Mantiz – 27 (Mixtape)

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Today is the homie Mantiz birthday. Show him some love, as he gives back to the fans with a brand new mixtape, 27. He posted snippets of the project on his instagram (if you didn’t catch you, you stupid).Featuring 12 cuts, on this self produced project, we’re guaranteed to sit back, press play and vibe out with the homie. That “Self Made” intro, sheesh.

South Carolina native Mantiz has released his latest mixtape, “27″ in honor of his birthday. The new tape features 12 new tracks, including previously released singles, “Nobody’s Watchin”, “Slow It Down”, and “Really Bout It”. All of the tracks were also produced by Mantiz.

Check out the stream after the break.

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Album Stream: Locksmith – A Thousand Cuts

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Locksmith, the Golden State buzzmaker and longtime DJBooth reader fave who recently spit “Lifestyle” for our exclusive freestyle series, has unleashed his next street album. A Thousand Cuts comes heralded by lead effort “Hardest Song Ever,” as well as highly-rated follow-up “House of Games 2.” The iTunes version also features bonus cut “Hip Hop.” Throughout the project, Lock is joined on the guest tip by Anesha, Fallon, Jarell Perry, Leah Tysse, Olamide Faison, R.A. The Rugged Man, Rebecca Nobel and a bevy of backing musicians. In addition to production from Locksmith and Co-Executive Producer Mike Blankenship, it features beats by Braden Blair, Nova K, Matt Cody and Rsonist (of The Heatmakerz). A Thousand Cuts is available for purchase via digital retailers and free, full streaming in The DJBooth.

Stream the album here.

In The Studio: Jake One Re-Creates J. Cole “3 Wishes” (Video)

After giving us the entire walk through, break down of “Furthest Thing” last time he was in the studio. Jake One is back with another in the studio session. This time around he gives us the backstory, and shows us how he made “3 Wishes” for J. Cole on the Truly Yours 2 EP. These drums are featured on Jake One’s latest drum kit, Snare Jordan 2 which you can cop here.

Blahz Martell – Best Of The Best (Official Video)

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With visuals directed by Nick Barbieri, Blahz Martell ends his absence from the game with a brand new single. The Avenue Beats production gives us classic boom-bap hip-hop feel and it works perfect for the MC previously known as Blahzay Blahzay. Check out the official video for “Best Of The Best” after the break.

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Album Stream: August Alsina – Testimony

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Today is the day. The talented NOLA singer August Alsina and one of the most consistent r&b artists out right now released his debut album, Testimony today. After releasing numerous records from the album, the album has been added to Spotify and we’ve included the stream for you. With features from Rick Ross, Pusha T, Fabolous, Jeezy and more there isn’t a reason to not cop the album.

Purchase the deluxe album here, stream the album after the jump.

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50 Cent – Hustler (CDQ Version) + (Official Video)

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Fif has been releasing quite a lot of material lately but some have been a hit and miss with me but this one. 50 Cent released a brand new single “Hustler” yesterday, in which DJ Enuff premiered but alongside the premiere he releases the official video as well. The hard hitting single is produced by none other than Jake One, and man, this one sounds so good. Keep these songs like this coming Curtis. This will be featured on Fif’s forthcoming Animal Ambition which is in stores June 3rd.

Purchase the single here, check out the official video after the jump.

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Mr. Light Upp – Paranoid (Prod. By Neon Mansion)

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We all paranoid livin’ out in this cold world. Brooklyn’s Light Upp hits the streets with a fresh new release to keep us on our toes before his full length self-titled release this spring. Jahhhh!!

ATTENTION Artists!! Here’s Your Chance To Have Your Music Heard By Top Industry Heads

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Ayo. Pay attention all you unsigned rappers & talented artists that we support and promote here on the Not Quite Millionaires platform. Here is your chance to have your record heard by some of the biggest tastemakers & executives in the business. Go ahead and follow the link provided HERE and after the break to read the submission requirements.

Major props to Label Research!
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