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29 April 2013: Gangsta compilation

A brand new compilation / group album handled by Bueno, Lavish D, T-Nutty, San Quinn & Dezit Eaze called "Gangsta" will be released on May 7th under Omina Laboratories. Omina Labs is run by J-Intell and is a Sacramento studio for recording, mixing, mastering and also high definition video and photography shooting. The upcoming project will be available online (for instance on iTunes) and in stores. Expect to hear 18 tracks with verses handled by Bueno, Lavish D, T-Nutty, San Quinn & Dezit Eaze and other rappers like Messy Marv, C-Bo, Hollow Tip, Young Droop, The D.B.'z, Lace Leno, Yung Gatlin, Junebug Slim, Key Loom, Liq Sto, Krytykal, Young Bop and more. Check out OminaMusic.com and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


29 April 2013: S.B. - Best Of S.B.

Lakeview, San Francisco rapper S.B. has recently brought the collection of his "best of" tracks that you can buy in digital version on iTunes. The project includes 18 cuts with some snippets and previously released tracks. Be also on the lookout for more coming out from S.B. this year: collabo projects with Fury ("2 Headed Monsta"), No Face Phantom ("Cash Cali"), Baldhead Rick ("Rebels Of The Street Corner") and DJ Twelvz ("Gun Control"), plus solo joints "Embraced Da Game", "The Black Pope" and a couple of other releases to be announced. Follow S.B. on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 April 2013: Zak1 - Real Life Soprano Vol. 4 (free)

We forgot to let you know that the 4th part of "Real Life Soprano" series from Redwood City rapper Zak1 has arrived to the table. You can download the whole album for free from DatPiff. What you'll get is a set of 15 songs with all original beats from Mike The Producer, King Reegz, Little Miff, S.Dot, Flush Productions and more. You can also check out previous releases from Zak1 that area available via DatPiff. Get at Zak1 on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 April 2013: Yung Cali - Tha Ratchet Effect (free)

Bakersfield representative by the name of Yung Cali has recently brought his new solo endeavor called "Tha Ratchet Effect". You can get it for free from DatPiff and SoundCloud. The project includes 21 cuts with guest appearances by Decadez, Awesome Azz Mal, Young Blacc, Melo, B-Dot and others. Get at Yung Cali on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 April 2013: AP.9 - Pursuit Of Perfection

We're back with some new details on the upcoming solo project from AP.9 called "Pursuit Of Perfection". The album will be released on July 16th under rapper's Mob Shop Ent. and will include 23 new tracks featuring Philthy Rich, Josh Gates, Serious Jones, Samyell and others. Production will be handled by Traxamillion, Don Cannon and AP.9. Follow Bishop on Twitter and stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for more details.


27 April 2013: Berner & San Quinn - Cookies & Cream

"Cookies & Cream" - the upcoming project from Fillmoe legend San Quinn and SFC entrepreneur Berner - will be dropping on July 16th under D.O.B. Entertainment. It will be filled with guest appearances by such figures as Baldhead Rick, Big Tone, June Summers, Ralph Davis, Lucky Luciano, Young Boss, Equipto, Lee Majors, Amp, Matt Blaque and more. Stay tuned for more details to be announced.


27 April 2013: Shady Nate - Mobb Marley 2

Oakland representative Shady Nate (of Livewire Records) is back with his new street project called "Mobb Marley 2". You can already get it on RapBay; other spots like iTunes will have it by May 7th. The project includes 16 cuts with guest appearances by Mistah F.A.B., Fe The Don, Aplus Tha Kid, Marky Bo, Emac, MayDay, Jus Nigga, Go & Thrill. Follow Shady Nate on Twitter and peep the tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 April 2013: Rydah J. Klyde - Klyde Fisher

Rydah J. Klyde is back with his brand new street release titled "Klyde Flisher" which is now available on RapBay. The cd includes 15 songs with guest appearances by Mob Figaz, C-Bo, Dem Hoodstarz, Money Gang, Dubb 20, Shady Nate, Lil Tae and more. Sorry for a resized cover; couldn't find a better one. Get at Rydah on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


27 April 2013: Smoov-E - Breakdance

Smoov-E hailing from Sebastopol is working on his new solo project called "Breakdance". It will be released under R.E.A.L. Records on July 16th and will be a fusion of 80s sounds, electro and rap. You'll definitely hear a drum machine, bass synthesizer and turntable. Stay tuned for more information to be announced on BayUndaground.com.


