RCA "RELATIONSHIPS" Instrumental Album

Producer RCA delivers the perfect soundtrack for the long drive through California's PCH or anywhere else with the scenic advantage. RCA made early waves with the SF label SWTBRDS creative collective as Art Director, now in the drivers seat on the production side he's able to flex more of his creative muscle. With collab EP on the way with another SWTBRDS alumni D-How the Money Maka, RCA warms up the listeners with his first solo offering "Relationships". Speaking to RCA he breaks down "Relationships" as a project that follows the ups and downs in the cohabitation space. For Hip Hop heads you'll get all the sample chops you need with the live musical element always present. Words from RCA: Influenced by the music of Kaytranada, Knxwledge, Tame Impala, and the state of California, RCA’s music taps into a nostalgic core (need a better word there) and pulls out a colorful syrup to thread hip hop instrumentals soaked in 80’s R&B, Vaporwave, 90’s hip hop, and The West Coast. Imagine an aesthetic mix of TLC, Alchemist, and Alexander O’Neal. Tune in and follow him at https://www.instagram.com/rca.fm/

DJ Basta & Dred Scott SEED 17 (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

DJ Basta has been busy with his latest work from the recently released project from Grand Nationxl member Kevin Allen "Heroes Eventually Die" and Grand Nationxl's "BTS". DJ Basta's "SEED 17" finds Dred Scott juxtuposing between a raw boxing setting to vulnerable lyrics:  "the moment that I realized the same moment I froze". DJ Basta's Roots & Branches Record Box is an ongoing series of short run lathe cut records featuring beats and collages in collaboration with some incredible producers, musicians and artists. Catch this and more from DJ Basta at  https://rootsandbranches.bandcamp.com  Dirty sample collages. Playable art pieces
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Baghead - 4 Tires Flat (ft.) The Jealous Guys, Professa Gabel, Ozer (Offical Video)

Producer/DJ Baghead enlists some San Francisco's finest for a casual tour through the City's landscape. The Jealous Guys, Professa Gabel, and Ozer assist in Baghead's "4 Tires Flat", a vibed out Soul sample cut consisting of content speaking on the current state of San Francisco's growing gentrification. Yinde of The Jealous Guys: "It's a Black & Brown City they tryna take it from me" which works in contrast to Professa Gabel's "never on a coat tail I'm in a silk robe" lyrics, showing the range of the MC's on the same song. Video directed by Baghead and edited by Oadayday Find this track on your favorite streaming service here: www.audiovandals.com/4tiresflat Presented by Audio Vandals, Art of Hip Hop, and Wastrel Society

Salaam Remi & Bilal- Comin' Outta The Rain (Official Video)

 
From the upcoming LP "Black on Purpose”, the new Single ‘Comin’ Outta The Rain' By Salaam Remi & Bilal available now on all streaming platforms. Louder Than Life Records 2020 ⁣⁣⁣
Directed By Salaam Remi & NEWD4Y JOVI

A CONVERSATION W/ JAHI OF PUBLIC ENEMY’S PE 2.0: HIP HOP, POLITICS & TURBULENT TIMES

I was introduced to Jahi through my Son's African American Male Achievement class that Jahi instructed and taught at the local elementary school. Through the course of the class my Son's interest in Black History as well as Hip Hop history peaked. After learning of Jahi's work as community builder/MC we connected and I was introduced to Chuck D's Rapstation platform. Hardknock Radio: Davey D speaks with the long time activist/artist Jahi about his two new books The Microphone JourneyMan, Influences, Messages and Notes from the Stage.. and The Intersection Between Hip Hop Culture and Education.. We talk to him about his experiences as being a member of Public Enemy and his Hip Hop activism..

Stream Armand Hammer’s New Album Shrines

Armand Hammer, the team of New York underground veterans Elucid and billy woods, are back with their latest installment of Psychedelic dusted Hip Hop. We were introduced to billy woods in 2013 during a tour promoting his Dour Candy album. Armand Hammer's latest album "Shrines" is available for streaming and their first visual "Charm's" continues to elaborate on the wild world backwoodz studios is known for. There's not a spoon fed bar ever served by billy woods or Elucid so don't expect to a walk in the park production or bar wise. Shrines is a real statement record, a piece of art that demands real engagement. It features contributions from guests like Earl Sweatshirt, Quelle Chris, R.A.P. Ferreira, Moor Mother, KeiyaA, Pink Siifu, and Akai Solo, as well as production from Earl Sweatshirt, Kenny Segal, Navy Blu, Steel Tipped Dove, Messiah Muzik, and Fog mastermind Andrew Broder.
Mixed & Mastered by Willie Green @ The Greenhouse
Executive Produced by Armand Hammer & Willie Green.
Assistant Engineer Tevin Prince.
Photography by Philippe Van Wolputte
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