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Shane Eli “When We Were Kings”

Shane Eli‘s latest effort. When We Were Kings finds the L.A. rapper/producer drawing on the tradition of luminaries from Pac and Hova to Muhammad Ali and Geoffrey Canada (who appear in sampled interviews, adorned with authentic cuts by DJ Critical Hype). Delivered over a self-produced, chopped-sample instrumental, Eli lyrically launches a bitter (but constructive) attack against the status quo: “Free market business got the most packed prisons, torn down systems two teachers to a district, and the kids can’t read ‘cause their textbooks are missing.
 
“When We Were Kings” is the third official release from Shane Eli’s upcoming album, “I Can Do Better”, hosted by DJ Skee and dropping via DJBooth in March. Guests set to appear on the album include Laws, Smoke DZA, El Prez, Playboy Tre, Rittz, Aleon Craft, Ahmad and more.

Custelo feat Corey Wims – My World

Born 10/18/1981 hailing from the West Philly area of Philadelphia, Michael Bailey aka Custelo has been creating and performing music since 1995. Always reaching for more heart and soul, Michael has been tapping into the magical well of feelings and emotion creating memorable songs and instrumental music for over 10 years now.

As with many of us that grew up in the 90’s, Michael found him self enthralled with poetry oriented music from Artist’s like Kurtis Blow, Slick Rick and Run D Mc. Although Michael does not sound distinctly like those he admires, his music reflects the many sound scapes and dynamics of today’s music and the past. His music has been recently compared to being smooth and relaxed, sprinkled with a touch of pain. Michael’s passion for music started one fateful day in Elementary School when his parents bought him his first karaoke machine. Coupled with another gift of music, of his favorite Artist’s on tape that year, Michael’s musical fire was ignited with sparks from the soul.

That fire has been a non-extinguishable flame that burns strong and bright today. Since those first sparks, he has felt that music is the most influential force in the world. As he says, Music can be the healer, the peacemaker, the influencer, the agitator, the fire starter. You name it, music has been there in all forms and emotion throughout the history of the world.

Contact
bookcustelo@gmail.com

Travis Porter – Music Money Magnums (Hosted By DJ Teknikz, DJ Scream & DJ Drama)

01 – Travis Porter-Intro
02 – Travis Porter-Doggin Feat Short Dawg
03 – Travis Porter-Get It How U Live
04 – Travis Porter-Make Me Sick
05 – Travis Porter-Whateva She Want Feat Yo Gotti Coco
06 – Travis Porter-Make That Ass Clap Feat Slim Dunkin
07 – Travis Porter-Team Fuk Yo Couch
08 – Travis Porter-Dem Girls Feat Big Sean
09 – Travis Porter-Down Low Feat Tyga
10 – Travis Porter-Feeling Myself Feat Jose Guapo
11 – Travis Porter-We Don T Love Em Feat Sas
12 – Travis Porter-Cake
13 – Travis Porter-We Outchea
14 – Travis Porter-Heartbreaker
15 – Travis Porter-Ride It
16 – Travis Porter-College Girl
17 – Travis Porter-Wake Up Feat Retro Sushi
18 – Travis Porter-Propose A Toast
19 – Travis Porter-Bring It Back Feat Too Short Remix

Download Link:
www.datpiff.com/DJ_Teknikz_DJ_Scream__DJ_Drama_Travis_Porter__Mu.m195744.html

Kings Of The City Feat. Klashnekoff – Darkness

DARKNESS is the brand new FREE single by new rap band KINGS OF THE CITY featuring the legendary UK MC, KLASHNEKOFF. The band blend their own fusion of Blues Rock ‘n’ Roll, Hip Hop and Grime, and consist of members, Ali Bla Bla (rapper / producer), KoKen (rapper), Danny ‘Screwloose’ Wilder (rapper / lead singer / guitars), Rich Pun (guitars), Memari Man (bass) and 8 Bit (drums / co-producer). Making their name with their electric live show tearing down venues across the UK and their numerous track giveaways and video releases, the KINGS are fast becoming the most exciting new genre blurring act to come from the UK in years.

KLASHNEKOFF is one of the most renowned and uncompromising rap artists in the UK who despite staying independent for his whole career has sold 10,000s of several releases and had numerous street anthems over the past few years. He described his collaborators as ‘a refreshing mix of raw bars, guitars, and hearts of kings! Definitely ones to watch!’

