Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Negash Ali - The African Dream ft Temu [Music Video]

Negash Ali released his 'African Dream' EP in February and many took notice of this interesting chap who spent the majority of his childhood on refugee camps before settling in Denmark.

He is now London based and signed to Warner Chappell and wants to share with you his new video 'The African Dream' from the EP.

He was chosen as Capital Xtra's 'New Breakthrough Act' last year and has performed at Splash & HipHopKemp - two of the biggest Hip-Hop festivals in Europe, along with recently opening up for Dom Kennedy in London last week.

Let me know what you think. Sx

MTV UK: "Negash Ali is really one to watch out for this year"

 BBC RADIO 1XTRA"Negash Ali is in the UK and I gotta say we should just adopt him as a UK resident – his music is ON POINT!"

YAHOO.COM: "Negash Ali has not had a journey like your average recording artist. His life story is one untold and inexperienced by many..."

RESPECT MAG: "Negash Alis'... Latest EP "The African Dream" is brimming with emotion and wisdom."

Fresh from supporting Dom Kennedy at his sold out London show this Tuesday, Negash Ali is ready to present the visuals to the title trackfrom his ”The African Dream” EP; After the successful releases of ”What You Got” & ”Fire in The Sky”, Negash is now ready to introduce people to his unconventional life story;

Born to Eritrean parents in the midst of the Eritrea and Ethiopia conflict in 1990, Negash's family spent 5 years invarious refugee camps before settling in Denmark. Negash says about the track & video:

”I felt like I had to introduce the world to my story and also shed some light on what it means to be a refugee. My parents dream was always to come to Europe, so their children could have better opportunities, so in that sense I’m a product of that dream, hence the ”The African Dream” title.”

Negash has recently moved to London yet he's already managed to strike a publishing deal with Warner Music, get ”What You Got” premiered on BBC Radio 1Xtra, perform at the Lovebox Festival & share a bill with The-Dream. This was done in co-operation with CapitalXtra, where Negash was named "New Breakthough Act of 2013".

The 23-year old Eritrean has also written for and worked with the likes of Chris Brown, Jadakiss & Bob Sinclar, opened up for Ne-Yo, Wiz Khalifa, Nas, Damian Marley & performed at Europes 2 biggest hiphop festivals; Splash & HipHopKemp.
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Up And Coming Recording Artist Familur Max Releases His First Single "One Time"

 Up and coming recording artist Familur Max releases his first single "One Time" off his up and coming LP, "Get Familur".

Bio: South Carolina native, born and bred, Familur Max is known for his distinct style and presence.

He possesses talent and musical passion that he adapted at an early age. He always knew he stood out of a crowd with his unique style and looks and that the entertainment world was not too far off. Although music has always been in his blood, Max didn't take full advantage of his talent until high school.

While finding himself as an artist he enrolled in acting and modeling classes to help express himself as an entertainer and appeal to the public. Max also had the opportunity to open up for artists such as Nicki Manaj, Gucci Mane, Soulja Boy, Ace Hood, as well as perform at college step shows and homecomings.
Up and coming recording artist Familur Max releases his first single "One Time" off his up and coming LP
Growing up in the 90's Familur was influenced by numerous rappers in the game such as; Jay Z, Biggie, Nas, Ludacris, and Outcast, to name a few.

Using management skills he, along with fellow rapper J-S0, created a new movement for their younger generation of peers called the Born to Fly Movement. In this movement rappers J-S0 and Familur Max have been able to redefine grinding until you reach the stars. It has influenced many other young aspiring artist in the community.

The two have came together on numerous projects going by the name of Young Fam. Young Fam has had the opportunity to have live appearances on live radio shows, and mixtapes.

They are currently on Datpiff and Live Mixtapes, and have over 100,000 channel views on YouTube. Their social media following is though the roof with fans that support their music, and they have songs that get continuous play over the radio waves in their area.

Currently working on the EP titled "Get Familur" which is Max's first solo project. The EP is scheduled to drop top of 2014.

Listen to the track below

Instagram- Familur Max ;
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Thursday, April 10, 2014

New Single: Rico Love f. Pitbull & Ludacris, "They Don't Know" [Catherine Ouellette Remix]

Los Angeles-based deejay Catherine Ouellette (formerly known as DJ SynCity) presents her official remix of Rico Love's "They Don't Know", featuring Pitbull and Ludacris.

