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28 February 2013: Arenas - Orbit: The Rotation (free)

Rapper Arenas was born and raised in Livermore (925) and now resides in El Dorado Hills (916). He has recently brought his new street project called "Orbit: The Rotation" which is now available for free download on DatPiff. The album includes 14 songs with production handled by Arenas, D.Coop, Who.Am.I and Kajmir Royale. Except for the host you'll hear D.Bledsoe, Y.S., Cali Blue, D.Banks and more. Arenas is also working on a collaborative project with Y.S. that will be presented by Keak Da Sneak and will be released later this year. Get at Arenas on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 February 2013: San Quinn - All In The City

Fillmoe, SFC rap veteran San Quinn has recently brought his new street project called "All In The City". You can purchase it now at Rasputins and Dimples, plus online on RapBay. The cd includes 24 tracks with guest appearances from Big Rich, The Jacka, JT The Bigg Figga, Akon, Willie Hen, Bailey, Young Gully, and more. Visit San Quinn on his Facebook page and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 February 2013: J Stalin - Return Of The Body Snatchers

A year ago Oakland rapper J Stalin has brought a street album called "Body Snatchers". Right now he's back with a sequel release titled "Return Of The Body Snatchers" which is now available on RapBay. What you'll get is a set of 18 cuts with guest performances from Young Doe, NHT Boyz, Vellquan, L'Jay, Problem and more. Visit Livewire founder on Facebook and look out for his upcoming project "Down To The Wire" dropping this May. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 February 2013: Mac Duna - T.W.O. (free)

Vallejo rapper Mac Duna aka Duna (Mac Dre's cousin) brought his brand new project "T.W.O. (Thizz World Order)" for free download. The album includes 18 tracks with production by Traxamillion, Droop-E, The Mega Minz, Lexi Banks, Downtown Music, T-Mic, Don Coda, Speaker Knockerz, Myke J Beatz. Except for Duna you'll hear E-40, Mistah F.A.B., 2 Chainz, J-Diggz, Philthy Rich, Baby Bash, Dubee and Young Fame. We'll let you know if the project drops in hard copies. Follow Duna on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 February 2013: A-Wax - Jesus Malverade (free)

Pittsburg rapper A-Wax has recently brought his brand new solo release "Jesus Malverade" for free download. Official, extended version will be available in digital and physical copies (with bonus DVD) on March 19th. A free-for-download preview includes 14 tracks with production from Cardiak and Southside, plus guest appearances by Gucci Mane, DJ Paul, Cashis, Waka Flocka and Menace. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 February 2013: Young Lox - I'm Fresh

Oakland rapper Young Lox is aiming to release his new solo album called "I'm Fresh" on March 19th. The project will be entirely produced by Bux Productions and will include 15 songs with guest appearances by Bueno, Shoboat, Lil Rue, Dojia V, A1 and T-Bo. Stay tuned to us as we'll definitely keep you posted on this one. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 February 2013: Jai Swift - Thoughts Of An Agile Hustler (free)

Hayward / San Mateo representative Jai Swift has recently dropped "Thoughts Of An Agile Hustler" album which is now available for free download. It includes 9 tracks with beats from Cal Cuttah and guest appearances by Ad Kapone (of Totally Insane), K-Loc (of Gorilla Pits), Justo, Doojie, Chunk, Tounge Da Mac, Yung Lee, Young Koo, Meezy Montana and Dee Starr. Get at Jai Swift on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


27 February 2013: Gease - Split Personality

San Francisco artist Gease brought "Split Personality" project in the beginning of this year. The album is available in digitals on BandCamp and includes 13 tracks mostly produced by Gease himself. Except for the host you'll hear guest performances by Big Mack, Dregs One, Prince and Zaldy. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 February 2013: Lil Rue - Highway Rue

Oakland rapper Lil Rue is out with his new solo endeavor titled "Highway Rue". The project includes 22 cuts with production from Dosia, Sputnik, Beat Chemist, Big Cheese, The Phantoms, Drumma P, Taylor Michael and The Phantoms. You'll also hear a whole bunch of guest appearances by The Jacka, Joe Blow, Stevie Joe, Rydah J. Klyde, Freeway, Nipsey Hussle, Blanco, Young Loc, Berner, Ampichino and more. The cd is so far available on iTunes. Get at Lil Rue on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 February 2013: Casual - The Return Of The Backpack (free)

