Kee Kee – Hood Mantra @zakee_el

Harlem emcee Kee Kee’s new single, “Hood Mantra”, is about transformation in any aspect of life. Whether you received a promotion at a new job, bought a new car and/or new cloths. Hood Mantra is meant to capture the essence of any unique situation in ones life. An expression of truth in musical form, a captivating young artist who pulls you in with his lyrical gift, someone you’ll come to resonate with in a matter … Continue reading

Jah Just Aim High – Incline @jah_cap

Chicago rapper Jah Just Aim High is a music artist that brings new life into hip hop with unmatchable creativity and newness that’s very different from the artists of his age and home town. He’s been grinding for over a year now releasing multiple singles and just released an EP titled “Incline” that sets the tone for his sound. He’s been opening up shows for local big artist in Chicago like, King Louie, Tink, Katie … Continue reading

[Video] Izzy Strange Ft Tahlyn – Televised | @ishestrange

“Televised” by Izzy Strange was produced by Casa Nada and features singer Tahlyn. The song was inspired on Izzy’s outlook with how people interact on social media. For better or worse, you can almost become someone else on the internet. People love to talk about others flaws while trying to conceal their own. All of sudden everyone has a voice and most people think their opinion needs to be heard. We’re an in instant gratification … Continue reading

[Mixtape] Francheyez – “Federal Reserve Notes Vol. 2” | @Franch33zeWorld

With four years now between each installment, Rotten Apple wordsmith Francheyez premieres the thirteen track mixtape, “Federal Reserve Notes Vol. 2” New York emcee Francheyez (pronounced Franchise) represents the birthplace of Hip Hop to the fullest. A descendant of Puerto Rican heritage, Francheyez has always been noted by many as being creative. After finishing high school, he chose to attend Five Towns College, where his love for the art of Disc Jockey would introduce him … Continue reading

Taiyamo Denku Ft Lil Kim & The Genius – Fabulous Life (Produced By Dcypha) | @TaiyamoDenku

Milwaukee based artist Taiyamo Denku debuts the final single before the upcoming release of the “No Industry Standard” album. Entitled “Fabulous Life”, the song blends potent Hip Hop lyricism with an R&B chorus courtesy of Boston vocalist, The Genius. To send the song completely over the top, the Collab King lands one of his biggest features yet alongside the Queen Bee, Lil Kim. Produced by Australia’s Dcypha, he blends eighties styled keys and synth strings all … Continue reading

Inner State 81 – Yung Love @Tuckers__Tweets

“Yung Love” is the lead single from Inner State 81’s debut album, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. The song takes a beautiful sample in “Young Love” by Teena Marie and is updated in a new key with modern, energetic drums and a unique, EDM inspired song structure. The young talent seamlessly melds the sample to create his own fusion of indie, hip-hop, and electronic soul music. His work can be described as psychedelic indie-hop that sets … Continue reading

E.C.D. – Woke Up in the Middle East

“Woke Up in the Middle East” is an ode to solving conflict, both internal and external. It is about the balance of being righteous, while also living on the edge. E.C.D.’s bars and flows are unique with hard hitting middle eastern influenced production by production group, Crackaz Wit Cheeze (E.C.D., Giuseppe & Young Chuck). The music video was shot by up and coming filmmakers Damien Blue and Cody LaPlant. Ethan Clark-Davis, whose musical pseudonym is … Continue reading

Sommy Lovell – You’re Crazy @sommylovell_

“You’re Crazy” is Sommy Lovell’s newest single since the release of “Et Cetera” in late January. Produced and engineered by himself, it chronicles a turbulent relationship and its effects on the individuals involved. The accompanying music video also provides a tumultuous, yet comical illustration. Sommy Lovell is a 24 year old Staten Island, New York based Artist, Producer, and Engineer. His public work spans back to 2012, in which he has since accumulated blog placement … Continue reading

Vashy – Mumble Rap @vashytherapper

Vashy shatters the concept behind “Mumble Rap”, spitting intricate lyrics with a dumb-downed chorus all over a Fil Jackson production. Defining Vashy’s rap style is a challenge in itself. It’s far from mumble rap, but impossible to bill as conscious. His intricate word play fuses politics, geography, and basketball references into a deconstructed frenzy of puns. Vashy’s upgraded Alternative Rap is complimented with the rattling trap meets old school production style of Fil Jackson. “For … Continue reading

Chuck Acid Ft Eli Capella and MC Knowledge – Something Strange @chuck_acid

Chuck Acid, Eli Capella and MC Knowledge combine forces to deliver the video behind “Something Strange”. This is more than a song, it’s a story. These three Philly artists trade bars over a classic soul beat describing life and music through their own eyes. Reginald Nwakanma Jr. known as Chuck Acid is from Philadelphia. Chuck is not only a producer and engineer, but an amazing lyricist as well. Currently residing in the East Oak Lane … Continue reading