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31 March 2015: HD - Thank You Vol. 1

North Oakland rapper HD (of Bearfaced camp) will be back with his new project called "Thank You Vol. 1". The album is scheduled to drop on April 3rd and will include 23 songs featuring Philthy Rich, Stevie Joe, The Jacka, Lil Blood, G-Dirty, Lil Rod, Sippa and more. Follow HD on Twitter and visit bearfacedent.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


31 March 2015: Kidd Gonzalez - Bstrd Era Mixtape (free)

Redwood City rapper by the name of Kidd Gonzalez has recently released a mixtape project called "Bstrd Era". Right now you can get its digital version for free on DatPiff, yet hard copies should arrive soon too. The project is made of 16 songs produced by A Dot The God, Mark Gee Beats, Legion Of Dudes, MC Fooligan, Platinum Statz and more. The album features guest appearances by Young Seb, Stamina, Knukles, Broc, Cnvs, Vast Flow, Smoka PS, Rey Castillo and James The Spitta. Follow Kidd Gonzalez on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


31 March 2015: K Smooth YG - Free Ca$h (free)

Fairfield underground representative K Smooth YG has recently brought "Free Cash" for free download. You can check it out on SoundClound. The album is made of 16 tracks produced by GreedyBoyFred, The Architekz, Smooth, Blast, DC, Donnie and G. Money. Except for K Smooth YG you'll hear GreedyBoyFred, Choose Up Cheese, Gary Junior, D-Spitta, Wreck and Donnie. Follow K Smooth on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


31 March 2015: Galaxy - Nostalgic (free)

Galaxy hails from Antioch and is a member of Stoner Gang Entertainment. He has recently brought a 9-track deep release titled "Nostaligic". The whole thing is available for free download on stonergangent.com or SoundCloud. Peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


31 March 2015: Yogy - 88' Hooligan (free)

Back in December 2014 we told you about Yogy's "88' Hooligan" project that was so far available for free download on rapper's SoundCloud page. The album is now officially out on iTunes. The project is made of 11 tracks including guest appearances by Natho, Chyno Soul and Zyah Belle. Beats were delivered by PJ, Enon, Strong Symphony, Prophet, Cash Jordan, Ric & Thad and Primestars. Check out Yogy on Facebook and yogymusic.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 March 2015: Spice 1 - Thug Candy

Check out a brand new release from Hayward rapper Spice 1 called "Thug Candy", which is a charity project - profits from sales will be given to YWCA Battered Woman & Childrens Shelter. You'll hear 14 tracks from L1, Young Cash and rYoung. You can purchase an mp3 version on CD Baby or Amazon. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 March 2015: Omina Laboratories presents Gangsta II

You may remember a 2013 release from Omina Laboratories called "Gangsta". The second installment of the series is now available on RapBay and is officially dropping on April 7th. The compilation includes appearances by Baby Bash, E-40, Waka Flocka, Guce, Clyde Carson, San Quinn, Show Banga, T-Nutty, Lil Raider, T Millz, Taj He Spitz, Work Dirty, Choppah, Driyp Drop, The Gatlin, Young Bop, Key Loom, Krytykal, Complex, Shill Mac and more. Visit Omina Lab on Facebook, Twitter and check out the snippets of the project on YouTube.


30 March 2015: A One - Young Bay Boss 2

Bay Area rap fans might be familiar with A One - rapper affiliated with Keak Da Sneak's AllNDaDoe Entertainment. A One has already laced the scene with official solo projects "Young Bay Boss" and "Dope As Coke" (along with the leak version) and two collabo releases recorded along with Lil Rue. A One is back with the second installment of "Young Bay Boss" which is available now on RapBay. "Young Bay Boss 2" features guest appearances by The Jacka, Husalah, Freeway, Keak Da Sneak, Berner, Joe Blow, Mistah F.A.B., Lil Rue, Vital and more. Follow A One on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


30 March 2015: Flaco 5150 - Take Me As I Am

Flaco 5150 hails from Antioch and has recently dropped a solo project called "Take Me As I Am". You can purchase it in digital version on CD Baby. The album includes 20 songs with appearances by Ridiculous and rapper's son Rh2. Flaco is also working on a duet album recorded along with his son. Visit the rapper on Facebook, SoundCloud and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 March 2015: Mr. Revenue - We'll $ee

Mr. Revenue hails from Valencia Gardens Housing Projects in San Francisco and brought you his debut EP release "We'll $ee" this year. So far it's only available in digitals, e.g. on iTunes.



The solo features 8 tracks and you can already watch a video for "Who I$ Mr. Revenue?". Follow the artist on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


30 March 2015: LoveRance - Freak Show Rancey

San Francisco representative by the name of LoveRance is about to drop his new solo on March 31st. "Freak Show Rancey" will be made of 8 cuts featuring J Stalin, Manni Phantom, 12Til, Big Jersey James, C2Saucy and DJ J12. Check out LoveRance on Facebook, Twitter and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 March 2015: Young Seb - California Hot Boy Mixtape (free)

Young Seb is a 19-year-old rapper hailing from Redwood City. He has recently brought his new release called "California Hot Boy Mixtape" which is available for free download on DatPiff and SoundCloud. What you'll hear is a set of 14 tracks with guest appearances by C-Dubb, Young Gully, Louie G The Don, Illa Money, Nando, Sam, Rawlo and Reggie. Follow Young Seb on Twitter and check him out on SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


30 March 2015: Celeo - How To Be A Playa

Bay Area rapper Celeo has recently dropped a new project called "How To Be A Playa". It's made of 17 cuts with guest appearances by D-Lo, G Lean, Chevy Crocker, Blucka Bang, Monsta The Grouch, Young Ro and Street Black. Get the album in digitals on CD Baby and Amazon. Peep Celeo on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 March 2015: Interview with Stevie Ray

Check out the brand new interview we conducted with the Salinas, California artist Stevie Ray. He's been in the rap game for about two years now, but already has become a factor due to a sheer number of projects he keeps on releasing. Learn about his beginnings, inspirations, networking involved in his collabo works with Just Nice, DEA and Lexosyl as well as upcoming projects. You can read more articles in our Interviews section.


