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27 March 2015: Interview with Stevie Ray

Check out the brand new interview we conducted with the Salinas, California artist Stevie Ray. He's been in the rap game for about two years now, but already has become a factor due to a sheer number of projects he keeps on releasing. Learn about his beginnings, inspirations, networking involved in his collabo works with Just Nice, DEA and Lexosyl as well as upcoming projects. You can read more articles in our Interviews section.

27 March 2015: Stevie Ray - Stories of the Speakeasy

Salinas in the 831 area code has a new major factor. I'm talking about Stevie Ray whose endeavors have always been mentioned on He has recently released quite a few digital projects: compilations with Lexosyl ("40831 Compilation") and D.E.A. ("Lifez Cheap") in 2014 as well as "The Untouchables" duo with Just Nice and a solo EP "Moment of My Time" this year already. Now this ain't over, he has just announced the upcoming solo project titled "Stories of the Speakeasy" which should be treated as a second part of "The Untouchables" trilogy. This full-length solo will feature 16 tracks with guest appearances by the fellow artists from the Central Coast like Just Nice, AK 372, Crawlla, Joe Thizz and more, as well as Crayze, Duke and Crooked of Darkroom Familia. Stevie has also announced that he will have limited pressed copies of the "40831 Compilation", so all you collectors should watch out for it! Tracklist: (show tracklist)

27 March 2015: DG presents Open Shop 7

Yuba City representative DG is working on yet another part of his "Open Shop" compilation series. Volume 7 will be available on June 14th and will include verses from B-Dawg, Troublez, Chente Corleone, Boogie Locs, Mandito Brown, Eclipz Tha Hustla, Casper Capone, Famero, Lil Milo, DG, Lil Sneaky, Yung Smoke, Guero Loks, Philly Bee and more. In the meantime get at DG on Facebook.

27 March 2015: Reece Loc - Post War Syndrome

Fresno rapper Reece Loc will be back with his new album on April 7th. "Post War Syndrome" is a 100% solo that will include 12 tracks produced by Akron, Ohio beatmaker Golden Eye 95 Production. Peep Reece Loc on Twitter and check him out on ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

27 March 2015: Wicho - Get Money Stay Humble

Wicho hails from West Pittsburg and is almost done with his new solo project called "Get Money Stay Humble". The album is scheduled to be released mid April and will be filled with 15 tracks featuring Mac Mall, Smokey Loc, Cardo, Gilly Loco, A.D., Honey and more. The project will be available both in digital and pressed copies. Get at Wicho on Facebook, Twitter and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

27 March 2015: Cardo presents The Streets Keep Calling

Cardo represents Rich City and Thizz Latin Richmond. He's working on a new project called "The Streets Keep Calling" that is scheduled to be released mid April. It will feature guest appearances by San Quinn, Mac Mall, Lil Ro, Lucky Luciano, Lil Raider, Mr. Kee, Telly Mac, Mac Reese, Pooh Hefner, Swinla, Lexo, Yung Fel, Flatline, Buddah Mac and more. Be also on the lookout for Cardo's "Hittaz N Go Gettaz" and "Thizz Latina" projects. Visit Cardo on Facebook.

27 March 2015: G Lean Tha Fireboy - Hurt They Feelins

Oakland representative G Lean Tha Fireboy has recently released "Hurt They Feelins" project that's available now in digital version on CD Baby. The album is made of 17 songs featuring Gary Hawkins, Chevy Crocker, Celeo, Sav da Moneymaker, Young Ro, Lieutenant Rell and Street Black. Check out G Lean on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

27 March 2015: Adrian Marcel - Weak After Next Reloaded: The Last Damn Week (free)

Oakland / Atlanta rapper Adrian Marcel is out with a new project called "Weak After Next Reloaded: The Last Damn Week". It's now available for free on SoundCloud and features 19 tracks produced by Robbie Anthem, Fat Boi, Phoenix, Vinylz, Bam, K-Parn, Beatroc, Cookin Soul and more. Next to Adrian Marcel you'll hear Kelly Rowland, Pusha T and Casey Veggies. Follow Adrian Marcel on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

27 March 2015: JR & PH7 & Chuuwee - The South Sac Mack

South Sacramento representative by the name of Chuuwee hooked up with a European producers JR & PH7 (from Germany) to release their joint project called "The South Sac Mack". The album is made of 17 tracks featuring Bueno, Blu, Sean LaMarr and St3wart KooL. You can get the album in all kind of versions (digital, pressed CD, vinyl) on Digital version is also available on iTunes; you can also check it out for free on SoundCloud. Check out Chuuwee on his official website, Twitter and Facebook page, plus visit JR & PH7 on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


Reviews - 27 March 2015:

Mission District representative with his debut solo:
Friscasso - If You Buyin Im Sellin

Big Prodeje

There always must be an exception to the rule, hence a review of the latest release by a well known veteran from Southern California:
Big Prodeje - The Realest Shit Ya Never Heard

Rappin' 4-Tay, Big Willie & Spike 2MS

From Australia, through Europe, to America - a global representation with West Coast flavor into it:
Rappin' 4-Tay, Big Willie & Spike 2MS - Exported Game

Joe Blow

Oakland artist is back at it again with a full-length solo:
Joe Blow - Real Recognize Real

25 March 2015: Comma Zero - Street Smart 2 (free)

San Francisco rapper Comma Zero is back with a second installment of his "Street Smart" project. Volume 2 is now available for free download on LiveMixtapes and should be also out in hard copies next week. The album is made of 15 cuts featuring Stevie Joe, Ronald Mack, Young Gully and RoMoney. Be also sure to read our review of the first part (read the article). Visit Comma Zero on Facebook and Tracklist: (show tracklist)

25 March 2015: TC Kapone - Street Vision

San Jose representative TC Kapone will drop his new solo album "Street Vision" on May 5th. It will be released under Outa Control Records and will include 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 will be delivered by Teazem Beatz. Most of his previous projects were reviewed by our team, so be sure to read the articles about TC's music. Check out TC Kapone on Facebook.

