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MP3: Jern Eye - "Get Down Remix" Feat. The Pharcyde

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MP3: Jern Eye - "Get Down Remix" Feat. The Pharcyde

The Song:

Following the success of Jern Eye's lead single, "Get Down," as well as the song's energetic video, the Bay Area emcee is proud to release the official remix for the club-oriented single. The "Get Down Remix," featuring fellow California natives and hip-hop legends, The Pharcyde, offers a fresh breath to a song already considered a fan favorite by many. While the basic elements of a James Brown sample and a raw, acoustic drumbeat, courtesy of fellow MYX Music Label producer duo Keelay & Zaire, remain untouched, the addition of such a talented and well-known group pushes the track to a new level, highlighting The Pharcyde's effortless energy and flair alongside a brand new verse from Jern full of confident braggadocio. "A little sick, so the talk's slick," begins Jern, chiming in later, "No antics, the rep's so massive/ I ain't no joke, no game, no slapstick." Working with The Pharcyde was a pleasure for Jern, whose own style is continuously inspired by the west coast legends' fluidity and power. "The Pharcyde has always been one of my favorite hip-hop groups," says Jern. "The energy and fun they put into their music has inspired a lot of what I do in my own music, so it was only natural to get them on board to do a remix for 'Get Down'. I felt like the song was perfect for them, and would really bring out that animated energy they're known for."

Jern Eye's sophomore album, Vision, is now available via MYX Music Label.

"Get Down Remix" Feat. The Pharcyde, Prod. By Keelay & Zaire: .

The Background:

Los Angeles native Jern Eye began crafting his skills early on at freestyle battles in famous L.A. clubs. Jern formed the staple west coast group, Lunar Heights, with friend and fellow emcee Spear Of The Nation shortly after high school, and the group eventually migrated north to Oakland to join the Bay Area's flourishing independent hip-hop scene. Once in the Bay, the group was joined by Khai Sharrieff as they began making a name for themselves opening for a number of well known groups, including Crown City Rockers, The Pharcyde, The Procussions, and more. The group subsequently released their solo effort, Crescent Moon, to high acclaim. Jern followed three years later with his solo debut, Authentic Vintage, in 2006, and toured with Hieroglyphics and Living Legends as a result of the album's success. Jern Eye's sophomore album, Vision, features production from !llmind, Jake One, Keelay & Zaire, DJ Vinroc, Def Supreme, Phil Jahns, and Artek, and collaborations with artists Cali Agents, Mistah F.A.B., Zion I, Guilty Simpson, Nightclubber Lang, and more looks to make the case for Jern's upward movement as a legitimate hip-hop talent on a national level. Vision is available now via MYX Music Label.

About MYX Music:

MYX Music Label began in 2007 by industry veteran Karim Panni of the Boom Bap Project (Rhymesayers Entertainment). MYX Music Label is under the umbrella of MYX TV, which is the only music and lifestyle channel dedicated to the Asian American community. Distributed nationally, MYX TV showcases the hottest major label and independent content as well as dynamic original programming that fuses fashion, comedy, and culture. MYX Music Label integrates the newest technology while developing innovative digital distribution and promotion strategies to service their artists. The MYX Music Label was created for the sole purpose of using the MYX TV visual network platform to promote the finest independent hip-hop and urban music. MYX Music Label's ambitious release schedule for 2010 includes groundbreaking works from Crown Royale, One Be Lo, Keelay, Fortilive, and more. Also, adding to their versatility as a label, MYX Music Label DVD releases include The Nutshack, Built From Skratch, Str8 Laced and Slanted Comedy, which features today's top Asian American comedians For more information on MYX Music Label, please visit .


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Dub B & Drew Hudson Present JYG - Take Off

From Wil at Culture VI:

Dub B & Drew Hudson Present JYG - Take Off

CG What it Dew - Boogie Board 9000

I'm not sure what explanation I can offer for this other than the HiTz Committee sent it to me, so now I'm sharing it with you. What's the power level? It's over 9,000!

