Monday, March 31, 2014
Washington D.C.-bred, California-based rapper/producer Fong-Sai-U presents the Gimante Nichols-directed video for “Bad Guy”, the self-produced first single from his forthcoming album Ballads Of A Massacre!!!! My dude has been grinding for a while now and he is finally getting his just due!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Kush Gawd Smoke DZA team up with Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$ for the latest leak from Dream.ZONE.Achieve dropping April 1st! Listen to ‘Fhvt BVsturd’ produced by Kirk Knight!!!! My man Smoke is the spittin the hardest out of all NYC cats real talk!!!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!!
Dopeshit Records & WannaBattle Records present the new video “Best Around” by Main Flow (of Mood), in collaboration with singer Justin Werner. The track is a first taste off the upcoming album “The Cincinnati Kid”, which will also be released via Dopeshit Records & WannaBattle Records and features Donte / Esoteric / J. Sands / Copywrite / Reks / King Magnetic / Black Silver / Mc Complex / Vokab Company and more on its 19 tracks!!!! Main Flow is a beast for those that don't know!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
The Diam Piece will feature the likes of Pete Rock, Talib Kweli, Skyzoo, Rapsody, Hi-Tek, Alchemist, Black Rob, Kurupt, Ras Kass, Scram Jones, Camp Lo, Tha Alkaholiks, Smif-N-Wessun, AG, Nottz and more. Diamond D is one of the greatest of all the time so make sure you support one ogf the Architects of this Hip Hop!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Saturday, March 29, 2014
“FYI” is the first visual from Substance off of their upcoming EP DOPE. The video shows how Substance and Drty Gnus feels about “new age media”, critics, naysayers, and anyone that is not supportive of their music and movement. It was shot and directed by Drty Gnus, who also produced the song!!!! This is pure Hip Hop folks!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Demrick, who is currently on tour with X and B-Real for the Serial Killers tour in Europe, recently released his own solo mixtape, the deluxe version of All The Wrong Things 2. To celebrate the release, the Soul Assassin liberates the DJ-Skee presented visuals for "That's Wassup." Cop All The Wrong Things 2 on iTunes here!!! Demrick is making it happening!!!! Love the vid!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
The Cali Agent is gearing up to release a brand new project dubbed Egyptian Merchandise which he plans on releasing for free!!! Planet is the homey and we always support him!!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Locksmith is back with another freestyle, just around the corner from the release of A Thousand Cuts on April 15th. Produced by Locksmith and Mike Blankenship, this minute an a half freestyle “Wood Chipper” is full of bars. What else would you expect from Locksmith though? Take in “Wood Chipper” and stay tuned for A Thousand Cuts, it’s only a few weeks away!!! He is the most slept-on emcee in the game right now!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
East St. Louis-bred, Missouri-based rapper Damon “Infamuz” Cox presents “Heart Of A Champion”, the Wiseman Beats-produced single from his new mixtape 2 Sides 2 My Story, featuring PMD as well as production from Messy Marv, 8th Sense and Desktopbeatz!!! Something for the cats in the Struggle!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Los Angeles rapper Pure ETC presents Stilleto Stoner, the new single from his forthcoming EP Water and Sound. Pure has opened for Busta Rhymes and Rick Ross, and recently signed a distribution deal with InGrooves Fontana/Universal!!!! He says “expands on the idea that weed is becoming accepted by the mainstream and people don’t have to be shamed to not smoke. This song is about that successful woman who throws it down in all areas of her life, and still can kick back and smoke freely.” I like how this dude thinks!!!! Peep the stream top up!!!!
Louisville, Kentucky rapper Trubz presents “She’s Country”, the first single from his forthcoming EP The Beginning Phazes. “She’s Country” is produced by Atlanta beatsmith E Smitty!!! Check out dude, he got a lot of flavor!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!
