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VIDEO ALBUM REVIEW: Gill Gatsby – Employee of the Month

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Battery – The Change Up

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ALBUM REVIEW: Dee-1 – 3’s Up (EP)

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Hip Hop Is Music was a label run by Bryan Winchester (aka Braille), and as this journey was just beginning we were given the sophomore effort for one Gary Watson who goes by Sivion. Now I believe Sivion’s story is an interesting one, he splashed onto the scene with his twin brother Wushu as Phat …

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VIDEO ALBUM REVIEW: Gill Gatsby – Employee of the Month Guerilla Cross Album Review of west coast artist Gill Gatsby and his new project “Employee of the Month” that released March 10th 2015. Reviewed by: DavD Beats for GuerillaCross.com Gill Gatsby put together a hip-hop soundtrack to life for the everyday dreamer. This project consist …

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Battery – The Change Up So I just finished listening to arguably the dopest emcee/producer combination that the CHH genre has to offer, and I am inspired. As a fan, I’m taken back to a time when flamboyance didn’t matter, when it was all about the music and the skill. As an …

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ALBUM REVIEW: Dee-1 – 3’s Up (EP) Ever since Dee-1 stepped on the music scene and basically slapped us in the face with his strong delivery, and his general disregard for what people think of him. There has been a lot of buzz and a bit of confusion surrounding Dee. No one knew where he …

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Not only is this Trip’s fifth studio album, but it also an experience that all real fans will not soon forget.

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Single Review Transparent – Str8 Like That Northern Calis Golden State Warrior, Transparent has become one of the most exciting new artists in CHH after he dominated the BET Merge Summit Artist Show Case in 2013. He commanded the attention of the industry when he released his smash hit “One Way”, which was featured on …

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SOUND THE ALARMS, HIDE YA KIDS, AND HIDE YA WIFE! Why? Because Canon is dropping bombs in “Loose Canon Vol. 2” and there’s no telling who they may hit.

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Erica Danea is a new emcee who is trying to make her mark CHH genre, with her latest release “Substance on Sound” she puts forth a commendable effort.

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Red Pills + Black Sugar touches on topics such as abusive relationships, suicide, depression, and racial discrimination among others.

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At what point do you call an album a classic? This is a topic of
discussion that can birth many opinions, in this review I’m going to
give mine.

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What do you say about a dude like @iamPlaydough…? Dope? Fresh? Authentic? Versatile? Weird? Strange? Christian? Questionable?

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Right off top the mention of the name Scribbling Idiots ought to take most cats back to an era when Hip Hop was still pure, un jaded by the influx of fashion, swag raps, and money talk. Back with a new project titled “Invitation Only” the SI crew takes the loyal following of hip hop …

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Dream Junkies – NREM Edition: Album Review As an infantryman in the United States Army I have spent plenty of days and nights in some very unpleasant conditions. I’ll never forget the time I went on a 20 mile ruck march after going 23 days with out taking a shower and drinking hot water out …

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Mirror and Medicine When I first heard the title of Deraj’s  EP,  I instantly thought about a medicine cabinet. Weird right? But let me explain, I know when I am sick I always look at myself in the mirror and gauge whether or not  I look like I need the medicine behind it. Regardless of …

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Album Review: Humble Tip – Free Thinking Humble Tip is an artist that I have followed for quite a while. By quite a while I mean since 2009. I have more of his albums than I do of any other artist with the exceptions of Lecrae and Da T.r.u.t.h.  Which in my view is not …

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Album Review: B-Luv – Growth Before writing this review I made the statement, “This is one of the best albums I’ve heard in the last year!” I shocked myself by saying that because I’m a tough critic when it comes to artists in our genre, but after I listened to the album three more times …

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  Keno Camp – “RIOT” Album Review Keno Camp’s consist of members Mario “Escort”Herrera, Gabriel “Gabe” Taylor and Terrell  T Sales. “Riot” is a lyrical and realistic body of work. Keno Camp mixes what many see as the status quo in everyday life with the soul saving goodness of the Gospel.  What makes their lyrics really  hit home, …

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God’s Servant – ‘Diadem’ ALBUM REVIEW Christian Hip Hop can be compared to the skylines of major cities, by that I mean every building plays an important role in the conglomeration  of something that is awe inspiring. The thing that makes  skylines so attractive is that every building is not the same height and are …

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Dre Murray “Gold Rush: Maybe One Day” Album Review Written by: Child Phenom bka Child P [@iChildPhenom] To be completely honest, I feel somewhat ignorant and under qualified, for the task of trying to review an artist like Dre Murray  without having an adequate knowledge of his music or creative ‘work history’. Now with that …

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Lecrae -“Gravity”. Review. By Charles Longo @icharleslongo #1 on itunes.  Co-signs and collabos from heavy hitters Big K.R.I.T, DJ Premier,Kendrick Lamar. A forerunner is his genre, Lecrae has constantly pushed full steam ahead with well rounded projects. This album shows growth really taking effect. As we stand on the cutting edge of creativity, debates surrounding …

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RMG – “Welcome To The Family” Album Review By Charles Longo [@icharleslongo] RMG is a collective of artists from Reach Records signee PRO, who established REFLECTION MUSIC GROUP. Artists Chad Jones, Canon, and Brothatone, all from different states, backgrounds and walk of life, share an equal number of features in this four-headed collective. Slick southern …

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    Click on Image to download album for free and go to HumbleBeast.com to donate and check out more music!   Theory Hazit-Thr3e : Album Review Written By: Charles Longo I heard the hype.I saw the cover.I love boom-bap.I always have my doubts when i hear recommendations.I gave it a listen and realized this …

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S.O.G. Crew “Welcome to my world” remix ft. DJ Siren (review by Charles Longo) This high energy S.O.G.  remix boasts a verse from the one and only DJ Siren,crunchy guitar riffs and heavy drums for a real west coast sound. Fans of the genre know when S.O.G. performs they don’t slouch on stage and the …

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Bryan “Braille” Winchester has had a productive year. He launched The Humble Beast Website and Record Label with some equally talented and hardworking individuals. The result has been some great art, both audio and visually, as well as commendable performing and touring for Braille and the crew, locally and abroad. He has also come from …

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