Daily Archives: July 24, 2008

July 27, Aug. 3 & 10: The Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle Series: Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

A very unique invite only DJ battle series is going down this Summer in NYC on July 27th, August 3rd and August 10th as part of the Brooklyn Soul Summit Music Festival. Top battle DJs including DJ Complex, DJ EmmAre, DJ Flawless, DJ Swan…John Swan, DJ Boogie Blind, DJ Esquire, DJ Fat Fingaz, DJ Solo and DJ Supreme will compete in The Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle presented by 2mybeat.com and Tools of War. Each battle will run from 3pm-4pm at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn NYC. The events are free and all ages are welcome.

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Hell Rell Presents “Ruga Stories” Part 5 Ridin’ W/Ruga Rare Freestyle And More

In the next chapter of the “Ruga Stories” webisode series (“Black Mask
Black Gloves” in stores now!), Ruga gets up close and personal as he
hits the road in between promo for the album and also blesses us with
a heat rock of a freestyle.

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VH1 Keeps The Summer Sizzling With 3 New Original Series Premiering On Monday, August 4th

NEW YORK, NY, July 24, 2008- VH1 continues to heat up the summer with three new original series premiering Monday, August 4, “I Want To Work For Diddy,” “New York Goes To Hollywood” “Luke’s Parental Advisory,” all join VH1’s new Monday night li neup to help viewers enjoy the dog days of summer.

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Fat Beats to Unearth Freddie Foxxx’s Mysteriously Shelved ’94 Album

(July 24, 2008 – Brooklyn, NY) Fourteen years overdue, Freddie Foxxx, aka Bumpy Knuckles, is finally ready to step back into the spotlight with the official release of his 1994 demo tape, Crazy Like A Foxxx, as a two CD set on July 29th via Brooklyn-based record label Fat Beats. The album is a veritable time capsule from the early 1990’s, with guest spots from legends such as 2Pac, Chuck D, and Kool G Rap.

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Charles Hamilton Is The Next Generation Of Hip-Hop

Rapper, mad music scientist, Sonic the Hedgehog are just a few of the adjectives used to describe Charles Hamilton. With his self-produced mixtape “Outside Looking” hosted by Green Lantern praised by the likes of Pharrell and Eminem and a forthcoming album, via Interscope in the first quarter of 2009. Jimmy Iovine’s newest signee, Charles Hamilton produces and writes all his own music and plays multiple instruments at the very young age of 20. Already profiled by NY Times, XXL, Complex, The Fader, Trace, and Vibe Magazine’s and Allhiphop.com, Okayplayer, Hiphopdx.com, DJbooth.net, Hiphopgame.com, Ballerstatus.com, Onsmash.com and the New Music Cartel among others; Charles Hamilton is a name you need to know!!

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