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30 September 2012: J-Diggs & Philthy Rich - Izm 101

All Bay Area rap fans should probably be familiar with V-Town artist J-Diggs and Oakland rapper Philthy Rich. BTW, not that long ago J-Diggs and three other members of Thizz Entertainment were arrested for assault and attempted murder. Anyway, Diggs and Philthy are about to drop their joint project called "Izm 101" very soon. You could already hear the track titled "Pimp Shit" that has been featured in our Videos Section. Check it out below:



Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for more details and in the meantime peep Philthy Rich on Facebook and pre-order the upcoming cd on RapBay.


30 September 2012: C-Lim presents The Underground Take Over Vol. 2 (free)

Stockton rapper by the name of C-Lim is back again with another portion of "The Underground Take Over" series. The project is available for free download, while hard copies are given for free - just message C-Lim at Facebook. The album includes 18 songs with verses handled by C-Lim, Crackle Kapone, Anthrax, COS, Tech N9ne, Liquid, Leech, B Cide, Lozt Faith and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 September 2012: Yogy - Kings Wear Crowns (free)

Oakland artist by the name of Yogy has just brought his new street project called "Kings Wear Crowns" which is available for free download at BandCamp. You'll hear 13 tracks with production by PJ, The Tucker Brothers, Johnny Juliano, Vybe, Diamond Style and others. Except for Yogy you'll hear verses from Freeway, Kaz Kyzah, Mike-Dash-E, Beejus and others. Get at Yogy on Facebook and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


30 September 2012: J. Lately - Daydreams & Warm Nights (free)

Check out a brand new release from Oakland artist J. Lately called "Daydreams & Warm Nights". It is available for free download at DJBooth.net and includes 10 cuts with beats by Azure, DJ Vision, Jansport J and others. Except for J. Lately you'll hear Shark Sinatra, Azure, Von Pea, J.Good, Zumbi and Deuce Eclipse. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 September 2012: Silent Lokz - Way 2 Much

Last year we promoted an underground street release from San Jose rapper Silent Lokz called "Gz, Thugz N Playerz Mixtape". The artist is now back with a bit more official release titled "Way 2 Much" available in digital version on iTunes and Amazon. The project dropped under Sharkwater Records and includes 20 cuts with appearances by Cisko Tha Kid, Lil Lokz, Nasto, Mr Shyboy, Casper and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 September 2012: Mr. Apher - Why Fit In When You Stand Out (free)

Vallejo rapper by the name of Mr. Apher has recently brought his brand new street release - another part of his "Everybody's A Rapper" series. The project is titled "Why Fit In When You Stand Out" and is now available for free download on DatPiff. You'll get a set of 19 cuts with beats provided by Architekz, Doc Sav, Dookie D, Johnny Juliano, Marc V and others. Except for the host you'll find a lot of verses from Donnie Smacks and Dead Dadd, but also from Dubee, Willie Joe and Shigady. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 September 2012: Shane Dogg & SilverNBlack OAK present Make The World Burn Vol. 2 (free)

Last month we told you about an underground compilation called "Make The World Burn" presented by Central Valley artist Shane Dogg and East Oakland SilverNBlack OAK. Well, today you can download the second part of the series which is also available for free download (DatPiff, Mixtape Factory, direct download). The album includes a set of tracks which you might have heard on artists' official releases. You'll hear verses from Yukmouth, Mr. Kee, Killa Keise, Acktup, Aftah Sum, Stevie Joe, Gonzoe, Kr Mack and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: Berner - Urban Farmer

Just after the weekend we'll get a free-for-download release from SFC rapper Berner titled "Urban Farmer". Today we can tell you that it will include 21 cuts with production delivered by Cozmo, Nima Fadavi, Rome, P Lo, Cardo, Crazy Mike and more. Except for Bernie you'll hear Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, The Jacka, Fed-X, Rydah J. Klyde, San Quinn, IAmSu!, Styles P, Ampichino and more. Be sure to follow Bernie on Twitter and check out his Facebook fan page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: J Stalin - The Best Of J Stalin Vol. 1

Bay Area rap fans are most probably familiar with East Oakland rapper by the name of J Stalin who's been flooding the market with his label's - Livewire Records - projects. Now he decided to bring you some of his greatest hits on "The Best Of J Stalin Vol. 1" which is available in hard copies (RapBay) and digital version (iTunes, Amazon). The cd includes 19 tracks with production handled by DJ Fresh, The Mekanix, E-A-Ski, Rob Lo, Sneaky Mike and Beat Roc. Except for Stalin you'll hear verses from The Jacka, Dubb 20, Shady Nate, Mistah F.A.B., J Jonah and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: Quad High - Gas Mask EP

If you're checking out our news articles you may be familiar with a San Francisco rapper Quad High who's been featured on two compilations we've had a chance to promote: "Scale Life" and "Cultivation". Now he brought an EP solo project to the rap table. The cd is called "Gas Mask" and is available in digital version on CD Baby. You'll hear a set of 7 tracks with guest appearances by The Getta, 413 and Fly Mar. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: Dem Boyz - self titled