Born in Montreal, by the way of New York, she has headlined around the world and entertains for clients such as Calvin Klein, Chaka Khan, EA Sports, Tiger Woods, Adidas, People Magazine, Sean “Diddy” Combs, BMW, Maxim Magazine, Michael Jordan, Vogue Magazine, Justin Timberlake, Givenchy, Elle Magazine, 20th Century Fox, Eddie Murphy and more.

She has been featured on TMZ , Vibe , AllHipHop (read), Shanghaiist and was featured in Ozone's "Sexiest Female DJs".

She is former A&R/executive producer of Metta World Peace’s imprint AMG. Her face has been seen on MTV and BET, she has earned four nominations for the Justo's Mixtape Awards and is the first deejay ever to tour with both NASCAR and the U.S. Army.

"The remix came about in between times while I was DJ'ing spot dates for Rico Love," says Catherine about her remix, which comes hot on the heels of an alternate remix featuring T.I., Ludacris, Trey Songz, Tiara Thomas and Emjay (listen).

"I watched a live performance video of Miley Cyrus twerking and believe it or not, got inspired. I wanted to create a dance remix, got into studio mode, and went over all these ideas with Chad Dexter, whom collaborated with me;

I knew this had to be bass-heavy with an infectious melody.

From there, Rico Love digged it. We worked on various alterations and edits. I was fortunate enough of him being already an established songwriter-producer himself, and having solid relationships with mega-stars. He then added Pitbull on our remix and the Ludacris verse from the original remix." Catherine's debut album is due this year.

Listen to the track below

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M.Rose's New Track "And Ever" Produced By Millbeatz Ent

 Miss Rose, is based in the USA. She grew up listening to hip hop music, and, throughout her high school years, Rose wrote and performed songs in her hometown of Boston, MA, where she developed a loyal fan base.

After finishing college, Rose attended The New England Institute of Art and obtained a bachelor's degree in the fields of film and digital media as well as Radio and TV Broadcasting at the age of only 20.

Wanting to take her music career to another level, she started to write and record songs. She soon hooked up with Blacker forAh Nuh Suh it Go.

"Right now, the whole world wants to know who Miss Rose is ... she is of Trinidadian and Indian decent, but ah dancehall and hip hop she love, and, trust me, she ah work pon some new things that ah go lock down the world. Just stay tuned," Blacker said.

The video is in heavy rotation on HYPE, CVM, RE, E PLUS and LINKS TV. The video is #3 on the CVM Hitlist countdown and was named 'video of the week' on RDH TV in the United Kingdom.

After teaming up with blacker with hit dancehall song for Summer 2k13, " Anuh Suh it Go " matey vs wifey, her new solo track "no worries" is now showing her lyrical talent and natural flow on her 2nd release!!After teaming up with blacker with hit dancehall song for Summer 2k13, " Anuh Suh it Go " matey vs wifey Official video was #3 on CVM hitlist now her new solo track "no worries" is now showing her lyrical talent and natural flow on her 2nd release. Her 3rd release "and ever..." featuring millionaire family member kerry john produced by millbeatz ent. Want a background on her.

Reverbnation link:

twitter: @official_mrose

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Calibar teams up with THE hottest emcee in the game right now, Ghetts on brand new track ‘Speak To Me’.

Going back to back with a skippy flow over a bassy, Dubstep infused beat, the emcees hold a conversation throughout the verses packed with punch lines and a cheeky approach to the subject. Calibar delivers to affirm his title as a lyrical wordsmith; a title given to him after his SBTV F64 dropped online gaining him some serious kudos in theHip-Hop game.

Part of the North London elite M.C’s, Calibar comes from the same Hip-Hop school as close friends Wretch 32 and Chip.

 Having already built a catalogue of work including mix-tape ‘Lost and Found’ which featured G FrSH, Wretch 32, Chip, Wizzy Wow and Dot Rotten, Calibar is now set to release brand new E.P ‘Altitude’ in early Summer 2014.

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Rapper Alex Aff Releases A New Visual Self Produced Record "Ghetto" ( Video)

The key to generating a buzz and create awareness around your music is to give people quality and consistency.

Going into the 4th month of the year, Alex Aff is back with his 4th released video/song off his upcoming project "Who Knows Who Cares II"

Video Description - .Durham, NC artist Alex Aff releases a visual for his self produced record "Ghetto".