27 March 2015: Stevie Ray - Stories of the Speakeasy

Salinas in the 831 area code has a new major factor. I'm talking about Stevie Ray whose endeavors have always been mentioned on BayUndaground.com. He has recently released quite a few digital projects: compilations with Lexosyl ("40831 Compilation") and D.E.A. ("Lifez Cheap") in 2014 as well as "The Untouchables" duo with Just Nice and a solo EP "Moment of My Time" this year already. Now this ain't over, he has just announced the upcoming solo project titled "Stories of the Speakeasy" which should be treated as a second part of "The Untouchables" trilogy. This full-length solo will feature 16 tracks with guest appearances by the fellow artists from the Central Coast like Just Nice, AK 372, Crawlla, Joe Thizz and more, as well as Crayze, Duke and Crooked of Darkroom Familia. Stevie has also announced that he will have limited pressed copies of the "40831 Compilation", so all you collectors should watch out for it! Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 March 2015: DG presents Open Shop 7

Yuba City representative DG is working on yet another part of his "Open Shop" compilation series. Volume 7 will be available on June 14th and will include verses from B-Dawg, Troublez, Chente Corleone, Boogie Locs, Mandito Brown, Eclipz Tha Hustla, Casper Capone, Famero, Lil Milo, DG, Lil Sneaky, Yung Smoke, Guero Loks, Philly Bee and more. In the meantime get at DG on Facebook.


27 March 2015: Reece Loc - Post War Syndrome

Fresno rapper Reece Loc will be back with his new album on April 7th. "Post War Syndrome" is a 100% solo that will include 12 tracks produced by Akron, Ohio beatmaker Golden Eye 95 Production. Peep Reece Loc on Twitter and check him out on ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 March 2015: Wicho - Get Money Stay Humble

Wicho hails from West Pittsburg and is almost done with his new solo project called "Get Money Stay Humble". The album is scheduled to be released mid April and will be filled with 15 tracks featuring Mac Mall, Smokey Loc, Cardo, Gilly Loco, A.D., Honey and more. The project will be available both in digital and pressed copies. Get at Wicho on Facebook, Twitter and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 March 2015: Cardo presents The Streets Keep Calling

Cardo represents Rich City and Thizz Latin Richmond. He's working on a new project called "The Streets Keep Calling" that is scheduled to be released mid April. It will feature guest appearances by San Quinn, Mac Mall, Lil Ro, Lucky Luciano, Lil Raider, Mr. Kee, Telly Mac, Mac Reese, Pooh Hefner, Swinla, Lexo, Yung Fel, Flatline, Buddah Mac and more. Be also on the lookout for Cardo's "Hittaz N Go Gettaz" and "Thizz Latina" projects. Visit Cardo on Facebook.


27 March 2015: G Lean Tha Fireboy - Hurt They Feelins

Oakland representative G Lean Tha Fireboy has recently released "Hurt They Feelins" project that's available now in digital version on CD Baby. The album is made of 17 songs featuring Gary Hawkins, Chevy Crocker, Celeo, Sav da Moneymaker, Young Ro, Lieutenant Rell and Street Black. Check out G Lean on Facebook and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 March 2015: Adrian Marcel - Weak After Next Reloaded: The Last Damn Week (free)

Oakland / Atlanta rapper Adrian Marcel is out with a new project called "Weak After Next Reloaded: The Last Damn Week". It's now available for free on SoundCloud and features 19 tracks produced by Robbie Anthem, Fat Boi, Phoenix, Vinylz, Bam, K-Parn, Beatroc, Cookin Soul and more. Next to Adrian Marcel you'll hear Kelly Rowland, Pusha T and Casey Veggies. Follow Adrian Marcel on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


27 March 2015: JR & PH7 & Chuuwee - The South Sac Mack

South Sacramento representative by the name of Chuuwee hooked up with a European producers JR & PH7 (from Germany) to release their joint project called "The South Sac Mack". The album is made of 17 tracks featuring Bueno, Blu, Sean LaMarr and St3wart KooL. You can get the album in all kind of versions (digital, pressed CD, vinyl) on BelowSystem.com. Digital version is also available on iTunes; you can also check it out for free on SoundCloud. Check out Chuuwee on his official website, Twitter and Facebook page, plus visit JR & PH7 on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 March 2015: Comma Zero - Street Smart 2 (free)

San Francisco rapper Comma Zero is back with a second installment of his "Street Smart" project. Volume 2 is now available for free download on LiveMixtapes and should be also out in hard copies next week. The album is made of 15 cuts featuring Stevie Joe, Ronald Mack, Young Gully and RoMoney. Be also sure to read our review of the first part (read the article). Visit Comma Zero on Facebook and commazero.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 March 2015: TC Kapone - Street Vision

San Jose representative TC Kapone will drop his new solo album "Street Vision" on May 5th. It will be released under Outa Control Records and will include 17 tracks with guest appearances by Yung Puppz, Conspiracy, J Rock, Jay Mackin, Casper Capone, DJ 40oz, Teazem, Lil Sneaky, Goldtoes, Vatani, Skrilla Sam, Durrty D, Boogie Locs, BC and Samantha B. Almost entire production will be delivered by Teazem Beatz. Most of his previous projects were reviewed by our team, so be sure to read the articles about TC's music. Check out TC Kapone on Facebook.


