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Sep 29, 2014

New Video: Turtle T - “Sippin” ft. 2AM

Turtle T

Nu Era’s Turtle T comes through with a great video and equally great song that will be stuck in the dome for a while. Just all around dope shit on this. - Josh

Sep 24, 2014

New Music: Yelawolf - “Voodoo Child” Freestyle

Yelawolf

Yelawolf is churning out the new music in preparation for “The Slumerican.Made. Tour” with Rittz, Big Henry, and DJ Klever. The tour hits The Showbox on November 12. “Voodoo Child” is Yelawolf’s own version of Jimi Hendrix’ classic song by the same name. - Liz

New Music: Onry Ozzborn, Zikki Carr, Candidt - “Cynic Syndrome”

All Your Friend's Friends

This new track from Onry Ozzborn, Zikki Carr, and Candidt and produced by Smoke M2D6 is part of a compilation made entirely of samples from the independent label, K Records. The album, titled “All Your Friend’s Friends” is due out on November 11 and features 30 rappers you will likely recognize from the Pacific Northwest.

They will simultaneously be releasing a mini-documentary about the making of the album and the origins of the project (preview featured below). - Liz

Sep 23, 2014

Takin’ It Back Tuesday: Gang Starr - “Militia” f. Big Shug & Freddie Foxxx

Gang Starr

“Militia” is one of my many favorite tracks from Gang Starr’s 1998 album, Moment Of Truth. The whole album is great, but, you can buy their greatest hits collection, Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr for even more gems.

If you’re too young to know about Gang Starr, you can learn your Hip Hop History lesson in under six minutes below. We are fortunate that Guru left us with so much great music before he passed, so listen to it! - Liz

New Video: Brother Ali - “Home Away From Home Tour Hits The Northwest!”

Brother Ali

Brother Ali’s “Home Away From Home Tour” arrives at The Crocodile TONIGHT! There will be some tickets available at the door, so get here early. - Liz

Sep 22, 2014

New Video: Tasman Holloway - “Lights” f. Vanni Meursing

Tasman Holloway

Seattle’s Tasman Holloway premiered his new video for “Lights” featuring Vanni Meursing today on World Star Hip Hop. Follow him on Twitter for details about his upcoming mixtape with DJ Drama. - Liz

New Video: SBTRKT - “New Dorp, New York” f. Ezra Koenig

SBTRKT

SBTRKT’s first self-titled project was one of the rare albums that you can listen to all the way through. We will find out on October 7 if his second album, “Wonder Where We Land” will accomplish that same feat. - Liz

New Music: Thaddeus David - “Contra” f. Gifted Gab

Thaddeus David

We were blessed with a new single from local legends Thaddeus David and Gifted Gab today. “Contra” is produced by Stewart Villain, who has also worked with Danny Brown, Smoke DZA, and The Underachievers (11/2 at The Showbox). - Liz

Sep 20, 2014

New EP: Able Fader - “Able’s Filthy Fingers”

Able Fader

Able Fader is 20 years deep in Seattle’s music community and has only just today released his first eight track EP. “Able’s Filthy Fingers” is a compilation of the songs he made for the Filthy Fingers United compilations over the past year. He will be at the FREE Padpushers event tonight at Vermillionwith IG88, Wizdumb, Chance Random, and Sugar Cane Davis. - Liz

New Video: Deniro Farrar & Denzel Curry - “#BowDownTour - Episode 1”

Deniro Farrar & Denzel Curry

Deniro Farrar and Denzel Curry released the first installment of their eight tour adventure videos a few days ago. Tickets on sale now for the Bow Down Tour at Seattle’s Vera Project on October 3with Mackned. - Liz