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Mixtape: Mouthpie$e - "i gOtta BOMB! (part 2)"


Mixtape: Mouthpie$e - "i gOtta BOMB! (part 2)"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

* http://tinyurl.com/RapReviews-IGottaBombPart2 *

TRACK LIST:

    DJ EPPS Intro
    Suicide Bomber
    Kill Us All
    The Truth
    Do My Thang
    U Ain't Ready
    Gangsta! Gangsta!
    Made
    Get Money
    Anything
    Me & You (Song Cry)
    Ride With The Heat
    What It Do
    Everything
    I'm On
    The Antidote
    All Around the World
    Get Blazed
    U Know Who I Be
    I'm a Soldier

* http://www.twitter.com/mouthpieSe *
* http://www.facebook.com/mouthpi *

Video: A3C Volume 1 - Murs & Ski Beatz - "Let's Go!"


Video: A3C Volume 1 - Murs & Ski Beatz - "Let's Go!"

Courtesy Audible Treats.

As the days are drawing closer and closer to the 2011 A3C Hip-Hop Festival, iHipHop Distribution is excited to release the latest single from the A3C Volume 1 compilation album, which will be released on October 4th.

PR: N.O. Queen of Bounce Big Freedie Nominated for MTV Award


PR: N.O. Queen of Bounce Big Freedie Nominated for MTV Award

Courtesy Nicole Ballin.

That's right, Big Freedia the Queen Diva, has been nominated, alongside Lady Gaga, Metallica, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Courtney Love, Katey Perry, and many more by MTV O Awards, in the category of Too Much Ass for TV! The winners, which will be announced live on Oct 31 at an awards show, is 100% voter-driven, soooooo please vote!

Big Freedia (pronounced “Free-da”) isn’t a just rapper, or the Queen Diva of Bounce, or a performer extraordinaire. Big Freedia is a movement. Currently on a worldwide “Go Homo Tour,” Freedia is bringing her show and Bounce music — a subgenre of hip-hop born out of New Orleans and known for its lightening speed booty-shaking—to audiences around the globe. Known to prompt sweaty after-parties and dance-floor freak-outs, a Big Freedia show is an experience.
 
Raised on Josephine Street in uptown New Orleans, Big Freedia, born Freddie Ross, was raised by his mother, a hairdresser, and stepfather, a truck driver for Coca-Cola. After years of hard work, the family was able to move to downtown New Orleans, where schools were better and the streets, safer. Freedia—along with his brother Adam and sister Crystal Ross—were immersed in music at home by their mother, who collected Gladys Knight and Patty LaBelle records and often sung aloud around the house.
 
But it was the church choir where a young Freddie flourished. ”My mother made sure I never missed practice,” recalls Freedia. It’s no wonder that by the time he was 18, he wasn’t just a member, Freedia directing the choir.
 
A product of the 80s, Freeida was rocking RUN DMC, Salt ‘n Pepa and Adidas Shell Tops as a teenager. One night in 1991 he heard "Where Dey At" by MC T Tucker, (what many believe to be the first recorded Bounce track) and he was transfixed. When he started backing Katie Red, the original “Sissy Bounce” (a queer brand of Bounce) rapper, Freedia knew Bounce was his calling and the stage where he felt most comfortable.

The Big Freedia movement keeps growing. Last year, he appeared on “Last Call with Carson Daly” and has been lauded in The New York Times, The Fader, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, among many other media outlets. He is releasing a debut EP on Scion A/V label this summer, which is produced largely by  New Orleans beat maker BlaqNmilD. What’s more, he appeared on two episodes of HBO series ‘Treme’ [as himself] and is the subject of a documentary film. Finally, Freedia is in the studio recording her highly-anticipated debut LP, due out Fall 2011.
 
Big Freedia occupies a rare place within the Bounce strata, somewhere between Lil Wayne and Lady Unique. She has the potential to push the genre onto a national stage and into the collective music consciousness, where it belongs. Big Freedia can’t be stopped!
MP3: Future f/ T.I. - "Magic" (prod. KE on the Track)


MP3: Future f/ T.I. - "Magic" (prod. KE on the Track)

Courtesy Rap Star Promo.

