Saturday, February 27, 2010

Words of One People Show


Monday, February 22, 2010

Behind the Scenes: Grynch - My Volvo Video Shoot Image


spotted on Coda Grooves Ent
Another look into the behind the scenes shoot of Grynch's 'My Volvo' video. March 4th is when the video is to come out. Grynch's Volvo in the cut behind the Bentley. Be on the lookout!

Freeway & Jake One - She Makes Me Feel Alright VIDEO


spotted on Nah Right

Freeway and Jake One perform "She Makes Me Feel Alright" at the Highline Ballroom for the release of their album, The Stimulus Package.

Footage by North Tower Media (http://www.northtowermedia.com) for The Smoking Section (www.smokingsection.net)

Directed & edited by Matt Mitchener

Produced by Eric Swiecinski & Devin Chanda

Camera: Matt Mitchener, Kristopher Rey-Talley & Dustin Nakao-Haider

Saturday, February 20, 2010

KNM - I Got It VIDEO


via jaaugustavo

Music Video for KNM's "I Got It" Director/Editor: Jon Augustavo DP: Phil Conover Produced By: DJ El Grande Performed By: Big Special & Ricky D JONAUG.com DIRECTFML.com

Friday, February 19, 2010

J. Pinder - Later On f/ Zach Bruce & Big Pooh MP3

It appears J. Pinder is back and with a new song called Later On featuring Zach Bruce and Big Pooh, produced by Kuddie Fresh. The site also indicates that a website is in development and coming soon. The Sky Is Falling... but when?
J. PINDER - LATER ON F/ ZACH BRUCE & BIG POOH
(PRODUCED BY KUDDIE FRESH)

Sol Interviewed by 'The Daily' About the Haiti Relief Show VIDEO


via TheDaily
The Daily, UW's newspaper interviewed Sol about the Haiti Relief Show that went down a couples weeks ago at Neumos.

Haiti benefit concert raises funds for Doctors Without Borders. Sol Rosenberg organized a benefit concert to help victims of the tragic earthquake in Haiti.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

The Symmetry and Ryan Lewis LP / Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - The Vs. EP

Ryan Lewis just tweeted that both his recent projects are up for download. Click above for The Symmetry and Ryan Lewis LP and down below for The Vs. EP that Ryan collaborated with Macklemore on. However, if you're not so much for explicit lyrics, you can click here for the clean version of the project.

The Gene Dexter Show Returns VIDEO


If you're quick with your eyes, at the end of the video, it says that the Gene Dexter Show will begin its second season (or first if you count last year as a pilot) this May 2010.

D.Black Interview with DJ Ambush of the Oakland Faders VIDEO


via SportnLifeRecords

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Brothers From Another (BFA) & Antbeezy - Holla MP3


BROTHERS FROM ANOTHER (BFA) & ANTBEEZY - HOLLA

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Antbeezy - The Becoming (Intro)

ANTBEEZY - THE BECOMING (INTRO)

GMK - Yesterday Was Nice f/ Royce the Choice & Young Murph


via Gmkrayon

Behind the Scenes: Jack the Ripper - Callin' (I Got It) f/ Spaceman & Mic Phenom VIDEO


via jacktheripper206

Behind the Scenes: Grynch - My Volvo VIDEO




via Ryan's On A Mission

A day and half of shooting saturday 7am till almost 7pm...First location was Ballard High School where Grynch day dreamt about having an apartment above Ballard High School...Where "lolz" were plentyfull... "WOW" and Ahhhh what's that smell" were one of the funniest moments of that morning...then we shot down too downtown Ballard were Myself Doug Larry and Nphared were on crowd control duties...

SK & John Crown - She Makes Me Feel Alright Remix MP3


via ErikxSoderquist
SK & JOHN CROWN - SHE MAKES ME FEEL ALRIGHT REMIX
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]

SK & John Crown - Jake One - She Makes Me Feel Alright Remix leak off the up
and coming mix tape.

Freeway & Jake One - The Stimulus Package in Stores TODAY!




Today The Stimulus Package drops. Right now Jake One and Freeway are on their promo blitz. I'ma make my way to Best Buy this morning to cop the CD. If you know where they're selling the vinyl for this album in the town, let me know! Tryin to cop two pair. Check the packaging for that below!


