Young Chris paid DJ Enuff a visit over at HOT 97 for the latest episode of his Hot Box series. The Philly native opens things up by explaining to viewers that his new Vital Signs EP will serve as a prelude to his forthcoming Alive LP. Chris also weighs in on the importance for him to cater to his core audience which he credits for holding him down no matter what. The rapper addressed the current Hip Hop scene in Philadelphia and reflected on his early days with Roc-A-Fella. Before heading out, Young Chris hopped on the microphone and delivered a lyrical tirade over a couple of instrumentals courtesy of DJ Enuff who was on the turntables.
HipHopSince1987′s E-Money catches up with YG backstage at a recent performance in Philadelphia for a short Q&A session. Check out the Compton native break down for the camera how he was able to link up with Def Jam label mate Young Jeezy and subsequently become a part of CTE. The rapper also briefly addresses his relationship with beatsmith, DJ Mustard, and reveals fans can look forward to some top notch production from him on his upcoming album, My Krazy Life. E-Money also attempts to get some updated information from YG on his potential collaborative mixtape with Nipsey Hussle but the rapper decides to downplay the question and leave viewers in suspense.
Gillie Da Kid is back with a new visual for “King Me” which finds the rapper out on the block to claim his position as the “King of Philly.” Backed by his loyal goons and a king size throne, Gillie goes to work over a hard-hitting and menacing instrumental with his drug infused and street inspired rhymes. Fans can pick up the track and more on Gillie’s latest project, King of Philly 2.
Revolt TV releases an official recap of their exclusive coverage of Powerhouse 2013 held in Philadelphia courtesy of Power 99FM. Go behind the scenes with cameras as they catch up with artists like Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, Ace Hood, Big Sean and more. Take a look as the evening’s special guests share some insightful commentary about their love for the city, the excitement from the fans and what it means to them individually to even be in the mix for the annual event.
Revolt TV was on hand for Powerhouse 2013 in Philadelphia and caught up with Compton bred artist Kendrick Lamar for a few words. Watch as the TDE front man discusses with the camera his thoughts on transitioning from just being a fan of music to full on living it the lifestyle of a busy Hip Hop artist. As Lamar opens up about now being submerged in his busy lifestyle, he also shares what it’s like to hit the road with an artist like Kanye West and what he’s taken away from the experience up to this point.
Kendrick Lamar tore down the stage in Philadelphia for Powerhouse 2013 as the rapper jumped into “Money Trees” and “Backseat Freestyle” featured on his platinum selling Good Kid m.A.A.d. City LP. Backed by a live band, the Compton native performed his fan favorites and elevated the level of excitement in the venue. Take a look at the video coverage courtesy of HipHopSince1987 to see Kendrick holdin’ it down at the Power 99fm sponsored event.
Ricky Rawse the boss decides to surprise fans in Philadelphia by joining fellow MMG artist Meek Mill on stage at Powerhouse 2013. HipHopSince1987 was in attendance covering the annual event and captured the moment as it unfolded. Take a look as Rozay treats crowd-goers to a performance of “Believe it,” “No Games” and “I’m A Boss.”
Last night, Powerhouse 2013 went down in Philadelphia courtesy of radio station Power 99FM. Serving as headliner for the special event, MMG rapper Meek Mill took the stage in his hometown and decided to pay tribute to his deceased protege by performing “Lil Nigga Snupe.” The emotional track is featured on Mill’s latest mixtape release, Dreamchasers 3.
Former State Property MC Young Chris and eOne music release the Philly native’s latest song with “I’m Alive.” The track is set to be featured on the rapper’s upcoming Vital Signs EP which is due to drop on November 19. It’s been a little while since listeners have heard anything new from Chris but from the sound of it the slick wordsmith still has what it takes to impress. Over a melodic and smooth instrumental, Young Chris drops his familiar tough guy bars and breaks down the every day woes of street life.
Meek Mill paid a visit to New York’s HOT 97 for an interview with Funkmaster Flex and decided to deliver an a capella freestyle on the listeners tuned in. Watch as the MMG rapper and Philly native goes to work and effortlessly spits that slick street talk. Meek’s forthcoming projected, Dreamchasers 3, is set to release in just a few days on September 29.