Posted by: thundaworld | December 29, 2015

Shareef Hakim’s Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

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Now we’re at the ladder of the year with only 2 more days left. Here’s my longtime affiliate Shareef Hakim of Black Fist Radio Promo with his Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums of the year. #HappyHollatChaBoy!

Peace Emmo

Here is my top 10 in no particular order…

1. Apollo Brown—Grandeur
2. Finale—Odds & Ends
3. Skyzoo—Music For My Friends
4. Large Professor—Re:Living
5. Oddisee—The Good Fight
6. Rapper Big Pooh—Words Paint Pictures
7. PRhyme—PRhyme
8. ChillxWill—Almighty
9. L’Orange & Kool Keith—Time? Astonishing!!
10. Joey Bada$$—B4.DA.$$

 

Posted by: thundaworld | November 20, 2015

V. Nova feat. M.O.P. – If I Ever Knew (Video)

New video by VillaNova along with our favorite Brooklynites The Mash Out Posse called “If I Ever Knew.”

Posted by: thundaworld | November 7, 2015

Dante Ross’ 50th Birthday Party at Mobile Mondays

dante and actionWords by Emmo & Photo by TheHundreds.

A few Mondays ago, on October 19th, Ace Lover and I decided to attend the legendary A&R Dante Ross’ 50th bday party at Bowery Electric via Mobile Mondays.

As soon as we arrived at the lower Manhattan venue, there were a bunch of people chillin’ outside including my home gyrrl I haven’t seen in over 10+ years, DJ Elle (& her boyfriend), who’s now doing it up big-time down in Miami.

We then entered the building at around 1 something in the morning close to 2am and none other than the Chocolate Boy Wonder, Pete Rock (who along with CL Smooth, got signed by Dante back in the days) was spinning some rare 45’s (vinyl phonograph records) on the 1’s & 2’s (Technics 1200 turntables). Oh yeah, just before that I gave the homie Termanology (a ThundaGround Alumni) dap as we stepped downstairs. MM’s founder Operator Emz, along with the birthday homie Dante hosted on the mic until all members of a group he signed to Elektra Records back in 1989 named Brand Nubian hit the stage to perform classics like “Slow Down”, “One For All” “360” & “Punk Jump Up.” “Step To The Rare” was such a powerful opener for the night, which also reminds us that not only did Ross sign these Gods of hip hop back in that Golden Era, his production team called the SD50’s (Stimulated Dummies, along with his partner John Gamble) actually produced that very opening cut/banger by Grand Puba Maxwell, Sadat X, Lord Jamar, plus Alamo was good to go. As Just Blaze kept it so funky holding down them turntable decks, their set was smooth like Calgone, cuz they took us away!!!

Afterwards, the Conglomerate Busta Rhymes got on the microphone to wish Dante a happy birthday and give us a run down on why Ross is so important to not only Busta’s family & career, but hip-hop & music as a whole. Others DJ’s who got busy for the night included: Dan The Automator, Natasha Diggs, Edan & J-Zone! HBD DANTE!

Posted by: thundaworld | November 1, 2015

2 Years Ago

US VS WU dj emmo verse single2 YEARS AGO I DEBUTED MY SKILLS ON THE MIC TO REPRESENT ON THIS #USvsWU PROJECT (dedicated to WU-TANG) RELEASED ON HALLOWEEN 2013 ON “CRIMINOLOGY” & “ANGRY GODS”.

I ALSO DECIDED TO SHOOT OUR VIDEO FOR “ANGRY GODS” ON A RAINY HALLOWEEN NIGHT IN OUR HOMETOWN OF NYSHITTY! JUST THOUGHT I’D REMIND Y’ALL SO ENJOY THE SOUNDS AND VISUALS AND SALUTE ALL ARTISTS INVOLVED.

DJ EMMO OGUN – CRIMINOLOGY (FREESTYLE)

#USvsWU (THUNDAGROUND ARMY MEETS THE WU-TANG CLAN) – DOWNLOAD ENTIRE PROJECT HERE!!!!!!!

 

Posted by: thundaworld | October 14, 2015

DJ Emmo aka Emmo Ogun – ThundaGround Chant (Audio)

This cut was recorded in 2011 very late in the night/morning. Produced by The Labrynth (Emmo & Gran Fortune) for Cajo Communications/Bleeding Edge Media.

Background vocals by Gran Fortune & Big Perm at A Hole In The Wall Studios! Queens, NYC!

Posted by: thundaworld | October 14, 2015

MacMotion – Legalize Truth (Video)

“Make my loud legal, so I can blaze with my people”

The Flushing Queens OG Mac Motion releases the brand new visual “Legalize Truth” off his latest project “New Bud City” out right now. Produced by The Magnificent Hands On Music for The Crown. Video Directed by Donald “Megadon” Robinson Cole.

TG 11th Anniv a3c flyer-3 DAYS LEFT

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Shabaam Sahdeeq drops the lead single “Get It” off his brand new Modern Artillery EP dropping October 13th. Stay tuned for his ItsAlive show during this year’s A3Cfest on Oct. 9th as well as our THUNDAGROUND 11TH ANNIV/TG EROTIC-ART v.4 on Oct. 10th! I’ve also included the flyer below.

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Posted by: thundaworld | September 22, 2015

B-EZ – Do Me (Video)

“You’ll be stuck in the air as if I took away the gravity” B-EZ

Staten Island’s B-EZ hits us with the visual to his latest single “Do Me” and I’ve personally witnessed his animated stage performance. Can you say, energy?

I was chatting with this thick ass chic on fbook who says she knows R.M.R. of Strickly Roots and at first was like “never heard of him”, but then when she mentioned his partner Broadway, I was like “oh yeah I def know RMR the diesel guy” lol. This made me wanna peep, reminisce and post these 3 true school hip-hop “grimey era” or more famously coined “boom bap” visuals from back in “the 90’s” days for a #TGThrowBackThursday edition. Also included below is Broadway’s debut solo cut with The Blastmaster KRS, released on Nervous Records, back when Kris ran shit over there along with Funk Flex. Salute those good ol’ days when #JustoFaison (Rest In Power) was alive and interns such as Wes Jackson got his start up (founder of #BKHipHopFest). I also threw up “Duck The Boys in Blue” well, for obvious reasons.

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