YSN Flow – “Illegal Guns” (Video)


15-year-old Cleveland sensation YSN Flow closes out his buzzworthy Summer with the visual release for his hit song called ”Illegal Guns”.

Stealing a page out of his idols, Migos, playbook with ”Narcos” director Kevin Von Puttkammer. The rising builds his own thriving empire and lives out his gangster movie fantasies.

About the video, YSN Flow states, “I just wanted to shoot something different and something no one my age has never done before.”

Best know for his star power, melodic cadence and catchy rhymes. YSN Flow is destined to shine bright in 2020. Stay tuned.

Mars – “Murder” (EP Review)

Mars is a horrorcore veteran from Pittsburgh, California that made his debut in 1998 with S.I.D.S. (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). He would go on to drop 2 EPs in the mid-2000s, a mixtape in 2012 & his sophomore full-length entitled Glockcoma just a couple years ago. But with a new studio album Locked Up a Broad set to drop next month, Mars is warming the fans up by enlisting Bvne to produce his 3rd EP.

The opener “Small Sacrifices” is mostly a 2 minute hypnotic trap beat, but the first actual song on here “Never Get Rich” finds Mars venting about doing shit himself over a cavernous beat. The track “Undercover” gets murderous over a nocturnal beat while the song “Whiskey” talks about an ex over an acoustic trap beat. The track “Shit List” lyrically is self explanatory, but it turns out super fresh. Plus, I love the vocals in the background of the instrumental.

After the “Solicitation” skit, we go into the song “Cum Closer”. Where Mars & Koshir get flirtatious over a hyphy beat. After the “Collect Call” skit, the penultimate track “Christine” talks about a chick with the same name over a blissfully cloudy trap beat. The EP then finishes off with “In the End”, where Mars talks to his significant other over a country trap instrumental.

This is a nice little appetizer before the main course in November. Mars seems to step out of his comfort zone a lot more on this thing & I think it’s a really dope change of pace for him. Bvne’s production really does a great job in helping him with that too. It definitely has me looking forward to Locked Up a Broad even more.

Score: 7/10

Elcamino & Oh Jay – “Where’s My Pyrex?” (Album Review)

This is the sophomore album from 26 year old Buffalo, New York MC Elcamino. I first caught wind of him in November 2017 when he dropped his self-titled EP with Griselda Records. This was followed up by his debut mixtape Walking on Water last August along with his debut album Don’t Eat the Fruit & his DJ Shay produced sophomore EP Lott & Abraham, both of which dropped earlier this year. But if that wasn’t enough, Camino has decided to team up with Netherlands producer Oh Jay for his sophomore full-length album.

After the “We Can Never Die” intro, the first song “Back & Forth”. Where Camino & Duffel Bag Hottie show off a great chemistry over a sweet yet skeletal instrumental. The track “Bullets from Opps” brags over a haunting beat while the song “Bottom to Bottom” with Milano Constantine sees the 2 talking about coming from nothing over some vibraphones. The track “Crack on Broadway” talks about drug dealing over a boom bap beat with some pretty keyboards while “The Night Shift” gets back with Duffel Bag Hottie & while I like the smooth instrumental, the rapping from both MCs isn’t as captivating as it was on “Back & Forth”.

After the “I Know Him” interlude, the song “Change Spots” with 38 Spesh sees the 2 getting mafioso over a blaxploitation-esque instrumental & then the penultimate track “Ghetto Symphony” with Che Noir both talk about their experiences in the hood over a lush instrumental. The album then finishes off with “Wash My Sins Away”, where Elcamino continues to brag over a nondescript instrumental.

Compared to his previous projects, this was just alright to me. The instrumentals are a lot more mellower which isn’t necessarily a bad thing & even though there are some deadly verses on here, the rapping is pretty cumbersome this time around. That being said, I’m still looking forward to Elcamino 2 whenever it drops.

Score: 6/10

RiFF RAFF – BRiNG iT BACK TO ME BABY (VIDEO)

With his new album hours away, Riff Raff drops the visual for the project’s lead single, “Bring It Back To Me Baby”.

Know for his trippy neon-driven visuals, Jody Highroller links up with director Jake Flair for a house showing filled with elegant fruit, beautiful love interest and radical-looking sky. “Bring It Back To Me Baby” is produced by DJA and The Majinben.

“Going into this project we knew we had to make a body of work that would top Neon ICON, being that we got a larger budget to ensure that this effort was worth doing,” Riff Raff explains. “So we decide to do that and then we did that. That’s how Cranberry Vampire was created.”

“Bring It Back To Me Baby” will appear on Riff Raff’s third solo release. Riff Raff’s new album, Cranberry Vampire, is available October 11 on Jody Highroller Entertainment.

Watch It Now.

Kukoo Da Baga Bonez – “Donald Trump President? RESIST The BULLSH*T!” (Video)

From NY Brooklyn born, Queens raised now living in Zurich Switzerland, rising underground Hip Hop artist Kukoo Da Baga Bonez releases his new video titled “Donald Trump President? RESIST The BULLSH*T!“.  Make sure to follow him on IG @dabagabonez.

Kukoo da baga bonez is an independent hip hop artist and Entrepreneur from New York who has been putting in work consistently in the music industry since the mid 90’s and has crossed over into several markets such as snowboard (action sports), music licensing for Television (Unique Whips/Fuel TV), clothing brands (Mad Soul, DC Shoes, Advita) . Kukoo has also worked with Turntablists The Xecutioners (X-Pression), Mista Sinista and DJ Krush (Zen). He debuted with his certified underground classic “Da Real Kukoo” which was rated as a top 10 Independent hip hop single in The Source Magazine according to Beat Street records. Kukoo is a hard worker who is dedicated to his music and beliefs of staying true, core and original. Kukoo da baga bonez has influenced many mainstream artists, companies and corporate entities with his original style, ideas, creativity and concepts. His 2007 album release titled “Da GRUSTLER” started and became the innovator of the Grustler movement that has been accepted worldwide. Kukoo’s timeline, projects, catalog and respect within various industries as Da GRUSTLER is evidence of this. Kukoo is still going strong making music, videos, performing and hosting shows. The love of music and being creative is what continues to drive Kukoo da baga bonez.

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Chase Fetti – “Brazy” (Video)


Chase Fetti is back as he unleashes a solid new visual for “Brazy”.

The New Jersey artist is picking up steam as the video approaches 20K in just under 3 days. Known for his raw wordplay and bars, Chase Fetti switches it up on ‘Brazy’ and provide that energy in the new visual. With an energetic new record, some catchy lyrics and his mastered wordplay, Chase Fetti are making a name for himself in New Jersey and the world.

Be on the lookout for more from the young artist as he looks to close out the year strong with more material.