New England Minute is Con-Man's third project of 2012. It is entirely produced by Dj Low Cut from utilizing the instrumentals off his NY Minute album. In the beginning we intended to just use a few beats but we quickly realized that they all were such high quality. Since we are located and from the New England area, we decided to create our own New England version. The results have been incredible and we feel this is Con-Man's best full length offering thus far. It also features other New England artists like The Verbal Surgeon, Rumorz, The My.N.O.R.S., and Sicarii.
Legendary Houston rapper K-Rino prepares to release his brand new album '80 Minute Eternity' this summer. In the meantime he has just dropped this new 'non album track' single to wet your appetite. Support real music and make your purchase from the link below.
This song serves as a prequel to the upcoming album, The Seed. The Seed will express the events that occurred in my life as a metaphor for the different stages in the life of a seed. The song itself refers to music as the morning sun, bringing light and warmth back to my life after a dark and cold winter. CAV3 on the cuts. Genius The Animal on the beat.
Houston Hip Hop foursome The Niceguys are prepping the September 11 release of their album James Kelley, and are proud to present their first single "Magick". This refreshing vibe flips Houston's classic Screw music, offering just a taste of what The Niceguys will serve up on their new project!
By trade they are a rapper (Easy Yves Saint), two producers (Christolph and Free) and a turntablist (DJ Candlestick), but the Texas-based quartet blends their collective talent to deliver cohesive, cutting edge songs.
Take a listen to "Magick", and check out The Niceguys recent video "Overtoast" and the James Kelley trailer "Vast Majorit" below! We've also included the 2011 "Ari Gold Remix" featuring Bun B and "Toast" videos, just in case you missed them!
AwesomenessTV's Crazy I Say Spoofs Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian
This week, Zay Zay and Jo Jo take on the self-proclaimed kings of rap, Kanye West and Jay-Z. While the rappers are 'Watching the Throne', the boys are dissing them for everything from their clothes to new girlfriend Kim Kardashian. They even put their own spin on the number one hit Ball So Hard. See the princes on top of their throne in this week’s installment of Crazy I Say.
This coming Tuesday, July 24th, 40Love will release their third studio album, Dreams Don't Sleep. The San Francisco-based group has been receiving positive feedback from previous singles "Anywhere" featuring Black Spade, "Think Too Much," and "Bout2Boom." Today, 40Love is releasing their latest track, "Tiki Tiki" featuring Zumbi of Zion I.
"Just like the rest of the album, the song urges the listener to reach their highest and most aligned self in every moment," says the group of their new track, which EMD pioneer/god and longtime friend Bassnectar sampled for his own song "Wildstyle Method." "Bassnectar hit us up and sampled the song on his Wildstyle EP, and now have been able to work with him on some other tracks, so that was a mystic connection with this song for us."
The group was also exited to work with Zion I emcee Zumbi. "It's been dope working with him because we all grew up bumpin' Zion I as a Bay classic," says 40Love. "Now, we've been able to build with him on shows and recordings - he's an inspiring artist in his performance, music and message." The song is a clever play on the children's story, Tiki Tiki Tembo, with the hook comprised of the very long ancient Chinese name used in the book. Tag-team producers Mikos and The Whooligan turned out a heavy, Far East-inspired beat for "Tiki Tiki," while Miss Haze, G-OFF, and Zumbi verbally dance all over it.