John Blake has been through a lot in his life including being homeless at age 14 and going through a surgery that it was not sure he would survive. Coming out the other side has made John Blake a better man. Now he has the goal of providing inspiration doing what he loves best; writing, recording, sharing, and playing music.
Upcoming Chicago Hip-Hop artist Picaso Swag makes music for “people struggling with life, society and mundane reality itself”. His new video “Im in it”, shot by Phil Jordan, is basic turn up shit with Chicago as is background. Be sure to check @PicasoSwag
Since the Yeezus tour last year rumors have been circulating about a collaboration between hip hop superstar Kendrick Lamar and festival veteran Flying Lotus. The highly anticipated joint is finally here, and it doesn’t disappoint!
Drizzy Supreme ft Marcus Greene – Categories is a recent release from Wealthy Habits that got our attention. Wealthy Habits is a Chicago based entertainment company comprised of DeAndre Carter, Tim Emini, Connor Cordone. Check them out here: Wealthyhabitsentertainment.com
Shemaiah is a up and coming R&B producer hailing fro San Antonio, TX. His song featured song “Yesterday” is a straight forward track that is wide open for a singer, rapper or both. You can check it out below & if you want to get in touch or work with Shemaiah get at him twitter.com/SOTB_Beatz
Former XXL freshmen Logic taps rising star Childish Gambino for this fun end of summer anthem. The Logic produced beat has a relaxed vibe, and both MC’s flex their trademark lyricism. Check it out!
Misha Kolesoski works are published through the German internet publisher and has written scores for commercial as well as amateur film. He also hosts a YouTube channel which details diverse information such as instrument purchasing, methods for self-study and advice for college music students. Below you will find his new project “A Series of Irrelevant Couplets” & although it is unlike a majority of music we can respect this unconventional effort. If you like the music go check out & like his Facebook.
Audible Hustle Ent.Pro is a 100% Independent Record Label based in Atlanta, GA. Rod McCoy and AHE label-mate Synik joined forces to bring forth an album titled “Selah” which drops Sept 5th. You can check it out before the drop here on Getemhigh! Setting themselves apart from the typical “turn up” sound, Synik & Rod are here to prove they are more than just another rap act coming out of the South.
Well this is refreshing. We review music everyday & it’s very rare to encounter an 18 year old MC that puts this level of professionalism into his ascetic & sound. State of Mind is a conceptual album about Nobility’s life/dreams while growing up and living in the suburbs of Naperville, IL. Check out it out below & be sure to give this guy a listen & a follow @NobilityIAm
Kingsethz submitted this EDM/Hip-Hop mix titled #tysv to getemhigh about a week ago. He has no facebook or twitter, no pictures or web presence…We can’t find anything. The only thing we got was the song #tysv which is the only song on his soundcloud, which has 50K plays! The mix is good & makes us curious to why Kingsethz is laying low. The people want more bro!
J.Cole delivers once again on his new song ‘Be Free’ a tribute to Michael Brown. The song was released with the following message from Cole himself: “Rest in Peace to Michael Brown and to every young black man murdered in America, whether by the hands of white or black. I pray that one day the world will be filled with peace and rid of injustice. Only then will we all Be Free” – Cole
KAYZO hits us with another hard hitting trapstyle remix to “The Underground” by Carnage and Alvaro. Coming off several big remixes KAYZO shows the diversity and range in genres but still true to an original sound. Check out Kayzo on Facebook and Twitter.
GabeCaruso – “My Place In Hip Hop” Gabe Caruso, is rapper and producer living in Chicago his debut album dropped December 1st, 2012. Check it out here at gabecaruso.bandcamp.com
Many think that hip hop music has lost it’s original sound and message, but Denver would disagree after listening to the new mixtape “Stay Humble” by Eddie Knolls. Hosted and mixed by KS 1075’s very own DJ Chonz, this organic sounding mixtape features Eddie’s golden era style seamlessly meshed with DJ Chonz’s sharp scratching, and will undoubtedly be the talk amongst the Hip-Hop community.