As well as giving away the single for free there is a full High Def, Red Cam video available for the single on youtube.

Download the free single now from www.kingsofthecity.co.uk

KINGS OF THE CITY will be performing at iluvlive on the 21st of February with Klashnekoff as well as headlining Jazz Cafe on March 11th and Proud Galleries on April 11th.

http://www.kingsofthecity.co.uk
http://twitter.com/kingsofthecity

Contact: kotcmgmt@gmail.com

Rain & Ty Nitty from Infamous Mobb – No Movie/Double L Movement

Rain & Ty Nitty from Infamous Mobb ‘No Movie’
(Produced by Chad B)
Download Link: http://www.multiupload.com/wjh14j28jg

Rain & Ty Nitty from Infamous Mobb Feat. Kytia ‘Doudle L Movement’
(Produced by Tha Biznizz)
Download Link: http://www.multiupload.com/B8YSQJ7W4M

South West London rapper Rain has been supported by DJ’s such as Ras Kwame and DJ279 as well as having receiving radio-play from BBC Radio One, BBC 1Xtra, Choice FM and Kiss FM and has performed at many events around the UK and overseas including performances in Tenerife, Barbados and the USA. As Rain gears up for his next release a collaboration mixtape project with Infamous Mobb’s Ty Nitty entitled ‘London To QB’, we get two massive tracks that are destined to be big in the clubs and radio! ‘No Movie’ features Rain repping the UK alongside New York rapper Ty Nitty for a slice of quality of music. The track is produced by Chad B, a name you recognise as he has produced for the likes 50 Cent, G-Unit, Nore, Twista and many more! The second track ‘Double L Movement’ features the lush sung vocals of Kytia on a beat produced by multi-platinum producers Tha Biznizz who have produced for Lil Wayne, Drake, 50 Cent and more.

Also just in case you missed this, check out Rain’s collobo with chart-topping R’n’B sensation Nathan NFG.

Rain Feat Nathan NFG & Money May – On Fire
http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/vubqxw

Connect with RAIN
www.morerainuk.co.uk
www.twitter.com/rainuk
www.youtube.com/morerainuk
www.myspace.com/morerainuk

Q Da Kid – Trendin Topic Mixtape

Up-and-coming emcee Q Da Kid has hooked up with DJBooth.net and iDjlex to bring fans his latest street release, Trendin Topic.

Hosted by the NBA’s Lou Williams (76ers), the mixtape features 15 fresh cuts from the Brooklyn representative, including reader-approved leak “Look at Me Now.”

Joining Q Da Kid on the guest tip are such talents as Avery Storm, Dondria, Nick Hagelin, Anthony Hamilton and Bobby Valentino. Beats come courtesy of Reefa, The Network, BusTheProducer, JNew, Jermaine Dupri, BIlljabr and The Vibesmen, as well as Q Da Kid himself.

Track listing:

01.Intro – Lou Williams
02.The Moment
03.I Am Him (FREESTYLE)
04.Look At Me Now -ft. Avery Storm
05.Come Over
06.It Was ALL A Dream – ft. Dondria
07.Made Of Stars
08.Feels So Good – ft. Nick Hagelin
09.Forgive Them – ft. Anthony Hamilton
10.Lou Williams Speaks
11.I Need That
12.Reason
13.Camara Phone – ft. Bobby Valentino
14.Gimme Ur Love
15.Lou Williams Outro

DOWNLOAD LINK
http://www.djbooth.net/index/mixtapes/entry/q-da-kid-trendin-topic/

Myspace.com/qdakid19
Twitter: @Qdakid
Website: Qdakidmusic.ning.com
Facebook.com/Qdakid
Bookings:Info@EtherMgmt.com
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Twitter: @idjlex
Facebook.com/IDjlexNY
Bookings & Media: Info@IDjlex.com

DJ Ames & Sway – The Best Of Sway Part One

There is no doubt that DJ Ames is one of the leading mixtape DJ’s in the UK. His prolific back catalogue on his website http://djamesuk.blogspot.com/ speaks volumes. He has recently been on his grind hard and unleashed a string of killer UK mixtapes from artists such as Pound Sterling, Meeks from S-Squad, S.A.S, Dap-C, Mystro and more. The award winning DJ Ames is doing everything he can to support the Hip-Hop scene so if you’re a rapper, producer, record label or promo company it might be an idea to get in touch with him and start sending him your tracks and information to ukmixtapeking@gmail.com.

