Multi-talented musician, rapper, social activist and producer Mr. J. Medeiros takes on his emotional demons on his latest single release "Old Man Perez," a bonus cut not on his latest album Saudade. This track feature Medeiros singing, rapping, and producing (with his new production team The Stare). Saudade is out now on Medeiros' own imprint De Medeiros via Fat Beats distribution.
"I'm searching for a face In the sweating of the stones Who robbed me of my faith And said I'm better off alone A writer gets away A character set free Though everything I am Says he was better with Marie But who knows Maybe we’re just too young Too young at heart So we go back to where we’re from To gain our start" -"Old Man Perez"
Medeiros was formerly signed to Rawkus Records as part of the group The Procussions and as a solo artist. With The Procussions, he gained acclaim for collaborating with Talib Kweli and touring with A Tribe Called Quest and The Roots. As a solo artist, Medeiros partnered with international non-profit organizations to fight human trafficking and sexual abuse with his single "Constance" which has amassed nearly 500k views on YouTube. (Watch "Constance" here). Medeiros has recorded with artists as varied as Randy Jackson, Talib Kweli, Illmind and more and has been on Spike TV and Miami Ink.
(Toronto, Canada) Mosaic Music is proud to present the video for the summer smash "Thug U" from Mayhem Morearty & JRDN. Shot in Dominican Republic by Cazhmere, the video was recently debuted by Mayhem on MuchMusic's RapCity couch and is already in rotation. This marks the first single from Mayhem Morearty's forthcoming album Anarkist's Cookbook, due late 2011.
MP3: Tone (feat. Kurt Allen & DJ Theory) - "Dreams"
Tone, the MA based emcee who represents both one half of the duo Moke & Tone and The Problemaddicts, is back as he gets set to release his own solo material as he prepares to release his debut album. "Dreams", which is produced by Team Genius and features the turntablism of DJ Theory, boasts a feel good hook courtesy of Kurt Allen, the Trinidadian Calypso and Soca legend.
Video: GLC @ The Shelter in Detroit TONIGHT at 9 PM
This will be the ultimate Midwest connection as Chicago's own GLC sets to rock the stage of Detroit's historic venue "The Shelter". Also set to perform is rising Detroit artist, Dusty McFly, who's hit single "I'm Out Here", has been all over the radio air waves. The event is set to be hosted by Ro Spit.
Young Jeezy's CTE Artist, 2Eleven, Releases New Music
Los Angeles, CA (July 2011) - Inglewood, California rapper and CTE/USDA artist 2Eleven (aka 211) has enjoyed a strong presence as one of the artists hand-picked by multi-platinum rap star YoungJeezy.
The West Coast native has been featured on several releases with Jeezy and USDA, as well as building a solid catalog of solo releases, including the notable “Product of the Block” and “The Redprint” mixtapes.
As his star continues to rise, he will be releasing new music and projects this year for his fans. 211 has joined forces with the west coast business man Jazzy from Jazzy Management, to make some good moves in this game. He was recently featured alongside Young Jeezy on a song called “All The Money”, and also just released a new song guaranteed to be a radio smash with Ty $ called “I Am.”