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MP3: Twista f/ Young Dro - "Make a Movie (Remix)"


From DJ Smallz:

MP3: Twista f/ Young Dro - "Make a Movie (Remix)"

TAKEN FROM

DJ SMALLZ - I GOT THE INTERNET GOIN NUTS! R&B VOL. 2 (HOSTED BY MITCHELLE'L)

DROPPING THIS WEEK

DOWNLOAD LINK: http://www.sendspace.com/file/0ypuzb .

PR: Penumbra Hits the Road & Surprise Show at Highline


From Stampede Fireflies:

PR: Penumbra Hits the Road & Surprise Show at Highline

Intikana's one man show is now hitting the road with shows in Alaska, Idaho, Colorado, Washington, and more locations soon to be announced. For those of you who have yet to experience PENUMBRA, the play is a solo Hip-Hop musical that autobiographically illustrates growing up in the Bronx and powerfully confronts issues concerning family, social injustice, and self-identity. This multimedia performance utilizes elements of Hip-Hop, Spoken Word, Theater, Film, and Photography to journey through stories that speak on a son trying to rekindle a lost relationship with his father. For more info, visit: www.intikana.net/penumbra .

Below is the current tour schedule. If you're in the area, come thru and let's connect!

Design by Ryan Scott Creative www.ryanscottcreative.com .

Feb 3 @ 7:30PM
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA - ANCHORAGE
Fine Arts Theatre
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Feb 9 @ 10:15AM & 8PM
COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO
Fine Arts Small Theatre
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238

Feb 28 @ 7PM
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
Main Ballroom
Oval Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80523

May 19 @ 6:30PM
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON - TACOMA
William Phillip Hall
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
***
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NYC
THIS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 @8PM [HIGHLINE BALLROOM]

If you missed our show last week at ROSE in Brooklyn, here's another opportunity for us to rock the house...juntos!!! REBEL SHIP: JEAN SHEPHERD (of Navegante) & ILLSPOKINN with a guest performance by INTIKANA.

Location: HIGHLINE BALLROOM
Address: 431 W 16th St (between 9th and 10th Ave), New York, NY 10011
Doors open at 7PM
Show starts at 8PM
Price: $10

PR: Woo Child Drops His Highly Anticipated "Anywhere EP"


Woo Child


 

From AheadPR Promo:

URBAN: Woo Child - Anywhere EP - Indie Acclaimed Hip Hop Artist, Woo Child, drops his highly anticipated EP, "Anywhere EP". Behind the success of the single "Move (Get It In)", which has received radio play and inclusion on nationwide Coast To Coast mixtape "THE SHOWCASE VOL.157", "Anywhere EP" is set to be released for free download via datpiff.com and woochild.com. The EP boasts production from hitmaker Vybe, who's discography includes multi-platinum artists such as T-Pain and Chris Brown and highly acclaimed artists such as Lupe Fiasco and Wiz Khalifa. The recent release of the title track "Anywhere" is burning up DJ mixes all over the US and around the world, and was recently included in the Coast to Coast mixtape series "The Indie Top 50 Vol. 9". "Anywhere EP", is chocked full of hits and has the internet going crazy over this vibrant and witty emcee.

PR: R.A. the Rugged Man's "Bad Biology" Screening In NYC


From Nature Sounds:

PR: R.A. the Rugged Man's "Bad Biology" Screening In NYC

INCLUDED IN SUNSHINE CINEMA'S MIDNIGHT SERIES

This winter, NYC's famed Sunshine Cinema is presenting the "Sunshine At Midnight" series, screening classic flims like Ghostbusters, Rear Window, and Jurassic Park throughout January and February.  This weekend, the featured film is cult favorite Bad Biology, produced and co-written by none other than underground rap legend R.A. The Rugged Man.  Directed by famed B-movie director Frank Henenlotter, Bad Biology is a twisted tale of love and weirdness with a strong hip-hop influence, featuring a score by Prince Paul and appearences from the likes of Reef The Lost Cauze, Vinnie Paz of Jedi Mind Tricks, Wu-Tang affilitae Remedy, Playboy model Jelena Jensen, and Penthouse pet Krista Ayne. The film has only had limited theatrical runs since its 2008 release, so this is a rare chance to witness the sex, violence, absurdity, and hip-hop first-hand.

