Tag Archives: Texas

Blakchyl – Verses Of A Analytic

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 LP  

Blakchyl‘s newest treasury of rhymes & lines remains true to the message in its title as Verses Of A Analytic (HERE) sets at large a steady stream of insights and observations from a young artists analyzing her life and the mechanics of the world surrounding her.

Clas D. Poet – Jammin All Night (feat. Dez)

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 Single  

Clas D. Poet checks in with slick rhymes and gothic production on the track “Jammin All Night” – featuring fellow Houston based rhyme spitter Dez Banz

 

Jae Franklin – Free (Live Session)

 Soul/R&B 
 Video 

Jae Franklin and the band launch into a calming cover of the Deniece Williams‘ quiet storm classic “Free” 

 

Blakchyl – WrongSide (feat. Tasi & Gabi)

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 Video 

Blakchyl and her circle strike with some mingling, “just-hanging-out” type visuals for the single “WrongSide” – the first single from her forthcoming Verses of A Analytic EP. 

 

Peezy & Jikan – Minutes Until Dawn EP

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 EP  

Laid-back rap cat Peezy commits casual rhyme acrobatics to tape over Texas-based beatsmith Jikan‘s lo-res, jazz looping instrumentals on the Minutes Until Dawn EP (HERE). Take flight to these five hazy glowing signets from duo, with the vibe heavy title track “Minutes Until Dawn” holding fast as the EP’s standout track. 

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]This 5 track EP is a collaborative effort from the emcee Peezy & producer Jikan. This EP features all production from Jikan, and also a verse from Hujili.[/su_highlight]

 

 

Hollywood FLOSS – Water Color Theory

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 EP  

Hollywood FLOSS dives deep into some chest-out-proud bravado over trunk rattling club-scene bumps on the mixtape/EP Water Color Theory (HERE). Standouts include a flashy pole-dancer called “Touch Her Toes” (featuring Rob Jay); the corner bending, and grain gripping player theme “Certified“; a low scorching number called “Speak The Real”  – that sets Hollywood‘s blunt criticisms of the music industry against a rumbling black nostaljack beat; and the brief but swift hitting intro cut “Bomb First Flow”. 

Gensu Dean & Denmark Vessey – The Meek

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 Video 

Get into some new visuals from Gensu Dean & Denmark Vessey by way of the official video for the track “The Meek” – from the album Whole Food (HERE). 

[su_highlight background=”#fff799″]”Whole Food is nutrition for your mind and spirit, but it’s never pedantic or preachy. Gensu and Denmark piece together one of the loosest, most visceral records in recent memory, one that’s filled with punishing bass lines, clever asides, and astute observation.”[/su_highlight]

Clas D. Poet – And It Grows

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 Single  

Clas D. Poet conveys the gravity and weightiness of living under the constant line of racial injustice and police brutality on the somber, self-produced single “And It Grows”

 

Killa Kyleon – What Do You See? (feat. Jack Freeman)

 Hip-Hop/Rap 
 Single  

Houston‘s own Killa Kyleon and singer Jack Freeman set at large some stirring, socio-political commentary over a smoky, soul-laden backdrop on the Chris Rockaway produced single “What Do You See?”

 

Sevnth – Acquainted

 Electronic 
 Single 

New music from producer/arranger Sevnth and the folks over at Fête Records on the new sureshot, trap-vibe single “Acquainted”