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DON’T SLEEP: Tres Records “NUEVE” [COMPILATION/BEAT TAPE]

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It’s the 9th anniversary of Tres Records, a label responsible for releasing some of the best Hip-Hop of the 00’s & 10’s. They launched a new website with a new commemorative beat tape called “NUEVE”. This compilation/beat tape features beats from Chikaramanga (Giant Panda), Newman (Giant Panda), Ohmega Watts (Lightheaded), Big Tone, House Shoes, DJ Alibi, Tranzformer, Beatnick Dee, Fonetik Simbol, Chief, Blu and more. Don’t sleep on “NUEVE”…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes “Shoes House EPISODES ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR” [MINI-DOCUMENTARY]

 

House Shoes made a dope ass album called “Let It Go” and here’s a four part documentary featuring House Shoes discussing his career, influences, move from Detroit to Los Angeles and many other topics in between. Buy his damb album “Let It Go”. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes f/Greneberg (Oh No x The Alchemist x Roc Marciano) “Dirt” (prod. by House Shoes) [SINGLE]

 

Seriously, buy this fucking album already. House Shoes. Greneberg. Dirt. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes f/Jimetta Rose “Castles” (prod. by House Shoes) [VIDEO]

Here’s the video for the song dedicated to J1 AKA The Deer from Houseshoes’ excellent LP “Let It Go”. “Castles” features Jimetta Rose and if you don’t already own House Shoes’ “Let It Go” then you’re failing at life in general. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Paten Locke “Rap Athletics” (prod. by Paten Locke) [SINGLE]

New jawn from the homie Paten Locke called “Rap Athletics. I’d strongly suggest you not sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes f/Big Tone “Time” (prod. by House Shoes) [VIDEO]

Here’s the lead video from House Shoes’ “Let It Go” which just dropped today on Tres Records. These are the visuals for the track “Time” featuring Big Tone. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes “Let It Go” [NEW PROJECT]

Legendary DJ, producer, Detroit Hip Hop ambassador and connoisseur of quality music period House Shoes is finally dropping his long awaited Tres Records debut “Let It Go” today. It boasts features and appearances from some of the best and brightest in the game including¬†Oh No (Gangrene/The Professionals), The Alchemist (Gangrene/Step Brothers), Roc Marciano (The UN), Black Milk (Random Axe), Guilty Simpson (Random Axe), Marv Won (Fatt Killahz/The Last Hope), Fatt Father (Fatt Killahz), Big Tone, Moe Dirdee, Danny Brown, Quelle Chris (Crown Nation), Jimetta Rose, Co$$, MED, Nottz (DMP), Black Spade (Hawthorne Headhunters), Chali 2na (Jurassic 5), Shafiq Husayn (SA-RA Creative Partners) and more.

You can cop “Let It Go” right now (complete with instrumentals) from iTunes, Amazon, Fat Beats & UGHH (Vinyl is also available via Fat Beats & UGHH). Don’t sleep on it. You’ll regret the hell out of it sooner or later if you do…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes f/Quelle Chris & Guilty Simpson “Nails” (prod. by House Shoes) [SINGLE]

Here’s another jawn from House Shoes debut project on Tres Records dropping this Tuesday (June 19th, 2012). Quelle Chris of Crown Nation teams with Guilty Simpson over another Shoes banger and the end result is “Nails”. Don’t sleep…

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DON’T SLEEP: Fonetik Simbol “SunshineEP” [NEW PROJECT + INSTRUMENTALS]

Fonetik Simbol just dropped a brand new EP called “SunshineEP” featuring bars from Illingsworth, LO., IMMO, S. Creeezy, Kristun & A.J. Brijones. The four tracks also come with the instrumentals so don’t sleep on this…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes “From Detroit 2 LA” [MINI DOCUMENTARY]

If you actually copped the Louis Den “Behind Closed Doors Vol. 3” DVD like I told you to do a million times via my PIK Twitter account and this site you would’ve seen this already. This is a perfect promo for House Shoes new album “Let It Go” dropping June 19th, 2012 on Tres Records. Cop it!

