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Converse Presents 45 Live w/ Wax Poetics & Stones Throw Records


Converse 45 Series Presents the Wax Poetics x Stones Throw Showcase:

45 Live

Converse Presents 45 Live with Wax Poetics and Stones Throw Records.  Over the last year, Wax Poetics has teamed up with Converse to produce a limited edition 45 Series; an editor-selected music series pressed on 7-inch 45 RPM vinyl that is polybagged and accompanies our bimonthly magazine.  The 45 Live music event is the culmination of the Converse 45 Series partnership with Stones Throw Records for Wax Poetics Issue 40, which will feature tracks by labelmates Mayer Hawthorne and James Pants.

Featuring all-45 DJ sets by:

Madlib
Peanut Butter Wolf
Dam-Funk
Amir
14KT
and Guests

Speakeasy Ÿ 412D Congress Avenue Ÿ Austin, TX

March 17, 2010

8PM – 2AM

First 200 entrants will receive a collectable 45 from the Converse 45 Series

Free with SXSW badge

This event is sponsored by Fairtalizer and will feature Maker’s Mark drinks specials all night

Download free tracks from Stones Throw x Wax Poetics Issue 40’s Converse 45 here

Digiwaxx SXSW Lineup - Redman, Estelle, Reflection Eternal & More


Digiwaxx Presents: The Blast Live @ SXSW

The Ranch

708 W. 6th St., Austin, TX, 78701.

Thursday March 18th - Saturday, 20th

Video: Moe Green - "Non Title Match"


From Michelle at Audible Treats

The Video:

The Bay Area is back with more bass, beats and bravado for your speakers, this time in the form of Moe Green. The young emcee hails from Vallejo, CA, home to Left Coast legends E-40 and Mac Dre, and is on his way to building a hip-hop legacy of his own. The first offering from the future star is a video for "Non Title Match", the Martin produced track from Moe's upcoming Rocky Maivia project. Directed by DripDigital, the video finds Moe getting his chill on to a session of Super Nintendo-assisted wrestling, while also finding time to flip rhymes and announce his arrival in the hip-hop ring. "Just might be the hottest rapper you know," raps Moe over a relaxed piano and horn-laden beat that would serve as the perfect soundtrack to any laid back afternoon. But it's not all couches and cheat codes, as Moe channels his inner Rocky Maivia and dons a championship belt and mask to slam a few bars down for your speakers. As Moe says, "it's destiny fam - I was meant to the be the man", and next time Green is gunning for that title belt.

Watch the "Non Title Match" video: http://www.youtube.com/dripdigital#p/u/4/AG9QqQBiuPc


About Interdependent Media:

Founded in 2006 in the Bay Area by Evan Phillips, Interdependent Media has built unique strengths in the development, production, and marketing of recorded music via new methods of marketing and promotion. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of both traditional and emerging methods of marketing, iM has successfully created multi-faceted methods of raising awareness and interest in their projects. Industry veterans Ian "ID" Davis and Dominic Del Bene head operations at iM and are credited with discovering and/or developing artists such as 9th Wonder, Little Brother, Tanya Morgan, Blackalicious, Del the Funky Homosapien, the Hieroglyphics and more. In 2010, iM will be releasing multi-media projects from artists Donwill, TRUTHLiVE, Canibus, Von Pea, Moe Green, A-Plus, and more. For more information, please visit http://www.imculture.com

Streams:

"Non Title Match" Video
http://www.youtube.com/dripdigital#p/u/4/AG9QqQBiuPc

Twitter:
http://twitter.com/moethedreamer

MySpace:
http://www.myspace.com/moethedreamer

Label site:
http://www.imculture.com/
Decon Invades SXSW With Nneka, Rakaa, 88-Keys, Gangrene


SXSW 2010: BLACKSMITH / DECON / NOISEMAKERS SHOWCASE

Call this the dream-team SXSW Showcase of 2010. Get there early and stay late to catch one of the best lineups of this year's festival. Hosted by Peter Rosenberg! Flyer here.

