Single You Out: Lordwillin x Big O – Bobby Heenan (prod. by 4th Assassin)

4th Assassin

Lord Willin and Big O tag team over this 4th Assassin banger.   The track gets it’s title from former WWF manager, Bobby “The Brain” Heenan.   I am not sure how this title is derived from the song because I don’t remember much about Heenan.  But who cares?   This track is dope.  4th Assassin always brings out the best in emceees (ala Big O’s last album, Gravel Engravement).

Single You Out: Crisis – The Cycle (ft. Rec Raw & Sahm) (prod. by 4th Assassin)



The track’s producer 4th Assassin knows I am fond of his work so he shot me this track featuring a crew that’s new to me, Good Money.   And by the name (I am not fond of the word Money making it into people’s names) I thought it would at best be so-so, but  the crew show and proves with some introspective material that also makes the neck snap.   So we can’t argue with that.   This was a pleasant surprise for me.  I hope to learn more about the team in the future.

Artist Spotlight: Big O (2013)

Big O

Hip Hop Dependency is designed to support artists that I believe in, and I can’t think of too many more artists that I support more than Big O.   I am a fan of Big O because he brings that raw boom-bap unfiltered to headphones everywhere.  He’s got a gritty flow and a hunger to rock these lines for the people which you just don’t hear anymore.

Today also marks the release of his new album Gravel Engravement which can  be found online anywhere and everywhere they sell albums.  And while I may have gotten the album title twisted in the interview below., I didn’t get this twisted:  This album bangs!

So check the interview below and make sure you ride with the homie Big O and cop that album.  If you like that head nod flavor, you are going to enjoy this.

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Single You Out: 4th Assassin – Reservoir Dogs (ft. Faez One, Pryme Prolifik, Absoulut Karnage, Big O, Tha Soloist, and INF with cutz by DJ Madhandz)

4th Assassin posted this on his Twitter feed and I knew this was going to be nice.  The guitar sample and piano keys are the perfect back drop for this posse cut. The samples chopped in are just icing on the cake.  I am not sure if this joint will wind up on any project so be sure to enjoy it now.