"Background Music" marks the long awaited return from one of hip hop's most revered and critically acclaimed groups, Los Angeles based outfit Substance Abuse. Known for rhymes and beats that evoke what has now come to be known as hip hopís golden era, Substance Abuse has tracks that will endear modern audiences to a style of music that is consistently yearned for but seldom made.
Video: DJ Paul KOM x Drumma Boy "Him vs. Me" Trailer
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The King of Memphis DJ Paul and fellow Memphis mega producer/artist Drumma Boy are working on their collab mixtape Clash of Da Titans, slated for release in May! Catch their first trailer "Him vs. Me" below.
"Had A Dollar", the second single for Mpulse's forthcoming project 'Sofa Gun: The Sequel' (Hosted by Don Cannon) and fully produced by Keef Boyd, mixes the old saying "I wish I had a dollar..." with the struggles of being a rap artist on the rise.
Fayetteville, NC rapper Lotta decides to release his rendition of Jae Millz' "Palm Trees, Sunshine, & The Sand"; produced by Cashous Clay. Lotta is currently working on his forthcoming EP, which is slated to be released before the end of second quarter.
Philadelphia-based rapper Curly Castro released his debut album FIDEL on Man Bites Dog Records last month and with footage from the record release party at Kung Fu Necktie, he made this live video for "Cocaine Blues." It's a creative re-imagining of the Johnny Cash classic- updated and adjusted to reflect current times with Curly as the central figure.
Video: Jet Life f/ Trademark Da Skydiver & Young Roddy "Welcome"
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The Jet Life crew serves up sleek new visuals for "Welcome," the Cookin Soul produced single from Jet World Order 2. Trademark Da Skydiver and Young Roddy command the fleet for the Jets as they share a luxurious NYC telly with a squadron of gorgeous women in this video, directed and edited by GRVTY. Since the release of Jet World Order 2, Trade and Roddy have wasted no time as they continue to elevate their craft. Roddy's Good Sense 2 mixtape is on the horizon, while Trademark Da Skydiver plans the commercial release of Flamingo Barnes for this summer.
Jakob22 continues on the journey through his nightmares and dreams. Winding together horrocore fiction stories with reality laced lyricism over hardcore hip hop beats. Majority of the production was done with German producer Mittenburg, but also includes production from Quebec producer Beatahoe world wide team Carpe Central Productions and Mir the Bloody.