Detroit’s very own, House Shoes is preparing for his first album release “Let It Go” dropping on June 19th via Tres Records. The album is entirely produced by House Shoes and features guest appearances from Danny Brown, Black Milk, Alchemist, Roc Marciano, Oh No, Guilty Simpson, Quelle Chris, Shafiq Husayn, and others.
Enjoy the first leak from the album for the song “Last Breath” featuring Nottz, Oh No and MED. The song is representative of the overall tone of the album, featuring stutter-step drums, menacing synths, and rugged vocals from VA’s finest, Nottz and Oxnard heros, Oh No and MED.
Finally, make sure to pre-order “The Time” EP which drops May 22nd and is the prelude to the full album. “The Time” EP will be released on limited edition red …
Let's talk drug of choice. Hip-hop has generally gravitated toward alcohol & marijuana with the occasional foray into hallucinogenics and nose candy (simply reference Raekwon's OB4CL, pretty sure there's a few tracks where Ghost & Rae are snorting in the booth). These days hip-hop's medicine cabinet houses anything from adderall (Danny Brown eats them like TicTacs) to molly to cups of promethazine. Gangrene (Alchemist & Oh No) are here to introduce the South American alternative to absinthe, an apparently delightful little cocktail named Ayahausca.
With a new solo album and a new label (Rhymesayers), rapper Evidence will be the first person to tell you he is prepared to put in nothing less than hard work. We caught up with him before his show right as he received the news his DJ (Fresh) couldn’t fly to the show due bad weather conditions. But obstacles be damned, not only did his improvisational DJ deliver, Evidence also brought a female fan onstage and began to do a flawless rhyming duet and fearlessly rocked the spot without any “evidence” of hesitation.
“In 2011 putting out a successful album is a mirror of your effort. If you’re working hard at it and you deserve it, you’re getting paid.” …MORE
“Stoned Genius” is the most recent album from the Oxnard representative and former Stones Throw MC. The album boast features from Freeway, Blu, Oh No, Alchemist, Charli2na, Termanology, and others while featuring guest production from Madlib, Oh No, Alchemist, Lee Bannon and others.
In support of his album release, check out the free download for the Madlib produced track “Styllions” featuring Rapper Big Pooh and Blu. Heavy line up and no one disappoints on the track.
Roc C’s upcoming album “Stoned Genius” will be released on December 13th via his own imprint, Kash Roc Entertainment.
The former Stones Throw artist and Oxnard, CA representative boasts a heavy album full of guest production and vocal features. Guest production includes Madlib, Alchemist, Oh No, Jake One, Lee Bannon and others. Guest vocals also include Freeway, Oh No, Alchemist, Blu, Big Pooh, Termanology, Charli2Na and others.
Today, enjoy the official music video for the song “3 Words.” This is a non-album cut, so it won’t be available on “Stoned Genius” but is a great track regardless, produced by Jansport J.