CG What it Dew - Boogie Board 9000


KRS-One & DJ Premier Promise "Return of the Boom Bip"

It was announced today via KRS-One's Facebook group that KRS & DJ Premier are working on a new album for 2010 tentatively titled "Return of the Boom Bip." While nobody may have been expecting or anticipating a sequel to "Return of the Boom Bap" it's not like any fan of either artist let alone hardcore hip-hop is going to turn it down! Alleged guests on the forthcoming album are Q-Tip, Grand Puba and Ice-T. When we have more details or a possible release date we'll update you with more news.
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Dana Dane Artist Eleven's Video "Ego Crusher Freestyle"

Chamillionaire & Paul Wall Announce Tour Together

From HipHopDX:

Chamillionaire and Paul Wall have had a tumultuous relationship, one that has been filled with ups and downs over the years. After becoming rhyming partners, they were a staple in the independent album circuit, releasing such underground classics as Get Ya Mind Correct.

By 2005, the major label-backed emcees went their separate ways find gold and platinum success on their own. After some amicability and spot date performances in the last two years, the two announced that they are bringing their reunion to a nationwide stage.

The news comes as a confirmation from Cham himself via Twitter.

"It's official @chamillionaire & @paulwallbaby are going on tour together. ITS GOIN ALL THE WAY DOWN."

Not stopping with that, he also calls other emcees to unite.

"Don't stop with me and Paul goin on tour. I think every1 that reps Texas should work together to make these industry nut riders sick."

Cham also released Major Pain

today, kicking off a new mixtape series. He also confirmed that he has signed the first 1,000 copies.

"Just finished signing the first 1,000 MAJOR PAIN cds. Me and my bright ideas."

Paul Wall and Chamillionaire are headlining acts in this year's South By Southwest in Austin, Texas, the third week of March.

UPDATE: The additional dates are below:





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Source: HipHopDX

The (W)rap Up - Week of February 16, 2010

Georgia Anne Muldrow :: SomeOthaShip
Mello Music Group
Author: Steve 'Flash' Juon

"Based on past history we already know that Declaime and Georgia Anne Muldrow have "Beautiful Mindz," even if that beauty can be as hard to comprehend as the mind of John Forbes Nash, Jr. Thankfully the two artists involved have a cult following both individually and collectively, so much like other demented rap geniuses (from those wearing metal masks to those with 20 alter egos) it's not too much of a problem to keep their creative output flowing. Georgia gets every tag from "next generation Bahamadia" to "wannabe Erykah Badu" but the truth is neither fits - she's a beguiling mixture of both and on her own shit to boot. Declaime a/k/a Dudley Perkins isn't any easier to pin down - a raw hip-hop veteran since 1995 with ties to Tha Alkaholiks who sounds more like a lost member of Hieroglyphics."

Blakroc :: Blakroc :: Anti-
as reviewed by Eric Sirota

"Rock groups and rappers sure do like to collaborate. Sometimes this works. The historical significance of Aerosmith's collaboration with Run-DMC on "Walk this Way" needs no explanation. The Foo Fighter's backing Diddy on an "All About the Benjamins" remix is a pet favorite of mine. Still, such efforts just as often fail to justify their existence. Last year's "Spirit of Apollo" from N.A.S.A., a collab between rockers like Thome York and David Byrne and hip-hoppers like M.I.A., Chuck D, and a bunch of the Wu, was an exercise in mismatching. Linkin Park's work with Jay-Z is okay, but markedly worse than Jay-Z's solo stuff. R.E.M.'s teaming up with KRS-One on "Radio Song" was charming, but their featuring Q-tip on "The Outsiders" seemed a vacuous grasp for novelty. Blakroc, consisting of blues-rock band the Black Keys backing a litany of MCs, is the latest manifestation of a rock group's desire to collaborate with hip-hop artists. "

Canibus :: Melatonin Magik :: War Lab Records
as reviewed by Joe Howard

"In signing to DZK's War Lab Entertainment Canibus has aligned himself with the proper management and team of promoters to reinvigorate the man that was considered the latter-day Rakim twelve years ago. Over the years 'Bis has alluded to his disillusionment with the music industry and resentment towards the cruel set of circumstances surrounding his meteoric fall from the spotlight, but this time around, rather than rhyme about it Canibus settles old scores with a defiant display of poise. On the opening track, the Blastah Beatz produced "Melatonin Magik", Canibus tears shit down over a riotous beat that employs one of the most prominent music samples used in LL Cool J's "The Ripper Strikes Back". "

The Conscious Daughters :: The Nutcracker Suite :: Feline Entertainment/Guerrilla Funk Recordings
as reviewed by Matt Jost

