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Termanology's New LP ‘G.O.Y.A.’ (Gunz Or Yay Available) In Stores Now! LP Includes Appearances from Action Bronson, N.O.R.E., Lil Fame, DJ Kay Slay, Sheek Louch, Tony Touch, Doo Wop, Inspectah Deck, Maffew Ragazino, Reks, Wais P, Dice Raw, & Chris Rivers (Big Pun’s Son) and many more. The CD version comes in a limited ‘Coca-Case’ package, featuring a foil-mirror cover, embossed with the word 'G.O.Y.A.', and including a 3.5 inch ‘Snuff Straw’ in the spine of the jewel case! @TermanologyST @BrickRecords96 www.facebook.com/Termanology www.brickrecords.com www.facebook.com/BrickRecordsAdd a comment
The Almighty’s "The 2nd Coming" is now available wherever fine music is sold via RBC Records with guest features from Busta Rhymes, Crooked I, Kool G Rap, Kurupt, Masta Killa, Vinnie Paz, Chino XL & more. To highlight the release of there new project Canibus and crew drop a Domingo produced banger featuring Kool G Rap entitled “F.A.M.” I have also included a new video, “The Good Life” f/ P. Dinero from the group as well.Add a comment
Off of The Blindfold, Young Skoop collaborated with today’s heavy hitters including his single "Talibandz" featuring Def Jam recording artist Jeremih, as well as "Hefner" featuring Kid Ink and Grammy-nominated producer Soundz
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Medusa is the new Queen of the West Coast Hip-Hop scene and she collaborates with another Queen, Hip-Hop Legend MC Lyte on "Lay Down" as they both deliver some high energy lyrics. Be on lookout for Medusa on the road this April on the “Whrs The Gramophone” tour.
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Friday April 19th marks the three-year anniversary of the passing of Guru and this track, “G.U.R.U.” f/ Talib Kweli & DJ Premier is dedicated to his memory and a celebration of his life, legacy and all of the vast accomplishments and great music he and DJ Premier gave us. “G.U.R.U.” also serves as the lead-single from Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, PA2: The Director’s Cut, which will be released in July 2013 on SoulSpazm Records.
“Tomorrow marks the three-year anniversary of the passing of the legendary G.U.R.U. of Gang Starr. I decided to this leak this record one day early to ensure DJ's and everyone can have it ready for his anniversary and it can be played tomorrow. This is one of the most important records I've ever been a part of” states Marco Polo. “Thank you to Talib Kweli and DJ Premier for being a part of this incredible record! We will also be premiering the "G.U.R.U." video very soon (which is directed by Todd Angkasuwan) so stay tuned. Please help share this record and celebrate the life of an artist who influenced myself and so many others in Hip-Hop and music period! R.I.P. Keith Edward Elam aka G.U.R.U. (Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal)!”Add a comment
“For Namesake” LP Drops 4-16-2013 via Brick Records
With appearances by Motor City vets (Black Milk, Guilty Simpson, Miz Korona) and youngsters (Mahd, Jahshua Smith) alike, 'For Namesake' continues to cement Nametag & Nameless as one of Detroit's fastest rising talents.
iTunes purchase link: itunes.apple.com/us/album/for-namesake/id618857834
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They say it’s different across the bridge, and there is something definitely different about GQ. In the words of 9th Wonder, simply put, “he’s a star”. GQ, who Grammy Award winning producer, 9th Wonder, coins his “secret weapon” is not only a former NCAA basketball champion, but in fact Oakland’s next Hip Hop hero.
Born and raised in Oakland, California, GQ (also known as Quentin Thomas) found his passion for music at an early age; nine to be exact. Influenced by a wide array of music genres and artist, the young GQ became a fan of lyrics and started to pen his first rhymes; all while training to be a college hoops star. In 2004 he was recruited by Roy Williams to play for the University of North Carolina’s storied basketball program; and was a member of the 2005 National Championship team his freshman year. Some years later, and already a champion of one passion, he was well on his way to being a champion of his other - rhyming.
GQ signed with 9th Wonder in 2009, one of the last artists to join the budding Jamla roster, which has grown to be one of the most buzzed about indie labels today. Of the multi-talented emcee, 9th Wonder says, “he isn’t a basketball player that can rhyme; he is a rapper that can ball.” His style is passionate, controlled, lyrical and he is a master of telling the gritty, dark tales of the place we know as “OakTown”.
In 2010, GQ was featured on EA Sports’ NBA Live 10 video game, alongside Mississippi’s own, David Banner. The following year, the Oakland emcee released a few singles, and a three-part mixtape series, entitled “Blended”, before unleashing his first project under the Jamla imprint “Trouble Man.”
Currently, GQ is setting up for a big 2013 introduction with his two part release, “Death Threats and Love Notes”, the prequel and his debut album. GQ’s “Death Threats and Love Notes: The Prelude” EP features guest appearances from Nipsey Hussle, Kurupt, Rapsody, Heather Victoria and production from 9th Wonder & The Soul Council.GQ’s “Death Threats & Love Notes: The Prelude” EP will be released On 3-26-2013 via Jamla Records.
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Punchline blesses us with a fresh new cut entitled "Dream Chasing" which features Fokis & The 17th with additional vocals by Asha & the amazing Niyah on the hook. “Dream Chasing” was produced by D. Slaps and Recorded & Mixed by Fokeezy @ Krystal Clear Recordings.
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