Nova Scotia’s ChanHayes recruits Ras Kass and Pharoahe Monch, along with Ghettosocks for “Ghost In The Shell.” From ChanHayes debut album Here available now.
Tim Westwood digs into his vault of never-heard-before freestyles and pulls out this 2003 gem from Pharoahe Month.
J. Period gathers Black Thought, Posdnuos, Pharoahe Monch and the voice of Joss Stone for the politically charged “Rise Up!”
“These are turbulent times in America, with protests and marches spilling out into the streets in record numbers, and activism on the rise,” J. Period told Rolling Stone, who premiered the single. “‘Rise Up’ was born out of that same energy,” continuing that the song “aims to remind us of the higher ideals we’re fighting for when we call for justice: unity, equality, diversity, empathy.”
O.C. & Pharoahe Monch drop their music video for the song “Night Rider” which is directed by Giff & Harold Urena. The song was taken from the DITC Studios Deluxe Edition album and the song was produced by Motif Alumni.
LIVING COLOUR FEAT. CHUCK D, BLACK THOUGHT, PRODIGAL SUNN, PHAROAHE MONCH & KYLE MANSA – WHO SHOT YA (ANDRE BETTS REMIX)-
Rock band Living Colour is preparing to release a brand new EP called MIXTAPE on September 9th that will feature a variety of remixes to classic songs. One of those remixes happens to be to The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Who Shot Ya?” and will feature Black Thought, Chuck D, Pharoahe Monch, Prodigal Sunn & Kyle Mansa. But unlike the original, the focus of the remix will surround the many, many victims of gun violence. Check it out now.
The zombie apocalypse is approaching and who better to defend us from the brain eating dead people than A-F-R-O, Marco Polo and Pharoahe Monch?
Tim Westwood has been doing his thing lately with yanking some vintage freestyles out of his personal digital vault. This one in particular should resonate with any hip hop head who adored the Rawkus era as the 2001 versions of Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch and Last Emperor (who had just signed with Aftermath) bless the mic with a freestyle over Erick Sermon’s “Music” instrumental.
South African producers Mizi Mtshali and Inyambo “Nyambz” and Zambian emcee Zubz have been hard at work putting together a Nina Simone tribute project titled Last Letter to Nina: A Tribute To The High Priestess of Soul. Here’s a single that features Pharoah Monch and Skyzoo joining Zubz with a sample of Nina’s “Funkier Than A Mosquito’s Tweeter” titled “Doctor Goodlungs.”
dEnAuN is back with a little help from his super friends Royce Da 5’9 and Pharoahe Monch. “Cooking” is produced by dEnAuN himself as his alter personality : Mr. Porter and is directed by Stack Moses with animation by Romio No E. Special guest appearances by Marv Won, Young Roc, Tiara and even a cameo by Eminem.
Talented emcee and produced Denaun Porter of D12 fame drops this EP full of goodness for your listening pleasure. Featuring the likes of Rapsody, Royce Da 5’9″, Scram Jones and Pharoahe Monch, it’s certainly worth your time. And it’s free. Who can beat that?