Video: Scott Paul, “The Blame”

Posted: January 29th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » Scott Paul's music is a combination of Hip-Hop and R&B. His new music video for "The Blame" is an example of the balance he's developed when transitioning from rapping to vocal harmonies. A similar style has helped Drake become one of the most important artists in music. However, Scott Paul should not be written off as a Drake clone. He's shown consistency and has rose within the ranks of emerging New Jersey rap artists. 2015 should be a huge year for the rapper/singer. Read more

Brock Berrigan: Four Walls and an Amplifier

Posted: January 29th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Albums, Independent, Producers | Tags: , | No Comments » Brock Berrigan is a talented, young producer hailing from Englewood, New Jersey. His harmonious instrumental album Four Walls and an Amplifier is a jewel to crate diggers and boom bappers. Sonically, Brock's production style is reminiscent to legendary boom bap producers Large Professor and Q-Tip, yes Q-Tip. The album contains 17-tracks filled with drum loops and breaks you stuck in the 90's hip-hop heads love. Stream Four Walls and an Amplifier now, then purchase it off iTunes. Four Walls and Read more

Video: Fetty Wap, “YungLan Freestyle”

Posted: January 29th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » Fetty Wap has a huge wave right now following the success of his song "Trap Queen". Virtually anything he releases right now will gain massive attention, and for good reason. He's the most popular rap artists from New Jersey since Joe Budden came onto the scene back in 2002-2003. Viewers will either pump it up or pump their brakes on Fetty's new video for "YungLan Freestyle". Read more

Fatboi Dash, “F.L.I.P.”

Posted: January 29th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Audio, Independent, Producers | Tags: , , | No Comments » "Feeling like I'm Pac" or F.L.I.P. explores Fatboi Dash's ambition az a ridah in the rap game. As he raps on a beat produced by Bronx native J White Beats, Dash manifests the hustler spirit ingrained in him. "I ain't never gon' stop. All eyes on me got me feelin' like I'm Pac." Hopefully all eyes are on Fatboi Dash is 2015. Read more

Video: De$igner Boyz, We The Team (Remix)

Posted: January 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: , , | No Comments » De$signer Boyz are a rap collective straight outta Jersey City, New Jersey. After doing a little research, I discovered how much work the collective has put in over the past year. The group has the streets buzzing with their arsenal of content, in particular, this video for "We The Team (Remix)" directed by Dolo Filmz. Read more

Video: SirMoore, “selfLOVE”

Posted: January 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » SirMoore's music is a breath of fresh air in a culture brimming with braggadocio and often labeled as misogynistic. The song expresses the importance for men and women to have self-love, especially those in the black community. Many people believe we live in a black and white world, so the videos color scheme is somewhat symbolic to the songs theme. Watch as SirMoore teaches the videos female protagonist a lesson in "selfLOVE". Read more

Video: Mitch Da God, “Positive Vibes”

Posted: January 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » There's a common misconception that most black youth growing up in our inner cities are nothing more than thugs. What many people fail to understand is that everyone does not become a product of their environment. Mitch Da God and his song "Positive Vibes" supports my opinion. As he tries to pave his way through a city overwhelmed by crime and violence, Mitch remains levelheaded with support from his crew. In between pulls from the Swisher, Mitch asserts his positivity and speaks of the motivations Read more

Video: Rav.P, “Thuggin Freestyle”

Posted: January 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » The last time I spoke with Rav.P we discussed his 20 music video campaign. Not only is Rav a dope lyricist, he's a workaholic taking D.I.Y. to another level. "Thuggin Freestyle" is a brief visual borrowing one of Freddie Gibbs' standout instrumentals, enjoy. #20videos2015 Read more

Bulletproof Belv, “My Operation”

Posted: January 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Audio, Independent, Producers, Stream | Tags: , , | No Comments » This is what the school of hard knocks has taught Bulletproof Belv. His lyrics on "My Operation" have a slight mafioso influence, but consist mostly of hard, gritty bars about life in the streets. Throughout the song, Bulletproof Belv reminds listeners of the differences between him and those not living by the morals and ethics of the streets. "My Operation" is produced by Nu Jerzey Hitman and will be featured on a project of the same name. Read more

Video: Chad B Ft. DJ Webstar, “Gotta Lie”

Posted: January 21st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: DJ's, Independent, Producers, Videos | Tags: , , , , | No Comments » After performing at Hot 97's Who's Next concert last night in New York City, Chad B dropped the highly anticipated music video for "Gotta Lie" featuring DJ Webstar. With CitoOnTheBeat at the helm of the songs production, "Gotta Lie" will appear on Chad's upcoming project LVNPRF. Read more