REVIEW: Alterbeats’ “The French Revolution”

Photobucket A hip-hop that begins with anger has a point to make, YOU DON’T COME OFF SLAPPING PEOPLE LEFT AND RIGHT WITHOUT EXPLAINING YOURSELF!!!

Anyway, Alterbeats have released The French Revolution, bringing on a wide range of MC’s to take their music and move it into new places. This includes help from… well, look at all of the people tagged for this review. Chief Kamachi, Murdoc, Bekay, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Reef The Lost Cauze, Willie Maze, Halfabrick, Estee Nack, Sadat X. That’s an incredible wealth of artists and artistry on this, and the exchange between each of them with one or another will make you want to buy, hear, and absorb for weeks, months, and years to come.

Is it angry now? Now, this is just what hip-hop is and always will be: a celebration of beats, rhymes & life, without fear.

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Free MP3 Download: Karniege’s “Can I Kick It Vol. 2”

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Karniege will be releasing a proper debut album in 2010, but it hasn’t stopped him from working hard to get himself heard and known. Here’s a brand new mixtape, as part of the Can I Kick It series, and it’s free. Here’s the complete track listing:

01.) No Beginning (Produced By Karniege)
02.) Guess Who’s Back
03.) System Disrupt (Produced By Camu Tao)
04.) Check 1,2 (feat. L.T., Poison Pen & J-Zone) (Produced By Da Beatminerz)
05.) Hey Karni
06.) Spread The Word (Produced By Camu Tao)
07.) War Stories
08.) Kidz NYC (feat. Vast Aire) (Produced By Melodious Monk)
09.) Interlude (Produced By Karniege)
10.) Mush
11.) Welcome To New York (Produced By Thanos)
12.) How We Do Over Here
13.) Bang Bang (feat. Double A.B & Access Immortal)
14.) Catwalk (Produced By Lostsun of Armyfatique)
15.) Jimmy Swagger (feat. Marq Spekt) (Produced By Khalid Salaam)
16.) Hard Times (Produced By Camu Tao)
17.) Spread The Word (Remix) (Produced By Lostsun of Armyfatique)
18.) War Stories (Remix) (Produced By J-Kingz)

Now take a listen.

Can I Kick It Vol. 2 (76.28mb)