A Dream Deferred
Skyzoo returns with the second installment of his “Band Practice” series with “Grew Up on Kool-Aid.” The trumpets blow on the symphonic beat, which was produced by the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Hear the Brooklyn MC kick a few flows below.
Spread love is the Brooklyn way, and Skyzoo employs that mantra on “Spike Lee Was My Hero,” a track commemorating the infamous director’s legacy. Fellow videographer Alex Ghassan manned the camera to create a complimentary set of visuals, featuring scenes, posters, and more from a gamut of the Do the Right Thing director’s filmography.
Skyzoo releases the official “Jansport Strings” remix, which features none other than the infamous, recently freed Chi-Ali. This collaboration is a dream come true for Skyzoo, who dedicated the original track to the Bronx rapper, citing “Age Ain’t Nothin’ But A Number” as the inspiration for his own career. The Brooklyn MC captured some behind the scenes footage […]
Skyzoo leaks another track from his forthcoming project, A Dream Deferred, with “Give It Up.” Featuring a verse from DJ Prince, the track’s lofty soundscape features a bounce perfect for the two MCs’ flows. The Hip-Hop and dubstep inspired production can be credited to frequent collaborator !LLmind, who also created a jewel with Cruel Summer standout “The Morning.” […]
Skyzoo recently dropped visuals for his 9th Wonder-produced coming of age tale “Jansport Strings.” The Brooklyn MC describes the video as a parallel between himself at 9-year olds and the accomplished artist that he is today, and how the things that groomed him haven’t changed. The video ends with a clip from the legendary Video Music Box show, featuring Chi-Ali’s […]
Skyzoo shows that he’s as lyrically sharp as ever on the 9th Wonder-produced “Jansport Strings,” which he describes as “a 3 minute auto-bio of me as a kid in Brooklyn and seeing more than my friends and I had bargained for.” The track’s title has figurative meanings, as Jansport strings were once a “sign of power […]
Before Skyzoo can wake up the masses with his next solo LP, A Dream Deferred, later this year, the Brooklyn bar layer has something up his sleeve. Since he blessed fans with 2009’s Salvation, they have been looking for more of that dolo heat from the Crown Heights MC whose last studio output was Live […]