At first glance at the Youtube video, viewers are instantly intrigued to press play at first the site of an attractive young, "Unjee" on their screen. At the press of play, a heavy hip-hop instrumental surprises them; they continue to listen for her voice to see what she will do over the most unlikely of beats with her image. Sure enough, Unjee finds a way to make the two mesh well.
The first vlog in a series which will chronicle YP’s “Road To Restless” as it captures YP in the studio with C-Sick and getting some fresh ink with King Louie. This episode features King Louie, producer C-Sick and GLC. YP’s forthcoming mixtape, Restless, will be released in June 2013.
JUST ONE RECORD, a guest speaks to us about his favorite record, about a record which particularly influenced him … Dopeness for the 24th episode, Guilty Simpson speaks about the NaS album : It Was Written, and why is it the best album of NaS. Filled with anecdotes that episode also allow you to discover his new album Dice Game with Apollo Brown.
Medusa is the new Queen of the West Coast Hip-Hop scene and she collaborates with another Queen, Hip-Hop Legend MC Lyte on "Lay Down" as they both deliver some high energy lyrics. Be on lookout for Medusa on the road this April on the “Whrs The Gramophone” tour.
Last month, Dizzy Wright was named to XXL Magazine's 2013 Freshmen Class, being announced as the "People's Champ" fan-vote winner. Today, the celebration continues with the release of Dizzy's "XXL Freshman Freestyle." The acapella clip shows just what makes Dizzy so special as a rapper, as he mixes complex lyricism with a delicate balance of insight, introspection, and boastfulness.
ystikal had an epic SXSW in 2012 garnering the #2 Best Performance @ SXSW. This year he is going for the # slot @ SXSW. Watch Mystikal's busy day unwind with a performance at Beer & Tacos Stage, a gifting suite visit to Viceland. Travel to Dallas, TX to watch Mystikal headline the Hip-Hop Cowboy Rodeo and then travel back to Austin, TX to headline the AllHipHop.com SXSW Stage and a final walk thru the Illmore Mansion. This was an epic day and you can be there every step of the way.
Sandpeople's 4/20 celebration has started early. Today OnlyOne released the 2nd installment of his collaborative project with Northern Cali-based producer Furtado Yuen (the first is available here). Vol. 2 is a brief but potent dose of OnlyOne's raw delivery over Yuen's soulful, hard-driving beats. The album is available for free (or more with the "name your own price" option) on OnlyOne's bandcamp page.
New leak from Parkay's upcoming mixtape Kush & Caviar. “Two Hour Delay” is a Chicago & West Coast connection which features Dr. Dre Protégé Slim the Mobster and is produced by One Off Music Group's Reno Navarre.
Fans of rapper Ntim, formally known as Kapusta, have another reason to party. Kapusta has officially released a hot dance single Koto Mo Shi.The star has kept fans on edge after his rebranding, when he revealed that he’s finished recording with award winner producer Kaywa.
This heartfelt song offers some insight into JellyRoll's emotional struggles with his choice of careers, dealing with fair-weather friends, shady business associates and more. The message will be on point to anyone who has been through the ringer in the music business.