Smoothvega | 3.10.85

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3.10.85

by Smoothvega

Hottest Independent Hip-Hop Album of 2008. Redefine Independence and purchase "3.10.85". Contains Guest Appearances By: Chino XL, Crooked I, Lil' Flip, Royce Da 5'9", & Sinful (El Pecador).
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap: Rap
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1. The Statement
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2. Egomaniac
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3. Joyride (feat. Lil\' Flip)
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4. Move Aside
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5. Not What You Think (feat. Crooked I, Royce Da 5\'9\", & Sinful)
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6. Champion
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7. Walk With Me (feat. Chino XL)
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8. 1000 Words
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9. Apology Letter
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10. Hustla\'s Joint
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11. Listen Up Closely
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12. Sweet Dreams
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13. Man Up
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14. Hearsay
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15. Stomping Ground
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16. Based On A True Story
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17. Through The Fire
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Redefining the Independent Artist: smoothvega
By: Vanessa Valdez

“Da World Ain’t Ready” is what smoothvega told us at the early age of 17, and it seems as though his premonition was right, following his release of “Unbreakable” in 2004, where he proved to be just that. Infallible and full of confidence, smoothvega is finally set to release his most anticipated independent album yet, “3.10.85.” Prepared to lace the masses with a “whole new sound” that differs from his previous projects, Vega has taken every approach necessary to amp up his album, from constantly blogging on the infamous MySpace, to “Total Pandemonium,” an all age event series that’s broken both attendance and revenue records in an effort to keep aspiring teenagers off the streets, and instead, allowing them to showcase their talents in dance, music and on the turn tables in front of an appreciative audience. This album is sure to demonstrate Vega’s growth as an artist, and a reigning leader in independent sales.

Aiming for greatness, smoothvega has already targeted two consecutive awards for the Fort Worth Weekly’s Best Rap/R&B Artist in both 2006 and 2007, and with the support of his hometown, he’s also managed to gain the respect and rhymes of successful artists such as Chino XL on the track, “Walk With Me,” as well as Crooked I, Royce Da 5’9, Sinful, and more recently, Houston’s own-Lil’ Flip on the well-received track, “Joyride.” And that’s exactly what this journey has been for Vega, and now this ride has put him in a position that’ll release his record on a national level, making him a national success, but it doesn’t stop there.

His website alone, www.smoothvega.com has sparked interest in a range of diverse fans all looking to get a dose of Vega’s rhymes, while gaining the attention of those in the industry with his impressive movement in digital distribution. smoothvega is proud to be a Latino making moves in this shady industry, but strives to be more than just that, but rather the first independent artist to sell record high numbers, and once he does, he can add that to his burgeoning resume. A resume that already boasts his track “Egomaniac,” on the legendary DJ Smallz "Southern Smoke" mixtape series, a feature on MTV2’s Dew Circuit Breakout, articles in XPOZ, Fort Worth Weekly, WWS and several other publications that are all raging about this Texan. He’s literally booked and co-headlines his own shows with artists such as, Frankie J, Lil’ Flip, Erik-Michael Estrada (formerly of O-Town) and several others who realize that smoothvega is really living up to his motto. “The Game Done Stepped Up,” and Vega expresses this motto in several ways through his witty wordplay, down to his very own promotion; he’s more than just an artist. Vega is a motivator and a true lyricist who has paved a new way for the independent artist to prosper, so don’t be left out, cop the album and step your game up.

"One of the sickest Latino rappers I've heard..." - UrbanSteez.com


"I am proud to see my people (smoothvega) representing the South ina correct manner seeing as how they control their own image and destiny" - Immortal Technique


"smoothvega has a chilled-out delivery and a preference for sophisticated wordplay and double entendres. (Check out all the elaborate motor-vehicle metaphors for sex in “Joyride.”). If anyone knows how to think big, it’s Smoothvega " - Fort Worth Weekly


"smoothvega is ill, smoothvega is an independent hustler and smoothvega is hip hop. I'm the block obama and I approve this message!" - Crooked I


"Shout out to my boy smoothvega, representing the Latinos out in Texas... Keep holding it down homeboy" - Sick Jacken of Psycho Realm


"All Hip-Hop factions should stand up and support smoothvega... The cat is independent, the cat is lyrical, the cat is latino" - Chino XL


"It's definitely an honor to have worked with this man and witness him hustle to attain what many artists have failed to accomplish in this game... watch him grow" - Sinful (El Pecador)


"Check out the single Joyride with my homie smoothvega.... make sure to support that 3.10.85 album" - Lil' Flip


"Help Redefine Independence Culeros... Support my dogg smoothvega with that 3.10.85 album" - Chingo Bling


"Working with Smoothvega was as smooth as him. His music and lyrics are catchy and witty. He's a one man Army and he proves it with his album 3.10.85. Redefine Independence!" - Professional Boxer Alfonso Gomez


"Smoothvega is a perfect example of a artist that does his thing on the indie grind. And he gives back to the community and the love is giving right back. And musically the proof is in the product"- Illuminati 2G.net

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