The Feeling Of Flying compilation is now available in all digital outlets, courtesy of Ineffable Music. Guest features include Fashawn, Brother Ali, Elzhi, Oddisee, Zion I, The Grouch, Eligh, Strong Arm Steady, Ras Kass, Sol, Chuuwee, and Gift of Gab. All tracks produced by myself. Mixed and mastered by Isaac Romero. Cover art by Shai Dahan. Thank you to all listeners, websites, journalists, and radio stations who have supported and helped spread the word. At the end of the day, I do it for the love of the culture that we share.
There is no doubt that Amp Live is one of the most talented music producers today. His longevity speaks volumes and spans more than a decade, from his role as one half of the hip-hop duo Zion I, to his collaborations with high-profile artists, to his beats being featured in movies, TV shows, and commercials.
Despite all of his accomplishments, Amp Live often remains relatively low-key and humble, letting his music speak for itself. With that said, there is nothing low-key about his new album Headphone Concerto, to be released on August 5. The spotlight will truly be on Amp here, as he showcases his versatile production styles through solo tracks and collaborations with a grade-A list of respected MCs and singers.
Right now, you can pre-order Headphone Concerto on Amp Live’s official website through this link. For a limited time only, there are special package deals that include autographed posters, t-shirts, vinyl records, headphones, sound packs, and even MIDI controllers for the music enthusiast. I’ve already ordered one of the packages, make sure you do the same before it’s too late! -Markis
Mind Over Matter: The Prologue showcases an eclectic mix of fresh talent from the Bay Area’s hip-hop, soul, and EDM scenes. Presented by Zumbi (of Zion I) and Tim House of Ineffable Music.
Today on Valentine’s Day, Fashawn delivers a new track called “Ladies”, which pays homage to the hardworking women who struggle to stay strong and raise the next generation. The beat is produced by Hecktik, who kindly invited me to provide some additional piano keys on the track.
With this song, the “rapper’s rapper” continues to drop gems to quench the hip-hop world’s thirst as it awaits his highly anticipated sophomore album The Ecology. -Markis Precise
As hip-hop naturally changes over time, it becomes more challenging for artists and listeners to maintain a mutual commitment towards each other, especially when styles and personal tastes evolve. When I think of two rappers who have successfully maintained a loyal and dedicated fanbase in this fast-paced digital age, The Grouch and Eligh immediately come to mind. Continue reading