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'Dreams' Music Video Premier

I am very excited to announce the release of my first music video on Vevo the #DreamsMusicVideo will be premiering on Vevo on October 15th. Shout out to Stay Cool Productions & Silience Studios as well as all the indieGoGo contributors who made this video possible. I can't wait for you all to see and share this video with your friends. Let's make sure we show the world what we did. This video is just as much yours, as it is all of mine. So let's show it off and brag a little who's gonna be sharing the hell outta this Thang? 10347610_874916172520191_3033251709037224155_n Photo Credit: @christopherbrownphotos Flyer by: @graphicsbyfawaz

Watch MC Imprint LP "Sobriety Date"

MC Imprint has kept grinding since the day he won the first POWER 106 "Who's Next" contest! He came by POWER 106 to show love to J. Cruz and the crew and let them know when his LP "Sobriety Date" is dropping. #SobrietyDateLP

MC IMPRINT "SOBRIETY DATE" LP. Prod By: The Optimist

Sobriety Date LP flyer Praise God! PRAISE GOD!!! I never thought I'd see it to this day... Today I celebrate 5 years of sobriety. That's 5 years clean and sober from all drugs and alcohol, and I give all the glory to God. I wouldn't have been able to have done it without him. On this special day, I would like to announce the name of my next project. This summer I will be releasing my 2nd LP titled "SOBRIETY DATE". I want to say thank you to all my friends and fans who have supported me along the way of this journey. You all are truly amazing people. Please spread the word about the project, and stay tuned! Love ya'll! Yeeeeee!

Justin Timberlake - I'm Ready

Jutin Timberlake - I'm Ready It has been announced!!! Timbaland is set to produce Justin's next album! JT's first single was set to realease at 9:01am today featuring Beyonce and Hov, but unfortunately it has been pushed back to Sunday. We will all have to just wait a little bit longer to get the long awaited new material from Justin.

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"Imprint's New Video | Sisanie - 102.7 KIIS FM LA's #1 Hit Music Station"

Thursday, August 23, 2012"Imprint's New Video!"

"Take a look at Imprint's new music video. He's a good buddy of mine ... we go way back to our Los Al days. Love seeing my friends follow their dreams!

Rising Rapper Made His Break By Kicking Drugs- The Orange County Register

"It feels so wrong interviewing an up-and-coming rapper in a coffee shop overlooking the sparkling ocean. But focusing on hip hop's gritty urban roots is a problem for me, not the poor guy I'm teasing.

"You're name's Brett; you live near the beach; you're from Orange County," I say, disregarding hip hop's diversity, O.C.'s musical range and my own code against stereotyping. Startled, Brett Guidry looks up from his coffee and catches my smile. I quickly add, "Good thing your music's good." And it's a good thing Guidry, a.k.a. MC Imprint, is as cool as ice. Being a musician is a tough road. And it's not any easier when a columnist ignores that art isn't a state of place but a state of grace – especially for a rapper who narrowly escaped a prison sentence. If keeping it real is what hip hop's about, then Guidry has a promising career. Consider this lyric from his song, "Dancing in the Shadows," a rap about battling addiction after his father's death: "It's sickening to think of me stickin' a needle in my arm just trying to get lifted."" To read full story, Hit the link below.

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RapNERD Talks To MC IMPRINT about POWER106 "Who's Next" Competition!

"RapNerd.TV traveled to Seal Beach to chop it up with MC Imprint, winner of the POWER 106 Who's Next contest, slated to perform at PowerHouse, one of the biggest live shows in Cali

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Nas To Cover June/July Issue Of Complex Magazine

Nas is set to cover the June/July issue of Complex. This cover, shot by Kareem Black, also coincides the Return Of The Don cover story, including an in-depth interview written by Rob Marriott, which you can read in its entirety here. This issue will hit newsstands June 5th. Check out the behind-the-scenes video of the photoshoot after the jump.

