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28 December 2013: Joe Blow - True Story

Joe Blow is back with his brand new solo project called "True Story". It is so far available via his official website, however other spots should have it any minute. The album includes 20 tracks with guest appearances by The Jacka, Fed-X, Husalah, Rydah J. Klyde, Dubb 20, Lil Rue, Philthy Rich, Ampichino, Street Knowledge and more. Follow Joe Blow on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Michael Marshall - Right Where I'm 'Posed 2 Be

Michael Marshall - one of the most known soul / RnB representative of the Bay Area turf is out with his brand new album called "Right Where I'm 'Posed 2 Be". The cd is filled with 15 tracks featuring Equipto, Rappin 4-Tay, Otayo Dubb, White Mic, Z-Man, Big Vic and more. The production is delivered by Rob Lo, TD Camp, Blacksmiths, Essence Beats, Greedy Jaw, Cal1, Freddy Fisher and more. You can purchase the cd in digital version on CD Baby. Get at Mike Marshall on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Swinla & Dirty J present New Underground: Street Album Vol. 1

Be on the lookout for the upcoming compilation project from DLK Enterprise, Goodfelon Music and Thizz Latin called "New Underground: Street Album Vol. 1". The album will be presented by Swinla and Dirty J, and should be out very soon. You'll definitely hear verses from Goodfelonz, San Quinn, Roach Gigz, The Jacka, C-Dubb, Napalm, 10sion, Guce, Sauce, Mugzy and more. Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com and check out Swin on Facebook.


28 December 2013: Retro & Liq - From The Laptop To The Blacktop

Oakland rapper Retro and Sacra representative Liq are about to bring their duet project called "From The Laptop To The Blacktop". It was already announced a few times on BayUndaground.com however the project was rescheduled. The new release date is February 4th and we're also back with the tracklist for the album: 15 cuts with guest appearances by Dubb 20, T-Nutty, Lil Blood, Street Knowledge, Young TD and Young Doe. Visit Liq on Twitter and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Sonu - Unpredictable

This month Redcon-1 record label brought its first group album. The military camp will be back at it again with a brand new solo from one of its members - Sonu - representing Sacramento. His album will arrive to the table on January 31st and will include guest appearances by Baby Bash, Haji Springer, Soldier Hard, Stephen Hobbs, Arez GodofWar, Frankie McCarthy & Jerry Lozano. Check Sonu out on Facebook and stay tuned for more info.


28 December 2013: Da Stooie Bros. - Assholes Full Of Shit (free)

Da Stooie Bros. are Angel Deesky (aka Angel Dust), Grimey Grimm & Rich Rap and it should be known to Baby Bash fans, because they are affiliated with his label - Bashtown. The group represents Vallejo / Houston and has recently brought its new free-for-download project called "Assholes Full Of Shit". It is available on DatPiff and includes 14 tracks with guest appearances by Paul Wall, Indecent The Slapmaster, J Minixx, Royalty, Marty Jr and more. Get at Stooie Bros. on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Jai Swift - Native Prodigality (free)

Hayward rapper Jai Swift has brought his new street album to the table. It is called "Native Prodigality" and is available for free download on HotNewHipHop. You'll get a set of 13 songs with beats provided by Marlee B, King Boo, Just Hits, Sk8 Beatz, EXL, Cal Cuttah and Jai Swift. Except for the host you'll hear verses from Ad Kapone (of Totally Insane), Young D (of Young Hustlaz) Nikatine Da King, Yung'n Lee, Dee Starr, Young Koo and Natomas Slimm. Get at Jai Swift on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Shigady Da Playboy - The Gift 4 (free)

Vallejo rapper Shigady Da Playboy (of Crest Creepaz) has recently dropped a free-for-download release - a fourth installment of "The Gift" series. The project is available on DatPiff and includes 17 cuts with guest appearances by Boss Hogg, Chedda Man, Jimmie Swagg, Mista Mackin, Young Rambo, Destiny and more. Follow Shigady on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Moses Music - MMXIV (free)

Oakland rapper Moses Music (aka Yung Moses) is back with a new project called "MMXIV". You can download it for free from HotNewHipHop. The album includes 14 tracks with original beats from P-Lo, Ekzakt, PJ Beats, Mr. Tower, Brackz and Willie. Except for Moses you'll hear Philthy Rich, D-Lo, Lyrical Princess, Oscar, Billy Bankroll, Habitt, Mr. Tower, Money Mill and Group Home. Follow Moses on Twitter and visit him on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Sane & Keese Klappa - Game Time

East Oakland rapper by the name of Sane hooked up with Keese Klappa to bring you their joint project called "Game Time". The album dropped under Dis-O-Bay Ent. and is available on CD Baby (digital and physical copies), iTunes and Amazon. You'll hear 15 cuts with guest appearances by Teezy, J.I., Chase Dollas and Plus. Get at Sane on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


28 December 2013: Nittee - Real Is Rare (free)

Oakland representative Nittee is back with a new mixtape project called "Real Is Rare" which is available for free download on BandCamp and LiveMixtapes. The album includes 18 tracks with guest appearances by Beeda Weeda, A.B., Tommy T, Young B.A., ST Spittin, Mac T, Con B and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 December 2013: MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!

