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Stank Nitty Unleashes “Farmacy Economy” & Tell-All Interview

BK emcee Stank Nitty drops visuals for his new single “Farmacy Economy” featuring John Jigg$. Before hitting play peep the interview below with Nitty talking about his upcoming album, an unorthodox lifestyle, and more.

MJ: Before we jump into your new single and video, I want people to become more familiar with Stank Nitty…You’re a BK-based emcee, and there’s nothing quite like New York Hip Hop, share how that coincides with your style, flow, and deliverance.

SN: I’m a relative newcomer to the city, moved to Brooklyn in 2015, which I feel raised the bar for me artistically.  New York conditions you to always be striving to beat your last best, and in Hip Hop, the standard of talent and skill has no ceiling, so you must grow wings to survive. I’d say the areas my work reflects the NYC sound may come from being influenced by golden era New York Hip Hop as a kid but living in New York pushed me to refine my sound in ways I never thought possible. I was lucky though I had good local people making space for me to thrive.

MJ: As a seasoned artist you’ve collaborated with some heavy hitters as well as Hip Hop legends. Has that opened further doors for you?

SN: That’s a great feeling to hear! Absolutely in many ways. Mainly I’m just grateful to be living this crazy life surrounded by genius.  It’s wild it feels like no matter what else is going on, it’s cool because I’m truly at the edge of human potential. I’ve always wanted to create with innovators first and foremost and that’s where you’ll see the pattern in my collaborations. I want to hear something no one’s ever thought of before. That sh*t is happening and it’s amazing.

MJ: At what point in your life did you introduce Stank Nitty to the world? When did you decide to pursue your craft as a career?

SN: Ok so for the first question, new name, Stank Nitty comes from “Sanity” which was my name for a long time. People started saying San Nitty, and I added Stank on a song called “SOB’s ft. Petey Mossberg”, off the LP “Murder of Crows” with Deuce Ellis in 2019, I said, “Stank Nitty, burn down gated communities, blast priests in sacristies,” and it stuck. I said that because I always had some strong, putrid-smelling weed. So, it’s like “Frank Nitty” the legendary bootlegger, only it’s a different prohibition altogether.  I first started hitting stages regularly at an open mic at the Local 506 in Chapel Hill, NC in 2002, but for a lot of years, I’d just be making music for fun, always writing. I started calling myself a notebook MC. It wasn’t till around 2011 when my daughter Anahata was born, I decided I was done messing around because I knew this is what I wanted to do. I never turned back.

MJ: Now let’s dive into the video…Give us some inside scoop on “Farmacy Economy” featuring John Jigg$.  Take us from the thought process through fruition.

SN: Ok so back to what I was saying about innovators, I heard “The Madness” (that sht is crazy). I immediately hit up Jigg$ on Facebook. I knew we had to make a record. I hit my brother Yaw Boso from Switzerland who I’d met when I was rocking shows in Cusco, Peru back in 2012, and he, as usual, had something nasty, so I sent it through and once we had a track it was like fck it, I haven’t been to ATL in a while.  My Bro J Ronin linked me with Shabaam Sadheeq for the video and he had dope ideas right off the bat.  He’s a great director.  He has a great eye for the big picture in a video. He hooked up the filming spot via DeAndre Perryman at Sounz Gud Entertainment/A1 Records and we worked fast.  Nam Nitty came through with a cameo that was dope, and the fam Vooda was building through the whole process…As you can see I was rocking one of his classic beanies…I shot the cover art at home, it was fun to give my weed a professional glamour shoot (I may do that again just for fun).

MJ: What’s in the works for Stank Nitty, what can fans look forward to and keep eyes and ears out for?

SN: As of the day I’m writing this, I dropped the video for ELON, video 1 in a trilogy of videos off my 7 song EP “Ketamine Cowboy” produced by Contra-Bass out of my forever stomping grounds Chapel Hill, NC.  The album is a crazy-ass psychedelic journey through my paranoid overworked mind. It’s an instant classic.

MJ: As a well-respected artist in the industry nationally and internationally, what keeps you balanced, humbled, and inspired?

