 4/19 and is hosted by DJ Scream and DJ Black.  With over 100,000 views already on LiveMixtapes it's obvious this tape is a fan favorite already.  The fans have said this is the realest tape they've heard in a while.  Download it now and spread it everywhere you can.  We encourage you to bootleg this everywhere!  Thanks for the support as always.

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PR: NICS "S.N.A.S - The Product" Album

From Nancy B:

PR: NICS "S.N.A.S - The Product" Album

Today: Miami's own J NICS (a.k.a. The Polar Bear Mack) releases the second installment in his Southern Niggas Ain’t Slow music series: The Product 

The follow-up to fall 2011’s SNAS: The Tribute (which found NICS freestyling over beats from Southern classics), this project features 11 original records from the buzzmaking emcee. 

 Joining J NICS on the guest tip throughout SNAS: The Product, are Aleon Craft, ¡MAYDAY!QuESt and Phresh James.

Original production comes courtesy of: 

 DJ SharpsoundICEThe LotteryPlex LuthorSMKATaavi HaapalaAce 2euceBodega Creative and Seventy Two.

 Follow J NICS on Twitter: @JNICS305

PR: Emcee Wordsmith Readies Third LP "King Noah" - JUNE 19

From Nik @ Ballin PR:

PR: Emcee Wordsmith Readies Third LP "King Noah" - JUNE 19

Since starting his career in the 2007, Wordsmith has been a thinking man's emcee. On his third solo project, King Noah, the Baltimore, MD rapper has created a straightforward hip-hop album, no swag. no gimmicks. With his trademark keen wordplay, King Noah (NU Revolution Entertainment) is in part a celebration of his young son, Kingston Noah Parker, and part blue print for all young men in America. Featured guests include ELiM, Phil Ade and K. Sparks. Production is shared by Centric, Capish, Certified, Rednaz Beats, Strada, DJ Eclipse, and Benny Rome.

Whether it be “Music for the Masses,” "Never Be the Same" feat. ELiM, “Eye for the Spotlight" feat. Phil Ade, Wordsmith tackles topical subjects such as hate, racial profiling, achieving your dreams, and leadership over head-nodding jazz infused beats reminiscent of hip-hop's golden era.

Hardly new to the scene, Wordsmith originally caught the attention of critics in 2009 after teaming-up with the legendary Chubb Rock after they released Bridging the Gap, an album which was powered by the lead single, “OId 2 the New.” The next year, he released his debut solo LP Vintage Experience (2010), which garnered him praise for his creativity and witty wordplay. “After only a few moments of speaking with Wordsmith one can see his advantage over other rappers…” stated In addition, the album was lauded in outlets such as Hip Hop Weekly, Washington Post, Urb, HipHopDX, 2 Dope Boyz, Sohh, and MTV Mixtape Mondays.

Wordsmith garnered an ASCAPLUS Award in 2011-2012 and he licensed tracks with Nintendo, ESPN, VH1, Golf Channel, Six Flags, ABC, CBS and PBS.

Born in Germany, the son of a U.S. Army Colonel, Wordsmith traveled the world and developed a broad musical palette from an early age. “I went to school at the United Nations because by ten years old," explains the worldly Wordsmith, "I had friends from every corner of the globe. Having that experience has just made me more open to different cultures and experiences--and I try to convey that in my music."

If Wordsmith's goal was to create another heartfelt album his son can live by, King Noah is already a success.

King Noah will be available June 19.

Video: D Strong - "Nuthin New" (prod. Linus Stubbs)

From Iconoclast Multimedia:

Video: D Strong - "Nuthin New" (prod. Linus Stubbs)

D Strong aka InvincibleSons All (Last Kind,Third Rail) is no stranger to Emceeing, having been rhyming for over 2 decades and have worked with Prince Po of the Legendary Hip Hop Group “Organized Konfusion”, Wildelux, DJ Lord Ron, Kyo Itachi and many more. D Strong’s Professional emcee career began in Los Angeles finding an Outlet through LA Music Staple KDAY radio station & The Wake up Show. In the season of his latest Release “Rise and Shoot” on Digi Crates Records we serve you “Nuthin New” Video. The album Features Prince Po, Aarophat, Orign, Wildelux, Linus Stubbs, Kyo Itachi and more.

The Return of @MickeyAvalon, America's Favorite Electric Gigolo

From 'Stache Media:

The "Loaded" Return of Mickey Avalon, America's Favorite Electric Gigolo

After six long years, Mickey Avalon has finally released his sophomore album, Loaded via Suburban Noize Records. Loaded is available at physical retailers now (Amazon / Newbury Comics) and also available digitally on iTunes, where fans will receive an exclusive bonus track "When Avalon Comes."

Using his life experiences as fuel for his intense X-rated rhymes, Loaded is Mickey Avalon's honest invitation to those who are bold enough to step into his world of women and drugs. The album takes fans on a journey through the seedy streets of Hollywood and the party lifestyle. Watch the video for the latest single "More Junk."

