Khalil Robinson is a nineteen year old artist born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. Khalil always has had an ear for music. He grew up listening to classic artists such as Redman, Tupac, AZ, Jay Z and more. He began pursuing music full time summer of 2017. Since then, he has studied the arts… Continue reading Khalil Robinson – Really Aggin?
Jah is an acronym for Just Aim High. The eighteen year old was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. Although he has experience violence growing up in the Englewood area he never let it affect his vibe. His outbreak song, "Hold Up I Got You", got him noticed on one of Chicago's… Continue reading Jah – Minute Maid
2017 has been a great year for Izzy Strange. Coming off the heels of his most successful project to date, May’s “A Good Day 2 B The Bad Guy”, the upward trajectory for Izzy is clearly evident. The Pennsylvanian has seen praise from top publications like 2dopeboyz and others, further cementing his status as an artist to be watched. Now that the LP has had time to make it’s rounds, we at 1DF wanted to take some time to learn more about the process behind it and what Izzy may have lined up next to follow. Check out our full interview below.
To start off, could you tell the people a bit about who you are and how you got to the point you are now?
My names Izzy Strange. I’m from a small town outside of Pittsburgh, PA called Scottdale. I got to the point I’m at now by…
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King Non is a songwriter, emcee, and human rights activist from Philadelphia by way of Atlanta. He is most known for his controversial topics, catchy hooks and real life stories. Formerly known as Nonfiction, he has elevated into a profound lyricist and voice of black empowerment for the unheard. After receiving a plethora of death threats… Continue reading Prepare Yourselves For The Gripping “King Non Vs America” Video (@kingnon100)
With their last release of 2016, Cypha Den Music channels Sean Price‘s spirit with help from VVS Verbal and Ruste Juxx, turning rappers “Into Dust”. The ever so hard hitting instrumental comes courtesy of Dcypha. He utilizes an excerpt of the movie "John 3:16" and viciously delicious cuts at the tail end of the track.… Continue reading @TaiyamoDenku Ft @VvsVerbal & @rustejuxx357 – “Into Dust” (Prod By @dcypha)
After drawing acclaim from both fans and critics alike for his "Ill City Blues" album, Queens emcee Penny Shaw brings the ContraBAND-produced "Questions" to life with aid from Mike Spits of EQ Films. The song is the second of eight well constructed presentations showcasing Shaw's sheer lyricism along with ContrBAND's immersive production ensembles. It's easy… Continue reading Penny Shaw Self Reflects Throughout His New Video For “Questions”
Cypha Den Music targets halfway emcees on their latest audio endeavor, "CannonHands". Taiyamo Denku mans the mic like a lone desperado with Madison's Knowshun playing a shadow sniper role. Producer Dcypha holds no shorts as he implements harps, DJ cuts and even organs to make this a true Hip Hop treat. "CannonHands" can be downloaded… Continue reading @TaiyamoDenku & @knowshun Present The @dcypha Produced “CannonHands”
After solidifying themselves with their classic “The Oufit” album, Washington's Certified Outfit deliver their latest visual effort, the King Sonny featured, “Down 2 Ride”. Consisting of Swindle and Church, they’ve been able to develop a solid fanbase within their home region by providing an exquisite sound from the multi-instrumental abilities of Church. Over the saucy… Continue reading Certified Outfit & King Sonny Show Viewers What Life’s Like When You’re “Down 2 Ride”
Wasting no time after last month's audio release of "Gutter Noise", Cypha Den Music frontman Taiyamo Denku and newly inked CDM artist Urban Legend present "Where We Live". Directed by St. Pennz & edited by Empne, the duo connect Milwaukee and Queensbridge with the help of Infamous Mobb's own, Big Twins. For those unfamiliar to… Continue reading Taiyamo Denku, Big Twins & Urban Legend Deliver The Video For “Where We Live”
Florida femme fatale Rosemarie dons all black as she issues a RELL XL filmed visual for her debut single, "Back Down". East Coast Cali Productionz provides psychedelic inducing edits that equally match the Trance Trap sounds of DKG Beats. "Back Down" is a warning from Rosemarie stating she is ready to bump heads with each… Continue reading Rosemarie – Back Down