Thursday March 18th
Aces Lounge - 222 East 6th Street - btw Brazos & San Jancinto
7 PM - 2AM / 21+

Talib Kweli (Reflection Eternal)
Jean Grae
Strong Arm Steady
Gangrene (Alchemist & Oh No)
88-Keys
Rakaa (of Dilated Peoples)
Kev Brown / Oddisee / Diamond District
Homeboy Sandman
Bun B/ Noisemakers

Rakaa and Gangrene hit the stage at 10PM and 88-Keys is on stage at 10:50

SXSW 2010: NNEKA

Fresh off of her Concrete Jungle Tour and the release of her first US release, Nneka will be taking SXSW by storm:

Wednesday, 3/17:
- KUT Live Broadcast at the Austin Convention Center - 5pm

Thursday, 3/18:
- SIN/Sony Music International Showcase at Antones - 1:30pm
- Hotel Café Showcase - 9:30pm

Friday, 3/19:
- Filter Magazine Reception - 12pm
- Rolling Stone Showcase - 1am

Saturday, 3/20:
- Reeperhahn Festival BBQ at the Texas Embassy - 2:20pm

Sunday, 3/21:
- Project BLACK showcase


SXSW 2010: RAKAA + 88-KEYS

On Saturday, 3/20 Rakaa and 88-Keys will take part in the FREE Lawyers 4 Musicians showcase with Kidz In The Hall, The Cool Kids and a host of other performers.

Full details below, flyer here.
88-Keys hits the stage at 4PM, and Rakaa hits the stage at 5PM - don't miss these sets.

Sat, 3/20
Aces Lounge - 222 East 6th Street btw Brazos & San Jancinto
1 - 5 PM

Rakaa Iriscence (Dilated Peoples) (5pm)
The Cool Kids
Kidz in the Hall
88-Keys (4pm)
Cool Calm Pete
Hey Champ
Whatzisface
French Horn Rebellion


SXSW 2010: GANGRENE
(THE ALCHEMIST & OH NO)

On Thursday March 18th Gangrene (The Alchemist & Oh No) will be on stage at 5:45pm at the Digiwaxx Presents: The Blast Live @ SXSW event along with Redman, Mickey Factz & more.

Check out the video for Gangrene's "Under Seige" here.

Digiwaxx Presents: The Blast Live @ SXSW

The Ranch
708 W. 6th St., Austin, TX, 78701.
Thursday March 18th - Saturday, 20th
Gangrene on at 5:45pm

Check out the full flyer here.

Audio: PRGz - “Gotta Make This Move”


PRGz

“Gotta Make This Move”

http://sharebee.com/0e02b633

 

FEATURED ON DJ BENZI PRESENTS ELITASTE X NUE

“BEST OF ALL WORLDS SXSW SHOWCASE” MIXTAPE

 

Chamillionare "Venom" Release Date & Tour w/ Paul Wall


From Nancy Byron:

CHAMILLIONAIRE ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE FOR "VENOM"

AS THE "IN LOVE WITH MY MONEY" TOUR KICKS OFF TODAY AT SXSW

ALBUM TO DROP JUNE 22ND ON CHAMILLITARY/UNIVERSAL REPUBLIC

Houston, TX - Grammy-winning, platinum Houston artist, Chamillionaire, officially hit the road today, embarking on his "In Love With My Money" tour with former group member, Paul Wall - first stop, Austin, Texas for their headlining gig at SXSW. The timing couldn't be more perfect as the release date for his long-awaited third album, Venom, was officially slated this week for June 22nd on Chamillitary/Universal Republic with a first single, artwork and tracklisting to be forthcoming shortly.

From Austin, where Cham and Paul will share the stage with Trae Tha Truth, Chalie Boy, Dorrough and a host of other Texas performers, the tour will make stops at L.A.'s House of Blues this Sunday, March 21st and route through 19 other cities including Vegas, San Francisco and Portland. The "In Love With My Money" tour is Chamillionaire and Paul Wall's first in over 7 years. Prior to their successful careers as major label solo artists, Cham and Paul enjoyed enourmous independent success with albums like "Get Ya Mind Correct", a release whose success brought the majors calling. Since then there have been Grammys, MTV and BET Awards and multi-platinum sales. Despite all of that though, early fans of both artists have clammored for a collaboration from the two since they split.

