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Apr 23, 2014

New Video: 30/30 Project: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have chosen to use their fame for a great cause. In the 30/30 Project video, Ryan Lewis and his family share how their personal experiences have inspired them to help bring the world the health care they deserve. They are offering tons of great rewards on their Indie-Gogo site, but, knowing you have helped such a great program could be reward enough. -  Liz

Apr 22, 2014

New Music: Jarv Dee & Cam The Mac “Amazes Me”

Jarv Dee

Nothing to say besides this track goes! Catch Cam The Mac tonight opening for Mobb Deep at The Crocodile. - Josh

Takin’ It Back Tuesday: Mobb Deep - “Hoodlum” f. Big Noyd & Rakim

Mobb Deep

Mobb Deep are joined by Big Noyd and Rakim on the title track from 1997’s “Hoodlum Soundtrack.”

Here’s a rare taste of Mobb Deep’s sensitive side in “Hey Luv (Anything)” featuring R&B crooners 112. There are still a few tickets left for tonight’s Mobb Deep show at The Crocodile with Special Guests LA aka Language Arts, Cam The Mac, and DJ Swervewon. -  Liz

New Video: Yancey Boys - “Lovin’ U” f. Eric Roberson

Yancey Boys

“Lovin’ U” is from Yancey Boys’ (Illa J & Frank Nitt) recent album, “Sunset Blvd.” The Yancey Boys are joined on this track by Eric Roberson, last seen on the ReignCity site with Zo! and Phonte in “We Are On The Move.” Illa J will be at The Crocodile as part of Slum Village for the Welcome To Dillaville Tour with Slimkid3 and Fatlip formerly of The Pharcyde, Serge Severe, Nightcappers and DJ Vega. -  Liz

New Album: Wizdom - ” The Next Step”


The fifth and “final” album from the Seattle emcee features the banger “My City’s Filthy” with Grynch & Fearce Vill. Hopefully this isn’t the last we have heard from Wiz as the whole project comes together nicely. - Josh

Apr 21, 2014

Show Preview: Mobb Deep @ The Crocodile April 22

Mobb Deep

One of the best parts of seeing a great artist live is when the beat drops on one of the songs that got you to love them in the first place. At a Mobb Deep show, this will happen a lot. No matter how you may feel about how the song has been used in the 19 years since it was released, you cannot deny that “Shook Ones (Part II)” from 1995’s “The Infamous” is one of those songs.

Most likely if you’re reading this, you have your own Mobb Deep memory. For me, it is from the days of rolling around Kirkland in friend’s parent’s Blazer. We had a thing for “G.O.D. Pt. III” from Mobb Deep’s 1996 album, “Hell On Earth.” 

At Tuesday’s Mobb Deep show at The Crocodile, you know you will be in a room surrounded by people who love the same music you do. When “Survival Of The Fittest” starts, we will all nod our heads together, which is really what all this is about.

Mobb Deep will be joined by LA aka Language Arts, who was recently featured in The Bar’s “Mits.” Cam The Mac and DJ Swervewon are also on the bill for tomorrow night’s not-sold-out-yet show at The Crocodile. More info and tickets can be found on our ReignCity Event Page. - Liz

New Video: Grynch - “Carry On”


This is the first single from Grynch’s upcoming album “Street Lights” dropping next Tuesday.  His release party will follow on 5/2 at The Crocodile featuring The Bar (Prometheus Brown & Bambu), Dave B, & Jake One. - Josh

Apr 19, 2014

New Music: Dave B - “He Got Game” (Produced by Justo)

Dave B

Dave B’s new Justo-produced song, “He Got Game” is from his soon to be released album (May 6), School Daze. Don’t miss Dave B at The Crocodile May 2 for Grynch’s “Street Lights Album Release Party” with The Bar and Jake One. - Liz

New Music: DP - “Jabar”


“Jabar” is one of those song that gets away with murder, lyrically, because the Brooklyn Taylor beat is that good. Virginia Beach based artist, DP, also has a great twitter name, @gatkingcole. - Liz

Apr 18, 2014

New Video: Evidence - Time Alone: Episode 6


We get to watch Evidence interview himself in the new episode of Complex’s Time Alone series. Evidence will be at The Showbox with Dilated Peoples on July 9 for Jurassic 5’s “Word Of Mouth Reunion Tour” which also features The World Famous Beat Junkies. - Liz