Saturday, 31 January 2015

eXam - Real prod. DJ Premier

eXam - Real
Produced by DJ Premier
From his album "Damaged Youth"
twitter.com/eXamMusic
download for free at: exam-music.bandcamp.com

Bio:
eXam is an 18 year old MC and Producer from Victoria, BC, Canada. Rapping since the early age of 12, eXam has been inspired by various genres of music from Jazz to Rock to Hip Hop and has taken influence from rappers such as Nas, Biggie and Eminem. His rapping style is unique and his flow and wordplay are intense and gritty, harking back to the New York golden age sound of Hip Hop.

eXam - Heinous Song

eXam - Heinous Song
Produced by eXam
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada 2014

twitter.com/eXamMusic
download for free at: exam-music.bandcamp.com

Bio:
eXam
is an 18 year old MC and Producer from Victoria, BC, Canada. Rapping
since the early age of 12, eXam has been inspired by various genres of
music from Jazz to Rock to Hip Hop and has taken influence from rappers
such as Nas, Biggie and Eminem. His rapping style is unique and his flow
and wordplay are intense and gritty, harking back to the New York
golden age sound of Hip Hop.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Sonreal - Honor Roll ft. Willa (One Long Day)

Sonreal & Willa performing Honor Roll from Sonreal's mixtape, One Long Day
Produced by Superville
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada 2014
#OneLongDay is SonReal's first solo release since the Juno Nominated album, The Closers. After the success of his single Everywhere We Go, SonReal announced that he would be giving his next project out for free as well as dropping his debut commercial album later in 2014. Till then, we have this: One Long Day, an incredibly concise piece of work. With production from; Arthur McArthur, Rich Kidd, Chin Injeti, Chef Byer, Alex Lustig, Superville, 2oolman, and Burd & Keyz; SonReal effortlesly shares his story over A grade beats. A few special features from Kardinall Offishall, Shad, Andreena Mill and Willa help set this project aside from your average free mixtape.. It should actually be called an album, because its fucking great.

SonReal is a Juno and MMVA nominated artist whose unique approach to hip-hop has allowed him to sustain a loyal and growing domestic fan base. SonReal’s success took shape online when several of his music videos racked up over hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube. He was able to maintain buzz around his music with the release of a number of mix tapes over the years. Where’s Waldo?(2011), Words I Said(2012), and Good News (2012). SonReal’s mixtapes travelled quickly online and received support from some of the largest hip-hop blogs including 2dopeboyz.com, nahright.com and hiphopdx.com. “Good News” is widely regarded as one of the key stepping-stone in SonReal’s career to-date, setting the stage for a recording deal with independent label Black Box Recordings.

With the help of a label for the first time (Black Box Recordings), SonReal embarked on the journey of his first collaborative project with fellow Canadian rapper/producer Rich Kidd. Rich Kidd had popularity on the East Coast of Canada and SonReal had conquered the West Coast. The Closers (their collaborative album) was an introduction for each of them to new markets in an insulated and organic matter. Together they toured nationally and secured their first Juno Nomination (Canadian equivalent to the Grammy’s) for Rap Recording of the Year. The success of this record grew their national fan base, secured profile looks from the Canadian market and created a platform to launch their own independent projects.

Everywhere We Go was SonReal’s first release coming away from The Closers campaign. The plan was to seed and test the market, engage his fans and deliver a different caliber of music, all while delivering amazing visual pieces that set him apart in the hip hop world (both domestically and internationally).  The video for the single caught fire and received well over 1,000,000 views online with more then half the views coming from the United States.  SonReal followed up with his best work to date, an album quality mixtape titled, One Long Day.  The quality of One Long Day was undeniable and paved the way for SonReal to tour nationally in Canada as not only a support for some of the countries most successful bands, but as a headliner in his own right.  His fanbase was growing at an exponential rate and it was time to head south.

Shortly after the release of One Long Day, SonReal embarked on a 53 date US tour with Seattle based artist, Grieves.  The two performed in every major market in the USA allowing SonReal to spread his music to fans south of the boarder.  With a new focus on conquering the international market, SonReal is gearing up for his own “Everywhere We Go Tour” throughout the USA as well as recording his international debut album.