Oakland rapper Casual brings you his free-for-download release titled "The Return Of The Backpack" which includes 13 tracks recorded since 2009 with a producer named Jake One. This a prequel to their official material they've recently been working on. Download the whole thing for free from BandCamp and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


26 February 2013: Pep Love - The Foundation (free)

Oakland hip-hop artist by the name of Pep Love has recently dropped a new mixtape project called "The Foundation". It is available for free download on BandCamp and includes 20 tracks which feature only one guest appearances by Ty Nitty. Visit Pep Love on Facebook and his official website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


26 February 2013: J Beez - No Risk No Reward

Sacramento representative J Beez is out with a new solo album called "No Risk No Reward". You can purchase it online both in digital and physical copies on artist's BandCamp. The project includes 11 tracks with guest appearances by Cali Boyz Club, Lil Darrion, Mark Will, Tre Staxx, Karissa Nicole, Kacey Khaliel and Samyell. Get at J Beez on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


23 February 2013: HD - No Days Off

Rapper HD (of Bearfaced Gang) has recently brought his brand new solo album titled "No Days Off". You can already buy it on RapBay, while iTunes will have it by February 26th. What you'll get is a set of 23 tracks. Peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


23 February 2013: Joe Blow - Been Grindin'

The latest release from O-Town representative Joe Blow called "Been Grindin'" is now also available in physical copies on RapBay; digitals can be purchased via iTunes. The album includes 24 cuts with production from RobLo, Dosia, Pakslap & Bandit, Stagmata & Jefro, plus a lot of guest appearances by artists like The Jacka, Dubb 20, Street Knowledge, Husalah, Cellski, Lee Majors, Bueno, Rydah J. Klyde and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


22 February 2013: The Regime - Dragon Gang

Oakland beast Yukmouth and his Regime group have recently brought "The Last Dragon" project which is available now on RapBay, Amazon and DatPiff. Their second release - an official album called "Dragon Gang" - will be out on March 12th. You can already check out snippets of all 18 songs on Amazon. The project will be released in a cd and digital format and will include verses handled by Yukmouth, Lee Majors, Dru Down, Tech N9ne, Young Bossi, Ampichino, Kuzzo Fly, Rahmean and many more. Peep Regime on Facebook and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


22 February 2013: Agerman - Slang Talk

Oakland rapper Agerman (known as a member of 3xKrazy group, now a Christian rap representative) is back with a brand new solo endeavor. His new release is called "Slang Talk" and is now available on AgermanWorld.com for 15 bucks. Get at Agerman on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


21 February 2013: ADR Lavey - 6th Year: The Sacrifice

Horrorcore rap fans better pay attention, because ADR Lavey is back after a long hiatus. He only dropped a debut solo back in 2002 (re-released in 2005) and appeared on a few other projects. APT 3 / DNA stable will please us this year with Lavey's mixtape series. Its first part called "6th Year: The Sacrifice" has just arrived straight from hell bringing hard copies available now for $6.66 - get at ADR through his e-mail (adrlavey@yahoo.com). Stay focused because the devilish label is aiming to give you even more: two more parts of ADR mixtape series ("The 6th Month: The Exchange" and "6th Day: Evil Was Born"), his long awaited solo "King Of The Devil Block" and a group album from The NightBreed. The "6th Year: The Sacrifice" will be also available through iTunes, Amazon and CD Baby within 2 weeks. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 February 2013: J Stalin - Down To The Wire

Livewire father J Stalin ain't stopping his movement. After lacing fans with a 2012 releases like "Memoirs Of A Curb Server", "The Body Snatchers" or "Bottom Of The 9th" with L'Jay, he's ready to bring you another one titled "Down To The Wire". The project is scheduled to be released this May and will includes guest appearances by Philthy Rich, Shady Nate, Lil Blood, Stevie Joe, L'Jay, Beeda Weeda, San Quinn, Rydah J. Klyde, Young Gully, Young Bari, Young Doe, Boo Banga and more. Stay tuned to us for more details and in the meantime check out J Stalin on Facebook.


21 February 2013: Mac Duna - T.W.O.

Vallejo rapper Mac Duna aka Duna (Mac Dre's cousin) is aiming to bring his new solo album this March. The upcoming project will be called "T.W.O. (Thizz World Order)" and will be presented by NFL Super Bowl player Joey Porter. The whole cd will be mixed by DJ Editt and will drop under Thizz Nation. Stay tuned for more details to be announced and follow Duna on Twitter.


