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GoldLink – “Sober Thoughts” (Video)

You might not have seen his face but you definitely heard his voice when it comes to the artist Goldlink.  The DMV based emcee has continued to make waves and is doing shows and festivals now.  He has released a video for one of my favorite tracks from him, “Sober Thoughts”,  a Kaytranada produced song.  Directed by Shomi Patwary who does a great job of capturing the essence of this track with the low lights and sporadic imagery.

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Lyriciss – ‘Vent’ (Prod. Numonics) [Video]

Ever since we posted this banger earlier this month from the D.C. emcee Lyriciss it’s become not only one of my recent favorites but there hasn’t been a week that I haven’t played it on my radio show. To keep the positive buzz & momentum going on this Numonics produced track, the DMV emcee drops a brand new video for this true skool heatrock! Niiiiiice!


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The Ghostface Beat Tape Project (Artwork)

The beat tape featuring some of the DMV’s best producers is on its way. this tape pays homage to Ghostface Killah and here is the preview of the artwork for the project.

Lyriciss – The Balance EP: Respect

First in a series on EPs that DMV rapper Lyriciss is dropping is out now. Check it out at DJ.Booth.

Uptown XO – ‘World Wide’ feat. Gordo Brega (Video)

Another video from Diamond District’s X.O. from his project Monumental II which is out now. He’s done more than a few videos for this project and that’s a good move.

Akil Nadir – ‘Shine’

Akil is an MC from the DMV area. This track is one that jumped out at me from his project The Orientation. Soulful beat!

Lyriciss – ‘The Balance’ (Video)

We dropped the track earlier this week and now you get the video treatment from DMV MC Lyriciss from Inner Loop Records, the home of a lot of the area’s new hip hop talent. Lyriciss new project The Balance is on the way.


Lyriciss – ‘The Balance’ (Prod. By Grussle)

DMV’s own Lyriciss just dropped the first track from his upcoming project. This joint is produced by Grussle and the combo works so well together. You can catch Lyriciss at the A3C Festival here in Atlanta next weekend.

Uptown X.O. – ‘Black America’ (Video)

Another video from X.O. from the Diamond District taken from his Monumental 2 mixtape.

Behind the Beats: Dj Roddy Rod

DJ Roddy Rod is a dope producer/MC repping the DMV. He talks about how he began making beats and makes a dope beat during the interview.

Behind the Beats: E-Minah aka Grussle (Video)

Behind the Beats interview with DMV Producer E-Minah aka Grussle. I been checking for this guy for a few years now, his credits include Asheru, K Beta, Mugsy Malone, Lyriciss among others. He’s got a classic soulful Boom Bap sound and he is only getting better as time goes along.

Laelo Hood – ‘COOL’ feat. Pro Verb x Lyriciss (Video)

This joint is smooth. Props InnerLoop Records and SlimKat of the 1978ers and Draus of Wasteland Mob for the dope beat. Laelo Hood has been dropping some really dope music. You can check him out at his Bandcamp

New Jazz / Soul: Oddisee – ‘Better Late / Indian Summer’

More tracks from DMV Producer/Rapper Oddisee’s latest release Odd Seasons which has been released on Mellow Music Group

New Music: Oddisee – ‘You Don’t Close Your Eyes’

DMV producer and rapper Oddisee is back with another gem of a project with the re-release of his instrumental series Odd Seasons re done raps, features, and added instruments to his already amazing beats.
Check out this track.

Soulful! – “Mind Right” Feat. X.O. (of Diamond Dictrict)

DMV Producer, SoulFul! has got another Project to follow up the success of last year’s The Mellow Life (DOWNLOAD). His new project is called Mumbo Sauce and Drum Breaks and is slated to release Jan 31. Here is the first single featuring X.O. from Diamond District.

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