SN: Word? Thank you. Hmmm…Balanced is relative because my life is extra crazy.  Still hustling, still in court trying to see my kid more, still turning up, etc.  My lady helps me stay balanced, got me back into meditation, exercise, etc. Been fighting some F’s the past couple of years, nothing keeps you more humble like cases lol, but I used to live on the road running around the country doing some of the craziest sh*t imaginable, so I just try to remember how amazing it is that I’m alive and I have a chance every day to make an impact.  My inspiration once again just comes from my crazy life and all the beautiful things that come out of it, it’s all good even when it’s not, but right now, things are GOOD good!

MJ:  Take a moment to share anything else about Stank Nitty that fans
might not know…

SN: ‘Ketamine Cowboy’ drops the first of September and both “Elon” and “Farmacy Economy” are out now…Bring me weed at shows, please and thank you.

Watch the official video directed by Shabaam Sahdeeq with production by Yaw Boso. The funky 70’s melodies along with head-nodding bass exude a chill, yet tippy vibe. Take heed, as contact high is more than likely. Don’t get too hypnotized as taking notes on Nitty’s Ganjabotony is a necessity.

Stream “Farmacy Economy” here and connect with Stank Nitty below.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stanknittyy/

Instagram: @stank_nitty

Twitter: @nittystank

YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/StankNitty

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JLC “No Walls” Ft. Crystal Lalucci x Dee Stakz (Single)

A.A.G. Records and JLC present his latest, explicit track “No Walls” available now on digital platforms. The single features Crystal Lalucci and Dee Stakz.

The cinematic melodies along with striking tones and knocking bass sets the tone for this exclusive, grown folk’s music.  There’re women out here with no walls slipping and sliding through the streets living a loose lifestyle and both JLC and Stakz hold no bars calling them out.  However, take heed to Lalucci’s verse as she declares her search for a man who’s packing and stacking jewels on her wrist.

“No Walls” is sure to create waves of steam adding to summer’s scorching temperatures. Stream “No Walls” and connect with the artists below on Instagram.

@jlcaagrecords

@crystallalucci

@officialdeestakz

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“Frozen Mugs” (Album) by Maylay Sparks, Clever 1, & K-Sluggah

Blacbird Records along with Maylay Sparks, Clever 1, and K-Sluggah announce the release of their collaborative album ‘Frozen Mugs’ available now on all digital platforms with distribution by PHI Records. The 12-track project includes features from D.J. PH, DJ Too Tuff, Malik B (The Roots), Chukk Rukkuz, Planet Asia, Rocc Spotz, Briefcase Bugg, and Joe “The Butcher” Nicolo.

The dynamic trio of Maylay Sparks (Philly MC), Clever 1 (Chicago MC), and K-Sluggah (Swedish producer/MC) have rubbed mics and stages with Hip Hop legends and music icons for over a decade, so it only made sense they linked to curate and deliver an epic dose of earmilk. Hip Hop purists, prepare to be compelled by an overflowing kaleidoscope of gritty head-nodding production, classic cuts and scratches, edgy wordplay, and raw lyricism…

Stream/download ‘Frozen Mugs’ on preferred platforms below and stay tuned as vinyl, cassettes, and CD’s will be available in August.

https://songwhip.com/maylay sparks

/frozen-mugs?fbclid=IwAR08bOpXnawQqnZc-RlZAg8b_wiPLsSC_0PTViJyuliXrVdT74F0n0A2fuE

https://www.discogs.com/artist/3299231-Clever-One

Catch a glimpse into the album by D.J. PH of Zulu Nation, Marseille

Connect below

PHI Records:

Instagram: @phirecords @phienterprises

K-Sluggah:

Instagram: @ksluggah

https://ksluggahmusic.bandcamp.com/releases

Maylay Sparks:

Instagram: @rahmaylay

https://maylaysparks.bandcamp.com/

https://www.hiphopenterprise.com/search?q=maylay+sparks

Clever 1:

Instagram: @getclever1

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kymmar.ibnalqatan

 

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Nashville’s Eye Luk Releases “Balance” (Video)

Nashville-based Hip Hop artist Eye Luk releases visuals for his single “Balance”, shot by ShootMeDash LLC and currently ranking #13 on ReverbNation Rap charts in Nashville, TN.

