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This weekend in Orlando, FL at the Revolve Tour. KJ-52's DJ, DJ X took the plundge and proposed to his girlfriend in front of 9,000 girls.
Check out the video on myspace: click here to watch.

 

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By now you must have heard that Eric Cross' Art of Composition will be released April 1st nationwide on Beatmart Recordings. "This 13 track banger is sure to please" says Beatmart on their website, but how would you know if it sounds good or not until April 1st right?

Wrong! You can now buy the digital download of the album at the Beatmart online store . We thought it was a mistake and contacted Beatmart, their response was: "This is legit."

Go ahead and purchase it now for only $8.00 at:  http://webstores.merchonestop.com/beatmart/category.php?CA=24
If you buy the album, please add a comment of what you think of the album here, you'll get to hear it before us!

Beatmart will still release the album in stores April 1st 2008. 

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Night Owls climbs from # 9 to #4 on the CMJ hip hop charts beating out notable artists like Wyclef Jean, Blockhead, Jay-z, Wu-Tang Clan, Talib Kweli and many others for superior chart position.
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Reach Records is looking for producers and vocalists for Lecrae, Trip Lee, and Tedashii's projects. If you are a producer or know one send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The Sounds of Poems have been Blooming around the world. Check out this store display from a shop in Japan. There is also a vinyl out now and the album is going worldwide on digitally in February. You can get your copy NOW in HipHopIsMusic online store featuring 15 tracks and production by Ohmega Watts, Stro and Mr. J of the Procussions, Vintage, Tony Stone, Choice 37 and more. Image

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Tim Trudeau, President of Syntax Records, says "We have been getting a lot of calls and e-mails comforting us... I just want to say thanks and I truly appreciate that." But...
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On the first day of sales in Paris France, I stopped by the Virgin Megastore at Champs Elysees. Unlike the U.S., European stores can only promote sales twice a year (January and July). The store had thousands of CD's on sale for 2-6 euros (about $3-9).
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"Rise to the Top" by Von Won featuring Tre9 and BB Jay, is in the top 10 most watched music videos on Myspace with over 180,000 views! Von Won's album "Rise 2 The Top" will release some time in 2008. Watch the video here: http://vidsearch.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=22094185

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Braille is Featured Artist on Myspace this week. Click here to check it out. His upcoming album The IV is set to release April 15th 2008, and this is an official quote on what we think of the album: "The album is HOT! A must have for 2008."

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ReadyWriter's debut album entitled "Conduit" has been pushed back to a February 2008 release date. Artist featured Eric Cross, Excelsius, Jovan Mackenzy, Brinson, Boston-Emcee DISCIPLE, H.E.A.V.Y., Young Fitz, and St Joe the Servant. With
production from Brinson, St Joe, Witness, Lesus, and Teddy P.

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Pigeon John @ Sonshine Festival 237

Pigeon John is hard at work for his next record. He needs your help for an album title. Some time next year he is going to have a Title Contest for the album. "My goal is for one of my fans to name it!" says Pigeon John. Interesting concept, you'll get more info when the time comes here on Rapzilla. 

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Viktory is nearly done with his latest project tentativley titled "Son of a King". If you remember his last project, it featured production from Tonex, Tony Stone, and the Holy Hit Makerz plus a guest appearance from Marvin Winans Jr., this time around you can expect all of them to return, as well as some classic material from Witness of the Frontlynaz, illuminaticx a.k.a. J Pierre, Mad Skrews.

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A lot of people have been wondering about Eric Cross album release since the Beatmart deal, well here it is the much anticipated album entitled "The Art of Composition" will be dropping 4/1/08 under Beatmart Recordings.  It's official! 

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Download the new mixtape from Theory Hazit "Special Education of Theory Hazit" for free

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=8L3JWA78



You can now view photos of concerts and other events. Enjoy, Click here to check it out, it's also in the left menu. By the way if you are a photographer submit your pictures via Flickr to us for consideration. We want to showcase them!

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Electronic Arts licensed the track "Break It Down" from L.A. Symphony's album "Unleashed" out now on Syntax/Koch.

About NFL Tour 2008:
A superstar replacement for EA's NFL Street series, NFL Tour brings the spectacle of a traveling NFL road show alive, with intuitive controls, fast-paced gameplay, and visually stunning graphics. Gamers will be able to embark on a fictional NFL road show. With real NFL players as teammates, players will travel across the country to play against each of the NFL teams in newly designed stadiums. As players defeat each of the NFL squads, they come one step closer to winning a NFL contract. In stores: 2/1/08.

