Rapper, Devine Carama Creates A College Course At The University of Kentucky & Releases An EP With Students

Posted: June 26th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: EPs, Independent, Stream | Tags: | No Comments » I met Devine Carama a few years ago at a concert produced by E.M. Theories. His live performance was moving and thought-provoking. Since then, the Lexington, Kentucky native has continued to improve his resume in the music business. Recently, he joined forces with associate professor Bryan Hains to teach a hip-hop and community development class at the University of Kentucky. How dope is that? The four week course was titled Lyricism & Leadership: Hip-Hop & Community Change . To end the course Read more

Listen To Deal The Villain’s Latest EP ‘Beards x Beats x Kicks’ Featuring Production By Flying Lotus & Knxwledge

Posted: June 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: EPs, Independent, Stream | Tags: , , , | No Comments » I vividly remember Deal The Villain posted up in the cut waiting his turn to rap at the 2011 Garden State Hip-Hop Cypher. The rap heavyweight turned heads with his distinctive voice and nonchalant rhyming cadence. It was no secret that rap came easy to the northern New Jersey native. Since appearing in the 2011 Garden State Hip-Hop Cypher Deal, also known as DTV has poked his head in and out of the rap game. Perhaps he needed time to reflect on what made him fall in love with hip-hop to begin with. Judging Read more

Listen To “Up” By Dolla$ignDunn

Posted: June 17th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Audio, Independent, Stream | Tags: , | No Comments » Dolla$ignDunn has a great voice on the microphone. The slight rasp in his vocals sounds like each word is delivered from the pit of his stomach. Personally, I would not consider this to be an energetic track but the pulsing strings heard in the instrumental will keep your head nodding. Listen to "Up" right now. Read more

Asbury Park, NJ Native Playavel Releases His Latest Project ‘On My Dog’

Posted: June 17th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Albums, Independent | Tags: , | No Comments » When Playavel is not entertaining people with his hilarious Instagram videos he is in the recording studio creating new music. The Asbury Park, New Jersey native has established quite the following in Monmouth and Ocean County with his 'Vegan Vibes' imprint and engaging social media content. On My Dog is his third full-length project with features by Joe College, Mula O, and Bandit Montana. Download this 12-track project now. Tracklisting: 1. Intro 2. On My Dog 3. A.M.L. (Feat. Mula O) 4. Read more

NuLa Entertainment Presents PnB Rock & Corey Finesse At Starland Ballroom Photo Recap

Posted: June 7th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Events, Independent | Tags: , | No Comments » On June 2nd PnB Rock and Corey Finesse co-headlined a concert at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. The concert was jam packed and feature several emerging NJ-based hip-hop artists. Check out Garden State Hip-Hop's full photo recap of the event below. Read more