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Buggs Tha Rocka :: Mutant Level 5

Buggs tha Rocka - Mutant Level 5

[We gave you a prelude to this joint, not too long ago, here on FMF. Now 'Nati's own is ready to release his debut...FOR FREE! Man, check this out if you down with free albums. Especially if they're dope! Appearances includes Little Brother, Tanya Morgan, and more and more rhymes from the mutant himself Buggs Tha Rocka!]

Link:
http://buggstharocka.bandcamp.com/


The Fam :: Floodgate EP

Floodgate Cover Art

[The Fam is back on FMF with the "Floodgates." Due to most of the leakages of their joints, they decided to release an official mixtape called "Floodgates" as a sponge collecting all of the liquid.]

Link:
http://thefam.bandcamp.com/

K. Sparks :: The Trilogy Chapter 1: The Collabs



Link:
http://www.djbooth.net/index/mixtapes/entry/k-sparks-the-trilogy-chapter-1-the-collabs


"Oddisee West Coast Beats"





[Straight from D.C., Oddisee makes beats that sounds so West Coast, you th
ink he's from there. This mixtape is also hosted by Trek Life, let's go!!!]

Link:
http://oddisee.bandcamp.com/album/oddisee-west-coast-beats-hosted-by-trek-life

Trek Life :: Before Everything Changed



[Well it would make sense to let you know who the guy hosting the Oddisee's mixtape is. This latest L.A. Doger on his way to make a big mark in hip-hop. Check it out definitely, before everything changes and he starts charging a fee to listen.]

Link:
http://www.mediafire.com/?9tlumiqlk01wowj


That's it for the "One-Sixty Edition" of "Free Music Fridays." If you have any free music you would like to share with the world, please e-mail me at erik@rapreviews.com. If you're an artist with your free mixtape/album shown on this page and you want to send me a link re-up, corrections, and/or questions, e-mail me at erik@rapreviews.com, as well. Thanks for reading and enjoy y'all! Two fangas, one love....

Video: Kid Cudi & Fan Scuffle at Recent Concert


The video speaks for itself.

MySpace "Step Up 3D" Soundtrack Party w/ Flo Rida


MySpace "Step Up 3D" Soundtrack Party w/ Flo Rida

MySpace Music will present "The Release" of the STEP UP 3D soundtrack on July 27th in Los Angeles featuring performances by Flo Rida and the New Boyz, the same day MySpace will host block party screenings of the film nationwide in 20 cities. "The Release" event will also feature cast members, live dance crew performances and will stream live at http://www.myspace.com/stepupmovie, powered by Ustream. STEP UP 3D will hit theaters on August 6th. The soundtrack arrives in stores and at all online retailers on July 27, 2010.
 
"THE RELEASE" LIVE STREAM FEATURING FLO RIDA & FRIENDS

"The Release" brings urban artists up close and personal to MySpace users through live performances celebrating their album release. Past shows have included T.I., Nas and Damian Marley, Rihanna and 50 Cent.
 
What:                "The Release" Live Webcast Featuring Flo Rida Presented by STEP UP 3D Block
                            Parties
 
Who:                  Featuring performances from Flo Rida, New Boyz, B-Boy Jalen, Red Light ENT ft.
                           Kreme Kidz & more dance crews as well as talent from the film including Rick
                           Malambri, Sharni Vinson, Keith Stallworth, Kendra Andrews, Straphanio 'Shonnie'
                           Solomon and more!

When:                July 27, 2010
                           8pm PST - Doors open
                           9pm PST - Live stream
 
Where:               Avalon Hollywood
                          1735 Vine Street
                           Los Angeles, CA 90028

Live Stream:      http://www.myspace.com/stepupmovie .

More Info:           For more info click here

This is a free show, open to all ages admission is on a first come first serve basis so be sure to arrive early!
 
STEP UP 3-D MYSPACE ADVANCED SCREENINGS

MySpace is providing users with special advance access to STEP UP 3D with Block Party screenings in cities across the country. Visit the STEP UP 3D Event page for info on how to RSVP for free tickets http://events.myspace.com/Event/View/5606316/Step-Up-3D-Block-Parties .
 
