While I’m not exactly sure how I stumbled upon Johnny Rain, I’ve got to admit that I’m pleased I did.
Richmond, California rapper and producer Iamsu! has been making quite the noise around these parts and it’s time to take notice.
Just a couple years ago, literally two years ago, the music industry was taken by surprise all thanks to a group of young and rebellious men representing Harlem. Their tag was “A$AP” (Always Strive And Prosper) and everybody quickly became familiar with it. Soon, it was more than just a “crew” name or brand, but instead a lifestyle and then a trend.
We’ve heard about that young lyricist that reminded everyone of Aaliyah, but do we all know her name?
Raykeea Wilson, best known by her stage name Angel Haze, was born and raised in Michigan. At 21 years old, the young emcee is currently signed to Universal Republic and Island where she has continued to keep her image buzzing, especially during the conclusion of 2012.
Donald Pullen was born on April 16, 1991 in Chicago, Illinois. Pullen grew up on the South Side of the city until he moved with his family over to Homewood, Illinois…
When Thurz released L.A. Riot it quickly vaulted into the indie album of the year discussion. So DJBooth teamed up with the L.A. emcee to re-release the intensely artistic project (previously only available on iTunes) for free. Music this powerful needs to be in the hands, and headphones, of as many people as possible.
A “bodega” is Spanish slang word for a “corner store” open practically 24/hours a day. It carries all the goods you would ever think to need and comes in handy when most needed. “BAM” is the common acronym for “by any means”. Ladies and gentlemen. Meet Bodega Bamz, born Nathanial De La Rosa.
Marlong Fung and Akeem Joseph are The Underachievers, but don’t be fooled by the name. Better known as Issa Krishna Dash and Ak, the two Brooklyn natives began making music a little over a year ago with a goal of enlightening those who chose to listen. Read More..
If you follow Chief Keef on Twitter you ought to know Niykee Heaton and if you don’t then you’re about get familiar. Last Monday, WorldStarHipHop picked up her acoustic YouTube cover of Keef’s “Love Sosa” and I must say it was something else. She’s also covered Rihanna‘s “Diamonds,” Lil Wayne‘s “No Worries”, Kendrick Lamar‘s “Poetic Justice” and everything in between.
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They represent Brooklyn. They’re young, talented and “weird.” Their agenda? To enlighten the world through their lyricism. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Flatbush Zombies, a trio …
Curtis Williams was born in Tacoma, Washington and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. However, it should come as no surprise that New York City has taken quite the liking to this now ATL native….
Nicholas Williams, better known as Trinidad James, was born on September 24th, 1987. He was raised in a South Atlanta home and grew up with a lust for material things. However, supporting his desire for the finer things in life wasn’t something his single mother could afford….READ MORE
He’s a rapper. He’s a producer. He’s a director. He represents Houston, Texas and his name is Travi$ Scott. Not familiar quite yet? Well then it’s time to listen up and get better acquainted…
Austin Miller, better known as Austin Millz, was born on October 30th, 1988 in Harlem, New York. As a child of a Puerto Rican and African American matrimony, his cultured roots aided in the development of a strong enthusiasm for music.
Consider Azad Right the jack of many trades as he not only holds the title of a rapper, but that of a songwriter and producer as well….