VIDEO: The Creative Minds Behind JAY Z’s ‘The Black Album’

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Revolt TV catches up with everyone from Young Chris to Pharrell and gets their thoughts on JAY Z’s classic LP, The Black Album.  Watch as Just Blaze, 9th Wonder and several other collaborators celebrate the project’s 10th anniversary and explain what it was like to be a part of something so special.  Other friends like DJ Khaled and Irv Gotti also show up to speak on what the album meant to them and its significant impact on Hip Hop.

VIDEO: Young Chris – Hot Box Freestyle w/ DJ Enuff

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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.

VIDEO: Young Chris – Come Up Show Freestyle w/ Cosmic Kev

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Former Roc-A-Fella artist and Philly native Young Chris links up with Cosmic Kev for “The Come Up Show.”  Watch as Chris goes to work and drops an eight minute freestyle for the listeners tuning in.  It’s clear the lyrical young gun hasn’t lost a step when it comes to his bars as he sets out to showcase his skills over two separate instrumentals.

AUDIO: Young Chris – I’m Alive

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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.

AUDIO: Young Chris – Choppas (Prod. By Conway Beatz)

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Young Chris is back with a new aggressive track off his upcoming Alive project with “Choppas”.  The former Roc-A-Fella Records artist drops a new joint catered to the streets and makes it clear that it’s no love for cops, points out he’s packin’ them choppas and apparently is not afraid to put them to good use.  Produced by Conway Beatz, take a listen to the Philly rapper’s latest effort via the audio stream below.