Tyga ft. Drake - "Still Got It (Official Video)

Tyga drops video for a track that didn't even make his album. Let's us know that he really liked the song enough to give it the video treatment, despite weather it went on his album or not! What do you think of the video, leave comments at the bottom.

RIP To Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Member (MCA)

Man... I remember seeing these 3 crazy white boys making the funnest, wild party songs ever and looking forward to seeing their music video cause I new they were gonna be entertaining. Lets all give a moment of silence for one of the greatest contributors in Hip Hop, Adam Yauch (MCA) of Beastie Boys!

It was announced in 2009 that Yauch had a cancerous parotic gland and underwent surgery and radiation therapy.

The Beasties' lineup of Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz and Yauch came together in Brooklyn in 1983; the group's debut album, 1986's "Licensed To Ill," was produced by Rick Rubin and featured iconic singles like "No Sleep Til Brooklyn," "Brass Monkey" and "(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)." After touring the world behind "Ill," the Beastie Boys changed up their sound with 1989 album "Paul's Boutique," a critically lauded, sample-heavy record that featured production from the Dust Brothers.

The Beasties continued to collect hits in the 90s, with songs like "So Whatcha Want," "Sabotage" and "Intergalactic" coming from 1992's "Check Your Head," 1994's "Ill Communication" and 1998's "Hello Nasty," respectively. The group went on a hiatus before returning with 2004's "To The 5 Boroughs," a post-9/11 tribute to New York City that included the hit single "Ch-Check It Out."

After releasing an instrumental album, "The Mix-Up," in 2007, the Beasties had announced a Sept. 15, 2009 release date for their eighth album, "Hot Sauce Committee Part 1." But Yauch's cancer diagnosis forced the group to push back the album and scrap headlining dates at festivals like Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits in 2009. A revised version of "Hot Sauce Committee" was released in 2011, but Yauch's health prevented the trio from touring behind the record.

In January of 2011, Mike D told the BBC that the group was "really happy" about Yauch's improved health, a statement that led to reports that Yauch was cancer-free. A spokesperson for the group told Billboard at the time that "Mike did not say that" and Yauch released a statement thanking fans for their support.

"While I'm grateful for all the positive energy people are sending my way, reports of me being totally cancer free are exaggerated," said Yauch. "I'm continuing treatment, staying optimistic and hoping to be cancer free in the near future."

The nine Beastie Boys albums released in the SoundScan era (including two greatest hits packages and one archive release, "Same Old Bullshit") have sold 10.2 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last month, but did not attend the April 14 ceremony.

"We're in the rock and roll hall of fame? That's f----n' crazy and awesome!" the group said in a statement. "While we are very proud of the music we make, we have to acknowledge the inspiration from our families, friends and musicians like the slits, bad brains, x-ray spex, the treacherous three and too many others to possibly name. And most of all, we give thanks to New York City and the world of musical influence it provided for us."

Yauch is survived by his wife Dechen Wangdu and their daughter Tenzin Losel.

Hip Hop All Stars - THE LAST ARSENIO HALL SHOW

Man! This gave me chills watching this. Look at all the major pioneers of that real rough neck Hip Hop, Paying homage to Arsenio for the support he gave Hip Hop on his show. This was the last Aresenio Hall show, and the year was 1994! #ThrowBack

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It's 4/20! I Don't Smoke, But You Do!

I haven't smoked weed or drank alcohol in over 4 years, but I still understand how much 4/20 means to people who do smoke! So in light of your celebration, why not bump some Wiz and spark one up (you not me). Happy 4/20, Enjoy! Wiz Khalifa - "Califrona" (Music Video)

Drake - HYFRA ft. Lil Wayne (Official Video)

Just saw this video for the first time! Do you guy's think it's kinda bad that most of the video takes place in the Jewish Church, and that the song is pretty vulgar? LOL! I must say, it does look like they had a lot of fun making this video though! Let me know what you think about it.

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