East Oakland rappers - Deev Da Greed (of The Heem Team), Bo Strangles and Curcinado (of Hittaz On Tha Payroll) - hooked up to bring you their self titled joint project under the name of Dem Boyz. The cd is available now in pressed (RapBay) and digital (iTunes) copies. You'll get a set of 15 songs with guest appearances by Kaz Kyzah, Eddie Projex, 4rAx, Young Stack, Tay Peezy, Nephew, Nate, Quinteis & Creole Kang. Get at Deev on Facebook and check out Bo Strangles profile on ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: Kobra Abysmal - Hungry As A Hostage

This one dropped over a week ago now, however we didn't have a chance to post the tracklist for the latest release from Vallejo rapper Kobra Abysmal aka K.O.B. His freshly released project called "Hungry As A Hostage" includes 18 songs with guest appearances by E-40, B-Legit, Messy Marv, Lee Majors, Mistah F.A.B., Agerman, Mike Marshall, J. Minixx and others. The production was handled by Ekzakt, Indecent The Slapmaster, Remy Remq, 6Fingers and Beat Celebs. You can cop the cd on RapBay or iTunes. Be sure to check out Kobra's Facebook profile. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: Sincere & Nima Fadavi - The Calm Before The Storm

Rapper Sincere hailing from Watsonville is finally out with his project called "The Calm Before The Storm" which is entirely produced by Nima Fadavi. The album is available online in digital version on iTunes and Amazon, however you can also get it for free on TheRealSincere.com - you'll just have to subscribe. The project includes 14 cuts with guest appearances by Pep Love, Ghambit, Boy, Chris Rene, Smoov G, Jermz, Lil Dusty, R-Mean and Scorpz. Get at Sincere on Facebook and visit NimaFadaviBeats.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: Blanco & The Jacka - Obey

We're back with the tracklist to the upcoming EP project "Obey" from Blanco and The Jacka, which is dropping under Guerrilla Ent. on October 16th. The label has already brought a nice catalog of projects, including solos from its founder, Wizeguys and Yay Boyz group albums, Lee Majors' solo and more. You can read our reviews of most of their releases. Blanco has already been working with The Jacka on their trio project along with Messy Marv. "Obey" is one of three upcoming short projects from Blanco and The Jacka dropping this year. The album will include 7 songs with guest appearances by Messy Marv, Balance, Lee Majors, Ampichino, Mitchy Slick, Dru Down, Freeway, Mistah F.A.B., Krondon and Phil Da Agony. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 September 2012: HD & G-Dirty - Black & Rebelous: The Makin Of A Felon

Oakland rapper HD of Bearfaced crew hooked up with G-Dirty to bring you their joint project titled "Black & Rebelous: The Makin Of A Felon". The album is available now both in hard copies (RapBay) and digital version (iTunes). The cd includes 19 tracks: (show tracklist)


27 September 2012: Zak1 & King Reegz - Real Life Soprano 3rd Vol.

Redwood City rapper Zak1 is out with the third part of his "Real Life Soprano" series. This time he's collaborating with San Francisco rapper King Reegz, who you may remember from his mixtape project titled "Reeg-Wu" (available for free download on BandCamp). Anyway, the cd is now out available in digital free download on DatPiff, while its hard copies should be pressed later this year. The album includes 16 tracks with production from King Reegz, DJ Top Nach, Choco, DJ Don Kody and more. Except for hosts you'll hear verses from Ad Kapone, Big Mack, Al Husky, DB Tha Gamblah, Jon Dolla, Knuckles, JB Da Original and Young Reap. Get at Zak1 and King Reegz on Facebook. (show tracklist)


27 September 2012: Chris Lockett & Philthy Rich - 11-5900

Two Oakland rappers - Chris Lockett and Philthy Rich - hooked up to bring you their joint mixtape project called "11-5900". The album has just arrived to RapBay. You'll get a set of 15 songs with production by Dem Boyz, AK-47, Marlee B, Area 51, Danny From Sobrante, Du Damage, Big Zeke & SK and guest appearances by Stevie Joe, Danny From Sobrante, V-White, Big Zeke, Matt Blaque, Beeda Weeda and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 September 2012: DaVinci - XLIX (free)

San Francisco rapper by the name of DaVinci is aiming to bring his fans a brand new official release called "Mona Lisa" which is dropping on November 6th. Before it drops he's giving you an EP project titled "XLIX" for free download. This teaser includes 7 cuts with beats brought by Ammbush, Big D, REL & Al Jieh, plus guest appearances by Cousin Fik, Onez and D-How The Money Mayka. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 September 2012: Yung Mar - Goin In For Life (free)

Up-and-coming rapper Yung Mar hailing from San Francisco has recently brought you his new street album called "Goin' In For Life". It's available for free download at TeamBackPack.net and includes 14 songs with guest appearances by Armani Cooper, Priceless Da Roc, Jedi, E-Money, Catalyst and Johnas Street. Get at Yung Mar on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


