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Dizzy Wright & Big K.R.I.T.’s Video Captures Why So Many Are Outraged

One of the core subjects for Hip-Hop has long been police violence against unarmed Black Americans. From O.C. to KRS-One, to Kendrick Lamar's silhouette slowly falling to the dirt of the Los Angeles hinterland after a white officer took aim. Now Las Vegas, Nevada MC Dizzy Wright joins the fray... Read more

Dizzy Wright, Demrick & Euroz Combine High Times With Fly Rhymes (Audio)

The Still Movin label has been busy branding itself on a weekly basis. This week's Monday drop is hosted by Demrick (fka Young De). The Serial Killers member and his frequent collaborator Dizzy Wright unleash "Let It Burn." With an appreciation for mental elevation, the song is very much in... Read more

Dizzy Wright’s Ear Is To The Street. He Listens Then Puts His Plan To Action (Video)

Dizzy Wright has transformed from one of the key players of Funk Volume boom to the flagship artist of Still Movin'. The Las Vegas, Nevada native has proven throughout the decade that he has many styles, a variety of flows, and is capable of personal imagery and dazzling style. Visually,... Read more

Dizzy Wright Leaves The Funk Behind With New Teammates & A Volume Of Bars (Video)

At the beginning of 2016, Hopsin announced that the label he founded, Funk Volume, was closing shop. At the time, Las Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright had been with the label for nearly four years and the announcement cast a shadow of uncertainty over his future. In the months following the... Read more

Dizzy Wright’s Las Vegas Strip Isn’t Near The Casinos. Follow Him Home. (Video)

Dizzy Wright has proven to be one of—if not thee biggest Hip-Hop star Las Vegas, Nevada has ever produced. In a city where so many artists go to work and play, it is high time that a voice emerged. However, Wright's raps rarely deal with the lights, sounds, and attractions... Read more

Hopsin Airs His Grievances With Funk Volume On “Ill Mind Of Hopsin 8” (Video)

Over the years, Hopsin has been known to play pranks on fans and the media. In December of 2014, he claimed he was retiring and moving to Australia, only to reveal a couple of weeks later that it was a gag and he had a new album on the way.... Read more

Listen To The Best Hip-Hop of February (& January) 2016 In One Playlist (Audio)

The month of February brought many surprises in Hip-Hop. DJ Premier partnered with ambient songstress Yuna, for some boom bap vibe music. Blu rocked on a 45 King track reminiscent of "Hard Knock Life." Kendrick Lamar and Ice Cube got funky with Funkadelic. The Game waxed poetic with nothing but... Read more

Dizzy Wright Pairs “Wisdom & Good Vibes” With A Live Band Sound (EP Stream)

Dizzy Wright has released his latest EP, Wisdom and Good Vibes. The Las Vegas, Nevada MC is headed on the road with Logic this season, and puts fresh product out there for his base. Dizz's first project since last Spring's Ambrosia For Heads-acclaimed The Growing Process finds him working with... Read more

With Or Without Funk Volume, Dizzy Wright Is Plotting His Future & It Looks Bright (Video)

Over the last several weeks, there has been a lot of chatter about the demise of Funk Volume, the label home to Hopsin, Jarren Benton, Dizzy Wright and more. As the recent rift between, and possible reconciliation of, Lil Wayne and Birdman has shown, people in labels are often like... Read more

Ambrosia For Heads Present…Our Picks For The 15 Best Hip-Hop Albums Of 2015

2015 watched a lot change in the music industry. Streaming culture kept Heads on the edge of their seats, as Hip-Hop superstars "pushed the button" on a whim. Reclusive legends released new product, while patient veterans made massive breakthroughs. No matter large or small, burgeoning or veteran, all artists seemed... Read more

2015’s Best Battle On Wax? Funk Volume & Horseshoe Gang Trade Diss Tracks (Audio)

The year 2015 has seen a re-emergence of "beef" or diss records on wax in the world of Hip-Hop. While Mos Def a/k/a Yasiin Bey had a video leaked of him calling out MCs earlier this year, only for him to retract his challenge, 2015 has seen much hype around... Read more