Alex takes the listener on a soul searching journey as his melodies and lyrics tells his personal story and struggle as an up and coming artist. He is currently working on a new project called "Who Knows Who Cares II", which is the follow up to the first installment released in May 2013

Brief BioAlex Aff is a hip hop artist hailing from Durham North Carolina. 
He is currently building a local name for himself by releasing quality original music and videos. 
His latest released mixtape entitled "Who Knows Who Cares" was well reviewed. 
It features all original music produced all entirely by Alex Aff himself, and another local Durham producer by the name of Streetlight. 
Early in his beginning phase of writing music he also started learning how to makes beats because he didn't have the means to work with other producers. 
Now, at 20 years old, he prides himself on being a rapper/producer but he also wants to network and expand his contacts. In the future Alex Aff hopes to build his fan-base and earn a living off of his music

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Feature Blog Post: Rap Artist KING MANE - New Track ARCH HER BACK ( Audio)

Known to His Friends and Family as Bobby Wilson Born in Salina Kansas

As you can probably tell from his lyrics, has lived a street life, After the tragic loss of his mother and father
he left Salina and saw another world growing up in North Side Chicago and Bowling Green, Kentucky.

You would think he would have took these negative things and let life get him, instead at the age of 12 he started rapping
and has already put out four highly talked about mixed tapes. 

Making him a focus point in conversation about
Mid West Rappers,

Opening for artist such as Tech Nine, Bone, Chingo Bling, Tum Tum, Lil Flip, Twista, The Party Boyz, Hurricane Chris, Z-ro, J holiday,, Dorrough and many more, Also his ever going Youtube Videos has

earned Mane a Mulit range of fans from Kansas to Canada to France even Africa. 

Will you tell this road to fame

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Born Allah & ERule, "Dub Fritterz" | Planet Asia guests on L.A.

Los Angeles rappers Born Allah and ERule present the Empty Marlett-directed music video for "Dub Fritterz", the NGAFSH-produced new single from the Dub Fritterz EP, which also features a verse from Planet Asia.

"Fritterz" features Belizian songstress Blaq Suga on the hook. Born Allah and ERule made their names in Los Angeles' Project Blowed/Good Life freestyle rap scene documented in the 2008 documentary

This Is The Life (which features Born Allah) which also spawned the likes of Freestyle Fellowship and Jurassic 5.
A regular on Sway & Tech's Wake Up Show.

Born Allah wrote and recorded the theme to their open mic segment of the "11 O'Clock Battles" show, was a regular on the L.A. battle scene, and even penned a song for pop group New Kids On The Block at age 14

 ERule made the cover of Rap Pages in 1994 on the strength of his Pallas Records single "Listen Up/Synopsis", and has worked with Ice-T, Mykill Miers and Myka 9 of Freestyle Fellowship.

 "The term 'Dub Fritterz' comes from a dish from Belize called a conch fritter," says Born Allah. "We got the idea because Blaq Suga is from L.A. by way of Belize. So we replaced the Conch with the Dub, which is short for the letter W (West coast)."
Born Allah's most recent prior release is "F**k Your Favorite Rapper Pt. 2" .

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Featured Interview With Hip-Hop/Rap Artist O-Starz From The City Of Denver Colorado

O-Starz is a  American hip-hop/Rap artist based out of Denver

He has made himself an icon in the underground hip hop scene of today and continues to grow in the streets and throughout the internet.

Some people even described O-Starz as one of the most charismatic and appealing rappers to grace today’s hip hop scene, explaining the reason for his story to be portrayed  worldwide.

Today, we get to talk with O-Starz.
We really appreciate this moment you gave us to talk to you and let the world know exactly who is O-Starz and what your music is all about.

Tell us about you:
 I'm O-Starz from Denver Colorado. Music is life,everything else is a blur.

When did you start making music:
When I was in elementary school our teacher let a couple of us write a rap instead of sing at a concert. I think I was in 5th grade. That was my starting point.

Who is your role model in the music world:
BIG MEECH. Nobody did it like Meech did. To be honest I got my whole style from that dude. The champagne,the jewelery, and making it rain all came from him.. #FREEMEECH

Is there anything you would do differently in your career:
No I wouldn't change a thing. Everything happens for a reason. We are all just pawns in a chess game.

