This club meets the streets banger will leave “ears handicapped.” Over thumping bass the dominating wordsmith delivers a fierce message issuing rappers to fall back on the sidelines. One thing to note, Scotty Mac is far from fiction and on a steadfast mission. The catchy hook is sure to have Hip Hop heads pressing repeat. Stream “Get To Know” me and connect with Scotty Mac below.
Bronx Native Kony Brooks known for his leadership in the Thot Boys collective and his singles Waist Trainer, We Ballers, 3 Fifths , and by special mention Backpacks and M.L.Kony from his previous project Kony Island 2. The lyrical giant opened up to us in his latest project All Hail The King showing us a side of him that many did not see. In his recent single Ghetto Gospel featuring Haddy Racks we were introduced to his world.
The story starts early in the morning , describing their life in the streets and what they have to live through on the day to day basis from dealing with home to the loyal and unloyal; something that we can all relate to. Could this be the lead single for a potential new project one can never know?
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2x Grammy-nominated Haas G (of The UMC’s) aka Fantom of the Beat and Rhymrcka exude incomparable producer/emcee chemistry in “Look Out Boy.” The single/video takes the lead off Fantom’s “Audiodrome” album, available everywhere music is sold.
Fantom weaves together an intense blend of melodic soul, aggressive bass, and piercing drums as a canvas for Rhymrcka to flow over. The ‘look out’ theme is reiterated throughout the record by Rhymrcka’s cutthroat lyrics and punchlines.
Not new to the game, the streets, or life; this duo lead with transparent footsteps and eyes wide open. They’re able to shine in the day and move in darkness simply because they’re immune to haters and the snake-like venom they spew. Fantom and Rhymrcka are ahead of the ops, unloyal dime pieces, crews with hidden agendas, and even envious family members.
“Look Out Boy” is a simple message delivered NY style, leaving traces of armor, concrete chalk, and dusted flames behind. Watch “Look Out Boy” and connect with NY’s notorious duo below.
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TooBusy enlists Billy Danze (M.O.P.) for “Married to the Blues” single/video. As of late, Danze has been leading a mission to bridge the generational gap in Hip-Hop, which is evident throughout the track. The respected OG is recognized as the bad mother*cker he is, who paved lanes and gave everything to the game. Now he’s leading future generations of lyrical warriors down his signature, yet evolved lane.
Soulful, jazzy undertones from the sax weave through knocking bass to heighten the incomparable wordplay spewed from Danze. This is a tough record sure to have ageless Hip-Hop heads stuck on repeat.
Crown Heights indie G.O.A.T Skanks The Rap Martyr, releases fully armed and rightfully titled ‘New Word Order’ album.
The 16-track album features a selection of elite artists including Uncle Nick, Tah Murdoc, G-Stats, Shatike Phenom, Tre Eiht Special, Chez Rocka, Ill Conscious, Forever Chosen, Ruste Juxx, P General, Stahhr, Napoleon Da Legend, Stephen James, and Bobby Stone. Skanks also enlisted Endemic Emerald, Camouflage Monk, Frost Gamble, Sismograph, U.G., Leks, Greaseball Greezi, Tre Eiht Special, Phalo Pantoja, Easy Mo Bee, Crazy Beat, Astronote, Scvtter Brvin, and of course Kyo Itachi for production along with Buck Oner, Venom, and DJ Fastcut for classic scratches.
It’s been said to know Skanks is to know Hip-Hop, and after listening to ‘New Word Order’ that’s clearly an understatement. While effortlessly flowing over diversely mastered production, Skanks embodies every element and aspect of Hip-Hop culture, along with underlying societal issues.
Skanks blends comedic and political skits, pivotal spoken word, and intense wordplay to transcend listeners into a realm of hard truths, street combat, and confused, impressionable youth. As an independent artist, from ground zero, Skanks makes it a point and mission to utilize his ‘golden tongue’ to deliver imperative, influential messages. Messages that declare his hunger to make it without selling his soul…Messages that teach from the street law book, so proceed with caution…Messages that define loyalty and the importance of moving on the low to avoid snakes and most distinctively, messages that leave his name ringing through your core, unable to mispronounce ‘Skanks.’
The production covers a worldly canvas brimming with piano keys, horns, electrifying guitars, and knocking bass that intertwine with some jazz, soul, and of course gritty cadences. This eclectic and captivating arrangement heightens Skank’s incomparable lyricism and steers ‘New Word Order’ to unprecedented heights.
Shameless Plug is back with yet another EP release titled ‘Honey Cocaine’. If the title isn’t enough to entice listeners in, the 7 tracks of verbal stimulation will.
The Brooklyn thoroughbred steps out of his gritty, hardcore shell and revels in lust, love, and the addictive moves of fine women. In “Kitty Up” Plug commands playtime to reach pleasurable levels of erotica, in other words, ladies step up your ‘kitty’ game. “Private Dancer” is an explicit tale of how curves and intriguing allure of women overwhelm and arouse Plug’s physical and mental state.
“Standby” switches up the vibe a bit with Plug letting past desires and flings know they’re on standby. Now that he’s taking over the boroughs of NY and cashing in on industry checks, thirsty chicks are sweating and chasing his every move. Not entertained, Plug leaves them on standby. In “Poof Be Bone” he sends out a similar message but this one is not just for the females. He’s calling out everyone who’s clout chasing and coattail riding in attempts to rob his stance.
