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Bandcamp Donating Juneteenth Proceeds to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund: 17 New Releases to Listen and Buy

Bandcamp Support Racial Justice By Donating Juneteenth Proceeds to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Always taking a positive lead in the underground music community, Bandcamp recently made a statement pledging it’s support for racial justice, equality and change, opting to donate 100 % of profits this Juneteenth (and every following Juneteenth) to the NAACP Legal...

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Fort Lauderdale Rapper RuudAwakening Shows 2PAC Grit, Purging Depression, Fear and Misery on “CATHARSIS” Album

“Are you hearing those screams? See, my people ain’t free. They just want us to freeze.” – Magic,  by RuudAwakening Careful or this one will go over your head. RuudAwakening is that rare rapper who brings a complete subversive level to his rhymes, using sarcasm and brutal honesty to deliver atypical messages over hard modern...

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Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chris Heist, baby…

“Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chris Heist, baby…” Coming to us from Chicago is well-respected producer Chris Heist, whose work ranges from the epic to the grimy, covering just about every mood and intent in between, with beats aimed at the hip hop, r & b and pop genres primarily. Known for his anthems as...

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Fans of Big K.R.I.T and Big Boi will love Georgia rapping phenom A.Tone Da Priest

Coming to us from Marietta, Georgia, rapper Marco Antonio Restrepo, also known as A.Tone Da Priest, is building up quite an impressive catalogue, releasing new material at hyper speed. He must be well aware of the intensive competition in today’s hip hop industry; it’s possibly thriving more than ever before, and that in turn means...

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Exclusive Interview with Winnipeg Rapper Tha Mic

In this exclusive, Winnipeg rapper Tha Mic talks about the state of hip hop today and how to see past the smokescreen to get to the real goods. Welcome to Independent Music Promotions, Tha Mic. Please tell us about “Exposed” and how it came to be. Glad to be here. “Exposed” is not your everyday...

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Black Nacirema deliver classic hip hop haters anthem with “The World Owes Me”

“This for all y’all who told me I’d fall.” The concept of revenge is popular, but even more popular is the concept of retribution by way of personal success.  Instead of going after your opponent, you just rise on your own terms, thus proving them wrong. This way, those who doubted you are taught a...

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The Board of Education joins the new hip hop movement

Hip hop duo The Board of Education takes cues from both the old school and the new school in their impressive track (and video) “Expectations”. Ryan Teodoro and Darryl Watson contribute to this up-and-coming project that seems to be overflowing with potential. DIY to it’s core, they’re releasing their art the way they want to, just like...

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