Those attending the SXSW festival will get their first taste of the chemistry that made Chamillionaire and Paul Wall great as a group tonight at La Zona Rosa, 612 W. 4th Street. The show is all ages. The remaining dates and cities are below with ticket information.

3/17 AUSTIN, TX-SXSW

3/21 LOS ANGELES, CA- HOUSE OF BLUES

3/23 FLAGSTAFF, AZ-ORPHEUM THEATRE 

3/24 LAS VEGAS, NV- HOUSE OF BLUES

3/25 TUCSON, AZ- DV8

3/26 CHAM IN AUSTIN.-THE SAMMYS HOUSE 4PM (Then fly to PHX)

3/26 PHOENIX, AZ- VENUE OF SCOTTSDALE

3/27 ANAHEIM, CA- THE GROVE

3/28 VENTURA, CA-MAJESTIC THEATRE

3/31 SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-CLUB ENVY

4/1 EUGENE, OR.-THE BLUEPRINT

4/2 BOISE, ID- KNITTING FACTORY

4/3 RENO, NV- KNITTING FACTORY 

4/4 PORTLAND, OR- BERPATI'S PAN

4/5 SEATTLE, WA- SHOWBOX

4/6 MISSOULA, MT- KNITTING FACTORY

4/7 BILLINGS, MT- SHRINE AUDITORIUM

4/9 FARGO, ND- THE VENUE

4/10 CHAM IN FAYETTEVILLE AR.

4/18 CHAM IN OHIO-JOHN CARROL UNIV.

4/23 HOUSTON-HOUSE OF BLUES 

 

TICKET MASTER LINK http://tinyurl.com/yhymwrf 

 www.ticketmaster.com and www.livenation.com for tickets or chamillionaire.com for more ticket info.

Blestenation Release Video Mash-Up of Suicidal Tendencies


From Kerosene Media:

Blestenation Release Video Mash-Up of Suicidal Tendencies 'Institutionalized'

For Immediate Release
 
New York hip-hop trio Blestenation has released the video for their mash-up of the Suicidal Tendencies classic "Institutionalized" online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkGDMVOn4GU. Blestenation will release their debut album, "MBugout City", on April 13th, 2010 through Suburban Noize Records.
 


"I have been a fan of Suicidal Tendencies since I was a little kid," says Werdplay from Blestenation. "I wasn't able to be a part of the scene at the time, because I was a bit young, so this is kind of like my tribute to them. I actually did get to see Suicidal live for the first time when they played with Madball at Irving Plaza in early 2009 and they were insane. Those guys still put on one hell of a show after all these years."
 
"I got the idea for the video from watching a skit on the Leno show one night where he had the scene from the end of Scarface, but he put Dr. Phil's face on Tony Montana," added FAFU. "The original is an epic song and we re-vamped it with Nate Albert on guitar.  I always loved the difference between the mellow verse of the song and how loud and crazy the chorus was. We did our best to recreate that in a hip hop style."
 
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* www.MySpace.com/Blestenation *

Kosha Dillz - "Cellular Phone" Remix Contest


From Matt Diamond:

Kosha Dillz - "Cellular Phone" Remix Contest



Diamond Music Group (DMG) & the renown New York street wear brand Dave's Quality Meat (DQM) are pleased to announce the "Cellular Phone" Remix Contest. "Cellular Phone" is Kosha Dillz debut single from his LP, Beverly Dillz which was released this past November. The video for "Cellular Phone" is currently being featured on 'MTV On Demand', which you can view here. The prize package for the winning remix includes a digital distribution imprint courtesy of DMG in addition to some dope gear, courtesy of the good peole at DQM.  The deadline for this contest is next Friday, March 26th.  Click on the links below to download the files & instructions...GOOD LUCK!!  If you're lucky enough to be at SXSW this week, be sure to check out Kosha Dillz, who'll be showcasing too many events to name...

Download | Zshare: http://www.zshare.net/download/73760368dbdc1dd4/ .
Download | Mediafire: http://www.mediafire.com/?hiyglyzoj1x .

