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(Album Review) VIP The Messiah – “VIP vs The State” – @VIPTHEMESSIAH

VIP The Messiah

Texas rapper VIP The Messiah takes on The Lone Star state in his latest musical effort, “VIP vs The State”, produced exclusively by Maine. The project contains sixteen songs in total and carries such singles as “Water” and “Hit It”. Aside from being a college graduate, the San Antonio-based artist is also the creator of the lifestyle brand, FVCK LYFE. …

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(Album Review)-@PeterJamesMusic The Cycle Tape

Open wide and dose a hit of Peter James‘s first ever solo release entitled “The Cycle Tape”. Though the Boston emcee is only in his twenties, his music has a very strong nineties influence to it. This will be pleasing to older Hip Hop fans who tend to stray away from more modernized styles. Much of the album is produced …

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(Album Review)-@citifrresh Spilled Pineapples

New Jersey’s pineappleCITI urges listeners to take caution after pressing play on her nine track album, “Spilled Pineapples”. The project carries features from Fourtee, Branden Jerrel and Dougie F and incorporates witty punchlines, braggadocios lyricism and melodically delivered vocals. We really enjoyed the body of work so GYBU decided to write up a review to speak about a few of …

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(Album Review)-@Sincurr UFO

Upcoming Brooklyn artist Sincurr has his sights set on establishing himself as a threat among the music community. In doing so, he officially premiered the release of his eleven track “U.F.O. (Unofficially F***ing Official)” album. Featuring additional vocal support from JeeJuh, “U.F.O.” was recorded exclusively in New York City at Become A Star Studios. GYBU recently interviewed Sincurr for our …

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(Album Review)-@sclass415 First Day Of School

Richland Records owner and emcee S-Class takes to the podium to announce the “First Day Of School” is now in session. He was exposed to a wide variety of music growing up in regions including New York, Minnesota and his current home of San Francisco, which shows in his musical approach. With a strong rooted foundation in old school Hip …

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(Album Review)-@MCCleverOne Wild Seed

7oddz atomic bomb spitter Clever One steps into solo mode for the fourteen track “Wild Seed” album. This follows up his freshman EP “Let’s Build” and his 2012 mixtape titled “Life’s A Blur”. The production is provided in house by Seven Oddities founder DreamTek and emcee/producer, Save One. If you happen to be new to the Chicago based label, they …

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(Album Review)-Sourmouth A Million Little Pieces (@sourmouth100)

Portland emcee Sourmouth proudly presents his sophomore LP, “A Million Little Pieces”, a personally reworked version of the James Frey book. Consisting of twenty-one tracks in total, the PDX rhyme psychopath blends a wide variety of genres to properly dictate his life story and struggles. Whether he’s putting a twist to the Robin Hood cartoon from Disney, delivering club hits …

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(Album Review)-Visual The Ambassador (@ISeeItAll)

V!SUAL is a very humbled individual but don’t let that fool you. The Logan Square resident has been putting in massive hours and man work over the years. Blood, sweat and tears have gone into both Community Service Records and the esteemed #HelloHipHop collection that consists of monthly music gatherings and networking events. To top it off, the active community …

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(Album Review)-@TheSteelHammer Prometheus

Baltimore, Maryland emcee Korleone The Steel Hammer premieres his sixteen track LP entitled “Prometheus”. The name carries back to ancient Greek mythology and for this album, Korleone is set on a similar path, bringing fire back to mankind via audio. With only two guest features from Sullee Justice and C. Diggs, he creates warrior chants for the everyday people, giving …

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(Album Review)-Voss Insatiable (@whoismikevoss)

Philadelphia artist VossĀ (BET 106 & Park Freestyle Friday Hall of Famer) seeks to feed his unquenchable thirst for success, truth and music on his thirteen track album, “Insatiable”. Voss also contracts a long list of featured guests including Revolution, I Love You, Evan Rotunno, Ron Swerdon, Milton, Jake Palumbo, Mel Alston Jr., Harrowgrove, Azar, Kim Jong, Ill Mason and the …

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