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Posts Tagged ‘Hip Hop’

Chris Ellenwood: “Panic Room EP” – a carousel of razor-sharp sonic sensibilities

The “Panic Room EP” is the kind of record you need a few plays through to fully appreciate. A lot of people are going to sleep on it. Unfortunately. Because this is nothing short of a pure little masterpiece, effect...


Earl Adamant Allen: “Can’t Get Enough” – the kind of calm demeanor you don’t see with many a rapper

Listen to the latest track “Can’t Get Enough” by Earl Adamant Allen while you’re reading this. Do you hear that? It’s innovation in hip-hop. Adamant is a mic controller if there ever was one. His songs...



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RealTalk: “The Time Machine” hosted by DJ Infamous – insistence with authenticity!

On his brand new mixtape, “The Time Machine” hosted by DJ Infamous, Phoenix, AZ based artist RealTalk, delivers his visceral lifetime narratives over remixes of hits taken from the 70s, 80s and 90s, including samples by Bob...



Marcus Alexander: “Suited Up Vol.1” – decidedly old school, which is always a breath of fresh air

Marcus Alexander is a Puerto Rican Hip hop artist, actor, voiceover talent and event host from Chicago, IL. He has had many of his songs played on Jamie Foxx’s Sirius XM Radio Station “The Foxxhole”, and his last mixtape ...


HALO: “Expressions” – both futuristic and retro but always specific!

Darnelle Treadwell aka HALO, was born and raised in Gary, Indiana. He started singing in the church at the age of 4, by 13 he found that he wanted to pursue a professional career in singing but didn’t know how to go about...



Beatmaker and rapper – The Infamous Crackhead

Born on the Eastside of Detroit, the youngest of six, The Infamous Crackhead was kept off the streets and into music which became his passion. He worked hard at his craft as a DJ, then a beat-maker, and improving his mic skil...


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J-Hamz ft. Jesse Peters: “I Stack Up” EP – instantly-contagious moments of electronic perfection

J-Hamz, medical doctor by day and DJ by night, has dropped his 5th release, the fresh house and hip hop flavored “I Stack Up” EP, featuring 3 original tracks, with lyrics and vocals by Jesse Peters. The EP eschews h...


DMH: “Str8 Barz” is littered with small details both in production and song-writing

Deundra Hill aka DMH, from Kosciusko MS, is the eldest of three kids. He was raised in Mississippi but traveled a lot because his father was in the navy. Hill, who has been rapping since the age of 10, has just dropped the sing...



“HAZEY (The EP)” maintains an uncompromising identity

Hazey aka Yung Doowee is a 19 year old producer and artist from Dallas, Texas. He moved to Portland 2 years ago and has devoted himself to his music. His latest EP release is the 10 track self-titled “HAZEY (The EP)”. Hazey...


CALIBINN: “Back At It”ft. ZYDD is not your average rap record

CALIBINN was born in Amman, Jordan. He moved to the Bay Area a few years ago and is based in Oakland. Currently attending the University of California, Berkeley, he has dropped his debut single entitled “Back At It”. CALIBI...