Sick Wid It / EMPIRE presents this new project from Nef Pharoah titled “Changszn”. This project contains eight songs with features from Slimmy B, Maxi Bravo, baby Yungin, Lil B, Lil Bean and more. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
Now that he’s earned some attention, ShooterGang Kony is going in a different direction, and we can hear that in ‘Red Paint Reverend’, the new album that he just released. With the release of ‘Red Paint Reverend’, Kony proves himself as one of the strongest new rappers in the game, spitting about his experiences in […]
Though he’s known for his vivid descriptions of the high life, San Francisco’s Berner is equally adept at spinning stories about his trade. Conjuring a harrowing atmosphere atop creeping Bay Area bass, Berner shares “3 Deep,” his latest single. Produced by Khaliel, “3 Deep” harkens back to the dark days before marijuana legalization, when Berner […]
A living, breathing refutation of the “lazy stoner” stereotype, Berner is one of the most prolific artists and entrepreneurs in the rap game. Preparing his fourth album of 2019, Berner announces La Plaza, his upcoming album. Complete with glistening instrumentals, La Plaza is an atmospheric, weeded-out epic, complete with a huge array of guest stars from […]
Boosted by his slickly dexterous flow and witty bars, Nef The Pharoah is the standard-bearer for the Bay’s new wave. Providing a psychedelic twist on his region’s signature rap scene, Nef shares Mushrooms & Coloring Books, his new album. With provocative cover art courtesy of @Distortedd, the album bends the framework of Bay Area […]
If you doubt Maez301 or thought he would lose focus and get distracted by love or women, he’s here to tell you “F*ck No” it ain’t happening with his new single featuring Nef The Pharaoh. Enjoy this video stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
Nearing his fourth decade as a rap star, E-40 has always kept his ear to the soil, finding the best and brightest in young talent. Recruiting two young and talented out-of-towners to a boxing gym in the Bay Area, 40 shares “Made This Way,” a new music video. Built around a triumphant horn […]
During the past few months, ShooterGang Kony has been focused on promoting the release of his Second Hand Smoke project, serving up singles like the Sada Baby-assisted “Shoot Front the Reverend” and “Charlie.” Now, the young Sacramento rapper is releasing the album in its entirety. Comprised of 13 new tracks, […]
With an impish grin and a knack for playful wordplay, Nef The Pharaoh knows how to have a good time. Opening up the X-rated section of his book of bars, Nef shares “TYP,” his latest video single. Produced by Djfresh, “TYP” (short for “Tap Yo P*ssy”) is a dose of classic Bay Area swag, inspired […]
The Vallejo native Nef The Pharaoh has announced his new project Mushrooms & Coloring Books due August 12. Along with the announcement of the album, Nef shares “High Voltage“ with Tyga, a simmering and sultry slapper. With DTB providing a minimalist beat marked by echoing Rhodes, sunbursts of bells, rumbling bass, and snapping snares, “High Voltage” an anthem for late […]
Flashing a nonchalant charm that belies his 20 years of age, ShooterGang Kony comes out of Northern California with a cold-blooded bounce. Taking us inside his eventful life on the streets of Sacramento, ShooterGang Kony shares “Charlie,” his latest video, premiered by HYPEBEAST. Staying slightly ahead of an understated beat, complete with simmering bass and […]
Rising from an indie Miami production to a massive enterprise that spans multiple locations, Rolling Loudembodies rap’s underdog-to-top dog spirit. Returning to Northern California for a third-annual action-packed weekend, Rolling Loud announces Future, Migos, Lil Uzi Vert, and Oakland native G-Eazy as headliners for Rolling Loud Bay Area 2019. Occurring at Oakland Coliseum Grounds on September 28th and 29th, the lineup […]
In recent stripes, Bay Area singer-songwriter Derek King has cut his teeth and earned his stripes as one his region’s go-to hook masters and most talented vocalists, helping popular artists like Sage the Gemini, SOB x RBE, Nef the Pharaoh, Iamsu! and several others cook up hits. Now, moving beyond simply being one of the Bay’s ubiquitous […]
Renowned for his spectacular vernacular, few wordsmiths in the rap game can stand up to E-40. Announcing the second installment in his Definitions Trilogy, E-40 prepares to launch Practice Makes Paper, his upcoming project. With a massive vocabulary and a knack for finding hidden meanings, E-40 earned a reputation as one of the best […]
The Schedule: Here’s the easy-to-read list of AT artists heading down to Texas. Thurs, 3/14 3:30pm – Audible Treats – Hip-Hop Panel | Austin Convention Center, Room 12AB, 500 E Cesar Chavez 5:30pm – Nef The Pharaoh & OMB Peezy – Trap Kitchen Day Party | Native, 2502 Webberville Road 9:55pm – Flipp Dinero – REVOLT Showcase | Vulcan […]
By Jack Barnes Immersed since birth in one of the country’s most robust and idiosyncratic hip-hop traditions, 23-year-old Vallejo, CA-native Nef The Pharaoh and 17-year-old ShooterGang Kony, from Sacramento, embody the spirit of Northern California hip-hop. Colliding for a fun-loving and hard-hitting lyricfest, Nef & Kony showcase their best bars in Vice Versa, their new EP, premiered by L.A. […]