March 22 is a big day for new releases. First, C-Murder, even while on lockdown at Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna, Louisiana, is dropping his sixth CD, The Truest Shit I Ever Said on Koch Records. The first single, “Y’all Heard” features B.G. Other cameos include Soulja Slim, Akon and Capone.
After winning DJ of the Year at the 2004 Mixshow Power Summit in Puerto Rico,
Clinton Sparks releases his own mixtape. Maybe You’ve Been Brainwashed featuring exclusive cuts, original remixes and collabos with P. Diddy, Jadakiss, Lil’ Flip, Fat Joe, 50 Cent, Noreaga and Busta Rhymes. The LP also features three unreleased verses from Biggie.
Ex-Artifacts member Tame One drops his sophomore CD, OG Bobby Johnson on Eastern Conference Records, and Pigeon John, best known as part of L.A. Symphony, releases his third, Pigeon John Sings The Blues! The LP features two original videos and three remixes of songs from 2002’s Pigeon John Is Dating Your Sister. Pigeon John has also just signed with Quannum Records.
Virgina-producer Nottz releases Nottz Presents D.M.P. “ The Teamsta Mixtape. The D.M.P. crew consists of Black-N-Deckah, Big Shot, Killa Khi and Star, and the mixtape features Royce Da 59, Petey Pablo, Krumbsnatcha and Star Trak’s Famlay.
On April 5, Vast Aire & DJ Mighty Mi will release The Best Damn Rap Show. Vast is also working on both his 2nd solo CD and Cannibal Ox‘s sophomore effort. Then, Zion I drops their third release, True & Livin’ on their in-house label, featuring Talib Kweli on “Temperature.”