On March 12th at this year's SXSW Music Conference, two of the most highly respected Independent Labels will join forces for a legendary showcase, sponsored by V Tech phones.
The Duck Down VS Stones Throw Sound Clash will feature:
*Sean Price (Duck Down)
*Buckshot, of Black Moon (Duck Down)
*Kidz In The Hall (Duck Down)
*DJ Mister Nash (Duck Down)
*Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw)
*Percee P (Stones… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 5, 2008 at 12:00pm —
Del the Funky Homosapien Announces Tour Dates
Includes SXSW Showcases with Spoon, Dizzee Rascal, El-P, and Devin the Dude
Del The Funky Homosapien – Eleventh Hour (Definitive Jux)
Release Date: 03/11/08
Just days after releasing his brand new video for "Workin' It," the first single off of his soon to be released album Eleventh Hour, Del the Funky Homosapien has announced a string of tour dates, including two performances at this year's South by Southwest music… Continue
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MYSTIK THE WINNER OF THE DAME GREASE FREE MY SPACE BEAT CONTEST CLAIMS HER PRIZE!
The FREE GREASE BEAT on MY SPACE was created to develop a platform for aspiring artists to manifest their talents
The FREE GREASE BEAT on MY SPACE was created to develop a platform for aspiring artists to manifest their talents. At the same time, these up and coming entertainers were given the rare opportunity of working with the industry's most prolific producer Dame Grease. April 2006,… Continue
Added by Mr. E on March 1, 2008 at 1:00am —
Duck Down Records Officially Signs KRS-ONE and DJ Revolution
Duck Down Records is continuing its expansion and doing so by adding two of the most highly respected talents in Hip-Hop to its roster of artists: THE TEACHA himself, KRS-ONE and DJ Revolution.
KRS ONE AND BUCKSHOT Team Up For New Album:
KRS ONE is a significant figure in the Hip-Hop community and is often credited by critics and other… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on February 28, 2008 at 1:00pm —
THE “FIRST LADY OF DANCEHALL,” LADY SAW, ADDRESSES INFERTILITY ON HER LATEST SINGLE “NO LESS THAN A WOMAN,” CONTINUING TO UPLIFT AND EMPOWER FEMALES WORLDWIDE
“Listen to my song,” proclaims Lady Saw on new single “No Less Than A Woman.” Still controversial and empowering as ever, the Grammy-award winning artist, Lady Saw, is back to take a stand and address the misconceptions and stigmas attached to infertile women in this heart-felt… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on February 20, 2008 at 8:00pm —
HERO: "A legendary figure endowed with great strength or ability; who commits an act of remarkable bravery or who has shown an admirable quality such as great courage or strength of character; the central figures of a movement."
The “movement” in this case is to push the boundaries of the music we know and love.
HERO gives us two such legendary figures. Introducing artist/producer extraordinaire Darp Malone and the incredible word-smith E-Dot (who has previously worked with Mr.… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on February 10, 2008 at 1:00pm —
11TH ANNUAL MIXTAPE AWARDS NOMINEES
1. Best Blends Mixtape DJ
This Justo goes to the DJ who mixes the best combination of music
2. Best Canadian Mixtape DJ
This Justo goes to the best Mixtape DJ in Canada
3. Best Club Mixtape DJ: “The Mister Cee Award”
In Honor of MR CEE this Justo goes to the DJ… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on February 1, 2008 at 10:00pm —
Haitian Fresh is the new face of HIP-HOP and RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey Europe proudly presents to you "HAITIAN FRESH" newest added member to the family of RMC Martin Ksohoh Red Monkey Europe genuine, authentic and original RMC brand.
RMC Martin Ksohoh, Red Monkey Europe is the only genuine, authentic and original brand from Hong Kong, founded in 2002. Directed by Martin Lee Yat Ming, the product design is based on the… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on January 15, 2008 at 11:00pm —
“Its like 75% percent of the game these days is fake, people lie about their lives just to fit in or advance their careers...I’m all authentic, an that’s why people feel me, you cant fool the public” says Analyst, a young Central Valley based rapper. Analyst was born on the 24th of January, 1988, in Los Angeles, California. With the war in the Middle East escalating, his family came to the US seeking a better way of life free from bloodshed and… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on January 15, 2008 at 10:00pm —
The legendary group WHODINI prepares the stage to celebrate 25 years of “Funky Beats” and their tremendous contributions to HIP HOP music.
