San Diego rapper, Odessa Kane’s first record off his long-anticipated EP Cuetes & Balisongs is an ode to his childhood street “Briarwood” – a recognizable street exit off the 54 freeway located in South East San Diego. The EP entirely produced by including EP artwork is from GrindTime Battles alum, Infinity Gauntlet A.K.A. ScatterBrain. According [...]
GN$F!’s heart skipped a beat and got ripped wide open to this touching beat-bumping track by Ghana rapper, Kobi Onyame. The emcee from Ghana who used to live in the U.K. but now lives in Scotland is really ill. His track “Hearbeat” featuring ethereal Atlanta vocalist Danay Mariney, takes you on a ride through his [...]
Los Rakas aren’t your everyday hardcore bling-bling, we got bitches type of rap group. Being bicultural adds a fresh dynamic to how they make music. They’re music is Hip-Hop en Español, which is a gray area for American rap fans but nevertheless they’re Hip-Hop. They bring the lyrics and bridge the gap between the fans of [...]
Meet Dead Prez’s Chilean cousin, Ana Tijoux, well, sort of, it’s just the feeling/sentimiento I got as I watched her latest “Sacar La Voz” (Take The Voice). This femcee isn’t selling sex, she’s selling lyrics with a message. That’s it. That’s all. Tijoux is touring in support of her new album ‘La Bala’, the follow-up [...]
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Crooked I’s “Psalm 82 V6″ 18-track mixtape is unleashed. The production and lyrics are on point. It’s practically an album – well conducted. Remember yes, Ye all are Gods, but it’s up to you to walk like a God or ye shall perish. DOWNLOAD Crooked I – “Psalm 82 V6″
San Diego’s Scatterbrain does not let you down in his latest “Criminal Minded.” The V-Rock produced tickling drum smashing track is laden with sharp lyrical punches to your Hip-Hop-pedia brain. Giving you a step-by-step lesson in metaphors, Scatterbrain takes you up the coast of California and back down to his bordertown headquarters.
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Not only do Ladies Love Los Rakas, so does SXSW. Check out their DJ’s, Nima Fadavi, latest video coverage of Los Rakas going big at the highly celebrated SXSW featuring their latest single “Pimpin’ Smokin’ Dro” with Bay area pioneer, E-40. Watch the Pana-Bay flowing emcees recap SXSW 2012 with appearances from Diplo, J Stalin, [...]
It’s refreshing to know we have Kendrick Lamar being the new face of Compton’s rap consciousness — now you can add fellow neighbor, Ill Camille to that list. They both still stay hood but say goodbye to the glorification of sex and violence.
West Coast Grindtime alum, Scatterbrain, gets risky and mesmerizing with his latest beat production for rapper, Enrique Ogkaboose Ortiz. It’s an Apocalypto for your eyes and ears.
Los Rakas rock Pan-American flows from Panama to Oakland. But when it comes to the ladies, Raka Rich knows how to woo the ladies with “Copita de Champaña” (Spanish for cup of champagne). He must have learned a thing or two from LL Cool J. It even gets downright cute when Raka Rich gives his [...]