"Needless to say, these reassuring names are just as often marketing gimmicks as they are artistic mottos. The Conscious Daughters don't need a throwback album title to pick up where they left off. Which was only 13 years ago. "The Nutcracker Suite" is their long answer to Nas' question "Where Are They Now?" The short answer was given by CMG on the 'West Coast Remix' to that very same song. So where they at? They're still signed to Paris' label and still reside in this "little city by the Bay." "That's where I stay / that's where I play / everyday in the O-a-k," as Special One puts it in the opening "Not Bad But Good." For better or for worse, there really ain't a damn thing changed for Special One and CMG. They are the same bossy broads rapping over Bay beats. The voices, the flows, the skills, the topics, it's all preserved. "

DaVinci :: The Day the Turf Stood Still :: Sweetbreads Creative Collective
as reviewed by Steve 'Flash' Juon

"Despite there being over six billion people on the planet, including three hundred mill' in the United States alone, every hard luck hip-hop story seems the same once you've heard them enough. You would think they'd be as unique as the fingerprints and DNA of the people they come from, but the people who write these bios must be cribbing from each other's notes. Therefore I really can't tell you anything about DaVinci in this opening paragraph you haven't heard before - single parent, poor neighborhood, bad influences, running with the wrong crowd, homeless, selling drugs to survive, you name it. His neighborhood may be Fillmore, but his bio is straight outta Any RapperHood, USA. The only ways that DaVinci can distinguish himself are lyrical acumen and musical production and on "The Day the Turf Stood Still," and he can only take credit for the latter half in that he hopefully would refuse to rap over anything that's whack.  "

Incise :: Nobody's Story :: Goon Trax
as reviewed by Pete T.

"In 2007, I came across an EP released as a free internet download called "I Miss 1994" by Toronto duo Prince Ali & Incise. The title probably evokes some incredulous connotations among wary listeners, and I'll admit I had them too. There definitely hasn't been a shortage of cranky MCs complaining about how bad today's music is in comparison to the "golden age," regardless of how well they even remember those years. Well, I was blown away by "I Miss 1994," which showcased an impressive Indian Muslim rapper sporting clever, thoughtful, and often biographical rhymes in a wide-eyed and technically sound manner, and for what it's worth featured such revered guests as Tragedy Khadafi, Kev Brown, and Craig G.  "

Intuition :: Girls Like Me :: Hellfyre Club Records
as reviewed by John-Michael Bond

"At the risk of sounding like I'm trying to make a terrible pun Intuition's "Girls Like Me" is the kind of intensely satisfying album where the only weak moments appear when it seems as if the artist in question is second guessing his gut. The California based Alaskan has a natural knack for self reflection which he combines with acerbic wit to create relatable tracks that will still leave you smiling on the punch lines. Thanks are due to producer Equalibrum, responsible for all but two of the album's fifteen songs, for crafting beats that match Intuition's own voice. Each provides an undeniably Californian sound, Intuition raps about personal relationships and inner battles with the furious story telling of a gangsta rapper while Equalibrum refocuses the state's throbbing funk through keys instead of bass."

Myka 9 :: 1969 :: Fake Four Inc.
as reviewed by Pete T.

"Myka 9 (or Myka Nyne, Mikah 9, Mikah Nine depending on the album) is the rare hip hop figure considered a legend in some circles and an odd novelty in others; although his creative talent is rarely disputed, to label him an acquired taste would be an understatement. Coming into prominence as a member of Los Angeles' seminal collective Freestyle Fellowship, he impressed with mind-bending flows and rapid-fire free-association verses heady enough to make even the passing listener break out his dictionary on their early opuses "To Whom It May Concern…" and "Innercity Griots." "

Nickodemus :: Sun People Remixed :: ESL Music
as reviewed by Emanuel Wallace

"As if I needed another reminder that the summer months are long gone, I looked out my window as the snow from the second blizzard in as many weeks blankets the ground. It's getting ugly. Luckily, Brooklyn's own DJ Nickodemus is back with a remix album of his "Sun People" album that promises to "heat up your sound system", per the press release. The original "Sun People" release was built around the concept of making songs for "people that love the sun, sunshine and brighter days to come". The press kit goes on to say that the original songs were inspired by "people that Nickodemus has met and places he's been, along with his collective feelings of optimism".  "

OutKast: BET Offical Presents OutKast
Label: BET Official/Viacom
Author: Steve 'Flash' Juon

"Five years ago when "OutKast: The Videos" was reviewed, my write up walked a fine line between satisfaction someone had finally compiled their cinematic visuals and disappointment they did such a damn poor job of it. After a long struggle the former largely won out over the latter, but not without me asking why they hadn't titled the release "OutKast: ONLY the Videos." There were no extra features to speak of whatsoever, and even if you're a big fan of the song "Hey Ya!" there was no need to include it three different times and ways. The hardcore OutKast fans this compilation was meant for wanted and certainly deserved much more."

