Tuesday, November 25, 2014
New Music


In memory of King Mississippi

#RIPKingMississippi Feb 1st, 1977-Oct 10th 2014

Music has always been a huge factor in my life. Not only does it serve as one of my greatest influences in the world, but it also defines who I am as a human being. It has helped mold me into the kind of person I am today, as well as the kind of person that I strive to become in the future. Music gives me the strength I need to push forward, to achieve my goals, and to believe that I have the power to change the fate of our world. Sometimes in my life, I just feel a rush of emotions sweeping through my mind, and I don’t know how to control them. That’s where music comes in. Music allows me to make sense of things. It enables me to express myself through the emotions that I am feeling. This man Nathaniel ‘Ronnel’ Jackson aka King Mississippi aka Blacc was just one of many people whom I have ... Read More »

Fresh Pressed: Awkward Mike, Buggz, Leona Harper, AGE, Freewai, and more

You know it’s cuffing season when your hip-hop blog starts getting more R&B submissions. That said, along with the rap there’s a little variety in this edition of Fresh Pressed. Tell us what you think… AGE – “Where Did You Go” AGE shows a different side with this extremely emotional track. Melodic instrumentals reflect the melancholy as he details the loss of his grandfather. Meccalito – “Money And The Power” Young Mecca leans on autotune and tired rhetoric over this aimlessly lackadaisical trap beat. It’s as low budget as they come. Mawule – Reflections EP This 3 song EP is heavy on the cheese factor but the production value is impressive. It’s the type of poppy R&B that people either love, or hate. Your call: WTRWRLD – “What We Could Do” Another R&B joint, this time carried by some good ol’ fashioned sex appeal. The vocals are relatively lackluster but the beat is nothing short of radio ready. Freewai ft. K.I – ... Read More »

Bump It or Dump It revival


We had quite few new Colorado hip-hop submissions over the last few weeks and we’ve been looking to reengage with you, our beloved audience, so today in lieu of Fresh Pressed, the revival of Bump It or Dump It! New names mixed with a few known cats are putting their music out there for your critique, so please vote like a informed critic and not like a hater. (Extra points to anyone who actually comments with constructive criticism or feedback.) Kid Astronaut – “This Day” This new joint from Kid Astronaut (aka Jon Shockness fka Rhias, also of Air Dubai) is produced by 4th Eye. Kydd Jones X Cory Kendrix – “Who Are You” Rebel Minority – “H.E.A.R.T. (Hurting Even After Realizing Truth)” In celebration of Rebel Minority’s new release, we’re featuring a single we digged on the project. Stream Colorful Abyss here. Wreckless County – “American Patriot” Mic D – “Dream Girl” Mic D “Dream Girl” from 4REELmedia on Vimeo. ... Read More »