Posts Tagged ‘Muggsy Malone’

DMV Beats: Logic, Tabi Bonney, Muggsy Malone, and GoldLink

Aside from his recent track "Two Kings," we haven't heard much from MoCo native Logic since he released the third installment of his Black Sinatra mixtape series last spring. He's currently prepping his major label debut with Def Jam executive No I.D., but the self-produced "Like Me" should hold fans over until the album gets [...]

DMV Beats: The Other Guys, PHZ-Sicks, Muggsy Malone, Nike Nando

The Other Guys
The Other Guys’ Joe Myles and Isaiah Mensah like to take it back to hip-hop's more self-aware yesteryear. On "Memories Fade," the first single from The Other Guys' forthcoming EP, hard drums and a stuttering soul sample set a wistful tone, while guest MCs yU and Substantial reminisce apologetically on their cheatin' ways: [...]

DMV Beats: Harmony Muzik’s Psychosexual Cinema

Killin' It With a Skillet
Fellas. Whatever menace you can muster pales in comparison to the darkness Harmony Muzik is projecting in this "Taerkey Bacon" video. She extracts more dread from a drippy bottle of red nail polish than all the post-adolescent males in hip-hop have collectively generated in 2013 via mean mugs, vacant-eyed stares, and [...]

DMV Beats: ‘Folkz, Muggsy Malone, and The Board Administration’s LivingSocial Deal

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Trapper, Keeper

"Y'all fuck ass hoes think 'cause I got the best hair, that I ain't the best lyricist," rapper 'Folkz asserts on his new single, "Renee Zellweger." "What, 'cause I sell dope, I ain't got bars, baby?" He's got a point: [...]

What Freeway Loves About the DMV

Freeway remembers a time when Philadelphia wasn't a go-to place for hip-hop. Sure, it had acts like The Roots and Beanie Siegel representing the city, but it still didn't get the national attention many felt it deserved. "After years of trying to get on, we felt it was impossible to get a deal in Philly," Freeway [...]