25 March 2015: Show Banga - Mayor 4 Life

San Francisco representative by the name of Show Banga will be back with his new official solo project called "Mayor 4 Life" on April 7th. The album will be made of 18 tracks featuring E-40, Sage The Gemini, P-Lo, Chippass, Kool John, Skipper, June, Remedy, Jay Ant, Rich The Kid and Kidd Kidd. The production will be made by June On The Beat, Zaytoven, Reece Beats, Exclusive, P-Lo and Dave-O. Visit Show Banga on Facebook, Twitter and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 March 2015: Chayse Bank - Drink No Chayse (free)

Chayse Bank hails from Chico in the 530 area code and has recently brought his debut project called "Drink No Chayse". The album is filled with 15 tracks produced by Danny D, Chase Rowles, RoyRy, DJ ASAP, Jabari The Great, Last Night and The Cweed. Next to Chayse Bank you'll hear Smoovie Baby, RBC Bugzy, Hollywood Keefy, Crooked Fabio, D.Cannons, Deuce, RoyRy, Deano and Lydell Dinero. You can check out the whole thing for free on SoundCloud. Follow the rapper on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist below: (show tracklist)


25 March 2015: Alier Johnson - High N' Love (free)

Alier Johnson was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Oakland, CA. The rapper has recently released his new project called "High N' Love" which is available for free download on alierjohnson.com. The album is made of 16 cuts with production done by Alex Issak, Paul Cabin, Don P., Young Prodigy, Lexi Banks and more. Follow Alier Johnson on Twitter and visit his SoundCloud page. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


25 March 2015: Chippass - Chippass Jones 2

Oakland rapper Chippass (of NhT Boyz) dropped "Chippass Jones" back in November 2014. Now he is back with the second installment of the project which is available now on iTunes. The album is made of 11 tracks produced by June Onna Beat, Dave Dash O and Jabari The Great. Next to Chippass you'll hear E-40, Cousin' Fik, Sleepy D, City Shawn, Nikatine Da King, Show Banga, Remedy and Killa Fresh. Follow Chippass on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Joe Blow - The Realist Out / Nah'Liyah - Check A Real Girl Out Tho!

A double album from Joe Blow and his daughter Nah'Liyah was rescheduled and will be released on April 7th. "The Realist Out" cd from the father will be a 100% solo, while Nah'Liyah's project will be filled with guest appearances by Joe Blow, Cellski, HD, Ampichino, Philthy Rich, Lil Rue, Mistah F.A.B., The Jacka, Freeway, Husalah, Dubb 20 and Fed-X. Joe Blow is also working on a duet album with Fed-X. Visit CheckARealNiggaOutTho.com and peep Joe Blow on Facebook, YouTube. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Bossolo & Spice 1 - Thug Therapy

Bay Area legend Spice 1 is back on the stage with some new material. Fresh off the press is his collabo album recorded along with southern California representative Bossolo hailing from Riverside. Their joint project is called "Thug Therapy" and is now available online on iTunes and ThugWorldMusicGroup. It's made of 17 tracks and features guest appearances by MC Eiht, Kokane, Big Syke, Big June, Bizzknocks, JRT, Scarface and Devin The Dude. Check out Spice 1 and Bossolo on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Spice 1 - Thug Candy

Hayward rapper Spice 1 is also working on two new solo albums. The first one is called "Thug Candy" and should be available on March 27th. It will be filled with 14 songs featuring L1, Young Cash and rYoung. Profits from sales will be given to YWCA Battered Woman & Childrens Shelter. The rapper is also working on a solo called "Haterz Nightmare" that will be released later this year and will include guest appearances by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Twista, The Game, Bossolo and more. Tracklist for "Thug Candy": (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Real One - Flight 420

Real One hails from Modesto and debuted in 2007 with "Hustlin Habits" solo (read the review). In 2012 he released his sophomore album titled "Reefer Madness". Now he's back with a brand new project called "Flight 420" which is available through his website: realone209.com. The cd includes production from Cronic Beats, Hitt Labb and Bleezy, plus guest appearances by Reek Daddy, Boss Hogg, Meen Green, Bloodshot Bandits, Mendo Dope, DJ Ignite, Boogie Locs, Cali Souldiers, Big Reezy, Thurmstarz, Honey B and more. Check out Real One on Facebook, Twitter, ReverbNation and SoundCloud.


24 March 2015: DJ 40oz & Slik - Still Takin Flight

Yuba City (530) rapper DJ 40oz is back with yet another collabo project recorded along with Silk. The album is called "Still Takin Flight" and includes 16 songs with guest appearances by B-Dawg, Serio, Troublez, Samantha B, Pache, Moyo Loco, Cali Roscoe and Pachec$. You can get it in pressed and digital copies on CD Baby; mp3's are also available via Amazon. Check out DJ 40oz on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Pachec$ - N'z Up

Pachec$ hails from the 530 area code and has recently released a solo called "N'z Up". The album is filled with 16 tracks featuring Filthy Fill, Troublez, Tony B, DJ 40oz, Casper Capone, Lil Fred, Lizta and more. You can get it in digitals on Amazon. Check out Pachec$ on Facebook and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Primo presents KCokeland

Check out a brand new compilation project called "KCokeland" presented by Primo. The album is made of 16 cuts with rap vocals delivered by Fulltime, Baby Gas, Syclone, Grumpy, Lil Joe and others. Cop the album in a digital version on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: YP Spoelstra - Heat Volume 3 (free)

If you're feeling YP On The Beat aka YP Spoelstra than you might be interested in another portion of his music. "Heat Volume 3" is available in digitals on SoundCloud and iTunes. You'll hear verses delivered by ST Spittin, NhT Boyz, Kool John, Young Bari, Skipper, J. Cash and more. Follow YP on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: DMG Presents The Take Over