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Braille has a new 12" vinyl single of the IV/Counter Attack, released in Germany, from his upcoming full length album "The IV Edition" due 2008. Featuring production from Oh No & Marco Polo, cuts by Rob Swift, and guest spot by Hiphop IS Muisc labelmate Theory Hazit. This 12" is on point with a full gloss print picture cover, instrumentals, an accapella, and a bonus cut. Limited to only 500!
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The new S.O.U.L. Mag issue is HOT off the presses featuring The Cross Movement and their walk through HIS.tory! Check out the new 100 page magazine with spotlights on artists Mahogany Jones, Flame, Iomas Marad, and leaders Larry Acosta, Kevin White, and Bert Bochachica. Plus some dope articles by Urban D., Tone Bruno, Phil Jackson, and more!
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Vintage Clothing Limited's all new first ever Limited Edition hoodie is coming. At 12:01 AM (EST) 11-23-07 "Black Friday" their new LIMITED addition will be available at their online store. This special hoodie features an original silver foil printed Lion head illustration down the right upper chest of a full zip premium hoodie. On the lower left back you'll find a matching silver foil print graffiti tag. Both pieces on the garment make this a must have for your Winter 2007 collection! 

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The Official Nominees for this year's Stellar Awards have been announced. Here are the nominees where Hip Hop is concerned.

Rap/Hip Hop Gospel CD of the Year
# The Cross Movement; HIStory: Our Place in HIS Story ; Cross Movement Records
# Joe L. Da Vessel; Testimony: 1 Lyrics 4 Life ; D.A.A.S. What's Up Entertainment
# Pettidee; Resurrections...Past, Present, and Future... ; Sony/ BMG/ Soldier Sound Records
# PAJAM Presents 21:03; Twenty One O Three; PAJAM/ Gospo Centric/ Verity/ Zomba
# Various; BG Records Presents Gospel Skate Jams Vol. 2; BG Records

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Direct news from Sho Baraka: 

Most of you have been waiting for the Sho Baraka debut to drop on October 16th but unfortunately Reach Records had to move the release date back to Nov. 20th. This is definitely a good thing for the album to make sure its the best quality project it can be. We know the news might sting a little, but trust us, this album is gonna be worth the wait!

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Pigeon John's new compilation "Pigeon John featuring Pigeon John 2" is coming out this month. It has 16 rare and some unreleased songs that Pigeon has done with his friends ranging for Brainwash Projects demos from 1996 to "Side To Side" with Blackalicious to up now listen to on his myspace page.

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Many of you have been waiting for Rob Hodge's new project to drop. Rob Hodge has been crazy busy touring the nation, producing for major artists in the industry and running his company. So for the inconvenience Rob now has freestlyes for download that he did for some mixtapes DJ's a while back on his myspace. None of these tracks will be on his 2 new albums.

The 2 new street albums Hosted by NBA All Star Allan Houston of the New York Knicks, MTV's Mel City, DJ Vlad the Butcher, DJ Sean Blu and CEO Todd Collins will drop spring 2008. There is production from Digga ( 50 cent's Many Men, Jay-Z's Dope man) Denaun Porter ( G-Unit's Stunt 101, 50 Cents P.I.M.P.) , Lil Fame from M.O.P., Fero Navi ( Nicole from the Pussycat Dolls , Joel Ortiz – Aftermath) Choo Da Specializt (GHOSTFACE KILLAH'S "SUPREME CLIENTELE") , Meech Wells ( Snoop Dogg, The Game), Jimi Kendrix (Jay-Z , Jar Rule, Ashanti) , Kid Classic ( Japhia Life's and Rob Hodge's projects), 1 Luv from Oakland California, Juice2020 , Unseen, Track Vandelz and many more talented beat makers.

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Bobby bishop is slated to release a new CD in 2008 with his new label, Chosen Records out of Philadelphia, PA.
Produced by Bobby, along with Halo Productions, Zoidus (Soul Live), DJ Shok (of Rough Ryders fame), JBRye, and DJ Bombay, this record has the makings of something unique.

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Hiphop IS Music is releasing in October the new Othello album dropping on the 30th.  "Alive At The Assembly Line" is worth the price alone (Braille believes), but if you place a pre-order before the official street date then they will hook you up with a FREE bonus EP.

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