Prospect Park/The Online Network has partnered with Snoop Lion, aka Snoop Dogg, and his new Artist IZA whom have signed on to write and produce the new theme song for the serial drama, “One Life to Live,” premiering with all new episodes on Hulu, Hulu Plus and iTunes on Monday, April 29th. The song entitled, “Brand New Start” speaks to the much anticipated series return and features soulful singer, IZA, newly signed to Snoop’s Berhane Sound System/Boss Lady Entertainment label.
In addition to producing and performing on the theme song, Snoop Lion will also be appearing as himself in new episodes. On the series, Snoop Lion is set to visit the fictional town of Llanview to promote his new Indie film, “Reincarnated” which documents his journey from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion. Snoop Lion will begin shooting multiple scenes with new and returning favorites including, Robert S. Woods, Hillary B. Smith, Corbin Bleu, Robert Gorrie and Kelley Missal on April 11. IZA also appeared on-set to shoot the music video for the theme song on Wednesday, April 10.
Short Bio: Born and raised in Uptown Washington D.C. I've wanted to be a rapper since the age of 13. I started taking my career seriously during Nov 2012. I can't really say who influenced me but rap is my passion and I live to do this. I'm currently a senior at UDC and I'm majoring in Business.
Today Murph Watkins is releasing a new single from his upcoming project "Loose Women N' Booze" alongside his newly released website murphwatkins.com. "Loose Women N' Booze" is set to release May 8th... #BelieveInMurphWatkins.
Atlanta emcee Tez McClain released his most recent record, Scoundrel, just over a month ago and has since released videos for "By Any Means" and "Flick'n," the latter of which just debuted as the New Joint Of The Day on BET's 106th & Park this past Friday. Today, he is releasing the video for "Art vs Hustle," which was produced by Natural Disaster and was directed by Raw Work Films.
The undisputed encyclopedia of hip-hop culture is Questlove of The Roots. From his humble come up, to his current stadium status position, Questlove stands for everything pure in the hip-hop culture. A famed collector of records, memorabilia, and eyewear, Questlove takes us through the history of vintage sunglasses in the hip-gop culture as seen through his eyes. From the streets of Philly and the start of The Roots, all the way to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Questlove shares it all. He discusses in-depth history of the iconic eyewear brand Cazal and their place in past and current culture.
Video: Hannibal Stax & Marco Polo "46 Bars Of Death"
Courtesy Matt B.
Gang Starr Foundation member and rhymesayer Hanibal Stax along with Brooklyn’s leading boom-bap purveyor Marco Polo have teamed up for a collaborative project entitled Seize The Day (the duo’s mixtape/precursor, The Honorable, was released in December of 2012) which will be released on 5-7-2013 via Soulspazm Records.
Audio: Al-One of Sandpeople - "Money Maker" f/ Rocket One
Courtesy Sandpeople Music.
Portland, Oregon: Sandpeople's Al-One The Remedy is back with some brand new heat, just in time for your favorite holiday (4/20). "Shallow Al" is a seven song EP that, true to its title, finds the Portland emcee waxing not so philosophically over such topics as voracious female fans, strains of weed, and designer fragrances. Barely scratching the surface has never sounded so good.
Dizzy Wright's been on tear since being announced as the fan-voted "People's Champ" in this year's XXL Freshmen 10 class late last month. He launched his "Still Movin" campaign, complete with a fresh line of merchandise; he released a new video, "Killem Wit Kindess," that will be featured on his upcoming, soon-to-be-titled mixtape; he's hit the road for the first dates of what will be a 25-city nationwide Fight To Unite Tour; and today he's releasing another new video, this time for the title track of his 2012 EP, The First Agreement.