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 [...]
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″
If you’re a traditional Hip-Hop fan and you’re confused on Kreayshawn’s dubious success, you may love San Diego rapper Princess Leah’s latest diss-track: “F The White Girl Mob Starring Kreayshawn.” What gives this song more legitimacy is the beef comes from a fellow White rapper. Princess Leah doesn’t hold back on her penmanship skills either [...]
C.O.B. Brooklyn emcee, CEF Allah, short for Can’t Expect Favors, has brought his own version of “Otis” but with another more recent soul singer, Lee Fields. The track sampled is Lee Fields’s “My World,” produced by Take Flight.
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.
J. Ivy’s “Shades & Blades” addresses domestic violence in the family home from the perspective of neighbor. Track is available on the Chicago Grammy-winning poet’s upcoming book “Here I Am: Then & Now” and the album, “Here I Am” NOW AVAILABLE ON iTUNES!
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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 [...]
Chicago’s Grammy award winning native son, J. Ivy, has served up the 2012 answer to Nas’s “I Can.” Mainstream audiences first heard J. Ivy’s powerful spoken word on Kanye West’s College Dropout track titled “Never Let Me Down.” If the spoken word genre had to be saved, J. Ivy would be its super-hero. He brings the [...]