Brother Ali releases Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color

Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color finds Brother Ali reborn and rejuvenated. On his fourth full length studio album, Ali teams up with seasoned producer Jake One (50 Cent, De La Soul, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa) to tell a very different American story. Fully recharged and inspired by his eye-opening first trip to Mecca, the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, and the worldwide Occupy movements, Brother Ali is prepared to unveil Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color. Created during a prolific, self-imposed two-month exile in Seattle and helped by platinum-selling producer Jake One, the album represents a brave new phase in Brother Ali's remarkable career trajectory. Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color presents a scathing, yet honest, critique of America and its man

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DJ Jesaya releases album with proceeds going to charity

Switzerlands legendary Dj Jesaya releases "Operation Hope", which is not only an album packed with exclusive songs by Hip Hop greats (Rakaa (Dilated Peoples), AZ, Freeway, Termanology, Kool G Rap, Reks, Stereo Boyz, The Artifacts, J-Ro (Tha Alkaholiks), Main Flow, Red Cafe and more) but also serves as a charity project, with all proceeds going to a child aid program in India. "Operation Hope" is different from many charities you could choose to support. Dj Jesaya has a direct connection to this child aid program which his mother founded and has been running for many years in India. She has made it her mission to help children and also adults in Dehradun, India with medical aid, clothes, shelter and school education. Dj Jesaya took on the challenge of putting together an incredible Hi

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Styles Of Beyond finally releasing long-overdue album

If you can judge how "gnarly" or "tubular" a rap group is based on the length between album releases, then Styles of Beyond shreds brah! The S.O.B. Crew was conceived nearly sixteen years ago and since then has only released two full length albums. But while others may drop records quicker, so shall they fall. Styles of Beyond consistently keeps their boards waxed and polished, perfecting their sound to ensure bitchin' trips down the pipeline. So put on your Oakley Razor-Blades and dowse your nose with some PDF-30 because is S.O.B. is back with their junior release Reseda Beach which will be released on 10-23-2012 on Dirty Version Records. Styles Of Beyond’s long-delayed Reseda Beach LP has achieved mythical type status due to the fact that the group started work on the project so man

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DJ Nu-Mark taking his Toy Set on the road

The incredible DJ Nu-Mark will be heading out over the next couple of months to bring the Toy Sets to Chicago, Canada, Mexico and Europe. This is a show that is not to be missed! As well, he just wrapped up Nu Conduit, the DVD that will be released with the CD version of his upcoming album Broken Sunlight. Head on over to http://unclenu.com/ to check out the single releases. If you haven’t picked up any of the 10”s, they have them currently put together in one nice bundle. Get them before they sell out, as they are limited edition and will not be re-pressed. Check out official DJ Nu-Mark tour dates below. And if you're not familiar with Nu-Mark's legendary Toy Set, get familiar - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb4etMWgEyU&feature=player_embedded - right here, right now. Sep

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DJ Lord of Public Enemy releases Free Mix1

DJ Lord of Public Enemy, the turntable assassin and party superhero, has just released an incredible mix for free download. Recorded LIVE on August 3rd at Fantastic Fridays in Atlanta at MJQ Concourse, the mix is hosted by D.R.E.S. tha BEATnik. DJ Lord kills it as only he can, jumping around to include material from Jay-Z & Kanye West, Arrested Development, Snoop Dogg, The Notorious B.I.G., The Geto Boys, Royce da 5'9, Outkast, Busta Rhymes, Clipse, Slick Rick, A Tribe Called Quest, LL Cool J, Digital Underground, Beastie Boys, House Of Pain, N.E.R.D., Rob Base & DJ EZ-Rock and so much more. The mix can be downloaded here http://www.djlord.co/ and make sure you check out the limited edition DJ Lord t-shirt while you're at the site. DJ Lord will also be featured on the Art, Be

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Vinnie Paz releasing new album in October

For more than a decade and a half, Vinnie Paz has been a mainstay at the top of the independent hip-hop scene. He is the frontman of both Jedi Mind Tricks and Army of the Pharaohs and one half of the Heavy Metal Kings duo with ILL BILL. In 2010, he stepped out as a solo artist with his album, Season of the Assassin, which featured the popular track, “End of Days." On October 22, 2012, Vinnie will release his sophomore solo album God of the Serengeti featuring production by DJ Premier, Havoc (Mobb Deep), Psycho Les (Beatnuts), Marco Polo, C-Lance and more with guest appearances by Scarface, Mobb Deep, Immortal Technique, La Coka Nostra, Army of the Pharaohs, Kool G. Rap, R.A. the Rugged Man and others. The 18-track album promises to add another chapter in the growing legacy of Vinn

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