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Roc Marciano & Action Bronson Show Hip-Hop Can Be Grimy & Soulful At The Same Time (Video)

Roc Marciano has piloted a unique lane in Rap. Since his solo debut, Marcberg, in 2010, each consecutive project seems to be more anticipated than the last. With Rosebudd’s Revenge

Roc Marciano’s New Album Is The Latest Indie Uppercut To The Streaming Model

Today (March 9), Roc Marciano’s RR2: The Bitter Dose became available on all major streaming platforms. The album released late last month, and was contained to Roc’s online store for

DJ Muggs Is Producing An Album For Action Bronson’s Day 1. The New Video Is Meyhem.

UPDATE: Following last week’s debut single from Gems From The Equinox, DJ Muggs & Meyhem Lauren unleash “Murder Rap.” With a beat that pounds the listener in the face, Cypress

Showbiz & A.G. Plan Their First Album In 5 Years. Soul Clap To The Single. (Audio)

Twenty five years ago last month, Showbiz & A.G. released the Soul Clap EP. The first release from the Bronx, New York duo would launch a strong catalog, and give

Roc Marciano Speaks To B-Real About His Upcoming Album With DJ Muggs (Video)

In the last month, Long Island, New York MC/producer, Roc Marciano, released his fourth album, Rosebudd’s Revenge. Coming from the former Flipmode Squad member’s own Marci Enterprises label, the effort

Hip-Hop Took The Gold In August. Hear The Best Of The Month (Audio)

August was filled with the Olympics and some of the worst heat of the year, but it also brought some great Hip-Hop. De La Soul released their first album in

Alchemist & Roc Marciano On Another Collab? They’re All For It (Audio)

Alan the Chemist and Roc Marciano have been frequent collaborators since the latter dropped his 2010 debut album, Marcberg. The Hempstead, New York MC is now the latest to hop

Action Bronson & Roc Marciano Make The Perfect Way For AG Da Coroner (Audio)

In the 2010s, a collective of MCs has helped revive the grimy New York City sound. In many ways, Roc Marciano’s 2010 solo debut Marcberg was the jump-off. The sparse,

Action Bronson & Roc Marciano Join Meyhem Lauren For A Bonus Round (Audio)

Queens, New York MC Meyhem Lauren has been earning the attention from Heads thanks to his collaborations with the likes of Buckwild, a member of the legendary Diggin’ in the

A.G. & Roc Marciano Spit Ice Cold Flows Over A Warm Soul Record (Audio)

From completely different parts of New York City, A.G. and Roc Marciano are both MCs who favor grit, image-driven raps, and deadpan deliveries that still evoke visceral street scenes. The

Just Blaze Tells Snoop Dogg His Desert Island, Top 3 Albums…All Are Rap (Video)

Snoop Dogg’s latest segment of GGN features producer/DJ Just Blaze. The same week he graciously offered up a plethora of his coveted 2000s drum sounds and samples, the veteran is

Roc Marciano’s Intricate Verse Illuminates Alongside Ka & Preservation (Video)

Brownsville Ka and Roc Marciano have a ton in common. These two sparse New York City spitters have been riding together for years, two veteran underdogs, who helped each other

Take A Walk Through Grand Daddy I.U.’s Neck Of The Woods (Video)

MC/Producer Grand Daddy I.U. has released a video for his single “Neck Of The Woods.” The record is from his latest album P.I.M.P (Paper Is My Priority), which was released

Cormega & Roc Marciano Flex Rugged Flows With No Filter (Audio)

From Queensbridge to Hempstead, Cormega and Roc Marciano represent that old New York City. Both MCs have been able to stay fresh and innovative, while always tapping into the sounds

Listen to the Best Hip-Hop of March 2015 All in One Playlist (Audio)

Along with the start of Spring, the month of March brought much to celebrate in Hip-Hop. Action Bronson released Mr. Wonderful, his major label debut album. DJ EFN hit Heads

Roc Marciano Tears Up A New Purist Beat (Audio)

London, UK-based producer The Purist is getting ready to release a new album, Pyrex Scholar, on March 17. He recently released the first song on the album, “Patina”, which features

A-Villa’s Great Lineups Continue, With Action Bronson, Roc Marciano & Willie The Kid (Audio)

Half of the M.A.R.S collective (Roc Marciano and Action Bronson) join yet another Alchemist affiliate, Willie The Kid on “Live From The Villa.” The track is the latest three-man all-star

