You came to the right place at the right time. We're still in the heart of the underground uprising. Here at RAN, you stay connected while careers take off. Tonight is a returning cast, all emcees that previously had write-ups here. Including our producer of the project, Robert Deniro a familiar talent to our fans. After the chemistry on Mean Streets, him and King Nasty drew up with a play of their own.
You should also remember Icelord from that same collaboration. Tonight he popped up with Lil Eto of New Crack Era. They continue to lay down the independent blueprint. Once Rob cheffed up this gritty background, slow paced and raw. The emcees had no choice, but to head tap the track! Some call it G checking, I just call things how they are. That's exactly what they did with this tune. Calling out the audio gangstas, as the artists spit authentic bars. Each voice stands out with styles that can't be mirrored, while the content speaks for itself.
This is only one of the smokers off the Drugs album, including more guest appearances you love. Slide to Bandcamp, stream and buy the brand new project by Nasty and Rob! We know it's a go. Thank everybody for the love you been sending. I pray Most High blessing for the heads that keep this going.
New week started, I hope yours is well. My privileged position in this new element of Hip Hop strikes again. Did I mention, I’m cool with cool people?
I got another exclusive from Cocareef, the active RAN family member! During his Diaz Brothers run, he dropped off that bag. Accompanied by more family, you know street-viral producer, Onaje Jordan. And it doesn’t get more relative than daughter of 7th Angel, say hi to Ambishouz. Talk nice she’s a young lady, soon to be High School grad, and direct lineage.
Jordan set a foundation cooking with jazz, as Ambishouz harmonics loop along. Head nod factor is up, feel good music you could two step to, even though the lyrics are tuff. Some real valuables being polished in this tune. Coca staying sucka-free, showing you how to stand on your own ten toes. I’m feeling the slick verses with a simplified hook delivery. Some more slick talking going there, as well. My first time hearing the Cocareef Records first lady tonight, Amaya has the red carpet now.Three different talents working together is good for sake of the song, the paper is sure to follow.
Get to YouTube and leave your early comments. Thanks for staying up with me, you’re forever appreciated. Yahweh blessing!
While you pile up on those holiday extras, I’m here to make sure you take in some substance. Despite the title, there will be no illegal plays or deadly addictions dealt here. It’s the hustle, aspiration, lethal content RJ Payne refers to as this high end product. Happens to be one of the most sought after products in the street, plus corporate. The artist proceeds to metaphorically describe himself as such. Plenty rappers aim to get brick prices for their verse, so it’s easy to relate to.
Making a pleasant return, RJ blesses All Nighters with a follow up album. With his third investment in the ICCT series, he made a bigger impact. This piece attracted star cameos we’re glad to hear from. From Philly-Hip Hop staple, Tracey Lee, Griselda Records own Westside Gunn, Paul Caine from Desert Storm and the lyrical Elzhi. Some powerful spoken word from Lady Lioness of Urban Poetics. One tune features Big Twins of Infamous Mobb, produced by DJ Skizz (World Music Group). Might be the more sensitive joint on the album, I believe it’s the only one with a hook. The rest are straight bars of Payne!
Other well selected producers are FonkStarr of Crummie Beats from Virginia. Four Limbs across the pond in the UK, the Brooklyn producer Asethic with souls sounds. Another out of BK is Stan Da Man,made hits for a long list of spittas. The closing track was brought yo you by P.A. Dre, all heavyweights.
You have to appreciate How Payne is able to display different angles of rap. He has bars, beat selection, flows, professionalism, and something for the gutter. Easy to notice the hard effort put in to achieve this lyrical awareness. This is a fun listen with plenty of “You heard what he saids?” The free listen link is available at YouTube, still purchase your copy of this powerful series. The love is spreading more each day, I appreciate you joining me. Blessings of the Most High to all readers.
This year flew by right? With a week like this one, I see why. So much new heat from so many dope rappers who take advantage of time. It’s been endless fun hearing the material, guess I didn’t notice the calendar. Tonight it’s all about someone who only gets better with time.
Mercedez Miller revisits her previous theme, Still Got It with a complete album. Yes, she is a talented emcee, this is a great music piece overall. RAN fans know I big up the producer, as well as the artist. She made that very easy on me by producing her own tracks. Yup, she made the beats, then she slayed the beats!
Mama has a seasoned approach with SGI2, not looking for microwaved streams. Original lines, exposure of sensitive topics, her fans are here to stay. There is a lot of concern for the youth and well being of society in her music. Being able to come to terms with her own reality helps express so vividly.
I dig how versatile Mercedez is. She can rip a rapper apart, make you ampped to go out, or hit you with a tear jerker. Her flows can’t be counted, she always switches up. Keeps things exciting. There is a cool empowering and spiritual wave that comes along with this album. Everybody in the fam could enjoy this piece. With this display, it was never a question if she still got it! Follow on the socials and add her to your playlists on your favorite digital music stores.
Salutes to the passers-by, I’m loving the feedback. Blessings to you and yours from Yahweh.