Sep 23, 2015
TOPE returns with the second installment of his instrumental beat tape series FREE LEMONADE. Mostly known for his work behind the mic, and recently for his album BROKE BOY SYNDROME, TOPE steps behind the boards and drops off 20 brand new beats. Having already produced for Planet Asia, Scarub Of Living Legends, 2Mex, CashUs King and more; TOPE takes a trip through some classic 80s and 90s samples for his latest work, with samples from Gucci Mane to Janet Jackson to Guy and more. Catching the attention of the legendary singer Cody ChesnuTT with his last beat tape NEW KICKS, who knows where this tape will end up. Along with the new release, TOPE is also set to headline his largest tour to date, starting in San Jose and ending with a performance in Atlanta for A3C Festival. Be sure to check the tour dates below while you sit back, pour up the lemonade, and give TOPE’s latest project a spin.
Sep 20, 2015
The theme for this month’s Filthy Fingers United compilation was minimalism; so I’ll leave it at that and let the music do the talking. - Liz
Sep 18, 2015
Today is a big day for Mac Miller. His new album, “GO:OD AM” was released today along with this new (Truman Show like) video for “Brand Name.” His tour is selling fast so grab your tickets to his November 9 show at Showbox Sodo with GoldLink, Domo Genesis, Alexander Spit, and The Come-up before they’re gone!
Sep 17, 2015
New Young Thug video off of his upcoming “Slim Season” mixtape! Still a few tickets left for his show October 8 at Showbox Sodo.
Sep 15, 2015
The homie Tasman Holloway released his “Ocean Vibes” project hosted by Adrian Swish today and a new video for the single “Ocean Vibes” yesterday! Check them both out below. - Josh
Sep 14, 2015
Mac Miller, your favorite controversial conversation when it comes to good rap and progression. How many times have you tried to convince your friend that Mac Miller may be, one of your favorite artists to date? Ever since he was out in Pittsburgh “Kickin’ Incredibly Dope Sh*t”, his Most Dope brand has swept the nation with an eclectic array of projects ranging his transition from the ode to the fast life, “Macadelic” all the way to the major feels-induced tape, “Faces”. November 9th marks his return back to Seattle for his highly anticipated tour featuring Gold Link, Domo Genesis & Alexander Spit. Peep the NPR exclusive stream of Mac’s new tape and support the movement when GO:OD AM becomes available this Friday. - b.
Los Angeles wave-maker Polyester the Saint returns to us just as summer leaves our fingertips to drop the first installment of his Can’t Be Faded series. This saucy piece of work debuted over the weekend featuring many hot LA hitters including Zeke, Jay 305, LE$ and many more. We are even more excited that our very own SEA/AK native Dustin aka Sk8God contributed some flame production to the tape as well. You can stream it direct or on our Soundcloud if you’re on the go. YEE! - b.
Sep 12, 2015
Congratulations to Madshroom MC, Vaughn Illa, DJ Corndogg, and the rest of the Black Magic Noize crew on the release of their “Junk Food” album. Check them out for FREE tonight at Central Saloon with Mike Larry Draw, Imprints, Punchacop, Introverts and more. - Liz
Sep 11, 2015
Town Legend, Able Fader released the first video yesterday from his upcoming album, “Doo Hop,” due out September 25th. He’ll be at Vermillion tonight with Specs Wizard and AbsoluteMadman for their free monthly event, The Jam. - Liz
Sep 10, 2015
SassyBlack is sharing more of her Personal Sunlight with us today with the single, “Ultimate Outsider.” She’ll be at Chop Suey tomorrow night for her Funky Congregation series with Tay Sean, J’Von, Chocolate Chuck, and DJ Sosa. - Liz