Best Hip Hop Albums of 2016 (Cril’s Picks)

Best Hip Hop Albums of 2016 (Cril’s Picks)

  1. Masta Ace – The Falling Season Okay, so this album dropped sometime in July of this year, and I must say I didn’t anticipate it would be this good! Rarely do you find albums today the go along with a concept and you feel like you are right there experiencing the whole story from start to finish. Maybe it’s the narrative skits which Masta Ace eloquently places throughout parts of this album, or…

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Out Da Box Radio Re-Launches 24/7 “Internet Radio Station” (Listen Now)

Out Da Box Radio Re-Launches 24/7 “Internet Radio Station” (Listen Now)

  Update: We are no longer on “Live365: Out Da Box Radio is now available for your listening pleasure 24/7 via a Brand New “Streaming Platform” launching from our own page right here at Out Da Box Media. Check out our quality music playlists featuring the latest in Independent Hip Hop and Soul. Also moving forward we’ll continue to feature some of our best Out Da Box Radio interviews during different times of the day….

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J-Live – Eleven Nine (Audio)

J-Live – Eleven Nine (Audio)

One of the dopest rappers who has been bringing it lyricially for so many years. J-Live is one of those emcees I just know will always deliver consciously when it comes to hip hop. He represents integrity and consistency as an artist and Food For Thought is always on deck. There is certainly no shortage with this track. Entitled “Eleven Nine” it is the latest track from his forthcoming project entitled “At The Date Of…

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December 99th (Yasiin Bey x Ferrari Sheppard) Announce LP Release on Dec. 9th

December 99th (Yasiin Bey x Ferrari Sheppard) Announce LP Release on Dec. 9th

Yes! The artist formerly known as Mos Def, now “Yasiin Bey” will collaborate on his potentially final album with journalist/producer Ferrrari Sheppard. The Self titled LP (Dec 99th) is due to be release and exclusively streaming on TIDAL on Decemebr 9th. Check out the album art above and tracklist below for the 9 song LP below. December 99th Track List: 1. “N.A.W.” 2. “Blade In The Pocket”: 3. “SPESH” 4. “Local Time” 5. “Tall Sleeves”…

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J. Cole – False Prophets / One Day Everybody Gotta Die (Video)

J. Cole – False Prophets / One Day Everybody Gotta Die (Video)

Here’s the latest 2 songs/visuals off of J. Cole’s recently announced and Highly Anticipated upcoming LP entitled “4 Your Eyez Only” due out on December 9th. Lyrics on Deck over Freddie Joachim’s jazzy hip hop instrumental, initially heard on Joey Bada$$ “Waves”. The other song has a jazzy soulful vibe too, with potent lyrics.

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Masta Ace – Mathematics (Video)

Masta Ace – Mathematics (Video)

Masta Ace’s latest album “Falling Season” is likely the strongest contendor for my #1 Hip Hop Album of the year, and this track is one of the many standouts on the album, this may even be my favorite track, as I selected it for air play on Out Da Box Radio as soon as the LP came out. Props to Masta Ace who will be turning 50 yrs on December 4th. He serves as a…

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Akrobatik – The Ones (Produced by Just Say Plz)

Akrobatik – The Ones (Produced by Just Say Plz)

Akrobatik gives it up to “The Ones” who gave their life trying to make a better living. Whether martyr or just caught up in the bubble of prejudice and oppression, this song produced by Just Say Plz, gives recognition to those who put their best effort forward although they didn’t make it. Salute to Akrobatik for always offering thought provoking lyrics that reflect and identify with the struggles and the triumphs of the people. Purchase…

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