Category Archives: Archive

NEW MUSIC: Moses “Dreams Are Makebelieve”
By J.Scott |

Moses has been at his hustle for many years, releasing several compilation projects like ‘The Audition’ and ‘In My Dreams’. He has recently begun the #MosesFridayGiveaway, dropping new music every week. Here was the latest installment of his series.

Listen to his previous release “Don’t Wanna Waste Your Time” after the jump.
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NEW VIDEO: CS1 “Go Ham In Dat”
By Christopher.Bryan |

The ultra swagged out California duo, CS1 (BJay & Phaze) presents us with the video for their lead-in single from their Homecoming Mixtape “Go Ham In Dat”. This video was released in February and still remains popular in the Los Angeles area. The track is laid back with a deep seductive synth. You’ll be singing the hook every time you meet a new chick at a club. I promise.

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NEW MIXTAPE: JDrew ‘Callback’
By J.Scott |


‘Callback’ is the second mixtape from JDrew. He’s a very introspective lyricist and an obvious advocate of storytelling. This is a very solid start-to-finish project.
Tracklist and download link after the jump.

J.Scott pick: “Food For Thought”.

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NEW MUSIC: Lambo Loft “Make A Way” ft. Louie Lizzle
By Christopher.Bryan |

Chicago native Lambo Loft invites us into his own hustler’s ambition as he introduces us to his smooth flow on “Make A Way”. Assisted by Louie Lizzle, the emcees tell us about the life they live and the life they aspire to have.

“Bright lights, dark shades.”

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NEW MUSIC: E.Q. “Head Go Dumb”
By J.Scott |

Fresh off of his “Cali Life” single, E.Q. brings us his next cut “Head Go Dumb” (iTunes). The rapper/singer might have a banger here.
Be safe kids. Stay in school. Haha!

Listen to “Cali Life” after the jump.

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NEW MUSIC: Crown Holders “Don’t Wake Me” ft. Eclectic
By rapRISE |

 

The Crown Holders [l-r: Comodity & J-Dub] are getting set to release their new EP ‘Superhero Dreams’ on the 26th. Until then, they have given us their first single to hold us over featuring Eclectic. (Download on iTunes)
How big do you dream?

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NEW MUSIC: Chris B “Wish You Had Called”
By LG |

Wow. This a really great song from Chris B. He dedicated this to a friend of his who committed suicide. It’s a clear departure from what we usually hear from him, but he handles it very well.

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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?