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new skool rules 2015

New Skool Rules celebrates this fourth edition after a succesfull 3rd edition in 2013, where close to 1000 people attended the music conference part of New Skool Rules and more than 2000 visitors enjoyed the New Skool Rules Festival. New Skool Rules aims to create a platform for SHARING AND GAINING KNOWLEDGE, NETWORKING, DOING BUSINESS AND HAVING FUN!!! New Skool Rules has been very succesfull in bringing out the Music Industry’s movers and shakers as speakers for the different panels, workshops and masterclasses.

Representatives of BET, Allhiphop, MTV, Sirius Satelite FunX, Topnotch, Radio 538, Trace Urban, Universal Music Group, Def Jam, Sony Music, Atlantic Records, EPIC, Island, Interscope, RCA, Sony/ATV, Talpa Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group and others have graced the stages to share their knowledge during the panels, workshops, masterclasses and demo-listeningsessions.

New Skool Rules always makes sure that the top performers of the different markets showcase their talent from legends like MC Shan and Fredro Starr (Onyx) to LMFAO, Nico and Vinz (from #1 hitsingle Am I Wrong) and Bishop Lamont but also extremely known artists from Asia like Joe Flizzow, SonaOne & Mizz Nina graced the New Skool Rules stages.

In 2015 New Skool Rules is stepping its game up! For the first time in New Skool Rules’ history the festival will also be held outside in the middle of Rotterdam’s City Center. The local audience will get a taste of GREAT international music from all over the world. At the 2013 edition, New Skool Rules drew people from 37 countries to Rotterdam to experience this amazing event.

Besides the outside stage you can find New Skool Rules events in the Bilderberg Hotel, Worm, de Unie and many other interesting locations in Rotterdam.

Come celebrate this fourth edition with New Skool Rules, as a delegate, performer or audience member. There are many interactive events where up and coming talent can show their talents and impress all the interesting Movers & Shakers as well.

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grammys-2015

Here is a short résumé of what happened at the 2015 GRAMMY Awards. Hit continue reading and enjoy!

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2pac letter

In a newly unearthed letter, Tupac Shakur writes of the ill-fated ONE NATION album that was set to feature collaborations with Outkast, Smiff N Wessun, Buckshot, Scarface, E-40 and more. Written during the midst of his conflict with B.I.G and the East Coast/West Coast conflict that spiraled in its wake, the letter confirms Pac hoped to drop the album in the Summer of 1996. Questlove confirmed the letter’s contents via Okayplayer, mentioning that The Roots were approached to collaborate, and Duck Down’s Dru Ha confirmed to FADER that material recorded for the album has been released in different forms since Tupac’s passing. Read the handwritten note below.

Via Fader

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Produced by Tec Beatz, Brandon Black & Jeff Leahr

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Jedan od najpoznatijih rap glazbenika ovih prostora i član kultne grupe Tram 11, General Woo je u intervju za raport.tv očekivano, bez dlake na jeziku, komentirao trenutnu situaciju u državi. Osvrnuo se i na mnoge probleme s kojima se susreće jedan “nekomercijalni” glazbenik na sceni, prisjetio se odrastanja, kao i svojih početaka povlačeći paralelu s današnjim mladim Mc-ima. Nakon osam studijskih albuma i bezbroj snimljenih stvari, General Woo je umjetnik s iskustvom koji svakako ima nešto za reći i čija se riječ treba cijeniti.

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koolade After The Storm

Koolade will be dropping a new instrumental EP by the name of After The Storm in mid February. More info soon!

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Ever feel 7 foot 13 and Green? Yeah, Kool Keith does. MMG producer L’Orange opens the gate to another realm on this new song from the upcoming Mello Music Group album “Persona.” L’Orange’s Haunting vocal sample and stutter step drums prod UltraMan to contemplate just how he feels – luckily Kool Keith has no shortage of descriptors. Sometimes Keith feels happy to stuff the ball in the basket and get two points; sometimes Keith feels rap is his puppet on strings; sometimes he’s mostly jolly chillin’ on the couch to poli. The marriage of L’Orange’s left of center heroine nod, prohibition era sampling, noirscape production with Kool Keith’s legendary Ultramagnetic founding, creator of Billy Miligan split personality sci-fi rap – aka Dr. Octagon, aka Black Elvis, aka Dr. DOOM, aka Tashawn Dorsett, aka Crazy Lou, aka Poppa Large, aka, Keith Korg, aka Mr. Gerbik, or just plain Mr. Thronton to some, is just plain as blissful as Kanye & Kim on a motorcycle riding through the grand canyon. The point is, let your mind wander while you listen to this new gem from L’Orange & Kool Keith.

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It’s been almost a year since the last mix of Mr.Woox – “Lost Can Be Found” which was very well taken and recognized by many fellow artists and fans across the globe! Now it’s time for a fresh one! This time Mr.Woox introduce us to his new project “Noir City” where he will be paying a certain homage to noir era – through soundscapes! You’ll hear some of the finest works incorporated in one story! Looking for that perfect ambiance and atmosphere, creating noir vibe supreme through jazz & swing era with beats, abstract hip-hop, trip-hop, lo-fi and all kinds of intelligent chilled grooves!

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