HMZA. releases ’23’ album with production from RIDL, Durazzo, Gelapi…

California rapper and instrumentalist HMZA. (@hmza.official) released a new album Friday May 3 entitled ’23’. Click here to stream ’23’ on your platform of choice: 23 by HMZA. For the project, the 24 year old emcee teamed with producer/engineer/multi-instrumentalist RIDL (@ridlmusic), as well as composers Durazzo and Gelapi, among others, to fashion a soundscape that’sContinue reading “HMZA. releases ’23’ album with production from RIDL, Durazzo, Gelapi…”

Gee. taps producers RIDL and CTZN, releases 2 new singles…

California rapper ‘Gee.‘ has released two new singles, beginning the roll-out of not one, but TWO new albums. Both records are one producer affairs, and he’s tapped CTZN and RIDL for the jobs. ‘The Last Days’ previews a long in the works full-length album with producer CTZN.     iTunes & Apple Music: https://apple.co/2Le8DGM ‘Moonlight’Continue reading “Gee. taps producers RIDL and CTZN, releases 2 new singles…”

Subjectjazz & Gee are ‘Layin Back’ on new single…

The Paris based producer Subjectjazz (@subjectjazz) and Oakland, CA rapper Gee (@GeeRaps) are linking up once again on this summertime banger – Layin’ Back (Doin’ Me) – backed with the Subjectjazz instrumental. The duo previously teamed up for the single ‘History’ and the remix to Subjectjazz’s ‘Journal & Cafe’, which was found on the EPContinue reading “Subjectjazz & Gee are ‘Layin Back’ on new single…”

Po3, CTZN & Pete Cosmos team up as thegoodnews. with a cast of characters from around the globe.

@PeteCosmos x @MrCTZN x @NotPo3 and a cast of characters including Del, Juan & Taka from Deltron 3030, Jam Baxter, Gee, Pete Feliciano, DJ Halo, MYRS & Ethan Baxley. Full LP out now! Follow em – tweets: @thegoodnewscrew Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/thegoodnews/id1156915044 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/62LcWocI8mLYT3iDXCki0o Amazon: http://amzn.to/2laA9rb Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/music/album/thegoodnews/thegoodnews/8d6kgwx3tqtt

Onewerd & Pete Feliciano unveil single ‘Feel It Coming’; announce self titled collaborative LP…

Onewerd & Pete Feliciano are a California based duo, whose sound, between the two of them, covers not just hip hop, but folk, acoustic, electronic, rock and instrumental stuff too. In 2015, Study Music Group released Onewerd’s first instrumental project, the electronic-influenced ‘Axiomatic EP’. This spring Study Music Group will partner with the duo forContinue reading “Onewerd & Pete Feliciano unveil single ‘Feel It Coming’; announce self titled collaborative LP…”

SM Podcast | S02 E02 with guest Kensho Kuma

Foss & E-Lit sit down with Kensho Kuma for a discussion on all sorts of stuff, including live performance ethics, fashion in hip hop, the weekly San Francisco party ‘Return of The Cypher’, his group 2FS w/ Orukusaki, teaching teachers how to teach, movies, sports, attractive females who also rap well and much much moreContinue reading “SM Podcast | S02 E02 with guest Kensho Kuma”

ScratchedVinyl.com reviews JB Nimble & Onewerd’s ‘The Waiting Room’…

…an album that bangs, and often begs you turn the volume up. – ScratchedVinyl.com “…The Waiting Room, particularly OneWerd’s production, draws equally amongst the funk of Quannum, the weird electronic beats of anticon., and the jazzy beats found amongst early Project Blowed. You can’t go wrong with ingredients like that. The result is an albumContinue reading “ScratchedVinyl.com reviews JB Nimble & Onewerd’s ‘The Waiting Room’…”

SubjectJazz – Bullet For The Rap # 1: Bonne Nouvelle

Announcing ‘Bullet For The Rap’. Over the next few months we’ll be dropping a series of SubjectJazz tracks, produced in Paris and featuring a slew of different emcees from around the world. The first one is called ‘Bonne Nouvelle’ and features Oakland, CA’s CTZN and Brooklyn, NY’s JB Nimble. The set is rounded out withContinue reading “SubjectJazz – Bullet For The Rap # 1: Bonne Nouvelle”

Poe & CTZN release ‘Life’ EP Stream / Download…

UPDATE: Poe & CTZN’s ‘Life’ EP is streaming in full and available to download for free in THE SM SHOP.   CTZN on ‘Life’: “Following up on ‘Debt’, we have ‘Life’. Part two of the #LifeAfterDebt project. To me, in a lot of ways, its darker in nature, both lyrically and sonically, but more orContinue reading “Poe & CTZN release ‘Life’ EP Stream / Download…”