Voices sampled from "Propaganda", a brilliant documentary directed by two New-Zealanders. I think the film's a great "Propaganda-for-dummy" project. It was just unnecessary to claim it was made in North Korea, in my opinion. It just takes it away from the powerful truth revealed. - Kensaye KENSAYE LINKS TWITTER.COM/KENSAYE1
40oz van is a hustler's hustler. With a talent for making a small idea into a large check, 40 understands the culture and has been able to carve out his niche while sensationalizing and monetizing it in a way largely unseen before.
"Soul Food" is concept tape inspired by the origins of hip hop. In order to get to where your going, sometimes you have to know where you've came. This soulful collection of songs was made to give you back the feeling of authentic and creative music.- Penny Shaw PENNY SHAW LINKS PENNYFORTHOUGHT.COM
Found some cool footage of Penny in the studio during October. This might be some recordings from Soul Food or some loosies. Check it though.
BLOW! hit the streets once again for a week of clothes, shows and a couple exclusive listening sessions.
Our host, Ebony Reece recaps a few great moments from our last 2 weeks featuring a quick interview with Warner Brothers artist, Dyme-A-Duzin, a full attack on the AGENDA NYC trade-show featuring brands like Rocksmith, Black Scale, Staple, and Crooks and Castle, and we even made a stop at SOBs for a classic RiFF RaFF performance.
As part of a new online web series titled French Conversations, Rugz D. Bewler meets with popular video host The Kid French at the local Uptown restaurant Harlem Tavern to discuss the resurgence of Harlem's dining scene, chicken wings, marijuana as potpourri, why his music has yet to be accepted by the masses, and projects for 2013
"Cellar Door" is regarded as one of the most beautiful combinations of words in the English language despite the lack of poetic appeal in it's definition or appearance. In relation to me and my music, whatever preconceived notions you had about my music or rap music in general are void as soon as you hear how beautiful it is. - Cello Figaro
Maffew Ragazino takes a moment during a recording session at Krystal Clear Recordings to update his friends and fans about his upcoming free album "White Gold,” his favorite Jordan shoe, what you can expect from him in 2013 & more. “White Gold’ will be released in February 2013. MAFFEW RAGAZINO LINKS TWITTER.COM/MAFFEWRAGAZINO
Written by CheekiPowPow from the perspective of her younger, wilder self. "Hear Me Roar... Louder " set to be released in February. The video will be released at the end of January! CHEEKI POW POW LINKS TWITTER.COM/CHEEKIPOWPOW
Wishing for an OutKast reunion? Or even for Mr. Benjamin to go solo? Just like the Doctor, this Dre has kept fans waiting for a decade. Elliott Wilson wants to know: will Andre 3000 ever make another album?
New trailer for Jade's new project Sunday Morning dropping on January 29th. Jade's last project was called Single On A Saturday Night and her new project is called Sunday Morning. Her next project might have something to do with Monday, I'm on to you Jade...
If you are wondering the song in it is Jade Alston's If I Was Your Girl.
Here is the first official single from the “Wild Style B-Side” Mixtape by Chuuwee. This track features Dirty Legends emcee Gibby and LA native Stevie Crooks over a nice Al B Smoov. Chuuwee is set to releases the Side B to his project "Wild Style" 90s theme all around! CHUWEE LINKS TWITTER.COM/CHUUWEETSU
Check out the trailer for Chris Faust's new docu-series, "54 To Barclays", which intimately follows Faust on his journey towards finishing his new album, touring, night life, mix tapes and personal life. We wanted to give you Faust fans a front row seat into the life of the artist. CHRIS FAUST LINKS CHRISFAUST.NET
"Casa Verde brings together Green Street emcees, A-live and Soupa, and Texas (via Detroit) spitter Howard Floz for a 5-track offering. Produced entirely by Coopac and Renaissance, Casa Verde features cinematic soundscapes over which the three emcees flex their lyrical abilities. The EP highlights the hunger and focus of the artists as they try to evade the pitfalls of the trap on their way to better things."
With production from The Olympicks, Lex Luger and more on "Born Star," nothing less than inspiration comes to mind. "This project, I feel, should've been an album, it's that good," says the creator Bagstheboss, "it feels like my life." Bags has an endless supply of hats. Trap Boy goes hard, listen below. BAGSTHEBOSS LINKS TWITTER.COM/BAGSTHEBOSS DOWNLOAD: BAGSTHEBOSS - BORN STAR (MIXTAPE)