Portland hip-hop artist S.Loyal drops off the new video for "Trapping Is A Hobby" featuring the chefs that have the whole industry talking, Trap Kitchen LA. Fresh off of successful tours with Mozzy and SOBxRBE, S.Loyal is wasting no time feeding his fans with new music. Featuring a cameo from his tour-mate FLIBOIMOE, "Trappin Is A Hobby" is a high energy anthem that finds S. cleverly breaking down the methods of his hustle over the drums. With the Trap Kitchen getting love from everyone in the industry from Snoop Dogg to Complex Media, it's only a matter of time before their music affiliates breakthrough as well. Check out Portland'sS.Loyal with the official music video for Trapping Is A Hobby below and be on the lookout for more moves in 2018!
Bay Area artist Pure Powers is back with the official music video for his new single "I Can," produced by Comisar. The second official release off of Powers' upcoming new album, Year Of The Peacock, "I Can" finds Powers experimenting with his vocals while still killing it with his customary flow. Adding an almost "808s and Heartbreak" sound to his latest single, Powers shows he's not afraid to push the envelope on his creativity. With colorful psychedelic visuals to match, Pure Powers throw his fans a creative curveball in anticipation for his new album. Teasing the fans with collaborations with heavy-hitters including Grouch, Zion-I, Scarub, Z-Man, and production from Shlump, Mikos Tha Gawd, and Stylust Beats - Powers' new project Year Of The Peacock is definitely a release to look out for in 2018. In case you missed it, catch up on last month's visuals "Don't Wanna Go" and also tune into the latest "I Can" from Bay Are spitter Puer Powers. Also, be sure to subscribe to Powers on YouTube while you're there!
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Portland artist FLIBOIMOE has been going crazy lately on recent tours with Mozzy and one of the Bay Area's hottest groups SOB x RBE. Expanding his fanbase and killing the stage nightly, MOE's stock has been on the rise lately and he's looking to expand his portfolio even more in 2018. Starting the year off on the right foot, MOE drops the fire visuals for his new single "Press'n On Da Plug." Breaking down his hustle like only he can MOE shouts out the plug, "I wish they never caught with El Chapo, right now I swear to God I need my Vato" on his latest. Peep footage from MOE's run with Mozzy and SOBxRBE and also lock into the new visuals "Press'n On Da Plug" below!
FLIBOIMOE - FRESH, FLI, & FAT 2
Portland R&B artist Eso.Xo.Supreme is starting off the year with a bang celebrating the release of his official music video "Martina." Appearing on his recent EP, Lonely Ghost, Eso continues to raise the bar with every visual he drops giving his listeners a look at the man behind the music. Directed by Thomas Dierikx (Shiner Films), "Martina" is on point aesthetically mixing psychoactive visuals with crisp and clean coloring. After having a breakout 2017, Eso.Xo.Supreme is gearing up to take things up another level in the new year. Watch "Martina" below and be sure to stream Eso.Xo.Supreme's new project Lonely Ghost as well!
Portland Producer/Rapper Drew Loza starts 2018 off with a bang releasing the official music video for his new single "Nothin' Changed." A jack of all trades, Drew produces, sings, and raps on his latest work showing that's definitely a name to look out for in the new year. With cinematic visuals directed by Inflight Productions, Drew tells the story combining his musical lifestyle with chasing emotions of finding the right one. Vocally and production wise, Drew is smooth on his latest release making "Nothin' Changed" an easy listen for new fans of Loza. Not only is Drew Loza dropping his first visuals for 2018, but he also linked up with fellow Portland spitter Nick B for the fire new single Runnin'. Watch "Nothin' Changed" below and look out for a new EP coming in 2018 from Drew Loza!
Los Angeles rapper Down3r teams up with Zyme and Jay Tablet for a brand new introspective single "Stuck In My Ways." Down3r has been releasing a steady stream of music since viral in 2014 with 15 Million+ plays on Mr. Suga Boom Boom. Check out "Stuck In My Ways" ft Jay Tablet and Zyme below and be on the lookout for the official music video coming soon!
Watch the lyric video for "Stuck In My Ways" + add it to your playlist!