What:               MySpace Presents STEP UP 3D Block Party Screenings
 
When:              Tuesday, July 27, 2010          
 
More Info:         To attend one of the exclusive screenings of STEP UP 3D visit the MySpace events page here
 

New York
8:00 PM
AMC 84th St
2310 Broadway between 83rd & 84th St
RSVP Here


Los Angeles
7:00 PM
Arclight Hollywood
6360 W. Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90038
RSVP Here

Chicago
7:30PM
AMC River East 21
322 E. Illinois St.
Chicago IL 60611
RSVP Here

San Francisco
8:00PM
AMC METREON 16
101 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
RSVP Here
 
Philadelphia
7:30PM
The Pearl Theatre at Avenue North
1600 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121
RSVP Here
 
Boston
8:00PM
AMC Boston Common
175 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02111
RSVP Here
 
Washington DC
8:00PM
AMC Georgetown
3111 K Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
RSVP Here
 
Dallas
8:00PM
Cinemark 17
11819 Webb Chapel
Dallas, TX 75234
RSVP Here
 
Miami / Ft. Lauderdale
8:00 PM
Cinemark 17
1189 Webb Chapel Road
Dallas, TX 75234
RSVP Here

Phoenix
8:00 PM
Harkins Arizona Mills
5000 Arizona Mills Circle
Tempe, AZ 85282
RSVP Here
 
Houston
8:00 PM
Regal Edwards Grand Palace
3839 Weslayan Street
Houston, TX 77027
RSVP Here
 
Seattle
7:30PM
AMC Pacific Place
600 Pine Street
4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101
RSVP Here

Sacramento
8:00 PM
Regal Natomas Marketplace 16
3561 Truxel Road
Sacramento, CA 95834
RSVP Here
 
Atlanta
7:30PM
AMC Parkway Pointe
3101 Cobb Pkwy.
Atlanta, GA 30339
RSVP Here
 
San Diego
8:00 PM
AMC Mission Valley 20
1640 Camino Del Rio Road
San Diego, CA 92108
RSVP Here


Detroit
7:30PM
Uptown Palladium 12
250 N. Old Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009
RSVP Here
 
Honolulu
7:30PM
Consolidated Ward 16
1044 Auahi Street
Honolulu, HI 96814
RSVP Here
 
Denver
7:30 PM
UA/Regal Denver Pavilions
500 16TH STREET #310
Denver, CO  80202
RSVP Here
 
Baltimore
8:00PM
Cinemark Egyptian
Arundel Mills Cir
Hanover, Maryland 21076
RSVP Here
 
Minneapolis/St. Paul
7:30 PM
Arcangelo Mall of America 14
401 South Ave
Bloomington, MN 55425
RSVP Here
 
About Step Up 3D

New York's intense street dancing underground comes alive in eye-popping Digital 3D in the third installment of the "Step Up" franchise as the raw, passion-fueled culture goes global. A tight-knit group of street dancers, including Luke (Rick Malambri) and Natalie (Sharni Vinson), team up with NYU freshman Moose (Adam Sevani), and find themselves pitted against the world's best hip-hop dancers in a high-stakes showdown that will change their lives forever.

As the first-ever 3D dance drama, "Step Up 3D" is the first film of its kind to actually be shot in 3D-a rising technical phenomenon that thus far has been reserved for high-concept, big-budget films. It's also the first 3D feature film to be shot entirely in New York City. Acclaimed director Jon M. Chu, who made his feature directorial debut on 2008's box-office hit, "Step Up 2 The Streets," returns to direct.
 
"Step Up 3D" was written by Amy Andelson & Emily Meyer, based on characters created by Duane Adler. Patrick Wachsberger & Erik Feig of Summit Entertainment produce with Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot of Offspring Entertainment.
For additional information, please visit www.stepupmovie.com. STEP UP 3D will hit theaters on August 6th.
 
About MySpace

MySpace is a technology company connecting people through personal expression, content, and culture. MySpace empowers its global community to experience the Internet through a social lens by integrating personal profiles, photos, videos, mobile, messaging, games, and the world's largest music community. For more information please visit http://www.myspace.com/pressroom .