27 September 2012: Cloey Dnt Love - self titled

Oakland female artist by the name of Cloey Dnt Love brought her self titled release earlier this year. It was so far available in digital version oniTunes and BandCamp, however it's also out in hard copies on RapBay. The CD includes 12 songs with guest appearances by San Quinn, Mistah F.A.B., Krypto & Krissy and production by DJ Twelvz. Be sure to check out Cloey's website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 September 2012: Lil Coner & Troublez - My Heart's Black

Be on the lookout for a brand new official duet album from Decoto homeboy rapper Lil Coner and San Jose artist by the name of Troublez. Their joint project should be out by the end of this year and will be titled "My Heart's Black". The whole production will be handled by Sean Ross - same guy who was responsible for beats on Troublez' latest solo "I'm Loving Nothing", that we've had a chance to review. "My Heart's Black" will drop under Connected Inc. / Troublez Music and will feature guest appearances by Keek Dogg, Davina, Melissa, Untalon and more to be announced. Stay tuned.


23 September 2012: The Pro - Considered Ruthless

Pacifica rapper The Pro aka Jesse Romero may not be so familiar to Bay Area rap fans however you should be aware that this artist has already dropped a couple of projects, including 4 albums that were released this year: "The Love Album" - April, "A Gangsta And A Gentleman" with The Kingpin - May, "Truth Hurts" - June and "Skate Park Vol. 1 EP" - August. Well, Jesse is not stopping as he has just brought another one to the table. It's called "Considered Ruthless" and is now available in digital version on iTunes and CD Baby. You'll get a set of 9 cuts with guest appearances by San Quinn, Gucci Mane, Mac Mall, Boss Hogg, Swinla, Redeyez and more. All of his cds dropped under Parkstyle Records which you can check out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 September 2012: Divine - My Year

South San Francisco rapper by the name of Divine is a founder of Dynasty Reign Entertainment and has already dropped an album called "A Hustler's Will" this year. Divine and his label is aiming to bring you another one titled "My Year" scheduled to be released on Halloween. The project will include guest appearances by Philthy Rich, Big Klef, Billion Dolla Men, Point5, Dose, Truth B Told and more. Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for more details to be announced.


20 September 2012: Krypto - Rare Breed

A brand new solo album "Rare Breed" from Vallejo rapper Krypto is out now. As of now you can get it in digital version on Amazon, however hard copies should arrive on October 2nd. The project is made of two discs (at least hard copies will be) that feature 25 songs in total with guest appearances by well known figures like Yukmouth, The Jacka, Andre Nickatina, PSD Tha Drivah, Husalah, Fed-X, Rydah J. Klyde, T-Nutty, Freeway and more. The production is handled by Rob Lo, Traxamillion, Cozmo, Freddy Machette, Nima Fadavi, Stix In The Mix, Jeffro and many more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 September 2012: Baby Bash & Jay Tee present M.S.U.

V-Town well known duo - Baby Bash and Jay Tee - are officially out with their brand new compilation project called "M.S.U.". It's been available online at Millionaire Mentality e-store, but it has finally arrived to iTunes, Amazon and other spots. The cd includes 14 tracks with guest appearances by Jay Tee, Baby Bash, Young Dru, B-Legit, Devin The Dude, Paul Wall, B-Real of Cypress Hill, Berner, Lee Majors and many more. Be sure to check out Jay Tee and Baby Bash on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 September 2012: Baby Bash & Lucky Luciano - Playamade Mexicanz

It's not all from Vallejo well known figure Baby Bash, because he has also delivered a joint project with Lucky Luciano called "Playamade Mexicanz". It has just dropped and is available in hard and digital copies on Amazon and iTunes. The cd includes 19 tracks with Baby Bash featured on every song and Lucky Luciano on most of them. Except for hosts you'll hear verses by E-40, Berner, Jay Tee, Lil Raider, Don Cisco, Merciless and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 September 2012: Kung Fu Vampire - Love Bites

Horrorcore rap fans may be familiar with San Jose representative by the name of Kung Fu Vampire, as we've already had a chance to review his previous releases (read the article). The artist is finally aiming to bring you his brand new official solo joint titled "Love Bites". It is scheduled to drop on October 31st and is now available for pre-order at KungFuVampire.com. The album will include guest appearances by E-40, Mars, Brotha J, Hopsin, Potluck, Liquid Assassin, Twisted Insane, Butterscotch, Rap Is A Joke, Flipsyde & more. Stay tuned for more info and in the meantime check Kung Fu Vampire on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.


20 September 2012: Evenodds - Real Shit No Gimmicks (free)

San Francisco duet Evenodds has just brought their street project called "Real Shit No Gimmicks" which is available now for free download on BandCamp. The album features 12 songs with guest appearances by 2 Eleven, R.O.D., Tha Sav, MacArthur, 6 Mil, Blackstreet, City P and Stiz Da Prez. Be sure to check out our reviews of Evenodds' previous releases (read the articles). Tracklist: (show tracklist)


20 September 2012: Kurt Kain & Young Gully - Mirror Minds

We're back with a full tracklist for the upcoming project from Oakland rapper Young Gully and Sacra up-and-coming artist Kurt Kain. Their joint album will be called "Mirror Minds" and will include 18 cuts with guest appearances by Turf Talk, Hollow Tip, Mic-C, Lil Chris, RC Loc, AB and more. The cd will drop under Hollow Tip's Mercenary Ent. label on November 20th. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 September 2012: Blanco & The Jacka - Misfits

