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MCMI REPORT: The HighBred LP – Release Party + New Single “The Ride”

MCMI REPORT: The HighBred LP – Release Party + New Single “The Ride”

The HighBred LP - Release Party + New Single
MCMI REPORT: One of the last things Plague Co-founder PH aka PUMPKINHEAD did as President of A&R at MCMI Records, was introduce us to the artist Chordz Cordero, an MC and singer, who is a gifted songwriter and storyteller. We are ready to release one of many albums from Chordz, starting off with The HighBred LP, which is a group effort, with fellow MC Sir Manley, DJ Eminent on the scratches and produced entirely by Boonie Mayfield.

MCMI REPORT: The HighBred LP - Release Party + New Single "The Ride"


We are proud to announce the ALBUM RELEASE PARTY for The HighBred LP by Chordz Cordero & Sir Manley! The album drops onDec. 1st on MCMI Records / Intaphaze Records / Man@Work Productions.

We will celebrate the album release at the popular nyc industry event, the UFMX Experience, at The Delancey, from 6 – 11pm, hosted by the MarXmanco-hosted by MCMI’s co-CEOs GMS & LR Blitzkrieg!

MCMI REPORT: The HighBred LP - Release Party + New Single "The Ride"Chordz & Manley will rock music off of The HighBred LP, with special guests and supporting acts, plus the UF Music Group that always rocks the house! CD’s of the album will be on hand, so you can get your copy autographed. This is going to be an incredible night that you don’t want to miss!

We will announce more DJ’s and special guest artists in the next few weeks. For now, RSVP to the event on FacebookPreview the new single The Ride, plus the first two singles, Original (We Remain) (song | video) and How I See It (song | video), follow on social media (links below) and pre-order the The HighBred LP here.


MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) “Letter To My Boy PH” [PH Memorial Concert]

MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) “Letter To My Boy PH”

UG of Cella Dwellas performs Letter To My Boy PH at the PH Memorial Tribute  Concert at Santos Party House in Manhattan, August 5th, 2015. #ripPH #MCMI #MCMIreport #CellaDwellas #RestInPower #Pumpkinhead

MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) "Letter To My Boy PH"

This is one part of an incredible Hip Hop set at the PH MEMORIAL TRIBUTE CONCERT, thrown by the PH MEMORIAL TRIBUTE COMMITTEE. In the event, we matched up groups of MC’s to perform super-sets together, each artist contributing one part to the set. This is U.G. of the CellaDwellas. Also in that set were Mic Handz and Skyzoo – videos coming soon.

First, U.G. sets the mood with some choice words for our fallen angel PH aka PUMPKINHEAD, then spits fire over a crazy beat, but not before hyping the crowd with some energetic call and response. This is MC-ing at its best, for a good cause. We call this one “Letter to My Boy PH”. Shout out to U.G. and all the artist who rocked that night. You raised money for his kids, you raised his wife’s spirits and all of ours as well, as we poured our hearts out in the music, for our brother PH.

MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) "Letter To My Boy PH"For those of you who are not familiar with Cella Dwellas, the group consists of U.G. & Phantasm. These lyrically gifted brothers came to fame as a staple of the lyricists Lounge in the early 90′s and then got a record deal with LOUD in ’94. They were also known to body Stretch & Bobbito’s world renowned radio show with freestyles and appeared on Lyricist Lounge’s Underground Airplay cassette’s that came with Ecko Clothing back in the day. Their first single on Loud, “Land of the Lost” is hailed as a classic. They also dropped “The GoodDwellas” and “Perfect Match” off of that first album, but personally I feel the whole album is classic. If that was before your time, or you missed it, go do your research. The album is bangin’!

MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) "Letter To My Boy PH"
In the 2000′s the group shortened their name to The Dwellas and dropped The Last Shall Be First, also on LOUD Records. That album also got rave reviews, so go check for it.  Since then, U.G. and Phantasm have made many guest appearances, released group songs as well as solo material. The styles are updated, but the skills are still next level.

MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) "Letter To My Boy PH"

You can check out Phantasm’s recent release, Shed No Tears (which is dedicated to PH and fellow Decepticon Sean Price).

We will be putting up another clip from that night each week, so stay tuned and subscribe to MCMIreport Youtube Channel, for Hip Hop events, interviews, behind the scenes videos, and more, if you haven’t already. Shout out to Bryan form theBeeShine.com who shot this footage for us.

Stay blessed!


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MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) “Letter to My Boy PH”
MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) “Letter To My Boy PH”
MCMI REPORT: UG (Cella Dwellas) “Letter To My Boy PH”



I met the Barchitects through my brother PH, who was in the crew. He first hipped me to this young kid he was mentoring in the battle game, T-Money Bagz, so when I saw him battle, I paid attention. Longtime fam of half of Team Homi (Poison Pen, Sara Kana, Ike P, Swave Sevah, Amzilla, J Arch, Scream) I later started seeing Bugz with the crew, but we didn’t really build that much until recently, brought together in requiem of PH’s passing. We all felt the hit when he left us in June, (R.I.P PUMPKINHEAD) and it brought all of his mutual friends closer together. Now I’m getting to know Money Bagz & Bugz lyrically, through freestyles and mixtapes they have been producing, for the past couple of years. So far I like what I am hearing. These dudes got heart, talent and most of all, BARS!

The Barchitects rep TEAM HOMI hard on ‘HOMI OVER EVERYTHING’. It is the first single off of ‘THE BARCHITECTS VOL 1′, hosted by DJ STATIC, available on Dat Piff right now.Rob Dinero produced the joint. The video is directed by Deadeyez. I’m feeling this track and the team is making all the right moves right now. You are definitely going to see more from The Barchitects and Team Homi. - J.Arch & PHRise in Power - GMS


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MCMI REPORT: Tokyo Cigar x Substantial – “Constant” (feat. Tanya Denise) [Video]

Tokyo Cigar x Substantial - "Constant"

Producer extraordinaire, MD’s own Tokyo Cigar, presents “Constant,” featuring Substantial and Irish vocalist Tanya Denise. This international collaboration crafted by Tokyo Cigar is dedicated to true love, set over a laid back jazzy beat. Tokyo Cogar, you got some fire. Please send us a beat for our upcoming Plague project! :D

*Ahem* Back to the review …

Lyrically, Substantial lays it down with his super laid back, yet strong, confident delivery. When the chorus comes in the vocals are so sweet, they make you shudder.

The video is directed by Garrett Lynam and Tokyo Cigar, who filmed in both Maryland and Ireland, and is a visual representation of people from all around the world coming together to make some great art.

This song is truly a gem. It will force you to move your head up and down with a smile on your face for Hip Hop. This is a must add to your playlist. Get it now on iTunes.

@GMS_MCMI | @MCMIreport | @IAmSubstantial | @TokyoCigar

MCMI REPORT: Scarface – Mental Exorcism (Video)

Scarface Mental Exorcism

Deeply Rooted“Mental Exorcism” is taken from the Best Buy exclusive version of ‘Deeply Rooted’.

Scarface was always a vivid story teller and his style is perfectly suited for this type of politically reflective, call to action type of track. The Scarface – Mental Exorcism video makes use of photos and footage of several recent killings and brutality by police, as well as quotes from television news commentators, print media and other non-fiction, primary sources to hammer home the point being made, which is “we are in a police state, where the police are able to do whatever they want, even if its illegal.” 

Deeply Rooted Available at Best Buy: Includes three bonus cuts not available on the standard version!

Download the standard version on iTunes.


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