Spend your Christmas time with your families, hug your wife and cuddle your children... All the best from Bart and Jakub to all our supporters, readers and fans! Merry Christmas everyone!

And stay tuned to BayUndaground.com afterwards.


25 December 2013: 6Fingers - Beats Speak 2 (instrumental)

Bay Area rap fans might be familiar with the name of 6Fingers, a San Francisco producer who's a part of Beatrock Music. His music was featured on many contemporary rap cds, including projects by Kobra Abysmal, Otayo Dubb, Heem Marteen, Bwan or Rocky Rivera. Now 6Fingers is back with an instrumental album titled "Beats Speak 2" which is available in digital version on his BandCamp for a name-your-price value. It was also pressed in a limited amount on... cassettes! Now how many of ya'll still have a cassette player, ha? Get at 6Fingers on his website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 December 2013: Nima Fadavi - The Instrumental Files 3 (instrumental)

Bay Area beat maker Nima Fadavi is back with yet another set of his producer's cuts. "The Instrumental Files 3" is now available on iTunes and includes 7 instrumental tracks. Check Nima Fadavi out on his website and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


22 December 2013: Crawlla, A1 Yola & Stevie Ray - Dope Boy Muzik 100% Mixtape (free)

Pay attention to the latest free-for-download mixtape from the 831 area code based Paybak Muzik and Cali Code Productions. Three underground Central Coast representatives - Crawlla, A1 Yola & Stevie Ray - bring you the "Dope Boy Muzik 100% Mixtape" that contains rare recordings that were unreleased thus far. Apart from the mentioned artists you will hear such artists Fury, King, Nighttrain and Tito. Download the whole thing for free and stay tuned for the official "40831 Compilation" that's going to feature a lot of 831 area code talents. Tracklist for the mixtape: (show tracklist)


22 December 2013: Makfully, Lil Rue, Joe Blow & Sleez - High Risk Mob

Stay tuned for the collaboration album between Stockton rapper Makfully, two Oakland artists - Lil Rue & Joe Blow - and East Palo Alto representative Sleez. This quartet of emcees hooked up with Bay Area beatmakers Pakslap & Bandit to bring you "High Risk Mob". There's no release date set yet, but we know it will feature The Jacka, Husalah, Yukmouth, Keak Da Sneak, Ampichino, Cellski, Lee Majors, Berner, Young Bossi, Shad Gee, Lil Evil and many more.


22 December 2013: Lil Coner & Troublez - My Heart's Black

"My Heart's Black" from Decoto homeboy rapper Lil Coner and San Jose artist Troublez is now available on RapBay, while iTunes should have it by December 24th. The cd includes 14 cuts with guest appearances by Tito B, Keek Dogg, Davina, Jim Jones, Gangster Gucci, Young Trone and more. The whole production is handled by Sean Ross (except for a few brought by Bently Beats and Keek Dogg) - same guy who was responsible for beats on Troublez' latest solo "I'm Loving Nothing", that we've had a chance to review. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


22 December 2013: Michael Marshall - Right Where I'm 'Posed 2 Be

Michael Marshall - one of the most known soul / RnB representative of the Bay Area turf is a step away from his brand new album called "Right Where I'm 'Posed 2 Be". The cd is scheduled to drop on December 24th and will be filled with 15 tracks featuring Equipto, Rappin 4-Tay, Otayo Dubb, White Mic, Z-Man, Big Vic and more. The production will be delivered by Rob Lo, TD Camp, Blacksmiths, Essence Beats, Greedy Jaw, Cal1, Freddy Fisher and more. Get at Mike Marshall on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


22 December 2013: Reece Loc - If It Ain't Mobbin I Ain't Fuccin Wit It

Fresno representative Reece Loc has already brought three albums this year and announced one for 2014. Well, it appears that there will be another one coming this year - on December 24th to be exact. "If It Ain't Mobbin I Ain't Fuccin Wit It" will be presented by C-Dubb and will feature guest appearances by C-Dubb, Eklips Da Hustla, Loc Da Blacktopper, Ceddi Kane, Do-Shitty.


