Monday, January 27, 2014
Vancouver MC e.d.g.e. connects with the9elements.com to bring you "EDGELIB 081", a mini-EP over Madlib instrumentals from the "Deeper" EP collaboration with Freddie Gibbs. "EDGELIB 081" is the first release of 2014 from the prolific lyricist, and the first of many he plans to release this year. Business x Penwork.
e.d.g.e. "EDGELIB 081"
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The fam Crew54 is back with a video for the track Labor and they've enlisted some of Austins Hip-Hop elite like, Gargamel Jermel, ABT (A Better Tomorrow), Nick Nack, Bavu Blakes, Blaxsmith, and C-Hova. I wish I could have been a part of this video. I know it was a lot of hard work but I know there was a lot of fun involved also. The track is Produced by Dicther2 Productions and they also have a version with NC emcee Supastition who made his way back to Hip-Hop this year.
The video is dope! For my heads that ever saw the movie Office Space before you will enjoy this video. The video starts off with the homie G-Christ serenading you with some Michael Bolton. Trust me you will be thoroughly entertained by the video and the song in general. These cats have been at it for some time and you can tell they aren't stopping any time soon!! You can check more of Crew54 and the work they put in at www.slaprapz.com Proud to be down with these dudes and you can bet you will hear more from us in the future. Check the video and share. Make sure you leave a comment and let them know if you liked it or hated it. Trust me though....This song and video are pretty hard to hate.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Its always good when you have some new music. For me its great! I haven't put put any new music in a while now so when the homie e.d.g.e (@edge1981) said that he was down to do an EP with the kid I couldn't resist. Me and e.d.g.e. have connected a few times before for a few joints and if you are a fan of my production or e.d.g.e.'s flow then you know we come together quite nicely! I love how the EP came out. From the artwork, which e.d.g.e. designed, to my beats and e.d.g.e.'s rhymes it came together perfect! I don't want to write too much about it because I want the music to speak for itself. This wont be the last time you hear us together as we are already in talks of putting something else together before this year ends and I want to take it to the next level as I am sure he does too.
Take a listen, download, and share it on your Twitter or Facebook walls and get the word out a little further than it is right now. As always I appreciate all the support and words from everyone who has already checked it out. Just press play! Don't forget to leave a comment and let me know what you think!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The fam @gargameljermel, who shot my video for Steel (look up and click the play button while you're here) was telling me about this video. I saw a few tweets about it, few Facebook posts, and he sent me the video the other day and I peeped it but I was with my little girl so I couldn't play it like I wanted too. Plus it was off my phone and I still have the iPhone with them low ass speakers.........What I am really trying to say is I didn't get the full effect until today.
It's dope! The beat caught me at first and as a producer its going to do that. I've heard of Bigg UU (@BiggUU254) before and I wanna say I heard like 2 songs from him and money isn't bad at all. With Maintainin' he rode the beat like a champion and he has the fly young lady with him in the video. He isn't doing too much (which is what most of these rapper dudes do these days.....TOO MUCH!) It was simple, made you pay attention to the video AND the song rather than just looking at 40 butt naked chics with orange/blue/pink/purple hair in Jordan heels and jersey dresses doing wild shit just to get some recognition. HotBox254, Bigg UU and beautiful Amanda Alosi (@AmandaAlosi) who was in the Maxims Hometown Hotties section, teamed up and made a dope video. Bigg UU got the beat from the producer and put some heat to it! Its never a bad thing to have something nice to look at in your video either. Gargamel Jermel shot and edited it....And they delivered what I like to call "that shit" to you.
What I am trying to say is check this joint out....You wont be disappointed. I might have to slide son a few beats, when I first heard some shit from him I was interested but I just got to working with cats on some other projects + life in general and well....you know the rest. Watch the video, leave a comment and I gotta end it with a bar from that nigga Phonte, aka Phontigallo......
"Call it music, I call it my life performance, Call 'em fans, I call 'em my life supporters"!
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Back again with some new music for you. This album was put together by the UK clothing company Rockfresh, who specialize in Hip-Hop T-Shirts. The UK's first and only urban street-wear store dedicated to real hip-hop. With tees featuring the likes of Guru, Biggie, Dilla, ATCQ & Black Sheep, they bring the realness to your wardrobe!
I was privileged to be able to produce a song on the album. The song is called All Aboard by Home Team. If you followed the beat contest I was in on Facebook then you have heard the beat before. I think the song came out great! The album in general is really dope. From the beats to the rhymes. Put me on a lot of UK artists and producers that I have never heard before. I got a chance to hear the whole album before it was released yesterday (05/15/2013) and all I can say is I love the way Hip-Hop as a culture can connect you to places you might have never been before and places you might never go. Now the people in the UK got a chance to hear some production from me and some rhymes from Home Team and the people in the US that actually took the time to download the album got a chance to hear some dope UK emcees and producers that we may have never heard of had it not been for this project.
Me personally I have respect for Hip-Hop no matter where its from. And from what I know the UK and just overseas in general love Hip-Hop. I kind of see them as more purists than we are here in the US. You have your purists here no doubt but the fans overseas open their arms to emcees that the US doesn't even pay attention to anymore. I see the US going with whats hot and overseas fans stick to the essence. The same artist that cant get a show in the US can go to Germany and rock a crowd of people that cant understand English but still know EVERY word to an artists song. That's dope to me. Meanwhile in the US you go to a concert and all you see is camera phones in the air instead of the fans just rocking with the artist. Having fun. I've been to countless shows and am always pissed when I leave because I didn't get any or enough pictures but I am so concerned with connecting with the artist during their set that I don't even think about it at the time.
Regardless hit the link and download the album for that FREE.99! I assure you that you will be satisfied, production wise and lyrically. While you are over there cop you a dope Hip-Hop T-Shirt and support the brothers at Rockfresh!!