21 February 2013: DJ Toure - Toure's Theory

Bay Area hip-hop fans should be pleased with a brand new release from DJ Toure - a member of a music collective called Hieroglyphics. The album is titled "Toure's Theory" and it consists of 19 tracks produced by DJ Toure himself. The vocal layer was handled by such figures as Too Short, B-Legit, E-40, Mistah F.A.B., The Jacka, Clyde Carson, J Stalin, Beeda Weeda, Casual, Nio Tha Gift and many more. You can purchase hard copies on Amazon and digitals on iTunes. Visit also DJ Toure on his website and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 February 2013: The Regime - The Last Dragon (free)

"The Last Dragon" by Yukmouth's Regime team is officially out. Apart from RapBay you can purchase it online on Amazon or simply download it for free from DatPiff. The cd includes 19 titles with verses handled by Yukmouth, Dru Down, Lee Majors, Ampichino, Rahmean, Chop Black, Monstah Ganjah, Tech N9ne, Young Bossi and more. Stay tuned for the second release from Regime crew called "Dragon Gang" coming out next month. Peep Regime on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 February 2013: Big Loco, Yung Gill & Big Rayzor - Bad Influence

Homeboy rap fans should check out a brand new release from Mental Illness camp. This 209 area code stable has recently brought "Bad Influence" album to the table. It's an 18-track deep cd with verses handled by the group's members (Big Loco, Yung Gill and Big Rayzor) and other rappers like Big Oso Loc, Spice 1, Never of Lowdown or Goldtoes. You can purchase digitals on CD Baby. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 February 2013: Buddah Tai & Treechoppa - Da Smoke Shop

Fresno rapper Treechoppa and Inglewood/Riverside artist Buddah Tai are freshly out with their joint project titled "Da Smoke Shop". It dropped under TreeCamp Ent. / Thizz Nation/ 535 and is now available in digitals on CD Baby and Amazon. Except for the hosts you'll hear guest appearances by Keak Da Sneak, Mac Mall, Lee Majors, Equipto, Dubee, Rydah J. Klyde, Louieville Slugga, Boss Hogg and more. Stay also tuned for J Rocc & Treechoppa cd titled "Zoned Out". Get at Treechoppa on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


20 February 2013: S.B. & Fury - 2 Headed Monstah

Bay Area rap fans should be familiar with Lakeview, San Francisco rapper S.B. (of UNLV) and Salinas representative Fury, as they've both dropped a few projects. We've already heard that these two are working on a duet cd, yet the information was released in 2011 and nothing happened since than. Finally they're about to release "2 Headed Monstah" this May. The album will drop under XL Ent. / T.Y.G. Ent. and will include 12 tracks with guest appearances by King, Indecent, Dre Nitty, Sharde, Deeboi, No Face Phantom and AK Sound. Stay tuned for more details to be announced.


20 February 2013: Rockemical - Tha Life

Rockemical is one of those artists who travel a lot. He's been born and raised in Texas, then also stayed in Washington, Oklahoma, but now resides in Casa Grande, Arizona. He's got 3 projects under his belt - a 2003 duet album "Paid Dues" recorded together with Alia$ (as a group Dualz), a debut solo endeavor "Grand New" from 2007 and a mixtape "Grande Grindin & Gettin Money" from 2009. He's just launched his promo campaign for a new full-length solo album titled "Tha Life". There are already 2 clean videos for singles promoting it. Watch "We Da Shit" in our Videos section and "The Best Around" below:



What we know so far is that it will mostly feature beats by the Seattle producer Duckski, but also DJ Fes 1 and Dsigner Music. It is going to be available both in digitals as well as in pressed form, the release date is April 11th. Stay tuned, because we'll definitely keep you updated on Rokcemical's progress. You can learn more about the artists on his official website rockemical.com, ReverbNation or BandCamp. If you're looking for his previous cds, they are still available at CD Baby.


18 February 2013: C-Dubb - Insanity At It's Finest

Sacramento rapper C-Dubb is almost ready with his new solo album called "Insanity At It's Finest". It's going to be pressed next week. The project will include Tech N9ne, Brotha Lynch Hung, Little Bruce, Kazz, X-Raided and more. Stay tuned for more details to be announced.


