Here is "Never Be Alone" from Bronx-born lyricist Chipz Da General, the latest single from his upcoming album No Days Off: Business as Usual. The song also features songwriter Sega, and the project will be available on iTunes on October 22, 2012 via Jas Group Entertainment!
Video: Stixx Trains (& Freestyles) w/ Guy Verderosa at Gleason's Gym!!
Courtesy Dove @ Tygereye.
Stixx isn't playing in his new video for "Champion"! In preparation, the Brooklyn MC jumped in the ring with trainer Guy Verderosa at the world famous Gleason's Gym for some boxing tips! And it doesn't hurt that Guy busts a bit of a mean freestyle himself!
Video: Reap 'n Chillow - Reap What You Sow f/ M-Dot
Courtesy Michael Januario.
NY emcee Reap partnered with Belgium producer Chillow to make a full length album (NY2BE) earlier this year. Here's the 2nd single featuring Boston native M-Dot. Visuals were captured in Belgium (while M-Dot was on tour).
"I Am" by @PhatPeazy is record of substance that people from all walks of life can relate to. Produced by @DjSupainferno and featuring the very talented @Reggie_Hills, "I Am" is found on the "Ready For Business 3: The Rebuild".
San Francisco-based producer/turntablist Touchphonics presents the Mike Pre-directed music video for "Destroy All Lines", the title track from his newly released debut album, out now. The clip for "Lines" follows the music video for first single "A Million Pieces" featuring vocals from Alex Lee, lead singer of SF-based Le Vice.
Pharoahe Monch is releasing the third and final installment to his bullet trilogy. Socially prophetic and politically relevant, "Damage" chronicles the tragedy of inner city killings and mass murder. The song provides a chilling reminder that bullets have no name. The track, produced & mixed by Lee Stone, is the lead track off Pharoahe Monch's upcoming digital-ep 'P.T.S.D.' (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) out late Fall on W.A.R. Media / Duck Down Music Inc.
Legendary hip-hop producer Prince Paul and his son P. Forreal are set to release one of the most unique albums of the year with their comedy/hip-hop opus Negroes On Ice. With the digital release only a week away, Paul is debuting the track "Wake Up (LOAYBM)", featuring rhymes from P. Forreal. The CD version of the album (which includes a download card for all instrumentals) hits stores on October 16th.
First, there was Run DMC then Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest, Mos Def & Talib Kweli, etc. Now introducing, Gods’Illa; the evolution of true Hip-Hop music. With lyrical prowess, presence and authenticity reminiscent of the glory days, Gods’Illa, a hip-hop group consisting of 3 actual brothers Acem Eternal Mind, God Allah Truth & Powerful Rasheem Mathematics, has stepped on to the scene to provide the masses with a sound that shifts the paradigm and brings the focus of the music back to the experiences of everyday people. The name Gods’Illa (God Is Illa) embodies not only the group’s culture but also the scale of music they create in comparison to the competition.
Video: Par-City Performs for Hot97's NYC Vote Rally
Courtesy Legion Media Group.
On Tuesday, September 25, 2012, Par-City performed for Hot97's NYC Vote Rally hosted by Rosario Dawson at Lehman College. Watch as the Hip Hop duo perform "Hard Times" off their Civilized Sessions mixtape. After the performance, GiF and Willy Dope of Par-CIty address the Bronx college audience about the importance of getting involved in the voting process and communicating with the local elected officials in the community to spark change. Follow them on Twitter @GiFtheGreat @WillyDope.