After A Year’s Hiatus, New York’s Rocket Drops His Most Impressive Track Yet In “5AM”

New York-based rapper, actor, and producer Rocket hasn’t dropped music in over a year. His previous tracks were remixes and more geared toward women, and although decent, didn’t show his true skills. The young talent is back after the hiatus with a rousing, fast paced song titled 5AM. The CashMoneyAp produced track showcases the energy and lyrical skills that Rocket has always had, but for some … Continue reading After A Year’s Hiatus, New York’s Rocket Drops His Most Impressive Track Yet In “5AM”

Baritone Vocalist Myes Cameron Shows Us The Dark Side Of Being An Artist In “caged bird” (New Music Video)

NY’s Myes Cameron has the voice of an angel. Yes, he is a baritone vocalist, but has the heart and soul of jazz and blues singers from the early 20th century. His newest visual to the previously released caged bird is poetry, heartache, and the purest singing I have heard in recent memory. The audio dropped over 4 months ago and has organically racked up … Continue reading Baritone Vocalist Myes Cameron Shows Us The Dark Side Of Being An Artist In “caged bird” (New Music Video)

Catching Up On Submissions Part 1 (Best Of)

Detroit’s Ty Farris, formerly known as 40 Flame, returns this year with his elegant new track Dirt Naps. A silky smooth beat from Stu Bangas starts Ty’s even flow, combining effortless punch-lines with no holds back bars. Both Stu and Ty bring a soulful vibe to 2018, and I’m excited for his upcoming EP No Co-sign, Just Cocaine. Dirt Naps is the first single off the … Continue reading Catching Up On Submissions Part 1 (Best Of)

Matt Maratea Links With Souly Had For Light-Hearted Double Drop “Couple M’s”

Matt Maratea can do no wrong. Seriously. Everything he has sent me is pure gold – and always posted. The Western Massachusetts MC recently teamed up with NY native Souly Had for a new single AND visual to Couple M’s. Based on the title it may sound like a typical braggadocious track, and while elements do exist, they are expressed in a unique way. I’ve always admired … Continue reading Matt Maratea Links With Souly Had For Light-Hearted Double Drop “Couple M’s”

NY’s Asoh Black! Releases a Fiery Remix of Travis Scott’s “Backyard” to Kick Off the Year

To kick off the new year, New York’s own Asoh Black! begins his #AsohAttacks series, in which he releases 11 songs over the course of 11 weeks culminating with the release of a full project, with a remix of Travis Scott’s “Backyard” carrying the name of HITS (accompanied with a video by Train Productions). The track is accurately named and bodes well for the future … Continue reading NY’s Asoh Black! Releases a Fiery Remix of Travis Scott’s “Backyard” to Kick Off the Year

Brooklynites Indigo Svn, Bimmy and Lauren Declasse Get Aggressive​ on New Collab “Out The Kitchen”

Indigo Svn, Bimmy and Lauren Declasse are true Brooklyn spitters who have bars for days. They each have different vocals, flows, and personality on the mic, which is why their newest collab Out The Kitchen is so successful. It deserves much more attention then it currently has, as these guys take the art of hip-hop seriously and hold nothing back. The track is certainly aggressive, warning … Continue reading Brooklynites Indigo Svn, Bimmy and Lauren Declasse Get Aggressive​ on New Collab “Out The Kitchen”

Asoh Black! and sndwn. Just Blew My Mind With Their Newest Conceptual Track “Flights”

Shit…where has Asoh Black! and sndwn. been all my life? Thanks to the power of submissions the Brooklynites just hit me with their newest collab, Flights. The short but sweet record has Asoh fantasizing about a future in which he’s achieved so high of a status that he can get through airport security with a dead body in his suitcase. Read that again. And again. … Continue reading Asoh Black! and sndwn. Just Blew My Mind With Their Newest Conceptual Track “Flights”

Kamron Bahani Brings Hope TO Those Struggling With Mental​ Illness…and Just Happens To Be A Dope MC (Exclusive Interview)

Kamron Bahani is an NY MC I found on DeadEndHipHop just a few days ago. I ran through all 3 of his projects in one sitting, connecting with every lyric along with his honesty about mental illness. I’ve been open about it as well, and in the beginning, it can be difficult. It has the potential to make someone’s day, which is one of the … Continue reading Kamron Bahani Brings Hope TO Those Struggling With Mental​ Illness…and Just Happens To Be A Dope MC (Exclusive Interview)

CHRIS MILES TELLS IT HOW IT IS IN “MY LIFE”

Still on a hot streak, Chris Miles is back yet again with another fire record. “My Life” is his declaration of the point he is at. “Take a step away, I told ‘em let me breathe/They just try to play me like a mp3”. From taking huge deposits, getting stabbed in the back, and plotting his next moves, his life is surely not boring, Track … Continue reading CHRIS MILES TELLS IT HOW IT IS IN “MY LIFE”

NY UNDERGROUND TRAILBLAZER MIKE RELEASES STARKLY POIGNANT VIDEO FOR “WAIT FOR ME” (Review)

NY rapper MIKE has quietly been having a landmark year in the underground hip-hop scene, with his stunningly introspective project May God Bless Your Hustle, and he has returned with a resonant-in-its-simplicity music video for Wait for Me, off of his new EP By the Water. The song is backed with a beat that takes equal influence from the sounds of cloud rap and jazz … Continue reading NY UNDERGROUND TRAILBLAZER MIKE RELEASES STARKLY POIGNANT VIDEO FOR “WAIT FOR ME” (Review)

CHRIS MILES IS BACK WITH “ALL I WANT”