ONE SON drops the track “Everlasting”, a taste of his new EP “BRILLIANT”. The song was produced by Decoy and features LaTonya Givens aka Tone Trezure, whose voice might sound familiar to you, as she has appeared on songs like Rick Ross’ “Valley of Death”, Snoop Doggs “Promise I” and Jay Electronicas “In Tune With The Infinite”!!! My dude has sick flow and content to match!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Shot and chopped by Verlxue.This past SXSW marked Vic Mensa’s first as a solo artist. Missed Vic while down there? No worries — Verluxe put together a dope recap video, which also features a sneak preview of the unreleased “Major Pain”!!! I didn't get a chance to see him while we were down there but it looks like he turnt out ATX!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Friday, March 28, 2014
Coverage of Taylor Bennett’s first-ever trip. In the video above, we get to see behind-the-scenes footage of young Taylor on the streets of Austin, TX, hitting the best parties events and rocking shows!!! Chance's lil bro did it big in the Lone star!! He is poised for a breakout year!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Recently, Red Mcfly was chosen by Top Dawg Entertainment CEO to open up on Schoolboy Q’s Oxymoron Tour, now he keeps the momentum going with his latest offering “Greatest” which will appear on his upcoming project, “Born 2 Live” which will be released soon!!! He is really dope!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Let's try this again. After releasing a video for the original with BJ the Chicago Kid back in 2012, TiRon & Ayomari return with the Jeremih-assisted version. Directed by Coodie & Chike (for Creative Control)!!! These cats have a dope chemistry!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
The artist formally known as King Blue of the Sore Losers drops another single from his upcoming project Child In The Wild!!!! I have seen this cat live and he is absolute beast!!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Durham, NC native dropped a video for his dope single “Not Like Yall,” which was most recently featured on ESPN’s First Take. Make sure you support the emcee and grab the single on iTunes or check his latest tape Empty Auditorium here!!!! Never heard of dude but NC emcee are usually dope and he doesn't disappoint!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Directed by HDotRoss. Produced by Will-A-Fool!!!Cap revisits his Caviar Dreams project and delivers an official video for the opening track, “On My Soul”!!! My dude is been around a long time and I am glad he is coming up!!! This track is crack!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Blitz returned to his homeland of Ghana to direct the video for his banger from his upcoming album Afropolitan Dreams, which will be in stores on April 28th!!! My man has been grindin so long and he is getting his much deserved shine!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Directed by Ryan Lightbourn!!!Before they drop their forthcoming LP, YES (which will feature Chance the Rapper, Bilal, Phife, De La Soul, Jon Connor, Black Milk and others) this summer, Slum Village will be releasing a 4-side EP entitled Vintage!!! Slum Villa keeping Hip Hop alive and well!!! Thank you!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Directed by Tyson Ruhge. Produced by Da Internz!!!!!Da Internz blessed Chicago trio, S.B.E., with one of the hottest records of their career with “I Feel Like.” So watch the crew bring the audio to life with this party-starting visual!!! I like these dudes vibe!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Styles teams up with fellow L.O.X brethren Jadakiss & Rocko da Don for the joint “Sour” to serve as the first single to his upcoming solo project. “Phantom And The Ghost” album is expected to impact Hip-Hop on April 29th!!!! The Ghost is back!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
After their initial introduction through Battle Rap, it was only a matter of time before hard-working Producer & Emcee J57 teamed up with hard-working Freestyle Champ Jus Daze to bring you some flavor! Not familiar with Jus Daze but we know J57 got heat on the beats!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Apollo Brown’s upcoming album ‘Thirty Eight’ gets a nice, nostalgic visual trailer!! I am gonna just say it!! Apollo is one of the greatest of all time!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
While out in Austin for SXSW, Deniro Farrar and Denzel Curry decided to shoot a video for their screwface-inducing track "Bow Down."!!! These cats been making a lot of noise lately!!! New footage from the great state of Texas!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Taken from his “EarthSide” LP (Side B), Baltimore native artist Rome Cee releases the official visual for track thirteen “The M.E.D.S.” shot by Kirby Griffin for 4th Eye Diaries!!! Dude has heat really!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Before that “The Orchid Days” project releases, L’Orange drops the official visual from the track “The End” featuring Billy Woods. Jay Brown handles the visual direction. The Orchid Days is due out April 8th via Mello Music Group. Pre-order on iTunes, CD and/or Vinyl!!! This cat has a pristine sound but its a smoky soulful feel to it as well!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Detroit's Apollo Brown returns with the first single off his upcoming album, Thirty Eight, dropping May 6th on Mello Music Group!!! Man we always love new Apollo Brown joints!!! Sit back and peep the stream up top!!!
