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31.10.12

Iron Solomon "Killer"


 


Iron Solomon has been doing his thing and is doing what most battle MCs cant, successfully transition into recordng artist...it also doesn't hurt that he's really good and has a crazy work ethic.

After his release of RedRum and his album Monster, he follows up with "Killer" with the illustrious DJ Green Lantern. Enjoy.

Listen and download below.



HYPE Mag's 24 issues of Giving

HYPE Magazine is doing something pretty cool this December in its annual '24 Issues of Giving'.

"This program features 24 unique issues for the Christmas month of 2012 with hand picked promotional covers highlighting the “next to blow” artists of this year. The promotional cover run will kick off with the first issue on December 2nd and ending on Christmas Day. This will make it one issue a day for 24 consecutive days."



This issue features the beautifully talented, Snow tha Product (who has been REALLY doing her thing).

For info on features/advertising email the good people at info@unsignedhype.org and tell 'em Essince sent ya.

30.10.12

Reverie "Tragic Kingdom" MV




I saw Reverie in a battle video awhile back when I was chillin' with my Urban Tribe Radio co-host, Dj Kachina [@KachinaBlack] and there was something about her that piqued my interest.

And not just because she's sexy (though it certainly doesn't hurt) but she's dope. You can hear the pain/life experience in her voice and lyrics and really paints a picture with this song. Much respect, Rev. I have a project I actually want to talk to her about.

Support @ReverieLOVE
http://reveriepug.bigcartel.com/

29.10.12

Ryan Leslie "Maybachs and Diamonds"



I've always been a fan of Ryan Leslie, who I feel is slept on and under-appreciated for his abilities. But he's beyond dope and this is from his new album "Les is More" is available now so please go buy it and support artistry.

28.10.12

2Fresh



Ozone Mag's, Julia Beverly shot this footage at Gabrielle Union's 40th birthday party in Miami where the one and only Will Smith grabbed the mic with Doug E. Fresh and rocked the house house. Word to Big Tigga (right side of the screen).

He's the Dj I'm the Rapper is one of my favorite CDs which sadly was accidentally thrown away by someone during some house cleaning last spring....I still haven't gotten over my loss...

27.10.12

MF Doom x ADIDAS Originals



I've always been an MF Doom fan and as a far as graffiti goes I definitely would say I have experience. (I'll leave it at that).

But this may have revived my desire to tag. Hide your walls.

26.10.12

SK4MC "I Don't Like" (Remix)

SK is the man. If you've been following my site you know I support dude (he has some of the ILLEST videos, too).

Chief Keef thankfully is out of the public eye but his "I Don't Like" track got murked by Vegas' @SK4MC. Check it.



25.10.12

Xetum: Tyndall [Watch]



I've always been a fan of the Swiss-automatic, Xetum watches and this Tyndall is incredible. Black watches have always been my favorite not only because of their class, but black goes with anything.

See/Learn more below.

A Kid Named Breezy "93 Mash Up"



Sorry for the delay in posting. I've been planning for a few things coming up and honesly, I haven't been inspired by too much in my inbox and what I see...until Now.

I posted some other projects from A Kid Named Breezy before and dude's nice. Check this 93 mash up out. Homie does his thing.

21.10.12

ESSINCE Early-Fall Style Guide

Early Fall is here. Along with the beautiful midwest colors my favorite season for fashion is here, too. Warm enough for shorts and T's yet cool enough for hoodies. I picked a few combinations from the good people @CraniumFitteds. Enjoy the early-Fall edition of the Essince Style Guide.

I'm starting off with this Albuquerque Isotopes hat. As you know I've been on Grey as this year's color and it doesn't hurt that the baseball team on the Simpsons is the Isotopes (I'm a cartoon nerd).


20.10.12

DScorch'd "LOST IN THE ECHO" Remix!!!!!

The homie, D'Scorch'd [STL producer, also Theme music and original music composer for the TV series, "Unsupervised" on FX) just submitted his Remix for Linkin Park's "LOST IN THE ECHO" for their contest to win $1,000, autographed guitars and more.

His remix is DOPE (I wouldn't post it if it were wack) and I'd love your support on this. It's easy to vote and even easier to listen.



Dscorchd.com

18.10.12

Brooklyn Dodgers: The Turnover (Snapback)



Diggin' this BK Dodgers cap. I'm still a big fan of Greys and Dark Blues, as I have been all year so this fits well with most outfits you'd want to rock, too.



See and learn more below.

17.10.12

Chingo Bling: Cancun Shawty EP


Anyone who understands longevity in ANY industry, especially the music business knows that evolution is key. Not saying everyone needs to go from R&B to country Lionel Richie style but I love the new direction Chingo's going. Check out the CANCUN SHAWTY EP below (stream and DL) and be sure to check out the 'Zarape Collection' of his Cansun Life brand HERE.


