Exclusive: Sacramento’s Queen “Marvaless” Talks New Albums, & More!

By Siccness Dot Net Contributing Publication Sacramento’s Queen, also known to the world as Marvaless aka Marva Jean. The Central Valley femcee first pierced the West Coast rap scene in 1993, a year after finishing high school, and connecting with the Gangsta Rap Mobfather C-Bo to record her debut album, Ghetto Blues, through AWOL Records.… Continue reading Exclusive: Sacramento’s Queen “Marvaless” Talks New Albums, & More!

Philthy Rich Readies “Hood Rich 4” Mixtape Hosted By “Birdman”

Philthy Rich Readies “Hood Rich 4” Mixtape Hosted By “Birdman” By Siccness.net Contributing Source Bay Area rapper Philthy Rich has no slack in his Political Ties. Last month the East Oakland, rapper released the remix to one of his biggest songs of the summer, “Buss Down“. Starring none other than the New Orleans Kingpin, Birdman,… Continue reading Philthy Rich Readies “Hood Rich 4” Mixtape Hosted By “Birdman”

New Black Metal: Zeal And Ardor Showcase African-American Spirituals with a Bluesy Tip

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief If you thought you knew what Black Metal was, think again. Listening to Zeal and Ardor’s freshman album, “Devil Is Fine,” you will be thrown into the depths of African-American history with gospel music pierced with the pain that goes along with that history. More like a score, “Devil Is… Continue reading New Black Metal: Zeal And Ardor Showcase African-American Spirituals with a Bluesy Tip

Zion Roots, “Oh Mama” Album Sacramento Classic Reggae

Zion Roots “Oh Mama” By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Zion Roots’ lead vocalist, Nicholas Gregoire executes classically Roots-Reggae album, “Oh Mama” released in ’13 who not only sings but also wrote each song. Joining Gregoire are John Joseph (guitarist, backup vocals), Beddot TeTe (keyboardist, backup vocals and musical arrangement), Queen Natty (backup vocals), Akhil Mustafa… Continue reading Zion Roots, “Oh Mama” Album Sacramento Classic Reggae

The Beatknocks, “Konnection Established” To Be Last Album Together

The Beatknocks, “Konnection Established” To Be Last Album Together By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Sol and Hennessy, Sacramento, CA-based Hip-Hop artists have released their second and final album together as the duo, The Beatknocks with their album, “Konnection Established” October 2015, still in rotation. Both emcees have released music on their own and in collaborations… Continue reading The Beatknocks, “Konnection Established” To Be Last Album Together

How To Be An Oakland Warrior Woman

How To Be An Oakland Warrior Woman By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief West Oakland native, Osunfemi Wanbi Njeri, singer, songwriter and emcee, previously known as Isoke Custom Designs is the better half of Prosperity Movement with her husband WolfHawkJaguar and is now releasing her second solo album, “Warrior Woman” summer ’16. “I am so blessed… Continue reading How To Be An Oakland Warrior Woman

2nd Floor Samurai’s Are Bay Area HipHoppas Kensho Kuma & MC Orukusaki

2nd Floor Samurai’s are Bay Area HipHoppas Kensho Kuma & MC Orukusaki By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Kensho Kuma and MC Orukusaki make up the multi-talented duo, 2nd Floor Samurai’s whose new album, “Shogun Stories” is set to be released spring ’16. Kensho and Oruk have known each other for over 16 years, running in… Continue reading 2nd Floor Samurai’s Are Bay Area HipHoppas Kensho Kuma & MC Orukusaki