Producer and recording artist, Theory Hazit, known for his work with Braille, Kokane and Redman, has released an instrumental project every month of the year in 2017! To end the year with a bang, Theory has teamed with indie label Kiasu Records to bring fans "The Soul Chops" - a brand new 20-track instrumental project with some of Hazit's finest work this year. For fans of J Dilla or Madlib, Theory also adds his own vocals and taps Portland's Libretto as well for a guest appearance. Located in Portland, Oregon Kiasu Records is a small but efficient team, purely focused on limited edition vinyl releases, making "The Soul Chops" their third official release of 2017. Available now on a limited edition double 12" LP printed on white vinyl, Theory Hazit's "The Soul Chops" comes via free shipping at KiasuRecords.com.
Stream below and be sure to hit up Theory and Kiasu for a limited edition copy of "The Soul Chops"
Bonus: Watch Theory Hazit destroy the recent TeamBack Pack cypher with Donte Thomas and Wynne held in Portland, Or!
Bay Area hip-hop artist Pure Powers drops off the official music video for his new single "Don't Wanna Go," produced by Zakee. Switching between singing and rapping, Powers is in his zone on his latest offering, reminding his listeners to live every day like it's their last. Filmed during the golden hour off the California coast, Pure Powers and producer Zakee connect for a refreshing sound with cool, laid-back visuals to match. Quickly becoming known as one of the hardest working artists in the Bay, Pure Powers has been constantly touring throughout 2017, as well building his fanbase at home throughout Northern California. Be on the lookout for more music, shows, and updates coming from Powers in 2018 including a new music video with the legendary Del of Hieroglyphics filmed in New York while on tour. For now, check out "Don't Wanna Go" below co-starring the beautiful @24KWhiteGold below.
Pure Powers - Don't Wanna Go (Prod by Zakee)
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Portland hip-hop artist Mic Capes returns with the cinematic visuals for his new single "Well Known," produced by Drae Slapz from their recent collab EP SHEESH. Shot by Puurple World, Mic takes us on a journey to North Portland's St. Johns neighborhood for a story about decision making, influence, and power. Capes has been making waves in the NW and he makes his presence felt on his latest release with Drae Slapz at the boards. Taking the time to flex a little bit, while stepping on the neck of some MCs, Cape's shows he's more than a conscious rapper on his latest project SHEESH now available on Spotify, Apple Music, and more. Ending the year strong with another movie like music video, be on the lookout for even more moves from PDX's Mic Capes in 2018! Watch "Well Known" below and be sure to stream/purchase SHEESH as well.
It's all gas, no breaks for rising Portland artist Eso.Xo.Supreme. After dropping his SUPREMESUMMER EP, and most recently the stunning visuals for Low Tides, Eso returns with another brand new 4-track EP entitled, Lonely Ghost. Starring the lead single "Martina," Eso delivers another amazing project laced with bangers from beginning to end. Mastering his own style of R&B, with a touch of autotune and perfected melodies, Eso.Xo.Supreme somehow finds a way to deliver anthem after anthem with no falling off in sight. Continuing to flood his fans with content month after month, Eso has had a huge 2017 with over 2 Million streams between his Youtube and Spotify following, plus successful appearances at New York's famous Webster Hall and Austin, TX's SXSW Festival.
Roll up something, pour up a drink, call over a baddy, and press play on the latest release Lonely Ghost from one of Portland rising stars Eso.Xo.Supreme. Also, be on the lookout for the official music video for Martina coming soon!
Eso.Xo.Supreme - Lonely Ghost
Banging new music "I Remember" from Tucson's own H-Roc produced by A.Jax Lau.Ryan!
Cool Nutz pays tribute to legendary Bay Area gamer Too Short's "Freaky Tales" with his latest single and video for "Yaper" which features producer Bosko on the Talkbox/Electrospit. Track duties are handled by Chillest Illest aka DJ Chill.
Rising Portland R&B artist Eso.Xo.Supreme connects with director Thomas Dierikx for the highly creative new visuals for his new anthem, "Low Tides."