Video: No Surrender - "Godda Get It"


Video: No Surrender - "Godda Get It"

Video: Fat Joe "Tales From The Darkside" Volume 1


Video: Fat Joe "Tales From The Darkside" Volume 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N43aHEVPjtE



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Kottonmouth Kings' D-Loc Solo Album 'Made For Kings'


Kottonmouth Kings' D-Loc Releases Cover Art & Track Listing For Upcoming Solo Album 'Made For Kings'

Kottonmouth Kings' D-Loc has revealed the cover art and track listing for his upcoming new solo album "Made For Kings" online at www.subnoizestore.com/Pre-Order-Store-s/3.htm. D-Loc's new album is slated to hit stores on August 17th through Suburban Noize Records.
 
“This record was made for my people,” says D-Loc. “With Kottonmouth Kings I’ve been blessed to have one of the most powerful fanbases around and this record is made for them. I just wanted to show everyone what I bring to the table and do a straight up West Coast party album that is all about having a good time.”
 
With a musical career that has spanned nearly two decades, D-Loc has created a musical legacy that will live forever. His work with Kottonmouth Kings has helped make the group counter-culture icons, while his side-project Kingspade has released a pair of underground classics. With the release of his first solo album “Made For Kings”, D-Loc has once again created an album that shows why he is one the most powerful emcees in the underground.
 
D-LOC "Made For Kings" Track listing:
 
1 - Good Morning (intro)
2 - Made For Kings
3 - D IZ Who I Be
4 - Feels So Good
5 - Shake Them (feat. Kurupt)
6 - In The Club
7 - Game (interlude)
8 - Playa (feat. Saint Dog)
9 - I Got It Made
10 - It’s Time (interlude)
11 - Take a Ride (feat. Judge D)
12 - Gangsta Bitch
13 - D-
14 - Tag
15 - D-Loc (outro)

* www.kerosenemedia.com *

R.H. Bless Nominated for Two Underground Music Awards


From Clout Media:

R.H. Bless Nominated for Two Underground Music Awards

Block Exchange Ent.'s bossman, R.H. Bless, has been nominated in two categories at the 8th Annual Underground Music Awards: "Most Promising Male Rapper" and "Best Street Album/Mixtape" (Unsignable).

Vote for R.H.Bless now at UndergroundMusicAwards.com.

Facebook.com/RHBless
Twitter.com/RHBless

Download: R.H. Bless "Unsignable" Hosted by DJ Ophax

UMA Nominated "Best Street Album/Mixtape"

Hear why the Underground Music Awards nominated Unsignable Hosted by DJ Ophax in their "Best Street Album/Mixtape" of the year.

Download: R.H. Bless "Unsignable" Hosted by DJ Ophax

Play list:

  1. “I Can’t Stop” freestyle
  2. “I’m Just Chillin” (prod. Hypnotist Beats)
  3. Block Exchange – “Bouncing Them Heads” ft. Duss Smitty & Preech (prod Trakdealaz)
  4. “Checking My Fresh” ft W.A.R. & D. Chamberz (prod. Trakdealaz)
  5. “Hey Mr. Tough Guy” (prod. Hypnotist Beats)
  6. “Bless’ Pain” freestyle
  7. “Never Forget About You” freestyle
  8. Block Exchange – “There’s Only One Block Exchange” ft. Cess Wonder, Duss Smitty (prod. Trakdealaz)
  9. “Ghetto Metal (Rock Out)” (prod. DJ Ophax)
  10. “Let’s Ride” ft. M. Reck
  11. “Posting the Block” (prod. Demo Beats)
  12. “Brooklyn (Killers in the House)” ft. Devious & Push Montana
  13. “Get Away” freestyle
  14. “Get Dough or Die” freestyle
  15. “Keep Passing Me By” (prod. I.Y.E.)
  16. “Live Forever” (prod. Pac Dinero)
  17. “Still Number One” freestyle
  18. “The Passion” (prod. GQ Beatz)
  19. “Undefeated” freestyle (prod. Stealf)
  20. “Warriors” ft. St. Laz (prod. Brooklyn Beat Works)
  21. “Worst Nightmare” freestyle (prod. Scram Jones)
  22. “Young and Gifted” freestyle
  23. “No Need for Words” freestyle
  24. “Ma Money” ft. Talib Kweli, Dap C, Lil Wayne & Royce the 5’9
  25. “Hustle and Pray” ft. Blockwork
  26. “Successful” freestyle

New Video: Block Exchange "I Don't See Em" feat. Push! Montana

Block Exchange dropped this gem off their street LP The Heirarchy some time back. Now R.H. Bless and Duss Smittoooo drop the video to "I Don't See Em" featuring Push! Montana.

