From the forthcoming Streams of Thought Vol. 3: Cane and Able from Black Thought and Sean C. Set to release July 31, Thought's third installment will include an array of features ranging from Swizz Beatz, Pusha T, ScHoolboy Q and more. Interestingly enough, Portugal The Man makes three appearances on the 13-track effort. For those salivating for new music, the hip-hop luminary will be unleashing his first single, "Thought Vs. Everybody," this Friday (July 10). On the production side, Sean C (of production team Sean C & LV Jay-Z, Puff Daddy, The Clipse, Ghostface and Fat Joe and more) will helm the project.
Tyranny Allen sits down with production team and Oakland institution Tweed "Tha Great" and Dotrix 4000 of The Mekanix (J. Stalin, Shady Nate, Yukmouth to name a few) for an in-depth interview detailing their production come-up, advice for new producers, digital music distribution, production techniques and more. The Mekanix are responsible for 4-6 million records sold under their production belts. Filmed in the Downtown Oakland Oaklandish Flagship store and sponsored by Marketing Kings and Oaklandish. Follow them: IG @TheMekanix @Marketing_kings @Oaklandish
New visuals from 1/3 Dilated Peoples Evidence, aka Mr.Slow Flow, The Weatherman. "Unlearning" Produced By Graymatter/ mixed by frequent collaborator Eddie Sancho (Gangstarr, Jay-Z, Blackmoon), gives the viewer a peak into Ev's personal surroundings and his recording process. "Unlearning" is his first solo release since his critically acclaimed 2018 album, Weather Or Not. Watching Evidence grow since Dilated's early breakout single "Work the Angles" has been a inspiration and a lesson in artist evolution. One of illest to control the Microphone & production, Evidence seems to get more comfortable in his skin with each new offering. There's no sign of "Unlearning" being part of a more grand scheme i.e. album, so vibe to this until further notice, CA all Day.
Oakland MC/Producer Marciano YR of FXVE STAR MUSIC GROUP drops new visuals for "No Mercy", a bar beatdown with a back drop reminiscent of Outkast "Players Ball". "No Mercy" Directed by 1979, has YR with get up get out and get something bars i.e. "A stroke of brilliance I woke up willing to go the distance". Brought to you by DNA family member Tyranny Allen of Marketing Kings. Bay Area business in full effect. Follow the Drums & Ammo Affiliates at IG: @MarcianoYR @one9seventy9 @Marketing_kings
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