After nearly three decades in the game, Ras Kass remains one of the most lyrically proficient emcees in all of hip-hop. Rather than have a guest, the Carson rhymeslinger goes for self on “Featuring Myself.”
Psych Major — under the alias of Psych 101 — teams up with Ras Kass for “Dystopia” as Psych continues his weekly rampage of music.
“It’s been a few years since I recorded a verse so I used a hand-held mic like I was doing a live show to get that energy up,” said Psych. “I know you can hear obvious audio differences in our verses but I like the grit.”
The supergroup of Ras Kass, Kurupt, Canibus and Killah Priest drop another video off of their recently released The Last Ride. The Ras Kass and Kurupt are on the front lines for the quartet and are joined by Hus Kingpin in this 360 video.
HRSMN (CANIBUS, RAS KASS, KURUPT & KILLAH PRIEST) FEAT. CHINO XL, PLANET ASIA & BLAKKAMORE – CHAMPION [VIDEO]
A massive lyrical exhibition that finds the HRSMN teaming up with Chino XL, Planet Asia and Blakkamore titled “Champion.” The animated video finds Ras Kass, Kurupt, Canibus and Killah Priest battling the evils in a Mortal Kombat style battle
Many moons ago, Ras Kass, Killah Priest, Canibus and Killah Priest formed the supergroup known as The HRSMN. They dropped a few songs but we never got a full-length album. That will all change on June 18 when the quartet releases The Last Ride. To set things off, they release a doubleheader of an animated video with “Believer/False Profits.”
Brady Watt brings Ras Kass and Maverick Sabre together for the inspirational “Push On Thru” and drops a video that was shot during the coronavirus pandemic.
“Ironically, Ras Kass and I are neighbors in LA, but during quarantine I’ve been locked down in New York City since early May. Luckily, I have a studio here and have been able to make music every day, I wanted to make a positive song for the world right now and saw an awesome opportunity to do that with Ras and Maverick” Brady quipped. “I’ve worked with Ras Kass before when we did our Bass & Bars and I’ve been a fan of Maverick’s for years. The video for “Push On Thru” was shot during the quarantine in Ireland, New York and LA (all using social distancing practices of course).”
Jamo Gang’s Walking With Lions drops on May 8th and the trio of Ras Kass, El Gant and J57 connect with Slug of Atmosphere for the DJ Premier-produced “The 1st Time.”
Locksmith, Xzibit and Ras Kass connect for “With God” and immediately make you wonder if this trio should go ahead and give us an album if they aren’t already. Three of the finest lyricists in California pounce all over the Decap and Chris Keys production as Mr. X to the Z reminds us of his lyrical prowess, Ras Kass continues to be one of the most underrated emcees of all time and Locksmith showcases his ability.
The Jamo Gang are back for another run at it. Ras Kass, El Gant and J57 are preparing to drop their new album Walking With Lions on April 10 and will feature the likes of Slug, DJ Premier, Sick Jacken, Slaine, Tiffany Topol and Sid Wilson of Slipknot. But here’s the first single “Belushi & Aykroyd.”
As Ras Kass prepares to finally drop Soul On Ice 2, the Carson emcee pays homage to the living legend LL Cool J alongside Snoop Dogg with a song of the same name.