Funk Volume Wagers $500,000 On Hopsin, Dizzy Wright & Jarren Benton Battling Any Label (Video)

California-based independent label Funk Volume is presently home to a roster of MCs that includes Hopsin, Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, and SwizZz. The label, launched by Hop' and Damien "Dame" Ritter has challenged the charts through a series of releases, also while steadily touring and releasing mixtapes, videos, contests, and... Read more

Dizzy Wright Is Making Real Message Music…But Where’s The Love? (Video)

Dizzy Wright's The Growing Process is quite quietly, one of the most substantial Rap albums of 2015. A Top 50 debut on the charts, the Las Vegas, Nevada MC showed multiple facets of himself on his sophomore Funk Volume full-length. "Higher Learning" showcases Dizzy's strengths as an evocative songwriter, with... Read more

Dizzy Wright Goes Above The Clouds With Demrick & DJ Hoppa (Audio)

Currently on the road for his Growing Process Tour, Dizzy Wright is steadily accumulating a national following, thanks complex artistry such as his new album. The tour is simultaneously promoting Wright's latest album and the work of Demrick and DJ Hoppa, an MC/producer duo with ties to Wright's past work.... Read more

15 Amazing Hip-Hop Albums From 2015, So Far (Video)

2015 is not even at its halfway mark, and already has proven to arguably be even more exciting than last year. Seemingly, we are living in the era of surprise. Drake dropped If You're Reading This It's Too Late on a whim, Kendrick Lamar advanced the release of To Pimp... Read more

Dizzy Wright, Big K.R.I.T., & Tech N9ne Honor Memorial Day With A Deep Message (Audio)

Dizzy Wright, Big K.R.I.T., and Tech N9ne all love a good party record. These three MCs are masters at bringing the vibes of a strip club, a house party, or a festival to a track, with commanding energy. However, part of the reason all three artists are in an elite... Read more

Cypress Hill’s B-Real Grows a New Mixtape with His Greenthumb (Mixtape)

B-Real has stayed active for more than twenty years. The charismatic Cypress Hill MC has carried on tradition solo and as part of groups like Serial Killers, where he was joined by Xzibit and Demrick. He's also become a colorful interviewer in his latter years. On his latest release, he... Read more

Dizzy Wright Trains Your Mind For The Growing Process (Video)

Dizzy Wright has officially begun promotion for his upcoming sophomore album with Funk Volume, The Growing Process, as he just dropped the first single with a video for "Train Your Mind". The video features a more energetic Dizzy rapping in an empty room with his back turned to a mirror,... Read more

Hopsin’s Rap Retirement Revealed To Be A Prank…

UPDATE: Following Hopsin's December 18 Instagram retirement announcement and photograph (as reported below), the Funk Volume MC now calls his declaration "a prank." In a new 78-second video titled "The REAL Reason Hopsin Left The Music Industry," alongside Hopsin's artist Jarren Benton and inspired by the film Dumb and Dumber To,... Read more

GOAT: Which One of These MCs Deserves a Shot at Advancing to Round 2?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Funk Volume Turns Up With Fresh, Thoughtful Dizzy Wright & Hopsin Freestyles (Videos)

Funk Volume continues to dig in their foot-hold in the Hip-Hop game. While Hopsin and Dizzy Wright are polar opposites in many ways, they both uphold this time-tested truth: say somethin' when you touch the microphone. Stopping through Tim Westwood's London booth at the BBC, each MC blazes up with... Read more

Dizzy Wright Looks At Headlines With Questions, He Needs Answers (Video)

After "State Of Mind" diverted its visual focus to the murder of Michael Brown, Dizzy Wright's latest video, "I Need Answers" pushes harder. The video follows police officers, with Dizzy (rapping in the church and also behind bars) speaking up for Black men being targeted, arrested, and murdered. Power, evocative... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop of August 2014 (Audio)

August was a banner month for Hip-Hop. Not only was there good music but several artists used their talents to speak out against the killing of Michael Brown and the events that transpired in Ferguson, MO. Though the Summer is fading, the heat generated from the music in August lingers.... Read more

Dizzy Wright’s State Of Mind Is The State Of The Union (Video)

