In a partnership with the Coca-Cola company, musicians Madlib and Mark Ronson ventured in creativity with sampling the various sounds during the recycling process of plastic bottles at the soft drink's recycling facility. The two producers show to never limit yourself with sounds utilized to distort, chop, loop and alter in ways their creative minds express. The new EP is titled Recycled Records EP and is available now. As a companion to the new EP a short film documentary on
Brooklyn, N.Y. veteran emcee AZ (Quiet Money Direct (QMD)) is showing no signs of disappearing from the Hip Hop scene. A recent feature on Corona, Queens Emcee, Kool G. Rap's new album Last Of A Dying Breed (Stream/Merch) (12/9/22) via the track "Born Hustler" which also featured Trust/TCF Music Group founder 38 Spesh (Rocehster, N.Y.) with production by established beatsmiths Domingo (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Dr G (U.K.). Earlier in the year AZ also had a feature on Dublin, Irela
Gold Chain Music provides a change in pace on their second single and music video for "Off the Books". The low BPM string serenading fueled chopped vocal sample with drums is provided by none other than GCM member Piff James (Newark, N.J._Outsidaz). Vocals get set off by Fresno/GCM member Planet Asia, followed by two other Gold Chain Music cohorts K. Burns (Los Angeles, CA by-way-of Brooklyn, N.Y._Team Fame GVNG (TFMG)) and Lenox Hughes (Los Angeles, CA by-way-of Harlem, N.Y.
Tonight at 7:30pm (EST), the Brooklyn-bred Emcee, Writer (Music, Film & Literature) and First Generation Rich (FGR) CEO, Skyzoo will have a private in-depth conversation one on one with Filmmaker and Legacy (Brooklyn, N.Y.) Record Store Owner, Victorious De Costa. Together they will breakdown Skyzoo's 2021 album All The Brilliant Things, track by track, line for line, etc. You can watch live via YouTube at the link...HERE The private event will be held at Victorious De Costa
Brooklyn is where he is from, Philly is his home as he continues to make waves while generating respect for his skills and grind through collaborations, guest appearances, project series such as Leatherface, Beautiful Payne, If Cocaine Could Talk and more. I could only be talking about the lyrical terror known as RJ Payne (formerly known as Reign Man in the battle scene). His new Asethic (Brooklyn, N.Y.) produced horned fanfare titled "Hellz Fury" is finally here with lyrical
Two of the hottest emcees in recent years coming out of their respective areas of Washington, D.C. and Brooklyn, N.Y. are Ankhlejohn (Emcee/Producer/Audio Engineer/Label Owner of Shaap Records) and Rome Streetz (The Walkers_Bad Influenyce). One of their past collaborations to incite the exuberant thoughts "They need to make a project together!" is the 2019 track "Paul Janssen" off
Ankhlejohn's August 2019 album Reign Supreme. (Produced, Mixed and Mastered by Ankhlejohn_dedic
The Coney Island, Brooklyn Emcee/Producer, Your Old Droog (YOD) and the late great villain MF Doom link up with the triple threat known as Edan (Rockville, MD Emcee_Producer_DJ) for the track "Dropout Boogie". Need I say more other than press play and also enjoy the artwork by legendary graffiti artist/writer KEO aka SCOTCH79th aka LORD SCOTCH (Brookyln, N.Y._Metalface Records Art Director). YOD said "Dropout Boogie" was his first time recording with MF Doom. Listen, share an
Spit Gemz (Queens/East New York, Brooklyn Emcee) is hot off the dope 2021 collaboration album with fellow Broken Home Crew member, Eff Yoo titled RIBS (Rikers Island Boxing School). May 28, 2021, he released Pardon My Poetry with production is by Jazzsoon (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Level 13 (South Philly, PA) and Aye Wun (Queens, N.Y._Broken Home Crew) and the lone guest feature from Spit Gemz wife, Lady Baroness.
