Featuring some of Dallas’ most talented up and coming youth talent to the main stage, the Greater Than collective, Sample gods, FPM, and Mellowd Videos are bringing you a great showcase letting all the talent show that they are the up and comers in this city, House sounds will be provided by DJ Yung$avage and will be hosted by Mr. 23cups himself. Acts will include previously featured 214Today artists such as Tre Ward, Chromat!k, Crit Life, and many more! It will be located at Absinthe Lounge located on 1409 S Lamar street Downtown and will begin at 7 Pm Presales are $5 and will be $8 at the door. Come and check out some of Dallas finest Youth music talent here!!
Dallas based Alternative Hip Hop artist Shvkxir (Pronounced Shock-ear) has really paved his own lane in the local industry incorporating alternative and electric music into his sound that will do nothing but broaden his fan base and make his music that much more enjoyable to the masses. Here he teams up with Producer Thrift works on his latest single “Touch” Sampling Nina Samones single I aint got no life. We are eager to see Shikxir progress in the local scene and let his sound be heard follow @Shvkxir on twitter to let him know what you think of the track and also check out other songs on his soundcloud here: https://soundcloud.com/shvkxir
It is very rare that you come across visuals such as the one above for a rap video. Dallas MC Shoose McGee (@ShooseMania) goes above and beyond what is expected from your normal run of the mill music video. With the opening scene being him drifting to sleep, Mcgee dreams of a not so fortunate life that can be nothing but motivation for any man striving to achieve dreams. Then comes as the song begins McGee spits nothing but heat! the beat very melodic and airy perfect for captivating the listener. Directed by Cornelius Mehguel and edited by Anthony Tatum this is one of the best videos I have seen all year. Follow Shoose on twitter and let him know what you think of the video! “No Ink” is avaliable for purchase on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play right now.
20 Year Old Iras in house producer Larce Blake has taken a big step in the right direction of his musical endeavors teaming with UK based label FutureBeats Records for his debut 5 track instrumental EP “Balmes” (Ball-Miss). Blakes extensive musical background and ear makes this tape nothing but a pleasure to listen too. 214Today’s Favorite track is going to have to be “My Way (Interlude) personally I have been waiting for someone to sample the K.P. and Envyi classic so when i heard it I went crazy! The EP is availiable for download here: https://fbsrecords.bandcamp.com/album/balmes-ep and be sure to follow @larceblake on twitter to congratulate him on an awesome project.
Dallas up and coming MC Charles K teams up with producer D Bell for all new Single Beauty presented by Official DJ Will. With a very smooth beat and great flow by K this is a great song to listen and vibe too. Great subtle Dallas references in the verses too! Follow @CharlesKenyon_ to stay up to date with his latest moves and tell him what you think of the new track!
Dallas MC Bruce Parker brings us his first music video for the masses titled “Loco”. Parker has been previously featured on his verse in Tevyn Jynx’s video “Three Moons”. Loco, Shot & Directed by Jolie Kiss, shows Parker having it all the way bad this video haha. With a focus point on addiction the mc looses his job and his girl in the same day also with a child. I believe the video provides a great portayal of the song and parker along with nice bars, has exceptional acting skills! to tell Bruce job well done on the visuals follow @_BruceParker on twitter and check out his soundcloud for more music! http://soundcloud.com/bruceparker
Hip Hop artist C7 brings us visuals to his latest single “Roll” Featuring DoughBeezy (@DoughBeezy) with producer OGBowser on the boards. this single will be featured on C7’s highly anticipated project rightfully named “Bout Damn Time”. The video was directed by @BeardoTV and is a great visual representation of both artist hailing southern rap and culture. Follow @1RealC7 on Twitter for more updates on the upcoming project.
On the Anniversary of UGK member and Houston Texan MC Pimp C’s death, Dallas rap artist Bee Feral Collabs with Doughbeezy and Producer Ish D on his latest track “Candy Sweets” released earlier today. The track samples UGK single ” Wood Wheel” and is a great track dedicated to the late great pimp, especially with the Doughbeezy(@DoughBeezy) feature who is also repping Houston Texas. Follow @BeeFeral on twitter and let him know what you think of the track and check out more of his on soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/beeferal.