Hot on the heels of his last single “I Just Don’t”, New York veteran emcee J-Live returns with the third single from his upcoming album “His Own Self”, which is set to drop on March 17, 2015 and is currently available for preorder over on his Bandcamp site. The song is called “Red & The Kid” and it’s a banger, with J-Live rapping about how he learned to DJ as well as about the DJ’s that inspired him over an old school instrumental that has my head nodding like crazy. “His Own Self” is shaping up to be crazy. Peep the single below. Read entire story.
OSHUN are back again, this time with their latest single “buildestroy”. The song is produced by Sifu and was released to accompany their Sir Noah Bility digital photo book, which can be viewed on the duo’s Tumblr page. Dope shit. Peep the song below and then make sure to check out their “AFAHYE” EP that dropped last year and got quite a lot of play from me. Read entire story.
Brooklyn’s own Lone Ninja just dropped the first leak from his upcoming 7th album that is due out later this year. The track is called “Hostile Territory” and finds the Twin Perils emcee teaming up with Killarmy/Wu-Tang affiliate 9th Prince over a Mir The Bloody production full of frantic pianos and head nodding drums. It’s dope to hear these two emcees together on a track since both have a similar voice and style, a similarity that I mentioned in my review of Lone Ninja’s extremely dope “Trapdoors and Secret Passageways” album. Anyways, peep the song below and be on the lookout that the full album when Read entire story.
“Legendary” is the latest single from C.Shreve the Professor and finds the North Carolina rapper linking up with Raleigh, NC emcee Jrusalam over a head nodding NosmoKing production. The song has a playful vibe to it, with both emcees just “dropping bars with Legendary aspirations in mind”. Peep it below and also make sure to check out C.Shreve’s dope “Summer Ransom” project that dropped last year if you like what you hear. Read entire story.
“Invincible” is the latest track from Boston rapper Daniel “EK” Ibeh and is the latest entry in his bi-weekly song series that is leading up to the release of his “Hands of Time” EP. The lyrics on here are very positive and inspiring, with EK slowing down his flow and kicking some motivational rhymes over a sort of spacey instrumental from Bueffard Mallary. Very dope. Peep it below. Read entire story.
ChillxWill is an emcee hailing from Tacoma, Washington who just dropped his crazy third solo album, “Almighty”, earlier today on Ill Adrenaline Records. The album is banging and finds ChillxWill rhyming about a variety of topics over head-nodding boom-bap instrumentals that sound like they came straight out of the 90’s. In order to celebrate the albums release, Ill Adrenaline decided to drop an exclusive CD/cassette bonus track from the album in the form of a remix for the song “911”. The original version is one of my favorite songs on the entire album , but this remix by BreakerHUS is pretty nice as well. Check out the remix… Read entire story.
J-Live comes through with his latest single “I Just Don’t”, which finds the veteran New York rapper letting us know that he just “doesn’t give a fuck” over a hypnotic self-produced instrumental. The beat is dope, but its the rhymes and delivery from J-Live that really stand out to me about this song. Anyways, this cut is the second release from J-Live’s upcoming album “His Own Self”, which is set to drop on March 17, 2015 and is currently available for preorder over on his Bandcamp site. Read entire story.