Wednesday, February 28, 2018

DANEJA MENTALE - Me & My Music: The Album

After over 6 years of delays, life changes, computer viruses, missing files, damaged artwork, relocation and other issues, it's FINALLY HERE!!! "ME & MY MUSIC: THE ALBUM" IS FINALLY HERE! The FINAL ALBUM for real!

Originally, my previous compilation, also titled "Me & My Music" was originally slated to be my final album; so was “Redemption”, “The Common Ground Experience” and well... you get it. However, there were a few problems with the security function on my computer and the Ransomware virus deleted majority of the lyrics, production and photos for the album. A few of the songs were saved and along with the extra songs that were written. I decided to compile the demos and use the new, unrecorded songs for an eponymous album, now re-titled "Me & My Music: The Album". This is a double album, my first in years since "Listen Closely" which was released originally in 2009. This will be my most personal and political album ever and I hope you all who have supported me in the past will enjoy this one too. Coming soon Feb 27, 2018. I decided to hire some additional producers for this album. Additional production is featured by DCPLX, Buff Baggwell, Ki Of NC and Creativ. The additional songs that either didn’t make the final track listing or were destroyed during the virus attack were produced by Alexis Carrington, Black One, and the late Syke Pachino although the production still exists. Those songs were re-recorded afterwards. The album covers topics ranging from the state of current Hip Hop, my own personal life to the problematic issues with sexual abuse and police brutality. I hope you will enjoy this album as much as I enjoyed recording it. #finalalbumforreal Daneja Mentale


TRACKLISTING

CD 1:

1. THE LAST INTRO
2. AVERAGE MAN / STYLE AIN'T FREE (Skit)
3. CLONES / DJ READY RED (Skit)
4. INTERLUDE (feat. Lady Ki) / MS. JONES (Skit)
5. ME & MY MUSIC
6. FOOL (feat. Holcomb)
7. CODE REALITY
(feat. Lu Chin Chen & J. Brown)
8. ENDANGERED SPECIES
9. MR BLUE SUIT
10. MONSTER
11. LETTERS TO GOD (Short Version)
12. FATHER'S DAZE
13. LVu2H8u / LIFE'S RECIPE (Skit)
14. REAL LOVE
15. BLACK LOVE / YOUNG, GIFTED & BLACK
(feat. Silhouette Jones, Boogie Bam & Mentally Armed)
16. WAR (Extended Version)

CD 2:

1. INBOX
2. SHEEP'S CLOTHING
3. FEAR (Long Version - feat. Bonebreaker Jones)
4. ESCAPISM (Get Away)
5. THROWBACKS (Remix)
6. MATURITY
7. KITA'S SONG
8. JOBY'S THEME V (Instrumental)
9. DG'D '08 INTERLUDE / KAIJI (Skit)
10. AFTERWORDS III (feat. Kaiji In Stereo)
11. DUSTY FINGERS / KI OF NC (Skit)
12. 1988
13. ALL THE WAY II
14. AMBITION / MS. WASHINGTON (Skit)
15. MOTIVATION
16. THE LAST SONG

PRODUCED BY DANEJA MENTALE
FOR ALLIK MUSICK PRODUCTION INC.
(Except where indicated)

"ESCAPISM (Get Away)" - PRODUCED BY DCPLX
Additional production by Daneja Mentale
"DUSTY FINGERS" - PRODUCED BY KI OF NC
"AMBITION" - PRODUCED BY BUFF BAGGWELL
"THE LAST SONG" - PRODUCED BY CREATIV

© 2018 DEF FOR LIFE RECORDS



Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Rest In Peace Syke Pachino (Syko-Rah) March 6, 1979 - July 11, 2017

Taken from Wikipedia with additional information:

Originally from Leominster, Massachusetts, Syke Pachino moved down south, where he spent most of his life[2] and would go on to begin his career in music.



In 2001 Syke signed his first recording contract with Flipn Flava Records, where he released his debut album titled "Georgiarican"[3] under the name "Syko-Rah" and was supported by the single "Darkmoom Setting" which featured a guest appearance from former American Idol semi-finalist, Christopher Aaron. Shortly after the release, Syke went on an eight-year hiatus due to complications with the label and his personal life.
In 2008, he decided to leave Flipn Flava and re-invent himself, recording under the name "Syke Pachino". A year after his departure, a second project "Political Prisoner"[4] was released as a means to fulfill his contract.
Also during this time, he linked up with Brett Life, another producer from Columbus, Ga and released the Def For Life Records' debut "The Rebirth" and the unreleased album, "Life Muzik" .
During the later part of 2009, Syke linked up with Seagram Records (named after the slain Oakland rapper Seagram) to begin working on his next project. As a result, he released his third album "Live By The Code" in 2011.
Syke went on to be nominated for "Hip Hop Male Artist of the Year" at the 2012 GA Music Awards, held in Atlanta, Georgia.[5]
Over the years Syke has worked with many notable artist such as ScarfaceBun BSpice 1 and Bohagon just to name a few.[6]
Syke has also been featured on tour alongside Young BleedMr. Envi'Chucky Workclothes and others consecutively for the past two years, prepping for the upcoming "Hard Work Pays Off Tour", scheduled to start on April 28th.[7] His next release titled "Only Time Will Tell" is scheduled to be released early fall 2017, under his own label, Ear Hustlin' Entertainment.

