HighBred (Chordz & Manley) – THE RIDE feat. Zo’ Kimoni (Official Video)

HighBred (Chordz & Manley) – THE RIDE feat. Zo’ Kimoni (Official Video)

Full Disclaimer: I am one of the Executive Producers of this album, so my review is not objective. On the other hand, this album was created by The HighBred first and then brought to MCMI Records and when my partners and I heard it we immediately wanted to co-pilot, release this on our label, jointly with Intaphaze Records and Man@Work Productions. Why? Because its good music and good MCing. Pretty simple formula at MCMI, music is dope + the artist can “move the crowd”.

HighBred (Chordz & Manley) - THE RIDE feat. Zo' Kimoni (Official Video)

The production style, as you can hear, is organic, soulful, yet rugged, a perfect backdrop for gritty vocals filled with street knowledge, weed smoke and everyday struggles. Boonie Mayfield produced the entire album and he is a beast. All of the songs are tough but this one will make your face extra crunchy. Lyrically, nothing  pop and no cliche tough guy raps. Just truth, reality and attention to the craft of MCing. On top of that Chordz doubles on vocals for the chorus.

The video, directed by The HighBred themselves, with editing done by Chordz brother J’ Mel Lu, with some after touches by Sir Manley. If you haven’t see the first two videos off of this project, check out Original (We Remain) and How I See It.

HighBred (Chordz & Manley) - THE RIDE feat. Zo' Kimoni

The HighBred LP – Chordz Cordero & Sir Manley
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HighBred (Chordz & Manley) – THE RIDE feat. Zo’ Kimoni (Official Video)

MCMI Report: SKYZOO “Suicide Doors” [PH Memorial Concert] @ Santos NYC

MCMI Report: SKYZOO “Suicide Doors” [PH Memorial Concert] @ Santos NYC

Skyzoo PH Memorial 

Skyzoo performs his song “Suicide Doors” in tribute to Robert PH Diaz, to the packed crowd at Santos Party House, for the PH MEMORIAL TRIBUTE CONCERT August 5th, 2015.

Donate: http://bit.ly/fundforph – Robert Diaz aka PH aka Pumpkinhead #ripPH

MCMI Report: SKYZOO “Suicide Doors” [PH Memorial Concert] @ Santos NYC

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Swave Sevah, P Stacks & Chordz Cordero: FUNERAL MUSIC [Director LottaZay]

Swave Sevah, P Stacks & Chordz Cordero: FUNERAL MUSIC [Director LottaZay]

This song came out in 2013 on the Swave Sevah’s album Son of a One Armed Man, but the video was made this past summer, after the passing of three great men, J Arch, PH aka Pumpkinhead and Sean Price. Rest in power! Never forgotten,

Swave Sevah and P Stacks (#TeamHOMI) body this track, with quotables such as

“…a bodycount that, can’t nobody count
cause, investigator’s cant’t get a word out nobody mouth!” – Swave Sevah

and

“We can get it on, with the heat if you
creep, spray your vehicle,
Sleep, you’ll be deceased, n*gga
Their gonna need a priest for you” – P Stacks

Chordz Cordero also lends his vocal talents to the hook. Check out his recent release The HighBred LP for more of his Hip Hop Soul.

Swave Sevah, P Stacks & Chordz Cordero: FUNERAL MUSIC [Dir by LottaZay]

Directed by LottaZay, this is that hardbody New York Boom Bap with a hint of flavor.

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Swave Sevah, P Stacks & Chordz Cordero: FUNERAL MUSIC [Director LottaZay]
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MCMI REPORT: ALBUM REVIEW – KANYE WEST “THE LIFE OF PABLO”

ALBUM REVIEW – KANYE WEST “THE LIFE OF PABLO” 

ALBUM REVIEW - KANYE WEST "THE LIFE OF PABLO"

“Ya man, not ya boy,” Corey ‘Bad Seed’ Pierson is back. This time with an honest album review of Kanye West’s “The Life of Pablo”. If you are like me, you can’t waste your valuable time on an album, just because of media hype or the artists self-proclaimed ‘greatness’.

Well, Seed’s approach is both real and helpful, neither hating, nor hero worship, as some reviewers tend to be. This helped me listen to  the album without expectations based on what some PR person wrote, that was copied and pasted into a thousand blogs all over the Internet.

You want an honest review, from a down to earth dude who grew up on Hip Hop and is going to keep it real with you? Here you go.

Thanks Corey, we appreciate it.

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ALBUM REVIEW – KANYE WEST “THE LIFE OF PABLO”

MCMI RADIO: Chordz Cordero, LR Blitzkrieg & Ness Lee Talk New Music with GMS

Chordz Cordero, LR Blitzkrieg & Ness Lee Talk New Music with GMS 

Be on the lookout for LR Blitzkrieg’s upcoming project Outta Nowhere, executive produced by Ness Lee (also a dope MC and top battler), Chordz and Mela Mechinko both sing on the track “Hush“, recorded at Stonebrown / MCMI Studios. Chordz Cordero, LR Blitzkrieg & Ness Lee Talk New Music with GMSNess did most of the tracks on the album, which is set to be the first release of a 4-Part series from the members of the Brooklyn Hip Hop trio HYDRA, later in 2016.

Chordz project The HighBred, featuring him and Colorado MC Sir Manley, is out now on MCMI / Intaphaze / Man@Work, produced by Boonie Mayfield from Colorado. The videos How I See and Original (We Remain) give you a taste of what’s on the album. At the end of the interview you get a preview of the next single, The Ride, featuring (feat. Zo’ Kimoni)New video coming soon.

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Chordz Cordero, LR Blitzkrieg & Ness Lee Talk New Music with GMS