– Bay Area rapper The Jacka is offering fans a unique opportunity. The emcee just released a new, untitled track on his bandcamp page and he wants his fans to name it. The track is a collaboration with Freeway and his scheduled to be included on the Murder Weapon project. The contest began on the 28th and runs through the first of the year. In order to enter you can Twitter your suggestion to The Jacka. The winner will be announced January 1st.

– Fellow native of the Bay, E-40, is revealing his new venture to the world. 40 Water has set up www.e40gear.com, a new website to sell all of his merchandise. The new site allows fans to get apparel and music directly from E-40.The site will sell a host of products from the West Coast legend, including shirts, hoodies, bandanas, and music.

– Edinburgh, Scotland based musician SciFi Stu has been producing music for over a decade. SciFi brings his knowledge and love of Jazz, Hip Hop, and Soul to his newest project, From the Heaviest Heart to the Coldest Soul. The record displays an affection for both classic and modern sounds and features guest spots by Moka Only, L.I.F.E. Long, Count Bass D, John Robinson, Vast Aire, TzariZM, Dillon among others. The record is out now on CD and also available for download.