September 2013 – TrackBlasters Entertainment

Alterbeats feat. Guilty Simpson & Rock – Fruit Punch [Audio]

In promotion for ALTERPROD’s sophomore compilation album Class Struggle, which is set for an October 29th release date, the French production, design and video consortium unveil the project’s inaugural leak “Fruit Punch,” featuring both Guilty Simpson and The Rockness Monstah. “Amateur night, these clowns can’t damage a mic/ So I’m breaking off the hand that they write with..” – Guilty Simpson. Produced entirely by ALTERPROD’s in-house producer, Alterbeats, Class Struggle expands upon the creative direction as its predecessor, The French Revolution, which focuses on the current global economic crisis, while placing an emphasis on the new class struggle to live free. The album boasts guests appearances from both legendary and upcoming underground mainstay emcees Tragedy Khadafi, Neek The Exotic, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Copywrite, Bekay, Verbal Kent, Skeezo, and Mic Handz, among others. ‘Class Struggle’ will be available both in both digital format through all major digital retailers, as well physical CD, where it will be sold through several record shops and online outlets on October 29th.

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Vic Mensa – INNANETAPE [Mixtape]

Vic Mensa finally releases his much-anticipated “INNANETAPE” project. Featuring contributions from the likes of Ab-Soul, Jesse Boykins III, Rockie Fresh, BJ The Chicago Kid, Eliza Doolittle, Boi-1da, Peter Cottontale, Cam for J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League and more. Download: Vic Mensa – INNANETAPE Tracklist 01. Welcome To INNANET (Prod. by Vic Mensa, Cam for J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League & Peter Cottontale) 02. Orange Soda (Prod. by Cam for J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League) [Watch Video] 03. Lovely Day (Prod. by Vic Mensa & Peter Cottontale) [Watch Video] 04. Tweakin’ (feat. Chance The Rapper) (Prod. by Michael Uzowuru) 05. FUN! (Interlude) 06. Magic (feat. Jesse Boykins III) (Prod. by Peter Cottontale) 07. Time Is Money (feat. Rockie Fresh) (Prod. by Boi-1nda & The Maven Boys) 08. YNSP (feat. Eliza Doolittle) (Prod. by DJ Dahi) 09. Hollywood LA (feat. Lili K) (Prod. by Cam for J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League & Tae Beast) [Watch Video] 10. Holy Holy (feat. Ab-Soul & BJ The Chicago Kid) (Prod. by Cam for J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Peter Cottontale & Om’Mas Keith) 11. Fear & Doubt (feat. Kenna & Joey Purp) (Prod. by Christian Rich) 12. Yap Yap (Prod. by Michael Uzowuru) 13. RUN! ft. Thundercat (Prod. by Vic Mensa, Peter Cottontale & Om’Mas Keith) 14. That Nigga (Prod. by Hit-Boy)

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Release Roundtable: Pusha T Talks “MNIMN” (Part 1) [Video]

For our first episode of Release Roundtable Combat Jack & our panelists sat with Pusha T to discuss his first solo album, My Name Is My Name. In part 4 of Pusha T’s sit down interview with the L.A. Leakers Justin Credible and DJ sourMILK, he tells a story on how Kanye West came up with the concept for his album cover, and the meaning behind it. Hit the jump for that.

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David Banner Talks His Role In “The Butler”, Working With Ice Cube & Kevin Hart And Much More [Video]

HHS1987 recently sat down with rapper, producer and actor David Banner to discuss his recent role in Lee Daniels “The Butler” and more. Banner revealed what his role was like and what it meant to his acting career. He also talked about working with Oprah & Forrest Whitaker, his upcoming role in Ice Cube’s upcoming production “Ride Along” staring Kevin Hart and America/ Rappers fooling african American children, convincing them that the “Hood” is cool. This is Part 1 of our three part interview with David Banner. Part 2 after the jump.

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