Stream GrandeMarshall's New "My Brother's Keeper" Album
GrandeMarshall is a young Philly rapper who signed to Fool's Gold in 2012 after his 800 mixtape caught the ears of label bosses A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. He's had a couple of quality tracks this year, though he hasn't released a full project since 2013's Mugga Man mixtape. Marshall has now come through with his first official album on the Brooklyn label -- My Brother's Keeper, which he's made available for streaming.
Is G.O.O.D. Music A Good Label? 5 Artists Whose Careers Stalled While Signed
Reaching peak visibility during Kanye West's inescapable "G.O.O.D. Fridays" series that served as a prelude to 2010's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, G.O.O.D. Music has since become one of the most revered labels in hip hop. Even if it's not nearly as prolific as other indies, most would still call you a fool if you turned down a chance to sign with Kanye, especially in the wake of recent successes like Dark Sky Paradise and My Name Is My Name.
Putting On For His City: Kanye West's Chicago Co-Signs
Although he once claimed to be "so Chi" that you thought he was bashful, Kanye West isn't frequently thought of as a quintessential Chicago rapper, with his global fame often overshadowing his ties to his hometown. Mr. West is unarguably the most popular rapper to ever come out of the Windy City, but the regional term "Chicago rap" is more likely to be associated with Common and No I.D., or even younger dudes like Chief Keef at this point.
GLC Announces New Album Executive Produced By Kanye West & Dame Dash
Although he's been releasing a steady stream of mixtapes in recent years (the latest being 2013's Ism Churchill), Chicago rapper GLC hasn't really been in the spotlight since he guested on Kanye West's first two albums in the early 2000s. He parted ways with GOOD Music back in 2010, but now we've learned that he'll be working with Kanye again (as well as Dame Dash) on his upcoming album.
Underrated Audio: December 6- December 13
As we do every week, we aim to bring you overlooked records that dropped in the past seven days with Underrated Audio. These were cuts that didn't get a ton of views, so we're hoping to give them a boost with a second look. This week's edition features music from Tsu Surf, Roc Marciano, GLC and more.
Underrated Audio: Feb. 20- 26
Peep a selection of music you may have slept-on, hopefully not on purpose. GLC- Angry Birds This is off GLC's latest effort, “Fellowship & Congregate,” and if this is indicative of what that EP will sound like, it sounds good to me. Fas Action- This Is Me Feat. SchoolBoy Q