22 December 2013: O-Zone - Lost Tapes

Oakland rapper by the name of O-Zone is out with his new project called "Lost Tapes". You can get it now on iTunes or Amazon. The album includes 26 songs with guest appearances by Mr. Birch, Chaos Da Kader, Ray Ryda, Du Damage, Coach B, Zelly Mac, Verse, Danny From Sobrante and more. Follow O-Zone on Twitter and check out the tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 December 2013: Yun-Gun - Gunna

There's a brand new project from Salinas representative Yun-Gun called "Gunna". It is now available in pressed copies and digital version on CD Baby. The album includes 19 songs with guest appearances by Fury, T-Nutty, A.K. Sound, Taj He Spitz, Young Kcaz and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 December 2013: Lee Majors - Turkey Bag Boy

CD collectors can now also grab a hard copy of the latest project from Lee Majors called "Turkey Bag Boy". Buy it now on RapBay; digitals are available via iTunes. The album includes 20 songs with guest appearances by Yukmouth, Cellski, The Jacka, B-Legit, Philthy Rich, Dru Down, Keak Da Sneak, Joe Blow and many more. Check out Lee Majors on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


19 December 2013: Omni Alien - Glass On Glass (free)

Omni Alien (or simply Omni) represents Crescent City (707) that you might remember from his duet albums with Lee Majors and Lil Rue. He's now back with a solo mixtape called "Glass On Glass" that is available for free download on AudioMack. The project includes 18 cuts with guest appearances by Cool Nutz & Bobby Brackins. The cd is hosted my DJ COS The Kid; check him out on www.djcosthekid.com. Follow Omni on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


19 December 2013: Young D - More Than A Dream (free)

Oakland's Young Hustlaz member Young D is back with yet another mixtape titled "More Than A Dream". You can get it now for free from DatPiff. The album includes 14 tracks with guest appearances by Young Gully, AB, Birch Boy Barie, Dareheiza and Lil Zeno. The production is handled by Sdot, Dareheiz, Crespo, Tod Maiiny and others. Get at Young D on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


19 December 2013: Billy Gram - Eleventh Hour Music: The Nights... EP (free)

Check out a Fairfield rapper Billy Gram and his new free-for-download project called "Eleventh Hour Music: The Nights... EP". It includes 11 cuts with guest appearances by Jon Dough, STreet Knowledge, Yung Purp, Ase Card, Trige'Re and Flash Paparazzi. You can download the whole thing from AudioMack. Get at Billy Gram on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 December 2013: Rounds Down Range

Military rap fans might be familiar with Redcon-1 camp that was founded by Vallejo representative Soldier Hard. The team is made of Soldier Hard, Sabo, Stephen Hobbs, J-Duece, Sonu, Matai, Arez, Panda, BQ Tha Emcee, Adam Jr. and Kuzzin Bank. The stable brought a couple of solo projects and underground mixtapes, as well as loads of Soldier Hard's official albums. Finally the crew of rap warriors brings you its debut group album called "Rounds Down Range". It is now available on iTunes and features 17 tracks with verses handled by Soldier Hard, J Deuce, Panda, Sonu, Frankie Figz, Kuzzn Bank and more. Visit Redcon-1 on Facebook and its official website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 December 2013: Baby Bash - Unsung

Vallejo, CA / Houston, TX rapper Baby Bash is back with a brand new official solo endeavor titled "Unsung". The project dropped under Bashtown and includes 13 tracks with guest appearances by Too Short, Z-Ro, Clyde Carson, Problem, Miguel, Paul Wall, Snow The Product, Frankie J, Paula D and more. Get your copy on iTunes and get at Baby Bash on Twitter, Facebook and his website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 December 2013: Big Dee - Beast

Fillmoe representative Big Dee and the CEO of Big City Ent. is back with his brand new solo project called "Beast". He was already up on BayUndaground.com with his three other solos: "M.O.E." from 2013 and "Realer Than Most", "Street Certified" - both from 2009. The latest one you can cop from CD Baby. The album includes 12 cuts with guest appearances by The Game, Ne-Yo, Matt Blaque, Rich City Hyfe, B Dollaz, Ju-Rock and more. Follow Big Dee on Twitter, check him out on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 December 2013: Bossquach - Honor Amongst The Hustle Vol. 2 (free)

San Jose rapper and a member of The Faculty, Ca - Bossquach - is back with the second installment of "Honor Amongst Tha Hustle" series. You can download it from DatPiff for free; there's still volume one available for free download. The project includes 15 cuts with guest appearances by Pretty, Jay Fingaz, Justo, A-Dub, Dev Mason and Ver5e. Visit Bossquach on his Facebook. (show tracklist)


18 December 2013: M.i.C. - Clothes Gotta Go EP

A short project just dropped from Bay Area / LA rapper M.i.C. It is called "Clothes Gotta Go" and is now available on iTunes. Except for the host you'll hear John Hart, YG, YC Lopez and Allan I. Get at M.i.C. on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


18 December 2013: A.Mo - #Freshvibes (free)

West Oakland rapper and a member of NHT Boyz is back with his new mixtape project called "#Freshvibes". As far as I'm aware it is his sixth one after "Road 2 Success", "AMotivation: Think Love Life", "80s Baby, 90s Krazy!", "Liberation Music" and "Ignorant Music". Get it for free from DatPiff. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


