Rapture Ruckus (from New Zealand) joins BEC Recordings, planning to release his album "Hold On" June 8th 2010. The lead single "Tonight" is on his myspace page which reached #1 in the myspace music charts of New Zealand. Rapture Ruckus is re-locating to Nashville for his US release with BEC. Add a comment


Here is a message from Manchild regarding going into the studio this Friday with producer 9th Wonder:

"Well party people. Now is the time and the time is now. Back in September, I had a really good experience and showing at the Inaugural Red Bull EmSee competition here in Atlanta, GA, winning the Grand Prize. Add a comment

Braille has finished recording his new album 'Weapon Aid' to be released later this year. Add a comment

Applejaxx is working on a remix album entitled "Glow in the Dark" from his debut album "Back 2 the Future." The producers on the remix album right now are, GlobalxDiva (Fadacy Beat Factory), Applejaxx (Fadacy Beat Factory), Chizmatonic (YoungBeatz), Luke Witherspoon (Generation Genius - Lampmode on Back 2 The Future), Ransom (produced on Everyday Process: Outta This World). They are also plans for a music video as well. Coming soon Summer 2010. Add a comment

Image Beat Kangz Electronics, innovators in music production systems, have partnered up with multi-platinum Grammy award-winning producer Rockwilder to bring you the ultimate beat battle, “Kang of All Battles!” Rockwilder is looking for the hottest new producer who can bang that Thang, and the next superstar artist who can bring the heat on Beat Thang tracks.

One producer and one artist bangin’ out the hottest beats will win over $30,000 in cash & prizes including:

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Corey Red is not gone, he's still with us! His new single "I'm Still Here" has leaked and is available for free download on Rapzilla. The track is part of a 5 song EP entitled "Public Relations" set to release on April 29th.

Corey Red will soon release a free mixtape "The Rize of Corey Red" vol.1 hosted by Rockwilder. Stay tuned on Rapzilla for more info. Add a comment

Here is Cookbook & Uno Mas' trailer for the upcoming music video "When You Rock & Roll" from their album 'C&U Music Factory'. The song features Evidence of Dilated Peoples fame. The video will premier on March 5th. {youtube}64YIRSkp0Qo{/youtube} Add a comment

Braille & SymbolycOne have released the instrumental version of their collaborative 'Cloud Nineteen' record on iTunes. Add a comment


TMZ has learned the oft-incarcerated rapper, DMX, real name Earl Simmons, agreed to perform at the Morning Star Sanctified Church for a fundraiser this Saturday -- and he's doing it for free.

According to Pastor Barbara King, DMX and his family have been members of the congregation for eight months now and he really wanted to help raise money for repairs. Add a comment


Japhia Life recently visited California where he filmed a video for his upcoming album 'Nazareth'. Here is the promo vid:

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'The Future Ain't What It Used To Be' by DeepSpace5 (members: manCHILD and Dust of Mars Ill fame, Playdough, Sev Statik, Beat Rabbi, Freddie Bruno, Sivion, sintax.the.terrific, Manwell?, and Listener) will be released on Mega Royal Records, April 27th, 2010. Here is the first single and video from the album called “From The Outside”

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The UK just had the famous GL Live tour VI featuring Richie Righteous, Mali Music, Tunday, Lola Godheld, TP, and Husky. Richie Righteous brings back a 4 part youtube documentary about his trip. Check it out!

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Rapzilla got the new album cover and tracklisting first, so here it is. 'Fingerprints' releases 3/30/10.
1. Intro
2. Neva Lay Low
3. Fly Away
4. Champion
5. Boom Box
6. Let Me Live
7. Sky's Not the Limit ft. Eddienigma
8. Spotlight
9. Shorty's Lost ft. G-Styles
10. Why's It Gotta Be So Hard
11. Blow Your Whistle
12. My Beat Go ft. G-Stlyes
13. Fingerprints
14. I Hope
15. Save Me
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Image Dwayne Tryumf has received the most downloads on the Windows 7 music promotion 'Playlist 7' and is now a featured artist on the site.

As a result the song will be included in a Playlist 7 that will be available to all fans, friends and followers of Microsoft Windows on Myspace, Facebook and Twitter.

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New Christian hip-hop artist Cadet from London UK, will have his first single "Realise" released via iTunes on 1st March 2010. This will be followed in due course by an EP. He released his music video last month which has been buzzing. Expect a video interview from Rapzilla. Add a comment

The Gospel Music Association announced the following as the FINAL nominees for the 41st GMA Dove Awards. We are only showing the rap/hip hop nomiees.

Category 9
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year
Song; album; artist; writer; label

“America”; America; Tracy Edmond; Tracy Edmond, Ken White; Curb Records

“End Of My Rope”; Five-Two Television; KJ-52; Jonah Sorrentino, Aaron Sprinkle; BEC Recordings

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