Monday, February 8, 2016

Let's Talk About Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's – White Privilege II





The 857 Music Podcast - Episode 19: Review On Macklemore And Ryan Lewis's – White Privilege II. We talk about the motivation behind Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's ambitious single, White Privilege II and discuss whether it strikes a chord and hits its mark.

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Monday, February 1, 2016

857 Access - Ep.9: "The Suffering" Music Video Discussion



857 Access - Episode 9: "The Suffering" Music Video Discussion. In this episode, we discuss concepts, scene locations, and techniques we used to produce the music video for our single, "The Suffering" from America's Idol EP.

Our "857 Access" vlog series features everything and anything 857, from Q & A interviews, behind-the-scenes previews, updates, announcements and... anything else we can think of.

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The Suffering (Official Music Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pWa_QsunsY&feature=youtu.be&list=PL1B1657BF9EF942E5


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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Why Doesn't Hip-hop Respect Its Elders (ahem... Pioneers)?





The 857 Music Podcast - Episode 18: Hip-hop's Apparent Lack Of Respect For Its Elders. In this podcast, we discuss why hip-hop today feels like the only music genre that perpetually demonstrates such lack of respect for its pioneers, especially when they are the ones responsible for elevating and transcending this culture into a worldwide movement.

The 857 Music Podcast features in-depth discussions between 857 members (and occasional guests) regarding popular and sometimes controversial music news stories! Selected questions from fans are also read and answered during the show.

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Monday, January 18, 2016

857 - Truth (Official Lyric Video)


Truth (feat. Ashley Mastrorocco) is track No.8 off The EFS EP.2. This mellow, throughtfully written track stresses the importance of being lyrically authentic when making music.

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Here's Our Hip-hop Predictions For 2016!





The 857 Music Podcast - Episode 17: Hip-Hop Predictions for 2016. We start off this year's first podcast with sharing our predictions on what hip-hop has in store for us in 2016. At the end of the year, we'll see if any of these predications come true!

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*In the meantime, let us know what you think below about the current topic. Do you agree with our predictions or have some of your own?


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Monday, January 4, 2016

857 Access - Ep.8: Media Hype Music Video Discussion



857 Access - Episode 8: Media Hype Music Video Discussion. In this episode, we discuss concepts, scene locations, and techniques we used to produce the music video for our single, Media Hype from The EFS EP.2.

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Media Hype (Official Music Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLDat-9viXc&feature=youtu.be&list=PL1B1657BF9EF942E5


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Monday, December 28, 2015

The Best and Worst Hip-hop and R&B Albums of 2015. So Many Choices...



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The 857 Music Podcast - Episode 16: The Best Hip-hop and R&B Albums of 2015. For this year's final podcast we tell ya which albums of 2015 will make great gifts and which ones you should avoid listening too at all costs.

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Monday, December 21, 2015

857 - Hey Woman (Official Lyric Video)


Hey Woman is track No.6 off The EFS EP.2. This upbeat, techno inspired hip-hop track provides the perfect background for us to have fun with a generic phrase used to get a woman's attention.

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Monday, December 14, 2015

So... Who Are The Worst Rappers In Recent Memory?





The 857 Music Podcast - Episode 15: List The Worst Rappers In Recent Memory. After discussing the Billboard's Top 10 MC's of All Time list, we felt the need to list the worst rappers over the last decade (or so) with special guest, Dark Kent!

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Monday, December 7, 2015

857 Access - Ep.7: Innovative Hip-hop Music Video Discussion



857 Access - Episode 7: Innovative Hip-hop Music Video Discussion. In this episode, we discuss concepts, scene locations, and techniques we used to produce the music video for our single, Innovative Hip-Hop.

Our "857 Access" vlog series features everything and anything 857, from Q & A interviews, behind-the-scenes previews, updates, announcements and... anything else we can think of.

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Innovative Hip-hop (Official Music Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzH-jgdRy7s&index=3&list=PL1B1657BF9EF942E5

Innovative Hip-hop (Official Lyric Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4binxGcQ7k&list=PL0R8gNZMhFxwNEx2v9gTYkyfjIw9PIffa&index=2

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