The Hype

Corey Lee - Carlton Banks

1989 was a very big year for Philadelphia hip hop. Will Smith aka "The Fresh Prince" was coming of an amazing run with not only the historic sitcom but music as well. Coincidentally that was the year Philly artist Corey Lee was born. Will and his Bestfriend and Dj Jeff...

DashFlaSh (Feat. Craig F) - Hear Me

Dash Flash drops his second single "Hear Me" on his upcoming Blessed project, featuring another CT artist Craigy F from TheRidge and production from Houston producer 318tae. His last single "Facts" added a turn up dab type of vibe. In this second single, Dash Flash shows his potential on making...

No Face - A Couple For A Couple

Rising Virginia artist No Face, debuts his first EP titled A Couple For A Couple. Even though this project is a few days/weeks old, I feel like it deserves recognition because it's such an interesting and smooth body of work. With production from D-errick Beats, No Face's smooth and beautiful lyricism, A Couple For A Couple will always stay...

Ariaa (Feat. Mike West) - Too Bad

Texas native Ariiaa, teams up with North Carolina artist Mike West, to release their new song Too Bad. I didn't expect for something great like this to come from artists who have two entirely different styles. With cutting edge production from Persian Beatz, pristine and hard hitting lyricism, Too Bad definitely makes...

DJ '$acé - FoodForTheSoul Mix #002.5 (kNOw Justice, kNOw Peace)

ORIGINALLY RELEASED ON MAY 19TH, 2015. During the process of curating FoodFoodTheSoul Mix #002, I had to leave out some of the songs I had originally planned on making the trackless simply of the fact that the mood behind those songs did not match that of theme in which I had...

Mir Fontane - Ride Or Die (Feat. Tsu Surf & Kam DeLa Coopsta VII)

The Southside meets North, on this raw New Jersey-based collaboration. Camden's Mir Fontane is undoubtedly still on fire from his buzzing "Wanni Wag" single, and delivers a new song titled "Ride Or Die" featuring Newark rapper Tsu Surf, and vocalist Kam DeLa Coopsta VII.   The jazzy Zach Capner production (w/ some assistance from Monstarr Beatz), captures the two Garden State...

Marv Mack - Own Crib (Video)

Philadelphia rapper Marv Mack is quickly becoming a household favorite for alternative hip-hop fans throughout America. The emcee rose to underground notoriety after releasing his debut single “Paula Deen” (ft. in VICE, Music Times, Philly.com, EATER) in April 2015, which addressed the racial unrest that had erupted throughout the country.  On January 8th Mack released his...

BLKFLANL - Wins.The.Race. EP (Video)

Hailing all the way from Kansas City,BLKFLANL gives a their Wins.The.Race. Ep. BLKFLANLis a collective which includes Barrel Maker (MC) and Conductor Williams (Producer), they definitely make for a powerful duo in my opinion. With Conductor providing some shard and pristine production, and Barrel dishing out cutting edge lyricism, Wins.The.Race....

DJ '$acé - FoodForTheSoul Mix #002 (Black History Month Edition)

DJ '$acé revisits FoodForTheSoul Mix #002, a mix inspired by the celebration of Black History Month.  This installment features uplifting songs from James Brown, Nina Simone, Tupac, Public Enemy, Common & many more!  With interludes from Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., & James Baldwin. Stream the mix below. Last month...

Fathom - Count On Me

After being away for such a long time, Fathom comes back better than ever with his new hard-hitting single "Count On Me". With prodcution by Fathom himself, mind boggling lyrics, and prestine lyricism, Fathom creates a vibe that has never been felt before. But, enough talking, press play and enjoy! 

Dee Phr3sh! - Problems

Milwaukee's own, Dee Phr3sh! is finally back at it with a brand new track titled, "Problems".

DJ '$acé - FoodForTheSoul Mix Series: #010

DJ '$acé delivers his first mix in his FoodForTheSoul Mix Series, of the new year. Stream his latest mix below.

Verse Muney - 7Man

Newport News' own, Verse Muney, gives Tha Fly Nation another exclusive freestyle titled, "7Man" over Drake's, "6Man".