Gil Scott-Heron :: I'm New Here :: XL Recordings
as reviewed by Patrick Taylor

"Scott-Heron challenges the notion that a family has to contain both a mother and a father, that a child who grows up without either is missing something, that you can't grow up well-adjusted and happy in a broken home. He acknowledges that his home wasn't traditional, but his grandmother was such a loving, strong figure that she more than made up for any of the benefits of a nuclear family. These song poems also set the mood of the album: reflective, melancholy, nostalgic, the sound of a man near the end of his road looking back on all that he has done, and deciding he's done all right. The bulk of the disc is spoken word pieces, snippets of Scott-Heron reciting poetry or talking about his life, death, parenting, and accounting for your sins. "Being blessed is not just about being able to float on air," he explains on "Being Blessed (Interlude)." I'm saying if you gotta pay for the things that you've done wrong, ah, I got a big bill coming at the end of the day." "

Too Strong :: Rap Music Is Life Music :: Too Strong Music
as reviewed by Matt Jost

"If you're somewhat intrigued by the prospect of an album entitled "Rap Music Is Life Music" by a rap act called Too Strong, I have to disappoint you, the predominant language on it is not English. Too Strong are veterans of the German rap scene, going back to the days when the pioneering crews had English names, and, in cases like Too Strong's, were also rapping in English. Having formed in 1989, it took Too Strong some years to release material, but since their '93 debut EP they built a continual discography with full-length releases in '94, '96, '99, '01, '05 and '09. Even after longtime member DJ Funky Chris left, the repeatedly regrouping and reuniting Too Strong continue as a duo.  "

Warren G :: Regulate... G Funk Era :: Violator/Def Jam
** RapReviews "Back to the Lab" series **
as reviewed by Pete T.

"If there was any doubt that the g-funk era was in full swing after "The Chronic" and "Doggystyle," Warren G put an end to those suspicions with his tellingly-titled 1994 debut "Regulate... G-Funk Era." A childhood friend of Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre's own stepbrother, the Long Beach native had already showed up on a few high-profile West Coast collaborations and even garnered a distribution deal with Def Jam for his upstart G-Funk Records. Then, of course, came the career-defining single that was "Regulate" from the "Above the Rim" soundtrack, and it was clear that Warren had made an indelible mark on the hip hop game. With the aid of longtime pal Nate Dogg, Warren narrates a late-night tale of cruising Long Beach in search of "skirts," complete with gambling, mugging, self-defense homicide, and a successful trip to the East Side Hotel. "

The Adam B Experience (ABX) Podcast #31

The Adam B Experience

Adam B: "I'm closing out the shortest month of the year with the most songs I've ever crammed into a one hour podcast. This month's edition of The Adam B Experience has 14 new tracks and as a bonus I included an old skit I found from my FM days that still holds up after all these years. Additionally, I reveal a saucy story from my exploits in the city that I have titled 2 girls, 1 club. Yeah, I think you're gonna like it, and I think you're gonna like the music, too. Enjoy! Hit me up with feedback at" The Adam B Experience is 100% PODSAFE and TOTALLY FREE so tell your friends to download ABX right here at!

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Free Audible Doctor Download - "The Crackers EP Vol. 1"

From Audible Doctor:

I wanted to send you a link to my new project (it's dropping officially as a free download tomorrow). It's mostly instrumental with a couple vocal tracks on it and it's entirely produced by me. check it out if you get a chance and let me know what you think!

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Video: Neak - "Make It"

The first official video for Neak's "84 Vol. 2 (The Silent Fiasco)" coming out March 2nd presented by  - "Make it". Filmed on the streets of NYC director Eric Almond (Spike Lee Intern) gives you a crisp visual into the soul of a young artist on his way to "Make It". The track was produced by FyneSS and Engineered by Mulatto Patriot.



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