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26 April 2015: Cellski - Chemical Baby

This one came out like out of nowhere. Cellski is back with his new solo called "Chemical Baby" which is packed with 13 tracks featuring The Jacka, J Stalin, Clyde Carson, Lee Majors, Philthy Rich, Dubb 20, Joe Blow and more. You can get on iTunes. Follow Cellski on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Loc2DaBrain - The Asylum EP

Brotha Lynch Hung / Siccmade fans should be familiar with the rap group Loc2DaBrain. Back in the 90's it was a coalition of Sacramento rappers (mostly from Garden Blocc) Brotha Lynch, Loki, Zigg Zagg, G-Macc, Mr. Doctor, DE, Hystables, Baby Reg, 8-Ball, Foe Loco, Dizz, Gangsta Kat, T-Tay, Beware, Big Dan, Big Q and Cedric Singleton. As far as I know the group has never released any project, but you could hear it for example on "No Face Killaz" compilation. It appears that in the last couple of years the team is slowly rebuilding its ranks. Some of the original members quit the crew (e.g T-Tay is now known as Surrenda and is doing Christian rap), but you'll definitely see a few of them. Loc2DaBrain is finally out with an official release - an EP album called "The Asylum". You can find it on iTunes. Visit the group on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Mozzy - Gangland Landscape

Oak Park (Sacramento) rapper Mozzy is back with yet another project called "Gangland Landscape" which is available for digital download on CD Baby (for a crazy price of 18 bucks). The album is made of 16 tracks featuring Celly Ru, Huslah, June, E Mozzy, Kunta, Sleepy D, Dojia V and Young Brick. Follow Mozzy on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Roach Gigz - The Float (free)

San Francisco representative Roach Gigz drops another album called "The Float". It's available now for free on SoundCloud or for a regular price on iTunes. You'll get a set of 11 cuts with guest appearances by Remedy, Ezale and Tokyo Marlow. Get at Roach Gigz on Facebook and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: J Meast & D-Mo - The Bend City Take Over

Oakland representative by the name of J Meast hooked up with D-Mo to bring you their duet release called "The Bend City Take Over". It dropped a few days ago and you can get its digital version on iTunes. The album is made of 12 tracks featuring Young Chop, Cheats and Grumpy. Get at J Meast on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Fonk - GHAGF

West Oakland rapper Fonk has recently brought his new album called "GHAGF" (Get High And Get Fucked). The project is presented by J Stalin and Shady Nation; you can get it for free on BandCamp. You'll hear guest appearances by J Stalin, Shady Nate, Stevie Joe, FE Tha Don, Quany V, Dutchess, Jibri and RellBeatz. Follow Fonk on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Skitx - Tixicity

It was around a year ago when a young Oakland representative Skitx dropped a free-for-download version of "Toxicity" project (available on DatPiff). Now the project is also available as an official street album with a slightly different track listing. The project is produced by Jayrok and features 11 cuts. You can get it both in a digital and pressed version on CD Baby. Get at Skitx on Facebook and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Birch Boy Barie - Mini Park Muzik (free)

Oakland rapper Birch Boy Barrie comes back with another free release. His latest project is titled "Mini Park Muzik" and you can download it for free. You'll hear 12 songs featuring Clint Collins, G-Team, Ghost8800 and Dyckman Drew. Check out Birch Boy Barie on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Jay Jona - No Trophy Yet 2: Talking Baseball (free)

Back in 2014 Oakland rapper Jay Jona released a "No Trophy Yet" project. Now he's back with its second part that is also available for free download - you can get it on LiveMixtapes. The album includes 16 tracks with guest appearances by Ronald Mack, Comma Zero, Lil Goofy, Yung Skreww and more. Follow Jay Jona on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 April 2015: Montana Montana Montana - Really Not A Rapper: Best Of Vol. 1 (free)

Bakersfield rapper Montana Montana Montana is back with a free-for-download collection of his previously released tracks. "Really Not A Rapper: Best Of Vol. 1" includes almost all of the tracks from "Really Not A Rapper" project and some from other cds. The project is made of 24 tracks featuring J-Diggs, Philthy Rich, AP.9, San Quinn, J Stalin, Fed-X, D-Lo and many more. Get it now on LiveMixtapes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 April 2015: Bigg Quint & Jay Hustler - Think Bigg

Elder Bay Area rap fans should be familiar with Big Quint - a member of San Francisco Hunter's Point group called U.D.I. (Under The Influence). As a duo they released three albums and were a part of "Unexpected: U Didn't Know??" album. Jay Hustler also hails from San Fran and has already released a few solo projects ("A Hustlers Promize" in 2012, "Shakin Up The City" in 2013, "YouTube Mixtape Vol. 1" in the end of 2014).

