Single: Big Skoon – The Realness

Big Skoon's new single is sure to leave you stuck off "The Realness." Being authentic within hip-hop is a major principle of the culture and something this Vegas-based emcee/producer takes pride in showcasing within his music. He's tired of emcees misusing the mic, stunting, and reaching instead of teaching. Big Skoon honed his mic skills... Continue Reading →

Review: PH8L – Since 1985

For those who grew up during the Golden Era of Hip-Hop, the art and culture left a valuable imprint on the young minds of emcees today. PH8L is one of those emcees, who's Chicago roots infused his soul with the urban culture that now permeates as a pure breed lyricist with extreme mic versatility. "Since... Continue Reading →

Review: Big Skoon – Me & My MPC Vol. 1

In the hip-hop producer community, the Akai MPC is a staple digital audio workstation. Many classic hip-hop beats used this software to allow beatmakers to chop up samples and create percussions without instruments, or a studio. In the 80s and 90s, the MPC influenced a renaissance within hip-hop by allowing producers to take classic songs... Continue Reading →

Review: Tru Judah – I’M FREE

"This ain't no church talk, man fuck your preacher" - I'M FREE Hebrew Israelite? Have we heard this term before? Oh yes, back in 2017, where Kendrick Lamar's DAMN album alludes to an esoteric lineage of black American's considered by many to be the original people of Israel. Kendrick, historians, and scholars have inspired this... Continue Reading →

Review: BJoe Steel – Between A Sunrise & A Cemetery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36oGr3vYkJU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3UfTS5xegRiVw2N1MLD5yhzoMuufQYeYBUds0NNA9aDnodVFwV7w2M1-M "Between a Sunrise & a Cemetery" is straight from the underground, but aims to reach a plateau which few emcees who journey can embark. BJoe Steel out of New Mexico catalyzes epic storytelling and cultural lyricism with well-placed penmanship, reminiscent of classic emcees like Slick Rick, Eyedea, MF DOOM, and Rakim, who used these... Continue Reading →

Review: KID Psycho & HarrisonBeatz – For The Greater Good BeatTape

https://open.spotify.com/album/23zrekaSrkVqqi4AxZKDcZ “For The Greater Good” is a collaboration hiphop beat tape between Las Vegas producers Kid Psycho & HarrisonBeatz. The cohesive dynamic between these two sonically, as well as the cinematic elements throughout each track, make this tape feel like a movie. With quotes from Hollywood films like Players Club, Scarface, and Back To The... Continue Reading →

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