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’

California Rapper, Singer, & Producer brbn Drops Hypnotic New Love Song ‘Let’s Go Home’

It’s rare in this confined, claustrophobic time to connect with a song (and for that matter a visual) so deeply. Sure enough, California artist/producer brbn gave me that feeling on his latest single Let’s Go Home. He has cultivated a sound all his own while managing to grow his fan base at a rapid rate. … More California Rapper, Singer, & Producer brbn Drops Hypnotic New Love Song ‘Let’s Go Home’

New Jersey’s Tru Trilla Links With Chicago Producer DNA Beatz For Soulful, Gritty New Single ‘Word Of God’

Less than 3 weeks after a strong 7 track EP, New Jersey artist Tru Trilla is back with Word Of God produced by Chicago’s own DNA Beatz. In this raw, uncompromising new singe, Tru speaks the word of gospel with grit and soul. Word Of God is all about preaching the truth of the streets, the … More New Jersey’s Tru Trilla Links With Chicago Producer DNA Beatz For Soulful, Gritty New Single ‘Word Of God’

nochilliams, KEN6TEEN, and Asher Watkins Deliver On Latest Visual ‘Birds’

nochilliams has been on our radar for quite some time and never disappoints in his videos, singles, or projects. His consistency is awe-inspiring, made even more impressive by his ability to cross genres and never miss the mark. His latest single, Birds, and its accompanying music video is no different. Hopping on an eerie, captivating … More nochilliams, KEN6TEEN, and Asher Watkins Deliver On Latest Visual ‘Birds’

Baltimore Emcee Jurdan Bryant Takes Us Into The Dark Alleyway’s Of His Mind on ‘My Life’

Baltimore’s own Jurdan Bryant is an artist that is all about expression. It makes sense that he’s amassed over 5K followers on SoundCloud as he spits relatable, yet distinct rhymes. In his latest, My Life, Jurdan doesn’t take the typical route of detailing his personal triumphs and tribulations. Metaphors, stutter steps, and vivid imagery make up … More Baltimore Emcee Jurdan Bryant Takes Us Into The Dark Alleyway’s Of His Mind on ‘My Life’

Chicago Artist Leo Mantra Seeks Clarity In His Latest Track ‘Rosebud’

Cries for help are often silent and unrecognizable which can create serious issues. Chicago artist Leo Mantra takes a different route – putting all of his pain into gorgeous sentiments. Rosebud is a song that has Leo asking questions that he still can’t find answers to. He desperately wants clarity in his relationship, trying to understand … More Chicago Artist Leo Mantra Seeks Clarity In His Latest Track ‘Rosebud’