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Al-One ft. Illmac, DJ Spark, Theory Hazit - Legends Of The Fall (Prod. by Rey Holliday/Video Music)

Al-One ft. Illmac, DJ Spark, Theory Hazit – Legends Of The Fall (Prod. by Rey Holliday/Music Video)

Portland artist and Sandpeople member Al-One is back with the dope new visuals for his single, LEGENDS OF THE FALL, featuring Illmaculate, Theory Hazit, and DJ Spark Appearing on Al’s most recent project ‘SHARPTONGUE’, Legends Of The Fall connects three of Portland’s nicest MC’s for a rowdy, high energy video. Also featuring the cuts of…

Illmac & Goldini Bagwell ft. Little Warrior - Last One (Music Video) + Ethereal (Album Pre-Order/18th Aug)

Illmac & Goldini Bagwell ft. Little Warrior – Last One (Music Video) + Ethereal (Album Pre-Order/18th Aug)

Illmac (aka Illmaculate) and Goldini Bagwell drop their lead single visual for the track, LAST ONE, featuring Little Warrior, taken from their forthcoming album, ETHEREAL, via Heaven Noise Recordings Northwest Hip Hop heavyweights Illmac & Goldini Bagwell have been creating music together for roughly a decade as members of Portland’s renowned Sandpeople crew. Now they’re combining…

Soundcrash Presents: Black Star (Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli) @ Troxy, London, UK (20th Oct)

Soundcrash Presents: Black Star (Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli) @ Troxy, London, UK (20th Oct)

BLACK STAR, made up of Hip Hop heavyweights YASIIN BEY (AKA MOS DEF) & TALIB KWELI, are flying in straight from The States to deliver a monstrous show for the always eager London Hip Hop crowd This upcoming show breaks London’s three-year dry spell of the legendary duo, making it a rare, must-see hip hop…

David Strickland ft. EPMD & Saukrates - Armed & Dangerous (Audio)

David Strickland ft. EPMD & Saukrates – Armed & Dangerous (Audio)

Native American recording artist, producer, and activist, David Strickland shares new single, ARMED & DANGEROUS featuring EPMD and Saukrates, from his upcoming debut album, SPIRIT OF HIP HOP ‘Armed & Dangerous’ is a menacing summer anthem that’s led by stellar bars from Erick Sermon and Parrish of EPMD and Saukrates. David Strickland previously released singles…

TOPE - SOME THINGS GOTTA CHANGE EP (Audio/iTunes/Spotify) + West Coast Sept Tour Dates

TOPE – SOME THINGS GOTTA CHANGE EP (Audio/iTunes/Spotify) + West Coast Sept Tour Dates

Oakland/Portland artist TOPE has dropped his new 7-track EP, SOME THINGS GOTTA CHANGE It was January 2015 and TOPE had just released his breakthrough project ‘BROKE BOY SYNDROME‘ detailing surviving a childhood with two drug-addicted parents, losing his mother to that same addiction at 19, not speaking or seeing his father since 17, and trying…

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble ft. Planet Asia & White Rhino - Guillotine Chop (Audio)

Tone Chop & Frost Gamble ft. Planet Asia & White Rhino – Guillotine Chop (Audio)

The new single GUILLTONE CHOP by east coast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble is the second to be taken from their album, RESPECT IS EARNED NOT GIVEN, out September 29th through 22 Entertainment Earlier this week, the label dropped the single ‘Barely Human‘ by Royce da 5’9″ and Tech N9ne for…

Skanks The Rap Martyr & Endemic Emerald - Rapsploitation (Album/Audio) + Mercy (Music Video)

Skanks The Rap Martyr & Endemic Emerald – Rapsploitation (Album/Audio) + Mercy (Music Video)

Skanks The Rap Martyr & Endemic Emerald drop their latest visual for the track, MERCY, taken from their new album, RAPSPLOITATION via No Cure Records ‘Mercy’ is the third video from the ‘Rapsploitation’ album by Endemic Emerald & Skanks. The Video was directed by Inf Mega and background vocals are supplied by  E Class Wright. ‘Rapsploitation’…

M-Dot - Foreign (Prod. by Jon Glass/Music Video)

