NEW MUSIC: Rob Regal - The Patriot Act (Interlude) [prod. Buzz] 

"I recorded an interlude for my album, The Balance, 3 years ago. It didn’t make the final cut of the album that finally dropped last year, but in light of everything going on right now, I feel like I want to drop this right now. Not for attention. Not for publicity. Just because the song is relevant to how I feel with the Ferguson situation and more. Sometimes, you have to drop music simply because it’s right. I don’t know if it’ll make its way onto any of my projects, so fuck it. Sad to say that since I recorded this in 2011, not much has changed here in 2014.”

Dedicated to Barack Obama, Mike Brown, the events in Ferguson, and the Black experience in America in general.

Weightin’ On by Lucki Eck$ (ft. Danny Brown)


Chicago’s Lucki Eck$ has teamed up with fellow midwest rapper Danny Brown for his latest single "Weightin’ On". This track fuses Lucki’s nonchalant and laid back method with Brown’s unpretentious hip hop style with a ghettotech tinge. The collaboration was born out of the two having both performed at Red Bull Sound Select’s: 4 Days in Austin this past March, at which Lucki opened for Danny as part of Sound Select’s effort to pair emerging artists with headlining acts. The track was released exclusively through Red Bull Sound Select.

Weightin’ On by Lucki Eck$ (ft. Danny Brown)

Chicago’s Lucki Eck$ has teamed up with fellow midwest rapper Danny Brown for his latest single "Weightin’ On". This track fuses Lucki’s nonchalant and laid back method with Brown’s unpretentious hip hop style with a ghettotech tinge. The collaboration was born out of the two having both performed at Red Bull Sound Select’s: 4 Days in Austin this past March, at which Lucki opened for Danny as part of Sound Select’s effort to pair emerging artists with headlining acts. The track was released exclusively through Red Bull Sound Select.

Public Enemy by Alkebulan



It’s a powerful thing when artists are able to channel their passion into music. I could feel the energy from Atlanta, GA’s Alkebulan who has obviously had enough of the bad news stemming from the murder of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO. His newest single Public Enemy is a banger, produced by Curtis Williams, Sonny Digital and Reckless Dex. The messages are short and simple, yet powerful;
Unity over everything. No time like the present. Protect your energy.
This track is a reminder that we must take control over whats going on, or we could be next. Since the media is being controlled, the revolution won’t be televised. I encourage everybody to follow and utilize the following hashtags to keep everyone informed.
 #PrayForFerguson 
#JusticeForMikeBrown 
#HandsUpDontShoot

Public Enemy by Alkebulan

It’s a powerful thing when artists are able to channel their passion into music. I could feel the energy from Atlanta, GA’s Alkebulan who has obviously had enough of the bad news stemming from the murder of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO. His newest single Public Enemy is a banger, produced by Curtis Williams, Sonny Digital and Reckless Dex. The messages are short and simple, yet powerful;

Unity over everything. No time like the present. Protect your energy.

This track is a reminder that we must take control over whats going on, or we could be next. Since the media is being controlled, the revolution won’t be televised. I encourage everybody to follow and utilize the following hashtags to keep everyone informed.

#PrayForFerguson

#JusticeForMikeBrown

#HandsUpDontShoot

"Get It Off Your Chest" by Scottie Flippen
<a href=”http://scottieflippen.bandcamp.com/track/get-it-off-ya-chest” data-mce-href=”http://scottieflippen.bandcamp.com/track/get-it-off-ya-chest”>Get It Off Ya Chest by SCOTTIE FLIPPEN</a>

After 14 seconds, I was almost positive that Kid Cudi was going to make his presence felt and absorb me into his drug filled, lonely world. Fortunately it wasn’t the Cleveland stoner, but rather Scottie Flippen, an up-and-coming rapper from Cullowhee, North Carolina. “Get it Off Your Chest”, produced by Mike Machete, has a unique gloomy sound not often found in the hip hop genre. Flippen even addresses this by stating that it “Sounds like the blues.”  Yes, Scottie Flippen. Yes it does sound like the blues. “Get it Off Your Chest” is Scottie Flippen’s attempt at relating to his audience and their woes and sorrows. As a listener, it is quite refreshing to hear a rapper pretty much tell me “hey man. I know you’re going through some things, but keep your head up. We’re all fighting our own unique battles.” Thank you, Mr. Flippen.
In closure, “Get it Off Your Chest” is worth a listen if you’re looking for something a little more powerful and motivating than the materialism and lust being forced down our throats by mainstream music. Even if you find that it’s not your cup of tea, you could just “blame it on Obama still.”

"Get It Off Your Chest" by Scottie Flippen

After 14 seconds, I was almost positive that Kid Cudi was going to make his presence felt and absorb me into his drug filled, lonely world. Fortunately it wasn’t the Cleveland stoner, but rather Scottie Flippen, an up-and-coming rapper from Cullowhee, North Carolina. “Get it Off Your Chest”, produced by Mike Machete, has a unique gloomy sound not often found in the hip hop genre. Flippen even addresses this by stating that it “Sounds like the blues.”  Yes, Scottie Flippen. Yes it does sound like the blues. “Get it Off Your Chest” is Scottie Flippen’s attempt at relating to his audience and their woes and sorrows. As a listener, it is quite refreshing to hear a rapper pretty much tell me “hey man. I know you’re going through some things, but keep your head up. We’re all fighting our own unique battles.” Thank you, Mr. Flippen.

In closure, “Get it Off Your Chest” is worth a listen if you’re looking for something a little more powerful and motivating than the materialism and lust being forced down our throats by mainstream music. Even if you find that it’s not your cup of tea, you could just “blame it on Obama still.”

The Reflection by Rob Regal

Formerly known as Lyriciss, Rob Regal proves that he’s every bit of lyricist he was when we mentioned him last. The DMV representative eloquently chronicles his efforts to get his money up, while sticking to his artistic integrity. Director Matt Sugawara offers official visuals over a flute-laced beat by The Antydote and Chris Calor. Check out The Reflection EP coming this September. 

Nostalgia: Flight 222 by G-Scott

It’s been a year and a half since now 23 year old Los Angeles based; Gary, IN made rapper and producer released a full body of work. Nostalgia: Flight 222 truly was a spontaneous creation in the midst of trying to find himself on the West Coast. A lot of trials and tribulations come when you get up one day and say “I’m going to make this work”, quit your job and move across the country to pursue a dream. With this in mind, he was at a creative stand still just trying to adjust. After relocating to Long Beach due to housing issues in LA, he started experimenting with sounds from my his ever project “The Flight Plan,” advancing it in efforts to progress into the sound of his next full length “Another Weekend In Los Vegas.”  The project tells a lot of what was going on in his head the past 3 months in Cali.  Enjoy Flight: 222 as a segue into the future.

Nostalgia: Flight 222 by G-Scott

It’s been a year and a half since now 23 year old Los Angeles based; Gary, IN made rapper and producer released a full body of work. Nostalgia: Flight 222 truly was a spontaneous creation in the midst of trying to find himself on the West Coast. A lot of trials and tribulations come when you get up one day and say “I’m going to make this work”, quit your job and move across the country to pursue a dream. With this in mind, he was at a creative stand still just trying to adjust. After relocating to Long Beach due to housing issues in LA, he started experimenting with sounds from my his ever project “The Flight Plan,” advancing it in efforts to progress into the sound of his next full length “Another Weekend In Los Vegas.”  The project tells a lot of what was going on in his head the past 3 months in Cali.  Enjoy Flight: 222 as a segue into the future.