Showing posts with label AWKWORD. Show all posts
Showing posts with label AWKWORD. Show all posts

AWKWORD - World View (Album)

New York rapper AWKWORD finally released his long awaited studio album, "World View", a few days ago and this whole project is dope. The album features guest appearances from Chaundon, Joell Ortiz, KRS-One, REKS, Sean Price, Slug (of Atmosphere) and others as well as production from Amin PaYnE, Dismas, Dominant1, Domingo, Harry Fraud, Numonics and Steel Tipped Dove. The project also has a strong and positive message behind it -
"World View is the First-Ever 100% For-Charity Global Hip Hop Project, sponsored by DJBooth.net and The Morgan Stanley Foundation. Featuring contributions from SIX (6) Continents and NINETEEN (19) Countries, showcasing our interconnectedness created through Hip Hop culture and rap music. ALL proceeds from World View are being donated to Guns 4 Cameras, a 501c3 nonprofit that goes beyond the gun exchange, working to eradicate street violence through the Hip Hop-inspired education and empowerment of the youth in our communities."
Very dope. You can stream the full album below, but be sure to pick it up if you like what you hear.

AWKWORD - World View (Album) and Dedication (Single)

New York rapper AWKWORD is back, this time with a new track, "Dedication", as well as details on his upcoming album "World View". As far as the song goes, "Dedication" is produced by Dismas (from Romania) and Trilian (from Serbia) and tells the story of how "World View" came about. It will be featured on the Bonus Disc of "World View", which will be released one month after the album drops. For the album itself, "World View" has a strong and positive message behind it -
"World View is the first-ever 100% for-charity global Hip Hop project, sponsored by DJBooth.net and The Morgan Stanley Foundation. Featuring contributions from EVERY Continent and EIGHTEEN (18) Countries, showcasing our interconnectedness created through Hip Hop culture and rap music, World View will be available for sale February 2, 2014. ALL proceeds from World View are being donated to Guns 4 Cameras, a 501c3 nonprofit that goes beyond the gun exchange, working to eradicate street violence through the Hip Hop-inspired education and empowerment of the youth in our communities."
Check out the full tracklisting, as well as "Dedication", below.

01. “Gas Land (Frack Off)” ft. Chaundon [prod. by Numonics]
02. “Throw Away The Key” [prod. by L.Ment (Canada)]
03. “Bars & Hooks” ft. Sean Price, The Kid Daytona & The Incomparable Shakespeare [prod. by Harry Fraud]
04. “Penny” [prod. by Dismas (Romania)]
05. “The People’s Champions” ft. Shabaam Sahdeeq, Punchline & Beretta 9 (of Killarmy) [prod. by Harry Fraud]
06. “Got Class?” [prod. by Fresh Nerd]
07. “Notorious” ft. Wordsmith, Jasiri X, Jus Daze & Capital X [prod. by Amin PaYnE (Australia)]
08. “Doctor Doctor” ft. GuessWho? [prod. by MajoR R.E. (Malaysia)]
09. “Requiem” ft. SoulStice, Ess Vee & CuzOH! Black (add. vox by Jay Daniels [Australia] & Mark Deez) [prod. by ATG]
10. “Melting Pot (Made In America)” ft. Chaundon [prod. by Numonics]
11. “Rape” [prod. by Fafu]
12. “Rap Genius” ft. Chino XL & Perseverance [prod. by The White Shadow (Norway)]
13. “It’s Not Possible” [prod. by Recluse Crew (Finland)]
14. “#AaronSwartz” ft. L*A*W [prod. by Steel Tipped Dove]
15. “The World Is Yours” ft. Sha Stimuli & Viro the Virus [prod. by Dominant1 (Malawi)]
16. “Imperialism” ft. C-Rayz Walz & REKS [prod. by Jonny Lupo (Moldova)]
17. “Radio 2.0″ ft. KRS-One, Dug Infinite, Brimstone127 & Mista Lawnge (of Black Sheep) [prod. by Vice Souletric]
18. “Metal Music” ft. El Gant, ILL BILL, Tenacity & Blame One [prod. by Tranzformer]
19. “Go!” ft. Joell Ortiz, Slug (of Atmosphere) & Maya Azucena [prod. by Domingo]

AWKWORD - Go (featuring Joell Ortiz, Slug and Maya Azucena)

New York rapper AWKWORD returns with his latest track, this time with the main topic being perseverance, survival and success. The song is called "Go" and features AWKWORD, Joell Ortiz (of SlaughterHouse) and Slug (of Atmosphere) kicking rhymes over an energetic Domingo instrumental while Maya Azucena provides the hook. Very nice.

AWKWORD - Throw Away The Key (Video)

New York rapper AWKWORD comes through with a video for the track "Throw Away The Key", in which he takes a stand against police violence and mass incarceration. The video is a RapGenius World Premiere and is sponsored by the New York Civil Liberties Union x Occupy The Hood.
"All proceeds go to World View charity Guns 4 Cameras, a 501c3 nonprofit that goes beyond the gun-exchange program, working to eradicate street violence through the Hip Hop-inspired education and empowerment of our at-risk youth."
Peep the video below and then head on over to his Bandcamp page to download the full track.