Free Local Music: C-Ride's "The Arab Store" Album Exec Produced by Cool and Dre

C-Ride is a Carol City rapper well known in Miami's underground. You can hear his name ringing in the streets from Richmond Heights to County Line Road and past. He has a new album out called "The Arab Store" and it's available as a free download through his website. The album is executive produced in collaboration with top chart representing super-production team Cool and Dre who have co-signed C-Ride's skills since early on in his career.

C-Ride has a major label deal with Polo Grounds Music, but he says, ""I grew tired of waiting for the album to be released through my major label. I rather have hundreds of thousands of downloads and have people listen to my music than none at all."

"The Arab Store" is a reference to the mom-and-pop kwik e marts on corners all over Dade. Where according to C-Ride "You can find whatever you need is in the Arab store-a toothbrush, cereal, a tire. My album is just that. If you need it now, whatever you need, whatever you want, whenever you need it, it's gonna be right there."

Download the album for free at

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Jacob Katel