Memorial Day weekend is approaching, which for the international techno community can only mean one thing — it’s time for Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival. Heading into it’s lucky 13th year, Movement is coming with one of it’s best line-ups ever, including headliner sets by Public Enemy, Lil Louis and Jeff Mills (performing a retro-’80s set as The Wizard). URB has a pair of tickets to give away to Movement 2012. E-mail is at contest[at]urb[dot]com with the subject line “Movement 2012″ to enter. Winners will be notified on Monday, May 21st. …MORE
The newest video from MC SelfSays (Directed by Matt Barth) features famed New York producer Blockhead on the beat. The feisty Detroit rapper has a few new projects in the works at the moment — saying you can expect a new flexi-disc single out on Insect Records just in time for SXSW.
Boog Brown is getting ready for a big 2012: she just dropped her full length remix project “The Brown Study Remixes”; has a free birthday party planned at 529 in Atlanta on February 9th w/ yU performing live; has her first vinyl 7″ about to drop January 17th; is releasing her debut album with Apollo, “Brown Study,” on special edition vinyl in March; and is about to record a new project with famed West Coast fOnkateer Georgia Anne Muldrow that will be out this fall on Mello Music Group. To ring in the year though, Boog is giving away an all new track she & Apollo Brown put together titled “Detroit.”
Boog Brown’s “The Brown Study Remixes” is out now via Mello Music Group!! The official release date is December 20th, but iTunes exclusively has the album for sale today!
Boog Brown’s remix album “The Brown Study Remixes” featuring remixes from Georgia Anne Muldrow, 14KT, Dunc of DTMD, Def Dee, MarvWon, Has-Lo, and others. The album also features a brand new track produced by Apollo Brown, entitled, “Detroit.” Boog Brown’s original album “Brown Study” was produced by Apollo Brown and iTunes named Boog one of 2010′s Best New Hip Hop Artists alongside Nicki Minaj, Drake, J. Cole, Roc Marciano and others. The demand for the original “Brown Study” album has enabled Mello Music Group to release the original album on special edition brown vinyl early …