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30 December 2008: Darkroom Familia - From The Barrio With Hate

We've already written that Darkroom Familia will release an album titled "Evil That Men Do" in January (as Darkroom Vets). However there's another one scheduled for February. Probably all elder DRF fans remember a classic album "From The Barrio With Love" from the 90's. Darkroom Familia presents "From Tha Barrio With Hate" is a sequel to it. According to City Hall bulletin we'll hear verses from Crooked, Duke, Oso, K.I.D., D-Roll, Young D, Big Dru, Emaculate, Young Crayze, Kasper, 14 Caliber, Yung Lalo and others. It's coming out on February 17th, so be on the lookout for it.

30 December 2008: D. Willz - Earthquake Muzik Vol. 1

D. Willz and 2Fresh Entertainment are coming out with a compilation in the upcoming year. It will be titled "Earthquake Muzik Vol. 1". Apart from the title artist we'll hear such known people as Gucci Mane, Jacka, Keak Da Sneak, Nump, Haji Springer, Beeda Weeda, Mistah F.A.B., San Quinn and more. We'll post you the tracklist as soon as there is an official one. As for now remember that it drops on February 17th and check D. Willz' myspace page.

21 December 2008: Guce & John Que - Duffle Bag Boys

Be on the lookout for a new album handled by Frisco don Guce and John Que also reppin' San Francisco. Their group album will be called "Duffle Bag Boys" and will be available in February 2009. Check out Guce and John Que on MySpace. You can pre-order this project on More info coming soon to

21 December 2008: Guce - I Got That Cake Mix!

One of the most famous artists outta SFC will drop his new project this January. Guce will release his "I Got That Cake Mix!" under the name of Gucey Guce Doe Boy on January 20th. The album will feature guest appearances from Mac Dre, Gucci Mane, Messy Marv, Lil Wayne, Killa Keise, J Stalin, Balance, Arrangatang Gang and more. Check Guce on MySpace.

21 December 2008: Arrangatang Gang - Signed Sealed Delivered

That's not all for Guce for the upcoming year. He'll also present a new group outta Richmond, which is called Arrangatang Gang and includes rapper AG and Coupe. Watch out for their new album entitled "Signed Sealed Delivered" dropping soon. It will include singles like "My Paint" and "Yea!!!". Check them out on MySpace.

21 December 2008: Bueno - Maloof Money

Sacramento representative Bueno will be soon out with a street album called "Maloof Money". The project will be delivered by Teek Da Kid of SlapShop and will feature Akon, The Federation, The Jacka, Mistah F.A.B. and more. It will be hosted and mixed by Bennie Siegal. Also be on the lookout for a new LP album from Bueno coming out in '09 and called "Can't Knock The Hustle". Visit SlapShop on MySpace and pre-order your copy on RapBay.

21 December 2008: PZ - 2 Blessed 2 B Stressed

Rapper PZ representing Berkeley brought a new LP album to the rap table some time ago. It's called "2 Blessed 2 B Streesed" and features 19 tracks with appearances from San Quinn, The Jacka, Mistah F.A.B., Equipto, Mike Marshall and more. You can cop the album on cdBaby. Check PZ on MySpace. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

21 December 2008: Big Hollis - West South

The highly awaited album from Sacramento's famous rapper and producer Big Hollis will finally drop March 2009. The project is entitled "West South" and will feature verses from Bun B, Lil Flip, Keak Da Sneak and Goldie. Check Big Hollis on MySpace and visit daily for the freshest info.

21 December 2008: Goldtoes presents The Vault

Black-N-Brown Ent. has recently released a greatest hits project presented by its CEO - Goldtoes. The album is called "The Vault" and contains 2 cds with 25 tracks. You'll hear tracks from BnB and Thizz Latin Records projects with appearances from Goldtoes, Mr. Kee, Freddy Chingaz, Napalm & Erruption, Nasty Nate, Goodfelonz, Jimmy Roses, Mac Dre, Cellski and many more. Check out the tracklist and visit BnB on MySpace. (show tracklist)

18 December 2008: Rahmean - Dreadlock Rock Muzic

Oakland rapper Rahmean is back again with a new project. This time he brought you a full length solo cd named "Dreadlock Rock Muzic". The album features 18 tracks with appearances from Dru Down, Lee Majors, Yukmouth, The Jacka, The Reason, D Dre and others. Check Rahmean on MySpace and cop the cd on RapBay. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

18 December 2008: Dubb 20, Maki, D Dre & Crumb Snatcha - The Reality Show

There're a couple of new cds out, which did not have time to announce. A fresh product from The Reality Show quartet was brought to the table by Fed-X himself. The group consists of Dubb 20, Maki, D Dre & Crumb Snatcha. Their project features guest appearances from Fed-X, Johnny Cash, The Jacka, Rahmean, Husalah & more. You can get it online @ Also visit Dubb 20 or D Dre on MySpace. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

18 December 2008: Lil Coner presents Connected Inc Compilation

It's been a minute since this cd dropped, yet it appears to be a decent compilation presented by Decoto tycoon Lil Coner. The album is called by the Coner's label name: "Connected Inc Compilation" and it includes 17 songs with verses from Lil Coner himself, Big Oso Loc, Ace Of Spits, Kriminal, Tito B, Lil Raider, Woodie, Keek Dogg and more. Grab your copy @ and visit Lil Coner on MySpace. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

