Babygrande Records Signs Brooklyn Beat Maker Kasim Keto
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Building upon its 12-year legacy of working hand-in-hand with illustrious producers, Babygrande Records has signed Brooklyn beat maker extraordinaire, Kasim Keto. Born in Brooklyn and raised by two Jamaican immigrant parents, Kasim Keto finds his influences in a wide range of places and experiences. Having moved from New York, to Alabama, to Florida and then back to New York within the span of two years as an adolescent, Kasim found sanctity in a diverse array of musical styles, which is today reflected in his eclectic blend of production.
Recently, Fuse tapped the AubGreen Collective for season 2 of their unsigned artist docu-series, Behind The Unsigned. They traveled down to Apollo The Great's hometown Camden, New Jersey where they journeyed through different sections of the city while Apollo let's you inside of his world and explains the everyday life of an unsigned artists working toward the ultimate goal.
Audio: Maurice "Mobetta" Brown f/ Prodigy (of Mobb Deep) "Daydreams"
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Fresh off of winning his very first Grammy with Tedeschi Trucks Band for Best Blues Album of the year in 2012 (Maurice was the horn arranger for the 11-piece ensemble), Maurice “Mobetta” Brown has also appeared on LP’s from Santigold, Ski Beatz, Prodigy, Talib Kweli, Cee-Lo, Diddy, Musiq Soulchild and countless others.
Audio: SL Jones - "Big Bank (No Ones)" (Prod. By Metro Boomin)
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On September 4th, SL Jones will release his new mixtape, Way Of Life No Hobby. Following in a string of recent collaborative projects - SL previously worked with M16 for this year's Trapper's Delight and DJ Burn One for last year's Paraphernalia - Way Of Life No Hobby is produced entirely by Metro Boomin, whose other recent work includes producing the singles "Karate Chop" and "Honest" for Future, in addition to work with Gucci Mane, Wiz Khalifa, Trinidad Jame$, and others. The tape will be hosted by Don Cannon, a reunion of sorts for the rapper and DJ, with the two having first worked together on Jones' 2011 offering, The Number 23.
“Cravin’” is the new hit single from Grammy & BET-Award nominated artist MC Lyte, produced by The Natives as part of a collaborative effort from Lyte's own SunniGyrl, Inc. and Loudbox Entertainment. Directed by Ron Yuan (Fast & Furious, Black Dynamite), the video blends bright and colorful imagery with the soulful hip-hop sounds of this brand new summer smash.