J.Y., “1996″

Posted: April 16th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Audio, Independent | Tags: , , | No Comments » After releasing "Wave Season" featuring Max B, J.Y. follows up "1996" produced by The Klasix. Such Is Life will be available on April 28. Read more

Watch: Nemo Achida, “Unusual”

Posted: April 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » Artist/Producer Nemo Achida delivers a special visual titled, "Unusual" directed by Well Raised Culture and produced by Pinky, which is an interlude off Nemo Achida's upcoming Well Raised Beast EP. Read more

UGO Feat. Wyclef Jean, “It’s Alright”

Posted: April 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Audio, Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » UGO is an emerging band connecting the bridge between rock and hip-hop music. Recently, the band was invited to a studio session hosted by Wyclef Jean. During the session the band recorded this in-studio performance of "It's Alright", with Wyclef adding vocals. Watch this video and download UGO's debut single, "Believe". Read more

Solo For Dolo, “Madlib Freestyle”

Posted: April 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Audio, Independent | Tags: , | No Comments » Longtime New Jersey MC Solo For Dolo drops this quick freestyle over an instrumental taken from Madlib's vault. Read more

Lone, “2 Is 8″

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Audio, Producers | Tags: | No Comments » Matt Cutler, a.k.a. Lone is a British electronic musician from Nottingham, United Kingdom. His new release "2 Is 8" is an infectious blend of techno, house, and hip-hop. The song will be featured on his second album Reality Testing, which will be available on June 17. Read more

Watch: Jonathan Sosa, “Manifesto”

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Independent, Videos | Tags: | No Comments » New Jersey newcomer, Jonathan Sosa drops "Manifesto" after making a name for himself on a track with battle rap artist Tsu Surf. Read more

Watch: “Kenny” Mixtape Release Party Recap

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Events, Independent, Videos | Tags: | No Comments » My good friend YS Films created this awesome recap video of the Kenny mixtape release party. Kenny's music gives listeners a blue-collar perspective on his surroundings, presented in a uniquely honest, and refreshing manner. It sets him apart from others in this "backpack rap," and "gangsta hip-hop" world. Watch the video and download KENNY. Read more

J.Y. Feat. Max B, “Wave Season”

Posted: April 1st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Audio | Tags: , | No Comments » J.Y. managed to keep this track to himself for quite sometime. Apparently, "Wave Season" was recorded before Max B began his 75 year prison sentence. The song was produced by Cito on the Beat and will appear on J.Y.'s upcoming project Such Is Life. Read more

Watch: Boshia, “Single Parent”

Posted: March 26th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: EPs, Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments » Here is a dose of psychedelia from New Jersey-based rap artist Boshia. "Single Parent" alters your consciousness with its distorted and surreal visuals. Boshia's EP Irrefutable Woman is available now. Read more

Tayyib Ali, “Blaze Up”

Posted: March 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Audio | Tags: | No Comments » While we continue to wait for the release of Keystone State of Mind III, Tayyib and DJ Grumble drop "Blaze Up". Tayyib is right, sometimes we all need to kickback and roll up. Read more