Mayhem (of EMS) Shows Us That Truth is a Hard Thing to Face In His Brilliant New Lyric Video ‘They Don’t Know’

Poetic hip hop has been an important facet of the genre since it’s humble beginnings in the late ’70s. It became essential as hip hop grew, shown by the likes of Public Enemy, The Wutang Clan, Nas, and many more. Substance and subject matter declined in the late ’90s in terms of mainstream attention, but … More Mayhem (of EMS) Shows Us That Truth is a Hard Thing to Face In His Brilliant New Lyric Video ‘They Don’t Know’

Dr. Lekta & Elliott Niezel Are An Overseas Connection & Worldwide Infliction On Their Latest Single ‘Four-Figure Leglock’

Dr. Lekta & Elliott Niezel. Overseas connection, worldwide infliction. You’ll learn soon enough in their latest collab, Four-Figure Leglock. UK emcee Dr. Lekta is the bizarre, yet exceptionally gifted emcee that has the ferocity to break you apart limb for limb with dynamic bars that he strings together with flair. “I’ll blow your mind without using a … More Dr. Lekta & Elliott Niezel Are An Overseas Connection & Worldwide Infliction On Their Latest Single ‘Four-Figure Leglock’

Chicago Staple Monty Psychs Looks For Room To Grow In New Self Produced Track ‘Cacoon’

Monty Psychs is a staple over here in Chicago. The versatile emcee has been featured on well known hip hop sites in the city (and beyond) and has had a host of music videos hosted on Elevator. He’s absolutely incredible and continues to progress in the continuous years of his career. His latest single, Cacoon, … More Chicago Staple Monty Psychs Looks For Room To Grow In New Self Produced Track ‘Cacoon’

MeRCY Opens Up About The Challenges of Parenting in Heartbreaking New Track ‘Father’s Day’

Back in February of this year, I was astounded by a collaborative project between MeRCY and Chief Tony titled Sophisticated Thuggery. It was a hard-bodied, lyrical gem that dug deep into the true essence of hip hop. I loved it so much that just a month later I reached out to them to conduct an … More MeRCY Opens Up About The Challenges of Parenting in Heartbreaking New Track ‘Father’s Day’

Rising Miami Artists Onstarcruz & Babywock Drop Bass Heavy Single ‘No Lip’

From the early eons of hip hop, Miami has provided us bass-heavy, upbeat, hip hop party jams to get lost in. In the worst of times, we can go back and listen to the genre’s humble beginnings which have carried on tradition into 2020. The fun hasn’t stopped as new music continues to flood in … More Rising Miami Artists Onstarcruz & Babywock Drop Bass Heavy Single ‘No Lip’

Overwhelmingly Talented Portland Trio Common Slumm Drop First Single ‘Thailand’ Off Upcoming EP

What a great new discovery! Portland trio Common Slumm just put out the first preview from their upcoming EP, Better Off Dead, dropping July 31st via Common Slumm LLC/Jus Family Records/Active Family. On Thailand, the trio perfected the best parts of all genres used including hip hop, alternative, emo, and a touch of electro. It’s … More Overwhelmingly Talented Portland Trio Common Slumm Drop First Single ‘Thailand’ Off Upcoming EP

Catching Up On Submissions Part 7 (Best Of)

Supreme Sol – Sunshine (Music Video) Over lively, atmospheric production by Handbook, Supreme Sol packs brags, boasts, deep thoughts, metaphysical manifestations, and more into tight bars that showcase his personality and unique flow and style. You’ll receive the gift of inspiration for the tough times we are in. KINETIK & Newselph – The Simple Life … More Catching Up On Submissions Part 7 (Best Of)