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Estelle Gets Wide Open about Sex, Love, & Happiness (Video) (Video)

My homegirl Estelle speaks up about her upcoming album in the fall and the slightly more sexual lyrics from her latest EP, Love and Happiness Vol 3. As a grown woman with a diverse background, we love to see that she knows what levels to accept in the music business and the bedroom.


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Common Speaks On Upcoming 10th Album & Future Movie Projects (Video)

Common back at it with No ID and possibly (read: probably) Kanye West… for some new music first part of 2013?? BET! Why the wait? Well… in the MTV interview clip above… Common says he has some movie work on deck. Very dope! Watch.
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Ghostface x Sheek Louch On Their Upcoming Wu-Block Album (Video)

Ghostface Killah and Sheek Louch appear on Fuse TV to tell how the Wu-Tang Clan and D-Block joined forces for their forthcoming Wu-Block album. Look for that late Fall or early Winter, by the way. In the video, the duo speaks on who makes up Wu-Block, the resurgence of super-groups, who they’re trying to reach with the music, and more. Check it!
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Estelle – ‘Thank You’ (Video)

Gotta salute Estelle with this video as we see some candid shots of this soulful singer and her life on tour. Cameos in the end included the wicked producer Jazzwad, celebrity dancer John Hype, Beenie Man, Patexx, Iyara, Bawse Dawg and the Grung Gaad himself Bounty Killer as she stopped of in Jamaica. This song is off her album All Of Me and was also featured on the Love Ultra Mix CD – Part Two.

A funny scene is her being led to the stage to perform on the beach and she looking back at security guard like ‘HELP NUHH’ and then her trying to form the ‘A’ with her fingers to rep for ‘The Alliance’. As we celebrate Jamaica’s 50th year of Independence… This reminds me why ‘Jamaica Nice!’
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Nas – “Life Is Good” Album Cover (Video)

Nas reveals the new cover for his upcoming ‘Life Is Good’ album & if the album is as creatively dope & inspiring as the cover is then this should be another classic album from Nasir Jones. The album cover clearly is a wink to his unfortunate & very public breakup with his ex-wife Kelis & how she left him hanging. Check out the cover below after watching the promo video….
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Rashad – “Museum” (Album)

Check out the pretty cool looking album artwork from Ohio singer, songwriter, & producer Rashad’s upcoming album “Museum” that he’s dropping in conjunction with LRG clothing on May 21st. Check the tracklisting under the hood & peep the latest single “Be True”.….

“We are excited as a company and extremely proud of Rashad for our first release….Museum. We hope we have surpassed your expectations of what we have to offer. Thank you for your patience and support…The best is yet to come.”


“Supa” Mario Pizzini
CEO/Owner Elev8tor Music

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July 5th – Breakfast In Paris (EP)

The UK collective known as July 5th consists of producer VersA Beatz & singer/songwriter Dukus who joined forces for this quality sounding “Breakfast In Paris” project. The duo describe their sound as “Pharrell meets Coldplay” as the music does follow a sort of R&B/Alternative vibe similar to the lane artists like Frank Ocean & The Weeknd have been running with. This 10-song free album/EP does have a slight difference in that their UK background presents another chilled out dynamic that makes this joint all the more impressive. Check out a few standout tracks below & view the complete tracklisting & download the complete project underneath….

July 5th – “Let’s Freeze Time” (feat. Scarlett)

July 5th – “Lose Our Mind’


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Naira ft Lloyd Musa – ‘Put Me On’ Interview on Love Ultra Radio

NAIRA Put Me On Interview

Another nice check-in with the talented N.A.I.R.A as we talk about the release of her new single featuring Sierra Leone emcee Lloyd Musa. We also joke around about her accepting the award for ‘Best U.S. Based Female Artist’ at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.

Listen to “Put Me On” at | Check out the lyric video here:

StaHHr x Love Ultra Radio Interview with Jah Prince

Stahhr Interview

Full interview and mix of music with our special guest StaHHr as she explains her ‘Golden Era’ roots in the rap game and how it all centers around helping to keep the music focused on a positive message. But don’t let the wrap shirt and covered limbs fool you, she goes in HEAVY on the lyrics and all will be heard as she is set to release her new album, ‘Mother Nature with a Molotov: Molotov Season’. On this project we see a nice range of producers from different parts of the world. More info at: +

Also another segment of the weekly radio show with new music from Ledisi, 50cent & Tony Yayo, Luke James and Joe Jonas.

Nas Says Recent Events In His Life Are The Topics Of His New Album (Video)

In this interview with MTV that was broken up into a number of parts, Nas speaks on his upcoming album which is believed to be titled “Life Is Good”. Nas speaks on how events that have taken place in his life in the last 5 years are the topics he will cover in the new album…..


Snoop Dogg Speaks On The Artistic Direction Of His New Album ‘Reincarnated’ (Video)

Questlove Says Jay Z Loves The New Jay Electronica Album, But Cannot Find The Right Single (Audio)

We’ve all been waiting for Jay Electronica’s album on Roc Nation to drop for so long that many people were beginning to believe it was a myth that it was even completed. In an recent interview Questlove, de facto leader of the legendary Roots crew, says Jay-Z told him that Jay Elect’s new album is his favorite album this year, but he’s having difficulty finding a single. Questlove also delves into some other details including Jay-Z needing to have his lyrics printed out for him before shows. Check the clip & links to the full interview with Questlove below….

