released The Mic Planet Sessions, a unique, nationally distributed full-length
that features many respected lyricists from around the hip-hop map.
The Insomniac release
(a division of the insider publication of the same name) delivers performances
from artists with solid followings such as Kool Keith, MF Doom, Mystic, Bahamadia,
Planet Asia, Styles of Beyond and others.
battle emcees who have made names for themselves, such as Blaze Battle champ
Breez Evahflowin, make appearances. Immortal Technique who was featured in last
month’s issue of The Source are featured as well.
executive producer, who was originally signed to B Boy Records in the Bronx
back in the 80’s and is also the founder of Insomniac Magazine, Iz-Real,
also lays down some lyrical gems along side some of the artists.
He comments to
AllHipHop.com, "this is a collection of some of the top lyrical talent
on the planet. These artists are favorites among fans who crave quality hip
hop and top notch lyrics."
Each copy of The
Mic Planet Sessions comes with a limited edition hip-hop trading card that
features info and stats on select artists from the release. Insomniac also gives
purchasers the ability to get more cards free by mail.
As a side note,
Insomniac, the long time quarterly magazine is also celebrating its 7-Year Anniversary
with a new issue that features a "Where Are They Now" theme with interviews
with 80’s hip-hop stars such as stars as T La Rock, Just-Ice and MC Shan.
The special issue
also features an engaging interview with radio drama queen Wendy Williams, hip-hop
business articles and other items of interest.
Both the 7 Year
Anniversary Issue and The Mic Planet Sessions CD and vinyl are available
in stores such as Tower and Virgin and also on Insomniac’s websites www.InsomniacMagazine.com