Jamo Gang (El Gant x Ras Kass) rip over a J57 banger flexing their lyrical stylings. This could easily be an anthem for all of us who endeavor to a higher level of hip hop. El Gant and Ras Kass are a potent duo. Ras Kass is a legend and one of the all time greatest wordsmiths to do it, and while El Gant might not have the same notoriety, he is not to be bested. He spits bars with an equal measure of tenacity and venom.
Look out for the album this summer! It’s going to be one to remember!
Ras Kass is getting set to release Intellectual Property: Soul On Ice 2 and this is the first cut made public from the project. I am loving this joint. I can only hope that the album carries this level of intensity. I am really feeling the production. The emcees are all spitting incredible bars and I love how the track finishes with Sticky Fingaz “will” line.
We all are highly anticipating Ras Kass and Apollo Brown’s release, Blasphemy. It should be a truly great effort when it comes down to it. These two gentleman are too talented to produce anything less than something outstanding. The cut Giraffe Pussy is another lead up to the project which is due out in a couple of weeks on October 28th and features some prominent names in Bishop Lamont, Xzibit (just does the hook), and Royce The 5’9″.
When Apollo Brown and Ras Kass first announced their collaborative album, Blasphemy (due out Oct 28th), it instantly became one of the most anticipated albums for 2014. H2O is the first single from the project and this should put all heads on notice. It’s a smooth and soulful offering featuring incredible lyricism. You would be hard pressed to find something as dope as this track out now. Enjoy!
Domingo and Ras Kass get a little militant with their new song, Machine Gun, which is featured on the former’s new album, Same Game New Rules. Ras Kass isn’t playing the pacifist role in this song, he is coming out guns blazing with a Machivellian philosophy. Do the knowledge…
I haven’t heard the entire album yet, but I have heard a few tracks and they are all banging. Domingo’s track record is unblemished, so check it on that strength.
9th Prince links up with Left Coast icon, Ras Kass for his new single, California Dreaming. It’s a definite hip hop lyricist’s take on an old rock classic. The transition by producer BP was on point. It maintained enough of the original elements of the song while making the neck snaps with those drums. This is a single off of 9th Prince’s soon to be released album, Shaolin Prince.
I am guessing this is just a snippet of the single from Domingo’s upcoming album, Same Game New Rules. It may just be a fraction of the song but it’s certainly noteworthy when you hear this beat with Nutso and Ras Kass spitting bars over it! Blao!
Finally, the new Pawz One album, Face The Facts, has dropped and to add fuel to the fire he enlists the services of Bean Town spitter, Termanology and C-Arson provocateur, Ras Kass to spit over this Default production.
If you don’t cop this album, you’ll be sorry.
Disclaimer: It is hard and challenging to pick 50 tracks from the thousands upon thousands that dropped this year. It is merely an attempt to list my favorite cuts of 2012. Click the links to listen to the song! I think it’s a great list. There were a lot of great songs crafted this year and I know I left off some good ones. I listened to 5,000+ tracks from 2012 alone this year, so as an artist, if you made this list you know you are on the forefront of my iTunes!
1. Said Before – Goldini Bagwell
2. Rhyme Of The Year – Nino Bless
3. Believers – Mayday
4. Outlive, Outshine – Theo3
5. War – Stryfe and Marc Byrd
SGT. Over ain’t even close to being done. He is hustling hard and now he’s really stepping up the feature game by including one of my all time favorite emcees, Ras Kass. That actually takes a lot of guts, because Ras will son a lot of people who invite him on the mic, but Sarge does what he always does and he elevates his flow and lyrics to new heights to the point where he shines just as bright. BasementBeatz laces the emcees with a hype, uptempo production that proves an ample canvas for the duo to craft their rhymes.