Tonnes of New Freestyles!!

I just dropped shitloads of new videos!! Ive got them all here in one place for you to check out.  I be entering competitions so that why Im doing so much vids in such a short time. Check them out below:

Breathe Freestyle:

I went for some real talk on this one, reflecting on my rap career back in the day when it was popping off and I was getting on radio and all. Schizophrenia hit, and wreaked havoc on my life. In the afermath, I feel like Ive wasted 10 years battling this Mental Illness. Time to get my life back together.

Just Don’t Give a Fuck!

A fellow MC called Geechidan is holding a contest on Steemit, called Jackin for Beats. He announces an artist each week, and your mission is to spit a verse on one of the artists beats of your choosing. I really want to win, so I really went in with this one!!

Worldwide Lignuistics (Experimental)

I heard an MC from Aukland who collaborated with Steve Loc recently switching his accent up, into different areas. It sounded dope, so natually I wanted to experiment with that style too! I used accents from America, London, Dublin and Cork and tried to weave them into the verse. Some words that wouldnt usually rhyme can be used when your doing this. Its experimental, and I would like to know what you think of it so dont hesitate to leave a comment!

Its the Flu

Steemit Open Mic offers a first prize of 300 SBD , which is worth something like £1,000 I think !! I had to enter it, and I really want to win this shit!! So I went into overdrive with the flow, putting inflection and emphasis on the rhyme-schemes in hope of making something so bonkers that it wins! Ive made some money off the actual post on Steemit so far, and Ive got a comment from one of the ones that run it too. Fingers Crossed I will win this shit!!

Thats all for now, stay tuned for more Dope Hip Hop and thanks for reading!

-Willy G

Classics from the Past

You know those songs that just keep coming back to? You just want to hear them over and over. Maybe because of the music, maybe the lyrics, maybe both. They are classics. Well here are some classic Hip Hop tracks from the past that I personally love.

First up is R.A The Rugged Man’s awesome verse, Uncommon Valor. Originally a collaboration with Jedi Mind Tricks, he took the verse on its own and made this video for it. The verse stands alone as one of the best Hip Hop verses of all time. He is speaking from the point of view of his father, during his term served in Vietnam during the War.

 

What makes this verse so good isn’t just the incredible way he put the words together, with such lyrical skill, but it’s the fact that this is all true. He spits nothing but facts from beginning to end. From killing a village Elephant, to Agent Orange wreaking havoc on his siblings. I keep coming back to this verse, and it is definitely a classic.

 

Another tune I keep coming back to over the years is Ice Cube – Hello. He teamed up with Dr.Dre and MC Ren for an N.W.A reunion in this banger. Cube drops a sick verse over some classic Dr.Dre production. MC Ren and Dre hold their own with their verses, but Ice Cube takes the crown with his mental flow, he bodies it!

 

You gotta have a bit of Gangsta Rap in the Playlist now and again!

Thanks for reading.

-Willy G

Fresh Eire – Forgot about Dre Remix

Whatup readers! Steve D has been in the lab workin his hip hop sorcery over some Eminem and Dr.Dre Vocals!! He has released 2 brand new Forgot about Dre Remixes!

Have a listen below, the first one is more chilled, and is my personal favourite.

The second one is more Rock orientated, with a sick guitar coming in over the Eminem Verse!

I loved how he repositioned the vocals in the mix, to give it a fresh sound, different to the original.

Which is your favorite? Be sure to leave a comment and let us know!

Thanks for listening

-Willy G

Who’s Killing It?(Hopsin, King Los, Royce)

I just heard this new tune called Everybodys a Bitch and it knocks!!

It features Hopsin, King Los and Royce da 59.

 

Hopsin really switched up his flow big-time, and I didn’t even realize it was him at first. King Los kills it, Ive only ever heard him on a freestyle on some radio show but it was fire, and now this. He is definitely a talented MC! Royce da 59 absolutely kills it with a long assed verse! Packed with dopeness, he seems to be speaking on the Joe Budden situation which Eminem mentioned on the Chloraseptic Remix.

I dont know exactly whats going on there, but Bizarre from D-12 was on YouTube chatting about Joe Budden recently, so something might happen.

 

Another MC whos killing it right now is Mad Squablz with this bar fight, Ive actually included a playlist of his stuff so you can see how talented this MC is.

 

Thats whats happenin! Thank for reading!

-Willy. G

 

 

 

 

Restless Ambitions – Bloody Sunday

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I used to be a wee introverted teenager, years ago. I was making music in my bedroom with a PS2 Eyetoy Webcam that also captured audio. I think the first songs I ever wrote were called ‘Muzack’ and ‘Ya Fool’. Gangsta shit. The latter was a Ja Rule diss, since I wanted to jump into the beef and support 50 Cent, haha.

