"The Rise Of The Empire" by the Empire Riderz is out now

By the end of last week I posted a flyer with the release dates of the upcoming Crime Family Entertainment albums on the CalifaRap Instagram page. Today is the release date of the first album on the list called "Rise Of The Empire" by the Empire Riderz. The Empire Riderz have already released a couple of albums over the last years. If you haven't heard of them before, some of the LPs can be found online. The new record features artists such as Jokes, Oso Viscious, Blacky Montana or Oxnard Pugz. End of July they released a video for the track "In My Hood" featuring Jokes which can be seen by clicking here. A couple of days ago they also filmed a video for the song "Gangsters Hustler And Pimps" featuring Blacky Montana, so be on the lookout for that. If you want to get your digital copy you can get it from Amazon, Google Play, iTunes or all other digital stores.

01. In My Hood (feat. Jokes)
02. Right One
03. Gangster Life (feat. Trey Clef, Oso Viscious, Bams)
04. This Is Murder
05. Neighborhood (feat. Seo Loc, Bams)
06. Up In These Streets (feat. Jokes)
07. Banging When 2 Pac Did It
08. Take Your Head Off
09. Fuckin With No Haters (feat. Treb Clef)
10. They Say
11. Gangsters Hustlers And Pimps (feat. Blacky Montana)
12. Just Doing Me (feat. Jokes)
13. On This Side (feat. Oxnard Pugz)
14. Dirty Streets
15. Outro (feat. Marisol)

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Introducing Bakersfield based artist D-Loc

About a month ago we posted a video of Bakersfield based artist D-Loc. If you ask me it's time to take a closer at the artist who already has a mixtape and a full studio album in stores. The mixtape is called "Best Kept Secret Vol. 1" and can be bought exclusively over at his official website officialdloc.com. His first full studio album "Came Up Overnight" which was released in 2016 can be bought from all digital stores including Amazon, Google Play or iTunes. Over at his official YouTube account you are able to watch the latest video "Work So Hard" featuring Trazel as well as some more music videos, behind the scenes stuff, etc. He also released a video for one of the tracks from the "Came Up Overnight" LP which is called "What You Know 'Bout That". To watch the video just click here.

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New Jonny U album "Gordo" is out now

August, 15th R&B artist Jonny U aka Mr. O.G Love released his brand new album "Gordo" to the digital world. The album which doesn't even feature a handful of artists, the only features are K Bone, Bird Man, 2 Mex and Latin Spice, can be bought from the usual suspects Amazon, Google Play, iTunes and all other digital stores. Back in April he already released a video for the song "I Love Cali Like I Love Women" which can be seen by clicking here or by clicking on the link in the tracklist. For those of you who don't remember who Jonny U is or who haven't heard of him before, he has already released a couple of solo albums but he is mainly known for his features on various Old Town Records releases, the label where he also released his classic album "O.G Love" back in 2003. Here's the full "Gordo" tracklist:

01. Gordo
02. I Love Cali Like I Love Women
03. LA 2 No (feat. K Borne, Bird Man)
04. We Smokin
05. Going 2c Da King
06. Cardasheon
07. Fat Boy On A Diet
08. Gohaaad Dam
09. Lina Blanco
10. #Ntflxnchll
11. Blowing Up My Phone
12. Broken Homes
13. Bdsm
14. Temptation (feat. 2 Mex, Latin Spice)

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Dinero & Tiny Loko released collaboration LP "Probable Kause"

After releasing their compilation "California Love Part II" on Valentines Day is Doble Filo Entertainment back with Dinero's & Tiny Loko's collaboration LP "Probable Kause". The album which was released August, 29th features artists such as Chino Grande, A.L.T The Saint, Komp, Spanky Loco, Huero Snipes, Kozme, Mr. Trippalot, Troublez, Anthony and Juan Gambino. Right on the same day they also released a video for the song "Planet Los Angeles" which features Chino Grande. To watch the video just click on the link in the tracklist. As usual you are able to get your copy from Amazon, Google Play, iTunes and all other digital stores.