Fresh off dropping a visual for the Oddisee-produced first single "Money Matters" and joining CunninLynguists on Strange Journey Vol. 3, J-Live returns with the second single off his upcoming album, Around the Sun, due out April 29th!!!Produced by Korede!!! I don't know about you but I am glad J-Live still making music because we need cats like this to keep the balance in this Hip Hop game!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Directed by Jakob Owens and Tom Taugher, Moosh & Twist deliver a new video for the Louis Bell-produced "I Got It." Taken off the duo's forthcoming Living Out Loud EP, due out April 15th. Pre-orders available now on iTunes!!! These cats been making noise for awhile now!! They got dope flows and a lot of energy!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Directed by Davy Greenberg. Produced by TMTHYTRTL!!!From the concrete sidewalks, to the rugged terrain, to the CTA; Crackaveli takes us on a wild ride through the city. Watch what it’s like through the other side of the lens with “Roto-Connect.”!!!Trill Withers coming soon!!! This dude has been grindin hard and his project is on the way!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Lil Bibby brought his Free Crack movement to ATX for SXSW. Watch the FC general take to the Austin streets and grace stages. You can also catch Bibby on tour with Trae Tha Truth on the following dates: 4/18 ATX, 4/19 San Antonio, 4/24 BR, 4/25 Dallas & 4/26 HTown. If you’re in the TX market, grab tickets here!!! Bibby shut it down in Austin!!! I love Austin!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Tink and the entire Lyrical Eyes movement were down in Austin last weekend for the SXSW festivities, so watch how Tink moved around as she performed on a whole gaggle of shows, including Red Bull’s 4 Days In Austin showcase, where Tink lit up the stage alongside Sleighbells, who even brought her out during their sold out performance!!! If you not up on this chick please do your homework!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Atlanta’s Raury drops some realy nice visuals to his great debut ‘God’s Whisper’! Premiering on Noisey, Atlanta based filmmaker Andrew Donoho and Love Renaissance have joined forces to create an amazing video!!! I am really digging this joint, very raw and emotional!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
DJ Force connects with the incomparable O.C. on "B-Boy Stance," a tribute to the b-boy/b-girl culture that has stood the test of time over the past two decades. The song will be pressed on wax via Australia's We Play! Records and will be limited to 200 copies, including "50 random orange vinyl 7"s scattered throughout the run." Want a copy? Head here and cop for $24. Vinyl ships March 24th!!! "The more emotion I put into it the harder I rock"- OC!!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
P Brown & Bam drop off the second set of visuals/single and title track to their sophomore LP, The Bar which you can stream here!!! We featured a vid from these a few weeks ago and they are back at it again!! This one is just as dope!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
A week after dropping the beautiful “Better In Tune With The Infinite” we receive another new track fromJay Electronica that will truly go through the roof. On their first collabo since 2010′s “Shiny Suit Theory,” Jay and Hov go in over Soulja Boy’s “We Made It” instrumental!!! Really waiting for Jay Elec's debut!!! He is a alien when it comes to this lyrical game!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Meet Jhené Aiko's older sister, Mila J. A singer in her own right that has a new album,M.I.L.A. (Made In Los Angeles), due out later this year.For her latest musical offering, the artist formerly known as Japollina liberates an official video for "Smoke, Drink, Break-Up." A black-and-white clip that co-stars Ty Dolla $ign!!!! She is very dope!!! I was actually kinda surprised how tight this is!!Plus she is extra bad so are her homegirls!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Wane Enterprises CEO and New York artist Bruse Wane presents “Return Of The Spitters (RMX)”, the new single from his album The Dark Knight Album.. The Day The Earth Stood Still. Produced by Al Walton Jr., “Spitters” features guest verses from Keith Murray as well as Fam-Illy, an artist on his Wane Enterprises roster!!! Mr Wane is a talented and he show unparalleled bars!!! I love my man Keith Murray!! Most beautifulest thing in this world!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Friday, March 21, 2014
Hopefully you picked up CYNE’s new album All My Angles Are Right earlier this week when it dropped. But for those of you haven’t, maybe this dope video for their single “Tears For Uriah” will motivate you to do so!!!! This dude is spittin, I can dig that!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
“Live My Love” produced by Tezz. This is the first single off his upcoming project Black Collar, which is coming soon. And if you’re in the Baton Rouge area next week, you can see Marcel performing with Nesby Phips at the Spanish Moon on March 28th!!! This cat bars it up on this one!!!Pure dopness!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!
