KTSB perfectly represents the new vanguard of hip hop - positive, clever, hyper literate and professional. As an artist on the rise, deeming himself a socially progressive youth KTSB makes a valiant effort to channel his past, present, and foreseen future to change the lives of all audiences through his artistry. With his music promoting the consciousness of social growth and unity, he believes in encouraging a healthy and sustainable future for mankind through art, design, music, and community involvement.
Trel Mack continues to create a strong presence on the internet! After a strong 2012 being featured on almost every top publication, the interview request are coming in constantly for Trel Mack. With the success of his EP "Inspired By Greatness" released under his independent label SKE Records, 2013 is destined to be even stronger for the Philadelphia artist! Recently Trel Mack spoke with Mafia Magazine radio on his rise as a artist and what he has planned for 2013!
Video: Malik B & Mars Co-Op (The Roots) "48 BARS" f/ Sunwun
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Malik B and Mars Co-op of Philly's legendary Roots Crew
are back with a visual for their new single "48 BARS".
Malik and Mars - a.k.a. The TaliUp Boyz - have commandeered ultra-cool MC SUNWUN to help lay the bounce on this fun, braggadocious T.U.B. release:
Just as he did with his break-out solo mixtape, Premier Politics, Sir Michael Rocks released a revamped and entirely new companion piece to Lap Of Lux; Lap Of Lux 1.5, which features collaborations with Harry Fraud, his Cool Kid brethren Chuck Inglish and Cardo.
Video: Dice Raw f/ Raheem DeVaughn - "Somebody Loves You"
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Rapper. Songwriter. Producer. Label CEO.
Philadelphia's DICE RAW of the legendary ROOTS Crew returns with a throwback sound crafted by fellow Roots producer KHARI MATEEN on "SOMEBODY LOVES YOU". Lending his smooth croon to this tune for the ladies is Washington D.C.'s incomparable RAHEEM DEVAUGHN.
Uptown XO continues to offer raw emotive rhymes that open windows to his world. The cold, gun toting exterior often belies the humanity behind it all. XO offers a story not unlike many with scarface dreams born of section 8, but fresh in its minutia the way only truth can be. The disection of this textured story's cycle from evictions as a youth to the echos from the fridge; from the sales of kush in orange bubbles, to the understanding of how it employs the lawyers, the judges, the DA, and the jail workers; - all poignantly wrapped in the phrase "damn, ni&&as just didn't want to flip burgers." Earnest reflection over ill production. The sometimes morbid take on life culminates with the mantra "I got mouths to feed till they put flowers on me."
Big Noyd, Large Professor and Kool G Rap are.. Naturally Born
As Coalmine Records edges closer to the 2nd Quarter release of their long awaited compilation, Unearthed, the Brooklyn indie drops the project's next single, "Naturally Born," which features Q-Borough mic veterans Big Noyd, Large Professor and Kool G Rap. Produced by the legendary Queens-based beatsmith Ayatollah, the soundscape is rooted in a Golden Era motif that boasts a scratch chorus courtesy of DJ Dutchmaster, who blends quotables from other Queens County icons such as Run-D.M.C., Nas, N.O.R.E., Royal Flush and Prodigy.