Daily Archives: March 6, 2009
In 2008, Illa J teamed up with the historic Delicious Vinyl record label to release the highly acclaimed Yancey Boys, an album featuring beats by his brother the legendary producer J Dilla. Now, to celebrate the recent release of Yancey Boys Instrumentals, Illa J is giving aspiring rappers an opportunity to shine on two of the album tracks. Illa J, 2dopeboyz.com, Delicious Vinyl, and Audible Treats have joined forces and are proud to bring you the Illa J Remix Contest. After downloading the hook-included instrumentals of “R U Listening” and “Showtime” (found at the links below), contestants will have two weeks to rap their best verses based around the concept of Illa J’s hooks and submit their versions of the songs to be judged by Illa J and Delicious Vinyl.
For more than four decades the name Santana has been synonymous with groundbreaking musical approaches, and 25 year old keyboardist, vocalist, songwriter and bandleader Salvador Santana is well-versed in the familial traditions. 2009 welcomes Salvador to the spotlight in a major way with his second major studio effort/full length and first solo album due this fall on his very own VBE label. Salvador pushes the envelope by summoning underground legends to join his creative tour de force. His project will allow the world to hear musical icons such as Del The Funky Homosapien, Money Mark (Beastie Boys), GZA, plus other surprise guests, collaborating with Salvador for the first time.
HSAN Issues Stern Warning To Greedy Lobbyists And Public Servants – Back Off Of Opposing Rockefeller Drug Law Repeal Or Risk Backlash
Lobbyists and greedy politicians, beware. Young people are watching and ready to be heard if you, once again, block the long overdue repeal of the draconian Rockefeller Drug Laws. If you believe in equal justice and fairness, this is your chance to raise your voice, once again, as we demand an end to the Rockefeller Drug Laws across the state of New York. This is also the perfect time to do away with all the unjust mandatory minimum sentencing drug laws throughout the United States.