New Music: King I Divine x ScienZe – “Divine ScienZe” (Album)

Talented Atlanta based producer King I Divine & Brooklyn emcee ScienZe released their official project in conjunction with 2DBZ for “Divine ScienZe”. After dropping the first single & video from the project with “Enjoy Tonight” hopefully the brothas keep the visuals coming for this 12-track soundscape. Key contributors & features include Atlanta producer Amdex, UK singer & poet LD Hendriquez, Cali emcee Blu, New York’s Maffew Ragazino, Sene, & D. Julien among others. Check the tracklisting under the hood & after downloading this jawn just kick back & ‘enjoy tonight’….
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Bare Essentials – “Africa” (Video)

Atlanta based hip hop duo “Bare Essentials” take it to the motherland in this new song & video entitled “Africa”. The crispy visuals for Snub Zero & Imago Dei’s new joint was directed by Erik Gordon for Film For Food Productions. The song is off of the new Bare Essentials album that’s now available on bandcamp.

Cali Carma – Tired Of Rap (Album)

Atlanta based emcee Cali Carma drops this new mixtape called “Tired Of Rap” which showcases his ability to show off his ill lyricism, but it also highlights the fact that he’s a bonafide star once he gets the proper spotlight.  Most artists can be pigeonholed into one or two types of styles in much the same way a “Conscious” rap artist wouldn’t get airplay in the club & a “Trap rapper” wouldn’t get play from real hip hop enthusiasts & purists. Cali Carma’s “Tired Of Rap” project shows that Cali can navigate various styles within hip hop without it coming off forced, wack, or devoid of creative lyricism. Most of us can get tired of rap, but if more cats like Cali Carma are in the game it would be a lot better. Key bangers off of this joint are “NFL”, “Tired Of Rap”, “Hear Me Out”, “Half Empty”, “Good Love”, “E.D.E.N.”, “Hear Me Now”, & few others I plan to eventually play on my radio show & on my ipod regularly. This is a dope project. You can preview listen to the album before you download it over at DATPIFF. Complete tracklisting after the jump…..

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Chuuwee – Watching The Throne (Street Album)

Sacramento representative Chuuwee has joined forces with The DJBooth, Amalgam Digital and Fly Society to bring fans his latest street release, the Watching the Throne free album. A concept album following the reign and fall of a newly-crowned “king,” the project features 20 original cuts from the buzzmaking emcee. Included on the tracklist are previously-featured, reader-approved cuts “Re-Siege the Thrown” and “Joe Jackson (A Tyrant’s Rage).”

Joining Chuuwee on the guest tip throughout Watching the Throne are Sundown (of Actual Proof), Sean Boog, Makeshift, Keno, Haz Solo, PCH, Abstract Ninjaa. All production comes courtesy of Canadian beatsmith ENG, except on “Feast!” (produced by Goldenchild) and “Stones & Crowns” (produced by Freddie Joachim).

Full versions of “Comin’ Up” and “Smoke One for Doom” (presented here as snippets) will be made available on iTunes November 22.

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Immortal Technique – “The Martyr” (Album)

Immortal Technique delivers his new album “The Martyr” featuring Dead Prez, DJ Green Lantern, J Dilla, Dr. Cornel West, & more. This is message music right here. Check the complete tracklisting after the jump…
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Blctxt – A Smart Black Boy: The Sonic Inception (EP)

This EP comes from Atlanta MC Blctxt. We gave you the leaks and now here is the project in its entirety. The joint features production from Illastrate, King I Divine, and J Haze to name a few. Also the EP has a great mix of singers who really add to the chill vibe of the project. Check it out!!


[AUDIO] Jah Prince Interview with Ziggy Marley x Sunsplash Mix Show

Ziggy Marley Interview

Today we talk to the artist Ziggy Marley about his current album ‘Wild and Free’ in stores now. We discuss to his positive promotion of ‘hemp aka cannabis’ in the title track and his comfort performing live at concerts just as much as late night television. Forward to Love is the song in rotation now and is one of the album’s universal messages. Ziggy Marley talks about the good things Jamaica has to offer with a song with Toots Hibbert.

Follow Ziggy on Twitter ( @ZiggyMarley )

Also the rest of the mix includes new Dancehall music:

Shaggy – “Sugarcane” [VIDEO]

Another high quality video out of Jamaica with the star of the show SHAGGY. As you watch this reggae video, I am sure you ALL KNOW what the reference to ‘Sugar Cane’ is but Shaggy does a great job of selling one of the reasons why female tourists visit the Caribbean islands. Shouts to team at CY Clothing Inc. on the 45 Special tee, the leading lady Chantelle, her sister Krystal and my good UK friend Nickkkkkkers who did a good cameo in the video ( @nic_kers ).

Follow Shaggy on Twitter: ( @DiRealShaggy ).
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The new album ‘Summer in Kingston’ is available now for $2.99 on iTunes