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Friday, August 19, 2011

Small Eyez - Woopty Doo (Freestyle)


Goes in over the CyHi and Big Sean joint

Wale - Sugar Hill Freestyle


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Novel - Body Down Pt. 2 ft. Joell Ortiz


YAOWA!



Yonas - I Need a Dollar (Remix)


Yonas makes his interpretation of the Aloe Blacc's theme song for How To Make It in America

Emilio Rojas - Imma Boss (Freestyle)


I love this beat...

Cam'ron - From the Bottom (Remix) ft. Hell Rell


With the Ruger...

ScHoolboy Q - My Homie


Man...1/4 of Black Hippy dropping amazing on an Alchemist beat

Big K.R.I.T. - Last King 2 (God's Machine) (Mixtape)


The big homey drops a mixtape a few weeks before his album drops to get the streets shaking!

Download: Big K.R.I.T. - Last King 2 (God's Machine) (Mixtape)

Grafh - It's Just Music ft. Shalone and Joe Budden (Video)

     

Not a bad little tune...

Ultrabeast - Hard to Quit the Rhyme

Ultrabeast ft. Anthony David - Hard To Quit The Rhyme from Black Box ATL on Vimeo.

Bunch of unknown cats from the ATL made a little noise on the internets with this joint...its hot!

Termanology - Welcome to the Jungle (Freestyle)


Going over the WTT beat produced by Swizz Beats

TheWeeknd - Thursday (Mixtape)


Get your R&B tip on...

Wayback Playback - Kool and the Gang - Celebration


A lot of great news has been happening on my end

1.) Hooked my homey up with a solid job! #WINGMANOFTHEYEAR
2.) One of the close friends and her boyfriend (also man among men) got engaged! I'm bouncing with joy!
3.) Finally getting a steady pace in my research!

Its a celebration bitches!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Stat Quo - Summertime Grind


Feel good music!

Get Busy Committee - Dirty ft. Cliquo Nico


Waiting on this album for awhile now...

Skyzoo - Take It There


Skyzoo with some new ish

Mac Miller - Frick Park Market (Video)

     

Fresh off his Donald Trump co-sign (below) Mac Miller drops visuals for his first single! He's having fun reppin' Pittsburgh and his home town!

     

Stalley - Chevys and Space Ships (Video)

     

My favorite member of the Maybach Empire drops new visuals!

Fred The Godson - Gettin' Money (Part II) ft. Meek Mill, Diddy and Cory Gunz


Get caked up!

STS - Hello Sunshine ft. Yelawolf


Hello sunshine!

Lloyd Banks - Trouble on My Mind (Freestyle)/Dreams Money Can Buy (Freestyle)


Going over the very hot beat originally done by Pusha-T and Tyler the Creator and then over the Drake joint!

Trouble on my Mind (Freestyle)


Dreams Money Can Buy (Freestyle)

DJ Jazzy Jeff and Ayah - Notorious (Remix) ft. Freeway, Dosage and Tona


He's gone a long way since being thrown out of Uncle Phil's house...



Busta Rhymes - Tilt ft. N.O.R.E., Reek Da Villain, Spliff Starr and J-Doe


FLIPMODE! CONGLOMERATE!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Grafh - Its All The Same


Going in...

Outlawz - Black Rose


First single off of their album dropping September 13!

Tony Touch - Questions ft. N.O.R.E., Reek Da Villain and Al Joseph


Dude getting into the collabo game but doing with artists that aren't saturated!

Wale - The Eleven One Eleven Theory (Mixtape)


Who said saturation of the game ain't effective?

Download: Wale - The Eleven One Eleven Theory (Mixtape)

Consequence - Comic Book Flow (Video)

     

Not a bad video...MOD 3 drops on Friday

Lenny Kravitz - Boongie Drop ft. Jay-Z and DJ Military/Sunflower ft. Drake


New audio from the self proclaimed half black-half jew

Boongie Drope


Sunflower

CyHi Da Prynce - Feelin' It


Going over a fellow label mates old joint...

MadKem - Black Mamba (Video)

     

Yo this dude is pretty sick...I want Udon Noodles

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The Game - The R.E.D. Album (Album)


I am really interested in listening to this album since The Game has been so hit and miss the last year...Jayceon, Bi-Polar or not, can spit...but was his head right?

