Archive for July, 2013

J. Cole announced on Monday (July 29) that he and Wale are hitting the road for the What Dreams May Come Tour. He took to Twitter to share a graphic announcing the tour between the Roc Nation friends.

Cole’s rep confirmed the joint venture and shared that the tour will make stops at theaters throughout North America this fall, beginning on September 10 at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, FL concluding on October 30 at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, WA.

J.Cole’s Dreamville Foundation is the charitable partner for the tour, with a portion from every concert ticket sold going to the organization. The Dreamville Foundation’s mission is to “reveal to youth their limitless potential through life-altering experiences.”

“It’s going to be a wild ride,” shared J.Cole in an official press release for the tour. Tickets go on sale on August 2nd at 10:00am local time.
Cole is also slated to play Rock The Bells in San Bernardino, CA on September 8.

Recently, he apologized for his lyrics on Drake’s “Jodeci Freestyle” involving those with autism. Cole issued a sincere apology via his Dreamvillain blog, (“Last week, when I first saw a comment from someone outraged about the lyric, I realized right away that what I said was wrong”). Drake followed a day later, adding, “I share responsibility and offer my sincerest apologies for the pain this has caused.”

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Pete Rock x Camp Lo - 80 Blocks From Tiffany's PT.2

New mixtape from Pete Rock x Camp Lo “80 Blocks From Tiffany’s Pt 2” featuring Mac Miller, Ab-Soul, Talib Kweli and more… Celebrating the 20th anniversary album release of Pete Rock and CL Smooth’s “Mecca and The Soul Brother” Pete Rock Sessions album project coming soon!! DJ Premier vs Pete Rock “The Battle”.

Early last year we had a show with Camp Lo in Sacramento,CA at Harlows and the show went great. Camp Lo are very talented guys and are very humble. We built a good bond with these guys and DJ Mark Davita, and we support everything they got going on. You should definitely check this project out! Much love to the whole Diamond Crooks Family!

**THIS SATURDAY** 8/3/13 Milk Bar on Haight St in SF   Live Hip Hop Show

*Verbs (Project Blowed)
*Gee-Soul w/ +Rayshell x DJ RodRoc
*Rymeezee (First Dirt/Backhand ENT)
*Bwan (BeatRock Music)
*Digital Martyrs
*Mariyetti x Jem Cortez (Swag Addict ENT)

Heirbourne Collection will be in the building for your street wear needs. admission is $5 for the 21+

**Set For Release** - STAY IN YOUR LANE - by Rymeezee Prod. Digital Martyrs

Stay tuned for a new slapper by First Dirt SF’s very own Rymeezee. This song captures the feeling of all independent artists striving & pushing to live their dreams. See what the hype is about.

For more on Rymeezee:
http://www.itsmyurls.com/Rymeezee

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New Song By Big Sean - Fire

Checkout new song by Big Sean, Single to his Sophomore album “Hall of Fame”

For those unfamiliar with Roqy Tyraid now is your chance to see what you have been missing! Not only is he a childhood friend of First Dirt artist 60 East,but he has come a long way from touring around the country, to being an official SXSW 2012 Performer, to Making AllHipHop.com’s Top 50 Underground Artist of 2012, alongside artist like Brother Ali, Danny Brown, Jon Connor, Soul Khan and many more, Roqy is definitely someone to keep your eye on. Known for his creative concepts and beyond lyrical content you want to go checkout his entire catalogue here http://www.roqytyraid.bandcamp.com or follow him on Twitter at @RoqyTyraid

Nas - The King of Queens Mixtape

Dj tiger releases another Classic Nas mixtape featuring his unreleased music that never made his albums and also radio freestyles dating back before the classic Album Illmatic dropped!! You can download it for FREE here: http://www.datpiff.com/NAS-The-King-Of-Queens-mixtape.514670.html