It’s been sixteen months, to the day Since the Tar Heel veteran emcee KAZE, a/k/a/ 4 Letters, released his Jersey in the Rafters mixtape. Despite some setbacks, the former Loud.com MC contest champ has persevered and continues to craft his hard edged rhymes over top shelf production as he delivers his latest effort, Black Kennedy. The project, which includes 20 new tracks, for over 80 minutes of music, unveils KAZE’s Black Kennedy persona with a slew of guest features, such as Jozeemo, Amanda Barrino, Dasan Ahanu, Johnny Juliano, Wreck N Crew, J. Harris and Fluent. Producers tapped include M-Phazes, D.R.U.G.S., Erv Ford, and more. Hit the jump for the download, and check out what KAZE has to say about this project, in his own words..
Moog Sound Lab gives artists the opportunity to re-imagine one of their songs on all Moog instruments, creatively engineered and filmed at Moog Music’s factory in Asheville, North Carolina. With Moog being the original arbiter of analog sound, it was a natural progression for them to create Moog Sound Lab. MSL gives another way of looking at music by newer artists; a look at what is next.
Moog Music established their legacy industrywide as being the pioneer of analog sound. Beautifully combining Moog Music’s tight-knit company of innovators, with artists whose music is embellished by Moog’s product, Moog Sound Lab is positioned to break the next wave of groundbreaking new acts.
This one is making my insides feel funny. About three weeks ago, I dragged and dropped Fugazi’s awesomely epic “Blueprint” from their amazing 1990 album Repeater, into my Serato folder. I wasn’t sure where/when I’d get a chance to play it, but something about Guy Picciotto’s vocals just seemed like it would rock the right room on the right night. …MORE
From the moment Esko Robinson started writing to clear his mind, he was hooked. Soon he was performing for his friends and when he saw others around him succeeding, he decided to dedicate himself to a career in hip-hop. Between recording and starting a talent collective, Esko is on the hunt for the best words and hopes to drop rhymes old school style with some of the game’s most iconic names. He calls himself a “time traveler trapped in the universe of his own mind.” Meet Esko.