In the new episode of XXL’s Hip-Hop Moments of Clarity podcast, XXL’s Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten, Executive Editor John Kennedy, hip-hop entrepreneur Rahman Dukes and veteran hip-hop journalist Shaheem Reid discuss who’s the better producer between Dr. Dre and Kanye West, Nipsey Hussle’s legacy, Offset’s phone being hacked and more.
Shaw of Jammerz HP sits with us to give us incite into his rise to the throne of Calypso in the Virgin Islands. One of the younger and more accomplished artists of his generation, Shaw has displayed his hard work through his winning of 2 Road Marches in the V.I., traveled throughout the caribbean, and the mainland, and worked with a plethora of artists, from Pressure Buss Pipe, to Pumpa, to Triple Kay, to DJ Avalanche, and this list goes on and on. Take a look into the mind of Shaw in this interview and better understand the genius and passion he puts into his music!
Check out Daddy Shaw’s Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram Pages for updates on upcoming performances and new music releases!
While in New York City, HHS1987 caught up with T.I.G’s own Rich Homie Quan
to discuss an array of things. Rich Homie Quan discussed his upcoming and
final mixtape “I Promise I’ll Never Stop Goin In”, working on his debut
album, the pressure of following up his hit single “Type of Way”, as well
as possible features with Future and Drake. Rich Homie Quan also took the
time to acknowledge some of his peers in the music industry who have
reached out and let him know they appreciate his love for the craft. The
interview was conducted by HHS1987’s E Money and the interview was shot by
Checkout this hot new artist from Sumter, SC PrinceRoc! Inspired by great the Notorious B.I.G. and Drake, watch this 20 year old rising star in “MCF” or “Merk-City’s Finest” featuring fellow Sumter artist Kshaun.
Fresh off the release of his street album Ain’t Shit Changed and DJ Grady/DJ Iceberg-hosted mixtape 1-8 Zone Shawty, Washington D.C. rapper and 1017 Bricksquad/GBE/SB affiliate Yung Gleesh releases the video for “2 Thangs,” shot in Atlanta by Homespun Media Group. “2 Thangs” is the third single from Ain’t Shit Changed (watch the first and the second single videos here and here), which is available on iTuneshere.
Song produced by MPA YDG, Video shot by Homespun Media Group (@DubHoopes)
Fun, Fresh & Cool…. is the best way to describe the new record by Citty Boii x Zak1 called “Instagram” Produced by Joe Black. “Instagram” is the latest single from the upcoming Black Tearz Ent. Mix Tape “SPREAD OF THE BLACK PLAGUE” Dropping Tuesday August 6, 2013. Citty Boii is an outspoken artist from Brooklyn and Zak1, an under ground legend from the Bay Area. East meets west and the result is instagram, a topic that is universal and pretty much everyone can relate to.