Within the last 3-4 years, the hip-hop world has witnessed the return of regionalism – that distinctive sound indicative of the culture-mixing that sonically occurs in poor neighborhoods around the nation. Here in the West Coast, the torch has been best held by the new movement in the Bay Area. Usually slept on, Bay artists – and their classic drums that everyone has to have in their production – have in the last few years completely infiltrated a rap system that formerly excluded many of them. Young Iamsu! of the HBK gang represents this new crop of artists coming out of Bay with ambitious aspirations.Read more...
Check out the newest premiere from #YoungCalifornia’s DJ ASAP as he brings out an exclusive from The Bay aka Russ Coson’s new track entitled “Right Now” featuring IAMSU! Take a listen to the De La produced track below and you know where you heard it first! Enjoy!
G-Eazy is continuing off his album ‘These Things Happen’ by hitting on the road in a 31-date tour called ”From The Bay To The Universe.” He will be accompanied by E-40, IAMSU! and Jay Ant. He is noted as “USA Today’s Hottest College Ticket” in his newest press release! The tour begins on October 21st in Sacramento, CA. Check out the schedule and buy tickets starting at noon on Friday from G-Eazy’s official website.
Check out the newest track from AkaFrank as he links up with IAMSU! for “Show You What’s Real.” Take a listen below and enjoy your weekend. If you are in the Bay catch some of the family on Haight Street Sunday for the block party which will have a lot of the HBK Gang there as well.
HBK Gang’s IAMSU! has been touring around the country with Wiz Khalifa on the “Under The Influence” tour, and recently, Damon and Su talked about his selective food preferences, the beginning, the Go-Getters & more! As it turns out, he was inspired to rap after he heard Snoop Dogg rapping on 2Pac’s “2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted” on the way to a theme park as a kid. Ty Dolla $ign and Sage The Gemini both make cameos, and he also explains how he ended up in Jay Z’s dressing room.
Bay Area native IAMSU! has done an exceptional job at pushing the California based sound to the masses while also managing to becoming the new face of the Bay Area. Before gearing up for the Under The Influence of Music Tour, he chopped it up with 106 KMEL’s Shay Diddy to discuss his favorite sneakers, how his Mother feels about his rap career, as well as what is was like meeting Wiz Khalifa for the first time.
This just in! Wiz Khalifa and the Taylor Gang family have linked up with the IAMSU!, Kool John and HBK the family along with Berner and J.R. Donato for a brand new track entitled “Everything, Everything.” As you know the gang of them are on the Under The Influence Tour so go grab some tickets, catch a show and take a listen to the track below! Enjoy!
Check out the new joint for the Extindo Gang Featuring Iamsu! This ones called “Goin’ Up”. You can be on the lookout for there new mixtape ‘Up N Smoke Vol. 1′ hosted by our very own Dj Carisma set to release August 23rd on Livemixtapes.com
Recently, HNHH caught up with the man himself on that very same tour to discuss a multitude of topics ranging from his recent encounter with Pusha T to his thoughts on being “underrated.” Peep it all above!
Check out the brand new video from Kalin and Myles as they link up with HBK Gangs P-Lo and IAMSU! for “Do My Step.” Grab the track HERE and peep the visual above! Shout out to David Camarena and Julian Edward of #tyCA for putting the video together. Enjoy!
Check out IAMSU!’s newest interview with Cipha Sounds as they talk about the current tour, the bay area coming up musically, backstage groupies and more. Shout out to P-Lo & Kool John for joining in as well. Yee!