Author Archives: Christopher.Bryan

NEW VIDEO: Yarshall Artz “Bible Study”
By Christopher.Bryan |

Fresh from the release of the ‘Occupy Hip Hop’ mixtape, Yarshall Artz brings us the visuals for the project’s intro. Watch Yarshall take to the streets with his message in “Bible Study”.

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NEW MUSIC: Kev D. “Otis Freestyle”
By Christopher.Bryan |

I’m having a little bit of trouble believing that this ENTIRE verse is a freestyle, but it’s definitely dope. Check out Kev D.‘s “Otis Freestyle”.

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NEW MUSIC: HiDef “Otis Jr.” ft. C-Swift
By Christopher.Bryan |

HiDef is back. This time, he and C-Swift hop on “Otis” with a slight twist on the name. Check the back and forth flows from these cats.

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NEW VIDEO: “The Leacock Cypher” ft. Mobi, GR, K-1, Flashy & Ray Weez
By Christopher.Bryan |

Take a trip with us to Toronto and meet some rappers from Canada. Mobi, GR, K-1, Flashy & Ray Weez spit some bars, BET Cypher style. Check it.

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NEW VIDEO: Ex-Cell “Simba”
By Christopher.Bryan |

Listen to Ex-Cell as he delivers some bars in his cover of J. Cole’s “Simba”.
…Everything the light touches.

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NEW MIXTAPE: J23 ‘iRockPURPLE’
By Christopher.Bryan |

J23 released his new mixtape ‘iRockPurple’, which was already apparent (just look at the cover), but good to know. This is another ‘tape with a pretty long tracklist, so you know J put hard work into this one. Tracklist and download link after the jump.

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NEW MUSIC: Kiid Scoob “Illusions”
By Christopher.Bryan |

 Listen to Kiid Scoob on his new song “Illusions”. The message in this one is dope. “Don’t confuse my dream with an illusion”. Listen up.

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NEW VIDEO: Lil Crazed “Pray” ft. Tommy C
By Christopher.Bryan |

Shout out to this guy for continuing to bring us videos for songs from Chapter 3: Liberation. Lil Crazed released a video for the second bonus track on his most recent project. Watch the visuals for “Pray”. Check it.

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NEW VIDEO: Round 2 Crew “Who I Am”
By Christopher.Bryan |

Watch Pape of Round 2 Crew in the studio, working on the song “Who I Am”. …And then making hot chocolate. It’s all apart of the process.

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NEW VIDEO: Certt “Happy Thanksgiving”
By Christopher.Bryan |

How’d everyone enjoy their Thanksgiving? Well, Certt brings us a video, giving thanks to his fans. You gotta love an artist who appreciates his supporters. Watch Certt spit a few bars about what he’s thankful for.

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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?