Who would you want to do a tour/concert with:
Jay Z,

Do you ever get lost in the music:

 Is there any site we can find you and listen to your latest song:

Thank you very much for your time:

Anytime man it's love. Thank u

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Rapper Papoose Says He's The King Of New York And Claiming To Be Better Than Jay Z.

A pugnacious Bed-Stuy rapper who already took on Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar in rhymes last year took a new swipe at Brooklyn star Jay Z on Friday.

“Nobody is better than me — Jay-Z, nobody,” said Shamele Mackie, better known by the stage name Papoose. “

None are more lyrically inclined than me.
None of them. I’m definitely the king of New York. I am the greatest out of New York.”
“When I look in the mirror, I don’t see Jay Z — I see Papoose,” said the musician, who’s married to Remy Ma, a Grammy-nominated rapper serving time for a 2007 shooting.

“More power to him, but he’s not better than me.”

The 36-year-old artist burst onto the scene in 2005, but so far he’s only achieved moderate mainstream hip-hop success.

His debut studio album, “The Nacirema Dream,” was released last March after many delays, mixtapes and a failed deal with Jive.

That album, released independently, has sold 17,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

He’s struggled to get his music played on New York hip-hop radio stations, but he insists he’ll keep making music.

“It’s not going to stop me,” he said of the lack of spins. “I’m going to release a body of music every month. I don’t feel like there’s no artist out there doing that.”

Last year, he slammed Drake and Big Sean on a dis track after the West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar called himself the “King of New York” in his track “Control.”

ou ain't the king of s--t,” Papoose said on the track. “Kendrick, Kanye and Drake they act feminine, wear a lot of clothes you usually see women in.”

“My pen game is the most immaculate,” Papoose told the Daily News. “I bring the most to the table on every level, concept, substance.”

Papoose is awaiting the July 31 release of Ma, who is serving time at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women for the shooting of Makeda Barnes-Joseph, who was accused of stealing $3,000 from the musician.

“That’s going to be a very special day for me,” said the rapper of his wife’s release. “They say I never smile, but they going to see me with a Kool Aid smile that day.”

As for his plans with her when she is released: “I want to take her out to eat,” he said, sharing plans to take her to Tao. “We going to go over there and have a good meal.”

Source Daily News
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Tupac Vividly Re-Lives His Relationship With Biggie In Re-Surfaced Interview

An old Tupac Shakur interview re-surfaced today where he describes his thoughts on the Press, and goes into details about his rocky relationship with East Coast rapper, Biggie Smalls.

In the interview, Tupac talked about being ambushed by B.I.G.’s guys, and went on to talk about how he gave Biggie all the ideas for B.I.G.’s hit singles.

He goes into vivid details and listeners get the opportunity to see things from his point of view.

But, we’ll never really know if his version of the stories are right or not. As always, you can hear the passion in ‘Pac’s voice as he re-lives some of the most intense times of Hip Hop History.

Watch the video below
Tupac Rare Interview Igloo Media Base
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Upcoming Miami Rapper SweetPinkxx killed by boyfriend

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (WSVN) — A Pembroke Pines man linked to the shooting death of his pregnant girlfriend has committed suicide after leading police on a chase down Interstate 95, authorities said.

According to police, at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, a Boynton Beach Police crime scene investigator spotted Clifson Cerve's white Nissan Maxima on the southbound lanes of I-95, at Gateway Boulevard in Boynton Beach.

Officials attempted to stop the 26-year-old, but he refused to comply.

Officers chased the vehicle on the southbound lanes of the interstate until it crashed just south of the Congress Avenue exit in Boca Raton. They then ordered the man to come out of his car, but instead, Cerve shot himself in the head, police said. He was transported to Delray Medical Center, where he later died.

Police had been looking for Cerve after, they said, he shot and killed his girlfriend, 25-year-old Anuska Dillon, who was five months pregnant.

She was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head at the couple's home in the Harbour Cove apartments in Pembroke Pines, early Thursday morning.

Police said the deadly gunshot rang right next to Dillon's 6-year-old daughter. "She was actually in the bed where her mom [was shot]," said Denisha Owens, the victim's aunt.

"When he shot her, she went under the covers."

The child was not hurt. Owens said the child tried to open her mother's eyes and then ran to a neighbor's apartment to get help.

Dillon was supposed to meet with her doctor Thursday to find out the sex of her baby. "She actually had an appointment today to go get an ultrasound," said Owens.

