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[Video] the “Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde” Tour

Delicious Vinyl, the label that released Cali rap crew The Pharcyde‘s groundbreaking 1992 debut album Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde (quoted as Kanye West’s favorite album), has released a three-CD box set featuring instrumentals and remixes to commemorate its 20-year anniversary. Original members Fatlip and Slimkid3 have also re-joined forces withBizarre Ride producers J-Sw!ft and L.A. Jay for Bizarre Ride Live, a series of shows where they perform the entire album, blurring…

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[Video] Maimouna Youssef “Meet Me In Brazil”

  Maimouna Youssef “Meet Me In Brazil”  Baltimore singer, emcee, songwriter and poet Maimouna Youssef presents the Brian “B.Kyle” Atkins-directed music video for “Meet Me In Brazil”, the second single from her album The Blooming. The “Brazil” clip features actor Lamman Rucker, best known for his roles in Tyler Perry‘s Why Did I Get Married? Youssef received a Grammy nomination for her contribution on The…

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[Video]Touchphonics ft Alex Lee of Le Vice “A Million Pieces”

Touchphonics “A Million Pieces” San Francisco-based producer/turntablist Touchphonics presents the Carmen Osterlye-directed music video for “A Million Pieces” featuring vocals from Alex Lee, lead singer of SF-based Le Vice. “Pieces” is the lead single fromDestroy All Lines, the debut full-length from Touchphonics, also the head of independent label Elevated Press. “Everyone has felt extreme heartache at one point or another, and ‘Pieces’ is…

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[The Distribution] Gotham Green & Quickie Mart ft Freddie Gibbs & T. Mills “All I Know”

Gotham Green & Quickie Mart “All I Know”   NY rapper Gotham Green and New Orleans producer Quickie Mart present “All I Know”featuring CTE signee Freddie Gibbs and Columbia Records singer T. Mills. “All I Know” is from the forthcoming fourth installment of their Haze Diaries series, following the video for“Hard Way”, “New York Times” featuring Grafh and “Everything” featuring El Prez.HDV4 is also set to feature Def Jam rapper Wax, singer/songwriter/musician Jes Hudak, L.A.’s BLX Crew and more….

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[The Distribution] Montage One f. Ras Kass, Guilty Simpson, “Beat2Def” | produced by JListed, cuts by DJ Revolution

Montage One f. Ras Kass, Guilty Simpson, “Beat2Def” | produced by JListed, cuts by DJ Revolution Cali emcee Montage One premieres brand new single “Beat2Def”, featuring Ras Kass and Guilty Simpson. Producer Jlisted combines organs, cuts by DJ Revolution and even what sounds like a very brief sample of Mobb Deep’s “Quiet Storm”. “Beat2Def” will be found on Montage One’s forthcoming album 10.6.3 OGX, set for release on…

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[The Distribution] Gotham Green & Quickie Mart “Natural Progression” ft. Jabee

Gotham Green & Quickie Mart “Natural Progression” ft. Jabee NY rapper Gotham Green and New Orleans producer Quickie Mart present “Natural Progression” featuring Oklahoma rapper Jabee. “Progression” is from the forthcoming fourth installment of their Haze Diaries series, following the video for “Hard Way”, “New York Times” featuring Grafh and “Everything” featuring El Prez.HDV4 is also set to feature CTE signee Freddie Gibbs, Columbia Records artist T. Mills, Def Jam rapperWax, singer/songwriter/musician Jes Hudak, L.A.’s BLX Crew and more….

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[The Distribution] Gotham Green & Quickie Mart “Everything” ft El Prez

NY rapper Gotham Green and New Orleans producer Quickie Mart present “Everything”, featuring L.A. emcee El Prez. “Everything” is the first single from the forthcoming fourth installment of their Haze Diaries series, set to feature CTE signee Freddie Gibbs, Columbia Records artist T. Mills, Def Jam rapper Wax, NY’s Grafh, OKC’sJabee, singer/songwriter/musician Jes Hudak, L.A.’s BLX Crew and more. Previous Haze Diaries volumes have featured Gibbs (watch the “Tell Me Something” video), Planet Asia (watch the “Game Change” video), Medusa,…

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[Video] MURS introduces THROUGH THE MIC: LACMA x HIPHOP

THROUGH THE MIC: LACMA X Hip Hop, the first museum hip hop concert series of its kind, will explore contemporary Los Angeles hip hop music from May through October 2012. Cocurated by LACMA and hip hop artistMurs, concerts will take place on the third Thursday of every month, and will feature emerging and experimental L.A.-based hip hop artists. On May 17 the series…

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[Video] Parallel “California Mindstate” (Official Video)

Repping Juice Town, CA is Parallel, presenting the LiveFree-produced music video for “California Mindstate”, the newest single from their recent album Don’t Sleep. Airborn, Deprave, Dope-1, Fatty B, Groove, Herrera, Holiq, Hyphen-Select, Jahs, Lawjik One and Wushu are just some of the artists within Parallel’s ranks, and they have been making music as a unit since 1998. Parallel maintains a solid SoCal performing…

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