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MP3: Steven A. Clark - "Lonely Roller" Ft. J. Nics


MP3: Steven A. Clark - "Lonely Roller" Ft. J. Nics

Courtesy Audible Treats.

On June 11th, Steven A. Clark will release his latest album, Fornication Under Consent Of The King. Last month, in announcing the project, the Miami-based singer released the album's lead single, "Don't Have You," and now, with an official music video still forthcoming for that track, Steven A. Clark is excited to release the album's latest single, "Lonely Roller" featuring J. Nics.

ince releasing his first album, STRIPES, in 2011, Steven A. Clark has found his name mentioned amongst the rising crop of new R&B singers – a list that includes names like The Weeknd and Frank Ocean – and for fans just getting into Clark's music, "Lonely Roller," which Steven A. Clark also produced, is a perfect example as to why those comparisons are being made.

"The song is about being fed up with my relationship at home and using the strip club as a stress reliever," explains Steven A. Clark. "Problem is, I end up falling for a stripper." Clark's songwriting is on full display here, as he weaves through the story, singing, "She wasn't the greatest dancer/ But when she spoke to me/ I fell intrigued from what she said."

The song features a strong guest verse from rapper and fellow Miamian J. Nics, while singer Victoria Blue also adds her vocals to the track, embodying the dancer of Clark's desire, tempting him as he helplessly pushes away. "Strippers are more than just great dancers," notes Clark, "the best ones know all the right things to say."

Download "Lonely Roller" here: http://soundcloud.com/le-music-group/lonely-roller-ft-j-nics .

Free Download: Meftah Beats - "More Out of the I"


Free Download: Meftah Beats - "More Out of the I"

Courtesy Wanja Lange.

Artist: Meftah Beats
Location: Michigan
Genre: Hip Hop, Instrumental

"Hip-Hop is my door to enlightenment, Sound is the language I speak, and You havethe ears to listen. Meftah Beats comes out of a glove of love called Michigan, and he is here to set you all FREE!!! All of these productions are done with 100% heart, soul, and mind, and if anybody can feel them working, then great thanks goes to whoever it shall be. Peace to you all, and may my sounds soothe your ear drums.

This last project was a huge success in regards to my sample work. In response to all the good music I collected the past year or so, I made these recordings (and more that I can send out) for the enjoyment and use of all the Hip-Hop heads who know what it's about. From Emcees, to B-Boys, to DJs, anybody is welcome to bounce to these!!! Peace, and one Love." - Meftah Beats

Download: http://meftahbeats.bandcamp.com/album/more-out-of-the-i .

MP3: Chris Brown f/ Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa - "Til I Die"


MP3: Chris Brown f/ Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa - "Til I Die"

Courtesy M3W.

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/chrisbrowntid/blast-page.html *

MP3: Oddisee - "Hustle Off" + New Album June 12th!


MP3: Oddisee - "Hustle Off" + New Album June 12th!

Courtesy Mello Music Group.

Oddisee is giving away Hustle Off today to announce that his new album People Hear What They See is up for pre-orders and ready for release June 12th!  While Hustle Off is not on the upcoming album, it does set the tone nicely.  Fans won't have to wait long though for the first album single which is on the way!

Free Download: Oddisee "Hustle Off"
* http://mellomusicgroup.bandcamp.com/track/hustle-off-2 *

Pre-Order The Album: Oddisee "People Hear What They See"
* http://itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/people-hear-what-they-see/id516334681 *

Kottonmouth Kings Release Watch Out Video Featuring Twiztid


Kottonmouth Kings Release Watch Out Video Featuring Twiztid Online

Courtesy Kerosene Media.

The Kottonmouth Kings have released their new video for "Watch Out" featuring Twiztid online at http://www.kottonmouthkings.com/watchout. The song was released online last week as a free download for fans to promote the Kottonmouth Kings upcoming co-headlining tour with Twiztid. The Kaos & Kronik Tour with special guests Blaze and Big B is set to kick off on April 13th in Kansas City.