***** ***** ***** ***** *****

...After The Jump

Contest Rules, Itinerary & Prizes:

Rules:

Attention producers, please email all submissions to coalminerecords@gmail.com no later than Friday, March 26th, 2010. Only one submission per producer will be accepted. The files for the remix contest include an MP3 file of the original version of “Cellular Phone” in addition to a WAV file of the acapella. The acapella is zero pointed and should synchronize properly with any digital audio workstation. Music should be in an mp3 format and should default to any iTunes media player. Sample-free remixes are allowed, but not required.  **The original version of the track is 78 Beats Per Minute**, but may be altered. Files should be labeled accordingly with song title first, followed by the producer’s name and Remix in parenthesis, ie: **I Am (Joe Smith Remix).mp3**. *Due to the high volume of submissions, it becomes very difficult to cross reference submissions with their corresponding email addresses and therefore it is critical to **include your email address in the comment field of the iTunes info panel.  In your email, please provide us with your social network URLs (twitter/facebook) along with your discography bio/epk if applicable. Please include a few sentences about yourself and your production background. Good luck!!!

Itinerary:

1)  3.16.10 (Tuesday):  Contest begins. Diamond Music Group will premier the contest that will be virally promoted throughout popular hip-hop related lifestyle websites and blogs. The contest will also be reinforced through an e-blast campaign targeted towards producers.

2)  3.26.10 (Friday):  Submission Due Date

3)  3.29.10 (Monday):  The winning remix will be announced via email to all contestants.  It will be required for the winning producer to provide the track session as WAV files compatible with any digital audio workstation.

4)  4.06.10 (Tuesday):  The winning remix will be promoted through all major hip-hop related blogs & lifestyles, courtesy of Diamond Music Group.

Prizes:

The winning producer will be entitled to a digital distribution imprint through Diamond Music Group as well as gear, courtesy of Dave's Quality Meat.

Braille - New Record, New Season, New Video BLOG


From Braille:

New Record, New Season, New Video BLOG

Hello Hello,

I'm keeping these newsletters super short and focusing more on video blogs and social networks.  You can find me on Twitter @Braillehiphop, Facebook (Bryan Winchester) and so forth.  Catch the play by play - haha.

My new album "Weapon Aid" will be dropping next month (APRIL!!!)  Thanks to everyone who has wrote me a letter over the last month, I'm mainly operating off my Iphone and haven't had internet on my laptop.  My response timing will pick up soon and I'll do my best to hit everyone back on a personal level.  Your support, prayers and encouragement is very valuable to me.

Beyond that - I created a new video blog about "Weapon Aid" and also just expanding a touch on where I'm at in life right now.  Love ya'll - feel free to spread this video around among friends and on your own websites/blogs.  PEACE

VIDEO LINK
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llcMMD7d1oM
Thank you, from Braille and the Hiphop Is Music team.
www.braillehiphop.com | www.hiphopismusic.com

Hoo Bangin'/Cash Money Artist Glasses Malone Readies Debut LP


From ifastfwd:

Hoo Bangin’/Cash Money Artist, Glasses Malone Teams With Legendary Snoop Dogg, Readies Debut Album

G. Malone Readies Debut Album, Drops New Street Anthem "Eastsidin’ (Crip Gang)" Featuring Snoop Dogg.

(Los Angeles, CA - 17 March 2010) -- Hoo Bangin’/Cash Money rapper Glasses Malone has teamed up with West Coast legend Snoop Dogg for a new street single called “Eastsidin’ (Crip Gang)” that teams a Cali OG with one of its top new stars.

Glasses (aka G.Malone) has spent the last several years overtaking both the West Coast and national music scene as he prepares for the release of his debut album “The Beach Cruiser.” Having already made a mark across the country for himself and his Blu Division imprint with hits featuring Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, T-Pain and more, the Watts rapper brought it back to his hometown with a contagious song that evokes memories of California’s golden age.

Over a head-nodding production and very catchy hook by Snoop, Glasses pays tribute to his street roots and creates an anthem for thousands of fans and fellow Los Angeles natives. You can join thousands of others and listen to the song below.

Glasses Malone – “Eastsidin’ (Crip Gang)” Ft. Snoop Dogg (Download) http://usershare.net/2DopeBoyz/yif4oqe1cf0w .

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Glasses Malone
“The Beach Cruiser” - Coming Soon
Hoo Bangin’/Cash Money Records


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