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Rapper/activist Paris’ Guerrilla Funk Touring and Promotions, LLC officially launches this year’s biggest hip-hop concert series, the Hard Truth Soldiers Tour 2009, sponsored by Fusicology, with Talib Kweli, dead prez, Immortal Techinque, Pete Rock & more
Music Festival now produced by Paxahau as Movement Festival for the 4th year in a row, takes place at Motown’s riverfront Hart Plaza on Memorial Day Weekend (May 23 – 25). Featuring 3 days of choice electronic music performances, including those from Detroit Techno and House legends such as Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Carl Craig, and Al Ester, as well as guests such as Afrika Bambaataa, Francois K, Osunlade, and Flying Lotus, among many more. As always, Fusicology will be bringing you our exclusive Movement Festival Afterparty Guide in coming weeks. Sign Up for our Detroit Newsletter to get the guide | Tickets
D.C. is a volcano right now as Oddisee has elevated this city to underground classic status with the new LP from his supergroup Diamond District.download the album FREE! Producer/MC Oddisee, X.O. and YU are Diamond District.
VIDEO: This Day Demo – highly recommended!
VIDEO: Interview with the Revolution about their forthcoming album The Revolution presents Revolution (June 9th, Rapster). The video and album feature Norman Cook (aka Fatboy Slim), Rich File (UNKLE) , Poet Name Life (Black Eyed Peas), Guy Sigsworth (Bjork) along with an array of the finest young talent Cuba has to offer. more…
CONTEST: Grandmaster Flash Mixtape Contest (Win Traktor Pro & More) until June 1st
Om Lounge (15 Year Anniversary Edition) – Celebrating 15 Years of Om Records as one of the premiere labels for downtempo electronica.
HIP HOP HOWL MIXTAPE SXSW TAKEOVER: FREE DOWNLOAD with 27 smoking tracks! Everyone from: Raye6, Homeboy Sandman, Jazmine Solano, The Beatards, Karina Nistal, Miz Metro, Fresh Daily, Zion I, Esso, Yarah Bravo, MCEyeris and others. Full Tracklisting
Seiji is back! Free download
Om Lounge track: Rocket Empire – Simmer Down Jammie
Fusicology’s full-fledged electronic ticketing service
International Soul Music Summit: New Site for the Sept 2009 Conference.
The 2009 A3C will be taking place on October 1-3, 2009 – New Dates, New Atlanta Location more…
TECH / SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS:
INTERVIEW: The Grouch and Eli : A Family Affair
CONTEST: Win A Copy Of Notorious On DVD!
REVIEW:DJ Hell :: Teufelswerk
NEW MIXTAPE: DJ Smiles Davis: “PREACH!”