TooBusy enlists Billy Danze (M.O.P.) for “Married to the Blues” single/video. As of late, Danze has been leading a mission to bridge the generational gap in Hip-Hop, which is evident throughout the track. The respected OG is recognized as the bad mother*cker he is, who paved lanes and gave everything to the game. Now he’s leading future generations of lyrical warriors down his signature, yet evolved lane.
Notes82 returns with a sermonized freestyle with classic throwback vibes titled “Church Wild.”
The Brooklyn lyricist is ready to clear the way to be the best, and although he pays respect to OG’s he does it in his own way. Because the game needs strong shoulders, Notes moves on his toes to level up in the booth.
The catchy hook and boastful wordplay set the scene for a game-changing takeover. Stream “Church Wild” and connect with Notes82 below.
New York rapper Official Bleek releases a new video for “Top 5”, directed by Rikoz Vizion. Through a catchy flow and hard truth lyrics, Bleek reminds delusional kids of his self-made success.
Bleek addresses the crazed out ‘top 5’ lists of best emcees. Standing tall in his city, Bleek continues to grind while other rappers are lazy. He declares lists are based on opinions, current trends, and buying fans. Bleek respects his art and won’t sell out, in fact, he challenges rappers to step to him in the battle rap arena.
Legendary music icon Doodlebug Cee-Knowledge presents up and coming singer, songwriter, and recording artist KROWN. The Tri-State area talented and versatile artist delivers a modern flow of Funk and Alternative Hip-Hop for all generations of music purists and enthusiasts to embrace.
KROWN’s debut project “Nothing Lasts Forever” is available for free streaming and download. The mixtape is executively produced by Cee-Knowledge with contributing production by Quickly Quickly, Steve Young, Beatjoven, LA Soulchyld, RIVR, Oui Lele, Whitecliffs, Strkfr, Krapf, and Cairo.
“I chose this as the name for my first project because I feel like those words perfectly capture the stage I’m at in life right now. The theme of this project is saying goodbye to the old me, the way I used to be, the things I used to believe, the way I used to see the world. This is a compilation of songs that prior to this, I would’ve been too scared to show anyone, let alone the world. At 22, This not only marks the beginning to my career but the beginning of who I truly am and what I’m truly supposed to be doing in this world. Because as they say, Nothing Last Forever..”–KROWN
The leading single/video “Wassup” describes a young man looking for love while weeding out deceptive women and remaining focused on success. KROWN displays intermittent jazzy vocals and ear captivating lyrics over an arrangement of fused soul and effervescent production originally sampled from Donell Jone’s 1999 R&B hit “U Know What’s Up.” Stream “Nothing Lasts Forever” on Bandcamp.
KROWN’s movement in the music industry thus far hasn’t gone without notice or recognition. His journey began early on in high school when he formed a rap group and released a few local hits. From there he scored several modeling gigs with BET, Phat Farm, and Nickelodeon. After a brief hiatus KROWN ventured out to Los Angeles to reinvent his musical journey and to evolve the record label and collective Uplifted World.
30 years later and BK’s illest female MC is ‘still not having it’ from 90’s charismatic MC… Positive K and MC Lyterevisit their first collaboration “I’m Not Having It”, which ranked #16 on Billboard charts.
“This is the kind of song that can get nominated for a Grammy Award, a duet album would be phenomenal. I find it incredible that after 30 years MC Lyte and I haven’t skipped a beat. We have so much chemistry now as we did then.” -Positive K
The duo re-creates the classic and presents “I’m Still Not having It.” The animated visuals capture the unparalleled star quality between the two. K, who pulls out all the stops from flowers, diamonds, and smooth tongue talk to his irresistible lips just can’t seem to win over the no bullsh*t having Lyte. The Brooklyn MC, acclaimed for her straight up ego crushing bars, knocks K down in every smooth-talking attempt he corners her with.
The back and forth lyrical flow are intact with quick-witted punchlines that will leave the ‘Wild’n Out” crew speechless and Hip-Hop eccentrics playing the record on repeat.
“A return to the ‘feel food’ days. I’ve always loved working with Positive K because that’s what he is, Positive. Working with him is easy and effortlessly, the music from “Still Not Having It” is one of my favorite songs from Bill Withers.” -MC Lyte
Watch the video above and stream “I’m Still Not Having It” here.
Saturday, December 23rd The Well presents a Holiday Fest Artist Showcase! Kicking the event off at 7pm will be Long Island’s well respected Hip Hop trio, MXNXPXLY FAMILY. Next up at 8pm to cause lyrical havoc will be New York’s own infamous Rockboy Gz. Other artists to hit the stage include Primal Feelings, D-Andra, Gawd Lyfe, and Dom Gotti featuring NY-MI!
Bar opens at 5pm, showcase begins at 6:30pm with a $15 cover. The Well is located at 272 Meserole St., Brooklyn, NY. Must be 21+
Click on link for complete details. Holiday Fest
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