Over gritty production blended with worldly tones, Luk aggressively rhymes about balance in life and stresses the need for both the negative and positive to spark energy. Can there be pleasure without pain, love without hate, or gains without losses? Bar for Bar Luk breaks it down sure to leave listeners scratching their heads in wonderment.

Check out Luk’s latest singles “Pray For Me” and “Stand Alone” on Spotify and be on the lookout for his forthcoming album ‘Shadow Work.’

Connect with Eye Luk below.

Twitter @eye_luk

Instagram @Eye.luk

Facebook @Eye Luk Music

Eye Luk on Apple Music Click Here

Eye Luk on YouTube Click Here

ReverbNation @EyeLuk

About Eye Luk

Having overcome that revolving door of incarceration, addictions, and a toxic lifestyle, Eye Luk was able to focus on the craft that he’d been harnessing since the early age of 10. His aim is to use music to share his message in hopes it helps others still lost in the darkness….By stepping out from the shadows to live as a light, Heavens Heathens was founded and is now a cornerstone connecting artists with similar messages of lessons learned from a troubled past. Always raw and real, (although sometimes dark and grimy) you can be sure there’s always a message to be made or a story to be told!

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Custom Autoworks Ent’s own @8roke releases debut single ‘Feels Good’

Brandon Rogers professionally known as 8roke is no stranger to the industry. 8roke is known as the owner of what many consider Florida’s version of West Coast Customs in status ‘ Custom Autoworks ‘ started a new venture Custom Auto Works Entertainmentwhere he focuses on the production of music and events. 

It is not strange that a prominent auto body shop owner in the south florida area has ventured into the music scene as all his colleagues and friends such as the likes of Dexta Daps, Friyie, Floyd Mayweather and many more are a part of that industry.

8roke recently released his debuts single Feels Good in collaboration with Wazzup Media Group Distributionpowered by Sony Music Ent’s Orchard Distribution.

Wazzup Music Group CEO and VIP Music Records / Secret Hit VP D-teck has this to say about 8roke

8roke has the Midas touch with cars and same with music , I expect great things to come and I’m excited that 8roke chose us as his distro outlet . I’m excited for the line up of records we got scheduled for release this year and the major collaborations in the pot ! Stay tune hold your seats 8roke is not Broke hahaha “ !

check out 8roke’s single Feels Good below 

follow 8roke on Instagram @8roke

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D-Rage ‘Deep Fire’ Debut Album

Hawaiian Hip Hop artist D-Rage releases his debut album titled ‘Deep Fire’ available now on all digital platforms. The 10-track project features B.Dvine, STS Blue, Thomas Coppola, Truck Jewels, and Gray Ston3.

D-Rage brings his A-game along with raw emotion and blatantly honest rhymes. He holds no bars when it comes to his past filled with demons, pain, tears, and self-medication. But don’t get it twisted, D-Rage is claiming his life back both as a man and a wordsmith.

The Breakout sets the album off with D-Rage declaring his readiness to rise. Unlike others, he is on another level and not skipping any corners or taking the fake route. In Cross The Line D-Rage’s cut-throat lyrics paint a vivid scene of the consequences and repercussions one might face for crossing him.

The Realest serves as the album’s anthem with a catchy hook sure to resonate. Still on his quest to rise from the ashes, D-Rage’s mental and physical are unstoppable. He vows not to fall for any facades or cookie-cutter bullsh*t. Listeners are sure to get inside the mind of D-Rage in Sacreligious. He shares about the trouble he’s conjured up from childhood to adulthood both in the home and in the streets. Sheesh piggybacks as we learn D-Rage is a natural psycho who needs to be put on chill mode. However, given the current state of the world, it makes sense he’s prepared for war…Vicious Malicious is a track for those who’ve done D-Rage wrong dating back to the third grade. For them, his dark intentions remain afloat.

Eyes on the Prize reflects on D-Rage’s driving force to exchange pills and excuses for a name in the game. This is the start of his shine and the start of him going places. All eyes are on him while his eyes are on the prize. Want What I Want reinforces his direction towards the prize, yet this menace at heart will move his own way with a back seat of alter egos.

