Browsing articles tagged with " Tanya Morgan"
Jul
24
2014

RECAP: Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival Summer 2014

2 weekends ago I was honored with the chance to attend the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. Tickets were provided, so I had to make the pilgrimage to NYC to check it out.
The festival similar to the A3C Fest in ATL is celebrating it’s 10th year in operation this year.

Hosted in a vacant lot in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (right off the East River) it was a beautiful sunny day for an outside concert for sure. When I arrived Tanya Morgan joined by Spec Boogie were getting on stage. I dipped out and missed a few acts including Brand Nubian, Beatnuts, and who knows who else. Luckily I looked at the BKHHF website that morning, and noticed that Jay Electronica’s set time had been moved up to an earlier time. The post mentioned his set would be epic, and there would be special guests you didn’t want to miss.

30 minutes after his initial set time though, his DJ was still spinning his actual songs to the crowd. The host Uncle Ralph McDaniels and other staff looked like they were stalling, the sound engineer kept checking mics (as if the mics weren’t crispy already from the last performance). I started thinking to myself did this just turn into a Jay Elec listening party? Is he here? Will their be a show?

And FINALLY... Jay graced the stage flanked by a crew of brothers dressed in F.O.I (Fruit Of Islam) garb. Once he appeared, I must say he definitely gave the crowd a show. The hour long set featured all the joints you would probably expect to hear in a Jay Elect set: “Eternal Sunshine,” “Exhibit A (Transformations)”, “Exhibit C,” etc. Special guests included Mac Miller (who straight forgot whatever verse he was supposed to be spitting) which turned into freestyle session between the two. There was also Talib Kweli, and J-Cole who seemed to appear and disappear rather quickly. The show was going great and had no one else appeared on stage with Jay, I would of been perfectly fine with that.

But being the magician Jay Elect is, or course he had a trick up his sleeve and that was none other than Jay-Z himself. Hov didn’t just pop up to rock the couple cuts he has with Jay Elect, he set it off by his rendition of “Young, Gifted, and Black,” and even gave the crowd a treat of “P.S.A.” as well as his joints with Jay Elect including the latest “We Made It.”

I took a bunch of camera phone pics, and even got some video. Then I saw all these fly pictures and HD video, and put my stuff in the archives. HA.

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Oh… and before you see these videos, I must mention I ran into Spike Lee who had a 40 Acres Pop Up Shop set up at the fest. I treated myself to a T-shirt and a “Do The Right Thing” behind the scenes book which Spike actually signed… Not too bad considering where we were a few years back! HA.

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Jay Z Joins Jay Electronica For "Young Gifted… by BKHipHopFestival


Jay Z and Jay Electronica – "We Made It" at… by BKHipHopFestival

After this.. CJ Pro Era rocked, and Raekwon did his thing with a few brooklyn guest including AZ, Masta Killa, Troy Ave, and Papoose. But too be honest nothing quite surpassed the energy of the moment seen above.

Pics courtesy of Tyrone Z. Mccants of Zire Photography. Video from BKHHF
Shouts to the homie Navani, Suce, Dillon, E Holla, and everybody else I got a chance to connect with during my brief stay in NYC.
Until next time…

Jun
6
2011

Mixtape Mondays: Quality Control & Unique Squared Present The Official SXSW Mixtape

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Shouts to the good people over at Unique Squared. Soul Wallace, AJ, Presyce, Tom and the rest of the gang.

During this year’s SXSW Festival leading pro audio company Unique Squared, in partnership with Quality Control Marketing, parked a massive tour bus on Austin’s streets to serve as a state of the art recording studio. Throughout the festivities some of hip-hop’s most notable emcees stopped by the Mobile Studio to record exclusive songs over all-original production. The result is The Official SXSW Mixtape, a 30 track collection that captures the energy and creativity of SXSW.