Not that long ago we mentioned that Bay Area rapper Blanco (of Wizeguys / Yay Boyz) is aiming to bring you 3 separate EP projects with The Jacka (of Mob Figaz). The first one - "Obey" - will drop on October 16th and will include guest appearances by Freeway, Strong Arm Steady, Messy Marv, Mistah F.A.B., Dru Down, Balance & Lee Majors. The next one - that we present you today - will be titled "Misfits" - will be released on November 20th and will be entirely produced by Araabmuzik. The third one - titled "Game Over" - is coming out on December 7th. Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for more details on this series.


18 September 2012: DJ Twelvz & Nahh Dahh - Culture Keeperz

Two Oakland representatives - producer by the name of DJ Twelvz and rapper called Nahh Dahh - hooked up to bring you their joint effort called "Culture Keeperz". The album is available now in digital version on BandCamp and includes 12 cuts with guest appearances by Stevie Joe, Krypto, Casual, Will Bracy, Mahasen, Chantele Shaw, J Alias and Heet. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


15 September 2012: Sneaks - 8Dirty1 (free)

Homeboy rap fans may already be familiar with Bizness Men Corporation based in 831 area as we've already had a chance to promote and review most of their releases (read the articles). One of the label's rappers - Sneaks - has recently brought his brand new solo project titled "8Dirty1". It is available in hard copies via BiznessMenCorp.net, while its digital version has just been put on DatPiff for free download. The album includes 17 tracks with guest appearances by Conspiracy, Sandman, Slim Gutta, Matt Blaque, Smuggla, Troll, Rul-E and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


15 September 2012: Conspiracy - RealB4Rap

The Bizness Men Corporation is also aiming to bring you another solo release from its other member by the name of Conspiracy. His upcoming hoodtape will be titled "RealB4Rap" and should be out in October. The recipe will be the same as with BMC's latest project from Sneaks - hard copies sold via BiznessMenCorp.net and free download on DatPiff. The album will include guest appearances by Big Tone, Sandman, Laced, Rul-E, Sneaks, Slim Gutta, Big Rome, TC Kapone, Yung Puppz and others. Stay tuned for more details and in the meantime check out BayUndaground.com reviews of BMC's previous cds.


15 September 2012: Lil Hyfe - West Coast Offense (free)

Lil Hyfe of The Wizeguys has just brought his new release called "West Coast Offense". It was supposed to feature 12 solo cuts, but it appears to have over 20 songs with both solos and tracks from other artists like Kleet Da Banga, Peanut, The Krakk Gang, APB Gang, J Hollow, Hoochie and many more. You can download the whole project for free from LiveMixtapes.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


15 September 2012: Mac Mall - DLK Collabs Vol. 1

Be on the lookout for another release from DLK Enterprise and Crestside representative Mac Mall. "DLK Collabs Vol. 1" will be a digital only project available next month. Expect to hear Mac Mall's previously heard songs recorded with rappers like Spice 1, Messy Marv, San Quinn, Rydah J. Klyde, Ya Boy, Big Rich, Beeda Weeda, Dubee, Rappin' 4-Tay, Telly Mac, Reek Daddy, JT The Bigga Figga, Matt Blaque, Goodfelonz and many others. Visit Mac Mall on Facebook and stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for fresh news.


15 September 2012: Trackademics - Breeze Mobbin' (free)

Trackademicks is a producer / rapper out of Alameda in the 510 area code. He has just brought his brand new solo release titled "Breeze Mobbin'" which features 10 cuts almost entirely produced by Trackademicks himself. Except for his own beats you'll hear production from Droop-E on #5 and 1-O.A.K. on #1. Guest appearances include performances by J Stalin, IAmSu!, 1-O.A.K., Kool A.D., Moxmore, Lyrics Born and Dan'nelle on hooks. You can download the whole album for free from HonorRollCrew.com. Be also sure to get at Trackademicks on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 September 2012: Kobra Abysmal - Hungry As A Hostage

Vallejo rapper Kobra Abysmal aka K.O.B. has finally brought his new solo album called "Hungry As A Hostage". It is now available on RapBay and includes guest appearances by E-40, B-Legit, Messy Marv, San Quinn, Mistah F.A.B., Rux, Moe Green and J. Minnix, while the production was handled by Ekzakt, Indecent The Slapmaster, Remy Remq, 6Fingers and Beat Celebs. Be sure to check out Kobra's Facebook profile.