M-Dot – Foreign (Prod. by Jon Glass/Music Video)

Boston’s M-Dot speaks out for the underdog in his latest offering, FOREIGN, taken from his debut album, egO anD The eneMy Living through the information age can be a double edged sword, it can unify people/artists globally while also inadvertently creating division and removing individuals from their own environment. This gives way to a unique…

Millennium Jazz Music & The Word Is Bond Present: The Big Payback vol​.​3: Credit Check (Audio/Free Download)

Millennium Jazz Music & The Word Is Bond Present: The Big Payback vol​.​3: Credit Check (Audio/Free Download)

Millennium Jazz Music & The Word Is Bond Present THE BIG PAYBACK VOL . 3: CREDIT CHECK ‘The Big Payback’ is a free compilation that MJM will be doing from time to time to give thanks back to the various bloggers and Vloggers that have continuously been supporting MJM with features on their pages. TBP#3…

GIT BEATS ft. Mayo, Pyrex Pre$$ & Reem - Kill For (Prod. by Git Beats/Audio/Free Download)

GIT BEATS ft. Mayo, Pyrex Pre$$ & Reem – Kill For (Prod. by Git Beats/Audio/Free Download)

GIT BEATS drops his new track, KILL FOR, taken from Pittsburgh’s The 58’s new mixtape, SEVENTEEN STRAIGHT SUMMERS Staten Island producer, Git/GIT BEATS (BBE/Yoruba, UsedWax) teams up with Pittsburgh MC’s Mayo (The 58’s), Pyrex Pre$$ (Moola Gang) & Reem .. Here’s the new single, ‘Kill For’ from their new mixtape project, ‘The 58’s – Seventeen…

Lil Yachty ft. Diplo - Forever Young (Music Video) Taken From: Teenage Emotions (Album/iTunes)

Lil Yachty ft. Diplo – Forever Young (Music Video) Taken From: Teenage Emotions (Album/iTunes)

Lil Yachty drops his new video, FOREVER YOUNG, featuring Major Lazer’s Diplo GRAMMY® Award-nominated multi-platinum artist, fashion disruptor, ‘King of Teens’ Lil Yachty drops his new video for ‘Forever Young’. The track is featured on his full-length debut album, ‘Teenage Emotions‘ [Quality Control/Motown/Capitol] out now. The 21-track album includes features from Migos, Diplo, YG &…

Sareem Poems & Terem - After The Factory (Music Video/Illect Recordings)

Sareem Poems & Terem – After The Factory (Music Video/Illect Recordings)

Michigan based emcee Sareem Poems & French Producer Terem release their new video to the track, AFTER THE FACTORY, from the A POND APART Album, via Seattle’s Illect Recordings Sareem Poems shares his inspiration for the song, “After the Factory is about what I’ve experienced and been told about Michigan. I moved to Michigan in 2009 after…

Snowgoons ft. Conway The Machine, Banish & Recognize Ali - Solid Gold Guns (Music Video)

Snowgoons ft. Conway The Machine, Banish & Recognize Ali – Solid Gold Guns (Music Video)

The Snowgoons recently joined forces with Conway The Machine, Banish & Recognize Ali, for their latest track/visual, SOLID GOLD GUNS The Snowgoons are dropping a movie like visual to the ‘Solid Gold Guns’ track, off their latest ‘Goon Bap’ album and continue the story line from the previous released ‘Keep Runnin‘ video, featuring Chris Rivers. ‘Solid…

Mahogany Jones ft. Sean C. Johnson & Young Josh - Gold (Music Video)

Mahogany Jones ft. Sean C. Johnson & Young Josh – Gold (Music Video)

What’s the Irony, Mahogany Jones’ latest single GOLD, an introspective journey battling materialism versus integrity, is Hip Hop Soul at its finest Musical producer, Mozaic, masterfully uses hypnotic polyphonic rhythms to pull you in, while Jones’ skillful and thought provoking lyricism captures the listeners attention. Just when you think it can’t get better, it does,…

Josh Pearl - Emotional (Prod. by Taylor King/Audio)

Josh Pearl – Emotional (Prod. by Taylor King/Audio)

