Our Friend Stik Figa from Top City just finished his first music video. “The Truth” is one of my favorite songs off of Stik Figa’s latest EP and the video is dope, I was really impressed with the quality. Keep an eye out for our man Love Jones too, he plays the interrogator.
Couple of pics from the show of the century – Black Friday. Hope ya enjoyed it if you came out. T’was the first of many Sneakhype events… so don’t get too down on yourself for missing out on what would have been the best night of your life. Headlining the show was Topeka/Chicago’s own LoveJones and Stik Figa… murderin the joint. Check out LoveJones’ myspace here. And StikFiga’s is right here.
Our boy Chamillionaire just came out with the 5th installment of the Mixtape Messiah series. This new mixtape is dope as always. He rips up some of the most popular beats out there today. I gotta love Koopas material, this is a good mixtape, it might even give the Dedication 3 a run for its money. Listen to this now.
Here is look at some pictures from The Hundreds Holiday 2008 line. The photography is pretty cool and you get a good look at some of The Hundreds newest gear. The Hundreds also shot the video at the top featuring some of their friends and artist. Notice that everyone in the video is wearing The Hundreds gear. Check out their site here.
DJ Drama & Lil Wayne are at again with the release of Dedication 3. If you haven’t heard the first two Dedication albums they are must buys, each has dozens of hits on em. Here a link for the album, hear it now.(Listen to track 3 haha)
Today’s featured Artist is aspiring hip-hop artist Stik Figa. He became interested in hop-hop at a young age and at 13 began putting pen to paper. He was originally born in Kentucky but was raised in Topeka, KS and currently resides there. Being from Top City i have heard a lot of music made by people who claim they can rap and most of the time they are a disappointment to say the least. Stik Figa really stands out from the crowd when it comes to the music scene. He’s not about all the flash or drug dealing and acting hard. He has a cool, calm swagger, and a laid back style. He is a very talented, and knowledgeable lyricist who has some refreshing songs filled with relevant content. I got to give some props to the producer as well, every beat is a banger. He just finished his Twentyfourseven EP project, which was produced Leonard Dstroy; I listened to the whole thing and every song had my head bobbin’. It sounds like he’s got the skills to put Kansas on the map. You can download the whole Twentyfourseven EP at Stik Figa’s Myspace Page here. Check out his songs and upcoming shows.
A shirt for the audio connoisseurs out there. The 808… the machine that started the whole rap game. Respect. Pay homage. Buy it.
The featured artist today is Love Jones. Real name Mike Jones he is a up and coming rapper and is one of Sneakhype‘s favorites. He originally began writing poetry but influences from Wu-tang, Dungeon Family, and the Hot Boys led him to the art of writing raps. He is originally from Kansas where he fell in love with hip-hop but unfortunately the rap scene in Kansas was not sufficient so he relocated to the Chi-town to grow as an artist. Staying true to his roots while combining what he has learned from the Chicago Hip-Hop culture helped him perfect his flow. He is Constantly doing shows and recording for his is upcoming album titled “Sunday Drive” which is made up of the perfect combination of lyrics and beats. Produced by Phys Ed, the album should be out in early September. While you wait on the release you can get a taste of his music through his Myspace Page or check out some his weekly video installment called Mike Murder presents on Youtube here. You’ll see exactly why Sneakhype is talking about this guy. Remember the ladies love Jones and so you should you.