E-40

E-40 – “Choices (Yup)” (Music Video)

In the Ben Griffin-directed visual for E-40′s “Choices,” the Vallejo native flexes his lyrical muscle, as a seemingly endless cameo of Hip-Hop’s who’s-who flashes in the background. The track is found on 40 Water’s, Sharp on All 4 Corners, and the deluxe edition is is currently available for purchase on iTunes.  

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EXCLUSIVE: Twista’s N.Y.C.'s 'Dark Horse' Album Release

Twista, Chi-Town’s expeditious wordsmith, visited the heart of New York City’s Midtown to celebrate! The occasion– the official release of the Tung Twista’s ninth studio album, Dark Horse. The world-renowned, LQ New York, hosted the event. Boasting everything from Air Maxes to ascots, from Dom Perignon to Dancehall,  an eclectic array of people came out to show… Read more »

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Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne Announces ‘Independent Grind Tour 2014’

(AllHipHop News) Lyrical contortionist, Tech N9ne, has announced his upcoming ‘Independent Grind Tour 2014.’ The mammoth tour which begins in April is slated to visit over 70 stateside cities. Reinforcing the three-month tour, the Strange Music juggernaut will be joined by (BGA) Freddie Gibbs, labelmate Krizz Kaliko, the emerging Jarren Benton, and buzzing Rap duo Psych… Read more »

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TRY THIS: The 10 Best Beats That Use Strange, Non-Musical Elements

From beat-boxing to Grand Wizzard Theodore developing scratching, it became clear early on that Hip-Hop music was being created by unconventional means.  With Hip-Hop continually reinventing sounds from samples and various DJ techniques, it was inevitable that production would evolve to the point where beats could be made by incorporating entirely non-musical elements. Rap is… Read more »

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Rittz

Rittz: One Mean Cracker Moves From White Jesus To Strange Music!

Rites-of-passage filled with both rights and wrongs, Jonny “Rittz” Valiant, uses Hip-Hop to share his story. Although the towering, wavy-haired Ginger-kid, is easy to spot amid his melanin-enriched contemporaries, his lyricism never pales in comparison. The Atlanta native’s talent, work-ethic, and luck is ushering Rittz to the masses. Although, his journey to the spotlight has… Read more »

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Tech N9ne

Tech N9ne Channels Dark Side on “Boiling Point EP” In Time for Halloween

(AllHipHop News) With a statement reading ‘Happy Halloween from Tech N9ne,’ the Strange Music rapper and label leader released his Boiling Point EP today (October 30). A self-proclaimed exploration of “his dark side,” the seven-track Boiling Point finds Tech N9ne surveying his inner demons with titles such as “Should I Killer” and “Paint On Your… Read more »

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