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Cosmic Love Sound (preview)

Jackson King is a producer from Los Angeles, CA. He is in his early twenties and has been exposed to a wide variety of music throughout his lifetime. He has indulged in everything from the eccentric stylings of Prince to the versatile creations of Timbaland. It resulted in him having a very accepting ear with the belief that music is music regardless of genre. However, his ultimate musical inspiration comes from the late J. Dilla. Jackson admires Dilla’s inventiveness and the way he utilized instruments in his work. Upon graduating high school, he took his free spirited thoughts and inspiration towards music and decided to study audio engineering. His studies allowed him to create a sound all his own which he does not like to categorize as he sees categories as limits. But to give listeners an idea of what to expect from him, it is said that his tunes cover an extensive spectrum of genres such as: Jazz, Hip-Hop, R&B, etc.

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There are three people in this world you don’t mess with and they are the ‘I’, the ‘R’, and the ‘S’. Unfortunately, for Ms. Lauryn Hill, she had to find out the hard way. After dodging her taxes for 3 years, Uncle Sam finally told Ms. Hill to ‘not pass go, do not collect $200’. In fear of jail time, Lauryn did what we all do when times get rough. She ran back to the hand that fed her. According to TMZ: “Lauryn Hill just bought herself a couple weeks of freedom. The R&B legend was to be sentenced to prison today after pleading guilty to blowing off her 2005 – 2007 tax returns … but the sentencing was moved to May 6 to give Lauryn a chance to repay a chunk of her $968,000 tax debt. Hill’s attorney said the singer recently signed a million-dollar recording deal with Sony … she was also planning to take out a $650,000 loan to put toward the bill.”

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One to the two to the three to the four, Snoop Lion doesn’t think gays can flow. Well not really, but really. Snoop Lion (oh girl) said earlier last week that Hip-Hop is too masculine to be gay. He’s okay with gay marriage, just not gay rappers. That basically Frank Ocean‘s coming out party doesn’t count. His direct quote in Daily News says: “Frank Ocean ain’t no rapper. He’s a singer. It’s acceptable in the singing world, but in the Rap world I don’t know if it will ever be acceptable because Rap is so masculine. It’s like a football team. You can’t be in a locker room full of motherf—-g tough-ass dudes, then all of a sudden say, ‘Hey man, I like you.’ You know, that’s going to be tough.”

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Chief Keef associate and Def Jam artist, rapper Lil Reese was arrested yesterday (4/28) for an array of different charges. The police found Reese early Sunday Morning while he was asleep in a car near a park on the Southside of Chicago. The arrest warrant issued for the young rapper included charges of: criminal trespass to a residence with persons present, mob action, and battery. These charges stem from an incident that took place in February of 2012. No specific details have been given about the incident at the moment. Lil Reese was being held on a $100,000 bail at press time.

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“Silence Is Golden” (preview)

Chicago emcee Esohel is back on the site with a brand new video. It’s for his song “Silence Is Golden,” which features fellow artist Add-2. The single itself was produced by Ricky Dubs. It is a piano laced number with a refined bass, a mid-tempo gait, and a practical vibe. The hook is on point and the rhymes are first-rate. The fellas wanted to bring awareness to some of the present day social and political issues we are facing and they did just that. Overall, this is a choice record. It should be noted that the track appears on Esohel’s current album On Purpose With A Purpose. See what he cooked up for the visual after the break.