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March 2008 Blog Posts (31)

COMMONWEALTH Records To Release Eagerly-Anticipated Debut



COMMONWEALTH RECORDS TO RELEASE EAGERLY-ANTICIPATED DEBUT FROM THE CAMP



THE CAMPAIGN TO BE RELEASED ON APRIL 1st, 2008

Boston, MA – Commonwealth Records is thrilled to announce the signing of the Massachusetts based hip-hop group The Camp (which consists of Dese, Grime Tha MC, Excetera and DJ Hevan) to its ever expanding roster of talented recording artists. The Camp, renowned for their live shows, are one of the fastest… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 29, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

E-Major / Ab- Rock Album Release Party



Baltimore MC's Ab Rock and Undersound's E-Major team up for a joint album release party for their respective albums. Definitely a good idea and something more independent artists should do. If you collaborate on projects, share a similar fanbase, and are both releasing albums, why not team up?



Download the new E-Major album here:

www.undersoundmusic.net

(click the download image to the right).



You can catch the… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 29, 2008 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Truth Universal Drops Self Determination on Dragon's Breath Records

TRUTH UNIVERSAL SET TO RELEASE DEBUT, SELF DETERMINATION, ON 4-8-08



Self Determination features appearances by Wise Intelligent (Poor Righteous Teachers), Doodlbug (Digable Planets), and STIC.MAN (Dead Prez)



Born in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Truth immigrated to the U.S. in 1977 with his parents at the age of 4. Growing up in New Orleans, LA, Truth learned early lessons of respect, discipline and perseverance from his working-class Caribbean… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 28, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Biggavell Shot Twice - Owwwww





Max B’s publicist, reported that Max B was shot, and is currently in critical condition. Joli Adore says her client, Max, was shot twice last night in the arm and on the side.

After fleeing the scene, he sought medical attention but then decided to go home, rather than stay in a hospital. She emphasized the fact that he is currently in critical… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 28, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

FL Studio 8 Released to the Public

Beatmakers around the world get ready - FL Studio is releasing its highly popular version 8 -

Once thought of as a "toy" upon initial releases, it now has caught hold of a new generation of software based producers including 9th Wonder and many, many others -



Product details below:



FL Studio 8 delivers more than 100 developments, together with a number of completely new features including Slicex powerhouse slicer, MIDI Sysex support and....





FL… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 28, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Energy God (Elephant Man) Returns with New Album/Joint Venture

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ELEPHANT MAN SET TO RELEASE LET’S GET PHYSICAL



NEW CD FROM BAD BOY/VP RECORDS JOINT VENTURE ON APRIL 8



CD features all star line up including Diddy, Wyclef, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes, Shaggy, Swizz Beats, Kat Deluna, Mario Winans and Yung Joc



Dancehall King, Elephant Man, will release his latest studio CD, Let’s Get Physical, on April 8, 2008. Along time in the making, the star-studded project is the… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 28, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Odd Couple (Gnarls Barkley) Drops New Album

GNARLS BARKLEY RETURNS WITH “THE ODD COUPLE”; “THE ODD COUPLE” LP DROPS ON APRIL 8TH



After much anticipation and speculation, Gnarls Barkley has provided information about the new album “THE ODD COUPLE,” in stores worldwide on April 8th. “THE ODD COUPLE” explores the forbidden underworld of popular music and human psychology, starting at the intersection of pulsating hooks and pure emotion.

“THE ODD COUPLE” is heralded by the… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2008 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Winter Music Conference Presents Block Party

Miami, FL – March 18, 2008 – On Saturday March 29, 2008, Hip-Hop Media Lab, Lady Admix and 5th Element present the 1st annual WMC Block Party at PS14 with DJ Chela and DJ Laylo. Two of New York's premiere lady DJ's come to Downtown Miami for the biggest music celebration of the year…Winter Music Conference. Hosted by the social movement organization Leftist Lounge, this block party also showcases South Florida's poetic, visual artistic and musical talent. Leftist Lounge is the perfect party for… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Remy Found Guilty of Shooting Her Homegirl - Looking at 25 yrs

Bronx rapper and former Terror Squad first lady, Remy Ma was convicted on charges of assault by a Manhattan Supreme Court jury. Remy could be sentenced to as much as 25 years in the bing.

The ruling came down two days after attorneys for both sides delivered their closing statements.

Remy Ma was convicted of two counts of first-degree assault, criminal possession of a firearm, and attempted coercion.

Remy Smith was accused of shooting her childhood friend Makeda Barnes-Joseph in… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

R.I.P. Cavlar



Brooklyn up-and-coming artist Cavlar was murdered. Local news stations have reported Brooklyn rapper & DVD entrepreneur Cavlar of Step Your Game Up DVD's was shot & killed on Fulton & Clinton this afternoon in Fort Green Brooklyn after a dispute. Cavlar leaves behind three children.



