Cormega Mega Philosophy

Loved by the streets as well as by critics, Cormega was the rare hardcore rapper to win praise from all directions, and while he never quite crossed over like some of his New York City peers, he maintained a respectable independence over the years nonetheless, self-releasing his work on the Legal Hustle label. Born Cory McKay, Cormega came up as part of the early-’90s Queensbridge scene that also fostered such name acts as Nas and Mobb Deep, among many others (not to mention the preceding generation of artists affiliated with Marley Marl and the Juice Crew). He made his debut … Continue reading Cormega Mega Philosophy

Spotify Presents Landmark The Real Story of Nas’ Illmatic

Spotify recently announced that Nas’ groundbreaking debut album Illmatic will be the next installment of the Landmark series. Spotify Landmark presents the stories behind some of the greatest moments in music, told by the people who made them. In this edition, Landmark will feature Nas, Large Professor (mentor, producer, and collaborator on Illmatic), Faith Newman (Columbia A&R for Nas), Pete Rock (producer and collaborator on Illmatic; member of Pete Rock & CL Smooth), and DJ Premier (acclaimed producer and member of Gang Starr). Illmatic XX was released on April 15th by SONY Legacy. This exclusive collection features several rare remixes, … Continue reading Spotify Presents Landmark The Real Story of Nas’ Illmatic

Pharoahe Monch feat. DJ Revolution Get Down (Prod. M-Phazes)

Coalmine Records is turning ten, and in celebration of their decade long run, they are pleased to roll out the promotional campaign for our long awaited compilation album, Unearthed. Set to be released as a double disc set on May 13th containing both a mixed version, arranged by DJ Revolution of The World Famous Wake Up Show, and an Untagged Deluxe Edition, which includes three bonus cuts, Unearthed, epitomises our commitment to delivering quality Hip-Hop. The tracklist serves as a who’s who of today’s independent Hip-Hop scene, packed with features from both veteran and burgeoning emcees such as Pharoahe Monch, Kool G Rap, … Continue reading Pharoahe Monch feat. DJ Revolution Get Down (Prod. M-Phazes)

Rah Digga (feat. Fashawn & REKS) – “Never Back Down” (prod. by M-Phazes)

New Jeru rap veteran Rah Digga joins forces with Australia’s go-to producer M-Phazes for the Maxi-Single Never Back Down. Consisting of two versions, the original mix featuring Fresno’s Fashawn and Beantown’s REKS, in addition to the previously leaked remix featuring the Michigan born, Florida raised and now NYC transplant Nitty Scott, MC, Never Back Down showcases top notch lyricism and wordplay over M-Phazes fusion of glitched-out dubstep and gritty guitar riffs. This title is now available via Coalmine Records and is bundled for sale with both the main and clean edit passes of both versions, along with the instrumental and acapella … Continue reading Rah Digga (feat. Fashawn & REKS) – “Never Back Down” (prod. by M-Phazes)

The Quickening Available Now!

Golden Era Records are proud to present The Funkoars 4th and most lethal album to date, THE QUICKENING! Featuring special guest appearances from Hilltop Hoods, Vents & K21 and guest production from Large Professor, Dazastah (Downsyde), Simplex & Debate. With their first single Where I Am smashing the radio waves, The Quickening is a non-stop barrage of badness and the epitome of evil! Order The Quickening now on iTunes Order The Quickening now through JB HiFi Track Listing 1. Fumes That Spell Doom 2. The Quickening 3. Where I Am 4. It’s All Good (Is Very Good) 5. All We … Continue reading The Quickening Available Now!

The Funkoars feat. Vents – The Assassination (Jaytee Remix)

Tweet to pay and get a free Funkoars – The Quickening bonus track: The Funkoars feat. Vents – The Assassination (Jaytee Remix). Simply click the here or the image below to ‘Pay With A Tweet’ and grab your download of this murderous track.  Fresh off the back of releasing their thumping first single Where I Am, the Funkoars are proud to announce The Quickening Album Launch Tour which will see them touring extensively throughout the country from September through November. Visit Funkoars.com for ticketing details.  Tour Dates: Fri 23 Sept – NSW – Wollongong Uni, Wollongong Sat 24 Sept – ACT – Zierholz @ … Continue reading The Funkoars feat. Vents – The Assassination (Jaytee Remix)

Funkoars – The Quickening

The Funkoars are back ‘n badder than ever and are set to unleash their highly anticipated fourth album The Quickening on Friday 16th of September through Golden Era Records. Fresh off the back of releasing their thumping first single Where I Am, the Funkoars are proud to announce The Quickening Album Launch Tour which will see them touring extensively throughout the country from September through November. The Quickening features guest performances from Hilltop Hoods, Vents, Ad-Fu, K21 with production from Large Professor, Dazastah, Simplex and Debate. Head the the JB HI-FI website to pre-order Funkoars – The Quickening and get your free GE signed mixtape and listeng to an exclusive … Continue reading Funkoars – The Quickening