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
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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.
J. Bizness’ Flight Plan is well over 30,000 feet at this point. The instrumental album from the LA producer took off in August and has been exploring the skies since. Today, Mello Music Group and director Erick Lee share the visuals for “Destination,” one of the more introspective, almost somber cuts from the LP.
After 10 years, 3 albums, 4 EPs, 7 videos, a 2005 MuchFact top video nod, a 2008 MMVA video award nomination (Best Rap Video), critical acclaim in The Source, NOW Magazine, Okay Player (amongst others) and proven #1 singles on the college radio circuit, Tru-Paz have established themselves as credible veterans in Canadian Hip Hop.