27 April 2013: Squad Boiz - The Benchwarmers (free)

Bay Area based group called Squad Boiz is made of MacMillion & Shasta hailing from Richmond and Tha Profit & Mistah Luhtakizz from Oakland. They have recently brought their new street project called "The Benchwarmers" that is available for free download on MixtapeFactory and BandCamp. The album includes 18 songs with production from Jay Ant, ChavBeatz, Mr.Collins and Al & Alfred. Except for the hosts you'll also hear guest appearances by Biig Joe, Iam Tillis, Young Chesta, Prank, Ari Ill and Nick Willz. Follow Squad Boiz on Twitter and check out their ReverbNation page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 April 2013: #TeamFillmoe: The Compilation

There's a brand new compilation called "#TeamFillmoe" that is obviously showcasing Fillmoe rappers like JT The Bigga Figga, San Quinn, Fully Loaded, Homewrecka, Ya Boy, Slo-O, 4-Tay, Rome, J. DaVinci and more. You can buy a digital version on iTunes. Visit project's SoundCloud and Twitter page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 April 2013: Mythicalifornian - Elude Gravity

Sacramento representative by the name of Mythicalifornian is out with his new release called "Elude Gravity". You can purchase its digital version from rapper's BandCamp page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 April 2013: Prince Sole - No Occasion Needed (free)

San Jose artist by the name of Prince Sole is freshly out with his brand new mixtape project called "No Occasion Needed". You can download it for free from HowNewHipHop. What you'll get is a set of 17 tracks with guest appearances by John Hart, IAmSu!, City Shawn, Allan I, Chrishan and TyDollaSign. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 April 2013: Down To The Wire

Livewire's new compilation called "Down To The Wire" is dropping in May / June and will be hosted by the label's father: J Stalin. The project will include 22 cuts with production from Dopemine Beats, AK-47, YP, The Mekanix, Pakslap, J Wess and more. Except for Stalin you'll hear verses by Stevie Joe, Beeda Weeda, Shady Nate, Ronald Mack, Lil Blood, Ya Boy, San Quinn, Philthy Rich, Young Gully and many more. Check out J Stalin on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


25 April 2013: Mitchy Slick & DJ Fresh - Feet Match The Paint

There's a brand new collaboration project from San Diego rapper Mitchy Slick and Bay Area producer DJ Fresh. Their joint album is called "Feet Match The Paint" and is available now on Amazon and iTunes. The project includes 15 songs with guest appearances by Philthy Rich, Planet Asia, Boo, Phil Da Agony, Krondon, King Trub, Woodgrain, Ise B, Young Shots, Murs & Spank Booty. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 April 2013: A. Doulos fka Ant Diddley Dog - The New Ant Diddley: Mixtape

Bay Area rap fans should be familiar with Oakland rapper Ant Diddley Dog who was known as a part of Too Short's Dangerous Crew and a half of Bad-N-Fluenz duo along with Rappin' Ron. After a tragic death of Rappin' Ron Ant Diddley went off the radar. After a long hiatus O-Town vet is back on the scene with his religious message filled with Jesus Christ. Ant Diddley - now performing under A. Doulos - is aiming to bring you his brand new mixtape project "The New Ant Diddley" on May 15th. Rapper is also working of the official solo album that will drop later this year. Both albums will be released under Ant's independent label Kerusso Music. Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for more details and in the meantime peep ADoulos.com, his Facebook profile and Twitter.


25 April 2013: E.Klips Da Hustla - Who Said I Cant Trap 2 (free)

Sacramento rapper E.Klips Da Hustla is back with the sequel mixtape to his "Who Said I Cant Trap" that dropped for free in February. The second part is also available in digitals on DatPiff. The project includes 18 songs with only one guest appearance by Lace Leno. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 April 2013: Savage-C & Skuba - Sedated

San Mateo rapper Savage-C hooked up with South San Francisco artist by the name of Skuba to bring you their duet album titled "Sedated". You can purchase it now at e-spots like CD Baby, iTunes and Savage-C.com. The project includes 17 tracks with guest appearances by K Dinero and Mista Cane. Get at Savage-C on Twitter and Facebook. Be also sure to check out Skuba on his website and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 April 2013: Rest In Peace Loon The Goon

You might have heard of Fremont rapper by the name of Loon The Goon, because we've mentioned him on BayUndaground numerous times in the News Section, for instance in the beginning of 2011 when we wrote about his duet project with Biggie The Kid titled "Game Is Universal" or on articles about albums from other Fremont representatives (Biggie The Kid - "Without Radio Play Smoke Session", Boswell - "I'ma Do Me" and "Radio Take Over The Mixtape", "Fremont Stand Up Vol. 1", "No Suckas" compilations). Unfortunately today we bring you bad news - Loon The Goon has passed away. Please visit Facebook pages of Loon The Goon and Silent Recordz that he was part of to show your condolences.


23 April 2013: Gigs510 - TZM: The Zooted Movement (free)

Oakland rapper Gigs510 is back with a brand new solo project called "The Zooted Movement" which you can download now from DatPiff. The album includes 20 songs with exclusive production from The Legion Of D.O.O.M., Griff, Live Phive, Jerm and others. Get at Gigs510 on Twitter and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 April 2013: Jay Bravo - Strength, Loyalty & Respect (free)

Richmond rapper Jay Bravo is out with his new release titled "Strength, Loyalty & Respect" that is available in digitals for free download on DatPiff and BandCamp. The project includes 13 cuts with production handled by Jay Bravo and DJ B.Fresh, plus guest appearances by Mike D, Beanie The Man, L.O.S. and Ness. Visit Jay Bravo on ReverbNation and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 April 2013: Big Chief Rocka - 40 & A Blunt Vol. 1 (free)

