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Squeegie-O – Born Loser | @SqUeEgIe_O

Soooo….I woke up on this beautiful holiday morning to this album from Squeegie-O in my email addy and decided to check this out….and got completely wowed. Born Loser is the first full length LP from the Staten Island MC. Now, you may think that with an album name like that, it’s one of them emo goth hip hop joints, but it’s far from it. It speaks […]

Shamika Sanders

November 24th, 2016

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Rampage – Remington Steele: The Payback | @therealrampage

Flipmode Squad’s First Lieutenant, Rampage along with The Heat Music Group is proud to present Remington Steele: The Payback Mixtape. The 13-track mixtape is a follow up to his first Remington Steele mixtape and was wholly produced by Felony Muzik. The mixtape features appearances from Conglomerate member Baby Sham (“Filthy McNasty”) and some fresh new faces such as Dayo G. (“The Oasis”), P-Thoro (“Trouble”), vocalist Londyn […]

Shamika Sanders

November 21st, 2016

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Tish Hyman – “All That I Can Do” | @Listen2Tish

Tish Hyman has been on a dream run. Since the BX native hit the world with her debut album Dedicated To:, the response has been nothing short of tremendous. With her singles “Subway Art” putting her on the map and her Ty Dolla Sign and Fabolous featured follow up “Dreams” catching the eye of major outlets, Tish takes time away from her tour schedule with […]

Shamika Sanders

November 19th, 2016

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General Steele feat. Vvs Verbal & Louie Skaggs – “Persistence” | @generalsteele @vvsverbal @louieskaggs

General Steele of Smif-N-Wessun/Boot Camp Clik and Burlington, Vermont-based producer Es-K present the music video for “Persistence”, the first single from their brand new collaboration album Building Bridges, featuring guest verses from Vvs Verbal and Louie Skaggs, and the video was beautifully shot by Sisco. Produced mostly by Es-K, Building Bridges features guest appearances from Buckshot of Black Moon, Smoothe Da Hustler, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Rockness […]

Shamika Sanders

November 15th, 2016

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B.M.B.’s Teen Titan Que 9 Drops Promising EP Epidemic | @Que9BMB

B.M.B. Records’ 13-year-old rap artist Que 9 who made quite a splash with his celebrated lead single earlier this year, is about to start an epidemic of seismic proportion with his new full-length EP Epidemic dropping nationwide today. After the success of Que’s summer hit “Splash” which had thousands of kids young and old taking a stab at what became known virally as #QueSplashChallenge; the ambitious […]

Shamika Sanders

November 11th, 2016

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#HipHopIsUniversal Malone Talks Paris, Hip Hop & Dreaming Big | @MaloneOfficiel

Parisian emcee Malone has already successfully released eight records under his own record label, Le Temps d’une Note. Malone is an artist who is always evolving in an eclectic environment and aspires to convey a simple image with values such as hope, love and self-achievement in his music. I speak to the Paris native as we speak more about Paris’ view on hip hop and […]

Shamika Sanders

November 11th, 2016

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“Phat” Gary Bond Speaks Music & Managing In Today’s Industry On #PhoneTap | @PhatGary

“Phat” Gary Bond is a driving force behind some of music’s biggest icons, making him responsible for the successes of Gangstarr, Pete Rock, Statik Selektah and countless others. Studying the blueprint of hip hop itself, he has crafted his way of communicating with artists and focused his time heavily on getting an artist to express themselves in 3:15, hence, making him the one of the […]

Shamika Sanders

October 31st, 2016

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Supa Dave West Talks The Anonymous Nobody On #PhoneTap | @SupaDaveWest

Supa Dave West is an accomplished record producer and virtuoso drummer with a rugged, melodic and neck¬breaking sound that has offered a fresh canvas to a number of mainstream and underground artists throughout the years. He has been exposed to some of Hip¬Hop’s royalty and began working with artists such as Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Common, Planet Asia, J. Dilla, Michelle N’Degeocello and more. He […]

Shamika Sanders

October 25th, 2016

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Pablo Skywalkin’ presents Loafy World Clothing | @Pabloskywalkin

Rambunctious recording artist Pablo Skywalkin released his highly acclaimed Still Rich music project last month, but he’s also has a love affair with fashion and a determination to be enterprising, therefore he presents to the world, Loafy World Clothing. The line sells from sweaters to tumblers all carrying his signature Pablo Skywalkin logo. With his Loafy World clothing line, he has incorporated his wild, boastful swag with fly gear that is unique […]

Shamika Sanders

October 22nd, 2016

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Bekhari Revives The Soul With “Type” | @Bekhari

Singer and actress Bekhari she loves expressing exactly who she is through the arts. When she is not performing theater on stage, she is making her moves as a vocalist in the independent scene. From Newark (by way of the Boogie Down Bronx), Bekhari is bringing to us something that has been a bit void from the musical standard for quite some time: the soulful […]

Shamika Sanders

October 2nd, 2016

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