Download: The Game - The R.E.D. Album (Album)

Styles P - Harsh ft. Busta Rhymes and Rick Ross


Whoa...

Oddisee - The Carter Barron


Dropped the dreads...new ish from his upcoming mixtape



Neako - Every City


Taylor Gang...Taylor Gang or Die!

Consequence - The Kumate


Track produced by Havoc...HEAT!

The Kumate (Bleed Just Like Us) by Consequence by Consequence

J-Live - A Day in the Life


Expect big things from this spitter!

A Day In The Life (Diamond D & Brand Nubian Cover) by J-Live

Killa Kyleon - Who Shot Ya Freestyle (Video)

     

RUN IT!

Vado - Celebration (Video)

VADO : CELEBRATION from wolph creation on Vimeo.

Its a celebration bitches!

Freeway and Nina B - Freestyle on Superstar Radio

     

I love it when Philly Freezer goes in raw!

Chiddy Bang - Guinness Flow (Video)


Visuals of his record breaking performance!

Young Jeezy - Gotta See This ft. Freddie Gibbs


CTE!

Torae - Do The Math


Torae (the black dude seen beside Marco Polo) tells you to know your numerical skills!

Wale - Ambitionz Freestyle


Wale again with more audio...over a classic 2Pac beat

The Game - Daytona 500 (500 Bars)/Martians vs. Goblins ft. Lil' Wayne and Tyler the Creator/Good Girls Gone Bad ft. Drake


Jayceon overload with the Red Album dropping August 23rd

Good Girls Gone Bad


Martians vs. Goblins


Daytona 500 (500 Bars Freestyle) - 21 minutes long!

J. Cole - Work Out (Video)

     

I really want this dude to succeed...first single off of his debut album!

Monday, August 15, 2011

Pusha-T - Amen ft. Young Jeezy and Kanye West


This song is beyond dirty!

Kendrick Lamar - Section .80 (Album)

     

And continuing the Black Hippy tip...I can't believe I didn't post this album. I am very sorry to all of you to have missed out one what I think is probably the best album of the year thus far. Above is the video for one of the best songs on the album! Kendrick Lamar...man...

Download: Kendrick Lamar - Section. 80 (Album)

Black Hippy - Introducing Jay Rock (Part 1) (Album Review: Jay Rock - Follow Me Home)

This is a four part Spotlight I'm doing on four amazing artists who have just got me going crazy in the last couple of weeks. All of these artists have been dropping singles and videos for a little bit and they had my attention then, but when I was finally able to put their albums on spin...my entire body started convulsing in amazement.


A group straight out of LA by the name of Black Hippy consists of four up and coming artists that will definitely have you on blast in the near future: Jay Rock, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Kendrick Lamar.


Jay Rock, signed to Strange Music, is the classic gang banger out of LA. XXL has called him one of the top 13 street artists in the game and his voice has been called a mix between Notorious B.I.G. and Shyne. That's not a bad combination. Most recently, he dropped his album, Follow Me Home, which had a lot of industry cats perking up in attention.

For a long time now, Jay Rock has been hungry in the game, known to spit unreal 16s on point which garnered the majority of his street cred. Many radio personalities have commented on his willingness and ability to drive across LA to meet them, just to spit a 16. Known as well as one of XXL Top 10 Freshmen and MTV's Breakthrough MCs, a lot of notice was put on this individual.

So his album dropped the last week of July and I was finally able to put it on spin. A complete 20 songs on a man`s debut album, you know the kid did work. So I went in expecting nothing but a simple independent`s album. I came out looking like this...


Right off the bat, you`re introduced to a scene in the hood, filled with gun shots and TV cameras. Then Jay Rock comes in and tells you that`s this is just another day in his reality...his home. Set the tone and the story begins...

The production is mint. Not too over flashy yet no simplicity 4/4 drum beat. I was impressed with the production quality when you're dealing with an album off of an independent label like Strange Music.

