Blood Before Pride – “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun” (Beastie Boys’ Cover) Featuring Rock (of Heltah Skeltah) & Fame (M.O.P.)

Debut Leak Off Mimesis, Catharsis, and the Imitation of Art in Life (10/20) Blood Before Pride are paying homage to rap royalty in the new video for their debut single, “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun.” It’s a head-banging, rap-meets-rock cover … Continue reading Blood Before Pride – “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun” (Beastie Boys’ Cover) Featuring Rock (of Heltah Skeltah) & Fame (M.O.P.)

aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 2 P-Money

New Zealand’s premier producer P-Money has teamed up with underground Rap legend Buckshot to release the brand new album BackPack Travels, which is available now in Australia. The first video for lead single off the album, Flute feat. Brooklyn hip-hop visionaries Joey Bada$$ & CJ Fly dropped recently. The duo also revealed the album artwork via a dope little stop motion video. The 10-song project is entirely produced by P-Money and features acts including Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly of Pro Era, Steele of Smif N Wessun, David Dallas, Raz Fresco, Chelsea Reject & T’Nah Apex. The collaboration came about through P-Money’s signing … Continue reading aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 2 P-Money

Sean Price, Billy Danze & Maffew Ragazino (feat. DJ Babu) – Land Of The Crooks (Prod. by M-Phazes)

Land Of The Crooks is an anthemic Brooklyn banger featuring Kings County heavyweight emcees’ Sean Price and Billy Danze (of M.O.P.), along with the borough’s buzzworthy spit kicker, Maffew Ragazino. Scratches come courtesy of the turntablist himself, DJ Babu of Dilated Peoples/The Beat Junkies, who cuts up Jeru the Damaja’s quotable “Live in the land of crooks, yes Brooklyn’s the borough,” as originally featured on D. Original. Production on Land Of The Crooks is handled by Australia’s Aria Award winning M-Phazes who incidentally won Sha Money’s 2008 One Stop Shop Producer’s Conference with an overtime victory against Canei Finch, with this … Continue reading Sean Price, Billy Danze & Maffew Ragazino (feat. DJ Babu) – Land Of The Crooks (Prod. by M-Phazes)

P-Money – Gratitude Australasian Tour

With his new album Gratitude coming out on May 17, P-Money is pleased to announce a series of Australasian tour dates in celebration of the highly anticipated release.  Joined by Duck Down Music label mate David Dallas as well as special guests for shows in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, alongside Australian shows in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, P-Money is set to take Gratitude directly to the fans, while David Dallas will be previewing new material off his own forth-coming album. In the lead up to the May 17 album drop, P-Money has been releasing some of the album’s tracks for free on pmoneymusic.com with the latest single The … Continue reading P-Money – Gratitude Australasian Tour

P-Money – Gratitude

With the release of his highly anticipated new album Gratitude a month away, P-Money has revealed the album artwork and track listing, also announcing an all-star line-up of featured artists. Having recently signed a deal with Duck Down Music US, P-Money has made use of his label mates with Talib Kweli, Buckshot and Skyzoo all making an appearance on the album. You can also expect to hear from Havoc (of Mobb Deep), Freddie Gibbs, M.O.P., Fashawn, Roc Marciano, Nicole Wray, Jamall Bufford (formerly Buff1), STS, Monsta G, Blaison Maven and Pac Div. Bringing it back to God’s own, the album … Continue reading P-Money – Gratitude

Phaze One – Out Now

International collaborations are rare enough, but rarely does the world get a chance to admire the creative output of two such overbearing characters as M-Phazes (Australia) and Emilio Rojas (US). Together they are Phaze One, a throwback to the days of hip hop group collaborations that produced a single pioneering sound; a collaborative effort that follows in the footsteps of DangerDoom, Jaylib and the masterful relationship of the Foreign Exchange.  After two years of prophetically crafting their imminent self-titled release, in 2011 the stage was finally set for the two artists to throw back the curtain and reveal the fruits of … Continue reading Phaze One – Out Now

Briggs – So Dangerous EP feat. Trials OUT NOW!

Briggs new single So Dangerous is out now on iTunes. Not only does Trials of the Funkoars contribute vocals to So Dangerous he also put together a remix exclusively for the single release. A filmclip for the single will follow in February, until then you can get So Dangerous by clicking here. From the moment Briggs dropped his self-released debut EP, the brilliant and groundbreaking Homemade Bombs (2009), it was obvious to everyone that this marked the arrival of a powerful and unique voice on the scene. His indigenous roots and his rural upbringing in the small country town of … Continue reading Briggs – So Dangerous EP feat. Trials OUT NOW!

M-Phazes New Album Artwork

M-Phazes will be once again bringing the bangers when he drops his new album titled ‘Good Gracious’ on February 26 of this year. M-Phazes has worked with a whole heap of hip hop artists on this one, including: Drapht, Bliss N Eso, Phrase, Illy, Pegz, Muph n Plutonic, Delta, Solo, Spit Syndicate, Dialectrix, Mantra, Nfa, Nine High, Forthwrite (360 n Pez), 13th Son and Haunts. This will surely be on of the top albums of 2010, we know it’s early but we have faith! You can check out the artwork for the album above and then head to M-Phazes Myspace … Continue reading M-Phazes New Album Artwork

M-Phazes – Good Gracious! New Album (Feb 26)

M-Phazes is the perfect example of a diamond in the rough.  Born and raised in the Gold Coast of Australia and relatively isolated from Hip-Hop culture, M-Phazes has carved a strong niche for himself that has allowed his production to be heard on a global scale. Drawing inspiration from legendary producers such as Battlecat, Pete Rock and the late J-Dilla, M-Phazes has has formulated his own sound over the years that can be defined by soulful melodies coupled with loose, smacking drums. Landing his first U.S. placement in 2005 on Supastition’s “Chain Letters”, M-Phazes has been on a steady climb and … Continue reading M-Phazes – Good Gracious! New Album (Feb 26)