The West Coast’s premiere political poet is back, Ras Kass spits razor sharp reflections over fast rising Detroit producer Apollo Brown’s most buttery beats. Special guest Pharoahe Monch grabs the mic and digs into his memory to extract the catastrophic chatter of his inner digital domain – laying waste to lesser emcees. Add to that […]
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In recent years more than ever, Hip-Hop has been a platform of boasting ones possessions or idea of wealth. While there’s no shame in showing off every so often by toasting to the good life, there’s an ugly truth that needs to be exposed. War, genocide, corruption; these are the things that are leaving a […]
While the 90′s may have been a pinnacle time for producers in terms of innovation, experienced heads can tell who’s in the game to make a quick buck and who’s crafting songs to help diversify the genre’s existence. If you fall under the latter — that is to say, you enjoy sharp lyrics and beats […]
“The Gemini Effect” is the first single from Idiomz’s remix album with UK based beatmaker GodzG. GodzG meticulously attacked the acapellas from The Gemini Effect and gave the project an uplift. This single features J-Hakeem and a video for the single is already done.
Your Old Droog makes the official reveal, tomorrow night at Webster Hall in New York City.
I went to the free clinic / ‘Cause I been acting indecently / They told me I been tested to recently / And had to wait till May / That’s a month away / And my favorite girl is scared of everything / Yo, I swear to everything / But yet another girl on the […]
M Slago, most famous for his Homeboy Sandman and Stones Throw productions, has a brand new project out. Dig in, beat junkies. Old Jonesy by M Slago
When Diamond District dropped In the Ruff on Mello Music Group in 2009, the gritty drums and grimy raps combined as elementally as hydrogen and oxygen. The D.C. Voltron of Oddisee, yU, and Uptown X.O. dusted off and revitalized a sound once consigned to the catacombs. Hailed as an instance classic, its impact reverberated throughout […]
New York (by way of South Carolina) based emcee, Likwuid, delivers potent lyrics over Nu Jazz riffs, Lo-Fi synths and hard Hip-Hop beats (provided entirely by the 2 Hungry Bros), with her latest EP offering “Likwuidity: In Depth” utilizing clever wordplay and metaphors to visit topics such as self-love, socio-economic struggles, day to day life […]
With the end of summer only a few weeks away, New Jersey native Mo The General, teams up with Philly’s own ALS and Supreme MC of L.I.T. to drop a smooth soulful gritty track about the blues of the summer, this is the 2nd release off the up coming EP from Mo The General dropping […]