AWKWORD’s Notorious: Free Download x Cover Art x Features

Notorious“, the latest single off AWKWORD‘s DJBooth-sponsored 100% for-charity global Hip Hop project World View, premiered online as a stream only via on December 29, 2012. Featuring Wordsmith, Jasiri X, Jus Daze and Capital X, the song had already received radio love from the likes of Chuck D of Public Enemy. Click HERE for AWKWORD’s breakdown of the song.

On January 11, 2013, AWKWORD and artist Andreis Costa dropped the ‘Flashing Marquee’ (gif) cover art.

AWKWORD Notorious MOVING Marquee by Andreis Costa

On January 14, AWKWORD released the free download of “Notorious” through his soundcloud. He also made it available for purchase — on iTunes and other major online retailers; and with a ‘Name Your Own Price’ option through his bandcamp — with all proceeds going to charity.

Since its release, “Notorious” has appeared on many of the leading sites worldwide. said:

The homie AWKWORD is on a straight mission to serve up dope Hip Hop with a message, and that mission is so far very successful as he always catches my attention with his thought provoking tracks… This shit is just all the way dope and should not be slept on. AWKWORD does it again.

Other sites to feature the song include:

  1. Vibe
  2. 2 Dope Boyz
  3. DJ Booth
  4. Ashley Outrageous
  5. Barrelhouse BKLYN
  6. Nodfactor
  7. The Mad Bloggers
  8. Dope Music Blog
  9. Versos Perfectos (Spain)
  10. Sunete Sub.Sol (Romania)
  11. GoodTunes (Germany)
  12. Artistic Manifesto
  13. Crayon Beats
  14. Emcee Enthusiast
  15. We Goin In
  16. Definition of Fresh

AWKWORD - Notorious (COVER ART: Andreis Costa)