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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “Fxckin’ Problem” [VIDEO]

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This is a fuckin’ problem alright…

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DON’T SLEEP” The Black Opera “Balcony” (prod. by Astronote) [VIDEO]

Last week, The Black Opera (you saw ‘em here first, folks) released their full length LP “Libretto: Of King Legend” produced entirely by Astronote. Here’s the video for “Balcony”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “Libretto: Of King Legend” [NEW PROJECT]

I’ve been waiting for this day for so long and now it’s finally here. The Black Opera’s “Libretto: Of King Legend” LP has officially hit ground via the mighty, mighty Mello Music Group label. You can cop this album via iTunes, Amazon, UGHH & Bandcamp. DON’T SLEEP!

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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “Balcony” (prod. by Astronote) [SINGLE]

The lead single from the new upcoming LP from The Black Opera “Libretto: King Of Legend” is the Astronote produced banger “Balcony”. Since the faces been revealed the game has gotten real but y’all STILL don’t know the half. Don’t sleep, sleepyheads…

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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “Opera Hands” & “Teleport” (prod. by Tall Black Guy & Audible Doctor) [SINGLES]

The Black Opera just dropped two new singles called “Opera Hands” & “Teleport” which are produced by Tall Black Guy and Audible Doctor respectively. Be on the lookout for “EnterMission” dropping on August 28th, 2012. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: 14KT f/Oddisee & Olivier Daysoul “High Horse” (prod. by 14KT) [SINGLE]

14KT’s “A Friendly Game Of KT” is chock full of instrumentals any emcee worth his salt would want to rhyme on. One of these tracks ended up being blessed by Oddisee and Olivier DaySoul. “High Horse” is an A Side Worldwide x Low Budget Crew x Mello Music Group collaboration. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera f/Vaughn G & Jade Lathan “THE MAGICIAN” (prod. by Astronote) [VIDEO DEMONSTRATION]

The Black Opera. TBO. This site (PIK) is one of the first places you ever experienced them. Now The Black Opera will have the support of our people Mello Music Group and you can purchase their “EnterMission” project in physical form for the first time ever. Here’s the debut video demonstration for the Astronote produced banger “The Magician” featuring Vaughn G & Jade Lathan. Don’t sleep. Lord knows I stay awake enough for all of us. August 28th, 2012…

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DON’T SLEEP: FRSH SLCTS x Othello x 14KT “Bang!” (prod. by 14KT) [SINGLE]

FRSH SLCTS dropped the first in a series of singles from the upcoming Othello x 14KT LP “Taking L’s”, “Bang!”/”Top Spillin’”. This jawn is called “Bang!” and you shouldn’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: 14KT “Blessed” (prod. by 14KT) [VIDEO]

The homie 14KT made a video for the track “Blessed” off of his latest instrumental release “A Friendly Game Of KT”. If you don’t have it yet then what you waitin’ on? Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Rakotep (Stacey Epps x Astronote) “2″ [NEW PROJECT/SINGLES]

What happens what A Side Worldwide producer & PIK favorite Astronote teams up with Stacey Epps? They form like the Wonder Twins to become Rakotep and drop a two track EP called “2″. “2″ consists of the songs “Neva Know” & “Finish” from the upcoming Rakotep full length project. I can’t wait to hear it. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “Black Superstar” (prod. by yU) [SINGLE]

The Black Opera’s new jawn “Black Superstar” is performed over yU production from his “Garbage Beat Tape”. I’d tell you to not sleep on it but that’d just be redundant and unnecessary…

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DON’T SLEEP: StaHHr “Crown” (prod. by Astronote) [SINGLE]

StaHHr is back with another jawn called “Crown” produced by the homie Astronote. You shouldn’t sleep on this, I can’t wait to hear the whole album when it’s done…

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DON’T SLEEP: 14KT f/Tony Ozier “Width” (prod. by 14KT) [VIDEO]

“Width” is off 14KT’s “A Friendly Game Of KT” release (the limited edition splatter vinyl version dropped today) and it features Tony Ozier. Here’s the video which consists of footage shot entirely by 14KT. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: 14KT “A Friendly Game Of KT (Limited Edition Splatter Vinyl Version)” [NEW RELEASE]

