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Miguel "NWA.Hollywooddreams.Coffee"

Leave it to Miguel to drop another ill 3 song EP...leave it to his "fans" to be angry it's only 3 songs (as if he's never done that before...).

And before you get worked on up "illuminati symbolism", my fellow conspiracy theorists, let me say that this is in fact the Mandible Claw and instead he was probably just doing his Mankind impression while wrestling with his lady friend. Seems more plausible.



Murry Chri'muh

I think I'll make this an tradition, too. My dad sent this to me a few years ago and it cracks me up every year. Takes me back to my engineering days (your boy has a BA in Audio Engineering).

May God bless you and your families (whether you celebrate or not) & Merry Christmas from the essence of Essince, me, @Essince.


FELIZ NAVIDAD! (Chrismixtape)

Hoe Hoe Hoe! IT's ABOUT THAT TIME! I just helped my family decorate the tree (I'm sitting next to it now as I re-watch the "Minstrel Krampus" episode of American Dad and type this).

But since DJ Flaco Flash and I made this classic Christmixtape we had to rerelease it. Enjoy our favorite [urban] Xmas tunes from Snoop, Eazy, Luda, and many more (sorry no Dipset).

Feliz Navidad!
(track list comes up when you play)

Back Cover (pardon the typos)


Mr. Bigz "Starlight" [UK]

I was a big fan of Mr.Bigz (fka Bigz the Flygerian Boss. He did this DOPE "we built this city" song. Forreal one of my favorites). Anyway, I guess I signed up for his email list years ago on my non-business email account because I almost didn't recognize it and unsubscribed...then resubscribed once I realized it was THAT Bigz and not spam. lol

He sent me this. And it's dope so I'm sharing it.
Old school visuals. Nice feature from J Warner. Watch.

twitter @mrbigzofficial


The Lox "Trinity (3rd Sermon)"

They're back, yo. The illustrious LOX! They've been consistently dropping solo/independent material but man it feels good to have them together again. Check out the 3rd Sermon.


Big Calo x NJ "Think About That" [ASIA] MV

Shout out to the homie, Big Calo doing his ting overseas in Thailand with the Thaitanium crew.

He dropped the visual for the "Think About That" single off the AIR ASIA mixtape with DJ Ono, DJ Buddah, and DJ Whoo Kid. Check it out!




E-40 x Lil Boosie "Money Sack"

E-40 has been one of my favorite MCs since I first heard him on The Source's Hip-Hop Hits volume 2 back in the day. His longevity is beyond respectable. He's expanded into wine and other endeavors.

But his new album This new track from his "Sharp On All Corners" album with the Lil Boosie "Money Sack" Slaps.

His new album "Sharp On All Corners" (which also features collabs with T-Pain, Kid Ink, Too Short, Ty Dolla $, Ludacris, Kirko Bangz and more) features this new single with Lil Boosie "Money Sack".

Check it yo.


DJ Caesar "All Out Show" mix [SiriusXM]

The homie, DJ Caesar is back with another ill mix from his "Feel Good Friday" guest spot on the "All Out Show" with Lord Sear and Rude Jude. Check this mix yo.


Tyler Cymone "Let's Ride" featuring Problem

I was introduced to Tyler Cymone through a few producer friends she was working with a couple years ago and I saw on her IG recently she released a song with Problem called "Let's Ride". You should recognize a familiar sample. should recognize a song that sampled the song at least. lol Anyway, enjoy:



OVO's Party Next Door is the business. Along with this new 4-sogn EP he announced tour dates. Check it out. I've really become a fan of the "alternative R&B" sound the past couple years. Check it out.


Sam King x Demrick x Mann "Smoke Good" MV

I've been a supporter of Sam King (SK4MC) for a few years. Recently on my trip out west I connected with Sam as he was telling me about his new video with Demrick (fka Young De) of the group the Serial Killers with Xzibit and B Real.

Check out the new video and support the king.



Billy Ivan "Asking"

I opened my email this afternoon after handling some business and was greeted by a submission for the beautifully shot video "Asking" by self-taught artist/producer Billy Ivan (@billyivan).

The video which he also shot, & edited himself, "detail[s] his story of conquest over the challenges he faced growing up. Understanding more about himself both as a creative artist and determined young man.". The track is smooth and fits perfectly with my mood over this rainy midwestern afternoon.

Check it out and let Billy know what's up.



It's that time of year, y'all. Time to get the flyest gear at a discount and we here...who am I kidding it's just me, Essince (hence the name) and hosting a little sale of me own at the official Essince Store! Check it out!