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Mr.shadeed's Blog – May 2008 Archive (38)

KRS, Premo Set to Rock Bucktown Hip-Hop Festival!!!

KRS ONE, DJ Premier to headline the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival



The headliners of the Main Performance Day of the 2008 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival have finally been announced. Legendary MC KRS ONE and DJ Premier will be leading the charge this year on July 12th along with Brooklyn's own Buckshot.



KRS ONE is widely recognized as one of the greatest MC's of all time with a career spanning over two decades. From 'Criminal Minded' to 'Edutainment' to 'Return Of The Boom Bap' KRS… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Chiba Lands Part in Vapors Film

CHIBA from VH-1 reality show 'Miss Rap Supreme' lands role in "VAPORS' movie



CHIBA, the stand-out female artist from the VH-1 reality show "Miss Rap Supreme" has landed a part in the upcoming film "The Vapors", based on the '80's seminal rap crew from Queensbridge—The Juice Crew.



The movie "The Vapors" will star Academy Award winning actor Cuba Gooding jr. as Marley Marl and Keke Palmer as Roxanne Shante. The film will be directed by Furqaan Clover-- who recently… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Register to Speak Out Vote Campaign Launched in North Texas

Urban music/entertainment executive Vincent "Young Heartbreak" Tucker launches new voter registration campaign Register To Speak Out!



The regional campaign pledges to register 100,000 new voters for the November Presidential Election.



In an attempt to increase voter participation amongst youth in North Texas, Vincent "Young Heartbreak" Tucker is proud to present the Register To Speak Out!™ campaign. A non-partisan effort, Register To Speak Out!™ plans to help area… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:35pm — No Comments

Hood Certified Clothing Launches Social Activism Clothing Line in Wake of Sean Bell Massacre

Rap / Hip Hop CEO Launches Social Activism Clothing Line

The Public's overall disappointment in the justice system's acquittal of all three police officers that were involved in firing well over 50 shots that killed unarmed motorist Sean Bell in Queens, NY., has prompted Rap / Hip Hop CEO Roc Cayard, Brand Manager at Hood Certified Clothing to launch a Social Activism Clothing Line.



The Sean Bell story will eventually completely fall off the Television news headlines and from… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 29, 2008 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Prodigy Blogs from the Bing Part

P Goes in Pretty Deep on This One



FROM DE FACTO TO DE JURE



WHAT'S UP PEOPLE? I’M RIGHT HERE IN 23-HOUR KEEP LOCK CHILLIN LIKE A VILLIAN IN STATE PRISON. I’VE JUST FINISHED READING THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NELSON MANDELA CALLED, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM. IT TOOK ME A WEEK TO READ IT CAUSE IT’S OVER 600 PAGES.



BUT, IT WAS WELL WORTH MY TIME. MANDELA IS ONE JAIL GOING, TIME SERVING MU’FUCCA. HE’S A TRUE FREEDOM FIGHTER. HE BELIEVED IN THE PRACTICES OF MARTIN LUTHER… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:39am — No Comments

Timid Drops No Time For the Jibba Jabba on iTunes

Timid's sophomore solo album No Time For The Jibba Jabba hits iTunes World Wide



Timid's anticipated sophomore release, No Time For The Jibba Jabba, was released on his own label, Head Nod Music, and is now available on all iTunes outlets.



No Time For The Jibba Jabba states that Timid has no time for the rampant nonsense in Hip Hop and the world mentality, through that Head Nod music, and shows that lyricism, intelligence, and good Hip Hop isn't dead. The album contains… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:17am — No Comments

SCION Links Up w/ Radio One in TX for MC/Producer Battle

SCION EVENTS PARTNERS WITH RADIO ONE STATIONS IN DALLAS AND HOUSTON FOR THEIR KEYS 2 THA CITY EMCEE AND PRODUCER BATTLE

Radio One Inc. – KBFB 97.9 The Beat in Dallas and KBXX 97.9 The Boxx in Houston are partnering up with Scion Events for their Keys 2 Tha City Emcee and Producer Battle. This event was designed to promote and expose independent Hip Hop artists and producers by giving them a once and a lifetime opportunity to shine with major market radio stations, at a big event with a… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:16am — No Comments

ILL MIND WINS PRODUCER BATTLE IN ILLADELPHIA

'ILL MIND' WINS RED BULL BIG TUNE PHILADELPHIA REGIONAL MUSIC PRODUCER BATTLE

The city of brotherly love kicked off the 2008 Red Bull Big Tune Tour - the nations premiere music producer program. Twelve aspiring beatsmiths took the stage at Fillmore at The Theater of Living Arts packed deep with nearly 800 audience members in the first of eight regional competitions. Ill Mind of New Jersey was crowned the winner and Ritz- a Philadelphia native, earned runner up. Both will advance to… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 28, 2008 at 11:14am — No Comments

Fisher Price: My First Photo Shoot

Indie Planet Fam and Fam-ettes -



Due to all this "attention" coming my way, "my inner publicist" told me it was time to start making sure my visuals and presentation were in alignment with my message and various brands.

Plus, due to the fact that I actually NEED to get these new flyers done for the workshops and a few other speaking engagements, I had been kinda anxious to get some great professional photos done.



