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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

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

RetroI$Awesome Has A Shining Moment With New Visual “Iced Out/Evolve”

Posted: November 13th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Albums, Independent, Videos | Tags: , | No Comments »

I never listen to RetroI$Awesome expecting to hear great lyricism. I am most attracted (pause) to his charisma and overall aesthetic. "Iced Out/Evolve" is vibe rap at its finest. The kind of rap you nod your head and do weird arm motions to. You feel me?

The music video boasts thoughtful multi-layered special effects created by Preston Dor. He and Retro brilliantly conceptualize a visual that personifies each track. "Iced Out/Evolve" is a shining moment for the talented artist.

It is the Read more