With the release date for his new album Black Belt Theatre rapidly approaching, West Coast hip hop luminary Planet Asia now presents the official music video for his single “Golden State”. A celebratory cut about Asia’s California home base, “Golden State” is a perfect introduction to the blaxploitation-inspired Black Belt Theatre, in stores everywhere on [cont.]
Directed by Artistic Outlet Media, from the free album Camoflage Jackets, available now.
Planet Asia helped jump-start the West Coast independent hip-hop movement, releasing a slew of popular 12-inch singles on upstarts like Stones Throw and ABB Records in the late 90s that established him as one of the leaders of a crop of talent that included the likes of Dilated Peoples, Madlib, Murs, and Jurassic 5. Now [cont.]
New Planet Asia & Madlib “Cracks In The Vinyl” EP… In honor of Stones Throw 15 year anniversary it’s free. Planet Asia recorded the project in Germany on his three days off while on the recent Cali Agents european tour. Cracks In The Vinyl by Planet Asia & Madlib
Video off of the General Monks FREE LP “E.S.B.E.”
From producer Rel!g!on’s forthcoming LP, Rel!gulous. Download
After three years in the making/waiting, is the debut collaborative album from rap veteran Planet Asia & rising producer G_Force – Camouflage Jackets. Originally recorded in 2008, & briefly signed to Kweli’s BlackSmith label, the project had been sitting in the vault ever since – until FRSH SLCTS collaborated w/ G_Force & Asia to release [cont.]
Today FRSH SLCTS presents an exclusive first look at its next release – Camouflage Jackets, a previously unreleased album from Fresno’s finest, Planet Asia and PRTLND producer, G_Force. The video, directed by Noah Porter shows G_Force at his home studio in NE Portland & some of what the process was like when he was putting [cont.]
Fellow Juice Crew member and Hip-Hop icon, Tragedy Khadafi is set to release a new Street-LP, Thug Matrix 3, on September 20th, 2011. Thug Matrix 3 features production by: araabMUZIK, Shroom, Audible Doctor, Now & Laterz, and Ayatollah. Here is the latest leak, “Best of Both Coast” from Tragedy Khadafi’s Thug Matrix 3 featuring the [cont.]
Another dope video off of P.A.’s Crack Belt Theatre.
New video off Asia’s Crack Belt Theatre album, which is available now.
Blu, under the initial “B.”, has just released his new project Jesus on Itunes. Here’s a taste: LISTEN: Blu – “Doo Whop” (feat. Planet Asia + Killa Ben; prod. Alchemist)
Copywrite previews this new collabo with Canibus’ Lyrical Law LP, along with Planet Asia.
Another ill Hip Hop joint from BluEyesOne and Producer/DJ Clinton Place featuring Planet Asia. Be on the lookout for more bangers this summer. Visit www.BluEyesOne.com for downloads and other exclusive content. Get at Clinton Place at www.BiCoastalBeats.com and stay connected with Planet Asia at www.GoldChainMusic.com and www.twitter.com/planetasia PEACE to JayCool! Fresno STAND UP!
Each Step Becomes Elevated is the new album from General Monks a.k.a. Planet Asia and TriState. Sponsored by Esbe Clothing, the album features Ras Kass, Montage One, Phil The Agony, Krondon, Killer Ben, Killa Kali, Styliztik Jones and Rogue Venom as well as production from Evidence, Rel!g!on, Josh The Goon, Jansport J, Twizthebeatpro, Lee Bannon, [cont.]
Off General Monks (Planet Asia & TriState) first LP Each Step Becomes Elevated, coming May 31st, 2011. LISTEN: General Monks (Planet Asia + Tristate) – “Trouble” General Monks (Planet Asia + Tristate) – “Trouble”
TzariZM takes a beat from conception to completion on the Akai MPC1000 in 4 minutes. Looking forward to his collaborative project with Planet Asia; Via Satellite, coming soon from Doxside Music Group.
New video from Planet Asia’s group; Legacy. Consisting of Planet Asia and 2 Dj’s, DJ Adlib and Dj Me Myself & I from Cologne, Germany. Dopeness.
Camp Lo and Pete Rock teamed to form a group called 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s, releasing a pre-album mixtape a few weeks back. This cut, which borrows the beat from Pete Rock and CL’s “Back On The Block” appeared on the tape, now remixed featuring Planet Asia. LISTEN: 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s – “On Ice [cont.]
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