San Jose representative by the name of Big Chief Rocka has recently dropped his new mixtape project called "40 & A Blunt Vol. 1". You can now get it for free download on DatPiff. The album includes 14 songs with production from MG, Harry Fraud, Velvet Underground, Sharp and Wilk, plus guest appearances by Wilkde Vu, Droshi Toon and J Chedd. Peep Big Chief Rocka on SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 April 2013: L.Rucus - Sweet Dreams 2 (free)

Vallejo representative by the name of L.Rucus brought his new project called "Sweet Dreams 2" back in last month. You can still get it for free in digitals on his BandCamp page. The album includes 15 cuts with guest appearances by M.D., J Rome, Jenoah and Tareem. Visit L.Rucus on Facebook and peep the tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 April 2013: The Gatlin - Passages Of The Nameless (free)

Sacramento representative The Gatlin has recently brought his brand new album called "Passages Of The Nameless". It is available for free download on BandCamp and includes 19 songs with all original production from The DrumAddictz, YP The Cultleader, Staxx Beatz and The Gatlin. You'll hear guest appearances by San Quinn, Marvaless, Philthy Rich, Stevie Joe, Lace Leno, Nino Black, Lavish D, Lil Meek, Doey Rock and more. Be sure to visit Gatlin on ReverbNation and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 April 2013: Kool John - Chill.Drink.Fuck.Smoke (free)

Bay Area rapper Kool John is out with his brand new street project called "Chill, Drink, Fuck, Smoke". It is available now for free on LiveMixtapes.com and includes 18 cuts with all original production from IAmSu!, YPOnThaBeat, Yogi, Jay Ant, Stunna June, Christamentalz and JustinKase. Except for Kool John you'll hear IAmSu!, Flip, CJ, Skipper, Young Bari, Indecent The Slapmaster, ST Spittin, Dave Steezy and more. Peep Kool John on Facebook and his ShmopLife.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


21 April 2013: Shane Dogg & SilverNBlack OAK present Make The World Burn Vol. 3 (free)

Central Valley artist Shane Dogg and SilverNBlack OAK hailing from East Oakland are back with their third part of "Make The World Burn" mixtape series. The project is available now for free download on DatPiff and includes 21 songs with verses handled by San Quinn, Lee Majors, K-Loc, Eddi Projex, Mike Marshall, Equipto, Justo, Loon The Goon, Acktup, Reece Loc and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 April 2013: Guce & The Jacka - Bullys Wit Fullys 4

We're back with some release dates for the upcoming projects from Guce and his Git Paid record label. First to come is the duet album from Guce & The Jacka which is the 4th installment of Bullys Wit Fullys - dropping on July 16th. Another part of BWF will be brought by Guce & Philthy Rich on September 17th. There will also be two group albums from Stand Up Guys (August 20th) and from The Junyas (October 15th). Stay tuned to us - we'll keep you posted on Git Paid releases.


19 April 2013: Goldie Gold - What It Mildew (free)

It's been a whole lot of time since we heard something new from Vallejo's Federation group. Finally there's a brand new material from one of its members - Goldie Gold. "What It Mildew" features all original beats and is available on DatPiff and HotNewHipHop. Except for Goldie you'll hear Ike Dola, Yung X, Doon Koon, Biggman, Outrageous, Matt Blaque and more. Visit Goldie Gold on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


19 April 2013: P-Reek - Old Habits Never Die

V-Town representative P-Reek is back with a new solo release called "Old Habits Never Die". It is now available online in digital version at spots like iTunes or Amazon. What you'll get is a set of 11 cuts with appearances by Da' Unda' Dogg, Young Dru, Vellqwan, E.B. Daddy Of Da Hood, Vital, Thrax, Lil Italy and Mizbehavior. Here's the tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 April 2013: Spends Quality - Flight Music

Spends Quality is a Northern California artist, the owner and founder of CFO Recordings, who grew up in Sacramento and now lives in Nevada City (530). He calls himself an intelligent hip-hop representative, so if you're into something more serious you can now get his new double release. "Flight Music" has just dropped and includes 12 cuts with all beats provided by Spends Quality himself. You can purchase the cd in hard and digital copies on BandCamp; mp3's are also available on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 April 2013: Spends Quality - Time Peace

There's more new music from Spends Quality which has freshly arrived to the rap table. Along with "Flight Music" he brought "Time Peace" which is filled with 11 cuts produced by Mr. Tay. This project is also available in pressed and digital version on artist's BandCamp page and also on iTunes. Be sure to check him out on Facebook and visit his label's website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 April 2013: Bobby Tek aka Robert DeNairo - self titled

Rapper Bobby Tek grew up in Manteca, California and now resides in Denver, Colorado. He's back with his 3rd official self titled solo album that you can cop both in digital and hard copies on CD Baby. The project consists of 15 songs with guest appearances by homeboy representatives like Big Oso Loc, Big Tone, Tito B, Chente Corleone, Lil Raider and others. Get at Bobby on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


