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Black Milk - Dreams
Posted by Steve Juon at Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 at 3:30AM :: Email this article :: Print this article



From Audible Treats:

Black Milk - "Dreams"      03.23.2009
Bonus Web-Exclusive Track / Euro Tour Continues


Critical Praise for TRONIC:
"TRONIC takes Black Milk's sound and rhyming ability to levels that now appear limitless. This is an early entry for any of the multitudes of album of the year lists soon to appear." - Okayplayer.com

(March 23, 2009 - Brooklyn, NY) Only a few months removed from the release of his acclaimed album TRONIC last October, Black Milk is busier than ever and looking to make 2009 his most successful year yet. While staying in the public's eyes and ears with the debut of the video for the smash "Losing Out" and with his production for Colin Munroe's hit single "Piano Lessons," Black has spent the year's early months working overtime in the studio on various projects.

The much-anticipated self-titled full-length from Random Axe - the supergroup consisting of Black, Sean Price, and Guilty Simpson - is near completion and is slated to drop this summer on Duck Down Records. He's also been recording numerous tracks for Slum Village's forthcoming project, and recently completed the track "On the Grind" for KRS-One and Buckshot's new album, which includes a hook sung by superstar Mary J. Blige. Fittingly, Black is also producing his first full-length R&B album for Detroit chanteuse Melanie Rutherford (who appeared on "Bond 4 Life" from the TRONIC album), and chipping away at an instrumental project using samples culled from blaxploitation flicks. Never one to shy away from the mic for too long, Black Milk recently recorded the brand new solo track "Dreams" as a web exclusive.

Black Milk started his tour last weekend with eLZHi for a 13-date European tour in support of TRONIC and The Preface, including a sold-out date for his London debut at Cargo last Saturday, March 21.

Tour Dates:

Thurs-March 19 Mainz, GERMANY TBA
Fri-March 20 Manchester, UK Mint Lounge
Sat-March 21 London, UK Cargo
Tues-March 24 Heidelberg, GERMANY Karlstor
Wed-March 25 Berlin, GERMANY Cassiopeia
Thurs-March 26 Duisburg, GERMANY Hundermeister
Fri-March 27 Arnhem, NETHERLANDS Loxor Live
Sat-March 28 Paris, FRANCE Batofar
Tues-March 31 Bremen, GERMANY Zucker Club Delmenhorst
Wed-April 1 Copenhagen, SWITZERLAND Rust
Fri-April 3 Barcelona, SPAIN Rote Fabrik
Sat-April 4 Madrid, SPAIN ClubbersDay Fest Telefonica Arena
Wed-April 8 Basel, SWITZERLAND TBA
Thurs-April 9 Biel, SWITZERLAND Coupole
Fri-April 10 Zurich, SWITZERLAND TBA
Sat-April 11 Cologne, GERMANY Luxor

The Background:

In only a few short years, Black Milk has quickly become one of underground hip-hop's foremost ambassadors. Realizing his vast reservoir of talent, both independent and mainstream artists looked to Black to give their albums a raw underground sound. Black has since produced and appeared on tracks for an impressive roster of hip hop artists including Genius/GZA, Busta Rhymes, Pharoahe Monch, Kidz in the Hall, Kardinal Offishall, Guilty Simpson, and Strange Fruit Project, among others. Most recently, Black released two albums, The Set Up with Fat Ray and Black Milk Presents Caltroit with Bishop Lamont. Black also handed nearly all the production on elZhi's The Preface, an album that is making many critics' Top 10 lists for 2008 and bringing serious attention to Detroit's music scene. Black also produces and rhymes as a member of the ground Random Axe with Sean Price and Guilty Simpson and will release a full-length album in early 2009. TRONIC is available on CD, vinyl, and digitally via Fat Beats Records now.

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Streams:

"Dreams" (Web Exclusive)
* http://media.audibletreats.com/Black_Milk-Dreams.mp3 *

Losing Out feat. Royce Da 5'9" Video
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HY5r_4xrEA *
 
Bounce
* http://media.audibletreats.com/Black_Milk-Bounce.mp3 *
 
Give The Drummer Sum
* http://media.audibletreats.com/Black_Milk-Give_the_Drummer_Sum.mp3 *
Video
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zFoeKiufLA *



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