Mickey Avalon kicks off his Loaded tour tonight with an album release show at the Key Club in Hollywood, CA. To celebrate the release, all fans in attendance will receive a free copy of Loaded.  See below for a full list of tour dates.
Mickey Avalon Loaded Tour Dates:
Apr 24 - Hollywood, CA @ Key Club (album release show)
Apr 25 - Austin, TX @ Beauty Ballroom
Apr 26 - San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
Apr 27 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
Apr 28 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
Apr 30 - Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
May 01 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
May 02 - Jacksonville, FL @ Free Bird Live
May 03 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
May 04 - Atlanta @ Masquerade
May 05 - Charlotte, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
May 06 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
May 08 - Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
May 09 - Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East
May 10 - New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
May 11 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft at The Chance
May 12 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero
May 17 - Newcastle, Australia @ Fanny's
May 18 - Sydney, Australia @ Hifi
May 19 - Gold Coast, Australia @ Coolangatta Hotel
May 25 - Melbourne, Australia @ Corner Hotel
May 26 - Perth, Australia @ Rosemount Hotel
Jun 02 - San Diego, CA @ Stingaree
Jun 03 - Corona, CA @ Marquee 15
Jun 07 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
Jun 08 - Reno, NV @ Cargo In CommRow
Jun 09 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
Jun 10 - Bend, OR @ Domino Room
Jun 12 - Portland, OR @ Dante's
Jun 13 - Portland, OR @ Dante's
Jun 14 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market
Jun 15 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
Jun 17 - Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
Jun 20 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
Jun 22 - Witchita, KS @ The Scenery
Jun 23 - Kansas City, MO @ Hotel Nightclub
Jun 24 - St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
Jun 26 - St Paul, MN @ Station 4
Jun 28 - Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
Jun 29 - Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
Jun 30 - Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
Jul 01 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar

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Audio: Flo Rida - "Whistle"

Audio: Flo Rida - "Whistle"


R.I.P. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (May 27, 1971 April 25, 2002) @blockstarz

From Block Starz:

R.I.P. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (May 27, 1971 – April 25, 2002)

(Los Angeles, CA) April 25, 2012 marks the ten year anniversary for the passing of Grammy Award-winning TLC group member Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes. "The word anniversary means a celebration. For us her death will never be a celebration, it’s still something that hurts," says T-Boz. Group member Chilli agrees, "Lisa is our sister. You never get over losing a family member. We love her and we miss her and that isn’t ever going to change."

To commemorate the passing, German-American digital label Block Starz Music LLC ( has made a previously unreleased collaboration between Bootleg of The Dayton Family and Left Eye. Recorded a few months before her death, Left Eye‘s verse on the song "Fantasies" is reportedly the only 16-bar verse she ever recorded as a feature. A portion of the proceeds from "Fantasies" will go to the Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes Foundation.

2012 is also the 20th anniversary for the group and is filled with many surprises for TLC fans worldwide. Chilli and T-Boz are very excited to be executive-producing a biopic on the group’s story in conjunction with VH1. “This project is truly a dream come true for us,” says Chilli.

"What's Love Got To Do With It" scribe Kate Lanier will pen the project, which documents TLC’s rise to fame with 1991's "Ooooooohhh… On The TLC Tip" and their follow-up success with 1994's "CrazySexyCool," and eventually selling more than 65 million albums worldwide making them the biggest-selling girl group in history.

In addition to the movie, TLC is working on a 20th anniversary package, which will include tour dates, an album project with new music and several remixes on some of their favorite hits. Chilli and T-Boz say they are looking forward to giving new music to their eagerly awaiting fans and returning to the stage.

Download "Fantasies" by Bootleg of the Dayton Family and Left Eye
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PREVIEW: Bootleg ft. Left Eye - Fantasies
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MP3: Nico the Beast - "Deja Vu" (prod. Vanderslice)

From DubMD84:

MP3: Nico the Beast - "Deja Vu" (prod. Vanderslice)

Following the release of his highly personal 'The Beast Within' album, a dedication to his family inspired by the adjacent losses of a close friend and his newborn son, the South Philadelphia-raised Nico the Beast shifts gears for the upcoming 'True To Form' EP. Appropriately produced by Vanderslice, a force in beat battles, Army of the Pharaohs records and more.

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Video: @RealDanny_G - "Thoughts From a Basement"

From Danny G:

Video: Danny G - "Thoughts From a Basement"

Brief Bio: Pittsburgh rapper Danny G releases a new jam "Thoughts From A Basement" a remake to Mac Millers "Throughts From A Balcony" on this track Danny explains how he is just being himself, and that is all he ever will be. Danny's flow and word play should definitely catch your attention right away, Look for his upcoming debut mixtape "Dream Come True" coming in the next few weeks.

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