RRP: Born and raised in the streets of Harlem, NY who formed the group Diamonds in da Ruff (a.k.a D.I.D.R) in 1996 with fellow Harlem rapper Chink. 1997 REBEL and his partner caught the attention of Roc-a-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash, and were offered a single deal to solidify their place on the Roc-a-Fella roster. During the time Dame had them in the studio they recorded the hit single We Need the Doe, and off the strength of that single, were offered a single deal by Def Jam Records to secure the song’s placement in Jay-Z’s the Streets is Watching soundtrack.
Ms. RC: Phoenix rapper Bouji, aka The Young JP, releases the visuals for "Right Now" off his upcoming project "Bouji 2." Produced by Drumlord, "Right Now" was filmed and edited by Kor Capital. This single is now available on iTunes or Google Play.
Ryan: Whoo Kid's recent Shade 45 video interview with Ty Dolla $ign, which contains a few gems. He broke down Wiz's arrest at LAX on the ioHawk, his own situation a couple months back at the airport which didn't hit the media, and Illuminati rumors.
Flying: Mike Melinoe is unable to stop himself from revealing his other side. The video for “Zaddy Sayda” starts with a clip from “Demi God”, all chanted incantations over a mutated trap beat. The Demigod that Melinoe summons within himself is the vengeful, city-destroying type--and as the beat switches into the main feature, the Demigod only increases in energy.
HC: Hop Cashay Drops Another visual off his new Ep Liquor stores & churches this time teaming up with bronx director deadeyez to bring the viewers something special never the less creating a master piece keep your eyes on the look out for what coming next there seem to be no slowing down from Hop Cashay.
Dunn: Los Angeles producer/deejay CUSCINO presents "Saucy", his collaboration single with rapper and fellow Los Angeles native Nuutrino, also featuring J-Doe of Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate camp as well as Roc Nation artist Troy NoKA.
Biz3: The self-proclaimed "All American Boy Band" BROCKHAMPTON share their video for "Dirt", released jointly by Brooklyn's tastemaking Fool's Gold label, NYC fashion disruptors VFILES and MTV as part of the VFILES LOUD! contest, which BH won earlier this Summer. The seven-deep San Marcos, Texas collective poke fun at their newfound buzz with a gleefully meta video about "selling out," directed by VFILES' Tyler Mitchell.
DM360: If you’re looking for gully Hip-Hop that remains authentic while never taking itself too seriously, Orlando-by-way-of-Queens’s Red Eye should most certainly be on your radar. And he drives that point home throughout his newly released visuals for “24 Barbarian 7,” the DJ Tray-produced burner off his ongoing freeverse project.