It’s been nearly seven years since GRITS released Quarantine, but thankfully, the duo has exited the kitchen and are ready to serve up their Saints & Sinners EP. If you would like to learn more about the project, check out Rapzilla’s track by track break down that was published yesterday. Continued →
Tag: hip hop
June 23, 2017
May 26, 2017
After years of touring in the pop punk band Ace High and the hard rock band Noiseunion Ben Knight decided he wanted dive head first into the world of Nerdcore. While he takes the production, music and genre seriously, the lyrical content is that of an artist who is trying to bring some levity to the world of Hip Hop. Continued →
It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything from Grits, their last single “Skin Deep” being released in February of last year. Thankfully, the hip-hop duo have released a new song today entitled “Saints & Sinners.” You can stream it below and purchase it on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon. Continued →
May 4, 2017
Check out the lyric video for “Live Free” off Lil’ Dre’s amazing new album “Live Free.”
April 27, 2017
March 29, 2017
“In the lead up to his new EP featuring Propaganda, J Givens, Derek Minor and more, Heath McNease partnered with Keyes (aka Heir Jordan) to drop a loosie that takes a satirical look at what it is to be a rapper Over a gritty beat from producer Wonderlust, both rappers dole out stern warnings about the dangers of getting to know an emcee. Continued →
March 28, 2017
Lil Dre is back (for the last time?!?) with an album that brings deeply intelligent lyrics alongside some of his sharpest rapping yet, to create some of 2017’s best hip-hop.
March 25, 2017
We’re hard at work on our review of Lil’ Dre’s upcoming album Live Free, but you can already check out four of the tracks from this landmark album through Dre’s Soundcloud page.
Live Free is chock-full of powerful tracks, but this sample does include a few of my personal favorites (as you’ll read about in the upcoming review), like “Scottie Pippen,” and “P.O.V.”
Live Free will drop next week, but while you’re on Dre’s soundcloud, you can also stream his previous effort Homework, which we gave a 5/5, especially noting how “Dissertation” may be one of the most honest and powerful songs out there. Continued →
March 23, 2017
Lecrae has just dropped his brand new music video for the track “Blessings” featuring hip hop artist Ty Dolla $ign. The song is now available on all digital networks for purchase/stream.
March 21, 2017
March 11, 2017
Staten Island representatives Freestyle Fam have released a music video for their new song “Work Boy.” Featuring production from Tha Kracken and Freddie Bruno, this track is sure to appease those who like their hip-hop raw and aggressive. Check out the video below – and don’t be surprised if you have whiplash afterward. Continued →
March 10, 2017
Electro-pop and dance artist GAWVI has released his brand new single titled “God Speed” of which you can listen to below. The song features the talents of Andy Mineo and KB. The track will appear on the debut full length from GAWVI titled “We Belong” drops on March 31st through Reach Records.
March 9, 2017
Newly signed Illect Recordings hip hop artist Armond WakeUp has released his brand new single titled “Bless My Soul”. Take a listen below. Continued →
March 5, 2017
March 3, 2017
February 28, 2017
You can expect to get a fix on April 4th!
February 23, 2017
February 22, 2017
A member of the mighty Scribbling Idiots crew, Theory Hazit has an impressive discography to his name. He’s the artist behind underground classics like Extra Credit, Thr3e (produced by DertBeats), and Fall of the Light Bearer. If you’re familiar with his work, you already know he’s an incredible emcee. Continued →
February 11, 2017
Check out the great new music video for “Change The World” from rising Hip Hop star, Derek Minor. The song is titled “Change The World” and it features Gotee artist “Hollyn”. Check out the music video below. Derek Minor’s new album “Reflection” is available now wherever fine music is sold. Continued →
February 3, 2017
Press Release: cash hollistah. wants listeners to take leap of faith & pursue your calling/purpose in life
Midwest MC cash hollistah. (of the Die Daily Team) has announced plans to release a visual to his single “jump.” at halftime of Super Bowl LI this Sunday, February 5th. The video clip will debut on his website, cashhollistah.net, after the close of the 2nd quarter of the championship game.
“jump.” was partly inspired by the viral video from game show host/comedian Steve Harvey, in which he gave an impromptu speech to his audience “Family Feud” about taking a leap of faith (“jumping”) when it comes to chasing after your calling/purpose in life. hollistah. and guest emcee Lando give motivational verses over soaring production from producer Wayne Valentine.
Trailer: Cash Hollistah “Jump (feat. Lando)”
February 1, 2017
NF has released a music video for his emotional single “How Could You Leave Us”, taken from his latest album Therapy Session. You can watch the video below. Continued →
January 18, 2017
January 3, 2017
In 2016, I saw my tastes in music grow a bit more. This would account for why you’ll see some albums make an appearance on this list that, if you know me, you wouldn’t normally expect to see here. Overall, I thought it was a pretty good year for music, but a number of times some of the albums I was most excited about lost something after numerous listen throughs. Continued →
December 23, 2016
Earlier this month, Rapzilla premiered Descendantz’ music video for “Undeniable.” For those unfamiliar with this classic group, its members include Eddie Nigma, DJ Morph, and ELPro. Erick Dayz, Datin, and Selah the Corner join the crew to showcase their skills on the track. Continued →
December 21, 2016
“The Waiting Room” is Trip Lee’s sixth project. As mentioned in this article from Fuse, this is not a proper album per se, hence it being deemed a ‘mixtape.’ Such a term is one of ambiguity, as it can refer to an album with blending and scratching, where the songs flow together, while it can also refer to an album with non-cleared samples and stolen beats from bourgeois producers or beat makers. Continued →