For over a month Los Angeles emcee Azad Right has been giving away free music in anticipation for the release of his new album. And today is finally the day when Azad drops For the Hopeful, a ten track project equipped with silky smooth production, crisp flow, and solid, all-around feel-good lyrics. For the Hopeful is executively produced by Cazzafura and features guest spots from THURZ, SPNCR, AHE, Azizi Gibson, and Senidah. If you're unfamiliar with Azad Right you may get yourself acquainted with the new rapper by streaming and downloading the full project after the jump.
It's safe to say hip-hop isn't going anywhere anytime soon. And thankfully it doesn't have to as there is plenty of talent out there to carry the game for years to come. In addition, there's always a slew of new talent cropping up in the scene. Be it due to hard work or going viral, dozens of fresh rappers are gaining exposure every year. Peep our list of the 10 rappers you probably don't know about in 2014, but will soon be seeing everywhere. Honorable Mentions: Sulaiman (Hook, Line, and Sinker), Cavalier (The Offering), Rast RFC (Across West 3rd Street), Antwon (Heavy Hearted in Doldrums), Jimmy Johnson (In God We Trust), GoldLink (The God Complex), Robb Bank$ (Tha City). Check out the full list after the jump.
With A3C Volume 3 hitting stores at midnight, iHipHop Distribution is unveiling the entire compilation for fans across the globe to stream. Hit the jump to check out the entire 54-track album that features some of the dopest new artists in the game, including Deniro Farrar, Cam Meekins, Scotty ATL, Alex Wiley, Azizi Gibson, Black Dave, Hardo, Ken Rebel, and more.
The second single from A3C Volume 3 comes from Los Angeles artist, Azizi Gibson. "Band of the Hawk" is a spaced out video fitting of the track from the buzzing Brainfeeder artist.