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 Access – Ep.14: Freestylin’ in France!

857 Access – Episode 14: Freestylin’ in France. In this episode, The 23rd Stallion delivers an exclusive live performance for the awesome new friends we made on our recent vacation to Southern France! Our “857 Access” vlog series features everything … Continue reading 857 Access – Ep.14: Freestylin’ in France!

If It’s Part Of A Song’s Lyrics… Is It Cool To Say The N-word?

The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 25: N-Word’s Usage In Hip-Hop (Discussion). For the misinformed, we took it upon ourselves to breakdown the necessary conditions for when usage of the N-word would be considered acceptable… for those who aren’t black. 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. *Let us know what you think below about the current topic. When (if ever) is it okay to use the N-word? *Got a topic or question you … Continue reading If It’s Part Of A Song’s Lyrics… Is It Cool To Say The N-word?

Name Some Artists Who Abuse Social Media… A Little Too Much

The 857 Music Podcast – The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 24: Artists Who Abuse Social Media. In this episode we discuss some the obsession some artists have with social media and give some examples of how they abuse it.. for our own enjoyment. 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. *Let us know what you think below about the current topic. Was there a social media abuser we forgot to mention? *Got a … Continue reading Name Some Artists Who Abuse Social Media… A Little Too Much

857 – Media Hype (Official Lyric Video)

Media Hype is track No.4 off The EFS EP.2. This edgy, confrontational track features a haunting piano and vocal distortions to strike a defiant tone against the media’s obsession for drama and fabrication over factual substance. Our “Official Audio/Lyric Series” features our original released tracks played together with their song lyrics. Media Hype music video: https://youtu.be/tLDat-9viXc *Wanna help us pick a track for the next lyric vid? Check out our Soundcloud page (https://soundcloud.com/857_efs) 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 … Continue reading 857 – Media Hype (Official Lyric Video)

Gene Simmons Predicts Hip-hop Will Disappear In Ten Years… Is He Right About That?

The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 23: Hip-hop’s Expiration Date. In direct response to Gene Simmons and Talib Kweli’s Twitter spat over Hip-hop’s grand departure from the music industry, we discuss the validity of Gene’s statements and come with our own predictions surrounding hip-hop’s longevity. 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. *Let us know what you think below about the current topic. How long do you think hip-hop’ll last? *Got a topic or … Continue reading Gene Simmons Predicts Hip-hop Will Disappear In Ten Years… Is He Right About That?

Let’s Talk About Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s – White Privilege II

The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 19: Review On Macklemore And Ryan Lewis’s – White Privilege II. We talk about the motivation behind Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s ambitious single, White Privilege II and discuss whether it strikes a chord and hits its mark. 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. *Got a topic or question you wanna see featured in a future podcast? Leave us a comment or send suggestions to: comments@857music.com *In the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s – White Privilege II

857 Access – Ep.8: Media Hype Music Video Discussion

857 Access – Episode 8: Media Hype Music Video Discussion. In this episode, we discuss concepts, scene locations, and techniques we used to produce the music video for our single, Media Hype from The EFS EP.2. 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 Media Hype (Official Music Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLDat-9viXc&feature=youtu.be&list=PL1B1657BF9EF942E5 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: … Continue reading 857 Access – Ep.8: Media Hype Music Video Discussion

NY Based Hip-Hop… Thing Of The Past Or Due To Return?

The 857 Music Podcast – Episode 13: The Current State Of NY Hip-hop. In this podcast, we discuss the sudden absense of New York based hip-hop in the mainstream music scene. We go over rhyme, reasons, its role in the indie scene and possible hope for the future. 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: … Continue reading NY Based Hip-Hop… Thing Of The Past Or Due To Return?

857 Access – Ep.1: Q & A Interview with Tur-Bo

857 Access – Ep.1: Q & A Interview with Tur-Bo. In this episode, 857 member Tur-Bo 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, and…. anything else we can think of. Is there something you’d like to know about 857? Feel free to send your questions to comments@857music.com Continue reading 857 Access – Ep.1: Q & A Interview with Tur-Bo