Cormega Makes Yet Another Industry Remix, With Inspectah Deck, Roc Marciano & Brand Nubian (Audio)

After a show-stopping original version, Cormega remixed his Mega Philosophy single “Industry” with Juice Crew alumni Kool G Rap, Craig G, and Masta Ace in late July. For early October,

G.O.O.D Music’s Hudson Mohawke Lays Down A Mix Featuring Madlib, Rah Digga & D.I.T.C (Audio)

Hudson Mohawke is one of the plethora of artists in the G.O.O.D Music ensemble. Heads who like “Mercy” and “Blood On The Leaves” are familiar with his handiwork within the

Get Some Trippy Lyrical Gunplay From Roc Marciano & Knowlege The Pirate (Audio)

Long Island’s Roc Marciano and Virginia’s Knowledge The Pirate have close ties. Heard in a strong role in 2012’s Marci Beaucoup, K.T.P goes back with Roc. The pair appear together

AFH: The Week in Video (8/3/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in video brought new visuals from Scarface & Akon, The Lox & Mobb Deep, Apollo Brown and REKS, a dramatic reading from Warren G, freestyles from Taylor Bennett

Apollo Brown Gives The Perfect Visual Illustration For His Latest Roc Marciano Link (Video)

Apollo Brown’s beats are just so grim. The Mello Music Group mainstay has this amazing ability to create a frigidness on the track, even in the dead of Summer. For

Catch Animated O.C., A.G. & Roc Marciano In DJ Skizz’s Dope Visual (Video)

Last year, veteran New York City radio DJ Skizz released B.Q.E., a compilation-style LP, featuring a plethora of NYC lyricists. This underground favorite continues to make noise a year later,

Roc Marciano & Apollo Brown Link Again For That Grim Apocalyptic Flyness (Audio)

As O.C., Ghostface Killah, and Kool G Rap have all sounded extra-crispy on Apollo Brown tracks, perhaps one of the tightest fits has been Roc Marciano. Marci’s nostalgic delivery, bygone

Roc Marciano Fits Snugly On A Cold To The Bone Apollo Brown Beat (Audio)

Mello Music Group’s Apollo Brown lines up with regular label affiliate Roc Marciano for “Lonely & Cold.” The bonus cut from Thirty Eight lives up to its name as the Detroit, Michigan

Ever Heard Roc Marciano’s Early Gems With Pete Rock & Large Professor? Listen To The U.N.’s U.N. Or U Out (Album Stream)

Tomorrow (April 15th), Fat Beats Records is re-releasing The U.N.’s one and only album R U.N. R U Out? Roc Marciano’s early group (with Mike Raw, Dino Brave and Laku)

Alchemist Gets Together With Prodigy, Roc Marciano & Budgie & Looks To The Afterlife (Audio)

From Alchemist’s Southern California lab, he’s built quite an incredible lyrical ensemble. Guys like Roc Marciano, Earl Sweatshirt, Action Bronson, Domo Genesis, Fashawn, and Planet Asia are frequent passers through,

Here’s a Look Back at Some of the Best Hip-Hop Video Programming of the Week (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought a dope “off the top” freestyle from Wayne Brady, reviews of Hip-Hop history by Jimmy Fallon with help from Will Smith, Justin Timberlake and

Roc Marciano & Freeway Flow Over a Super Grimy Beat on Didn’t Know (Video)

Roc Marciano, Freeway and Knowledge the Pirate recently linked to put out a super grimy collabo called “Didn’t Know.” The trio have released the video and it’s a reminder of

Roc Marciano & Virginia’s Knowledge The Pirate Are Rap Slingers (Video)

One of the final really exciting albums from 2013 was Roc Marciano’s Marci Beaucoup. The Man Bites Dog release highlighted the production abilities of the Hempstead, Long Island artist, while

With Temperatures Dropping, Kool G Rap, Cormega, Roc Marciano & J-Love Want You To Look Outside (Audio)

Roc Marciano and Cormega have a great working relationship. Although Queensbridge’s ‘Mega has about a 10-year jump in the game from Hempstead’s Marci, the two are very much about the

DJ Brans Blesses Roc Marciano with a Remix That Would Make DJ Premier Proud (Audio)

Last week, Roc Marciano released a joint EP with DJ Brans. The project includes a remix to Marci’s Do the Honors that would make DJ Premier proud with its boom

