C.O.B.’s Horseshoe G.A.N.G. showcases their new single “Take It Off” which is featured on the groups new album Top Ramen. Singer and label mate, K-Young, takes over the first half of the slow jam as he serenades his love interest and keeps it straight explicit as he shares his intimate fantasies. Take a listen as Crooked I and Horseshoe G.A.N.G. back up Young over the smooth instrumental with their respective verses.
Sway Calloway and King Tech are back with “The Wake Up Show Un-plugged” and decided to showcase the skills of Long Beach bred emcee Crooked I with an impromptu performance. Backed by a live band, take a look as the West Coast legend and COB boss demonstrates his lyrical skills when he decides to drop an on-the-spot live freestyle for cameras for close to six minutes.
After reintroducing the world to his roster of COB artists with a new cypher following the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, Crooked keeps his momentum going and releases “Against All Odds.” The Long Beach native effortlessly showcases his lyrical wordplay over the smooth Snaz produced instrumental as he voices his dislike for ruthless industry politics, fads and the lack of authenticity in popular Hip Hop artists today. Take a listen as the Slaughterhouse rapper refuses to bite his tongue and reassures listeners he’ll always stay committed to his cause despite the odds.
Crooked I and company release their annual cypher and showcase the talents of the Horse Shoe Gang and more. Take a look as each COB artist steps up to the plate and delivers their own respective freestyle. Towards the end, it’s also revealed that Horse Shoe Gang will be releasing a new mixtape every month as they prep for their “monthly mixtape” campaign.
Ca$his is back with a new West Coast remix for his new single “Imma Hustla” featuring Mistah F.A.B., Roccett, Crooked I and Goldie Gold. Produced by Rikanatti and Lil Lyss, the former Shady Records artist goes in over the track’s rough horns and whinny synth work with hood tales and speaks on making ends meet the hustla way. Ca$his’ upcoming album The Country Hound 2 is set to drop on October 15.
New Era links up with Curren$y, Stalley and Crooked I for their #WearYourAllegiance campaign. Spitta sits down with the cameras and discusses his love for the city of Chicago and why he chooses to represent with his Chicago fitted. Next, Stalley shares his love his hometown of Cleveland and shares his thoughts on the number of fans who comment on his love for Indian hats. Finally, New Era catches up with Long Beach rapper Crooked I as he speaks on his love for the city of Los Angeles and gives insight into his hat addiction.
Curren$y – Home Away From Home
Stalley – Self Made In Ohio
Crooked I: Strong Beach