Washington, D.C. will always be known for Go Go music, as Hip Hop music continues to show the various styles presented from the city as well. DC's Uptown XO (of Diamond District_1Force United_EALU (EverybodyAintLikeUs)) is on a mission to embrace inspiration, storytelling, Black culture, Hip Hop culture, the ever changing DC area, family, friends, inner-city community all meshed with life coming up in his hometown DMV area. His Culture Over Corporate album series brings the D
When North Carolina and Hip Hop are spoken together it's a reason to peak interest. The young Wilson, N.C. Emcee, Mista Batts (All Gold Kings (AGK)_B.O.S.S. Records) is gearing up for his upcoming album with Baltimore, MD Producer, Storm Watkins. On June 21, 2021, comes the preemptive strike with The Art of 16 Bars The Collections paying homage to the mixtape era, as Mista Batts rhymes over famous instrumentals. Putting his style, flow and delivery up to bat over ten tracks.
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
In between the time HHDG Media last mentioned the talented Baltimore Producer, Storm Watkins (Co-Founder of All Gold Kings (AGK)) till now he has since released three projects before June arrived. Starting with the Miles Davis inspired Let the Music Speak! and then AGUA. When the month of May came around he blessed the fans with Randoms. Now on June 1, 2021, the Marvin Gaye homage was released titled The Marvin Tape. Storm Watkins continuously shows off why his talents need
Detroit and Chicago have a rich history in music and joint collaborations. Enter to this list are The Bowling League, consisting of Detroit Emcee, Calcei (Sacramento, CA residing) and Chicago's DJ/Turntablist, DJ Archives. Calcei has a smooth monotone voice with a flow equally matched to the style of Jazz influenced production he has a very good ear of selecting. Being consistent with music shows from the December 2020 album Denny's, the October 2019 album What Starts Today a
Good$ense founder, Roddy (Lincoln Manor, LA) continues to drop heat out of New Orleans! The March 2021 song "Remember When" produced by fellow Good$ense member, Drupey Beats now has visuals in May 2021. Witness Roddy reminisce the life he has grown up in. Making it well known he has never forgotten over a slow melodic Drupey track. Watch and share below. Music Video directed by Dope Media #RODDY #GOODSENSE #DRUPEYBEATS #REMEBERWHEN #EMCEE #PRODUCER #MUSICVIDEO #VIDEO #LINCOLN
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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Richmond, CA Emcee/Producer, Locksmith has witty wordplay that ranges from metaphors all the way to speaking on relevant cultural (Hip Hop and Ethnicity) and political topics. That is barely scratching the surface of the layers he has. Lots of love has been shown with his new album The Locksmith Sessions Vol. 2 released April 30, 2021. The album has soldout autographed CD's and over 4 million streams on Spotify. On May 4, 2021, we received a double dose of Locksmith visuals s
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
The Queen in chess is revered as the most powerful player. The all being that women (our Queens) represent is displayed exquisitely on the two new tracks "Queens Gambit" and "Make Room" released April 30, 2021, by Detroit native, Boog Brown (Atlanta, GA). She is known to always excel diversely on the mic with no containment and she brings along another Detroit spitter held in the same realm with Miz Korona. To compliment these emcees on the tracks is none of than Producer, D.
There is a clear and direct reason Detroit Emcee, Noveliss (Clear Soul Forces_The Swordcast) and Phoenix, AZ Emcee, Mega Ran (formerly Random) have become friends. Listening to the newly released first single/music video "Memory Card" provides the insight for their love of video games (among others) through the expression of life via the game saving storage peripheral. Not many young gamers are familiar with a "Memory Card" as new generation consoles save internally. (Remembe
Well known DJ's have become great producers in Hip Hop and still showoff their routines, cutting, scratching, transitions, flares in their music or mixes. Rochester, N.Y. DJ and Producer, Mr.Mumblz is no newcomer to all mentioned as he has been in many DJ battles (ITF, Guitar Center, etc.) to show what those hours a day of practice was meant for. Calling home for production is his SP-404 for well over a decade. Mr.Mumblz new opus Saboteur displays his production skills with a
With any upcoming album or EP you want that initial anticipation to catch the audience's ears with the sound, delivery, style and above all the lyrics. Coming from the mecca borough of Hip Hop, the Kingsbridge, Bronx Emcee, Reef Hustle (Talking Bout Money (TBM)_Our Precious Minds (OPM)) accomplished that on "The Prelude". Produced by DJ Incrediboi (Atlanta, GA DJ_Producer_Photographer by-way-of NYC_DJ for Lil Kim, Andy Mineo & CeeLo Green) who captures Reef's style precisely.
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),
Detroit has reigned a city of talent in music of all genres. Motor City Producer/Emcee, Ilajide aka Black Jesus (of Clear Soul Forces)(Pocket Jams) sound transcends the influence of those genres incorporated into his style of production. April 20, 2021, Code 200 has been released with an elevation in the bounce, hard hitting drums and high energy distinct flow we know from Ilajide. As a double threat on the production and lyrics, perfecting his skills through constant trainin
Buffalo Emcee and GxFR member, Conway the Machine (Drumwork Music Group) just unleashed his second single "Scatterbrain" with Georgia's J.I.D. (Spillage Village and J. Cole's Dreamville) and new Gabon citizen Ludacris. Don Cannon's (Co-Founder of TmrO App) production has the three artists going in over haunting vocals. Expect "Scatterbrain" to be on Conway's upcoming album La Maquina on April 16, 2021. Listen and share below. Check the tracklist for the upcoming album below.
Harlem, N.Y. Emcee, G4 Jag (member of Flee Lord's LordMobb) serves upbringing and life's decisions among the streets, family and friends through deep monotone voiced rhymes. Music has always been part of his life as the later years writing was therapy for G4 Jag. The vision in each album has a concept held true to his style and emotion. From 2019's Still Surviving, the raw life changing subjects spoken on The Survivors during and after the events of 9/11 to 2020's Scriptures