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes “The Time EP” [NEW PROJECT]

House Shoes dropped “The Time EP” on iTunes, Amazon and UGHH today (only $4.99 on iTunes) as a prelude to his June 19th, 2012 Tres Records release “Let It Go”. “The Time EP” features appearances by Danny Brown, Big Tone and Jimetta Rose. I suggest you all peep this and heed my warning that when Shoes drops “Let It Go” I ain’t gonna allow y’all to sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: House Shoes f/Nottz, Oh No & MED “Last Breath” (prod. by House Shoes) [SINGLE]

Here’s a single from the upcoming Tres Records release, the legendary DJ/producer House Shoes’ debut project “Let It Go” which drops on June 19th, 2012. “Last Breath” features VA legend Nottz (DMP), Oxnard, CA’s Oh No (Gangrene/The Professionals) & Stones Throw representative MED. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Tres Records x House Shoes “The Makings Pt. 2” [MIXTAPE]

House Shoes’ mixtape “The Makings Pt. 2” is a collection of Shoes; previous productions with words from Rich Medina, Nick Speed, Big Tone, DJ Boogie Blind (X-Ecutioners), Paul Rosenberg (Shady), MoSS, Crown Royale (DJ Rhettmatic x Jamal Bufford) and Paradime (Beats At Will) in addition to selections from eLZhi, Marv Won, Quelle, Danny Brown and Chip$ Dinero. “Let It Go” drops in June on Tres Records. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Fonetik Simbol “Mofo.Lofi.EP” [BEAT TAPE]

Fonetik Simbol dropped a brand new beat tape to get us ready for his upcoming project on Tres Records. Do NOT sleep on Fonetik Simbol or the “Mofo.Lofi.EP”…

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DON’T SLEEP: Tres Records x House Shoes “The Makings, Part 1” [MIXTAPE]

On June 19th, 2012 the homie House Shoes will drop his long awaited official debut album “Let It Go” on Tres Records. This mix features a slew of productions House Shoes did for several Hip Hop luminaries such as Proof, MED, Invincible, Boog Brown, Quelle Chris, Roc Marciano, Marv Won, Finale and more. If you dare sleep on House Shoes then jump off of a fuckin’ bridge right now. Nah, SERIOUSLY. Don’t fuck around with it! Do it expeditiously… ¬© Joe Clark AKA Batman

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DON’T SLEEP: Fonetik Simbol “MPC Chill Beat” [BEAT VIDEO]

Tres Records’ Fonetik Simbol recently released a live beat video of him doing his thing with his MPC. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Fonetik Simbol “Strelitzia EP” [BEAT TAPE]

Fonetik Simbol has produced tracks for quite a few of my favorite emcees like Blu, Chino XL, Co$$, Sene and Shawn Jackson in the past. If you’ve copped any Tres Records releases lately you know his beats. Later this year he has a beat tape/instrumental project dropping on Tres as well but for now peep his new beat tape “Strelitizia EP”. Don’t sleep on it…

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DON’T SLEEP: Paten Locke “Yard Work: Making A Beat With Paten Locke” [BEAT VIDEO]

The homie Paten Locke (Asamov/Dumbtron) does some yard work early in the morning then hammers out a beat in his lab by using a turntable, 45’s, his Mac laptop and a Native Instruments Maschine in the AM. I want you all to notice there’s no quantizing going on. Salute to PROLIFted for the footage & the idea. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: BEATNICK DEE “BEATS FOR SALE 2012” [BEAT TAPE]

The homie Beatnick Dee just recently dropped a 28 beat collection of his slaps that are currently for sale. He’s made some serious heat for a gang of reputable emcees in the past few years so if you need someone to make your shit fresher than it was? Hit him up posthaste. Don’t sleep!

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DON’T SLEEP: Paten Locke “Knock ‘Em Out The Box” [BEAT TAPE]

The homie Paten Locke (of Asamov/Alias Bros./AB’s, The Smile Rays & Dumbtron) has been on tour with Edan and he sent me this beat tape months back. We were actually discussing releasing it through Producers I Know recently and I’d sponsor it. He decided to post it up on Bandcamp instead which was cool but homie didn’t tell me when he did. So here my dumb ass is just now discovering it after it’s been up for two weeks. Don’t be like me. Don’t sleep on “Knock ‘Em Out The Box”. Also, look out P. Locke’s upcoming LP on Tres Records (“Super Ramen Rocketship” is still in the rotation on my iPod Touch) as well as the Dumbtron project to hit High Water Music later on…

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DON’T SLEEP: Co$$ “Pot Ash” (prod. by Exile) [SINGLE]

New Co$$ single produced by the MPC master himself, Exile. The album “Before I Awoke” drops tomorrow, June 21st. Cop it from Amazon or UGHH. Check it out…

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DON’T SLEEP: Co$$ “Spaceman” (prod. by Fonetik Simbol) [VIDEO]

This is the lead single from Co$$’ upcoming Tres Records debut “Before I Awoke” which drops June 21st. “Spaceman” is produced by Fonetik Simbol and is available for purchase on iTunes. Don’t sleep on this…

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