14 December 2013: Lil Coner - House Shoes And Heartaches

We wrote about Lil Coner's "House Shoes And Heartaches" back in April... 2010! Yes, almost three years passed, but finally the project will be released. It is already available for pre-order on iTunes and RapBay so it's enough to prove that it is actually dropping. The new release date is January 1st. Oh, and if you pre-order the album on RapBay you'll receive 3 free, previous releases from Lil Coner. "House Shoes And Heartaches" will include 18 tracks with guest appearances by Tito B, Keek Dogg, The Jacka, Turf Talk, Davina, Mad Dogg, Zak 1, Troublez and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


14 December 2013: Joe Blow - True Story

Oakland rapper Joe Blow has already pleased his fans this year with 2 street projects ("Been Grindin'" and "Blow") and an official solo release ("Check A Real Nigga Out Tho"). It is not the end of his 2013 music journey, because his next cd called "True Story" is dropping on December 24th. The album will include guest appearances by The Jacka, Fed-X, Husalah, Rydah J. Klyde, Dubb 20, Lil Rue, Philthy Rich, Ampichino, Street Knowledge and more. Follow Joe Blow on Twitter and visit his official website: www.checkarealniggaouttho.com.


14 December 2013: Cam City - Federal Vacation

San Francisco representative and a member of Killa Squad - Cam City - is back with a new solo project called "Federal Vacation". You can grab its digital version on iTunes. Be also sure to check out Cam City's group Retro Hoodlums and their debut release. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


14 December 2013: Retro Hoodlums - self titled

You might be familiar with SFC representative Cam City (of Killa Keise's group Killa Squad). The rapper is now the leader of his own crew - Retro Hoodlums - that has recently dropped its debut self titled release under Step It Up Entertainment. You can purchase it online on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


14 December 2013: M.A.K. - The S.M.A.K. Vol. 1

M.A.K. was born in Oak Park and raised in Valley Hi area of Sacramento. He has recently dropped his new solo project called "The S.M.A.K. Vol. 1" which is available on iTunes. You'll hear 18 cuts with guest appearances by Mac Dre, Keak Da Sneak, J-Diggs, J Stalin, Gucci Mane, Jayda, Young Meezy and more. Get at M.A.K. on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


14 December 2013: Reece Loc presents Mobb Room Vol. 2

In 2013 Fresno rapper Reece Loc laced the scene with 3 projects: "Lived What U Rap About", "Mobb Funk" and "Fresno 2 San Josie" with E-Nut. 2014 will begin quickly for his discography - January 1st will bring his new project called "Mobb Room Vol. 2" that will include guest appearances by Eklips Da Hustla, Luni Coleone, J-Diggs, Ampichino, Key Loom, C-Dubb, Blacksmoke, N'Doe, Jack Thrilla, Filthy Fattz, Rondoe and more. Visit Reece Loc on ReverbNation.


14 December 2013: Malki Means King - BMG 4 Ever (free)

Berkeley rapper Malki Means King is back with a new street project titled "BMG 4 Ever" that is now available for free download on DatPiff and his BandCamp. You can also buy it on iTunes. You'll get a set of 10 tracks with all the beats produced by Malki himself and guest appearances by Big Chuco, Keith Most Fly, Will Silva and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


14 December 2013: YMTK - MPL 2 (free)

East Oakland rapper YMTK (Young Murph The Kidd) has just dropped his new project called "MPL 2". The album is made of 12 cuts produced by Nic Nac, DJ Dahi, Traxamillion, Sho Nuff, Trev Case, Gladiator, Big Steve, Sweater Beats and Roccstar. Except for YMTK you'll hear verses from Show Banga, Symba, Trev Case, Stunnaman, The Six and others. You can get the whole thing for free on HotNewHipHop. Visit rapper's Facebook and official website: YMTK.me or YoungMurphTheKidd.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 December 2013: Laroo & The Jacka - Never Be The Same - Season II: No Mercy

Laroo and The Jacka will be back with their brand new duet album on January 21st. "Never Be The Same - Season II: No Mercy" is already available for pre-order on RapBay and will include 13 cuts with guest appearances by J Stalin, Turf Talk, IAmSu!, Husalah, Lil Blood, Matt Blaque and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 December 2013: Philthy Rich & Stevie Joe - Philthy Fresh 2

Back in 2008 two Oakland rappers and Livewire camp representatives - Philthy Rich and Stevie Joe - brought their joint street project called "Philthy Fresh". Their sophomore release is coming out next year - May 27th to be exact. "Philthy Fresh 2" will feature guest appearances by E-40, Jim Jones, J Stalin, IAmSu!, G-Stack, Joe Blow, Yukmouth, Lil Blood, Shady Nate, Kurt Diggler, Pooh Hefner and more. Visit Philthy Rich and Stevie Joe on Facebook.


