Watch: Ayo Mama in Big Choppa

How many people can you think of who just wanted to feel spiritually clean for their birthday?

While many spend weeks wondering which bar they will spend their birthday night regretting decisions in, in the days before her birthday, Ayo Mama was planning a major life change.

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Her big chop would free her from the negative energy that she has been trying to shake and in a sense allow the full essence of Ayo to flow.

Check out our exclusive Big Choppa video and head over to any one of Ayo Mama social media accounts and show her some love.

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Listen: Travis Lavoe Unplugged

Check out our interview with Hip hop songwriter and poet, Travis Lavoe. He discussed the impact of music on his life as a adolescence and some secret old inspirations.

His word play abilities probably shine best when compressed into 16 bar flow, weaving stories in and out of his life into yours, this is Travis Lavoe Unplugged.

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Listen And Comment: Tyrell Goldens Mystery Track.

Tyrell Golden recently teased us with a snippet from his upcoming Diamond Eyez project.

Although, the project is set to release later this month the snippet remains untitiled as far as we know. So our question to you is…..

“What would you call this new Tyrell Golden track?”

Comment and let us know what titles come to mind for this mysterious track.

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Recap To End All Recaps

YEEEEEEESSSSSSSSS Tampa!!!!! Shout all to all the creative around the bay area.

This is how we want start our black history month, nothing but great projects, great energy, and amazing melanated people.

Thursday Night

We started of the month the right way with a dope Vern Senior Yeadillac album listen session.


That’s right, Vern Senior decided to bless 2018 with a preview of some of that smooth stank he’s been working on. In recent months we’ve seen Vern collaborations with BangarangAri Chi, and Noo$e.

He’s racked up on producer credits left and right so it was a delightful treat to actually dive into the world of Yeadillac and hear what’s been stewing in his pot.

Hip hop lovers toasted and prowled around The Lion’s Den Cigar Lounge as King Knox was served exclusive unreleased tracks from the bay area rapper. As the tunes progressed Vern went on to surprise all the cool cats in cool hats with some SUPER EXCLUSIVE tracks with “Pop Rocks” rapper, Deezy Wee the Reaper.

When we asked one girl what she thought of the album she said,

“the album was fire emoji, fire emoji, fire emoji, waves, waves, waves”.

One girl was overheard saying

“this is some Tampa shit, right here”.

So were thinking that’s a good thing!?!….right???

Friday Night

If you weren’t already feeling yourself this past Friday night, the right mix from the bar at Iberian Rooster and you were guaranteed to be under DJ Mellohype’s Caribbean spell.


Mellohype literally unlocked a new level on the dance floor. All we heard from the selectah was “it’s still early”, next thing we know bodies were flying into motion. From the bar to the curry goat, straight booty bumping, rump rolling, gyrating all over that dancery.

We watched the basement of Iberian Rooster become a dance floor filled with syncopated thunder claps and circles centered around cycling windmills. Mellohype kept the crowd on the toes at all times, switching it up from reggae to reggaeton to Afrobeat and then dropping 90’s R&B hidden gems, nothing was off limits.


It started to look like an early 2000s Sean Paul video mixed with all of the season of Americas Best Dance Crew with the Jabberwockeez on it.


We will say though, the next Bashment flyer needs to come with a warning label that’s says

“DJ Mellohype may cause you to dance your ass off. ….so be ready for that.. like stretch or something.”

Check out our photo recap of a rhythm filled night.

Saturday Night

We found ourselves back at IR to celebrate the official release of Deezy Wee the Reaper’s ep, Pickled Oranges. The night was sprinkled with live performances from Mari Sodope, Ayo Mama, Tony Handz and GAT$, who delivered a phenomenal performance.

By the way if you looking for GAT$ online, one more time that’s



Spell that right.

Listeners have to admire Beyo’s commitment to getting everything just right. Deezy’s flow and Beyo’s ability to create the right amount of tension and release in his productions is what pushed Pickled Oranges to be such a highly anticipated project.


The night had to be capped off with a killer set from the man of the hour, Deezy Wee the Reaper. Deezy left everything on the stage during his performance.


We can’t help feel like it was just the other night that Beyo made this beat. Those two creative psychopaths, (Deezy and Beyo) set out to release a collaborative project. They, in turn, ended up releasing a movement through sound.

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Here’s a little thank you for fucking with us video recap of just how we started this month.

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Watch: Passion Color Money Interview

Edging between Digable Planets mix of unhindered jazz, hip hop and a postal serviced trap undertone, Passion, Color, Money is a freeform self reflection.


Over the span of 19 days, creatives Ameen Spade, Mari So Dope, and Ari Chi, embarked on a new adventure based on old connections and pure talent. That embargo led to an ep titled Passion, Color, Money.

Throughout the ep you can hear each of the artists influence on the project. Some of our favorite tracks from the ep are it’s title track “Passion, Color, Money“, “Pace“, and “Big World“.

We want to hear what your favorite tracks are but first check out what Ameen, Mari & Ari had to say about Passion, Color, Money below.

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Watch: Kid Loki Live From Philly

Yes, that Facebook alert you received at 9:17 this morning was correct, it’s Laura “Kid Loki” Proenza’s birthday. Before you buy her birthday shots check out this exclusive performance she delivered in Philly.

Should we set the scene?

Climax of The Four Horsemen Tour, (a much needed climax we should say) as Baltimore left a rather nasty taste of dissatisfaction that can only be compared to eating a cake covered in too much artificial frosting and then being forced to eat seconds.

Shortly after arriving in Philly, the vibes returned. Almost like a zombie that just need a Philly cheesesteak sandwich to return back to life, the tour was almost back to full apocalyptic level. We just needed a catalyst of sorts to fully get the train back on its tracks. _DSC3441.JPG


That catalyst came in the form of a uke strapped, merch slanging horsewoman named Kid Loki. She would go on to open up the Philly stop of the tour. Setting the tone and returning the half chaotic half childlike wanderlust feeling back to the tour.

For your viewing pleasure, check out Kid Loki, Live from Philly.

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