June 30, 2022
Ruste Juxx and DJ Mercilless team up with acclaimed Canadian Hip Hop artist Righteous for “What Is.” The single/video is taken from his latest album titled ‘and the DEVIL is.’ The video begins with Righteous digging in the crates while DJ Mercilless assails the 1’s and 2’s. Righteous delivers gem-dropping bars and worplay that define the role of an emcee and the role of a DJ. What is an emcee if he can’t rap, what is a DJ if he can’t scratch, resonates from beginning to end. Ruste Juxx jumps in with his verse and the duo show off their skillset all while paying homage to authentic Hip Hop without sounding dated. Watch the video and stream the album below.
Stream the album ‘and the DEVIL is’ below which features AKX of Righteous Revolution, B Fox, Kool G Rap, Rashad Roulett, Thirsty McGurk, Van Glorious, Ikee Mula, and the late Faith Walker with production by DJ Mercilless, Ear 2 That Beat, and bytman.
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June 16, 2021
Vetted Hip Hop artist Joe Dirrt releases visuals for his latest single “Back on my B.S.” featuring Rothstein and production by Redwood Productions. In unison with his famed boom bap sound and flow, he lets the world know that he isn’t going anywhere. A decade into delivering eargasm after eargasm, Dirrt is just getting started. Watch the video and connect with Joe Dirrt below.
April 26, 2021
Senior Gee, NY-based artist and nephew of Chubb Rock, releases visuals for his latest single titled “Juss Listen.”
Gee shows off his lyrical talent while his Queens legacy proceeds him. Juss Listen and take heed to his message…He’s an educated MC, producer, and engineer who leaves freshmen rappers gritting their teeth when he rolls through. Gee’s metaphoric punchlines are incomparable in delivery and flow effortlessly over invigorating tones and clapping drums. Watch “Juss Listen” and connect with Senior Gee on Instagram @gspsenior2.
April 25, 2021
Canada’s Hip Hop sensation Righteous releases visuals for his new single “For the Love.” The single/video features Recognize Ali, the late Faith Walker, and DJ Mercilless and is taken from Righteous’ EP titled ‘Be Conscious Of.’
For those not familiar (shame on them) Righteous curates real, raw, feel-good music authentic to Hip Hop and the culture. He does it “for the love” which is evident watching the video. He is from an era of classics, a time when rhymes carried substance…20 years later he can’t be thrown off by gimmicks or trends, he’s too vetted. Although it’s “for the love” don’t get it twisted, Righteous runs this microphone survival of the fittest…
On the hook is celebrated R&B vocalist Faith Walker (RIP) who accentuates the lyricism with passionate, soulful melodies sure to raise neck hairs. DJ Mercilless comes through with classic cuts and scratches.
“For the Love” revives Hip Hop, the culture along with the 5 elements and is a reminder that the boom-bap era continues to thrive. Watch “For the Love” and stream/download ‘Be Conscious Of’ EP here on Bandcamp.
October 8, 2020
Righteous “The Administrator of Truth” enlists Edo. G, G Dot & Born, and Dominique Gorley for the second release (video) of his new EP entitled ‘Be Conscious Of.’
“Radios” produced by DJ Corbett exudes a classic boom-bap, head-nodding impression with a soulful chorus that amplifies the energy from Righteous, Edo. G, G Dot & Born. The animated visuals set the tone for a chill-vibe, a feeling radios used to emanate but somehow lost that grip along the way.
During a time where the world is oversaturated with conceit, greed, killings, and lust, “Radios” transcends us back when music allowed us to unite and vibe off each other. Press play for that experience and connect with Righteous below.
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February 3, 2020
Philadelphia producer Carl Madison pays tribute to West Philly’s own Hip-Hop Icon Will Smith. “I’m da Producer, He’s da Rapper” fuses Will’s classic flow and Madison’s raw and gritty approach, thus giving us a new interpretation of the Fresh Prince that the fans will appreciate and love.
The nine-track project with scratches by DJ Sidewalk, elevates the essence of traditional Hip-Hop. Madison cleverly fuses soul, funk, and sounds of keys and bass to celebrate a classic album and an iconic artist. The rendition of “Parents Just Don’t Understand, “Summertime” and “Gettin’ Funky Wit It” will have listeners reminiscent of house parties and boom-boxes vibrating on the b-ball courts. While “Switch” will awaken the soul and lead listeners to the club banging out house music. Madison also inserts comedic skits from a few of Smith’s most popular films as well as interludes from Smith sermonizing about work ethic and excelling the craft of artistry.
