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@ApolloBrown @RasKass @RoyceDa59 @Xzibit @BishopLamont - "Giraffe P****" (@MelloMusicGroup)

Apollo Brown & Ras Kass f/ Royce Da 5'9, Xzibit, Bishop Lamont - "Giraffe P****"

MMG: Today the duo of Apollo Brown & Ras Kass are joined by the legendary cast of Royce The 5’9”, Xzibit, & Bishop Lamont. The new single, Giraffe Pussy, brings together the distinguished MCs to showcase their abilities over sixteen bars a piece. The vocalists get high over an Apollo Brown beat, who’s filtered tone and syncopated bounce will have your head nodding as high as...

Free DL: Gangsta Boo x BeatKing - "Underground Cassette Tape Music" (@GangstaBooQOM @BEATKINGKONG @MsRiverCity)

Free DL: Gangsta Boo x BeatKing - "Underground Cassette Tape Music"

Ms. RC: Gangsta Boo and BeatKing team up to release Underground Cassette Tape Music featuring Daz Dillinger, Lil Flip, 8ball, DJ Speakerfoxxx, OJ da Juiceman, Paul Wall, Danny Brown, and Riff Raff.

Audio: @JordanBratton_ @MyFabolousLife - "Danger"

Audio: Jordan Bratton f/ Fabolous - "Danger"

Dan: After much anticipation, Jordan Bratton, the multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer and musician is set to release his debut EP in late November. Today, we get the first taste of the project in the form of "Danger" the synth'd out, self produced track featuring fellow New Yorker and young OG, Fabolous.

Audio: @CoreyGipson - "Break Them In" (prod. @Wrathmatics)

Audio: Corey Gipson - "Break Them In" (prod. Wrathmatics)

Crates: Last week we gave you the boombap slappin, vocal chop flippin "For You, For Me." This week, Wrath and Corey drop the raw guitar driven "Break Them In" with Corey opening up about his personal life, how it led him to music, and ultimately hiphop.

@FrayserBoy Announces Not No Moe LP with 8-Ball, La Chat, Lil Wyte & More!

Frayser Boy Announces Not No Moe LP with 8-Ball, La Chat, Lil Wyte & More!

Dove: Memphis, TN -- With over a quarter million in album sales under his belt, Academy Award winning songwriter and performer Frayser Boy will celebrate the release of his fourth solo album Not No Moe on October 21 via his own B.A.R. Muzik in association with Phixieous Entertainment and Select-O-Hits.

Not No Moe features appearances from Memphis legends 8-Ball, Lil Wyte and La Chat, as well as Criminal Manne, Miscellaneous, Sticcup, and more. Producers on the album include hometown beatcrafters Lil Lody (Yo Gotti, Meek Mill, Jeezy, Rick Ross) and Big Boi Beats, along with Canada's iLL Kronik amongst others, all mixed and mastered by Phixieous Entertainment's own tStoner.

2014 has been busy for Frayser Boy, as he appeared on the soundtrack and in the documentary film Take Me to the River, directed by Martin Shore and narrated by Terrence Howard. The film follows several iconic Stax Records' artists as they record an album, and speak on the soul of the Memphis music scene. Frayser also set out on a national tour to support the project.

In February, Frayser released the collaborative B.A.R. (Bay Area Representatives) album with Lil Wyte, bringing together some of the best sounds and styles the legendary Hypnotize Minds label had to offer in a new light with Phixieous Ent.

Frayser Boy's accomplishments run deep, with over 14 years of experience in professional recording and touring. After his debut album on Hypnotize Minds in 2003, Frayser won an Oscar for his songwriting on Hustle & Flow's "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" alongside Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul and Juicy J in 2005. His work on the film and soundtrack led to the release of two more projects with Hypnotize Minds, and a business transition to Lil Wyte's Wyte Music imprint.

In keeping with his crazy work ethic on building his new B.A.R. Muzik label, Frayser will hit the road again this Winter on his official Not No Moe promotional tour, with dates to be announced soon. He hopes that longtime fans and new listeners will come together to enjoy Not No Moe with a unified understanding.

"I want people understand my life story, what I have seen been through and how far I have come," explains Frayser Boy. "I'd also like everyone who listens to pay attention to people in general, keep your guards up for those who have hidden agendas. I feel like this is the soundtrack to my everyday life, and I hope everyone respects my craft and my mind."
Video: A-F-R-O Freestyles For Queen Latifah (@NatureSounds @RAtheRuggedMan)

Video: A-F-R-O Freestyles For Queen Latifah

Nature Sounds: A-F-R-O's freestyle videos recently caught the attention of Queen Latifah, who invited the young rapper to appear on her syndicated CBS talk show. Check out the video below, as A-F-R-O showcases his off-the-top freestyle ability for Latifah.

Audio: @J57 - "The Analog Tape 2" (@BrownBagAllStar)

Audio: J57 - "The Analog Tape 2"

J: "I just released a new beat tape, for sale only at my site just wanted to submit it... some dusty but funky beat tape shit."

Audio: Time & Jason Horodyski - "B.R.E.A.M." (@TimeRaps)

Audio: Time & Jason Horodyski - "B.R.E.A.M."

Dirty Lab: BREAM (Banks Rule Everything Around Me) from Time and Jason Horodyski's forthcoming album Lakewalkers produced by German producer A Thousand Vows. Indie rapper Time and folk frontman from Maudlin Magpie Jason Horodyski blend rap and folk taking influences from Tiqqun, Joy Division and Public Enemy.

Video: Chris Melrose f/ RoGizz - "Lost In Trouble" (@ChrisMelrose123 @rogizz @cory_bory)

Video: Chris Melrose f/ RoGizz - "Lost In Trouble"

Ro: Chris Melrose makes art called Bounce Pop. He incorporates a trampoline into his performance. He is an eccentric. His new album "Bounce Pop" is available on It's produced by Red Velvet Beats and features an appearance from RoGizz. Do yourself a favor and check out the dope new vid "Lost In Trouble (featuring Rogizz)". Directed by the visual magician Cory Bory.

Video: Stalley - Fountain of Youth (@WaxSociety Remix) @summerthekid

Video: Stalley - Fountain of Youth (Wax Society Remix)

Wax: Stalley "Fountain of Youth" remix performed by all three Wax Society emcees; Kollateral, Teek Hall & RED, off the upcoming Wax Society mixtape. Video directed, shot & edited by Summer The Kid @summerthekid.

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