One of Hip-Hop's busiest sensations of the last 36 months is easily Dizzy Wright. The Las Vegas MC released his State Of Mind EP back around Tax Day. However, for the visual, the Funk Volume MC takes recent events—especially those surrounding Michael Brown's murder in Ferguson, Missouri, and weaves them... Read more

Dizzy Wright Isn’t The Only One Looking For Answers To The Events In Ferguson (Audio)

From T.I., Talib Kweli, Killer Mike, B.o.B., J. Cole, and Lauryn Hill, Hip-Hop has been answering the call in light of the recent events in Ferguson and the tragic killing of Michael Brown. Dizzy Wright is the next artist to take his adeptness for musicality to find answers of his... Read more

Dizzy Wright, Bishop Nehru, 9th Wonder and Jamla Create “BrILLiant” Music (Audio)

LRG Clothing releases BrILLiant Youth, a quick, 3 track EP with Funk Volume's Dizzy Wright and New York artist Bishop Nehru. The project is produced entirely by 9th Wonder and also features fellow Jamla Army members Big Remo and Add-2. Dizzy and Bishop mesh like water and ice, providing enough... Read more

If You Define Dizzy Wright As Only Lighthearted, Check His Dedication To Lost Children (Audio)

Dizzy Wright has amassed a major (independent) fan-base through commanding concerts, connecting with the attitudes of modern youth culture, and seemingly never ceasing to give away music. However, the Las Vegas, Nevada MC has a lot more depth than some Heads may realize. Funk Volume's Wright dedicated a song this... Read more

Rose Royce Isn’t The Only Artist Havin’ Fun At The Car Wash. Check Dizzy Wright’s Everywhere I Go (Video)

It’s hardly a gamble when hitting play on a Dizzy Wright track and nothing raises that probability more than with his latest visual effort, “Everywhere I Go.” It’s clear that Funk Volume likes to stay on top of their craft as they’ve demonstrated with their recently wrapped, Don’t Fu[$]k Up... Read more

Dizzy Wright Shares His Unique State of Mind on His New EP. Check out the Stream (Audio)

Funk Volume artist and 2013 XXL Freshman, Dizzy Wright, is back with a new project. State of Mind features Dizzy's trademark mix of self-empowering lyrics ("my healthy mind, that's what gon' help me over") and party-starting beats. He manages to spread positivity without being preachy; uplifting while remaining down to... Read more

B-Real & Demrick Unite All The Great Weed Smoking MCs In Angels Come Calling (Video)

B-Real, Demrick and Xzibit formed the Serial Killers recently. The super-group carries with it one Likwit MC as well as the "Hits From The Bong" co-creator. With all sorts of substance-users in tact, two-thirds of the group made a thoughtful track, "Angels Come Calling." For the video, B-Real and the... Read more

Some Music For The Couples In Dizzy Wright’s Latest Visual (Video)

Dizzy Wright is one of the more honest new artists out. The Las Vegas native left home at a young age, and as he went full throttle into Rap, he's discovered truths many of us seem to grasp at older ages. In "The Perception," Wright seems to tackle fame, growth,... Read more

Layzie Bone & Dizzy Wright Join Futuristic on His Tongue-in-Cheek Attempt to Resist “Peer Pressure” (Video)

Futuristic has a bouncy track with Layzie Bone and Dizzy Wright about their tongue-in-cheek attempt to combat peer pressure to smoke...The video features each of them partaking aplenty. Check out I Guess I'll Smoke. Related: Dizzy Wright Honors Fans With The Thoughtful No Writers Block, I Like To Rap (Audio)... Read more

Here’s a Video Playlist of Some of the Best Music Videos, Performances and Interviews From the Past Week

This week in video brought new music videos from Black Milk, Pusha T, Slum Village, Murs, Childish Gambino and Prince, words from Kanye West & Jimmy Kimmel, Pharrell & Spike Lee, Devin the Dude, Bun B, Common and Questlove, a performance from MC Lyte, a great documentary on Ice Cube... Read more

Dizzy Wright – We Turned Out Alright ft Wyclef Jean (Video)

One of Dizzy Wright's more inspirational songs from The Golden Age gets the video treatment. Not many could see this collaboration with Fugees' co-founder Wyclef Jean coming. However, from Newark to Las Vegas, this sounds organic and true. One of Dizzy's most unique abilities is his penchant for the motivational... Read more