In Deep, D-Rage takes listeners to a period where he was lost in negativity with a deleted soul. He depicts a life of being brainwashed, surviving only by his tears. The Warning mops up those minutes of sadness and brings us back to D-Rage in real-time…An artist ready to shake the game and rumble with the best in the game…D-Rage is here to make a name for himself by any means.

‘Deep Fire’ is brimming with gritty bass, striking tones, and cinematic vibes that heighten and intensify D-Rage’s emotion and complexity. Those unfamiliar with the Hawaiian sensation will become well versed after listening to ‘Deep Fire.’

Stream/download ‘Deep Fire’ here on preferred platforms

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C.J. Watson & Street Da’ Villan “Dedicated 2 Excellence” (Album)

Seasoned and well-famed indie Hip Hop artists C.J. Watson and Street Da’ Villan team up to deliver an 8-track album titled “Dedicated 2 Excellence.” The Dallas, Texas (C.J. Watson)  and Syracuse, NY (Street Da’ Villan) duo enlist Poetic Killa and Kiza for production.

The album title is most fitting for this project as Watson and Villan provide the perfect blend of East Coast and southern vibes along with classic Hip Hop lyricism, trap, and signature metaphors and wordplay. Both C.J. Watson and Street Da’ Villan incorporate their truths, no holds barred, giving listeners an entryway into their lives as men and artists, without any gimmicks or any sugar-coating.

Overall, this is a body of work dedicated to excellence for Hip Hop heads across the globe, regardless of age, to embrace and press play without any skipping (a rarity in today’s music).

Stream/download ‘Dedicated 2 Excellence’ here on preferred platforms.

 

 

Connect with Street Da’ Villan and C.J. Watson

Street Da’ Villan

Instagram: davillan315

Facebook: facebook.com/streetdavillan

Twitter: streetdavillan

streetdavillan@gmail.com

C.J. Watson

Website: iamcjwatson.com

Instagram: iamcjwatson

Facebook: facebook.com/iamcjwatson

Twitter: iamcjwatson

Snapchat: bigceasa

chriswatson315@gamil.com

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New Music: @NovoaEnt – Easy ft @sockmonster313 @TheRealNature @JoJoPellegrino @RenThomasMusic Prod. by @GUNProductions

Executive producer and curator, Novoa, has been in the music industry quite a while behind the scenes. Now, he’s enlisted some notable names for a first single. Those names are, Nature, Ren Thomas – primarily known for his work in the battle rap scene, as well as JoJo Pellegrino and Mrk Sx. Beat production comes from G.U.N Productions.Be sure to stay in tune for the release of the full length project

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Backwud Marc “Quarter”/”Picture Perfect” (Dual Video)

Backwud Marc releases a dual video for his latest singles “Quarter” & “Picture Perfect” shot by Ledoox2 with production by Terex Productions.

In both tracks, the Georgia-based artist shows off his impeccable ability to switch up tempos while rhyming. In “Quarter, his witty wordplay captures the enjoyment in his new life order, one being the caramel beauty he fancies in “Picture Perfect.”

The mix of soul and innovative tones along with the visuals accentuate Marc embracing all that surrounds him. Stream/download both singles and watch the video below.

“Quarter” on preferred platforms

https://songwhip.com/backwud-marc/quarter

“Picture Perfect” on preferred platforms

https://songwhip.com/backwud-marc/picture-perfect

Connect with Backwud Marc

http://www.loadbreed.com/backwudmarc.html

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Vi City – LenCiaga

Vi City Continues His 2021 Run With His Latest Smash “Lenciaga”!

Hundreds Entertainment Corp artist Vi City returns with a fly new single for the summer titled “Lenciaga. Stream “Lenciaga, and his other tracks on Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube and all streaming platforms.

Follow Vi City on IGTwitterTikTokSoundCloudFaceBook and subscribe on YouTube!!

Read more about Vi City here: Chicago Native Vi City Releases A Brand New Single “OnGOD” Featuring Harv