Kool Keith, Mystik, MF Doom, Others Featured On "Mic Planet"

Kool Keith, MF

Doom, Mystik and others will appear on a new compilation The Mic Planet Sessions,

being released by 7-year-old hip-hop trade, Insomniac Magazine.

"I wanted

to put together a release that featured many of independent hip-hop's most gifted

artists," publisher and executive producer Israel "Iz-Real" Vasquetelle


Vasquetelle, who

also drops verses on the compilation, also released the indie Drastic Jungle

Project, which featured various emcee's collaborating with Drum-N-Bass producers.

Thirstin Howl III,

Styles of Beyond, Royce the 5'9, Planet Asia, Rasco and Bahamadia are all featured

on the compilation.

For a limited time,

the compilation will come with Mic Planet trading cards that will feature an

artist from the release and their information.

In related news,

Kool Keith released Thee Undatakerz, using a new CD/DVD format known

as CS2CD.

Keith's release

is the first showcasing the format, that allows DVD playable video and slide

shows to reside on CD albums and singles, "without interruption of traditional

CD listening practices in CD players."