12 September 2012: TC Kapone - Hood Fame: Chronicles Of A D-Boy

A brand new solo release from SJ representative TC Kapone is officially out. "Hood Fame: Chronicles Of A D-Boy" is available now on CD Baby in digital and pressed copies. The album is presented by Mr. Kee and includes guest appearances by Big Tone, Lil Coner, Mr. Kee, Balance, Big Lou, Conspiracy, Keek Dogg, Teazem Beatz, Gucci Mane and more. BayUndaground.com has already had a chance to review this project (read the article). Holla at TC Kapone at his Facebook page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 September 2012: Bay 2 Africa Charity

BayUndaground.com would like to encourage you to sacrifice a few minutes of your time to read about a newly found charity movement called Bay 2 Africa. Its main goal is to bring music equipment that may not be needed in America and send it to people in Africa who really need it and would appreciate it. An easy way to support the charity is to buy a DVD titled "Bay Elements" with thousands of license-free loops (over 3GB of files) which you can use in your own productions or purchase Bay Area artists' donated tracks that are sold via BandCamp. All charity products may be bought on its official website. The charity is aiming to bring you its rap mixtape project that will drop on Thanksgiving day. The project will be available for any donation amount. Of course all profits from product's sales will go to charity. Props to Tom Freeman (aka Freematik), the founder of the charity. To get in touch with his movement visit charity's website, Twitter or get at Tom via his e-mail (tomf@bay2africa.com).


12 September 2012: A-Wax - Everybody Loves Me: Chapter 1

This one went completely unnoticed, however A-Wax's fans should have heard about his brand new release called "Everybody Loves Me: Chapter 1" which dropped in the beginning of Summer. The album is available in digital version on iTunes and Amazon and includes 12 tracks with guest performances by Mistah F.A.B., Styles P, French Montana, Infamous Kaboo, Luke Bingham and Chinx Drugz. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 September 2012: Starting Six - On Yo Beach

Starting Six is an upcoming group of rappers out of East Bay Area, made of Riggz, Fess, Nic Nac, Goose, Bread and Big Steve. They have just dropped their brand new album called "On Yo Beach" which is available now on iTunes and Amazon in digital version only. The project includes 14 cuts with guest appearances by Bobby Brackins, Kool John, The Ying Yang Twins, Marc Griffin, John Hart and a few others. Get at Starting Six on their official website and Facebook page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 September 2012: P-Funk The King - Since '86

San Francisco rap artist by the name of P-Funk The King has recently brought you his brand new solo album called "Since '86". It is now sold in digital version on BandCamp and includes 13 songs with guest appearances by C Plus, IAmSu!, Enoch, Ceerock AL80s, Ant Chedda, Alexander Spit, Emassin and Joyce Wrice. Be sure to peep rapper's Facebook page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


11 September 2012: Joe Blow - M.O.B. (My Other Brother)

We're back with the tracklist for the latest release from Joe Blow called "M.O.B." which dropped a few days ago and is now available on RapBay. The album includes a set of 20 songs with many guest appearances by Rich The Factor, The Jacka, Yukmouth, Fed-X, Husalah, Cellski, Lee Majors, Dubb 20, Lil Rue, Street Knowledge, J. Stalin, Mitchy Slick, Stevie Joe, Bo Strangles, Young Bossi, Makfully and more. Beats were delivered by Pakslap, Bandit, Rob Lo, Maki, Dosia, Jeffo & Stagmatta. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


11 September 2012: Makfully - Gasoline

Stockton representative by the name of Makfully is back with a brand new solo release called "Gasoline". It dropped today and is available in digitals on BandCamp for $9.99. The album includes 12 songs with production handled by Pakslap & Tha Bandit, Stagmata, Klassic Beats, Trauma On The Traxx, Blue Productions, Bobby B and Billboard Bear. Next to Makfully you'll hear artists like The Jacka, L'Jay, Yuneak, Sleez, Rrari, Supreme, Billboard Bear and J Roe. Be also sure to read our review of one of the rapper's previous cds titled "Shoebox Money". Get at Makfully on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


11 September 2012: Gangsta Rhythms & Block Rhymes

Homeboy rap fans should pay attention to a brand new compilation called "Gangsta Rhythms & Block Rhymes" which dropped under Valley Soulja Ent. and is now available on Amazon in digital version. iTunes should have it any day now, while hard copies will be pressed in a few more weeks. The cd includes a set of 20 tracks with verses from artists like Nono Brown, Mr. G, Big Oso Loc, C-Dubb, Keek Dogg, Ono Loco, Lil Toro, Filthy Fill, Big Gavino, Doc 9, Baller, Yonko G, Nsane, No Face, J Bo, Samantha B, Ray Dog and many more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 September 2012: Purple Flowers & Muddy Waters: The Mixtape

Thizz Latin Oakland branch presents a new mixtape from up-and-coming Oak-Town cats. "Purple Flowers & Muddy Waters" compilation is out now and it features primarily appearances by Baby Gas, Cheats and Grumpy, but you will also hear verses by HD of Bearfaced Gang, Lucky Luciano, E-Molly and more. Half the production is original, the other half features mixtape beats. You can purchase this project at www.imbabygas.com. It will soon appear on iTunes as well.


09 September 2012: E-40 & Too Short - History

Undoubtedly most Bay Area rap fans will be looking out for this one - a once in a lifetime collaboration project between two legendary northern California music veterans. Vallejo boss E-40 and Oakland father Too Short are about to bring you their official joint album called "History" - the title speaks for itself. What is more, the project will be in fact a double album with some "Mob Music" and "Function Music" to listen to. The history will begin on November 6th. Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com - we'll keep you posted on details.



