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Houston Rapper Kay Jay Follows Paul Wall Collab With “Seize The Moment”

Houston rapper Kay Jay continues to showcase his growth with this follow-up to the Paul Wall assisted “Live For Today.”  Today’s offering, “Seize The Moment Intro”, delivers an up-tempo Jon Z-produced track that enables Kay Jay to showcase what is becoming his signature sound. The song appears on Kay Jay’s sophomore project, “Seize The Moment” which drops in January via Empire Distribution.

“I decided to label the intro track as self-titled “Seize The Moment” to help set the pace and tone for my album.” Kay Jay shares. “I got the tattoo ‘Seize The Moment’ across my whole chest whenever I first got out of prison to signify a new life that I must live to the fullest. I always wanted to call my first big project that because I knew that it could be the most monumental moment of my life. Although this is technically my 3rd project, I feel that this one is 10x better than everything else I’ve done and 2017 is going to be the biggest year of my life. The song is marijuana influenced, but then again so is my whole life… staying lifted one above the rest mentally and spiritually!!”

Twitter: @KayJayHTX  IG: @KayHayHTX 

 

It’s Time! @SpratFool x @LoudPackLegion Present “Jersey vs Everyone”

Sprat, LoudPackLegion, and Starting 5ive officially present to you “Jersey Vs. Everyone”, better yet a gathering of the Garden State. With the best talent coming out of New Jersey, Sprat brings it back to the bricks in Newark as he looks to bring out all of New Jersey for this one. Catch major performances from Albee Al, Tsu Surf, Arsonal Da RebelChad B, FatBoy SSE, RetroI$Awesome, Shotgun Suge,  and many more!

Jersey vs Everybody is a wave that has been missing in New Jersey for some time. Expect Sprat to bring you the best artists, DJs, tastemakers and writers from the state all in one building, for an all-around amazing experience. If you are a hip-hop fan this is not something you want to miss! The event will take place on January 14th at “The Cage” in Newark, NJ, and will go from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. For tickets and any additional information click here!

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Speaker Minds – Loose Limbs (video)

Portland’s own Speaker Minds drops their funky fresh new music video for Loose Limbs from their recent album, Gumbo Grooves. Starring vocalist Adrian Adel and Randal Wyatt, Speakers Minds always bring the party whether it’s engaging live shows or creative visuals. Veterans of the PDX music scene Wyatt, Adel along with Desmond Spann, Jon McGuire, Rob Jamieson, Josh Johnson, and Juan McGruder combined forces to bring listeners of combination of Soul, Hip-Hop, Funk, Jazz and Rock.

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Bizz-E BlazE – “A-Way” (Single)

Today Bizz-E BlazE released a dope new track titled “A-Way”. The energetic new single is the first offering from BlazE in several months, however the quality record makes the wait worthwhile.

The Brooklyn native provides quality lyricism throughout the track, complimenting the upbeat production nicely. Get acquainted with the up and coming NY lyricist through his soundcloud; containing a monopoly of material from Bizz-E himself.

Listen to “A-Way” below, and let us know what you think!

Twitter: @BizzEBlazE

Instagram: thefakebizzeblaze

Taiyamo Denku Ft VVS Verbal & Ruste Juxx – “Into Dust”

The spirit of Sean P looms over Taiyamo Denku and Dcypha’s latest single, “Into Dust”, featuring Buck Town USA’s VVS Verbal and Duck Down Records own, Ruste Juxx.

Back on August 8th of 2015, Hip Hop lost one of it’s most noted lyrical soldiers when news broke that Sean Price had passed away. To add to the sorrow, it seems as though the Hip Hop genre is losing it’s way from the path it ought to journey down. Thankfully, we have artists such as Milwaukee’s Taiyamo Denku who strive to preserve the very core of what the culture embodies. Today, the Midwest monster debuts “Into Dust”, featuring VVS Verbal and Ruste Juxx, two of P’s close friends and associates.

The song opens up with a clip from “John 3:16″ that features esteemed actor, Denzel Washington. As the song then begins, listeners are treated to nothing but brolic bars of brute, a showing that would make P himself proud. Australian producer/DJ Dcypha delivers what could arguably be some of the most adrenaline filled cuts we’ve heard this year as he closes the song out with some Sean P samples from an upcoming Cypha Den Music single. If you love Hip Hop, this song’s for you.

Twitter: @TaiyamoDenku

 

That Girl Vé – “Love Issues” [EP]

That Girl Vé is a New Jersey vocalist who is paving her own lane using her own unique sound. Following a string of impressive singles throughout the past couple months, she is back with a brand new project.

The highly anticipated EP is titled “Love Issues“. It consists of five quality records, with appearances from fellow Jersey native Albee Al, as well as Cipha Sounds. Take a listen to the brand new project, and expect nothing but additional heat from Vé as she continues to grow as an artist.

Stream “Love Issues” on Spotify here, and let us know what you think!

Twitter/IG: @thatgirlve

 

 

GamerGad – Ansum (Official Music Video)


Its been a crazy-busy last few days for GamerGad dropping a crazy energetic visual (shot by his video production company “LGi Dope Films”), called Ansum, off his new ep “New Game++ which he released alongside. The villain has found a way to blend hip-hop with a nerd perspective that incorporates video game references into songs with unique production from some of Carolina’s best producers. Credits on the ep include Carolina producers Mad Syentis, Monk, Showdown and Ox Beatz. Watch the video and drop a comment on the Youtube page. Want to support the ep? Go to gamergad.bandcamp.com and buy the ep. Its $5.99 and includes a special bonus track.

 

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Mad Squablz – The Art of Boom Bap: Generation Next (EP)

There are emcees who’ve been rapping for 2 decades who haven’t found their voice. Some people try their hardest to become emcees… others are born to do this. Take the intro for example. And this is no disrespect to Squablz’ boy Krasizm, but peep the contrast. Two different galaxies.

This 7 track EP was just enough for MS to flex, but not over do it, and I’m impressed. The young man’s vernacular, delivery and ability to paint pictures has me hooked!

Excellent work young man!! Can’t wait to hear and see more!!

Twitter - @Mad_squablz