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’

K.I.N.E.T.I.K. and Micall Parknsun Drop Exceptional New EP ‘Spin Cycle’

UK artist K.I.N.E.T.I.K. continues to create timeless music that captivates and intrigues me. I’ve covered him a number of times, and am always excited when new music hits my inbox. Therefore, I had high hopes for his latest EP Spin Cycle, executively produced by Micall Parknsun (who has had his hands in many of K.I.N.E.T.I.K.’s output).  Once … More K.I.N.E.T.I.K. and Micall Parknsun Drop Exceptional New EP ‘Spin Cycle’

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’s Own Loovy Enjoys Summertime Chi In Latest Music Video, ‘I Do This’

Two years ago, Chicago’s Loovy hit our pages with an impressive visual and song titled Glory. I spoke on his energy, his ability to evoke emotion, and his unique style. Today we have another music video that is opposite in topic, but just as magnificent. I Do This has a harder edge and is more focused … More Chicago’s Own Loovy Enjoys Summertime Chi In Latest Music Video, ‘I Do This’

Tru Trilla & Fellow 050 Boyz Group Member Prince Ak Slay The Competition On Visual To ‘Real Rap’

Tru Trilla and fellow 050 Boyz group member Prince Ak on Real Rap TRULY represent New Jersey; specifically Newark. These two are lyrical swordsmiths that slay the competition with intricate, in your fucking face bars. On their new music video, Real Rap, Tru gets gritty, explaining the depths of Newark from dark street corners to gunshots to … More Tru Trilla & Fellow 050 Boyz Group Member Prince Ak Slay The Competition On Visual To ‘Real Rap’

Massachusetts Production Duo CLOAQxDAGGER Drop Astounding New Project ‘A Working Title’

Crack Sizzlack & Mathias, the Massachusetts production duo also known as CLOAQxDAGGER, have been dropping singles and visuals to hype up their latest album, A Working Title. It was worth the wait. The LP is a tight representation of how much the duo can provide for the right artists. They’ve chosen a vast array of incredibly talented … More Massachusetts Production Duo CLOAQxDAGGER Drop Astounding New Project ‘A Working Title’

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’

Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

Rec Riddles’ new album The Plague is fueled by passion, talent, and powerful statements that will shake you to your core. The 8 track project is fully produced by the man himself, showing us that he’s not only gifted lyrically, but he’s also a wizard on the boards. His sound is gritty, but there are … More Rec Riddles Will Shake You To Your Core On New Album ‘The Plague’

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’