09 September 2012: Taydatay & Big Mack - Access Granted

San Francisco rap fans should definitely keep their eyes open on the upcoming duet album from Hunter's Point representative Taydatay (of 11/5) and Killahoe rapper Big Mack. Their joint project will be released under Pushin Dope Productions and will arrive to the streets on November 20th. As of now we can give you a list of titles - see below and stay tuned for more details. (show tracklist)


09 September 2012: Joe Blow - M.O.B. (My Other Brother)

After "International Blow: The Lost Files", "Real Recognize Real" and the latest "Blow Out: The Mixtape" Oakland rapper Joe Blow hits you back with a brand new solo release called "M.O.B. (My Other Brother)". It has just dropped under The Jacka's label - Artist Records - and is available now on RapBay. The album includes production from Pakslap, Bandit, Rob Lo, Maki, Dosia, Jeffo & Stagmatta, plus guest appearances by Rich The Factor, The Jacka, Yukmouth, Fed-X, Husalah, Cellski, Lee Majors, Dubb 20, Lil Rue, Street Knowledge, J. Stalin, Mitchy Slick, Stevie Joe, Bo Strangles, Young Bossi, Makfully and more.


09 September 2012: Kurt Kain & Young Gully - Mirror Minds

Be on the lookout for a brand new project from Hollow Tip's Mercenary Ent. label. This time the stable will bring you a duet album from Oakland rapper Young Gully and Sacra up-and-coming artist Kurt Kain (who has already dropped a cd with Hollow Tip himself). Their joint record will hit the streets on November 20th and will include guest appearances by Turf Talk, Hollow Tip, Philthy Rich, Mic-C, YH Musik, Rcenal and many more.


09 September 2012: Bueno - Dear Summer

A few days ago Sacramento rapper Bueno dropped his brand new solo album called "Dear Summer". The project is available now in digitals on iTunes, while hard copies should arrive to streets any minute now. You'll get a set of 14 cuts with beats delivered by Trackaddict, La, J Fresh, DJ Swish, DJ Epik, Chocolate Ty, The Union & Ben Rosen. You'll also hear guest appearances by Yukmouth, J. Stalin, Dubb 20, Joe Blow, Street Knowledge, Sade, C-Plus, Chuuwee, Sene, Mery, Fresco G & J Ali. Peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


09 September 2012: Courtesy1 - The Exit

Fresno representative Courtesy1 who's affiliated with Tree Camp has just dropped his new project called "The Exit". It came out under Communist Muziic and is available now in digital version on CD Baby. You'll hear a set of 16 songs with guest appearances by Louieville Slugga, J-Rocc, Sinsemilla, Iron Kas and others. Get at Courtesy1 on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


07 September 2012: Berner - Urban Farmer

San Francisco rapper / entrepreneur by the name of Berner is aiming for another solo project called "Urban Farmer". The album will drop on October 2nd and will include guest appearances by Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Mob Figaz, Cozmo, Ampichino, IAmSu!, Problem, P-Lo, Juicy J, Currensy, Styles P, Chevy Woods, Freeze & more. Be sure to follow Bernie on Twitter and check out his Facebook fan page. Stay tuned for more details.


07 September 2012: Zak1 & King Reegz - Real Life Soprano 3rd Vol.

Redwood City rapper Zak1 is working on a third part of his "Real Life Soprano" series. This time he's collaborating with San Francisco rapper King Reegz, who you may remember from his mixtape project titled "Reeg-Wu" (available for free download on BandCamp). Anyway, Zak and Reegz will be supported with verses from such figures like Ad Kapone, Big Mack, Al Husky, DB Tha Gamblah, Jon Dolla, Knuckles, JB Da Original and Young Reap. Beats will be delivered by Little Miff, Don Kody, King Reegz, DJ Topnach, Choco, Gialono & more. The cd will be available for free download, yet hard copies will be pressed too. Get at Zak1 and King Reegz on Facebook.


07 September 2012: Mr. Lifted - Siliconvict

San Jose representative Mr. Lifted (aka No Remorse) has finally dropped his solo album called "Siliconvict". It is now available in digital version on CD Baby. The project includes 12 songs with guest appearances by Troublez, MC Eiht, Tito B, Big Oso Loc, Fatalist, Ambitious, Jack Frost & others. The whole production was handled by Mr. lifted himself. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 September 2012: Malki Means King - B Town Muzik

Malki Means King is a Berkeley rapper who brought his latest solo street project "B Town Muzik" during this Summer. You can get it in digital version on iTunes and BandCamp, while pressed copies are also sold via Amazon. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 September 2012: 100s - Ice Cold Perm (free)

There's a debut project from Berkeley artist by the name of 100s available now for free download on his BandCamp page. The album is called "Ice Cold Perm" and includes 14 tracks with production by Joe Wax, Bussit Benny and Bux Productions. Except for 100s you'll hear verses from MondreMAN, J. Folks, Main Attrakionz, Hollywood Squadda, Chippy Nonstop & Shady Blaze. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 September 2012: Roach Gigz - Bugged Out

