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Matt Conaway
10 November, 2013 3:33 pm

Kool G Rap & Necro have joined forces and on 11-19-2013 will be releasing a collaborative project as “The Godfathers” entitled “Once Upon A Crime” which will be released on RBC/Pyscho+Logical-Records. “The Godfathers album is about pure east coast lyricism over hardcore beats. Kool G Rap is the legendary godfather of all criminal street gangster [cont.]

24 October, 2013 1:59 am

As a pioneer of Mafioso Hip-Hop, Kool G Rap is often cited by fellow emcees and critics as one of the most influential and trend-setting rappers of the past two decades. Whether as a member of the ground-breaking Juice Crew, or his classic LP’s with DJ Polo, G Rap’s influence still resounds today as evidenced [cont.]

14 October, 2013 7:05 pm

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth the critically acclaimed Hip-Hop duo have announced their plans for a 25-city US & Canadian Tour. The group who emerged onto the music scene in the early 90’s with their debut EP, “All Souled Out” released three studio projects together; their later work included the release of their classic LP [cont.]

3 October, 2013 5:57 am

It’s been six years since Marco Polo took the hip-hop world by storm with his Rawkus/Soulspazm Records debut LP, Port Authority. This album not only established the Toronto, Canada native as one of the top emerging producers in his field, but also transformed Marco into a very sought-after collaborator as well. He has since gone [cont.]

19 September, 2013 10:46 pm

Fresh off of winning his very first Grammy with Tedeschi Trucks Band for Best Blues Album of the year in 2012 (Maurice was the horn arranger for the 11-piece ensemble), Maurice “Mobetta” Brown has also appeared on LP’s from Santigold, Ski Beatz, Prodigy, Talib Kweli, Cee-Lo, Diddy, Musiq Soulchild and countless others. Maurice is prepping [cont.]

18 September, 2013 12:18 pm

From Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, PA 2: The Director’s Cut. With this track, Marco Polo accomplishes what no one else has been able to pull off in over a decade–reunite Organized Konfusion. Since the duo disbanded in 1997, there has been no new OK material and every few years or so the usual “reunion rumors” [cont.]

11 September, 2013 11:58 am

The self-proclaimed “King of Connecticut” provides the soundscape (now in visual form) to fellow native Franc Grams for a record dedicated to their home-state.

13 August, 2013 9:04 am

For Akir, words aren’t just words—they’re credos, rallying cries; a way of life. His name, for example, is an acronym for “Always Keep It Real” has zero to do with tired rap clichés, or a small-minded view of what rap is and can be. Akir’s trademark raspy flow, his intricate nonstop rhyme patterns and his [cont.]

4 July, 2013 9:51 am

On the brink of the Wu-Tang Clan’s 20th Anniversary, the group, its individual members and its affiliates all have big plans for 2013 as Hip-Hop enthusiasts worldwide await a new golden era in rap ushered in by one of the best to ever do it. The Almighty returns where it left off in 2008 with [cont.]

4 July, 2013 9:49 am

It has been a few years since she released an official single, but MC Lyte is back with, “Cravin,” a new track that just screams Summertime! “Cravin” is produced by The Natives and will appear on Lyte’s forthcoming LP; which as of now is still untitled and will be released on LoudBox Entertainment/ Sunni Gyrl, [cont.]

8 June, 2013 12:25 am

“I Don’t Give A Fuck 2.0” is the first record to be released from Peter Jackson’s mixtape Good Company. The Song features Talib Kweli, Joell Ortiz, Troy Ave, Skyzoo, & Billy Danze of MOP. Good Company is set to release this summer with features and production from some of the industry’s biggest stars. Peter Jackson [cont.]

7 June, 2013 7:41 pm

Chaotik Stylz spent the majority of his formative years shuttling back and forth between Buffalo, NY and Los Angeles, CA and did so by navigating between two different worlds; the suburbs of Buffalo and the inner-city of LA. “My upbringing was odd to say the least. I was primarily raised by my mother, who was [cont.]

28 March, 2013 10:30 am

Today we release the third in the series of Legendary Emcees on beats by Marco Polo with samples that were impossible to clear… we present “Back To Work” f/ Artifacts (Scratches by Shylow). Taken from Marco Polo’s forthcoming free-LP Newport Authority 2 as Marco states “I’ve recorded so much quality material over the last few [cont.]

28 March, 2013 6:12 am

The “Papi Wardrobe Kings” renaissance continues as he commingled with his Wu-Tang comrades on RZA’s The Man With The Iron Fists OST on the Wu-Tang Clan reunion track Six Directions Of Boxing and with his appearance on the Wu-Tang Clan & D-Block project Wu-Block, Wu-Tang Clan’s tenth official member, Cappadonna, returns with his double-CD, Eyrth, [cont.]

27 March, 2013 7:47 am

2013 is officially starting off with a bang for AZ, as the Grammy-Nominated Recording Artist, makes his return to the Hip-Hop scene with the release of his highly-anticipated new LP Doe Or Die II, which will be released later this year. AZ wet the appetites of fans for Doe Or Die II in early January [cont.]

22 March, 2013 4:28 pm

They say it’s different across the bridge, and there is something definitely different about GQ. In the words of 9th Wonder, simply put, “he’s a star”. GQ, who Grammy Award winning producer, 9th Wonder, coins his “secret weapon” is not only a former NCAA basketball champion, but in fact Oakland’s next Hip Hop hero. Born [cont.]

13 March, 2013 3:38 am

They say it’s different across the bridge, and there is something definitely different about GQ. In the words of 9th Wonder, simply put, “he’s a star”. GQ, who Grammy Award winning producer, 9th Wonder, coins his “secret weapon” is not only a former NCAA basketball champion, but in fact Oakland’s next Hip Hop hero. Born [cont.]

12 March, 2013 7:15 am

“What’s Wrong,” was initially produced and recorded for Rakim’s “Seventh Seal” (2009) LP, but due to clearance issues was nixed from the retail release of the project. It has since sat dormant until Rakim gave the track back to Marco and he decided to use it for his forthcoming free-LP “Newport Authority 2” as Marco [cont.]

26 January, 2013 12:45 am

The “Papi Wardrobe Kings” renaissance continues as he commingled with his Wu-Tang comrades on RZA’s “The Man With The Iron Fists” OST on the Wu-Tang Clan reunion track “Six Directions Of Boxing” and with his appearance on the Wu-Tang Clan & D-Block project “Wu-Block,” Wu-Tang Clan’s tenth official member, Cappadonna, returns with his own forthcoming [cont.]

24 January, 2013 1:43 am

With his illustrious career spanning nearly two-decades now, it would be easy for Inspectah Deck to sit back and rest on his laurels; after all, he has helped create some of the best hip-hop music ever recorded. Despite his low-key persona, Deck carved out his own unique space in the Wu-Tang Clan, thanks to his [cont.]

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