The Last American B-Boy releases track going in on Hot 97

The Last American B-Boy's "Hot 97" is a commentary on the debate surrounding the New York radio station as well as Hip-Hop in general. Like the principled foundation of Public Enemy's Chuck D twitter responses to Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg and Program Director Ebro Darden surrounding Summer Jam and the myriad of issues that Chuck has with the state of radio, The Last American B-Boy has remained presently consistent in his stance on these issues. Fueled by the Chuck D debate as well as Damon Dash and Funkmaster Flex's war of words during the same week, The Last American again raises his own voice on these issues and was prompted by the timing of events to release the track. The Last American B-Boy is here to remind us that "everybody needs a hero…" Please visit https://soundcl

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G-Eazy RAPstation Album Review

After putting out free music and touring since 2010, and several hundred thousand downloads later, G-Eazy just revealed his long awaited, highly anticipated, and what seems like his debut album These Things Happen. In reality, this is his fifth full-length project, and this time around G has transcended into full retail status available on iTunes and also on vinyl (yes!), online and at record stores near you on June 23, 2014. The new digs is 16 tracks strong and features artists such as A$AP Ferg, E-40, Jay Ant, Remo, and many more. Three slick, stylistic as always, official videos had already racked up 4.5 Million views before the album even came out. The vibe throughout the project can only be described as G-Eazy keepin’ it as G-Eazy as ever. That's how much of a niche th

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KNS Tha Engineer debuts new video for OJ OK

With a long-history of finding, developing and cultivating new talent (Little Brother, Defari, Dilated Peoples, Planet Asia etc), ABB Records unveils the first video, "OJ OK," from their latest discovery, KNS Tha Engineer. Operating out of NY, NY, with a background spanning classic jazz arrangements to the latest hip-hop classics, KNS Tha Engineer works with the music industry's leading talents as a commanding triple-threat; engineer, producer and artist. Growing up on the streets of Chicago's South Side, a young musician named Kenny Lloyd felt a powerful pull in an unknown direction. It was not until his time at Vicennes University, where he recorded original tracks for himself and other local artists, that his direction became clear. Honing his unique taste and style, those sessi

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J. Rawls releases Casual directed video off his new album

Columbus, Ohio-bred jazz-hop producer, teacher, DJ, emcee, and Polar Entertainment head J. Rawls presents the music video for "Rio", the new single from his new album. The Legacy, which is out now, features appearances from Masta Ace, Illa J, Oddisee, Wordsworth, Nottz Raw, Blueprint, JG the Juggernaut, P Blackk, Jean P, Driskill, Ms Sara D, Rashad, John Robinson, Ceezar, Lea Anderson and Keisha Soleil. Production comes courtesy of Kev Brown, The Mighty DR, Rob Riley, Lakim and DJ O Sharp. "Rio", which can be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XsXeswheCk is directed by Hieroglyphics emcee Casual and is produced by Stalley/Lox/Mase collaborator Rashad. The Legacy is the final solo album from Rawls, the producer behind tracks for rap luminaries from Mos Def & Talib Kweli

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Dee Goodz releases new single off forthcoming solo-debut

Dee Goodz recently just released the first single off his forthcoming solo-debut Family, Friends, Money. The album is aggressive and melodic, the concepts and content are current and relatable to everyone and its title is derived from Dee's never-ending quest to attain a balance in his life. "Family, Friends, and Money. That's what life is all about right? This is what I do it for and it is these three things that have been the motivation for me. Above all else, I am trying to be a great Dad versus trying to get the paper" Dee asserts. "Family, Friends, Money is a special moment for me for a few reasons, as a lot of things happened to me while making this album. I moved to NYC, I had to restart the grind in a new and then unfamiliar territory and I got shot in the leg

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Australian rapper KNOE releases new single featuring Skyzoo & Torae

When you think of Australia the first thing that comes to mind isn't Hip-Hop. Well if you leave it up to the young spitter from the suburbs of Perth city, Western Australia known by his peers as KNOE, he will change that perception. KNOE is an integral part of the Perth music scene, he has opened up shows for Action Bronson, Himanshu Suri from Das Racist, David Dallas, P-Money and Skyzoo for the west coast leg of his Australian tour, 'A Dream Deferred'. Now, KNOE is ready to build his name in the USA with a new single called "End Of The Beginning" featuring Skyzoo & Torae with production courtesy of DJ Prince. This is a high energy record with a lot of wordplay coming from all parties involved. "Young White Australian kid arrogant as F**K now / writing with some hero's I look up

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