Tag Archives: Album

(New Album)-@UnderdogCentral The Beautiful

Alfred Banks

Following the release of his video “The Funeral Of Orlandas”, Alfred Banks debuts his fourteen track conceptual album, “The Beautiful”. After having to leave his brother’s funeral early because of a performance, Banks start to endure the same issues that plagued his brother during an incredible rollercoaster of a car ride. The album is produced entirely by long-time collaborator CZA …

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(New Album)-@KINGxxAUGUST Augusto: The Heros Journey

Connecticut’s KING of AUGUST invites listeners to experience his nine track album entitled “Augusto: The Hero’s Journey”. Led by the lead single “Came Fo”, the album concept is based on ideas of the author Joseph Campbell, documenting the points leading up to the creation of his moniker. With an array of dynamic styles, August tells stories of love, loss and …

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(New Album)-@BLAXLIFE Be Well

In the months leading up to the release of “Be Well”, Milwaukee artist BLAX began spreading his message with singles such as “Nothin” and releasing a visual for the G.R.A.M.Z-assisted record. All throughout this new project, the Wisconsin native details the life and times of a kid on the streets. He also offers a glimpse into his thoughts as a …

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(Album Review)-@Handles757 809060

Handles - 809060

We first caught notice to Virginia-based emcee Handles here at GYBU around 2012 with the release of the DJ Suss One-hosted, “Done Thinking”. Even back then, he was repping Hip Hop to the core. Fast forward five years later and the coastal native blesses us with his latest audio effort, “809060”. Containing thirteen tracks in total, Handles looks towards an …

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(New Album)-@ladiesluvkeim Like When Ricky Got Shot

DC artist Keim returns with “Like When Ricky Got Shot”. The release is a nine track offering filled with stories of his surroundings and upbringing. It also focuses on real life issues he faces day to day. The project is a true testament of his life and is spoken with smooth lyrics matched with soulful production from Jamma-Dee, D.Sanders, THC, …

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(New Album)-@Handles757 809060

Handles - 809060

Handles presents “809060” which stands for born in the eighties, raised in the nineties and taught by the sixties. That idea demonstrates his background growing up and feels that not only does this album represents that but it also relates to many that were born, raised and taught from that mindset. The thirteen track album features collabs from Skyzoo, Kori …

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(New Album)-@TheRealScribe 99+1

ScribeCash decides to release her debut album “99+1” right before she heads for her first ever headlining tour. Branching out with her most vocal performance to date, she adds a new element of R&B on songs like “He Aint Got To Know”, “Cinderella” and “That’s The Way”. However, the socially conscious rapper shines thru on songs like “I Go Hard” …

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(New Album)-@MrTruthCity While You Were Sleeping

TruthCity‘s sophomore album “While You Were Sleeping” finds the Brooklyn emcee achieving his goals but with a costly price. With success comes woes such as disloyalty, entitlement and stress. Once homeless, TC revisits his quest from the bottom to the top and uses those emotions in the form of a twelve track album. ADOTTHEGOD handles a bulk of the production and …

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(New Album)-@DapaDon Chicken George

After a year since the release of the highly praised #FOOD2, Brooklyn Bred Muzik artist Dapa Don has forgone the #FOOD series to return with his latest studio offering to date, “Chicken George”. A self proclamation of his artistic freedom, Dapa shows all the sides of his artistic spectrum as he raps, sings, and plays some of the instrumentation on …

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(New Album)-@focusthetruth Q85

Queens lyricist Focus The Truth unleashes his full length album “Q85” bursting with nine tracks of good old fashioned Hip Hop for your earlobes. Ayo Da Don makes a few cameo appearances along with a few others and a variety of producers help keep things creative. Check out “Q85” below.

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