“Delete” is a soulful, lyrical serenade about loving a divine goddess down. The sensual flow and horns magnify Plug’s vivid devise. She might just be the one to have him delete numbers off his phone. “Mitchmatch” is an all too familiar reality of an artist in a relationship with a woman who loves when he’s home but hates when he leaves. The dilemma is real but rarely talked about in the industry, which leads to “Royalty”. Plug embodies the ups and downs of relationships and the ongoing debate and often the ongoing back and forth tennis match of breaking up to make up.
Overall, Shameless Plug delivers an EP that can be embraced by multi-genre listeners while exceeding expectations from his fans. He continues to reign as an eclectic and consistent wordsmith with a natural talent for curating timeless gems. Stream ‘Honey Cocaine’ and connect with Shameless Plug below.
Long Island, NY emcee and producer B.Dvine releases highly anticipated EP titled ‘Times Have Changed.’ The 6-track EP features Hip-Hop pioneer and legend Erick Sermon, UK’s own Cuban Pete, D-Rage, and Xavia.
Dvine displays a mastered skillset in both production and rhymes to deliver an eclectic project that includes classic Hip-Hop vibes, a club ante, raw wordplay, and even something for the ladies. “Selfless Pride” sets the EP off and Dvine’s moves in this new age and new dawn. Not new to the game, he knows the climb and prepared to trek new heights. Over knocking bass weaved into penetrating pulsations for a modern twist, Dvine reminds the world that he’s developed from negativity and now sees the bigger picture clearly. The empowering track sets a tone for the remaining tracks.
“Hush”, a worldly collaboration, dictates for less talk and more action. Simply put Dvine, Sermon, Pete, and D-Rage are winning bosses with receipts. The aggressive domination flows over a riveting kaleidoscope of cadences intended to shock the core. “Don’t Mean Nuttin” piggybacks off “Hush.” Dvine puts rappers, the game, and outsiders on blast; while they aim to impress with fallacies, Dvine breaks everything down thread by thread.
“Come Alive” is the feel-good track of the EP. With alarming and cosmic soundscapes, this infectious anthem is ideal for a sleepless night out, busting moves on the dance floor, or bumping through the city. In “Chocolate Syrup”, Dvine shows off his lustful side with slick, yet sensual pillow talk. This is not your average Netflix and chill scenario, instead, Dvine commands his wordplay right into climax.
Dvine lays out a vivid timeline for listeners in “Mr. Dreams.” He takes us back to the vulnerable age of 15 when music and Hip-Hop were a passion then transcends to the moment his dreams greet reality. It began from digging in the crates, rhyming, creating beats with his own niche and twist, to rubbing elbows with industry execs and legends. Dvine’s lyrical calisthenics drives a knife into doubters and even teachers who labeled him as hopeless.
Overall, ‘Times Have Changed’ embodies the growth of Dvine’s artistry and ability to curate timeless music during a period where Hip-Hop is ever-changing and steadily evolving. Stream ‘Times Have Changed’ and connect with B. Dvine below.
Danielle Black’s Bars, Vocals, & Visuals Dominate Indie Charts In “Finished?”
Sultry singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress Danielle Black releases electrifying, in your face visuals for “Finished?.” With her fierce and intense dominating being, Black addresses ‘Jadas’ (jealous haters) who blame her for their steady downfall. Her deliverance of slick lyrics and strong vocals are just a teaser attesting to her continual wins in the industry. Whether she’s spitting bars or singing, Black is the complete package Rah Rah Rah-ing all the way to the top while the others are Nah Nah Nah-ing on the sidelines.
The video depicts Black’s versatility as an artist, a woman, as well as an unbreakable pillar. Black coupling with a sleek snake throughout the video symbolizes her re-birth with no elbow room to deter her growth. Watch “Finished?” and connect with Danielle Black below.
It takes a dominating force with animalistic instincts to run through the boroughs with vigorous, lyrical gods as M.O.P and Teflon. With a lengthy and celebrated catalog under his belt, producer Amadeus360 fits the bill!
Amadeus360 lays down an impeccable, yet gritty blueprint and enlists NY’s infamous firing squad. The combination of concrete trembling bass and pulsating tones heightens the aggressive bars. His use of intermittent cuts and scratches sends listeners into a Hip Hop induced adrenaline rush, leaving the track on repeat! Stream “A Serious Problem” and connect with Amadeus360 on Instagram and Twitter.
Devan Amadeus Clark is a 10-year beatmaker/production vet. He is celebrated as a former DJ in NYC and surrounding areas at The Tunnel, SOBs, Fat Beats, The Shadow, and many other distinguished venues. Amadeus spun records live for Lin Q and MC Lyte, and carries production credits to Jahrell Tha Starchild, The Brotherhood From the UK, and recently M.O.P and DV Alias Khyrst.
Over a mix of sinister and gritty cadences, the Brownsville lyricist captures the menacing truths behind being conned. Both RIM and Ragazino spew raw and veracious bars that depict pure NY Hip Hop. Always on the forefront, the duo never runs or hides, rather they continue to scheme lucrative wins. Watch “Con Job” and connect with RIM on Instagram and Twitter.