Mumble Rap: Subcategory or Devolution of Hip-hop?

The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 36: Hip-hop Versus Mumble Rap. In light of Pete Rock’s recent beefs with newer artists like Lil Yachty, we discuss the significance of mumble rappers and what part they play in today’s hip-hop music … Continue reading Mumble Rap: Subcategory or Devolution of Hip-hop?

857 – Wake Up (Official Lyric Video)

Wake Up is track No.4 straight off our America’s Idol EP. This passionate high-energy, anthem aims to wake up the uninformed to the prevalence of negative trends that continues to dominate mainstream hip-hop. Our “Official Audio/Lyric Series” features our original released tracks played together with their song lyrics. *Wanna help us pick a track for the next lyric vid? Check out our Souncloud page and send us your pick to comments@857music.com Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/857hiphop Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/857music *Sign up for our (free) newsletter for updates and instant access to free songs and videos: http://www.857music.com You can … Continue reading 857 – Wake Up (Official Lyric Video)

857 – The Suffering (Official Lyric Video)

The Suffering (feat. Hardcore Johnny) is track No.3 off our America’s Idol EP. The imagery depicted in this hauntingly-dark, hip-hop and rock mash-up reflects the culmination of the struggles and challenges faced during periods of immense suffering. Our “Official Audio/Lyric Series” features our original released tracks played together with their song lyrics. Our last video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63plJYTzboc *Wanna help us pick an 857 track for the next lyric vid? Leave a comment below or email us at comments@857music.com Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/857hiphop Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/857music *Sign up for our (free) newsletter for updates and instant access to free … Continue reading 857 – The Suffering (Official Lyric Video)

Straight Outta Compton Synopsis: Is It Worth Checkin’ Out?

The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 11: In this episode, we discuss the positives, negatives, highs and lows and our thoughts regarding everything about NWA’s hip-hop biographically film, Straight Out Of Compton! The 857 Music Podcast features in-depth discussions between 857 members (and occasional guests) regarding popular and sometimes controversial music news stories! Selected questions from fans are also read and answered during the show. *You can subscribe to our podcast through the following services below: On Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=70222&refid=stpr On iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-857-music-podcast/id1017287948 On Android: http://subscribeonandroid.com/feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:1347598/sounds.rss By RSS: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:1347598/sounds.rss Our last video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx7o8dAHiTA *Got a topic or question you wanna see … Continue reading Straight Outta Compton Synopsis: Is It Worth Checkin’ Out?

857 Access – Ep.5: Fans React After Listening To The Masters Of Ceremony LP!

857 Access – Episode 5: Fans React To The Masters Of Ceremony LP. In this episode, we let the fans express their thoughts on our latest full length album, Masters Of Ceremony. Our “857 Access” vlog series features everything and anything 857, from Q & A interviews, behind-the-scenes previews, updates, announcements and… anything else we can think of. *Anything you wanna know about 857? Leave us comment below or send questions to: comments@857music.com Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/857hiphop Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/857music You can find our music available at: iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/857/id65443633 Amazon: http://tinyurl.com/nkcras6 CDbaby: http://www.cdbaby.com/artist/857 …and most leading digital … Continue reading 857 Access – Ep.5: Fans React After Listening To The Masters Of Ceremony LP!

857 – Life Is Like… (Official Lyric Video)

Life Is Like… (feat. Ashley Mastrorocco) is track No.5 off our America’s Idol EP. This reflective, piano infused, thought provoking track discusses the way people often choose to live their lives by comparing their lifestyle routines to the formulaic structures of movie scripts, spotlit stages, and reality TV. Our “Official Audio/Lyric Series” features our original released tracks played together with their song lyrics. Our last video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW-r5ngeAr8 *Wanna help us pick an 857 track for the next lyric vid? Leave a comment below or email us at comments@857music.com Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/857hiphop Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/857music *Sign up … Continue reading 857 – Life Is Like… (Official Lyric Video)

50 Cent Declares Bankruptcy… Get Rich Or Lie Tryin’?

The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 8: 50 Cent Declares Bankruptcy And Wiz Khalifa Exercises His Right To Ride Segways In Airports. In this podcast we discuss the motivation behind 50 Cent declaring bankruptcy and determine whether or not it’s BS. We also talk about Wiz Khalifa’s arrest at the airport and discuss whether he’s to blame for the altercation. The 857 Music Podcast features in-depth discussions between 857 members (and occasional guests) regarding popular and sometimes controversial music news stories! Selected questions from fans are also read and answered during the show. *You can subscribe to our podcast through … Continue reading 50 Cent Declares Bankruptcy… Get Rich Or Lie Tryin’?

857 Access – Ep.3: Q & A Interview with The 23rd Stallion

857 Access – Episode 3: Q & A with The 23rd Stallion. In this episode, 857 member The 23rd Stallion discusses his musical influences, views about hip-hop and his bandmates, etc.Our “857 Access” vlog series features everything and anything 857, from Q&A interviews, behind-the-scenes previews, updates, announcements and… anything else we can think of. *Anything you wanna know about 857? Leave us comment below or send questions to: comments@857music.com Continue reading 857 Access – Ep.3: Q & A Interview with The 23rd Stallion

Puff Daddy And Rick Ross Get Arrested A Few Days Apart From Each Other… Conspiracy?

The 857 Music Podcast, Episode 5: Sean Combs (aka, Puff Daddy; P.Diddy) swings a kettlebell in defense of his son and life imitates art for Rick Ross (aka, Ricky Rozay) after his alleged pistol whipping and kidnapping charges. In this episode, we discuss the recent charges filed against Sean Combs and Rick Ross before making predictions on the legal drama that may develop as a result. The 857 Music Podcast features in-depth discussions between 857 members (and occasional guests) regarding popular and sometimes controversial music news stories! *You can subscribe to our podcast through the following services below: On Stitcher: … Continue reading Puff Daddy And Rick Ross Get Arrested A Few Days Apart From Each Other… Conspiracy?

857 Access – Ep.2: Q & A Interview with Y.K.C.

857 Access, Episode 2: Q & A with Y.K.C. In this episode, 857 member YKC discusses his musical influences, views about hip-hop and his bandmates, etc. Our “857 Access” vlog series features everything and anything 857, from Q&A interviews, behind-the-scenes previews, updates, announcements and… anything else we can think of. *Anything you wanna know about 857? Leave us comment below or send questions to: comments@857music.com Continue reading 857 Access – Ep.2: Q & A Interview with Y.K.C.