18 February 2013: NHT Boyz - YP vs Rizzy

Oakland group NHT Boyz is back with its new project titled "YP vs Rizzy" which is now available online in digitals on iTunes, CD Baby or Amazon. What you'll get is a set of 23 tracks with guest appearances by Fabby, Wille Joe, Kool John, Loverance, Stevie Joe, Cousin Fik, Clyde Carson, Young Gully, Doja and Killa Priest. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 February 2013: D-Varg & K.Jones - Cali Love EP (free)

There's a brand new EP release from Bay Area rappers D-Varg and K.Jones, that you may remember from their previous projects: "California Dreamin'" and "Cali Livin'". Their latest effort dropped on Valentine's Day and is titled "Cali Love". The cd is available for free download on SoundCloud and includes 6 tracks with guest appearances by Philth-E, Nik-Nak and Mr. Anderse. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 February 2013: C Plus - Still Out Here (free)

Rapper C Plus hailing from Natomas area in Sacramento dropped his new solo mixtape "Still Out Here" back in December 2012. So far you could buy it in digitals on BandCamp, yet now it's also available for free download on ThatCrack.com. The album includes 19 tracks with all original beats from Hippie Sabotage, Chase Moore, Cardo, Dj Flow & Rome Austin. Get at C Plus on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


18 February 2013: Vell4Short - S.O.D.A. (free)

Oakland representative by the name of Vell4Short has recently dropped his new mixtape project called "S.O.D.A. (Short Of Dreams Accomplished)". It is available for free download and includes 11 tracks produced by Sean Bo. Except for the host you'll hear verses by Mike-Dash-E, Moe Green, Shark Sinatra, D Bledsoe and Krystale Azul. Get at Vell on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Young Loc & Lil Raider - The Bakery: Cookiez & Piez (free)

There's a brand new release from Nasty North camp this time handled by Sacramento rapper Young Loc and Vacaville beast Lil Raider. Their joint project is called "The Bakery: Cookiez & Piez" and is so far available for free download at NastyNorthStore.com. The album includes 15 cuts with production from Tony Snow, Savi, Hitz By The Pound, Mista Trackz and guest appearances by Zipper Louie, Lil Toro, Big Cholo, Mac Reese and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Guce - Killing Them Softly

San Francisco veteran Guce is aiming to bring you "Killing Them Softly" project which is about to be an introduction cd to the upcoming official Bully's Wit Fully's 3.5 and 4 parts. The pre-album will drop on April 16th under Git Paid Music Group and will be hosted and mixed by DJ Rah2k. The cd will include guest appearances by Chief Keef, Rick Ross, Lloyd, Mac Miller, Elle Varner and more. Stay tuned for more details.


16 February 2013: Da' Unda' Dogg - A Way With Words

Crestside vet Da' Unda' Dogg is dropping his brand new solo album called "A Way With Words" on April 16th. The project will be released under Pushin Dope Productions and will include 11 brand new tracks with beats by DobCee. Keep your eyes open for more details coming to BayUndaground.com.


16 February 2013: Bossquach - Back From Vacation: Gone Like I Never Left!

San Jose rapper Bossquach is out with his new mixtape project called "Back From Vacation: Gone Like I Never Left!". The album dropped under Unafeyed Bully'z / BGMC / Filipinas Clothing Company and you can get its hard copies straight from Bossquach - try to reach him on Facebook or through his website. The cd includes 24 tracks with appearances by Aftah Sum, Eezo, G Dog, Jay Fingaz, Ver5e, E-Nut, Ryecoon, Durrty D, Dymez and more. Stay tuned for more info. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Flyboy Stewie - Hood Romance

South San Francisco representative by the name of Flyboy Stewie has just dropped his new solo endeavor called "Hood Romance". The album was released under Money-N-Muscle record label and is now available in digitals on iTunes. You'll hear 22 cuts with loads of appearances by local artists. Get at Stewie on Facebook and peep the tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Reckless presents Grind To Shine

There's a new compilation presented by Gilroy (408) rapper Reckless called "Grind To Shine". The album includes a set of 19 songs with performances by Reckless himself, his fellow local emcees like Trajik1, Grafik, Green but also some well known figures like Smigg Dirtee, Louie Loco, Big Rhino and other rappers like Ed Dosia, Smokie Loco, Zak 1 and more. You can purchase the cd online at BigCartel.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: J-Sav, MB & Dange - Blue Hill Ave: Money Is the Motive

Even though this one has been out for a minute now we thought you might be still interested to check out the latest release from East Oakland stable Savcity Ent. The record label dropped its new album called "Blue Hill Ave: Money Is the Motive" which is a handled by its members: J-Sav, MB & Dange. The cd is available now on CD Baby in digitals and includes 18 tracks with guest appearances by Yukmouth, Mistah F.A.B., Acktup, Doey Rock, Ant Rich and more. Visit J-Sav on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Pooh Hefner - 12.18.84

