Baltimore city is famous for many aspects of its culture and creative projects that have came from within the city's borders. The Wire, Club music, R&B stars, the notorious streetlife, crab cakes and more are some of the stamps that Bmore has made a worldwide brand. Hip-hop fans find themselves in a round of final Jeopardy when thinking of artists that have made themselves a household name in the city.
Numerous successes by many… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 29, 2008 at 12:44pm —
The great Chuck Chillout, Source Mag, and BET are presenting an opportunity for unsigned artists to "break into the industry".
Apparently for a $350 non-refundable deposit, artists will be granted a slot in the industry concert event.
This also guarantees artists a slot on the The Industry Mixtape promoted and distributed through
ITUNES, ALLHIPHOP.com, and The BET Network.
Renatus in old Latin meaning Born Again/Reborn. Dub MD drops another banger featuring verses from Sha Stimuli, Donny Goines, D.V. Alias Khryst, Wordsmith and many, many more. Alias Khryst, Wordsmith and
production featuring some of the best to ever turn on a beat machine with J Dilla, DJ Premier, Pete Rock,
?uestlove, Large Professor, Oddisee, Illmind, Marley Marl, Madlib and 9th Wonder just to list a few.
The mixtape is available for free download:… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 28, 2008 at 12:22pm —
In this video interview, Master P drops absolute science on the transformation from The Ice Cream Man into creating a new television outlet. He touches on how although he had access to millions of dollars, he couldn't have made the deal to get a tv network unless he cleaned himself up.
He mentioned that its important to keep it hip hop and maintain the culture, but its also important to be able to step into business settings… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 27, 2008 at 2:24pm —
Kanye West and Young Jeezy put on one of the better performances in BET's 106 and Park history with a live performance of Amazing and capped off the show with Put On from Young Jeezy's The Recession album ft. Kanye West.
Backed by a live band and a captive audience, Kanye didn't disappoint with this performance.
The duo have frequently collaborated with Kanye mentioning that Jeezy had a lot of input on 808s and Heartbreak. Do you see a… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 27, 2008 at 11:44am —
The incidents surrounding the Dirty Awards have put a black eye on hip-hop, award shows, and
the unity that Southern artists have been preaching for the past few years. Grand Hustle's
Alfamega speaks in a brief interview and in the clip below, Big Kuntry King issues some warnings to D4L specifically Shawty Lo.…
Dollarmentary As Amero Dollar Vol. 1 Mixtape Tracklisting:
1. DJ Fusion Intro
2. Still M.O.B.
3. Good Money
5. Time Square Hustler's feat. Timbo King
8. If I Hit The Lotto
9. Been Through Too Much
10. Live From Amsterdam
11. Ten Years Later
12. U Started Me (My Story)
13. Something Ain't Right feat. Apollo… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 26, 2008 at 4:30pm —
Caption: Courtney Holt Is Now Running MySpace. U mad??
Courtney Holt (http://www.myspace.com/courtneyholt) will be the President of MySpace Music, the world's most popular music community. President-elect Courney begins his reign on January 5, 2009, Holt will be responsible for ensuring that MySpace is and will continue to be as popular as it is today.
Chris DeWolfe adds: "Courtney understands how to successfully… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 26, 2008 at 4:30pm —
The teaming up of legendary MC Guru and producer Solar has produced a solid catalog in a short period of time. Version 7.0: The Street Scriptures, Jazzmatazz Vol. 4 and The Timebomb, Back to The Future have set the stage for the first quarter 2009 release of Guru 8.0 Lost and Found.
After launching 7 Grand Records in 2004, many doubted the duo or wished for the classic Gang starr sound to stay intact. They answered the critics by… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 25, 2008 at 1:19pm —
Immortal Technique Shakes Up Lower Sproul
As Berkeley students filled Lower Sproul Plaza on Friday to experience one of the most revered acts in underground hip-hop, Felipe Coronel was nowhere to be seen. For a time, indeed, the man better known to the music world as Immortal Technique hardly seemed like the afternoon's main attraction; Rebel Army duo Da Circle and veteran act Chino XL opened in impressive fashion, firing up the… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 25, 2008 at 12:30pm —
Caption: Lo and TIP head to backroom to discuss squashing the beef at Dirty Awards
Pic credit: Ozonemag.com
By Shaheem Reid,MTV NEWS
During the third annual Dirty Awards Monday night at Atlanta's Georgia International Center, members of T.I.'s and Shawty Lo's camps got into a physical altercation, according to witnesses. Lo puts full blame on the head of Grand Hustle… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 25, 2008 at 10:30am —
1. Live at the Firehouse Intro
2. Lonely Ones ft. Bionik
3. Can't Hold Back ft. Treasure Davis
4. What It Wux ft. Bionik
5. Power To The People
6. On The One
7. Step Up ft. Treasure Davis
8. To The Top (remix)
9. Workin' Man's Blues ft. Bionik
10. Push n' Pull
11. Outro Bionik… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 24, 2008 at 2:42pm —
Kanye West has been through the range of emotions surrounding the death of mother and close friend Dr. West. Many have viewed his new album 808's and Heartbreak as his "therapy" and that may be the case as there is a hip-hop themed album dropping in mid-2009.
Musically, Kanye has embraced the auto-tune fad ushered in by T-Pain. A lot of his earlier conscious material isn't prevalent in his latest releases but my opinion is that fans mess… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 24, 2008 at 1:27pm —
Microsoft, has increased the value of its Zune Pass music subscriptions adding 10 free mp3 downloads a month to its $14.99 package. The announcement also added Sony BMG and Universal to the other two majors offering their music as DRM-free mp3s making Zune 90% DRM free. Independent aggregators IODA, The Orchard and INgrooves have also joined the majors in the free download program.
Music subscriptions from Zune, Napster,… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 23, 2008 at 8:38pm —