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It’s well documented that Florida is a steaming hot-bed for Hip-Hop talent, though the scope has been mostly positioned on Broward County and Miami. Despite this notion of naivety, much of Florida is making dope music, and Orlando happens to be squarely in that conversation. Boasting other acts like Marco XO, the family-friendly city has been […]
The Midwest Playboys are a loose collective of artists consisting of JodiTheMack, Richi Ray, NL Skooby, and Oneway. This group of Midwest Playboys did like the original Playboy Magazine staff and moved their operation from the midwest to California. If you’ve seen their videos, you can infer humble abode is decorated with the same bare […]
Las Vegas is a city that is often misunderstood. Growing up, kids in other states would ask if we grew up living in hotels, a la Suite Life of Zack & Cody, or ask crazy questions like, “Do you guys go to school?” One thing, though, that isn’t mistaken is our ability to party. Vegas […]
Music, and Hip-Hop in general, has been moving at a really rapid pace. Every single day, tens of thousands of people release something new, hoping to get that big break that allows them to be stars. With this notion, it could be hard to come across the real artists looking to make an impact, and not […]
When one decides to run with the name ‘SMOOTH’ they must be the musical equivalent of an extra large jar of Skippy peanut-butter. Born and raised in the everlasting talent pool of Compton, California, SMOOTH is managed by Ryan Rodriguez who is part of Fakework Management which currently holds fellow Compton artist as a client. […]
Growing up, most of us had somebody inside our house that would warn us about the perils of going over to… “that side.” Meaning, “Stay where I can see you, and not lose control of you to the savages over there.” One of the best examples of this is in Lion King where Mufasa instructs […]
Hip-Hop nowadays is such a spectrum, that it’s almost impossible to even dissect what is, and what isn’t these days. One thing we will always acknowledge, though, is creativity. Since the beginning of the genre, rappers who could also produce their own beats have been the secret driving force of Hip-Hop, no matter what sub-genre […]
LA’s westside player Niko G4 is running it up on his new single “DASH” produced by Tayo Fetti. The video, directed by Never Compromise Films showcases Niko and his comrades in their natural habitat, dripped up on the streets of Los Angeles. They even pulled the Wraith out, subsequently blinding us viewers due to the […]
The Midwest Playboys release the video to their latest single “Dead Wrong” via No Jumper. The video shows a window into their lifestyle of partying, drinking, getting money and being fly. The midwest Hugh Hefners do not disappoint. Directed by Mr. RealMovie.
DLOWITH3HOES & Shmichyy are a rap duo from South Central Los Angeles, California who strayed away from the G-Funk, Khaki’s with Chuck Taylor lifestyle and were instead influenced by southern rap-stars such as Playboi Carti, Lil Yachty, Young Thug and others. What resulted was an extremely unique sound that the two crafted that sets them […]
Jay Worthy and Sean House know how to bring the funk back. Consistently crafting music strictly for the G’s and the Hustlers. Soul filled sampling that connect us with the past with lyrical context that is ever so present. They know who works best with them. Their affiliations with many of the games respected, top-tier […]