Since the 1980's, Rhode Island has been part of the ever growing Hip Hop community like the two well-known states of New York and New Jersey. Names like DJ Eclipse (Providence, R.I.)(Non-Phixion, Fat Beats Records, Rap Is Outta Control, Halftime Radio (WNYU), etc.) and J-Depina (Pawtucket, R.I.)(Diceman (Of The Legion), Hus Kingpin, Jay Ef, etc.) should come to mind. As the northeastern state continues being another hub of talent, we have Lord Willin and Redd Rebel inscribin
After releasing visuals for the family affair track "John Woo Flick" featuring Benny The Butcher and Westside Gunn, then the relatable track for many "Stressed" off the successful album God Don't Make Mistakes released February 25, 2022. Drumwork Music Group Owner, Conway The Machine has released the third music video from the album God Don't Make Mistakes with singing and rhyming provided by the well-known featured guest from Philly, Jill Scott on the song "Chanel Pearls". P
Thanks to the grace of discovering music and a worthy discography by BlaQ Chidori aka GOD MC (Williamsburg, VA Emcee_Producer) the six degrees of separation spread out to more quality individuals in Hip Hop from multiple states with emceeing and production skills. Three notables on the new song and first single "Don't Tell Me How To Make My Album" are Patty Honcho (Paterson/Weehawken, N. J.), Numbz (New Jersey_Numbz Music) with the feature by KNOWITALL (Queens, N.Y.). The tit
May 24, 2022, DJ Muggs unleashed the darkly science fiction sounds from his mind as we go on an excursion with the first single "Metropolis". Featuring veterans and legends Method Man and Slick Rick on the track which will be on the upcoming Soul Assassins 3 album. Today (5/27/2022) the music video has premiered. Directed by DJ Muggs & David Sakolsky Produced by DJ Muggs Mixed by DJ Muggs & Richard "Segal" Huredia Mastered by Brian "Big Bass" Gardner "Today we drop the video
Coast Contra (Los Angeles, CA) comprised of Rio Loz (by-way-of Comuna 13, Medellin, Colombia), Eric Jamal (by-way-of North Philly, PA) and Ras Kass's twin sons Ras Austin & Taj Austin)(Area 51 Music)/AF1) recently dropped their seminal debut LP, Apt. 505. This mixtape, brought to you by RockVader K.B. of HHDG Media and ILLSIDE Radio, is to celebrate the release of the LP and to showcase what this group is trying to bring back to the forefront...ELITE level lyricism. Apt. 505
RockVader K.B. & Wiki Ian of ILLSIDE Radio & HHDG Media have come together to drop some of the hottest joints over the last year. Press play, sit back and enjoy the ride as the finest of Hip Hop tunes from 2K21 envelopes your eardrums. I gotchu every trip... RockVader K.B.
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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
Westside Gunn and MF Doom's collaboration project Westside Doom blessed our ears over Daringer and Alchemist production. What many did not know prior to its release was the inclusion of acapellas for the songs. With no hesitation many producers provided their own renditions of the songs once they got hold of the vocals. Plenty of standouts I put on repeat, while others were one and done. October 20, 2021, we have a new addition to the Westside Doom remixes worthy for your ear
Portsmouth, New Hampshire Producer, DBegun aka David Begun has done it again! Presenting his third and final installment of the Nasimoto (Nas and Quasimoto aka Madlib) series. Released August 21, 2021, utilizing Nas lyrics from albums that come after the release of Street's Disciple and Madlib production spanned from his Beat Konducta series. Listen, share and support below. All of DBegun's projects (except volume 1 & 2 of Nasimoto due to cease and desist) shown below can be
On July 31, 2021 the city of Long Beach, Long Island, N.Y. unveiled the street name tribute to MF Doom and KMD called "KMD - MF Doom Way". HHDG Media, Inc. was there to witness this major milestone of a day. Thank you to the Dumile Family, Onyx (KMD), Get Yours Posse (GYP), MLK Center, DJ Eclipse, D-Stroy, Cut Monitor Milo (Leaders of the New School), Ralph McDaniels (Video Music Box), friends of KMD, MF Doom and all the fans/supporters who came to show their love and appreci
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
When Los Angeles Emcee/Producer, Blu (Dirty Science_New World Color_Blu & Exile) announces anything the fans listen. After producing all of Scienz of Life member, John Robinson's May 2021 project King JR, today the first single "Let It Shine" is upon us! With production by Sirplus (Southern California_Dirty Science) who handles all production on the upcoming EP For Sale. Sidewaalk Kal (NYC_Gotham's Kemetiu) and CashUs King (formerly Co$$)(Los Angeles/Leimert Park, CA) come th
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.
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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
New Jersey DJ and Producer, Mr. Green has a sound deeply rooted in Boom Bap. Just take a listen to some of his albums like FLYGOD is good... all the time with Westside Gunn, Unpredictable with Malik B. or even his Live From The Streets are true testaments to the statement. On February 26, 2021 he released "Supreme Ninja Training Montage" featuring Yonkers own, Ruff Ryders emcee DMX. Cuts by Mr. Green. Listen, share and purchase below. Three vinyl versions (black, Fat Beats Ex
Baltimore is another city that houses an exponential amount of musical talent. Emcee/Producer, Jamil Honesty (by-way-of Staten Island (West Brighton/Mariner's Harbor), N.Y._Black House Records) is in full Hip Hop representation on the EP, The Rufus Buck Project EP released December 25, 2020 with production by fellow Baltimore Producer, HxlySmxkes (Black House Records). The title gains it's name from Rufus Buck and his Rufus Buck Gang, who were teenaged boys of African, Nativ
The EPMD and Def Squad member, Erick Sermon needs no introduction to his musical career. His 2019 album "Vernia" named after his late Grandmother now has all instrumentals available as of May 13, 2021. Enjoy!
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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
King Nova (Stars In Pursuit Records) is from a part of Long Island known for one of the early emcees in Hip Hop to gain enormous respect then and now in the name of Rakim from Wyandanch. With that being known your interest to what King Nova possesses is evident. The lyricist has proven his style and flow can't be written out the same way, as his abilities can reach audiences young and old. Take for instance his January 2021 EP, Crown Me King with the fast sometime double-time