In the end of last year Richmond rapper Pooh Hefner brought a solo project called "12.18.84" which was so far available in digital version on iTunes and Amazon. The album is now also available in hard copies on RapBay. You'll hear 18 songs with guest appearances by Philthy Rich, IAmSu!, HD, Young Gully, V-Nasty, Hollywood, Brilliant, Timbalias and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Problem & IAmSu! - Million Dollar Afro (free)

Richmond rappers Problem and IAmSu! have just brought their free-for-download release called "Million Dollar Afro" which is now available on LiveMixtapes. The album consists of 18 cuts with guest appearances by such figures as Too Short, Juvenile, Wiz Khalifa, Kool John, P-Lo, Show Banga, Bad Lucc, Sage The Gemini, Los, Jay Ant, Omarion and Short Dawg. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Sluggah - Tha Streets Checkin Fa Me Again

Richmond representative Sluggah has recently dropped his new project called "Tha Streets Checkin Fa Me Again". It was released under Block Boys Music Group and is available in digitals on CD Baby and eMusic. What you'll get is a set of 20 songs with guest appearances by Lil Ric, Mic Conn, Cuddy Mac, Choppa Pete, Pretty Boy, G-Money and many more. Get at Sluggah on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Young Wappo - Not-Guilty (free)

Young Wappo hails from East Side San Jose and has recently dropped his new solo mixtape project titled "Not-Guilty". It was released under Take Money Gang and hosted by DJ Rah2k. You can download the whole album for free from DatPiff. Get at Wappo on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Louie G The Don - Lavender Hill (free)

Rapper Louie G The Don hails from Richmond and has just dropped his solo mixtape project titled "Lavender Hill". You can download it for free from DatPiff. The album includes 17 tracks with all original beats from Royry, Juicy, Ason Beats, Bossable Beats, Kid Dojah and DJ D3fbot. Except for Louie you'll hear Paul Allen, Kool John, Damey, Rich City Stu, Illa Money and more. Visit rapper's Facebook page and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: MT Tracks - Candy Rain: The Solo Series

Sacramento producer / rapper MT Tracks has recently brought his solo joint called "Candy Rain". It's a 100% pure MT's album - all verses and beats are handled by himself. The cd dropped digitally on CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, eMusic and other online spots. Get at MT Tracks on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 February 2013: Lar Locs - Bay Area Street Music Volume 2 (free)

San Francisco rapper Lar Locs has recently dropped his new street project called "Bay Area Street Music Volume 2" which is now available for free download on DatPiff. You'll get a set of 15 tracks with production from MGz, Mazik Music, R.E.G., DJ Belau and guest appearances by San Quinn, Mitchy Slick, Mistah F.A.B., Lil Blood and more. Peep Lar Locs on Facebook and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


14 February 2013: The Regime - The Last Dragon

A highly anticipated "The Last Dragon" album from Yukmouth's Regime has just arrived to RapBay. It includes 19 titles with verses handled by Yukmouth, Dru Down, Lee Majors, Ampichino, Rahmean, Chop Black, Monstah Ganjah, Tech N9ne, Young Bossi and more. Stay tuned for the second release from Regime crew called "Dragon Gang" coming out next month. Peep Regime on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


14 February 2013: Guce - Still Got Them Kicks

There's a new release from San Francisco rapper Guce called "Still Got Them Kicks". It dropped under Git Paid Music Group and features guest appearances by Mistah F.A.B., Jim Jones, Scarface, John Legend, Waka Flocka, Bun B, Lil Boosie, Killa Keise, Young Jun3, Peanut, Beef & many more. You can purchase it online on RapBay.


14 February 2013: J.Billion - Above The Rim (free)

San Francisco artist by the name of J.Billion has just brought his new solo release called "Above The Rim". It is available for free download on J-Billion.blogspot.com or 2MuchSteez.com. What you'll get is a set of 13 tracks produced by Dex Beats, Antrax, Sir Tipp, CeeRock & Ant-One. Check also out rapper's Facebook profile. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 February 2013: Cheats & Grumpy - Cartel Muzik Vol.1

