SAGA & THELONIOUS MARTIN – WHERE WE LIVE (BROOKLYN) [VIDEO]

With their well received collaborative LP ‘Molotov‘ now available, the East Coast/Midwest tag-team of Saga and Thelonious Martin head to the rapper’s stomping grounds of Brooklyn for album’s debut video, “Where We Live (Brooklyn).”

Directed by Surf School’s Infamous Oz, the visuals put the heart of the BK on full display as the rapper-producer video hit up some of their favorite spots. That includes getting a lil’ grimy with the local cats at the legendary Gleason’s Gym and, of course, diggin’ in the crates at Black Gold Records.

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SAGA – TELL ME (PRODUCED BY MARCO POLO)

Saga and Marco Polo get together to release the banger “Tell Me.”

It’s rare that an artist can show development in a year, never mind four months, but that’s exactly what Brooklyn’s Saga has done with “Tell Me.” Like most of his break-out From Out Of The Shadows, which dropped this past April to critical acclaim, the track is produced by heavyweight beatsmith, Marco Polo.

The two Brooklyn dwellers prove yet again that they’re long-lost rap brethren, on a track that’s as much of a celebration as it is a reminder to stop sleeping on Saga. For his part, it’s clear his pen just keeps getting sharper, even after killing it over Alchemist instrumentals on Saga Ghanoush. Saga’s growing skill set is particularly evident on the hook, which boasts the BK spitter playing off the looping “Tell me…” vocal.

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SAGA X ALCHEMIST – SAGA GHANOUSH (ALBUM STREAM)

Saga wastes no time snatching up seven instrumentals from Alchemist’s Israeli Salad project and blesses them for his Saga Ghanoush EP. Stream it, enjoy it, buy it.

Comprised of seven hand picked instrumentals taken from ‘Israeli Salad,’ Saga showcases his silver tongued lyricism over ALC’s use of middle-eastern sampled source material. By keeping Israeli themed delicacies as the focal point of the artwork, originally designed by the Haifa-based graf artist, Unga, of the Broken Fingaz crew, Saga swaps the avocado for an eggplant, to represent the key ingredient found in Baba Ghanoush…or in this case, ‘Saga Ghanoush.’

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SAGA – MAKE A CHOICE

Saga serves up the final video off his and Marco Polo’s From Out Of The Shadows LP directed by Fred Focus.

The decisions that we make that often benefit the larger whole, end up enabling corporate greed and government agenda, all while making ourselves the victim. – Saga