A few pics from Carmelo's All Star Kick-Off party at Roxbury. Caught Letoya Luckett and Kenyon Martin on the red carpet plus a couple friends I know like Brandon of Broccoli City and miss Crystal Frost. Shouts to Jordan Sands of Pacific Kingdom for covering the red carpet on behalf of Eazee Street
Monday, February 28, 2011
In this clip we get to see who Brittany chooses...check it out. On the low she told me she would've chosen me over any of these three...oh and shouts to Cashmere for sending this over.
You'll be seeing more RED CUP oriented things from these two in due time...so for now enjoy this.
Saw this link early this morning and didn't get around to posting it...shame on me. The homie from Leimert Park reppin' with a Oscar award winning veteran in the game...enjoy.
We've had the leaks now let's get the full project from our friend Ro Blvd (the sonic genius behind A Love Supreme and more).
Upon seeing the now classic 2010 film, LA/Orlando hip-hop artist Reason was inspired to create his own soundtrack. While composer Trent Reznor created minimal yet powerful electronic soundscapes for his score, Reason's project creates a sound perfect for the headphone hip-hop listener. Over production provided by THX, Flash Beats, and Epik Tha Dawn, Reason tells his own tale of dreams, ideas, success, celebration, reality, and despair. The result is a sonic journey into the mind of one of the most interesting and fastest rising artists in hip-hop."The Social Network" is Reason's first all-original project for 2011 and the follow up to his acclaimed 2010 Free EP "Kill The Radio". Fans can expect even more original projects to come this year, and can be on the lookout for music videos including "Bright Lights" featuring Sarah Winters. "The Social Network" is available for free download and will give fans great music to vibe with and a new meaning to the Oscar favored film.
The Social Network - Reason
I knew Miguel was featured...didn't know they had Gucci too. Enjoy this...shouts to Fisticuffs for sending this over, Jhene's project will drop on 3.16.2011...get ready.
So King Fantastic drops an interactive version of his video where you can implement yourself into the video. Dope stuff...you'll have to head to the website to participate.
Was just "introduced" to this artist, Dee Goodz informally via twitter through the homie Dale Danja. He's working on a new project #FJ2 (Floetic Justice 2) which drops on March 7th so he's dropping a track with some names you should be familiar with around here; Casey Veggies and Young Scolla. Check out the song and enjoy.
While my folks were in NYC shutting it down, some of this footage here was taken:
Cipher Sessions & KarmaloopTV catches up with west coast up and comers TiRon, Kendrick Lamar, Diz Gibran and H.O.P.E. about performing in an all west coast show in NYC and what’s on deck for each of them.
Sunday, February 27, 2011
New music from the Artz...peep it out.
According to some...nah nevermind I'm not going to get into that one. What I will say is that my boy Ab-Soul is on making the correct moves by being on this tour. Shouts to him and #TDE, I see ya'll.
Ro Blvd leaks one last track before dropping Produc Placer 6: Shenanigans tomorrow. I swear these are some friends of mine featured on this song...
#TDE still at it...Jay Rock drops a cold one with Kokane. Enjoy.
It's been a minute since Bellez dropped some new music...well he changed that last week. Peep it out.
The youngin' Hugh dropped this off for the city (and everyone else) to enjoy as he heads out to Europe on a tour. Check it out.
Rimpau of Slauson Boyz and All Money In fame drops his mixtape to the masses. Features include Casey Veggies, Yung Brodee and of course his bro Nipsey Hussle. For all ya'll looking for some good street ish...check this out here.
Is this another banger from the High School soundtrack...? Could be, either way it's obvious from the various music I've heard them working on that these two have a great chemistry. Enjoy this...
True story: Strong Arm Steady dropped the long awaited "Arms & Hammers" album on Tuesday but many of you may not have known that Phil dropped an EP with Swedish producer Jolle. It's on iTunes so head there for it.
Damani had been dropping a few tracks over the past few weeks for this album...and now the entire project is here. Download and enjoy.
Something J. Cole dropped the other night after a Ustream...enjoy.
Karmaloop/Skee TV sits down with Swizz and talks about his shoe with Reebok. Check it out.
This is an album I can't tell you how long I've been waiting for...with a photoshoot going down, I think it's safe to say that this album is finally on it's way.
Don't forget T. Barker's solo album "Give the Drummer Some" drops on March 15th...