18 April 2013: Jay Tee - The Game Is Cold

Brand new official solo project from V-Town artist Jay Tee is out now. "The Game Is Cold" consists of 12 songs with guest appearances by E-40, Baby Bash, B-Legit, Mr. Kee, Mistah F.A.B., Lofty, Matt Blaque, Indecent, Royalty and more. You can get the cd online on RapBay, Millionaire Mentality online cd store, iTunes or Amazon. Check out Jay Tee on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 April 2013: Conspiracy N Yung Puppz - The Clock Is Tickin

There's a brand new release from 831 area code representatives Conspiracy and Yung Puppz titled "The Clock Is Tickin". The album dropped under Bloc Monster & BMC and is now available online on BMC website and iTunes. The project includes 12 songs with guest appearances by Black C, Mr. Kee, Big Oso Loc, Big Tone, Doja Clik, Sneaks, Slim Gutta, Kaos, Snoop, T-Rock, Goof and more. Be sure to check out our reviews of rappers' previous albums (read the articles). Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 April 2013: Hollow Tip presents Rydah's & Hustla's

"Rydah's & Hustla's" - a brand new compilation hosted by Sacramento rapper Hollow Tip - is out now. The project dropped under Mercenary Ent. and includes songs with Nelsi, Guce, T-Nutty, Smigg Dirtee, I-Rocc, Young Droop, Mic-C, Lace Leno, Kurt Kain, The Gatlin, Ice Meez & more. Go ahead and cop the cd on RapBay. Peep Hollow Tip on Facebook.


18 April 2013: Darkroom Familia presents North Pole 5

Darkroom Familia - a veteran homeboy group from Northern California - is out with its fifth installment of "North Pole" series. Volume 5 features 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. The album is available now on RapBay.


18 April 2013: Blanco & The Jacka - Game Over

Another set of Blanco & Jacka songs is almost out. April 30th will bring their brand new EP joint called "Game Over". It is already available for pre-order on Amazon and iTunes. The cd includes 7 cuts with guest appearances by Husalah, Messy Marv, Lil Rue, Nipsey Hussle, Style P, Lee Majors and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 April 2013: L'Jay - Property Damage Vol. 1 (free)

RnB artist L'Jay hailing from Stockton and affiliated with Livewire Records is back with yet another mixtape joint titled "Property Damage Vol. 1". It is available now for free download on LJayAllDay.com and DatPiff. Except for L'Jay you'll hear J Stalin, Lil Joe, Kutt-E, Tony D. & L-Capone. Peep L'Jay on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 April 2013: Littles - Little Man Syndrome

Fresno representative by the name of Littles is out with his new solo called "Little Man Syndrome". The cd dropped under Thizz Nation / Romp't Out and includes guest appearances by Turf Talk, Gangsta D, Insane Segall and more. You can purchase it online on RapBay.


16 April 2013: Young Noble & Gage Gully - The Year Of The Underdogz

New Jersey / Georgia rapper Young Noble (of 2Pac's Outlawz) hooked up with Sacramento representative Gage Gully to bring you their joint project called "The Year Of The Underdogz". The album will be released on May 7th under A.G.E. Entertainment and will include 15 cuts with guest appearances by Yukmouth, Crooked I, Krayzie Bone (of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony), Outlawz and Shawnna. Get at Gage Gully on Facebook, Twitter and ReverbNation. Be also sure to check out snippets of the album on Amazon and peep the label's website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 April 2013: AP.9 - Pursuit Of Perfection

Be on the lookout for a brand new solo project from Mob Figaz member AP.9 titled "Pursuit Of Perfection" dropping this May. This Oakland representative has already released two anthems from this album: "Mobbin Wit Me" produced by Traxamillion and "Funky Expedition" produced by The BeatNixx - both feature videos that are available in our Videos Section. The cd will also include guest appearances by The Jacka, Fed-X, Rydah J. Klyde, Ampichino, Freeze and more. Follow Bishop on Twitter and stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for more details.


16 April 2013: Young Boo - The Laundromat

You might have heard of Fillmoe, San Francisco representative by the name of Young Boo, because he has already released one official solo album "How I'm Rockin'" (read our review) and has been quite active on other projects from DLK label. His sophomore solo "The Laundromat" is scheduled to drop on June 18th - also under DLK Ent. The cd will include 16 tracks with all production handled by Zaytoven. Except for Boo you'll also hear Tell Mac, Homewrecka, Young Robbery, Boo Banga, Chino Montana, M.Kada, Gucci Mane and more.


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

Today is the official release date for a brand new solo album from Crestside vet Da' Unda' Dogg called "A Way With Words". The project dropped under Pushin Dope Productions and includes 11 brand new tracks with all beats delivered by DobCee. You can purchase a digital version on iTunes and Amazon. Visit Coolio on Facebook and his official blog page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 April 2013: Da' Unda' Dogg - Numbers Never Lie

Da' Unda' Dogg is already aiming for another solo to be released this year. Pushin Dope Production and Crestside rapper will bring "Numbers Never Lie" on June 18th. The album will include another set of 11 songs with all production handled by DobCee. Stay tuned - we'll let you know once it's out.