25 March 2015: Show Banga - Mayor 4 Life

San Francisco representative by the name of Show Banga will be back with his new official solo project called "Mayor 4 Life" on April 7th. The album will be made of 18 tracks featuring E-40, Sage The Gemini, P-Lo, Chippass, Kool John, Skipper, June, Remedy, Jay Ant, Rich The Kid and Kidd Kidd. The production will be made by June On The Beat, Zaytoven, Reece Beats, Exclusive, P-Lo and Dave-O. Visit Show Banga on Facebook, Twitter and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

25 March 2015: Chayse Bank - Drink No Chayse (free)

Chayse Bank hails from Chico in the 530 area code and has recently brought his debut project called "Drink No Chayse". The album is filled with 15 tracks produced by Danny D, Chase Rowles, RoyRy, DJ ASAP, Jabari The Great, Last Night and The Cweed. Next to Chayse Bank you'll hear Smoovie Baby, RBC Bugzy, Hollywood Keefy, Crooked Fabio, D.Cannons, Deuce, RoyRy, Deano and Lydell Dinero. You can check out the whole thing for free on SoundCloud. Follow the rapper on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist below: (show tracklist)

25 March 2015: Alier Johnson - High N' Love (free)

Alier Johnson was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Oakland, CA. The rapper has recently released his new project called "High N' Love" which is available for free download on The album is made of 16 cuts with production done by Alex Issak, Paul Cabin, Don P., Young Prodigy, Lexi Banks and more. Follow Alier Johnson on Twitter and visit his SoundCloud page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

25 March 2015: Chippass - Chippass Jones 2

Oakland rapper Chippass (of NhT Boyz) dropped "Chippass Jones" back in November 2014. Now he is back with the second installment of the project which is available now on iTunes. The album is made of 11 tracks produced by June Onna Beat, Dave Dash O and Jabari The Great. Next to Chippass you'll hear E-40, Cousin' Fik, Sleepy D, City Shawn, Nikatine Da King, Show Banga, Remedy and Killa Fresh. Follow Chippass on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

24 March 2015: Joe Blow - The Realist Out / Nah'Liyah - Check A Real Girl Out Tho!

A double album from Joe Blow and his daughter Nah'Liyah was rescheduled and will be released on April 7th. "The Realist Out" cd from the father will be a 100% solo, while Nah'Liyah's project will be filled with guest appearances by Joe Blow, Cellski, HD, Ampichino, Philthy Rich, Lil Rue, Mistah F.A.B., The Jacka, Freeway, Husalah, Dubb 20 and Fed-X. Joe Blow is also working on a duet album with Fed-X. Visit and peep Joe Blow on Facebook, YouTube. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

24 March 2015: Bossolo & Spice 1 - Thug Therapy

Bay Area legend Spice 1 is back on the stage with some new material. Fresh off the press is his collabo album recorded along with southern California representative Bossolo hailing from Riverside. Their joint project is called "Thug Therapy" and is now available online on iTunes and ThugWorldMusicGroup. It's made of 17 tracks and features guest appearances by MC Eiht, Kokane, Big Syke, Big June, Bizzknocks, JRT, Scarface and Devin The Dude. Check out Spice 1 and Bossolo on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

24 March 2015: Spice 1 - Thug Candy

Hayward rapper Spice 1 is also working on two new solo albums. The first one is called "Thug Candy" and should be available on March 27th. It will be filled with 14 songs featuring L1, Young Cash and rYoung. Profits from sales will be given to YWCA Battered Woman & Childrens Shelter. The rapper is also working on a solo called "Haterz Nightmare" that will be released later this year and will include guest appearances by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Twista, The Game, Bossolo and more. Tracklist for "Thug Candy": (show tracklist)

24 March 2015: Real One - Flight 420

Real One hails from Modesto and debuted in 2007 with "Hustlin Habits" solo (read the review). In 2012 he released his sophomore album titled "Reefer Madness". Now he's back with a brand new project called "Flight 420" which is available through his website: The cd includes production from Cronic Beats, Hitt Labb and Bleezy, plus guest appearances by Reek Daddy, Boss Hogg, Meen Green, Bloodshot Bandits, Mendo Dope, DJ Ignite, Boogie Locs, Cali Souldiers, Big Reezy, Thurmstarz, Honey B and more. Check out Real One on Facebook, Twitter, ReverbNation and SoundCloud.

24 March 2015: DJ 40oz & Slik - Still Takin Flight

Yuba City (530) rapper DJ 40oz is back with yet another collabo project recorded along with Silk. The album is called "Still Takin Flight" and includes 16 songs with guest appearances by B-Dawg, Serio, Troublez, Samantha B, Pache, Moyo Loco, Cali Roscoe and Pachec$. You can get it in pressed and digital copies on CD Baby; mp3's are also available via Amazon. Check out DJ 40oz on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

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