Token – Happiness (Video)

Quite honestly this is one of the deepest songs I have come across in a very long time and it is executed to absolute perfection.  There is an incredible amount of depth in Token’s story telling and lyricism.  It’s one of the few times that I have had to take a deep breath after listening to a song or watching a video.  Token narrates three stories, two of which are classmates, and one is his own.

Apparently he has a project called Eraser Shavings just around the corner.

 

Single You Out: Hibernation x Darkstar x Spectah – Three-Way Murder

Hellzwind

Sometimes I just get lucky and find some new dopeness without even trying very hard. This is the case of the Hellzwind Presents…

This whole project is worth checking but I am approaching you with my favorite track from the project:  Three Way Murder.  The track features verses from Hibernation, Darkstar, and Spectah and production from Conflikt.

…A million dollar mean mug I’ll wear until I die…

Single You Out: Blak Flag – Revolvers b/w The Rainmaker (ft. Marvalyss)

Blak Flag and his team are all over the HHD radar.  This emcee is one of the dopest around with hard lyricism backed by Sherm LaRock’s neck-snapping drums that plays like the Pied Piper with that flute loop.  Just leading heads down that boom bap path.  I have heard near 20 cuts that involve Flag and they were all dope.   I hope you are all paying attention.

On this track we got Flag teaming up with Marvalyss to flip another banger from Larock. Are you getting the picture yet?  The two emcees really sound good together.  Their voices and their lyrical skill are very much on par with each other so the song is consistent.

Check for Underdog Religion!

Single You Out: Illmaculate – Oscar Nominee b/w Excuses

Oscar Nominee serves as the second and most recent single from Illmaculate’s upcoming EP, Still Standing.  A dope song that features production from long time collaborator, Chase Moore.

I would probably have an Oscar for acting like gave a fuck… I am sorry but no apologies…

Excuses was of course the first single from the same EP.  The beat from Moore on this joint is a creeper.  It just embeds itself in your head and stalks the mind.  Illmaculate, meanwhile,   writes and executes a couple of dope verses.  Guest, Bobby Bucher, tackles a third verse that make me reminiscent of Devin The Dude in cadence and flow.

M-Dot – Before The Enemy Compilation (2016)

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Artist: M-Dot

Project: Before The Enemy Compilation

Tracklisting:

  1. Finish
  2. Smooth
  3. Shine (ft. Method Man, Dominique Larue, and Katy Gunn)
  4. B-Sting
  5. True Lies (Remix) (ft. Camp Lo and Tribeca)
  6. The Rea & The Raw (ft. Jaysaun)
  7. 123 Flow
  8. You Don’t Know About (ft. Masta Ace)

 

Note:

While we all eagerly anticipate M-Dot’s album, Ego and The Enemy, he has released a teaser project once again showing the assortment and diversity of talent.  This is old hat for us here at Hip Hop Dependency, but I am sure there are more than just a few of you who will appreciate these dope eight tracks.

You can see the company he keeps on some of these tracks and let me assure you, he was never out shined on any of these cuts.  I hope you all can appreciate that talent as much as we do.

Stay tuned for more information on the album!