SAGE FRANCIS’ – “MAKE EM PURR” – Official Music Video Out Now!!!

Sage Make Em Purr

Sage Francis just dropped his brand new animated music video for his track “Make ’em Purr” taking us on an emotional roller coaster and really grabbing at the heart strings; Seriously does the track a lot of justice!!
Check it out here:

From the NEW ALBUM “Copper Gone” available in all formats (MP3/CD/vinyl/tape) at Strange Famous Records:
All tour info (Euro/UK Oct-Nov):
“Make Em Purr” LYRICS, backstory + shirts:

“Make Em Purr” written by Sage Francis, beat production by Buck 65. Video Director: Wasaru. Art Director: Jebedaï Couture
Special thanks to Jim Foltice for help with the treatment.

UK fans can get this album at Speech Development Records:

Copper Gone is also available in all other digital stores, including

Follow at:

Peace! ~dhh

“Appetite For Production” – New EP by MP Champion – Out Now!!

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MP Champion just dropped his incredible new EP called “Appetite for Production” and we got to give it a listen over the weekend! This is a truly amazing EP with unbelievable production and a list of features to die for including the one and only Darryl DMC McDaniels from Run DMC!!!  Really enjoyed this EP from start to finish but I’d have to say the last track for me just blew the whole thing out of the water in the best possible way…
Be sure to grab yourself a copy right here:

“MP Champion is an Australian Music Producer/Composer/Songwriter. He has produced music for the likes of Sage Francis (ID Thieves) and Chance Waters (Tears For Gotham).
MP Champion has just released a new EP titled ‘Appetite For Production’, featuring the song ‘Brite Lights Big Cities’ with Hip Hop Icon and Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famer Darryl DMC McDaniels from Run DMC. It also features songs with Pro MC of Electric Elements, Slippery, Leeze The Kid, Hollie Winter, Bernie Killen and SkankMC. In addition to releasing original songs and music, MP Champion offers a music production service”.

For more information and to keep up to date with MP Champion, check out:

Enjoy! ~dhh

Sage Francis’ “Copper Gone” – Album Review + “Grace” Official Music Video Out Now!


Hey peeps..

So, recently we had one of our friends and non-do hiphop affiliate to take a listen to the new Sage Francis album “Copper Gone” and share their thoughts… This is what they had to say:

“With a ‘DIY or Die’ approach the HipHop veteran delivers a compelling, captivating classic for 2014. The album deals with the artist’s signature outlook on social and contemporary issues in and out of the HipHop scene, validating his ‘silverback gorilla status’ through cunning multi-tiered wordplay and melancholic undertones. The proclamation is that Sage is here to stay, and even though he professes ‘both sides of my bed are the wrong ones and I am always waking up’ he continues to arouse the minds of his fans and followers”.

and what an amazing album it is!

Sage also recently dropped this assiduous official music video for the track “Grace” from the album; it really does the track justice!!
Check it out here:

If you haven’t already; Go go grab one of the incredibly slick PACKAGE DEALS (CD, vinyl, cassette, shirts, hoodies) right here:

and if you’re more of a Bandcamp person, digital copies are here:

For more information about Sage Francis check out:

Peace! ~dhh


“Copper Gone” – A Brand New Album from Sage Francis – Out Now!!!

Copper Gone

and it’s finally here…
Check out the completely and utterly epic new album from Sage Francis called “Copper Gone”!!!

If you haven’t already; Go grab one of the PRESALE PACKAGE DEALS (CD, vinyl, cassette, shirts, hoodies) + tour dates available at

COPPER GONE album drops worldwide on June 3rd!
Get your digital copy here:

“SAGE FRANCIS…relocked and reloaded. 

After a 4-year hiatus, the indie rap icon is taking his signature style of hip-hop and performance art back on the road to support the June 2014 release of “COPPER GONE” on STRANGE FAMOUS RECORDS. It features beat production from long-time music affiliates BUCK 65, ALIAS, CECIL OTTER, REANIMATOR, and more”.

This album has been on rotation since my download arrived and I’m having serious difficulty putting on anything else.
Go get this album!

For more information about Sage Francis check out:

Peace! ~dhh

Sage Francis’ “VONNEGUT BUSY” – New Single Lyric Video + New Album “Copper Gone” Pre-Orders Now Available!!!

Copper Gone

Check it out… Sage Francis just dropped the lyric video for his simply awesome and long awaited new track “VONNEGUT BUSY”!!!

Song produced by Prolyphic (horns by Josh Trinidad.) Lyric video created by Irena Mihalinec. Tour info:

It’s from his upcomming album “COPPER GONE” that drops June 3rd!
Pre-sale package deals are available from strange Famous here:

For all things Sage this is where to look:

This is definitely one release you do not want to miss and I for one can’t wait for it to drop!

