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Indie Rap Artist Yogy Releases New Mixtape

The indie artist Yogy has recently released his latest mixtape called Love and Guns.

At the young age of 22, Yogy started his career writing, recording, executive producing and engineering his own music for the past 2 years. The artist can be categorized with the rap or hip hip labels, but he life experiences sets the tone for his music.

Yogy has his own publishing under ASCAP, has a solid demo, performance resume and a top 40 sounding single. The hip hop artist has opened for well-known artists such as Murs, Obi Trice, Too Short and DJ Quick.

Hailing out of Oakland, California, Yogy is from where musicians are known for their formally known “Hyphy Movement” bringing a different look to the bay’s market. Growing up in tough streets between Oakland and San Francisco, from being homeless, to witnessing friend’s murders, the artist has really devoted time to making good music and perfecting his craft to make it out of the common hood struggles of urban communities.

Verbicide Offers Free Special Edition Mixtape of Unheard Songs

Verbicide is giving you access to their latest free digital mixtape. The company worked long and hard with a bunch of fine folks to put together a collection of music that you haven’t heard yet anywhere else.

Featured on this mixtape is a new release from Darryl Jenifer of the legendary hardcore band Bad Brains (courtesy of ROIR). We’ve got the brand new Spokes track, “We Can Make It Out,” courtesy of Montreal-based Ninja Tune. They picked a track from Ottawa-based Philly Moves, winner of the Readers’ Choice Award in the 2010 Verbicide Unsigned contests. They also selected a track from the Judges’ Choice Award winner, Annie Bethancourt.

This mixtape marks the first public release of The Mynabirds’ forthcoming holiday single, “All I Want is Truth (for Christmas)” (Saddle Creek Records). The magazine has also included unheard songs from Broughton’s Rules (Relapse Records), The Sky Life (Deep Elm), Oh Land (Epic Records), and a whole lot more.

Enter to Win Cisco Adler’s Beat the Remix Contest


Cisco Adler and the Miami Ski Team Announce a Remix Contest

Following the release of his debut, twenty-three track, free mixtape – SUPERCALIFORNIALIPSTICKSEXYMAGICDOPESHIT (SUPERCALI) – performer/songwriter/producer Cisco Adler announces “Beat the Remix,” a remix contest to all aspiring MCs and DJs launched Tuesday, August 31st.

Any contestant up to the challenge will have three weeks to pull out all the stops to “beat the remix” and come up with a track killer enough to one-up DJ duo Miami Ski Team’s version.

Free Download: Verbicide Select Mixtape Vol. 6 Offers Indie Music Tracks

verbicide6coverVerbicide Select Mixtape Volume 6 is now available as a free download. The mix tape is a collection of the best and most popular tracks featured on in the past couple months, alongside a few special, previously unreleased tracks.

The website’s newest mixtape features a wide variety of music that ranges from folk (Mountain Man), to hip-hop (Central Services), to metal (Howl), to indie rock and garage rock (The Dead Weather, School of Seven Bells). It also features tracks by Mike Patton, Yacht, Stripmall Architecture, and more!

If you’d ever like one of your tracks to be considered for inclusion on their download page — and to possibly be included (at their discretion) on a future Verbicide Select Mixtape — email your MP3 submissions to Required materials include a web address to link to an MP3 hosted on your site, a band bio, and a press photo.

Indie Hip Hop Artist Gates Releases New Mixtape, Free Download

gates2Independent Hip Hop Artist Gates just released a new mixtape titled CookUp Season 2. The new record features remixes and hot tracks by various artists in the music industry.

Gates is looking forward to sharing the on-stage experience with fans.

“The ultimate goal for me is to get my music out to the public in a manner when I can do tours and really get up close and personal with my fan base,” said Gates. ” I really think the greatest measure of the artist/fan relationship happens on stage.

“This is where they can get the full 360 degree experience of the music.”

The Protégé Podcast Seeking Indie Artists for Compilation Mix Tape

Protege Podcast Mixtape Press ReleaseThe Protégé Podcast will be releasing a mix tape featuring the hottest indie artists titled “Gossiping Heifers Indie Exposure”.

The mix tape will be distributed as a free download to be distributed to the public and music industry professionals.

The preferred genre of the mix tape will be urban format (R&B, Jazz, Reggae and Hip Hop) with comedy commentary with the hosts of the Protégé Podcast in between the music tracks.