A-Trak & Lex Luger together as LOW PROS present the first single from their upcoming EP1… coming 2014 (Fool’s Gold)! Listen to “Muscle” feat. Juvenile below!!! This is a unique trio of artists and this we gonna see some crazy collabos!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Their new signature Union Blak (composed by UK producer Sir Williams and US emcee Kimba) respect the recipe with their recently dropped album “Union Blak Friday”!!! These cat got something special here!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
With the upcoming release of Dreams Don’t Chase Themselves, Producer/Emcee Hezekiah releases the visual for his 1st single “Hologram Dreams”. Featuring vocalist Range Da Messenga!!! Hez been grindin long time and he's back with some sickness!!!!
All you really need to know is that De La's Dilla-produced mixtape, Smell The Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul of Yancy), drops next Wednesday (March 26th). That's before their collaborative EP with DJ Premier and Pete Rock comes as well!!! Its De La what more can be said!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Thursday, March 20, 2014
As the release date for his second studio album grows closer, Asher Roth decided to follow-up the video for “Tangerine Girl” by stopping by Truth Studios for an in-studio performance. The Morrisville rapper took on a live rendition of “Rasputin” for his most recent appearance, which happened to be produced by the affiliated Nottz. Look out for his upcoming RetroHash LP will finally be available on April 22nd!!! I said I didn't like this cat but he is spittin on this one!!! He's dope tho!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Kansas based artist Mike Schpitz & Slot-A hailing from Chicago release their unreleased collaboration track that didn’t end up on their collabo venture “Have You Seen My Stapler?“. Slot-A also contributes to the soundscape!! Slot-A is real dope but I hadn't hear of this other cat!!! But nonetheless its pure heat!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Mike WiLL Made-It and Ear Drumma Records took over Austin, Texas for SXSW 2014 and filmed their adventures during the week-long festival!!! Looks like Mike and his fam had a blast!! We did as well!! If you an artist of any type or just a fan make sure you hit SXSW 2015!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
CunninLynguists let loose "Castles." A brand new song off their upcomingStrange Journey Vol. 3 project; which pairs the Seattle rhymesayer with Deacon the Villain and indie legend Aesop Rock!!! This beat is so dope and Kno, who produced it, is criminally slept-on!!! This cut lets me know this new album will be damn near classic!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Stalley announced his All-Ohio, "No Place Like Home" Tour recently, with the likes of King Vada, Ezzy, The Good Guys (DJ Steph Floss & Meel) and Ray Jr. joining him. You can head down bottom for the dates, then hit Stalley's site for tickets and more. Meanwhile, you can check out this new music video from his Honest Cowboy project!!! If you haven't checked Stalley's latest project you trippin!!!! This cat is one of the coldest lyricist in the game currently!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
SXSW is getting so big and crazy!!! We went to a showcase at an apartment complex!! yeah you heard what I said nuts right!!!!? But I got a chance to see an artist I have been really feeling lately, Open Mike Eagle!!!! check my dude just absolutely torching the mic!! Also check the vid for Qualifiers, its one of the dopest videos of the year!!! Fresh off signing a three album deal with Mello Music Group, he brings unique brand of Hip Hop to Austin!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!
Well its time for us to talk about our SXSW trip this past weekend!!! We run into some up and coming cats called Track Athletes!!! They have been named one of the top ten hip hop groups in Austin by The Austin Chronicle!!! Peep the footage up top!!!
