ONYX Meets The LOX As Fredro Starr & Sheek Louch Connect At “5 AM”

What do you get when Fredro Starr and Sheek Louch link up…an inevitable beastly force unleashing lyrical carnage. The duo enlists Clinton, NJ-based mega-producer JayWex for the new single “5 AM.” Stream/purchase 5 AM on preferred platforms Jaywex provides Starr and Louch with fix your face production that not only quakes but amplifies their grippingly […]

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Sicknature from the Snowgoons teams up with Swedish Rap duo Clint Hoffa & Lycouz

In November Clint Hoffa & Lycouz released their album “Shockwaves – A 2020 Vision” and on that album Sicknature appeared on the track “We’re Coming For Em”. That joint was the lead single of the project and people bumped it all around the globe. Still something was missing, though: a Sicknature touch to the track. So […]

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Aswad Mikal (Knotz) Drops “3 Bagz” Video Featuring Swigga (Natural Elements) & Dread Child

It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from Poconos mountain rhyme-duo the Knotz who dropped those dope singles a few years back with Young Zee of The Outsidaz. Well, Aswad Mikal of the group has just dropped visuals to a new single entitled “3 Bagz” (Produced by The Copilots) and featuring appearances from Swigga Da […]

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Willie The Kid Teams Up with ReallyHiiim for “Hezekia Flow” Video

Michigan emcee/entrepreneur Willie The Kid is flowing lavishly into the new year with new single/video for “Hezekia Flow.” While Willie just dropped the 2nd installment of his Deutsche Marks collaborative project with Vdon, “Hezekia Flow” is actually the first leak from The Crux. According to a statement, The Crux is a forthcoming project entirely produced […]

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Josiah The Gift & Bishop Speak “Lavish Language” In New Video Trailer

Josiah The Gift releases the trailer for “Lavish Language” (Peep the Scenario) produced by Bishop. The minute and a half teaser is a sure-fire lyrical annihilation of what’s to come. The video provides no gimmicks or distractions, just Josiah with a “raw” tee spitting venom. His deliberate and racy bars shed light on the music […]

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Omen44 Shares New Video Featuring Planet Asia & Sicknature Off His Recently Released ‘Hentai’ Album

Omen44 originally from Kobe/Japan, evolved into a seasoned and respected Hip Hop artist since claiming NY as home and placing his stake in the music scene. The quick buzz and notoriety from his music resulted in shared global stages and collaborations with the likes of heavyweights, such as Sizzla, Marley Marl, Statik Selektah and many […]

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Album Premiere + Interview: Lenox Hughes Talks About His “Opulent Habits”

Harlem rhyme-hustler Lenox Hughes first came out the gate with 2019’s debut Finding The Balance (though he initially cut his teeth in the game under another emcee name). This past February, he celebrated Black History Month with Langston’s Son, which was entirely produced by The Standouts (Ty Farris, Lord Juco). On December 11th he will […]

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Premiere + Interview: L.A. Vets, Reagan Era Records Take “The Pledge”

Recently an eight-man crew of nostalgic rhymers materialized out of Los Angeles, calling themselves Reagan Era Records. With a declarative statement of intent, they dropped the single “88 Kane” (Produced by King Dios) where over a classic break, crew members Dios Negasi, Skrillz Dior and Halo busted lyrical heat, while also slipping in classic phrases […]

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Premiere: Rakaa Joins Born Allah on Zpu-Zilla Produced Banger, “Jabril (Let the Horns Blow)”

Weekly Rap Gods is pleased to premiere the debut album leak, “Jabril (Let the Horns Blow),” from Cali rhyme veteran Born Allah’s forthcoming EP, Analog Baby, produced entirely by German producer, Zpu-Zilla. The triumphant single pairs Born with his fellow Mid-City, L.A. brethren, Rakaa (Dilated Peoples). The two go back to the era of the […]

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Lend Your Ear To Billy Danze of M.O.P. & Producer TooBusy’s #TheListeningSession

On November 14th Billy Danze (M.O.P.) took over Weekly Rap Gods for an exclusive Q&A for his new ‘WeBusy #TheListeningSession‘. The 13-track single comes off the legendary Brownsville caper’s forthcoming album #TheBillyDanzeProject and features Method Man, Frontline Live, Havoc, DJ Premier, Daz Dillinger, Cormega, fellow M.O.P. member Lil Fame, and his son La Boogie. IG LIVE […]

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Jeru The Damaja Talks Black Liberation, New Music and Maturing In Hip-Hop (Interview)

Known for his collaborative work with the likes of DJ Premier, Jeru The Damaja became a household name during the golden era of early nineties New York Hip Hop. With a brash style and penchant for strong, political lyricism, he has been consistently releasing music for the past three decades. Despite the pandemic, 2020 has seen […]

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Bizzy Bone Is Hip-Hop. Bizzy Bone Is Reality. Bizzy Bone Is Eternal (Interview)

As a multi-billion dollar industry with a near half-century worth of contributors, hip-hop has produced some of the unequivocally eccentric, charismatic and singular artists into modern pop culture. Ol’ Dirty Bastard; Cam’Ron; Andre 3000; Kool Keith – amongst the most unique artists in and outside of hip-hop. Such a list of creative titans must include […]

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The Most Important Bassists in Hip Hop

Hip Hop wouldn’t be what it is without the bass guitar. Since the earliest, sample-driven days of hip hop, the bass guitar has been a crucial part of hip hop’s evolution. From veteran effects pedal-hogging luminaries like Pino Palladino to contemporary producer-musicians like Brady Watt, let’s dive into the world of the most important bassists in […]

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