June 30, 2012

Baby & Slim (Billboard Magazine)

NOLA Hip Hop Facts (1)

6-Shot's first show was on the 2nd floor of a Magnolia Housing Project house with Magnolia Slim aka Soulja Slim

Lil Slim - MY Indian Suit (Single)

In Lil Slim own words; "I wanted to create a track that would connect with my roots from my early childhood. This track is dedicated to New Orleans music culture of International Indian music with a Hiphop feel. This particular track is very personal to me,because it represents our Indian Tribe which is called the "Black Eagles" with over 40 yrs of history."

Released 18 June 2012  Executive Producer: LIL SLIM
Production: Whoizzy  Engineer: Matt
Studio: Squirty Productions 

The Show & Mike Taylor feat. 3D Na'Tee - iRobot (Remix)

June 26, 2012

CPO Snipe Album Release Party

SelfMade Fridays Presents CPO Snipe "No Dayz Off" Release Party
featuring Dj Money Green & 9ThWardBlackk

Club NV (1901 Poyoras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112)

June 20, 2012

Interview With Lil Ya from U.N.L.V.

Lil Ya no needs introduction. One of the most legendary rappers of New Orleans along with his neighbors Tec-9 and Yella. Now, 20 years after his debut, Lil Ya meets with us to talk about his history and his new projects in this 2012. 

Fans of Cash Money Degreez, hope you enjoy this interview

First than first, who is Lil Ya and which ward is he from? 
Lil Ya is the founder of U.N.L.V., I introduced Pimp Daddy, B.G., & Juvenile to Cash Money Records.
Also got them signed. I'm from the 3rd Ward/6NB (Uptown New Orleans).

How did you met up with Tec-9 & Yella?
Tec-9 is my brother, we have different mothers. Yella & I grew up together (literally).
We met when I was 2 and he was 1. We were neighbors.

What are your earliest memories in New Orleans with Tec-9 & Yella when you started rappin?
When we first heard our song (Another Bitch) on the radio (I remember it like yesterday).
It was a (all by myself experience) vs. having 2 or more heads on side of you with just as much input.

Yella Boy
Did you release anything before Cash Money Records?
Tec & I released "Another Bitch" on the streets out of the trunk scaling copies on tape @ $5.00 a pop.  Someone Slim & Baby knew gave them a copy and found us. They re-released "Another Bitch", by the way T-Bone was the producer of that track.

Lot of people ask us on the website about the early years on Cash Money. Were there any videos or footage from any of your past albums with Cash Money?
A few cats saying their are some unfortunately all the footage that we had from those days were destroyed during Katrina.

Any of Cash Money first roster artist (Kilo G, Mr. Ivan, PxMxWx...) have any videos for those days of early CMR?
Kilo had a video for the "Down Mouth For Ya" on Sleepwalker album.

How do you see the evolution of Cash Money Records and his different stages across the years to become a referent in the mainstream-pop music?
I like what they are doing but I feel like they are reaching the masses and the so the concepts of their songs should be broader.

What experience do you got to release your first solo album "Another Massacre" in Hard Time Records in 1999?
It was a ( all by myself experience) vs. having to or more heads with just as much input.

Why did you release your solo album on a different label as Tec-9 his second solo after you left Cash Money?
Tec was signed to Take'Fo Records as a solo artist prior to going to jail. While he was incarcerated I formed Hard Times Records and released my solo album, when he was released he still owed Take'Fo a album that's why his album came out with them instead of Hard Time Records.

Just three months ago, you released your last album that was a compilation with two new songs. As I remember your last album was very good. The fans are asking after these 8 years... Have you had trouble to release exclusive new material? or what has happened to  not hear a full album with new songs?

Thank you Kruze, a lot of people ask on a regular where can they purchase our old material after winning our catalogue from CMR we thought it was only right to release a collection of Greatest Hits Albums with a promise to put of  2 or more new song on each album. We are currently finishing a double cd all new material fortunately we just signed a deal with Black Market Records it will be our first project released by them.

Are you working on any project with Tec-9 or just alone?
U.N.L.V. is always primary but Tec-9 & I are both established solo artist.
I have a new mixtape called "Mr.YaHeardMe"(HoodMac Mentality) soon to be released.

From your perspective after 20 years in the game.. how do you see the hip hop scene in U.S.? What about New orleans?
The hip hop scene in the US is like its always been (music just evolving). All music has a era in my perspective. You have a fun season (dance music) and you have the (gansta music) era etc.. As far as N.O. bounce music will always be the core because thats our roots. Other music can be accepted if its HOT.

