Spanish Jose is a MC-Producer who has produced tracks for 9th Prince (Killarmy), Dom P (Killarmy), Shabaam Sahdeeq, Virtuoso, AKIR, and co-produced a track with Daddy Yankee's production team. Currently Spanish Jose is releasing an instrumental project each month called "ZeMental", the instrumental projects will allow listeners to look into Spanish Jose's musical mind and invite upcoming artists to make creative tracks from the production in the "ZeMental" series. Stay in contact with Spanish Jose on twitter.com/SpanishJoseRaps.
Far East Movement Launch "If I Was You (OMG)" College Campus Contest' - Winner To Receive Performance In College Dorm Room!
To celebrate the release of their new single "If I Was You (OMG)," chart topping group Far East Movement launch a contest that challenges college students artistic creativity. The electro-pop quartet encourage students to upload an "If I Was You (OMG)" inspired video to YouTube, then message the group a link to the video on their website www.FarEastMovement.com. Videos uploaded starting today, April 20th through midnight on May 20th will be considered. The winner will be selected randomly from the top five highest view count submissions.
"Take a break from the books and let the creativity flow. We're excited to invade the winner's dorm room and get the whole campus free wired" states Kev Nish from the group.
The rules: Create a 30-second video inspired by Far East Movement's new single "If I Was You (OMG)" featuring Snoop Dogg.
The prize: The multi-platinum hit makers will invade the winner's college dorm room with pizza and host a private show for the you and 10 friends!
Far East Movement's first two singles, "Like A G6" and "Rocketeer," from their Free Wired debut album are both Top 10 charting songs and certified platinum. The group is currently on a Free Wired World Tour performing at college campuses across the country.
Check out Lyric Jones SXSW coverage as she catches up with fellow artists Big K.R.I.T, Phil Ade, Aleon Craft, 808 Blake to promote her upcoming project, Jones St. due out this Fall. You'll also peep some of Lyric's SXSW performance.
Be on the look out for Lyric's first video installment for Jones St., "Trapped In The City Lights" coming soon. Download it here.
Get Live SF, TRUE Clothing, And SWTBRDS Release 4/20 Mixtape, Exclusive New Track
It’s that wonderful time of the year again; the cold weather has moved out, the warm in, flowers are starting to bloom, birds singing, and everyone seems to be walking around with a glazed look over there eyes... it's 4/20! Here, aiding you in your participation of this green holiday are your best buds, Get Live SF, TRUE Clothing, and SWTBRDS, presenting Fly The Friendly Skies, Part Doobie, their second annual collection of stoner rap tunes, mixed by DJ Boogie Brown (Get Live SF), including songs by Wiz Khalifa,Curren$y, Smoke DZA, Kendrick Lamar, and C Plus, as well as the exclusive track "Inhale," by SWTBRDS' own DaVinci and Ammbush and produced by REL of Drums & Ammo. For a limited time, those interested can also get the physical copy of the mixtape for free as part of TRUE's 420 Pack, which includes a TRUE grinder and limited edition 4/20 t-shirt. More info over at trueclothing.net
As any pot patron will let you know, smoking music might as well be as important as the greenery itself, and the DaVinci/Ammbush combo on "Inhale" set things off nicely from the jump, with Ammbush's Kokane-like sung chorus complimenting DaVinci's raspy baritone. Atop REL's deep, booming drums and swelling chimes, DaVinci provides quick-witted, 4/20 laced lyrics, rapping "Pass it clockwise until its ashes/ keep my bitches high as long as I get the last hit."
You always need a little drink to go with your 4/20. California based emcee Noni Spitz has your fix ready with his new leak, "Sippin' On" featuring R&B producer Smokey Lane & Brooke Taylor. This is the first official leak from Noni's upcoming solo project "The Player's Manual" which is being entirely produced by Smokey Lane and Dae One.
Noni is one half of the group No One (consisting of Noni Spitz & Dae One) who are getting ready to drop there debut duo project, "The Substance" later this year. Noni exploded onto the scene in 2007 and has made a name for himself by working with Big Pooh, Jay Rock, Bishop Lamont, Glasses Malone, Black Milk, Sir Jinx, and more.
Artist: Noni Spitz
Featuring: Smokey Lane & Brooke Taylor
Song: Sippin' On
Producer: Smokey Lane
Album: The Players Manual (entirely produced by Dae One & Smokey Lane)
"Sippin' On" (feat. Smokey Taylor & Brooke Taylor)
p.s. Y-Love's new EP "See Me" (produced by Diwon) hits store on May 17th!
DIWON: A REMIX RETROSPECTIVE
Based in the stereophonic heart of Brooklyn, world music maestro Diwon is one of the most innovative and versatile Producers and DJs performing and recording music today. Diwon’s beats are strongly influenced by the musical traditions of his mother’s family, whose roots lie in Yemen. Diwon’s signature sound throughout his production and remixes are the complex percussive layers that create a world around each sound. The “Remix Retrospective” showcases Diwon’s sounds along with artists ranging from La Roux and Snoop Dogg to The xx and Idan Raichel.
Download this 21 track collection of some of the hottest Diwon remixes to date.
KOSHA DILLZ combines with German production team Shuko and Fonty to create Gina and The Garage Sale, a 9 song EP that follows up his acclaimed solo Freshman album BEVERLY DILLZ. Grab the 6 song EP download for free below. The full 9 song EP is available on iTunes and Amazon.
Global hip hop star, Y-Love, and beatbox superstar Yuri Lane (who has over 13 millions hits on youtube) create all their music non-instrumentally, making it hard to believe that Yuri Lane’s mouth wasn’t being produced by Timbaland. The first single, “Watch” is about keeping the history of the Passover alive. Every year the Jewish Nation leaves Egypt; from exile to one step closer to redemption. G-dly things happening – Watch!
April 28th | Eprhyme & D.Black in Seattle @ The Rendezvous’ May 1st | Eprhyme in Portland @ Mississippi Studios May 11th | Shemspeed tapes for TV in NYC @ Tamany Hall May 12th | Eprhyme in ABQ @ Dialogue May 14th | Y-Love & Diwon in San Fran May 14th | Eprhyme in Santa Fe @ Little Wing May 15th | Y-Love & Diwon in L.A. @ UCLA May 21st | Diwon in ATL @ Atlanta Jewish Music Fest May 22nd | Matisyahu in AL @ Hangout Music Fest 2011 June 5th | Dillz & Diwon in NYC @ Israel Day Parade June 18th | Matisyahu in Poland @ MOSiR Stadium June 29th | Matisyahu in WI @ Summerfest 2011
Shemspeed East & West Coast Tour (May & June) stay tuned for full schedule!