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Sha Stimuli Asks Why A Prison Stint Is More Valued Than A College Degree In Hip-Hop (Video)

Last week Brooklyn, New York MC Sha Stimuli released Lazarus. The 10 Minutes Late Records release marks a return to a once highly prolific career, after a period of comparative quietness. In the last year, Stimuli emerged with a series of singles and music videos that were rooted in concept.... Read more

Those Sleeping On Sha Stimuli Get An Abrupt Wake Up Call (Audio)

Brooklyn, New York native Sha Stimuli has been an independent force to be reckoned with for more than 15 years. He was a presence around the Roc-A-Fella Records movement, before signing as an artist to Virgin Records (under Jermaine Dupri). When that deal stalled, Stimuli released a major label quality... Read more

Sha Stimuli Returns With An Exploration Of American Racism Throughout The Years (Video)

Brooklyn, New York raised, Atlanta, Georgia based MC Sha Stimuli returned off a four year hiatus from the rap race last year with two powerful songs titled “Sticks and Stones” and “New Jordans/A Poem For Mike.” The first was about the effect words can have, while the latter was a... Read more

Sha Stimuli Raps About The Mighty Movers Of Change In This Brilliant Freestyle (Video)

Sha Stimuli is the latest MC to create a topical freestyle verse on video for Ambrosia For Heads. The Brooklyn, New Yorker was asked to cover something from the news in the previous week that meant something to him. Instead, the former Virgin Records MC and Just Blaze affiliate focused... Read more

Sha Stimuli Releases 1 Of The Most Intelligent Songs Of The Year. Hip-Hop At Its Finest (Audio)

When Sha Stimuli released his 2009 debut album My Soul To Keep, Just Blaze was one of the star contributors. "Move Back" / "The Reason" featured Roc-A-Fella Records alums Freeway and Young Chris on a two-part track, co-produced by Just. While Sha was never a Roc artist (he formerly interned... Read more

Sha Stimuli Says Sticks & Stones Break Bones But People Are Dying Over Words (Audio)

It's been four years since Brooklyn, New York's Sha Stimuli has released his most recent project, the 2012 EP The Present. Expected to drop a new album titled Lazarus later this year, it seems the MC is using his hiatus as a point of inspiration; much like Lazarus was brought... Read more

Sha Stimuli Works His Magic In The 106 & Park Backroom (Video)

Brooklyn, New York veteran Sha Stimuli made one of the biggest stops of his career at The Backroom in BET's "106 & Park." Lord Digga's brother, a onetime Jermaine Dupri protege at Virgin/EMI Records uses a fragmented style, hitting various themes (candy bars, '80s television, networks) to discuss the sugar-coated... Read more

Shabaam Sahdeeq, Wais P & Sha Stimuli Move That Dope Over An Amazing DJ Skizz Beat (Audio)

Last year, DJ Skizz's BQE album celebrated some New York Hip-Hop history, with members of The Juice Crew, D.I.T.C., M.O.P., and The Firm all on the same 2013 LP. This year, the NYC-based producer is already hitting the ground running. "That Dope" is made by Shabaam Sahdeeq. The MC was... Read more

Sha Stimuli – Rapping Paper ft Torae & Skyzoo

Sha Stimuli drops off an early Christmas gift--a mean track where he Torae and Skyzoo go in. Check out Rapping Paper below. Related: Sha Stimuli – The March (Mixtape) Rapping Paper by Sha Stimuli & Dynamite Bruhz ft. Skyzoo, Torae... Read more

Sha Stimuli – The March (Mixtape)

As we move into April, here's one last reminder of some of the dope music that dropped in March. Check out Sha Stimuli's new mixtape, The March. You can listen to the whole thing and buy it below. The project is dedicated to Trayvon Martin. As usual, Sha drops knowledge.... Read more

Sha Stimuli – Salli Mae

On a weekend filled with college basketball, here's a bugged out song about college.  Various MCs have rapped about not going to college or dropping out. Sha Stimuli is the first I can recall to do a song about the sometimes back-breaking debt that follows after graduating college. Check out... Read more

Sha Stimuli – Me (Video)

Sha Stimuli is a beast. In a clever way, he goes at pretty much every other MC alive in this new video. Check out Me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_zkvqRyi78&feature=player_embedded If you missed it, check out his song The Realist, one of the dopest to drop last year.... Read more

Wow. Sha Stimuli just dropped one of the illest songs to come out in a while. He kicks intelligent and insightful lyrics over a track that goes. And, he truly does keep it 100% REAL. Check out The Realist.

The Realist by Sha Stimuli If you like this, you might also feel Gerald Walker's Please Shut the F*ck Up, which has a similar theme.... Read more

Focus’ free album is here. With songs featuring Phonte, Rapper Big Pooh, Nottz and more, what’s not to like?

Listen to the whole album, Music of the Misinterpreted, and download it below. Music of the Misinterpreted by Focus...... Read more

Let’s keep it going. J. Cardim, Joe Budden, Sha Stimuli and Sheek Louch kick some tales of lament on Hood 2.

It's a good day for the underground.  Check out the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qQgrG5XPAcg... Read more

Sha Stimuli keeps it on the conscious tip with Wake Up & Go, his tribute to the natural beauty of black women.

Check out the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqrmBByBapo&feature=player_embedded The spirit of this song kinda reminds me of these: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzDMHcxFGbE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTR-9VuwVjo And on the neosoul tip... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq86e4Fhja0... Read more