New Music: Saigon – “Mechanical Animals” Feat. Memphis Bleek, Lil Bibby & Kool G. Rap

7 years ago view-show 479,160

Here's a treat for hardcore hip-hop heads out there. Saigon, one of Brooklyn's finest, has dropped a jewel on ya'll. "Mechanical Animals" is a beast of a track, featuring a stacked lineup which includes the legendary Kool G. Rap, Marcy alumni Memphis Bleek, and Chiraq's Lil Bibby. Safe to say you better brace yourself because all four MCs deliver stellar verses. Get at it after the jump.

New Music: Underachievers – Cellar Door Album (Stream Snippets)

7 years ago view-show 2,055,537

A couple years back, everyone thought Joey Bada$$ was the one to watch from Brooklyn. He did Golden Era husky rap like few in his bracket. But then the Underachievers bombarded the scene with Indigoism showing shades of another great rap duo in Outkast but with the gruffness of Black Moon and Boot Camp. This is a preview of their soon-to-debut album. Listen after the jump.

Video: Azizi Gibson “Band of the Hawk”

8 years ago view-show 1,006,038
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.

How NY Hip-Hop Died On 9/11

8 years ago view-show 1,132,659
what is cultural memory? news stories and internet videos are 3-minute clips. toddlers of the millennium can use a tablet before they know how to speak; instant fame has shrunk from the designated fifteen minutes to a few. the cycle goes: reality show star to porn debutante to burnt-out addict in 2 years. simply put, we're tired of remembering so we gave up on it.