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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

?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

MostDope debuts new visual for his infectious party anthem “Exotic”

Posted: March 30th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Articles, Independent, Videos | Tags: | No Comments » MostDope is one of the most talented hip-hop artist in the Tri-state area. The Monmouth County native has been a force within the Asbury Park music scene for over three years. His cocky, provocative lyrics shine bright on tracks like "3 X's", "Wyfa (Where Ya Friends At?)", and "Try Me". Earlier this year he released a 10-track project entitled, No Pressure which features other Central Jersey standouts like Mula O and Joe College. Recently, MostDope premiered his new music video for single, Read more

Thank You For Your Support

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