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Download: Ugly Tony "At Nightfall" Sampler

From Fly Def Music:

Download: Ugly Tony "At Nightfall" Sampler

Ugly Tony is a Hip-hop beat-maker born in the mid 1980's. His introduction to the Hip-hop culture came at a time most consider the "Golden Era." This era is responsible for rappers such as Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, etc. Along with these legendary rappers, is another side of artistry which is equally important; Beat-making or production. Since the albums "Enter the 36 Chambers" and "Illmatic" were made, a key emphasis has been placed on production. These two albums inspired Ugly Tony into becoming a beat-maker. He studied endlessly into the craft of production. By understanding which sounds are harmonious compared to musical bedlam, he discovered his lane for production. Initially, putting musical ideas to actual audio existence can be challenging.

However, after watching and analyzing Kev Brown make a beat on video, putting ideas to reality seemed easier. Introduced to the Fruity Loops software from observing 9th Wonder, Tony began at his attempts to make beats. At first, working with the software was difficult, but diligence would pay off in the long run. A few years after his beginning, Ugly Tony found himself creating music with ease.

In the year of 2007, Ugly Tony decided to create an album, "At Nightfall," which he would entirely produce. To find the artist for the album was the other task. However, social networks made this mission less overwhelming. The internet allowed Tony to interact and gather support from various MCs: Copywrite, The AbSoulJah, Don K. Sen, DJ Nix'On, Robust, Termanology, Respect Tha God, IDE, Alucard, King Magnetic, Tame One amongst many more. The arrival of 2011 brought Ugly Tony to the preparation of a release for his first album. All the hard work will finally pay off, but he knows that this is only the beginning.

Ugly Tony "At Nightfall" album sampler

1. Rep Thoroughly feat. Bambino TTT
2. Get High feat. Jahi
3. Who I Am feat. Wes Restless & Robust
4. I Need U feat. Don K.Sen, Kwote1, IDE & DJ Spicher
5. Alone feat. Fallen Angelz & L.E.G.A.C.Y.
6. The Tower Of Babel feat. King Magnetic, Alucard, Respect Tha God & L.I.F.E. Long
7. Father N Sun feat. The AbSouljah
8. Polo Opuesto feat. Don K.Sen
9. Ah-Some feat. Tame One
10.  Dragon Punchlines feat. El Nucleo
11. No One Can Save You feat. I Am Many, Pumpkinhead, HalfaBrick
12. The Good, The Bad & The Angry feat. The AbSouljah, Spicco & Angry Man
13. Untouchables feat. Copywrite, Rhyme Asylum & DJ Nix'On
14. At Nightfall feat. Tragic Allies, HalfaBrick & Bambino TTT
15. In Between The Lines feat. The AbSouljah
16. Watch It feat. Respect Tha God & DJ Nix'On
17. Real Shit feat. HalfaBrick
18. Apply Pressure feat. Angry Man & The AbSouljah
19. A Million Clocks Tickin' feat. Ciph Barker
20. Misunderstood feat. Tragic Allies
21. Use Your Mind feat. Termanology, Don K.Sen & IDE
22. Soul Quest feat. The AbSouljah
23. U Didn't Know feat. Kwote1 & DJ Nix'On

Ugly Tony "At Nightfall" (Fly Definition Music) in stores April 26th!

Download: Spanish Jose - "ZeMental Vol. 1"

From J-Ronin:

Download: Spanish Jose - "ZeMental Vol. 1"

Spanish Jose is a MC-Producer who has produced tracks for 9th Prince (Killarmy), Dom P (Killarmy), Shabaam Sahdeeq, Virtuoso, AKIR, and co-produced a track with Daddy Yankee's production team. Currently Spanish Jose is releasing an instrumental project each month called "ZeMental", the instrumental projects will allow listeners to look into Spanish Jose's musical mind and invite upcoming artists to make creative tracks from the production in the "ZeMental" series. Stay in contact with Spanish Jose on

Download  Spanish Jose "ZeMental" Vol. 1 here -

Mixtape: A. Driver - "Driver's Education"

From RMG:

Mixtape: A. Driver - "Driver's Education"

Check out the latest project from Norfolk, Virginia's own A.Driver.  This is the prelude to the street album, Driver's Education which will be dropping later this year.  This project is mixed by DJ Ruckus and features freestyles combined with orginal tracks and features include Fam-Lay, Thadd Williams, Intalek, Sanura and Carnage45. Marketing powered by Revolution Media Group
A.Driver - Drivers Education - The Pre-Tape

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MP3: Kidd Kidd f/ Jim Jones - "Set It Off"

From Chris at E1 Music:

MP3: Kidd Kidd f/ Jim Jones - "Set It Off"

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Album In-Stores May 3rd

Kidd Kidd “The Reallionaire”

PR: Far East Movement College Campus Contest

From Greg Miller:

Far East Movement Launch "If I Was You (OMG)" College Campus Contest' - Winner To Receive Performance In College Dorm Room!

