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Tally Bands – ‘H.I.A.D. (How I Ain’t Die)’

New York’s rap scene has undergone a facelift over the past few years. Gone are the days of a strictly rugged appeal, having been replaced with aesthetics that reach far outside of the city. Though the grittiness remains on full tilt in certain pockets, counterculture is still very prevalent. It is from this amalgamation that…

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Ju$tin – ‘JDT SZN’ (album)

“JDT SZN” is the first of a four project audio series by “JU$TIN,” featuring production from RJ3re, Mike Da Jeanyus, Cashmoney AP, and Beats By AUSK. This is the second full-length independent project by the NYC native and current LA transplant, and is the first project to be released under his JDT Media GRP imprint…

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Godz Chyld – “Heavens Part 2 (Look Around) video

Bronx, New York emcee G.C. a.k.a. Godz Chyld presents the music video for “Heavens Pt. 2 (Look Around)”, the lead single from _Woke_, his new EP produced by longtime collaborator Jordan River Banks (watch the video for “Blue Flame” featuring Killah Priest and Loaded Lux). GC describes the new single as “a sequel to a…

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Graffiti Royale – ‘Sweet Like Wine’

New York-based band Graffiti Royale present the Timothy Barker Jr-directed music video for their new single “Sweet Like Wine”, the follow-up to their previous single “Feel The Fire” (watch the music video). The band was born when singer Bronx-bred vocalist Daniel Vasquez a.k.a. QuezDreamer began looking for a backup band to perform with during his…

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MrE – ‘Curves’

Bronx, New York emcee MrE presents his new single “Curves”, produced by MrE, Ethan Rose, Kati O’ Toole and Robb Hutzal. MrE’s new single comes on the heels of visuals for “Fairy Tale” (watch) and “Keep On” (watch). When asked about the inspiration behind the new track, MrE said, “I’ve made a bunch of freaky…

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Soupmakesitbetter – ‘Major Friends’

Texas based artist Soupmakesitbetter released “Major Friends”, a single off his upcoming EP “But Be Safe This Summer” which is set to be released July 16th. The single brings a major summer vibe starting off with New York based singer Cc who delivers a hook that you won’t want to get out of your head. Soup…

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Immo DTS – ‘Follow The Leader’

Brooklyn, New York rapper/producer Immo DTS presents his new single “Follow The Leader”. Immo is derived from his real name Imhotep, while DTS refers to Du2ceTr3y6, the crew he started with his nephews and cousin at age 9, which in turns was the street number (236) of the home where his grandmother lived after moving…

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JU$TIN – ‘Money Machine Broke’

“Money Machine Broke” is the new single from LA-based indie HipHop/Rap label JDT Media GRP’s founder and artist ‘JU$TIN’. The NY/LA artist goes in over production by North Carolina native Mike Da Jeanyus to give us a taste of what his upcoming “JDTSZN” project will sound like when it drops later this month. “Money Machine…

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Mr. Complex – ‘Gotta Get Home’ ft. Sadat X, Nadine Michel, Prince Po and Dres

Queens, NY lyricist Mr. Complex presents the music video for “Gotta Get Home”, his new single featuring Dres of Black Sheep, Sadat X of Brand Nubian, Prince Po of Organized Konfusion, General DV and Nadine Michel. The single appears on Forever New, his new album produced entirely by Mortal 1, also featuring guest appearances from O.C.,…

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Rock Mecca – ‘One Rhyme To The Next’

Queens, New York emcee Rock Mecca presents “One Rhyme To The Next”, his new single featuring Ras Kass and Rah Digga, produced by French beatsmith DJ DJO-One. The track is Rock’s first release since he dropped Ironworld, his new album out now on Soulspazm Records featuring Roc Marciano, Vast Aire of Cannibal Ox, Kool Keith, Mach…

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Nicko Belic ft. Jay Critch – “200 Paquetes”

Queens native Nicko Belic has been carving out his own niche in the independent circuit and recently the artist/songwriter took things up another notch with the release of his last single “200 Paquetes.” The Spanish language cut features fellow New Yorker Jay Critch. Check out the Yaniv produced cut here and on all digital streaming…

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Perrion – “Dat Gurl”

Sugar Hill, Harlem-based rap artist/producer Perrion A.K.A. Perry Illest, presents the music video for “Dat Gurl”, directed by Cole Eckerle for Bad Grey. Produced by Brooklyn beatsmith Laron, “Dat Gurl” appears on Perrion’s Circuit Breaker 2 album also featuring Microphone Preview, D Millz and Supakali. Perrion recently released a visual for “405” (watch), a track from his…

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