REKS 'Jump Shots' (prod. by Buckwild; cuts by Statik Selektah)

The upcoming REKS album, 'The Greatest X', (pronounced The Greatest Unknown) is dropping September 9th, 2016 on Brick Records.

"Jump Shots" is a song that articulates in depth the idea made famous by Biggie Smalls, "either your slingin' crack rock or you got a wicked jump shot." Over an infectious head-nodder from Buckwild, assisted by a flawless cuts from Statik Selektah, REKS describes the limited options available to ghetto youth and the parallels between b-ball and hip hop. A die-hard Boston Celtics fan, REKS states, "I actually grew up idolizing the Bad Boys Isiah Thomas on the ball court. His grittiness and fearlessness was admirable."
"Jump Shots" comes just in time as The NBA Finals are now in full swing. REKS won't root for any team other than his beloved Celtics these days, but he is enjoying the shootout between Steph Curry and Lebron James. "Jump Shots" is the fourth release from 'The Greatest X'.

The video was directed by The Sultan
IG: @hollywoodsultan

'The Greatest X' features production from Large Professor, The Alchemist, Evidence, Statik Selektah, Nottz, Apollo Brown, Black Milk, MoSS, Buckwild, Streetrunner, Audible Doctor, The Arciptype and more, plus appearances from R.A. The Rugged Man, Jared Evan, Termanology, Planet Asia, Rasco, Phat Kat, Guilty Simpson, Akrobatik, Reef the Lost Cauze, Dutch Rebelle, Edo G, King Magnetic and others.
June 12, 2016 / 0 comments / Video / Reks

Reef The Lost Cauze & Bear-One “All Ours” (feat. REDiROC) (Dirty)

Reef The Lost Cauze & Bear-One “All Ours” feat. REDiROC. Off the upcoming album ‘Furious Styles” dropping summer 16'.

Daniel Son - DOCK HUNTERS prod by PHYBAOPTIKZ

BROWN BAG MONEY recording artist Daniel Son releases a new cut "Dock Hunters" produced by PHYBAOPTIKZ of CRATE DIVIZION

Produced by : @Phybaoptikz
Mixed by : @YuriKoller

HUBBS - May Day (Prod By M16)

The first release off the upcoming collaborative project "20sixteen" by Pittsburgh MC, Hubbs, and Grammy nominated producer M16, of Tuscaloosa, AL. The LP will be released summer 2016. The track was exclusively released on Taylor Gang DJ Motor Mane's compilation project "Motor Muzik" which dropped in April of 2016.
May 18, 2016 / 0 comments / Audio / Hubbs, M16

Nalm Myerz - Back To The Basics

May 18, 2016 / 0 comments / Audio / Nalm Myerz

Blu x Union Analogtronics - LA Counting

Hot off his collaboration with Madlib and MED (Bad Neighbor), SoCal ambassador Blu has teamed up with the Paris-based production team UNION ANALOGTRONICS to present “LA COUNTING”, the lead single off their forthcoming album Cheetah in the City.
April 29, 2016 / 0 comments / Video / Blu, Union Analogtronics

J Dilla - The Sickness (ft. Nas)

Prod. by Madlib. Video for the bonus track "The Sickness" directed by Ruffmercy from J Dilla's "The Diary" available exclusively on iTunes. Buy it here: found.ee/JDillaTheDiary
April 28, 2016 / 0 comments / Video / J Dilla, Nas, Madlib

Havoc x The Alchemist - Buck 50's & Bullet Wounds (ft. Method Man)

It has been said that real gangsters move in silence. In the case of Havoc (of Mobb Deep) and legendary producer The Alchemist, the duo chose to let their music speak for themselves. On the newly announced collaborative album, The Silent Partner, Havoc serves as the smooth-talking, gangster mouthpiece to the Alchemist's gritty, one-of-a-kind instrumental backdrops.

One of the most decorated producers in hip-hop today, The Alchemist’s relationship with Mobb Deep dates back to 1999 when Cypress Hill’s DJ Muggs introduced the then-upcoming producer to the revered New York duo. The Alchemist would go onto forge a strong bond with the group, resulting in a myriad of classic tracks throughout the years.

Today, the duo has let loose the second single from The Silent Partner featuring Wu-Tang brethren, Method Man. On "Buck 50's & Bullet Wounds," Havoc and Method Man display razor sharp bars over The Alchemist's bulletproof production. The song premiered via RapRadar.

The Silent Partner is a magnificently organic album that brings together one-half of the Mobb with their favorite producer for a modern day hip-hop classic. The Silent Partner features guest appearances by Method Man, Prodigy (of Mobb Deep) and Cormega and will be released on May 20th via Babygrande Records.

Black Thought Freestyle at Other Side Speaker Series

Tonight we welcomed Tariq Trotter, lead MC for the Roots to the Harvard i-lab as part of our Other Side Speaker series. Although most of his time is spent on tour or leading The Roots as Jimmy Fallon’s house band on The Tonight Show, Trotter is also a fashion entrepreneur, a supporter of various charitable organizations, and much more.
In this clip, we were treated to a freestyle from Trotter that blew the doors off the place.
April 27, 2016 / 0 comments / Video / Black Thought

Hannibal King - Man's World feat. Bub Styles

Filmed in Brooklyn. Video by Common Culture. Produced by Hannibal King
Listen to his newest project "Don't Die" soundcloud.com/hannibalxking/sets/dont-die

Joey Bada$$ Freestyles Over Iconic West Coast Beats

Joey Bada$$ stopped by The Cruz Show to spit some bars over iconic west coast tracks- "Bow Down" by Westside Connection, "Deep Cover" by Dr. Dre, and "Calling Out Names" by Kurupt.
April 26, 2016 / 0 comments / Video / Joey Bada$$

Mitchell Aimss - The Rundown / My Ninja

Mitchell Aimss double-hitter from the Saran Rap EP out now heavycrates.com/
'The Rundown' (prod King P Pete)
'My Ninja' (prod X-ray Da Mindbender, Organik Poisons).

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