14KT previously dropped his instrumental album “A Friendly Game Of KT” that consists of 14 raw slaps from one of the illest producers and beatmakers in the game today in digital format. If you managed to sleep on “The Golden Hour”, “Nowalataz” or “14KillaTape” then I’m extremely disappointed in you thus far but you can make it all up by copping “A Friendly Game Of KT” which is available for purchase from Amazon, iTunes, Fat Beats & UGHH. The limited edition splatter vinyl printing is limited to only 500 pieces and drops/ships on March 6th, 2012 but is available for pre-order/purchase from Fat Beats and UGHH. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “EnterView” [VIDEO]

WE ARE THE BLACK OPERA. SPREAD THE WARNING.

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DON’T SLEEP: 14KT “A Friendly Game Of KT” [NEW INSTRUMENTAL PROJECT]

14KT has dropped new instrumental album today called “A Friendly Game Of KT”. 14 raw slaps from one of the illest producers and beatmakers in the game today. If you managed to sleep on “The Golden Hour”, “Nowalataz” or “14KillaTape” then I’m extremely disappointed in you thus far but you can make it all up by copping “A Friendly Game Of KT” which is now available from Amazon and iTunes. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Bun B “The Life” (prod. by 14KT) [SINGLE]

The legend himself Bun B hooks up with 14KT, the winner of the 2010 Red Bull Big Tune championship to create the song “The Life” in Red Bull Studios. Enjoy the end result. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Mayer Hawthorne “The Walk” (prod. by Mayer Hawthorne) [VIDEO]

If you haven’t bought Mayer Hawthorne’s “How I Do” off of iTunes yet then what the hell are you doing? This album is even crazier than “A Strange Arrangement” and this video for “The Walk” has a definitely raw “Me & Mrs. Smith theme to it. Swag. DON’T SLEEP!

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DON’T SLEEP: Mayer Hawthorne & The County “How Do You Do” [NEW ALBUM]

Mayer Hawthorne & The County’s major label debut (on Universal) will be his re-up “How Do You Do”. If you loved “A Strange Arrangement” then by all accounts I’ve heard you’ll be blown away by this effort. “How You Do” will drop everywhere on October 11th, 2011 and you can pre-order it from Amazon & UGHH right now but you can actually cop it free and clear from iTunes as of this Tuesday (October 4th, a full week early!). DON’T SLEEP!

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DON’T SLEEP: Mayer Hawthorne & The Country Band Rehearsal [LIVE FOOTAGE]

 

Here’s some footage of Mayer Hawthorne & The County rehearsing new songs off of their new project “How Do You Do” which drops on October 1st, 2011 for their upcoming tour with Chromeo. I’ve seen them live on two separate occasions and they are amazing. DON’T SLEEP!

 

Band Rehearsal from MayerHawthorne on Vimeo.

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DON’T SLEEP: Mayer Hawthorne & The County “How Do You Do” [NEW UPCOMING ALBUM]

Mayer Hawthorne & The County’s major label debut (on Universal) will be his re-up “How Do You Do”. If you loved “A Strange Arrangement” then by all accounts I’ve heard you’ll be blown away by this effort. “How You Do” will drop on October 11th, 2011 but you can pre-order it from Amazon & UGHH right now but when the pre-order list gets longer & the iTunes pre-order is available I’ll repost this. Just consider this an early warning. DON’T SLEEP!

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DON’T SLEEP: Astronote “De La Soul Tribute (Verbal Clap Rendition)” (prod. by Astronote) [INSTRUMENTAL]

Astronote did this alternate rendition of the De La Soul classic “Verbal Clap” not too long ago that not a great many of you heard. That being the case, I decided to showcase it for the people dem. You’re all welcome. Don’t sleep on Astronote!

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DON’T SLEEP: The Black Opera “M.A.S.H. (Monumental Assemblies Shape History)” [VIDEO]

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DON’T SLEEP: Mayer Hawthorne & The County “A Long Time” (prod. by Mayer Hawthorne) [VIDEO]

The extra funky new single from Mayer Hawthorne is called “A Long Time” and this song is funky as hell and it deserves a special video. This video fills all of the criterion you’d expect it to. Go check it out on Vimeo since it won’t embed no matter what tricks I try. Don’t sleep. This jawn is LIVE. Can’t wait to hear the entire album…

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