It's time for another new edition of The Hip-Hop Shop. Episode #186 is Crazy Heart From Here to Brazil. Your host Steve 'Flash' Juon brings you hot tracks from Madchild, 40Love, Maimouna Youssef and more! Send feedback to @RapReviews on this episode! Thanks for listening and remember to share the show with a friend and tell them to check it out every Tuesday on RapReviews.com! Don't forget to subscribe to our RSS newsfeed and follow us on Twitter so you never miss a new episode.
* Madchild - Crazy Heart Print * Crook Firm f/ XL (Kreators) - To the End * Maimouna Youssef a/k/a Mumu Fresh - Meet Me in Brazil * 40Love f/ Headnodic - I'll Take Care of You * Nefew x Shakes x D.M.P. x Nottz - In Store for Us * Esko - Against the Law
Baltimore singer, emcee, songwriter and poet Maimouna Youssef presents the Brian "B.Kyle" Atkins-directed music video for "Meet Me In Brazil", the second single from her album The Blooming. The "Brazil" clip features actor Lamman Rucker, best known for his roles in Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? Youssef received a Grammy nomination for her contribution on The Roots' hit “Don’t Feel Right” in 2007 for best rap song, and made her big screen debut on Dave Chappelle's Block Party.
PR: Florida Rapper Klass Money Soars w/ "Warrior Mind Frame"
Courtesy Yo! PR.
Fast rising and much buzzed Florida rapper Klass Money soars with his latest mixtape release, "Warrior Mind Frame", released via his record label Route Change Music Group.
"My mixtape 'Warrior Mind Frame' basically represents the state of mind I had while working on this project; ruthless, determined, forceful, energetic, relentless and unstoppable! Basically a warrior state of mind towards success!" said Klass Money.
Klass Money's eagerly-awaited project took the Hip-Hop circuit by storm once it was officially released on the #1 mixtape platform DatPiff.com in the beginning of July 2012. Hosted by DJ Meat and DJ Lucky C, the blazing project features quality production, witty lyrics, and Klass Money's unique personality and style.
Shortly after its release, "Warrior Mind Frame" was already awarded with DatPiff's prestigious "Hot This Week" badge. Only one month later, the already classic mixtape was positioned on #4 on DatPiff's toplist for the most popular mixtapes this month, scoring over 112,000 Views, 109,000 Streams and more than 50,000 Downloads.
Most recently awarded with DatPiff's rare "Silver" badge (over 50K Downloads), "Warrior Mind Frame" ranks closely behind Hip-Hop superstars 50 Cent ["5 (Murder By Numbers)"] and Lloyd Banks ["V6: The Gift"]. The project outranks urban heavyweights such as Shawty Lo, K. Michelle, Currency, Iggy Azalea, Yelawolf, OJ Da Juiceman, Trick Daddy, Lil B, CyHi The Prynce, Azelia Banks, Honey Cocaine, and Tony Yayo!
The mixtape consist of 21 tracks and includes features from other popular southern rappers such as Young AC and Spitta Boi with production from Ulrich, Waxblend, Skip of WeLoose and was mixed by Danny Russo, who has credits such as Ace Hood and Red Cafe.
"Warrior Mind Frame" embodies the true essence of Hip-Hop with the Caribbean born rapper's intensive rhymes and remarkable flows. Klass Money has developed a solid fanbase in Florida and beyond and showcases once again with his latest project, "Warrior Mind Frame", that he is the future candidate for XXL's infamous Freshman list.
New artist G.Logan's second video 'Quiet Night' - a thoughtful, reflective track. With its somewhat universal subject matter, the track has wide spread appeal and is an effortless listen. Giving you just a taste of what's to come, G. logan takes care of the production, writing and vocal duties, as he does on almost all of his songs.
As part of the triumvirate of Diamond District, XO has been pushing intelligent DC street rap to the forefront for the past few years. Before XO reconvenes with Oddisee and yU for their sophomore group effort (March On Washington), XO is gearing up for the release of his new mixtape "The Color Gray" October 1st. To be followed by his new solo project "Colour de Grey", to be released w/ errybodies hometeam Mello Music Group this January.
Video: GZA "Deluxe Swords" Chess Box Unboxing Video
Visit http://tinyurl.com/GZAChessBox - Allow me to demonstrate the skill of Shaolin and the special technique of UNBOXING as we break open the shrink wrap on a deluxe reissue of GZA's legendary "Liquid Swords" album, complete with a chess board and chess pieces! Special thanks to Traffic Entertainment for this promotional copy of the album.
Video: RiFF RaFF Explains Falling Out with Soulja Boy
http://VladTV.com - The Houston rapper explains how he hooked it up with Soulja Boy and jumped on board Soulja's Stacks on Deck Entertainment. RiFF also describes his falling out with Soulja and disappointment when the S.O.D. general didn't invite him to go on tour, but says the two are still on good terms.