Tag Archives: Hip Hop
Hot97 & WBLS are hosting Christmas in Brooklyn with performances from Lecrae alongside Run DMC, LL Cool J, & more. Check out the poster below or follow the link for ticket info. It will take place at the Barclays Center on December 19th.
HillaryJane will an acoustic version of her debut album, titled Stix and Stones Unplugged, on Dec. 30th via Infiltrate Music. In the meantime you can watch a mini-doc detailing the recording process below. Pre-order via iTunes.
Derek Minor released a music video for his brand new single “Who You Know” which was produced by Dirty Rice. The track is the first single to be released from his upcoming album titled Empire. Watch below & pick up the single on digital outlets now.
Propaganda released a short video saying thanks for all the support & to issue a challenge to fans. He wants “poets, emcee’s, & writers” to tell him their story on film. Watch the video below. Two winners, two different prize packs. All the details can be found on the Youtube page.
Trip Lee’s new album Rise landed at #16 on the Billboard 200 along with #2 for Rap, & #1 for Gospel. His last album, titled The Good Life took the #17 spot on the Billboard 200. Congrats to another solid week to both him & Reach Records!
Thi’sl has released a new single called “Ring The Alarm (Oh Lord)” which you can check out below. It’s also a free download.
As we’ve mentioned in previous weeks Wes Pendleton & Taelor Gray have teamed up for a new project called Middle Clash. The group released 6 tracks over 6 weeks & have now released a new self-titled 15 track deluxe EP with additional remixes & instrumentals. Stream & purchase the EP below via Bandcamp or pick it up from Sphere of Hip Hop.
Radikal Hughes has released his new single “Alone Tonight” which features guest verses from Sevin & Bizzle. The track “describes how each artist has personally felt the pain of abandonment and isolation in their life, and will make you reflect on the times where you have personally felt the pain of those feelings as well.” Check out the song below.
Phanatik has released the music video for the track “Lovers Vs. Fighters” which you can watch below. Apparently his recent album, titled The Art of Battle Rap, is still available as “Name Your Price” on Bandcamp (listen below).
Mat Kearney has released a music video for his new single “Heartbeat”. Check it out below. He will release his new album, Just Kids, in February.
One of the best feelings as a critic is to see an artist growing and putting out their best work every time. Such is the case with Trip Lee, who has once again topped his previous album & released one of the best hip hop albums of the year.
Jackie Hill Perry has released another new track from her Humble Beast debut. Listen to “The Solution” featuringlabelmate Eshon Burgundy below. Pre-order the The Art Of Joy on iTunes or from Humble Beast before it releases on Nov. 4th.
Ruslan has released a new single called “Out Of It” & you can listen & check out the artwork for it below. The track is a free download for the first 1000, then it will only be available as a stream. He has also been hard at work on a new album.
Dee-1, who just released his debut RCA Inspiration single “Against Us”, recently appeared on Sway in the Morning as well as the BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher. You can watch both videos below.
Check out the God Over Money “Kick In The Door Cypher” below. The cypher features Datin, Bumps INF, Selah The Corner, & Bizzle.
HillaryJane has dropped another music video, this time for the single “Wild Side”. Watch below. Pick up her debut album, titled Stix & Stones, which is available everywhere now on Infiltrate Music.
Tragic Hero has released a new single “It’s Real” which was produced by Wes Pendleton. Check it out below along with a second single “L.O.N.E. Wolf”. Both are free downloads.
Trip Lee released the music video for “Shweet”, a single from his phenomenal new album Rise. The album is available everywhere now via Reach Records.
Trip Lee is streaming the Gawvi produced new album Rise in it’s entirety before release next Tuesday. Head over to Vibe to check it out. You still have a few days to pre-orderon Merchline, iTunes, & Amazon.
Dream Junkies have released the first installment of the KD Chronicles Vol. 1. The mini-documentary covers Beleaf’s Red Pills + Black Sugar album release show at the House of Blues in San Diego. Watch below.
Jackie Hill has released her first single from her upcoming album titled The Art Of Joy. Listen to “Dead Preacher” below. Pre-order the new album on iTunes or from Humble Beast before it releases on Nov. 4th.
Stephen The Levite has dropped a new single “Frienemies” which also features JGivens and Tragic Hero. Listen below. If you want a free download of the track go here (email required). He will release his new album Can I Be Honest? on November 18th via Lamp Mode.
Trip Lee has released another new track from the new album Rise. Listen to “Beautiful Life (Mine)” below. In other news Trip has announced that he is doing a Facebook chat on his page from 8-8:30pm EST tonight. The new album releases next week.
DROM Records have signed Nashville-based hip hop artist Jericho. The label will release his new album, titled Road 2 Redemption, on Nov. 11th. Check out a new track “Sin Is Swaggless” below.
Derek Minor has signed a distribution and label services deal with Entertainment One for his upcoming album Empire. The new album will release in 2015. In other news he will be a headliner on the upcoming Jam The Hype Tour & appears on the soundtrack for the upcoming film Restored. Read the full press release here.
Canon may take a shotgun approach, but this EP will certainly please fans & serves as a good intro to one of the more underrated artists iN CHH