Bigg Quint and Jay Hustler teamed up to record a duet album titled "Think Bigg" which is officially dropping on April 30th. It will be available in both digital and pressed version. You'll get a set of 13 tracks produced by Raymond Nevilles, C-Dubb, Tension Beatz and more. The album features guest appearances by Big Mack, Telly Mac, S.B., Fly Mar, Prodeje (of South Central Cartel), T.E.K. and more. You can check out the teaser of the album on SoundCloud. Be sure to visit Bigg Quint on Facebook, Twitter and ReverbNation. Get at Jay Hustler on FB and visit his ReverbNation page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 April 2015: Block Burners - Population Control

"Block Burners" trio of N.C.W.C. (Northern Cali West Coast) Entertainment is out with its official release called "Population Control". Armanii, WhoDuk & BL brought you a set of 14 tracks featuring Rosko, Caveman, Young Loc, Grip, Yung Cinco and more. As of now the album is available in hard copies directly through Armanii - get at him via Facebook or johnnyarmaniincwc@gmail.com. Check out the team on Facebook and follow them on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 April 2015: 6Hunnit BJ - No Turning Back: The Street Tape

6Hunnit BJ hails from Oakland and represents Bearfaced Gang. He will be out with his new solo endeavor called "No Turning Back" on April 28th. The album will include 18 songs with guest appearances by HD, G-Dirty, Blast Holiday, Young Gully, Lil Joe, Young Noni and more. The project should be available both in hard and digital copies. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


22 April 2015: TC Kapone - Street Vision

This one is officially dropping on May 5th, but pressed copies are already available through TC Kapone himself or via eBay. "Street Vision" includes 17 tracks with guest appearances by Yung Puppz, Conspiracy, J Rock, Jay Mackin, Casper Capone, DJ 40oz, Teazem, Lil Sneaky, Goldtoes, Vatani, Skrilla Sam, Durrty D, Boogie Locs, BC and Samantha B. Almost entire production was delivered by Teazem Beatz.


22 April 2015: Troublez - Grandma's House

We're back with a tracklist, new release date and a new cover for the upcoming project from SJ representative Troublez. His "Grandma's House" album will drop on June 2nd and will be made of 8 tracks (intro + 7 songs) featuring big figures like B-Legit, Black C, Dru Down, Rappin' 4-Tay, The Jacka, Ampichino, Hussein Fatal (of The Outlawz) and more. Be sure to read our reviews of Troublez' previous projects (read all articles). Check out the rapper out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


22 April 2015: Rexx Life Raj - The Escape (free)

Berkeley rapper Rexx Life Raj has recently dropped his new free-for-download release called "The Escape". The project includes 13 cuts produced by Raj himself, Manlove, Kyle Betty, Kyral Musik, Will Fraker and Trent Ancira. You'll hear guest appearances from IAmSu!, RBC Bugzy, Symba, City Shawn, WantmoreN8, Will Fraker, Emilio Rojas and Mr. Smith. Check out the project on SoundCloud and visit rapper's Facebook, Twitter and website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


22 April 2015: Louie G The Don - I'm Here (free)

We've already had a chance to write about a couple of releases from Richmond representative by the name of Louie G The Don. He's back with another one called "I'm Here". It's a mixtape with 15 tracks featuring Sly Payso, Ally White and Illa Money. You can get its digital version for free on AudioMack. Visit Louie G on Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


22 April 2015: Poetry Mouth Records presents Danksgiving (free)

Poetry Mouth Records is an independent record label located in Peoria, IL and Redding, CA. It's made of Kreativ, Mihnd and Dhenn - the same trio that's featured on the label's latest 4/20 release called "Danksgiving". The album is available in free digital version on AudioMack and YouTube; you can also get it on CD Baby. The album is made of 15 tracks produced by Young Nizzy, 900 and Mihnd. Except for Poetry Mouth artists you'll hear Chippass, Hit 3m Up and Emmy Martin. Visit Poetry Mouth Records on Facebook and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


22 April 2015: Wichway Da Proof - The Proof

Rapper Wichway Da Proof hails from Berkeley and has just dropped his new solo endeavor called "The Proof". The album is available online in digitals version on CD Baby. You'll get a set of 12 tracks with guest appearances by Mack Rio, Ace Kayo, Lele The Rapper, Deltrice and more. The production was done by Defacto Music Group. You can find Wichway Da Proof on Facebook, Twitter and SoundCloud.


21 April 2015: Mac Mall - Legal Business

Vallejo rapper Mac Mall is back with his new solo called "Legal Business" which is a sequel to his previous albums - "Illegal Business" and "Illegal Business? 2000". The CD is made of 18 songs featuring some of the most known figures from the Bay (E-40, Ray Luv, Black C, Andre Nickatina, Baby Bash) as well as younger generation representatives (Nick James, Flip, NhT Boyz, Willie Joe, Dave Steezy, Page Raymond). The album is available now in hard copies on RapBay and digital version on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


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