TEST Squad / CTC member, Jabbo Tha Macnificent revealed the tracklist for what turns out to be a double album called Jabbo & his MACnificent Friends.
See if you can decipher his handwriting below: (click pic to zoom)
C75 Live/TEST Squad members Cuban Pete and OneMike are on there of course with a ton of other guests on this feature filled compilation.
If you're in the Tennessee area get down to The Revelry on the 25th March for the album release party. With plenty of live performers as well as some special guests its sure to be a great night.
Peep the flyer below:
Watch this revealing interview with T.E.S.T. Squad and Black Hoody Enterprize founder OneMike on the NewStart TalkShow. Mike speaks on how he is often misunderstood, how he got the hook up on thisis50, and what annoys him about the current rap game.
The NewStart TalkShow is a relatively new show that really gets its interviewees to open up and be honest while dropping jewels for aspiring artists on the come up.
Interviewer King D Son says "I was tired of my old lifestyle and felt like I needed a
NewStart That's when i decided to create the TalkShow, giving people
the opportunity to tell their story because maybe they also thought
about changing their lives. Welcome to NewStart TalkShow. Where we turn our past into Success."
Check out the OneMike interview below and subscribe to the NewStart TalkShow YouTube channel HERE
Darius Southerland, better known as King D Son, is an independent song writer and records his own music. His music is based on
life and issues that he would face before and after the 2004 death of
his older brother. Darius's motivation for music was from the feedback
that he received from producing music for listeners from the trenches of
everyday life and reality.
He also managed and
decided to successfully write and produce an independent motion film
about the struggles throughout his life for the people that can actually
relate or have experienced similar lifestyle.
Back in January Scott LaRock Music Group, C75 Live, Gorilla Gear, & MJ's Hip Hop Connex announced the #MyPhilosophyChallenge. Entrants were asked to upload a 1 minute video of themselves rapping a verse to the 'My Philosophy' beat by B.D.P..
There were a number of entries including one with a very creative video, freestyles and writtens, and one that used a different beat altogether. After much deliberation the judges decided and are proud to announce the winner is.... A.B.Y.S.S. aka ThAbyssness
Check out the video below to see all the entries and see if you agree:
Grind City Entertainment Studio is a creative space
that specializes in partnerships with aspiring and established
professionals such as filmmakers and producers to deliver a controlled,
professional production filming location for cutting edge interactive
Grind City also delivers
training and mentoring courses and programs designed to help newcomers
to digital media find and develop their voice and credentials to land
positions within the top media outlets such as MTV, BET, and FUSE.
City is a subsidiary of JPBTV, Pennsylvania's longest running ASCAP
licensed independent media outlet.
One of their outlets for artists is 'Me In 60', a 60 second long short where fans can get to know an artist that Grind City promotes through their site and social media outlets.
Below is the latest in the series done for C75 Live and FNBG Records artist Cuban Pete. Check it out and if you feel you or you're artists could benefit from something similar contact them via the form on their website HERE
C75 Live alumni, Graveyard Shifter, an archiect of a unique flow called "tombstone raps" is driven by the knowledge of mythology,
and the abundance of concepts within his memory data banks. he dubs his
style of music Retro futuristic sino american raps where he delves into
at times futuristic sounding beats displaying the art of flow and
Have you ever looked in the mirror and asked yourself will the image in the mirror talk back?
Am i alone in this universe? Who am I? What am I?
Press play and join Graveyard Shifter as he takes you through a mad mans attempt to understand all of those wonderings and more.
With special guest Maylay Sparks, the musical line up featured a talented array of artists including Skyzoo, DOOM, Apathy, Planet Asia, Nature, Evidence, PRhyme, Gab Gotcha, and many more in nearly three hours of music and Hip Hop talk.
The "No Ideas Original" Radio Show every Saturday Night From 1AM-3AM EST. Live Stream Can Be Heard Around
The World At www.wvkr.org Stream the show below:
Cuban Pete drops new video 'The Devil Is Dope' Second track off the upcoming Renaissance Man mixtape.
The storming track is produced by Streetdemon Beats and mixed & mastered to perfection by fellow Gorilla Army head D.Original Mr.Blue, who is also featured on the mixtape.
The track features a cosign from Scott LaRock Jr at the end of the
last verse, where he gives a shoutout after a reference to the street
sign that was raised in his fathers honor last year. C75 Live (Cuban
Pete's imprint), FNBG Records (the label he's signed to), and SLR Music
Group (Scott Jr's label), work closely together.
Check out the video below and download the track HERE
Irie drops a double whammy with 'The Game' and 'Its Nuffin'.
Irie has been in the game a while now. Also known as Dre Street, Dremalino, and 5Ft Hyper Sniper. He is part of the ODB affiliated group Zu Ninjaz and also part of supergroup East Coast Killa Beez (read about them HERE).
Check out his new video for The Game below:
On 'Its Nuffin' Irie is joined by Judah Priest and Zomb G, and also features Dijohn and Smoke.
The track is taken off Zomb G's upcoming 'Z Code' project.
Stream below and buy the track HERE.