I would scribble rhymes for days, write a verse then rewrite the verse, over and over till every word was fire. I made a song called ‘Dope’, with a beat I found on Soundclick. The hook went like ‘Don’t forget to bring your dope’ over and over. I wanted to brainwash my friend Allyn into remembering to bring his lump of hash the next time I was home from my Job in Dublin at an insurance company.

I showed it to the front desk girls, and a few others too. They were really supportive and really enjoyed it. That spurred me on to write my first proper verse. This was a verse about the Bloody Sunday atrocity that happened in Derry back in the day of the Civil Rights movement, where innocent civilian protesters were fired upon by the British Army, and killed.

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I had discovered a fellow Irish MC called Mugsy on Soundclick. His song ‘Put Your Fingers Up’ was absolutely bouncing, a very chilled out stoner anthem in my eyes. I linked up with Mugsy soon after that, and we began to work on an album. We recruited two other MCs from Letterkenny called D.C and B-Koz, and formed the group Restless Ambitions. We decided to call our album Smoke Signals, a tribute to the amount of weed we were smoking at the time, haha.

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I had the rhymes for the verse, from writing verses over and over. Someone on Facebook from Spain or France I was talking to , oddly suggested I write about the Bloody Sunday atrocity. So I began re writing the rhymes to tell the story. Around then, Mugsy found a beat by a Producer from down south called Celtic Indent. The moment I heard the beat, I knew we had to make the song there and then. It just worked so well.

I had my verse, I had spent like a month on the rhyme schemes and fitting everything together in total, and we decided Mugsy would write a verse and continue the story, which turned into two verses commemorating those who were killed that day. Mugsy wrote the hook and got his sister Katie-Mac to sing it. Absolutely incredible vocals, and it worked so well with the beat.

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We hit Wez Devines underground-looking studio in the middle of the country. He had a shed built with soundproofing, even the floor was suspended on some sort of suspensions to lessen the vibrations going through the ground. It looked just like a regular shed from the outside. But within, we were in the booth spitting, while Wez worked his magic and mixed the vocals coming through to the board.

There was another guy there who did some backup vocals on parts of the chorus, but I cant mind his name. He sounded good tho! Before long, the track was complete. We shot a video with heads from a Letterkenny film company in Dunree fort. We dropped the song, the video and the album. It was very well recieved. Im still hearing from MCs who were influenced to rap because of it.

After a while, a fan uploaded the song to his channel on You Tube, and it began to gather views at an incredible rate. I think one of us were looking up Irish Rap on You Tube one day when we came across our song! With 100,000 views! Its been growing ever since, and its just incredible knowing that the song is reaching that many people, and inspiring MCs while telling the tragic story of Bloody Sunday, educating those fans.

So the first verse I wrote turned out to be really popular thanks to Mugsy, Katie Mac, Wez Devine, Celtic Indent, and that random guy that came to the studio with us! Haha. You probably want to hear the song by now, well here’s the Video we shot!

 

That is the Remix, with a few things changed in the song for Radio. Below is the Original Mix, with all the views. Big-up Jake McCreadie for uploading it to his Channel and getting us all them views ! I’m super grateful.

 

 

Rap’s Paying Off!

On Steemit, people can upvote the videos and articles you post which causes you to earn money based on their steem power. You earn SBD or Steem Dollars. Like Bitcoin, this crypto currency is quickly rising in value. Ive been earning SBD from upvotes on my Hip Hop videos, along with winning prize money from various competitions Ive entered.

I just checked there and as of today Im worth over $80 ! I admit its not millions but its good to see Rap finally paying off! All those competition wins and upvotes really pay off over time, and this is the first $80 Ive made in the Rap Game.

In Ireland, theres not much opportunities to earn money off your skills, but Steemit shows that you really can make doe if you just give people a way of paying it to you! Im proud of my earnings and I am sure they will continue to grow the more I rap on there. After a life of barely any recognition for my rhymes, barely any income from Hip Hop, this money really is a good thing and I can now say I have some worth in the game as far as making money goes.

Im super excited for the future of Hip Hop on Steemit, with a thriving Hip Hop community, and plenty of money changing hands its bound to get even better. If your an MC and your not on there already, follow this link to my blog on there and find out how to set up an account, and get making some doe.

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Peace!

Who’s Killing It?

Eminem just bodied this Chloraseptic Remix with this sick ass verse here. The remix features 2 Chains though which Im not too keen on , and Phresher too but I just brought you the Em verse.

 

He proves he can go full mental with the flows still, while still switching it up to loads of different flows and cadences. This remix really impressed me. Hope you enjoy it too!