Skitso – “Blink of an Eye” (Video) – UndergroundHipHopBlog.com

Los Angeles recording artist Skitso is ascending into major prospect in the music business with the popularity of his signature West Coast sound. Coming from a well-documented lineage of West Coast royalty in relation to the first ever rap group, The Watts Prophets. Skitso name originates from the acronym which means seek knowledge in truth and seize opportunities. Skitso continues to impress with the release of his new video, titled, “Blink of an Eye”.

In the video, Skitso envision himself a kingpin on the big screen as he watches himself star in a feature film. Watching the story unfold, Skitso fully digest where our choices lead us whether good or bad in an instant. “Blink of Eye” is the second single off of Skitso’s new album, ‘Dream’.

“Rap has been my life since I was 8-years-old,” Skitso says about the song’s concept. “I was influenced heavily by Master P, Hot Boyz, Big Tymers, Dr. Dre., Eminem, Jay-Z, and 50 Cent.” Listening to them over catchy beats and seeing the glamor of the music videos put the stamp on my life purpose. It was no turning back.”

Skitso is currently signed to Brave Entertainment and plans to go on an international tour to Europe, Australia, and Japan.

Watch “Blink of an Eye” above.

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ALM – “So Strong” Ft. Noür (Video) – UndergroundHipHopBlog.com

French Hip Hop producer ALM releases his new video “So Strong” Ft. Noür, off his powerful new EP titled “Beauty for Freedom” available of all digital platforms!

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Smiley-D – “Make It Known” (Video) – UndergroundHipHopBlog.com

Rising Seattle, WA based underground Hip Hop artist Smiley-D releases his new music video titled “Make It Known“.

Originally being from Oklahoma City, OK. Smiley-D has been known for his raspy and southern style of rap, along with the “trap” sounding beats. Though he can sound mainstream in his style, he actually a conscious hip hop artists which makes this combination even more unique. The listener will hear a unique combination of conscious hip hop over a trap style beat. Over the course of his career, Smiley-D has collaborated with artists such as Philthy Rich, Theory Hazit, Stevie Joe, T-Nutty, & Jessica Domingo.

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Noah Slee x Delusion team up for "Maybe" • Word Is Bond

Following on from his highly praised and 4x Pacific Music Awards NZ nominated debut album ‘Otherland’Noah Slee returns with his new single ‘Maybe’, alongside German production collaborator Delusion, to be released on May 11th via Majestic Casual Records. Delusion began turning heads with his innovative remix releases for Pham and SG Lewis which stacked up millions of streams and landed him the #1 spot on the Hype Machine charts.
Tight production and Noah Slee‘s characteristic swagger sees ‘Maybe’ reach soulful heights, driven by textured percussion and a groove that promises to be a dancefloor filler.

”Maybe’ plays with the energy you get when you meet someone and there’s an instant connection. As long as I have been single (a while now) every encounter feels more distant and lost. When I met this guy it was different. Maybe is about the grey zone, the uncertainty, the leap your waiting for the other person to take because you don’t want to. All these things you take into consideration in such a small amount of time about someone and maybe disguise it with other things to protect yourself from taking a relationship to the next step. Simplicity of something like love can be pretty complicated. Maybe is about pursuit of connection.

Working with Delusion felt natural. He is attentive and has a chilled energy. Sharing ideas back and forth was easy. Although it was a compact few days in the studio we made sure to have fun, drink wine and make the best music we could. He was on production duties and we also had some friends participate with minor details (guitar, lyric).’ Noah Slee

 

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New Music: Kris the $pirit – Boy’s Krazy | @krisdaspirit

New Music: Kris the $pirit – Boy’s Krazy

Kris the $pirit is coming into his own. The young, prolific, headstrong rapper is ready to take over the Northern hip-hop scene. After building a name for himself over the past 5 years with beloved hip-hop duo The Posterz​, the Montreal-based artist is finally gearing up to release some long-anticipated solo material. He will release his debut album Spirit Mode Vol.1​ on May 30th via Make It Rain Records. You can preorder it now on all digital platforms. Today, the rapper unveils the music video for his first single Boy’s Krazy.
Directed by Léa Dumoulin, Boy’s Krazy is an introspective piece with an hypnotic beat. The video has a strong film aesthetic and features Kris in his element, riding through the city. Its vibe depicts how I feel about my city, isolated, tryna just get out. Get away from that feeling of going crazy, the rapper reflects. The song was co-produced by Kris the $pirit and Rob Mil like all the other ones on the album – except for Death & Rebirth and Fumble Remix, both produced by Jai Nitai Lotus.

 

Trizz delivers the dark visuals for "Static" [Video] • Word Is Bond

After dropping the single “Static” a few weeks ago,Trizz returns with the befitting video for the song. Teaming up with producer OSYM and video director Castro of NewHighFilmz. Trizz adds “Everything is changing around me and things are starting to become a blur, causing static. Still I get through it and anybody in my way needs to move or will get ran over, period… or it will be static“.

Trizz is preparing to release 2 new albums very soon, the first part “The Attic” as side A and the second part “The Basement” as side B.

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Top 5 Instrumental Submissions for 4th week May 2018 • Word Is Bond

It won’t be fair not to show love to the cats that work on the boards. Cats whose soundscapes help push hip-hop to loft heights. So in the same vein, this weekly list sheds light on budding and even established producers who continue to push the envelope for the culture. So sit back relax and get familiar with these producers.
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“Loose Ends” serves as a teaser track for an upcoming project from musician/producer Tactilian. Sound-wise, it’s a not-so-subtle blend of crispy lofi.hip-hop aesthetics and trance-inducing rhythmic drums and syncopated percussions.

 

London beatmakers Best Friend return with new mixtape ‘Forever’ and the first track is a nostalgia-inducing joint titled “Can’t be alone”.  It chronicles endless summer days & hazy summer nights Best Friend are a production duo from London UK who stitch together summery, laid-back beats dripping with retro flavor.

 

Producer Billa Joints laces up a smooth, head nodding , piano-driven beat titled “Gotta Try”. This track is really smooth so hit the play button and get familiar.

“Kiss Shot is a producer from many places, based in Orlando, Florida. Inspired by the mellow soulful sound-portrait “heather” by Billy Cobham, Kiss Shot delivers “nightlife” which is his own audible depiction of a dreamy landscape accessible only with your ears.

Violentlyill returns with another jazz influenced boombap piece titled “round midnight”. Hit the play button and get familiar

 

POLR drops the mellow, head-nodding beat titled “Moonlight”. “Moonlight” is the first single off of his third EP, “Into the Night,” and features a chill piano loop, pocket drums and bass, and a live improvised saxophone solo.

POLR is the digital alter-ego of Nashville producer, Micah Von.

 

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