James Fitzpatrick aka Avenue effortlessly relays his street narratives over Cooking To Kill’s deft production while his city provides the backdrop gloriously bathed in vibrant streetlights and the falling night rain. Directed by FTB and shot by Jose Rodriguez, ‘Party’s Over (Ringing Off)’ brings us back to a time where rap videos were cinematic extensions of the music. Avenue’s upcoming project Mass Ave & Lenox is coming soon and features Royce 5 9, Smoke Dza and label mates Deon Chase, Ariez Onasis & Prano. DJs can download this single now at 1200squad.com.
Because joints you can, play while you roll your joints never gets old, friend of the program Aaron Carter drops just the perfect track for your 4/20 soundtrack. No need for a hint here. Roll up and take a listen. DJs can download this now at 1200squad.com.
Welcome back world to another month of the hottest music from the best DJs in hip-hop. Here in The Big Apple, the thermometer is beginning to drop while the music continues to be as hot as ever. New artists like Dave East and Young M.A are making waves online and at radio with new music, while established artist like Solange and The Game have been keeping our heads bouncing with their own new brand of music. This month’s mix holds true to the same feeling that we’ve seen this month. Holding down this month’s mix is a DJ that knows a thing about good music, especially hip-hop. Out of Baltimore is AJ Showtime from WERQ’s ‘Rap Attack’ with Cornerstone Mixtape 201. This is Chief Status 3. Read more…
The 6th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival brought out thousands of people to Woodruff Park in the heart of downtown Atlanta this past weekend. The family friendly event featured performances by Love & Hip Hop’s BBOD, No Genre Recording Artist Scotty ATL, Supa Peach (Jermaine Dupri’s Rap Game), Colonel Loud, Yung LA, Eazy, Grand Hustle Recording Artist Yung Booke and many more on the main stage. There were special guest appearances by Atlanta’s own TI, Trae da Truth, and award winning producer Mr. Hanky. There was also a special tribute dedicated to Shawty Lo lead by DJ Scream of Hoodrich Entertainment. other DJ’s that graced the main stage were DJ Razah, DJ Ace Boogie, and DJ Kutt Throat.
The B-Boy/B-Girl Dance Stage at the corner of Edgewood Avenue and Peachtree Street was hosted by Atlanta Underground MC’s Hectic DaBackPacka & Suave with DJ Oliver Slick providing the music. The Dance exhibits and instruction were provided by Waba Replay.
Exhibition vendors lined the park selling a wide variety of food, arts & crafts, tropical drinks, jewelry. clothing and a lot more. There were voter registration booths, free HIV testing hosted by the Empowerment Resource Center and an area designated for Fresh Empire, an initiative that educates and informs teens on anti smoking and living tobacco free.
“Atlanta Hip Hop Day has been established for this exact reason, to utilize music and entertainment to create community awareness and participation.” says Amir James, the festival organizer and co-founder.
Sponsors and Festival Partners include 1-800-411-PAIN, Xfinity, Metro PCS, Fresh Empire, Rent-A-Wheel Rent-A-Tire, the Atlanta Braves, and MARTA. Media Sponsors include Streetz 94.5, Hip Hop Enquirer, and Allhiphop.com.
About Atlanta Hip Hop Day
The Atlanta Hip Hop Day is Atlanta’s only FREE annual, outdoor family music festival founded in 2011 and designed to pay homage to the elements of Hip Hop, Hip Hop History and Atlanta’s contribution to the Hip Hop culture. Each side of the park is dedicated to the elements of Hip Hop displaying B-Boy and B-Girl exhibits. The festival’s 7th annual event is planned for Fall of 2017 at Woodruff Park.
For more information please visit: www.AtlantaHipHopDay.com
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Mickey Factz, veteren emcee, former xxl cover freshman, is set to release his debut album “The Achievement with Grammy award winning producer Nottz helming the production for the project. The first taste of this collaboration is the 3rd installment of the 414 trilogy entitled “414 Words.” DJs can download this now at 1200squad.com.