Born, raised and residing in the Cayman Islands, Josh Pearl presents, EMOTIONAL, the new Taylor King produced single from Pearl’s forthcoming EP, LOST IN ELDORADO Jamaican singer Mavado can be seen cosigning Pearl in the music video for his 2015 single ‘My Homies‘ which still receives radio play in the Caymans. Pearl writes and directs most…

Reckonize Real & Moka Only - Same Ol Song (Audio) + VIBES EP (Pre-Order/19th Sept)

Reckonize Real & Moka Only – Same Ol Song (Audio) + VIBES EP (Pre-Order/19th Sept)

RECKONIZE REAL & MOKA ONLY Only announce their collaboration EP, VIBES. A 7 original song EP, drenched in jazz and soul, soaked with raw atmosphere The first single ‘Same Ol Song’ is anything but average. Reck’s tight drum programming and furious chops, combined with Moka’s smooth flow and personal lyrics, makes for a perfect summertime…

The Doctor's Orders & The Jazz Cafe Present: Main Source 25th Anniversary Tour - Rare UK Show, London, UK (19th Aug)

The Doctor’s Orders & The Jazz Cafe Present: Main Source 25th Anniversary Tour – Rare UK Show, London, UK (19th Aug)

Very few have had as much impact within Hip Hop music as MAIN SOURCE and their debut album BREAKING ATOMS proves that’s a fact The funk drenched album sounds just as fresh now as it undoubtedly will until the end of time. Not only did the album go on to inspire an entire genre, but boasts…

Sunblaze & Quique Cruz - Adobo (Earth Bound Mix/Music Video) + 5 Boroughs, 1 Heartbeat (Album/Audio)

Sunblaze & Quique Cruz – Adobo (Earth Bound Mix/Music Video) + 5 Boroughs, 1 Heartbeat (Album/Audio)

SUNBLAZE & QUIQUE CRUZ release the first visual, ADOBO (EARTH BOUND MIX), off the album, 5 BOROUGHS, 1 HEARTBEAT. The video is an extension of the bi-coastal collaboration album by 2 Puerto Rican emcee’s on both sides of N. America… NYC & Santa Ana, California ‘Adobo (Earth Bound Mix)’ is THE Latino Hip Hop anthem…

Laidback Luke & Made In June ft. Bright Lights - Paradise Remixes (Audio/iTunes/Spotify)

Laidback Luke & Made In June ft. Bright Lights – Paradise Remixes (Audio/Dim Mak Records/iTunes/Spotify)

LAIDBACK LUKE and MADE IN JUNE’S, PARADISE, featuring BRIGHT LIGHTS has received a Remix Package, with new Versions from JEWELZ & SPARKS, SAM F, MARK VILLA, NIKO THE KID Laidback Luke and Made in June’s recent collaboration ‘Paradise’ featuring Bright Lights receives a remix package featuring 5 unique spins on this lighthearted summer track. Touching on…

Kyo Itachi ft. Ruste Juxx - Samurai Sushi (Cuts by DJ Impact/Audio) + Genkidama (Album/Pre-Order)

Kyo Itachi ft. Ruste Juxx – Samurai Sushi (Cuts by DJ Impact/Audio) + Genkidama (Album/Pre-Order)

French Hip Hop producer Kyo Itachi is back eight years after his debut album ‘Musikyo’, with certainly his biggest project to date yet, GENKIDAMA ‘Genkidama’, a limited edition triple vinyl (Gatefold), with a high profile guest list including Ruste Juxx, Big Twins, Conway, Planet Asia, Termanalogy, Skyzoo, Reks, Edo G, Shyheim, Steele (of Smif N Wessun),…

GSBookings Presents: The Mixtape Volume 2 (Audio/Free Download)

GSBookings Presents: Tha Mixtape Volume 2 (Audio/Free Download)

GSBOOKINGS, an independent music agency specialising in promotions and bookings for independent Hip Hop artists has released, THA MIXTAPE VOLUME 2 Which features the music of its artist roster including artists such as KXNG CROOKED, PAWZ ONE and many more… ‘Tha Mixtape Volume 2’ features two new remixes of KXNG CROOKED’s hit Next that was…