The Vermont based duo of Vazy and Jibba deliver a lyrical shakedown over big screen, dramatic soundscapes. Their intense and raw flow is sure to get their point across loud and clear in the streets and in the industry. Strap in and take heed while Causin’ Effect spew bars extorting shady moves from others.
“Make It Home” produced by Chill Beatz and featuring songstress Rita, is a chilling record that depicts one’s fear of a loved one not making it home after that gritty 24/7 hustle. The dramatic sounds of a car crash and slowing heart rate sets the tone for what’s coming next. The video captures images of a rider sticking by her mans’ side and although she’s playing for keeps, her mind races with thoughts of him not ‘making it home.’ She begs for him to take a piece of her with him just in case…
With Rita’s soulful harmonies, SINN’s eye-opening wordplay, and Chill’s arrangement of stirring tones mixed with oscillating base; listeners will need to strap in for a hair-raising experience. Watch “Make It Home” and connect with SINN below.
Label executive and producer Andrew Woods links with Old School 76 for remastered “Stop the Violence” Volume 1. Aim High, Lil Mecca, Lady Loe, Nuwajah Sankola, and Miss Saigon the Rapper make up the all-female collective representing different states and communities, with one mission in mind; an end to violence.
The group comes together for a lyrical deliverance brimming with compelling wordplay and storytelling. They invite masses of all nations, rich and poor to walk and march in unification. It’s time to heal broken families, put an end to rape, robbery, and murder, and find our lost, confused children. It’s time to let them be the future.
Woods’ use of bass pulsates through veins and gets the heart pumping, while the riveting tones wake up the soul and provoke change. Stream “Stop the Violence” and connect with Old School 76 members below.
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The Philly native utilizes his mastered skillset of storytelling to embody the world around him, ongoing societal issues, as well as what he represents. In “Reasons Why” Prime vividly describes his reasons for putting his life into the pen and being a voice for those on the other side of the fence. Bar for bar he breaks down gentrification, tainted school systems, inner-city crime hidden behind Philly’s tourist attractions, and other community distresses.
Has-Lo’s intense piano keys blended with soulful bass and drums invite listeners to feel the emotion and vibrations from Prime’s polished and compelling storytelling. Stream “Reasons Why” and connect with D Prime 215 and Has-Lo below.
Philly Hip Hop emcee/producer duo links with fellow Philly artists 3T3N and Biz Might for a new, eccentric single titled “Bar Crawl.”
The duo, moving on autopilot and named bosses in any and all contests, bring their A-game for adrenaline-induced doses of ear milk.
The cosmic and psychedelic tones blended with hard bass and striking drums entice listeners in for an unconventional, unforgettable ride. Each emcee displays diverse lyricism with unmatched fiery bars. Stream “Bar Crawl” and connect with M.A.D.E below.
Buckets incorporates mini comedic skits along with images of fans rocking out to the record across the world in Venezuela, Jamaica, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and India to name a few. Of course, the NY vet had to pay homage to all boroughs of the concrete jungle as well as representing cornerstone murals of Biggie Smalls, Big L, ATCQ, and Wu-Tang.
The Michigan based rapper is claiming his stance, thrashing through the industry and the streets. Kage is fully loaded with bars of kryptonite and leaves no room for competition.
Kage’s deliverance over fierce bass entices listeners in for an unforgettable adrenaline rush. Stream “Chopsticks” and connect with Kage below.
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.
Straight out of Cali, Final Level Music artist and Ice-T protégé M Dot Taylor has released his new single entitled “Tap In.” Produced by Taylor, Hen Gee and Ice T, “Tap In” possesses a classic West Coast hip-hop vibe while allowing M Dot and his fellow artists, AD and Glasses Malone, to demonstrate their comradery and their comfort in any city they touch down in. There are rules to this of course and each artist lays them out in their bars.
We could tell you about the track or you can listen for yourself.
OneMike, Owner and Founder of Black Hoody Enterprizes and Hip Hop artist, releases his latest single “I’m Bout It”. The video is directed by Natrix Dreams and produced by NOX.
Originally from Massachusetts, OneMike is now a cultivating Hip Hop artist and entrepreneur residing in Nashville. He is a testament to being “bout it” and is burning down any disbelief and misconceptions with his ignited lyrics and street survival storytelling. Scott La Rock Jr., son to legendary Scott La Rock, has caught wind to the wildfire and is now manager for OneMike under SLR Music Group.
“Everybody a rapper, everybody a hustler, motherf*ckers 93% of ya’ll are customers…” -OneMike
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