New Colorado hip-hop compilation comes with a free joint

Hip-hop label Upset Records is celebrating the state's new unofficial pastime with the release of Colorado Smoke. The compilation is due out April 15th with an in store at Angelo's downtown. Recorded in 72 hours in the Upset Records studio with various of the label's stable of artists, these eleven tracks are designed for kicking back.

Enjoyable enough on its own, the editions of this compilation available in Colorado, should you be lucky enough to get one from one of the members of the Upset Records crew, comes with a complimentary Purple Kush joint.

The label is having a tour kick-off party at the Aztlan Theater on April 18 and plans on making it to various 420-related shows and festivals about town that weekend. If you can't make it to the kick-off, you can check the crew's Twitter accounts, where you're likely to find updates throughout the weekend:

Doe: @DoeFromUpset

Collision: @collisionfnd

Lino Lucci: @LucciLino

Upset Records: @UPSETRECORDS

Naturally, the offer does not extend to music fans under twenty-one years of age, from anyone other than one of the label's representatives and it is not valid outside of the State of Colorado. Nor will Upset Records mail you a joint if you buy the music off of iTunes or any other digital retailer.

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.

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