Browsing articles from "February, 2011"
Feb
25
2011

Download: “Total Chaos” feat. Andrew Davis, Senor Kaos, & 4-IZE. Produced By Fokeezy

This track just dropped yesterday… check it out.

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“Total Chaos” is the first single from Fokis’ upcoming project “After The A3C” which was put together by Fokis’ company Loyalty Digital Corp. It is a compilation style album that features various artists and producers that were at the A3C last year (2010). “Total Chaos” features Señor Kaos, 4-Ize & Andrew Davis II, and is produced by Fokeezy (the name Fokis uses as a producer); “I have been a producer for many years but out of respect for my homie Focus… (Formerly of Aftermath Ent.) I use the name Fokeezy as a producer so people don’t get us confused. People always call me Fokeezy, that is like my nick name so its all good” laments Fokis.

The A3C hip-hop festival takes place in Atlanta GA, once a year in October for 3 days and is filled with performances, panels, meet & greets and great networking opportunites. “The A3C festival, to me represents Hip-Hop at it’s purest form, it is an event that every person who likes hip-hop should attend at least once in they’re lifetime” says Fokis. I heard some one refer to it as a “hip-hop candy store.” This project will give the listener who did not attend the festival an idea of what the A3C festival is all about” Fokis’ A3C project is slated for release in late March and you can expect appearances from Sha Stimuli, Esso, Punchline, Stryfe & many more.

Stay tuned

Feb
21
2011

Senor Kaos – Most Interesting MC In The World Release Party Wed. March 2nd @ 529 EAV

On Wednesday March 2nd, I will be having the official Señor Kaos – Most Interesting MC In The World Extravaganza at 529 in East Atlanta Village (EAV). This will be my first event in Atlanta in 2011. Definitely looking forward to seeing all the famalams. Check the flyer below for details.

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with special guests, ATL finest: Binkis Recs, Boog Brown, Dillon, Clan Destined, 4-Ize, and DJ Deliver. Doors open at 9pm. 21+ to get in. $5 cover. And you can’t beat that with a Bat!

Feb
16
2011

VIDEO: Anthony David Feat. Algebra & Phonte “4Ever More”

Yesterday evening if you tuned into BET’s 106 & Park you were treated to the ATL homie and Grammy Nominated Anthony David’s new video for the song “4ever more.” The song also features fellow Atlanta native Algebra and a guest feature from Phonte (Little Brother / Foreign Exchange).

It’s cool watching this video peeping all the cameo appearances from ATL scenesters.

Lookout for Mr. David’s new record to drop on March 22nd, 2011.

Feb
14
2011

Mixtape Mondays: Happy Valentines Day

What’s going on love birds. Happy Valentines Day to you all. Here’s some music for your day.

First we got Scott Melker is Knocking Boots Vol. 2 (A 90′s R&B Mix)

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A lesson in 90s R&B Slow Jamz, this one is true baby making music.

Track Listing:

4 Page Letter – Aaliyah
I Gotta Be – Jagged Edge
T-Shirt And Panties On – Adina Howard
Seems Like You’re Ready – R. Kelly
On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
You Don’t Have To Hurt No More – Mint Condition
Nobody – Keith Sweat
Happily Ever After – Case
Comforter – Shai
Beauty Is Her Name – Dru Hill
For You I Will – Monica
I’m Not In Love – Mary J. Blige
Love Takes Time – Mariah Carey
Lifetime – Maxwell
Back At One – Brian McKnight
Again – Janet Jackson
Have You Ever? – Brandy
I Wanna Know – Joe
Someone To Love (RMX) – Jon B Ft. Babyface
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) – Whitney Houston
There U Go – Johnny Gill
Every Time I Close My Eyes – Babyface
Don’t Let Go – En Vogue
Freek N’ You – Jodeci
Brown Sugar – D’Angelo
Ex Factor – Lauryn Hill
On And On – Erykah Badu
When Will I See You Again – Babyface
I Swear – All-4-One

Click Here To Listen Or Download

DJ Jamad presents “In The Mood” Strawberry Blues

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Shouts to Goldi at Jungle 45 who hooked up the artwork.

Download Here

Feb
14
2011

Movie: J Dilla “Still Shining”

I caught this video about a week ago around Dillas birthday on Feb. 7th via Frolab. Just getting a chance to post it. As you know the month of February is pretty crazy as we celebrate Black History Month but also the losses of Big Pun, Big L, and J Dilla who passed away 3 days after his Birthday on Feb 10th.

