Phora | The Beauty Inside (prod Eskupe/Anthro) [2015 Video]

Phora fights the current of contemporary approaches to beauty/attraction, taking a stance that is definitely beyond his years. The beat provided by YoursTruly producers Eskupe and Anthro gently drags the listener into Phora’s story, where a young woman escapes an abusive relationship in which she held herself captive due to a poor view of her own identity. The hook perfectly …

Locksmith | The Love feat. Jarell Perry

The starting point, vocabulary. The hook, delivery. The thrust, content. Locksmith is one of hip hop’s most skilled wordsmiths. Period. The Berkeley graduate employs his intellect in a way that’s not heavy handed and remains accessible, but that still lets you know that he is lethal lyrically. The Love featuring Jarell Perry is perfect. The music. The lyrics. Jarell’s crooning. Perfect. This patchwork …

Blame One | Classic Hits [2012 Video]

Blame One is an underground staple who has been involved in the culture for roughly two decades.  Blame is an artist who continues to stand behind the belief that dope beats and dope rhymes combined with an individual’s unique persona and perspective is the winning formula for good music; he is also an artist who walks that talk.  Here with Classic …