Beak> – Brean Down (video)

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Velly Marsh sets the tone on his boombap vibe on " Driving Me Crazy" • Word Is Bond

Straight out of the valley of Sacramento comes emerging rapper Velly Marsh with a new single titled ” Driving Me Crazy”. Using music and hip-hop especially to express himself, the rapper details his personal challenges in a very frank manner without flinching. Sometimes even making fun of himself but ultimately facing the issues head-on by acknowledging them and looking to take steps to rise above it all.

 

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crazy.III crafts a solemn vibe on "Vain Bells" • Word Is Bond

Hip-Hop producer crazy.III pays tribute to the late jazz pianist/composer Bill Evans on his new instrumental single titled “Vain Bells”. The mellow reflective instrumental samples the jazz legend’s work and flips it into something out the box. The rattling pianos splash against mid-tempo drum breaks to give off a weird lo-fi feel.

Solid work from top to bottom.

 

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Ras Elijah Tafari team up with Hakim Be and Ras Illy on "21 Gun Salute" • Word Is Bond

“21 Gun Salute” is the collaborative track put together by producer Diles for the 8th edition of the annual collaborative album Green Chile In The Air. The track features seasoned Reggae act Ras Elijah Tafari alongside emcees Hakim Be and Ras Illy. The trio brings back consciousness into the game over a vibrant soundscape by Diles. This is all dopeness from start to finish.

 

The project which is on its 8 edition makes it the longest standing series to come out of New Mexico and features artists from around the USA and more than 6 countries around the world, GCITA is starting to show promise as a true export of New Mexican flavor and vibe.

This year stays true to the series being a platform for emerging artists and veteran professionals all at once. Most notably are features from Moka Only (founder of Swollen Members/Battle Axe Records which sold hundreds of thousands of records and won consecutive Juno awards which are the Canadian Grammy equivalent) and Scarub of the famed Living Legends crew who were pioneers in early underground Hip-Hop music worldwide. Also, Illuminati Congo is a notable name and upcoming artist who has emerged as one of Hip-Hop/Reggae’s freshest voices with a prolific work ethic. Rounding out the album is mostly the hometown hero cast of Ras Elijah Tafari, Hakim Be, Ras Illy, Laura Cruz, Simatic, Eli Del Puerto, and Kayohes. Also, Po.10.Cee from Taos, NM brought some authentic New Mexico vibes, Alphounce Wolfe from neighboring Phoenix, AZ contributed a verse and also a new voice in Keren Kmanwey from Havana who brought some Cuban flavor to the project. Another batch for the freezer!

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Check out Thutmose's new single "Wait Up" • Word Is Bond

Multi-talented musician Thutmose showcases his unique vibe on his new song “Wait Up”. The love-laden song has a sweet blend of RnB, trap and future pop sensibilities. Thutmose shares his love for his significant other over the smooth, alluring soundscape provided by producer Avedon. The single marks Thutmose’s first release for the year and its definitely sounding good from here.

 

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Dub$ Dollah – “4Eva Is So Short” (Video)

Atlanta-by-way-of-Brooklyn recording artist Dub$ Dollah is emerging as a heatseeking sensation as he re-introduces the world to Shakelife. Campaigning his latest project, Dub$ shows us the fast life on his new video for the album cut, “4Eva is So Short”.

Directed by Sultan and Rory Vivid Rich HQ with production by M16 Beats, “4Eva is So Short” films the lavish life of the fast-rising star as he wakes up to beautiful women, ride around in the most exotics, and always getting to a bag. Dollah delivers convincing wordplay of extravagant, expensive, and luxurious items that fans will adore. The perfect introduction of Dub$ Dollah for newly discovered fans eager to become fans of a new breakout star.

“4Eva is So Short” is off of Dub$ Dollah’s new project, Return of the Shakelife. The new video is the follow up to the lead single and music video, “Smoke”. Available now on Spotify, the new 17-track effort features guest appearances from Yung Baller, Lil Troup, and Yonee Baby. Along with “4Eva is So Short”, the album features fellow breakout singles, “Play for the Money”, “Secure the Bag”, and “Smoke”. Return of the Shakelife is available now via Shakelife Entertainment.

For more on Dub$ Dollah? Follow the rising star on Twitter.

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Gypsy strays from the norm on "They Don't Listen" • Word Is Bond

LA hiphop act who goes by the pseudonym Gypsy shares with us her newest record titled “They Don’t Listen”. The bouncy record has an energetic feel courtesy of her longtime producer Matty Beats while Gypsy comes through with a smooth flow laced with undeniable confidence. Although the trap influence is obvious, she strays from the usual content involving money, cars and all and goes for her own unique style. Making references from Stranger Things to Rainbow Brite and focusing on the things that make her pull through the struggle, Gypsy packs enough fire for all on this one.

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Uncle John – 7pm In Japan (video)

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Kriswontwo – History ft. Prince Po, Phylisha Mitchell (video)

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