Visit chillygonzales.com to read about Chilly Gonzales™ and how he legally purchased the true identity from a young Mexican-Canadian boy. Along with these major changes in his personal life, his music is moving forward as well. Download the Pianist Envy mixtape here, featuring Chilly’s masterful blend of piano and orchestral sounds with hip hop beats and electro. A rare breed of mixtape, Pianist Envy features imaginative, piano-laden versions of songs by 50 Cent, Daft Punk, Busta Rhymes, Claude Von Stroke, Clipse, & Kelly Clarkson.
Baltimore’s own soul sensation CJ‘s debut album will be out this summer on J Records, but you can get an early preview with The Package mixtape (Mediafire). You may have already heard him singing on Raphael Saadiq‘s Grammy Nominated song “Never Give You Up” from the album The Way I See It. CJ is not only a singer, but a producer and musician as well: check out this video of him riffing on the piano with DJ Driis (Idriis Alba aka The Wire‘s Stringer Bell.)
While CJ wrote and co-produced a great deal of material on his upcoming album, it will also feature collaborations with hit producers and writers like Salaam Remi, Bangladesh, Raphael Saadiq, Rico Love, Dre and Vidal, KP and Malay and Marsha Ambrosius, to name just a few.
Download the full mixtape (zip file): Mediafire
“.38 Special” is the new track by Jack Splash featuring Cee-Lo, from the upcoming mixtape King of the Beats to be released next Wednesday, 1/13. If this single and the Jack Splash mixtape, Heir to the Throne, are any indication of what to expect from King of the Beats, we’re in for a treat. These mixtapes are all leading up to the release of a full album in 2010, Love and Technology Might Save Us All.
Jack Splash ft. Cee Lo – .38 Special [download]