By Jack Barnes Polishing off a busy 2018 that boasted his debut album, a collab EP, and a tour with mentor E-40, Vallejo’s Nef The Pharaoh looks to put an exclamation mark on the year with a strong finish. Today, Nef The Pharaoh announces Vice Versa, his upcoming joint EP with ShooterGang Kony, a 17-year-old rising star in […]
By Jack Barnes With an elastic flow and an irrepressible energy, Nef The Pharaoh can turn any situation into a party. The bounciest of all the neo-hyphy bangers that populate his debut album The Big Chang Theory, “86” chronicles an incident when Nef was too lit for the club. In the new video, Nef squads […]
Nef The Pharaoh By Jack Barnes Nef The Pharaoh is Bay Area rap royalty. He burst into the national limelight by way of his hit single “Big Tymin”, which inspired an official remix from YG and Ty Dolla $ign, and saw him sign to hip hop legend E-40’s Sick Wid It […]
By Jack Barnes Bending his elastic flow around hyperactive Bay Area beats, Nef The Pharaoh is the Crown Prince of the East Bay. Opening up for an emotionally vulnerable and romantic new single, Nef shares “What We Have,” his latest single. Rhyming and singing over a glistening, tempo-shifting instrumental from Juneonnabeat, Nef pledges his devotion to […]
Nef the Pharaoh By Jack Barnes Nef the Pharaoh is Bay Area rap royalty. The KIL FMB drops off one more track, “86” featuring Cuban Doll and ALLBLACK from his debut studio album The Big Chang Theory‘s 8/10 release. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
Nef The Pharaoh & 03 Greedo By Jack Barnes Wielding a unique lyricism and a trademark eccentricity atop bouncy Bay Area production, Nef The Pharaoh cuts a formidable figure in Hip-Hop’s youth movement. Joining forces with 03 Greedo, Watts’ melodic mastermind, Nef shares Porter2Grape, an action-packed 5-track EP. Blending their signature styles into a distinctly […]
OMB Peezy By Jack Barnes Specializing in heartfelt and street smart Southern Rap, OMB Peezy blasted onto the scene in 2017 with his distinctive drawl and righteous anger. Following up eighteen months worth of viral singles and acclaimed EPs, Peezy announces Loyalty Over Love, his debut album. Stuffed with glistening Dirty South instrumentals, Loyalty Over […]
Allblack By Jack Barnes ALLBLACK has quickly become one of the most buzzing street rap acts in the Bay Area in the wake of cosigns from music legends such as E-40 and Too Short as well as athletes like Marshawn Lynch and Marcus Peters. His latest release from upcoming album “Big Shit” […]
Rexx Life Raj By Jack Barnes Using his expressive pen and silky vocals to explore inward and comment on society, Rexx Life Raj seeks to provoke thought with his music. On the guitar-led “Never Had Shit,” Raj opens up about his personal evolution, from admiring those who’ve survived life in the streets to […]
Nef The Pharaoh By Jack Barnes With an elastic flow, boundless energy, and clever rhymes, Nef The Pharoah is one of the Bay Area’s most popular and creative young emcees. Looking to his youthful TV favorites for inspiration, Nef provides a lively update to a classic Nickelodeon theme song on “Kenan & Kel.” Riding […]
Shakeel By Jack Barnes Hailing from Oakland, CA, Shakeel‘s music has the ability to entrance his listeners, turning even the worst of moods to the best of vibes with every melodic note he sings. In the midst of this new release, Shakeel hopes to propel his sensual yet upbeat single to the top of the […]
Rexx Life Raj By Jack Barnes Gliding over innovative electronic instrumentals with an unshakeable sense of melody and a cerebral introspection, Rexx Life Raj uses his art to probe life’s deepest questions. Sometimes, though, he just likes to let loose. Cleverly boasting about his rhyming and earning prowess, Raj takes a break from introspection […]
Nef The Pharaoh By Jack Barnes Radiating off-kilter charisma and boundless energy, Nef The Pharaoh makes the Bay Area bounce. Traveling to the beach in his foreign with some KIL FMB and Sick Wid It Records brethren, Nef throws us for a loop on “Poppin’ Again,” his latest video. A quick dancefloor slapper heavily steeped in ’80s R&B […]
Rexx Life Raj By Jack Barnes A favorite of tastemakers and artists alike, including Pharrell Williams, who enthusiastically co-signed him onstage at last weekend’s ComplexCon, Berkeley’s Rexx Life Raj is one of the most profound and talented artists in Hip-Hop. Floating over a halting, soulful, sample-heavy instrumental, Raj shines on “Where I Belong,” his latest video. Effortlessly […]
Too $hort By Jack Barnes Hip Hop legend Too $hort is back with a new single titled “Save All That Love” featuring Mozzy, Nef The Pharaoh and Mistah F.A.B. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump.
Rolling Loud Bay Area By Jack Barnes Gathering dozens of the biggest names in rap for two days of non-stop music, XXL describes Rolling Loud as “DisneyWorld for Hip-Hop fans.” Here are some outrageous photos, GIFs, and videos from the performances during Day 1 of the Bay Area edition of the festival, coming straight out […]