01. Planet Los Angeles (feat. Chino Grande)
02. We Got It (feat. A.L.T The Saint)
03. In My 65 (feat. Komp)
04. Living My Life (feat. Spanky Loco)
05. Stil In The West (feat. Huero Snipes)
06. Loosing Control (feat. Kozme)
07. Don't Kill My High
08. We On It [REMIX] (feat. Spanky Loco)
09. Can't Fuck With You
10. Probable Kause
11. My Feria (feat. Mr. Trippalot)
12. How I Do
13. Club Shit (feat. Troublez)
14. How She Make Me Feel (feat. Anthony Rey)
15. Only God Can Judge Me (feat. Juan Gambino)

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Brown Shady already released new album "Cali Is On Fire" in May

Back in June Brown Shady aka Marro himself posted a video of the song "Move It" in our forum, the CalifaRap Community. At this point I was not aware of the fact that he already released a full new album called "Cali Is On Fire" May, 19th. For people who don't remember Brown Shady or who haven't heard of him before, he already started his Chicano Rap career years ago under the name Marro with the Wicked Minds and has released at least 2 albums back in the days. The new record which was released through his own label M.A.K Records features artists such as Creeper, Frank V from Proper Dos, Slicc, Wyno Loc and Kozme. To watch the mentioned "Move It" video just click on the link in the tracklist. If you like what you see and hear you can get your digital copy at the usual online stores such as Amazon, Google Play or iTunes. If you haven't heard his earlier work you can find it online as well. If you ask me you should check out his classics songs "3 Deep" featuring ODM from Lighter Shade Of Brown and Lil Blacky as well as "In These Times" featuring ODM.

01. Like A Movie
02. L.A County
03. Respect (feat. Creeper)
04. Straight Banging (feat. Frank V)
05. Kill A Flow
06. Gangsta Life (feat. Slicc)
07. Move It
08. Homie Don't Play (feat. Wyno Loc)
09. Life Of Sin (feat. Frank V)
10. On The Map
11. Don't Trust No One
12. 187
13. Save Me (feat. Kozme)

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CalifaRap 4.0 brings you a new look and features

After some weeks of hard work on bringing you CalifaRap 4.0, the 4th design since its birth in 2004, I'm really proud to announce that its launch is officially here. If you use your mobile phone to visit CalifaRap you will like to hear that the new design is responsive, which means that it will adjust its look according to your device. Besides the new visiuals there are also some new sections and features in place. As you can see in the menu the interviews do have their own section again just like on CalifaRap 1.0 and CalifaRap 2.0. So far we have added all interviews which have been uploaded to our YouTube channel including current audio interviews, current video interviews as well as the CalifaRap Classics. As a little goody we also added our old written interviews. Chicano Rap music videos do now have their own section as well. If you click on the "Tags" item in the menu you will see a list of all keywords which are tagged to our content. Clicking on one of the keywords will display a list of all articles which are tagged with the respective keyword. Depending on if you visit CalifaRap with your regular/ tablet computer or your mobile phone there's also a box with random tags either on the right side of the content or below. It might be that there will still be some minor changes to the design within the next few weeks such as a new logo (Teknikz, where are yout at?!) or some additional features. In the meantime I hope that you enjoy the new look and features! Your feedback is highly welcome...

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Mr. Capone-E album #8 out of 12 is out now

After releasing his July release "Just A Player" which brought you a more mainstream kind of sound is Mr. Capone-E back with his August LP "A Hi Power Story". This month's album brings you a more vintage Hi Power Entertainment sound as it features artists from the past such as Lil Tweety, Bozo and Mr. Criminal as well as artists from the current Hi Power roster including Crazy Loc, Miss Lady Pinks, Tyrant and Clumsy Beatz. There's an additional guest appearance by Maldito from the 805 Clicka who has been featured on some of the latest Mr. Capone-E releases. As usual you are able to get your digital copy from Amazon, Google Play or iTunes. So far we have no idea if there will be pressed copies or not. If you are interested into a physical copy keep checking the official Hi Power Entertainment website hipowermusic.com where you can order all the latest Mr. Capone-E CDs.

01. Hi Power (Intro)
02. Hitting Them Streets (feat. Crazy Loc)
03. Dynasty (feat. Lil Tweety, Miss Lady Pinks)
04. Sounding The Same (feat. Miss Lady Pinks, Bozo)
05. Hi Power Story Roll Call
06. Can't Stop Me
07. Hi Power Over Everything (feat. Miss Lady Pinks, Tyrant)
08. Bow Down (feat. Mr. Criminal)
09. Standing Alone
10. This The Time (feat. Bozo, Maldito)
11. They Wanna Join (feat. Clumsy Beatz)
12. What Happened
13. Hi Power (Outro)

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Download new Baby Wicked & Wicked Babyboll album "Malvadas" for free

We haven't heard any new music from Baby Wicked since the release of her last solo album "Story Telling Part 2" in 2013. A couple of days ago a new collaboration LP with Wicked Babydoll called "Malvadas" hit the internet. Back in April they released a video for the track "Loca" featuring Gatiz which can be seen by clicking here. More videos supporting the album are supposed to be released the next couple of weeks, so keep an eye open. To download "Malvadas" for free head over to Wicked Babydoll's official website wbdla.com. In other Baby Wicked related news we are able to report that she started her own recording studio called Monroe Recording Studio near Los Angeles. To book time you can contact Baby Wicked directly through her official Facebook or through her official Instagram.

