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Audio: M-Dot - "Frank Lee" (prod. Pause) @MDotBoston @RevOfEMS

Audio: M-Dot - "Frank Lee" (prod. Pause)

Chris: 'Frank Lee' is the 4th single off M-Dot's "Jake LaDOTta" CD (out now). The song is a cautionary story track (fictional) which M-Dot recorded while in Sweden on tour. Additional vocals provided by Jefferson on the outro.

CunninLynguists: East Coast Tour & How The Grouch Stole Christmas

CunninLynguists: East Coast Tour & How The Grouch Stole Christmas

CL: CunninLynguists take the Strange Universe Tour to the East Coast this November featuring J-Live & PackFM, with special guests Tonedeff, Cas Metah, Devine Carama, Sheisty Khrist, Substantial, & Thee Tom Hardy at select shows! Presented by General Hydroponics.

The tour starts next month on November 6th in Atlanta, GA and will continue through North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, & Kentucky.

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Video: Off-Rip "Bars 2.0" (@OffRip @JoeBayer @WeAllHateStack @D_Rick1hun @FranChize313 @FrOSTisRad)

Video: Off-Rip - "Bars 2.0"

Joe: Following the release of his official single, the club ready "Want To (I.D.W.T.F.I.W.T.)", Detroit artist Off-Rip returns with the intent to showcase his lyrical ability even more with the uncompromising track, "Bars 2.0". The Frost isRAD-directed flick features Off-Rip along with fellow Detroit rappers Stackdough, D-Rick, and Franchize as they go bar for bar, showcasing their impressive, gritty lyricism. This track will live on Off-Rip's upcoming sophomore release Don't Show Up When I Blow Up, hosted by Big Sean's official deejay, DJ Mo Beatz, due later this year.

Video: Young Sam - "Cut Her Off" (@mzlimari2u @SamMight69Her)

Video: Young Sam - "Cut Her Off"

L.G.: Young Sam delivers a new look into his upcoming project with​ his ​"Cut Her Off" West Coast freestyle -- an exciting follow up to his recently released first single, "Grind Till We Rich" featuring Roadie Rose, Yung (of CSD), and Meaku. With less than ​30 days 'til #Trapfornia2 is unveiled, Young Sam switches gears to exhibit the lyricism his fans can expect in his new upcoming project. On schedule for release November 19th, ​#​ Trapfornia2 will feature prominent West Coast talent and​ hosted by award winning hit-maker, DJ Mustard.

@DJShadow & @Cut_Chemist's Renegades of Rhythm Tour Returns to NYC

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist's Renegades of Rhythm Tour Returns to NYC

Magnum PR: DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist's vinyl-only Renegades of Rhythm tour is continuing throughout November and expanding into new markets across the U.S. and Canada, including a return to New York due to the overwhelming success of two sold-out nights at NYC's Irving Plaza in September. The duo will play at Verboten on Friday, November 7th as part of the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival.

These two world-renowned artists and turntablists are spinning the well-loved and well-worn vinyl from the record collection of the founding father of hip-hop and "Master of Records," Afrika Bambaataa.

Shadow and Cut kicked off the tour with two sold-out shows at NYC's Irving Plaza where Bambaataa himself watched from the balcony as the duo pulled his vinyl collection apart and mixed a nostalgic set that chronicled and honored the genre that influenced so many others.

Visuals for the tour are supplied by acclaimed video director, multimedia producer and regular DJ Shadow collaborator Ben Stokes. The tour is produced by Jamal Chalabi and Backlash Management.

Renegades Of Rhythm
Fall Tour Dates

11/6 - Pawtucket, RI - The Met
11/7 - Brooklyn, NY - Verboten
11/8 - Montreal, QC - Corona
11/10 - Syracuse, NY - The Westcott Theater
11/11 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
11/12 - Detroit, MI - Majestic Theatre
11/14 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls Theatre
11/15 - Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater
11/17 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre
11/20 - Winnipeg, MB - Garrick Centre
11/21 - Saskatoon, SK - O'Brien's Event Centre
11/22 - Edmonton, AB - Encore at WEM
11/23 - Calgary, AB - Flames Central
11/25 - Oakland, CA - The Fox
Video: Bas - "Mook In New Mexico" (@fiendbassy @biz3)

Video: Bas - "Mook In New Mexico"

Biz 3: Bas dropped a new video today in time for Halloween for "Mook In New Mexico" where he takes on his "Fiendiana Jones" persona. The track comes off his most recent project Last Winter out now via Dreamville / Interscope Records. This is a guy to watch for 2015 and you can catch him now on the remaining dates of Ab-Soul's "These Days Tour."

Video: Duddy Mouf - "The Truth" (@DuddyMouf @NubreedEnt @MsRiverCity)

Video: Duddy Mouf - "The Truth"

Ms. RC: Nubreed Ent. Presents "The Truth" by Duddy Mouf featuring Malaki, off the mixtape 7 Days Str8 available now on Livemixtapes.

Audio: @VonPea - "So East Coast" (prod. @OtherGuysMusic) @HiPNOTT

Audio: Von Pea - "So East Coast" (prod. The Other Guys)

HiPNOTT: Last week Tanya Morgan's Von Pea announced his upcoming solo album ( To: You ) produced by DMV production duo The Other Guys. Today we give you a taste of To: You with the release of the album's first single, "So East Coast."

Video: The Spectre vs. The Avengers (@thespectreworld)

Video: The Spectre vs. The Avengers

Spectre: Please take a minute to see London-rapper The Spectre kick the s#%! out of The Avengers, after the superheroes kill his girlfriend.

Video: @DoloMoretti - "Stuck In My Ways"

Video: Dolo Moretti - "Stuck In My Ways"

410: Submitting to you the official video to the new single "Stuck In My Ways" for your site.

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