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[24 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Today, super producer Mike WiLL Made It is releasing the video for “23,” the lead single from his upcoming debut album, Est. In 1989 Pt. 3. The song, available for purchase now, pairs Miley Cyrus, Wiz Khalifa, and Juicy J, and the video, directed by Hannah Lux Davis, keeps the vibe energetic and fun, with Mike WiLL and co. taking over and turning up a local high school, complete with a pep rely and all.

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[23 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Detroit rapper/producer Black Milk recently released the official track list for his upcoming album No Poison No Paradise, and has now dropped a new single entitled “Dismal.” Having structured the album conceptually as the semi-biographical tale of fictional character Sonny Jr., which includes non-linear elements of Sonny’s dreams, aspirations, and memories, Black Milk explains “I wanted each song to represent a different stage of Sonny’s life. On ‘Dismal,’ he’s battling with himself to regain his position at the top.” As a youth, Sonny Jr. dreamt of becoming a successful rapper or athlete, and the song describes …

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[22 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Today, SL Jones is excited to release his new mixtape, Way Of Life No Hobby. The tape, out exclusively via LiveMixtapes, is hosted by renowned DJ and recently appointed Def Jam executive Don Cannon and is produced entirely by Metro Boomin. Features include Killer Mike, Kevin Gates, Starlito, Trouble, Mibbs (of Pac Div), and more.
Way Of Life No Hobby is Jones’ second release of the year, following January’s Trapper’s Delight EP, and comes on the heels of the Little Rock rapper’s debut headline tour, the Way Of Life No Hobby …

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From his latest mixtape The Golden Age, rapper Dizzy Wright drops the video today for “Fashion.” The track features verses from Kid Ink and Honey Cocaine with production by Nicholas Pugach. Directed by Armen Soudjian, the video shows the fashion-forward rappers showing off their expensive taste in clothing. HotNewHipHop is not only premiering the visual, but produced it for the Funk Volume rapper.
Dizzy’s recently released 22-track track mixtape features Wyclef, Logic, Joey Bada$$ and more, and has already reached over 100,000 downloads at HotNewHipHop. Dizzy is currently touring with Funk Volume labelmate DJ Hoppa and opening act Emilio Rojas on The Golden Age Tour, presented by HotNewHipHop and GigIt. Futuristic and Marcus Moody will also perform on select dates.

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[20 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Funk Volume rapper Jarren Benton recently wrapped the My Grandma’s Basement Tour, his first ever headline U.S. tour, which stopped in 16 cities across the U.S., and has now dropped the visual for his latest track, “Don’t Act,” directed by Jamal Samuel, featuring highlights of his experience on the road. With stops in Atlanta, Georgia, Brooklyn, New York, and Columbus, Ohio, to name a few, the tour capitalized on the success of his first full-length album for Funk Volume, My Grandma’s Basement, which debuted at #4 on the iTunes Hip-Hop Chart in June.
With Pabst Blue Ribbon abundant, blunts blazing and girls ready …

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Legendary Bay Area hip-hop duo Latyrx recently announced that their first album in 16 years, titled The Second Album, will be released November 5th. Brooklyn Vegan has just premiered the lead single from the album, “Exclamation Point,” produced by and featuring jazz rapper Forrest Day. Known for their experimental and adventurous approach to sonic landscapes and lyrical content, Latyrx’s members Lateef the Truth Speaker and Lyrics Born were at the forefront of an underground Bay Area hip-hop movement of the late 1990s alongside the likes of DJ Shadow and Blackalicious, …

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Rap group Tanya Morgan‘s upcoming third album, Rubber Souls, is due out September 24th, and they’ve now released a new video for the track “Never Too Much” feat. Nitty Scott, MC, which premiered today on Complex. Group members Donwill and Von Pea have jam packed their new album with guest talent, slick production by 6th Sense, and an evolved style that reflects a more seasoned demeanor in their approach to hip-hop while maintaining their classic sound.
“I just wanted it to have a fun vibe to it, to just be playful and high energy,” says Donwill of the new video. “It’s a song about not needing fancy things …

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[20 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

