June 30, 2022
Ruste Juxx and DJ Mercilless team up with acclaimed Canadian Hip Hop artist Righteous for “What Is.” The single/video is taken from his latest album titled ‘and the DEVIL is.’ The video begins with Righteous digging in the crates while DJ Mercilless assails the 1’s and 2’s. Righteous delivers gem-dropping bars and worplay that define the role of an emcee and the role of a DJ. What is an emcee if he can’t rap, what is a DJ if he can’t scratch, resonates from beginning to end. Ruste Juxx jumps in with his verse and the duo show off their skillset all while paying homage to authentic Hip Hop without sounding dated. Watch the video and stream the album below.
Stream the album ‘and the DEVIL is’ below which features AKX of Righteous Revolution, B Fox, Kool G Rap, Rashad Roulett, Thirsty McGurk, Van Glorious, Ikee Mula, and the late Faith Walker with production by DJ Mercilless, Ear 2 That Beat, and bytman.
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April 26, 2022
In celebration of the late Faith Walker and #420 enthusiasts around the globe, Taot Recordings presents the remix to “Good 4 Me (20 After 4)”. The single/video is produced by Joebi-wan and features Thirsty McGurk and Ikee Mula. The track exudes chill vibes and is heightened by Faith’s soulful vocals and rhymes by McGurk and Mula. Whether you’re looking for serenity or a spark of creativity, press play for the best of both worlds.
After long hours of hustling and grinding, Faith is more than eager to unwind, let her hair down, and enjoy the good company of her man and music crew. What better way to kick that off than by lighting up to get high and lifted. So spark up and watch the video below.
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April 25, 2021
Canada’s Hip Hop sensation Righteous releases visuals for his new single “For the Love.” The single/video features Recognize Ali, the late Faith Walker, and DJ Mercilless and is taken from Righteous’ EP titled ‘Be Conscious Of.’
For those not familiar (shame on them) Righteous curates real, raw, feel-good music authentic to Hip Hop and the culture. He does it “for the love” which is evident watching the video. He is from an era of classics, a time when rhymes carried substance…20 years later he can’t be thrown off by gimmicks or trends, he’s too vetted. Although it’s “for the love” don’t get it twisted, Righteous runs this microphone survival of the fittest…
On the hook is celebrated R&B vocalist Faith Walker (RIP) who accentuates the lyricism with passionate, soulful melodies sure to raise neck hairs. DJ Mercilless comes through with classic cuts and scratches.
“For the Love” revives Hip Hop, the culture along with the 5 elements and is a reminder that the boom-bap era continues to thrive. Watch “For the Love” and stream/download ‘Be Conscious Of’ EP here on Bandcamp.