DJ's at the forefront of having that ear for music, breaking new records and also reinvention of originals we know so well to make something refreshingly new remains. All while continuously rocking crowds, radio shows, mixtapes, battle scenes and more always stands the test of time. Many have elevated their skills of mixing, cuts, scratches, blends by putting in the work of practicing and also added "Producer" to their arsenal. One who has done this and so much more is Queens
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
Albums that personify feelings we get from the good times in life come along in scarcity. The Texas trio of Sean Lexima (Emcee), Shaad Rogers (Emcee) and Keelon Donnel (Producer) make up the slept on talented group known as The Village. Here at HHDG Media we first spoke of the group in 2020 when Sean Lexima released Coach Lex. Overall each member has exceptional solo work that can be found on Aesthetic Noisiv website...HERE and equally defining group projects on Spotify...HER
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
The Detroit Producer, Apollo Brown has everlasting shining moments in many people's ears, minds, hearts and headnoding with his production throughout the years. Diligently working on his craft and providing listeners with a chockful of work like the most recent 2021 albums Lovesick with Raheem DeVaughn and Stalley rhyming on Blacklight. June 1, 2022 we got a glimpse into the anticipated upcoming 21-track instrumental album THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (Vinyl, CD & Digital) (July 8,
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
Notable California artists MC Eiht, King T, Tha Chill, Gangsta, Kurupt and Jayo Felony created the group, 1st Generation well over a decade ago. Some may remember the tracks back then "Killing Me Softly" and "Sharks n tha Water" both produced by Tha Chill. Fast forward to 2022 and we have two new tracks, "Rapture" produced by Los Angeles talent on the boards, as well as the trumpet, Josef Leimberg and the second single "Ova (Fairweather Friend)" produced by Cali legend Sir Ji
In this day in age where many assume all young artist creating music, Hip Hop in particular are one dimensional with their sound, just getting the bag, high streaming numbers and likes. We still have other younger artists displaying a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and understanding. Enter 19-year old, BlaQ Chidori aka GOD MC (Williamsburg, VA Emcee_Producer) who has consistently proven not to place him in a box as each project released effortlessly displays his array of talent.
One of the hardest working gifted emcees for well over two decades and an absolute lyrical monster to devour your whole being while dropping jewels is none other than Gold Chain Music's own Planet Asia. Can you recall a time when he wasn't releasing a project or blazing guest features? A prime example from last year alone are some standouts like the feature on "F.R.E.S.H." by London, U.K. (by-way-of Montreal, Canada via Lagos, Nigeria) Producer_DJ_Owner of Str8 Buttah Product
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.
Gold Chain Music is a crew and family out to annihilate with their lyrical assassins and elite producers. As they gear up to drop their GCM album we have new member from Los Angeles, CA, YaH-Ra (by-way-of San Bernardino, CA_Owner of Grillz by YaH) with the general reppin' Fresno, CA, Planet Asia and the veteran Los Angeles, CA spitter Montage One (also Likwit Crew) delivering "MISSILES" like only they can do in these visuals. Riverside, CA Gold Chain Music member Playa Haze l
The always consistently Baltimore, MD Producer, Storm Watkins (Co-Founder of All Gold Kings (AGK)) making it known for releasing talented works of music continues on with the March 4, 2022 release Ascending. This is just after releasing last month's collaboration with fellow All Gold Kings (AGK) member, Mista Batts (All Gold Kings (AGK)_B.O.S.S. Records) on the slept-on Therapeutic Music album.
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California's upcoming talent continues to make waves in the Hip Hop world. Nuglife (Bay Area, CA by-way-of Los Angeles, CA Producer_Artist_Filmographer_Nuglife Productions_High Def Ent.) is one paving his way with such projects as the 2020 album Filipinos In Space with Rocky G (San Francisco, CA). Other noteworthy releases being 2019's The Beat Dispensary, NUGLIFE 2020,(Soundcloud) The Beat Dispensary 2 (Soundcloud)(with instrumentals)(Soundcloud)(2021) and the latest 2021 EP
Mosbeats (Fresno, CA Producer_Hoodie Music_member of The Umbrella and Onenine) continues to show off his diversity in production with his new project Balance 2. He continues where he left off in July 2019 with the first Balance project. Boasting a smooth subtle sound with his latest album full of eclectic vocals elevating his production. One may describe the mood as a pleasant Fall/Autumn day relaxing with your special loved one. In between the time of the first and second Ba
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
Memphis, TN has unique sounds all its own thanks to Blues, Rock & Roll and Hip Hop. Even Jookin should be mentioned when speaking of the southwest Tennessee city. This should never steer anyone away from the talent bred there. One such artist who continues to make his mark is Emcee/Producer named Lukah (South Memphis_Raw Materials_Dogg Deep Enterprize). He has continuously gained attention with content channeled from family, fatherhood and growing up through success, trials,
Spirituality, Anime, Martial Arts, Video Games, Physical/Mental Health, Comics and Hip Hop are a mere glimpse of the subjects Detroit Emcee, Noveliss (Clear Soul Forces_The Swordcast) can delve deeper into with such a way they mesh in lyrical bliss. With a successful year continuing to ride high off the recent honor towards the Sony Playstation game "Ghost of Tsushima" with his song "Storm of Clan Sakai" (Video/Stream)(Produced by Hir-O aka The Battousai Beat Slicer (The Swor
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
With ill work from the 2020 collaboration album with ILL Conscious (West Baltimore, MD) titled The Epic Of Gilgamesh, to the morbidly dark and stellar toadmilk (jakprogresso (New York) & aloeight (Bay Area, CA)) track "Mortifying" featuring Dark Lo, RJ Payne, Tristate, Benny The Butcher and Conway The Machine and 2018's self-titled toadmilk album, California Producer, aloeight (Bay Area) has been consistently busy with quality production to serve the fans. The new song "Gospe