Young rap phenom Chris Miles is back with another record, keeping his release streak going as he drops more heat. “All I Want” is a song professing his love to a girl that he’d buy things for that he can’t afford, as long as she isn’t basic. He’s travelled the world and he’s down to take her anywhere she wants. With another production from Tal … Continue reading CHRIS MILES IS BACK WITH “ALL I WANT”

Kazi Has Caught Buzz Early, But It’s No Coincidence – Learn More About The Hotnewhiphop Heatseeker (Exclusive Interview)

Most artists have to put out a host of tracks on SoundCloud just to gain a small following. This has not been the case for NY native Kazi. He’s officially released just two records on the popular streaming site, and already garnered 40K plays between them. His first release Options even landed on Hotnewhiphop, and received accolades and lots of attention. My initial introduction to … Continue reading Kazi Has Caught Buzz Early, But It’s No Coincidence – Learn More About The Hotnewhiphop Heatseeker (Exclusive Interview)

NY RAPPER HOOKZ MURDOCK PROVES HIMSELF TO BE A HIP-HOP HERO ON NEW PROJECT “THE ADVENTURES OF…”

Since Ghostface Killah first called himself Tony Starks (along with naming his classic debut Ironman), and MF DOOM donned the metal mask, some of rap’s greatest characters have taken great influence from the world of comic books, and with his ambitious project The Adventures of…, New York MC Hookz Murdock becomes a hip-hop hero himself. The project is described as an audio-graphic novel, and it … Continue reading NY RAPPER HOOKZ MURDOCK PROVES HIMSELF TO BE A HIP-HOP HERO ON NEW PROJECT “THE ADVENTURES OF…”

Rising NY Artist Kazi Delivers His Highly Anticipated 2nd Single, “Neo Yokio”

Photo credit: Jeffrey Chambers Kazi is a New York-based recording artist, songwriter, and producer who is doing it all on his own. He has no label, management, or team behind him, yet his debut single Options racked up 10,000 plays in just its first week. How? His own promotion, word of mouth, and his undeniable talent. He even landed a feature on Hot New Hip Hop … Continue reading Rising NY Artist Kazi Delivers His Highly Anticipated 2nd Single, “Neo Yokio”

NY QUARTET PANDA CITY BRINGS BARS AND GROOVES IN EQUAL MEASURE ON THEIR EP “BAD BLOCKS”

The musical melting pot that is New York City has always housed connections between rap, jazz, and punk, from the Beastie Boys to Show Me the Body, and NYC quartet Panda City have brought their own intriguing approach to this stylistic intersection with their EP Bad Blocks, backing intensely-delivered, lyrically-sharp verses with the type of controlled chaos seen in jazz and hardcore punk in equal … Continue reading NY QUARTET PANDA CITY BRINGS BARS AND GROOVES IN EQUAL MEASURE ON THEIR EP “BAD BLOCKS”

Dynamic NY Duo P.S. 211 Drop Their Killer Self-Titled​ EP

  There will always be something to be said for a dynamic rap duo. It is arguable that nothing is stronger than two rappers on the same wavelength, with enough chemistry & idiosyncrasies to keep things interesting. NY duo P.S. 211, comprised of underground fixtures Danse and Telli, understand this power and have stepped up to the plate with their infectious new self-titled EP. While … Continue reading Dynamic NY Duo P.S. 211 Drop Their Killer Self-Titled​ EP

FEELING DOWN? CHRIS MILES “CANNOT RELATE” IN NEW TRACK

Chris Miles has been on fire the past few years, signing with the major record label Warner at age 15, touring nationally and worldwide with social media star-group Magcon, and the release of his EP “Milestones”. This streak has not faltered with the drop of a new Dirty Kutz-directed visual “Cannot Relate”. The Tal Halperin produced track is smooth in nature, but has hard hitting … Continue reading FEELING DOWN? CHRIS MILES “CANNOT RELATE” IN NEW TRACK

No Holds Back NY MC Theravada Drops A Remarkable New Project “Xen Griffey” (Review)

Photo credit (above): @zoomoguy It is safe to say that NY hip-hop has been going through something of an experimental renaissance lately. Though some may continue to argue that New York has lost mainstream relevance, it is now populated by numerous underground, idiosyncratic MCs who proudly wouldn’t be within spitting distance of a Billboard chart in any decade. Artists like Wiki, MIKE, and Your Old Droog … Continue reading No Holds Back NY MC Theravada Drops A Remarkable New Project “Xen Griffey” (Review)

NY’s Hak Continues to Prove His Worth As A Solo Act In New Single “Paradise”

Just as quickly as they made a mark on the independent hip-hop scene, New York’s Ratking more-or-less dissolved due to creative differences between equally distinct MCs Wiki and Hak. Going their separate ways has brought vastly different results. Wiki transitioned right into releasing the highly personal and potent album Lil Me, gaining a fairly sizable amount of buzz along the way. Hak, meanwhile, released a … Continue reading NY’s Hak Continues to Prove His Worth As A Solo Act In New Single “Paradise”

After A The Source Premiere and Features On Multiple Hip Hop Blogs -NY’s Don Mykel Continues To Stay Humble (Interview)

Harlem emcee Don Mykel has been literally everywhere. He’s done Sway In The Morning and Shade 45 freestyles, received accolades from the likes of Hotnewhiphop, Vibe; and most notably premiered his March released Hunger Painz single on The Source. I didn’t reach out to him because of his popularity, but because I am a HUGE fan of his work. I’ve played his King Mykel: The … Continue reading After A The Source Premiere and Features On Multiple Hip Hop Blogs -NY’s Don Mykel Continues To Stay Humble (Interview)