Taken from his latest project “SALEM”, Flex The Antihero releases the visual for “War” produced by MMac & Emerson Brooks with Captured Films behind the lens!!! Flex is dipping bars on this one folks plus beat is nasty!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
As he closes off his European tour with The Beatnuts, HMAN drops off a brand new Drei Films directed visual for the DB Koopa produced “Realize” off his upcoming “Cloudsurfing” mix tape!!!! This dude is obviously getting his grind on and it's paying off!!! Peep the amazing visuals up top!!!!
While out in Austin last week for SXSW, Raz Simone set up shop on sixth street and show a video for "Natural Resources" off his recently-released Cognitive Dissonance project!!! This idea is very simple but creative!!! This cat is starting to grow on me and this cut is very powerful!!!!
With his Black Hystori Project getting steady burn around these parts, G.O.O.D. Music's CyHi the Prynce steps inside BET's The Backroom!!! I am extremely impressed with his bars!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Produced by Flight!!!!March Madness continues for Logan, as he drops another joint in anticipation of his debut headlining show at Reggie’s on 4/20. He’s calling this one “Memories,” and it deals with the trials and tribulations of life and using that as fuel to build yourself into something greater!!!!This cat drops heat and something to really reflect on!! Peep the stream up top!!!!!
DotKom, a.k.a. one half of the Chicago duo theWHOevers, brings the old school back with this new solo shot, “Bees In The Back,” which has absolutely nothing to do with the swarm from Shaolin. But yo, I don’t know much about D.Jbari (he produced the track as well), but he sounds raw!!! These cats been grindin but DotKom steps out on his own and the results are impeccable!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!
Producer Imperial has teamed up with visual director Agnes & Lupus to drop Amongst Wolves. Apparently this is part of Illect’s Visions and Rhythmns series!!!! Dope visuals!!! True Art!!! Peep the footage up top!!!
Chance the Rapper took to his Soundcloud page to reveal the original version of his and James Blake's "Life Round Here (Remix)." Featuring some production from Chance's Social Experiment band, the OG version, dubbed "Save Yourself First,"!!!! Chance is ruling world!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
During the G.O.O.D. Music showcase at SXSW, Travi$ Scott and Big Sean debuted an unreleased song "1975" for the packed audience. Check out the performance above!!!! If you weren't in Austin then you missed out!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Monday, March 17, 2014
Really Dope song with a No ID beat and a Kid Cudi feature. That’s a massive feat for a Hawaiian artist who is brand new to the scene — at least on the mainland!! Check my dude and let me know what you think??!!! He's sound pretty dope to me!!!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Directed by Christian FGY!!!The audio becomes a visual from Marion Write, as the Vegas native brings "Vegas State Of Mind" to life. His anticipated LP, Black Gold, is slated to drop this summer.I peeped dude, he got a lot of skill and charisma!!! We will continue to support dopiness like this!!!! Peep the amazing visuals up top!!!
Jabee enlists Mr. MFN eXquire and Kosha Dillz to assist him on the latest single from his upcoming album, Everything Was Beautiful and Nothing Hurt, dropping later this year on Murs' new label, Label316. If you haven't checked dude out,You SLEEPING!!! Peep the stream up top!!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Seattle’s iLL Chris (formerly known as AyeLogics) recently returned with a new mixtape, iLL Chris Project, and today is releasing a new video, “Breathe,” f/ Gifted Gab & Yo! X from the mixtape. Also, included is the video for iLL Chris’ collaboration, “Coolin With The Coolest,” with Sir Michael Rocks. Cool? These cats are bringin it!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Mick Jenkins presents "Free Nation Rebel Solider pt.2" New Single!!!! Check him at SXSW This week!!!!!
