Saints Ivan, Basil & Justinian make up the collective, The Byzantine Kings, all whom hail from different cities, from 718 to the 215. Right now, they present their world premier video of the Kajmir Royale-produced street anthem, “NRA”, from their 4th street album Recognize!, out now and download-ready on datPiff.
Video shot and directed by The Last American B-Boy
St. Louis’ own Yak Boy Fresh releases his official video for his single “Scrapin The Sky.” Bone Thugz & Harmony’s Krayzie Bone not only gave YBF the stamp of approval but he also gave him a feature to help bring attention to his debut record.
Fashion Week is always my favorite time of the year whenever it arrives. Seventh House PR Publicity Director Amber Feld has decided to make an awesome video of backstage and runway footage during NY Fashion Week told through her eyes, which includes Charlotte Ronson’s presentaion and Hernan Lander’s runway show. Shot fully with Go Pro.
“Final Call” is the second track from producer, hip hop aficionado and one half of the Masters at Work duo, Kenny Dope, who teamed up with R&B crooner Raheem DeVaughn and lyricist Rhymefest. This is also Kenny and Raheem’s second collaboration.
Evolving over a 2-year time frame, “Final Call” is a politically correct take on the social and economical stress the country, let alone the world, is facing. it covers all the current struggles people find themselves in. The track is an anthem to all of the iconic black figures in history who has positive messages to send through their music, not only for the African American race, but all races. Rhymefest’s heartfelt lyrics brings it all together and the message is clearly portrayed.
Here is the latest set of visuals from ‘Future Before Nostalgia”, the album has made many end of year best of lists as well as received favorable reviews from XXL Magazine, Hip Hop Weekly and will be featured in the VIBE.
“Break Loose” is a throwback to the era which influenced the spirit behind the album Future Before Nostalgia. An homage to Big Daddy Kane, Rakim and those that came before him Rasheed is is true B-Boy form as Kenny provides him with a track that reflects the past while infused with the future.
EPMD’s DJ Scratch once again shows the world why the late-great Jason Mizzel crowned him a “Jam Master” for this era. This song serves as a bridge between era’s and as a nod to the founders that the culture will be preserved.
Shot by Zunbug Turskee in conjunction with Creative Control.