On May 3rd Lyrics To Go, K-Salaam & Beatnick will host a night that promises to be a medley of groundbreaking musical synergy featuring hip-hop legends Dead Prez, Reggae icons Massive B (Bobby Konders & Prince Jabba from Hot 97) and Mixtape King J. Period entitled "Whose World is This Vol. 1" at Brooklyn's own Galapogos Art Space (70 N 6 Street Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11121). The show will also feature appearances from United Front, Oliver North, Blitz the Ambassador, the A-Alikes (RBG) and Jahdan. Umi from RBG will be performing alongside Dead Prez as they perform classic song "Bigger than Hip-Hop" along with the new song "Fallen Soldierz" off of K-Salaam & Beatnick's forthcoming album Whose World Is This? (July 29 release date) Doors for the event open at 9pm, ($15 door) and show starts at 10pm.
While K-Salaam & Beatnick are somewhat new to the music scene, this show will serve as the official celebration for the production team landing a three (3) album compilation deal with VP Records / Universal. The first album appropriately titled Whose World Is This?, a concept album revolving around themes of revolution and upliftment, will be hitting stores on July 29 on VP Records/Universal Records. The album features artists Young Buck, Trey Songz, Talib Kweli, Dead Prez, Saigon, Papoose, Outlawz, Kardinal Offishall, as well as reggae legends Buju Banton, Sizzla, Luciano, Capleton, & more.
Along with their recent signing, K-Salaam & Beatnick are still busy at work producing tracks for Young Buck, Stat Quo, Sizzla, and NAS. The duo will also be producing a large portion of the Outlawz new album on Cashville/Sony, & Dead Prez's new album. Also on the horizon is a "Classic Reggae Remixes" album for Greensleeves which will include all of the classics from Sister Nancy, Barrington Levy, Junior Reid and more. In the film world, K-Salaam & Beatnick are scoring for "Salt of This Sea," a movie produced by Danny Glover, and stars HBO Def Poet Suheir Hammad.