NoFace - #DemJeans

All the way form Woodbridge, VA is artist NoFace, with his recently released song “Dem Jeans”! With great production form Derrick Ingram, and some really cool lyrics from NoFace, “Dem Jeans” makes for a really solid song with this only being NoFace’s first release. He’ll be releasing a two track EP on...

Ill Phil - Beat Break (Video)

ill Phil drops the second video release off his latest EP, Neo SteeZ Part 4: E Cannabis Unum. Directed by Nyte Vision Productions

CJ TheFLii - Super-Natural

CJ TheFLii shared his “Nice” single which featured LongLiveCarl of Hurt Everybody, back in the Summer, and now the 20-year-old Chicago rapper/producer returns with his highly anticipated Super-Natural project. Though the mixtape holds 8 songs, CJ TheFLii serves us Super-Natural as one track. Using the elements of nature as the backdrop...

Dash Flash -

Dash Flash comes through and drops off a heavy hitting single titled, "Facts". With amazing production from Glockafella, "Facts" makes for a perfect record to add to your daily playlist, and is definitely something to keep in rotation. Check it out!   

MarvMack - Golden Band Aids

Hailing all the way from Philadelphia, MarvMack drops off his project titled, "Golden Band Aids". I'll just say, it's definitely something to experience. Check it out! 

'shaad. - Revolution

  Hailing all the way from Atlanta, nineteen-year-old artist ‘shaad. releases his new song ‘Revolution’. With ‘Revolution.’ being the sixth installment in ‘shaad’s series of music that’s been dropping since June of last year, he brings something new to the table with his newest song ‘Revolution.’ picks up where ‘N.’ left off,...

Hudson East Delivers His EP 'EastWay'

'EastWay' is everything that I had given up on for music, it gives me hope in music again. Hudson East creates an adventure as each song leads up to the climax of the EP. With sharp production from: Syk Sense, NOVA, Bijan, Twenty9 and many more, 'Eastway' definitely brings something new to the...

Phabo - Culpepper Freestyle

St. Petersburg's own, Phabo, drops a new freestyle track for his fans titled, "Culpepper," as he readies himself for his upcoming Denim campaign.

Rory Fresco - Lowkey

Kansas City native Rory Fresco, is preparing for his debut project 'HOLLYWOOD REBEL'. His latest single 'Lowkey' delivers boastful lines over a wavy-auto tuned performance. This is definitely something to check out, and keep on replay. Check it out!

Todd Zack Jr. - Flourish (prod. Blair Norf)

Todd Zack Jr. definitely ended 2015 on a good note, from providing fans with The Todd Zack Jr. Collection to gifting fans with "25" on his birthday.  Then right before the year ended he let go of another loosie, the Blair Norf-produced "Flourish."  You can expect 2016 to be an even bigger year with...

Hudson East - EastWay EP (Snippets)

We all know that Twitter is a hub for artists to post links to their music, yes there are a bunch of terrible ones, but Hudson East is one of the amazing ones. A few days ago while scrolling through my timeline on twitter, I stumbled upon an artist that...

Day Won - Gravity (Mixtape)

Usually, when someone who I went to school with tells me that they recently started rapping or singing and want me to check out their music, I am reluctant to listen to it.  But, that was not the case here.  A friend of mine, illyEl Bicsby (1/2 of Day Won),...

Corey Lee - 'Cam Newton'

Corey Lee drops his first single after receiving a big co-sign from super producer Sonny Digital. The rising artist flows over a YUNG TREL produced record entitled "Cam Newton". This song is filled with tricky one-liners as well as decisive flows. 

Phabo - Cristal '06 x Drama

Revealed on his interview with Ural Garrett at HipHopDX, Phabo drops a brand new two part track titled, "Cristal '06 x Drama," which will appear on his upcoming project, "Denim".

Ariaa - Maybe

18  year old Waco Texas artist Ariaa, drops his new single “Maybe”. With production from Persian Beatz, the sound is different from the normal loud bass, that the south is know for. This track is definitely something special, and should be on your weekend playlist. Check it out! 

Perry Smoove - w/o You feat. KiKi Steward

Perry Smoove drops a brand new track titled, "w/o You," featuring one of the best upcoming soul singers, KiKi Steward.