16 April 2013: Mitchy Slick & DJ Fresh - Feet Match The Paint

April 23rd is the official release date for the upcoming collaboration project from San Diego rapper Mitchy Slick and Bay Area producer DJ Fresh. Their joint album will be called "Feet Match The Paint" and will include 13 songs (plus 3 bonus tracks) with guest appearances by Philthy Rich, Planet Asia, Boo, Phil The Agony, Krondon, King Trub, Woodgrain, Ise B, Young Shots, Murs & Spank Booty. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 April 2013: J.Lately & J.Good - PB & J's (free)

Oakland rapper J.Lately hooked up with Sacra artist J.Good to release "PB & J's" which is now available for free listen / download on DJBooth.net. The project includes 9 cuts with production handled by Enrichment, Jansport J, Nefarious, Tellapath, Tay Lee, E.C & Snaggletooth. Peep J. Lately's website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channel. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 April 2013: Light Bright - Special Delivery

San Francisco rapper Light Bright has just dropped his new solo endeavor titled "Special Delivery". It is now available online in digital version on CD Baby. Be also sure to visit him on Facebook, ReverbNation and BombBayEntertainment.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


16 April 2013: Davio - Bay Area Grown (free)

Rapper Davio coming out of Oakland has recently dropped his new free-for-download project called "Bay Area Grown" which you can get now on DatPiff. The album includes 12 cuts with guest appearances by Philthy Rich, Lee Majors, Stevie Joe, Young Lox, Don P, Rahmean, Ike Dola and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


15 April 2013: Rockemical - Tha Life

Rockemical was 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. Rockemical has just dropped his new solo album titled "Tha Life". You can purchase its digital version on rapper's BandCamp page. It should be also available in hard copies in local stores. The album mostly features beats by the Seattle producer Duckski, but also Dsigner Music and Craig Artz. Expect 12 tracks with only a few guest appearances by Muzik Mann, West Craven, Cryptic Wisdom, Teardrop and Stacc Styles. You can learn more about the artist on his official website rockemical.com or ReverbNation. If you're looking for his previous cds, they are still available at CD Baby. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 April 2013: Messy Marv And Melo presents Atlantic City

Even though the compilation "Atlantic City" is now new, it's been hard to get recently, but it got now restocked in northern Cali stores. The album is presented by Messy Marv & Melo, however they are only featured on a couple of tracks. 14 songs contain a lot of guest appearances though. Expect to hear verses by The Jacka, Berner, Guce, Yukmouth, Lee Majors, J Stalin, Shady Nate, E-40 and more. Please note that this comp contains only 4 brand new tracks, the remaining ones were already released on different cds. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Cellski - Freestyle Mixtape Vol.9

Lakeview, SFC veteran Cellski is working on his next part of freestyle mixtapes. Volume 9 of the series will be available online and in stores April 26th. By the way, where's part 8? Anyway, Cellski will be accompanied by the likes of The Jacka, Berner, Rich Tha Factor, Joe Blow, Dubb 20, Mistah F.A.B., HD, Jac Staccs, Bo Strangles and more. Stay tuned for more details.


12 April 2013: AK47 - Rounds From The K Vol. 3

Be ready for the third strike from Pittsburg producer AK47 and his "Rounds From The K" series. The next part of his producer's collection will be hitting stores on May 7th. You'll get a set of 18 beats from AK and verses delivered by Philthy Rich, J Stalin, Pooh Hefner, Joe Blow, Stevie Joe, Shady Nate, Shad Gee and more. Learn more about AK47 on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Lil Blood presents 3rd World City

Oakland rapper Lil Blood is aiming to bring you his brand new compilation project called "3rd World City". It is already available for pre-order on RapBay and will include 17 tracks with production by Hawk Beats, Reese Beats, MTMG, Chris On The Beat, Mackin Ass Lew, Monk, Hi Def and Berto. Verses will be handled by Lil Blood, Boo Banga, Tay Assassin, Bud Chedda, Joe Ski, ZDP, Bo Ski, Slim Deez and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Unknown - Gwap City Hustlin

Modesto rapper Unknown - also known as an ex Darkroom Familia member - has recently brought his brand new solo album titled "Gwap City Hustlin". It is now available on RapBay and includes 18 songs with production from Unknown, Thugzy, C-Dubb, Spice 1, Raul Martinez, Main-One, Froggy and Babyzillafy. Except for the host you'll hear a whole lot of other rappers: some well known figures (E-40, Spice 1, C-Dubb) as well as homeboy rap representatives (Big Oso Loc, Thugzy, Venomous, Tweety) and many others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Casper Capone - The Murder Zone Vol. 1

