One week after debuting the Stacking Memories-directed music video for their new 22nd Ways single “Got That Fire,” ALLBLACK and Offset Jim are unveiling their collaborative project in its entirety. 22nd Ways contains ten new tracks from the aforementioned Oakland duo, including collaborations with SOB X RBE rapper DaBoii, Shoreline Mafia’s Fenix Flexin, OMB Peezy, ShooterGang Kony, $tupid Young, P-Lo and Capolow; Cal-A and P-Lo are credited as the album’s […]
Proudly representing the cities whose sound he helped define, rapper/producer P-Lo is one of the most influential artists in the new wave of Bay Area rap. The Filipino-American rapper keeps his circle tight in “Just Gang,” his latest music video. An ode to fierce loyalty, “Just Gang” derives its power from a rubbery bass […]
Though E-40 has been a rap star for more than three decades, he hasn’t forgotten the lessons he learned as a young buck. Expounding on his extra-legal origin story, 40 shares “I Come From The Game,“ his latest video. Working his elastic flow atop Helluva Beats‘ hyperactive arpeggios, Forty Water paints a picture of the […]
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 […]
Over the past year, Bay Area Rapper-Producer P-Lo has been pushing a hard line for his 2018 release Prime — most recently releasing the video for, what he reveres as his favorite from the album, “Nirvana.” Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
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 […]
With every passing YouTube hit, Cambodian rapper $tupid Young expands his reach beyond Long Beach and grows as a voice for his unsung background. Today he drops his brand new album True Story, which features P-Lo, Celly Ru, Lil Gnar, Roddy Rich and more. Young has channeled his upbringing through his music to great success. His biggest hit “Mando” with Mozzy was […]
By Jack Barnes Breakout LA producer Falcons has arrived at the forefront of a new generation blurring the lines between hip-hop, R&B, and electronic dance music. He’s quickly solidifying his position as one of the most innovative and respected producers on the scene who has made major impact across the globe, touring […]
By Jack Barnes Spending his career in search for the perfect hook, Oakland’s Bobby Brackins is one of urban music’s melodic masters. Crafting a sweetly sentimental love song with influences from Caribbean music, hip-hop, and classic soul, Bobby opens up his heart with “My Love.” Teaming up with fellow Bay Area hooksmith Marc E. Bassy, […]
Bobby Brackins By Jack Barnes Bobby Brackins’ supernatural ability to find the perfect hook helps him tear up charts as both an artist and a songwriter. Giving us an appealing glimpse into his hedonistic lifestyle, Bobby shares “Whiplash 2.0,” his latest video. Joined by fellow Bay Area maestros Marc E. Bassy and P-Lo, Bobby crafts a […]
P-Lo By Jack Barnes HBK Gang producer and Bay Area mainstay P-Lo drops brand new EP PRIME featuring Cuban Doll, SOB x RBE, ALLBLACK, Dom Kennedy & more. The EP drops ahead of 30+ date tour with G-Eazy for the Endless Summer tour, also featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign and YBN Nahmir. Enjoy this audio stream below after the […]
Rolling Loud By Jack Barnes Growing from a single day Miami-based festival into a global company and the biggest live brand in rap music, Rolling Loud‘s success embodies the spirit of Hip-Hop. Gathering a variety of rap’s biggest names for a two day bash, Rolling Loud is proud to announce the lineup for Rolling […]
J. STALIN By Jack Barnes Always repping for his West Oakland neighborhood, J. Stalin is known for his slick sense of street lyricism over slap-heavy beats – and that is exactly what he delivers on his new album Tears Of Joy 2. Stalin follows up his album release with the official visual […]
J. Stalin By Jack Barnes Veteran Oakland rapper J Stalin releases a continuation of his album Tears of Joy, which was his most personal, introspective album to date. Album features Mozzy, P-Lo, Too $hort, IAMSU!, OMB Peezy, T-Rell and more. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
P-Lo By Jack Barnes HBK Gang producer and Bay Area mainstay P-Lo drops brand single “bblu” ahead of EP release featuring Cuban Doll. P-Lo will be heading out on tour with G-Eazy for the Endless Summer tour, which kicks off in July and will also featured Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign and […]
P-Lo By Jack Barnes Bay Area hip hop staple, super-producer, HBK affiliate and national rising star P-Lo drops off another loosie “Woke“. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.