13 December 2013: AWOL Mafia Royalty 2K14

Fans of Bay Area rap from 90's should definitely remember a fertile record label named AWOL. This company brought dozens of classic cds including solo projects by C-Bo, Killa Tay, Laroo, Luni Coleone, Marvaless, Pizzo and others. The stable's recording artists including the likes of C-Bo, Killa Tay, Laroo, Luni Coleone, Lil Ric, Missippi, Marvaless and Pizzo are about to bring it back once again in 2014. Stay tuned for "AWOL Mafia Royalty 2K14". You can already pre-order it on RapBay.


13 December 2013: DB Tha General - No CB4: It's Real Life Not Rap!

Last Summer Oakland rapper DB Tha General dropped "No CB4: It's Real Life Not Rap!" that was so far available online in digitals (e.g. iTunes, Amazon). Right now you can also purchase its hard copies that have arrived to RapBay. You'll hear 20 songs with guest appearances by Glasses Malone, Prince Lefty, Money Gang, AV, Lil Teed, Costa Man and more. Get at DB on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 December 2013: Bossquach - Honor Amongst The Hustle Vol. 2

Over two years ago San Jose rapper and a member of The Faculty, Ca - Bossquach - dropped a free-for-download release titled "Honor Amongst Tha Hustle Vol. 1" that you can still get from DatPiff. If you liked the first one you should probably look out for volume two, which is coming out in a few days. It should be also available for free download on DatPiff on December 14th. Visit Bossquach on his Facebook.


13 December 2013: Gonzoe - Endless Summer EP

Gonzoe should be known to Bay Area rap fans, even though he resides in Southern California - Los Angeles to be exact. Back in the days he was a member of Ice Cube's Kausion, later he joined Yukmouth's Regime (at least for some time) and in the meantime brought some solo joints, compilations and even duet albums with Northern Cali rappers A-Wax and AP.9 (funny thing these two had a huge beef). Right now Gonzoe is back with a brand new EP release called "Endless Summer" that you can purchase in digitals on iTunes. Follow Gonzoe on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


12 December 2013: E-40 - The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 4, 5 & 6

Vallejo rap veteran E-40 is back with his new material - a triple release from "The Block Brochure" series. Fourth, fifth and sixth volume have just arrived to iTunes and RapBay. You can either buy all as one project or get all three as separate cds. The total number of 45 tracks include guest appearances by Chris Brown, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, French Montana, T.I., Too Short, B-Legit, San Quinn, Mike Marshall, Mac Mall and many more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 December 2013: San Quinn - The Mighty Vol. 2: Done Deal Is My Family (free)

Fillmoe veteran San Quinn is back with a new street project "The Mighty Vol. 2: Done Deal Is My Family" that is available for free download on DatPiff. It's more of a compilation with beats provided by Sean T, Insain, Beatnixx, The Union, Chops, Drebo, Renaci, Epademic Product and many more. Except for Quinndo you'll hear S.B., Galaxy Atoms, Relly Sosa, Hollywood Aob, Vic Da Barron, Ghetto P and more. Follow San Quinn on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


12 December 2013: Turfed Out Mafia Gang - Welcome To The Turf Volume 2

You've probably heard about Turfed Out Mafia Gang's "Welcome To The Turf Volume 2" project, because it was already announced to be released a couple of times. Unfortunately the album is still on hold, although City Hall has recently posted its new release date - January 21st. As of now we know the album will be handled by its hosts: Mob Figaz members Fed-X, The Jacka and AP.9 along with a rapper Sac-Sin and Young Gasz.


12 December 2013: K.I. - The Voice Of The Streets

Oakland rapper by the name of K.I. has recently brought his debut solo project called "The Voice Of The Streets". The album is presented by Philthy Rich and dropped under Five Finga Muzik. You can get it on iTunes in digitals. What you'll hear is a set of 10 songs with guest appearances by Philthy Rich, Koran Streets, N.O.C., Rich Nigga Meez and Hyfe. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 December 2013: 3 Tha Hardway - Climate Shift

Pittsburg representative Twan Mac - that you might have already noticed on our website (read the articles) - is back with a brand new release recorded along with Phat Marcus and K-Money as 3 Tha Hardway. Their joint project is titled "Climate Shift" and is now available via CD Baby in digitals. The album should be also at Rasputin Music, Underdog in Pittsburg and other online spots. It features 19 tracks with beats provided by Swollen Drums Productions, Twan Mac, Vybe, WHP and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 December 2013: P-Lo - MBMGC 2 (free)

Pinole (510) rapper P-Lo of HBK crew is back with the second part of his MBMGC (More Bitches More Gold Chains) series. The whole thing is available for free download or stream. What you'll hear is a set of 12 cuts with beats from P-Lo, Kuya Beats, Tha Bizness, Cal-A, YP and IAmSu!. Songs include guest appearances by Jay Any, Kool John, Skipper, Young Bari, Dave Steezy, IAmSu! and Sage The Gemini. Get at P-Lo on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