What consequences have for New Orleans the Hurricane Katrina in the music or rap scene? Was there a change in global attitude?
The change didn't really affect us, we get and show a lot of love at home and the support has always been crazy but unlike majority of rappers from N.O. we were always on the road anyway.

Lil Ya & Tec-9 in cemetery. Yella Boy R.I.P
Do you think this new generation of rappers will have the same impact that U.N.L.V.?
If they have the love for what the do, talent & hustle it is possible.

How was the experience of recording in your 2004 mixtape with Jason Lyric?

Cool that's the homie. I love fucking with young, hungry & humble artist.

Who's your favorite rapper from New Orleans? And group?
My favorite rapper from N.O. Is Yella Boy & Tec-9 and my favorite group gotta be U.N.L.V.

There's all, thank you Lil Ya for your time!!!

June 19, 2012

Dee-1 - Shut Up And Grind (New Single SNIPPET)

Peep an exclusive snippet of Dee-1's new joint "Shut Up and Grind" (S.U.A.G.) from the 
upcoming mixtape #TheFocusTape hosted by DJ Drama and Mannie Fresh... 

Inquiries: dee1management@gmail.com 

Juvenile - Rejuvenation (Official Album)

LabelYoung Empire
Orig Year2012
CD Universe Part number8598222
Catalog number31403
Release DateNew Juvenile CD release date Jun 19, 2012

June 11, 2012

Updates In Turk's Prison Case!

According to Turk's Twitter and looking to this pic, Tab just completed his new book "The AutoThugography of Turk" and the screenplay for his movie "Reckless". Now, according to his wife Emani,  he doesn't want to say exactly when he will be out... but sure before this fall.  

To stay updated bout his lastest news, please add his new Facebook profile called "Turk-Emani-Empire", managed by Emani. 

Im very happy to see news about his case and for this couple who have spent more than nine years together!

Good luck and FREE TURK!!

June 10, 2012

Gar feat. Quante - Only God Can Judge Me

Taken from "I Am Chopper City" hosted by DJ Smallz by Gar dropping Father's day!

Juvenile - Sleepin On Me (Official Video) [HD]

Artist: Juvenile  Track: Sleepin On me   Label: Young Empire  Director: Tyler Yee
DP: Bobby Bruderle   Editor: Tyler Yee
Producer: The Deltree  Art Design: Kayln Vallot
Grip: Jonathan Thompson

Production Assist;
Kyle Ratcliff, Kayln Vallot, Josh Smith, David Hanks, Alaa Esmail
Playback: DJ Paz  Make Up: Ashley Osborn, Ashley Treadaway

Location Credit:

June 7, 2012

June 6, 2012

Juvenile - Rejuvenation (Tracklist + Snippets)

Tracklisting (With Snippets)

01. Rejuvenation
02. Power feat. Rick Ross
03. Can't Stop My Money  
04. Mardi Gras
05. Lost My Mind
06. Imma Get Rich
07. Fall Back feat.  Z-Ro & Trae Tha Truth  
08. Bad Guy
09. Ahh Haa
10. Im Yo People feat. Skip & Young Juve
11. Got It Like That feat. Skip & Wacko
12. Still Here feat. Skip & Wacko
13. Ain't What You Want
14. Toast to the Good Life 

June 5, 2012

Dj Tee The Barber - Molly Muzik Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Ray Vicks ft. Calliope Var & Cutta - My Prezidents (Official Video)

Baton Rouge's rapper Ray Vicks connects with Calliope Var in the Calliope Projects and Cutta in the Eastbank of New Orleans. 
R.I.P. FREDDY who featured on the outro of the video. 

Juvenile feat. Rick Ross - Power (Official Video)

 Directed by Mr. Boomtown. Produced by Mannie Fresh
Rejuvenation in stores June 19th!!

Stevie Drumma "Whole Lotta" Video Release Party

Hosted by Wild Wayne of Q93 FM.  3001 Tulane Avenue (NOLA)
Featuring Juvenile and directed by Tyler Jee

Corner Boy P - Fendi P 2 (Mixtape)

Listen to mixtapeDownload mixtape

Mack Maine - Soldiers (Official Video)

Mack Maine decides to release a video for his 2009 track ‘Soldiers" from his mixtape with Dj Don Cannon.
Directed by Dj Scoob Doo. 

You can DOWNLOAD the audio HERE