Orion a personal friend of mine who wants a bit of the spotlight. Basementalism shares the mic with all, listen to one of his tunes. Dudes got skill.
Lafayettes Most wanted. Farhat Mohebi is a local MC out of lafayette who used to attend Centaurus high school. This dude is dope he represents real underground hip hop. Peace Asap.
AmpLive recently released a new track called Closer to the Sun featuring the ReMINDers. The ReMINDers are a married duo from Colorado Springs that exemplify family in Hip Hop. They often tour with Brother Ali and others from the Rhymesayers crew. Their DJ, Lazy Eyez, held down Basementalism for years. Check out The ReMINDers on facebook and AmpLive on soundcloud
CO’s own Chris Karns(Formerly DJ Vajra) has been making some damn noise. Our once resident Basementalism DJ has won the DMC Word Championship along with the Redbull Threestyles Battle and others, took second place in VH1′s Master of the Mix, and was recently featured on C2C’s new album. Check out his new joint with Scratch Bastid!!
With his new album Gravitas about to drop(and already leaked) it’s good to reflect on a wealth of music he has. My boy Iz described Talib Kweli(Talib being Arabic for “seeker” or “searcher” and “Kweli” Swahili for “truth”) very eloquently as “always delivering B+ work.” This means that no mater what track you see him on, he is always gunna be spittin some fire. From his collabs to the legendary Black Star with Mos Def to his more recent Collaborations with Pretty Lights, Talib has proven to be a lasting and influential artist in the hip hop community. Here is an incredible Def Poetry spoken word he gave on religion, enjoy!
This track is a couple months old already, but it’s worth a post. Produced by JoshiJee, a producer from Italy, it has some good vibes. Excellent for a kickback.
Here’s an awesome free track. Go check out Pete Marriott on soundcloud. Give him a follow
DJ Eleven from 11 inch records and Mike Baker from the Honor Roll Crew collab on this funky track to bring you some new beats for good times! This is some fresh bay area hip hop and be sure to check out their new album The Provacateurs.