Sunday, March 29, 2015

Protoje - "Who Knows (Ft. Chronixx) - {Official Video}

I just had to shine some light on the country that is the true birth place of HipHop thanks to the legendary DJ Kool Herc.  My man Protoje does his thing with his single "Who Knows" featuring Chronixx. To give a little history back in 2010, you know what I'll let Protoje tell the story in his own words. "Chronixx and myself, from the first day we met, have talked about doing music together when the time was right. The stars have now aligned."  Because we don't want to forget our roots we will be featuring at least one Reggae artist every week. 

Saturday, March 28, 2015

The Four Owls - "Silent Flight" - {Official Video}

The Four Owls dropped "Silent Flight" at the top of the year it was the first single off their new album"Natural Order". Producer Leaf Dog did this thing with a little help from DJ Premier and features from Dirty Dike, Jam Baxter, Smellington Piff & DJ and Sammy B-Side. There was a question online the other day, "Are UK Rappers Better Lyricist?".  My answer is no, remember HipHop started in New York back in the 70's since then our mainstream HipHop has been corrupted by big corporations.  So in other words it's like the UK artist are going through their 90's Era/Golden Age oF HipHop and their culture have not been contaminated by the corporate execs, yet.  Not all US artist are caught in The Matrix we still have artist like CommonKendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Lupe Fiasco and J. Cole holding down REal HipHop in the mainstream.  

Friday, March 27, 2015

L'Orange & Jeremiah Jae - "Ice Obsidian" - {Official Video}

Enter those bloody alleys blocked off with yellow tape and chalk outlines. Secret backrooms riddled with sly crooks and blunt smoke. Slink into the underworld, the seedy shadowland owned by Jeremiah Jae and L'Orange on their noir-hop opus, "The Night Took Us In Like Family." 

Consider it the alchemy of Madvillain and "The Maltese Falcon": a five-part fable of tangled crimes, narrow escapes, and raining lead. The door busts open with "A Conspicuous Man." L'Orange's carefully severed cinematic clips hold the frame steady. The Windy City-raised Jae muscles the narrative forward-the hitman creeping.  I'm glad to see HipHop is going back to it's roots.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

R.A. The Rugged Man - "The Peoples Champ" - {Audio}

 Right after he announce his new Legends Never Die LP, R.A. released this joint “The People’s Champ” which is produced by Apathy. This is not for the weak at heart if you want non complex, dumb down, and make believe lyrics turn the radio to your favorite rap station.  It still amazes me how gems like this go undetected of the mainstream circuit so I'm bring it back again. This ladies and gentlemen is HipHop in its purist form...Welcome To The Revolution...

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Last American B-Boy - "KRS-One" - {Video}
 A little blast from the Last American B-Boy, "KRS-One" off his Nickel Bag project.  Now this is what I call a Return Of The Boom Bap joint.  My man B-Boy breaks down the industry of today and questions the Emcees who dressed like women.  He even questions one of the greatest who's ever touched the Mic. He's basically asking the same question most Real HipHop fans are asking,  Where did HipHop go wrong? I know I want to know so sit back, class is in session.  This goes out to my man Cornell Dews, who's main job is teaching our youth, we need more black men like him.  Peace bruh...