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Bdice - Hipnotikk Presents: Canada-Wide Cypher Contest Ft. Passionate MC".

Hipnotikk Cypher Contest:

Shoutout to the sheep then -i point out the wolves
No wool, over the vision, gift given to drop the gloves,
This the battle rap, me vs the media In my habitat,
Noahs ark paddle raps, only to get the cattle back

The
cabbage patch -kids grown in the matrix, face booked in a maze its, a
day and a age of replacement, replaced as a vacant patient,
Chasin makin a payment,
Amusin imaginations, the muse to amass a nation, it's the

Stimuli, subliminal in the eye
Keep diggin deep and you'll find,
The pyramid we inside, oh my
Cuz Monkey see, and monkey do,
To get the bigger picture climbed and got a better view

And I Went bananas, a panic in panorama,
full circle filmed on a canon to bandage a man organic- well
Recovered from the secrets, just so we can see facts,
Addicted to achievements so i guess i'm here to relapse- ha

Friday, 16 January 2015

Matt Brevner ft. Tom Macdonald - Dark Side Of The Moon

Matt Brevner ft. Tom Macdonald - Dark Side Of The Moon
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada 2014

Bio:
With the few successes of Vancouver’s remote hip-hop scene fading away into history, Matt Brevner’s arrival in marked the start of a new generation of game changers for the city. Shaped by his Trinidadian and Japanese roots, Brevner’s gritty honesty, matched by his consistent hustle, set a new standard for the underground.

mattbrevner.com/
https://twitter.com/mattbrevner
https://twitter.com/therealmrmac

In 2009 his debut album, Magnum Opus, received airplay by Vancouver’s Top 40 radio station. The single “Never Going to be My Friend” was featured on MTV Canada’s Peak Season. One years later, he dropped his sophomore album Blissful Ignorance, which boasted over 12,000 downloads in its first two weeks. It was an unprecedented accomplishment for a Vancouver indie hip-hop artist. He quickly followed up with another unexpected victory- a feature track on Bass Nectar’s Cozza Frenzy album.

The following year Brevner payed homage to the samurai’s code of honour with The Bushido Project. Having fused sample-based hip-hop with Katana sharp precision, the album’s progressive sound caught the attention of Sway Calloway. Soon after, Brevner was anonymously submitted into Hot97′s Who’s Next competition. He reached the top spot, but unfortunately had to forfeit due to a late submission. That same year he featured in and produced “Jitters” with Madchild of Swollen Members and Dutch Robinson of The Ohio Players. The single propelled Madchild’s Dopesick album to #1 on the overall Canadian iTunes chart, as well as #6 on its US counterpart.

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Madchild ft. Demrick - Mental prod. C-Lance

Madchild featuring his new Battleaxe Warrior labelmate Demrick in "Mental"
Produced by C-Lance
Battleaxe Warriors
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada 2015
http://battleaxewarriors.com/madchild
https://twitter.com/madchild57
iamdemrick.com
https://twitter.com/iamdemrick

Bio:
 As his solo career continues to soar to new heights, Madchild is sharply focused on creating captivating hip-hop. He is poised to have an even more successful 2013 with a brand new solo album "Lawn Mower Man", and a stint on this year's Warped Tour.

Since the release of his debut solo album "Dope Sick", Madchild has refused to rest. After many years of success with Swollen Members, Madchild branched out creatively to become a solo artist and was rewarded with the highest chart position of his career as "Dope Sick" debuted at #3 on the Canadian Billboard Top 200 and #7 on the US Heatseekers chart. Madchild wasted no time taking to the road on a sold-out Canadian tour alongside Tech N9ne, which he immediately followed-up with a 40-date headlining tour across the country performing to packed venues. Madchild has relentlessly toured for the past few years earning fans in every city on tours with La Coka Nostra, Tech N9NE, Redman, and others. Madchild capped off an amazing year with a Juno Award nomination for "Dope Sick" in the category of "Rap Recording of the Year", as well as nominations for a Sirius XFM and a Canadian Independent Music awards.

