It's time for another new edition of The Hip-Hop Shop. Midway through episode #255 of the show I share my thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. given his national holiday was yesterday. Today's music is courtesy of Murs, Teck-Zilla, Quelle Chris and 7evenThirty among others! Remember - you can follow us @RapReviews so you never miss a new show when it's released each Tuesday. All of our music is podsafe so feel free to share the show!
* Murs & Apollo Brown - The Pain Is Gone
* Teck-Zilla f/ Canibus, Mark Deez, Modenine - Super Human
* The IGive & ill Clinton - Bastard Black
* Parable vs. Mac Soto - OMG
* Quelle Chris - Going Swell
* QuePac - The Flask
* 7evenThirty f/ Hezekiah - Future Flow
Audio: The Gruesum-2-Sum - Re-Introducing The Gruesum-2-Sum
Courtesy Wanja Lange.
Phizz Ed & Doc Giggz let their alter egos Pork Chop Cobblepot & Bla-C-Kay loose to wreak sonic havoc on the unsuspecting Hip Hop masses. Armed with heavy bass lines, booming kick drums and finely chopped samples of everything from Soul to Salsa (provided by Lord Hakim, Doc Giggz, and their production team The LGz (pronounced EL-Geez)), The Gruseum-2-Sum go hard and personal.
The American HipHopcrisy by Catcreek Musa (prod. 9th Wonder)
SONG TITLE: The American HipHopcrisy
PRODUCER: 9th Wonder
ARTIST: Catcreek Musa
ARTIST SHORT BIO: Catcreek Musa is from Greensboro, North Carolina (Home to the famous Woolworth Sit-In). Catcreek Musa is an ex-Rapper turned
Activist/Singer-Songwriter/Spoken Word Artist. The name Catcreek Musa derived from the artist's late grandfather's nickname and Musa I of Mali. Catcreek
Musa is Pan-African and studies Philanthropy.
Audio: Gueringer The 13th - "Girls Love To Party (Snippet)"
As Gueringer The 13th prepares for his most anticipated project, he gives the preview for 2014's new party anthem. Produced by Illinois based producer, @Loud_Lord, this new track is surely a must in any club or party rotation.
‘Lyrics Are Weapons’ is the latest single from Trademark Blud; a Midland’s based rapper who is making big waves on the Hip-Hop scene. This energetic lyrical banger is produced by DJ Buzzword and comes with a brilliant music video by Headshock Media and is filmed at Spartan MMA Gym.
Dusty Crates & Empty Clips was released at all online retailers on 12/9/13. Tha Night Hawks consist of an emcee/producer duo hailing from Charlotte, NC with roots in the Bronx & Philly. All songs were produced by Vinny Knuckles and Charles Herron (Tha Night Hawks).
Confidence Presents G.Dot & Born f/Grap Luva, Rob-O, EDOG- Living Legend (Video)
Courtesy Matt B.
Hip-Hop legend Edo.G teams up with his apprentices G. Dot & Born, Boston natives, to shine light on their story and style while also providing their own sound. All production is handled by Confidence, whose claim to fame includes "Rashad and Confidence" and "Purpose and Confidence" on Ill Adrenaline Records and he produced seven tracks on Neek the Exotic’s “Hustle Don’t Stop” LP from 2012.
Audio: Chox-Mak f/ DJ YRS Jerzy And N-Tone "Far Away (Remix)"
Song Description: The up and coming duo Chox-Mak and DJ YRS Jerzy have done it again delivering another classic to the masses. They bring along with them an R&B singer by the name of N-Tone who has actually produced a couple of records for Chox-Mak in the past. Their new track "Far Away" is a relatable track that everyone can feel and have a connection to. This track just has a personal type of vibe to it that let's the fans know it came from a hard time in their lives. The production was brought by Coaste Beats.