The League Of Extraordinary Gz released a new single today, premiered by AllHipHop in preparation of their upcoming album #LeagueShit. The track “Intercourse,” featuring an opening verse from Dallas native Slim Gravy of A.Dd+ and production from the League’s Reggie Coby, has a pretty straightforward message. “Just letting females know that I ain’t trying be in a relationship. I’m just trying to fuck” says Dowrong of the League.
Producer Reggie says although the skit at the end of the song was an afterthought, it fits in the track well. “There was a breakdown at the end of the beat that we weren’t sure what we …

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[18 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Detroit rapper/producer Black Milk released the official track list for his upcoming album No Poison No Paradise today, along with the full album artwork (inside and out) and a video that goes inside the cover artist Joonbug‘s sketchbook. Check out the track list and artwork below, and pre-order No Poison No Paradise on iTunes or FatBeats. The album drops on October 15th.
Black Milk will also embark on his No Poison No Paradise Tour with Quelle and DJ Sober later this month, kicking off September 20th in Dallas, TX and running 28 dates before wrapping up on October 24th in Washington, DC. Check out the dates below.
No Poison No Paradise Track List:

Interpret Sabotage ft. Mel
Deion’s House
Codes and Cab Fare …

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[18 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

MTV Hive premiered the latest single from rap duo Grayskul, titled “Not Going Anywhere.” The track is from their brand new album Zenith, which drops today. Special guest Aesop Rock not only lays a verse on the track, but also produced it. Grayskul’s Onry Ozzborn says that collaborating with Aesop “brings out the best in all of us. When Aes, JFK and I get on a song together, we are at our Zenith at that moment.”
Grayskul released Zenith’s title track on Complex earlier this summer and released a visual for “Face And The Fang.” The duo’s first official album in eight years, available today, features Raekwon, Solilla, Terra Lopez, …

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[17 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Just a few weeks after the release of their first single “BANG” off of their forthcoming project EASTSIDE PARADISE II, FatKidsBrotha releases the music video trailer to“Last Two Orgy” Ft. Curtis Williams, Snubnose Frankenstein & Key. The video is directed by Artemus Jenkins and captures the brothers Light Skin Mac 11 (Johnny) & DavE as they ride through Atlanta on a cool night. “Last Two Orgy” is just a small part of what you can expect from the duo. The official music video to “Last Two Orgy” will be releasing the top of next week so stay tuned.

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[17 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Today Seattle rapper Nissim, formerly known as D.Black, releases his self-titled album, his first full length work since converting to Orthodox Judaism and beginning his journey as the face of what could be considered a new genre of hip-hop music. Having already released a slew of powerful, uplifting and inspiring tracks, most recently the unprecedented “Sores,” which combined hip-hop and classical Jewish music, Nissim now drops his latest single, “Revered,” to celebrate the album’s release.
“[This is] my favorite record on the album,” says Nissim, “I wanted to bring about awareness, spiritual awareness. This awareness has an impact on …

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[13 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Earlier this year, the Bay Area-based rap duo Main Attrakionz partnered with Sacramento producer Tynethys – the chemistry between the three was quick and easy, and from those sessions came a full album, produced by Tynethys, announced with the release of a first single, the excellent “Kinfolk.”Then came an artist’s worst nightmare – the drive where all of the sessions were stored crashed, and the album was lost.
Rather than go back and attempt to re-record the songs that were lost, Squadda B, MondreM.A.N., and Tynethys set out, ambitiously, to record a completely new album and …

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[13 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Having already gained the attention of Comedy Central, WorldStarHipHop, VICE, Maxim, and more,Lil Dicky’s music is quickly spreading through his viral videos and his DIY debut mixtape, So Hard. In his new video for “Too High,” LD deals with the consequences of hitting the bong too many times. If you’ve ever been so zooted that you stared at your face in the mirror for too long or forgot about the chicken nuggets warming in the oven or got paranoid thinking Homeland Security was spying on you, then you can relate. Lil Dicky’s recently-released mixtape So Hard is available …

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[13 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ] Country:

Tour promoters Airey Scott and Miller Genuine Draft today announced that the Miller Boomtown presents Kendrick Lamar SA Tour has been postponed to February 2014.