Swollen Members have been an underground anomaly for more than a decade with worldwide success and accolades. The group are currently riding a wave of success, winning 4 Junos Awards and adding a nomination for a 5th award in 2012 for their "Dagger Mouth" album. In addition to their Juno awards, Swollen Members have also nabbed seven Much Music video awards and four Western Canadian Music awards. Swollen Members have collectively racked up 35 million views on Youtube, and earned both platinum and gold sales certification for sales of their albums. Swollen Members have supplemented their accolades with tours all over the world with acts such as Ghostface of the Wu-Tang Clan, Nelly Furtado and Black Eyed Peas. The group's loyal following of fans (known as Battle Axe Warriors) are some of the most fanatical, with many fans sporting the group's battle axe logo tattooed on their body.

After spending a couple years battling personal demons, Madchild took his life back with the help of his family friends and the unwavering support of his fans. Madchild renounced his former lifestyle and found solace in the arms of his music. Bunkering down in his home studio secluded from the outside world, Madchild has enjoyed a creative rebirth by crafting some of the best verses of his entire career. In addition to his creative rebirth, Madchild is now giving back to his community as he has started speaking at local high schools in British Columbia and to youth groups about perils of gang violence and drug addiction in Canada, which has helped inspire youth to make positive lifestyle choices.

Sunday, 11 January 2015

eXam - Fall Back

eXam - Fall Back
Produced by eXam
Victoria, British Columbia Canada 2014
Vancouver Island hip hop
Defreal
Bio:
eXam
is an 18 year old MC and Producer from Victoria, BC, Canada. Rapping
since the early age of 12, eXam has been inspired by various genres of
music from Jazz to Rock to Hip Hop and has taken influence from rappers
such as Nas, Biggie and Eminem. His rapping style is unique and his flow
and wordplay are intense and gritty, harking back to the New York
golden age sound of Hip Hop.

Hunter Bentley - Love Etiquette prod. Luke Camelo

Hunter Bentley - Love Etiquette
Produced by Luke Camelo
From the album: Sacred Geometry
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2014
soundcloud.com/hunter-bentley‎
www.reverbnation.com/hunterbentley‎
https://twitter.com/BentleyMusic
https://www.facebook.com/Left2Legends
https://soundcloud.com/hunter-bentley
https://www.facebook.com/HunterBentle...

Hunter Bentley - This Is Me

Hunter Bentley - This Is Me
From the album: Sacred Geometry
Left To Legends
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2014
soundcloud.com/hunter-bentley‎
www.reverbnation.com/hunterbentley‎
https://twitter.com/BentleyMusic‎
https://www.facebook.com/Left2Legends
https://soundcloud.com/hunter-bentley
https://www.facebook.com/HunterBentleyMusic

Hunter Bentley ft. Leadfingers - LSD

Hunter Bentley featuring Leadfingers - LSD
From the album: Sacred Geometry
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2014
soundcloud.com/hunter-bentley‎
www.reverbnation.com/hunterbentley‎
https://twitter.com/BentleyMusic‎
https://www.facebook.com/Left2Legends
https://soundcloud.com/hunter-bentley

Swollen Members ft. Snak The Ripper - Fear

Swollen Members featuring Snak The Ripper - Fear
Produced by C-Lance
From: Beautiful Death Machine

http://www.swollenmembers.com
http://www.suburbannoizerecords.com
http://www.battleaxewarriors.net
Swollen Members: Madchild, Prevail, Rob The Viking

Saturday, 10 January 2015

J West - Round Here prod. im'peretiv

J. West - Round Here
Produced by im'peretiv
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada 2014
DeMar DeRozan - 2014/2015 Photo Shoot with Klipsch Audio
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuuUh3KFlCE

#WESTWEDNESDAYS
Produced by: im'peretiv
Recorded by: Stroker DeLuca
Mixed by: Stroker DeLuca
Mastered by: J. Thorn Edmondson @ Paranoyd Sound Studios
Artwork by: Nate Butcher

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J West - Round Here prod. im'peretiv

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