Qn5 figureheads Cunninlynguists have announced a string of dates for their national “Strange Journey 2009″ tour. Kno and Deacon are planning the release of Strange Journey Vol.2 which is the sequel to the well received Vol.1. Special guests on the tour include “Grieves with Budo”, “Looptroop Rockers” and Tunji. You can view the Cunninlynguists – Strange Journey 2009 Tour Dates below.
Nov-10 – Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
Nov-12 – Orlando, FL – Backbooth
Nov-14 – New Orleans, LA – Parish @ House of Blues
Nov-16 – Austin, TX – Emo’s Lounge
Nov-18 – Scottsdale, AZ – Chasers
Nov-20 – Los Angeles – Viper Room
Nov-21 – Berkeley, CA – Shattuck Down Low
Nov-22 – Eugene, OR – WOW Hall
Nov-24 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
Nov-25 – Seattle, WA – Nuemos
Nov-27 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
Nov-28 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
Nov-29 – Steamboat Springs, CO – Ghost Ranch Saloon
Nov-30 – Fort Collins – Aggie Theater
Dec-01 – Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
Dec-02 – Omaha, NE – Waiting Room
Dec-03 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry
Dec-04 – Madison – High Noon
Dec-05 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
Dec-09 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
Dec-10 – Boston, MA – Paradise
Taken from the forthcoming project “Trouble on the Way” Sky 7th drops the video for his much-hyped single Time Capsule. Ohio-based Sky 7th’s mixtape Trouble on the Way has been hosted on the biggest of blogs, and recorded countless downloads to date. The mixtape is in preperation for a full-length album, which more information will be available shortly. You can watch the Sky 7th – Time Capsule video below.
We’ve received news that Slip-N-Slide Records and EMI Label Services have expanded their distribution to include music from Jagged Edge, Trina and Duece Poppi. This follows the release of Trina – Still Da Baddest which peaked at number one on the Billboard Rnb/Rap charts in 2008. Slip-N-Slide also had a great campaign with Rick Ross’ album release in 2009. More news to follow from Slip-N-Slide Records.
U.K star Rising Son has released a new single titled “Heyo”. Initially a demo, the song became so popular and in-demand, the established rapper had no choice but to make the song available to fans. Rising Son has released a series of news and music recently, including the massive “We Run London Town” and suspicions arose that a major deal is in the works. You can listen to Rising Son – Heyo on the link HERE.
Its been four eventful years since Micall Parknsuns critically lauded “Working Class Dad” on Sit Tight/Low Life Records gained him widespread coverage. Described as “boom bap party Hip-Hop”, Micall Parknsun has inked a great distribution deal which has seen First Second Time Around available in most major music stores. You can also purchase the album HERE.
During Jay-Z’s trip to the U.K, www.thehiphopchronicle.com managed to sit down and speak with DJ Neil Armstrong, who is officially handling the 1′s and 2′s for Jay-Z during his live performances. He speaks about joining the Roc Boys, and how he and Jay-Z manage to interact on stage. You can watch the DJ Neil Armstrong interview on the video player below.
Following the well publicised debut single “Superstars / Dust Till Dawn” the Hip-Hop group Tactical Thinking release news about their debut album “Too Broke to Go Solo”. MC’s Assa, Deadline, Derogatory, Jim Raygun, Kid Genius and Mr Dick rap over a series of battle beats and electro-type floor fillers. The album is set for release 19th October 2009, and you can view the artwork for Tactical Thinking – Too Broke to Go Solo below.
Category: Upcoming Releases
The incredible Tah Mac has stunned fans with his release of “Welcome 2 Tahland”, which was co-signed by Hip-Hop Kings as one of the most underated albums of 2009 so far. Tah Mac has then continued to spread his name by releasing a video for the very popular “Let Loose” which is gaining 100′s of views by the day. You can listen to Tah Mac – Let Loose on the video player below.
The highly-anticipated mixtape from Choze and JustNice titled “Respect Earned” is that little step closer, with their new single “Desire”. Currently set for a release date of December 25th, the likes of ThreatZ and TreaZon lend their vocal talents to complete the track. More information on Respect Earned will be coming shortly, however you can listen to ThreatZ x TreaZon x Choze x JustNice – Desire on the player below.
As previously reported, Swollen Members are releasing their brand new studio album “Armed to the Teeth”, which has a release date of 27th October 2009. We promised updates, so here is the artwork and tracklisting for the Swollen Members’ Armed to the Teeth album.
1. Reclaim The Throne
2. Porn Star
4. Red Dragon
5. Bollywood Chick
7. My Life
8. Bang Bang
9. Here We Come
11. Certified Dope
12. Funeral March
14. Lonely One
15. Cross Fire f/Talib Kweli
17. Dumb f/Everlast and Slaine of La Coka Nostra
18. Real P.I. f/Glasses Malone