Just in time for CMJ Music Marathon, we’re giving away one set of tickets to see Ratking and Amp Live as headliners featuring tons of other talented acts such as Tanya Morgan, YC The Cynic, Denitia & Sene, Wavy Spice, Tontons, Mythsyzer, Emily Bell, Pegasus Warning with music also provided by Anthony Valadez of KCRW. All you need to do is Tweet Us with #URBsGotTheHookUp and a winner will be chosen randomly.
The event is sponsored by Red Bull Sound Select and free before 9:30pm. If you’re late, you’ll need to pay $7 so RSVP now at rbsoundselectnyc.eventbrite.com. The show is at Free Candy (905 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn).
Peep the video above for live footage of Tanya Morgan’s “Pick It Up” produced by 6th Sense, who produced the entire upcoming TM album, “Rubber Souls.” You can pre-order the album now (coming out on the 24th) and if you’re located in NYC, the hip hop duo will be performing for free at the SoHo Apple Store on September 26th and again three days later (29th for those who are bad in math) at The Delancey alongside Nemo Achida and Fresh Daily. And for all you hardcore TM fans out there, you can cop their deluxe Rubber Souls package which comes with your choice of vinyl/CD, a t-shirt and a few other goodies by going to ImprintOne80.com.
And in very Donwill-esque fashion, if you’ve read everything on the post up to this point, you’re in luck because Tanya Morgan has also blessed everyone will the first track on the album for free. Hit the jump and make sure to listen/download that ish!
Caught up with Donwill of Tanya Morgan last night. I had no clue TM was coming out with a new album in less than three weeks. Check out the video for “Pick It Up,” produced by 6th Sense. “Rubber Souls” comes out September 24th. Preorder it now. I don’t know about you but I’m excited.
Clear Soul Forces is next to carry the burning flame for the city of Detroit. Discovered, championed, and mentored by Royce da 5’9”, the four-man group rhymes like genetically enhanced street poets from the 70’s who are here to remind us what album rap sounds like. The vision of E-Fav, L.A.Z., Noveliss, and producer/emcee Ilajide combines golden era, 21st century, backpack and subwoofer hip hop but never sounds dated, derivative, or awkwardly avant garde. These guys are serious performers and hard workers devoted to making music that honors the legacy of Detroit’s legendary lineage.
The group emerged in the aftermath of a serendipitous studio session in 2009 where the four emcees scraped together money to record individual music. Royce, who was recording his album “Street Hop” at …
UK producer, Metabeats is proud to announce his forthcoming June 25th album entitled “Caviar Crackle.” The album is completely produced by Metabeats with co-production help from Ed Boogie and the album features guest appearances from Action Bronson, Oddisee, Quelle Chris, Von Pea (Tanya Morgan), Zeroh, Chuuwee, Marv Won, Che Grand and others.
Today, enjoy the first leak from the album for the song “SLSBS” (Sounds Like Some Bullshit) featuring Quelle Chris. “SLSBS” also features co-production from Ed Boogie.