There's a debut solo album from Modesto homeboy rapper Casper Capone available now. It is presented by Thizz Latin Gwap City. You can purchase his "The Murder Zone Vol. 1" on RapBay and eMusic. You'll get a set of 16 cuts with guest appearances by J-Diggs, C-Dubb, Mental Illness, Baby Gas, Hektik, X-Raided, Tweety, Wicked Point, Unknown, Baller, Thugzy, Big Chill, Don Changolini 4000, Big Oso Loc, Venomous, Thre4t, Pancho Lynie and more. Casper is already aiming for part 2 of the project. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: MTK - Gwaptastic

Modesto duet called MTK (Motown Kings) has just brought its new album titled "Gwaptastic", presented by Thizz Latin Gwap City. It is available on RapBay and iTunes and includes 20 songs. Visit MTK on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Reece Loc - Mobb Funk

There's a new project from Fresno artist Reece Loc called "Mobb Funk". It is now available in digital version only on CD Baby and includes 15 cuts. Get at Reece Loc on ReverbNation. Have a look at the tracklist below (no features mentioned): (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Tweety - All Red Everythang

Modesto female rapper by the name of Tweety is out with her brand new solo album called "All Red Everythang". You can purchase the project online on RapBay and Amazon. Tweety's cd includes 16 cuts with guest appearances by Tito B, Big Oso Loc, C-Dubb, Redrum, Lil Toro, Filthy Fill, Wicket Point, Downer and many more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Messy Marv - The Sly Show (free)

Messy Marv's fans might be interested in his latest mix project which is called "The Sly Show" and is available now for free download on TheSlyShow.com. The project includes 30 cuts with guest appearances by Mac Dre, San Quinn, The Jacka, Andre Nickatina, Sleepy D, Guce and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: John Hart - Heart 2 Hart (free)

Oakland RnB artist John Hart, known for his "Who Booty" anthem, is freshly out with a mixtape joint titled "Heart 2 Hart". The album is available for free download on HotNewHipHop and includes 11 cuts with guest appearances by E-40, Clyde Carson, Problem, Rawsmoov, Geo and Liz. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 April 2013: Rayven Justice - Something About Rayven: The Fixtape (free)

Oakland representative Rayven Justice is back with his new project called "Something About Rayven: The Fixtape" which is a free-for-download release filled with 14 tracks. Except for Rayven you'll hear Too Short, Kafani, D-Lo, LoveRance, John Blu and more. Get the project now on HotNewHipHop.com and visit Rayven Justice on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 April 2013: Dyno aka David Rocha - Called To Reach The Masses

The name Sir Dyno should be known to all northern California rap fans, because he was one of the founders of the infamous Darkroom Familia and precursors of homeboy rap. After 8 years behind bars Dyno left his gangster side behind and focused on religious / Christian issues. Under his real name - David Rocha - he has already brought a short music project called "He Died So I Can Live" back in 2011. Right now he's back with a brand new, full length solo release titled "Called To Reach The Masses" (which by the way features all tracks from the mentioned EP). The album is available in hard copies on HouseOfRest.com and digitals on CD Baby. The cd includes 13 tracks with guest appearances by A.L.G., Syl, Jesse James, Aireana, Dru, Liana and Angelyn. Stay also tuned for A.L.G.'s solo "My Letter To God" coming out later this year. If you want to learn more about Dyno read our extensive interview we conducted with him in 2010. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 April 2013: Zak1 - Real Life Soprano Vol. 4

You might be familiar with "Real Life Soprano" series from Redwood City rapper Zak1, as he has already managed to drop 3 parts of it: a solo one in 2010, with M Dot Brando in 2011 and a one with King Reegz in 2012. In two days you'll get a chance to download another volume of a" Real Life Soprano" project. Hard copies will be also available. The cd will feature guest appearances by underground representatives like Citty Boii, Son-Ray, Str8 Piff, Rich Yung, Broadway Barrett, P Dot, The Passion, King Reegz, Chinx Drugz, Hollywood Haiti, TL Cross, Chedda Bang, Munz Mula, Noah Jones, Knuckles and more. We'll let you know once it's out. In the meantime check Zak1 on Facebook and download his previous releases on DatPiff.


08 April 2013: Young Gully - Hustla Movement 5

Oakland rapper Young Gully is freshly out with his brand new release - a fifth part of his "Hustla Movement" series. The album is available now online (both in hard copies and digital version) on Thizzler.com. You can also purchase HM5 T-shirts, posters and previous parts of the series, as well as a combo pack ($60) which includes all Hustla Movement music and extras. The latest volume consists of 17 cuts with guest appearances by Big Klef, Champ Green, A.B., Young D, Lil Kev, Moses Music, Young Tay, Birch Boy Barie, Clint C and Lia Sabella. Get at Young Gully on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 April 2013: Young Sluggah presents Rich City Limits Compilation

Richmond rapper Young Sluggah has already pleased his fans with one project this year - a solo album called "Tha Streets Checkin Fa Me Again". Right now he's back with a compilation titled "Rich City Limits" which obviously mainly features Richmond representatives. You can purchase the album in digital version on CD Baby and Amazon. You'll hear 22 cuts with verses from Sluggah, Laroo, Lil Ric, V Jones, Nio Tha Gift, Mic Conn, Arrangatang Gang, Tajma and more. Get at Sluggah on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 April 2013: Ray Dogg - Background Check