"I was supposed to take her, too, but unfortunately, that didn't happen." Her family said the couple had been dating for about nine months and had just moved in together this past weekend.

"She never said he was violent, nothing like that," said Owens. I don't know, he probably just snapped, but she never mentioned nothing." Owens said her niece was a devoted mother who did not deserve such a violent fate. "She was a lovely, caring person," she said. "Her daughter was her heart. She loved her daughter." Dillon's daughter is currently staying with her grandmother.

Police continue to investigate."
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Hip-Hop / R&B Artist Gemini Talks About His Music Project [Interview]

Gemini is just a hip-hop/ R&B artist coming to introduce a new  vibe and let his fans know that he's up to some thing .

Having him today with us, he gonna be talking about his music and his project.

We really appreciate this moment you gave us to talk to you and let the world know exactly who is Gemini and what your music is all about.

A lot of people these days are really looking to discover new talented artists and support their music

This can be a better way to let them know you and what you can bring to the music industry.

Tell us about you:
I'm fom America and i do Hip-Hop / R&B music.
I've been doing music for 13 years and i love what i do.

 When did you start making music:

Since 1999

Who is your role model in the music world:

Esham and Master P

 Is there anything you would do differently in your career:

I would change nothing , everything was a learning process.

Who would you want to do a tour/concert with:

No one Just solo

Do you ever get lost in the music:

Nah, i have a family so i have to balance everything .

Is there any site we can find you and listen to your latest song:

Yes, my site is

Thank you very much for your time
                                                   Thank you for the interview

Gemini [Two sides to every love story] It's out now go download a copy or order a physical copy and support my movement.

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Mixtape Release: Artist Dtox Dtreeman single titled " I'm So High " [ Audio ]

With the kind of adroit self-awareness only found in careful and well-honed lyricism, Dtox invites listeners to walk with him on a beautiful tightrope of euphoria above the world of a man in anguish on his lead single "I'm So High", off of his upcoming EP "Paraphernalia".

Born and raised in Elizabeth (Eastwick), NJ, "Tox" has had a love for music since he can remember.

Learning how to play trumpet at age 10 and how to DJ at age 12 gave him a developed ear for what moves people.

Dtox accidentally fell into making music in November '08 when he went to visit a friend during a studio session his friend had booked.

"Tox" noticed his friend's motivation dying and decided to jump on some tracks and have fun to pick things back up.

Dtox wrote eight hooks and they recorded six songs that very night. He is bringing back lyricism with that classic "Boom Bap" sound!!!

Listen to the track below

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Andre 3000 Working On Upcoming Aretha Franklin Album

Speaking with Billboard on the day of celebrating her 72nd birthday, Soul singer and icon Aretha Franklin reported plans to work on new music with OutKast rapper Andre 3000.
During a birthday party at the New York City Ritz-Carlton Hotel that featured an appearance from Denzel Washington, Franklin opened up to Billboard about the album “Babyface is working on the tracks,” she said of the Grammy-winning singer and songwriter. 
"So, I'm just waiting for him to finish that so he can finish my tracks please," Franklin said of the singer’s current tenure as a guest star in the Broadway musical “After Midnight.”
Franklin went on to cite Andre 3000 as collaborating with Babyface on those songs. "And I think Andre 2000—is it two or three? 3000 is going to be doing some of the tracks with him,” she said.
Andre 3000 stars in an upcoming biopic on late guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Earlier this month, Danny Bramson, producer of the movie tentatively titled Jimi: All By My Side, spoke with Billboard about taking a chance on the rapper-turned-actor for the role. 
"We bet the house on our one and only choice, Andre Benjamin," Bramson said. "Andre and I had ironically spoken once before—when I was producing music for Higher Learning. 
John Singleton had turned me on to the scene in Atlanta and the song they delivered to us predated their first album. I flew to Atlanta probably two and half years ago and sat down with Andre; I could finally thank him. The idea of anyone playing Hendrix, let alone a right-handed guitarist, was one of the greatest challenges of the project. 
I found a really patient teacher and put together a regimen for Andre when he came out to Los Angeles. He sat in a small studio, six hours a day, putting in dedication [to learn how to play left-handed]. His guitarmanship had to carry the idea of grace and fluidity. 
John and I declared that we didn't want to have the camera cropped on his face and not the guitar. 
He kept working in a rehearsal room throughout the production."
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