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King Ice

Cutting Edge Hip-Hop Jewelry


Super Duper Kyle - "Blame"

So I'm watching SKEE TV on FM (fka/aka Fuse) right now and see this dude, "Super Duper Kyle" performing. I've seen his name before and know someone who'd toured with him (if my memory serves me correctly) but his performances was pretty dope. At one point he had all the big dudes come up front to support a surf board he stood on to finish his song. Pretty slick.

His style almost reminds me if like...Kid Cudi and Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes raised their little brother in SoCal and took him to punk and electro shows but also made sure he cut his teeth in the hip-hop circuit.

Yeah. I'm sticking to that. He's nice. Check out Blame.

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Cool Nutz - "Got A Dream" MV

When I was tour manager for Iron Solomon back in 2012 we had a show in Portland. Everyone told me Cool Nutz was THAT DUDE. I remember talking to him on the phone but he was out of town. I think I still have his number somewhere? Anyway. he's dope and a Northwest Icon.

After suffering a torn Quadriceps tendon Cool Nutz couldn't let his injury hold him back. "Got A Dream" has a dreamy feel and was shot during his rehab from surgery. Gearing up for the release of his latest album "Pig Ears & Chitlins" on November 15th, Cool Nutz is back hard at work.

Twitter @coolnutz

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Far East Movement - "Church" ft Elijah Blake

I still have a track Far East Movement did with Jin back in the day called "Blue Collar Blues" about being broke that was SO dope and fun and I guess I've respected them since. Their transformation has been pretty dope and fun to watch.

Koreatown EDM pioneers Far East Movement partners with VIBE Magazine to exclusively premiere a brand new awe-inspiring song entitled "Church" off their forthcoming album Identity releasing globally via Transparent Music/Entertainment One/Bugs/Universal/Spinnin on October 21st. With production by Far East Movement, Autolaser, Rik Annema, Cimo Fränkel and Thomas Helsloot, the hypnotizingly soulful "Church" features the smooth vocal stylings of R&B crooner and songwriter Elijah Blake.

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Vanilla - Dreamcatcher

So, like most times when I find super dope music, in actuality It finds Me. I'll be up late night youtubin' and something will just happen. Like this. I ended up on Vanilla's instrumental album "Origin" and this was the 2nd song and I was hooked.

I played it like 4 times in a row. It's so smooth. Reminds me of that ill ass Mister Rogers (RIP) flip I posted way back when because of a specific sample slip in the middle of that video (watch and see).

But fist light some candles, dim the lights, turn off the world and zone out to This.

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Layla Khepri - "Hype" [360° Music Video!]

I met Layla Khepri while on tour down in Atlanta. We cliqued and ended up booking a mini tour run for her in the northeast. Besides her talent she has awesome content!

After the viral success of the first ever “Snapchat Filter Music Video”, Layla Khepri has taken the bar a notch higher with the premiere of her remix of Drake's record "Hype" airing completely in 360 degrees! This video definitely makes you feel like your cruising with her on the west coast and is reportedly the first release of her 360 content and interactive game series!

Click on the direction circle in the top left corner to change your POV!

Follow @laylakhepri on Twitter & Instagram

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Tama Gucci - "Guacamole/New Phone Who Dis"

Been going through my emails and re-listened to some music. "Getting ready" (aka procrastinating) for our trip to Atlanta tomorrow for A3C and was playing these smooth new tracks from Tama Gucci. Guacamole & New Phone Who Dis. The singles are released via Choice Records, a new label specializing in rare vinyl.

Press play and enjoy.

Available on 7" vinyl at

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Royal Heir Magazine issue 03

It's been a trip making the new issue of Royal Heir Magazine and we're really excited to debut the New Issue! The physical version will debut next week at A3C in Atlanta!

I put of work into this and hope you enjoy it as much as I did making it.

For more info contact Royal Heir Entertainment.

