Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Cuban Pete - 'Enough Is Enough' - Track review by

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We submitted Cuban Pete's new track 'Enough Is Enough' for review and below is what came back. Altogether it pretty much summed up Cuban Pete and the sort of sound we like here at C75 Live. Take a read (and stream the track if you havent already) below it:

"Production started out with an old school, talib/mos def vibe.. I am assuming you're more underground focused with your music? Really enjoying the content from a depth perspective though..

You have an obvious accent, but your projection and enunciation is delivered well. A gritty-ish sound in your vocals, adds to the sound of the track however. I enjoy giving my critique from an industry perspective, but I realize not all artists are looking for mainstream/commercial success with their work.
The overall feel of this song brings me back to a time in the late 90's, something you just kind of relax, smoke, and chill to when you have the time to focus on the content over the production.

With that being said. From a song-writing approach, this was put together well. Production was great, though I feel the vocals could be a bit more sharp over the beat, not really a major deal though. With this being more of a conscious track, I find it tough to get audiences to quickly connect as the current times in music holds production over content (attention grab) and an almost immediate sensation (hook, phrase, trend, etc) to build quick interest.

Personally, I enjoy the song. It has good direction, and put together in the old format. Now... however, I am more fond of hearing new ways of orchestrating a song besides the common hook verse hook verse hook... I like to hear the creative process in the track through great style transitions, bridges, even a little variety in the production as even a great sounding track can become mundane through consistency. The listening audience is much more demanding now. Again though, it's tough as I am not sure what the artists overall direction is.

Amazing art work. FIRE! (No pun intended)

I like to hear the artist sound on different, upbeat, and mainstream productions... mostly out of curiosity how the sound/style would work.

Okay, I took a look through your guys C75 Live site, listened to a few more tracks, The Olympian heights is nice also, but I see you guys are mostly underground/hardcore focused in your lyrics and sound.. on a level of KRS-One, Kool G type... so I assume this is the audience you all are edging towards?... given that, I'd say the content is definitely there. But if more mainstream/media success is sought, a broader variety of music and style would need to be introduced.

Really appreciate you dropping your work here.


Monday, 27 June 2016

SuperEgo Beats - Miltown Massacre posse cut - Track Stream

Boombox Saintz producer and C75 Live affiliate producer SuperEgo Beats drops the rough version of this banger of a posse cut featuring Big Six, Poppa, ID, Cannon, Dan Stacks, Son Em All, Hektik, Pariah D, Ryo. All the original files were lost in a hard drive crash but this rough mix was found.
Ego loves doing mass posse cuts. Look out for a new one featuring Cuban Pete and OneMike coming soon.

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Menace OBEZ - 'Let It Shine' - Track Stream

Menace OBEZ (Team OBEZ/OneBody Ent) drops the spiritual sounding new track Let It Shine produced by super producer Tony Tone. Stream it below

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Cuban Pete - Enough Is Enough - Stream/Download

C75 Live artist/owner Cuban Pete drops 'Enough Is Enough' for free download and stream.
Beat produced by Malick Da 1Da and mixed by Switch

Stream it below and click the pic to go to the download page:

Wednesday, 22 June 2016


OneMike drops a surprise new track today featuring Nite Mare and Donns Day.
Better Pray is a brooding banger with all three MCs dropping dope verses about crew and loyalty .
Make sure to check it out below and follow OneMike on Soundcloud.

Monday, 13 June 2016

I.N.F - New track "Stewed Duck" - Stream / Download

New track out now called 'Stewed Duck' from Heddshotts/Dead Rabbits/Dirt Merchants member I.N.F.
I.N.F has done various appearances on C75 Live projects; including the C75 Live mixtape series as well as various tracks with Cuban Pete, and always drops that heat.
Look out for an appearance on Cuban's album 'Riddle Me This' and the W.M.D. joint ep with OneMike.

Stream and download the track using the player below or go to his site by clicking HERE.

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Dray Yard drops B.I.T.C.H. - First single off new posse cut album - Stream/Download

Belarus super producer Dray Yard releases the first single from "Dray Yard In The Land Of Supapowa Emceez"!
B.I.T.C.H. (Male Version) features Finsta (of Finsta Bundy), Jukstapose, Venomous 2000, Whyz Ruler, RH Bless, Sabotawj & Skanks The Rap Martyr, all going in over a dope beat by Dray.

You can stream the track and download it for free using the player below the cover art.

Dray's single The Ridicule, feat The Niyat, was included on C75 Live Vol 3, available HERE. Look out for C75 Live artist Cuban Pete appearing on "Dray Yard In The Land Of Supapowa Emceez" dropping soon!

Monday, 6 June 2016

Cleno Jovanni production album 'VERBAL AMMUNITION' coming soon

Hot on the heels of the success of the Cuban Pete single Murder Plans (available HERE) C75 Live producer and proud Bay area representer Cleno Jovanni will be releasing the first of her series of producer albums titled 'Verbal Ammunition' for FREE DOWNLOAD!!!
The series will be used as a showcase for Cleno's beatmaking skills and feature various artists from around the world. The first volume will feature C75 Live artist Cuban Pete as well as many others. 

There are some sample beats to stream below the pic but you can hear her latest work, which is also available for purchase, on her SOUNDCLOUD. Contact her via FACEBOOK if you are interested in leasing or purchasing exclusive rights.