Bad Biology is playing this Friday and Satruday, January 21st and 22nd, at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema at 143 East Houston Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Tickets are $9.99.  "Sunshine At Midnight" is presented by the Village Voice and WNYU's The New Afternoon Show.

BAD BIOLOGY

Driven by biological excess, a young man and woman search for sexual fulfillment, unaware of each other's existence. Unfortunately, they eventually meet, and the bonding of these two very unusual human beings ends in an explosive and ultimately over-the-top sexual experience, resulting in a truly godawful love story.... With bizarre special effects by Gabe Bartalos, a hip-hop soundtrack from Prince Paul, and shot in glorious 35mm, Bad Biology is guaranteed to shock even the most desensitized of audiences, and sure to become a modern cult classic. (No one under 18 admitted.)

PR: Izzy Dunfore Releases "Who Is Izzy Dunfore" On Famous Records


From Famous Records:


IZZY DUNFORE RELEASES “WHO IS IZZY DUNFORE” ON FAMOUS RECORDS!

Izzy Dunfore is a genuinely talented and exciting rap artist who has the drive, as well as the charisma, to be the next BIG name in Hip Hop! He has already collaborated with over 100 artists, written over 200 songs and continues to wow audiences every time he takes the stage. Born Lucas Lloyd Hewitt, he began his rap career recording under the name Luke Dogg and released his first recordings locally, in his home State of Iowa, on an album called "Little Black Cap on a White Boy".

After re-naming himself Izzy Dunfore, he wrote two songs that would eventually break him into radio. The first was called "I Can Deal With the Rain". At that time, Tony Tarbox was the host of "The Garage" a radio show which promoted local artists. He liked the song and asked if there was any other material available. Izzy offered him "Another Song of Mine". The lyrics revealed some very personal information that attracted a lot of local attention. Izzy was then asked to guest host "The Garage" and discuss his lyrics on the air. This officially launched the name Izzy Dunfore followed by his debut album "Only I" that same year!

He later teamed up with DJ Starscream made some recordings, followed by a partnership with DJ Fate (born Samuel Elgin (4-28-82) and they have been performing together across the country for thousands of fans. In 2009, Izzy and Fate moved to Minnesota and opened up the Dunfore Ranch where they recorded Izzy's current release... "Who Is IZZY DUNFORE" on Famous Records. Please don't miss your chance to listen to his album & catch his act, or the world is DUNFORE!!!!

Audio: BloodType feat. Big K.R.I.T. - "I Have Dreams"


From ScrewHeadsOnly.com:

Miami duo Blood Type back with another drop from their highly anticipated project 2 Weeks Notice. “I Have Dreams” featuring Big K.R.I.T. produced by XV.

Bloodtype ft. Big K.R.I.T. – “I Have Dreams” (Prod. by XV)

(Download)

Source: ScrewHeadsOnly.com
Video: Dirtball - "Long Road"


From Kerosene Media:

Video: Dirtball - "Long Road"

PR: E1 Music's New Deal w/ Hip-Hop Legend WC


From E1 Music:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ENTERTAINMENT ONE MUSIC ENTERS NEW DEAL WITH LENCH MOB RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST AND WEST COAST HIP HOP LEGEND WC

NEW ALBUM, “REVENGE OF THE BARRACUDA” OUT ON MARCH 8, 2011


(New York, NY) ― Entertainment One Music is pleased to announce a new deal with Lench Mob recording artist WC and his new label ‘Big Swang’. WC will release a new album, “Revenge of the Barracuda” on March 8th, 2011.

The first official single, “You Know Me,” features Ice Cube and Maylay.  The video to bass-thumping street buzz single, “That’s What I’m Talking About”

(directed by Tha Razor) can be viewed via the following: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlcCN9704Hg .

The “That’s What I’m Talking About” single is now available for purchase on Amazon HERE.

WC says, “It feels good to the joint venture with eOne because I get the chance to continue to do what I do best, and that’s being a street artist making records for the streets.”