If you want a digital or physical copy you will have to direct message
NYC's DJ Davito (Executive Producer/DJ/ B-Boy) has created some relevant not often spoken about topics in the past for emcees to elaborate on. His 2021 track "Child Abuse" is a serious subject that plagues children and has left adults mentally scarred. Artists The Bad Seed (Brooklyn, N.Y.), Leaf Erikson (Detroit, MI), Gutta Mouf (South Jamaica, Queens, N.Y.) and Paula Perry (Fort Greene, Brooklyn, N.Y.) served up excellent real life scenarios and questioning to address a wor
Brooklyn's own Nejma Nefertiti (Emcee, Activist, Sound Designer, Natural Perfumer, Clothing Designer) has been about Hip Hop culture, consciousness and awareness from the start of her career. Upon initially hearing her new EP, The Valley of the Queens, released March 26, 2021, you know Nejma is seasoned beyond her age in lyricism with a boisterous delivery. The EP is produced by Mohamed Malek (Alexandria, Egypt by-way-of Toshka, Aswan, Egypt) fully complimenting Nejma Neferti
The noteworthy resume of Raleigh, North Carolina's Producer/Emcee/Engineer, Khrysis (of Jamla Records and part of 9th Wonder's production team The Soul Council) spans well over a decade. Fans have been asking the beatsmith for a solo album for quite some time. His skills on the boards for many emcees is the defining factor. Projects showing off his production discography, instrumentals and rhymes have come in the form of Khrysis On The Boards With The Heat series (v.1 & v.2),
Last month we showed what Al Skratch (Brooklyn-born Washington Heights/Harlem, N.Y. raised_member of Basquiat Brothers with Carlos (Classic Material NY)) has been up to in 2021 with all his latest tracks via music videos. The Harlemite is making a weekly regiment to have visuals for his new music and you shouldn't be complaining as three more have been released. The Basquiat Brother is not easing up any time soon, as he has much more for the fans. In the meantime, watch and s
2021continues to prove that creativity will flourish over the countless amount of negativity the world projects. New Brunswick, N.J. Emcee, Eloh Kush (Angelz Inc.) has maintained a positive and spiritual vibe in all of his music while keeping listeners in the now of current events, Black history/excellence and Hip Hop culture. In recent years fans have been given jewels with such projects as Ebony Ronin (2019) with Scienz of Life member, John Robinson, Clark Connoisseurs (201
Talib Kweli and Diamond D are Gotham! This, the second single "The Quiet One" feat. Busta Rhymes, is a great track in promotion of this project. Diamond D delivers a classic Boom Bap drum pattern over dark, almost funeral music like keys. Coupled with Talib’s low register on this and the unmistakable voice that is Busta Rhymes. This joint continues what I am sure will be a banging album! Check out the second single here!
Also check out the first single "On Mamas" here! The A
Oakland, CA Producer Cole James Cash (Founder of Elite Squad Recordings) was quiet in previous years after tragedy struck and had most of his music stolen. His album Street Champion was well on it's way to being released during this time, yet persevered with its release in 2020, along with the project The Time Machine 2. On the continuous road to recovery throughout the years he proved to not let life's negative outcomes discontinue his love of making music. One such song wor
"Brothers want to know can Al get busy?" Yes he can! You remember the name and the songs. Beginning 2021, Al Skratch (Brooklyn-born Washington Heights/Harlem, N.Y. raised_member of Basquiat Brothers with Carlos (Classic Material NY)) began his resurrection with an onslaught of new music each accompanied by visuals. Some are original music while others are known instrumentals with Al showing off that his lyrical ability has not deteriorated. The Buckshot-inducing sample on the
Portsmouth, New Hampshire Producer, DBegun aka David Begun has been releasing some interesting combinations for his blend/mashup projects since the 2017 Nasimoto (Nas and Quasimoto aka Madlib). March 15, 2021 he combines the Beastie Boys (MCA, Ad-Rock & Mike D) and Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P) for Beast The Jewels. Listen, share and support below. #BEASTIEBOYS #MCA #MIKED #ADROCK #RUNTHEJEWELS #KILLERMIKE #ELP #DAVIDBEGUN #DBEGUN #BEASTTHEJEWELS #PORTSMOUTH #NEWHAMPSHI
Nottingham, U.K. raised the now London-residing crooner and guitarist, Liam Bailey. Surrounded by Reggae, Soul, Blues and Rock music growing up is a direct reflection of the music he creates. His vocals struck up chemistry with Leon Michels, of El Michels Affair after a visit to New York spawned from becoming a fan of El Michels Affair debut "Sounding Out The City". Their synergy continued and aided in the creation of Liam's 2020 debut album Ekundayo (released on Big Crown Re
Did you see this collaboration of UFO Fev and Vanderslice coming? We sure didn't. The East Harlem, N.Y. Emcee has been on a tear through tracks, guest features and his solo albums. Calling Phoenixville, PA home is the Producer, Vanderslice (War Machine Music, Inc.) who makes nothing short of thumping hard hitting tracks. Their first single "Crack Shifts" has UFO Fev flow on a terrifying dark back alley vibe track by Vanderslice and his partner in production Green Steez (Niles
Charlotte, N.C. Emcee, Jaypluss (Lord jah-Monte Ogbon affiliate) drops his unfiltered visuals to his new track "Salvation". The flipped version is by Brooklyn, N.Y. Producer, Hajino. Visuals were done by Charlotte-based Videographer, Ubuntugraphics. Watch, listen and share below.
The original version of "Salvation" (produced by frienkerreck(New Orleans)) can be heard HERE #JAYPLUSS #CALLMEPLUSS #SALVATION #HAJINO #HAJINOFLIP #UBUNTUGRAPHICS #MUSICVIDEO #VIDEO #CHARLOTTE #NOR