11 December 2013: Lil Coner & Troublez - My Heart's Black

We're back with an updated information on the upcoming release from Decoto homeboy rapper Lil Coner and San Jose artist Troublez. "My Heart's Black" is scheduled to drop on December 24th and will include 14 cuts with guest appearances by Tito B, Keek Dogg, Davina, Jim Jones, Gangster Gucci, Young Trone and more. The whole production will be handled by Sean Ross (except for a few brought by Bently Beats and Keek Dogg) - same guy who was responsible for beats on Troublez' latest solo "I'm Loving Nothing", that we've had a chance to review. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


11 December 2013: Dem Graffiti Boyz - The Come Up

Check out a brand new release from Money N Muscle Entertainment and the label's group called Dem Graffiti Boyz. Their album is titled "The Come Up" and is now available on iTunes. Holliewood King, Ceddy Bo and Max Payne are the members of the group and represent Modesto. Except for the trio you'll hear Ya Boy, Flyboy Stewie, Big Lou, IamFresh, Sleepy Will, Lyrical Barz & ATL. Check out Dem Graffiti Boyz on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


11 December 2013: G. Will - Yellow Tape & Body Bags

Sacramento representative G. Will (of King Duce) is about to bring you his new solo project called "Yellow Tape & Body Bags" any minute now. The album will include guest appearances by Lace Leno, Mista A.O., Eklips Da Hustla, Young Game & J.King. Stay tuned to us and get at G. Will on Facebook.


11 December 2013: Baby Gas - Neighborhood Amigo (free)

Oakland representative Baby Gas has already been featured on BayUndaground.com News section with his 2013 mixtape called "Presidential Check-In". Right now he's back with another one titled "Neighborhood Amigo" which is a pre-album to his upcoming full length solo. The project includes 8 cuts with guest appearances by Lil Raider, Tweety, AG Cubano, Jimmy Roses, Grumpy, Gman, Cheats and Juan Gotti. You can download it for free from HotNewHipHop. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


11 December 2013: Hack The Mack - The Slick Side Of The Game (free)

Las Vegas / Bay Area representative Hack The Mack is back with a new rap slap. It's called "The Slick Side Of The Game" and is now available on DatPiff for free download. The album includes 13 cuts with a few guest appearances by Philthy Rich, X and Toxsikk. Visit rapper's official website and follow him on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 December 2013: D.Bledsoe - The Pure Mixtape (free)

Rich City representative D.Bledsoe is back with a brand new mixtape joint called "The Pure". You can download it for free from DatPiff. The album includes a set of 19 cuts with guest appearances by Erk Tha Jerk, Dions Lane, Lil Red, Young Chizle, Stevie L, D.S. and Gizzle McFly. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 December 2013: RBCBugzy - Family Matters (free)

RBCBugzy hails from Richmond and has just dropped his new mixtape titled "Family Matters". You can get it for free on HotNewHipHop. The album features original beats from Barna Swiss, SB Focus, Jaray, Desean Dennis, Betty Beats, Donnie Man Beats, Dajon Mendoza, Nae Hollowz and Popz. Except for the host you'll hear guest appearances by Salty, Rich City Stu, Travie Mack, N8, 5 Star Flashy, GQ and Jaray Music. Follow RBCBugzy on Twitter and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


06 December 2013: B.I.G. Malo - A King Has No Friends

San Francisco representative by the name of B.I.G. Malo has recently dropped his new solo endeavor titled "A King Has No Friends". You can purchase the album in digital version on iTunes or CD Baby. The project includes 17 tracks featuring San Quinn, Rydah J. Klyde, Dubb 20 and more. Visit B.I.G. Malo on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist (just titles): (show tracklist)


06 December 2013: Gorilla Team - G-Team Situation (free)

Oakland rapper Birch Boy Barrie has recently brought his Gorilla Team's group album to the table. "G-Team Situation" is available for free download and includes 16 cuts with guest appearances by Young Gully, Young D, A.B., Ghost8800, Lil Doodie, Big Klef and Clint Collins. Get at Birch Boy Barie on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


05 December 2013: Dee Cisneros - Son of a Gangsta

Dee Cisneros is a homeboy artist representing Sacramento. You could hear him on a few releases so far, including "Sav It Out Vol. 1" compilation, Ono Loco's solo and Young Loc's & Lil Raider's collabo "The Bakery". Dee now steps on the scene with his debut full-length solo titled "Son of a Gangsta" that has just dropped under So4Real Entertainment. It is available at on-line digital outlets like iTunes, but we were informed that pressed copies will be available soon as well. Expect 15 tracks with features by such homeboy artists as Lil Raider, Lil Toro, Big Cholo, Cutty, Bear, Lil C, Chucky and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 December 2013: Eddie Vega - Terminal

Eddie Vega was known as Birdman in his early days, but now he's signed to 2Face Entertainment, the 831 area code record label that brought you such albums as Gemini's "Casualties of Life" as well as Yun-Gun's debut solo "16 Shots Bloc 2 Bloc". "Terminal" is Eddie's debut mixtape and it is scheduled to drop in February 2014. We don't know all the details, but it is said it's not going to have many features on it. You will certainly hear Gemini who goes by the name Grindhouse these days. Listen to Eddie's tracks on his ReverbNation page and visit him on Facebook. We'll keep you posted on this one.