Bay Area rap fans might be familiar with San Jose Ray Dogg. He debuted in '96 with a solo project called "Influenced By Cash"; 6 years later he brought a group album "The High Money Faculty" along with Sic Jay & Venom as Corporate Thugs; and in 2006 he released "The Life Of Don Rey Vol. 1". Ray Dogg has recently dropped a collection of previously released tracks called "Background Check". You can get its digital version on iTunes and CD Baby. The project includes 15 titles with guest appearances by Mac Dre, San Quinn, Yukmouth, Keak Da Sneak, Mr. Kee, Mistah F.A.B., C-Bo and many more. Visit rapper's official website, Twitter, ReverbNation and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 April 2013: Mula Gonzalez - The #Cartelmob Mixtape Vol. 1 (free)

San Jose representative Mula Gonzalez (aka Young Gwap) has just dropped his new project called "The #Cartelmob Mixtape Vol. 1". It is available in digital version on CD Baby and for free download on DatPiff. You'll get a set of 28 tracks with guest appearances by Joe Blow, Ike Dola, Young Bubbz, Gwaps, Dboi and many more. Get at Mula on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


06 April 2013: S.B. - Best Of S.B.

Be on the lookout for a whole bunch of projects coming out this year from Lakeview, San Francisco rapper S.B. He's aiming to bring you a collection of his "best of" tracks on April 16th. In May he'll drop a collabo project with Fury ("2 Headed Monsta") and No Face Phantom ("Cash Cali"). This Summer will also bring you SB's duet project with Baldhead Rick ("Rebels Of The Street Corner") and "Gun Control" produced by DJ Twelvz. Stay also tuned for "Embraced Da Game", "The Black Pope" and a couple of other releases to be announced. Follow S.B. on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Stay tuned to us - we'll keep you posted on all of his releases.


06 April 2013: Hollow Tip - Transporters & Shooters

North Highlands rap veteran Hollow Tip is already working on his new solo endeavor. The upcoming one will be titled "Transporters & Shooters" and will be released under his Mercenary Ent. on June 18th. Expect to hear 15 brand new tracks with guest appearances by Smigg Dirtee, D-Lo, Mic-C, The Gatlin, Marvaless, The Mercenaries, Intl Skeam and many more.


06 April 2013: KoolGuy & Cuzzin D - Corner Store Blues

A brand new release from Oakland / South San Francisco representative Cuzzin D and San Francisco rapper KoolGuy titled "Corner Store Blues" is now also available in pressed copies - get them now on CD Baby. You can still download it for free from KoolGuyOnline.com. The album includes 10 cuts with beats provided by J Moe, Red Hook Noodles, Johnny Knoxx, Kamilson Beats, Hunk E & Buzz Beaterz, and guest appearances by Barnone, Plane Jane, Ryecoon and Yung Stooey. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 April 2013: J-Slim - Back In The Action: Mixtape Vol.1

Richmond representative J-Slim dropped his new mixtape called "Back In The Action" in February. The album was released under Moyers Music and includes 14 songs with guest appearances by Fox and Jae Action. You can get its digital version on J-Slim.com, iTunes, Amazon and other spots. Look also out for hard copies sold out the trunk in the streets. Visit J-Slim on Facebook, Twitter and peep the label's official website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 April 2013: Ammbush - Ammbaataa (free)

San Francisco producer / rapper Ammbush has freshly brought his new free-for-download project called "Ammbaataa" which you can get straight from BandCamp. The album includes 15 songs with beats from Ammbush, Al Jieh, CoffeeHouse Multimedia, Selector Jawbreaker, YS Beats, REL plus guest appearances bz DaVinci, E.L.S., Hollywood Squadda, Mr. Ed, DJ Platurn and Tyranny Allen. Visit SWTBRDS.com and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


05 April 2013: Shady Nate - Nation Of Domination

Oakland rapper Shady Nate (of Livewire camp) has just brought his new solo project titled "Nation Of Domination". It is available in digitals on iTunes and includes 17 cuts out of which almost every feature appearances by FE The Don and A Plus Tha Kid. Except for the host and these two, you'll also hear Ronald Mack, Markybogo, Emac, The Nation and Joyce Lee. Get at Shady Nate on Facebook and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 April 2013: Ampichino - Da Krazies 2

Back in 2010 Akron, Ohio representative and a member of Yukmouth's Regime - Ampichino - brought his solo called "Da Krazies". Its second part is scheduled to drop on June 18th under Double F Records and will include guest appearances by Yukmouth, Joe Blow, Rich The Factor, Young Bossi, Freeze and more. Stay tuned for more details.


