Downtown Festival is about to takeover New York City, with the impending festival kicking off on October 2nd and running until October 4th. While the NYC edition of Downtown Fest is not entirely dedicated to hip-hop, they've recruited two buzzing hip-hop artists this year for two different shows.
They love him in Brooklyn, they love him in Queens, Manhattan, and even Staten Island, and now New York City's own, Black Dave is putting out his tribute to the five boroughs that compose NY with his song, "5Boro," produced by Brady James.
Angel Haze's debut album Dirty Gold is set to drop at the top of the new year, and she took to Twitter this weekend to reveal the official cover art, which is simply an image of her face encrusted with gold and jewels.
"Hunts Point Diaspora" is the latest from rising NYC emcee YC The Cynic, Hunts Point being a neighbourhood on a peninsula in the South Bronx. The cut is a B-side from his recent GNK album.
Can you dig it?
Give Raw Dope a spin - it's the latest tape from Bryant Dope, having dropped on Thursday, December 12th, 2013. Bryant Dope's musical situation is improving with every new release, and Raw Dope will most definitely help the cause.
For those unfamiliar, Big Baby Gandhi is 23-year-old emcee/producer out of Queens, New York City signed to Himanshu (of Das Racist)'s independent GREEDHEAD imprint. "BOOMERANG" is an early bonus cut from his "DEBUT" album, which drops on Friday, December 6th.
Give Sugar Mama a spin - it's a new offering from Leaf (NYC) , featuring Action Bronson. It was dropped on Sunday, December 1st, 2013. Leaf (NYC) 's rap artistry continues to improve with every release, something which is most definitely evidenced on Sugar Mama .
Joey Bada$$ has teamed up with Akomplice and the J Dilla Foundation for this new single and a series of limited-edition T-shirts. Hit up the Akomplice web store to cop the track - all proceeds go toward purchasing instruments and music lessons for underprivileged kids.