The Official SXSW Mixtape is presented by Unique Squared, Quality Control, 2DopeBoyz and DJBooth.net. Acclaimed industry engineer Fokis handled the mixing and engineering duties while tracks were blended and arranged by DJ Presyce (three time Scribble Jam DJ Battle Champion). Featured artists include Tanya Morgan, Skyzoo, Khaleel, Nick Javas, J-Live and more. Contributing producers include Seattle’s heavyweight beatsmith Jake One, Von Pea (of Tanya Morgan), Crazy DJ Bazarro (of the Beatminerz) in addition to noteworthy up-and-comers Apollo Brown, IMakeMadBeats, Dynamite Brothers, D.R.U.G.S. and female producer Kels of TN2 Productions.

To witness artists selecting beats, writing and recording in such a short period of time was extraordinary and a testament to Unique Squared’s ability to create a unique and creative environment. It’d be an understatement to say this was a Herculean task on everyone’s part, thank you to all the partners and artists that helped make it possible.

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Jan
1
2011

(DOWNLOAD) Senor Kaos Is The Most Interesting MC In The World

AS PROMISED!!! I’ve been telling everybody that on New Years Day 1.1.11 Señor Kaos Is The Most Interesting MC In The World! … Well Here It Is!

I was once stuck between a rock and a hard place, neither have been seen since… I once ran a marathon backwards so I could see what it was like to come in second place… Police often question me, since have a long record of murdering rappers… I don’t normally drink beer, but when I do, it’s Yours!… I am Señor Kaos – THE MOST INTERESTING MC IN THE WORLD!

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There is absolutely no question that Señor Kaos IS the most interesting MC in the world. With that said Dotgotit.com & TheKaosEffect.com present to you the newest project from ATL’s premier underground rhymesayer entitled “The Most Interesting MC In The World“. With guest appearances from 4-IZE, Boog Brown, Don Will, Homeboy Sandman, Binkis Recs and more backed by beats from dope producers such as 2 Hungry Bros., Illastrate, Applejac, E-Jones as well as many others. What better way to kick off 2011 than to to start your year with “The Most Interesting MC In The World“.

Most Interesting MC In The World Official Track List:

01. Real Hip Hip For Real People
02. Kick N A Snare (Produced By 2 Hungry Bros.)
03. No More (Produced By Marcotiks)
04. Jumpoff Remix W/ Jazmine Sullivan (Produced By Waajeed)
05. Till Your Dead (Produced By DJ Eleven)
06. Is It True (Produced By 2 Hungry Bros.)
07. I Got Ya Freestyle
08. Spirit of Jax (Produced By Illastrate / Cuts By DJ Dainja)
09. Everywhere Feat. 4-IZE (Produced By E-Jones)
10. The Very Last Poets Feat. Uncle Shecky
11. Hypnotized (Produced By Applejac)
12. Too Cool Feat. Dillon (Produced By DJ Shakim)
13. Hard To Quit The Rhymes W/ 4-IZE (Produced By Locsmif)
14. Master Plan Remix W/ Boog Brown (Produced By Apollo Brown)
15. God Shines Through 2010
16. Ghost of Christopher Wallace Freestyle
17. When I’m Gone Feat. Amdex (Produced By Amdex)
18. The Dream W/ Collective Efforts
19. Find Me On Twitter Feat. 4-IZE (Produced By Top Cat)
20. Microphone Crushers Feat. 8thw1 & Don Will (Produced By 2 Hungry Bros.)
21. The Machines Feat. Homeboy Sandman & Buff 1 (Produced By D.R.U.G.S.)
22. Checkmate Feat. Binkis Recs, Eddie Meeks, & H20 (Produced By DJ Pocket)
23. Most Interesting Interlude
24. The Real ATL Feat. 4-IZE & Boog Brown (Produced By Lee Bannon)
25. Most Interesting Outro

DOWNLOAD: SENOR KAOS – THE MOST INTERESTING MC IN THE WORLD

Nov
12
2010

Remembering Jax Part 35: Sucio Smash Squeeze Radio Mix 11.4.10

The homie Sucio Smash hooked up a new mix today in honor of Jax (Binkis Recs). The mix features some classic Jax / Binkis Recs joints, as well as new music from myself, Tanya Morgan, El Da Sensei, Willie Evans Jr, J-Live, etc. Check the track list below.