05 December 2013: L.Rucus - Love Victory Hate

L.Rucus hails from Vallejo and so far released two parts of "Sweet Dreams" solos which can be downloaded for free from his BandCamp page. He's planning something new for early 2014 and that's "Love Victory Hate". We don't know anything more than that, so stay tuned and visit the artist on his Facebook. You can hear his "Tupac's Back" song, which is off his earlier release, but it will give you an idea of what he's about:


04 December 2013: Doc 9 & B-Dawg - Ghetto Sickness

Homeboy rap fans should have their ears and eyes open for the upcoming project from Porterville representative Doc 9 and Antioch rapper B-Dawg. These two have already laced the scene with solo albums (B-Dawg "Scarz N Stripez", Doc 9 "City 2 City: Un4givin Streets") and have been featured on other rappers' cds. "Ghetto Sickness" - their joint record - will be released under Hill Side Ent. and East Co Co Records. It will hit the streets and online spots on December 20th and will feature guest appearances by Lil Raider, Lou-E-Lou, Big Tone, Shadow, Tony B, Lil Dee, Chivo Loc, Green, Spade and more. Stay tuned to BayUndaground.com - we'll definitely keep you posted on "Ghetto Sickness" release.


04 December 2013: Zar The Dip & Eddi Projex - Undadogs: The Album

It's been a minute since this one dropped, but we've missed the date, so here it is - a duet release from two Oakland representatives, Zar The Dip and Eddi Projex, called "Undadogs". The album is available in digitals via iTunes or Amazon and includes 15 cuts with production from Sean T, Hennesy, Big Ced, Mr. Cutlass, Cardo, King Dave, Blakk and more. Except for the hosts you'll hear guest appearances by Shady Nate, Purp Reynolds, Sunni Ali, Knowledge Bone, J-Will, J-Pistol and more. Visit UndaBozzRecords.com and peep Zar and Eddi on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 December 2013: GAP, Bird Money & Young Bossi - Cake Team

Bay Area rap scene has featured Akron artists many times, so names of Ampichino, Young Bossi, Chino Nino or Freeze shouldn't be unknown to you. If you're into Ohio's music you can check out the latest project presented by Ampichino from GAP, Bird Money & Young Bossi called "Cake Team". The album dropped under Street Money Records, Double F Records and Birdnest Ent. and is now available on iTunes. You'll hear 15 songs with guest verses from Joe Blow, Lil Rue, Ampichino, SB, Young Rell, Freeze and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 December 2013: JLowe - Stay Strong

Fresno rapper by the name of JLowe has recently dropped his new solo album titled "Stay Strong". You can get it in physical copies and digital version on CD Baby. The cd includes a set of 16 cuts with a few guest appearances by Tom2wice, Duane Harmony, Jg and Md. Follow JLowe on Twitter and visit him on ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 December 2013: Shad Gee - Its Real 3

Back in September SFC rapper Shad Gee brought his new mixtape project called "Its Real 3" that's been so far available in digital, free download. CD collectors can now purchase its hard copy on RapBay. The album includes 19 cuts with guest appearances by Big Rich, Philthy Rich, Stevie Joe, Dem Hoodstarz, J Diggs, Dojia V, Nio The Gift, Young Bari and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 December 2013: Yike 4 Life compilation

Check out a new, digital compilation called "Yike 4 Life" that features some of the latest and previously released cuts with verses handled by Clyde Carson, LoveRance, Sage The Gemini, D-Lo, D-Mac, Show Banga, 99 Percent, Priceless Da Roc and others. Grab this album from iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 December 2013: CNote & Ziggy - Keep It Simple

Two San Jose representatives - rapper Ziggy and producer CNote - hooked up to release their joint project called "Keep It Simple". The album is already on CD Baby, while other spots should have it by December 9th. What you'll get is a set of 13 tracks with guest appearances by C Plus, Ant Bankx, RJ V, Nebulous, Taj, I.Q. and Yates. Peep Westacy.com, ThisIsOpenUniversity.com and artists' Facebook profiles: Ziggy and CNote. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 December 2013: AK47 - Round From The K Vol.4

