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MC Shan’s ‘Bars Over Bullshit’: Digging In The Crates.

Last month, AOR representative Lamarr embarked on a journey to Georgia to check-in with hip-hop luminary MC Shan. Known as the visionary behind the moniker “Cold Chillin’ Records” and the architect of the timeless anthem “The Bridge,” MC Shan transcends mere musical acclaim; he’s a cultural hero, revered and cherished on a national scale. Yet,…

Ill Conscious Prepares for His 10th Project: Anticipated Release Ahead

In his upcoming LP, ‘IPUWER’S ACCOUNT,’ Ill Conscious prepares for his 10th project, marking his 5th full-length release since his 2015 debut with ‘The Essence.’ Proud of this milestone, Ill Conscious reveals collaborations with Asun Eastwood, Mandriq, and Rome Cee, alongside favorite turntablists DJ TMB and DJ Grazzhoppa. Produced by Toronto’s Finn, the album’s first…

New Villain Unveils “League Of Supervillains”

Our favorite Super Villiain is back with some new visuals, this time he’s brought a league of Super Villains to wreck havoc on the Hip Hop landscape. With the help of PTah alBY & Che Uno, New Villain delivers another mind bending broadcast from a secret location. This is off his latest project The Mind…

Empower Allentown’s Spirit: John Blaze & Mac Vill’s Latest Collaborative Single

Originating from Allentown, Pennsylvania, emerging Hip-Hop artist John Blaze, a second-generation lyricist, collaborates with Mac Vill, another adept second-generation MC from Allentown, PA.  Check out the Single and keep an eye out as these two artists have been passed the torch to lead the Hip-Hop charge for their city The Re-Up on TIDAL I The Re-Up on…

Concrete Corner: Season Finale!

In the gripping conclusion to Season II of the “Concrete Piñatas ▪︎ Concrete Corner, Episode 5” delivers the anticipated dose of madness that fans have come to cherish. As the curtain falls on this chapter, we eagerly sought insights from the enigmatic crew regarding the commencement of Season 3. Upon reaching out to the crew…

AZ – “Truth Be Told” 

Truth Be Told, the latest project from the venerable AZ, is a lyrical journey that reaffirms the rapper’s position as a true heavyweight in the hip-hop arena. Let’s break down some of the standout tracks: “Reintroduction” serves as the perfect opening salvo, hitting the listener in the chest with AZ’s impeccable flow. The title itself…

Celebrating One Year of Harmony: Smoke N Beatz Creates a Hip-Hop Utopia

On November 25th 2023, a special milestone graced the calendar, marking the one-year anniversary of Smoke N Beatz—a haven forged by Lord Nez for the community to unite, support each other’s talents, and kindle their shared passions. In the heart of Smoke N Beatz, there is no judgment, no concern for color, and certainly no…