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Tracklist:

Binkis Recs- Yo Momma
Focus ft. Von Pea, Donwill & Chaundon- Homage To Ali Shaheed
Senor Kaos ft. Homeboy Sandman & Buff1- The Machine
El The Sensei & The Returners ft. Sean Price & Bekay- Everyday in The Street
The Alchemist and Oh No- The Sickness
Doo Wop & Pete Rock- Rhytmatic Explosion
Willie Evans Jr.- SideWalkShit
Spectac ft. Sean Boog- Superman
Reks- Pray For You
Binkis Recs- Me And My Microphone
Binkis Recs- Don’t Do ItAHH
Binkis Recs- Calvary Bounce
Sean Boog- Gettin’ Mine
Co$$- Rock On
Von Pea ft Uzoy – There U Were
Binkis Recs – Money Greens
Shawn Jackson – Make It Reign
Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun ft. Raekwon – Prevail
J-Live – How I Feel Pt.1
JAX – 4This

DOWNLOAD:Sucio Smash Squeeze Radio Mix 11.4.10

Oct
19
2010

VIDEO: Señor Kaos, 4-Ize, & Punchline Performing @ 2010 A3C Festival

It’s still CRAZY to think this song was actually recorded on accident, and was originally just suppose to be a promo for DJ Rasta Root’s Classic Example radio show. The response to song has been amazing over the past year. So much so, that people ran up too me last Thursday like “Yo, I know ya’ll doing Classic Example tonight, right?” Part of making music is giving the people what they want.

So here’s some footage from last weeks A3C festival. Señor Kaos, Punchline, and 4-Ize performing “Classic Example” on the Jak Prints Stage Oct. 7th. Check it out.

Also here’s some footage from the gang rocking “Classic Example” at Apache Cafe during the show with Tanya Morgan.

Mar
24
2010

Señor Kaos Performing “Ignorant Shit” @ SXSW: Video

Video footage of Señor Kaos performing the song “Ignorant Shit” at the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas.

Shout out to Von Pea from Tanya Morgan who produced the song. Him and Don Will fell thru the show to kick it with the homie. Also big shouts to Dj Dibiase and Clan D for the footage.

Mar
16
2010

Señor Kaos Performing at Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, NC: Video

Here’s some footage of me performing with Dj Grandman and Flux Wonda at the Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tom Hardy, Tanya Morgan, and Kooley High also rocked that night.

Mar
4
2010

Atlanta: Señor Kaos x Kooley High x Tanya Morgan

If you missed the show this past Tuesday night in Atlanta at Apache Cafe, with Kooley High, Tanya Morgan, and Señor Kaos feel free to heat up the waffle iron now… And slap yoself with it.

Here’s a couple behind the scenes pics.

The original Illuminated Animals – 4-Ize, Señor Kaos, and Punchline

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Señor Kaos w/ Kooley High

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Señor Kaos w/ Tanya Morgan

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Feb
25
2010

News: Tanya Morgan “Hi Fidelity” Tour Dates

Tanya Morgan kicked off their “Hi Fieldelity” Tour with NC’s Kooley High this past monday night in NYC. I’m looking forward to rocking a couple dates around the southeast U.S. with the crew as well. Check the flyer below for all the tour dates. Check for Señor Kaos in Raleigh Fri. Feb 26th, and Atlanta Tues. March 2nd

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Here’s the commercial for the tour.

Feb
22
2010

Events: Tanya Morgan x Señor Kaos x Kooley High Tues. March 2nd Apache Cafe

Mark your calendars now – Tanya Morgan x Señor Kaos x Kooley High Performing live next Tuesday March 2nd @ Apache Cafe in Atlanta, GA

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Tanya Morgan – So Damn Down

Kooley High – Kooley Is High

Señor Kaos – Automatic Classic

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