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EP: @ProbCause & @PsalmOne Unite as ZRO FOX (@AudibleTreats)

EP: ProbCause & Psalm One Unite as ZRO FOX

A.T.: Chicago rap duo ProbCause and Hologram Kizzie, fka Psalm One of Rhymesayers Ent., are ZRO FOX, and their five song self-titled EP displays a range of hip-hop, trap, and wavy electro-spirited cuts, showing that their musical chemistry reaches far beyond the confines of the studio.

Video: Andre Damar - "Top Drawer" (@DunnDealPR @andredamar @husslehouse @em3_music)

Video: Andre Damar - "Top Drawer"

Dunn: Diamond Bar, California rapper Andre Damar presents the EM3-directed music video for his new single "Top Drawer". The track is produced by Yung Huss, who produced Damar's previous mixtape VibeZ.

Audio: @Kirswords f/ @SoulKhan, @JoeSwisher - "Tristate Mindstate" (@J57)

Audio: Kirswords f/ Soul Khan, Joe Swisher - "Tristate Mindstate"

J: I produced the debut single for Philly wordsmith, Kirswords, which also features fellow Brown Bagger, Soul Khan, as well as Philly native, Joe Swisher (has worked closely with Roots crew members; Dice Raw & Truck North).

Video: Flip ft. Elzhi & Phat Kat "Without Warning" (@ILLADRENALINE)

Video: Flip ft. Elzhi & Phat Kat "Without Warning"

Ill: Second video/single by legendary Austrian producer Flip, taken off his long awaited producer album 'Reflections', available worldwide February 17th (CD/LP/cassette/digital) on Ill Adrenaline Records. The album features lyrical heavyweights like Elzhi, Phat Kat, AG (of D.I.T.C.), EDO. G, Killah Priest, Guilty Simpson, Kev Brown, LMNO, Tragic Allies, and many more.

Video: @Raquel_Divar - "The Flava" (@BallinPR)

Video: Raquel Divar - "The Flava"

Ballin: A native San Franciscan, Divar wrote rhymes as a kid while other kids wrote sentences. In 2007, she decided to take it to the next level and started the process of recording. She met EDM party promoter, label founder, and all around dub step, hip-hop, glitch hop promoter, Mal Harper a.k.a Mal in 2010, when she was throwing underground bass parties in San Francisco. The two hit it off, and decided to work together. Midnight Mob is the result.

Audio: Apathy - "The 45 Killer" (@ApathyDGZ)

Audio: Apathy - "The 45 Killer"

Matt: With the first release featuring O.C selling out completely, the Australian label We Play Records is back with their second release featuring Apathy. ‘The 45 Killer’ is a funky platform for Ap’ to spit some of his braggadocios word play and he destroys the DJ Force produced track!

PR: Malik B & Mr. Green To Release "Unpredictable" (@GreenHipHop)

PR: Malik B & Mr. Green To Release "Unpredictable"

Allison: Malik B of the legendary Roots teams up with Mr. Green, the creator of Live From The Streets, to bring you "Unpredictable." The full-length is available on February 24th via Enemy Soil (Jedi Mind Tricks, Army Of The Pharaohs, Vinnie Paz).

They released the video for the single "We Gonna Make It." The video, directed by Derek Aspenberg, depicts the everyday struggle and stands as a testament to triumph over adversity. Malik B says of the video, "The song 'We Gonna Make It' is about people who aren't expected to be successful, but go against the grain and prosper. The video is part of my daily routine of going to the library to stay outta trouble and get on the computer. The director Derek Aspenberg captured it perfectly. The album 'Unpredictable' is how I describe myself and my life… Anything and everything is bound to happen at any given time."

Video: @AustroFlip @Elzhi @RonnieEuro - "Without Warning" (@IllAdrenalineRecords)

Video: Flip f/ Elzhi & Phat Kat - "Without Warning"

Matt: The second video/single, “Without Warning,” by legendary Austrian producer Flip featuring Elzhi & Phat Kat, taken from Flip’s forthcoming producer album, Reflections, available worldwide 2-17-15 (CD/LP/cassette/digital) on Ill Adrenaline Records. Reflections features lyrical heavyweights like Elzhi, Phat Kat, EDO. G, Killah Priest, Guilty Simpson, Kev Brown, LMNO, Tragic Allies, and many more.

Audio: @DJEFN @KillerMikeGTFO @CrookedIntriago & Webbz - "If U Run"

Audio: DJ EFN f/ Killer Mike, Crooked I & Webbz - "If U Run"

Matt: DJ EFN’s Another Time will also feature INS Deck, Guilty Simpson, M.O.P., Cormega, Bun B, Jarren Benton, Black Milk, David Banner, Jon Connor, N.O.R.E., Fashawn, Troy Ave, Scarface, Stalley, Juvenile, Talib Kweli, Redman,Sean Price, Trick Daddy, Denzel Curry, Joell Ortiz, Gunplay, Royce Da 5'9" & Your Old Droog (among others) & production from DJ Premier & Buckwild.

Video: @MegaRan & Storyville - "React" (@MacMediaPromo)

Video: Mega Ran & Storyville - "React"

Matt: Teacher/Rapper/Hero Mega Ran, known for his video game tribute tracks and deal with Capcom, is not playing around on his new cut "React." On the upbeat b-boy anthem, Ran and Storyville, collectively known as Soul Veggies, rip and ride through the track with ease, while the video, directed by Michael Cardoza, sees our heroes in a 1940's Dragnet-style car chase, only to see Storyville caught by the coppers, who find out our heroes are hiding a mysterious secret.

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