The Concrete Schoolyard September 26, 2013 Podcast

Dj E-Yo held it down alone last night while I attended to MMALockup business and interviews! He dropped a brand new Schoolboy Q – Banger (MOSHPIT) at the beginning of the show and you heard it here first!

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Plus SO MUCH NEW MUUUUUUSSSSSIIIIIC! I’m still having plugin issues with WordPress so: Listen HERE now!

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The Concrete Schoolyard September 12, 2013 Podcast

We finally got to come back and throw you some super dope beats and rhymes! This week’s #TapeoftheWeek is brought to you by Open Mike Eagle (who performed at Smoke N Barrel in Fayetteville a week before the show with LucioMegaRan and Homeboy Sandman) titled Sir Rockabye! This is what you call a name your price album. You can get it for free but throw the brother some cash. He’s independent and releasing this music through his own personal means.

*Click Here For The direct link*

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We started the show hot with a new Blu song produced by Pete Rock, new Vic MensaAMP LiveJerreau of Fly Union, Wu-Tang Clan and much more! Ya’ll keep it locked as we bring you the latest and greatest that you never heard right here on The Concrete Schoolyard!

Still trying to figure out why these players aren’t working on my page.

TBT: First Annual Fayetteville Roots Festival

For Throw Back Thursday you get the review I posted at the other music blog in 2010 after the first Fayetteville Roots Festival. The fest has only gotten bigger and better. It’s so awesome. I’m sure @DocMurda would LOVE it. Enjoy:

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The First Annual Fayetteville Roots Festival on August 29th was set to take place at Greenhouse Grille, but after a water main broke at Greenhouse Grille the festival was moved to George’s Majestic Lounge. Hats off to the festival organizers and to George’s management and staff, because the evening ran smoothly, as if everything that happened was part of the plan.

The music-filled evening went better than I expected. I left George’s that night with a couple of new albums for my collection, after being blown away by some of the performances. I know I’m not alone when I say that this festival definitely has all the right components to become a Fayetteville classic; from the award-winning artists, to the welcoming audience, and a community coming together in case there’s a water main that breaks at the very last minute.
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