Substantial - Jackin' Jill | A Jill Scott Tribute Album
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In 2011 Baltimore emcee Substantial was facing the possibility of cancer. He ended up having preventive surgery and while laid up, decided to start working on a tribute album to Jill Scott, one of his biggest influences. It was his was of staying busy while healing, and at the same time to give people their roses while they could still smell them. The result is a free project Substantial calls "Jackin' Jill" - a tribute project from built by "Jackin" music from various Jill Scott releases.
After releasing a handful of mixtapes, San Francisco native and now a Los Angeles resident, Meko McAfee will be releasing his debut long-player “Player Music” on 5-7-2013 and it features appearances from Big Pooh, El Prez, DaVinci, Brandun Deshay, Skeme and others and production from Cardo, Jelly Roll, Young Shun & more.
After previously featuring the visuals for the Roc Marciano assisted "Time For Change," the Brooklyn up and comer Innocent? is strictly business when it comes to his highly lucrative army heading straight to the top, as seen on his latest visual effort, "ATM." Directed by Donald Robinson Cole, the T.H.E.M. Recordings representative barrows the Scoop DeVille's produced instrumental for Jim Jones' "Green Light Go," as he laughs straight to the bank.
Focus is an Atlanta-based Grammy Award–winning producer who first rose to fame when he signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment imprint. Since then he has produced tracks for Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce.
During one of the craziest weeks in Miami each year - Winter Music Conference + Ultra - Adidas teamed up w/ the soon to be legendary Trap Paradise party presented by March and 2DopeBitches. Hosted by Vashtie and 40 Oz Van and DJ lineup Miami Marci, Heroes x Villains, Loudpvck and headliner Mannie Fresh, Trap Paradise brought out the who's who of Miami culture.
Long Island NYC based Emcee Lifetime releases his new project "Lifetime International". Check out this dope cut entitled "Boom Bap" which features veteran Sha Stimuli and top Queens based production duo Thorotracks. Conscious thoughts, emotions & reality rhymes backed with quality production from around the world is what to expect on this project.
OnlyOne (of Sandpeople) "Monsters Ink" ft. Chase Moore & Al-G
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Sandpeople's OnlyOne released a fresh new single today for OnlyOne & Furtado Yuen present: Volume 2; the second installment of the rapper/producer duo's series of collab EP's (Release date: 4/20). OnlyOne and Al-G spit monstrous verses while Chase Moore laces haunting, melodic vocals over the hook and lends his production talents to this collaborative effort with Furtado Yuen.
Eddie B. & Harry Fraud are excited to release their brand new free EP, Horsepower. The project, which includes instrumental versions for each of the tracks, also includes features from Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Apathy, Maffew Ragazino, Adrian Lau, and Shabaam Sahdeeq. The tape, out today via Man Bites Dog Records, in conjunction with SRF SCHL, can be downloaded for free exclusively via DatPiff.