"We wanted to create a dope, dark underground video to accompany this collabo track. We came up with this twisted idea for the video that featured a fictitious serial killer character that tied into the song perfectly," commented The Dirtball. "Not only is the video itself sick, but it brings together two of the biggest forces in underground music today and gives fans a collaboration that they've been dying to see for years. I can't wait to kick off the Kaos & Kronik Tour and bring both group's together for one explosive show that will kill it every night!"
 
California’s reigning rip-hop originators, Kottonmouth Kings have long been a cornerstone of one of today’s most radical music movements. Combining mind-bending sonics, and fusing hip-hop, punk rock, and classic soul, The Kings have innovated and pioneered a unique signature sound that has set them apart from the pack and has fueled the band’s longevity and enduring popularity with a diverse international fan base. Kottonmouth Kings have proved their lasting staying power, building on a powerful DIY ethos and redefining the meaning of a self-empowered group by running their own company, touring and releasing albums on their own terms. Kottonmouth Kings will unleash their thirteenth studio album, "Mile High Club" on August 14th via the group’s own Suburban Noize Records.
 
TWIZTID & KOTTONMOUTH KINGS “Kaos & Kronik” TOUR DATES:
Apr 13 - Kansas City @ Midland Theatre
Apr 14 - Sauget, IL @ Pop’s
Apr 15 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium
Apr 16 - St. Paul, MN @ Myth
Apr 18 - Joliet, IL @ Mojoe’s
Apr 19 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection
Apr 20 - Mount Clemens, MI @ Emerald Theatre
Apr 21 - Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion
Apr 22 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
Apr 24 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights
Apr 25 – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar
Apr 27 - Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of Living Arts
Apr 28 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium
Apr 29 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
Apr 30 - Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theatre
May 02 - Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligans
May 03 - Winston Salem, NC @ Ziggy's
May 04 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
May 05 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live
May 06 – Ft Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
May 07 – Jacksonville, FL @ The Pit
May 09 – Little Rock, AR @ Jaunita’s
May 10 – Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
May 11 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live
May 12 - Dallas, TX @ Tree's
May 13 – El Paso, TX @ Buchanan’s Event Center
May 15 - Denver, CO @ Ogden
May 16 - Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
May 17 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
May 18 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom
May 19 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven @ King Cat
May 21 - Petaluma, CA @ Phoenix Theater
May 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ Key Club
May 23 - Anaheim, CA @ The Grove
May 24 - Tucson, AZ @ Rialto (No Twiztid)

Video: Serge Severe "Rare Flow" Live on 107.1 FM


Video: Serge Severe "Rare Flow" Live on 107.1 FM

Courtesy Erik Abel.

Fresh off of releasing his new project Service Without A Smile, Serge Severe hit the airwaves on 107.1FM in Portland and did an in studio performance of his single "Rare Flow".  His excellent lyrical ability and uncanny flow really shines through.

Video: Roccett - "Made Man" (dir. Rick Edwards) @IAmRoccett


Video: Roccett - "Made Man" (dir. Rick Edwards)

Courtesy Roccett.

NEW SONGS 2012 ROCCETT MADE MAN
Produced by DP BEATS

DIRECTED BY RICK EDWARDS

Free Download: Beat Thief & iLLvibe f/ L.S. - "Cafe Jass"


Free Download: Beat Thief & iLLvibe f/ L.S. - "Cafe Jass"

Courtesy Park Street PR.

CAFE JASS is a jazz hip-hop concept album dreamt up by Canadian emcee iLLvibe after he and L.S. met DowntownSoul producer Beat Thief whilst on a guerilla tour of Europe in 2010. Melding a live jazz ambience, Beat Thief's trademark soul-infused hip-hop sound, and mature rhymes from the two indie hip-hop vets, this is a cohesive album for the discerning listener. With features on the album including US emcees Kwote1 (Chicago) and Yello Blac (Cali), as well as Canada's Mer and Rk ParX, not to mention DowntownSoul affiliates Non Applicable and Sam Steele, this is truly an international affair, with recording begun in London and since completed in Toronto and Hong Kong. Taking the idea of a live night at the vibrant but run-down Cafe Jass, the songs have an organic feel, interspersed with comedic snippets from a legendary Richard Pryor show.