Mick Jenkins released another banger yesterday, Free Nation Rebel Soldier Pt. 2, teaming up with producer 6thBoro. In addition to his new release, if anyone is at SXSW this week, you can see him perform multiple times starting tomorrow. This young cat's stock is rising swiftly and he keeps it coming with another heater!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Us vs The Industry
At The Lodge – 411 E. 6th (6th and trinity)
7:57 PM – 8:11 PM (CST)
Us vs The Industry
At The Lodge – 411 E. 6th (6th and trinity)
7:57 PM – 8:11 PM (CST)
119 Productions and DJ Booth
Elmo’s Soundstage – 415 East St Elmo’s Road
8:25PM – 8:45PM (CST)
119 Productions and DJ Booth
Elmo’s Soundstage – 415 East St Elmo’s Road
8:25PM – 8:45PM (CST)
At The Majestic – 419 B East Sixth Street
6PM – 12AM (CST)
At The Majestic – 419 B East Sixth Street
6PM – 12AM (CST)
J.O The Corrupted went down to New Orleans to shoot a video for “8th Ball” featuring Fiend, off his Corrupted World Solution mixtape from a few months ago with production by Ski Beatz, Nascent, High Klassified, Hannibal King and others!!!! This young cat aint playin folks!!! Peep the grimy footage up top!!!
Moka Only’s stream of consciousness comes to life in pastel and watercolour paintings reminiscent of play school masterpieces with this video for Jazz Spastik’s “Frequency”!!! Moka Only is a very dope and experienced emcee and The Jazz Spastik provide beautiful music for his wizardy!!! Peep the unique visuals up top!!!
Track-nine off Snow's Good Nights & Bad Mornings finally gets some matching visuals. Take a look up top and pick up the song itself on iTunes!!!Directed by Daniel Czernilofsky!!! Please don't sleep on ol' girl, she is a rapid fire spittin machine plus extra bad!!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Shot & Edited by Deacon The Villain. Additional footage
Before they embark on their Strange Universe Tour on April 4th in Oakland, the CunninLynguists will be releasing three clips, profiling the supporting artists. Up first, we get a look at legendary emcee/producer/DJ, J-Live!!!! This cat has held it down for 20 years yall DONT SLEEP!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Maffew Rag and Easalio (of Steady Fam) link up for a new joint!!! Two raw spitters connect over hotness!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Before the release of his album A Thousand Cuts on April 15th, Locksmith drops visuals for “Archaic.” The track is produced by Locksmith & Mike Blankenship. Pre-order A THOUSAND CUTS now on iTunes!!! Yo this cat is spittin ridiculous and he is so slept-on!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
For the first video from Amiri‘s latest album, This Is Part Time, the South Carolina emcee/producer hooks up with director Ivan Moreno to shoot some visuals for the album’s second single, “Still”!!! This cat is very skilled and insanely slept-on!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
The Grouch & Eligh, “Fireflys” featuring Steve Knight. This visually stunning video is the latest offering from the duo’s new triple disc album The Tortoise and The Crow, which boasts guest appearances by Pigeon John, Kreayshawn, and Slightly Stoopid with production shared by Pretty Lights, Ant of Atmosphere, Zion I’s Amp Live, Exile, DJ Fresh, Alexander Spit, Magi, and others!!! They are true legends still holding it down and making their brand of classic music!!!!
Two-9 duo FatKidsBrotha and Reese connect for the “Stunt Raps” video. This appeared on the East Side Paradise II project, available here!!! These cats been making a lot of noise as of late!!! I am sure you can see them if you in Austin at SXSW!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Alchemist feat. Budgie, Action Bronson, A$ton Matthews & J.Rocc presents "With My Soul" New Single!!!!
Here’s the second leak from The Good Book, the new project from Alchemist and Budgie in conjunction with Frank The Butcher’s All is Fair/BAU!!! More dope music from ALC!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Austin, Texas rapper Matt G presents the music video for “Perched”, the new single from his forthcoming album Imagipashun. XV producer TheAwesome Sound handles production duties on “Perched”, joining the Imagipashun production roster which also includes Burnell Washburn as well as Atlanta beastmith Nobody Famous. Matt has performed alongside Killah Priest, Project Blowed, Tracy Morgan, Illogic, Blueprint and more!!!! He has been consistent and dope!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
BIGREC debuts the video to the lead single from his forthcoming album, DoomsDay, produced entirely by the legendary Diamond D. No newcomer to the microphone, BIGREC displays why he’s created such a buzz for himself throughout the Atlanta Hip-Hop scene!!!! This dude is a skilled assassin on the mic!!! His new project will be absolutely amazing!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Angel Haze is performing “A Tribe Called Red” from her debut album Dirty Gold for i-D Chart!!! She is a beast and a beauty DAMN!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Produced by Alex Isaak!!!
