Made of Stars – Light Speed + Album Launch @ Festival MURAL

Made of Stars just dropped a first electro Hip Hop beat “Light Speed” which is the first single off their new instrumental EP named “MOS”. JTorres, Positive & Truwayz formed the new collective with a creative musical approach that blends electro, trap, house and hip hop influences. “The MOS EP is the symbol of our unity. We […]

Orphan – Mount Rushmore [video] + Logan Ave. [mixtape]

Orphan (formerly known as DZO The Collegian) writes a piece of presidential history with his single Mount Rushmore, the first off his new mixtape Logan Ave. It is available for free download on Hot New Hip Hop. Lots of shots were taken in this party video directed by RedgyFilms, Elementality’s man behind the camera. Orphan […]

Lil1 & Akshun Man (PXC) – PX Anthem

Park Xtension Connection (PXC) has been putting their hood on the map for a while now. It is impossible to mention Park X rap without talking about Lil1 & Akshum Man, who have been steadily buidling a scene around Parc X. They spit some street knowledge over a gritty piano beat on PX Anthem. They brought […]

Afro Latin Soul Presents: Spanish Harlem Night

Harlem was notoriously gritty in the 70’s, and this is a unique place where Hip-Hop and Salsa emerged around the same time to reflect the culture of immigrants of African and Latin descent. With talents like Hector Lavoe and Joe Bataan, Salsa and Boogaloo took over the Latin clubs by storm, forever changing the musical […]

Yasiin Bey Anti Stop and Frisk PSA “Don’t Tread on Me” [video]

Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) just dropped a video for Don’t Tread on Me, which is a public service announcement against NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk” policy, which has caused a lot of discrimination against law-abiding Blacks and Latinos. Mayor Bloomberg’s oppressive policy has also caused many unfair marijuana possession arrests which have been sending innocent people […]