Posts Tagged ‘Skyzoo’
Checking in with this vid for a single off their “Barrel Brothers” album (out now), Skyzoo and Torae give us “The Aura” (produced by DJ Premier and Antman Wonder). They rode this boom bap track the way an emcee is supposed to.
“With all due respect, I barely respect n!ggas.”
Whewww! These dudes spit that tough sh!t. Heavy boom-bap. HEAVY on the lyrical bravado. This new street heat from Skyzoo & Torae, “All In Together” (featuring Sean Price & Guilty Simpson), is the truth. Beat produced by Black Milk. The Skyzoo x Torae album “Barrel Brothers” is out now if you wanna cop.
Getting ready for that “Barrel Brothers” LP from Skyzoo and Torae? So are we. The duo put out this sampler to keep us interested in the meantime; 14 snippet tracks demonstrating the dopeness to come May 27, 2014. Could’ve just told us there’d be production and features from DJ Premier, !llmind, Jahlil Beats, Black Milk, Sean Price, Blu, Guilty Simpson, Oh-No and more; but we will take this. Take advantage of the pre-order option from iTunes if you like below. Stream the sampler above.
Skyzoo & Torae are putting out their “Barrel Brothers” LP on May 27, 2014. But first, there’s the single and video for “Blue Yankee Fitted” (produced by !llmind) All about the city of the navy blue fitted Yankee hat, New York (New York, NYC). You can pick up your “Fitted” at iTunes today.
DJ Prince collaborating with Skyzoo turns out well. Remember “Give It Up” (yeah, you do)? Well, Mr. DJ brought in producer !llmind; and they’ve done good work together, too (it’s on here…look). “False Alarm” is off the “Test My Sound” LP (due out May 13, 2014).
We’re always hearing “Jigga ought to take it back to ‘Reasonable Doubt’ man.” Tell you what. Rock with this “An Ode To Reasonable Doubt” project by Skyzoo and Antman Wonder while you’re waiting around for that. The download site says you get a ‘Digital Booklet with A Bonus CD called “The Winter Warz” Featuring New Music by Skyzoo‘ too. So…go. Enjoy! Skyzoo’s the homie. He delivers!
Brooklyn emcee Skyzoo ain’t scared of “The Hot Box” – evidenced by that freestyle he drops above! And he’s got more as a matter of fact, here he is sharing “Range Rover Rhythm” off his latest album, “A Dream Deferred.” And more… He scheduled the drop of a mixtape in honor of “Reasonable Doubt” on the artist’s (fellow Brooklyn native Jay Z) birthday (December 4, 2013); titled “An Ode to Reasonable Doubt.”
Dynasty ripping a Jinx-produced track with the homie Skyzoo on this “Star and the Sky.” This will be on Dynasty’s debut LP – “A Star In Life’s Clothing” (available for pre-order now, due out October 18, 2013). Special guests on it include: DJ Premier, Talib Kweli, and Skyzoo (of course).
Skyzoo with another one for his Penny Freestyle Series Part 2. This flow is over the “Later That Night” beat from “Shame” (EP) by Freddie Gibbs and Madlib. He calls it “Feeding Lines.” Verbal dexterity and creativity displayed all over this track. Stream/download and enjoy below
DOWNLOAD: SKYZOO – FEEDING LINES
Skyzoo with a video for “Range Rover Rhythm” (produced by Jahlil Beats) off his LP “A Dream Deferred.” Video director: Alex Ghassan. Caught wind of this from a Skyzoo tweet:
— Skyzoo (@skyzoo) May 6, 2013
Beat Society – the Original Showcase for Beatmakers – presents this ‘7-minute look into the history, working parts and talent that make up the Original Showcase to spotlight the art of Beat making.’
Great video short. We’re talking Pete Rock, Oddisee, STS, !llmind, Blu, Statik Selektah, Hezekiah, Marco Polo, Truck North, Dice Raw, Eric G, Reef The Lost Cauze, Skyzoo, and Khrysis speaking on Beat Society, on their art and culture, and more.
Here is the preview for a new documentary tat features long list of hip hop notables taking about the music industry and sharing their experiences coming up and information for new artist looking to learn the ropes. Skyzoo narrates the film and there are appearances from folks like Talib Kweli, Freeway, Jean Grae, Torae, No I.D. and plenty more. The film will be on tour around the country and will host town hall style meetings in each city. First showing is February 23rd in Maitland, Fl near Orlando. The film will be available digitally May 2nd for your viewing pleasure. Check it Out!!!
Spectac – “Moment Of Truth” feat. Skyzoo x Sha Stimuli x Warren Wint x Señor Kaos (Prod. By DJ Shakim)
Leaked heat from Spectac. “Moment Of Truth” (produced by DJ Shakim) features Skyzoo, Sha Stimuli, Warren Wint and Señor Kaos. Folks like these featured stay on the Beatz & Lyrics ‘Best Of…’ list. They do the work! Stream the latest work below. This track off the forthcoming Spectac and DJ Shakim full-length project – “For the People” (due out February 19, 2013).
Set it off with Gayle King, Skyzoo? Nice. The above video shows behind the scenes footage for the “Spike Lee Was My Hero” video shoot – giving an inside look at the making of the video, as well as details on the song’s creation. Appearances also include Talib Kweli and Spike Lee. Skyzoo’s album – “A Dream Deferred” – is out now. Get that here.
Skyzoo drops this dope video for “Spike Lee Was My Hero” off of one of the best hip hop albums to date “A Dream Deferred”. The director Alex Ghassan did a great job capturing elements of Spike Lee’s unique directorial style for this clip featuring Talib Kweli & Spike Lee who appears later in the clip. Great song & great video from what we decided on our radio show to be one of our top 3 hip hop albums of the year on The Beatz & Lyrics Show. Yes indeed Skyzoo……..Spike Lee was & is still our hero.