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Posted: August 13th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Articles | No Comments » What’s up? It's been awhile. A lot has happened since I created this platform back in 2009. The publication helped me build meaningful relationships with artists throughout the state and became a gateway into the industry I desperately wanted to be a part of. Although Garden State Hip-Hop never achieved critical acclaim it is the catalyst for my growing career in the music business. Inspired by the music of emerging artists throughout the Tri-State area, I developed skills and a brand that Read more

Garden State Hip-Hop Premiere: Parker Caexar of OFFTOP Releases The Music Video For “Honcho”

Posted: June 29th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Articles, Independent, Spotlight, Videos | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Rapper Parker Caexar, an Atlantic Highlands native, gives us a glimpse of his endlessly entertaining world (or, at least, what he imagines it to be) in the new video for his single “Honcho,” which came out earlier this year on his second EP, “JOINTS.”

The video, directed by Peter Noon, features what appears to be a typical day in the life of Parker, with cameos from his friends and colleagues, who band together to make Caexar’s illusions of grandeur a reality.

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Spotlight: A Look At Kosha Dillz And His Grind On Vans Warped Tour 2015

Posted: July 30th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Articles, Independent, Spotlight | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

Kosha Dillz performing at Vans Warped Tour 2015
“A lot of rappers couldn’t do this,” says Kosha Dillz when asked about his experiences on Vans Warped Tour 2015. “Warped Tour is a different kind of grind,” he adds. The New Jersey native has juggled multiple duties while trying to stay on point as a performer this summer. Since beginning the tour in early June, Kosha has acted as his own street team, retailer, and moving crew. Stickers and promotional flyers baring his image can be found Read more