Appearing on the recent SUPREMESUMMER EP, Eso keeps bringing the vibes with another uptempo, dancehall-influenced single. Assembling a crew of creative visionaries, "Low Tides" is Eso's most aesthetically pleasing video to date with every shot and color pallet falling perfectly in place. Beautiful women, fashion, substance, and danceable rhythms paint the picture on Eso.Xo.Supreme's latest masterpiece. Having recently racked up over 2 million plays between Youtube and Spotify, Eso continues to drop banger after banger while increasing his fanbase to a worldwide brand.
Be sure stream SUPREMESUMMER EP and check out "Low Tides" below.
Watch EsoXoSupreme - Low Tides (Official Music Video)
Portland hip-hop artist Tre Redeau makes his return with the brand new Brandon Dean-produced single, "Beef Plates." One of PDX's best-kept secrets, Redeau has recently toured with King Chip and collaborated with Dizzy Wright, as well as being featured in The Source, All Hip Hop, and more.
"Beef Plates" is jazzy, uptempo groove that finds Tre experimenting with melody and a high-speed flow. "You want beef? I got plates," is Redeau's version of, if you need it I got. Laced with a nostalgic "Boyz In The Hood" clip, Tre's "Beef Plates" has a golden era vibe of the 90's, while at the same time adding a 2017 approach to everything from the artwork to the production.
Stream/Purchase "Beef Cakes" by Tre Redeau (produced by Brandon Dean, mixed by Eddy Keys) below.
Seattle's Brothers From Another returns with two new singles, "Summer Is Over" & "Talk Is Cheap" both produced by TOPE.
Buzzing artists K-Lien and C-Sharp are back again with more dope visuals from their recent EP Keep It Lit. After tearing the club up in their Anyway music video, these two Cali artists connect again for Bamboozle produced by DJ Flippp. Separating the real from the fakes, C-Sharp doesn't hesitate going hard on the imposters in the first verse. "Keeping it 100, I ain't with all the Bamboozling," K-Lien comes in smooth removing the drums for the first few bars of his verse to make his point felt. Filmed and edited by Voice2Hard Films, watch C-Sharp and K-Lien collect on their debts and squash out the fakers in their new video Bamboozle. Also, be sure to check out the Keep It Lit EP while you're at it available now on Apple Music, Spotify, and more.
K-Lien & C-Sharp - Anyway
K-Lien & C-Sharp - Keep It Lit (Apple Music)
K-Lien & C-Sharp - Keep It Lit (Spotify)
Portland hip-hop artist SamuelThe1st connects with producer Drae Slapz for the new 4-track EP titled "Yuh." Officially announcing SamuelThe1st as a member of the Rare Vibe record label, "Yuh" is dripping in sauce and 808 bass provided by Drae Slapz. "We came up with the idea for Yuh after vibing in the studio and decided to create an use an adlib that could set the tone for a trend/movement," explains Samuel on linking up with Slapz. Be on the lookout for a Portland release party + music videos coming soon!
Stream / Purchase "Yuh" by SamuelThe1st & Drae Slapz
Young Seda comes from Delaware with his latest visual “Forever”. The Bilal Ali Brown-directed clip sees Seda aim for the eye of a young lady he feels has the potential to create something special with. The leading lady is played by Nani Ema, with a guest verse on the track coming from Figgy JR. Check it out now and let us know your thoughts.
Check out the dope new Future remix from HOFisBetter owners SWIRL!
New Mexico & New Orleans link up on 10 MP's latest record titled "King Of This" featuring BeeIsTheFuture. The up and comers are 2 for 2 on collaboration tracks as they both bring nothing but bars on the Chad Stubbs laced instrumental, who's previously produced for the likes of Mark Battles, Tory Lanez and more. Living in different parts of the map but sharing similar visions is what makes these tracks unique for MP & Bee as they show their word play and knowledge throughout. After recently relocating to Texas, 10 MP plans on releasing an EP this month & "King Of This" is set to live on the project while looking like it'll be one of the standout tracks on the EP. Stay tuned for more new music from both artists as they plan on finishing up the rest of 2017 with a bang. Bump "King Of This" very loud down below, enjoy.