This is a get to know about J.Cole, the new artist on Roc Nation. He reps the Ville from North Carolina and is coming up very fast in the game with the help of Jay-Z. he just appeared on Wale's new album and stole the spotlight I might add. His two mixtapes were critically acclaimed and got him his deal. J.Cole is now has a single called lights plaease from his mixtape the Warmup which I would think is going to be on his album. His flow, word play, and punch lines are above anyone in the game right now, give him a listen.
This is the third installment of Slug(Atmosphere) and Murs' Felt tribute, this one is to Rosie Perez with Aesop Rock on the Beats. If you were wondering if it was going to be worth the hype, well wonder no more and cop this album-
Martin Luther and Luck-one are two artsit who are making awsome music for your listening pleasure. Martin Luther's album "Rebel Soul Music" was so soulful that it will make you cry, dance, and sing all at the same time. Luck-one is a rapper from Oregon who put out an Ep with the producer Dekk called "Beautiful Music"; it only had seven songs ,but it was some of the best lyricism that i've heard in a while. Check both of these artist out-
Owl City is a new artist to me who just came out with an album called "Ocean Eyes". Its very different from the usual pop, and soul sounding album that your used to hearing. Uhh, call it Neo-Soul, lol. Check the album out; here is a playlist from imeem to give you a preview.
This is a Get To Know!! 810 is a rapper out of Baltimore, Maryland just like Black Sunn. This rapper is pretty good, he is sophisticated but yet hood all at the same time. Honestly just download his mixtape "Supply and Demand". And tomorrow look out for his new mixtape "Glass Half Full".
K'Naan and the producer J.Period created a tribute mixtape trilogy called "The Messengers". They paid amage to three historic musical icons, Bob Marley, Fela Kutti, and Bob Dylan. The tribute is heart felt and has some sick remix's of all three icon's legendary songs. Go head and download this, its definitely worth it.
This is a Get to know. Diz Gibran is a rapper from California who has capture my ears with his mixtape " Soon You'll Understand". The mixtape has been out for a while but has been over looked by everyone, me included. This Rapper has something to prove for those who have been critics or supporters, and that is he is here to stay and you can't do anything about. So you might as well support him before he really goes on his spaceship on a different trip.
Here are two albums by K-NaaN and Wyclef Jean. Wyclef teamed up with Dj Drama to create "From The Hut To The Projects To The Mansion". K'NaaN produced a live preformance called "The Dusty Foot On The Road", where he just goes CRAZY with his lyrics!!!
A Canadian rapper by the name of Classified has an album out called "Hitch Hikers Music". Its really good; he may not have the swag of Drake but he does have great lyrics and potential to be great. One of his songs has a singer named Chad Hatcher who has a very soulful album called "Tunnels and Pathways. Check em Both out!!