PHOR RELEASES NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO Chicago rapper Phor released his new single “Cardio” today. The Lehday-produced track was delivered with an accompanying visual. Drenched in wordplay, the track’s 808-heavy soundscape is the perfect workout companion, while the Art Camp-directed video lightheartedly touches on Phor’s personal journey to a healthy cardio-filled lifestyle. “It helps more mentally […]
By Jack Barnes LEX Nightclub at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) welcomed international superstar Twista to the stage on Saturday, Jan. 19. The rap icon, who was recognized by Guinness World Records with the title of “fastest rapper,” performed a high-energy set list of fan-favorite hits before kicking back […]
By Jack Barnes Today, buzzing hip hop and R&B act Bianca Shaw, the 1st female artist signed to Taylor Bennet’s indie label, is releasing her 1st track on the label and flexing her chops as singer and rapper with “Can’t Get Enough,” available first and only on SoundCloud. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump […]
By Jack Barnes Island Records today announced LaTrice Burnette, an accomplished marketing, artist development and digital business executive, has been appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager, joining the iconic label’s senior management team. Burnette, who will be based in New York, will work across the label’s artist roster and […]
JONATHAN HAY, RANNA ROYCE & MIKE SMITH By Jack Barnes Jonathan Hay, Ranna Royce, and Mike Smith have been teasing their The Hoodlum Ball album for quite some time and now its here. The double-disc project is split into a red and blue edition, each containing 14 tracks with appearances by KXNG Crooked, MC Eiht, RiFF RAFF, CyHi Da […]
Kxng Crooked By Jack Barnes “Kane Street” is inspired by hip-hop icon Big Daddy Kane’s classic single “Smooth Operator” and it feels like it’s 1989 all over again. Kxng Crooked and Jonathan Hay team up with Toon, The Visionary And The Architect, DJ Manipulator, Louie Gonz, Mike Smith, Ranna Royce, […]
Supa Bwe By Jack Barnes Exploring dark themes with uncommon candor and sly self-awareness, Supa Bwe helped pioneer the aggressive style favored by the current wave of popular SoundCloud rappers. Funneling angst and frustrated anger into a life-affirming message, Supa Bwe announces Finally Dead, his upcoming album. With abrasive sonics influenced by electronic music […]
Scotty Music By Jack Barnes Hailing from Joliet, IL, a town close to Chicago, Scotty Music is rising singer-songwriter with undeniable talent. Over the years, Scotty has worked with likes of Rick Ross, Twista, Blac Youngsta, Do or Die, and more, but his solo efforts are where he truly shines. Scotty […]
HIGH LIFE By Jack Barnes The High Life Music Festival is a 2 day celebration competition exhibition of the best Hip Hop, Reggae, and medical marijuana in Southern California, recognizing California’s premier MJ growers, breeders, edible chefs and extract artists.
Twista By Jack Barnes One of the most prodigiously talented rappers to grace the airwaves in the past two decades, Chicago’s Twista only gets better with age. Skillfully tip-toeing around a stuttering, disorienting triple-meter beat courtesy of producer Xcel, Twista goes wild on “Disrespectful,” insulting his rivals and asserting his supremacy with a motorik, […]
Twista By Jack Barnes Iconic rapper Twista is back with this new album called “Crooked County“. This project contains thirteen tracks with features from YP, Jeremih, Cap1, B. Scott, Vic Spencer and more. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump.
Twista By Jack Barnes Over the last three decades, Twista‘s machine-gun flow and dexterous rhymes have elevated him to legend status. Casually murdering a buoyant beat, Twista piles up bodies on “Mortuary,” his latest single. On the track, Twista intersperses carefree bars with his trademark high-speed flow, switching effortlessly from demon […]
Twista By Jack Barnes Stringing together syllables at the speed of light, Twista is one of the most gifted and distinctive rappers of the past few decades. Flexing his flawless flow over an intergalactic instrumental, Twista struts his stuff on “Stackin Paper.” Alternating between modified Migos-esque triplet flows and his trademark motormouth […]
Twista By Jack Barnes A South Side hero with fastest bars in the business, Twista‘s rapidfire rhymes get better with age. Living large in his luxurious new video, Twista stunts in the wilderness in “Baddest,” hosting fine ladies in his mansion and posing with his foreign car. Flowing in lockstep with Zaytoven‘s scorching instrumental, Twista […]
Twista By Jack Barnes Two and a half decades into an enviable career collaborating with everybody in the rap business, Twista has a stellar rep for rapidfire rhymes. Building upon the radio hit “Next To You,” featuring Jeremih, Twista announces the Crook County project, showcasing his trademark double-time flow over a variety of soulful, sinister instrumentals. […]
Philthy Rich By Jack Barnes Philthy Rich is back with a new project titled “Seminary“. This project contains twelve tracks with features from Fetty Wap, Twista, Scotty Cain, Mozzy, Icewear Vezzo and more. Enjoy this audio stream below after the jump.