We are looking to add some new writers to our team!
Are you the type who is always showing your friends new music before everyone else? Is it a common occurrence that you end up being the iPod DJ at parties? Or are you just constantly tuning into what new music is being dropped every single day? If so, you might find yourself a home here at HITP. We at HITP are dedicated to keeping an ear on the music scene, both locally and globally. If you have an ear for music and enjoy sharing what you discover with others, then we want you to help us do just that!
If you are interested, please fill out the questions below in an email and send your answers to HITPmusic@gmail.com by August 31st to be considered.
We look forward to hearing from you!
3. Are you on Twitter/Instagram/Facebook/etc.? If so, what are your handles?
4. How do you know about HITP?
5. Tell us about yourself!
6. Who are your top 5 favorite artists/bands? Can be ANY genre.
7. In 150 words or less, tell us about one of the 5 artists that you listed above.
8. Choose ONE of the following songs/videos/albums/mixtapes and write a post about it, just like you would if writing for the site.
A few weeks ago, ILoveMakonnen got the ultimate co-sign. Drake added a verse to his excellent and well received single “Tuesday.” While its clear the ATL rapper was heading in the right direction, there’s no arguing that Drizzy’s contribution helped speed things up.
Since dropping the track, Makonnen has been on fire, releasing new material, whipping up crafty guest hooks and performing in New York. Not to mention, Drizzy brought him out twice during the Drake. Vs. Lil Wayne Tour. Add that with “Tuesday” now up on iTunes and released via OVO Sound/Warner Bros imprint, it would be start to think that he is signing with the label or actually already signed. Regardless if he becomes part of Drizzy’s team or not, we know that Makonnen has a bright future ahead and we’re glad we caught on early.
Scotty ATL, Johnny Cinco & Cap 1 Say To “Play By The Rules”
Scotty ATL calls on Johnny Cinco and Cap 1 for the new “Play By The Rules.” The bouncy track is produced by K.E. On The Track and features solid work from the trio of emcees. Scotty and Cap 1 take care of the verses with confident rhymes, resulting in a strong 1-2 punch. On the other hand, Cinco is quickly becoming one of hip-hop’s most promising hook writers. His hook work on here is just a small taste of what the QC The Label rapper is capable of.
Rich The Kid’s Feels Good 2 Be Richmixtape is out now and available as a free download. If that batch of material isn’t enough for your enjoyment, then take a listen to his new release “Why Would U Not,” featuring QC The Label rapperJohnny Cinco and Peewee Longway. Spiffycrafts the melodic synth laced production for the three ATL rising rappers. Each lays down a solid verse, but its Cinco’s hook that steals the show. The track comes off DJ Plugg’s Strictly 4 Traps N Trunks 85.
GuWop Liberates Brick Factory Vol. 2 First Offering With “You’s A Nobody”
Shortly after revealingBrick Factory Vol. 2 details, Gucci Mane liberates the forthcoming album’s first offering with the Frenchieassisted “You’s A Nobody.” Powered by FatBoy’s booming production, GuWop and his affiliate trade boastful verses. Brick Factory Vol. 2 will be available on September 13th via 1017 Records.
Somewhat out of nowhere, the prolific Curren$y releases Saturday Night Car Tunes EP. His new collection of music is a 7 track offering with notable guest appearances from Birdman, Gunplay, Wiz Khalifa, and more. The New Orleans rapper continues his strong streak of crafty and vivid raps over relaxing production. “10 G’s,” “House Shoes” and “Just Might Be” lead the charge. On the latter, he raps “Guarantee the quality of all my products,” which not only sums up this new release, but his whole catalogue. Whether it’s an album, EP or mixtape, you can expect nothing but the best from the veteran emcee.