Hip-Hop has repeatedly proven that there is strength in numbers. The genre has a history of bringing together strong soloists for specific songs, or entire albums with great results, from Brand Nubian and Black Star  to Jay Z and Kanye’s The Throne.  While some unions can feel a little manufactured, in the best cases it’s a […]

Every MC dreams of getting a hit, but not quite like this. “If I get hit with all these eyes out here…” Skyzoo says almost challenging the myriad of cars speeding down this Brooklyn street on a Saturday night.  “I got hit by a fire truck stealing from the store,” his partner in rhyme Torae […]

Two of our favorite Brooklyn MCs, Skyzoo and Torae have finally made good on their promise to drop a full length album together named for one of their best collabs, “Barrel Brothers.” The collection caves in the streets on May 27th and features guest appearances by Sean Price, Sha Stimuli and Livin Proof. The first […]

I have a love hate relationship with my alarm clock. I need it to get me going to pay these bills but I hate the way it rudely slices into the solace of my REM sleep. R&B singer MeLa Machinko and Mr Len have tapped into this ubiquitous condition on their new EP, “9 AM […]

Sometimes a good rhyme takes a second to sink in. While the watered down stuff doesn’t come with any real meaning beyond the surface, the great ones usually include the rewind factor and a good set of headphones to be appreciated. As one of the most prolific, underrated and slept on MC’s out today, Skyzoo […]

What would twenty years in captivity do to you? What if you didn’t know why you were being held or who put you there? How far would you go for answers? These are just some of the pressing questions explored in Spike Lee and Josh Brolin’s remake of the 2003 Korean thriller, “Oldboy,” by director Chan-wook […]

  On Tuesday September 10th at 7:00pm TheUrbanDaily.com will be hosting a live stream of the hip-hop documentary, “Demos” narrated by rapper Skyzoo. Directed by Kareem Forte, “Demos” takes an in-depth look at the life of an independent hip-hop artist and what it takes to succeed, not merely survive. Everyone from Black Thought of The Roots and Crooked I of Slaughterhouse to Talib Kweli and Kendrick […]

New York rapper and friend to the site, Torae is dropping a new mixtape called “Admission of Guilt” on March 13th. With the release date only being a few days away, Torae is finally treating fans to the tracklist, cover art work, and the guest features on the project. For the 13 track project, Torae […]

Brooklyn MC Skyzoo has always held film director Spike Lee close to his heart. When Skyzoo gave The Urban Daily an interview a few months ago, he explained why Spike Lee is his favorite film director. He even went as far as to say he would have a track on his album “A Dream Deferred” […]

Before the New Year Brooklyn’s Skyzoo gave TheUrbanDaily.com his  Top 5 Spike Lee Movies to go with his tribute track, “Spike Lee Was My Hero,” from his album “A Dream Deferred.” Tomorrow the official video featuring Talib Kweli and Spike Lee will be premiering on your favorite television stations, but Sky has given us a first look at […]

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     2012 was a pretty good year as far as Hip-Hop releases were concerned. There were a great amount of excellent slept on albums that were completely overshadowed by mainstream projects this year that deserve some shine. I went back through the hundreds of albums I’ve heard over the past calendar year and picked […]

“My first 9 to 5  job  was at Kinkos and I [got] them for as much as I could,” Skyzoo remembers grinning from behind his Mars Blackmon specs. “…Flyers, posters, CD covers and business cards. I definitely got what I needed besides the $6 per hour I was getting. ‘Skyzoo coming Soon’ flyers came courtesy […]