DV8 Magazine Readies the Release of The Seven Soles of Footwear Sneaker Issue
Atlanta based lifestyle publication DV8 Magazine once again deviates from the norm in Urban lifestyle and culture by presenting the return of the highly successful DV8 Magazine Sneaker Edition titled: The Seven Soles of Footwear.
Deviate Publishing's Desmick Perkins is excited about this release as he mentioned, "This is the latest and… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 22, 2008 at 10:15pm —
AFFLUENT RECORDS EXPANDS ITS ROSTER SIGNS NYC RAP LEGEND SADAT X
After dominating the 90's with billboard chart topping Hip Hop classics hits such as "One For All", "Slow Down", "Punks Jump Up to Get Beat Down" and many others, Uptown's very own Brand Nubian rap legend Sadat X signs on with NYC#1 Urban Independent Label Affluent Records to distribute his fifth solo release "Generation X" nationally and digital.
"Generation X" is Sadat X at his best. It's exactly what his fans… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 22, 2008 at 10:09pm —
WU-TANG AFFILIATED SUPERGROUP, ALMIGHTY, UNVEIL JULY 22nd DEBUT "ORIGINAL S.I.N. (STRENGTH IN NUMBERS)" ON BABYGRANDE
Almighty, the Wu-Tang Clan affiliated supergroup consisting of Wu-Tang affiliates Killah Priest, Bronze Nazareth, C-Rayz Walz, Son One, M-80 & 5-Star, offer their debut collaborative effort: "Original S.I.N. (Strength in Numbers)" on July 22nd on Babygrande Records.
Featuring appearances from Canibus, Keith Murray, Planet Asia, Warcloud (Holocaust), 60… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 22, 2008 at 10:06pm —
Universal Music Group (UMG) and Last.fm Partner for Music Videos
Last.fm to Feature Thousands of Videos Free-On-Demand from UMG Chart-topping Artists Including Jay-Z, Nirvana and Amy Winehouse, Among Many Others
NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, and Last.fm, the fast-growing free global music Web site, today announced a new partnership that will make UMG's music video catalogue available for free-on-demand… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 18, 2008 at 11:58am —
NINA B PREPARES TO RELEASE "THE REAL RAP SUPREME" MIXTAPE WITH HIP HOP NATION & ILLROOTS.COM
The Carnegie Group is pleased to announce that Ravenel Records and Sirius Radio's Hip Hop Nation have teamed up for a joint venture to release Nina B: "The Real Rap Supreme" mix-tape. "The Real Rap Supreme" which drops Friday the 13th boasts 13 tracks and is formatted like a live interview. The mix-tape touches on a variety of topics that allows the music world, fans, supporters, and yes even… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 18, 2008 at 11:56am —
Fresh Daily, J Period, Zaki Ibrahim join the party 'Brooklyn Keeps On Takin' It,' the mixtape king and the funk soul sensation
This week's additions to the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival 2008 lineup are Brooklyn's own Fresh Daily, High Water Music, Zaki Ibrahim and J Period.
On Day Two of the Festival, July 11th, Fresh Daily and the High Water Music roster including Sputnik Brown, Sucio Smash and P.Casso will be at powerHouse for 'Brooklyn Keeps On Takin' It.' The… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 18, 2008 at 11:54am —
ROCK ME TV will hit online viewers with the two hour special of second generation rappers "Sons of Hip Hop Legends"
On The Round Table hosted by Lenny S., Maya the B and Big Lite.
Corey Gunz[Peter Gunz], Square Off [Doug E. Fresh], Team Blackout/JoJo [Reverend Run] Sun God [Ghostface Killah] and Kareem Justice [Gza] all second generation rappers will appear for the first time together on the Hip Hop Driven talk show The Round Table.
In a major show of support, DC's Special Parks Services and Parks Rangers have extended the permits to The Million DJ March to include evening and night time activities, including live performances and speeches, meaning that the March and it's various forums can go for an estimated 48 straight hours. This has enabled everything planned to fit into two days instead of the original three- August 29th and 30th. The experience that Parks Services and Homeland Security has with these types of events… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 18, 2008 at 11:42am —
News Corp's (NWSa.N) MySpace plans a global redesign next week in an attempt to widen its demographics and boost user engagement on the site, the social networking site said on Friday.
In what it said would be the largest scale relaunch of a website of its size, MySpace will change its home page, navigation, profile editing, search, and MySpaceTV player facilities. Other changes will come during the summer.
Indie Planet Television lined up an exclusive interview with the Concrete Grooves chief rocka Presto. From earlier releases such as Impressions on Concrete to Inflight Instrumentals and Next Impressions, Presto has come full circle with his latest release State of The Art which features Sadat X, O.C., Large Pro, and CL Smooth.
While influenced by the Golden Era of hip-hop, Presto's sound and approach advances the movement instead of… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 16, 2008 at 12:00pm —
An evening with Houston's GRiT Boys By The Handicapped Chef, Carlton Haynes
It's always a good idea to judge people by the way that they look, right? Well, it turns out that once-infallible methodology may be kind of, well, wrong. At first glance, the GRiT Boys appear to be more of the stereotype-reinforcing thug rappers who are strangling hip-hop's originality to death, when in fact they are quite the opposite. Smart,… Continue
For the coolest black clubbers in town, there's only one recreational drug - Cristal champagne. The Handicapped Chef Carlton Haynes finds out why rappers prefer to revel with Roederer
Sunday evening, Greenwich Village. It's a balmy summer night, and inside the Lotus, one of New York's elite restaurant-nightclubs, the temperature is rising. It's the busiest night of the week, the upscale, predominately black crowd is dressed to… Continue
Added by The Chef on June 12, 2008 at 2:44am —
Hello Indie Planet, I am Lyn K. Welcome to my Page here on www.theindieplanet.com -
I look forward to networking with other industry professionals here on the site and
meeting all of the great independent artists that have created profiles as well.
If you have any questions relating to Public Relations including how PR works overall,
press releases, press kits, client pitch and follow up - please don't hesitate… Continue
Ecommerce Veteran Noah Maffitt Named EVP/GM of LiveNation.com
The world's largest live music company, announced today that the company has appointed Noah Maffitt to the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager of LiveNation.com. In his new position Mr. Maffitt will oversee the transformation of LiveNation.com into a world-class ecommerce consumer storefront in preparation for the company's move to control the bulk of its own ticketing in 2009. Mr. Maffitt will report… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 10, 2008 at 2:59pm —