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Come get the first listen of the No World Order album at our free listening party, September 7th in SF. We will have copies of the album on deck as well as a limited-edition snapback collaboration with Urban Era. Come through and build with us!
For those who still haven’t peeped our first video with the homie DaVinci, check it out:

Come get the first listen of the No World Order album at our free listening party, September 7th in SF. We will have copies of the album on deck as well as a limited-edition snapback collaboration with Urban Era. Come through and build with us!

For those who still haven’t peeped our first video with the homie DaVinci, check it out:

The Wake Up Call album came out one year ago to this day exactly, after months of hard work and preparation. Honestly I feel like I’ve gotten so much better since this came out and I look at the music much more critically now, but I still really stand by the message and content. Putting this album out opened up a lot of doors for me and I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished. If you heard this project, what  did you like about it? What didn’t you like about it? What are your favorite/least favorite joints? And for those that don’t know you can now download the album for free (or make a donation if you’d like) on my bandcamp page: http://dregs1.bandcamp.com/album/the-wake-up-call

The Wake Up Call album came out one year ago to this day exactly, after months of hard work and preparation. Honestly I feel like I’ve gotten so much better since this came out and I look at the music much more critically now, but I still really stand by the message and content. Putting this album out opened up a lot of doors for me and I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished. If you heard this project, what  did you like about it? What didn’t you like about it? What are your favorite/least favorite joints?

And for those that don’t know you can now download the album for free (or make a donation if you’d like) on my bandcamp page: http://dregs1.bandcamp.com/album/the-wake-up-call

Something about Kreay

Around this time last year Kreayshawn had the whole music community buzzing. Millions of views on her video, magazine articles, features on MTV, shows, tours etc. Not to mention all the controversy around her and the White Girl Mobb dropping n-bombs. Well I just read that she just set a record for lowest album sales on a major label EVER (3,900 in the first week, on Columbia Records). I’m not pointing this out to make fun of her misfortunes. I’ll never ever cosign her as being a dope rapper (and plenty of suckas did cosign her- yeah that’s some sucka shit straight up), but even though I think she was overhyped I’m sure she was just doing what she loves and there’s nothing wrong with that. I pointed it out to show how shallow & insignificant all those industry accomplishments can be. Most of her fans are sheep (and if you readin this and getting mad, if the shoe fits…), who hopped on “Gucci Gucci” because it was the next hot thing but when the time came to go out and support her, they didn’t. Most rappers would give their left nut to get a million youtube views, songs with 2Chainz, a record deal, and a shallow hit single that had all the sheep jockin ‘em. But if you ask me, that music failed because it’s not timeless. It was designed to be a catchy, temporary hit single. And soon enough there will be another internet sensation to take her place. So what I’m saying is, if you’re an artist- musician, painter, writer, whatever- make sure you put your heart into what you’re doing. Don’t put your art out there with the hopes and expectations of these shallow industry rewards because in the end, that will leave you and your music feeling just as empty.

#nowplaying Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

#nowplaying Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Dregs One - Letter To The President

I don’t have faith in ANY political entity. If you’ve ever questioned Barack Obama’s motives and the way our government works then you need to watch this. Latest visual from “The Wake Up Call” album. directed by @haroldinho of A Struggle Divided.

Album available TOMORROW 11/29 in Amoeba Music (LA, SF, Berkeley), Access Hip Hop (San Diego & online store), iTunes, and dregs1.com
Featuring Opio of Hieroglyphics/Souls Of Mischief, Equipto & P-Way of Bored Stiff, Telli Prego of Gas Mask Colony, and Patience. Production by Dregs One, TD Camp, P-Way, and DJ GammaRay.
17 tracks of conscious, fun, positive, music- support the underground!
Peep the first video “Individuality Pt. II” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npXvQzh58g4

Album available TOMORROW 11/29 in Amoeba Music (LA, SF, Berkeley), Access Hip Hop (San Diego & online store), iTunes, and dregs1.com

Featuring Opio of Hieroglyphics/Souls Of Mischief, Equipto & P-Way of Bored Stiff, Telli Prego of Gas Mask Colony, and Patience. Production by Dregs One, TD Camp, P-Way, and DJ GammaRay.

17 tracks of conscious, fun, positive, music- support the underground!

Peep the first video “Individuality Pt. II” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npXvQzh58g4

November 29th. Don’t sleep.

November 29th. Don’t sleep.

Next poster design.

Next poster design.