Blakroc is a rap rock collaboration album by Ohio-based blues rock band The Black Keys and several hip hop and R&B artists. The project has been overseen by Damon Dash, co-founder and formerly owner of a share in Roc-A-Fella Records. The album was recorded at Studio G by co-producer Joel Hamilton. Album guests include Raekwon, RZA and the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan, Jim Jones and NOE of ByrdGang, Mos Def, singerNicole Wray, Pharoahe Monch, Ludacris, Billy Danze of M.O.P., and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest. (source wikipedia)
What you do to me ( Billy Danze of M.O.P., Jim Jones, & Nicole Wray)
Ain´t nothing like you (Mos Def & Jim Jones)
MC Basstard, born in 1982 in Teheran, is a german horrorcore and mystic rapper. Listen to his track “Drachen Gift”:
BRANDNEW SONG! A song I don’t know more about, but it’s multi-cultural. Seems to be from Fore from Mali. But it’s awesome good african music. The ‘Ce n’est pas bon’ in the background is by Amadou & Mariam. About political and society problems. “C’est pas Bon”, in english: that’s not good:
Dú Maroc, born in 1985 is a german rapper with moroccan roots. His single “One Touch”, featuring Jonesmann is about german childs society problems, which could for example in this song, solved by football. It tells us that everyone can do some great things with his life, if he knows how to deal with his life. Hold on, you’re gonna reach your dreams.
Lowkey is an US-american rapper and political activist of English and Iraqi descent. In 2012 he startet a hiatus to concentrate on his studies. Listen to his song “Long Live Palenstine”. For a palestine solution with peace. No war between the religions.
Edubb, known for US-american hip-hop with their great “Beast Mode”:
Thanks for this suggestion, jdobypr!
PopChop is a great US-american hip-hop, pop and rap group. Listen to the great track “Give it”
Yao Bobby is a west african rap and hip-hop musician, who released his first solo album ‘Histoires d’un continent’ in 2012. Before this he was the former of the first rap crew in Togo, Djanta Kann. His new album is an awesome mix of world, traditional western african instruments accompanied by his great voice. All in all it’s great traditional mixed with some rap. My favourite song is “Memoire d’un continent”:
“For all lovers of African Music, Yao Bobby is a must listen. His spoken words, rap and traditional sounds are still amazing. Try the journey!”
Listen to the awesome good full album ‘Histoires d’un continent’:
Örsten is a French-Finnish musician. He released his first album ‘Cutworks’ by Pschent in 2011. His music could be described as chillout mixed with hip-hop beats. Here’s his great song “Fleur Blanche”:
J-Boog, born in 1985, is an US-american R&B singer. We was born and raised up in Compton, California, and is rapping and singing since the age of eight. Listen to his great song “Let’s Do It Again”: