Browsing All posts tagged under »Locksmith«

Locksmith – Nobody [Video]

March 14, 2017 by


New album from Locksmith coming out this month!!

The Bay Beat Vol. 1 [Editorial]

January 27, 2016 by


A new weekly column! Da-What is partnering with to help promote more Bay Area Hip Hop.  The Bay Beat will appear every Wednesday, featuring the best of the previous week.  Vol. 1 shouts out TheThizzler, Today’s Future Sounds and Q102 plus videos from Kamaiyah, Mozzy, Caleborate, Locksmith, Zion I, The Jacka. Check it here.

Locksmith – Open Doors ft. Jarell Perry [Video]

January 24, 2016 by


One of my favorite things in hip hop ever is that Bay Area Hyphy Hip hop duo circa 2008 Frontline was made of Left, a professor at UC Berkeley and PHD candidate, and Locksmith, one of the “most woke” emcees that is always spitting truth.  Lock continues his tradition with the latest video “Open Doors” […]

Special – #SpecialEducation ft. Locksmith [Video]

January 2, 2016 by


Locksmith joins Special for an episode of Special Education where the two battle it out over what song defines him, what one was the most fun to make, his favorite word, what he would perform at an old folks home, and what song was the hardest to make.

Zion I – Culture Freedom ft. Locksmith [Song]

April 16, 2015 by


Culture Freedom is the first collabo from Zion I and the Locksmith. The two Bay Area lyricists are working on a new project which promises to energize the ear of weary rap fans. Produced by Aagee, this tune features the MC’s discussing the lack of balance in the game within this current cycle.

Fly Commons – Grey Scale [Album]

March 15, 2015 by


Fly Commons drops his debut production album Greyscale featuring appearances from G-Eazy, Jay Ant, Erk Tha Jerk, Nio Tha Gift and more. The title Greyscale speaks to Fly’s versatility and dynamic compositions. He describes it as “contemporary hip hop stripped to its purity in production and lyricism. It’s a production album, without the feeling of […]

Fly Commons – Nothing New ft. Clyde Carson & Locksmith [Video]

December 16, 2014 by


Bay Area producer Fly Commons has been busy winning over fans over the last year and a half via his work with Erk Tha Jerk (Free Erk, Junk Food and Vegetables) and Nio The Gift. He’s ending the year with a project of his own, titled Greyscale. “I crafted what I felt was my pure hip […]

DJ Hyphen & J. Moore – SNSS Show #468 (6-1-14) [Radio Show]

June 9, 2014 by


Enjoy new music on this week’s episode from artists like Ghostface Killah, Sam Smith, Raz Simone, Blueprint, OB Obrien, Dizzy Wright, Boaz, Locksmith, Melat, Chromeo, and more.

Locksmith – Hardest Song Ever [Video]

May 7, 2014 by


California rapper/producer Locksmith presents his personal story of child abuse in the Young Gunz-directed music video for “Hardest Song Ever”. Produced by Locksmith and Mike Blankenship, “Hardest Song Ever” features Leah Tysse and is the first single from Locksmith’s album A Thousand Cuts, which includes guest spots from R.A. The Rugged Man, Jarell Perry, Rebecca Nobel, […]

Locksmith – Who I Am [Video]

April 22, 2014 by


After a successful listening party in San Francisco with and 2DBZ, Locksmith drops the video for the intro to his, out now, A Thousand Cuts LP. Go grab that!