Today Stereo Crew & Soul Daad release their free LP “AMSTERTROIT”. As the title hints, this album is a result of Detroit and Amsterdam collaborating.
Stereo Boyz & Stereo Crew teamed up with Amsterdam’s Soul Daad recently to produce and record “Amstertroit”. The two teams of MCs and Producers first met on Twitter, exchanging beats and ideas. Amazed by the undeniable talent coming from overseas, the Stereo Boyz picked 3 beats by Soul Daad members Gianski & Bolle for their upcoming album “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz”.
During their recent Europe Tour, the Stereo Boyz met the Soul Daad crew in person for the first time, and after a whole week in their Amsterdam headquarters, “AMSTERTROIT” was born. The LP consists of production and vocals from both crews, bilingual raps and great chemistry.
Mixo says: “We wanted to show a unity with this project, a unity in Hip Hop that, it seems, has been forgotten. This is positivity. This shows you that Hip Hop brings people together, and no language barriers or far distance can stop it.”
“AMSTERTROIT” is now available for free download. Look out for the video to “Ooh La La”, dropping in three weeks.
Today Stereo Crew & Soul Daad send a “Happy 420″ from Detroit and Amsterdam!
“Ooh La La” will be the first single off their collaboration “Amstertroit”, and you can check out the trailer today. The track was produced by Soul Daad’s Vice Vic who sampled the classic “Fu-Gee-La”. Of course, being released on 420 and coming from Amsterdam, you can imagine what “Ooh La La” is about. But see for yourself.
Stereo Boyz & Stereo Crew teamed up with Amsterdam’s Soul Daad recently to produce and record their EP “Amstertroit”. The two teams of MCs and Producers first met on Twitter, exchanging beats and ideas. Amazed by the undeniable talent coming from overseas, the Stereo Boyz picked 3 beats by Soul Daad members Gianski & Bolle for their upcoming album “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz”.
During their recent Europe Tour, the Stereo Boyz met the Soul Daad crew in person for the first time, and after a whole week in the Amsterdam headquarters, “Amstertroit” was born. The EP consists of production and vocals from both crews, bilingual raps and great chemistry.
“Amstertroit” will be released for free download in May, which is also when the full video to “Ooh La La” can be viewed.
While touring through Europe, the Stereo Boyz send Greetings across the globe.
“Speaking in Tonguez” is another single off their upcoming album “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz” (to be released in the summer of 2013).
“Speaking in Tonguez”, produced by Sir Henry J Stuart and featuring vocals by Shoua Kue entices with an ultra smooth sound and lyrics directed at the ladies who like to sit back, relax and enjoy.
Whereas a lot of Hip Hop songs with sexual content are disrespectful nowadays, the Stereo Boyz want to bring the focus back on the art of love making and worshipping a woman’s body. “We are bringing back the feeling of songs like “Let’s get it on” by Marvin Gaye. Songs that make a woman feel special, instead of offended”, says Mixo.
The Stereo Crew unleashes another one of their members this week, Vinnie Bass, who brings you a leak off his upcoming debut “The Chronicles of Bass”.
Vinnie Bass is Mic Audio’s (Stereo Boyz) younger cousin and has, naturally, been around Hip Hop since a young age. At 11 yrs young, upon hearing Rakim’s “Microphone Fiend” for the first time, he started rapping. Today he is finally ready to present his musical introduction to the world and “These Bars” is exactly what that is. Recorded over the Pusha T “My God” beat, Vinnie Bass showcases not only his style and lyrical abilities but also his significant voice.
He describes his music as “short stories mixed with hard-hitting lyrics” and says: “Today i strive to bring my own sound by not shying away from my so called nerd side”. His musical influences Rhyme Asylum, Canibus, Chino XL, Outkast, Big L, Lupe Fiasco and family member Mic Audio can he heard in his music, nevertheless he has his very own sound.
“These Bars” is the first release off his upcoming album “The Chronicles of Bass”, which will be released for free download on March 26th. He describes it as a collection of short stories, with a variety of sounds and topics, with no fear of putting his emotions into lyrics and sharing his soul with his listeners.
“I guarantee you never heard anything like this and I feel I have a lot to bring to the table, if you just give me a chance.”
B-Boyz (Kid Boombox & BrandNew) of the Stereo Crew release the third and final video off their Mixtape “Stereo Boyz presents B-Boyz”.
“Boom Box” is Kid Boombox’s solo joint on the mixtape: “I wanted to approach not just that song but the whole B-Boyz project with a style no one heard before. The “BoomBox” track was more of a part two to the solo track i did on (Stereo Boyz’) “The Illest Mixtape Ever” Project which was titled “How I Feel”, I wanted the listener to hear nothing but rhymes mixed with a great song yet at the same time make you forget how the original version went”.
The B-Boyz Mixtape is Kid Boombox & BrandNew’s first release and serves as an introduction of their sound, similar yet different from the one Stereo Boyz fans are used to. “Mine and Brand New’s 1st Collaboration started off as getting the feel of each others style and turned into something much greater than we imagined.” says Kid Boombox.
On the mixtape the two flow over industry beats and stay true to their style: Hype, New Skool and always Lyrical.