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Ronin Gray "Self Titled" MV

It's been a CRAZY few weeks. I won't bore you with the details but I've been busy finishing my magazine, designing a few sites, and writing a book (post coming soon). But I was looking for the right inspiration for the come back and really digging this track I got in my email.

Inspired by the West Coast legends like Snoop, Too Short, and NWA, the Boyle Heights emcee, Ronin Gray drops the visuals to his new self-titled video.

Ronin gets his name from the Japanese word which means "Samurai with no lord or master" and Gray, "of a color between black and white" -

The beat's pretty funky.

Buy this song on iTunes
follow @RoninGray on Instagram & Twitter


Blackbear "4u"

I was watching some suggested instagram video of an albino dude playing basketball and SCHOOLING people and there was this ill ass song in the background. After scrolling through 200+ comments of people making remarks about the dude's appearance I FINALLY came across someone who mentioned the song. I played it on repeat.

I was afraid to hear the original because the remix was so dope. But I found the original song. Equally dope. I found other music. Even DOPER and I got hooked. I looked him up while doing some design work for our magazine and ended up getting 3 albums deep on this cat and this song stuck in my head. He's worked with Mike Posner, G-Eazy, Beiber, etc etc. Kid's the truth.

Similar vibe to partynextdoor with his melodies and content. It's with emotion that doesn't make it weak to have emotions (not that I EVER got down with that bullsh*t about being an emotionless brick wall. Experience things, yo). But enough words, let's listen:

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Cee Goods - "Good Vibes" Album

LA / Portland producer Cee Goods releases his new album Good Vibes which features some of the Northwest's best. This is pretty dope..and RIGHT as I finished typing that sentence, on track 5 he said the word, "essence". So it was meant to be posted here. lol

I'm cleaning up my home office and planning my work for the week and I'm still slapping this. Great music to work and vibe to.

"With every artist handpicked and every beat crafted by himself, Cee Goods has been working on this project for 2+ years and the attention to detail definitely shows. Following up on the success of his recent instrumental project ROOTS, Goods has been working his way through the ranks as one of the NW's most talented producers and possibly its biggest hidden gem."

Check it.

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& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


YungTM - "Stay Strong" MV

I got this video in my inbox the other day about a rapper who's getting comparisons to Tupac. I grew up in the 90's and remember hearing Pac on the radio. I still slap his music and usually when I hear "he's the new ____!" or "Is she the new ____?" I tune it out because Usually it's been something WACK. OR, worse, it's something that's pretty dope but is too young to Ever live up to the comparison.

Most recently, all the talk about that Shakur boxer kid "being the next Muhammad Ali ["ha"] then seeing him bawling after winning the Olympic silver and pouting saying "I don't like to LOOOooose!". But I digress...

We're all influenced by what came before us. Comparisons will happen. BUT, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy something new. Like this. Yung TM is pretty nice. This video is dope. I like it a lot and hope to hear more from him soon. Forreal.

Like "YungTM" on Facebook
Follow @YUNGTHEMOVEMENT on instagram
Listen on Soundcloud

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


ESSINCE THROWBACK: Big Pun - "It's So Hard" #TBT

This was one of my favorite songs/videos by the late, great Big Moon Dawg aka Big Pun. Pun was the first solo Latin MC to go platinum and has been my favorite rapper since "Capital Punishment" came out. The way he was able to flip words and rhyme schemes was incredible and ESPECIALLY to have that breath control at HIS size?

R.I.P. to one of the g.o.a.t's. RIPPUN. Seeing everyone come together for this video is dope. Love to Donnell Jones on the hook.

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains


Los Angeles Kings: USA Denim Stripes SNAPBACK [Mitchell & Ness]

Mitchell & Ness has some ill hats. I'm all about these USA denim snapbacks, too. I wish they had a Cavs one but they have some for other teams.

100% cotton. One size fits all.

Order your LA Kings USA Denim Snapback here

& shout out to King Ice who has the illest chains