Minty Burns releases new single from upcoming project

Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Minty Burns has spent the last several years honing his craft and developing an enthusiastic global fan-base. Minty is definitely making his mark as an up-and-coming artist to watch. Proving his dedication to his craft, Minty established his own recording studio, Belvia Sound, which has quickly become one of the more respected studios in Toronto. Artists such as Drake, Raekwon, Sean Price, Slaughterhouse, French Montana, Waka Flocka, Kardinal Official and Travis Porter have all recorded at Mint's Belvia Sound. Introduced to the hip-hop world as the winner of the 2007 'Mic 4 Your Life Battle' hosted by Mad Linx of BET, Minty has since released four projects in the last four years: Magnificent Road, '09; Red, White & Green, '10; and Canadian Mint, '11, whi

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Exclusive: Immortal Technique - The RAPstation Interview - Part Two

Immortal Technique Part II By Kyle Eustice As promised, this is the second installment of the Immortal Technique interview conducted backstage during a War and Peace Tour stop in Omaha, Nebraska. Although his answers may feel a bit long-winded and perhaps hard to grasp at first, there's a deep history lesson in all of it. After all, this is what makes Immortal Technique's music so powerful and unique. Most of his lyrics are focused on controversial issues in global politics. The views expressed in his lyrics are largely commentary on issues such as Marxism, poverty, class struggle, religion, government, imperialism, and institutional racism. His ability to tell the truth is unparalleled and while some of it may be harsh, it's nothing that should be ignored. Please visit http://viperrec

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Verbal Kent of Ugly Heroes preps new album

Hard beats and hard rhymes; both have been core staples of Hip-Hop since the culture's inception. And while artists of today often circumvent this with gimmicks, an LP that combines the two cannot be denied. It's a simple formula that is and will always be effective.   Chicago's Verbal Kent brings this formula to the masses on his upcoming LP, Sound Of The Weapon, produced entirely by North Carolina's Khrysis. The two have an established track record for bringing fans heat. Verbal Kent is a member of Ugly Heroes, a group with Detroit's Red Pill and Apollo Brown. Together, the three released there self-titled debut LP, Ugly Heroes, in 2013 to critical acclaim. Meanwhile, Khrysis hails from the 9th Wonder-helmed Soul Council, and has produced for Little Brother, Cormega, Torae, Jean Grae

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