Chicago-based MC, Jaylifted, is going to make it “Sooner Than Later”. In his brand new music video, directed by Matt Arnold of M9 Visuals, Lifted takes us to the outskirts of LA. “Sooner Than Later” is the debut single off Jaylifted’s upcoming project.
First leak of Rich The Kid and Makonnen upcoming mixtape “Whip It Up”.
With Connecticut on the rise weighing in a list of artists who are reviving the golden era sound of Hip Hop, in comes the Hartford based collective and group Funk Gero. A 5-man innovative hip hop experiment consisting of emcees The Sloth, Jaden Castro and ZCP, with production from beat duo Hologram (Hologram/MikeHall).
Today they present the official new video for their single “Sunset” lifted off of their self titled debut project. Directed by Hartford native Dave Phoenix, the visual features the 3 emcees in their local woods and skate park while delivering innovative, obscure and unorthodox lyrics.
‘Super Paranoid’ is the latest single from twin brothers out of New Jersey who are making their own brand of alternative hip-hop, under the name Tru Fam.
The twins, Sha & Just I, wrote ‘Super Paranoid’ after witnessing one of their close friends breaking down in tears from losing his girlfriend. It’s a dark love story about how one simple mistake can dramatically change your entire world, reminding us all that while taking risks and being spontaneous can be exciting and fun, it can also be our own undoing.
“Self Serve Records brings us a new release titled “Wasabi” from rapper JayKin along with producer Mosaic. JayKin has strong roots in Japan and abroad giving inspiration to the tracks title and the classic Japanese monster featured in the Video.
His sharpened MC skills shine on the track which boasts no chorus, just dope rhymes and a dope beat. Mosaic is fresh off of the release Illa J’s (younger brother of J Dilla) new LP which he produced a track on. He shows many styles and influences on the beat for a smooth but hard hitting result.
Tory has been tirelessly crafting his debut album, working with the likes of FΔDE (Bryson Tiller – “Been That Way”) and Rasool Diaz (Beyoncé – “Drunk In Love”). With the release of his impending project approaching, Brandon Tory delivers the FΔDE-produced track “Pain In My Dreams.”
The new work from Brandon showcases an uncanny approach to songwriting that allows him to seamlessly create an alluring sound, while simultaneously immersing the listener in the production. Brandon’s upcoming opus S H I N E is set to be released on November 11th.
Visual artist Abiola Fapohunda (also known as Abi) and vintage inspired designer Tony Logan, teamed up for a collaborative head-piece called“The Crown Cap.” The vintage inspired baseball cap features Abi’s signature two toned up-side down crown finished with a “Thrift” embroidery logo on the back.
The hats are made from 100% cotton and come in two signature color options, Deep forest pineand Ruby wine green. Each cap also comes with an authenticity card for collectors and hat enthusiasts alike. Priced at $30 USD, the hats are available now at Abidoe.com for a limited time offer.
Today S A S H A releases the first visual from his debut project “DISTANCE”, entitled “WHITE WALLS”. In this ghostly lo-fi video, draped in VHS and vintage film snippets. S A S H A takes you deeper into his own genre of music known as “Moon Current”.
“JU$T HU$TLE BxTxH – 3883076”, is the debut EP by JU$TIN, it features the 1st single “Boo$t My Ego” produced by RJ3re. This project is based on true events that occurred in the artist’s life back in 2014, where he was locked up in LA County Jail fighting a court case while trying to figure out how to get released in time to be able to participate in his college graduation ceremony.
JU$TIN takes an unfortunate situation like Jail and turns it into a clever, introspective narrative about the American Justice System, while touching on topics such as arrogance, greed, self gratification, lust, paranoia, jealousy, and envy over dope original production from DJ Khursey, Rated Beats, RJ3re, and Marcus Mayhem.
Fueled by the recent success of his #songsunday releases, Montreal artist Chaz DeFranco is back at it. This time, he presents us a cover of Drake’s Plastic Bag from his latest joint mixtape with Future titled “What A Time To Be Alive”.
Chaz gives his own twist to Drake’s part, methodically stacking up harmonies over the original beat produced by Neenyo. Listen & download it below and be on the lookout for Chaz’s next EP titled “WFML” which should be coming out in the first quarter of 2016.