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Posts Tagged ‘rap’

Kynard: “Get Thru the Day” – a masterful underground production

During February of this year, Hip Hop/Soul artist Kynard released his debut album “Get Thru the Day”, which features the singles “Friend or Foe” and “The Weekend”. Currently located in Austin, TX, Kynard was rais...


JayDaReal: “Out The Mud” Ft. Quiless – sharp, familiar cadences

Smack in the middle of his growing career JayDaReal does it: He drops a nearly perfect song. Suddenly, it doesn’t matter what he has done before or what he is planning to do next. Blissed-out, sun-kissed chords shimmer like ...



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BhadWaiz: “Lucid Reasons” – exhibiting observational skills

BhadWaiz new joint is wry, reflective, principled and questing. With never even an occasional propensity for self-righteousness, BhadWaiz is generally expressive and concerned, rather than hectoring and moralizing, on the singl...



KLiZO: KapG “Girlfriend” [KLiZO Remix] – a three-minute hybrid of glorious triumph

KLiZO is the powerhouse producer of the MDK ([My Digital Kids) who just dropped the track KapG “Girlfriend” [KLiZO Remix]. Kap G is an unusual blend. On one hand, his sound — which is a raw and gritty take on the...


EXCALIBA’s mixtape “Da Gift” is the kind that demands multiple repeats

EXCALIBA is “Da Truth”! That also happens to be the title of one of his hit singles on the “Da Gift” mixtape. He outdid himself with this one, alongside the hot single “Where You At”. This ly...



Burnz: “Life” – bridges the gap between today’s radio demographic and the golden era

Burnz, an American hiphop artist from Charleston South Carolina, has dropped his autobiographical single, entitled “Life”. His insights and observations concerning himself, and subsequently his generation can be read from ...


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Rapper and Songwriter – Lil J

Lil J is a white rapper from Westwood MA and a current student at Bryant University. He writes over both classic and original hip-hop beats. Rap is his true passion, almost to the point of obsession. He says his music can be c...


RealTalk Featuring Curt Flo and Taiyou: “CURSES” – in peak lyrical form

RealTalk is a Phoenix, AZ based artist who records out of Studio Flo Music based in Mesa, AZ. “CURSES” is the first full album released dedicated to spreading truths. He recently rhymed on the song ‘Q.O.D’ from ...



Souleye: “Snow Angel” ft. Alanis Morrisette – thrusting into the limelight

The “modern day hip hop warrior” Souleye, is getting set to release his next full-length album “Wild Man” in mid-spring, and has freshly dropped the second single from the upcoming collection, entitled “Snow Angel”...


J-Hen: ‘On To The Next’ ft. Yng Rell – R&B fused with a funky old school feel

J-Hen is an R&B/Hip-Hop recording artist from the Dallas metroplex area, who grew up listening to such idols as Michael Jackson, Timbaland, Luther Vandross, and Marvin Gaye to name a few. He has since fused the concept of r...