Alpha Faktion are a NY based Hip-Hop alliance consisting of emcees KrazeILLA The Monster and Azwun, alongside DJ EnYouTee. The trio are no strangers to NYC’s underground scene and have been steadily on the grind in promotion for their forthcoming extended play release, Truth, Lies & Audiotape. In promotion of the EP, the crew has joined forces with Brooklyn’s underground veteran Shabaam Sahdeeq for the project’s debut leak, “Bodybagz,” produced by Vherbal. Taking it straight to the basement with sharp tongued flows over Vherbal’s hypnotic production, “Bodybagz” pushes the nod factor well into the red zone. Hit the jump to give it a listen and stay tuned for more leaks off TLA, scheduled to drop in early ’13.
In promotion for Nutso’s extended play release, Behind These Bars, which is now available, the Q-Borough spitter delivers the visuals for the projects debut single “Blowing Up,” featuring borough-mate mic vet Royal Flush and Brooknam’s Shabaam Sahdeeq (a/k/a S-Dub). Directed by Lightward Media, the visuals document the rising success of the three artists as they are the featured cover story of every major print magazine and newspaper circulation from The New York Sun, TIme, Esquire, Billboard, Rolling Stone, XXL, Life, USA Today, RESPECT., Vibe, The Hollywood Reporter, Fader, Car And Driver and more. Behind These Bars is now available through all major digital retailers.
After releasing a barrage of singles, three EPs and countless features, the Q-Borough rhymesayer Nutso, delivers his latest extended play, Behind These Bars. The sharp tongued emcee has enlisted guest features from the likes of Royal Flush, AG Da Coroner (The Outdoorsmen), Blacastan, Shabaam Sahdeeq and more for his latest offering, along with production from Mr. Green, J57, DJ Supa Dave and DJ Concept, among others. Just shy of thirty minutes, BTB provides a solid dosage of that raw; gritty drums, chopped samples and scratch hooks galore. Showcasing some diversity to boot, Nutso takes the project down south with the trap-themed “Weed & Alcohol” and bares no shame professing his adoration for the object of his affection on “For Your Love,” featuring Ms. Mimi. Behind These Bars is now available via iTunes and all other other major digital retailers.
Queens-bred spitter Nutso splits bars with his Q-Boro mic vet Royal Flush and Brooknam’s Shabaam Sahdeeq (a/k/a S-Dub) on “Blowing Up,” the debut leak off his forthcoming EP, Behind These Bars. Produced by Mac (a/k/a Macapella) and featuring a well-timed scratch hook courtesy of Chinch 33, “Blowing Up” carries a rugged yet nostalgic soundscape over quotables from Biggie, Artifacts, Mobb Deep, Slum Village and more. Stay tuned for more information and a confirmed release date for Behind These Bars.…same number, same hood, it’s all good.