Tag: rap

Watch the Amazing Video for Greenspan’s ‘Indie’

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Though Greenspan’s album “Never Gon Die” came out back in 2016, a video for the song “Indie” dropped this week on hip-hop news site OkayPlayer.

Rap Group Peso Da Mafia Debuts Video for ‘Winning,’ Talks Hit ‘Money Man’

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Peso Da Mafia members Purp (left), Shordie Shordie (center) and Lor Dee appear on Genius.com. Image via YouTube.

Baltimore rappers have been getting some well-deserved national ink of late. Chief among them is the group Peso Da Mafia, whose hit from last spring, “Money Man,” and its prompt to do the Money Dance, blew up, pulling in 3.4 million views on YouTube, 586,000 SoundCloud plays, a co-sign from Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, and the honor of being named Song of the Year by the Baltimore Beat.

Clemson Football Shows Some Love to Baltimore County Rap Group Creek Boyz on Twitter

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Image courtesy of the Creek Boyz’ Facebook page.

To highlight the moment when Houston Texan’s quarterback and recent Clemson signal caller DeShaun Watson reunited on the sidelines with head coach Dabo Swinney, the Tigers football team opted to use the hook from “With My Team,” the incredibly catchy single by Baltimore County rap group the Creek Boyz, as the soundtrack.

O’Malley’s Impromptu Rap Is as Awkward as You’d Expect

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On Tuesday, two Texas college students with a comedy show convinced Martin O’Malley to perform a rap about guns live on camera. That means Ben Carson is no longer the only 2016 presidential candidate from Baltimore with a rap-inspired campaign song.

Yes, Ben Carson Did Just Release a Rap Campaign Ad

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Ben Carson is “hip”! He’s “down” with the “youth” and their “rap music”! That, at least, appears to be the underlying message of the Hopkins neuroscientist’s new rap-inspired campaign ad. 

Columbia Gateway Drive Has a Rap Anthem

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Hip-hop is about showing love to your people. That includes the office workers of Columbia Gateway Drive.

Baltimore’s Rapdragons Get Hi-Fi with New Mixtape

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Rapdragons: Greglan Ward and Nick Often

Rapdragons (composed of Greglan Ward and Nick Often) busted onto the Baltimore music scene in 2009 with enthusiastic party raps over lo-fi — and totally uncleared — samples. (Their first local hit, “Moon Rocks,” samples an mp3 of the Reading Rainbow theme.) And they hit the ground running. Embracing hip hop’s scrappy resourcefulness, grabbing beats from anywhere and everywhere and using “chilling” as a bottomless well of inspiration, Rapdragons have already created a sizable body of work. After their 2009 debut, Ten Stories High, they followed up with a Baltimore-heavy remix album, 2010’s Ten Stories Hijacked and a mixtape, Featuring Baltimore, full of samples from local groups. In 2011, they dropped the EP Natural Born Chillers.

Spin.com Streams Height With Friends’ New Album!

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We’ve covered local rap outfit Height With Friends a couple times here on Baltimore Fishbowl. I’d love to believe that’s what finally got the group the attention of Spin, but it’s probably the years of touring and recording.

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