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Termanology & Statik Selektah "1982" the EP

This EP was originally available with proof of purchase of the new "1982" album but they are releasing the EP free to the fans.

1 The lottery 
2 All night feat. Kali 
3 The Darkest Cloud feat. Chace Infinite 
4 Weird science 
5 Put It Down f. Ghetto & Ea$y Money 
6 Never Gonna (interlude) 
7 Word up 
8 The dream feat. REKS 
9 82 92 feat. Mac Miller (bonus)

Download the mixtape here.

Billy Drease Williams - "Run" MV

The disappearance of music videos from mainstream video outlets is both a blessing and a becomes harder to get mainstream exposure for videos but on the other hand we as artists now have full creative control....

and with that control videos like this are made.

With a hypnotizing hook and great imagery, I had to post this video. I can't say I'm familiar with Billy but I'll def. be on the look out now...his CD might make a great Xmas gift, too.

Buy "Good Morning Amy" now in itunes or on Amazon

Booking, Inquiries, Requests: contact Tony Caferro: or 716.873.2151. Tell him Essince sent you.


Hip Hop In: JAPAN

I was going through one of the hiphop magazines I bought in Japan and decided to check out some of the MCs' websites. I found a video I kinda like. A dude named Young Hastle did the V mix (not the remix, the v-mix) for one of my favorite articles of clothing, the V-Neck.

I'm glad someone finally appreciates this timeless piece of apparel. My grandpa [RIP} was a stylish man and I always remember him rocking some Perry Ellis and Ralph Lauren V necks.

Anyway this track features some other Japanese rappers: Y's, Ohli-Day, Yuki, Jaysman, and some other dude whose name is cut off on the Youtube title. lol. (gomen [sorry]).

Enjoy how rap has spread world wide. 

- Essince

Y's verse (verse 2)
Wow! I'm a YELLOW
この街のブーム作り出す HELLO
anvil,Hanes,PC(PRO CLUBの略),POLO
NICEなPUSS* 勢いブッチ
流行なんてのは結局BULL SHI*
みんなお気にのV-NECK TEE
なら新品じゃなけりゃNO SEXY
何が良い?とかどうでも良い ただ
俺ならやっぱ下げるダイヤ Holla!!!

for consideration for feature in this series contact

See previous episodes:
Ep. 5 - Germany
Ep. 4 - Thailand
Ep. 3 - Norway
Ep. 2 - Hong Kong
Ep. 1 - Cambodia


THIS is how you do a college tour!

New heads, this is how you hustle.
Old heads, this is how you keep your focus and gain new fans.



My last show on my Japan tour was in Osaka at the Summer Sonic after party at club AtlantiQs. A dude by the name of DJ Tsucchi Raida rocked and MURDERED it. He played the original records for some of dopest samples around...

I don't know HOW he found those records but he did and he's murder on 'em. Check this out and vibe out. Dude is NICE.

Check his blog here (It's in Japanese, though). lol.


Maclyn Lucille "Where You At"

I had the pleasure of meeting ms. Maclyn earlier this year and have been working with her DJ, DJ Ruckkus, for years. I'm so excited to see what she'll be doing in the near/extended future.

DJs, get at me for instrumentals.

Maclyn Lucille - Where You At (click to listen or right click+save as to DL)

Maclyn Lucille - Head 2 Toe (click to listen or right click+save as to DL)

For booking/mgmt contact:

Theophilus Longon "Flying Overseas" MV

I've been a big fan of Theo London for a few years. This is one of my favorite tracks off of his I Want You Mixtape. Let me know what you think. I love his old school/new school vibe. Well done, man.


Orange Paperquest

I don't know TOO much of the back story for these toys...mostly because the site I learned about them from is in French and je ne parle pas bien le france. So yea...I'll let the art speak for itself and if you want to learn/see more visit

Be sure to hit Fubiz to see more.


Machine Gun Kelly "Lace Up" mixtape DL

Cleveland's own, Machine Gun Kelly releases his highly anticipated project, LACE UP with the assistance of another OH great, DJ EV.

