We sat down alongside film crew Syncopatience with Blu on April 10th in his brooklyn hotel room before the start of his and Tiron & Ayomari's US tour at Public Assembly in Williamsburg. In this emtheories.com exclusive interview learn about Blu's approach to writing, beat selection, script writing, and more intricacies!
Element Rhymes & Abstrakt Soundz release a new single, "Coming For The Throne" from the project Crowned King. Element lyrically demonstrates how he plans to take over the game over a dynamic sample induced beat by Abstrakt Soundz.
Botzy is the consummate Minneapolis rap hustler, recognizing that work ethic extends into every facet of his musical journey. You'll see it on stage and off, the hungry approach to both his craft and his movement, and the passion behind his art from all sides culminates in an impressive final product. While cutting teeth since 2009 rapping in the genre-bending live band Culture Cry Wolf, Botzy's been able to fine tune his voice and energy enough to handle both solo and group creative efforts.
Video: Dinner At The Thompsons "Something About You"
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Genre-bending franco-american duo Dinner At The Thompsons present their new EP "DATT: digital audio trip together", the follow-up to their sophomore album (Off The Grid) in 2011. The duo have garnered a variety of praise since releasing their debut album (Lifetime On Planet Earth), ranging from YouTube featuring their video "It All Began" on their music page to the BBC deeming them a "thoughtful, leftfield success" for trip-hop fans.
Video: Big Boi Performs "Ms. Jackson" Live in Dallas, TX
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Over the weekend, ScoreMore Shows brought Jambalaya Fest through Texas, stopping in Dallas on Saturday evening to perform in front of a sold out crowd at the Palladium Ballroom. Take a look above as Big Boi performs the legendary"Ms. Jackson".
I am inquiring to see if you would be willing to review and/or stream my new album "Hydravision" by Time + Giuseepe. I (Time) was featured on Sole's last release "No Wising Up No Settling Down" as well on the song 303 Ways to Die.
Video: R.A. The Rugged Man Speaks On Hip-Hop Media
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R.A. The Rugged Man is currently on tour supporting his critically acclaimed new album Legends Never Die, and after a recent stop in Germany, R.A. caught up with DLTLLY for an in-depth video interview. In the clip, R.A. speaks on his tenure with major labels Jive and Priority, explaining that (contrary to industry rumor) neither label ever dropped him, and that he actually paid to get out of his Jive contract.
"Welcome to the Trayne Station" has already gathered a fan base even though it was just recently released and is his first official LP. His skills as a producer also set him apart from the rest because of his ability to mix, master, and record all his own tracks. A music video to "Come Get It" featuring Jarren Benton of Funk Volume dropped on March 12th on YouTube and was directed by SMKA in Atlanta. At such a young age and with so much talent that rivals even the best of rappers, expect to be hearing more of Trayne in the not to distant future!