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Knxwledge Hits Again on Sophomore Album 1988

Posted: April 13th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Independent | No Comments » There is something to be said about the musicians who spend less time talking and more time showing. People who truly love their craft can sit down and practice that craft over and over without it getting monotonous. Few people know about this lifestyle better than Knxwledge, who has a collection of projects and beat tapes on Bandcamp over one hundred strong. Now, the Stones Throw Records product is back in 2020, following his latest release on Bandcamp, Meek, Vol. 6. The Grammy-winning Jackson Read more

Sade Cinco showcases his melodic vibe with “Trips To Japan”

Posted: April 8th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Articles, Audio, Independent | Tags: | No Comments » Hip-hop fans love a good ode to the ladies. Tri-state area based rapper Sade Cinco delivers this trendy joint called "Trips To Japan" produced by Jowa. The melody is amplified by auto-tune effects that blends well with the bouncy soundscape. Sade is heavily involved behind the scenes writing songs for developing artists in the music industry. Stream "Trips To Japan" below to get familiar with his style. Read more

PineappleCITI’s visual for “Recognize” allows her to reflect and rejoice

Posted: April 3rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: | No Comments » We were introduced to PineappleCITI back in 2017 when she dropped the smash single, "Rose Gold". The song appeared on CITI's self-titled debut album that same year and elevated her status within the mainstream hip-hop world. Prior to her newfound success, CITI nearly lost her life in a serious car accident. Last week, she debuted a new music video entitled, "Recognize" to recount the near-fatal experience. The video begins with present day CITI, who recently inked a deal with Red Bull Records Read more

?nowledge tackles police brutality with visual for “Wilderness of North America”

Posted: April 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Articles, Independent, Videos | Tags: | No Comments » In 1988, Chuck D stated that rap music was not just "black people's CNN" but the main news and information outlet for most American youth. That statement has resonated with many hip-hop artists over the past 32 years and it's great to introduce them through Garden State Hip-Hop. Meet ?nowledge (pronounced Knowledge), a rapper originally from Miami, Florida but now residing in New Jersey. His latest music video for "Wilderness of North America" is a pensive assessment of brutality against Read more

7latenights delivers a poignant visual for “Life Through Me”

Posted: March 31st, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Articles, Independent, Videos | Tags: | No Comments » 7latenights is a rising hip-hop prospect from the 1012 Entertainment music collective. His melodic style is quickly cultivating a following throughout the Tri-state area. Tracks like "Flex On Me" and "Came Up" embody a sound loosely inspired by Chicago drill music. The songs are poignant depictions of his personal experiences. No song illustrates his creative vulnerability more than "Life Through Me". The visual begins with an in memoriam to two of 7's deceased comrades, Bust G and Louie. Read more