MP3: Lateb f/ Esoteric - "Dope Fiend" (prod. Stu Bangas)
Courtesy Matt B.
Rapper Lateb (pronounced Luh Teb) hails from Connecticut via Massachusetts and is currently in Massachusetts' Walpole Penitentiary doing a 5-year bid. He and Stu Bangas (of Brutal Music) met 2-years ago and began working on "Live Brutal" (which will be released on 10-11-2011) together. The album's production duties are handled primarily by Stu Bangas with assistance by Vanderslice (of Brutal Music), Snowgoons and Sicknature, and it features Reef the Lost Cauze, Esoteric, Copywrite, Chief Kamachi, Slaine and Lateb's group Heddshotts.
Video: A-Plus - "Can't Stop" (Red Hot Chili Peppers Cover)
Courtesy Audible Treats.
It's been two months since the Hieroglyphics crewmember A-Plus released his Pepper Spray EP, a project that remixes Red Hot Chili Peppers classics and serves as one-fourth of his ongoing Tribute Series, and he has no plans of stopping soon. After releasing music videos for the songs "Give It Away" and "Road Trippin," the Souls Of Mischief member is excited to return with trippy visuals for his latest single "Can't Stop."
Video: SL Jones - "Paper Cuts" (Directed by Motion Family)
Courtesy Audible Treats.
Directed by Motion Family, whose own recent work includes videos for the likes of Big K.R.I.T., Yelawolf, and others, the video offers stark depictions of street life, visuals that SL purposely kept natural to his surroundings. "I wanted to keep things pretty straight forward; the video was inspired by life," explains SL. "We shot it in the real trap; I'm with my real homies. Beautiful women in the kitchen – real Pyrex." But despite all the "shoe box money," as Jones calls it, SL isn't using the video to purport any images of grandeur; the song actually places SL in the role of packing and transporting someone else's dirty fortunes. "At the end of the day, counting money is still a job and somebody's gotta do it," notes SL. "Even if all that money doesn't belong to you, it's business. The bank teller doesn't own all the money in the bank."
After releasing three hysterical videos (with guest appearances from Charlie Sheen, Andy Milonakis, 2 Live Crew, Andre Legacy & a few porn stars), the Chain Swangaz unveil their latest sonic & visual acid trip today called "Futuristic Luv Patrol". The video stars Dirt Nasty as some sort of drugged out hot-dog-wielding David Bowie robot freak and also features controversial "white girl mob" rapper Kreayshawn and indi-rock legend Benji Hughes & Jack Splash.
Press Release: Sean Toure's "Soundchanneler, The Invisible Man"
Courtesy Matt B.
Since his days freestyling and break dancing for money on the streets of Baltimore, Sean-Toure' Thames has taken his music career to the next level. Taking advantage of his growing up during the Golden era of Hip-Hop, Sean has incorporated the classic boom bap sounds of Hip Hop music into his creative and diverse sound.
Sean has quickly developed a reputation as one of Baltimore's and underground Hip Hop's best performers/producer/emcees. His success as a test bin Winner on the Morgan St. Strictly Hip-Hop Radio Show, and his energetic live performances has gained much respect and notoriety as one of the DMV's best artist and an award recognizing him as The Baltimore Scene's 2010-2011 Music Producer of the Year.
Since his first stage performance in 1991, Sean has shared the stage opening shows for some of Hip Hop's greatest recording artist of all time such as, Little Brother, KRS One, Chip-Fu, Nas, Wayna, Mos Def, The Fugees, INI, Pete Rock, GangStarr, A Tribe Called Quest, Common, Bilal, and many others. In 2005 Sean won a Remix contest for his remix version of John Mayer's Grammy Award winning song “Daughters."
In March 2010, with his independent multimedia company Sean Toure' Music Group and Rosachi Music Group, Sean released a free downloadable remix album called The Sean-Toure' Remix Project featuring remixes he's done for artists such as Michael Jackson, Common, 50 Cent, The Roots, and many others.
Sean's solo-debut Soundchanneler, The Invisible Man will be released in October 2011. The self-produced album features some of the best underground Hip Hop artists on the scene today. The album features songs with world-renowned emcee/producer Kev Brown, YU of Diamond District, J. Sands of Lone Catalyst, Wordsmith, Soulstice and Haysoos of Wade Waters, Substantial, and many others. Tune in world---The Soundchanneler is here!
Video: San Quinn f/ Berner, Relly Rel - "Briefcase Money"
Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.
Here is San Quinn's new video for "Briefcase Money" featuring Berner and Relly Rell! The song appears on San Quinn's latest project Can't Take the Ghetto Out a Ni**a, which was released in July via Prominent House Records and Select-O-Hits!