DMG (Defacto Music Group) is a Northern Cali based record label that includes artists Deltrice, Mo Mill, Don Black, CMG, Mac Rio, E-Mackk, Ace Kayo, Gigs510, G-Loe and more. The stable has recently dropped its new compilation called "The Take Over". It is available in digitals on CD Baby, yet hard copies were also pressed. Try contacting DMG via Facebook to get one. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Joe Ski - Ova Due 4 My Shine

Joe Ski hails from Hunter's Point San Francisco and is a member of Bread Me Out Family. He has recently released his solo endeavor called "Ova Due 4 My Shine" which is available online on RapBay and LiveMixtapes (for free download). The album is made of 14 tracks with guest appearances by Boo Banga, Lil Goofy, Ronald Mack, Mitchy Slick, Tay Assassin and more. Check out Joe Ski on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


24 March 2015: Trill Gatez - L.O.V.E. Vol. 2 (free)

Richmond rap artist Trill Gatez brings his new project called "L.O.V.E. Vol. 2". It's more of a group album from Shool Of Sharks (Trill Gatez and Armani DePaul), because you'll hear Armani featured on every track, plus all the beats were delivered by this artist. You can download it for free or check it out on YouTube in two parts (Part 1, Part 2). Follow Trill Gatez on Twitter and check him out on ReverbNation.


23 March 2015: Notes & Jesus Spades - Dab'd Out & Lab'd Out

We have been informing you about Bay Area / Washington representative Notes of the Dividenz group. He has just released a collaboration project with Jesus Spades, formerly known as Zicafeckt (also currently repping 206 area) whom you might have heard on the AOD's "Noncomposmentis" album (read the review). Their endeavor is called "Dab'd Out & Lab'd Out" and consists of 10 tracks with guest appearances by Outrageous, Red Head Steve, Prozax and more. It is available right now in a digital shape via BandCamp, it will hit iTunes soon. Pressed copies can be purchased directly from the artists, so be sure to holler at them via Twitter: Notes and Jesus Spades. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Happy - Chasin C Notes

Watsonville (831) rapper by the name of Happy has recently dropped his solo album called "Chasin C Notes". It was released under Ghetto Ballin Ent. and features 20 tracks with guest appearances by Lil Toro, Sneaks, Smokey Loc, Downer, Lil Thugzy, Crook, Rukus, Crow, Dusty, Xplisit, Cartoon, Sincere and more. Production was handled by Flakez. You can get his project on RapBay, CD Baby, Amazon and iTunes. Check out Happy on Facebook and ReverbNation. By the way, we've had a chance to interview Happy earlier this year, so check it out if you have not yet. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Da' Unda' Dogg - In With The Old, Out With The New

Crestside, Vallejo rapper Da' Unda' Dogg is back with a new solo called "In With The Old, Out With The New". It includes 15 tracks with production from DobCee. You can purchase its digital version on Amazon and iTunes. Peep Da' Unda' Dogg on his website, Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Clone 9/11 - The Re-Introduction

Modesto representative Clone (now Clone 9/11) is back with a new solo album called "The Re-Introduction". The project is made of 18 tracks with guest appearances by Blk.Mike, 2Tone, Kaz West, Doonworth and Namelezz. You can get the cd (digipak) directly from the rapper, so get at him on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Lil Tae - Natural Born Hustlah 2 (free)

East Oakland rapper Lil Tae is back with another mixtape project called "Natural Born Hustlah 2". It's filled with 22 tracks with appearances by Joe Blow, Lil Rue, Bruce Banna, Young Tweez, Mozzy and more. You can download the whole thing for free from LiveMixtapes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Hollywood - R1

Richmond rapper Hollywood is back with a new solo called "R1". The album was released under AOB Ent. and is made of 16 tracks featuring Pooh Hefner, IAmSu!, Laz Tha Boy, Doc Dolla and more. Follow Hollywood on Twitter and cop the album on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Mac J - Ready Or Not Pt. 2 (free)

Over a year ago North Sacramento rapper Mac J dropped "Ready Or Not" project. Now he's back with its second installment that's available for free on DatPiff. The album features 16 tracks with guest appearances by T-Nutty, The Gatlin, Liquor Sto, 2Fresh and Edd Makkin. You'll hear beats from DaddieRon Beatz, Gorilla Bangerz and EZ. Get at Mac J on Facebook, Twitter, ReverbNation and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Planet Asia & DirtyDiggs - Nautica Nagas

"Nautica Nagas" is a collabo project from two California representatives. Planet Asia (Fresno) hooked up with DirtyDigs (LA) and will be out with their joint album on April 11th. It will include 10 tracks with guest appearances by Purple Kloud, Killa Kali, Washeyi Choir, Rozewood, Young Chizz and more. You can pre-order the album on BandCamp. Check out Planet Asia and DirtyDiggs on Facebook. Follow Planet Asia & DirtyDiggs on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Smakz - I Been Doin' This Shit Vol. 1 (free)

San Francisco representative Smakz is out with a free-for-download project called "I Been Doin' This Shit Vol. 1". It features 15 cuts with Lil Rue rapping on 4 tracks. The production was delivered by S Dot Fire, IDBeatz, C4, CheezeOnDaSlap, RicAndThadeus, Sputnik, 808OnTheTrack and Smackz. You can get the whole thing from LiveMixtapes. Follow Smakz on Twitter and visit him on SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Kev Choice - Love Revolution

Oakland representative Kev Choice is back with a new project called "Love revolution". It's made of 15 songs featuring Locksmith, 1-O.A.K., Netta Brielle, Viveca Hawkins and more. You can get it in digitals on iTunes. Peep Kev Choice on his website, Twitter and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: Lee Ferris - Cloud House (free)

