Thank You Life (feat. Lafayette Stokely, Has-Lo, Tre DeJean & Chakkra Tara), from upcoming release “OASIS BLACK” due this winter.
‘Moteleola’s Thank You Life, featuring frequent collaborator, Brooklyn’s Lafayette Stokely, Mello Music Group’s Has-Lo, Tre DeJean from Texas and Chakkra Tara hailing from Philly showcases Brilliant song writing illustrating the trials and triumphs of life. The realisation of remaining happy and grateful regardless what life brings our way. Pushed by thick boom-bap drums, stirring cymbals and soulful sample chops wavering in the background from ear to ear, “Give a little thanks when you get a moment to be in the moment” enjoy.’
Truly Real Hip Hop. Cormega and Large Professor (@PLargePro) set the bar high on this one. Cormega said that he wanted to show his evolution on this album and he definitely does show that he is an artist. This album focuses on Hip Hop. The opening is powerful as it touches on how Hip Hop is being taken from us. Overall the album delivers on lyricism and dope beats. This will be one of the top albums of 2014.
Westside Chicago artist, Saint Millie, continues on with his Millie Mondays campaign, with the anticipated release of the official video for his single “Glory”. The Teedra Moses sampled song is accompanied by eye-catching, futuristic visuals provided by APJ Films and produced by The Gift. Its galaxy setting will definitely put you in a euphoric state of mind.
After an incredible response from their first mixtape as a collective, First Dirt decided to return with Dues Paid Volume 2. The mixtape, which is the 2nd part of the ongoing Classic Series, serves as a sample of what fans will hear on their debut album titled “First Class” set to be released in 2015.
Mark Steele is a solo rap artist from Durham, NC. Currently residing in New York City, his sound imbues a gritty, fervid sound that has been long lost since the late 90′s, early 2000′s. Bred into the culture since the tender age of 15, he has already worked with some of the industry’s best. Topping the list includes his mentor and former college professor, super producer 9th Wonder, and YMCMB artist Cory Gunz. Formerly of the NC based rap duo Mic&Rep, well respected publications such as The Source Magazine’s “Unsigned Hype” have highlighted Steele’s potential, as well as a slew of the top online blog sites.
With his latest track, “Letter To Carolina,” Mark writes a letter back home to let his home state know he is out here fighting the good fight for them, while also warning his competition he is joining the fight.
This song is about setting realistic goals and remaining focused and following your dreams. Sometimes we set unrealistic goals for ourselves and as a result we fall short on expectation. This is the 2nd single and title cut off the upcoming release of the same name “Aspire To Inspire”. The full album will be available July 2014.