- When you think of old school hip-hop you immediately think of music that made you move to synthesized beats with a contagious hook. In 1982 WHODINI, pronounced like the famed magician Harry Houdini, stepped on the scene with their first single, Magic’s Wand, an intro song dedicated to Mr. Magic… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on January 1, 2008 at 9:00pm —
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA in the Hill District (Chauncy Drive) he always wanted to be a MC. Dreaming of one day to land a record deal; or label deal. Barnz put out a mix tape hosted by E. Epps the heavy weight champion in 2002 with artist Young Roe aka Franchise, June thug, Young ranks, and Pige Craven.Next year Eddie Barnz was on the 1st Scorching Hot album. Soon after that he thought he was finally a step closer to his dreams, when he… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on December 27, 2007 at 10:00pm —
BELLY BECOMES THE FIRST CANADIAN INDIE HIP HOP ARTIST TO PUSH GOLD THIS CENTURY Continue
- Palestinian-Canadian rapper Belly has now become the first independent Canadian hip hop artist to go Gold this century with his double album debut, The Revolution. Belly now joins the ranks of other Gold-selling hip hop artists this year, including T.I. and K-OS. This outstanding accomplishment comes hot on the heels of his new video…
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 20, 2007 at 8:00pm —
Rawkus, the brand synonymous with groundbreaking hip-hop returns to their roots in artist development.
The Rawkus Network (
http://www.rawkus.com), home to blog favorites and taste-makers such as RealtalkNY.net, SmokingSection.net, TheRapUp.net, and Fatlacemagazine.com, announces the Nov. 27th all digital launch of The Rawkus 50, a who’s who of the hottest underground artists in Hip Hop today.
Chosen from hundreds of submissions, all Rawkus 50 artists’ profiles can… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on November 15, 2007 at 8:00pm —
On Tuesday, footage was leaked to the internet and made available showing Cassidy making some disrespectful comments about Gillie Da Kid apparently out of nowhere on an as yet to be released DVD entitled "Ghetto Report DVD". Gillie, not being aware of the footage recorded previously by the Cameraman with Cassidy, showed nothing but love to Swizz Beats Young Protege, only to find out once the cameras stopped rolling and the footage rewound,… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on October 27, 2007 at 7:30pm —
KIDZ IN THE HALL INK DEAL WITH DUCK DOWN RECORDS Continue
GROUP’S SOPHOMORE LP, THE IN CROWD, TO BE RELEASED IN MARCH 2008
Duck Down Records, in an effort to continue to expand its roster, is proud to announce the signing of Kidz In The Hall. Double-0, the Producer/DJ and Naledge, the Lyricist/MC, Kidz In The Hall are looking to become one of hip-hop's most admired acts, destined to leave a legacy of…
Added by Mumbo Sauce on September 27, 2007 at 6:30pm —
Links to the music:
Rick Ross - "B.L.O.W."
Rick Ross - "Get That Bread"
Before Rick Ross gained national success, his talent was discovered by… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on September 15, 2007 at 8:00pm —
Holy Hip Hop recording artists CRUCIFIED SAINTS, under their Independent Record Label GOD REALM MUSIC GROUP today announce the signing of their latest CD project to a major distribution deal with Chrematizo Label Group (CLG) Distribution.
With lyrics that address bondage, deception, spiritual warfare and more, each member of the CRUCIFIED SAINTS has contributed to this CD with a heart and message granted to them by the Holy… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on June 27, 2007 at 7:30pm —
Blue Scholars Ready Sophomore LP, Bayani, On Rawkus Records
With one full-length album (Self-Titled, 2004) and an 8-song EP (The Long March, 2005) the Blue Scholars have emerged out of the erupting Northwest hip-hop scene with soulful beats, poetic yet political rhymes and a reputation for dynamic live performances. With their second full-length release, Bayani, due out on June 12, 2007 on MASSLINE in collaboration with the… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on May 27, 2007 at 7:30pm —
MUSICAL TRIO SA-RA PUTTING RUMORS TO REST
WITH MAY RELEASE OF THE HOLLYWOOD RECORDINGS
ON BABYGRANDE RECORDS
GUEST FEATURES INCLUDE ERYKAH BADU, TALIB KWELI, BILAL,
J DILLA, KURUPT, CAPONE-N-NOREAGA, PHARAOHE MONCH,
GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW, LORD NES AND MORE
Despite rumors that Shafiq, Om'Mas and Taz of the musical
trio Sa-Ra have disbanded, the group known best for their… Continue
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