iLLvibe is a Canadian emcee who was nominated for the Toronto Independent Music Awards' Best Rap Act in 2010, off the back of his "Sex, Love & Hip-Hop" album, and performances on the same bill as the likes of Pharoahe Monch, Pete Rock, Obie Trice, Slaughterhouse, Method Man, Lloyd Banks, Busta Rhymes and even Sean Paul. Having also worked with established artists such as Slakah the Beatchild and soul singer Lani Billard, Vibe has coordinated two tours, the WeAllKings tour of East Canada, and then Hip-Hop Revolution tour of Europe alongside L.S. Known for his prodigious work ethic, Cafe Jass represents Vibe's fourth full release since the beginning of 2011, following "In the Streets of iLLydelfya", "Just Around the Corner" and the well-received "Blunts & Roses". "Last Song" is his 19th video for a released track.

L.S. is a Canadian hip-hop artist, community activist and former professional snow-boarder. Releasing "All in Time" back in 2006, followed by 2008's seminal "In This Life", he has since spent time living in New Zealand and, alongside iLLvibe, launched the "Join the Hip-Hop Revolution" tour in 2010, independently touring the UK, Belgium, Holland and France. Most recently L.S. has turned his hand to his local community in Barrie, Ontario, leading the local "Occupy" movement and holding talks with the town's Mayor to reengage the youth generation, as well as running local artistry centre Unity Market & Studios.

Beat Thief & iLLvibe ft L.S. 'Cafe Jass' (Free Download Album)

01. Introduction
02. The Light Feat. L.S.
03. Have I Told You
04. Sit Down (Interlude)
05. Flyin' High Feat. L.S.
06. Change Feat. Mer & Yello Blac
07. Smile Feat. Non Applicable & L.S.
08. Don't Know Why Feat. L.S.
09. Home Again
10. Lights Up (Interlude)
11. Midnight Feat. RK ParX
12. Can It Be Feat. Sam Steele
13. Band's A B*tch (Interlude)
14. Before We Go Feat. Kwote1
15. Don't Say Goodbye Feat. L.S.
16. Last Song Feat. L.S.

Free MP3 download link: http://music.downtownsoul.com/album/cafe-jass .

Audio: Ryan Hemsworth - "Three Hours In"


Audio: Ryan Hemsworth - "Three Hours In"

Courtesy URBNET.

Ryan Hemsworth is a young producer from Nova Scotia getting increasingly noticed for his unique take on Hip Hop and RnB. His No Plans release was featured on SPIN magazine's Top 20 R&B albums of 2011 (#17). Kitsch Genius, this year, was given steady coverage as well on SPIN, The Fader, Discobelle and a number of other online tastemakers. His work with hip-hop artists Main Attrakionz, Shady Blaze and Deniro Farrar has been covered by the gamut of websites from Complex (Deniro Farrar - Destiny.Altered), Wired (Main Attrakionz - Chandelier), and his last project (Hyperbolic Chamber Music) was a 22-minute posse cut featuring 26 different rappers across America on his production, which was presented by the New York brand Mishka. Last week, he released three new remixes, which got premiered on RCRDLBL and Prefix Magazine.

Stream: http://soundcloud.com/urbnet/ryan-hemsworth-three-hours-in .

Video: Danny G - "Stay Schemin Freestyle" (prod. Inkredibles)


Video: Danny G - "Stay Schemin Freestyle" (prod. Inkredibles)

Courtesy Danny G.

Brief Bio: Pittsburgh rapper Danny G releases a new freestyle to the Stay Schemin instrumental, and Once again does not disappoint. their is no doubt in my mind that by the time this song is over your will want to play it back. Again we appreciate everyone's support.

Artist’s Name
: Danny G

Song Name: Stay Schemin Freestyle

Link
To Song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evuikxR-UTs&feature=plcp&context=C4f08dc6VDvjVQa1PpcFOaZFOhxSHY0l9KSlLO0PHSb6aT0q0FHlM%3D

Producer of Song: The Inkredibles

Sample in Song: No Sample

Artist’s Age: 16

Artist’s Location
: Pittsburgh PA


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