Ridgelines – EP II

Omaha musician Mike Johnson is set to release his second EP today for Ridgelines titled simply, EP II.  With his influences ranging from hip hop to electronic, the beats on this new album are incredibly unique.  It starts with a symphonic melody on the song “Bad Man” and then jumps to the hymnal song “It’s Okay” with lyrics from Marcey Yates and …

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Common – Nobody’s Smiling

Another old school rapper turned actor Common, just dropped a new album called Nobody’s Smiling. He is back in his hometown of Chicago today as well to promote the album and sign copies. This album is a a throwback to his roots on the south side there, but it also focuses on what is important …

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Dilated Peoples – Good As Gone (Official Video)

More great songs, another album, and video have been dropped by Dilated Peoples, nowadays with Rhymesayers Entertainment… the record label that is taking over the hip-hop world.  Back in the day, Dilated Peoples was not even signed to RSE, and in 2001 they dropped the acclaimed album Expansion Team.  The song “Worst Comes to Worst” from that …

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People Under The Stairs – 12 Step Program

Back in 2001, this writer was a college radio disc jockey.  Finding “underground” hip-hop was a passion and it was an honor to help promote it.  Back then, college radio pushed music that was independent and free from large corporate labels.  Nowadays, the music world this writer knows has changed… no longer are musicians forced …

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Atmosphere: Kanye West Single, Release Parties & Dates with Damian Marley

Slug and Ant of Atmosphere are back at it again.  They just released a second song called “Kanye West” from their upcoming album Southsiders, which will be released on May 6th, 2014 on Rhymesayers Entertainment.  This song should be a concert favorite, especially with a chorus that goes, “Put your hands in the air like …

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Atmosphere Announces Southsiders Album

It has been a while since Slug and Ant have put together an album, but they are doing it and you should look forward to it.  Southsiders drops May 6th, 2014 through Rhymesayers Entertainment.  If this album is anything like their past work, it should absolutely be a treat for your listening ears.  Pre-order it …

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Crown (of Grim Reaperz): Pieces to the Puzzle

Crown is a French beat maker and a member of Grim Reaperz (Enemy Soil’s beats producers). He has been a DJ since 1998 and began producing in 2004. Crown has worked with some of the most influential underground hip-hop MC’s from across the globe (including the supergroup Army of The Pharaohs). The producer is also …

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