Action Bronson & Roc Marciano Mix Up Something Lovely with Alchemist. Check out Pool Hall Hustler (Audio)

If you’ve ever seen The Hustler or The Color Of Money, or perhaps loafed in a pool hall yourself, you know that they attract some original twentieth century hustlers. Ever

Roc Marciano & Action Bronson Catch Some Old School Soul on The 456 (Audio)

Yesterday (December 9), Roc Marciano dropped his third studio album, Marci Beaucoup. The Man Bites Dog Records projects features Roc on the boards, and Roc in the booth, but unlike

Sean Price & Roc Marciano Pull On Ski Masks For M-Phazes’ Murdah Type Thinkin (Audio)

While Lil Wayne, Juicy J, and 2 Chainz might monopolize the major label feature budgets, you might not get more bang for your buck on a guest-shot than with Sean

Madlib Serves Up the Ill Soul Sample for Roc Marciano on The Sacrifice (Video)

Madlib has provided sonic heat for Blu and Freddie Gibbs this year and now Roc Marciano is the benficiary. Here’s the video for Marciano’s soulful song, The Sacrifice. Related: Roc

Roc Marciano Recruits Some Heavy Hitters on The Pimpire Strikes Back (Mixtape)

Roc Marciano recruits some heavy hitters on his new mixtape The Pimpire Strikes Back. Marci is joined on the mic by Cormega, Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren and more. He also

Roc Marciano Flexes His Smooth Flow Over a Grimy Pete Rock Track on The Specialist (Audio)

Pete Rock favors soulful records but he dusted off an underground gem for subterranean mainstay Roc Marciano. Check out The Specialist. Related: Roc Marciano – S**t Hard (Audio)

7 G.E.M.S. – Presume the Unpredictable ft Roc Marciano

With almost 20 plus years in Hip-Hop, it seems Tragedy Khadafi (The Intelligent Hoodlum) should be showing some signs of slowing down. Instead, the Queensbridge MC/Juice Crew affiliate still has

Roc Marciano – S**t Hard

There are no comebacks in Hip-Hop that impress me more right now than Roc Marciano and Ka. Sure, the Soundscan numbers are still a work in progress, but these collaborators

DJ Skizz – Light Years ft Roc Marciano, A.G., O.C. & Godfather Pt. 3

Here’s a grimy new track from DJ Skizz featuring Roc Marciano, A.G., O.C. & Godfather Pt. 3. Check out Light Years. Related: DJ Skizz – Vio-Lence ft Lil Fame &

P-Money – The Professional ft Roc Marciano

Duck Down’s latest artist from the New Zealand region comes correct with a new visual from Gratitude. The visual to “The Professional” features some cool editing and colorful visuals to

Willie The Kid – Medusa ft Action Bronson & Roc Marciano (Prod. Alchemist)

Here’s a super grimy new track courtesy of Willie The Kid, Action Bronson and Roc Marciano, with some help from Alchemist on the beat. Check out Medusa. Related: Action Bronson

Roc Marciano – Ruff Town ft Cormega

Roc Marciano and Cormega team up on an old soul sample. Check out Ruff Town. Related: Roc Marciano – 76 (Video)

Roc Marciano, Sean Price & Buckshot in Concert (Video)

Roc Marciano, Sean Price and Buckshot are on a limited East Coast tour of Boston, NYC and DC. If you’re not in any of those 3 cities or can’t make

Roc Marciano – Bally Belts

Roc Marciano is dropping burners up to the wire in 2012. Check out Bally Belts. Related: Roc Marciano – 76 (Video)

Roc Marciano – 76 (Video)

76 is the latest video from Roc Marciano’s Reloaded project. The video is shot with a film treatment that makes it look like a 1976 cop show. Check out the

Roc Marciano – Deeper (Video)

Roc Marciano drops a video for Deeper. Check it out below. Related: Roc Marciano – Thread Count (Prod. Q-Tip) + Full Album Stream of Reloaded (Audio)

Roc Marciano – Thread Count (Prod. Q-Tip) + Full Album Stream of Reloaded (Audio)

Roc Marciano spits his grimy flow over a signature jazzy beat from Q-Tip. Ill combo. Check out Thread Count. If you like what you hear, you can check out a

Roc Marciano – Stop Me (Prod. Just Blaze)

Roc Marciano flows on a slinky, soulful Just Blaze track. Check out Stop Me. Related: Roc Marciano – Bozak (Audio)