Monthly Archives: September 2017

Yinka Diz - Mr. Perfect (Prod. by Cosmic/Audio)

Yinka Diz – Mr. Perfect (Prod. by Cosmic/Audio)

Nigerian-American rapper Yinka Diz returns with his new single, MR. PERFECT, produced by Cosmic Following a run of Jean-Michel Basquiat-inspired mixtapes – ‘New Art, New Money‘ and ‘The Radiant Child‘ – Yinka Diz returns with his new single ‘Mr. Perfect’, produced by Cosmic. ‘Mr. Perfect’ comes hot on the heels of ‘Complete Control‘, another single from…

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble - Respect Is Earned Not Given (Album/iTunes/Spotify)

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble – Respect Is Earned Not Given (Album/iTunes/Spotify)

Eastcoast rapper/producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble have released their new album, RESPECT IS EARNED NOT GIVEN, through Miami label 22 Entertainment The follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed ‘Veteran‘ EP is again rammed full of rugged rhymes, battle bars and true-life stories from Binghamton’s lyrical marksman aided and abetted by guest artists Kool…

Rock Mecca ft. Roc Marciano - Gladiator Schools (Audio)

Rock Mecca ft. Roc Marciano – Gladiator Schools (Audio)

Rock Mecca teams up with Roc Marciano to share gems of street wisdom over Jake Palumbo’s dark banger in, GLADIATOR SCHOOLS The track finds both emcees waxing poetic about the misguided values that lead the youth astray and how they break free through self-determination and street knowledge. Another heater from the forthcoming ‘Ironworld’, dropping this…

PMD ft. RJ Da Realst, John Jiggs & Dinco D - Spirit (Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album/06th Oct)

PMD ft. RJ Da Realst, John Jiggs & Dinco D – Spirit (Music Video) Taken Off: Busine$$ Mentality (Album/06th Oct)

PMD of the legendary EPMD recently dropped his new video for the track SPIRIT, taken from his forthcoming solo album, BUSINE$$ MENTALITY To support the U.S. release of PMD`s latest album ‘Busine$$ Mentality’ on September 29th, he releases a new video/track called ‘Spirit’ and that’s exactly what it’s all about! The Spirit of Hip Hop comes…

Natty & the Rebelship - Release The Fear (Album) + Seasons Change (Music Video) ft. Alborosie & Busy Signal

Natty & the Rebelship – Release The Fear (Album) + Seasons Change (Music Video) ft. Alborosie & Busy Signal

Singer-songwriter Natty announces his new album, RELEASE THE FEAR, alongside a brand new UK tour this November/December The new album was recorded with the newly-established band the Rebelship and blends African beats, acoustic sounds, analog soundscapes and soaring melodies, coupled with Natty’s enlightening lyrics. Natty describes the album as a, “Self-produced labor of love”. Album…

William Cooper ft. Sean Price & Stoneface - Holy Mountain (Prod. by BP/Music Video) + God's Will (Album/iTunes)

William Cooper ft. Sean Price & Stoneface – Holy Mountain (Prod. by BP/Music Video) + God’s Will (Album/iTunes)

New Jersey based William Cooper drops his new video for the track, HOLY MOUNTAIN, featuring Sean Price & Stoneface, produced by BP, taken from his award-winning sophomore album, GOD’S WILL The top of the world is a hard mountain to climb, and Black Market Militia’s William Cooper has continued to take on this challenge every…

Wu-Tang ft. Inspectah Deck & Redman - Lesson Learn'd (Audio/iTunes) Taken Off: Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues (Album/13th Oct)

Wu-Tang ft. Inspectah Deck & Redman – Lesson Learn’d (Audio/iTunes) Taken Off: Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues (Album/13th Oct)

The Wu-Tang have dropped their new track, LESSON LEARN’D, featuring Inspectah deck and Redman, available now as instant gratitude track, taken from WU-TANG: THE SAGA CONTINUES, which is now available to pre-order ‘Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues’, the first musical offering from 36 Chambers ALC and Entertainment One, is available for pre-order now. Fans who pre-order…

AWKWORD - Heather Heyer (Prod. by Teck​-​Zilla/Cuts by DJ Wayne Ski/Audio)

AWKWORD – Heather Heyer (Prod. by Teck​-​Zilla/Cuts by DJ Wayne Ski/Audio)

New York based emcee AWKWORD is back with his latest track, HEATHER HEYER (FUCK TRUMP), produced by Teck-Zilla New York emcee AWKWORD returns to the fold after 9 months with a powerful new song titled ‘Heather Heyer’ (FUCK Trump), named after the 32-year-old woman who was tragically killed while protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville,…

New Noise: Tre Sera & Sevim – Knuckles Up (Free Download/Dim Mak Records)

Rising producers Tre Sera and Sevim meld bass house and trap together on their ruthless New Noise debut, KNUCKLES UP Born Trevor Vesneski, Tre Sera is a LA-based producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ who began creating music under his moniker late last year. Although he only has three original tracks under his belt, Tre Sera…

Da Flyy Hooligan - Asantihini (Music Video) + S.C.U.M. (Pre- Order Album/27th Oct)

Da Flyy Hooligan – Asantihini (Music Video) + S.C.U.M. (Pre-Order Album/27th Oct)

Check out the new video by north-west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan, ASANTIHINI is taken from his album, S.C.U.M., out on October 27th through Miami label 22 Entertainment The album includes guest featured artists Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin, produced entirely by the UK’s Agor. The track adapts a concept from his African heritage, the word…

