Author Archives: Christopher.Bryan

NEW VIDEO: Alex Jordahl “I’m Good” ft. Mayo & Clan FranCoV
By Christopher.Bryan |

Alex Jordhal is good. That’s what he tells his haters, and he says it a lot. Mayo and Clan FranCOV co-sign on this chill track. I like it. I’m good. Check it out.

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NEW MIXTAPE: Trilogy ‘Depth’
By Christopher.Bryan |

 Shadi introduces us to his group, Trilogy. Their mixtape, ‘Depth’ was released this week. I recommend giving this a listen. Any group of people who promise to bring depth to a genre of music is worth it. Tracklist and download link after the jump.

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NEW MUSIC: Strivfe “Sexual Eruption”
By Christopher.Bryan |

This is a cover of a very old song, but Strivfe doesn’t care, so neither do we. Listen to track 2 from his ‘The Great Depression‘ mixtape, and try not to erupt on your computer screen.

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NEW MIXTAPE: Brad Beasley ‘Proper Arrival’
By Christopher.Bryan |

 Everyone, meet Brad Beasley. This 15 year old emcee is intent on making a proper arrival to hip hop with his new mixtape. Well, RapRise is a good place to start. Tracklist and download link after the jump.

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ATP Performs “Up And Down” At RITZ YBOR
By Christopher.Bryan |

Did you know that anything is possible? Watts, Drew Willz and Robin BanX did, when they formed the Any Thing’s Possible Music Group. ATP brought us a video of their most recent performance. Watch as these guys hype the crowd with their song “Up And Down”. Love that energy.

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NEW VIDEO: Young Royal T “Press Play Contest”
By Christopher.Bryan |

Haven’t seen this guy in a while. Young Royal T entered himself into the Press Play Contest. So, press play and listen up.

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New School Promotions Presents: ‘New School Hip Hop Cypher’
By Christopher.Bryan |

New Jersey’s New School Promotions brought us a video of 5 young east coast emcees showcasing their rhymes on a classic instrumental. Watch Mickey Spitz, Mike dePierro, Manny Mazik, Greg Lopez and D-Phantom represent the New School.

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NEW VIDEO: DJ Carnage “Polar Bear”
By Christopher.Bryan |

DJ Carnage brings us one of those hood anthem tracks. Watch the visuals for his “Polar Bear” song.

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NEW MIXTAPE: Spit Ink & M.O.E.’Lethal & Deadly’
By Christopher.Bryan |

 

Spit Ink and M.O.E. released their ‘Lethal & Deadly’ mixtape today. I recommend giving this a listen, but judging by the name of this ‘tape, I also recommend listening with caution. Tracklist and download link after the jump.

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NEW VIDEO: Jake “One Shot” ft. Colossical
By Christopher.Bryan |

Jake brings us a studio performance of his song “One Shot”. Colossical on the assist. Check it.

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  • What’s Your Name?

    Who are you? Really. Ask yourself that. The first step to making a presence is knowing who you are. The one thing that should always be consistent throughout your brand, (yes, you are a brand), is your name. Occasional name changes aside, your name always be the same. But when upcoming rapper, let’s call him “Kid Magic”, releases new music and his YouTube account calls him “K.I.D. Magic”, song title calls him “KidMagic”, Twitter calls him “Kiidd Magic”, and so on and so forth, how are his fans supposed to connect to his brand?
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  • Who's Next?


    Who will be the next Riser to join the RapRise.com Hall Of Fame?