“hip-hop” News

New release: Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011. Ladies & gents… netBloc Vol. 31!

2010 has been an incredible year for blocSonic. We’ve had Boots Riley on ETHX’ “Boom to Bloom” and Chuck D on Just Plain Ant’s “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble”. We’ve released our first indie and pop albums with Friends or Whatever’s self-titled debut, Garmisch’s self-titled blocSonic debut and Liam St…… Read “New release: Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011. Ladies & gents… netBloc Vol. 31!”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hoodgrown Magazine: The First Hip Hop iPad Magazine App!

(via Tablazines.com) What started as a print magazine that ceased publication due to increasing print cost and decreasing advertising revenue has returned as the first hip hop magazine app to hit the Apple store. Spearheaded by Chris “Cartel” English and Lord Jamar (of Brand Nubian fame), the Hoodg…… Read “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hoodgrown Magazine: The First Hip Hop iPad Magazine App!”

New release: Just Plain Ant "These Times / Scream Out"

If you haven’t already checked out the excellent Just Plain Ant release “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble”, here’s a little reminder for you. This, the final album maxi-single contains a double dose of album cuts with a couple dope remixes and a sneak peek at Ant’s upcoming September 7th release “seewhat…… Read “New release: Just Plain Ant "These Times / Scream Out"”

New release: Just Plain Ant “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble” with guest appearance by Chuck D!

Just Plain Ant is back with another fresh collection of his unique brand of hip-hop — beats, jazzy samples and a host of guests who each add their own flavor to the mix. Among the guests we’ve got blocSonic regulars such as Joey Ripps, Ohbliv and Sleaze. We’ve also got some new names — BlackLiq, B…… Read “New release: Just Plain Ant “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble” with guest appearance by Chuck D!”

New releases: Two for Tuesday: CM aka Creative and something new by Just Plain Ant!

CM aka Creative “I Got You”The final maxi-single promoting CM’s“The Classic Material Completion Package XE” (which you should def check out if you haven’t already done so), we’ve got a couple more exclusive previously unreleased tracks for you to enjoy. Grab CM’s “I Got You” here!Just Plain Ant “Thi…… Read “New releases: Two for Tuesday: CM aka Creative and something new by Just Plain Ant!”

New release: CM aka Creative’s back in full effect! Complete your Classic Material collection

There was once this funky little UK netlabel named Random Flow that put out a total of 12 releases. It was the first netlabel that I knew of that was solely focused on hip-hop. Among the many gems that they released were CM aka Creative’s 2 volumes of Classic Material. These gems were instant favo…… Read “New release: CM aka Creative’s back in full effect! Complete your Classic Material collection”