“J.Dilla: Still Shining” from B.Kyle on Vimeo.

Created in 2006, this remembrance piece is created as a tribute to the memory and legacy of James “J.Dilla” Yancey. This is a piece designed for his fans and supporters who knew of his accomplishments before February 2006 and those that have grown to appreciate his genius. Here, we gain a greater insight and understanding about our musical icon.

Dir. By B.Kyle

Rest In Peace J. Dilla. Your Influence Is Still Shining.

Feb
11
2011

Video: B.O.B. Surprise Performance of “Airplanes” Live On Delta Airlines Flight

Congrats to ATL’s own B.O.B. who has recently been nominated for 6 Grammy Awards. On his way out to LA, B.O.B. rocked a surprise performance on the Delta flight.

We here at The Kaos Effect wish B.O.B. the best of luck at the Grammy’s. Hope the kid brings all 6 of them thangs back to ATL.

Feb
10
2011

Foot Fetish: Nike Air Royal Foamposites Are Back!!!

The moment many sneaker heads have been waiting for. The Nike Air Royal Blue Foamposites are BACK! Originally worn by Penny Hardaway in 1997, this shoe was a glimpse into the future in technology for sneakers. It was also the most expensive sneaker I had ever seen in my life (at the time) with a price point of $180. This Saturday February 12th, 2011 the Sneaker Gods will be blessing us with a re-release of the Nike Air Royal Foamposites. The last time we saw this shoe was in 2007 (10 years after it was originally released) and they flew off the shelves pretty quickly. This time around the foams will cost you $200 before tax. I hope you have been saving up.

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One of the most iconic basketball sneakers of all-time, the Penny Hardaway “Royal” Nike Air Foamposite One is set to make another return to retail tonight. Originally released in 1997 and last seen in 2007, the “Penny” Foams feature a truly innovative design, with flowing lines complimenting a metallic blue molded foam shell and black nubuck upper. Penny branding, a carbon fiber support plate and ‘icy’ translucent outsole put the finishing touches on a shoe that still seems ahead of its time.

Shoe Info:

02/12/2011 Nike Air Foamposite One LE
Color: Dark Neon Royal/White-Black
Style: 314996-500
Price: $200.00

Here is a video with good ole Sneaker Dave from TheShoeGame showing the difference between the 2007 foams and the 2011′s.

And here is some classic footage of Penny Hardaway making the shoes famous on the court. When Penny wasn’t hanging out with Lil Penny and shooting commercials with Tyra Banks and Spike Lee, he was on the court giving opponents the Business!

Feb
9
2011

Apply Now For 2011 Red Bull Music Academy In Tokyo, Japan.

Earlier last week Red Bull announced that the 2011 Red Bull Music Academy will be taking place in Tokyo, Japan. The applications are now available online.

The RBMA is a world traveling workshop, and a platform for artists, musicians, producers, etc. of various genres around the world who shape our musical future. It’s a place to meet other artists from around the globe, learn, work on music, network, and hopefully become better at what you do. In a nutshell, it’s every motivated musicians wet dream!

If you are an musician, singer, emcee, DJ, producer, etc. I STRONGLY encourage you to apply for RBMA. It does not matter if your an artist who makes music from your bedroom for fun, or if you’re a Grammy nominated musician, anybody is eligible to apply.

So… how do you apply? Feel free to check out this video below to give so some more information on the application process. If your ready to go, head over to RedBullMusicAcademy.com where you can download and print the application.

How To Apply For The Red Bull Music Academy from Red Bull Music Academy on Vimeo.

I’m telling you now… DO NOT SLEEP on the Red Bull Music Academy.

If you have any questions, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

Feb
9
2011

Frank 151 Magazine Chapter 43 “Bug Out” Issue w/ Ricky Powell Is Here!

I just received in the mail some copies of the new Frank 151 Magazine, Chapter 43 “The Bug Out Issue” aka The Ricky Powell Issue. I’ve been getting phone calls and text messages about this issue for the past month now. Well… It’s out, and I have only a few copies, so if you need one make sure you get at me.

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Check out this video of Ricky Powell interviewing photographer Joe Conzo.

To get more information of Frank Magazine chapter 43 the Bug Out issue. CLICK HERE

Feb
9
2011

Advertisement: Nike Free Yourself – Women Throwdown Anthem Commercial;

For all our kick ass women out there, here’s a special edit of the Nike Free TV spot inspired by female athletes taking it to the next level one move at a time.

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