Watch “Boom Box” at the link, grab your free download and stay tuned to hear more from B-Boyz and the rest of the Stereo Crew, coming to you no later than this thursday when we release the first single off Stereo Crew member Vinnie Bass’ debut mixtape
Mixo aka Applauze Beetz of the Stereo Boyz releases his first Beat Tape titled “The Future in The Present” on this Christmas Day.
The free Beat Tape is a gift to the fans as well as a Wrap Up of a very successful for Mixo and his group.
Mixo has produced many of the Stereo Boyz’ songs, yet most people know him only as a Rapper. In order to change that, but also show his growth in production and to give fans and critics a taste of what the upcoming Stereo Boyz album “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz” (out summer 2013) will sound like, Mixo put together a mix of old and brand new beats, many of them never before heard.
The Beat Tape is a free download to say Thank You to the fans and supporters for a great year.
In preparation for the Stereo Boyz second Europe Tour in February 2013, they will only drop a few more releases before their first full length LP hits stores.
“Buggin’ Out (Beetle Juiced)” is the B-Side of the Stereo Boyz’ latest single “RayBanz” (released August 21st), which was the first release off the groups’ upcoming album “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz”, set to drop summer of 2013.
The track drops with a video today, on Halloween, an obvious choice as the song pays tribute to the classic Halloween flick “Beetle Juice”.
Produced by A-Bomb, the beat is fast paced, wild and a definite banger. Mixo and Mic Audio, accompanied by Stereo Crew member Kid Boombox ride the beat perfectly and showcase their lyrical abilities.
The video for “Buggin’ Out” was shot in New York, just 2 days before Hurricane Sandy hit. Hitting Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Halloween parties and more perfect sceneries, the Stereo Boyz once again captured the perfect visuals for their sounds.
The video was shot by Sacramento Knoxx, originally from Detroit and residing in Queens, and edited by David Romero.
While the Stereo Boyz are preparing to embark on their second Europe Tour early next year, they will continue to give you tastes of their upcoming album “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz”.
Watch “Buggin’ Out” below and support by purchasing it, available now at all major online stores.
The Stereo Boyz are gearing up for their first full length album entitled “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz”, to be released in the summer of 2013.
“RayBanz” is the first single off the album, hitting stores August 21st, just in time to be the soundtrack of this late, but nonetheless heated summer of 2012.
The smooth, mesmerizing beat was made by super producer Nick Speed of Libido Sounds & G-Unit, who has produced hit records for 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Talib Kweli, Elzhi and many more.
With Dj Los on the cuts, another Detroit Heavyweight lend his skillz for “RayBanz”, adding the element of turntablism. On the Hook you hear the beautiful voice of the latest addition to the Stereo Boyz Crew, Shoua Kue, who will appear on a number of songs on the new album.
Stereo Boyz’ Mc and Producer Mixo explains the meaning of “RayBanz”:
“RayBan, RayBanz, or Ban for short. Definition: To block, shade, or blind any hate or fake during RapLife.
To wear shaded lens glasses when hating or fake people are around during RapLife but still only communicate with the real.”
The video for “RayBanz” was filmed and edited by Sacramento Knoxx, another multi talented team member of the Stereo Boyz Crew, gifted producer, visioneer, and executive producer on “Carz, Clubz & Theaterz”, as well as David Romero, a film and TV production major at Michigan State University.
The Stereo Boyz have been bringing Detroit’s strongest talents together, and this record and video truly showcase their appreciation of a great team, friends, fans and family. The video was shot at Mixo’s and Mic Audio’s family renunions:
“It meant alot to us to share that with our families, after having worked so hard for our dreams for many years now, to have them be a part of this huge accomplishment was only right!”
Watch “RayBanz” below and support by purchasing it, available now at all major online stores, the “RayBanz” single comes with a B-Side: “Buggin’ Out”, a gem for all hip hop fans.
During their tour stop in Berlin, Germany the Stereo Boyz were a part of this collabo with Edo G and iGadget, who produced “Behind the Mic”. The song will appear on iGadgets album, to be released this fall.
On their stop in Berlin, Germany during their Europe Tour, the Stereo Boyz were interviewed by Europe’s number One Hip Hop Magazine JUICE. A full page article about the Boyz, their music and future appeared in this months issue in the category “Hip Hope”. Check out the article below.
Finishing their three month Europe Tour the Stereo Boyz start 2012 with “Guten Tag!”, a tape mixed by the legendary Dj Jesaya from Switzerland.
Featuring the song and video “Tour to Europ” the Stereo Boyz express their feelings about being overseas for the first time and the mixtape is a showcase of music that got them there and songs they performed on stages all across France, Germany and Switzerland.
Not only Dj Jesaya lend cuts for the tape but also fellow Detroiters Dj Soko of The Left and Dj Prime Minister. With Mixo’s Father on the vocals of “From Ex to Best Friend” and Jon C (featured on J.Dilla’s “The Rebirth” project) this tape offers a variety of great talent, up tempo as well as soulful songs and of course the signature Stereo Boyz sound, which Germany’s legendary Dj Mad (Absolute Beginner) called “a breath of fresh air”.