Georgia Anne Muldrow‘s latest song / video “Pop Iconz” surveys the musical landscape, but she’s left wanting more. It’s not easy for her to watch the likes of Nicki Minaj dress up like a kaleidoscopic crack dealer and promote a dead end lifestyle.
Produced by Chris Keys, Georgia Anne Muldrow blesses us with her views on the politrix being parlayed into a hateful power structure that is affecting the community. Please don’t get it twisted, she’s not interested in your riches, she’s trying to tell you the children – they are listening.
Muldrow’s next album is slated to be released on Mello Music Group early 2015.
Longhot’s Leak Series returns with the song “Don’t Cry”(remix) which was produced by Kenny Keys (Eulorhythmics). The original version appears on Shot’s most recent album, the Tupac Shakur inspired Nothing’s Gold. “Don’t Cry” is tale about a little girl who struggles with growing up after her mother passes away when she was only 9 years old, and how those struggles contribute to her life as an adult.
The Chicago-based DJ / Production duo Altered Tapes recently gave The Beatnuts classic Hip-Hop anthem “Watch Out Now” a high energy work-over, just in time for their North Coast Festival performances over Labor Day Weekend. Check them out on Facebook for more details and upcoming events.
New music from Run The Jewels (aka Killer Mike + EL-P). Titled “Blockbuster Night Part 1,” this is the first song from their forthcoming sophomore album to be release later this year.
New Song / Video from vyle. “Defiance. The speckled marble countertop in a metropolis that could be in Chicago, New York or Neo-Tokyo. It’s her life but she wants you to be a part of it. A precursor to his upcoming album A Ü T O/M Ö T O R.” Download the track via runthetrap.com.
Dan Kanvis recently released his directional debut to “Never Too Much” which is the first single from his upcoming album “Windows.” With production by SpazzbotEXE, this record features guest verses from theWHOevers.
Old Tacoma Records and Young Heavy Souls presents Nunca Duerma‘s Shapeshifter. An 11-track LP combining elements of hip-hop, jazz, and electronica from Chicago-based producer, Nunca Duerma. The full-length album is be available now for purchase on iTunes and on 12” vinyl records through the Young Heavy Souls store for a limited run.
“Each track is carried by the depth of these beautiful melodies, and the raw soul that went in to creating them. The rhythms function in a way that gives every tone its own purpose. Nunca Duerma is musically one of the most thoughtful producers I’ve come across in recent years,” said Eliot Lipp.
For his latest release Amerigo Gazaway takes on James Brown in The Big Payback Vol lll. In the third and latest offering from “The Big Payback” summer mix series, the producer follows the exceptionally awesome first and second volumes from the legendary DJ Scratch and master craftsman, J. Period.
Bringing together a fantasy league of all-stars for his “J.B. and The Soul Mates” tribute concept, the producer’s latest offers an alternative to the sometimes uninspired, profit-driven, posthumously released albums.
With guest appearances from Bob Marley, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Fela Kuti, The Notorious B.I.G., Mobb Deep, and more, Amerigo pays tribute to the God Father of Soul with a re-imagined set of co-conspirators.
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