05 April 2013: Matty Wack aka Tony Francis - The Loneliest Man On The Planet

Vallejo vet Tony Francis (of Young D Boyz) now known as Matty Wack is working on his new solo project titled "The Loneliest Man On The Planet". The album is scheduled to be released this July under Drunk Tank Music and will include 15 songs (and 3 bonus cuts) with guest appearances by Doff Kapone aka Khadafii, Maka-Mill, Levitti, Baby Bash, K.O.B., Miami Da Most, J Minix and others. You can already listen to one of Matty's anthems called "How We Rock". Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com - we'll keep you posted on this one. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 April 2013: Mumbls - Look At All The Colors (free)

You might be familiar with Berkeley rapper Mumbls because back in 2012 we told you about his last solo project called "Hella Novellas". The artist has recently brought his new album titled "Look At All The Colors" which is available for free download / listen on SoundCloud. You can also purchase its digital version on iTunes. The project dropped under I-Khan Distribution and includes 14 tracks with guest appearances by IAmSu!, Smoov-E and Crowmeth. Get at Mumbls on his official blog page and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 April 2013: Alias: Alias - Mack A Hoe (free)

Oakland underground rapper by the name of Alias: Alias has just dropped his free-for-download solo endeavor titled "Mack A Hoe". It is available on his BandCamp page and includes 10 cuts with guest appearances by Birch Boy Barrie, Kurt Diggler, Galaxy, Kalico Says, Mini 14 Tha Kid, Itz60 and Mac Prince. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 April 2013: D.Neroz - D'section (free)

Rapper D.Neroz hails from Union City (510) and has just dropped his new solo joint titled "D'section" which is available for free download on BandCamp. What you'll get is a set of 11 songs with all original beats composed by Chemist, Bravestarr, Evil Needle and Lakim. Get at D.Neroz on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


05 April 2013: T-Ran - Heart & Soul (free)

Oakland native T-Ran (of Life Before Time) brought his new solo endeavor "Heart & Soul" back in February, but you can still get it for free from his BandCamp page. The project includes 15 songs with all original beats provided by EV The Maestro, Carlo Rossi Club, BeatsByChe, X, TonyDark, Superficial and TrippySwaggert. Be sure to visit T-Ran's official website, Twitter and Facebook page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


03 April 2013: Affiliation - Tha First Dose (free)

Homeboy rap fans might be interested in a brand new street release from Starz The Limit and Versatile Muzik record labels. The project is titled "Tha First Dose" and handled by the group called Affiliation made of Phat Joe, Big Body and Xplicit. What you'll get is a set of 19 tracks out of which half feature mixtape beats and half original ones produced by Whiskey Loc, Pain Loc, DMG Blast, Filthy Fill, Raydog, Angel & C-Dubb. Except for the rap trio you'll also hear guest appearances by Frankie Hood, C-Dubb, Tito B, Pancholynie and others. You can download the whole album for free from DatPiff. Get at Phat Joe and Big Body on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 April 2013: Jay Tee - The Game Is Cold

We're back with the tracklist for the upcoming brand new solo album "The Game Is Cold" from Vallejo veteran Jay Tee. The project will drop on April 16th and will be filled with 12 cuts with guest appearances by E-40, Baby Bash, B-Legit, Mr. Kee, Mistah F.A.B., Lofty, Matt Blaque, Indecent, Royalty and more. Check out Jay Tee on Facebook, Twitter and visit the official Millionaire Mentality online cd store. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 April 2013: Stevie Joe - Live On The Wire

Oakland rapper Stevie Joe is working on his new official solo project titled "Live On The Wire". His upcoming album will be released under Livewire Records and will be presented by J Stalin and The Mekanix. Expect to see the cd in stores and online on July 2nd. Except for Stevie you'll definitely hear the likes of J Stalin, Philthy Rich, Shady Nate, Kaz Kyzah, Husalah, Dem Hoodstarz, 4rax and more. Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com for more details and in the meantime peep Stevie Joe on Facebook and Twitter.


01 April 2013: Trunk Drank - Loud Music In The Parking Lot (free)

San Francisco duet Trunk Drank (Eddie K & Brandon B) has recently brought you its new release called "Loud Music In The Parking Lot". The album is available for free download on BandCamp until April 23rd. What you'll get is a set of 12 tracks produced by Dregs One, Ink One, Big Shawn, BOAC, Philip Treezy, Fatees and Maclane. Except for Eddie K and Brandon B you'll also hear Equipto, Dregs One, Telli Prego, Z-Man, D-Styles, Hypnotize, Big Shawn and Mr. Rawng. Get at Trunk Drank on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 April 2013: Capital E - That's Just Me

Capital E is a Central California representative hailing from Hanford in the 559 area code. He has already released a grip of underground solos including two volumes of "Made 2 Win", "Hate Me Now, "What This Is" and "One Way Road". He has just dropped another album titled "That's Just Me" under his indie label Out 4 Mine Records. You can purchase the latest one, as well as previous releases, on CD Baby. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


01 April 2013: Heem Marteen - Creative Concepts EP (free)

Vallejo / Atlanta, Ga rapper Heem Marteen has just dropped his new solo EP titled "Creative Concepts". The album includes 6 cuts with guest appearances by Chris Cash, Shigady Da Playboy, ROnnie Swag and Oscyi. You can download the whole set for free from HotNewHipHop.com. Check Heem out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)