Dizzy Wright – Tell ‘Em My Name (Video)

In the tradition of Eminem, Snoop Doggy Dogg and The Disco 3 (Fat Boys), Dizzy Wright makes his namesake anthem in a video that doubles as a moving look-book for Rocksmith Clothing. This joint appears on The Golden Age, surely a contender for one of 2013's most talked-about tapes. Related:... Read more

Dizzy Wright – Fashion ft Kid Ink & Honey Cocaine (Video)

Just in time for the proverbial "September issue," three MCs who are known for their styles on and off the mic link up to a song about swag. Dizzy flips words with precision, talking about his sneakers and vintage vantage. Tyga's protege Honey Cocaine comes in to discussion her love... Read more

AFH: The Week in Video (9/7/13) (Video Playlist)

This week in video brought a new video from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, an extended interview of Tajai from Souls of Mischief discussing the 20th Anniversary of 93 'til..., Kendrick Lamar talking guest verses, DJ Premier explaining symbolism of the Gang Starr logo and much more. Check out the video playlist below... Read more

Dizzy Wright – World Peace (Video)

Dizzy Wright's video for World Peace conjures the same good vibes as the song does. It depicts Dizzy trying to change the world for the better one person at a time. This is feel good music. Check it out below. Related: Dizzy Wright – The Golden Age (Mixtape)... Read more

Dizzy Wright – The Golden Age (Mixtape)

Amidst a breakthrough 12 months, Las Vegas' Dizzy Wright delivers his most polished to date. The Golden Age is a freebie that features Wyclef Jean, Joey Bada$$, Honey Cocaine, SwizZz, and his XXL Freshmen classmate Logic. Early Twitter fanfare is calling it Dizzy's best work to date. What we love... Read more

AFH: The Week in Video (8/17/13) (Video Playlist)

This week in video brought one of the best Hip-Hop videos of the year with Just Blaze & Baauer's Higher, a stylish short film featuring some incredible combat scenes. It also featured new music videos from Stalley featuring Schoolboy Q, Dizzy Wright, and Styles P featuring N.O.R.E. and Chris Rivers... Read more

Dizzy Wright – World Peace

In a week of fierce lyrical warfare, Dizzy Wright changes the tone with his latest release. If you miss that Rawkus-era conscious Hip-Hop. This one's for you. Check out the introspective and insightful World Peace. Related: Dizzy Wright – The Flavor ft SwizZz (Video)... Read more

Dizzy Wright – The Flavor ft SwizZz (Video)

Dizzy Wright will be dropping his new mixtape, The Golden Age, on 8/19. In the meantime, he releases a video for his track The Flavor that has a hard BOOM BAP drum beat reminiscent of 90's-era Hip-Hop (aka The Golden Age). The video features Dizzy's Funk Volume label mate SwizZz... Read more

Dizzy Wright – Cant Stop Wont Stop (Video)

One has to admire Dizzy Wright. The Las Vegas, Nevada emcee is a chilled out individual. His tracks walk the fine line between smoked out club tracks and personal diary entries. This is more of the former, with a dash of the latter, as the Funk Volume homie chronicles his... Read more

Dizzy Wright, Logic & Angel Haze – 2013 XXL Freshmen Cypher (Video)

Say what you want about the 2013 XXL Freshmen Class, overall. There is NO QUESTION Dizzy Wright, Logic and Angel Haze are some of the dopest up and coming MCs in the game. If you have any doubt about their skills, watch this cypher. No question...Related: Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, Action... Read more

Dizzy Wright – XXL Freshmen Freestyle (Video)

Dizzy Wright turns in one of the strongest of the 2013 XXL Freshmen Freestyles. Check out the video. Related: Dizzy Wright – The First Agreement ft Nikkiya and Manny Scott (Video)... Read more

XXL Announces Freshman Class 2013 Cover

The good folks over at XXL decided to stir things up again today with the annual release of their Freshman Class Cover. The cover, just like most lists, has its highs and lows. Check out this year's freshmen and let us know who you think will be making noise five... Read more