Twenty two year old Lyric is a Georgia based Hip-Hop artist who is making his debut on Hip-Hop Kings. The previously released album 813 was his debut album and set the way for Lyric to develop as an artist. With influences ranging from the likes of Eminem and Lupe Fiasco, Lyric‘s style is underground yet commercially appealing. The new single Here 4 U is the start of an exciting promotional campaign for Lyric, and we expect to hear plenty more in the forthcoming future. You can listen to Lyric – Here 4 U on the player below.
Hip-Hop legend TQ has released a brand new album titled Kind On Blue which is available to fans immediately. The news shocked me as I received no prior notification about the release, however fans should definitely check out TQ‘s new music, and will have the chance to see him live during “The Blue Tour”. TQ has hooked up with Glasses Malone, Ying Yang Twins and Mikkey Halsted for the album, and a range of guest producers help complete the line-up. You can view the official artwork for TQ – Kind Of Blue below.
More promotion leading up to Ras Kass‘ new album A.D.I.D.A.S sees us showcasing a new track called Youth Blood which is a 12th Planet Remix by Little Jinder and Ras Kass. Youth Bloody Remix will not feature on the new album, however pre-Orders for A.D.I.D.A.S are still available from Ras Kass’ kickstarter website which the link can be viewed below. You can also listen to Ras Kass – Youth Blood Remix on the player below.
Hip-Hop star Bobby Ray was in the U.K recently, and met with The Hip Hop Chronicle for an interview during his stay. After the interview, Bobby Ray has shot a very quick advert for his new album – in a British accent! The move has been met with a positive response from fans and bloggers who appreciate the humour of the advert. You can watch the Bobby Ray – UK Album Commercial on the player below.
Here is more free material from DJ Ames, and this time it’s a mixtape with Mike Starr. In collaboration with Starr Dog Entertainment and International Hustle, DJ Ames and Mike Starr give us the free download of “All Or Nothing”. The eighteen track mixtape is designed to highlight Mike Starr‘s rapping ability, and showcase his talents into the U.K. You can view the artwork and download link for DJ Ames x Mike Starr – All Or Nothing below.
Category: Free Downloads
Fat Boy Radio! have provided us with some great video freestyles including Klassik and D Julien. Fat Boy Radio! have now featured Dyme A Duzin who raps a high-tempo freestyle for his fans. Plenty of YouTube views and comments have allowed the freestyle to be credited with over 600 views already. You can watch the Dyme A Duzin – Fat Boy Radio! freestyle on the player below.
U.K DJ Ames teams up with Stealf for the brand new collaborative mixtape Avoiding Radar Detection. We all know about DJ Ames however Stealf is a producer himself with influences ranging from Just Blaze,9th Wonder, Jake One and Ron Browz. Stealf is submitting beats to Young Jeezy and Game, and is also working on his new album which already has features from the likes of Jadakiss, The Game and Papoose. You can download the DJ Ames x Stealf – Avoiding Radar Detection mixtape for free below.
Category: Free Downloads
Rhymefest will be releasing his “Pre-LP” mixtape titled Dangerous 5-18 on April 1st 2010 ahead of the album release of El Che. Rhymefest has leaked the single “Letter” from the mixtape which is also having a video directed to aid the promotion leading upto Dangerous 5-18. Rhymefest addressed fans and is quoted saying “This song (“Letter”) was recorded for the “El Che” album while I was still on Allido Records with live vocals from John Mayer.” If the fans really dig the record, I will release a follow-up statement addressing the Wale situation (how he came about recording his version of “Letter”) in the immediate future.” You can listen to Rhymefest – Letter on the player below.
Marco Polo and Ruste Juxx‘s new album The eXXecution is in stores today and to celebrate the album, we have the video trailer for the single “Nobody”. I previously hosted the single on Hip-Hop Kings which was well met by fans, so the video will be available and shared shortly. You can watch the Marco Polo x Ruste Juxx – Nobody video trailer below.
Doc Ish is a grammy award winning producer who is set to release his upcoming album “The First Treatment” on May 11th 2010. I previously hosted the single “Cut My Throat” which featured Saigon, Inspectah Deck, Ransom and Quan which was a massive hit in the Hip-Hop world. The First Treatment will also feature Jay Electronica, Joe Budden, Sean Price, Talib Kweli and Joell Ortiz amongst others. I’ll post the official artwork for Doc Ish – The First Treatment album when it becomes available.
Category: Upcoming Releases