Discography:

Studio albums[edit]

  • Georgiarican (as Syko-Rah) - 2001
  • Political Prisoner (as Syko-Rah) - 2003
  • The Rebirth (as Syko-Rah) - 2008
  • Life Muzik (Unreleased Def For Life album) (as Syko-Rah) - 2008
  • Political Prisoner II (as Syko-Rah) - 2009
  • Live By The Code - 2011
  • Only Time Will Tell - 2017

Mixtapes[edit]

  • The Vault (Bootlegs & G-Sides) - 2017

REST IN PEACE

Sunday, December 25, 2016

QUAD CONTROL STATION - PULSE II

At last!! It's finally here!! The new album from Quad Control Station has arrived with 12 new tracks!! "Pulse II" continues the sounds of the Techno-Bass/House hybrid. This is the first album from Q.C.S. in 4 years. Originally the title was "Booty Bass" and it had a sound going back to the Southern Bass sounds of 1995. However due to the fact there aren't any rap vocals contained on any of the songs, it was changed back to its more familiar structure. "Rock U" and "Electronix" are just couple of those songs from the original track listing. "Cali Coastin'" was originally an Earth's Reality song until it was re-produced for Q.C.S. "4 The Bass Lovers" was originally produced in 2010 for an unreleased E.P. It's one of the slower tracks on the album and contains some of the lowest decibels for some true trunk rattling. The weirdest of the 12 tracks is the album-ending "Sci-Fi Movie Ending Credits" (Yes, that's an actual song title) which lives up to its name with some heavy bass notes! As the great Rakim Allah would say... "It's been a long time", but this album is worth the wait. Enjoy.

Tracklist:


  1. Cali Coastin'
  2. Rock U
  3. Black Water
  4. Untitled
  5. And The Beat Goes...
  6. Breakdown Pt. 4
  7. Feelings
  8. Elevate
  9. Dance
  10. 4 The Bass Lovers
  11. Electronix
  12. Sci-Fi Movie Ending Credits
ALL SONGS PRODUCED BY DANEJA MENTALE
©2016 Def For Life Records


Sunday, November 20, 2016

THE ESSENTIAL DANEJA MENTALE




"The Essential Daneja Mentale" is the ultimate collection of songs recorded between 2004 to 2015. The compilation contains two new songs, "B.D.S.""War" taken from the upcoming final self-titled album. Unlike the previous compilations "Real Hip Hop" and "Motivation", "The Essential..." is not in chronological order,  but in subject content order. Disc one focuses on the subject of braggadocio lyrics, the culture of Hip Hop and the displaying the passion for music. Disc two is more focused on social commentary and personal experiences. There were plans of a third disc of rarities, but the idea was scrapped to prevent an overabundance of material in a single package. For new fans just tuning in to Daneja Mentale; here's a great introduction to his music. For the previous followers, this is just a friendly reminder of the raw and unapologetic sound of the man behind the music.

Produced by Daneja Mentale, DCPLX, Alexis Carrington, Remo Da Produca, Ki of NC, I-26 Nailz, and Don Bo



Tracklist:

DISC 1:

1. Talk Your Sh*t (Intro)
2. Local Talent
3. Me & My Music
4. Real Hip Hop
5. All The Way
6. Afterwords (feat. Kaiji In Stereo)
7. Get This Work (Remix) (feat J Brown & JFK)
8. The Reason (feat. D-Boi)
9. The Passion (feat. J Brown & Syke Pachino)
10. World Premiere (feat. L.E.G.A.C.Y.,
      Cosmo, Boogie Bam & J Brown)
11. Dumb Down (feat. Cult Cever)
12. F*ck You
13. Place Ya Bets
14. No Apologies (feat Sparqklipz)
15. Go Hard (feat. Nice)
16. Dear Hip Hop... (feat. Chaundon)
17. Sound Da Hornz (feat. KD "LMR")
18. Fool (feat. Holcomb)
19. On The Mic (feat. Pariah & J Brown)
20. The Exit
21. B.D.S.
22. United (feat. Soul Mafia Family)

DISC 2:

1. Dreams Of Confusion (feat. J Brown &  Lu Chin Chen)
2. Understand That (Remix)
3. Only Human (Forgive Me Mix)
4. Options
5. Atmosphere
6. Police Brutality (West Coast Version)
7. Hustler's Withdrawal
8. The Recluse
9. Joby's Theme III
10. Get Wit U (feat. D-Boi)
11. Baby
12. Temptation
13. The Dear Jane Letter (Remix)
14. It's Alright aka Me & My D*ck (feat. D.G.)
15. Sidekick Pt. 2
16. Fear
17. Head To The Sky (feat. Mentally Armed)
18. Thank You (Home)
19. Motivation
20. War

©2005-2016 Def For Life Records LLC

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

DANEJA MENTALE - SHEEP'S CLOTHING [REMIX]


"Sheep's Clothing" is # 3 of 4 promotional singles taken from Daneja Mentale's upcoming 2016 self-titled album.



















©2015 Def For Life Records LLC

DANEJA MENTALE - LVu2H8u

"LVu2H8u" (pronounced Love You To Hate You) is 2 of 4 promotional singles taken from Daneja Mentale's upcoming 2016 self-titled album. This is a remixed version that's only available online.











©2015 Def For Records LLC

DANEJA MENTALE - MONSTER

"Monster" is the first of 4 promotional singles taken from Daneja Mentale's upcoming 2016 self-titled album. Social commentary has always been one of the stronger topics in his music so this time the focus is set on domestic and sexual abuse.
















©2015 Def For Life Records LLC

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