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SUBSTANTIAL – MADE IN MARYLAND (produced by ODDISEE)

SUBSTANTIAL – MADE IN MARYLAND (produced by ODDISEE)

featuring Steph the Sapphic Songstress & DJ Jav

SUBSTANTIAL - MADE IN MARYLAND (produced by ODDISEE)

Plague-member and MCMI affiliate MC Substantial teams up with Mello Music Group’s fellow DMV native, the producer Oddisee for Made In Maryland, the first official single off his long awaited album, The Past Is Always Present In The Future. While Substantial spent a lot of time in New York early in his career , the song is an ode to Maryland, where he once again resides since he returned to his home state several years ago. If you are a Substantial fan then you must know Steph the Sapphic Songstress and DJ Jav, who are frequent collaborators with the prolific MC. Avoiding samples, the scratches and cuts you hear are off of vocals from Joe.D.

When ef@mm member QN5 Music’s Tonedeff heard the song, he was quoted as saying “S#!t so hard, I’m about to move there!” (Sidenote: Stan please make more hard s#!t like this so Tone can move, lol. Thanks.)

Pre-orders for The Past Is Always Present In The Future – iTunes & Bandcamp
Release Date:  January 6, 2017. CD’s ship January 13, 2017 Cassettes & vinyl on the way!
SUBSTANTIAL - MADE IN MARYLAND (produced by ODDISEE)

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SUBSTANTIAL – MADE IN MARYLAND (produced by ODDISEE)

Substantial – ‘Art Is Where The Home Is’ (HIWTAI Remixes)


Substantial‘Art Is Where The Home Is’ (HIWTAI Remixes) is a collection of remixes & live versions of songs from his critically acclaimed Mello Music Group debut, ‘Home Is Where The Art Is’. If you loved the original, executive produced by producer Oddisee, you will want to check out this somewhat more mellow version, featuring production by Bop Alloy’s Marcus D, Japanese beatsmith Haruka NakamuraDeacon The Villain from  CunninLynguists, DMV producers, Sean Toure’, Jsoul & The Other Guys, Jazz Hop production team A June & J Beat & Jackson, and Mississippi’s 5-D.

unnamedThere are also some tracks featuring DC area’s live band Sound of the City, who jazz up the singles ‘See Hear’ and ‘Check My Resume’. One new song on the project is the previously unreleased ‘Lost Lost’ featuring Jsoul, produced by yU of Diamond District.

A CD of the Remixes is only available as an import on the Japanese boutique label Rockwell Product Shop. But you can get it digitally from Substantial’s own Bandcamp page and listen to or download the original album from Mell0 Music Group

Substantial is currently on tour with Marcus D (as the group Bop Alloy). For tour info, check http://www.bopalloy.com/showdates and click Another Day In The Life Of…‘ to hear their 2nd album.

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The Black Opera: “Queen of Hearts” feat. Mayer Hawthorne (Download + Video)

We’ve told y’all about Black Opera before, on MCMI RADIO, but some of y’all weren’t listening. Now’s your chance to redeem yourselves. The original was tough, but of course Oddisee kills it on the remix. This one comes with a damn good video as well. And its free! You can’t beat that! Props to MelloManMusicGroup.

Free Download The Black Opera: “Queen of Hearts” feat. Mayer Hawthorne
Album: The Black Opera “Libretto: of King Legend”

Black Opera - Queen of Hearts

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Show Day: Substantial Album Release Party [Mini-Doc]


Late this summer, Substantial and Mello Music Group released Home Is Where The Art Is, an uncompromisingly raw and powerful collection of positive, forward-thinking hip-hop that Oddisee executive produced. On August 23, 2012, filmmaker, Simon Kim followed Substantial as he prepared to introduce his 3rd solo album at a live show unlike any other. The event took place at LIV Nightclub in Washington, DC and featured performances & DJ sets by some of the DMV’s best Hip Hop acts, such as Oddisee, yU, Uptown XO, Gods’Illa, Lyriciss, Roddy Rod & others! Hosted by Grap Luva (cousin to the late great Heavy D) the event included live graffiti art by Rei21 and showcased his work along with pieces by Demont Peekaso. Throw in a Beatdown Showcase with J $crilla, Kaimbr, & Grussle plus DJ sets by DJ RBI, Roddy Rod & DJ Jav and what you have is one unforgettable night.

HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS – in stores now!

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Homeboy Sandman: “Watchu Want From Me?” (prod. Oddisee)

Co-CEO of MCMI LR Blitzkrieg brought this song to the studio to play on our broadcast of MCMI RADIO last Friday. The jazz piano loop used in the track is phenomenal. Homeboy Sandman’s flow and playful singing fits the Oddisee produced track perfectly.

This is the first single off of his album First Of A Living Breed. He still doesn’t use any profanity in his rhymes, and still maintains that premium brand of lyricism.

Homeboy Sandman

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