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Clear Soul Forces is next to carry the burning flame for the city of Detroit and bring the soul back to Motown. They’re back with their 2nd LP and debut under the Fat Beats Records imprint titled “Gold PP7′s”. CSF comprised of four members; E-Fav, L.A.Z., Noveliss, and producer/emcee Ilajide; these cats rap like genetically enhanced, socially conscious street poets from the 70′s creating a combination of golden era, 21st century, backpack and sub-woofer rap hip hop music all while paying boisterous attention to their beat selection.
A little side discussion on Drake and how he sees himself as an artist.
Download Lyim Courteous’s The Float Pamphlet: http://bit.ly/19DDHTR Continuing our Indie Interview series, we sit down with Lyim Courteous. Check out this interesting story from Lyim Courteous as he gives u the inside story on how he started rapping, who we think he sounds like, and more.
Kinge and Yoh of thetapedeck.net chopped it up with hip hop duo ILLClinton based out of Atlanta. ILLClinton are new to the scene as a duo but have been around making beats since 2007. This year, they dropped a mixtape, ILLanta, and a six-song EP with Scion A/V titled The Ill Experiment. We talk about that project, the ILLANTA tape, their first performance in hip hop and more in this interview. The background music is “Soul Cooking” produced by Beezy. Check him out at http://youtube.com/beezygetsbeats. You can also download the podcast here.
Here it is, our review of Drake’s new album “Nothing Was The Same”.
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New York MC/Producer Roc Marciano has dropped his third studio album “Marci Beaucoup”. The album packs some serious guests with featured artists including Action Bronson, Cormega, Evidence, Blu, Gangrene, Ka, Knowledge the Pirate, Guilty Simpson and Freeway. Roc Marciano handles all of the production on this project to give you the gritty sound he’s perfected on his two prior albums “Marcberg” and “Reloaded”. If you were a fan of Roc Marciano’s “The Pimpire Strikes Back” mixtape, which was released earlier this year, be sure to check this one out. Cop it on iTunes or on the Man Bites Dog Records…
So I am going to start this review off by saying spoiler warning. Now you’re probably asking yourself “spoiler warning… wasn’t it just a concert?” No. You’re wrong. What Kanye West did on November 21st, 2013 at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. was much more than just a concert where he performed all of your favorite songs wearing an outfit that was worth much more than the price of your ticket. Kanye West put on a show that had a beginning, middle, and end. He had a story to tell with costume changes, characters, and even varying set pieces….
3L$, short for 3uburbanlife$tyle, is a hip hop collective originating from Austell, Georgia. Founded in 2010, the collective boasts ten members with varying talents that involve MCing, producing, and artistry. But according to the members, 3L$ isn’t just a collective of talented young individuals; it’s a lifestyle that anyone can live regardless of their social ranking. 3L$’s debut mixtape entitled BOUTTIME“is sponsored by Novus Imperium (a rather interesting clothing company). Clocking in at a little over 28 minutes, this 11-track mixtape kicks off with a short hazy instrumental and picks up with the second track, “Chapter 1″ with Hassan of…
Pretty good track here from Allen Poe featuring the homie Von Pea and produced by Nemo Achida. “Gina” is a single off Allen Poe’s upcoming LP Pocket Full of Ohms set to release 01/07/2014. The track is a story about struggling after an unobtainable female. Allen Poe gets feature verses from Tanya Morgan’s Von Pea and Basement Up. Nemo Achida provides production work.
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