Obese Records - Official 2011 Winter Block Party in the Snow
This year we’re heading to the SNOW!! Obese Records invites you to the Official 2011 Winter Block Party. Grab your gear, load the car and get your mates into action for this year’s biggest road trip!! Proudly presented by Obese Records and The Station, tickets to this special event will sell out fast so be sure to get in quick. The line-up boasts the cream of the Obese Records crop; Illy, M-Phazes (Dj set), Spit Syndicate, Dialectrix, Thundamentals & Skryptcha who’ll be rocking The Station until it’s time to hit the slopes. This massive celebration of Oz hip hop’s finest will take place Saturday August 13th. Doors open from 9pm and there will be a free courtesy shuttle departing Jindabyne from 8:30pm. Tickets $25 plus BF are available from The Station (02) 6451 4800 and www.moshtix.com.au .
April 2011 -- Following on the heels of their last group effort, '07's majorly slept-on, Waitin' Our Turn, Coughee Brothaz, an extension of veteran St. Petersburg, Florida, by way of Houston, Texas, rapper/producer, Devin the Dude's early-to-mid nineties Southern Hip-Hop collective, Odd Squad, have returned with their more-than impressive third outing, Fresh Brew.
Coughee Brothaz, loosely comprised of a vast array of friends and musical colleagues; Jugg Mugg, Rob Quest, 14K, 3BN, KB, Tony Mac, DJ Domo, Smit-D, E-Rock and, of course, Devin, recently introduced the highly anticipated set with its ultra-funky lead offering, "Got Bills To Pay."
In addition, Devin and company will be embarking on the U.S. leg of their Fresh Brew Tour, beginning April 20th and running through May the 28th.
Fresh Brew will be available on iTunes and at all other major digital outlets starting April 19th, with retail copies, courtesy of Tennessee's Select-O-Hits, due in-stores on May 17th 2011.
Coughee Brothaz are currently available for: Interviews, Show Bookings, Voice-overs, Songwriting, Features & Hooks, DJ Show Commercials, Event Hosting, Radio/TV Hosting, Acting & Commercials, and Public Speaking.
Dancer Ovamarz has officially released his debut music video for his new dance anthem "Now You See Me Now You Don't." Ovamarz new music video was exclusively premiered on Jamaican music video network Hype TV on April 14, 2011 and will premier April 28, 2011 on Belize National Television Station Krem TV.
“Now You See Me Now You Don’t” was directed by Karl Durrant, who has worked with artistes such as Romaine Virgo, D’Angel, One Third and DJ Sunshine. The Video was shot at Helshire Beach in Portmore and various other locations in Kingston, Jamaica with cameo appearances by Above A Dem Squad, Gabbidon, Suburbs Squad, Latonya Style, Chekkaz, Cosmic Elite, Stacy Xpressionz, Double Trouble - (Melpo & Franci) & Jacquiline Enough.
“The video shoot went very well,” Ovamarz said. “Although this is not my first single, and as a dancer I have appeared in a lot of others videos, this is my first video for myself. It has been challenging, but things have turned out great,” he said enthusiastically.
Since the release of “Now You See Me Now You Don't” on the popular star bwoy riddim produced by Hizzle for Chimney Records the song has received good feedback and reviews from the local and international dancehall scene.
“Now You See Me Now You Don't” featured on several main stream radio stations including New York's #1 hip hop station Hot 97 Dj's Bobby Konders and Jabba, Dj B Famous from Hot 97 Boston, Rapid killer & Banky Hype from Road Block Radio, Kevin Crown from Link Up Radio, DJ Bad Joe from 103 Jamz, ZJ Liquid & ZJ Chrome from Zip FM and endorsed by Dancehall selector Stainy (Fire Squad) and veteran selector Fire Links who named the dance that inspire Ovamarz’s new song “Now You See Me Now You Don't”.
Ovamarz, who is expected to perform in Port St. Lucie, Florida on April 22nd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida on April 23rd, then off to Hartford, Connecticut on April 30th is using this opportunity to conduct several radio and TV interviews to promote his new single, dance and music video “Now You See Me Now You Don't”
"Now You See Me Now You Don't" - Ovamarz (Official Music Video)
Video: Neek The Exotic & Large Professor - "Still On The Hustle"
Neek The Exotic & Large Professor came up together in Queens, New York, and while each traveled their own path with the music, working with each other along the way on the now classic "Fakin' Da Funk," the two are finally coming together again to release an official full-length, Still On The Hustle. The album, which features guest slots from Joell Ortiz and Satchel Page, along with production from Lord Finesse, Marco Polo, and Carnage, has been stamped with a May 17th release date, dropping via Fat Beats Records/Distrolord Inc. As the release date approaches, the two vets are excited to drop off their latest video, this one for the album's Large Professor-produced lead single and title track, "Still On The Hustle," and the has all the fittings of a classic New York rap video, complete with ominous project buildings, turntables, and well-placed cameos.
Continuing with their video series, ONE VERSE, Hip-Hop duo Nefew are bringing to the masses the first in the series from their Man Vs Many project which was presented by DJ Green Lantern. WITNESS produced by the duo themselves along with one half of the Best Men DJs, Costa (Bum Squad) was shot in the groups native Switzerland and embodies all that this groundbreaking duo represent.