Livin Proof is an accomplished MC out of Brooklyn, New York's Cooper Projects. He wrote his first rhyme at the tender age of 9 and it was only the beginning. Livin Proof went onto form a group with fellow Brooklyn-knight, Joell Ortiz, has performed on several Roc-A-Fella tours and was featured on Memphis Bleek' M.A.D.E. & 534 LP’s. Currently, Livin Proof has a record called “Krak A Ki” that DJ Camilo has been spinning continuously on New York's Hot 97.
ILL BILL’s "The Grimy Awards" hits stores on 1-29-2013, featuring HR of Bad Brains, A-Trak, El-P, Jedi Mind Tricks, OC, Cormega, Meyhem Lauren, Q-Unique, Shabazz The Disciple & Lil Fame of M.O.P., with production from DJ Premier, DJ Muggs, Pete Rock, Large Professor, Psycho Les, El-P, Ayatollah, MoSS, C-Lance & ILL BILL himself.
After James introduction to the music scene with his debut single "My Love", which hit the screens of The Box, AKA, Flava and MTV along with plays on Choice, Kiss and Radio 1 Xtra, he's back with a new offering of urban fusion reminiscent of the edginess of Tinie Tempah and sultriness of Usher. His fusion of Pop, Hip-Hop and Grime, refreshingly mixed with quirkiness and brave lyrics have delighted both industry and his loyal following, causing the likes of Ras Kwame, Jenny Francis and Hotsteppa to be eagerly anticipating more material.
9th Wonder & Buckshot are out with a surreal new video for “Crazy," a track on their new album 'The Solution' (Jamla/Duck Down Music), which is available now at major outlets. The video features four versions of Buckshot, a creepy rabbit and a masked man. You figure it out.
DJ Mickey Knox - Hip Hop feat Kaleber, Stat Quo & Jon Connor
Here is the official single to DJ Mickey Knoxs album All For The Love being released on F Train Music/DCM. Hip Hop is a homage to the culture we all love. Kaleber, Stat Quo and Jon Connor show what hip hop meant to them coming from the east, south & midwest as they flow over the reminiscent Sickness production. If you love hip hop, bump this and spread the word.
For his new album, Diamond In The Ruff, Freeway hit the studio with longtime collaborator, Just Blaze, for the highly anticipated track "Early." His forthcoming album features guest appearances from Wale, Marsha Ambrosius, Vivian Green and more as well as production by Just Blaze, Jake One, Bink!, Needlz and more. Diamond In The Ruff hits stores worldwide November 27th on Babygrande Records.