Listening to Jay Rock and his flow and the songs, it sounds like The Game before he went bi-polar. It sounds like The Game when he was good...but better than that. The same hood, gang banging rap mentality that gave The Game the exposure and popularity he gained but a much better linguistic repertoire.

All the attention he gained for his lyrical ability was justified with what he dropped in his album. Songs like Kill or Be Killed (Ft. Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko) and All My Life (Ft. Lil' Wayne) shows that the dude can stand with the best in the game. And he actually outshines the "superstars" that he has on his album. Sure he has featurings with names like those previously mentioned as well as Rick Ross and Chris Brown, but the majority of the featurings are his fellow members of Black Hippy. The one thing I hate about albums is featuring a million kids in the game...yet Jay Rock has got the perfect balance. The song (seen below) Say Wassup, is easily one of my favorite joints on the album You can't help but hear the fun and creativity that the 4 individuals have bouncing off of each other.

     

This album is full of straight Gully Rap. That's what Jay Rock is, but his gully rap is full of street life that he actually witnessed in his upbringing. I can respect that heavily. But in the upbringing, he met up with 3 unreal dudes and a friendship was brought up through their hunger to make it out of the hood and into the rap game. You can easily hear that hunger and want to succeed in his music. The entire album is filled with joints that just represent his home, his hood, his mentality, his upbringing and his short comings. Songs like Hood Gone Love It with their smooth melody-based beats and the raps about the good life in the hood and you can take it or leave it are contrasted with the negatives and fears of the hood with joints like Life's a Gamble with its ominous, death march type production discussing Jay Rock's Life of the Gun.

Overall, Jay Rock has a very fruitful future ahead of him. The only thing that went wrong with this debut album is the exposure it did not receive. Being on an independent label, its hard to get your name out there and with all the accolades you receive from the magazines and media, its still hard to get record sales and attention without the proper single. Sure getting featurings from artist like Lil' Wayne will get the attention of dedicated hip hop junkies, but it takes proper advertising and promotion to really make it. BUT dedicated hip hop junkies have not slept on this album, cause its sales have actually recorded on the Billboard charts. With being an independent and getting that sort of attention, the album was a success.

That was my main beef with the album. The album is full on unreal joints but besides Say Wassup and Boomerang (Jay Rock's ode to the women of the hood off of a heavy seductive bass line beat), you don't have stand out tracks that get the attention that you would want. Every major successful album has that joint that will get you always putting it on repeat. For me, I put the entire album on repeat and I've probably listened to it 10 times so far but never once did I stop for a joint really to listen to it over and over again besides Say Wassup. That joint is just hella tight. Jay Rock's debut was more than successful as an independent artist, but I truly hope him and the rest of the dudes from Black Hippy start getting the mainstream attention they deserve. This album gets the Kardashian! Click on his name in the tags or search for his album in the search box on the right hand side! Support good music though!

Ariez Onasis - Go Crazy ft. Fatman Scoop and Clinton Sparks (Video)

     

I like this video...a lot...I wonder why?

B.o.B. - High Life (Video)

     

The beginning of the video...a bit pretentious...

Tyga - Tyga Montana (Video)


I think Tyga is pretty sick...so here's his version of the very popular Tony Montana joint that's crazy in the streets

JD Era - Cash Up


The Canadian spitter now signed with Raekwon and Ice Water Records...it will be interesting to see how JD Era comes up with Raekwon with the Canadian streets calling him Canada's remaining stand out.

Consequence - Everybody Told Me (Video)

     

Full of anger for the G.O.O.D. Music collective, Consequence drops some visuals to keep it ill!

J-Doe - Coke, Dope, Crack, Smack (Remix) ft. Busta Rhymes, T-Pain and David Banner

     

Quite the remix...

Action Bronson - Jar Of Drugs


White dude talking about his assets

Tyrese - I Gotta Chick ft. R. Kelly and Tyga (Video)

     

Get on your R&B tip...

Young Jeezy and Freddie Gibbs - Cosmic Kev Freestyle

     

The visuals behind the previously posted audio

Memphis Bleek - Road to Riches ft. Talon Hayes (Video)

     

Memphis Bleek...will he ever return to his Rocafella fame? I don't think so...

Busta Rhmyes - She Will (Remix)


FLIPMODE!