Download the project here.


Shout out to EST, EV, and everyone affiliated with the movement. Ohio stand up.


Tokyo Tribe 2

In all honesty, Tokyo Tribe 2 is one of my favorite cartoon series ever...not just anime, in which it is also among the top, but I mean animated series...

If you like anime and gangland, you'll love Tokyo Tribe.

Adapted from manga series by Santa Inoue.

Watch the whole series here.

Maintain "Lesson Plan (remix)" ft Way & Big Calo [MV]

New video by Maintain featuring Big Calo & Way of Thaitanium. Directed by the homie, DJ Buddah in beautiful Thailand. Listen to some good music, watch a dope video, and learn yourself a little about Thailand & hip hop all in one sitting.

LACOSTE × STONESTHROW - Chevel (Men's Sneaker)

Stones Throw has teamed with iconic French sportswear brand Lacoste for a limited edition sneaker, a part of the Lacoste Legends series. 
"Materials & Design: Stones Throw's sneaker is full grain leather upper with textile detailing - a tongue crafted from petit piqué cotton, incorporating a woven Lacoste-branded tab finished with a mother-of-pearl button, referencing the intricate detailing found on the L.12.12 Polo. Designed by Peanut Butter Wolf."  - Stones Throw

Click here to see more pics, read more info, & buy more shoes at the Stones Throw Records site.


"Aston Martin Music" Rick Ross ft Drake & Chrisette Michele

MAN, I'm all about this song. This is my jam forreals.

Enjoy it.

Miguel ft J. Cole "All I Want Is You" MV

I'm not sure what it is but I LOVE this track. First time I really wasn't bored by J. Cole. He's always seemed average to me but the whole vibe of this track is ill. Big up Cole.



I can't believe I almost missed the birthday of my favorite MC, Big Pun.

To celebrate the birthday of one of the ILLEST, most over-looked MCs ever, Big Pun fka Big Moon Dog I decided to post my favorite videos of Pun.

Up first, It's So Hard ft Donnell Jones

Big Pun - 100% ft Tony Sunshine

Twinz (Deep Cover 98)

Rest In Peace, hermano. You've done more for us Latinos in this business than you'll ever be given credit for. You broke race barriers and inspired countless thousands of people.

Feliz Cumple.

- Essince

Dan Sykes - "Rock This B*tch"

I've been listening to Detroit's own Dan Sykes since he went by FrozD back when we were in high school posting our music on Thanks to the internet I found him and his new music. Check the new song "Rock this B*tch".

Be sure to check the "Vocal Box Music"

Brought you by: Sparkhop Records ( ) & Keep It 100 Entertainment!

Dom Kennedy "Locals Only" MV

Check out the new video from CA's own, Dom Kennedy.

Check the video then download the mixtape (if you haven't already). Then get ready for the exclusive interview coming this Friday.

DOWNLOAD THE CD HERE. (right click+save as)

Thaitanium "Yapper" MV

New video from the big homies, Thaitanium for the street single "Yapper" off of their recent "Still Resisting" CD.


Pretty Ricky Video Casting! (11/8/10)


(In the same parking lot as Dave & Busters)

Calling out all DJs, Models, Ballers, Hustlers, etc...come out and represent!

For more information visit

AZ: "Your World Don't Stop 2010"

Download: AZ - "Your World Dont Stop 2010" (Produced by Statik Selektah) off Doe or Die :15th anniversary edition available November 23rd.

Nesta Brand [Japan]

Nesta quickly became one of my favorite brands and I saw it all over Japan and is gaining popularity internationally, too. Links to websites are in Japanese but worth the credit card transaction. 

*[All prices exchanged into US dollars are at the current exchange rate as of Friday, 11/05/2010].
Nesta Crewneck Sweatshirt (black) - 8,190円/$101.38

Nesta Chino T-Shirt - 5,040円/$62.39

Nesta Crewneck Sweatshirt (gray) - 8,190円/$101.38

Nesta Crewneck Sweatshirt (purple) - 8,190円/$101.38