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#DaFiveFingerDiscount: Tone Chop & Frost Gamble – Veteran [Editorial]

November 13, 2016 by

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Out today, Tone Chop and Frost Gamble have released their new EP Veteran. With the help of Urban Elite, Tone Chop and Frost Gamble were nice enough to give us Da Five Finger discount on their new Ep. They break down how Ruste Juxx ended up on “Leave It Alone,” the sample on “Step Up,” and […]

#DaHipLife Ep. 9 – Adina [Editorial]

July 21, 2015 by

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For episode 9, Da-What is featuring the first singer in the #DaHipLife series. Adina’s big breakthrough came when she won the 3rd season of a popular show in Ghana called “Stars of the Future”.  Her road since has not been completely smooth but she has emerged in 2015 with a new degree and surrounded by a […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 6: Lvin Red Interview [Video]

June 4, 2015 by

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Lvin Red, formerly known as Redmic, is a part of the APVille collective and as close to an emcee in the traditional sense as you can get.  As his debut mixtape demonstrates, he is Thirsty For Success and is not afraid to put in the work.  A protégé of the talented producer NeL Magnum, Lvin […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 5: M.anifest Interview [Video]

May 28, 2015 by

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By  any metric, Mr. M. – M.anifest – is one of the best rappers in Ghana.   He is the grandson of one of Ghana’s most esteemed musicians and musicologists, Prof. J.H. Nketia, and plenty has rubbed off on this talented emcee.  His work ethic and hustle match his natural born aptitude, helping round out a complete musician […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 4: Gemini Interview [Video]

May 21, 2015 by

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At this point, the English language has so many words for “good” that it is hard to keep up.  Gemini has chosen “dopest” to describe his skill-set.  The Ghanaian tongue-twister is officially signed to 2131 Records while managed and promoted by VRMG and BBNZ, essentially a trifecta of Ghana’a biggest musical infrastructure.  With so many endorsements (previous stints with big […]

Da Hip Life Ep. 1: Edem Interview with Da-What [Video]

April 17, 2015 by

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Da Hip Life is the newest series from Da-What shining a spotlight on the Ghanaian scene past and present.  Episode 1 kicks off with Edem, one of the biggest artists out there. I knew of Edem well before I realized just who he was.  My initial introduction was the song “Koene” that receives major spins on the […]

#DaFiveFingerDiscount: JR&PH7 & Chuuwee – The South Sac Mack [Editorial]

April 10, 2015 by

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German production duo JR&PH7 have been absolutely killing things lately, showing off a diverse range of beats that compliment a number of emcees’ styles.  They recently developed some amazing chemistry with Sacramento spitter Chuuwee which lead to the 17 track The South Sac Mack as well as an EP and who knows what is in the […]