01. Borre Cassette (feat. Bibi)
02. Boy High (feat. Bibi)
03. Controlarme (feat. Bibi)
04. El Estudio Autotune
05. El Estudio Original
06. Hustler
07. Imbecil (feat. Estilo)
08. Loca (feat. Gatiz)
09. Secreto
10. Struggling
11. The Call
12. Una Noche (feat. Estilo)
13. Ye Te Olvide (feat. Mia Diamond)

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New Malow Mac album "Notorious" hits the internet

After releasing no fresh music in 2016 is Malow Mac back with his brand new album "Notorious". The LP which is distributed through M.O.B.G Entertainment features artists such as Outwest, Rigo Luna, King Lil G, Samantha (Latino) and his Legendary Mafia. Over the last couple of weeks Malow Mac already released 2 videos. The 1st video he released is for the track "To Live And Die In I.E" featuring the Legendary Mafia. If you haven't seen the video yet click here. The 2nd video he released is for the track "Unfadable" featuring Outwest. If you haven't seen the video yet click here. For now you can get the digital version of the album on Amazon and Google Play. According to Malow Mac himself pressed copies should be available next week.

01. Real Talk
02. California Murder Case
03. Do You Wanna Get High
04. Notorious Malow Mac
05. Ratchets
06. Unfadable (feat. Outwest)
07. Cruising The Streets
08. Who's Talking Beef
09. My Homie (feat. Rigo Luna, King Lil G)
10. I'm A Ryda (feat. Samantha)
11. Smooth Operator
12. Thoughts Of A General
13. Lowriders
14. To Live And Die In I.E (feat. Legendary Mafia)

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Mr. Capone-E album #7 out of 12 is out now

Today we are able to announce that Mr. Capone-E is back with his 7th release of the year called "Just A Player". The album, which brings a sound we haven't really heard from Mr. Capone-E before, features J-One, Joe, Pranxs, Jah Free, Clumsy Beatz, J-Reyez, Flash, Tucker Lives, Miss Lady Pinks, King Trip and Roach Killa. So far no video for the LP has been released yet, but as usual you should expect at least one video for the album to be out soon. If you want to buy "Just A Player" head over to Amazon, Google Play, iTunes or every other online store. As usual you can also stream the album on Spotify. In other Mr. Capone-E related news he once again teamed up with German rapper and actor Eko Fresh to bring you a new song and video which can be seen by clicking here.

01. Intro Player
02. Feel It In The Air (feat. J-One)
03. Nothing New (feat. Joe, Pranxs)
04. Knock Me Out (feat. Jah Free, Clumsy Beatz)
05. Know You Like That (feat. J-Reyez, Flash, Tucker Lives)
06. Bad Bitches
07. I Rather
08. Bitches Roll Call
09. Player For Life (feat. Miss Lady Pinks)
10. Round It Up (Clumsy Beatz)
11. Play With Them (feat. J-One, King Trip)
12. Rarri (feat. Roach Killa)
13. Player Outro
14. Bonus Player

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High Caliber Records released new Loco Negro album "Street Wise"

July 8th High Caliber Records released Loco Negro's new album "Street Wise". The LP which is mainly produced by legendary Ernie G (one half Proper Dos) features artists such as Ernie G himself, Dee The Great, Ronin Gray, Unclue Rude and Bozo. If you want to preview some of the songs from the album you can head over to Loco Negro's official Youtube account where he uploaded some songs yesterday. If you like what you hear you can get your digital copy from the known stores such as Amazon, Google Play or iTunes. If you want to preview the other tracks which are not on Youtube you can do that on Spotify. If you ask me it's really good record with some nice and classic samples so check it out!

