BoX and TY ON DA TRACK faced off in the first ever Rapzilla Beat Battle at SXSW 2019. The battle took place at The Belmont on 6th Street in Austin, TX after the Reflect Greatness showcase presented by HipHopDX. Hosts: Dee-1 & Propaganda Judges: Abe Batshon (BeatStars), Canon, STREETRUNNER Shot/Edited by @charlietre_
Aaron Dews and Jon Payne faced off in the first ever Rapzilla Beat Battle at SXSW 2019. The battle took place at The Belmont on 6th Street in Austin, TX after the Reflect Greatness showcase presented by HipHopDX. Hosts: Dee-1 & Propaganda Judges: Abe Batshon (BeatStars), Canon, STREETRUNNER Shot/Edited by @charlietre_
As Canon recovered from a 40-foot fall that left him hospitalized, his wife, who he had married just the previous month, was by his side.
Tampa-based rapper Seckond Chaynce, who was formerly one half of a group with KB as part of the HGA movement, has entered into the battle rap circuit.
Christian rapper Ki’Shon Furlow continues to be active in the DFW Battle League.
On August 23, Andy Mineo released a musical-podcast hybrid called Work in Progress. The project is unlike any released by the artist before, compiling several unreleased tracks into a single release with a podcast series used to create additional conversation. Whereas Mineo’s earlier releases accounted for a single season, Work in Progress gives listeners a more complete display of Mineo’s artistic evolution. Whether it be the fear of aging, a celebration of marriage, or musical experimentation, the album is a thematic feast and might be Mineo’s most powerful project yet. Perhaps the most crucial element of Work in Progress is […]
NF recently sat down for a conversation with Ill Will at NME.com this week. Being someone who tends to be pretty vulnerable on the mic, NF found some space here in front of a camera to be real. Considering himself to be a quite negative person and preparing for the worst, NF says he finds it thrilling that he outsold Chance The Rapper’s debut album ‘The Big Day’ in the first week of sales with his new album The Search. Nate also shares how his perception changes the older he gets. He looks back on the song How Could You Leave Us […]
Thi’sl just released a music video for his song “This Is Not The End” featuring V.Rose from his newest album SSTAG (Small Thing To A Giant). The visual depicts the tragic shooting that almost took his life last year. Stream or Buy the album, click here
KJ-52 and Christian Rap will always be synonymous. After nearly 25 years rapping believers, non-believers, and the youth of tomorrow, “Five-Tweezy” hanging up the mic…kind of. The rapper said he’s retiring the KJ-52 moniker when it comes to touring and creating albums. He hinted that he could never quite quit making songs here and there, but his days as a full-time artist are finished. In the early, to mid-2000s KJ was killing it while signed to BEC, an offshoot label of Tooth & Nail Records. He was touring with all the huge rock bands before it became cool to give […]
Everyone has problems in life. Sometimes those problems are a result of friendships that have turned sour. Other times those problems are a result of internal struggles. Most of the time, it’s a combo of the two. Nato Poppins and Scaasi teamed up with seni. to tell you about their problems and how they are fighting to overcome them every day. “Problems” is a song for the happy-sad person. Listen to Nato Poppins & Scaasi Below:
Canon & Aaron Cole were two of the performers at Rapzilla’s Light Work Event at A3C in Atlanta. The two of them controlled the crowd with their great stage energy and performed back to back. Our photographer for the week, Barry E. Daly took some of these amazing photos.