B.G.: Emone Quadeem releases new video "Get it Straight" that captures the climate of Chicago's local industry. From the dope storyline to him bussing moves in the visual, its deems as a cinematic hood tale. Produced by C-Sick, Emone establishes he's grounded in his music, lyrics and his name. The subtle transitions throughout the video displays the quality director High Vision Films was aiming for giving it a perfect finish and theme to continue to hustle. Emone brings a polished yet realistic idea of where his music is about to take him in the coming year.
Video: Queen of Compton Mrs. Black Dyamond - "Cocky/Only God Can Judge Me"
MNS: Before releasing her much anticipated solo debut mixtape, Mrs. Black Dyamond’s place in Battle Rap history was already cemented. In addition to her appearance in notable female rap battles, she was given the opportunity to battle rapper Dizaster at Drake's Birthday Bash.
S.B.: Hailing from Oakland, CA, Shakeel's music has the ability to entrance his listeners, turning even the worst of moods to the best of vibes with every melodic note he sings. In the midst of this new release, Shakeel hopes to propel his sensual yet upbeat single to the top of the charts, being played by every major radio station, and heard across the world. He is planning to stand out not only as a musician but also an actor and CEO of his clothing brand called Pineal Apparel.
G.E.: Antonio Breez is back yet again with another captivating visual from his album "The Migration Narrative", which released in October. Antonio has visuals to just about every record in the album, and does not seem to be letting up.
Audio: Shy Glizzy, A Boogie & Trey Songz - "Dope Boy Magic"
Shy: After receiving a 2018 Grammy nomination for the smash hit "Crew," D.C.'s own, Shy Glizzy just dropped his latest single, "Dope Boy Magic" featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Trey Songz, available now on all streaming platforms.
JGPR: Titled “Queef Theme” Ras revealed, “We took one of Mike’s jokes from his routine and freestyled in the studio and made this song. It was intended for one of his comedy albums but we lost the master. It’s definitely a return to some of the nastier songs I’ve done over my career and hope it gives you a laugh.”
BSR: Inland Empire/Los Angeles rapper Trizz release the visuals for "Slide N Skate". The song is from Trizz's upcoming album "Ashes N Dust". Produced by AC3 Beats and video shot by Castro of NewHighFilmz.
Audio: U-God f/ Method Man & DJ Green Lantern "Fire" Remix
Matt: As the year winds down, U-GOD continues to add to the incredible surge of dope Wu-Tang releases hitting the streets of late. Last month, Golden Arms surprised us with his WU inspired tribute to Cardi B's smash hit entitled "Wu-Dak Yellow" and now fresh off his performance on BET's Soul Train Music Awards, Golden Arms teams up with Method Man on an exclusive DJ Green Lantern Remix of The Keynote Speaker track "Fire."