Now in February 2011 DJ Ames teams up with one the UK’s leading rappers for a mixtape that you definitely need to download! DJ Ames & Sway bring to you ‘The Best Of Sway Part One’, the first volume of a two-part mixtape series that features over 40 tracks from 2003 to 2011. This superb collection pays homage to the talent that is Sway. Part One features some killer tracks as well as features from US artists such as Chamillionaire, Remi Ma, Saigon and Rhymefest as well as UK acts such as Lemar, Baby Blue and many more. Part Two is planned for release mid-March 2011 and promises to be just as electrifying!

Tracklisting…

01. Swayson (Intro)
02. This Is My Demo
03. Products Feat El Rae
04. Dotted Lines (Freestyle)
05. My Life (Freestyle)
06. Up Your Speed Part 2 Feat Chamillionaire
07. Skit
08. F64
09. BET Hip Hop Awards Cipher (Remi Ma, Sway, Saigon & Rhymefest)
10. Thief’s Theme (Freestyle)
11. Interlude
12. More LDN Freestyle (Sway Vs Lily Allen)
13. Saturday Night Hustle Feat Lemar
14. Month In The Summer Feat Tedi
15. BlackStars Feat Loick Essien
16. Interlude
17. Download
18. Flo Fashion
19. Move Back Feat Idris Elba & Chiefer
20. Slo’ Down
21. Little Derek Feat Baby Blue
22. Fit 4 A King
23. Skit – Akon Signs Sway To Konlive

Download links:
http://www.mediafire.com/?6iu1u89d8mtweqf
http://www.datpiff.com/Sway-Dj-Ames-Sway-Best-Of-Sway-Part-1mixtape.200804.html
http://www.downloadamixtape.com/?page_id=195&mixtape_id=1229

Connect with Sway:
http://www.sway.uk.com
http://twitter.com/sway_dcypha

Connect with DJ Ames:
http://www.djamesuk.co.uk
http://twitter.com/djamesuk

Apollo Brown “Time Passed Autumn” – Free Mp3 Download

Apollo Brown’s upcoming instrumental album “Clouds” drops March 1st, 2011 via Mello Music Group. His previous work with “The Reset” “Brown Study” and “Gas Mask” developed this Detroit producer a solid following from both fans and critics alike.

Today, enjoy the mp3 download of “Time Passed Autumn” a track from “Clouds”. The track is representative of the album, as “Clouds” is more like a mood piece more so than a album full of ‘bangers.’ Please stay tuned for the upcoming music video for the song “Time Passed Autumn” dropping NEXT WEEK!

Enjoy and feel free to download.

Apollo Brown “Clouds” In Stores March 1st!! (Pre-Order Link Below)

Apollo Brown “Time Passed Autumn” Mp3 Download Link:
http://mellomusicgroup.bandcamp.com/album/time-passed-autumn

Apollo Brown “Clouds” iTunes Pre-Order Link:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/clouds/id415737441

New single from the legendary King Just Single “I Shitted Again” / “I Did It Again”

KING JUST “I SHITTED AGAIN” (Dirty/Street)
Produced by Phantom of the Beats
http://www.usershare.net/i05eohcb7zzz
 
KING JUST “I DID IT AGAIN” (Clean/Radio)
Produced by Phantom of the Beats
http://www.usershare.net/626xkdq4zikz
 
King Just, the man that gave us the Golden Era 1995 classic ‘Warrior’s Drum’ is back with a brand new single produced by Phantom Of The Beats from the legendary UMC’s. The brand new single ‘I Shitted Again’ also comes in a radio friendly version called ‘I Did It Again’. This is King Just’s first leak from his up and coming Street Album ‘All Hail’ dropping on New York City’s leading independent Hip-Hop label Hardtimes Records.

PR Dean & King Just are currently working hard on his upcoming album and right now they are looking for a retail/marketing home to release the project. ‘All Hail’ digital version for iTunes, etc is distributed by uprising Fork And Spoon Digital Distribution (FAS Distribution) and is due for release late February 2011.

Producers can also send beats in as they are working on this new album right now!

If you need features, booking, hosting, drops etc from King Just please contact
PR Dean at prdeanmultimedia@gmail.com

Connect:
http://twitter.com/KingJustMusic
http://twitter.com/PRDEAN