Brooklyn by way of Seattle emcee Aaron Cohen follows up his highly anticipated mixtape Crack with the visuals for one of the project's marquis cuts, "Up and Down". Directed by Shervins World, the video takes both The Electric Cool-Aid Acid Test and Alice In Wonderland to new heights as the bi-coastal rhymesayer invites all his homies, which include Chewbaca and Gumby over the crib for some tomfoolery. Crack is now available...use responsibly.
@WISPERS617 IS FRESH OFF AN APPEARANCE ON MTV2'S SUCKER FREE SUNDAY AND DROPPING A BRAND NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR HIS TRACK "WAY HIGH". FEATURING "A ALIKE", "WAY HIGH" IS A HARDCORE STREET BANGER FROM WISPERS UPCOMING "FLIGHT E.P."
West Coast veteran Planet Asia's new album Black Belt Theatre drops today, so Wandering Worx caught up with a few of Asia's California brethren to get their thoughts on the Fresno OG. In this clip, DJ Muggs of Cypress Hill, Krondon of Strong Arm Steady, and Styliztik Jones of the Likwit Crew speak on meeting PA for the first time. The blaxploitation-inspired Black Belt Theatre also features appearances from Raekwon, Talib Kweli, Paul Wall, Ras Kass, Camp Lo, Strong Arm Steady, Fashawn, Willie The Kid, Mistah FAB, Torae, Rasco, and many more.
Raje is a west coast artist who's been at it for a while, bloggers and fans alike shall remember his singles "So Fly" featuring Lil Wayne and "Loser Remix" featuring Lil Wayne & Tyga. Today Raje returns with a new meaningful solo track titled "Success" produced by Hustle Heart.
As Georgia Anne Muldrow continues to prep the release of her forthcoming album Seeds, a collaborative effort with producer Madlib that will be released March 27th via SomeOthaShip Connect, the singer is excited to release the album's debut visual, for lead single and title track "Seeds." The 7" single for "Seeds," including the recently leaked b-side "Husfriend," is now available for purchase, either on vinyl via Fat Beats or digitally via iTunes.
Video: L.E.P. Bogus Boys - "Webisode" f/ Machine Gun Kelly
Courtesy Audible Treats.
Over the past few weeks, the L.E.P. Bogus Boys have released two brand new music videos from their recent Now Or Neva mixtape. The first, a dual video for "Streetz Talking" and "Johnny Cochran," is fast approaching 700,000 views, while the latest, for "We Want Our Money," is nearing 250,000.
And as those two videos continue to roll, Count & Moonie are excited to bring fans a brand new visual from their ongoing webisode series, this one featuring recent Bad Boy Records signee Machine Gun Kelly. In the video, L.E.P. catches up with MGK at a recent show at the House Of Blues in Chicago, joining the fellow Mid-Westerner on stage for a performance of his latest single "Wild Boy," before kicking it backstage, and, later that evening, hitting a red carpet event together.
Video: Atherton - "The Roll Up the Rim Rap" (Tim Hortons)
Courtesy Tony @ DTR45.
Atherton is a Canadian MC from Ottawa, Ontario. As a member of The Leathers, he toured extensively throughout the US, Canada, and Asia. Now, Atherton is working on his solo record No Threat - a project 4 years in the making. No Threat will be released on May 19, with several videos and tours slated to support the album.
The Indie Life SXSW 2012 Stage Line Up: Statik Selektah + Termanology, Emilio Rojas, Phil Ade, Oddisee and more!
Courtesy Langston S.
The Indie Life Concert Series invades SXSW Thursday March 15, 2012. In the past year, The Indie Life has been a breeding ground for emerging Hip Hop stars like Big K.R.I.T, Kendrick Lamar and Freddie Gibbs. DMV artist SmCity and Twenty20 Music have made the decisions to uproot The Indie Life from its DC home for an Austin, Texas debut. The headliners for the Indie Life SXSW 2012 Stage are Statik Selektah & Termanology, Emilio Rojas, Phil Ade, Oddisee, Jon Connor, SmCity, Rapsody + Kooley High and more.
“It’s exciting to bring a showcase dedicated to the best in independent Hip Hop to Austin, Texas for the biggest independent music conference in the world,” notes SmCity the founder of The Indie Life Concert series and Twenty20 Music & Films. “Everyone in the line up embodies what the ‘Indie Life’ is all about.”
The Indie Life SXSW 2012 Stage will take place at Agave Bar, 415 East 6th Street, Austin, Texas, Thursday March 15th from 6:30pm to 1am. This is a 21 and up event. The official sponsors include Brooklyn Bodega, Launchpad, Cool Kids Forever Films and Pro-Keds.
Artists confirmed for THE INDIE LIFE SXSW 2012 STAGE include:
Statik Selektah + Termanology Emilio Rojas Phil Ade Oddisee SmCity Harmony Muzik Raposdy + Kooley High Chuuwee Pro’verb Lyriciss Carlitta Durand Noah Q Uptown XO Nike Nando Four In Murk Money Shatiff Mecca W/FSM Joey Swagga Tuneday DJ Tex DJ J-Scrilla
SmCity The Indie Life: Hate, Love & Money Available on January 12, 2012 via DJBooth.net
Washington, D.C. rhymesayer SmCity has joined forces with The DJBooth to bring fans his debut full-length, The Indie Life: Hate, Love & Money. The project features 12 original cuts from the up-and-coming emcee, including previously-featured, reader-approved cuts “Watch Me,” “About a Hater” and “Mr. IDGAF.” Joining SmCity on the guest tip throughout The Indie Life are Trey Dupree, Derek Olds, Skyzoo, Kokayi, Pro’verb, DB, Oddisee, Phil Adé, Uptown XO, Sam Trocki. Beats come courtesy of The Best Kept Secret, Heartbeat, Charlie Heritage, The Drumatiks, DB, Ab the Pro and Preston Hart.