Archive for February, 2012

February 29, 2012

Rita Ora – R.I.P. (feat. Tinie Tempah)

Rita Ora only just premiered her debut single alongside Jay Z on a New York radio station, and now she gives us another new song R.I.P. featuring Tinie Tempah. With the song written by Drake, sampling Nneka’s Heartbeat, produced by Chase & Status, and featuring Tinie Tempah it should be a sure fire hit.

February 29, 2012

Obie Trice New Album Bottoms Up

Obie Trice sets the year off with the release of his brand new album Bottoms Up set for release in the UK on May 14th. The album represents a fresh start for Obie and will be his first since leaving Shady records in 2008. It’s also the first project to be released on his own independent Fontana distributed label, Black Market Entertainment. 

Although he’s stepped out of the Shade, Obie has managed to bring some of his old friends with him. Dr Dre blessed Obie with his production genius on this new project and Eminem also features on on track and produces another. The album delivers exactly as it should, packed full of West Coast bump, with Obie releaseing an equal amount of intensity and wit over each sixteen tracks. His first single Battle Cry, is an anthem to perseverance, featuring the smooth vocals of Adrian Reeza along with the tracks steady driving beat, it personifies the resiliance Trice has shown throughout his life. The second single, Spend The Day, features Drey Skonie. On this track Trice gives the ladies a glimpse into a day spent with the rapper.

Trice has long been a favourite of rapper connoissers. Many remember him from his cameo on Eminem’s single, Without Me, with the opening line, “Obie Trice real name, no gimmicks.’ Trice went on to release two albums via Eminem’s record label, Shady Records. These releases include Cheers, which is certified gold and debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 list, and Second Round’s On Me which featured Eminem, 50 Cent, Akon, Trey Songz, Brick & Lace, Trick Trick, Big Herk & Nate Dogg and debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 200 list.


01. Bottoms Up (produced by Dr Dre)

02. Going No Where (produced by Eminem)

03. Dear Lord (produced by K&Square)

04. I Pretend (produced by Coree Benton)

05. Richard (produced by Statik Selektah) feat Eminem

06. BME Up (produced by Darius Phonix Barnes)

07. Battle Cry (produced by Lucas Reeza)

08. Secrets (produced by K&Square)

09. Spill My Drink (produced by NoSpeakerz Production for NoSpeakerz Production)

10. Spend The Day (produced by NoSpeakerz Production for NoSpeakerz Production)

11. Petty (produced by NoSpeakerz Production for NoSpeakerz Production)

12. My Time (produced by Geno XO)

13. Ups and Down (produced by K&Square)

14. Hell Yeah (produced by NoSpeakerz)

15. Crazy (produced by Witt for De Notes/Pep Sick Note music)

16. Lebron (produced by NoSpeakerz Production for NoSpeakerz Production)

February 29, 2012

SPOT ft. Jose Guapo – We In The Building

New record from SPOT featuring a guest appearance from Atlanta’s own Jose Guapo. We In The Building was produced by Southside whose production credits include: Jay Z, Kanye West, Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame and moe. The track is featured off of SPOT’s newly released mixtape with DJ Drama, The Price Iz Right.

Listen to and download Spot ft. Jose Guapo – We In The Building 

Download The Price Iz Right here


February 29, 2012

Miguel – Art Dealer Chic Vol. 1

Miguel drops the first series of his Art Dealer Chic EP’s, Art Dealer Chic Vol. 1. It includes the song Adorn which he recently dropped the video for. The second installment will be out on March 27th and the third in April, so keep a close eye on here for the next free downloads.


1. Adorn
2. That I Do (FTRMX)
3. Gravity

Download Miguel – Art Dealer Chic Vol. 1

February 29, 2012

Curren$y & Styles P – #The1st28

New Orleans native Curren$y and Styles P bring us a 5 free track EP #The1st28, with all new material from the pair.


1.Rule Book
2.Jekell n Hyde
3.Lean (feat. Fiend)
4.Go (feat. Daz )
5.Billions (feat. Deelow)

Download Curren$y & Styles P – #The1st28 here

February 29, 2012

Mr. Mitchell – On The Rooftop

On The Rooftop is taken from the forthcoming EP The Painter. The single is released on March 25th.

February 28, 2012

Birdman Explains Signing Limp Bizkit To Cash Money

Birdman explains the reason behind signing rap-rock band Limp Bizkit.

“Fred [Durst] reached out, bruh,” Birdman said in an interview with “It was weird how it happened. He was like, ‘Stunna, what’s good?’ I was like, ‘What’s poppin, 5?’ [Fred said] ‘I wanna join the team.’ Whoa! For real? He didn’t have to say it twice. I was already a fan of him. When the opportunity came, we really was supposed to announce it at the Grammys. Wayne was going to announce it at the Grammys, but he did it when he felt like it.”

Birdman also added that the groups first single will be out next week and will feature Lil Wayne.

“He’s a visionary, he a great artist,” Birdman said of Durst. “Also, I want him to be a part of our staff and take over the rock department and bring us over more talent because that’s what he does. I think with having Limp he brings a lot.”

February 28, 2012

Sneakbo ft. Lauran Alexandria – Fire

Sneakbo drops the video for his latest single Fire.

Check out my interview with Sneakbo here

February 28, 2012

Dot Rotten – Laughing

Dot Rotten releases the video Laughing featuring footage from some of his live shows. His latest single Are You Not Entertained is released 4th March.

February 28, 2012

Akira Kiteshi gives away ‘Teraohm’ ahead of debut album release‏

Recently dubbed as ‘One To Watch’ by Metro, Edinburgh’s Tommy Forrest AKA Akira Kiteshi is gearing up to release his debut album Industrial Avenue next Monday 5th March. An artist that refuses to be pigeonholed, Tommy blurs the lines between 2-step infused electronica, dubstep with a heavy helping of bass and a keen eye for detail.

To celebrate this release on Afterglo Records, Tommy is giving away a free track, Teraohm. Described a ‘full throttle rave’n’bass banger that’ll please those of you who like your dance music intense and downright dirty’