Bay Area rap fans may be familiar with East Oakland representatives Cheats and Grumpy. They've both been already featured on our website, because we've had a chance to promote a solo release by Cheats ("Paper Chasing On A Dirty Block") and a group mixtape titled "Purple Flowers & Muddy Waters". Both projects were released by Thizz Latin Oakland, which is now back with its brand new album "Cartel Muzik" - starring Cheats and Grumpy. The cd is now available on iTunes and in the streets. What you'll get is a set of 16 songs with production by Filthy Fill, The Goblin and Hitz By The Pund. Except for the hosts you'll hear guest appearances by San Quinn, J-Diggs, Joe Blow, Lil Ro, Goldtoes, AG Cubano, Pablo Fetti, Baby Gas, HD and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 February 2013: Bobby Tek - Teknically Speaking

A homeboy rap representative from Denver, Colorado - Bobby Tek - is back with his sophomore solo album. "Teknically Speaking" is now available in digitals on Amazon and includes 15 tracks with guest appearances by Killa The Hun, Lil Heat, Lil Shy, Lady Tear, Jewel, Spookie T and more. Get at Bobby Tek on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


12 February 2013: LoveWire Vol.2

A sequel to love stories by Livewire camp is officially out and available now on RapBay and iTunes. It includes 16 tracks with Stevie Joe rapping on every song and other artists like Philthy Rich, Willie Joe, Dem Hoostarz, Balance, Birch Boy Barie, Armani Depaul, L'Jay and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


11 February 2013: Ono Loco & Lil Toro - Tha Realest They Come: Mob Edition

There's a brand new official release from Nasty North camp. This homeboy stable has just brought a duet project from two Vacaville representatives: Ono Loco and Lil Toro. Their joint album is called "Tha Realest They Come: Mob Edition" and is now available in digital version on iTunes and Amazon, while its hard copies are so far sold in the streets. The cd includes 14 tracks with guest appearances by Lil Raider, Filthy Fill, Big Cholo, Laced, Chango, Cutty, Don Greco, Zipper Louie, Tru Blu and Andrea. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 February 2013: Green - Trap For A Reason

Money Green Records is an up-and-coming stable from Richmond and consists of rappers like Green, Johnny Diner, Big Mike, Paletizz and WhiteBoI. The stable debuted last year with a solo project from Green called "Underneath It All" which you can get in digitals on BandCamp or DatPiff. In a couple of days the MGR will release its sophomore album - another solo from Green titled "Trap For A Reason". The cd will include 8 songs with guest appearances by Johnny Dinero, Bee Slaps, Beat Mouth, Loui and Paletizz. Check out the label on ReverbNation, SoundCloud and BandCamp. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 February 2013: Rick Mo - King Mo EP (free)

Rick Mo hails from North Highlands, Sacramento and has recently dropped his solo EP project called "King Mo". It includes 10 tracks available for free download on HotNewHipHop and DatPiff. Check out Rick Mo on Twitter ad Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


09 February 2013: Darkroom Familia presents North Pole 5

Darkroom Familia - a veteran homeboy group from Northern California - is about to drop its fifth installment of "North Pole" series. Volume 5 is scheduled to be released on April 16th and will feature all new tracks from DRF members like Duke, Crooked, Young D, K.I.D., Oso, Emaculate, Crayze and other artists like Lalo, Monique, Young Sav, Curious, J Pryse, Silent Machetez and many more.


09 February 2013: DJ Fresh - Supercuts #1 (instrumental)

One of the most recognizable figures of Bay Area producers game is aiming to bring you his another instrumental set called "Supercuts #1". The album will drop on February 19th and you can already check out its preview on SoundCloud. Stay tuned to us as we'll definitely let you know once it's out.


09 February 2013: Issue - I Am ISSUE: The Best Of Issue (free)

Check out a freshly released compilation album from a rapper named Issue (E-40's son) which is now available for free download / listen on SoundCloud and SouthernHospitality. The project includes 11 tracks with production from Issue, Big War, Supreme Cuts, Lali Puna, Boards Of Canada, Soufien3000, CFNF and Schwarz. Except for Issue you'll hear his brother Droop-E and the likes of Ya Boy, Cousin Fik, Murs and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 February 2013: B-Zo - The Paramnesia Project (free)

Sacramento representative by the name of B-Zo is back with a brand new release called "The Paramnesia Project". It is available now for free download on rapper's ReverbNation page. The album includes 14 cuts with a few exclusive beats provided by Plat-E-Num & Tosh, plus guest appearances by G-Macc, Luni Coleone, COS, DeViouS, MC Hyst, Rob Roy, B & Hogg. Get at B-Zo on his official website and Facebook profile. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 February 2013: Pro-Fedik - PF Player (free)

