Sunday, February 25, 2007

Weekend Rap Up-Links from UGK, El-P, Goo Goo Dolls, Black Snake Moan and more

Webslinging-Notes from around the net
Graphic Novel Review: 300 by Frank Miller-from
The graphic novel review gives film fans a glimpse of the upcoming movie release.

Offical site for Frank Miller's 300

Audio/Video Room

The Goo Goo Dolls will re-relase an expanded version of their Let Love In CD. The new version features a DVD with live footage, music videos and acoustic songs. The DVD, entitled, Live And Intimate, will be comprised of an exclusive live-in-studio performance of fourteen songs filmed and recorded March 27, 2006 at Capitol Studios in Hollywood, California.

Let Love In hits stores February 27th and will also be available as a digital music download at all participating digital retailers as well as the deluxe CD + DVD package.
You can check some of the videos below!

Cant Let Go-Live
Without You Here - Live
Stay With You - Music Video
Let Love In - Music Video
UGK - “The Game Belongs To Me”-Video links from BC Goodie
the Colour
"Save Yourself"
Between Earth And Sky CD-Out Now
Boost Mobile RockCorps Concert takes place March 30th at LA's Kodak Theatre. The show features Korn, The Game, +44, Rise Against & Young Jeezy. You can visit the BMRC website to see a video preveiw of the event and the people behind it here!
Check out Sony/BMG's super slick looking Music Box to see some of their latest video releases. Artist from John Legend, Ben Kweller, Kanye West, Outkast,Barry Manilow, Britney Spears and tons more. This site is a sure way to melt away a few hours of the workday.
Black Snake Moan
To celebrate the release of Black Snake Moan, a limited 7-inch vinyl has been pressed. The record features two songs performed by Samuel L. Jackson: the oral tradition toast, "Stackolee" and Blind Lemon Jefferson's "Black Snake Moan."

Check out the audio and video streams for "Stakolee," which is also available on Side A of the limited vinyl pressing.

Stackolee Video: YouTube - Quicktime
Stackolee --WMV QT
Stackolee clean version --WMV QT
Black Snake Moan --WMV-QT
"From Nothin' To Somethin'"
Def Jam Recordings
March 27, 2007

The new album is on the way! This time around Fab gets a little help on the microphone from Young Jeezy and Ne-Yo, and some help with production by Jazzy Pha, Steve Moralaes and Timberland. The last time Fabolus was up to bat, he hit one out the park with the Top 10 hit "Breathe" running through hip-hop and R&B charts before settling in on the Top 10. Check out the new single, "Diamonds" by clicking the links below!

Diamonds featuring Young Jeezy

El-P of Company Flow/Def Jux fame is on his way back to torture you wack hip-hop lovers with some more of his illmento style. The new album is called "I'll Sleep When Your Dead' and so far looks to be a step in NY Hip hop re-claiming it's crown. I'll Sleep When You're Dead will be released on March 20th and features guest appearances from The Mars Volta, Aesop Rock, Cage, Cat Power, and other high profile artists. Peep the new track below and stay tuned.


El-P's MySpace page

The Exies will be playing a series of shows in the CA area. You can try to catch one of their shows in LA, or check the video link for more about them.

2/26 Modesto, CA - Fat Cat's - CONF
2/27 Los Angeles, CA - Whiskey - CONF
3/4 San Diego, CA - Brick By Brick - CONF
3/6 San Marcos, CA - The Jumping Turtle - CONF

"Different Than You" music video