It’s not easy to catch the ear of someone who’s crafted bangers for hip-hop’s elite, so when you do, you must be doing something right. Enter BIGREC, the rookie vet who’s been spitting flames since he got his start 20 years ago in Tulsa. Now residing in Atlanta, the MC recounts how him and Diamond D first met, his Diamond D executive-produced album, Doomsday, dropping in April, and much more in this exclusive interview.
- Interviewsposted March 3, 2014 / No Comments
From mixtapes inspired by Dragon Ball Z to rhyming alongside some of the freshest up-and-coming artists, Young Tef has been slaying beats and paying dues. The Central Jersey rhymer and one half of Chozen Few checks in with HipHopGame to discuss his latest mixtape, Final Fantasy, the Jersey scene, and much more.
- Interviewsposted February 27, 2014 / No Comments
From crafting hits with one of the greatest collection of musical talents ever assembled, the Diggin’ in the Crates crew, to carving out a successful solo career, Diamond D has earned true legend status. Oh yeah, let’s not forget how his dusty, head-nodding collection of beats helped to define what most fans would consider to be the greatest era of hip-hop. And then there’s The Diam Piece, Diamond D’s new compilation, produced entirely by the legend himself and featuring a slew of vets and new school MCs. Diamond D talks to HipHopGame in an exclusive interview to discuss The Diam Piece, his artist BigRec, the 15th anniversary of the passing of Big L, some new D.I.T.C. music, and much more.
- Interviewsposted February 25, 2014 / 1 Comment
From the opening bars of the Incomparable Shakespeare’s latest release By Any Dreams Necessary, it’s clear the MC’s not here to play. By Any Dreams Necessary is a great introduction to the Shakespearean era of hip-hop, from lyrical bangers like “Shaky Baby” to an updated retelling of Romeo and Juliet on “A Love Story.” The Brooklyn product takes some time out of his hectic schedule to let us know where he’s been, where he is, and where he’s going. One thing you can count on is that with everything coming up, he’s gonna stayeth on that grind.
- Interviewsposted February 24, 2014 / No Comments
Matter ov Fact and EP have been collecting passport stamps the way hermits collect cats and stamps. From their first official Dopp release, The Ghastly Duo EP, each release has showcased a growth in their sound while staying true to the Black Cloak lifestyle. At the same time, with the release of their latest album Peace Kehd, the Doppelgangaz are quickly becoming what’s been missing in hip-hop – an album group. Don’t expect corny freestyles, half-thought EPs, and other assorted garbage. The Dopp crew moves as they wish and answer to no one, which makes their music, which is a mixture of witty jokes spit with a level of seriousness that makes you wonder if they’re really joking over EP’s straight-up banging beats. EP and Matter ov Fact sit down with HipHopGame to talk about all things Dopp Life.