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Tagged: Mello Music Group

Say Goodbye – Kenn Starr [music video]

The first visuals from the newly released Kenn Starr album, Square One, are for the Black Milk produced track “Say Goodbye.” Directed by Jay Brown, the new video was shot in Kenn’s native DMV (DC-Maryland-Virginia) landscape. The vintage Black Milk beat knocks with the familiar ring of his Popular Demand era. Meanwhile Kenn takes listeners […]

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Sometimes I Feel ft. Kool Keith – L’Orange

Ever feel 7 foot 13 and Green? Yeah, Kool Keith does. MMG producer L’Orange opens the gate to another realm on this new song from the upcoming Mello Music Group album “Persona.” L’Orange’s Haunting vocal sample and stutter step drums prod UltraMan to contemplate just how he feels – luckily Kool Keith has no shortage […]

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Stop ft. Steve Roxx – Rapper Big Pooh [Prod. Apollo Brown]

You can hear eternal truths on Words Paint Pictures – Rapper Big Pooh’s debut release for Mello Music Group. Over seven songs and two remixes, the North Carolina MC captures the complex agonies of the human condition — specifically the black experience in America over the last several centuries. These are tales of racial profiling […]

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Full Circle – Drew Dave [music video]

The first visual from MMG’s newest producer travels down a dark alley in the DMV in a world that seems to come alive in response to Drew Dave’s grooves. Meeting up with the crew, lights and sounds meet as the square bass pulses through the night air. Shot by MMG videographer Jay Brown, the first […]

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Learning To Punch – Red Pill [EP]

Having just signed a multi-album deal with MMG, Red Pill decided to let Mello fans know that he has put in his 10,000 hours and is ready for the solo artist limelight. His opening track is produced by new-teammate Oddisee, who back in 2011 after watching Red Pill preform at SXSW spoke to Apollo Brown […]

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Came To Deliver ft. Wordsworth & Supastition – Kenn Starr [Prod. Black Milk]

Looking at DC hiphop over the last ten years, one name always shows up: Kenn Starr. Five years removed from Kenn’s sophomore album, “It’s Still Real,” the lyrical force from DC has finally returned with his latest opus, “Square One.” Building on the lessons he’s learned over time and collaborating with some of the best, […]

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Requiem ft. Oddisee & Phonte – Persona [stream]

If the soul of hip-hop belongs to the culture, the skeleton belongs to the independent label. From Sugar Hill to Def Jam, Tommy Boy to Rawkus, Fondle Em to Def Jux, the genre’s best music has been birthed by imprints that brazenly defy the status quo, those who champion fearless artists and always prize quality […]

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The Definition ft. Melanie Rutherford – Kenn Starr [Prod. Black Milk]

The second single from Kenn Starr features Michigan songstress Melanie Rutherford who has been featured on everyone from Slaughterhouse to Redman, Slum Village to Random Axe – she’s a true staple of Detroit soul. None other than Detroit’s Black Milk handles production, crafting a perfect throwback for the Low Budget All-Starr, Kenn’s crystal clear eenunciation […]

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Deliver Us From Evil – Apollo Brown & Ras Kass [music video]

Legendary lyricist Ras Kass breaks it down over soul stirring, head nodding production from Detroit producer Apollo Brown on this eye opener of a track. “Deliver Us From Evil” continues Ras’ demolition of the status quo with line after line of sharp minded political observations and clever word play. From the critically acclaimed new album […]

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Without A Clue – The 1978ers [music video]

The 1978ers’ (yU & Slimkat) new album, People of Today, dropped just two weeks ago, but we’re able to bring you some new visuals for the soulful debut from the duo. Videographer Jay Brown sets an intimately lit tone for yU to share something sincere. A look back at life can make you feel nostalgic […]

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