Audio Push "Check The Vibe" Video
The duo of Price and Oktane, aka Audio Push, are the leaders of "The Good Vibe Tribe," which was the title of the mixtape they put out last summer. Indeed, the ultra-cool, familial vibes they often relay with their sound are inspired by the chemistry that defined legendary hip-hop acts like the original Tribe -- the one called Quest.
Hit-Boy Surprises His Mother With A New House
Hit-Boy has produced some gems lately, including The Game's "Dedicated" and A$AP Ferg's "Tatted Angel," and his label, HS87, is beginning to take off.
Sap Feat. Hit-Boy, Mike Zombie, Hodgy Beats "Boom Bap" Video
Sap Feat. Hit-Boy, Mike Zombie & Hodgy Beats
Lately, we've seen a lot of producers try to get on the mic. Sap is one of them, and he's doing it well. The producer for guys like Meek Mill, The Game, and Wiz Khalifa, to name a few, is preparing to release his new album, Self Employed. Here's the video to the first single, "Boom Bap." "Boom Bap" features Hit-Boy, Mike Zombie, and Hodgy Beats, three guys who happen to also be dope producers. Wait, y'all know Hit-Boy could rap? Respect to all the multitalented producers out there. Stay tuned for Self Employed.
Sevyn Streeter Feat. Hit-Boy "Boomerang" Video
Sevyn Streeter Feat. Hit-Boy
Revisiting her recently-released Shoulda Been There Pt. 1 album, Sevyn Streeter decides to come through and share the official video for her Hit-Boy featured record “Boomerang.” From dancing in a warehouse to cruising down the street in her Jeep, watch as Sevyn & Hit-Boy do their thing in this black & white-shot video above. Look for her debut album, On The Verge, to drop later this year.
Manolo Rose Reveals Collabs With Harry Fraud & Hit-Boy, Details "Super Flexin'"
After gaining some healthy buzz from his two singles "Run Ricky Run" and "Gun Fu," New York rapper Manolo Rose blessed his fans with his first mixtape, Concrete Rose, the other week. Fresh off the release of the project, Manolo stopped by our office to talk about his tastes in music and how he tends to blend different styles and sounds together, as well as producers he's been collaborating with lately, his relationship with the late Chinx, what appears to be his next hit "Super Flexin" and more.
Overdoz Reveal They Have Production From Pharrell & Organized Noize On "2008"
Overdoz have been steady on the climb since dropping their Boom mixtape back in 2013, and for those of you who still think Overdoz is just one person, we've got a new interview to get you informed. The West Coast crew consists of four friends (Kent, Cream, P and Joon) who originally linked up through sports, as they explain at the beginning of our sit-down. After all connecting, their friendship soon transitioned from sports to music.
OverDoz. "Rich White Friends" Video
Opening with shots of a fraternity house and its Polo-clad residents, Overdoz's "Rich White Friends" video begins like any number of college comedies, with the group playing the role of the "Animal House" or "Old School" squad.
In The Studio With Hit-Boy: Making Of Nicki Minaj & Beyonce's "Feeling Myself"
Following the success of “Flawless”, Nicki Minaj and Beyonce both teamed up on another Hit-Boy produced record called “Feeling Myself”, off Nicki’s newly released album, The Pinkprint. Thanks to Revolt TV, fans can now get a glimpse into the beat making process behind that record in this new clip above. Hit-Boy gives some background history on the song and shows us some of the elements that went into making of the grimey instrumental. He even shout outs SZA from TDE for co-writing part of the beat.
Audio Push Feat. Wale "Quick Fast" Lyric Video
Audio Push Feat. Wale
Cali duo Audio Push were among the fifteen artists featured on our new "Breakout Artists Of 2014" list, and their new, Wale-assisted single "Quick Fast" was a major factor in that decision. Today, it's gotten a lyric video.
Hit-Boy On Snoop Dogg's GGN
The latest edition of Snoop Dogg's GGN has Pasadena beatmaker Hit-Boy visiting Nemo Hoes studio to chop it up during the "news" segment. The two artists are clearly huge fans of each other, with Hit-Boy telling Snoop that he performed "Murder Was The Case" for everybody at his 8th birthday party, and Snoop flipping out when Hit-Boy tells him he produced Jay and Kanye's "Niggas In Paris." The news of Hit-Boy's uncle being in the old-school R&B group Troop is almost too much for the Doggfather to handle, sending him into a stoned spiral of reminiscence.
Hit-Boy "Where I'm From" Short Documentary
Since breaking out in 2011 with the monstrous "Niggas In Paris" beat, Hit-Boy has become one of the most in-demand beatmakers in the game, and now heads up the HS87 clique to boot. In a new episode of Vitamin Water's "Where I'm From" series, he takes us back to his hometown to detail his come-up. Returning to the neighborhood he grew up in outside of L.A., Hit-Boy tells us how his uncle was the first one to believe in his abilities, and the uncle in question even makes an appearance to back up the tale.
