Monday, August 31, 2015
HAPPY B-DAY HEAT!
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Phendi is an upstart female artist from the DMV by way of Baltimore. Now on her promo run for her second mixtape Label Whore 2 "cash or credit" She is set to continue to raise the bar for herself both musically and business wise for her brand.
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Looking to bridge the gap between both the conscious and cool, DMV native, Jay IDK has officially released his highly anticipated debut body of work, SubTrap. #SubTrap, short for Suburban Trap is paradox for trap music with substance. Loosely based on the life of the well-versed emcee, the forthcoming album gives an unbiased account of life on both sides of the drug game. Personified through the characters: Chris, Jon Jon, Matt, Ed and King Trappy III (pictured on the LP's artwork) who you should already be familiar with if you've listened to the albums 1st single "The Plug", which was liberated back in March.
Mixed by Delbert Bowers (Yeezus, Long.Live.A$AP, The Marshall Mathers LP2) Lo-Mein, Tim Webberson, Matt Weiss and Delbert Bowers, the projects artwork was crafted by graphic artist Nicky Chulo (GoldLink, Chaz French, REVOLT TV) while production duties were split between in-house instrumentalist Lo-Fi, TDE frequent collaborator Skhyehutch (
Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city hymn "I'm Dying of Thirst"), Tobari, GameBrand, The Glitch Mob, Noose, Mister Temptation, The Watcherz and Jay himself.
Stream the project in it's entirety below and if you love watch you here, and you will, head over to iTunes and add it to your library. Enjoy!
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Smoochie Blanco, formerly known as Baby Sharn is a socially conscious, fun, witty,and honest emcee. Whether performing on stage or free-styling on a corner, she captivates the attention of every audience she finds herself in front of. Fall 2015 comes as a pivotal point, as Baby Sharn is laid to rest while Smoochie Blanco awakens with a devotion to creating a solid sound with a strong following and exclusive interactive shows that keep the people
talking. Considering the current events and the state of African Americans in the United States, Smoochie Blanco penned SUPREME as a way of bringing awareness and consciousness to anyone listening. SUPREME was produced by SlyTheBeatMaker and recorded and mixed by JUDAH. Get your free download today!
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Thursday, August 20, 2015
AUDIO: Jay IDK - God Said Trap
In celebration of reaching over 1M impressions (according to Twitter analytics), Jay IDK decides to re-introduce the world to his King Trappy III persona via the brand new single "God Said Trap."
Produced by Top Dawg Entertainment frequent collaborator Skhyehutch (Kendr ick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city hymn "I'm Dying of Thirst"), University of Southern California duo Gamebrand and Jay himself the track serves as the second official leak from the DMV native's highly anticipated SubTrap LP and follows the release of his well received debut "The Plug." If you pay close attention to the bridge towards the end of the song y'll hear the vocals of singer-songwriter Ash Riser.
Give the eerie yet realistic audio account, detailing the life of a trapper, a listen after the break and be sure to grab your copy SubTrap when it's released in it's entirety August 25th via iTunes!
After delivering the Erykah Badu endorsed "Super Conscious" and Statik Selektah mixed "Smooth Criminal", Baltimore's most prominent underground emcee, ELLIS drops off an exclusive stream of his latest iTunes release Ocean Grown.
Back in 2013, Sway Calloway's popular "Sway In The Morning" radio show audience was introduced to a budding emcee from Maryland named ELLIS. The brief Shade 45 guest spot lead to his national television debut via MTV's Rap Fix the following year. The noteworthy exposure allowed him to not only gain the interests of industry tastemakers and top tier hip-hop websites but more importantly helped him develop a core following.
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Def Jam’s Vice President of A&R, Don Cannon lends some of his signature ad-libs in the Bro Jackson directed visual for J. Slim's"Pray To God." Watch the latest small screen adaptation from the pairs Premeditation project released back in April!
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Dorothy Milone is not just blowing smoke; they are delivering with their new hit single“Gas U Up”. You might have caught the hottest upcoming female pop group, Dorothy Milone, doing a cover for one of your favorite radio songs. Well now they have their own and it has started a national buzz!!!!
With the launch on WPGC Radio in Washington, DC, radio stations have been heating up with requests for this song. The first week out Gas U Up was added in Houston, Tampa, Milwaukee and LA. By the second week the song had received over 900 national radio spins.
“Gas U Up” also hit Radio World Magazine’s Top 80 Independent Airplay chart at number #67
Now it’s official…These multi-ethnic girls are on fiyah and their new single “Gas U Up” is LIT!!!!
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Thursday, August 6, 2015
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Hampton Roads, VA rapper and Kemosabe Records member, Young Money Yawn, sits down with DJ Smallz and reflects on being shot at 19 shot in both legs, the healing process and monetary aftermath many don't usually discuss.
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Meet King Trappy III (SubTrap Teaser) - @Jay_IDK @TheHXLYTRiBE @Suburban_Trap @NickyChulo @jakelaguardia
Hip Hop is probably in one of it's most interesting spaces we've witnessed since the art form was established back in the late 70's. Who've thought the genres Billboard Chart topping contenders would consists of socially conscious artists like Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and the always out spoken Kanye West, while hipster college kids would gravitate to more trap influenced entertainers such as Fetty Wap, Shy Glizzy and Gucci Mane.
Looking to bridge the gap between both the conscious and cool, DMV native Jay IDK is currently prepping the release of his highly anticipated debut body of work, SubTrap. #SubTrap, short for Suburban Trap is paradox for trap music with substance. Loosely based on the life of the London born emcee, the forthcoming album gives an unbiased account of life on both sides of the drug game. Personified through the characters: Chris, Jon Jon, Matt, Ed and King Trappy III (pictured on the LP's artwork) who you should already be familiar with if you've listened to the albums 1st single "The Plug", which was liberated back in March via COMPLEX.
Mixed by Delbert Bowers (Yeezus, Long.Live.A$
AP, The Marshall Mathers LP2), the projects artwork was crafted by graphic artist Nicky Chulo (GoldLink, Chaz French, REVOLT TV) while production duties were split between in-house instrumentalist Lo-Fi, TDE frequent collaborator Skhyehutch ( Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city hymn "I'm Dying of Thirst"), Tobari, GameBrand, The Glitch Mob, Noose, Mister Temptation, The Watcherz and Jay himself.
Watch the Jacob Legaurdia (Last Vegas, Are You Here, Susie's Hope) directed teaser below then head over to iTunes and pre-order your digital copy to be one of the first to experience the well constructed collection of sounds the world will soon know as #SubTrap when it's officially released on August 25th!
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Virginia's Cutlass Reid is back with a visual and he doesn’t care who he offends, while he is trying to get his message across: “I don’t care what they tell us, it’s all lies. We are still dealing with the same injustice issues our ancestors had to deal with.” – Cutlass Reid. The “I Don’t Care” visual is from his upcoming mixtape that will be released later this week “Jus Like Riding A Bike”, which features production from Bink!, Ologists, and IAMNOBODI . “I Don’t Care” is produced by KnonameNeeded and the video is directed by Monsee for VGR.
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Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Judo is 1/4 of BSFOM (also known as, BSF) is an American hip-hop and r&b group based in Washington, D.C. metropolitan area (also known as the, DMV for DC, Maryland & VA). The group consists of PAKK RiLey, Judo Breeze, Shad Amir, and Chris Krazi. They’re currently signed to Between States Entertainment. Hands Down is the first single they released in 2015._
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