WC is one of Los Angeles’ most dominant street artists.  He emerged onto the hip-hop scene with lyrics depicting the harsh realities of street-life, quickly solidifying him as a staple in the West rap scene.  Soon thereafter, WC joined forces with Ice Cube to become a member of one of the most controversial groups in hip hop of all time, The West Side Connection.  In the mist of dropping solo projects he later went on tour with Dr. Dre, Eminem, and Snoop to show the world how to Crip walk and throw up the “W” on a world-wide circuit.

Shadow Stokes, VP of National Urban Promotion, says “It’s an honor and privilege to be working with WC once again! We made history together at Payday Records with “Curb Servin” and “The Shadiest One.” He is a true staple in the West coast hip-hop community and eOne is looking forward to making more history with WC on this new album.”

For more information, please visit www.dubconline.com or www.facebook.com/pages/WC/144002562319818#!/pages/WC/144002562319818 and you can find WC on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/TherealDubWC .
 
About Entertainment One

Entertainment One (LSE:ETO) is a leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content.  The company’s comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Benelux, France, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.  Through established Entertainment and Distribution divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, kids programming and merchandising and licensing. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 20,000 film and television titles, 2,400 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.

MP3: Snoop Dogg Presents Damani - "L.A." (prod. E-Sharp)


From J. Melo:

MP3: Snoop Dogg Presents Damani - "L.A." (prod. E-Sharp)

Damani has been hard at work prepping his forthcoming album, "On Vacation From Vacation." It all began with the Snoop Dogg assisted single and video, "Here Comes Damani." Since the video debuted as new joint of the day on 106 & Park, Damani has been putting the finishing touches on the project which will drop this February. Here goes another leak off the record, "L.A." featuring Brevi and produced by E-Sharp. Since Snoop Dogg put out "El Lay" this past week, Damani thought he would offer up his original take on the city he loves.

"L.A." (feat. Brevi) 
(prod. by E-Sharp)
PR: Lohrasp 'DJ L' Kansara Lands Role on "Blue Bloods"


From BF Blasts:

Lohrasp 'DJ L' Kansara Lands Role on "Blue Bloods"

(New York, NY) Just short of two weeks into the New Year, Lohrasp “DJ L” Kansara has already landed a career-defining role in the critically acclaimed new television series, "Blue Bloods". Lohrasp plays the villain on the episode.
 
The episode will air on Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, at 10pm (EST), on CBS; you can catch Lohrasp "DJ L" Kansara on the season finale episode of season 1 of "Blue Bloods," playing his first co-star role on a major TV show.
 
This is, by far, Lohrasp "DJ L" Kansara's biggest accomplishment professionally. What a great way to start 2011 after ending 2010 strong, by being invited to Australia to spin for ‘New Years Eve 2011’.
 
About Lohrasp "DJ L" Kansara:

In just two and a half years , Lohrasp has been casted as a principal in Law and Order as Ali Hossam in the "Great Satan" episode, and as a principal in Law and Order SVU as Frank in the "Trophy" episode. He has also done numerous Off-Broadway plays and short films. Currently, he is working on his one-man show for an Off-Broadway play titled “Abu Sarhan: The Father of the Wolves", where he plays Uday Hussein. The show is directed by one of the most sought-after acting coaches in the world- the legendary Susan Batson.
 
About Blue Bloods:

Blue Bloods is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York City Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs his family, even when dealing with the politics that plagued his unapologetically bold father, Henry, during his stint as Chief. A source of pride and concern for Frank is his eldest son Danny, a seasoned detective, family man, and Iraqi War vet who on occasion uses dubious tactics to solve cases. The sole Reagan woman in the family, Erin, is a N.Y. Assistant D.A. and newly single parent, who also serves as the legal compass for her siblings and father. Jamie is the youngest Reagan, fresh out of Harvard Law and the family's "golden boy;" however, unable to deny the family tradition, Jamie decided to give up a lucrative future in law and is now a newly minted cop. Jamie's life takes an abrupt turn when he's asked to become part of a clandestine police investigation even his father knows nothing about, and one that could impact the family's legacy.


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