Hex One – Peep The Steeze (ft. Skyzoo) (Video)

If you aren’t feeling this…don’t let the door hit you where the good Lord split you. Hex One and Skyzoo are serving up a delicious meal of verses over some neck snapping drums from Planet Ragtime.

His new album, Words Worth a Thousand Pictures, is dropping in a couple of weeks, and by all accounts, this will be a must have.

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Single You Out: M-Dot – The Wildstyle Flashback (ft. Maylay Sparks & Skyzoo) (prod. Nikkel K)

M-Dot, Maylay Sparks, and Skyzoo link up (albeit all the way back in 2012) to pay homage to the hip hop elements and the first hip hop movie ever made over a vintage sound from French producer Nikkel K.   It’s very smooth and cohesive as the emcee’s flows really work well with each other.

The 17th – Inside Jokes With Complete Strangers (2014)

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Artist: The 17th

Album: Inside Jokes With Complete Strangers

Tracklisting:

1. Intro (Prod by the 17th)
2. Look Away (Ft. Rock of Heltah Skeltah)(Prod by the 17th)
3. I Wreak Havoc (Ft. Havoc of Mobb Deep)(Prod by the 17th)
4. Thirsty (Ft. Spoke In Wordz)(Prod by Fantom of the Beat)
5. Don’t Care (Ft. Joell Ortiz & HollaAtcha Gwalla)(Prod by Louie Rock)
6. Used to Love U (Ft. Skyzoo)(Prod by Relavant Beats)
7. God’s Away on Business (Ft. Elise 5000)(Prod by the 17th)
8. Bundle @f St!cks (Prod by the 17th)
9. In My Mind (Prod by Anonymous)
10. Chest Tube (Ft. Seven)(Prod by the 17th)
11. Push (Prod by the 17th & Josh Johnson)
12. Hold My Own (Ft. Cortez, Livin Proof, HollaAtcha Gwalla, Zay G)(Prod by Anonymous)
13. Neglect (Ft. Rich Alomar)(Prod by the 17th)
14. My Drug (Prod by the 17th & Josh Johnson)
15. I Am God (Prod by the 17th)
16. New World Order (Prod by the 17th)

 

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The 17th released his album, Inside Jokes With Complete Strangers, around a couple of months or so ago and I have taken my sweet time reviewing but it certainly deserves notice and recognition. The 17th is lauded on this site for his unorthodox wordplay and topic selection. He has a tendency to take the craft to higher limits with his conversational style and dynamic wordplay.

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Ruste Juxx – BK’s The Best (ft. Skyzoo) (Video)

One of the doper tracks from Ruste Juxx and VSthebest’s collaborative project, Ready To Juxx.   The whole album knocks, but this joint right here, featuring Skyzoo, knocks the hardest.   The trio takes heads to schools with lyricism that is rooted in the foundations of hip hop over a beat that was simply meant for some BK representatives to rock over.  Nothing artificial found here!

Local-Mu12 – LABOR DAY (Album Sampler)

I don’t post promotional material as a rule of thumb, but  I have a special place in my heart for music made by the Local-Mu12 collective.  I have actually been asking about the status of this release for a couple of months now as it was originally slated for a Labor Day release.  It got pushed back with the ever popular TBD release.  But now it’s hitting the interwebs on December 17th so write that date down.  This is a quick sampler of the entire album and if this doesn’t wet your appetite, you MFers can simply stay malnourished!

Single You Out: Rome Clientel – Champions (ft. Realm Reality & Skyzoo) (prod. DJ Concept)

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Rome Clientel is back with another single from the The Empire 3: Coronation project that has a set date of October 14th (which isn’t that far now). The cut, entitled Champions,  finds Rome trading bars with New York lyricists Realm Reality (Infamous) and Skyzoo over production from DJ Concept.  When you have some many talented individuals involved in a cut, it’s impossible for it to be considered anything less than a win.

I think it needs to also be said here that DJ Concept is killing it as of late.  He has had his hand in a number of different projects with a variety of artists and they all come out tight.    Just trying to recognize a major contributor to hip hop when I see one…

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Single You Out: Local-MU12 – Champion (ft. Skyzoo)

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Locl-MU12 once again drops a gem on us with the release of the single, Champion, featuring Skyzoo.   Real McKoy laces a proper beat for Stryfe, Broadway Barrett, and Skyzoo to rock over.  Everything sounds really good about this joint.   That is a great indicator, because the collective is dropping it’s debut album,  Labor Day on September 3rd.

Single You Out: Ruste Juxx – Brooklyn’s Finest (ft. Skyzoo)

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Regrettable I am short on time so I am going to use the artist’s blurb for the track description:

When you describe Ruste Juxx, you must call him the “Hardest from the Underground”, his resume speaks for itself. The Boot Camp emcee who hails from Killer Crown Heights has without a doubt etched his name in brownstone as one of the premier emcee’s to ever come out of Brooklyn, NY.

Collaborating with fellow Brooklyn resident and suberb wordsmith Skyzoo, the duo combine to show you whose “Brooklyn’s Finest”. Over the VStheBest produced track, Ruste Juxx and Skyzoo take you thru a tour of Crooklyn.

Ruste Juxx starts the track by showing respect to the hood that help hone his skills as an emcee, then turns it up and bodies the track with a ill 16. Not to be out done, Skyzoo shows that his place as one of the best lyricist in the game is not to be taken lightly. Its only right that Juxx and Skyzoo connect on this track, having both drop stellar albums in 2012 on the Duck Down Label.

 

Single You Out: Spectac & Shakim – Moment Of Truth (ft. Skyzoo, Warren Wint, Sha Stimuli, Senor Kaos)

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Spectac and Shakim are set to release their album, For The People, on Kevin Nottingham’s imprint, HIPNOTT Records.   And what do they do to get the people excited for the project?  They proceed to invite, Skyzoo, Warren Wint, Sha Stimuli, and Senor Kaos to get on a cut.  Yep.  That’ll get you excited.  Moment Of Truth is sponsored by the funkiness of Shakim as he crafts something memorable.

Definitely check for the album on February 19th!

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