OG LIBRA flows is on point like the tip of his tattoo gun. With guest MC, G. Listen from Waimanalo letting everyone know how it should be. Production by Metisunz and Video shot by Aloha Hype. What a crazy team holding it down for that good headnodic HIp-Hop.
Jehzan Exclusive describes her music as real-life rap blended with a mix of island vibes, r&b melodies, and trap bass. I take pride in my Filipino and Hawaiian roots, which translate into my songs often, especially following my Philippines tour in early 2019. I share a lot about my life’s ups and downs, and try to influence my listeners to feel good about themselves and lead their own paths. Check out her video of the track – “4DAZE” shot during her tour of the Philippines.
ELHI is an amazing producer from Oahu, Hawaii. His musicality is up to par with anyone in the industry and his ability to create music for just about any genre is uncanny. He flips it on us and samples only Hawaiian music for this current beat tape. Download it for free on his site and give em a shout if you looking for that heat.
4K of the Glacier Boyz has been zonin’ in his sound for some years now. We think he got the juice to hit the mainstream. Check out his explantion of his new mash up sound. “This was my take on one of my most favorite duos ever, Children Of Zeus’s “Hard Work”, with also taking from Bob Marleys “Waiting In Vein” Produced by Chuki Beats. When i made this song i was just coming down off of a mild acid trip, this beat popped up and i just started to write with their harmonies in mind for background stuff. Gonna do more of these #4KMashUps through out 2020, stay tuned! #GB2020
The Lightsleepers have been celebrating the life of J-Dilla and Nujabes for a few years now with an event every February. Shing02, has been living in Hawaii for the past 7 years. For those who love the music Nujabes has blessed us with will love to hear the insight of Shing02. Check for Shing02 and his band as they travel the world with their Nujabes tribute show. Check date here.
This is what Hawaii Hip-Hop does different than all. We got bruddahs that murder waves and flows like em. How does one pack Ten Years in one rap? Like how does one drop in on 10 ft pipe? Well Tha Bat aka Chris Simpson done did it, BOTH! On the real, don’t know much about this ripper but he rips this one off nicely. Hope to hear more from the Mic Stewart.
Studderin’ Stan producer for Ryme the Old Man, Vital See, and Soul Pacific has been a mainstay in Hawaii Hip-Hop producer mix. The former Beatroot Grand Champion has a slew of beats up on his soundcloud listen to this flip of Spandau Ballet’s classic 80s track, “True”. Try not to sing the original lyrics.
Thees Hands – The Grouch & MURS with DJ Fresh on the turns are back in Hawaii with a small kine island hoppin’ tour. You want Epitome of Hip-Hop ill take these 2 artist careers over any. Hit em up on Maui, B.I., Kauai, and at The Next Door on Oahu. Big up DJ Bone on another show. Click that link for tickets.
I.A. is hard to beat. With another feel good anthem visually dripped with Hawai’i Champions from years past to future legends. He is carving a sound for Island Hip-Hop backed with the full monty of professional music videos, production, and promotion + add his non-stop work ethic, i can’t see I.A. stopping anytime soon…unless he gets a staring role in a block buster movie? Watch the video and get familiar with his catalog of music.