Audio Push "Reppin'" Video
Moments ago Audio Push released the third instalment in their four-week music series, where they drop a new jam each week. This week we get Hit-Boy on the production tip for "Reppin'", which is all about repping where you're from, so for the Audio Push boys that's the West Coast. They big up the left coast for being back on top of the game. The visual, directed by Peter Baltimore & Gravity XL, gives us a split screen as we follow both Oktane and Price around for the day.
Hit-Boy & HS87 Crew Freestyle On Sway In The Morning
Hit-Boy Feat. HS87
Producer-turned-rapper Hit-Boy brought his Hits Since 87 crew over to Sway In The Morning recently for an interview and freestyle on the Shade 45 show. In addition to Hit-Boy talking about how he's trying to prove himself and discussing the new compilation album We The Plug, the HS87 crew members, Audio Push, BMac the Queen, Kent M&ney, N.No, B. Car and Big Hit, took turns freestyling over previously unheard production from their bawse Hit-Boy. We The Plug is currently out, and you can cop your own version on iTunes.
Nas Feat. Frank Ocean "White Jesus" Snippet
Nas Feat. Frank Ocean
"White Jesus", a song that initially recorded for Nas' last studio album Life Is Good, did not appear on the album after the master files were apparently lost. While many assumed the song would never see the light of day, some hope for the Frank Ocean-featuring song arose today, when Hit-Boy previewed what appears to be a clip from the forgotten track. So far there's no confirmation that the files have been recovered, but this is certainly a promising sign (and Hit-Boy wouldn't play with our emotions like that, right?).
Hit-Boy Feat. Audio Push, Kent M$NEY, B Mac The Queen, N.No, B.Carr & Big Hit "Grindin My Whole Life" Video
Hit-Boy Feat. Audio Push, Kent M$NEY, B Mac The Queen, N.No, B.Carr & Big Hit
Hit-Boy's HS87 crew are prepping a new album to follow up their mixtape from last year, All I Ever Dreamed Of.
Hit-Boy Feat. Nipsey Hussle "Alert" Video
Hit-Boy Feat. Nipsey Hussle
"You ain't heard this shit since The Chronic" says Nipsey in "Alert", a futuristic tribute to classic G-Funk. The west coast vibes are also present in the video, which finds the duo riding around in a drop top, and chilling with girls on decked out tricycles. Hit-Boy's HS87 team is apparently readying a new project (which may or may not be a studio album) called We The Plug, chances are this track will show up there. Whatever form it may come in, the project is due out later this spring.
Rockie Fresh Feat. Hit-Boy "What Ya Used To" Video
Rockie Fresh Feat. Hit-Boy
Rockie Fresh promises a lady that she'll be getting extra special treatment on his cut "What Ya Used To" with assistance from Hit-Boy. The track, you may recall, first appeared on the Maybach Music Group's Self-Made Vol. 3 album which dropped last year. For the visual, directed by MMG's go-to DRE Films, Rockie hits sunny California and visits the beach with beautiful ladies, and cruises around with the top down.
Audio Push Feat. Joey Bada$$ "Tis The Season" Video (Prod. By Hit-Boy)
Audio Push Feat. Joey Bada$$
The latest visual from Audio Push, for their Hit Boy-produced cut "Tis The Season", featuring Joey Bada$$ and a classic Ol' Dirty Bastard sample. The video was shot in Brooklyn, New York City, and features cameos from the Pro Era crew. Brought to you by ManuallFocus Media and Elite TV Productions.
Drake Previews More Of "Trophies" In Chicago
Drake dropped another snippet of the Hit-Boy-produced "Trophies" at his DJ gig in Chicago last night. This time we get to hear a little more of the track than has been previously previewed.Peep Drake Previews More Of "Trophies" In Chicago, the latest visual from Drake. It dropped on Sunday, December 15th, 2013. Drake's future brightens with every new release, and Drake Previews More Of "Trophies" In Chicago certainly isn't an exception. It's a fitting addition to a solid catalogue that Drake has been developing since stepping foot in the game. We're excited to hear more.
Logic Talks On Being Biracial & Debut Album
We had the chance to chop it up with Logic while he was on DJ Skee's Skee Live TV show, and the Maryland native talked to us about being a rapper from the DMV, having a white mother and a black father, as well as his debut album-- which he says he's working on with No I.D., Hit-Boy and the usual suspects of 6ix and C-Sick.Experience Logic Talks On Being Biracial & Debut Album, a new offering from Logic, which was released on Thursday, November 7th, 2013. Things are looking better for Logic with each new release, which Logic Talks On Being Biracial & Debut Album has proven yet again.