Bay Area rapper Lee Ferris has recently brought his new project to the table called "Cloud House". It's filled with 11 tracks with beats from Lewi-V, YP, IAmSu!, Taylor Gang, Fazman and more. Get the whole thing for free on SoundCloud and follow Lee Ferris on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 March 2015: SVTNT Presents 94572 (free)

SVTNT is a Bay Area record label that's made of rappers like Tas, Doe, Rube, Simmy, Beazy D. Beast, Circus Tk and more. The camp has recently brought its new compilation called "94572" which features 14 tracks. Except for the stable's artists you'll hear Keak Da Sneak, Don Juan, Misssissippi and more. You can download the whole thing from SVTNT.com. Check out the label on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


17 March 2015: Joe Blow - The Realist Out / Nah'Liyah - Check A Real Girl Out Tho!

We're back with some updated info on the upcoming release from Oakland rapper Joe Blow and his daughter Nah'Liyah. Joe Blow's new project will be a 100% solo material called "The Realist Out" and will drop along with Nay'Liyah's solo "Check A Real Girl Out Tho!" featuring Joe Blow, The Jacka, Husalah, Cellski, Fed-X, Philthy Rich, Ampichino, Lil Rue and more. This double album will be in stores on March 19th. Joe Blow is also working on a duet album with Fed-X. Visit CheckARealNiggaOutTho.com and peep Joe Blow on Facebook, YouTube.


17 March 2015: Young Tank - Another Day

Homeboy rap fans might be familiar with San Jose representative by the name of Young Tank. Back in 2009 ha released a duet album with Boogie Locs (as Bay Mafia) called "Out To Get Even". Young Tank is aiming to bring you his solo cd called "Another Day". It will drop under Fully Loaded Ent. on May 1st. The album will include guest appearances by The Jacka, Big Oso Loc, Hollow Tip, Lil Coner, C-Notes, Big Rhino, Gangster Gucci, Termyte and more. Stay tuned and visit Young Tank on Facebook and ReverbNation.


17 March 2015: Twan Mac - The Streets Is My Office: Mixtape Vol. 1

Twan Mac is a Pittsburg rapper that has already managed to release a few projects; we've even had a chance to review some of his work (read the articles). The artist is aiming to deliver new material called "The Streets Is My Office" which is scheduled to drop on March 24th. The album will be made of 19 songs with production from Flawless, K.O., WHP, Vybe Beatz, S.B., NY Bangaz, Chedda Bob and more. Except for Twan Mac you'll hear Spud Mack, Amadi, Cali Kidd, Damien, Phat Marcus, Seed, Feelow and The Night Nurse. Check out Twan Mac on Facebook and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


12 March 2015: Lil Blood - Before The Story (free)

Oakland representative Lil Blood is back with his new mixtape project called "Before The Story". It's made of 17 tracks featuring Lil Goofy, Boo Banga, Ronald Mack, Lil Rue, Tay Assassin, HD and more, with a few exclusive beats from June. Download the whole thing for free from LiveMixtapes.com. Visit Lil Blood on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 March 2015: Flawless - Yr. Of The '82 Baby

Flawless (raised in Madera, now repping Fresno) is back with his new solo project called "Yr. Of The '82 Baby". The album is available in hard copies on Flawless' website and in digitals on CD Baby. You'll hear 15 songs produced by Tez da Produsah, Calcium Productions, Maze Produk, Bigg Fresno, Draft & Ye. Guest appearances include verses from D-Lo, Planet Asia, Fashawn, Int'l Skeam, Waz, Big Rob, Syrup and more. Check out Flawless on Facebook, Twitter and FlawlessOfWCDT.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 March 2015: Paco Via - The Arrival

Paco Via comes from Roseville, but now resides in Sacramento. He's aiming to drop a solo project called "The Arrival" on March 26th. The album will be delivered under Thizz Latin and will include guest appearances by Goldtoes, Filthy Fill, Neva Sober, Relly Rel, Don Changolini, Seanesy, Lil D, NG Guero, Dirk Dig, Vida G, Krooked Halo, Young Mainy, DJ Loot and Knock Out. Check out Paco Via on Facebook: profile and fan page.


12 March 2015: YP Spoelstra - Heat Vol. 2 (deluxe version)

We have recently written about a deluxe version of the "Heat" project from Richmond rapper YP Spoelstra. The second part of the series - which originally dropped back in 2014 and was available for free download - is now also up on iTunes. The official version of "Heat Vol. 2" is made of 15 tracks produced entirely by YP. The vocal layer was delivered by rappers like NhT Boyz, Kool John, IAmSu!, Nick James, Remedy, Skipper and more. Follow YP on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 March 2015: Billy Gram - Oh My God

Fairfield rapper Billy Gram is back with a new EP solo called "Oh My God" - it's available now on iTunes. The album includes 6 songs with beats from Showtyme, Rizzy, La, MarzTD, Larry Luchiano & Briantronic, and guest appearances by P Lo, Nikatine Da King and Jon Dough. Get at Billy Gram on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


12 March 2015: AC Brady - Currency Conversations (free)

Oakland representative AC Brady has just dropped his debut release - an 8 track deep free-for-download project called "Currency Conversations". You can get it for free from SoundCloud. Except for AC Brady you'll hear Show Banga, Rayven Justice and Killa Fresh. Follow the rapper on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


12 March 2015: Nick James - New World Order (free)

Pittsburg representative Nick James is back with a new solo project called "New World Order". The album is available in a free-for-download version available on TheRealNickJames and SoundCloud (25 tracks); you can also purchase it on iTunes (18 tracks). You'll hear guest appearances by The Jacka, J Stalin, Young Gully, Jay Ant, Chippass, Symba, Kidd Upstairs and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: Doff Kapone - D-Boy Terminator