P-Town producer AK47 is back with fourth volume of his "Rounds From The K". It includes 19 songs with verses delivered by such figures as San Quinn, Philthy Rich, Guce, The Jacka, Joe Blow, Keak Da Sneak, Kurt Diggler and more. You can order a digital version of the album on iTunes. Be sure to check AK47 out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 December 2013: Buddha Avenue - Dreaming Rose

Buddha Avenue is a hip-hop artist haling from Oakland. He has just brought his new project called "Dreaming Rose" that is available in digitals on BandCamp. The album includes 15 tracks with production from Rikio, Fresco Stevens, Ohio TheProducer, General Beats, Moods and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 December 2013: Yukmouth & Dragons - Dragon Dynasty

Bay Area rap fans are definitely familiar with Oakland vet Yukmouth; we've got plenty of his albums reviewed on BayUndaground.com - read the articles. Most of you might have also heard of The Dragons, a San Leandro duo made of Remy Red and XSF; you can read our review of their debut release "Rapademics 101". The trio made of Yuk, Remy and XSF are about to bring you their joint project called "Dragon Dynasty" in the beginning of 2014. There's no release date yet and no details to share, but we'll definitely keep you posted on this one. As of now you can check out two first anthems from the upcoming cd: "Wave At Em" with Kuzzo Fly and "My Senorita" with TJ Maxximum. Listen to these cuts on DragonsEra.com.


02 December 2013: The Double M Gang Compilation Vol.1 (free)

Money N Muscle Entertainment brought plenty of project this year. Among others you might have heard of "The Plug" by Rhino & TC Kapone, "Classic" from Mr. Kee or "Product Of The Game" by Young Moeja & Goph. The label has just brought its latest album - a compilation called "The Double M Gang" that's available for free download on DatPiff. What you'll get is a set of 20 songs with verses delivered by Mr. Kee, Young Moeja, TC Kapone, Goph, Dem Graffiti Boyz, Big Lou, Rhino, Spliff Tha Beast and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 December 2013: A.R. - Gathered Thoughts Assembled (free)

A.R. represents Hunter's Point in San Francisco and is a half of H2 (HardHeadz) duo, an RBL Posse protege. Back in 2012 H2 dropped its official group project called "Welcome To Trife City". Now it is time for A.R. to bring his own solo. "Gathered Thoughts Assembled" is a free-for-download mixtape available on DatPiff. It features 22 cuts with guest appearances by Prime Minister, Ronald Mack, Young Jun3, Young Shaad and more. Stay tuned for A.R.'s "Dear Opposition" dropping in 2014. Get at him on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 December 2013: C-Four - The Legacy Begins: The Mixtape (free)

Santa Rosa rapper by the name of C-Four is back with two brand new mixtape projects. "The Legacy Begins" includes 21 cuts with Starski featured almost on every track. Except for that you'll also hear two verses from Mic-C. Download the whole project for free from DatPiff, C4Mixtapes.com or TheLegacyBegins.org. Get at C-Four on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


02 December 2013: C-Four - The Winter Games: The Mixtape (free)

"The Winter Games" is the second mixtape project freshly released by C-Four from Santa Rosa. You can download the whole thing for free on DatPiff and C4Mixtapes.com. The album includes 23 cuts with guest appearances by Starski, Fred Furious, Topp, Ky, Mav and Vocab Slick. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 December 2013: JZP - Til The Death Of Me: Mixtape Volume 1 (free)

JZP stands for Jungle Zone Productions and is an up-and-coming group made of Big Russ (from San Jose), Young K (from Hayward), J-Breeze (from Hayward) and The Ops (from Emeryville). They have just brought their new street project called "Til The Death Of Me", which is available for free download on DatPiff. The album includes 16 tracks with exclusive productions from The Ops and one track delivered by Traxamillion. Except for the group members you'll hear Kr Mack, Yung Jae, Diggity and Ice Cream. Visit JZP on their official website, Facebook and SoundCloud pages. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 December 2013: Sick Made The Capitalist - E Pluribus Unum: Out Of Many, One

Modesto rapper Sick Made The Capitalist has just dropped his new project titled "E Pluribus Unum: Out Of Many, One". The album is available now in digital shape on CD Baby and iTunes. You'll hear 17 songs with guest appearances by Duce Revolver, Jay Pee, Talksick, Y.C.T., Syke Pachino and more. Visit Sick Made on SoundCloud and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 December 2013: Natho aka D.E.A.D. - Hatred (free)

Underground representative of Sacramento named Natho aka D.E.A.D. has recently brought his new release titled "Hatred". It's 11-track deep free-for-download project that you can get at artist's BandCamp. The album includes production from The Drumaddictz, Average Thought, LBF, DJ Epik, ENON, ATP, Keyboard Kid and QBundlez. Be on the lookout for Natho's EP release "Vices" that's dropping on January 15th. Also visit him on Twitter, Facebook and YoungNatho.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)