Crictic’s Corner: Kato – T.I.M.E. Vol. 1

Returning with a new mixtape release entitled T.I.M.E. (This Is My Everything), Kato is out to prove himself as an up and comin producer. This time around he refrains from the microphone, contributing only one verse on the entire tape. Instead he relegates the vocals to various artists around the country, leaving him to focus solely on the production tip. In similar fashion to illmind’s Blaps, Rhymes & Life series, T.I.M.E. has been released as a free download to maximize word of mouth marketing and exposure. For this review, we’re going to do things a little differently and focus more heavily on the production, this being a producer’s mixtape and all.

So is this release worth your bandwidth? You know the deal. Find out after the jump.

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IBU signs with Koch Records

R&B group IBU recently signed on with Koch Records, aka E1 Entertainment, to distribute their upcoming sophomore album ‘Inspired By U’, set for release November 10th, 2009. I’m just starting to hear about this group but will definitely keep an eye out when the LP drops in the fall.

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Worst Ever: Australian Idol’s Vinh Bui

To be fair, this really isn’t the worst audition I’ve ever seen for any Idol competition… but it’s still pretty terrible.

Watch as Vinh Bui completely massacres Lennon’s Imagine.

I’m honestly not sure if this was a joke or not…