Trailer to Cavlar's DVD Step Your Game Up… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2008 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Prodigy Spearheads Urban TV Campaign w/ ShopSansa.com

Prodigy To Spearhead Urban TV Campaign With ShopSansa.com,



The Official Sansa Online E-tail Store powered by SanDisk



Campaign Will Cross Promote Prodigy's Highly Anticipated Album H.N.I.C. Part 2





NYC - Prodigy, one half of the hip-hop's legendary platinum selling duo, Mobb Deep, has agreed to be the first Urban artist to be featured in the Sansa advertising campaign for Sandisk's ShopSansa.com online… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

DJ Spooky Organizes NYU panel to Discuss Africa's Hip Hop History

On Friday I've organized a panel at NYU with the Museum for African Art on hip hop videos throughout the continent. If you have friends who are into this kind of thing, please forward the info. We flew in several really interesting folks from different regions of the continent, and we'll be screening rare video material from the history of the hip hop movement in Africa. The panel looks at the history of cinema on the continent and how people tell… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

HMF Ent. Names Paul "Uncle Pauly" Franklin as its new label CEO

Phoenix, AZ—HMF Entertainment Names Paul "Uncle Pauly" Franklin as CEO of the Independent Powerhouse Label. With years of experience and the tenacity to take the well-known label to the next level, Uncle Pauly's new position will allow him to do just that. Paul "Uncle Pauly" Franklin has been in the industry for 14 years. He started as Manager and Executive Producer for the Concentration Camp, which has released such artists as Young Bleed, Lil Boosie, C-Loc, Max Minellie and Boo the Boss Playa… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Video from AZ - Album In Stores April 1st, 2008



Check the latest AZ Video below

http://kochent.edgeboss.net/wmedia/kochent/az/undeniable_dirty256k_stream.wvx



Quicktime: http://kochent.edgeboss.net/qtime/kochent/az/undeniable_dirty512k_stream.mov



KOCH Records is excited to announce the release of Undeniable, the brand new album by celebrated lyricist AZ. Undeniable will be released on April 1st, 2008. The new album features Ray J, Styles P and Jay Rush, with… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 26, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Independents Day: Tony Draper Presents Street Money


This man has probably forgot more about the independent hustle than most industry folks would ever learn.

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 26, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

T.I. Expected to Enter Guilty Plea on Federal Weapons Charge

Atlanta rapper T.I. today is expected to enter a plea of guilty to multiple weapons charges, according to a person familiar with negotiations between prosecutors and the rapper's defense team.



T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., is scheduled to enter his plea at 1:30 p.m. today at the federal courthouse in Atlanta. When he is sentenced at a later date, Harris faces certain prison time.



Harris was indicted in October on… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 26, 2008 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

50 Cent and DJ Drama Hook Up for G-Unit Gangsta Grillz Tape

DJ Drama promises that it will be one of the biggest mixtapes of the year. Arguably the top DJ in the mixtape field is teaming up with arguably the most renowned crew in the underground circuit. The first-ever G-Unit Gangsta Grillz is about to go into production.



"A couple of days after G-Unit dropped their Elephant in the Sand mixtape [two weeks ago], I got the call from 50 [Cent] and he was like, 'Drama, what up? It's time to do this G-Unit/ Aphilliates Gangsta Grillz.' He's really… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 25, 2008 at 8:41pm — No Comments

MICK BOOGIE PRESENTS "MEKKA DON," LAW & ORDER MIXTAPE



MICK BOOGIE PRESENTS "MEKKA DON," LAW & ORDER MIXTAPE

Mekka Don, most prominently known for his online reality series, The "Legal" Hustler, is set to release his first mixtape, "Law and Order", with DJ Mick Boogie on Monday, March 31st.



Emeka Onyejekwe, aka Mekka Don is a 26 year old lawyer in New York City who graduated from NYU School of Law in 2006, and upon graduation worked as an associate at a top law firm; then left… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 25, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Up Above Records Drops Two New Albums





Look Daggers – Suffer in Style (3/25/08)



LMNO, Kev Brown – Selective Hearing (3/25/08)



West coast label Up Above Records, home to underground hip-hop stalwarts Jurassic 5, The Visionaries, Supernatural, and more of today's hottest indie urban artists, is marking March 25th with the release of two new albums - Look Daggers' Suffer in Style and LMNO and Kev Brown's Selective Hearing. Both projects find Visionaries MCs… Continue

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 22, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Grammy Family Presents Making Cents Event for Producers in DC

Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 22, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

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