Berkely, California-based emcee Caleborate has been at it for a few years now, and I have been following him since long before “Hella Good” was even on the radar. Caleb has stayed consistent, positive, and worthy of respect from the hip-hop game. Be sure to peep the visuals for the smooth hit “08 [Carter Flow]” below.
Xavier and Kidd Upstairs have been frequent collaborators for many years now, and they bring more waves through your speakers with “Chop.” “Chop” is comparable to the past records the two have done together, with something extra. I say that because not only do we hear Kidd Upstairs, we hear his new Derek Pope style that has . . .
Tae Fresh, a 23 year-old rapper from Columbus, Ohio, brings us his latest single “Run It Up” produced by Nate C Beats. Tae Fresh has added his own unique style to a sound that I normally do not care for. This dude is doing something right. The energy, the uniqueness, and the lyrics are all there. Stream . . .
Dizzy Wright premiered “Plotting” today with a fresh new video hyping his new project Wisdom and Good Vibes dropping February 5. Dizzy lets the listener know that he is just getting started and that his full potential has yet to be reached. He is breaking out of his comfort zone “Plotting” because people are paying more attention. . . .
Houston, Texas artist Shank shows us his versatility with the his new single, “Whatever You On.” With a memorable melody and a catchy phrase, Shank lets his ladies know that he’s on whatever they’re on. Stream “Whatever You On” below.
Some of us might have heard a sneak preview last week of the new Eminem track “Phenomenal,” which is for the forthcoming Southpaw film. Eminem comes through strong lyrically, sounding as hungry as ever. Stream “Phenomenal” below.
Demrick and DJ Hoppa just began their journey on the Growing Process tour with Dizzy Wright, so it was only right they dropped their new track “Clouds Above Us.” This track will appear on Demrick and DJ Hoppa’s Stoney Point LP, which drops June 9th. Whether you smoke or not, this is a smooth track to . . .
Just weeks following the release of his new Love Story album, Yelawolf drops the visuals for “Johnny Cash.” He’s come along way with his style, and I was lucky enough to see him perform this track live last week. Yelawolf pays tribute to the late Johnny Cash in the best way possible; slow, attention grabbing, and well harmonized. The . . .
Down 2 Earth‘s latest video, “Powers,” is a dark affair that features numerous interesting camera angles. “Powers” appears on the deluxe edition of Down 2 Earth’s debut LP, Wildfire, which can be streamed via SoundCloud. Look for more releases from this vibrant West Coast faction in the near future. Watch the video for “Powers” below.
On To Crown A Child, we hear a more aggressive Kidd Upstairs – coming off of a brief rap hiatus, a bad break-up, and a flickering trial of sobriety, Kidd returns, packing bar after bar into eight single-worthy tracks. A couple personal favorites from the EP are “Fangs” and “My Biggest Fan”. Stream To Crown . . .
Elements of Music (EOM) teams up with Asher Roth and Camila Recchio for a new track “Taking My Time” which will be on their album Sunrain dropping tomorrow. This is an upbeat song about taking the time to develop your passion, and doing what you love to do while you’re on this Earth. Listen to . . .
Houston, Texas artist Shank switches up the style for his latest single “Save You.” This is a track dedicated to the females who want to get away from their man or need a new one. Be on the look out for his new EP Karma dropping next month. Stream “Save You” below.
Yelawolf teams up with Eminem to bring us “Best Friend”. Although the two are not extremely religious, they hope their enemies meet their “Best Friend” (God) when their time comes. Stream “Best Friend” in full below. Follow @CollinStrajack on Twitter
Fabolous spits some vicious bars in his new freestyle over Mobb Deep’s “Quiet Storm”. The Brooklyn rapper gives us 3 minutes of straight bars on this one. Stream Fabolous‘ “Quiet Storm” freestyle below. Follow @CollinStrajack on Twitter
Milwaukee, Wisconsin up-in-comer M-Nat releases the visuals to his latest single “Blue Infiniti”. This track will be featured on M-Nat‘s new project Nightmares In My Reality which is scheduled to drop in July. Watch the video for “Blue Infiniti” below. Follow @CollinStrajack on Twitter