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New Video: CALiPH - "Shadow Of Death"

New Video: CALiPH - "Shadow Of Death"

Courtesy Matt B.

Toronto up-and-comer CALiPH, released his debut LP, The Resignation, in January and since has received tremendous radio-play in the “Maple Leaf State” thanks to his versatility and the projects diversity, as CALiPH nimbly shows his range by melding old-school soul, smooth R&B and classic boom-bap rap into one cohesive project.

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The Resignation features production from Rich Kidd (Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Electronica, Fashawn, Colin Munroe, Chase N. Ca$he, Tona) and M-Phazes (Slaughterhouse, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Emilio Rojas, Sean Price, Royce 5’9, Elzhi, Redman, Amerie, Skyzoo).

Audio: Jaecyn Bayne f/ Fred The Godson - "Crack Music"

Audio: Jaecyn Bayne f/ Fred The Godson & Bronze Nazareth "Crack Music"

Courtesy Matt B.

Signed to renowned Jazz label “Owl Studios”, Jaecyn Bayne’s debut LP, Audio Therapy, is slated for a 4-24-2012 release date and will feature guest appearances from Styles P, Fred the Godson, Canibus & Keith Murray alongside production from Streetrunner and Bronze Nazareth among others.

In addition, to the release of his debut LP, Bayne will also be releasing a free mixtape and Audio Therapy’s first video “Family Thang” which is expected to debut in March and he will be embarking on a US tour with the likes of Canibus, Planet Asia, & Rusty Redenbacher (ATFU).

The first leak from Jaecyn Bayne’s debut LP Audio Therapy can be heard here:

Link to Jaecyn Bayne f/Fred The Godson & Bronze Nazareth “Crack Music” (produced by Streetrunner): .

Tracklisting and credits for Jaecyn Bayne’s “Audio Therapy”:

1.)  Mic Check (produced by Seany D)
2.)  Live & Direct (produced by J. French)
3.)  Family Thang (produced by Seany D)
4.)  Crack Music f/ Fred the Godson & Bronze Nazareth (produced by Streetrunner)
5.)  Breathing f/ Kassim Norris (produced by Kassim Norris)
6.)  Hunger (produced by Bronze Nazareth)
7.)  Body Down f/ Styles P & Kojoe (produced by Marlon Price of Terminal 3 Productions)
8.)  Good In Goodbye (produced by MIZBEATZ)
9.)  Heat Stroke f/ Keith Murray (produced by Soul Cinematik)
10.) Phases f/ Kassim Norris (produced by Kassim Norris)
11.) Smoke In The Wind (produced by J. French)
12.) Bis And Bayne f/ Canibus (produced by MIZBEATZ)
13.) Stateside (produced by Seany D)
14.) Ain’t All Bad (produced by Seany D)

For More Information on Jaecyn Bayne please visit:

Twitter: @jaecynbayne
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PR: Element (Custom Made) - "How to Make It in America"

PR: Element (Custom Made) - "How to Make It in America"

Courtesy Jeremiah Sojourney.

Hailing from Los Angeles, CA Element no stranger to the Hip Hop circuit has released his first single.“How to Make it in America” from the highly anticipated Album “Take the Throne” . Set to be released in April this project was produced by Abstrakt Soundz with features from Mickie Ryan & Sean McGill.

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Elements last solo project “Long Story Short” had critics clamoring for more selling over 55,000 units. 25,000 of which were overseas in Japan. Element has worked with artist such Mac Lucci (Dogg Pound) Bad Lucc, Big Pooh, Street Disiplez ( based in New York) , Ivan Ives ,and countless others.
He’s even graced the pages of several magazines LA Weekly ,LA Times , Billboard, & The Wake Up Show Power 106 to name a few. Websites like,, have featured him , & cant get enough of Element.

He’s no foreigner to the stage either. Element has rocked crowds at San Diego University, Dragonfly, The Airliner, Downtown 22nd Jazz Club, The Blue Café & many more. Elements style ,makes him a resonant influential voice rising above the standard rap genre.


MP3: Tensei - "Smash Mouth" feat Scud One, Phenom, & The Ones

MP3: Tensei - "Smash Mouth" feat Scud One, Phenom, & The Ones

Courtesy Nora Ritchie.

The Chicago based production crew, Tensei, meaning 'heaven star' in Japanese, is comprised of Simple X and Midas Wells. Earlier this month they released a free EP entitled One via LA label Plug Research. The project showcased Tensei's unique production style, forfeiting the traditional use of samples and instead, using live musicians to create their tracks.

Continuing to introduce fans to his sound, Tensei is releasing a series of bonus tracks from the EP that show off the range of Tensei's productions. Today, Tensei are releasing the bonus track "Smash Mouth," which features Chicago soul duo "The Ones", Scud One, and Phenom. "Smash Mouth" delves into the sounds of classic hip-hop and reggae to create a relaxed, soulful vibe. Last week, Plug released "Fly Trap" featuring the vocal stylings of Scarlet Monk and a moody, industrial beat from Tensei.