After a decade Young D Boyz member Doff Kapone aka Khadoffi is back with a brand new solo album called "D-Boy Terminator". As of now you can get it on iTunes and Amazon, but hard copies should be also available. You'll hear 15 tracks with guest appearances by Maka-Mill, C-Fresh, Matty Wack, The Dirty Bird, Levitti, K.O.B. and more. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: Matty Wack aka Tony Francis - The Loneliest Man On The Planet

Matty Wack aka Tony Francis (of Young D Boyz) is back with a solo project called "The Loneliest Man On The Planet". You can find the album on iTunes. It's made of 16 tracks with guest appearances by Doff Kapone aka Khadafii, Maka-Mill, Levitti, Baby Bash, K.O.B., Miami Da Most, J Minix and others. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: Milo G, KC & Sammy Boy - Yungsterz To Some Gs

Milo G (aka Lil Milo), KC and Sammy Boy hail from 559 area code and have recently brought their new project called "Yungsterz To Some Gs". This homeboy rap album includes appearances by Happy Locs, Danny Boy, Lokzter, Lil Dee, Lou E Slicc, Travi, Casper Capone, Lil Sneaky, Eclipz, Gezus, Chente Corleone, Mr Mentiroso, Cuerpo, Lil Bam Bam, N Locs, Sapo, Unknown, Bruno, DG, Keek Dogg, Cali, BMK, Mr Alamo, Chingaso, Loot and more. As of now it's available in hard copies directly through artists - you can contact them via Facebook: Milo G, KC and Sammy Boy. Digital spots should have it soon.


10 March 2015: Birch Boy Barie - Welcome To Oakland (deluxe edition)

Back in August 2014 Oakland rapper Birch Boy Barie released "Welcome To Oakland" project. Now he's back with a deluxe edition of the album that features 4 extra tracks. The whole project includes guest appearances by Young Gully, Young D, Beeda Weeda, G-Team, G Baby, Hillside Quis and more. Beats were delivered by Cinematik Muzik. Deluxe version is available now on iTunes. Check out Birch Boy Barie on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: B-Fade - All Things Are Possible

Back in 2009 we wrote about a Christian rap compilation "Sactown, The Bay Area & Backdown" presented by Oakland rapper B-Fade. The artist is back with a solo endeavor called "All Things Are Possible". This Christian rap project is available via CD Baby and includes 13 tracks with guest appearances by Monzo, F.A.R., V-Rose, Fuego, K-Drama, Spec and more. Check out B-Fade on Facebook and visit prayarea.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: Gamed Up - 7th Letter Series Volume 3

Gamed Up is a San Leandro duo made of Rizzy Porter and Doojie. The group has recently dropped the latest installment of 7th Letter series. The project is hosted by The Jacka, probably one of the last albums that he touched (rest in peace). Album features 7 tracks with appearances by The Jacka, XSF, A One, Kr Mack, K Loc and J Bilderberg. Check it out on iTunes and peep Gamed Up on ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: C-Bass - At The Market (free)

Oakland representative C-Bass is out with a new EP project called "At The Market". The album is made of 7 tracks with guest appearances by MB, BaseHunt, WillJam, 5inco and beats provided by Slap4Rapz and Marty Steinberg. You can get the whole material in digital version on SoundCloud. Follow the rapper on Twitter and peep the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: DB - What The Streets Been Missing

Oakland representative DB is out with a new solo endeavor called "Whats The Streets Been Missing". The album is available now in digital shape on CD Baby and includes guest appearances by Dru Down, Keak Da Sneak, Agerman, Mississippi, Lil Dee, Spark Kent and more. Visit DB on Facebook and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: Average Joe - The Dope Generation Vol. 1 (free)

Average Joe comes from Oakland and has recently brought his new solo project to the rap table. It's called "The Dope Generation Vol. 1" and is available for free on SoundCloud. Check out the artist on Twitter, Facebook and his website.


10 March 2015: Jarv Entertainment presents Omada (free)

Check out a brand new compilation project titled "Omada" from Northern California label Jarv Entertainement. The album is made of 17 tracks handled by Russ Coson, Breeze, Prettyboi, Kings, Buckbars and other rappers. The production was handled by Jasdeep, Ant Trax, Cuddy On Tha Beat, Prettyboi, De'la, Rollin Beatz and Richie Souf. You can get the project in digital version on CD Baby or MixtapeFactory. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 March 2015: LB - Money Power Respect (free)

Richmond rapper LB *(do not confuse him with West Oakland representative with the same rap name) has recently brought his new project called "Money Power Respect". The album is filled with 12 tracks featuring Lil Malice, AC, Doughboy Dibiase, Bodeanthers, Lovae, Nina Jay and Rich Stacks. You can get the whole thing for free in digitals on DatPiff or SoundCloud. Check out LB on Facebook, ReverbNation, Twitter and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


08 March 2015: Interview with Courtesy 1

Check out our latest interview we've conducted with Fresno representative Courtesy 1. We've talked about his discography, Fresno rap scene, working with Treecamp and his independent movements. You'll find the interview among other articles in our Interviews Section.


07 March 2015: Hollow Tip presents Bosses & Gangstas

Hollow Tip is constantly bringing new stuff to the rap table; in 2015 you'll also get fresh music from this Sacramento vet. His Mercenary Entertainment will be releasing two new compilation projects presented by Hollow Tip and a solo by Nikateezy called "Back To My Roots". On May 19th you'll get one of these cds: Hollow Tip presents "Bosses & Gangstas". The album will feature Hollow Tip, Smigg Dirtee, C-Dubb, Boss Hogg, Rcenal, Reece Loc, Nikateezy, Sac Tha King, Woon, E-Nutt, Nuttybou, B-Nutti and Tholo. Also be on the lookout for another one titled "North Highlands: Code 6442". Peep Hollow Tip and Mercenary Ent. on Facebook.


