West Coast Gangster brutality meets East Coast Boom Bap on PKnuckle’s “Block Monsters.” The Mel Man produced track, which most appropriately samples the theme song from the TV show, The Munsters, should have your subwoofer rattling until Halloween. And to make things worse for the haters, PKnuckle went and got CA’s no nonsense veteran, Xzibit. So in the wise words of The Notoroius B.I.G., “lock your windows, close your doors.”
In 2012 Wordsmith released his life lesson album, “King Noah,” to some great reviews from publications like the Baltimore City Paper, Slug Magazine, Okayplayer, Pop Matters & more while licensing 8 out of the 11 songs to various cable networks. 6 months later he has completed his next installment of “real life” music with his “Blue Collar Recital” LP.
Using LIVE instrumentation, message driven lyrics, catchy melodies, relatable concepts & clever wordplay make Wordsmith’s “Blue Collar Recital” the blueprint for explaining our everyday life. Beginning at 5am in the morning Word takes the listener through a days’ worth of blue collar incidents & triumphs. His songwriting skills are on full display as he weaves tales of living life check to check, testing a person’s faith, giving it your best, showing your brilliance, what to do during lunch break, dealing with daily traffic, happy hour and even vacation is covered on this 11 track album.
Though there is great detail in Wordsmith’s lyrics he manages to create catchy melodies in a vocal tone the average blue collar citizen can fill good about singing themselves. Fans alike will be able to use The Blue Collar Recital as a musical mood ring as it contains songs to fit any portion of a regular blue collar workday!
Furthermore, Wordsmith garnered an ASCAPLUS Award in 2011 & 2012 while licensing over 20 of his tracks to major companies like Nintendo, ESPN, VH1, Golf Channel, Six Flags, ABC, CBS, PBS & many more!
The Blue Collar Recital will be available September 17th, 2013
Joell, Royce and Crooked rep for Slaughterhouse on this Just Blaze-produced joint. The track appears on Tony Touch’s new compilation, The Piece Maker 3: Return of the 50 MCs, dropping tomorrow (July 8).
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Hit-Boy adds his own Twist to Kanye West’s “New Slaves.”
Producer Wondagurl talks to MTV News about how “Crown” came about.
“I was at home one day and I was looking for reggae samples for a while and I finally found this one that was crazy, Sizzla ‘Solid as a Rock,’” she told MTV News of the first steps she took to cook up the beat for Hov’s “Crown” on Friday (July 5) during a Skype interview. “I took it and I cut it up and I put it in the software FL Studio and I started building around it, adding 808s.”
Vado adds a verse to Meek Mill’s “Levels” single.
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