Monday, February 15, 2010

Khingz - Blaq Han Solo VIDEO

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Jern Eye - Cali f/ Spank Pops & J Billion (Produced by Jake One) VIDEO


via ez0es

The left coast comes correct in Jern Eye's new video for Bay Area anthem "Cali." The song features Jern, along with veteran emcee Spank Pops and star on the rise J. Billion, riding the waves of an infectious Jake One beat and trading verses bursting with hometown pride. Now, director Lorezno Escalante, also one of the visionaries behind Jern's "Beautiful" video, brings the neck-snapper to life. "We filmed 'Cali' entirely in San Francisco to give viewers a perspective of the city in California we represent," says Jern. And what a perspective it is. Viewers are treated to a visual tour of the city, as the camera captures performances at iconic locations such as AT&T Ball Park, Treasure Island and Haight Street, while the golden state's picturesque coastline fills out the rest of the video. Shooting was done guerilla style at times, which inevitably resulted in close encounters of the amusing kind, as Jern explained that filming at Treasure Island caused a stir amongst some of Bay Area's finest. "The local Gestapo were not too happy about it," says Jern with a smile. Be that as it may, there's nothing to be unhappy about with the final product, as Jern & Co. throw down an auditory and visual tribute to their hometown that everyone can be proud of.

Spaid - Code of the Streets MP3




SPAID - CODE OF THE STREETS (PRODUCED BE VITAMIN D)

Dyme Def - Do Something VIDEO



Today marks the release of a new video from Dyme Def directed by Estevan Oriol. Now go and "Do Something" and check out the t-shirt that complements the song that the group collaborated on with T.I.T.S.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Grieves - Smile For The Blade MP3


via 2dopeboyz



GRIEVES - SMILE FOR THE BLADE
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]
Earlier this week Rhymesayers announced their latest signee, New York City
(based) emcee Grieves. On March 2nd he will be re-issuing his latest album 88-Keys & Counting as well as a brand new album later this year. Teaming up with Fifth Element, they are offering The Confessions of Mr. Modest EP as a bonus for those that pre-order. The very EP that this specific track will be featured on.

Spreading Love for Seattle Hip Hop


Testimonial from pattayyy21 on YouTube about Seattle Hip Hop.

So I just got home from an album release part/benefit show and I'm quite tired but I wanted to spread the word about some awesome Seattle rappers. Please check them out!

Illaphant:
http://www.myspace.com/illaphant

Freshest Roots:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Freshes...

Sleep Steady:
http://www.myspace.com/sleepsteady

Macklemore:
http://www.myspace.com/macklemore

Show them some love!

DELI Seattle Moving Locations?


Tweeted from the account of @DELIseattle saying no more than, "coming soon"

DJ B-Mello Presents: This DJ's Girl, Part 1


via DJ B-Mello
Another video from DJ B-Mello chronicling the life of a DJ. This time the scenario of when one comes home from an evening of puttin in work. Co-created by DJ Mike C.

this is what us DJ's go through after a long night of work.

John Crown - The Love f/ Dana MP3



JOHN CROWN - THE LOVE F/ DANA (PRODUCED BY ENSTRUMENTAL)
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]

Logics - The Calling f/ Freeway & Element (Second Family) MP3



LOGICS - THE CALLING F/ FREEWAY (PRODUCED BY TRYFE)
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]

Friday, February 5, 2010

BeanOne - Crooklyn Dodgers/Smokey Robinson (Video Remix)

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Upcoming J. Pinder Show in the Works?



Could an upcoming MySpace style "secret show" be around the corner? I'm not sure, but it wouldn't hurt to get at J. Pinder via Twitter and Facebook. Ask and you shall receive. Word is a couple friends of young Pinder may be in the house as well. Now ask yourself, when's the the last time you saw J. Pinder live?

Helladope - Just So You Know (Dash EXP Steppaz Mix) MP3

Check out more of Dash EXP's music by clicking here.

DELI Presents Alec Huxley - The City's Heart Coloring Book


Ibn Jasper x Quintin Hat Unboxing


Just received a package and I wanted to thank Carlos for this special delivery from Quintin in collaboration with Ibn Jasper. You can check out Ibn's blog for several entries about this project as well as the Quintin website for the whole line of headwear they have to offer. If the name sounds familiar, Ibn Jasper recently was on an episode of Maestro Knows.




Akrish - Let's Talk f/ Spaceman & Brainstorm MP3


via 206Proof
Let's Talk (produced by Brainstorm) comes off an untitled upcoming EP in progress from Akrish.