Video: Block Exchange "I Don't See Em" feat. Push! Montana

Video: DaVinci - "Concrete Jungle Juice"


From Audible Treats:

Video: DaVinci - "Concrete Jungle Juice"

DaVinci - "Concrete Jungle Juice" (Music Video) from Sweetbreads Creative Collective.

Video: Kero One - "On Bended Knee"


From Plug Label:

Video: Kero One - "On Bended Knee"

C-Rayz Walz Attempts to "Beat The System" July 25th


New York, New York, July 25th, 2010 -- BEAT THE SYSTEM - THE NIGHT FREEDOM FLOWS - is an all-star benefit show for C-Rayz Walz to raise money and awareness regarding his legal battles and his unfaltering determination to “Beat the System.”  C-Rayz Walz (aka the SunCycle Emcee) was recently jailed in Indiana State prison.  He is now free - but his struggle isn’t over yet - there are still trials pending and much bureaucratic red tape to untangle.  The lawyer retained by C-Rayz’ family is working diligently to get all charges dropped.  The goal of the benefit show is to help C-Rayz and his family with funding the attorney’s fees and legal costs incurred and to to ensure that C-Rayz remains Free! 

C-Rayz Walz is a Hip Hop Emcee hailing from The Bronx, New York City.  He is a founding member of the Legendary Stronghold Syndicate and has a strong and loyal fanbase.  He has performed and recorded all over the world and has appeared on well over 43 singles that charted on Billboard & College Radio. He had a video in rotation on BET.  He started his own label, SunCycle Ent.  He has released 22 LPs.  C-Rayz has appeared on a variety of artist’s records including Aesop Rock and immortal Technique, and has done work with such artists as Percee P and Messiah J & The Expert.  Immortal Technique is reputed to be the only MC who can hold his ground against Walz in freestyle battle.  Walz is the All-Time Champion of the long-running EOW FreeStyle Rap Battles. In June 2005, Walz starred on MTVs “Made”, in which he teaches an awkward upper-class kid from the suburbs how to be an emcee.

C-Rayz has musically collaborated with so many amazing artists, who have now rallied around him in support and are donating their energy, talent and resources to honor and recognize C-Rayz Walz as a true Freedom Fighter and leader in the Hip Hop community.

Keeping the momentum flowing - THE SUNCYCLE MOVEMENT has organized an amazing show and recorded a powerful CD that will be available exclusively at the show. 

The Night will be hosted by Circa 95 w/ performances by: Camp Lo, Nutso with special guests Mic Geronimo and Royal Flush, The Legendary Stronghold, DJ Jedi, Deep of 2 Hungry Brothers, Tah Phrum Da Bush, YC the Cynic, Area 51, Aurora, Swave Sevah, Killah Kal, Adina Flute Player, LoDeck, Kosha Dillz, Black, Septik, and other surprise guests.

Where: Sunday, July 25th, 2010 - Santos Party House - 96 Lafayette St., NYC
When:  Doors Open at 9pm - Show Starts at 10pm
Why:  A Night of Pure Love and Hip Hop & Support C-Rayz Walz
Tickets:  $15 & Benefit CD will be available for $10 at the Show!

The Benefit CD includes:  Gen-Steele, L.I.F.E. Long, Respect tha God, Danja, Likker Cats, Bukue One, Borgoe Beats, Adina Flute Player, Radamez, Kentron, SwaveSevah, Godsendant, YC the Cynic, Lo Deck & DJ Jedi, Elohem Star, Nutso, The Lost Generation, Charlie G., Rascue, Perl and Porto and other Freedom Fighting Artists.

FB Link to EVENT 

Donations to C-Rayz Walz Legal Relief Fund can be made in three ways:

PAY PAL -- payable to Suncycle7@gmail .com
PHONE PAYMENT -- 1-888-714-6226 and press the #2 when you are prompt to state your name say "Free Rayz Walz". You will be connected to a live person. You may use debit or credit cards.

* SNAIL MAIL - FREE RAYZ WALZ 2010 - c/o Waleed Shabazz, PO Box 6214, NY, NY 10050


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