Hex One ft. Skyzoo - Peep The Steeze (Music Video) + Words Worth A Thousand Pictures (Pre-Order Album/13th Oct)

Hex One ft. Skyzoo – Peep The Steeze (Music Video) + Words Worth A Thousand Pictures (Pre-Order Album/13th Oct)

Hollywood, Florida’s Hex One drops his second single PEEP THE STEEZ, featuring Skyzoo which comes with a video, shot in Brooklyn, New York, taken from his upcoming debut album, WORDS WORTH A THOUSAND PICTURES Fueled by today’s lack of appreciation and the decline in the art of the lyricist, Hex One’s official debut album, after…

Grim Sickers ft. Ghetts & The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light - Open The Till (Music Video/iTunes/Spotify)

Grim Sickers ft. Ghetts & The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light – Open The Till (Music Video/iTunes/Spotify)

Check out Grim Sickers latest/track video, OPEN THE TILL, featuring Ghetts and Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light, The track premiered on the radio with DJ Target on 1Xtra Grim Sickers has established himself as one of grime’s most unconventional and distinctive voices. He smashed out the huge grime monster ‘Kane’ at the end of…

Hopsin - The Purge (Music Video/iTunes/Spotify)

Hopsin – The Purge (Music Video/iTunes/Spotify)

After a year-long hiatus, rapper Hopsin is back with his new single and music video, THE PURGE Keeping with the title, Hopsin perfectly intertwines disturbing scenarios with humorous execution. The self-directed visual displays Hopsin as U.S. Presidents, Barack Obama and Abraham Lincoln. The video also features modern-post apocalyptic scenes and a peculiar appearance from the KuKluxKlan.…

Bootsy Collins ft. Mc Eiht & Blvckseeds - Ladies Nite (Music Video) + World Wide Funk (Album/Pre-Order/27th Oct)

Bootsy Collins ft. Mc Eiht & Blvckseeds – Ladies Nite (Music Video) + World Wide Funk (Album/Pre-Order/27th Oct)

Bootsy Collins reveals the official music video for LADIES NITE, featuring Mc Eiht & Blvckseeds, taken off his new album WORLD WIDE FUNK, released on the 27th of October via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group Funk pioneer Bootsy Collins has revealed the brilliant animated music video for ‘Ladies Nite’ featuring MC Eiht and BlvckSeeds. The track…

Urban Vault Interviews - David Strickland

Urban Vault Interviews – David Strickland

Urban Vault caught up with Toronto based, Native American recording artist, producer, and activist, David Strickland to ask him questions about his music, collaborations, and Inspirations David Strickland is one of the few Indigenous Audio Engineers in North America. He owns and operates ‘Aboriginal Audio’ in Toronto and was just recently featured in a VICE…

Nametag Alexander - Interlude (Prod. by Black Bethoven/Music Video)

Nametag Alexander – Interlude (Prod. by Black Bethoven/Music Video)

Detroit based emcee Nametag Alexander supplies an all bar assault with his latest offering INTERLUDE, produced by Black Bethoven The track is featured on the ‘Hello Victory’ EP, the video was shot and edited by Desmond ‘DJ DDT’ Travis. ‘Hello Victory’ is available via iTunes and other major platforms. https://twitter.com/NAMETAGALXNDR https://twitter.com/blackbethoven

Cardi B ft. Kodak Black - Bodak Yellow Remix (Audio)

Cardi B ft. Kodak Black – Bodak Yellow Remix (Audio)

Kodak Black joins Cardi B on the official remix to her Summer smash, BODAK YELLOW ‘Bodak Yellow‘ has been sitting at the #2 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for the past week. With the help of this remix, it will probably become the #1 record in the country. www.facebook.com/IamCardiB/ https://twitter.com/iamcardib https://instagram.com/iamcardib/ https://twitter.com/KodakBlack1k

Juicy J - Highly Intoxicated (Mixtape/Free Download)

Juicy J – Highly Intoxicated (Mixtape/Free Download)

Memphis, Tennessee’s Juicy J has released his new ‘Highly Intoxicated’ mixtape, featuring Cardi B, Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky Check out Juicy J’s new mixtape ‘Highly Intoxicated‘ featuring Cardi B, Rick Ross, XXXTentacion, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky and more with heavy production by the $uicide Boy$, and TM88. http://thejuicyj.com/home/ www.facebook.com/juicyjmusic https://twitter.com/therealjuicyj https://instagram.com/juicyj/

So Realistic - Shaman (Music Video) Taken Off: ViiiBE (Album/26th Sept)

So Realistic – Shaman (Music Video) Taken Off: ViiiBE (Album/26th Sept)

This is Arizona emcee, So Realistic’s, second single-video release from his upcoming album, ViiiBE, due for release, the 26th of September So Realistic channels his inner Shaman in hopes to heal his people’s mind, body and soul. The first single-video, ‘Clarity‘ was released last June. https://jamesisreala.com/ www.facebook.com/RealaAndolini https://twitter.com/jamesisreala https://soundcloud.com/so-realistic

The Keep - Entitlements (Prod. by Cratez/Music Video) Taken Off: .LIFE (Album/iTunes/Spotify)

The Keep – Entitlements (Prod. by Cratez/Music Video) Taken Off: .LIFE (Album/iTunes/Spotify)

THE KEEP – (N); The innermost and strongest structure or central tower of a medieval castle. The Keep is Art, Intellect and Music…from Jayroctomologist and Phraze ‘Entitlements’ is a statement being made by Florida’s The Keep members Jayroctomologist and Phraze about some of the many things they feel are lacking when it comes down to…