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E-40 feat. Skeme – ‘Turn Up or Burn Up’ (Video)

E-40 feat. Skeme – ‘Turn Up or Burn Up’ (Video)

More than a pleasure, it’s an honour to still be able to watch and listen to the superhuman they call E-40 so long into his career. At 46, Earl Stevens is better than…

Main Attrakionz – ‘G.O. All I Know’ (Video)

Main Attrakionz – ‘G.O. All I Know’ (Video)

With Friendzone on the intensely magical vibes and Brandon Tauszik behind the lens, what we have here is one of the best audio-visual representations of the Main Attrakionz movement to date. Genuinely on reload.

Priceless Da ROC – ‘Yiken’ (Video)

Priceless Da ROC – ‘Yiken’ (Video)

If you don’t know about Priceless Da ROC, by all accounts the next artist from the Bay Area to blow up and down California at the very least, then you might recognise him…

Droop-E

Droop-E – ‘Peace’ (Album)

Having only very recently blessed us with the typically perfectionistic ‘Hungry & Humble EP’, which featured top 10 songs of 2013 contender N The Traffic, Droop-E seemingly out of nowhere uploaded ‘Peace’, a…

D-Lo – ‘Tic Toc’ (Video)

D-Lo – ‘Tic Toc’ (Video)

Whoever’s engineering these latest D-Lo records, please make yourself known, music needs you. Seriously, the Oakland rapper’s vocals are sounding so present and crisp you can just luxuriate in all his various idiosyncrasies…

HBK Gang feat. Kool John, P-Lo & Skipper – ‘Quit Cattin’ (Video)

HBK Gang feat. Kool John, P-Lo & Skipper – ‘Quit Cattin’ (Video)

A clear highlight from the HBK Gang’s recent ‘Gang Forever’ group album, ‘Quit Cattin’ is typical of the recent wave of seemingly house-inspired Cali club beats, this time produced by resident HBK hitmaker…

Berner – ‘Racin’ (Video)

Berner – ‘Racin’ (Video)

Sleep on Berner at your own peril. The Taylor Gang signee and long-time Bay Area staple slash kingpin is as easy on the ears at it gets, for the past six years slanging…

IAMSU! – ‘Hipster Girls’ (Video)

IAMSU! – ‘Hipster Girls’ (Video)

‘Hipster Girls’, the smooth-sailing, Trackademicks-produced highlight from Su’s vibrant Kilt 2 project, gets an appropriately American Apparel-esque video package courtesy of rap video director turned fashion model documenter Aris Jerome. Enjoy!

Ezale – ’5 Minutes Of Funktown’ (Video)

Ezale – ’5 Minutes Of Funktown’ (Video)

Oakland’s Ezale rapping over Whodini, Rick James, Debbie Deb and Morris Day instrumentals for five minutes in a Gucci bulletproof is unsurprisingly one of the best things we’ve been put on to for…

Shadowrunners

Shadowrunners feat. Antwon – ’143′

LA producer rapper duo Shadowrunners team up with Greedhead’s Bay affiliate Antwon on the refreshingly bright and funky ’143′, which sounds like Cube in his happier heyday. Really great. Enjoy. As premiered by…

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