San Francisco rapper Roach Gigz is out with his brand new solo endeavor titled "Bugged Out". The album is available now on iTunes and includes 14 tracks with guest appearances by Clyde Carson, J Stalin, 1-O.A.K., Remedy, Marlow and Khan. Get at Gigz on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 September 2012: Brilliant - The Definition

San Rafael artist by the name of Brilliant has recently brought his brand new solo album called "The Definition". It has dropped under Gouda Game Ent. and is available in digitals on iTunes. Expect to hear guest appearances by Timbalias, HD, Young Gully, Pooh Hefner, Slim and Will Witt. Check out Brilliant on his Facebook page and peep track listing below: (show tracklist)


06 September 2012: ATG - B-Sides And Throwbacks

ATG (Against The Greyn) group out of North Highlands, Sacramento has already laced you with its self titled album this Summer. Now they're back with some old stuff released on "B-Sides And Throwbacks" project which dropped two days ago in digital version. You can get it online on CD Baby, Amazon or iTunes. The album includes songs recorded between 1997-2005 with verses delivered by Sycosis, Black Marv, D-Buck, Kracker Jack, Ron Jon The Designated Hitta, D-Twice and more. Visit ATG on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 September 2012: A-1 - The Thurl Tape (free)

Hip-hop artist A-1 hailing from Mission District, SFC has just brought you his new project called "The Thurl Tape". The album is available for free download on A-1Music.com and includes exclusive production from A-1 himself, WooStaar, Sick James, ATG, Eliot Lipp, Davin Gruesome and more. Except for the host you'll hear verses from Roach Gigz, Dregs One, Little Dragon, Xiomara, Samatha Sherman, Ryan Maxwell and K. Rene. Get at A-1 on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


06 September 2012: Ryse Center - Ryse Mixtape Volume 1 (free)

Check out a debut release from Richmond representatives of Ryse Center group. Their mixtape is simply called "Ryse" and is now available for free download on BandCamp. The album includes 20 cuts with verses from Chrissy Chris, Peeps, Pooka, Styna Swagg, Vondre Wood, Don Black, Buck, Lil' Lalo, T-Krazed and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: Sky Balla - Tha Life I Chose

Fillmoe, SFC rapper by the name of Sky Balla is recently behind bars, yet it's not holding him from releasing a brand new solo album. "Tha Life I Chose" is out today in digitals only - you can purchase it online on iTunes or Amazon. The cd includes 24 cuts with beats delivered by Cozmo, Track Addict, Focus, J-Money, Young Yonny, Matheo, Priceless and more. Except for Sky Balla you'll hear guest appearances by San Quinn, Big Rich, The Game, Ya Boy, J-Diggs, Dubee, Fabolous, Harm, Spyda D, Enoc, 2Eleven, Belly and Freck Billionaire. Be on the lookout for the review of this project coming soon to BayUndaground.com. Peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: Keak Da Sneak - Cheddar Cheese I Say

A well known Oakland / hyphy movement figure Keak Da Sneak has recently brought you his brand new, official solo album called "Cheddar Cheese I Say". The cd includes 17 tracks with guest appearances by Goldie Gold, Big Hollis, Complex, Krytykal, D-Buck, Tieck Tock & Sycosis. You can purchase it online for instance on RapBay. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: Joe Blow - M.O.B. (My Other Brother)

After "International Blow: The Lost Files", "Real Recognize Real" and the latest "Blow Out: The Mixtape" Oakland rapper Joe Blow will hit you back with a brand new solo release called "M.O.B. (My Other Brother)". It will drop under The Jacka's label - Artist Records - and is scheduled to hit the stores on September 9th. The album will include production from Pakslap, Bandit, Rob Lo, Maki, Dosia, Jeffo & Stagmatta, plus guest appearances by Rich The Factor, The Jacka, Yukmouth, Fed-X, Husalah, Cellski, Lee Majors, Dubb 20, Lil Rue, Street Knowledge, J. Stalin, Mitchy Slick, Stevie Joe, Bo Strangles, Young Bossi, Makfully and more. Stay tuned.


04 September 2012: Big Cholo - Notoriously Naaaasty

We're back with a full tracklist for the latest Big Cholo's solo album. "Notoriously Naaaasty" is his second release and is now available in hard copies (RapBay) and digitals (Amazon). You'll get a set of 19 tracks with guest appearances by San Quinn, Lil Coner, Big Tone, Tito B, Louie Loc, Lil Dee, Chingaso, Laced, Ono Loco, Lil Raider, Lil Toro, Zipper Louie, Nichol, Filthy Fill, Mac Reese, Weech Lok, Samantha B, Young Loc and more. Peep Cholo on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: Cousin Fik & DJ Fresh - The Tonite Show

We're back with some fresh news on DJ Fresh's moves. A whole year ago we told you about his upcoming collaboration with Cousin Fik. Well, it was definitely postponed, but we'll see it this year. "The Tonite Show" with this Vallejo rapper will hit the streets on November 20th. Stay tuned for more details.


