KON Sci of MindsOne presents the first single, “Dire Straits”, off his upcoming winter release on Soulspazm Records titled “And Beyond”.
Substantial chats about his new album “Home Is Where The Art Is”, working with Oddisee and more.
In a mere two years, Big Krit has gone from virtual unknown to sought after veteran. When the Mississippi native burst on the scene in 2010 with his impressive mixtape K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, he did so without a national following and without really any known commodities backing him. Since then Krit has become an artist [cont.]
It’s been a minute since we heard from Houston, Texas emcee Chamillionaire. Following his 2007 album, Ultimate Victory, Chamillitary left Universal Records, and most recently has been on the mixtape circuit. His 2005 debut album The Sound of Revenge brought two commercially successful singles in “Turn It Up” and “Ridin” to the masses and even [cont.]
Coney Island emcee, Torae, has been building a steady fan base, gaining recognition through collaborations with DJ Premier, his ‘Barrel Brother’ Skyzoo, and of course, producer Marco Polo. Torae’s 2009 collaboration Double Barrel with producer Marco Polo was critically acclaimed and left fans wanting more from “Da Young Veteran”. With his long anticipated official debut [cont.]
Jedi Mind Tricks is a household name when it comes to indie hip-hop. The group has been a staple of the underground and at this point fans know exactly what to expect. Hard beats by Stoupe and violent rhymes by Vinny Paz and Jus Allah have made JMT a fan favorite, bringing the group an [cont.]
Emcee Sean Boog and producer Khrysis, collectively known as The Away Team, have been making their bones on the underground hip-hop scene for about 10 years. Their 2005 debut album National Anthem and 2007 follow-up Training Day were welcome surprises, with Khrysis on the boards with the heat and Sean Boog on the mic dialing [cont.]
9th Wonder is many things to many people. Some recognize him the beatsmith behind one of the more successful hip-hop groups in recent memory, Little Brother. Others see him an underground producer that was able to crossover without changing what made him, him. 9th has crafted beats for everybody from the Cesar Comanche to Mary [cont.]
New music video for Statik Selektah’s album title track “Population Control” featuring Sean Price & Termanology. Video was produced by Smokestack Recordings.
Rapper Lateb (pronounced Luh Teb) hails from Connecticut via Massachusetts and is currently in Massachusetts’ Walpole Penitentiary doing a 5-year bid. He and Stu Bangas (of Brutal Music) met 2-years ago and began working on “Live Brutal” (which will be released on 10-11-2011) together. The album’s production duties are handled primarily by Stu Bangas with [cont.]
New video from Math Hoffa featuring Johnny Blaze himself. Produced By J Glaze.
Last week, DJBooth.net and Event Electronics kicked off their 20/20 Series with Phonte‘s “Eternally”. Today, Exile steps into the Booth with entry #2, newly-leaked album cut “Klepto”. A soulfully-produced jam which finds Exile trash-talking his insufficiently dope rivals, the record can be found on new mixtape 4TRK MIND (due out October 4). 02_Exile_Klepto_4trk_Mind Exile – [cont.]
Quan’s is back with his first official video, “Feel So Good,” which celebrates life and living it to the fullest! It also shows Quan displaying how vast his vocal range really is, meshing classic R&B riffs and solid verses over a Jake One production.
On October 25, 2011, JMT is set to drop its seventh studio album, “Violence Begets Violence”, through Vinnie Paz’s own imprint, Enemy Soil. Though JMT fans can expect more of the uncompromising, unrelenting brand of hardcore rap music that has become the group’s signature sound, “Violence Begets Violence,” marks a change (something the group has [cont.]
After releasing two stellar projects off the Raw Koncept imprint, “You Need This Music” and “Rawth EP”, Nottz is back in the lab hard at work, this time cooking up new material with his group D.M.P. (Durte Muzik Prahdukshun). The group is assembled of Virginia-based emcees Bigshot Manceeni, Cutlass Reid, Khizman, Starboy, Ivory Keyes, Boogie [cont.]
J-ZONE is a connoisseur of humbling reality checks, lesser-known rap albums from the early ‘90s, self-deprecation, and full-fledged lampoonery. His primary hobby is assailing our daily acts of bullshit. Throughout his decade and change in the music business, he’s worked with the likes of Gnarls Barkley, The Lonely Island, Biz Markie, E-40, and Prince Paul, [cont.]
“Pizza And A Movie” is a theatrically inspired instrumental project that pays homage to some of KON Sci’s favorite movies by fusing his BoomBap/TrueSchool based production with choice quotations from the selected films. As KON Sci explains, “regardless of what was happening with my family, ups and downs, I always knew that when pizza and [cont.]
Oddisee has enlisted the rhyme services of his Diamond District brothers yU & Uptown X.O. to craft a new track entitled “For Certain” over Rock Creek Park production. The new song is now available for free download. The album Rock Creek Park is now available on Vinyl, CD, and Digitally. For Certain (feat. Diamond District) [cont.]
It seems as though we’ve been talking about Jermaine Cole for years. Impressive guest spots and near classic mixtapes will do wonders for an artist as far as buzz is concerned. In Cole’s case, the hype machine has churned not because of self promotion or an unwarranted co-sign, but rather because of pure talent. Cole [cont.]
Lo Phi Records and TheDownRockRecords.com proudly present the new Instrumental Project “Pizza And A Movie” from MindsOne Emcee/Producer KON Sci. The project will be availble for free download on September 27 through TheDownRockRecords.com LoPhiRecords.Bandcamp and MindsOne.Bandcamp.
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