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Never Knows More: In Stores Today!

Posted by: Yameen on July 7th, 2009 in Never Knows More

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Yesssss…Finaaaaalllyyyyyyy…The brand new album is in stores today!!

Here’s a list of spots online carrying the album right now:

Amazon MP3

For high quality WAV download check out:

Juno Download

Man, just want to thank all of you for the support. If you’re feeling it, please review it on iTunes or tell your friends, or add me on Facebook or Twitter. We make this music for all of you, so I personally would love to hear some feedback and what ya’ll think of the new album.

Also, big ups to all of the artists on the record. I think this jawn came out great and I’m real happy to work with so many professional and talented people.

Here’s the full tracklisting. Holla!

Yameen, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Mike Ladd, Blockhead, MerLow, Reef The Lost Cauze, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Shock G, Casual, Lady Alma, Maylay Sparks & more.

01 – Yameen??! (feat. DJ Icewater, prod. by Yameen)
02 – Spirit Walker feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow (Mike Ladd Remix)
03 – Fire feat. Casual and Georgia Anne Muldrow (Blockhead Remix)
04 – Pull Ya Cash Out feat. Maylay Sparks & Reef The Lost Cauze (prod. by Yameen)
05 – Never Knows Best (MerLow Remix)
06 – Light of Love feat. Lady Alma (Mark de Clive-Lowe Remix)
07 – The Atmosphere (Instrumental)
08 – Don’t Go Near The Speakers (Instrumental)
09 – Fire (Instrumental)
10 – Spirit Walker (Instrumental)
11 – Shock’s Prelude (feat. Shock G)
12 – Light of Love (Instrumental)
13 – Fire feat. Casual & Georgia Anne Muldrow (Yameen’s Direct Drive Remix)

“Pull Ya Cash Out” Featured on Selector Series Compilation

Posted by: Yameen on June 8th, 2009 in Never Knows More

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My track, “Pull Ya Cash Out” featuring Reef The Lost Cauze and Maylay Sparks is featured on the Selector Series, “Guide To Lampin’ 2009″ music compilation, dropping in stores June 23rd.

The compilation also features music from Guru, Dead Prez, Cage, Mr. Lif and more.

Cop it here from Amazon Digital.

Reef The Lost Cauze, Maylay Sparks – Pull Ya Cash Out Video

Posted by: Yameen on May 14th, 2009 in Never Knows More

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New video from the upcoming album. Produced by yours truly.

Check it:

I love working with Maylay aka Rahsheed. He’s one of my favorite Philly MC’s of all time. So he and I started this track together and he came up with the verse: “Don’t talk shit / pull ya cash out”…As I was listening to it I was like, “Shit, know who else would rip this track? Reef.”

I had never worked with Reef, so I hollered at him and sent him a rough copy of what Rahsheed and I had done already. Reef was like, “Bet.” But even better: Reef was going to be in town in a week for a show, so I arranged some studio time with my engineer to cut the vocals.

First of all, if you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Reef yet, he’s mad funny. Right off the bat, he was cracking jokes. But then homie pulls out his Sidekick and I’m like, “Oh shit, is he reading his lyrics off his two-way??” Lol. Homeboy hits the booth and is kicking his shits right off the screen. I don’t know, maybe I’m slow with it, but that was the first time I saw that.

So word, Reef comes in, smacks his verse up and the song is sounding pretty damn dope at this point. But it needed cuts…I always wanted cuts on it cause I knew it was gonna be kindof raw. DJ Icewater is my go-to DJ, so it was a no-brainer.

I knew I wanted that “What-What-What?” on Maylay’s verse to invoke some some good, classic shit talking (“I been at it 20 years / your catalog is a fraction / your catalog is a fraction / your catalog is a fraction!”). Reminded me of popping junk in the arcade over a game of Street Fighter. Then for the cuts at the end I told Icewater, “All you, mang” and he kilt it…

So there ya go. “Pull Ya Cash Out”. Definitely a highlight of the new record for me personally. We recorded the song on November 7th, 2008, literally days after Barack Obama was elected President. Later that night, Reef performed at Slim’s here in San Francisco and rocked the Barack Obama t-shirt my jawn got him on stage (pics here).

Mr. Matt Kelley on the engineering tip, FYI. Hope ya’ll like it. Hit off the comments and let me know what you think! One!

Party Fun Action Committee Returns! Yameen Album Sampler Videos

Posted by: Yameen on April 12th, 2009 in Never Knows More

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Party Fun Action Committee Returns - Yameen Album Sampler

Uncut MP3 Podcast:

Click here to download the uncut MP3 podcast hosted by Party Fun Action Committee (17:15 minutes / 18.8M)

Former record label A&R’s, Stephen Richardson and Lars Haighmael (also known as Party Fun Action Committee) dish out the roast after receiving a copy of my forthcoming CD, Never Knows More in the mail. No artist is spared as PFAC attempt to make heads or tails of the tracklisting. Hiphop comedy gold ensues in this 3-part animated series.

Part 1: Yameen, Mike Ladd, Georgia Anne Muldrow

Download: iPhone/iPod (MP4/H264, 426×320 – 17M) | Xvid (AVI/Mpeg4, 640×480 – 35MB)

Part 2: Blockhead, Casual & DLX

Download: iPhone/iPod (MP4/H264, 426×320 – 15.5M) | Xvid (AVI/Mpeg4, 640×480 – 30MB)

Part 3: Reef The Lost Cauze & Maylay Sparks

Download: iPhone/iPod (MP4/H264, 426×320 – 15M) | Xvid (AVI/Mpeg4, 640×480 – 32MB)

Never Knows More — New EP, Spring 2009!

Posted by: Yameen on February 15th, 2009 in Never Knows More

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Yameen, "Never Knows More" EP

Come on, you didn’t think we’d be sitting around lunching, right?? We got too much music to share for any of that, maaaan.

I’d like to announce an all-new EP dropping Spring 2009 entitled, Never Knows More!

Look forward to new music and remixes from: Yameen, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Mike Ladd, Blockhead, Reef the Lost Cauze, Maylay Sparks, MerLow, the return of Party Fun Action Committee and more to be announced.

Also featured on the EP are all of the instrumentals from 2008′s, Never Knows Best, including “Spirt Walker”, “Light of Love”, and “The Atmosphere”.

Stay tuned!

Reef The Lost Cauze in San Francisco

Posted by: Yameen on November 7th, 2008 in Thangs

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Just got back from seeing my man, Reef The Lost Cauze completely kill shit at Slim’s nightclub tonite here in San Francisco. The Philly native MC is currently on tour with Outerspace and Jedi Mind Tricks. The tour is steady rolling throughout the US, so be sure to check them all out. Here’s a few pics I snapped of Reef rocking the crowd:

Be sure to pick up Reef’s new album, A Vicious Cycle in stores now and available on iTunes.

And of course, be sure to check out Reef on a song we recorded together earlier today also featuring Philly’s own, Maylay Sparks. Big tings a gwan!

Reef’s MySpace. Hit him up!