Ish describes a personal turmoil along with an attempt to balance his personal life and music career. He references his need for a ‘triple dose’ to see the truth; a truth he can only vision with his eyes shut.
The Atlanta MVP delivers catchy punchlines over trippy pulsations and electric tones to heighten the emotion and ‘mind blown’ feel of the track. Stream “Dosage” above and follow Ishtrumentals on Instagram.
Boogie Down’s Danielle Black releases visuals for the second single “Rolli” off her latest, chart topping EP “Solid Gold.” The multifaceted singer, rapper, songwriter, and actress links with K. Smyllz and Santos to deliver a unique ‘seize the bag’ hypnotic track.
The video mimics an ‘Alice in Wonderland’ theme with Black portrayed as the Red Queen. Her next level lyrics define her untouchable stance as she reigns on top in a league of her own. When it comes to the level up and industry buzz, Black is dominating which is confirmed through Smyllz’s cunning verse.
Santos mixes a slightly haunting tone over thumbing bass and electric pulsations, which heightens the rawness and stature of the ‘Red Queen’. Watch “Rolli” above.
Luca Brassy announces the upcoming release of “The American Dream” Volume 1: Letter on the Table. This International Affair will be released on May 14th, 2019 on all major streaming platforms.
The seasoned artist and NY native, has gone abroad and throughout the states to enlist an elite group of musicians for the mixtape series. Artists hail from West, Central, and South Africa to North Carolina, California, New York, Rhode Island, Ohio, and Michigan.
“Each volume of the mixtapes will convey a new theme from diverse artists and emcees. I’m excited to announce StartToDate.com, the latest alternative dating site is sponsoring the mixtape series.” -Luca Brassy
For those not familiar with the site, their mission is to create a social atmosphere where anyone can come and be accepted on their journey to find a partner, especially those suffering from lifelong conditions. The developers believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be happy and find love, so stop worrying, start dating, live happy, and be free with StartToDate.com!
The debut mixtape of the series “Letter on the Table” delivers multi-genre records with fused soundscapes of R&B, classic Hip-Hop, Soul, Pop, and Reggae. Each artist was hand selected by Brassy to ensure a lyrical masterpiece.
“It’s the dream of all involved to reach the masses and we are ready to do what it takes to reach what we like to call…”The American Dream”…POW! -Luca Brassy
Born & raised in New York, USA, Luca Brassy, has been building a reputation in the Tri-State area as one of the hottest emcees in the region. His journey started in entertainment through professional wrestling at age 13. By 16, he was running his own professional wrestling training center. Luca Brassy discovered his love for writing & music in 2004 and met Jgreen Moneytalkz who has been producing his music ever since. The multifaceted artist and emcee has performed at numerous cities and states including Schenectady, Albany, Glens Falls, Amsterdam, Rochester, Pittsfield, Pittsburgh, Massachusetts, Buffalo, Newport Rhode Island, Brooklyn, Bronx NY, Manhattan, Staten Island, Ardmore PA, Uniontown Alabama, Birmingham, Atlanta GA, Marshall NC, among others while opening up for Hip-Hop legends including Rakim and Lil Kim. Luca Brassy is now moving in a new direction with his music and putting his old school lyrical mentality to use with his club vibe which has brought him a whole new fan base as well as a different kind of recognition. Luca was recently signed to Sony RED where he released 2 singles “Like That” and “3000” (produced by Younglord) and runs his own podcast every Sunday – called Brassy’s World.
Rockwelz links with John Jigg$ for back to back slick, clever punchlines and superior storytelling that features a verse from the late Prodigy to valorize the track. The NY artist utilizes the video to depict a time when emcees got together to vibe out and shared rhyme schemes about downfalls and come ups. Rockwelz and Jigg$ embody growth from a rough past in lieu of vivid and gimmick free storytelling.
“Mxnxpxly MOBB” is affluent with boom bap cadences and enraptured tones set to revive the essence of Hip-Hop, while Rockwelz and John Jigg$ awaken the dissipated authenticity of lyricism. Watch “Mxnxpxly MOBB” above.
Steve ‘lets go guy’ Sxaks,a renowned producer, musician, engineer, and teacher links with young rising star and MC Kohnfor the creation of M.A.D.E. This debut producer/MC collaboration spans beyond music. M.A.D.E is a movement and brand already sparking a blaze in Philly and Southern Jersey. “I’m a strong lyricist with a positive message and I truly want to make a difference in the world. The movement which stands for Make A Difference Everyday, will have a huge impact on humanity.” -KOHN
The 9-track EP “New
Dawn City” embodies classic storytelling, thought provoking
lyricism, catchy anthems, and even something for the ladies. “Welcome To New Dawn City” and “Ambition” are catchy anthem style
records for clubs and house parties. While the smooth, hypnotic flow of “Driveway” will wake the ladies and “Glo” will wake and motivate the masses
to grind until they reach their shine. “M.A.D.E”,“City Limits”,“Trial”, and “Crash” are
records filled with lyrical venom and hard truths about a come up, moving
forward, and claiming a deserved stance in the music industry and life.
The transcendental chemistry between Kohn and Sxaks is a driving force set
to take over indie Hip-Hop music. The production stirs up a kaleidoscope
of soundscapes and tones from jazz and funk to a fusion of old school meets new
school cadences, to electric pulsating beats perfectly blended for a unique
‘ear milk’ deliverance.