AKRISH - LET'S TALK F/ SPACEMAN & BRAINSTORM
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]

RC the Trackaholiq - Diamonds f/ Fatal Lucciauno MP3



RC THE TRACKAHOLIQ - DIAMONDS F/ FATAL LUCCIAUNO
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]

Mash Hall (They Live!) - Can You Stand The Reign (CLEAN) MP3


<a href="http://theylive.bandcamp.com/track/can-you-stand-the-reign-clean-2">CAN YOU STAND THE REIGN (CLEAN) by MASH HALL</a>

The Time is Now for the Kid to say, "You Can't See Me" VIDEO


via JakeUno
The kids get into the sounds of Jake One and this one in particular even does the Tony Yayo "you can't see me" hand dance. Comedy!

Sonny Bonoho to Release 'Phonephreak' w/ Limited Edition T-Shirt

Last night Sonny Bonoho tweeted that for the first 100 folks that reply back to him will have the opportunity to receive his upcoming album, Phonephreak, along with a limited edition t-shirt one week prior to the actual drop date. Soon after the initial message, over 60 people responded leaving somewhere 'round 30 or so left. Be sure to hit him on Twitter or via email (sonnybonoho [at] gmail [dot] com) to be one of the lucky ones. He indicated that his latest project is to drop in March.

Gabriel Teodros - Don't Cry For Us f/ Khingz & Toni Hill VIDEO


via zia999

Shyan Selah - Party On VIDEO


via thanorthwest

B-Boy Fidget - Sleepless in Seattle VIDEO


via thanorthwest

Aquino - In Between the Lines f/ Kinfolk VIDEO


via 206Proof

Aquino will release his debut album "In Between the Lines" (All Elements Entertainment) in March of 2010

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Dyme Def at Dynasty Studios Recording for Jack the Ripper


via Dyme Def

Substantial - U Were There f/ JsouL (Marcus D Remix) MP3


SUBSTANTIAL - U WERE THERE F/ JSOUL REMIX (PRODUCED BY MARCUS D)
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]

Macklemore Receives Mention in Huffington Post Article


Learned (Jonathan Cunningham) that Seattle's Garfield High and some of its former students received a mention in an article on the Huffington Post which received a bit of a response that made me think.

Macklemore and Shankbone are artists mentioned, but the list seems a bit incomplete lacking in-depth research as to "rising hip-hop artists" who attended Garfield. The question then was posed on Twitter, who were other students of Garfield that contribute to Seattle hip-hop. Thoughts?





Macklemore's response to this all...

Behind the Scenes: Bambu - Slow Down f/ Geologic (Produced by MTK) VIDEO


Video shoot for "Slow Down" by Bambu featuring Geologic of Blue Scholars. This track is off of Bambu's new EP titled "Paper Cuts" which will be released on Beatrock Music on February 23, 2010. Filmed at IMIX Bookstore in Eagle Rock, CA. For more info visit www.bambu.la or www.beatrockmusic.com

Shot & cut by Tadashi Nakamura
www.tadashinakamura.com
www.massmovementtv.com

John Crown - Before I Wake You Up Teaser


Spaid - Clarity MP3


The newest 800LB artist (side by side w/ Dyme Def) is Queens, NY native and current Tacoma, WA resident - SPAID. The EP "Clarity" produced almost entirely by Seattle legend (Red Bull Big Tune co-creator) Vitamin D.


SPAID - CLARITY (PRODUCED BY VITAMIN D)
[CLICK & DOWNLOAD]

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Macklemore - The Song Show at The Triple Door VIDEO


via CityArts

The Song Show made its Triple Door debut on January 6th and it was Macklemore that arguably stole the show. Here is the anticipated release of one of his performances that night.

Freeway Speaks on the Packaging and Music for The Stimuls Package VIDEO


via FrshNDef

Monday, February 1, 2010

Grieves Signs with Rhymesayers Entertainment


Grieves signs with Rhymesayers and the 2008 album, 88 Keys & Counting, which he collaborated with Budo on will be re-issued in March. Click here for more info and tour dates.

After relocating to Fort Collins, CO and eventually Seattle at age 19, Grieves had broadened his array of musical influences to include punk rock and eventually became completely immersed in Hip Hop as an art form.

Following his debut album Irreversible in 2007, Grieves began collaborating with local Seattle-based producer Budo, a talented multi-instrumentalist that helped complete the organic-yet-intense sound of 15 melodic, sample-free tracks that became 88 Keys & Counting. Following rave reviews of the album’s mainly digital release, Grieves and Budo hit the road once again to set up shop in New York City, where they are currently at work on the follow-up to 88 Keys, due for a Fall release this year on Rhymesayers.