As we all know, Ghostface Killah just released his Twelve Reasons to Die album on April 16th. Listen to some of his releases on his Bandcamp here. Buy it here! This performance was with The Roots and an awesome opera singer. Killah plays Tony Starks very well in Twelve Reasons to Die. Read the XXL Magazine review here.
Visit your local record store to get a free, remixed copy of Ghostface Killah’s Twelve Reasons to Die on cassette if you buy it on CD or vinyl. Recently released on 4/16, April 20th (today) is the national day for record stores to celebrate music! So get your cameras, your friends and money out! It’s going to be a great time!
Enjoy the visuals brought to you by Las Vegas’ own, Imagine Dragons. They are featured on SMACK Magazine’s March issue. SMACK Magazine is a music and entertainment based magazine for college students and young adults alike. They are HUGE on giveaways, so like their Facebook page here for updates! Hashtag #whatstheSMACK to be featured on their Instagram page as well! Speaking of Instagram, follow me at farrahsbayoufor more exciting news! Also, national record day is coming up! SMACK is featuring the ambassador of it, White Stripes’ Jack White, in their April issue! Mark 4/20 as a pivotal date on your calendar and visit as many record stores in your neighborhood. There will be performances, giveaways and an awesome ambiance!
Snoop Lion, formerly known as Snoop Dogg, has been working on his Reincarnated lifestyle from his album dropping on April 23rd to his documentary in Jamaica. He currently has had a huge transformation and will not stop talking about peace and love! Check out his documentary trailer here! His song with Miley Cyrus, “Ashtrays and Heartbreaks,” is out and popping! Listen to it here. This track he has with Drake and his daughter Cori B called “No Guns Allowed” is quite inspirational. It is a bit odd to see the double OG speaking about peace nowadays but a change is always welcomed in my book!
What is better than another Canadian hip-hop group? Well, a lot of prestigious hip-hop artists have been deriving from Canada and pleasuring the American ears. Swollen Members, in particular, is an alternative hip-hop group in which they rap about some violent matters and the bridging gap between life and death. They have the sound of Immortal Technique.
Hailing from Vancouver, this group was established in the ’90s and continued to grow a fan base larger than 20K. They recently released their “Beautiful Death Machine” album on March 19th. Swollen Members definitely spit like they were bred from the ’80s and formulated their preferences in the ’90s. Click on the bolded words to find out more information about this group! They lead you to their Twitter account, iTunes’ page and website.
I bet your horses you have already heard of rap phenomenon, Joey Bada$$! He hails from Flatbush and has made a splash with singles such as “Waves” and “Unorthodox.”
Well, Green Label Sound is giving you a taste of FREE Bada$$ music here. If you feel the need to support Joey and his musical efforts, then purchase this New Yorker’s “Waves” and “Enter the Void” here on iTunes!
I must say, “The Sure Shots,” is already a favorite of mine. Ghostface Killah is telling a story through the eyes of Tony Starks.
For the comic book, the imprint has teamed up with Black Mask Studios to produce a six-issue series and a collected graphic novel with “striking visuals and an intriguing dual-narrative structure with contributions from a host of stellar comic book artists.