Author Archives: J.Scott

NEW MUSIC: Mr. Miranda “Risin’ To The Top”
By J.Scott |

Is there really any other place a song with this title should be? Of course not. Welcome Mr. Miranda to the Rise.

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NEW MUSIC: Platini “FXCK RAP”
By J.Scott |

This tends to be a common sentiment amongst rappers these days. Which should tell you something about the state of hip hop. Tell em, Platini.

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NEW VIDEO: Mike Red “Keep It 100″
By J.Scott |

You ain’t gotta lie to kick it, ma. Keep it 100, and Mike Red will do the same.

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NEW MUSIC: D Fly “Catch Up” ft. Bubba BG
By J.Scott |

If you’re moving too slow, it’s time to catch up. D Fly and Bubba BG are speeding out.

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NEW VIDEO: Zaybo F.O.T.S “Infinite”
By J.Scott |

Zaybo F.O.T.S starts off 2014 with a new video for his single “Infinite.” We only wish his video synced better with the audio.

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NEW VIDEO: Rawcus “White People Crazy”
By J.Scott |

There are so many things wrong with this video. And I’m not even talking about the footage in the background. Rawcus calls out white people for being “crazy.”

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NEW VIDEO: Suess Villiano “Talk About It”
By J.Scott |

Who’s Suess Villiano? That’s what they’re asking. Just sit back and let him talk about it.

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NEW MUSIC: MCGtherapper “Rep In Jersey”
By J.Scott |

Tackling one of Action Bronson’s beats, MCGtherapper reps for his city.

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NEW VIDEO: MC Forty & Clutch “Don’t Fear The Unknown”
By J.Scott |

Dedicated to all of those who we’ve lost in the game, MC Forty & Clutch send a message out to the legends of the game.

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NEW VIDEO: nikmoody “Rooftop Views”
By J.Scott |

Take the elevator to the top floor, and catch a glimpse of that rooftop view with nikmoody.

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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?