First, we would like to thank everyone that was in attendance this past Wednesday at Public Assembly. The energy was amazing, and the performances exceeded expectation. We know that a down-pouring rain and a late weeknight can’t stop Brooklyn from coming out! DJ Warren Peace set the tone for the night by playing an eclectic mix of feel-good music to get the crowd ready for the performances. The first artists of the evening were the Fugitive 9 crew out of Virginia. The group entered the stage about 6 deep, with tons of energy that kept the audience engaged. A high bar was set early, and the momentum carried through the night. Brooklyn’s own, and crowd favorite, Adrian Lau was next to hit the stage. It felt and sounded like he brought his whole neighborhood with him. He blessed the mic and crowd with a well-thought-out set, most of which was self-produced tracks, and delivered his bars crisply. Adrian also brought out special guest Eddie B (who will be rocking our next event at Public Assembly alongside Apathy, Rasheed Chappell and Chris Rivers) for a few guest verses. Stoop Kids, ScienZe and sene - tremendous solo artists in their own right, kept the energy flowing for sure. Crowd participation (though ex-Mayor Giuliani may not…
The Today’s Future Sound Crew is headed out to NYC for the Hip Hop Psychology Conference in order to teach some pro bono workshops and hit the “One Mic, One Movement” Hip Hop Psychology Conference, where CEO/Executive Director of TFS, Dr. Elliot Gann, will be presenting a paper on the therapeutic benefits of Beatmaking/DJ’ing activity groups. The crew will be doing a big pro bono workshop in the South Bronx on Sunday April 28th and we have to rent the facility out. To help fund the rental fee, the travel expenses, etc. (everyone is paying out of pocket) Phillipdrummond and TFS are putting it down like they do in the Bay with a four round Turkish Psych Rock/Funk breaks head-to-head sample flip beat battle and Hip Hop show. Samples provided by Shawn Bernardo/Vinyle Archaeologie (check out the facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/vinyldom/). This is also a canned food drive. THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT!!! Hosted by Soul Khan (Brown Bag All Stars) Live beat set by J57 (Brown Bag All Stars) Live performance by Original Text 9pm-2am, Friday April 26th $5 w/can of food $7 w/out flat $7 fee for all competitors ALL AGES 94 Avenue A @ E. 6th street, New…
Check out the latest release from NJ natives GiftedMiinds , this some of the essence and the beginning of their journey. “Im giving this tape to all Gifted fans who support us and what we do. It isn’t a perfect mixed down tape, but it is true to what i do and my growth. In this tape I’m giving material from 2011- to current years, songs who’s session I’ve lost due to a crash on my computer years ago. Most tracks are freestyles turned to songs or just random verses i chose to express myself in. Thanks again to all supporters and followers stay tuned for more music, videos and clothing. Enjoy Lost ART Vol.1″
New track courtesy of DJ Dyllemma x MC Eleven titled The Golden Mirror which is off their project Year In Review. Don’t forget you can catch DJ Dyllemma spinning next Friday, April 19th at the Apathy, Rasheed Chappell, & Chris Rivers Show at Public Assembly. The Golden Mirror by Dj Dyllemma & MC Eleven
New track courtesy of Chi-Town native Add-2for the track Rings & Crowns which is produced by Dilema. This track is off his forthcoming project More Missed Calls and due out on April 23rd.
Check out the previously unreleased visuals TLC’s hit Creep which is off their certified Diamond album CrazySexyCool and one of my personal favorite videos as a kid, especially the silk pajama part.
New track courtesy of gaVen heVy titled Crab Legs which is produced by Jake One. Stay tuned for the upcoming EP as well as more from the Brooklyn based movement INeverRapped2BCool.
New visuals from Ghostface Killah for the Apollo Brown produced track Rise of the Black Suits which is off the upcoming project Twelve Reasons To Die. The track will be only featured on the cassette version of the project as well.
New visuals from the family Hache ST for the track Conmemoracion which features the wordsmith Bocafloja & Favi on the chorus. This is the first set of visuals off the upcoming project (ZAFRA) .
New Remix courtesy of TOKiMONSTA for Justin Timberlake’s track Suit & Tie track which also features Jay-Z. If you like the original version, be prepared for a different vibe and energy on this one. You can also check out the last remix of this song we posted by Ta-Ku HERE.