I have a third, and possibly final leak from Basic Vocab‘s upcoming album “A Better Way” called Like A Star. Basic Vocab are a Miami-based outfit, and Like A Star is the third leak from the album after already hearing What They Want, and Prescription. Like A Star also features Jesse Boykins III who is one of many guest features on the new album. A Better Way will be available from 13th May 2010, however you can listen to Basic Vocab x Jesse Boykins III – Like A Star on the player below.
I received word today that Rhymefest has officially set a release date for his upcoming sophomore album “El Che”. Available from 18th May 2010, Rhymefest is currently working at SoundScape Studios with Michael Kolar for El Che, and the news was initially leaked through his Twitter account. El Che will not be released through J Records after problems with the label, however Rhymefest has been working hard self-promoting the album release through UStream which is a great outlet for artists. You can view the official artwork (created by Virgil Solis) for Rhymefest – El Che below.
Category: Upcoming Releases
Since I hosted the new single from Nottz called “Shine So Brite” on Hip-Hop Kings, the buzz and response has been amazing. You Need This Music is the debut album from Nottz, and has now been officially labelled one of the most anticipated album releases of 2010. Shine So Brite received thousands of downloads, and the video has now been distributed via the Internet. I’ll have as much information as possible on “You Need This Music” when it becomes available. You can watch Nottz – Shine So Brite on the player below.
Female MC Mo Wiley is preparing the release of her First Kut Records debut “Major League Ballin” with the brand new video You Can’t Touch Me. Mo Wiley is a Bay-Area native, and the video for You Can’t Touch It has been directed by Ian Fletcher who’s credits include DJ Quik amongst many others. Mo Wiley is also working with Morey Alexander who is known for launching the careers of Ice Cube and Dr.Dre, and Major League Ballin is produced by Slick from the Shock Mob. You can watch the new video from Mo Wiley – You Can’t Touch It on the player below.
I’ve recently had the pleasure of speaking with SoulStice, and he’s certainly an artist who aims to always break boundaries with his music. The latest track “Forgiveness” has been described as more of a “pop vibe” as SoulStice has been working to pitch his music for movie placements. Forgiveness has been produced by Arsonal, and the content is SoulStice expressing some of the frustration he’s experienced when working with a new sound. You can listen to SoulStice – Forgiveness on the player below.
Presented by Rock The Dub and Brainstorm Music Group, Daniel Joseph has released his new mixtape “Gone Fishin” which is the next chapter in the story of Daniel Joseph’s life. Production credits include JS Krillz, DJ Priority and Snake Eyes, and the eighteen track offering includes original tracks remade, remixes and a different type of vibe from Daniel Joseph. You can view the official mixtape artwork, and download Daniel Joseph – Gone Fishin from the link below.
Category: Free Downloads
B.Dolan of Strange Famous Records has announced he will be touring the U.S and Canada with Sage Francis in May and June, however B.Dolan will be touring throughout the U.K in February, March and April to promote the release of his upcoming album “Fallen House Sunken City” which will be available on March 2nd 2010. The tour also extends to Europe in the likes of France and Belgium, with more to be announced. You can view the full list of B.Dolan 2010 Tour dates below.
Better late than never. Here is a valentines day gift from Sway and Mr Fontain called “Everyday Valentine” which has been released ahead of his brand new album “Signature 2″. The album is fully produced by U.S superstar Akon, and will be available in the summer of 2010. You can watch the new video from Sway x Mr Fontain – Everyday Valentine on the player below.
It’s great to share free music. Bad Newz is an Essex-based artist who is releasing his free mixtape “The Flipside” via Frontline Recordings. Bad Newz has been rhyming since 2006, and has gathered a strong local following based on his unique sound. Bad Newz is now aiming to spread his music nationwide, and “The Flipside” features some great production and guest appearances which can be heard throughout. You can download Bad Newz – The Flipside mixtape from the link below.
Category: Free Downloads
Cleveland based CJ has released a new single called “Zone Money” which is the first of many singles to come in 2010. With a plan for world domination within the music realm, and various features in radio and mixtape placements, CJ is on the start of a big campaign which expects to make his name nationally known. I’ll provide further details on upcoming projects, videos and mixtapes when they’re made available. You can listen to CJ – Zone Money on the player below.