Skyzoo & Torae’s Barrel Brothers album is well on its way to being inducted into the collaborative album Hall of Fame. Until then, the two NYC rhyme heavyweights are going to continue to chip away at these shows and release videos to showcase their talents without bragging about it.
“How the f**k n****as talking about, they rep the city and their joint sound like ‘Walk it Out?'” Torae questions while inhaling the crisp Brooklyn air during the video for the record “Blue Yankee Fitted.”
Skyzoo and Torae have never shied away from their hometown pride. In fact, they embrace being proud New Yorkers in unison on a track titled “Blue Yankee Fitted.”
New York City and lyrical MCs remain synonymous. Though there’s less local MCs dominating in the mainstream than, say, 15 years ago, two of the best that Brooklyn has to offer in Skyzoo and Torae (together known as Barrel Brothers) have a new LP on the way.
Maffew Ragazino may or may not be your personal rap savior but he’s certain to preach from his lyrical pulpit no matter how much recognition he gets.
Director Kareem Fort is a preparing a Hip-Hop documentary titled DEMOS: An Independent Artist’s Guide To Success that boasts a host of notable MCs detailing the grinds of the indie life. Expect an equally impressive line up on the soundtrack, from which we receive the first offering with “The Get Up” by The Barrel Brothers, better known […]
Torae returns with a new visual for his Admission of Guilt track “Steady Mobbin’,” in which the Coney Island lyricist mobs through Italy. Director RomeYork caught up with the MC during #TourTheRecord to shoot the visual for the 9th Wonder-produced record.
It’s now March, March Madness is finally upon us and the cold, unforgiving Winter will soon give way to Spring (although it’s putting up one hell of a fight thus far). Hip-Hop releases have finally begun to be churned out in greater numbers as the year goes on. The growing frequency of quality releases means […]
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.
When you hear the word Yahzilla, images of a giant dinosaur-like monster crushing skyscrapers and spitting fire may come to mind. You’re partially right. Yahzilla isn’t actually a monster but a New Jersey MC who does indeed spit fire. It’s that kind of heat that helped him win first place in the 2012 National MC […]
S&H Public Relations and Hip-Hop Wired along with Torae, Rapper Big Pooh, and Kareem Fort would like to congratulate the winner of the 2012 National MC Search: Yahzilla Special shout out to
Once again it’s on. The 3 Finalist have been selected for The 2012 National MC Search and now its up to you decide who takes it all home. After going through a month of submissions, our celebrity judges Torae, Big Pooh and Kareem Fort have narrowed it down to 3 and now its up to […]
The tirades and dialogues continue on the authenticity of new age Hip-Hop, but while some remain dubious, Brooklyn native Torae is convinced that it’s present and thriving more than ever. The MC’s offerings to the culture may have something to do with it. Okay, they have a lot to do with it. Juxtaposing grassroots influenced lyricism […]
Nina B – “X-Man” Just what the game needs more of…. female MCs with skills. Nina B drops a visual from her mixtape The Bosstress. Kay Slay, Torae, Donny Goines and Panama also come through and show some love for the video. Also peep the freestyle. Could 2012 continue with female MCs reigning supreme? What […]
Torae – “For The Record” Prod By DJ Premier [Audio] Brooklyn rapper Torae dropped his album For The Record this week to rave reviews. Here’s the title track produced by DJ Premier.
Ras Kass, Planet Asia, Jasiri X & Torae – “Classical Music” [Audio] Check Out More New Music Here
Torae – For The Record Trailer New York rapper Torae has an new album For The Record dropping on November 1st. To build up anticipation for the project, Torae releases a making of the album trailer for his fans to check out. Peep the video below and For The Record is also available on iTunes […]