Slaughterhouse – The One (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on July 12th, 2009 by Hyphen

New Rik Cordero visuals for the DJ Khalil produced lead single from Joe Budden, Royce The 5’9″, Joell Ortiz, and Crooked I, aka Slaughterhouse.  Sex, drugs, and rock ‘n roll hip-hop.

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Royce The 5’9″ – Shake This (video)

Posted in Artists, Music Videos on December 19th, 2008 by Hyphen

Have Royce and Premier ever combined for a bad, or even mediocre, song?  Nope!  This is another banger, though I think it might be the first collaboration of theirs without the signature Preem cuts in the hook.  No matter, it’s still a great beat and Royce kills it with some more introspective lyrics that remind me of his Death Is Certain days.  Shout to Rik Cordero for yet another dope video too.

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Jake One ft. Elzhi – Glow (Demo Version)

Posted in Artists, Joints on September 19th, 2008 by Hyphen

Elzhi

With White Van Music scheduled to drop on October 7th but already circulating (in clean form) on the net, Jake has decided to post the demo version of one of the standout tracks, “Glow.”  This edition is slightly different than the final track, plus it includes a 3rd verse from Elzhi and no appearance from Royce The 5’9″.  Whichever way you slice it, this joint is classic.

Jake One ft. Elzhi – “Glow (Demo Version)”

Stay up to date with the man himself on Jake’s new blog and be sure to tune in to Sound Session on October 5th to hear more behind the scenes stories about the album.

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Royce The 5’9″ – Bar Exam 2 (mixtape)

Posted in Artists, Mixtapes on September 16th, 2008 by Hyphen

Royce Cover

The long awaited sequel to Royce’s classic Bar Exam mixtape just dropped and I highly recommend you check it out.  I was talking with my man Budo about Royce recently and how when he’s motivated (which is currently is), he’s right there at the very top level for MC’s.  He’s spitting with so much passion right now and his flow is effortless.  Plus, for this project, he recruited a DJ that actually knows how to put together a great mixtape, Green Lantern.  Download this ASAP and Seattle people, remember that Royce will be performing at Nectar on November 19th alongside Grynch and Cancer Rising.

  1. Crazed Madman Intro
  2. Heat to the Streets f. Kid Vishis (prod. Green Lantern)
  3. It’s the New
  4. I’m Me Freestyle
  5. I’m Nice
  6. Gun Music (prod. Green Lantern)
  7. Weatherman f. Sucka Free & Kid Vishis
  8. I’m the Sh*t Fool!!! (Interlude)
  9. We Deep f. Trick Trick (prod. Denaun Porter)
  10. Let the Beat Build Freestyle f. Stretch Money
  11. Royal Flush Freestyle f. Canibus & Elzhi
  12. Jockin My Fresh (prod. Green Lantern)
  13. Gettin Money Freestyle
  14. Gangsta Remix f. Akon (prod. Green Lantern)
  15. Happy Bar Exam 2 f. Marv Won
  16. Ignorant Shit Freestyle
  17. Flow Boy f. Tondalaya
  18. Been Shot Down (prod. Green Lantern)
  19. J-Ro vs. Mike B (Skit)
  20. Kill Em Pt. 2 f. Kid Vishis
  21. Wall Street f. June The Great
  22. Royce Outro

Download here. (right click, save as)

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