I know I'm late... better late than never.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Thursday, December 27, 2012
D&M regular and long-time homie to the site, Charmingly Ghetto brings us his latest visual for "Catching Feelings" off the forthcoming 'tape 'Kickz n Starez' project which is dropping via The Mad Bloggers and Heyday Footwear on January 17th.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Here's a cool compilation 'tape done by DopeMusicBlog featuring 19 exclusive tracks from artists such as AWKWORD, Raven Sorvino, Martin $ky, Chuuwee, Uno Hype and more! If you're trying to get a feel for the up-and-coming scene of emcees ready to make a huge impact in 2013, be sure to give this 'tape a listen!
It's that time of year when a lot of us fly back home to see the friends and family that we grew up with. It's always good to go back and get grounded again. Mike and Chip do a great job expressing the journey back home. Happy Holidays!
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Monday, December 24, 2012
This is a good one to listen to while you wait in front of the chimney for Santa Claus tonight... I'm so serious when I say that.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
It's been a minute since we last heard from The Cranberry Show. Nonetheless, the Milwuakee duo has been working and they recently got together with Jenesis Magazine and shot a video for track "Revelations" off Jenesis' 'Under the Radar Mixtape'. Check it out above!
Chicago representer, Grade Aplus makes being a slacker cool again with his latest 'tape '#TurnUpSnacks'. Sponsored by streetwear clothing line Feather Brand, the project features 22 tracks filled with stories about day to day experiences and random thoughts that pop into Grade's mind. Production and features by Mike Jaxx, ShowYouSuck, Weasel Sims and many more!
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Apple Juice Break and Oh So fresh give you a tour into the minds of The Lower Class with an animated take on their track Extraneous. Watching this doesn't feel like a mushroom trip at all... trust me. (laughs) You can cop this joint from their latest project... Wingfield. Ready, set, go!
Big Boi links up with his album mates, A$AP Rocky and Phantogram, for a live performance of Lines at SOBs in NYC. This is hands down my favorite track on Big Boi's new album.
Friday, December 21, 2012
If you are reading this that means you are still alive. If you are one of the unfortunate few that fall to an early zombie attack or some other crazy world ending event I'm truly sorry. The super hero of the producer under world, Woody's Produce, just put this catastrophic soundtrack together for you all to vibe to while you wait for the world to end. So hit play, strap up, and enjoy...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
These two talented acts from the Windy City are here with an early Christmas present in the form of this fun new video.
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
After a long hiatus, Supastition returns with the Marco Polo produced, “Yada Yada”. The adrenaline-charged track is the first single off of “The Blackboard EP,” which will be released on January 15, 2013.
Mike Schpitz and Slot-A are all business on their latest collab entitled Have You Seen My Stapler? Hit the jump to stream the full project. Oh... and remember... next Friday is Hawaiian shirt day. So, if you want to wear a Hawaiian shirt and jeans.
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With the recent release of Shepard Fairey and Mike Miller's Eazy-E collab, Compton's Most Wanted, they decided to release a video to explain the details. Hit the jump
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Decon Media brings us the Roc's latest visual, "76". Peep as Jason Goldwatch gives us an inside look at NYC, fittingly through the eyes of a lo-fi cam shaky camera. If your feeling this cop the entire Reloaded project, out now.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Up and coming El Paso TX hip-hopper Devon Hatcher's latest project just hit my inbox. At first listen this project might throw you off. It's hard to explain, but once you keep listening it all comes together. If you are looking for something a bit different from the norm and not so typical then give this one a spin.
It's holiday season with Cookin' Soul.
Ninja Tune artist FaltyDL brings some throwback ppl doing some throwback shit over some throw back house. Somehow they manage to make this recycled style seem fresh and new. Where can I find some ripped baggy jeans and some quad skates and Hula hoops? Apparently everybody in central park is repping hard.
A$AP Rocky ft. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T. – 1Train (Prod. by Hit-Boy)
One of the most anticipated tracks off of A$AP Rocky's LongLiveA$AP project hits the scene today.
Freddie Gibbs chops it up over some super slick vocals and a squeaky clean beat. Presented by LRG and #BFK.
LRG brings us some West-Coast meets North-coast dopiness. Living Legend member Luckyiam joins Sapient on this interstellar joint.
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Boi 1da on the Beat, Mr. Ryan Leslie on the last verse the hook and the fuzzy visuals. If your in the Chi on Dec 21st make sure to catch Talib at The Mid for the end of the world party. I can't think of a better way to spend the last night ever ha.
The Iridium Clothing brand brings in a few Chi-town reppers over Big Poppas "Who Shot Ya" beat. #Savemoneys' Vic Mensa just killed it.
We've been strong Dee-1 supporters for as long as we've been blogging. It's been dope to watch him grind and don't stop. Killer Mike joins in and compliments the deep base and bell tones with a laid back verse. Currency makes a cameo too. This is for those that never clock out.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Eazys' camp just dropped off his latest collab with rapper Skizzy Mars. In "Pay For You" Skizzy voices his love for Sugar Moms that love starving artists. Where are the all Women that are willing to support a bloggers expensive taste? Get at me @A_drego.
Skizz will be joining G on all the dates of the Must Be Nice Tour. For a look at the tour dates shoot the J.
Just in time for Christmas. OriginalFake is releasing Snoopy's side kick Woodstock. This piece will be released in OriginalFake's flagship store in Tokyo on December 22nd. You might also see an online release here in the states.
Like most of us this past weekend Riff is real hard to spot on a sober tip. Here he lets us know just how hard over a Hitman beat and under a silk scarf. As usual Riff brings a virtual unknown into the last verse.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Getting blog love and support from your fellow peers can be quite difficult at times for up-and-coming artists such as Nick Astro & Legit, but if the two keep spitting the same way as they did on this joint, it's only a matter of time before their buzz really takes off. Astro's 'SUPER16' is due out January 20th.