(DOWNLOAD/STREAM) Tensei - "Smash Mouth" feat Scud One, Phenom, & The Ones (Bonus Track) : .

MP3: Nicki Minaj f/ Lil Wayne - "Roman Reloaded"

MP3: Nicki Minaj f/ Lil Wayne - "Roman Reloaded"

Courtesy M3W.

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PR: Far East Movement Release "Live My Life"

PR: Far East Movement Release "Live My Life"

Courtesy Greg Miller.

February 24, 2012 - Los Angeles, CA - Produced by RedOne and featuring Justin Bieber, Far East Movement's (aka FM) "Live My Life" exploded onto radio today and will be available on iTunes and digital retailers this Tuesday, February 28.

The monumental track, which has an additional Party Rock remix version with Redfoo of LMFAO, will follow the Dirty Bass appetizer "Jello" that FM performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live SuperBowl Concert series earlier this month. A "Live My Life" music video will be filmed in the coming weeks and both songs will be released on their highly anticipated sophomore album Dirty Bass via Cherrytree/Interscope Records this spring.

"We're thrilled to have Justin be a part of Dirty Bass, exclaims Kev Nish." "FM has always focused on unexpected collaborations and mashing up musical genres which keeps making music exciting. 'Live My Life,' is a song we think both FM and Bieber fans will enjoy together."

FM is currently touring the world while working hard to finish up Dirty Bass. They started to develop the album's sound while on the I Am Music tour with Lil Wayne last summer. They are finishing the album on the Canadian and European Cherrytree Pop Alternative tour with LMFAO while radio airwaves continue to play their worldwide smash singles "Like A G6" and "Rocketeer."

"We've been performing the "Live My Life" Party Rock remix with Redfoo on the CherryTree Pop Alternative tour and the reaction has been met with hands in the air and hype energy, declares Prohgress. "We're looking forward to the song at radio and everybody partying wherever they're listening."

Dirty Bass has a dynamic universal party sound that brings elements of booming trunk bass to the dancefloor. Far East Movement shaped and co-produced the sound with The Stereotypes and assistance from the above-mentioned RedOne along with other chart-topping producers Bangladesh, Dallas Austin and Cherry Cherry Boom Boom.

More exciting collaborations on Far East Movement's Dirty Bass will be announced soon.

For more information on Far East Movement, visit: .

Video: PHZ-Sicks f/ Scolla, "Success/Failure"

Video: PHZ-Sicks f/ Scolla, "Success/Failure"

Courtesy Dunn Deal PR.

Woodbridge, VA rap artist PHZ-Sicks (pronounced 'physics') presents the Sweatshop/self-directed video for his Epik Da Dawn-produced song "Success/Failure", featuring Detroit's Scolla. "Success/Failure" is a song from PHZ's recently released full-length The Laws Of PHZ-Sicks.

Video: Nametag - "Limit Is Pushed" (prod. Nameless)

Video: Nametag - "Limit Is Pushed" (prod. Nameless)

Courtesy Nametag.

"Limit Is Pushed" is another buzz joint brought to you by Detroit emcee; Nametag produced by Flint's own; Nameless. Labeling this track a buzz joint is self explanatory, seeing that it's to build more buzz for both 'Tag and Nameless as they prepare further promo for their collaborative EP titled "For Namesake". No specific date is set yet. Are you ready for "For Namesake"? Find more on Nametag by visiting and more on Nameless at

Method Man Reveals His 'Mob Wives' Connection to Carrie Keagan

Method Man Reveals His 'Mob Wives' Connection to Carrie Keagan

Courtesy VH1 BUZZ.

"Method Man On Crowd Walking, His 'Mortician' Role & His 'Mob Wives' Connection."



MP3: Rediculus f/ Craig G, Koncept - "More Than Ruff"

MP3: Rediculus f/ Craig G, Koncept - "More Than Ruff"

Courtesy Park Street PR.

Taken from the superb Masters Of Conversation 'Punchlines & Parables' produced by Rediculus comes this banger of a track that comes with two versions. The original version sees Craig G from the legendary Juice Crew teams up with US rappers Koncept and Pair-a-Dyce while the UK Remix features rising UK star Big Dutty Deeze who has just recorded an album produced by Rediculus. This is pure Hip-Hop and something you to get up on, and get up on NOW!

Rediculus - More Than Ruff Feat. Craig G (Juice Crew), Koncept (Brown Bag Allstars) & Pair-a-Dyce
MP3 Download link: .

Rediculus - More Then Ruff (UK Remix) Feat. Craig G (Juice Crew) & Big Dutty Deeze
MP3 Download link: .

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