Sacramento rapper Pro-Fedik has freshly brought his new solo mixtape titled "PF Flyer". You can get the whole project for free download on DatPiff. The cd includes 11 tracks with guest performances by San Quinn, Doey Rock, Chase Moore, J.Gib, Zae, The Specialist, Fess, Tiggo and Dahlak. Visit Pro-Fedik on official website, Facebook and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 February 2013: Malki Means King - Words Are Weapons: The Art Of War (free)

Berkeley representative Malki Means King has just dropped his new mixtape project called "Words Are Weapons: The Art Of War". It was recorded in L.A. while rapper was promoting his music going for a record deal. The cd features 12 tracks including Cataracs diss song. Download the whole thing for free from DatPiff. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 February 2013: The Regime - The Last Dragon / Dragon Gang

We're back with some fresh news on the upcoming and highly anticipated release from Yukmouth's Regime. The forthcoming weeks will in fact bring you two separate projects from this rap group. It's said that "The Last Dragon" will drop on February 19th and will be also available for free download on DatPiff, while "Dragon Gang" will be more official and will arrive on March 12th. Other spots claim that both cds are dropping on February 26th. Well, we'll see. As of now you can check out the tracklist for "The Last Dragon", which includes 19 titles with verses handled by Yukmouth, Dru Down, Lee Majors, Ampichino, Rahmean, Chop Black, Monstah Ganjah, Tech N9ne, Young Bossi and more. Peep Regime on Facebook. (show tracklist)



08 February 2013: LoveWire Vol.2

A sequel to love stories by Livewire camp has just arrived to RapBay. It includes 16 tracks with Stevie Joe rapping on every song and other artists like Philthy Rich, Willie Joe, Dem Hoostarz, Balance, Birch Boy Barie, Armani Depaul, L'Jay and more. The cd will arrive to iTunes in a couple of days. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 February 2013: Brotha Lynch Hung - Mannibalector

The final, third part of Brotha Lynch Hung's trilogy is out now. "Mannibalector" has just arrived to RapBay, iTunes, Amazon and other spots. The album includes 20 tracks with guest appearances by Tech N9ne, COS, G-Macc, Bleezo, Hopsin, Trizz, Bernz, Yelawolf, Wrekonize and Irv Da Phenom. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 February 2013: Jay Tee - The Game Is Cold

Be on the lookout for a brand new solo album from Vallejo veteran Jay Tee. He's aiming to drop "The Game Is Cold" on April 16th. The project will include guest appearances by E-40, Baby Bash, B-Legit, Mr. Kee, Mistah F.A.B., Lofty, Matt Blaque, Kobra Abysmal, Krypto, Indecent, Royalty and more. It will include already released singles like "Mobb Music" with E-40, "Flawless" with B-Legit, "Day And Night" with Nio Tha Gift, Mistah F.A.B. & Marty Jayr, "She Got Lucky" with Royalty & Baby Bash and the latest one called "Get Away" featuring J Minixx. Check out Jay Tee on Facebook, Twitter and visit the official Millionaire Mentality online cd store.


06 February 2013: E.Klips Da Hustla - Who Said I Cant Trap (free)

Sacramento rapper E.Klips Da Hustla is back with another street project titled "Who Said I Cant Trap". It's available for free download on DatPiff and includes 18 cuts with guest performances by Lace Leno. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 February 2013: Brilliant & Timbalias - 2 G'z Up (free)

Two Bay Area rappers - Brilliant & Timbalias - are out with their sophomore joint endeavor titled "2 G'z Up". It's available for free download on DatPiff and you can also purchase it on iTunes. Get at Brilliant and Timbalias on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 February 2013: Joe Blow - Been Grindin'

Oakland rapper Joe Blow is recently out with a new release called "Been Grindin'". It's available on iTunes and features production from RobLo, Dosia, Pakslap & Bandit, Stagmata & Jefro, plus a lot of guest appearances by artists like The Jacka, Dubb 20, Street Knowledge, Husalah, Cellski, Lee Majors, Bueno, Rydah J. Klyde and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 February 2013: BQ Tha Emcee - Another Debut

