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
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
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
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.
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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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
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.
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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
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
As if twelve albums in 2020 by Flee Lord (L.E.S. by-way-of Far Rockaway, Queens Emcee_LordMobb) wasn't enough of a statement. Non-stop creation of music is evident when he unleashed his crew's LordMobb Compilation Vol. 1 (Hosted by Peter Rosenberg) on February 26, 2021. On the 4ord (Fayetteville, N. Carolina) produced track "New Orleans Bop" Lord Lord gets native New Orleans Emcee (Eastside NO to be exact), Jameel Na'im X aka JNX aka Cyph (Out The Box Entertainment (O.T.B. En
John Robinson releases a new music video for three tracks off his new album The LvL Up (November 25, 2020). "All City" & "Honor Roll Flows" produced by S1ncere and "The LvL Up" produced by Invizible Handz aka ID 4 Windz make up the new video. Music video shot in Domino Park, Williamsburg, Brooklyn & Times Square, NYC Music video shot, edited & directed by Afotey Annum www.afoteyannum.com The LvL Up album is available Digital/Cassette (50 new cassette copies are now available)
The Blastmaster, KRS-One is gearing up for his upcoming 23rd album Between Da Protests dropping on December 21, 2020 by releasing two new videos within the past two weeks. Watch and share below. "Don't Fall For It" (Produced by SUN-ONE)(The Temple of Hip Hop) and "BLACK BLACK BLACK" (Produced by Mlody)(Poland) Both videos: Edited/Filmed By ANKH-CESTOR Films Studio Engineer - Vladimir Castor The Lab - Bravo Ocean Studios #KRSONE #DONTFALLFORIT #BLACKBLACKBLACK #MUSICVIDEO #VID
Heem (Buffalo, N.Y. Emcee/member of Black Soprano Family (BSF)) and DJ Green Lantern's new video "The Realest" featuring fellow BSF and Griselda member Benny The Butcher.
Produced by Icerocks (Queens, N.Y.). Directed by OFFJIMMER "The Realest" can be found on Heem and DJ Green Lantern's new album Long Story Short released December 11, 2020.
Benny The Butcher is also featured on the album track "It Could Happen". #HEEM #DJGREENLANTERN #BENNYTHEBUTCHER #ICEROCKS #THEREALEST #
Detroit native Emcee, Calcei (Residing in Northern California) with his smooth subtle delivery and flow presents his eighth album Denny's on December 4, 2020. What better way to describe the album than by the artist himself... “Denny's'' is the perfect metaphor for life today: stuck in a rut; in purgatory; a holding pattern, but still trying to find humor and light in the darkness." - Calcei Production comes from long time collaborator Olos (Detroit, MI), Beatnick Classic (Fl