Reflective of the past year and a half in the life of East Coast artist CheddaSK, Forever Changed reveals both pain and glory. The project embodies the highest of highs, to the lowest of lows, peaking with a near death experience while abroad in South America. As always, time heals all and CheddaSK brings the release of this full LP 18 months since tradegy struck. The single “No Enemies” comes complete with a high quality visual which can be viewed below.
Mr. Fritz’ “XXL Freestyle” is the first of several visuals that will be released leading up to the highly anticipated project The Glory. Fritz incorporates the names of the other hometown heroes from XXL’s recent article, 15 Boston Rappers You Should Know, into his rhymes; delivering 32 hard-hitting bars on top of production by Latrell James. The “XXL Freestyle” from Mr. Fritz is also available for download below.
Featured in XXL’s 15 Boston Rappers You Should Know, describing his sound as “Down on your luck, recession era rap delivered in a low Biggie-ish baritone”, Mr. Fritz incorporates strong lyricism, clever punch lines, high energy, and detailed storytelling in his music. Not only does he utilize his own life experiences but he depicts stories of what he has witnessed growing up in Boston neighborhoods.
A short Instrumental project produced entirely by EvillDewer. “A Sci-Fi in Hi-Fi” contains audio samples from the Japanese avant-garde music composer Isao Tomita.
The first video from Esoteric & Stu Bangas’ highly anticipated Machete Mode album enlists the help of Vinnie Paz, Celph Titled & Apathy to round out the track. With visuals shot around the great city of Philadelphia and in the studios of Found Sound Recordings, the video pays homage to the grittiness Stu Bangas’ production.
Don Streat from Baltimore and Cool FD from Orleans, France drop the single “Colors Remix” featuring Mayhem of EMS from their upcoming project Bare My Soul.
Fresh off an appearance in XXL as one of 15 Boston RappersYou Should Know, the rapper/producer releases his new single “Feeling You.” Produced by J1K, the smooth cut samples Alicia Keys’ “Feelin Me, Feelin U” .
After weeks of consecutive singles, Evan Black has released his debut album The Arrival. The sounds from King I Divine and Customary are accompanied by Skyzoo, Emilio Rojas and Reks,
New collaboration between Mr. Fritz and Boston-based production trio Jungle Club. “Whitey Bulger” was produced by member JHowell and mastered by Kae Tea and will function as the first single off Howell’s upcoming compilation album Bag Of Goodies, which will feature a handful of artists rapping over his beats.
[Produced by King I Divine, Evan Black and Emilio Rojas team up for the track “Let em Know” from Evan’s debut album The Arrival dropping on September 10th. Visit www.evanblackmusic.com and join the mailing list for free downloads.