In this second episode, Parable hangs around Venice Beach before rocking at the Ventura stop of the Vans Warped Tour. He performs on the Bring It Back stage with friends Those Fools, Adrienne-Mack Davis, and more. The video ends with a meet-up featuring West Coast veteran Planet Asia, as they catch up on upcoming projects and how friends become collaborators and much more. Parable continues doing spot dates across the country.
PR: M.anifest Releases New Record, Heads to Europe for Tour
Courtesy Ashanti A.
Ghanaian Hip-Hop artist M.anifest has released his long-awaited sophomore album "Immigrant Chronicles: Coming to America" in stores, itunes, and other major digital retailers worldwide. The sixteen track album has been buzzing on Social Media after it hit itunes a day early. It features production from Budo, G Mo, Katrah-Quey, and Kweku Ananse; vocal features by Efya (Ghana), eLDee the Don (Nigeria), and Samahra Daly (U.S).
M.anifest has also been confirmed as part of the Honest Jon's Chop Up tour in Europe. The ensemble includes Damon Albarn, Tony Allen, Flea, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Fatoumata Diawara, and more. Check out confirmed Europe dates here: http://www.manifestmc.com/tour.html.
Video/MP3: Lateb f/ Reef the Lost Cauze - "Shut This Bitch Down"
Courtesy Matt B.
Rapper Lateb (pronounced Luh Teb) hails from Connecticut via Massachusetts and is currently in Massachusetts’ Walpole Penitentiary doing a 5-year bid. He and Stu Bangas (of Brutal Music) met 2-years ago and began working on “Live Brutal” (which will be released on 10-11-2011) together. The album's production duties are handled primarily by Stu Bangas with assistance by Vanderslice (of Brutal Music), Snowgoons and Sicknature, and it features Reef the Lost Cauze, Esoteric, Copywrite, Chief Kamachi, Slaine and Lateb’s group Heddshotts.
Quan's "Feel So Good" celebrates life and living it to the fullest! It also shows Quan displaying how vast his vocal range really is, meshing classic R&B riffs and solid verses over a Jake One production.
For the past seven years, The A3C Hip-Hop Festival has brought the best and brightest talent in hip-hop to Atlanta for one extraordinary event after another. This year, A3C will provide hip-hop fans with the chance to hear new music from their favorite artists as well as undiscovered talent on one compilation, A3C Volume 1, which is now available for pre-order.
A3C Volume 1 will feature new, exclusive music from artists participating in the 2011 A3C Hip-Hop Festival. A diverse array of new talent and respected veterans spanning over 45 tracks make this a collector’s item for any hip-hop enthusiast.
In the midst of the excitement for the up coming event, iHipHop Distribution presents the second single off of the forthcoming compilation, M.O.P. & Snowgoons' "Anybody Can Get It." The track is the first offering from M.O.P. following a two-year hiatus and also serves as a sneak preview for the M.O.P. & Snowgoons album that will be dropping later this year. The A3C Volume 1 compilation will be available everywhere October 4th on iHipHop and can be pre-ordered now on iTunes.
The seventh annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival will take place October 6th through 8th at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information on the Festival and the A3C Volume 1 compilation, please visit: www.A3Cfestival.com .