18 December 2008: Bruce Banna - DJ Fresh

Oakland vet Keak Da Sneak has recently presented a solo album from new Bay Area rapper Bruce Banna. His self titled mixtape was mixed by DJ Fresh and was released under All N Da Doe label. You'll get 21 tracks with lots of features. Guest appearances include Keak Da Sneak, Livewire fam (J Stalin, Shady Nate, Philthy Rich, Jay Jonah) and more. Check Bruce on MySpace and cop his album on RapBay. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

18 December 2008: Skip Dog & Q-Ball - Professional Sucka Ducka

Fairfield rapper Skip Dog brought two new releases last month. We earlier posted some info on his solo cd called "Raw From Tha Jaw". The second project is a duet album from Skip Dog & Q-Ball. Their collabo cd is titled "Professional Sucka Ducka" and features Boogie Lee, Mac Lo, Bad Fella and others, plus production was handled by T-Roy. Buy it online at Tracklist: (show tracklist)

18 December 2008: Yung Gill - Nuthin Like My Daddy

Yung Gill is a Mudville, Stockton representative and a Mental Illness member. His new solo cd is out now and available on The cd is entitled "Nuthin Like My Daddy" and includes 18 songs with appearances from Mental Illness camp: N-Sane, Big Rayzor, Loco Lou, Jay Dee, Young Heck, Big Juici and more. Check Gill on MySpace. The album was released under Chase Paper Records. Tracklist (no features mentioned): (show tracklist)

09 December 2008: Trak Lordz - Duffelbag Musik

It's been almost a month since this cd dropped. I'm talking about the one from Hayward representatives Trak Lordz. Their album is called "Duffelbag Musik". If you haven't heard of these 2 cats then maybe guest appearances will encourage you to spend some money on it. You'll hear verses from Big Rich, The Team, Turf Talk, E-40, Keak Da Sneak, Jacka, San Quinn and many more. You can grab this project on Tracklist: (show tracklist)

09 December 2008: Shady Nate & Jay Jonah - The Tonite Show - DJ Fresh

The new collabo from hard working DJ Fresh and two west Oakland rappers - Shady Nate & Jay Jonah - is out now. Famous series of "The Tonite Show" this time is handled by the Livewire representatives. Except for these artists we'll hear Mistah F.A.B., J. Stalin, Killa Keise & others. The whole production will be made by DJ Fresh & Shabang. You can buy yourself a copy on Remember to visit rappers on their myspace pages. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

08 December 2008: Big Tone - The Code Of Silence

Let's get back to the upcoming Big Tone solo cd, which is dropping January 10th. You already know the title, which is "The Code Of Silence". Today we bring you the full tracklist, which includes guest appearances from B-Dawg, Davina, The Jacka, Lil Raider, Messy Marv, Shadow, A-Wax and more. Check it out and visit Big Tone on MySpace. (show tracklist)

05 December 2008: Keak Da Sneak and San Quinn - Scokland

Two of the Bay Area bosses - Keak Da Sneak & San Quinn - are out with their duet album. It is called "Welcome To Scokland" and was released under E Hustle Entertainment. You can already buy it online on for $12.99 or wait for 4 more days till it hits the streets officially. The project features 19 tracks. Check the tracklist and visit O-Town and San Fran representatives on MySpace: Keak Da Sneak, San Quinn. (show tracklist)

05 December 2008: Ren Da Heat Monsta - Da Mudville King

It's been a couple of months since we brought you info on an upcoming solo cd from one of the Doja Click members Young Ren, now known as Ren Da Heat. The album will finally meet the streets February 2009, the 17th to be exact. It will be entitled "Da Mudville King" and will be released under Heat Rock Records. The album from Mudville (Stockton) rapper will include guest appearances from Too Short, W.C., E-40, Turf Talk and more. Check us out daily, we'll bring you more detalis on this one for sure. Visit Doja Click on MySpace.

05 December 2008: Shame - Random Acts

A San Jose / Fremont representative Shame is back again with a free album. It's a full length LP called "Random Acts" and features 13 songs with additional verses from Daddy Rich & XL Middleton. You can download the whole cd from HERE and leave some feedback on Siccness forum. Visit Shame on MySpace. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

05 December 2008: Big Rhino & Big Oso Loc - We Stay Active

A little bit of news from Northern Cali latin rap scene. There will be a new album from Fremont and San Jo rappers Big Oso Loc & Big Rhino available January 2009. They hooked up with Active Entertainment to bring you some real street gangsta music on "We Stay Active" cd. It will be named as mixtape, yet most of the beats will be new and original. Visit these artists on their MySpaces: Big Oso Loc, Big Rhino. Check for more info coming soon.

05 December 2008: Big Tone - The Code Of Silence

One of the most known Latin artists outta Antioch is working on his new, fourth solo cd. Big Tone, the C.E.O. of Sav-It-Out Records will release his album in January / February 2009. It will ba called "The Code Of Silence" and will feature artists like Messy Marv, The Jacka, Mad Dog, Davina, Lil Raider, B-Dawg, Lil Dee, Lexx and more. Come back for more info.

03 December 2008: Erk Tha Jerk - U Gotta Luv Me

Erk The Jerk is an artist hailing from Richmond, Bay Area. He's dropping his new solo album in a couple of days, December 8th to be exact. It will be called "U Gotta Luv Me" and will feature 17 tracks with appearances from The Jacka, Glasses Malone, Traxamillion & Samm. Check out the tracklist and visit Erk The Jerk on MySpace. Tracklist: (show tracklist)

03 December 2008: Magic - Gladiator

There's an upcoming solo cd from Antioch representative dropping January 2009. Rapper Magic will release his new project entitled "Gladiator". It will feature songs with guest appearances from Indecent The Slapmaster, Venom, Maryann & Troy Hazleton. Album will be available online at and Check out Magic on MySpace.