Gurp City

It's like Vegas fool. San Francisco and the Bay Area rappers, producers and DJs all get together for one good cause, to get drunk as fuck and make good music. Gurp City consists of hip hop pioneers such as DJ Quest and DJ Eddie Def to underground legends like Bored Stiff and Sacred Hoop to freestyle champions TopR and Conceit...pretty much every alcoholic rapper in the Bay Area of California. The Gurp Fam keeps growing and innovating rap music with artists like Trunk Drank, Z-Man, Fist Fam, Grand Invincible, Fay Dog, G-Pek, Eddie K, DJ Marz, Bullet Proof Space Travelers, Bullet Proof Scratch Hampsters, DJ Cue, Brandon B, Luke Sick, Iron Fist, Thuggy Fresh, 6 Feet Deep, DJ Mathew Africa, 4oneFunk, DJ Teeko, DJ Max Kane, DJ Mista-B, DJ B. Cause, DNAE Beats, Boac, The Makai, Third Sight, The AlterBoys, MC Oroville, Illsquad, Live Human, Lords Crew, Alex Pardee, Zero Friends, Big Sammy, DJ Raw B and Fatees.

BOAC – “Good Times”

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The first single off the “Another Time / Another Place” EP. Free download.

Party On.

TOPR vs Isaac Knox – KOTD – Rap Battle

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TOPR murders as usual. New album on the way. Buy you some. http://topr.bandcamp.com/

Gurp City, we really out here.

Sick Steen – The Altered Beast Mixtape

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After dropping three full lengths in a years time Sick Steen is back with The Altered Beast Mixtape. Collecting some of his favorite joints from those projects and more into a cohesive listening experience.

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Get it here:
SICK STEEN – The Altered Beast Mixtape

They gurpin’ tough in Canada.

Z-MAN Performing On The Stress Free Tour In Salem, Oregon

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Z-Dazzles new album California Brainwashed is being mastered right now. We finna slap you upside the head this summer. Shoutout to the 4 Trees Family for the footage.

BIG SAMMY – “Make Room”

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Big Sammy is back with “Make Room”, the second leak from the upcoming Refrigerator Perry E.P.

mon$rock on the beat.

Deep in the gurp. 530.
https://twitter.com/bigsammy530

BOAC – “Gotta Have It”

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BOAC is unstoppable right now showing off a whole different side of his production talents. Dream. Believe. GO.
http://www.urb.com/2013/05/31/86571/#more-86571

https://twitter.com/BOAC411

SkyWalkers. Earthlings. Gurp City.

MoMil – “Pose for the Picture”

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New joint from the Heart and Soul Trap Raps project coming soon:

https://twitter.com/MoMilLCM
@MoMilLCM

Grand Killa Con (Luke Sick & Brycon) – “Hemmed Part One (Casualties)”

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I was gonna write something up but Foul Mouth Jerk has a true gift with words:

“You know what seems to be happening a lot in recent years? Super Groups. Conversely you know what seems to be lost to the annals of history? Rapper/Producer albums. Not the Kanye West “a producer that raps” type, I mean one consistent, cohesive musical vision throughout an entire album done by 1 MC and his DJ/Producer or production team. Up until about 1993 it’s pretty much how all rap albums were made, these days not so much. Well you know who’s combining these two seemingly dynamically opposed concepts? No, you probably don’t because you don’t stay up on ill shit the way I do. But the answer is Grand Killa Con, a joint effort from Gurp City All Star Luke Sick, the lyricist behind projects like Sacred Hoop & Grand Invincible, and Brycon, a producer whose worked with everyone from Action Bronson to Living Legends to Masta Ace.

As a super group I’m gonna go ahead & rate them firmly right between The Hot Boys & The Traveling Wilburys. As a rapper/producer combo, I would put them somewhere in the neighborhood of a Marley Marl & Kane. Their first leak ”Hemmed pt.1″ is the beginning of their run up to this summer’s release of their full-length “Year of the Tre Bag” and is accompanied by a video that’s as grimy as the album title suggests.”
-Foul Mouth Jerk

Free Download here:
http://grandkillacon.bandcamp.com/

It’s a lifestyle not a gimmick, Gurp City.

Free Radio – “The Maze” – Video

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The unofficial video shot during the Asheville Tattoo Fest 2013 directed by Andrew Anderson. “The Maze” can be found on The Powers That Be album.

DJ Quest: May 2013 Amoeblog Interview

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Billy Jam sits down with DJ Quest for a great interview covering a range of topics, peep the video and the write up.
http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2013/05/jamoeblog/dj-quest-may-2013-amoeblog-interview.html

Free Radio – “Something In The Water” (Official Video)

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“Something In The Water” is the latest video from Free Radio’s “The Powers That Be” album which you should already have. The rellies worked really hard and went in deep on this one so please share. Also look for a new album from Free Radio coming this summer.

And be sure to cop the album if you haven’t done so, name your price and hardcopies available:
http://freeradio.bandcamp.com/

Gurp City South. Snappy Toms. N.C.V.B.

MoMil aka MODE – “Stunt Hard”

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Its been a while since the release of his YOUNG, GIFTED, AND BLACK E.P. but MoMil aka MODE is back with the first single “Stunt Hard” from his upcoming project “Heart and Soul Trap Rap”. Here at Gurp City we really live this shit and Mode has been out there getting it from different avenues including his new clothing line Cool Moons.

Get the single here:

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Shed Dwellaz – Children Of The Woods

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Eons One recently let another Shed Dwellaz project ut of the archives, Children Of The Woods. Beats and music arranged by Eons, Tizoe “Da Vinci” & Grand Master Cylinder Stinkweed with lyrical stylings by Stinko, Tizoe, Lobiano, Zak1, Geno, Stretch & Shanky Tooth. Mixed by the legendary Bart “The Hit Man” Thurber. Some of that Redwood City flavor.

In Memory of MC Stinkweed Malone RIP

Free Download: http://stinkweed.bandcamp.com/album/children-of-the-woods

LET’S SIDE ISSUE #3 – Out Now!

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Issue #3 is now available as well as pdf’s for the first two issues, hit the link to order copies:
http://letsside.tumblr.com/

Cop Heavy.

Trunk Drank – Loud Music in the Parking Lot (New Album)

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Trunk Drank, the illest duo in this rap shit, are back with thier new album Loud Music In The Parking Lot. Following up the underground classic We Got Trunk Drank album, Eddie K and Brandon B have made another party rockin’ masterpiece guaranteed to get any function yankin and leave you wondering what the fuck happened the night before.

Featuring production by InkOne, BOAC, Big Shawn, Fatees, Phillip Treezy, Maclane and Dregs One and features from Mr. Rawng, Big Shawn, Equipto, Z-MAN, Dregs One and Telli Prego. Time to fill those cups youngbuckets and apple pies.

Get it here until the album hits stores 4/23 on Gurp City Digital:
TRUNK DRANK – LOUD MUSIC IN THE PARKING LOT