Bay Area rap fans may be familiar with military rap camp called Redcon-1 led by Vallejo representative Soldier Hard. The label is out with its brand new release from BQ Tha Emcee called "Another Debut". BQ was born in Fullerton in southern Cali, yet now resides in O'Fallon, Illinois. The cd is available now on BandCamp and Amazon, both in digital and hard copies. You'll hear 15 cuts with guest appearances by Soldier Hard, Stephen Hobbs, Sabo, Kuzzn Bank, Adam JR, HK, J-Deuce and more. Peep BQ on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 February 2013: Chase Moore - Shaken Not Stirred (free)

Sacramento representative by the name of Chase Moore is out with a short mixtape with sampled beats from 007 movie soundtracks. The production was handled by Chase Moore and Hippie Sabotage. Download the whole project for free from BandCamp and get at artist on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 February 2013: Smoovie Baby - 5 Hunnit Degreez (free)

Rapper Smoovie Baby hailing from San Francisco is out with a new mixtape project titled "5 Hunnit Degreez". The album is available for free download and includes 13 tracks with production from P-Lo, Smoovie Baby, Isaiah, IAmSu! and aka Frank. Except for Smoovie Baby you'll hear verses from IAmSu!, Hollywood Keefy, Showy, D. Cannons, Priceles Da Roc & Kristina Love. Get at Smoovie Baby on Facebook and his official website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: J-Diggs & Philthy Rich - Izm 101

Vallejo rapper J-Diggs and Oakland representative Philthy Rich hooked up to give you "Izm 101". The album is already available on iTunes in digitals and you can also cop it now on RapBay. The album includes 15 songs with guest appearances by Messy Marv, Mitchy Slick, Da' Unda' Dogg, Rick Rock, Mac Duna, Matt Blaque, Pooh Hefner and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: A.Mo - 80s Baby, 90s Krazy! (free)

West Oakland representative and a member of NHT Boyz named A.Mo may be familiar to Bay Area rap fans as he's already managed to bring such projects as "AMotivation: Think Love Life" or "Road 2 Success". A.Mo has just released his latest mixtape project called "80s Baby, 90s Krazy!". You can download it from DatPiff for free. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: D.Bledsoe - Produce Aisle (free)

Richmond artist by the name of D.Bledsoe is back with a new mixtape project called "Produce Aisle". It is available now for free download at DatPiff and includes 16 songs with beats delivered by Erk Tha Jerk, Taebeast, Dosia, Mista Cutlass, Cras, TS, IAmFresh and others. Except for D.Bledsoe you'll hear verses from Kool John, Erk Tha Jerk, A-Wax, Smoovie Baby, Dions Jale, Prince Sole, Bo Strangles, NovaBoy, Fleetwood Low, Deja Bryson & Vell4short. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: Komoflage - You See Me

Born in Zambia now living in Sacramento, California rapper Komoflage is out with his new project called "You See Me". The album is available for free download on DatPiff and includes 14 cuts with guest appearances by Nate The Producer, Possession, Rick Mo, Complex, Jwess and Kwest. All beats were delivered by Nate The Producer. Visit rapper's Facebook profile. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: RGNLD - 6OLDEN (free)

Oakland rapper RGNLD has just dropped his new street album called "6OLDEN" which is available for free download on BandCamp. The project includes 12 tracks with production from Miles Brandon, Half Black, Don Reynolds, Adrian Per, X, C-Lew, HoemGrown, MKSMTH and Trippy Swaggert. Except for the host you'll hear Too Short, Adrian Per, Miles Brandon, FreshMusic and DUckWRTH. Follow RGNLD on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: Patience - Broken Hourglass (free)

Frisco hip-hop representative by the name of Patience has recently dropped his new solo project called "Broken Hourglass". It is available for free download on DatPiff and includes 8 cuts with guest performances by Equipto, Gigio, Telli Prego, Skitz and L Roneous. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: Seemac - A.O.M.G. (free)

Seemac is an underground rapper out of San Francisco and you might have heard him on "The Cultivation" compilation, "Scale Life" mixtape and his own street projects like "Son Of A Soulja" or "MBK". The artist is back with yet another promo project called "A.O.M.G. (Always On My Grind)" which is also available for free download on DatPiff. What you'll get is a set of 16 cuts with guest appearances by Roccstar, Quad High, Awggy Dz, Ribe and Neeks. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 February 2013: Vicious V - Baystream (free)

Richmond rapper Vicious V may be familiar to some of you because he dropped two street projects last year ("Lex400 Music" and "Uprising"). He has recently brought a new one titled "Baystream", which includes 7 tracks that you can download for free from DatPiff. The project includes production by Vicious V himself and guest appearances by local emcees. Tracklist: (show tracklist)