To celebrate the release of their new single "If I Was You (OMG)," chart topping group Far East Movement launch a contest that challenges college students artistic creativity.  The electro-pop quartet encourage students to upload an "If I Was You (OMG)" inspired video to YouTube, then message the group a link to the video on their website Videos uploaded starting today, April 20th through midnight on May 20th will be considered. The winner will be selected randomly from the top five highest view count submissions.

"Take a break from the books and let the creativity flow. We're excited to invade the winner's dorm room and get the whole campus free wired" states Kev Nish from the group.

The rules: Create a 30-second video inspired by Far East Movement's new single "If I Was You (OMG)" featuring Snoop Dogg.

The prize: The multi-platinum hit makers will invade the winner's college dorm room with pizza and host a private show for the you and 10 friends!

Far East Movement's first two singles, "Like A G6" and "Rocketeer," from their Free Wired debut album are both Top 10 charting songs and certified platinum.  The group is currently on a Free Wired World Tour performing at college campuses across the country.

For upcoming tour dates, check out: .

Lyric Jones @ SXSW

From Velv Somersault:

Lyric Jones @ SXSW

w/ Big K.R.I.T., Phil Ade, Aleon Craft & More

21, April 2011

For Immediate Release:

Check out Lyric Jones SXSW coverage as she catches up with fellow artists Big K.R.I.T, Phil Ade, Aleon Craft, 808 Blake to promote her upcoming project, Jones St. due out this Fall. You'll also peep some of Lyric's SXSW performance.


Be on the look out for Lyric's first video installment for Jones St.,  "Trapped In The City Lights" coming soon. Download it here.


Watch Lyric Jones @ SXSW here.



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MP3: DaVinci & Ammbush - "Inhale" + Fly The Friendly Skies

From Audible Treats:

MP3: DaVinci & Ammbush - "Inhale" + Fly The Friendly Skies

Get Live SF, TRUE Clothing, And SWTBRDS Release 4/20 Mixtape, Exclusive New Track

The Song/Mixtape:

It’s that wonderful time of the year again; the cold weather has moved out, the warm in, flowers are starting to bloom, birds singing, and everyone seems to be walking around with a glazed look over there eyes... it's 4/20! Here, aiding you in your participation of this green holiday are your best buds, Get Live SF, TRUE Clothing, and SWTBRDS, presenting Fly The Friendly Skies, Part Doobie, their second annual collection of stoner rap tunes, mixed by DJ Boogie Brown (Get Live SF), including songs by Wiz Khalifa,Curren$y, Smoke DZA, Kendrick Lamar, and C Plus, as well as the exclusive track "Inhale," by SWTBRDS' own DaVinci and Ammbush and produced by REL of Drums & Ammo. For a limited time, those interested can also get the physical copy of the mixtape for free as part of TRUE's 420 Pack, which includes a TRUE grinder and limited edition 4/20 t-shirt. More info over at

As any pot patron will let you know, smoking music might as well be as important as the greenery itself, and the DaVinci/Ammbush combo on "Inhale" set things off nicely from the jump, with Ammbush's Kokane-like sung chorus complimenting DaVinci's raspy baritone. Atop REL's deep, booming drums and swelling chimes, DaVinci provides quick-witted, 4/20 laced lyrics, rapping "Pass it clockwise until its ashes/ keep my bitches high as long as I get the last hit."

Download the DaVinci & Ammbush track "Inhale" for free here: .

And download the Fly The Friendly Skies, Part Doobie single mix here: .
Tracked version: .

Video: Big Sean Clears Up "Blood" Sign in His Videos

Video: Big Sean Clears Up "Blood" Sign in His Videos

MP3: Noni Spitz - "Sippin' On" (prod. Smokey Lane)

From J. Melo:

MP3: Noni Spitz - "Sippin' On" (prod. Smokey Lane)

You always need a little drink to go with your 4/20. California based emcee Noni Spitz has your fix ready with his new leak, "Sippin' On" featuring R&B producer Smokey Lane & Brooke Taylor. This is the first official leak from Noni's upcoming solo project "The Player's Manual" which is being entirely produced by Smokey Lane and Dae One. 

Noni is one half of the group No One (consisting of Noni Spitz & Dae One) who are getting ready to drop there debut duo project, "The Substance" later this year. Noni exploded onto the scene in 2007 and has made a name for himself by working with Big Pooh, Jay Rock, Bishop Lamont, Glasses Malone, Black Milk, Sir Jinx, and more.

Artist: Noni Spitz
Featuring: Smokey Lane & Brooke Taylor
Song: Sippin' On
Producer: Smokey Lane
Album: The Players Manual (entirely produced by Dae One & Smokey Lane)

"Sippin' On" (feat. Smokey Taylor & Brooke Taylor)
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