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R.I.P Chris “Mac Daddy” kelly, 1/2 Of Kris Kross!

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Today it was reported that Chris “Mad Daddy Kelly” 1/2 of the 90’s rap group Kris Kross was found dead at his Georgia home at the age of 34. When Kelly was found unconscious at his home he was rushed to the Atlanta Medical Center where he was pounced dead. Kelly was best known for the Kris kross mega smash “jump” Which was released in 1991 on Jermaine Dupri’s So So def music label. Dupri was also the man who discovered the young duo in an Atlanta mall and helped make them into young superstars.  The cause of death is currently unknown but an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning.

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R.I.P to a young hip hop lengend, We are still jumping for you Chris!!!

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

“Moment of Trufe”

 

Detroit Rapper Trufe has held true to his word and has not disappointed. At the beginning of March this year Trufe announced his 31 verses in 31 days plan where he releases a new verse everyday in March.  Check out Trufe and his 31-in-31 days movement on http://momentoftrufe.bandcamp.com/track/day-13-r1s3-n-sh1n3 and stay plugged in to Real Detroit Hip Hop.