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Khary (@sorrykhary) drops compelling tribute to the late Philando Castile, “Trappin Demo” @producedbyKrs

Khary (@sorrykhary) drops compelling tribute to the late Philando Castile, “Trappin Demo” @producedbyKrs

In the wake of the devastating Philando Castile murder verdict, Rhode Island lyricist Khary gives us a thought provoking track, touching on today’s glaring racism through “Trappin Demo (RIP Philando Castile).” The brooding, thoughtful track finds Khary pulling no punches as he touches on how systemic and overt racism towards African-Americans still exists while our culture continues to thrive, create trends, and provide profit for oppressors. On his SoundCloud page, Khary wrote a note explaining the record and how important it was for him to address this heart aching tragedy. “I wrote this song last year and originally had decided not to drop it but last night I watched the footage of an officer killing a man in front of his daughter and I feel very heavy. I don’t like to get too political or anything of that nature because I live in a very divided country and would better contribute to the situation by being a positive influence through my creative outlets. But this is just wrong by all means. I urge you all to watch the dash cam footage of the senseless murder of Philando Castile by a cop who was just acquitted. Not all cops are bad and I’m not here to tell you what to think but we have a psychological problem on many fronts in this country that needs to be addressed. I’ll go back to rapping about bitches next week.” via Mark Braboy...
Freedom Form Flowing – Gift of Gab feat. R.A. the Rugged Man & A-F-R-O

Freedom Form Flowing – Gift of Gab feat. R.A. the Rugged Man & A-F-R-O

You like real rap? R.A. the Rugged Man just dropped the new tongue-twister that he & A-F-R-O recorded with Gift of Gab from Blackalicious! “Freedom Form Flowing” appears on Gab’s new EP called Rejoice! Rappers Are Rapping Again! which is being sold / distributed through Patreon, a personal crowdfunding website where people donate a steady monthly payment in exchange for content and other benefits. Gab underwent surgery for kidney failure 5 years ago and since then has been going through dialysis treatments three times per week and is on a wait list for a new kidney. So consider supporting quality Hip Hop by donating today – even $1 per month for a year gets you a free download of the EP and...
Micfest Legacy Tour – Newport, RI

Micfest Legacy Tour – Newport, RI

Poe Mack, Case Jones and S. Gold are hitting #NewportRI on 5/2/17 as part of the Micfest Legacy Tour! They’ll be joined by Sincere Da Emcee, J-Earn, Sheezac, Lex Diamond, Jazzmyn RED, Mistah Fitzgerald, Ding, Swag High and more for this night of live underground Hip Hop! $5. 9-close. Strict 21+   RSVP:...
Khary @sorrykhary – Find Me (Video)

Khary @sorrykhary – Find Me (Video)

Rhode Island emcee Khary has had a great year. He decided to document the ride so far in the video for “Find Me”. “This is a song for anyone who isn’t looking for me now.” -Khary Download/Stream:https://soundcloud.com/sorrykhary/find-me-prod-by-lege-kale Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/4yUQFqO6KwG68DWokAf0vc Apple Music: https://itun.es/us/T_Ybbb?i=1090990075 Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sorrykhary Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/sorrykhary Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sorrykhary Prod. by: Lege Kale...
[#ELB] Everybody Luv Black – Fantasies ft King Hansom & Messy Tye prod by D. Valor

[#ELB] Everybody Luv Black – Fantasies ft King Hansom & Messy Tye prod by D. Valor

Rhode Island MCs, Everybody Luv Black, link up with fellow 401 rhymesayers, King Hansom and Messy Tye for this soulful head knocker. King Hansom & Messy Tye for this soulful head knocker off the forthcoming mixtape, “Outta the Crates”. They give insight into some visions within reach and those yet to attain for themselves and other starving artists.  Listen to “Fantasies” and leave a comment below.   @elbworld @Kinghansom @Fleakardashian @dvalorofficial fb.com/elb401...
Jared Paul “$8 Smoothie” VIDEO

Jared Paul “$8 Smoothie” VIDEO

Providence, RI’s Jared Paul comes correct with this anthem track/video about over-priced smoothies. He views the high cost as a symbol of gentrification in the capital city and would rather “kiss a white cop’s boot live on Fox News” than pay that much for something he can make himself at home. The song is off his new album Get My Ghost (on Black Box Tapes – Sole‘s new record label) which can be listened to and purchased on Bandcamp. Get My Ghost is produced by Sacramento engineer & multi-instrumentalist, Tommy Fox. Fox utilizes antique vinyl, analog synthesizers and one MPC to create the record’s dense soundscape. Also it’s not just a Hip Hop album – it’s a documentation of the modern American revolutionary movement, from someone who’s been on the front-lines for over a...