Noelz blacks out on his latest release from his Bittersweet Victory album, which is due out in May!!! Dude does exactly what the track says!!! More dope emceespouring out of Chi!!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!
Skinny DeVille and Fishscales' (together as 40 Akerz) SMKA-produced "Tokyo (Break Em Down)" which now has a matching visual. Check it out up top and be on the lookout for thei upcoming 3 Days LP, due out this Spring!!!Speaking of 40 Akerz, the Nappy Roots side-project will be performing at SXSW this week!!! Nappy Roots are a classic act!!!! We will be down there covering the action hopefully we can get an interview???!!!! Peep the footage up top!!!
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Following a work-week's worth of music, Big K.R.I.T. continues his #WeekofKRIT series into the weekend with the release of "Steps" featuring Big SANT and Smoke DZA!!! I am seeing to realize this dude is a MEGA start real talk!!! Peep the footage and stream up top as we get ready for his sophomore release!!!!
Directed by Jason Boulware!!!Highlife Dre and Gzus Piece appear in the Chicago edition of Nat Geo’s Drugs, Inc. (not really) for the official video of “Bulls Vs Magic 2!!!! More diamonds in the ruff out of the ice cold Windy City!!!! Peep the footage up top!!!
Martin $ky is bout that drama. At least on this particular track he is. Press play to experience the mayhem in the mind of Martin. He’s a lone wolf in this cold city!!! This young cat is a rising star!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Directed by Q Hefna!!!!Some more powerful music from Skooda Chose as he continues to ramp up promotion for his Vulture Kulture mixtape which drops Monday (3/10)!!! This cat is one of the many starts coming out Chi-raq!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Bambu links up once again with PNC Prometheus Brown (of Blue Scholars fame) under the guise of The Bar and are gearing up to release Barkada. The new LP, which follows on the heels of 2011's Prometheus Brown & Bambu Walk Into a Bar will be out March 11th through Beatrock Music!!! Dope setting in Hawaii!! They spittin BARS too!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Nyzzy Nyce recently dropped off his debut mixtape, Nothing Nyce a couple of days ago. Up top is the first set of visuals from the Fort Wayne, Indiana artist, produced by Strong Symphony. Stream or download Nothing Nyce here!!! This dude is spittin and the vid is really entertaining!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Pap's version of "Pound Cake" gets an accompanied set of visuals, directed by Just Watch Mafia. Be sure to grab his latest effort, Cigar Society as well!!! Pap on the comeback!!! Hes a lyrical anomaly!!! Peep the slick footage up top!!!!
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Directed by Dada Creative!!!!It’s real in the field, and Asa and Mikey Dollaz bring their strife to life with this brand new video. It doesn’t get much more realer than this!!! Chi-town pumping out that dope!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Love. Love is love. It’s all love. Yes, that’s the case here with the debut single from AEMMP Records forthcoming C-Sick-produced album, La Collection. AEMMP Records is the student-run label based at Columbia College in Chicago!!! These young cats are the stars of the very near future!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
A few weeks back, Verbal Kent dropped his stellar project, Sound of the Weapon, entirely produced by Khrysis. While Khrysis handled every beat on the project, the bonus cut was produced by none other than Khr-affiliate, 9th Wonder. And today Verb drops off a new video for the 9th-produced track!!! Verbal Kent has been grinding for a long time and he is finally getting his shine!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
“U Know Who U R” is the first single off of the LAWKI (Life As We Know It) album, the follow up to the Caged Birds EP. In this song the dynamic duo of Doe Cigapom (emcee) and Drew Dave (aka Soulful!, producer) enlist the help of fellow DMV native, Uptown XO!!! Actually met dude not too long ago thru a friend and he is a real cat!!! DMV stand up!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
Listen to the second song taken from the forthcoming release Strange Journey Volume Three from CunninLynguists! April 1st is the date!!! Been waiting on these dudes!!! They make classic music!!! Peep the stream up top!!!
