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Royce Da 5’9″ “Somethin 2 Ride 2″ is iTunes Free Single of the Week

November 25, 2009

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Starting today (November 25, 2009), “Somethin 2 Ride 2,” from the Royce Da 5’9″ album Street Hop, is iTunes’ Free Single of the Week. Click here, or on the photo above, to download the song and leave a review on iTunes. For more info on Royce, type his name in the search bar of MichiganHipHop.com.

Ro Spit and Campbell-Ewald “Sell Detroit”

RESIZEcampbell_large Young Jeezy made a single encouraging listeners to “put on” for their city, but Ro Spit has done so in literal terms. The sneaker boutique he co-owns, Burn Rubber, has gotten attention in lauded publications like COMPLEX magazine, and its gear is on the backs, feet and heads of national rap stars such as Mos Def, Big Sean and Clipse. “Renaissance State of Mind” (click here to listen/download), his Monica Blaire-assisted remake of Jay-Z’s hit single, has given Detroit Hip Hop fans a new self-love anthem. And along with showcasing his own talents, his new solo release The Oh S#!t Project (click here to download) serves as a who’s who of what Michigan Hip Hop has to offer. For a more detailed breakdown of Ro Spit’s career, click here to read MichiganHipHop Managing Editor William E. Ketchum III’s feature in Metro Times.

But in a contest sponsored by CNN (click here to vote), Ro has the opportunity to represent Detroit in a brand new way. Check under the cut to hear Ro briefly break down how he and ad agency Campbell-Ewald plan to infuse energy in the area’s art scene. Continue reading →

Royce Da 5′9″ Talk About His Writing Process (Video)

November 20, 2009

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Consequence Ft. Kanye West, Common, KiD CuDi, Big Sean “Whatever You Want (G.O.O.D. Music Remix)”

November 19, 2009

Consequence Ft. Kanye West, Common, KiD CuDi, Big Sean “Whatever You Want (G.O.O.D. Music Remix)”

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Fly.Union Ft. Big Sean “Poe’d Up” Behind The Scenes (Video)

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House Shoes Presents: Quelle “Blue Mondays”

November 18, 2009

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House Shoes Presents: Quelle “Blue Mondays”

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Tracklist:

  1. Special Ingredient (prod.Quelle)
  2. crawling, walking, running interlude
  3. Deal Wit It feat. Denmark (Prod. Quelle)
  4. The Jones Brothers feat. Blaqk Mythe (prod.Quelle)
  5. Dick Ridah feat. Denmark (prod. Magnetic)
  6. Blue Mondays (prod. Jason Starborough)
  7. Need U (prod. Quelle)
  8. Put It Down feat. Galaxy (prod. Quelle)
  9. Running The Show feat. Green Isaac (prod. Quelle)
  10. Vegetables (prod. Quelle)
  11. Yesyallin’ (prod. ?)
  12. Take It From Me intro
  13. Take It From Me feat. 87 (prod Black Smith)
  14. Peace feat. Big Tone (prod. Quelle) Bonus: Keep My Name Out Ya Mouf (prod. Swing Low Tha Bro)

P.H.I.L.T.H.Y. Interview

P2daResize“Phenomenal Hip-Hop Individual Living Through His Years.”

The name says it all. P.H.I.L.T.H.Y, born name James Gardin, can fight the AIDS epidemic, lead Bible study, do a fashion shoot, create an awesome EP, and still have time to jump on stage for a performance before the day is done.

After the mixtape Young Black Hope Vol. 1 and the album Save Us All (Click Here to Buy on iTunes), the 24-year-old has released the EP Love Songs for Losers & Ballads for Ballers (Download and Listen Here), which showcases his talent for laying lucid lyrics over the touching soundbeds to make a universally appealing listen. And don’t let the EP title fool you; this project encases a diverse topic line-up, covering  awareness, love, respect and more.

The 24-year-old Lansing emcee knows how to keep balance in his life and in his music, making him admirable to fans, fellow hip-hoppers and strangers he meets in the streets. In the interview below, P.H.I.L.T.H.Y. lets MichiganHipHop.com in on the secret to how he became a phenom without losing himself in the process.

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Jay.K ft. Big Sean “Paper Chaser” (Video Teaser)

November 17, 2009

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Diz Gibran and Buff1 in the Studio With Cook Classics (Video)

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Ant The Champ “From The Deuce”

Ant The Champ “From The Deuce”

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From Ant The Champ’s upcoming project, “ANTicipation,” coming soon.