01. Can You Feel It (feat. Ernie G)
02. Jiggawatts
03. You And I (feat. Dee The Great)
04. Lost L.A
05. Judas
06. Cold World
07. Anita Baker (feat. Ronin Gray)
08. Did It 4 Jesus
09. Tongue Of Fork (feat. Uncle Rude)
10. British Knights N Cocaine (feat. Bozo)

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"The Grind" by Doll-E Girl is out now

Yesterday Doll-Girl released her new album "The Grind" through All Day Everyday Records. Features include Seven, Juan Gambino, Baby Bounce, Cricket, Trigga Happs, Huero Snipes, Eric Tucker, Rick Rider, Lyrik and Angie B. Back in Apirl Doll-E Girl released a video for the song "All Day In The West" featuring Seven which can be seen by clicking here. As usual these days you are able to pick up your digital copy from Amazon, Google Play, iTunes or wherever digital music is sold. If you prefer a physical copy you can get it directly from Doll-E Girl's official website under setupshop.bigcartel.com. I listned to the album on Spotify yesterday and let me tell you that it's definitely worth checking out. Here's the "The Grind" tracklist:

01. Welcome II The Grind
02. You Can Be A Hustler
03. All Day In The West (feat. Seven)
04. Money (feat. Juan Gambino)
05. East Side (feat. Baby Bounce)
06. The Grind
07. Stay Loyal (feat. Cricket)
08. Run Up Or Shut Up (feat. Trigga Happs, Huero Snipes)
09. Critics (feat. Eric Tucker)
10. You Don't Know Me (feat. Rick Rider, Lyrik)
11. Hold It Down (feat. Eric Tucker)
12. Rep Your City (feat. Eric Tucker)
13. Kid In Me (feat. Angie B)

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Da Rebal's "The Struggle" is out now

It's been about 3 years ago since we have last heard about Orange County based artist Da Rebal right here on CalifaRap when he released his smash hit "Ridin' On Crome" featuring Mr. Criminal. Now he's back with latest album/ mixtape called "The Struggle" which can be downloaded for free from datpiff.com. If you want to support him you can also buy "The Struggle" from CDBaby for now by clicking here. Here's a press release that we found: "Da Rebal is a hip hop artist that expresses himself with music. He writes about what he sees thru his own eyes and tries to give his fans the best music he can make. Da Rebal was born in Orange County, California, with his originated style that he developed thru out his own career, Da Rebal is becoming known more and more every day.".

01. Make A Difference
02. The Struggle
03. Life's No Game
04. In The Cut
05. Times Change
06. Times Change [CHOPPED & SCREWED]
07. Girl
08. Summertime
09. Life Of An Ese
10. Westside Story
11. Ima Rider
12. Rollin On Big Wheels
13. Give It All
14. Brown Crowd

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Mexica Aztlan released new LP "J.A.V.I.E.R"

After releasing his EP "Born Into Poverty" for free to the internet at the beginning of 2017 is Cell Block Entertainment already back with Mexica Aztlan's next release (if you haven't heard the EP yet click here to download it). This time it's his debut album "J.A.V.I.E.R... Just A Very Intelligent Egotistical Rapper" which was released July, 4th. To promote the release they also released a video for the song "I Sold Dope To The President" a couple of days ago. If you haven't seen the video yet click here to watch it. If you like what you hear and see you can pick up the album from all digital stores including Amazon, Google Play and more. If you want preview it you can also head over to Spotify. Here's the "J.A.V.I.E.R" tracklist:

01. Intro
02. Scared To Death
03. Gangster Tale
04. I Sold Dope To The President
05. So Rough
06. Indigenous Resistance
07. Wild Wild
08. Familiar Faces
09. Fake God
10. Skanless Streets
11. Travel Through My Universe
12. Civil Disobedience
13. Life Is
14. Finally Able To Dream
15. Outro

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Mr. Lil One released new LP "Roxx With Me"

Some Chicano Rap fans are really waiting for the "Tha Mistahs II" LP, Mr. Lil One's and Mr. Shadow's 2nd collaboration album. Unfortunately we haven't heard anything about the release ever since the CEO of Pimp Rollin Records got locked up a few months ago. To bridge the time we are able to report that Mr. Lil One released a brand new album called "Roxx With Me" through Domesick Muzik and East Side Records featuring 17 all new songs on June, 30th. "Roxx With Me" features artists such as Knightowl, Estilo previously known as Mr. Sancho, Silencer and more. As usual you can get your digital copy from Amazon, Google Play and iTunes. We have no information if there will be pressed copies or not.

01. Here Comes Lil One
02. RedRum
03. Domesick
04. Freak
05. Land Of The Lost
06. Strangers In The Dark
07. Go Ahead
08. County Jail
09. Dear Roxxane
10. Feel Good Musick
11. Never Come Back
12. No No No
13. Under The Boardwalk
14. Ride By The Ocean
15. No Vas A Poder
16. Yo Vivo
17. One Day

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