Wednesday, April 16, 2014

J-Live Around The Sun Full Tracklist Revealed

J-Live's 10th release and 6th full length album, "Around The Sun" marks yet another growth spurt for the indie hip hop veteran. "Around The Sun" features a smooth yet gritty OG boom bap New York sound. It's a cohesive work of art, but still an eclectic listen with a wide range of production as exhibited by the first two released tracks "Money Matters" prod. by Oddisee and "Not Listening" prod. by Korede. Around the Sun drops digitally everywhere on April, 29th and also features Tanya Morgan, Homeboy Sandman, Boog Brown, Ekundayo, Rome Supreme, and production by DJ Numark, Audible Doctor, Illastrate, PJ Katz and DJ Spinna. It is now available for pre order at BandCamp. 

1. Around The Sun (Solstice) - Prod. by Korede
2. Eight Minutes - Prod. by J-Live
3. Walk Like - Prod. by DJ Numark
4. Top Of The Food Chain feat. Rome Supreme & Ekundayo - Prod by Oddisee
5. Not Listening - Prod by Korede
6. World's Apart - Prod by Oddisee
7. Hang On Tight feat. Homeboy Sandman - Prod. by Audible Doctor
8. No Doubt - Prod by J-Live
9. The Fun Razor Remix feat. Boog Brown - Prod by Illastrate
10. Money Matters - Prod by Oddisee
11. City To City feat. Tanya Morgan - Prod by PJ Katz
12. Equinox - Prod by DJ Spinna

"Around The Sun" New York Album Release Party

J-Live ‘Around The Sun’ Album Release Party w/ J-Live , Prince Paul , YC The Cynic , Tanya Morgan , Rabbi Darkside , and DJ Trumastr. Tue., April 29, 2014 at 9:00 PM Tickets available now. $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
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Sunday, January 19, 2014

ATL Hip Hop Photos From #TICNC Live @ 529

The good people of came through and showed love at 529 for J-Live's #TICNC "This Is Chess Not Checkers" Live Mixtape, Thurs, Jan 16th. Check out the link to their slide show of shots during sets by J-Live, Yamin and DT of Clan Destines, J Nolan, Gotta Be Karim, Ekundayo and El Sun. Although not pictured, Rome Supreme, Korede, and host So Severe were also out in full force and going hard on stage. More footage to come!

Saturday, January 18, 2014

#HOTvsDOPE Radio Ep 2 (1/17/14)

#HOTvsDOPE goes live via USTREAM Fridays 1-3PM EST. j-live on the turntables playing new hip hop you know... and don't know.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

J-Live "Money Matters" Now Available

Previously streamed on soundcloud, J-Live's "Money Matters" is now availble for purchase and stream at iTunes and everyhere digital music is sold. "Money Matters", produced by Oddisee, is the first single from from J-Live's 10th record and 6th full length upcoming album "Around The Sun".

Monday, January 13, 2014

#HOTvsDOPE Radio Ep 1 (1/10/2014)

#HOTvsDOPE will go live Fridays 1-3PM EST. New hip hop you know... and don't know.

Video streaming by Ustream

[Upcoming Show] Albany, NY, Sat, Feb 1st; Fall in Love: 6th Annual Beat*Shot Spins for J Dilla

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This is a celebration not to be missed. Your producers favorite producer,James 'J Dilla' Yancey (February 7, 1974-February 10, 2006), will be honored by the families of Beat*Shot Music and Sub-Bombin Records, Saturday, February 1st 2014 at the Hollow Bar + Kitchen in Albany New York. Join us as we pay homage with live music, DJs, Emcees, Poets, Singers and a J Dilla themed menu prepared by The Hollows own executive chef Henry Ciccone!

Boog Brown
Beat Set by Midas: DJ, Producer & Rawhead/Rawstrumentals
DJ set by Great Mastr

[Upcoming Show] Atlanta GA, Thurs Jan 16 "This Is Chess Not Checkers" Live!

J-Live "This Is Chess Not Checkers" Live Mixtape. Performances by J-Live, Ekundayo, Yamin Semali, Gotta Be Karim, J Nolan, Rome Supreme, So Severe (host), Korede (beat set) and DJ Dug Boogie.
$5 at the door / 9pm / 21+

J-Live's new mixtape, "This Is Chess Not Checkers", will include live audio from the event. The mixtape, dropping early February, is a prelude to the new album "Around The Sun" dropping this spring.

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

J-Live "Fountain Of Youth" Freestyle feat. J Nolan

J-Live & J Nolan spittin' over Stalley's, "Fountain of Youth". This is the third released track from J-Live's forthcoming mixtape "This Is Chess Not Checkers". "Fountain of Youth" was originally produced by Kardiak and featured Rick Ross and Nipsy Hussle.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

[New Audio] J-Live "Money Matters"

We are pleased to announce J-Live's next full length album is slated for Spring 2014. To bring in the news, we are debuting the first released track, "Money Matters"(Produced by Oddisee) Now streaming on SoundCloud