Philadelphia emcee, Burke The Jurke, has esteblished himself as a veteran rapper of the city. He has been working on a new album, Ear Responsible, which is discussed in this video. Burke approached the project on a song-by-song basis instead of approaching the album for mainstream appeal and a wider audience. Featured guests on Ear Responsible are Slaine, Ruste Juxx, Blacastan, Vas, Reef The Lost Cauze, Vinnie Paz, Rich Quick, Side Effect, and more. Production is handled by Mr. Green, DJ Rybe, LEVEL 13, John E. Cab, Nomolos, Ruelz Rekka, and more.
Rich White is an emcee from Philadelphia, PA. Inspired to rhyme as a child from poetry, he was captivated by clever wordplay. As a teenager, Rich devolped a drug addiction and became homeless. Hip hop music was a hobby and eventually turned into a more serious craft. Rich’s debut album is scheduled to release in 2012.
Philadelphia emcee and producer combination Burke The Jurke and Steve Untytled drop an ill music video called “Jurke Digger”. Check out Burke’s interview with TheBeeShine and purchase his 2012 album Jurke The Soleil.
Dumhi is a hip hop group of artists, emcees, singers, and beatmakers from Philadelphia, PA. Headed by Haj, each project has had a slightly different team that contributed to its creation. Dumhi has worked heavily with many of Philadelphia’s best talent in hip hop, including Reef The Lost Cauze, Side Effect, Ethel Cee, and more.
From Philadelphia, Side Effect is an emcee and producer whom began rhyming in the 80’s after his father brought home the movie Beat Street. In 1990, Side Effect teamed up with J. Smoove to form the group II Scandalous and record demo tapes that earned them following in the underground hip hop scene. In 2003, Side produced and released his debut album, Underground Concoction. He later linked up with Stress The White Boy and Havok (Subhoodz) to release his second album in 2004, Rocking Chair Theory. In 2006, Side released his third album, Dirt Hustlin’, which featured Rasco from Cali Agents. In 2007, Side’s 2004 mixtape, Grown Man Grizzly, features unreleased songs and freestyles. He has also recorded four songs for albums by German producers Snowgoons. In 2010, Side released another album with producer Happ G, Cabin Fever. His latest project is a mixtape with C. Raine, Hip Hop Hoarders: Buried Alive.