04 September 2012: The Jacka & DJ Fresh - The Tonite Show

Another one to be released on Fresh In The Flesh roster will be a brand new joint project from Mob Figaz member - The Jacka - and of course label's leading producer - DJ Fresh. "The Tonite Show" with Jacka will be hitting the stores on November 20th. We'll keep you posted with DJ Fresh's upcoming projects.


04 September 2012: JT The Bigga Figga - Conflict Of Interest (free)

Fillmoe vet JT The Bigga Figga has released a whole lot of music this Summer. Last month he brought two parts of "Fillmoelanta" and a solo street project called "Conflict Of Interest" which is available for free download on MandatoryBusiness.com. The album includes 14 cuts with guest appearances by Niki Minaj, 2 Chainz, OJ Da Juiceman, Young Poe, Future, Rocko, Cash Out and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: JT The Bigga Figga - Fillmoelanta

Back in August JT The Bigga Figga dropped two parts of his Atlanta collabos. The first part is available in digitals on iTunes and Amazon and includes 22 cuts with appearances by Gucci Mane, Ashton Cartez, Alley Boy, Q-Rock, Joe Gutta, Future, Spazz Alino & SJG. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: JT The Bigga Figga - Fillmoelanta 2 (free)

The sophomore collabo album between San Francisco, California artist JT The Bigga Figga and Atlanta, Georgia rappers is available now for free download. You can get it now on MandatoryBusiness.com. Except for Get Low father you'll hear appearances by Alley Boy, Gucci Mane, Future and more.


04 September 2012: Casual - Respect Game Or Expect Flames

Oakland representative by the name of Casual is back with another solo release called "Respect Game Or Expect Flames". It is available now in digitals on Amazon and iTunes and includes a set of 15 cuts with guest appearances by Pep Love, Del The Funky Homosapien, Ismael, Tajai, Opio, Souls Of Mischief and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: Lil Hyfe - West Coast Offense

Lil Hyfe of The Wizeguys is aiming to bring you his new solo release called "West Coast Offense". It is scheduled to be released on September 18th and will include 12 songs with guest appearances by Guce, Philthy Rich, Stevie Joe, Pooh Hefner, Krakk Gang, K.I.D., J Hollow, Koran Streets and D.O.E. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: J. Lately - Rise & Shine (free)

Oakland rapper by the name of J. Lately is out with his brand new street project called "Rise & Shine". It's available for free download and includes 15 cuts with original beats from E.C., Grade A, Tymo, Audio Games, Tay Lee, Tone Tracks, Chase Moore and more, plus guest appearances by Trey-C, Deuce Eclipse, Azure, Samurai Vance, Alex Carbonel, Springz, J.Good & Calimade. This album is also a prelude to J's upcoming official album titled "Daydreams & Warm Nights". Peep J. Lately's website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channel. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 September 2012: Young Dunnyz - Strapz And Packz Vol. 2 (free)

SFC, Hunter's Point rap fans may be familiar with Young Dunnyz group as they've brought their mixtape 2 years ago. Today C-Dubb, J Murda, Stu Banga and Yung Doe are back with a sequel project which is available for free download on DatPiff. You'll hear a set of 19 cuts with guest appearances by Don Deez, Doe Bama, Priceless, Peco and a few more. Get at these guys on ReverbNation and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


03 September 2012: Equipto - No Filter (free)

A well known San Francisco rap / hip-hop representative by the name of Equipto has just dropped his new mixtape project titled "No Filter". It's free for download and includes 24 songs with guest appearances by San Quinn, Planet Asia, Mike Marshall, FDOG, Shag Nasty, Poppa Z, Cali West and more. Peep Equipto on Facebook and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


03 September 2012: John Que - Welcome To Cali

San Francisco representative by the name of John Que is back with his brand new solo project called "Welcome To Cali". The album is available now in digital version only on iTunes and includes 13 cuts with guest appearances by O.G.E., Wisdom, Ice Mac, Mississippi, Ubald, Sos'e and Major Terror. Be sure to visit rapper's Facebook and ReverbNation pages. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


03 September 2012: Taj-He-Spitz - The First 24 (free)

Fairfield rapper Taj-He-Spitz has recently brought his new mixtape project called "The First 24". The album is hosted by B-Legit and includes 18 cuts. You can download the whole thing from Taj-He-Spitz' BandCamp page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


03 September 2012: Green - Tha G

Gilroy (408) representative by the name of Green is aiming to bring you two new releases this month. The first one is scheduled to drop on September 12th and will be a mixtape called "Tha G". The album will be available for free download and will include guest appearances by Reckless, Mike Murdah, Sunny G, Big Bruce The Butcher, Mikey G, Youngin, Suasion, T-Demo, CEO, UniverSal, Kracka Beats, Hempz and Rigo V. Stay tuned to us as we'll keep you posted on Green's releases.


03 September 2012: Green - self titled

Another one to come this month from Gilroy rapper Green will be his sophomore official solo project. The album will drop on September 20th and will include verses from artists like Troublez, Pody Mouf, Smiley, G'Dog, Boy Da Hoodlum, Bobby Teck, B.Loc, Casper Capone, Ms. Ladie and more. Keep your eyes open as we'll definitely bring you more details.