Colin Munroe joins forces with 88-Keys for “Last Cause” (88-Keys Cause N’ Effect Remix) available as a free download on MySpace – www.myspace.com/colinmunroe. The New York based MC and producer (Mos Def, Talib Kweli) reinterprets the original version from the acclaimed mixtape Colin Munroe is the Unsung Hero (free download here: http://www.onsmash.com/unsunghero). The mixtape was created in partnership with Sickamore & The Famous Firm and features collaborations with Wale, Mickey Factz, Drake, Blaqstarr and more. Colin is currently finalizing his debut album, Don’t Think Less of Me, due this spring via Universal Motown.
The video for “Piano Lessons” has been selected for mtvU’s The Freshmen where emerging artists vie for rotation on the network. The track features the production skills of accomplished Detroit MC/producer Black Milk and a verse from lauded Brooklyn rapper Joell Ortiz. Watch and vote here: http://freshmen.mtvu.com.