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8Ball & MJG – Comin Out Hard + On The Outside Looking In [Albums]

February 27, 2015 by


The albums that started it all make their digital debut. Announcing the first ever digital release of two classic 8Ball & MJGalbums; “Comin Out Hard” and “On The Outside Looking In”  featuring the classic tracks “Mr. Big”, “Armed Robbery” and “Lay It Down” plus 3 unreleased bonus tracks mixed by the legendary DJ Screw. Even HARDER […]

Charles Hamilton Returns With Republic Records Deal [News]

February 21, 2015 by


 CHARLES HAMILTON is officially back. The critically revered Harlem rapper, songwriter, and producer has inked a deal with Republic Records, and he’s readying new music for release later this year. Signing to Sarah Stennett’s label Turnfirst he has been developing his first debut album. After breaking a three-year silence with the explosive “Correct” snippet last month, his latest track, “New […]

Cee & Notion – Get A Tour Up Ya! [News]

February 20, 2015 by


After being the supporting act on their last four tours – to Canadian legends and American veterans, no less – the aptly titled ‘Get A Tour Up Ya!’ sees the expat Aussies finally cement themselves as viable names for the top of the marquee. We partnered with Toronto’s Digital Junkie, a mash up DJ and […]

Producer Ess Be signs with Illect Recordings [News]

February 16, 2015 by


A Casio and a tape deck!  That’s how it started for producer Shondell Brandon, or Ess Be, Illect Recordings newest roster addition.  The Lansing, Michigan native eventually matured to using Fruity Loops.  While producing for local Michigan artists and showcasing through beat battles, Ess Be met hip-hop veteran Sareem Poems (Sharlok Poems, LA Symphony) who […]

Hanif & 5th Sequence – Twelve Inch Vinyls [Artwork + Release Date]

February 12, 2015 by


If you pay attention to this blog then I am sure you know what a big Hanif/Luck-One fan I am.  Twelve Inch Vinyls could potentially be his “biggest” release yet with all of the moves he has been making, including his upcoming tour with PETE ROCK and SLUM VILLAGE! Wish I could hit one of those […]

Hanif joining Pete Rock & Slum Village on Tour [News]

January 24, 2015 by


And it don’t stop! In addition to the new single from 12 Inch Vinyls, we have possibly even better info about HANiF – formerly Luck-One.  Any hip hop heads will be excited about the news that Pete Rock and Slum Village are joining forces to tour the nation, of course… but even bigger in my eyes […]

Help TFS fully launch and sustain the Beats4Lunch program at West Oakland Middle School [News]

November 19, 2014 by


Today’s Future Sound is an organization in Oakland that is doing some really great work here in the Bay Area and across the country with music education.  They are currently raising money to help fund their Beats4Lunch Program in West Oakland Middle School (with obvious potential to expand as funding comes in!).  I will post […]


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