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Mania Music Group Adds a New Member: Eze Jackson, of Soul Cannon

June 17, 2011
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Mania Music Group Adds a New Member: Eze Jackson, of Soul Cannon

A week ago at Joe Squared, Kane Mayfield announced a new member of Mania Music Group: Eze Jackson of Soul Cannon. Right after a passionate mini- set from Mania’s Ron G, Jackson did a five-minute straight freestyle–in the truest sense of the word, without the accompaniment of a beat–that ended with a shout of...
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Going for a Ride in Midas’ “Velvet Limousine”

March 22, 2011
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Going for a Ride in Midas’ “Velvet Limousine”

Mania Music Group’s Midas (now going by the name DDM) has a hip-hop and club fusion record called American Graffiti coming out soon on Unruly Records. The project was first mentioned in City Paper a few weeks ago in a profile of Unruly borders-breaker Schwarz (he has a beat on the album) and, now,...
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On the Download: Kane Mayfield’s Mobtown Studios Microshow

February 18, 2011
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On the Download: Kane Mayfield’s Mobtown Studios Microshow

Last Thursday’s Mobtown Studios microshow from Mania Music Group’s Kane Mayfield and a live band—guitarist Karlos Brickhouse, keyboardist Dennard Watson, drummer Brandon Segar, and trombonist Patrick Harrison—is now available for download at the Mobtown Studios web site. Kane begins with a snappy, near Neptunes-like take on his recent single “Wreck,” and from there makes...
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Mania Music Group Is Just Giving Away Beats

January 26, 2011
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Mania Music Group Is Just Giving Away Beats

Attention Baltimore rappers with chintzy, sounds-like-ass beats. You no longer have an excuse. In-house producers for Mania Music, BeaLack and Headphonemusik, are handing out 11 beats for free over at the Mania Music Group BandCamp account. These aren’t instrumentals of previously heard Mania tracks either. They’re new productions in a wide range of hip-hop...
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Party Like The New Year: Soul Cannon, the Get Em Mamis and Mania Music Group at the Windup Space, July 3

July 7, 2010
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Party Like The New Year: Soul Cannon, the Get Em Mamis and Mania Music Group at the Windup Space, July 3

The Windup Space doesn’t book hip-hop shows very often, but it’s proven that when it does, it gets it right. Saturday night’s bill was in many ways the perfect trio of acts to represent Baltimore rap at the venue: left-field and approachable enough for the Station North crowd, but still hip-hop to the core....
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