07 March 2015: Hollywood - R1

Richmond rapper Hollywood will be back with a new solo called "R1" on March 17th. The album will be released under AOB Ent. and will be made of 16 tracks featuring Pooh Hefner, IAmSu!, Laz Tha Boy, Doc Dolla and more. Follow Hollywood on Twitter and pre-order the album on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 March 2015: Uncle Hus - The Chosen 1

East Oakland representative by the name of Uncle Hus is back with his new solo called "The Chosen 1". It's made of 12 tracks with guest appearances by Boo Banga, Aristotle and Intl Skeam. You can buy the album on RapBay and iTunes. Follow Uncle Hus on Twitter and check him out on Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 March 2015: Hazel - I'm That Girl (free)

Hazel is a female rapper hailing from Oakland who has just brought her debut release titled "I'm That Girl". The project includes 15 tracks featuring Thre4t, Dirty, Creepz, Ceddy Bo, Peezy and Holliewood. You can get the whole thing for free on DatPiff. Check out Hazel on YouTube, Facebook and SoundCloud. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 March 2015: J. Mal - West Coast Mississippi

Bay Area native by the name of J. Mal has recently brought "West Coast Mississippi" project. You can check it out for free on SoundCloud. The album is made of 16 tracks with beats from Christiamentalz, Hiright, Ant Bankx, Ant Trax Beats and Chemiztry Beats. Follow J. Mal on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


07 March 2015: Ron Reez - Spunk Season

Ron Reez is a rapper hailing from San Francisco who has recently released his new solo album called "Spunk Season". The project was hosted by Gutta TV (check out their channel on YouTube) and features 15 songs with guest appearances from AB Milli, Six Letter, Rob Marley, Kama, June, 41 Slugz and more. You can purchase hard copy on RapBay and digital on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 March 2015: Bam The Rude One - Hella Rude

San Francisco representative Bam The Rude One has recently brought his new album to the table. It's called "Hella Rude" and there are three options you can get it online: RapBay (hard copies), iTunes (official digital version) and DatPiff (free download). The project includes 20 songs with guest appearances by Big Rich, Rappin' 4-Tay, Frost, Rico Dolla, Drama, Duck, NYQ and Hunnid Favors. Check out Bam The Rude One on SoundCloud, ReverbNation and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 March 2015: Nichol - The Truth Hurts

Check out a sophomore solo release "The Truth Hurts" from Bay Area rap singer Nichol. Her second release includes 18 tracks with guest appearances by Lil Dee (her husband), A-Wax, Big Oso Loc, Chino Montana, Chente Corleone, Ant C and Queen V. You can get the cd directly through Nichol - try contacting her via Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 March 2015: DZ presents Tha Northwest Wing 3

Seattle, WA representative DZ has already brought two albums this year - a duet release with Frisco rapper Messy Marv and a solo called "Northwest Whalin". He's back with another one - a third installment of his Northwest Wing compilation series. The album is made of 16 songs with guest appearances by Messy Marv, C-Bo, Gonzoe, Mac Mini, Jesse James, Rich The Factor, Kokane, Spider Loc, Cheezealeo and more. Get it now on iTunes and follow DZ on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 March 2015: A-1 - Thurlian (free)

A-1 is a hip-hop artist representing Mission District in San Francisco. He has a few albums under his belt, including "The Thurl Tape" we had a chance to promote in 2012. He's out with a brand new solo album called "Thurlian" that includes 14 tracks with production from Mikos Da Gawd, Woostaar, Mr. Carmack, Sango, Kaytanada, XXYYXX, Ryan Hemsworth, Stwo and Bear Face. You can check out the project in digital version on a-1music.com. Peep A-1 on Twitter and Facebook. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 March 2015: YP Spoelstra - Heat Vol. 1 (deluxe edition)

A round year ago Richmond producer YP Spoelstra dropped "Heat Vol. 1" - a free-for-download collection of 13 tracks produced by himself featuring Bay Area rappers. YP has recently brought the project's deluxe edition that's available on iTunes and includes 2 bonus cuts with NhT Boyz. Follow YP on Twitter and get the free version of the project on AudioMack. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


05 March 2015: Prince Sole & The Kid Ryan - Call Waiting (free)

San Jose rapper Prince Sole hooked up with Fresno RnB artist by the name of The Kid Ryan to bring you "Call Waiting" project. The album is made of 15 tracks with guest appearances by Molia and Kevin Armani. Check out the whole material for free on SoundCloud and follow Prince Sole and The Kid Ryan on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 March 2015: Mac Mall - Legal Business

We're back with the tracklist for the upcoming release by Vallejo rapper Mac Mall called "Legal Business". The sequel to his previous albums - "Illegal Business" and "Illegal Business? 2000" - will be made of 18 songs featuring some of the most known figures from the Bay (E-40, Ray Luv, Black C, Andre Nickatina, Baby Bash) as well as younger generation representatives (Nick James, Flip, NhT Boyz, Willie Joe, Dave Steezy, Page Raymond). The album is scheduled to be released on April 21st under Thizzlamic Records. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 March 2015: Priceless Da Roc - Forever California (free)

Daly City representative Priceless Da Roc is out with an official solo project called "Forever California". The album is made of 18 tracks with guest appearances by J Stalin, Cousin Fik, Kool John, Traxamillion, Mzz Bones, Show Banga and more. You can either get it for free on SoundCloud and LiveMixtapes or buy a digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Check out Priceless Da Roc on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 March 2015: Erase-E - On E!

