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Friday, October 19, 2012

Black Hippy - Introducing Ab-Soul (Part 4/4) (Album Review: Ab-Soul - Control System)


This is a four part Spotlight I'm doing on four amazing artists who have just got me going crazy for the last year. 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.
But there is one Black Hippy who gets put to the side. On the eve of the biggest drop of the year, Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid M.A.A.D. City, it be best to remind the world that Ab-Soul ain't eating...



Now Jay Rock has the gangster rap, ScHoolboy has the weed smoke, Kendrick Lamar has the story telling and conscious rap...where does Ab-Soul fall? The cult following rapper. Ab-soul is known for his extremely abstract flow with abstract lines that can be quite descriptive and strange and at times quite vivid and profound. This guy murders every track he's on, every mic he's on and every stage he will touch. Not afraid to say what's on his mind. Not afraid to take his obvious disorder (Steven-Johnson Syndrome)and make it his signature: The Black Lip Bastard.  Ab-Soul is a problem...



Thursday, October 18, 2012

A$AP Rocky - F***** Problem ft. 2 Chainz, Drake and Kendrick Lamar


Absolutely filthy song!

Sean Price - Bar-Barian


There is no one out there thuggin' harder than Sean P!

Method Man, Freddie Gibbs and Street Life - Built for This (Video)



Oh man!

Hit-Boy - East vs. West (Video)



Dude is reminiscing the days of Biggie and 2Pac

Wu-Tang Clan and Kool G. Rap - Rivers of Blood


Really??? Really??? GTFO!

Meek Mill - Maybach Curtains ft. Rick Ross, Nas and John Legend

There is some serious heat on this one!

Wale - Arrival


MMG! HUNNH!

XV and Freddy High - L7 Party


The Squarians in the building!

Mixtapes from Wiz Khalifa, Gucci Mane and Freeway!


I can't wait to hear some of that TGOD hype music! TAYLOR GANG! TAYLOR GANG!

Download: Gucci Mane - Trap God (Mixtape)

Download: Freeway - Freedom of Speech (Mixtape)

Download: Wiz Khalifa - Cabin Fever 2 (Mixtape)

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Cory Mo and Trakksounds - Atlanta Smoker's Only ft. Killer Mike, Rittz, Lil' Scrappy, Pill, Scotty, Slim Calhoun, Kyle Lucas, Runway Richy, Back Bone, C-Bone and DJ Greg Street (Video)


Too many ppl on one track!

E-40 and Too $hort - Dump Truck ft. Travis Porter (Video)



HYPHY! DUMB!

Grafh - Clique Freestyle


Grafh ain't messing around

One of the Best Things in Hip Hop out of Canada, That Isn't Exactly Hip Hop - Colin Munroe (Unsung Heroes)


Who is Colin Munroe?  Colin Munroe, born in North Gower, Ontario, Canada and now residing in Toronto, is a singer, songwriter who has successfully mixed Indie Rock with Hip Hop.  Graduating from University of Toronto, he collaborated with some top cats within the Toronto scene (Swollen Members, Moka Only, etc.).  He didn't make his big break until he remixed Kanye West's song, "Flashing Lights" which has over 1 million views on YouTube.  It was here that Kanye heard it and took the chorus from the remix, and put it on future renditions of the song.  After this big break...that's when things got poppin'


Mac Miller - He Who Ate All The Caviar (Video)/These Days



A double drops from the Pittsburgh MC

Busta Rhymes - Movie ft. J-Doe (Video)



The whole concept that your life is so grand, it may as well be a motion picture!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Jakk Frost – Beards R Us ft. Freeway, Malik B and Tana Da Beast


Big dudes with big beards...what of it!

And Here's a Whole Lot of 9th Wonder!


The big homey 9th Wonder kills it on the production!

West Coast Drops for Kurupt and Daz Dillinger



Throw the W up y'all!

Machine Gun Kelly - See My Tears (Video)



Don't care what you think of MGK's lyrical ability or music...dude goes real serious on this one. I 100% appreciate this joint.  Get the Lace Up album!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Cashtastic - Alarm Clock (Video)



I guess its time I introduce some UK rap on this blog. Introducing Cashtastic going into the tough life...

Ace Hood - Need Your Love ft. Trey Songz (Video)



Word

Nas - A Queen's Story (Video)



Nas goes back to the streets and makes this serious video!

Gucci Mane - Truth (Video) [Young Jeezy Diss]



Ever since the BET Hip Hop Awards, Jeezy and Gucci Mane have been going on the radios sending shots at each other. Gucci Mane told one station that he was at T.I.'s party where Jeezy was there and they didn't do anything cause they are afraid. Jeezy went on the radio and said straight up Gucci is retarded. This ultimately lead to this diss track, which has the visual treatment. Gucci is also trolling on Twitter and starting up a bit of a Beef War in ATL calling out Slick Pulla and T.I. Alley Boy and the guys at DTE are joining in with Gucci and 1017 Bricksquad and are calling them out...interesting to see whether this gets serious or it fizzles out.

JP Beats - CB4 ft. Busta Rhymes, Cappadonna, Block McCloud and Canibus


This is some insane collabo

Kurupt - Money (Do It For Me) ft. RBX


West coast y'all!

T.I. - Ball ft. Lil' Wayne


GRAND HUSTLE N****!

A-Game - Money Made Me Do It (Toronto Remix) ft. Luu Breeze and Kardinal Offishall


Unreal...T.O. BDRAPPPP!!

El-P - Stay Down ft. Nick Diamonds (Video)


Yezzir!

Vinnie Paz - The Oracle (Video)



YOOOOO, VINNIE PAZIENZA! GOD OF THE SERENGETI!!!! DJ PREMIER!!!! THIS THAT TOUGH TO YOUR SKULL ISH! OCTOBER 22nd!


Ka - Iron Age ft. Roc Marciano (Video)


Roc Marciano has to be one of the gulliest guys out there...him and Freddie Gibbs should thug it out!

Mysonne - Real Mind of Mysonne ft. Hopsin (Video)



Mysonne replies back to Hopsin in this one!

Gucci Mane - Dead Man ft. Young Scooter and Trae Tha Truth (Video)



Trap God coming out soon!

Trick Trick - I, Alex Cross (Only God Can Judge Me) (Video)



DETROIT! DETROIT WHAT!