True 2 Life Music "Hot Baby" MV



Big up to the BK's own, True 2 Life Music. I'm diggin' their new song and video "Hot Baby" off the "Every Dream Has a Price" album.
"The song has a sample from the classic R&B, "Sittin' In The Park" by Billy Stewart."

Stream/Download "Every Dream Has a Price"

Support/Buy "Every Dream Has a Price"



S/O to Kevin from Uncovered3rdPR

16.10.12

Cancun Life: Zarape Collection



The illustrious @ChingoBling drops the new "Zarape Collection" of his clothing line, Cancun Life.
Limited edition! Once they're gone they're gone so cop yours at chingobling.bigcartel.com. I'm REALLY looking at that hoodie.

The song in this Video is TOO fresh. Shout out to Chi-town's, DJ Quality.

*UPDATE*
I found the song. Click below to stream/download and join Chingo's email list.

14.10.12

The Coochie Murderer


I feel kinda weird posting this on a Sunday but I'm kinda diggin' this crewneck.

BUT it was made in Honduras (just like me) so it makes sense.

Get yours today

Shout out @CraniumFitteds

10.10.12

Chuuwee "Wild Style"



Umm, Chuuwee's the man. Amalgam Digital is the label.
S/O to the homie, Next.

"White Girls in Hip-Hop" [Documentary]

When I was out in LA this summer at my family, LA Clique's fashion show I met the beautiful, Hazzle [@HazzleJOY] of Lipstick, Lace, and Lattes and she later told me about this documentary she's working on. It's still in production so check out the teaser and info below!



"White Girls in Hip-Hop" will delve deep into the current status of race in Hip-Hop and examine whether certain evolutions in the genre are the result of a generational shift or a change in the race dichotomy. Not only will it examine specific controversies that have arisen as a result of White females entering an arena primarily dominated by Black males, but it will also examine what their emergence means for the future of Hip-Hop.

"White Girls in Hip-Hop" is currently still in the production stage and is actively seeking partners and/ or investors, as well as outlets for airing/ distribution.

SO SUPPORT! http://www.indiegogo.com/whitegirlshh

For more information, please contact WhiteGirlsHHDoc@gmail.com or Hazzle (Publicist) - Hazzle.Andrada@gmail.com

Twitter: @WhiteGirlsHH
Facebook/WhiteGirlsHH

9.10.12

iLTHY Fall 2012 Lookbook

I've been a fan of Ilthy for a minute. I worked with designers Glen and Wan in various ways in the past (interviews/features on Glen's designs and Wan designed my company's new logo). Check out Ilthy's fall 2012 video lookbook below.

iLTHY Fall 2012 Lookbook Trailer from iLTHY on Vimeo.



"This season's release showcases iLTHY's unique taste in streetwear today. With no limitations on art, whether it's print media, design, clothing or film, iLTHY will always push the boundaries to have people expect the unexpected. Our midwest brand is always eager to show that talent and hard work can be found anywhere. Brand new fleece, and t-shirt designs, and headwear are set to release on October 20th, 2012." - Ilthy

ILTHY.com

8.10.12

Boombox Saints "She Looks Like" MV


I first met BoomBox Saints in Vancouver a earlier this year and they killed their show. They just dropped a new video for their song "She Looks Like". Check out the video below and download the single here.



Urban Tribe Radio ep 4


Boo ya, Episode 4 of my radio show with the one and only, DJ Kachina is here. I kick off the show playing my favorite hiphop tracks and after we chop it up DJ Kachina gets down like she always does playing the best in Urban music from hiphop to indie pop and more.

@Essince x @KachinaBlack

5.10.12

Skyzoo "Give It Up" MV



The one and only, Skyzoo drops his new video for "Give it up" from his new album, "A Dream Deferred" (available HERE)

3.10.12

Retro Su$h! "Kung Fu In Japan"



Check out this new video and project by Retro Sushi.



The Free Agent Vest (Chicago White Sox)



I've been trying to get more into vests lately and I think this Chicago White Sox Free Agent Vest may be my reintrodcution into the sleeveless world. The vest is 100% Nylon with a Polyester lining.

Pair this with a long sleeve thermal and some khakis and you're good for a fall look.







Cop your vest here
Shout out to @CraniumFitteds

1.10.12

Substantial "Make Believe" (P.R Remix)



Diggin on this P.R.-produced remix for Substantial's new track, "Make Believe".

Download here> http://www.mediafire.com/?cassox14njndtwo

Cop the new Substantial album here.