Fresh music after D Julien celebrated his 19th birthday, “The Nineteenth Lap” is aptly titled, and starts the promotion for his upcoming mixtape “Ready For Tomorrow” which will be available this summer. D Julien also launched a brand new website on July 20th which gives fans more opportunities to interact and follow D Julien. You can listen to D Julien – The Nineteenth Lap on the player below.
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The multi talented musician that is SoulStice has returned with a track called “Strategy” which has quite an interesting background. Several years ago, SoulStice met with DJ Crown who’s a French music producer. Strategy was the outcome, and has recently been added on DJ Crown’s new compilation called “Just Listen” which also features Raekwon amongst other artists. You can listen to SoulStice – Strategy on the player below.
Upcoming Miami-based rapper QuESt, sits down with Art and Hustle for an exclusive and brand new interview. QuESt is asked about his first encounter with music, how he feels about his city, and the direction he’s heading towards with the new project. QuESt will be releasing “The Reason – A Defence Mechanism” via CopeCouture Clothing very soon. You can watch the QuESt interview with Art and Hustle below.
Llamabeats and Parable, collectively known as THINK TANK, introduce their new collaboration with “Gun In My Hand,” a twisted and witty love song with a soulful, boom-bap thump and reggae swing. Parable’s rhymes combine the spirit of a true MC, yet maintain a mass appeal while Spits counters with playful lyricism and melodic chorus. The “Gun In My Hand” music video will debut in early July, as THINK TANK gears up for their summer mini-tour, which includes performances on the South-east leg of the Vans Warped Tour. Their mixtape, Mashed Potatoes, is set for Fall release with several singles on SoFlo Entertainment. You can listen to Llamabeats and Parable – Gun In My Hand below.
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Here is another new installment from Aftermath artist Bobby Creekwater titled “Shades on my Face”. It’s the second single off Bobby Creekwater‘s latest project “Not Now But Right Now” that is hosted by DJ Funky & The Coalition DJ’s. On Friday, June 25th, Bobby Creekwater is performing at Lenny’s in Atlanta with a LIVE band! If you’re in town, make sure you come out and check out a REAL show! Make sure you tell a friend to tell a friend! You can listen to Bobby Creekwater – Shades on my Face on the player below.
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Part of the U.K Hip-Hop group Triple Darkness, Cyrus Malachi is a leader in the music genre, and he is preparing to release the latest mixtape “Isis Papers Mixtape” on July 12th for a free download. Cyrus Malachi is also preparing to release his full length album “Ancient Future” later in the year, which will be released through No Cure Records. Cyrus Malachi has recently had a dedicated mix from DJ 456 on the Urban Flex Show, and look out for an interview coming soon. You can view the tracklisting and artwork for Cyrus Malachi – Isis Papers Mixtape below.
1. Intro (prod Endemic)
2. Praying mantis
3. Millennium ft Melanin 9 & Crown Nectar [Triple Darkness] (prod Beat Butcha)
4. Bloodhounds ft Melanin 9 & Crown Nectar [Triple Darkness] (prod 7th Dan)
5. The hammered bracelet ft Melanin 9
6. 1000 daggers (prod Diplimat)
7. Robin hood theory freestyle (prod Endemic)
8. Captivity’s tear
9. Lion’s den (prod Jon Phonics)
10. Feathers of Tahiti ft Melanin 9
12. 7 plagues (prod Blastah beats)
13. Politikin remix feat crown nectar & melanin 9 [Triple Darkness] (prod 7th Dan)
14. Hood Novelists ft Melanin 9 & Njeri Earth
15. Hell’s Gate ft Melanin 9 & Crown Nectar [Triple Darkness]
Category: Upcoming Releases
A very familiar name in the drinks world, and a proud sponsor of several artists, Bacardi have sent up “Bacardi Pioneers” which is a new inititive to sponsor upcoming U.K talent. Teaming up with the legendary Norman Jay, three artists have already been selected to work alongside Norman Jay and Bacardi in a bid to boost their profile nationwide. You can follow the existing artists on the official Facebook page, and look out for more opportunities for artists to work alongside Bacardi soon.
During a very productive trip to New York, Sumit of The Hip Hop Chronicle caught up with Nigel who is the blogger and owner of RealTalkNY. Nigel speaks on the difficulties that he encountere when he started blogging, and explaining how hits, and money comes with time. He also speaks on his personal relationships with Fabolous and Jermaine Dupri who are both fans of the blog. You can watch The Hip Hop Chronicle interview with Nigel of RealTalkNY on the player below.
Once again we had an exclusive new interview sent from The Carter Cartel, this time with Pittsburgh phenomenon Wiz Khalifa. The rapper speaks on a variety of topics including touring with Yelawolf, his relationship with Curren$y, and his future projects and plans for 2010. He also speaks on the XXL 2010 Freshman feature and how it effected his career. You can watch The Carter Cartel interview with Wiz Khalifa on the player below.
The People’s Army frontman Logic has teamed up with Lowkey and Vally for their new collaborative track “Unborn Legacy”. Logic has been a prolific figurehead in the U.K Hip-Hop scene, working previously with the likes of Genesis Elijah, and Jaja Soze amongst other Peoples Army artists. You can listen to the new track from Logic x Lowkey x Vally – Unborn Legacy on the player below.
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