With it being the digital age...you know an anticipated video is going to get "bootlegged". This looks like it's still in a raw format and someone got the file. So if you want a sneak peek...check it out.
Blu has enough music to drop a number of projects according to him...peep the interview as he explains.
Pusha, Supperclub L.A....LIVE bars during a party. Peep it out.
Problem working right now...this isn't the only video he's filmed in the last week. Be on the lookout...
Cole rocking out at UCLA, performs some songs you know...but the freestyle in that first clip at the top...geesh.
Fresh off their All Star Weekend run, FM drops a new video for the masses.
While we're posting videos from West Coast veterans...
Dr. Dre's new song/video...not my favorite but I see where they're going with it. On top of that it's real talk between long time friends on the song, I can appreciate that. Enjoy and share.
Tony Yayo gets Lil B on a record, they call it BASED and shoot a video for it. Now at first glance you would think this was going to be pure ignorance with plenty of cookin'...it's just the opposite. These two trade bars about some real life ish...politics and other social commentary. I had to share this with ya'll.
#TDE keeps it moving as they drop another track...this time they gather up the whole Black Hippy crew and trade some bars off of one another...enjoy.
A small trailer for Reason's project dropping tomorrow...
A lil peek behind the scenes of Snoop Dogg's photoshoot for Blast by Colt 45. Photographed by Estevan Oriol and featuring sexy Rosa Acosta...be on the lookout for the beverage to hit the shelves on April 5th. For now just watch these visuals. Thanks to Cashmere for sending this over and remember that Doggumentary drops 3.29.11.
During All Star Weekend Brand Jordan put on a small event at Inglewood High School...for entertainment Cali Swag District performed for the students. Check out some footage my folks at Cashmere got a hold of...
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
These two are back at it...this time over N.E.R.D.'s "In The Clouds" track...enjoy.
Randomly I was laughing at Paul Pierce getting boo'd during the All Star Game and remembered this song being in my box. C-San drops this one for the people.
Devi Dev sat down with Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q while they were in Houston and talked TDE, Dre's co-sign and family reaction, Kendrick's advice to Dr. Dre and some other things...check it out.
Remember that video I posted earlier with Chris Brown and Busta? Well here is the official recap via Adidas and my good friends at Cashmere Agency (inside intel on such things). Enjoy.
So mad I missed this that I'm posting it late, lol...video footage courtesy of the good folks at the Source. Enjoy.
Here are some pics from Orisue's new look book for their newest Spring line...head over to the site to check out the other pics and start ordering clothes.
Taken from Danny of The Topshelf Company's FB wall:
Footage from Dom Kennedy's recent trip to Dijibouti in East Africa. Shot by DrewByrd, cut by Bryant Robinson, shaped and set by Topshelf Junior. *The Original Dom Kennedy
Just in case ya'll forgot...the hometown teams made great impressions during All Star Weekend...ask Blake Griffin who dunked over a car to win the Slam Dunk Contest, and Kobe who dunked on LeBron en route to getting his 4th MVP of the All Star game...tying Bob Petite. Both players got back to work yesterday but with different results. Blake Griffin had a spoiled homecoming in a route against OKC. Kobe on the other hand got his team a victory at Staples over the Hawks.
Directed by Dan the Man and DJ Whoo Kid...didn't see that one coming. But the Thornton Bros. and dope drummer Travis get together. This is off the Travis Barker mixtape he dropped with Whoo Kid. Peep it.
Jeezy decides to make a video for the verse he flipped for this track...as far as the concept, let's just say he out here REPPIN', lol...peep it.
Strong Arm Steady gang right back in your grill with a video for a track I dropped awhile back. "Klak or Get Klacked", produced by Grammy Award winner DJ Khalil, gets the visual treatment. Some street shit for the people. Don't forget that Arms & Hammers is officially out now and you can cop it right here. Oh and the release event is tomorrow...if you can be there, I suggest you BE THERE.
New music from Reason...peep it out.
A good morning laugh for ya'll. Snoop along with Metro PCS gives us his take on the popular "Love Connection" show with his "G Connection" featuring him, Warren G and the lovely Brittany Dailey. I think Snoop and I should compete for her actually...stay tuned to Metro PCS for the next clip and see who Brittany chooses. Oh and if you want to know why Snoop is using 4 G's in his name now, you'll have to watch the clip.