Torae bears a gift to the Internets with his latest mixtape, Admission of Guilt. The 13-track project sticks true to the Brooklyn lyricist’s brand of true emceeing over knocking boom-bap beats. ‘Rae Charles tapped industry cohorts like Pharoahe Monch, Skyzoo, Bun B, The Kid Daytona and more for the mixtape.
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.
If you need proof that there is such a thing as Hip-Hop beyond the shores of America, look no further than the German production duo of JR & PH7.
Today’s edition of MTV’s RapFix Live should a damn good one. Two BK MC’s, Talib Kweli and Skyzoo, are in the 1515 building as well as Native Tongue representative Chi-Ali and G.O.O.D. Music’s own Pusha T.
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 […]
New York City receives another installment to their overflowing cannon of hometown anthems with Nina B‘s “718.” On the track, the up-and-coming MC pays homage to the Queens, Brooklyn and Bronx streets that raised her. Any time you hear a New Yorker mention the Mets on a track you know it’s real. Fellow 718 natives Skyzoo and […]
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 […]
Don’t let the limited mainstream looks fool you, Brownsville and Bed-Stuy representers Maffew Ragazino Sr. and Skyzoo, respectively, are a pair of the better MCs in the game. The two artists connect for “BK Accent” and with Sky as the guest, they lyrically relay the benefits of having official Kings County credentials over a horn infused head […]
In the premiere episode of Karmaloop’s ‘Friends With Words,’ NYC rapper Skyzoo is given 12 words and he has to utilize each one into a freestyle. Check the video and see how the Duck Down MC performed. — Photo: YouTube