The concept of home is always a sailent theme in hip hop, and it is one that Genius explores in his new video "Grew Up." Genius' family emigrated to Decatur in the Eastside Atlanta from Negril, Jamaica when he was a teenager.
Eminem's "Stan" has gone down as a classic hip-hop narrative, and while each verse is an essential part of building one of rap's most infamous characters, the third 16, which finds Stan at his breaking point is easily the most chilling part of the record.
Genius is K-Camp's tour DJ, but he's a mean rapper as well, coming on to our radars in February with "Money on the Line", an FKi-produced banger featuring Scotty ATL. On his latest, "Keep Flippin", he brings along Mike Fresh from FKi's Zooly Gvng.
Seven-time Grammy award winning producer and Def Jam co-founder Rick Rubin has worked with more rap legends than possibly any other producer, and his credentials extend to rock, pop, heavy metal, and just about every other genre that has found a place in main
"A Genius Leaves The Hood" is an upcoming unauthorized documentary produced by Moguldom Films that focuses on the life and times of Jay Z as told by friends, journalists and industry insiders (Hov is notoriously inaccessible when it comes to the media).
Check out The Ghost, the latest track from Jahlil Beats, which dropped on Saturday, July 20th, 2013. Jahlil Beats's movement grows stronger with each new release, and The Ghost has further strengthened that fact.