SaintandEmskee, the duo that makes up The Good People, announce the release of their fourth album “Good For Nuthin.” The highly anticipated album features an elite group of Hip-Hop pioneers and legends including DJ Red Alert, Cella Dwellas, Sadat X, Lil Fame, Large Professor, Napoleon Da Legend, and more! The album carries boom-bap and the core of Hip-Hop back to the forefront of the music scene.
The seasoned duo is highly reputable in the boroughs of New York for their soulful classic Hip-Hop, and some even refer to their music as ‘throwback’ or ‘grown folk’ Hip-Hop. Simply put, the duo delivers a sense of epic that’s been missing in Hip-Hop and the culture. “Good For Nuthin” is no exception to their acclaimed and prosperous music catalog.
With less than a month into the release, “Good For Nuthin” has taken over FM and internet radio domestically and internationally, as well as an overwhelming buzz from major media and press outlets. The unparalleled MC’s set the bar lyrically over an incomparable, exclusive production that exudes and earful of boom-bap bliss, mastered scratches, and classic head bopping beats. It can be said “Good For Nuthin” will reign in longevity with Hip-Hop enthusiasts and purists.
Watch “Headphones” below and purchase “Good For Nuthin” album here.
30 years later and BK’s illest female MC is ‘still not having it’ from 90’s charismatic MC… Positive K and MC Lyterevisit their first collaboration “I’m Not Having It”, which ranked #16 on Billboard charts.
“This is the kind of song that can get nominated for a Grammy Award, a duet album would be phenomenal. I find it incredible that after 30 years MC Lyte and I haven’t skipped a beat. We have so much chemistry now as we did then.” -Positive K
The duo re-creates the classic and presents “I’m Still Not having It.” The animated visuals capture the unparalleled star quality between the two. K, who pulls out all the stops from flowers, diamonds, and smooth tongue talk to his irresistible lips just can’t seem to win over the no bullsh*t having Lyte. The Brooklyn MC, acclaimed for her straight up ego crushing bars, knocks K down in every smooth-talking attempt he corners her with.
The back and forth lyrical flow are intact with quick-witted punchlines that will leave the ‘Wild’n Out” crew speechless and Hip-Hop eccentrics playing the record on repeat.
“A return to the ‘feel food’ days. I’ve always loved working with Positive K because that’s what he is, Positive. Working with him is easy and effortlessly, the music from “Still Not Having It” is one of my favorite songs from Bill Withers.” -MC Lyte
Watch the video above and stream “I’m Still Not Having It” here.
Kasoe, young artist and heartthrob from Miami, releases new visuals for his latest hit single “Drip.” The record displays Kasoe’s versatility as an artist through his leading R&B vocals and enticing lyrical punchlines.
This is a sultry track of a man wooing over a woman both emotionally and physically. Kasoe’s deliverance over soulful soundscapes and knocking beats heightens the sense of arousal. It’s evident this rising star is wiser than his years and even has the older ladies wiping a ‘drip’ or two. Stream “Drip”here and watch the video above.
“You either survive and thrive or lay it down…I lay down for nothing.”
Brooklyn’s lyrical threat, Thunny Brown aka “The Thundah God” and “Thundah Foot”, releases his latest single and video titled “Evagladez U.S.A.” The single is available on all digital platforms for streaming and purchase.
The record depicts the laws of the streets of his hometowns, The Florida Evagladez and Brooklyn’s infamous Bucktown. Thundah God comes fully loaded with rigorous bars to describe a lifestyle of warpath he’s endured and now reigns as ‘survivor’ of the fittest.
Thunny’s ruthless flow embodies the predatory knocking of hard beats and DJ scratches. While the echoing sounds heighten the hair-raising emotion felt by his raw deliverance.
In a time where trends of flashy jewels, Gucci slippers, video vixens, and raps created over nonsense has taken over the industry; it’s refreshing to shine on MC’s who thrive to keep the lost elements of Hip-Hop and the culture at the forefront. “Evagladez U.S.A.” is a relative record for Hip-Hop enthusiasts worldwide to embrace.
Thunny was born in Bushwick and raised in Brownsville, Flatbush, and The Florida Evagladez. He grew up with the sounds and alarms of the warfare ringing in his ears from the streets. Determined to make it through he linked up with Boot Camp Clik friends and his Warhedz team from Florida to establish himself as an artist. “It all came naturally and I became recognized as one of the best MC’s in Orlando and one of the sickest out of Brownsville and Bucktown.” Thunny has shared stages with major artists including Biggie Smalls, Method Man, Craig Mack, Mobb Deep, KRS-1, and G-Unit. He’s also toured with Redman, Method Man, Ghostface, Cappadonna, and the Outsidaz on the “Black Out” tour. “I’m unstoppable, there’s nothing I can’t do and a man like myself, that can do everything, is an asset and a threat. “Which one would you rather deal with? Thunny the asset or Thunny the threat..You decide, one way or the other I’m here and reigning.”
Jamaican sensation Mr Flava links up with U.S. music vet, SINN for the release of the hit single “She Wanna Go.” The track is produced by Chill Beatz and available for streaming and purchase.
The duo delivers an original fusion of Reggae and Hip Hop set to entice the ladies worldwide. However, “She Wanna Go” is not just for the ladies and dance hall clubs. The record is a fused gem sure to satisfy Hip Hop enthusiasts and turntable DJ’s.