Archives for the month of: October, 2011


Peace World. Bop Alloy producer, Marcus D promised that once he reached 3000 likes on Facebook, he released his Making of Reverié (from Melancholy Prequel) video, a day early. With his page officially at 3006 likes, here it is for your viewing pleasure.

By the way, Altrac Productions are the same folks working on the official video for Chillaxation.

Enjoy and pass it on.
Sub/Stan

P.S. November 4th is right around the corner! Send your submissions in for Bop Alloy’s Cover Art Contest.

P.P.S. Don’t miss your chance to go on tour with Bop Alloy in Japan this December. Sign up for the More B.A.R.K. Less Bitin’ Tour today!


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Peace World. A week ago, I asked on the Bop Alloy FB page if you all were interested in a Cover Art Contest and a a lot you responded “Yes” or “Hell Yeah!”. So here’s your chance!

Bop Alloy is pleased to announce its The R & RCover Art Contest. Fans inspired by our music are encouraged to submit artwork representing their interpretation of our sound. The winner’s artwork will be featured on the cover of our 1st ever remix project, The R & R (Remixes & Revisions), to be released December 2012. The winning artist will be listed in the album credits and his or her’s online portfolio will promoted across the internet via our official site’s and blogs. In addition, the winner will receive a cash prize of $300, autographed copies of the new release & debut album,early digital copy of The R & R,Bop Alloy T-Shirt, & free admission into a future Bop Alloy show.

  • The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 4, 2011.
  • Final artwork specifications are: 5.5″ x 5″ (Resolution: 300 dpi). File format should be compatible with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator CS5.
  • Download our logo & reference photos*. (Right click & save) *Final artwork has to include our logo. Remember you don’t have to use the actual photos, just the colors in them.
  • Email submissions to BopAlloy[at]gmail[dot]com. Initial submission can be low resolution. But if selected you must submit final art in specifications listed above.
  • Runner up receives an early digital copy + autographed copies of the new release & debut album.
  • Any questions should be directed to BopAlloy[at]gmail[dot]com.

Thanks for the continued support and good luck! Don’t forget to spread the word.

FAQ (Updated Daily)
Can I submit more than one work of art?
Yes, you can.

Is there a limit to how many I can submit?
No. 

Should I include the title on the cover?
It would be nice. But, if the cover art works well without it, then it may not be necessary.

I am having trouble downloading the logo/photos. Is there a different link I can try?
Sure is. Try this: http://ge.tt/8YFcBD9

If I win, when and how will I get paid?
You will be paid $300 by December 4, 2011 or sooner via paypal or certified check. Just in time for Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa.

Stay in Peace
Sub/Stan

P.S. Don’t miss your chance to go on tour with Bop Alloy in Japan this December. Sign up for the More B.A.R.K. Less Bitin’ Tour today!


Peace World. Once again, on behalf of myself, Marcus and Steph, I just wanted to thank the wonderful city of San Diego for showing us an awesome time! Special thanks to Deep Chill Productions, Access Hip Hop, Black Resume, Chris Young, Steven Delfin, Alex & Alex of USD Radio, Kareem & Victoria (who traveled from the Virgin Islands) and everyone else that made our trip a truly one of a kind experience. We’ll be back before you know it!

If you missed the show, check out the above footage taken by Kareem (@nigumo) as we performed Day in the Life. After you finish enjoying that, be sure to check out a pics of our show, shot by, Steven Delfin (click the photo).

Lastly, if you missed the show and your chance to pick up a signed copy of our debut album, fret not, because Access Hip Hop, in San Diego, now carries it… and yes they are signed! Order yours online today or drop in and pick up a copy. Tell’em Sub sent ya!

Stay in Peace
Sub/Stan

P.S. Don’t miss your chance to go on tour with Bop Alloy in Japan this December. Sign up for the More B.A.R.K. Less Bitin’ Tour today!

P.P.S. Announcing big news in 12 hours (or less). Stay tuned.

Nothing is so senseless as self destruction – and, there is no heart more fulfilled than one that beats with love.


Peace World. Marcus D & I have been keeping it on the low since we began filming our 1st video. But today, Marcus let the cat out of the bag via Twitter:

Finishing up the filming for the @BopAlloy Chillaxation video.

Stay tuned for updates. In the meantime, catch us in San Diego, CA this Friday at Porter’s Pub (UCSD) w/ Black Resume & Chris Young. Pick up your tickets HERE while they’re still available.


Peace World. Here’s some new music from fellow Baltimore MC & Producer, Sean Toure´, “I.M.A.G.E.” featuring Substantial, Ms. Stress & Marc Evans. This is the B-side of his single, “In The Heat of The Night” ft. yU. Both self-produced songs are from his upcoming debut album, Soundchanneler: The Invisible Man. Lovers of classic East Coast Boom-Bap will not be disappointed. Be sure to download it from iTunes today.

Enjoy and pass it on.


Peace World. We’re only two weeks away from our upcoming event in San Diego, CA! We are excited to announce that our sister, Steph the Sapphic Songstress will be joining us!  To quote her…

Of course, this is not a performance you wanna miss! If you value your life, you’ll come to this show…just kidding…kinda…

Cali, here we come! I hope you’re ready for us!

Check the above video of  our performance from the Peaceland: World Without Words / Nujabes Tribute Event to get a taste of what’s to come… (pause).

Porter’s Pub

9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
All Ages to chill, 21+ to drink

Admission: $8 presale / $15 @ the door

For tickets please visit http://fla.vor.us/deepchill (Direct Link: http://bit.ly/qjrUbC)

For directions and venue info: http://www.porterspub.net/about.php

Tweet us event photos: @deepchillin #BopAlloy

Bop Alloy:
http://www.facebook.com/BopAlloy

Chris Young the Rapper:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris-Young-The-Rapper/193379044013533

Black Resume:
http://www.facebook.com/BlackResume

Deep Chill Productions:
http://facebook.com/deepchill

Just received this link in my inbox from Change.org

Peace World. This is beyond sad. As a youth worker, nothing troubles me more than seeing a young person who’s parents have failed them and now the legal system could potentially fail this young man in this case. Please sign this petition to keep Cristian Fernandez from being jailed for the rest of his life and pass it on. If you are able to do more, please do so. Click the image for more information and to sign the petition.

Stay in peace and give thanks for the blessings you have whether they are few or many.
Sub/Stan

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