Watch the full interview on what inspired the project below and stream the project here
About Carl Madison
Carl Madison is a music producer, artist, and songwriter hailing from the city of Philadelphia. Carl Madison represents an artistic revolution through music, art, education, and hip-hop culture.
For all inquiries contact Stone Perspective Media email@example.com
January 7, 2020
Esteemed Philly lyricist D Prime 215 and producer Hezekiah release visuals for “Sacred Mantra.” The single/video is the title track off Prime’s second solo EP, available everywhere music is sold.
Prime wastes no time to deliver his flow over classic boom-bap cadences blended with sharp electric tones. The simple video leaves no room for distraction, only eyes and ears digesting infectious, conscious wordplay.
Prime takes great pride in being true to oneself and “Sacred Mantra” is no exception. With his feet planted firmly, Prime’s bars run his narrative. A narrative of a man who has “no room for houses and cars, but my word is bond.”
The intricate wordsmith reminders listeners that at the end of the day our words and actions are all we have to fall back on. Prime will continue to stay true while he lives out his dreams. Watch “Sacred Mantra” (directed by JL Jupiter) and connect with D Prime 215 and Hezekiah below.
D Prime 215
About D Prime 215
In the English language, the word “Prime” is defined as “of first importance”. One could certainly say that Philadelphian emcee D Prime 215 has christened himself appropriately, as hip-hop has been of first importance in this young man’s life since he picked up a pad and pen in 2009. You can hear the warm, “golden era” sounds of J Dilla, A Tribe Called Quest and hometown heroes The Roots pulsing through his music, but with an updated, current twist. Prime’s held his own on wax with underground veterans like Reef the Lost Cauze, Hezekiah and Has-Lo, and shared the stage with heavyweight names such as Torae and Marco Polo. His approach is straightforward, his words honest, and his work ethic diligent. D Prime 215 is on a mission to create songs that stand the test of time, and with his unique blend of the old and the new, he’s sure to accomplish just that.
January 6, 2020
Dallas, Texas wordsmith Lejend aka ‘black ninja’ drops another single off his ‘American History X’ project. The single, “The Future” is a personal, lyrical ode.
Over soulful, yet profound cadences, Lejend exposes dark hearts while declaring what he’s coming for in ‘the future’. His truth serum-based rhymes reflect his reaction to devil moves, the flag, money, and naysayers.
Lejend moves differently, while others are striving to go viral, he’s making history with aspirations to touch the sky. Stream “The Future” and connect with Lejend @texasheat on Twitter and @lejend3102 on Instagram.
December 13, 2019
One of Hip Hop’s most dynamic and celebrated duo’s, The Good People, link with famed producer MilkCrate for “A Good Christmas Pt. 2.” The single is available on digital platforms.
Through witty storytelling and comedic wordplay, The Good People deliver a nostalgic holiday gem with a reminiscent dose of true holiday spirit. They break down the commercialized hype of the big ol’ jolly guy and remind us to share blessings and spread inner peace to those around us.
MilkCrate offers a mix of boom-bap cadences blended with a soulful rendition of holiday jingles. “A Good Christmas Pt. 2” is sure to have Hip Hop heads head-nodding while sipping on cognac filled eggnog. Stream the single below and connect with The Good People and MilkCrate below.
December 6, 2019
Twan Mack is noted as one of the most versatile Adult Contemporary Hip Hop artists to date in the music industry. The Milwaukee based artist continues to release infectious, timeless gems and “Main Concern” is no exception.
The record was influenced by Wu Tang’s “Aint Nuthin’ Ta F’ Wit” along with Gravediggaz “Diary of a Madman.” Mack unites the whole planet with hands up, know your worth anthem. “Kareem City got you in trauma/Heat up the scene like a sauna/I’m bout the biz not the drama/Won’t tell no biz to your honor/Hope there’s a long life in front of…”
Collecting checks is Mack’s ‘main concern’ which is backed with bomb-dropping lyrics and a catchy hook. “My main concern is my check / F*ck accolades and respect / F*ck them big chains on your neck / If you are paid then you set / If you owe dough pay your debt…”
If the throwback vibe including classic head-nodding bass and flawless lyricism isn’t enough for Hip Hop enthusiasts, Mack tops it off with a personal ear enticing beat-box flow.
Twan Mack’s mission to bring Adult Contemporary Hip Hop to the forefront has not gone unrecognized. The takeover continues to flourish worldwide, and Mack will continue to do what he does to prosper. Watch “Main Concern” and connect with Twan Mack below.
“This a Kareem City Set, serious like Boba Fett” – Kareem City