After nearly a year in the making, Salem’s hometown hip-hop hero – Matty – releases his 9th independent project Mr. Nice Guy 2. A sequel of sorts to his most successful project, MNGII features guest appearances from regional artists such as Mistah FAB, Luck-One, DJ Fatboy, Dizz, TxE, Mac Smiff & EndrWon. The 18-track album (including the 3 bonus tracks) features production from Trox, Dizz, Tope, Lukis, 8Bar & Soopa, among others. Drawing from past experiences, this latest offering may be Matty’s best work to date. He’s truly motivated to make not only good songs, but classic music.
Video: SKE Records DJ YRS Jerzy Interview with KP Harrison!
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The SKE Records roster is getting stronger as the independent label started by Trel Mack & Q The Question out of Philadelphia, Pa is making a huge presence within the industry. DJ YRS Jerzy is the latest signing to the SKE Records roster. DJ YRS Jerzy spoke with journalist KP Harrison on his heavy mixtape grind, the excitement of being down with SKE Records and his early influences.
A few weeks back, we introduced you to New Bedford, MA up and comer Kyle Lugo with his first single "Joy and Pain" a clever, yet serious twist on the Rob Base classic. Now after doing a 7 year bid and coming out the gate like a caged lion, Kyle Lugo brings you his first music video for "Joy and Pain" off his upcoming mixtape "Fresh Out."
Free Album: Copywrite - Carbon Copy's Phony Art Pub Scam
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Today, Columbus-based rapper Copywrite releases his free album Carbon Copy's Phony Art Pub Scam through Man Bites Dog Records. The title of the album, which was premiered by OkayPlayer, is a play on The Beatles' famous record Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, and starting with the album cover, it's a mix of honorary sampling coupled with what can feel like irreverence. However, there's nothing but genuine excitement in this project which is, for Copy, his way, "of paying homage to one of my favorite groups and albums of all time."
Nas, Biggie, Slick Rick and many of the other greatest rappers in history have always been able to tell stories through their music. Narrating stories for the streets is one of the most fascinating part of being a hip hop artists, to me. Here's a quick story about what happened when I woke up ...
Video: QB Addresses Math Hoffa "He Knows I'd 3-0 Him!"
DJ Vlad: "During our interview with QB, she talked about a load of topics after discussing her battle with Don Ladyii in full. For starters she addressed a possible battle with Math Hoffa in the future, claiming that she would definitely beat him "3-0" if they ever face off in the ring. She also spoke about potentially battling other male rappers lik Hitman Holla and T-Rex, and shed light on why her partner on Team Homi, Swave Sevah, is so underrated in the battle community."