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“For Namesake” New Ablum from @ItsNameTag

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For Namesake is the latest project released from acclaimed Detroit artist NameTag & his producer Nameless. This release form he Motor City duo is nothing short of Extraordinary and refreshing, breathing new life back into the rap game while paying homage to the groundwork that many legends in the game laid. The combination of cleaver wordplay & heavy punchline fueled rhymes from NameTag, and eclectic hard hitting beats from producer Nameless, this entire project elevates itself from rap album to an addictive head nodding and true to form Hip Hop  experience.

In the area of features NameTag was not shy about calling in some true next level talent with appearances from a couple Detroit legends, Miz Korona who is feature on ” Reaction”, Guilty Simpson on “Raw, Dirty, Filth”. and his blood cousin Black Milk on “OxyMoron.” With serious features such as this Nametag does more than hold his own he skillfully matches bar for bar & makes his presence felt. He also enlisted the lyrical prowess of his younger cousin and fellow up and coming Detroit artist M.A.H.D on the songs “Notchos” & one of the first singles from the album titled “HookLess”, where these two effortless assault the beat with viscous lyrical punches essentially letting other artist in the game know that they are hear to make a statement. He lastly called on young Detroit Vocalist Chell to help lay the smooth melodies over the “Teacher”  where Nametag gives a deep introspective tale of loosing his mother to breast cancer and his trained relationship with his father who battles drug addiction, ultimately resulting in a deep heartfelt song that is sure to touch the souls of those who listen.

Overall this project is highly refreshing, innovative, and is a much needed fresh change of pace to true fans of Great Hip Hop Music that is sure to easily  become and instant favorite with many listeners as it has to me. You can find any and all artist information about Nametag on his website http://www.itsnametag.com  and check out one  of his latest video resales below, “HookLess” Ft. M.A.H.D

“HookLess” Ft. M.A.H.D

“Bitch Don’t Kill my Vibe Remix” – Kendrick Lemar Ft. Jay-Z

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This is the new official remix of Kendrick Lamar’s hit smash “Bitch don’t kill my vibe” featuring Jay-Z. My personal opinion……WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!!!! This is a true must hear!

New @313Phresh Release: “The Album with No Name EP”

“The Album with No Name EP” is the latest release from Detroit artist 313Phresh and this is definitely one of his best and most complete releases to date. This EP show’s 313 Phresh’s evolution as an artist and producer with heavy and hard hitting lyrics and song topics, along with melodious samples and 808 bass heavy lyrics. The album is riddled with songs that display the essence of pure Barz and any true hip hop or music fan can catch the rhythmic vibes and appreciate the clever wordplay.  The album features a variety of songs that will appeal to any listener and is sure to catch the ear please the senses. With this album Phresh wanted his growth as an artist to be displayed so there are not to many features on this Album outside of two collaborative efforts “Black America” and “The Hit” featuring yours truly(TrueSpeech). “Black America”  is a song where Phresh and I give real and in depth look at how it truly is growing up as young black men in America and the struggles of trying to find a better life and  progress.”The hit” is a melodic and bass heavy anthem where Phresh and I trade vicious BARZ and make a  call out to MC’s to step their verbal game up. Overall “The Album with No Name EP”  is a must have for all music lovers and Hip Hop fans and it one album that no one can do without.  The link to download the Album is below and be sure to checkout www.familygrind.com for all the latest news, updates, performance schedules, music info regarding 313Phresh, TrueSpeech, and the entire FGE team.

“The Album with No Name EP”: http://shop.familygrind.com/album/the-album-with-no-name-ep