Archive for January, 2012

[Podcast]: Guilletine presents Afu-Ra

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31 Jan
[Podcast]: Guilletine presents Afu-Ra

Coming from the Perverted Monks camp, Afu-Ra is most well known through his affiliation with the Gang Starr Foundation and Jeru the Damaja. Remember that song on Jeru’s The Sun Rises in the East album called “Mental Stamina”? That dope MC on there? Yeah… That’s Afu-Ra. That was his first major mention to the world. He made another appearance on Jeru’s second album Wrath of the Math, on the track “Physical Stamina”, in 1996. Afu’s debut single,... Read More →

The Stage Presents: Cris Cab

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30 Jan
The Stage Presents:  Cris Cab

Acoustic-guitar-playing cutie Cris Cab celebrates the release of his mix tape “Echo Boom” this Thursday, February 2 at The Stage. Presented by DNA Entertainment and the Billionaire Boy’s Club, the event will feature special guest Wyclef Jean. “Echo Boom” officially drops on January 31, and features special appearances by Wyclef Jean, Pharrell Williams and more. Cris will be live on stage at The Stage performing tracks off of his highly anticipated mix tape, as well... Read More →

Vagabonds’ #FML Listening Party 01.28.12

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27 Jan
Vagabonds' #FML Listening Party 01.28.12

The Vagabonds and Vice City Cypher host the listening parting to the Vagabonds’ soon to be released EP #FML at Eve on Saturday DJ Twin will be spinning hip hop and reggae in the main room, all night in between performances by: Vagabonds School Bus (LAC/JTC/Kairo Lavo3) Dashius Clay Shottie (of Idee4) VURN Serum & Manifesto The side lounge will feature an open mic for MCs with beats by REALITY and performances by: Rolls Royce Yung Spec Tay G Lil Gunna Roc Sol & DJ Cheo Straight No... Read More →

[Tour] Hostile Takeover 2012

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27 Jan
[Tour] Hostile Takeover 2012

The Hostile Takeover Tour 2012 – 90 shows in 99 days – a hostile takeover indeed by a slew of emcees coming soon “to a girlfriend near you.” The most extensive, longest-running rap tour is making history with live appearances by Tech N9ne, Machine Gun Kelly, Krizz Kaliko, ¡Mayday!, Prozak and Stevie Stone. The Takeover will kick off in March and will invade all the major cities: New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Las Vegas. It’s a national takeover running until... Read More →

[Single] Knowledge Medina feat. Numonics - "You Don't Really Care"

Knowledge Medina’s and producer Numonics‘ collaborative EP “Never Enough” will hit the streets on February 7. Just in time for Lover’s Day.  Their sick second single “You Don’t Really Care,” is an anthem for the loyal, die-hard ladies standing by a man who, at times, just doesn’t really care. Touching on the complexities of relationships and the need for a strong woman by your side, the single is made to ease the pains of the female heart with... Read More →

Garcia Releases “Off The Beaten Path” EP For FREE

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26 Jan
Garcia Releases "Off The Beaten Path" EP For FREE

We’ve been telling you about Garcia. We’ve been posting the videos, each a single off of his new project. Well, now that project is here and available for FREE DOWNLOAD. That’s right…the time for the Off The Beaten Path EP has arrived. Joining GARCIA on the guest tip throughout Off the Beaten Path are Omniscient, AG Lyonz, Bernz and Wrekonize (of ¡MAYDAY! ), N.O.R.E. and REKS. Beats come courtesy of Big Drain, Miami Beat Wave, Dee Jay K-N-S, Hazardis Soundz and... Read More →

[Antisteez Profiles] Bands in the 305: Minimal

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25 Jan
[Antisteez Profiles] Bands in the 305: Minimal

photo credit: Lili Mora So many bands, so little time, not enough me to go around! Today we are introducing you to Minimal - an eclectic and versatile mix of indie and alternative rock with electronic flirtations embodied in drum machines, sequencers and samplers, made extra special by adding Spanish lyrics on top. Our respected friends at the Miami New Times described them as: “the tastiest bitter-sweet candy for fans of wall-flower angst electropop,” and you know we love angst –... Read More →

TONIGHT: Garcia's OFF THE BEATEN PATH EP Release Party (It's FREE!)

Crazy Hood Productions is celebrating the release of Garcia’s latest project, the Off The Beaten Path EP. The EP will drop tomorrow via DJbooth but tonight, CHP and Garcia want to party with you at The Stage! Opening for Garcia will be J.Nics and DJ K-N-S. Cover is $5, but it’s actually FREE from 9 p.m. until 10 p.m., so get there early if you are balling on a budget.  See you there! GARCIA “Off The Beaten Path” EP release party Date: 1.25.12 Venue: The Stage 170 NE 38th... Read More →

[Podcast]: Guilletine presents CYNE

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24 Jan
[Podcast]: Guilletine presents CYNE

CYNE formed in the summer of 2001, within the longtime hardcore/punk/d.i.y. tradition of Gainesville and collectively embrace a stylistic range that includes everything from prog to pop to metal. These cultural informers collided with CYNE’s practice of sampling and live instrumentation to create music that is the cumulative representation of both the personal and the political. CYNE (“Cultivating Your New Experience”) has collaborated with artists from around the world, including... Read More →

[Mixtape] Punch3nello – African Bush Boogie

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23 Jan
Punch3nello African Bush Boogie

Been waiting for the release of this Punch3nello project for a minute now. And for the right reasons. A golden line-up of MC’s join Punch3nello on this mixtape such as Soarse Spoken, Wrekonize and Seven Star. A 21 track heavy hitting album that will not upset you if your ‘forward button’ just happens to break on your CD player. Make sure you can rewind though. Holler at that “Buy Now” link and support these local superstars.  Read More →

[Giveaway] Beats N Rhymes Wednesdays f/ N.O.R.E.

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23 Jan
NORE the stage miami

[Update January 28, 2012: Congratulations to Isaidy Pinto, the winner of our ticket giveaway. She will recieve two tickets to Beats N Rhymes Wednesdays at The Stage next week to see N.O.R.E and Wrekonize!]   Get ready for another weekly party to keep your schedule packed tight. The Stage will introduce Beats N Rhymes Wednesday this week and quite the inaugural evening it’ll be… On the first of the month, for the first in the series N.O.R.E will be performing along with Wrekonize... Read More →

Joe Budden & Royce Da 5’9″ | 01.21.12

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19 Jan
Joe Budden & Royce Da 5'9" | 01.21.12

Major Event Marketing will be kicking another year of “FRESH” shows with none other than Joe Budden and Royce Da 5’9″. We last saw Royce in Miami during the RedBull Emcee event, check out the pictures on the Antisteez Facebook page. And Joe Budden was here quite some time ago. They’re both due for a performance in the 305, fret not you’ll get your chance this Saturday. The evening will be hosted by JustDimmy and J Hatch with sounds by Ashy Knuckles. Also performing:... Read More →