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Lower East Side emcee/producer Fokis releases new visual off the "20/20" LP called "Legendary". Produced by Aftermath producer Focus..., the single also features Young P Livin Proof. The album features Mistah F.A.B, Young Dre The Truth, Maffew Ragazino, Punchline & More. "20/20" is available now on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Tidal and all other digital retail outlets.
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Fokis links up with former Atlantic Records artist Deemi and Jazz legend Olu Dara (Who also happens to be Nas' Father) to create "History (Thanks Obama)". Produced by Dahoud Darien ("Still Not A Player" - Big Pun, "Can't Knock The Hustle" - Jay-Z) "It's only right that we send Obama off the right way" - Fokis
East coast emcee greats Edo. G and Shabaam Sahdeeq have released a video for their single “Play To Win”. Directed by Eye Grustle the video captures the duo in their hometowns of Boston and Brooklyn (respectively). For fans of 90’s hip-hop, this black & white no-nonsense, beats & rhymes style video hits the spot! Also making appearances is Torae who provides a guest verse and DJ Eclipse who adds some turntable work on the hook. “Play To Win” is taken from the recently released Recognize Your Power EP pairing Edo and Shabaam. Released via Loyalty Digital Corp and is produced entirely by emcee/producer Fokis (MC Eiht, Grandmaster Caz, N.O.R.E, Sadat X, Canibus). Besides Torae and DJ Eclipse, other guests on the release include Ras Kass, Oh No, Planet Asia and Craig G.
Recognize Your Power EP is available on Bandcamp, iTunes, Spotify and all other digital retail outlets. In addition to the digital version a limited edition “blue tint” cassette is available for pre-order HERE
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Recognize Your Power the collaboration EP between East coast emcees Edo. G
and Shabaam Sahdeeq is finally here! Entirely produced by Fokis, the EP also features guest appearances from Ras Kass, Oh No, Planet Asia, Craig G, Torae and DJ Eclipse. It is safe to say, this is a project all true Hip-Hop heads will be able to appreciate.
Speaking on the title of the EP, Fokis elaborated saying “one has the freedom and ability to do as he or she pleases. You can work hard or play hard, you can make this kind of music or make that kind of music. The choice is yours. It’s all about the free will of man and what you choose to do with your power.” The EP is available on iTunes, Spotify and all other digital retail outlets.
The artist / producer collective known as, Local-Mu12 releases 1st single from their upcoming album. “Hood Rich” joins Local-Mu12 members The Manorail, Dana Coppafeel, Stryfe and producer Real McKoy with emcee/producer Oh No (Gangrene, Stones Throw). This is a taste of the forthcoming album Everyday People which will include appearances by Smif-N-Wessun, Punchline, Ras Kass, MC Eiht, Planet Asia, Edo. G, Torae, Sadat X and more.
Explaining what Local-Mu12 is about, Fokis say’s “Local-Mu12 is a membership based collective of like minded artists and producers from around the world. We are all tied together with one main objective and that objective is to win.” Hood Rich is now available for purchase on iTunes HERE
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Edo. G x Shabaam Sahdeeq release 2nd single off their upcoming Recognize Your Power EP called "Trust Ya Self". Produced by Fokis, the song features Ras Kass & Fokis, on the hook. Trust Ya Self is a hard hitting street melodic track that will surely have your head nodding. Pre-Order the EP via Bandcamp here and get 2 songs instantly plus get a audio shout out at the end of the EP. That's right, you can have your name included on the EP as an audio shout out by Edo. G or Shabaam Sahdeeq, over an exclusive Fokis beat. The EP features Torae, Craig G, Planet Asia, Oh No, & more.
The Manorail release their first official single "Habitat" ft. Punchline & Sadat X. The Manorail, a production/emcee collective that focuses proudly on creating "that boom bap music", put together a fresh new single that perfectly defines their sound. They also got 2 major co-signs from some boom bap all stars in Sadat X & Punchline. Check out the record below and be sure to download it for free. Follow them on Twitter: @Themanorail
Edo. G and Shabaam Sahdeeq let loose a fresh new track called “Play To Win”, Produced by Fokis. The track features a verse from Torae and cuts by DJ Eclipse making this an east coast banger of the highest caliber. With this premiere is the announcement of an EP pairing the Boston hip-hop legend and Rawkus alum with production entirely handled by Lower East Side based emcee/producer Fokis (MC Eiht, Planet Asia, N.O.R.E, Sadat X, Canibus).
The Recognize Your Power EP will drop on 10/14 via Loyalty Digital Corp (pre-order link below). Besides Torae and DJ Eclipse, other guests on the release will include Ras Kass, Oh No, Planet Asia and Craig G. Speaking on the title of the EP, Fokis elaborated saying “one has the freedom and ability to do as he or she pleases. You can work hard or play hard, you can make this kind of music or make that kind of music. The choice is yours. It’s all about the free will of man and what you choose to do with your power.”
As a special bonus to fans, if you pre-order the EP now, you will receive an immediate download of the “Play To Win” track plus you will get an audio shout out at the end of the EP. Click HERE to Pre-Order
Brooklyn & Manhattan connect in a major way with this high energy record, "On Some Other...". Produced by G-Whiz, the track finds battle rap champ Cortez going line for line with Young P Livin Proof & producer/emcee Fokis. The trio trade bars over a thunderous Piano and bass line, accompanied by some hard hitting drums.
Fokis has lost over 87lbs doing CrossFit and now has created the perfect workout T-shirt for you guys. Purchase your "Gr8Ness Under Construction" work out Tee HERE.