Ron Gilmore – The Maturation of Little Ron

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Producer Ron Gilmore – chiefly known for his work with J. Cole, Bas and the whole of the Dreamville camp – releases a project featuring frequent collaborators Cozz and producer Cedric Brown. It’s a relatively short but very easy listen. Purchase it here.

Ron recently sat with Gary Vaynerchuk in an episode of DailyVee where Gary also got interviewed by Charlamagne on The Brilliant Idiots. Catch Ron opening up for Bas’ Too High To Riot tour, dates available here.

Previously: Bas ft. The Hics – Matches (Video)

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Next Up: Cozz

Friday, January 9th, 2015


If there were ever a Richard Sherman story in hip-hop Cozz would be it. The 21-year-old South Central, Los Angeles native began his youth with dreams of being rich but acted on them differently than your average perceived kid from the area.

Rather than slanging dope on the corner or sticking up the vulnerable the rapper born Cody Osagie chose to lay low. Being the beneficiary of a two-parent household also helped and there was no Doughboy to his Tre Styles. And while Cozz didn’t necessarily participate in the fast life he certainly witnessed people who did.

“I knew gangbangers and I had a moment in my life where I wanted to do it out of stupidity and me just being young and immature. I grew up in the heart of the hood but my parents kept my head on straight.” In his more recent years Cozz has used hip-hop as a distraction. And it’s been a damn good one. Ironically though, rap wasn’t originally in the plans for the head on straight kid. Rather it was a way to express himself and his experiences–perhaps the ones he never wanted to have.

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Bas – Two Weeks Notice EP

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Dreamville’s Bas releases a new 6-track project out of thin air to promote his Interscope debut, Last Winter, dropping in two weeks.

Previously: Bas – Charles De Gaulle to JFK | Bas – Ceelo With The Gs (Video)

Video: Bas – Ceelo With The Gs

Friday, April 4th, 2014

New visuals from Dreamville’s Bas for “Ceelo With The Gs”, off the Revenge of the Dreamers project.

Previously: Bas – Golden Goals (Video) | Dreamville – Revenge of the Dreamers (Mixtape)

Bas – The Season (Prod. by J. Cole)

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Dreamville artist Bas drops this new track from his Quarter Water Raised Me Vol. II mixtape featuring production from the Dreamville H.N.I.C.

Download: Link

Produced by J. Cole.

Story behind the track here.

Video: J. Cole – Cole Summer Ep. 2

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Dreamville hits the MJ Statue in Chicago and then Saskatoon.

Previously: Wale ft. J. Cole – Bad Girls Club | Krispy Kreme (Ep. 1.5)