Killer Mike and El-P‘s theme song receives the video treatment. Grab your Run The Jewels copy via iTunes if you haven’t already!!! These cats are so dope and they got skills galore!!! Peep the crazy visuals up top!!!!
Dee-1 comes from out the shadows and liberates the latest set of visuals from his Psalms of David II project!!! This cat grinds hard and he is one of the true superstars to watch!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!
First single off Nemo Achida's upcoming Well Raised Beast EP, due out this Spring.
In other news, Nemo will be joining CunninLynguists on their Strange Universe West Coast Tour, starting April 4th in Oakland!!! This dude is so dope and he's on 88 Keys label so he should be blowing this year!!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
After taking some time off since his last release, Pulse bounces back with a new project which is set to drop later this year and feature Don Cannon, Keef Boyd, YP, Tec Beatz, Novacane and others!!! Nicolay brought it on the beat like always and dude bring in bars!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!
Check out Macabeats and Cool FD’s album “Pardon My French” first visual, by S.O.N. Media. “Pardon My French” still available on coolfd.bandcamp.com!!!! This cat is going in and he got LYRICS!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Parallax is a rapper/producer based in london. Driven to push the artform he focuses on elevating his boom bap sound through powerful lyrical content and hard hitting beats. Check out his video to “Hip Hop Philosophy” below and lookout for Parallax’s debut e.p “Depth Perception” coming soon!!! This dude is sick!!! Hip Hop World Wide!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Paris Jones is a rap artist from Los Angeles, CA that just released a new EP titled February. “February” is the second of Paris’ 2014 monthly EP releases. His January EP was a huge success and created a huge buzz in the media with his hit single, “Okay” ft. Angel Haze. The track earned national radio play and fans were thrilled when the two artists united to create a major music video!!! Not very familiar with dude but this joint knocks!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Need You is the first single from the upcoming album, “The Orchid Days” by L’Orange. This time with some help from Blu! This cat just signed with Mello Music Group and he is poised to make his mark!!!! Peep the stream up top!!!!
Directed by Nathan R. Smith.!!!Shortly after linking up with DJ Marvel to introduce us to the "future bounce" sound, GoldLink liberates a new short film for the title track off his upcoming project The God Complex. Although the song isn't an official single, it's the first taste of what to expect from the project before it drops April 1st! This kid has flavor and he spit tin that realness!!!! Peep the crucial visuals up top!!!!
Fans who copped the physical version of TM's Rubber Souls were gifted with this bonus track from the project!!! We are always supporters of Tanya Morgan!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Directed by Lisa “Cynical” Smith for Bucktown USA Films!!!!!The Cocoa Brovaz let loose a new music video from their recent release, Born and Raised, produced in its entirety by Beatnick & K-Salaam!!!! These cats are legends real talk!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!!
DC Comets which is Theory Hazit and Cream of Beats are getting ready to release their album Monolith Monster in a couple weeks. Today I have visuals for the song School Pizza/Yackity Shmackity. You can pre-order Monolith Monster HERE!!! These two have been making HEAT!!!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
Seattle rapper Fleeta Partee presents the Notework-directed music video for “DirtyRugz”, the Bean One-produced single from Fleeta’s new album LifeMuzik Deux featuring Drake/Kendrick Lamar/50 Cent/De La Soul/DOOM producer Jake One, Vitamin D, TT, C-Note and Lord Sith!!! This dude been grindin hard and here are the results!!! Peep the visuals up top!!!!
2014 Atlantic Records Dyme-A-Duzin performing "White Girl" produced By #BNFB, PreedomWorld & Dyme-A-Duzin
Produced by Monster Movies
Executive Producer: Mogul Media
Director: Eamon O'Rourke
Director of Photography: Rafe Scobey-Thal
Edited by Monster Movies
Art Director: Nora Marlow Smith
Key Grip: Ross Dewees
Key Production Assistant: Curtis Abraham
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