* http://limelinx.com/files/f11f5b6bcca334567d29ac625bac038e *

MP3: Denzil Porter - "Kanye West"


MP3: Denzil Porter - "Kanye West"

Courtesy BF Blasts.

(Clean/Dirty) http://www.mediafire.com/?xkb11a45kxtm3a5 .

Video: Random Axe - "Chewbacca"


Video: Random Axe - "Chewbacca"

Courtesy Matt B.

Chewbacca is a die-hard Random Axe fan. Watch as Chewy gets ready to see the group perform at Rock The Bells San Fran & is bold enough to join them for a performance on stage after knocking out a security guard. The song features Roc Marciano.

Video: Damani - "My Soliloquy"


Video: Damani - "My Soliloquy"

Courtesy J. Melo.

Snoop Dogg protege Damani drops a new visual for his elegant "My Soliloquy" record which was featured on his "On Vacation From Vacation" album.

MP3: GQ aka Nothin Pretty - "Bon Voyage" (prod. DJ Low Cut)


MP3: GQ aka Nothin Pretty - "Bon Voyage" (prod. DJ Low Cut)

Courtesy DJ Low Cut.

Free Download: http://djlowcut.bandcamp.com/track/bon-voyage-prod-dj-low-cut-cuts-dj-djaz .

For more information: http://djlowcut.bandcamp.com/ x http://twitter.com/LowCut x http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dj-Low-Cut/121692746875 .

PR: Azad Celebrates Album Release & Performs at Woodstock


PR: Azad Celebrates Album Release & Performs at Woodstock

Courtesy Nancy B.

Los Angeles, CA ~ The week or so since his debut street album, "The Time Is Right" dropped has been a very busy time for up-and-comer Azad Right, beginning with his Hollywood release party at Hemingways. Known to think outside the box, Azad had local live artist Gena Milanesi capturing moments from the night on canvas during the event, including a painting of his album cover, during his performance. Azad debuted "Alone" and "Showtime" from his newly released project.

Azad was joined on stage by his producer, Professor O, at the Dolce Vodka sponsored event with an additional performance cameo by EQ. The happy crowd walked away with specially-created Azad Right chocolate bars.

Then it was off to New York's Woodstock Film Festival for Azad where writer-director Katja Esson's documentary, "Poetry of Resilience" won for 'Best Documentary Short.' The 40-minute film documents a gathering of six poets from around the world who survived some of the worst political atrocities of the 20th Century, including Azad's own father, renowned Iranian poet, Majid Naficy. "Trapped Outside", a song Azad wrote at the age of 18, were featured in the film, which touches on how his father's talent and love for writing have been passed down to his now 23 year old son. Azad then performed his spoken word piece "The Choir" before the spellbound audience.

Rapping since the age of 14, Azad is no stranger to laying his thoughts before a live audience. He was in fact discovered by Adidas in 2010 and tapped for their international spoken word campaign. He has since gone on to open for the likes of Redman and Method Man, Kendrick Lamar and most recently, Jay Rock at his recent Key Club concert. Azad released his debut street album, "The Time Is Right" via DJBooth.net on September 21st - http://www.djbooth.net/index/mixtapes/entry/azad-right-time-is-right

LINKS:

Woodstock Film Festival Playlist - http://www.woodstockfilmfestival.com/rave2/playlist.htm (featuring "Trapped Outside" by Azad Right)

"Poetry of Resilience" - http://www.poetryofresilience.com/

Follow us on Twitter via @AzadRight & @RapPublicist

Video: Preacher Explains the Meaning Behind His Name


Video: Preacher Explains the Meaning Behind His Name

Courtesy of DJ Smallz.

Orlando, Florida's Preacher, explains the meaning behind his hip hop moniker and we ain't talkin gospel music! "Last Man Standing", his new mixtape hosted by DJ Smallz & DJ D-Strong is on the way.

Preacher Explains The Meaning Behind His Name from DJ Smallz.


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