ORIGINALLY RELEASED IN 1989, THIS JORDAN HAS ONLY RETRO’D ONCE (1999) SINCE THEN, JUST ONE YEAR AFTER MJ’S RETIREMENT. THE SHOE ITSELF NEEDS LITTLE TO NO INTRODUCTION, A FAN FAVOURITE ACROSS THE BOARD, THE SHOE’S WHITE LEATHER UPPER IS CONTRASTED WITH SUBLTE HITS OF BLACK AND CEMENT GREY ON THE LACE STAYS AND MID SOLE. COMPLETE WITH RETRO HANG TAG, THIS SHOE IS A MUST HAVE FOR ANY SNEAKER HEAD.
KidKing Releases ‘Spazz Out Video” Produced by C-Sick Beats and Directed by Roger Morales of AyKid Shots
“Spazz Out”, the first video release from Chicago artist, KidKing, off his upcoming mixtape, “King of the Jungle”, is an explosive example of how an artist can use memorable punch lines to capture a listener. With lines that include “Did you know that this kid is hotter than the month of June? Don’t be so impatient, cuz yes the album coming soon” it is no surprise that he is receiving production from talented Chicago producers, C-Sick Beats, Odd Couple, Ajacks, and Snapbackondatrack. KidKings, “King of the Jungle” mixtape will feature a heavy amount of material from Chicago production group the Odd Couple, known for their mixtape dropping soon which features great talent that includes XV, Smoke DZA, Skyzoo, Mikkey Halsted, King Louie, Emilio Rojas, Uno Hype, KidKing and many more. KidKing will also be demonstrating his freestyle talents in his ’NYU 16 Bars” video dropping soon.
Something old and something new collide at the 7th annual 2012 SpinFest and Stylus Awards. A partner since the inception, Pioneer DJ returns as the official presenter of the national award show. This exciting night of talent and celebration will be held at a new venue this year, the recently re-opened Danforth Music Hall in the heart of Toronto on Monday, May 28, 2012.
Submissions open at 12 noon EST on February 14, 2012 and will close March 4, 2012 at 11:59pm EST. Interested talent can visit www.stylusgroup.ca for registration forms and a complete list of rules and regulations. The following categories qualify for submissions (all other categories are through nomination by a jury of industry professionals):
Canadian Dance/Pop Single of the Year
Artist Mixtape of the Year
DJ Remix of the Year
Canadian Hip Hop Single of the Year
Canadian R&B Single of the Year
Canadian Producer of the Year
DJ Mixtape of the Year
Exclaims Mike Zafiris, Stylus Group Inc. Co-founder and Director, “The Stylus Group is incredibly proud to partner once again with the Pioneer team. They have been an invaluable asset and ally, each year working with our team to grow the show to newer and higher levels! Lucky number 7, 2012 is going to be a big year!”
The 4-day conference and festivities assemble the music industry’s most influential tastemakers, fans, and a roster of renowned recording artists, producers, promoters and DJ’s for a dynamic array of events. The focus of each event throughout the weekend is to increase public awareness and celebrate the vibrant club music scene inCanada. Participants shed light on the significant contributions to pop culture and lifestyle made by DJ’s nationwide (conference speakers, specific locations and dates to be announced in the coming months).
“One goal that many artist have in common is the lust for the limelight, whether working a 9-5 or different hustles on the side we all have dreams of traveling the world performing, while living off our music comfortably. The trick is making that dream a reality” –Signif
Walk with Signif as her dream and reality collide in the Darren Cole directed video Soul Clap. Embracing Rejection is available for free download
Born and bred in Columbus, Ohio, Dominique Larue was influenced early on by Hip Hop legends to pursue a career in in the art. Over the years she’s honed her emceeing abilities, and garnered recognition internationally with virtually every bar delivered. Having already released 6 projects to date, she’s geared up for what promises to be a busy 2012 with 3 projects on deck beginning with the D/Will produced “Diem” coming in March.
After days of deliberation, Dominique Larue has decided to re-release her 2009 debut, “From Ohio With Love”, as a free download. The lushly produced project features production from the likes of Kev Brown, !llmind, J. Rawls, Lee Bannon, and more and guest verses from several independent hip hop stalwarts including Jon Robinson, among others. It also covers the gambit conceptually, showcasing Larue’s rare barslinging abilities, while also giving the listener the emcee’s prospective of life in her hometown, Columbus, OH.
Today marks the long-awaited arrival of BBU’s brand new mixtape, bell hooks. The tape, presented by Mad Decent and mixed by DJ Benzi, will be released by Mishka Records, but before then, the four-man Chicago-based group is excited to release the album’s final leak, “Beau Sia.”
For BBU, the song, which premiered on the Mad Decent blog, is all about breaking the preconceived notions and often-false labels placed on socially- and politically-minded artists. “When you’re ‘Conscious’ or ‘Revolutionary,’ fans and media like to put you in boxes,” notes Epic. “This song was us stepping out of that box and just having fun.”
To do that, the group called on producer Stefan Ponce (“He actually helped us out a lot with this record,” says Illekt), who supplied the guys with a rowdy, up-tempo beat that plays to BBU’s Juke sensibilities, and, most of all, let’s the group get loose, as Epic, Illekt, and Jasson Perez take turns kicking school-yard game to the ladies, kepping it fun but smart. “Girl, we can kick it, but you gotta get on my level, intellectually,” remarks Illekt, with Epic joking, “Yes, conscious folk do be fucking. Where do you think all these little vegan dread-locked babies come from!”
Download “Beau Sia” here: http://media.audibletreats.com/BBU-Beau_Sia.mp3
Pages and The Out Of Hand Band release their latest single, “Till I’m Gone.” Typically known for their aggressive fusion of Hip-Hop and rock, Pages and The Out of Hand Band explore a different route for this joint, combining a heavy new-jazz swing and soothing R&B feel. After the success of “Mainstream Nightmare,” this new single enlists on vocal assistance from Jesus Rodriguez and Gabriella Rivera, while Pages balances a nonchalant flow with keen flavor, and still maintains a concise rebel message. Pages continues to perform consistently throughout South Florida, with several upcoming releases in the next few months.
I am back again to present to you all my track “The Weekend” off of my Before My Time Vol.4 mixtape. The week has finally past school is over, work is over, TGIF.. Me and my hommies ChoZe, Repo G Promise and Kevin Thomas got together and made this track for y’all to enjoy over the weekend, enjoy!!
Hey Oxvylu just finished his 5th album called “Ice Palace”. Since it gets wintery and icy in Canada where the tunes were recorded, the title makes sense. Ice Palace is different from other “Videogamesoundingmusic” releases by Oxvylu, this album features a heavier sound with some added distortion and dark undertones. There’s just enough variety in the mix to space-out & rock-out, it will have you hitting the repeat button or even share within your social network. This winter please don’t slip on the ice and break anything, listen to Ice Palace instead!
Download the Oxvylu ICE PALACE album at no cost http://oxvylu.com/icepalace/