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Posts Tagged ‘rap’

“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...


Flexico Deeskie: ‘Leanin’’ – emphasis on a positive attitude and grinding

Flexico Deeskie comes out of Dallas, TX, to where he moved from Kansas City, MO, in 2005. Fresh on the grid, he became an active artist in July of this year, and has been steadily dropping singles to build his catalog and fan b...



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“Trump in the Trunk” – frustrations of a disenfranchised community

From Backwards is a master at creating high quality music with low quality satire. The only thing more surprising than how well those two aspects mesh, is how well he performs them on stage. His genius, however, lies within the...



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...


yungsasukewiththeblade: “wash.rinse.repeat.” – a dense existential core

Dillon Johnson a.k.a yungsasukewiththeblade (yung sasuke with the blade) is a 20-year-old hip hop artist from the St. Louis area. He started making music to deal with his own demons and now continues to help others feel as thou...



SelfishWays: “Codeine Fiend” – you’ll get swept up in its hedonistic narrative

SelfishWays is an American hip hop duo music group that is made up of two young talented brothers – Prince Riley who is 22 years old and King Riley who is 24. They were born in South Carolina and found themselves going ...


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O.B. :“Celestial Offerings” – a haven of progressive thought

One of the most vociferous critiques of our generation is that a general apathy has infected our entire universal view. In the face of war, inequality, and questionable leadership, we have grown complacent in lives characterize...


Figure 8: “Ballin” ft. Bill $aber X Sir Lafferty – ferocious bars and rapid-fire delivery

Figure 8 is a rapper based in Portland, Oregon. He freshly dropped his single “Ballin” featuring Bill $aber and additional vocals from Sir Lafferty. Recorded at Heretic Studios, the beat was produced by Moo$e, while the Co...



Recklous: “Blackout” – It’s hard not to get sucked in musically

Some rappers spend an eternity trying to get to the big show and when they finally make it, the finished product is so far away from the grit we love that it isn’t even worth it.  Santa Cruz rapper Recklous still toils in th...


J Dews: “Nostalgia” – emotionally captivating

J Dews is an artist out of the 903/ East Texas area. He has just dropped his debut mixape “Nostalgia”, which takes us through different stories of his past with different women. J Dews also brags about his famous friends li...