Richmond artist Erase-E is back with a new solo project called "On E!". It is available in a digital shape on CD Baby and iTunes. The album includes 22 cuts featuring San Quinn, Du Damage, Klassie Mac, Lath Vuitton, Elace-E, Tre' Lynn, S.T.N. and Brohydez. Visit Erase-E on Twitter, Facebook, SoundCloud and ReverbNation. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


04 March 2015: Mayne Mannish - Guilty Pleasure

Rapper Mayne Mannish should be known to Bay Area rap audience as a member of The Team. The artist is preparing to release his solo endeavor on April 1st. It will be an EP project called "Guilty Pleasure" that will feature guest appearances by Clyde Carson, Erk Tha Jerk and more, plus production from ShoNuff. Check out Mayne Mannish on SoundCloud, Facebook and Twitter; stay tuned to us for more details.


04 March 2015: Al Gramz - Game For Sale Volume 1

Rapper Al Gramz hails from Napa (707) and has just released his new solo project called "Game For Sale Volume 1". The album is available for sale in hard copies directly through the artist (via email algramz@gmail.com or social media: Facebook, Twitter). What you'll get is a set of 12 tracks with guest appearances by Coupe Cujo, Razi Real, Born Solid, Big Happs, Blackie, Criminal, XXX and Munee. Listen to Al Gramz's music on SoundCloud and peep album's tracklist below: (show tracklist)


02 March 2015: Killa Tay - Snake Eyes 2: Verbal Vengeance

One of the most recognizable figures out of Fresno, California is still working hard. Killa Tay has been quite fertile with his digital releases that dropped in the last few years. This year he's aiming to bring his fans new material: very soon it will be a sophomore duet release from him and Mac Reese called "Tunnel Vision Volume 2". Those of you who remember "Snake Eyes" project, which dropped 15 years ago!, should be glad to hear that Tay Capone is working on its second part. "Snake Eyes 2: Verbal Vengeance" is scheduled to drop in April and will be a double album that will include the original part one. You can already listen to the project's first anthem called "Money, Power, Respect" on YouTube. Check out Killa Tay on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.


02 March 2015: Yung Puppz - Story Of My Life

Be on the lookout for a new solo album from Salinas homeboy rapper Yung Puppz called "Story Of My Life". We've reviewed two of his previous solos and a duet album with Conspiracy (read the reviews). The upcoming cd is scheduled to drop on April 20th and will include guest appearances by Conspiracy, Lil Sneaks, Big Rome, Slim Gutta, Casper Loc and more. Check out Yung Puppz on Facebook.


02 March 2015: Hack The Mack - Dial 1-800-Pay-Hack (free)

Las Vegas / Bay Area rapper by the name of Hack The Mack released "Dial 1-800-Pay-Hack" back in November 2014; available in digital version on iTunes or Amazon. The rapper has recently re-released the album with a new cover and a slightly different tracklist (5 new tracks) and he is giving it away for free - you can check it out on SoundCloud. The project includes 14 cuts with guest appearances by J-Diggs, Pooh Hefner, D-Lo, X and Ariel Knight. Production was delivered by Hitman Beatz, Skrilla, Toxsikk, Kinetic Beatz, Tario The Don and more. Follow the rapper on Twitter and visit 1800payhack.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 March 2015: Jack Nastie - Jack Moves

Last year we wrote about "The Heenan Project" from Benicia (707) representative Jack Nastie of Redcon-1 camp. The rapper is back with a new solo titled "Jack Moves" - you can get it in digitals on iTunes. The album is made of 19 tracks with guest appearances by Soldier Hard, Kuzzn Bank, Sonu, Stephen Hobbs, Deltrice, Cali Doja, G-Moe Skee and more. Check Jack Nastie on Facebook, Twitter and his website. Also visit Redcon1MusicGroup.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 March 2015: Cel Mattic - Play Ur Position

Fresno rapper Cel Mattic is back at it again with a new solo endeavor called "Play Ur Position". The album includes 14 songs featuring Tego, Skrilla, Inve, Kucci Lee, Meez Martin, Craz and Bonz. Purchase the project in digital version on CD Baby and visit Mac Maid Records website. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 March 2015: Mayhem Muzik - Verses And Hearses: Dearly Departed (free)

Mayhem Muzik is a Sacramento duo made of Rouge Tha Mysfyt & Nick Vann Exel. They have recently released a new project called "Verses And Hearses: Dearly Departed" which is available for free download on getrightmusic.com and SoundCloud. The album features 16 tracks produced by Rouge Tha Mysfyt, Abel Beats, NY Bangerz, Mig L Beatz, Kelly portis, Mike Check and DJ Mustard. Peep Mayhem Muzik on Facebook and Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 March 2015: Beejus - Freespirit The Album

Oakland artist by the name of Beejus has recently released his new album called "Freespirit". It is available for free on BandCamp and SoundCloud; you can also purchase its digital version on CD Baby for 5 bucks. The album is made of 12 tracks produced by Oops, featuring Champlu, J. Lately, Shark Sinatra, TyreseJohnsonMusic and Oops. Get at Beejus on Facebook, Twitter and beejusmusic.com. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 March 2015: BMB - Late Lunch & Lines (free)

BMB (Bringing Music Back) is a West Oakland duo made of Yogi Donatelli and Tucan Makaveli. They have already released one project called "BMB Planet" and now they're back with a new one titled "Late Lunch & Lines". The project includes 21 tracks and you can check it out for free on SoundCloud. Check out BMB's music on their YouTube channel, visit them on Facebook and follow on Twitter. Tracklist: (show tracklist)