The Dirty 6 Thirty follow up their prior release “100” with the synth heavy sounds of “Shawty Duwop”. The release is also the lead off single to their forthcoming “BUCK” album. For this production, Chris Hasty and Damien Prophet are all work and no play over the club friendly instrumental crafted by in house producer, 905 Productions. The pair of cousins flex some tough bars, offering up a “get lit” weekend hit sure to have you lining up shots to kick off the pregame. Listen and purchase “Shawty Duwop” from the Illinois crew below.
On his sophomore album, Queens emcee Eff Yoo lays it all on the table as he welcomes listeners into his life through a clever combination of innate technical skills and brilliantly weaved narratives. On “The Eff Word”, those elements help shape the entirety of the album, a fully realized and engaging listening experience produced by rising Chicago producer, Rediculus. Full of intricate, story telling themes, the LP boasts features from artists such as Big Noyd, The Audible Doctor, Airon Azure, G.S. Advance, Skanks and Spit Gemz.
Purchase Eff Yoo’s “The Eff Word” via iTunes here: [Purchase Link]
Check out two of the album’s visual treatments below:
“The Eff Word”
“God Hates Me”
Whether or not you’re a man or woman of God, we all face moments in our lives where we put our personal faith in question. That goes for whether it’s a particularly trying time or a situation where doing the wrong thing seems right. Either way, anyone can relate to the core feelings of Eff Yoo’s stirring new video, “God Hates Me”, featuring The Audible Doctor and Airon Azure.
The story here is a chilling one that centers on a priest, portrayed by the Queens rapper, battling personal demons that stem from a decision to murder the man who killed someone close to him. Eff even goes so far as to kidnap the murderer (portrayed by The Audible Doctor), all the while riding around and questioning himself with Azure seemingly as his conscience.
The video is directed by both Eff Yoo and New Jersey’s Skrewtape, a multi-talented artist who has previously worked with Mr. Green and Miilkbone. And here, he’s taken the message of “God Hates Me” and turned it into a suspense/horror short-film.
“The Eff Word” LP, which also boasts features from Big Noyd and Spit Gemz, is now available for stream and download through iTunes and all major digital retailers and can be purchased on CD via Platformz Records.
Purchase “The Eff Word” here: [Link]
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7oddz consistently continues pushing the envelope for Chicago and for Hip Hop. In doing so, they begin venturing out of the U.S. in search of some “Old Fashioned Hip Hop” and achieve victory alongside Aromoman, a solid producer located in the Ukraine.
Enter “Definition Of Hip Hop”, the follow up video to “Oddities Philosophy”. The fellas allow viewers into the realm of the oddz, located on site in the recording studio where the verbal onslaught begins. Make sure to check out both videos and grab a copy of the EP here [link]. We present to you 7oddz in “Definition Of Hip Hop”.
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Keeping true to 2016’s #YearOfTheOddz motto, Chicago’s 7oddz presents yet another solid Hip Hop project full of “Old Fashioned Hip Hop”. This nine track EP is made up of instrumentals provided by Ukraine producer ALF of Aromotherapy fame. OFHH also marks the beginning of a new 7oddz line of international material and showcases producers and emcees from around the globe. For this edition, the crew combines Chicago and Lutsk, Ukraine and the end result is nothing short of “Old Fashioned Hip Hop”.
Stream and purchase the EP from the player below: