Stro – Feelin It ’15

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015


The Brooklyn artist formerly known as Astro slides onto Jay Z’s “Feeling It” instrumental for “Feelin It ’15”.

Previously: Stro – Keep It Pushing

Stro – Keep It Pushing

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015


Brooklyn’s Stro, who you may know alternately as Astro or The Astronomical Kid, has got a new name, but he’s still putting out some legit bars. This was produced by Lazy Knuckles.

Check out our Next Up piece on the kid here.

Previously: Astro – Computer Era (Album Stream)

Next Up: Astro

Friday, January 23rd, 2015


New artists and styles come and go with each passing year. That new wave you thought was poppin’ just six months ago has already been replaced by a new sound (or something rehashed). Producers have become the hit-makers and rarely does an act or group claim the attention of hip-hop’s audience for very long. It’s the reality of the music business these days and in the age of the Internet rapper there’s so much to pay attention to.

It ain’t like it used to be. And at least one rapper kind of wishes it was. Actually, we know thousands of rappers and fans who wish hip-hop would go back to the good ol’ days but we typically think of those people as old. Well, here’s a twist. What if one of those people was born after hip-hop’s Golden Age? That’s Astro.

The 18-year-old Brooklyn native wasn’t even alive before some of his favorite albums were released but that isn’t stopping him from finding what he likes. That same Internet that has clouded the airwaves of hip-hop is simultaneously responsible for educating younger fans who thirst for that old fashioned quality. It’s evident in his music too. Dissatisfied with what was available to him during the time he became a rapper, Astro went back in time and found something he loved.

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Astro – Computer Era (Album Stream)

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014


Here is a Spotify stream of Astro’s new album Computer Era out now on iTunes. It contains contributions from Bishop Nehru, The Audible Doctor, Boi-1da and more.

Previously: Astro ft. Spade – Champion (Video)

Video: Astro ft. Spade – Champion

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Here’s the first video from Astro off his new album, Computer Era, which you can pick up now on iTunes.

Previously: Astro – 88 (Video) | Termanology ft. Michael Christmas & Astro – I’m Good

Termanology ft. Michael Christmas & Astro – I’m Good

Thursday, November 20th, 2014


Here’s another one from Term off his Shut Up And Rap project featuring NYC up-and-comers Michael Christmas and Astro. Cuts by Statik, Selektah.

Shut Up And Rap drops on December 9th.

Previously: Termanology ft. Willie The Kid & Reks – El Wave (Prod. by Statik Selektah & Alchemist)