When I first started looking for photographers, I… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 25, 2008 at 5:30am — No Comments

Jehuniko Drops Spiritual Warfare mixed by DJ Fade (CALI)

The long awaited street album, Spiritual Warfare, is finally available for free download

U.N.eYe / Dead Silence recording artist, Jehuniko finally releases his long awaited street album, Spiritual Warfare, which is up on www.illuminati2g.com for free download. Mixed by Southern Cali's DJ Fade, this 23 song journey features unreleased tracks, mixtape songs with production from Alchemist, Eminem, Mobb Deep and more. Listen to the tales of descriptive rites of passage, in full warrior mode,… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 22, 2008 at 7:10am — No Comments

Flobots Hit Hollywood to Perform at Virgin Records Instore

Flobots Celebrate Kick Off of Debut Album Fight with Tools with Outdoor Hollywood Live Performance/In-Store

Universal Republic Hip Hop Newcomers to Perform Live at Hollywood & Highland Courtyard Outside of Virgin Megastore on May 20



'Flobots Live' Sponsored by Rock the Vote, MySpace, Virgin Megastore, KROQ, and Universal Republic Records



New Single ''Handlebars'' Across The Board Smash; #1 Six Weeks in a Row on Radio Station KROQ; Debut album Fight With Tools… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 22, 2008 at 7:07am — No Comments

ModernBeats Releases "Live Rhythmz" Drum Loops

ModernBeats Releases "Live Rhythmz" Drum Loops



Featuring over 400 live urban drum loops, ModernBeats releases it's first live loop library entitled "Live Rhythmz". The loop library showcases live drum styles ranging from urban hip-hop, to pop, to jazz fusion, to live funk, to raw rock rhythms. 'Live Rhythmz' is organized into 4 popular hip hop industry tempos: 87bpm, 92bpm, 97bpm, and 102bpm. Each of the tempo groups contain 25 original live loop themes including 4 variation loops… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 22, 2008 at 7:03am — No Comments

Conversations Book Club Presents Hip Hop Forum in Jackson, MS

The Forum "HIPHOP: Why the bad Rap?

Conversations Book Club, in association with its literary partners, is pleased to present the thought-provoking panel discussion "HIPHOP: Why the bad Rap?" This will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2008 beginning at 6p.m. CST at the Richard Wright Library (515 W. McDowell Road) in Jackson, MS.

Moderated by book club President Cyrus A. Webb, the public is invited as the following topics are discussed:

What REALLY is Hiphop?

Is there a… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 22, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

Brookyn Hip Hop Festival Holds Hip-Hop Family Day Event

In an open to letter to donors today Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Executive Director and Chair Wes Jackson announced the addition of 'Brooklyn Hip-Hop Family Day' to the main Festival day July 12th. Here are the contents of that letter:



"Donors, friends, sponsors and partners I am pleased to announce that on July 12th we will be adding a new element to our Festival programming, Brooklyn Hip- Hop Family Day. For the early part of the day, specifically from 12-4 pm, we will have special… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 22, 2008 at 6:58am — No Comments

Cool Kids Drop Bake Sale on Hungry Hip-Hop Heads

THE COOL KIDS DROPHighly Anticipated Debut, THE BAKE SALE



In the packed confines of clubs around their hometown of Chicago and throughout the world The Cool Kids' irresistible, hooky rhymes and club cramming beats seamlessly bridge the old and new schools of hip hop while assuring them a sure-fire path to world-wide attention. In their short amount of time as a duo The Cool Kids have been featured in Rolling Stone, XXL, The Source, Spin, Paper Magazine, CBS News, The New Yorker, The… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 22, 2008 at 6:56am — No Comments

NINO BLESS RELEASES UNTOLD SCRIPTURES

NINO BLESS RELEASES UNTOLD SCRIPTURES ON 5-20-08



UNTOLD SCRIPTURES FEATURES APPEARANCES BY JOE BUDDEN, JOELL ORTIZ, STYLES P, KOOL G RAP, SAIGON, CROOKED I, GRAFH AND PRODUCTION FROM SCRAM JONES, BLACKOUT MOVEMENT & FOCUS



Following the strong response to the posse track "3rd Degree" and the new street leak "Da Livest", Nino Bless sets out to release the long-anticipated street-LP, Untold Scriptures, on 5-20-08. "I have notable veterans of the game helping me… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 21, 2008 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Mr.Shadeed - The Digital Approach to Songwriting

http://www.wordofsouth.com/online/?p=1146

Added by mr.shadeed on May 21, 2008 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Video - 9th and Buckshot Shorty - Tha Formula

Added by mr.shadeed on May 20, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

Video: Buff 1 , Beat the Speakers Up

Added by mr.shadeed on May 20, 2008 at 6:59am — No Comments

Response Drops New Single on Mixtape Hosted by DJ Envy

RU1 RECORDS ARTIST RESPONSE MAKE THE MUSIC INDUSTRY STAND UP AND TAKE NOTICE WITH SUMMER 2008 HIT SINGLE "DIVA"

As one of the hottest performers in the industry today, Emcee Response is taking his hit-making abilities to the next level in the summer of 2008. His new single, "Diva", will be featured on RU1 Records upcoming mixtape "Good Morning New Jersey Volume 1" hosted by Hot 97's own DJ Envy. Response is currently in the studio putting the final touches on his forthcoming debut album… Continue

Added by mr.shadeed on May 20, 2008 at 6:54am — No Comments

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