Cornbread, "Pass It". Prod. by Kan Kick. Aloe Blacc/Madlib

California-based emcee Cornbread presents his single "Pass It", produced by West Coast beatsmith Kan Kick. "Pass It" will appear on Ready To Live, Cornbread's forthcoming album featuring Big Shug , Tristate, West Coast Kam, Roc C, and G&D as well as production from Oh No, DJ Romes, Georgia Ann Muldrow, Elevated Soul, & Noah Ayala. A Mississippi native, Cornbread moved to California where he founded the KaliWild crew alongside Oh No, J-Duce and Sean Biggs, forming a pillar of the Oxnard underground movement that spawned Madlib, the Lootpack, Dudley Perkins, Kan Kick, and Aloe Blacc, who appears alongside Cornbread and Maya Jupiter on the 2010 single "Relaxin"

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SKIPP WHITMAN, "FIREWORKS"

Massachusetts-bred, LA-based emcee/producer Skipp Whitman presents "Fireworks", his self-produced new single in which he tells the story of his last July 4th weekend. Skipp has collaborated with Skyzoo and Grafh, and has opened for Kanye West, KRS-One, Talib Kweli, Kool G Rap, Nas and Guru. Skipp recently released visuals for "Wild World" (watch on Youtube). Describing the events that led him to write this song, Skipp says "I had a lot of personal stuff happening on July 4th last year. I was at my place, trying to decide if I should go partake in the festivities. I wanted this video to look like a dream. surreal in every way. and to tell the story of the two realities that went on inside my head that day - staying home alone at the pool vs. partying on the beach with pretty girls." "Fireworks" appears on Piece, Skipp's new EP (listen on Soundcloud), composed, produced, written and recorded entirely by Skipp which he says "tells the story of my reality at that time - work, relationships (the failing of), life, death, music, the pursuit of things, failure and minor success."

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