Peace! ~dhh

Sage Francis’ – “BLUE”[official video] – Out Now!

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Check out this fresh new video for Sage Francis’ track  “Blue” from his SICK TO D(EAT)H mixtape!!!

“Among many things, this song and video touch upon the subject of PTSD. There are many organizations and resources that are available to vets who are struggling with civilian life, but not everyone feels comfortable reaching out for help. Some people might not even know that they need help until it’s too late. Just so that the information is out there, for anyone who may need it, the Veterans Crisis Line can be reached at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or via text to 838255. The Crisis Line website:

If you haven’t already GO get yourself a copy of the SICK TO D(EAT)H mixtape right here;

Sage’s upcoming album “COPPER GONE” drops on June 3, 2014 via STRANGE FAMOUS RECORDS so best keep your ears to the ground for that!!!

The world tour kicks off in US/CAN this June, followed by Euro/UK shows in July and August & updates on the new LP & tours will be posted at

Peace! ~ dhh

“BLUE” Brand New Single from Sage Francis + SICK TO D(EAT)H Mixtape Pre-orders Available Now!


“BLUE” is the second leak from Sage Francis’ SICK TO D(EAT)H mixtape which drops on Dec 12 exclusively at
check it out!

Beat produced by Reanimator. Scratches by Buddy Peace. Single artwork image by Trait Cross.

Pre-sale package deals are available now at
The full track list for #SickToDeath and a breakdown of each track, along with some additional updates from Sage Francis available here:…k-to-death
“True enough.”

Peace! ~dhh

F. Virtue – Anita Bryant (Music Video) + “We Are Not The Shame” Album – Out Now!

We Are Not The Shame

Check out this brand new video for “Anita Bryant” from F. Virtue’s new album “We Are Not The Shame” that dropped today on Fake Four Inc.

Prod: Couch Potatoes and Time Crisis, additional vox by Jon Markson, live drums by Devan Bentley
Director: Victoria Ng
DP: Diana Diroy
Production manager: Alexandra Barnes

This isn’t the full song. Anita Bryant can be heard in its entirety on F. Virtue’s new album “We Are Not The Shame”, out digitally now and available here:

here are some word’s on the release from F.Virtue and Fake Four:
“Fresh off the release of 23 year old F. Virtue’s group EP with J57, Trill Cunningham, comes F dot’s full length (and 13th studio album), We are Not The Shame via Fake Four. And damn is it mature. As expected from someone who has done as much as he has over the past 10 years, from joining a Rhymesayers tour around Canada to performing with Sleigh Bells and releasing songs with such heavyweights as Sims of Doomtree, George Watsky and Mac Lethal, F. Virtue has got to be the most legendary MC who is nowhere near being legendary. 

And this, this is a rap album, but these aren’t just raps. F. Virtue wrote and produced We Are Not The Shame to show listeners they are not alone, and all their issues don’t make them bad people. From the album’s self-titled opener, which addresses Virtue’s fuzzy childhood of sexual abuse, to Anita Bryant, the definitive ‘homophobia in hip hop’ song… this is some serious shit. Though F. Virtue outs himself on this record, he is not trying to enter the club-centric braggadocio world of previously existing queer MCs like Mykki Blanco or Le1f. Conversely, F. Virtue approaches music through the lens of lyrics. But don’t call him a conscious rapper. Growing up Canadian, and currently residing in Manhattan, F. Virtue blurs the lines between fashion, fortune, spirituality and philosophy, which is reflective of the modern era of upcoming youth, equally as informed on social and political concepts as well as Hollywood – think Aesop Rock meets Asap Rocky.

Featuring co-production from renowned Brooklyn multi-instrumentalist and engineer Jon Markson of Strung Out, Such Gold, and Time Crisis, as well as a collaboration with occasional Mac Miller producer, Willis Beats, and a collaboration with Sage Francis’ latest signees, Falside and Juan Deuce, this dark and deeply atmospheric record drops August 6th digitally through Fake Four, and October 8th on vinyl through boutique Euro imprint Cooler Than Cucumbers with 3 bonus tracks. And remember, you have nothing to be ashamed of. You are so much more”.

Be sure you stay in touch on the web too; these are the links: //
Twitter: @FamelessVirtue // Instagram: @F_Virtue

Peace! ~ dhh

Sage Francis – UBUNTU (Water Into Wine) “Video”


“UBUNTU” is about the HIV-positive children Sage met during his stay in South Africa in 2011.

The “UBUNTU” MP3, lyrics & background story are all
Proceeds from this track will go toward helping the children I mentioned in the song.
They didn’t have video clips available to them when they made the video so they decided to make a picture-video to show the people and places the song is inspired by. If you wish to, you can read the full background story, get the lyrics, and read updates on this campaign here:
You can view more pictures of Sage’s trip to South Africa and the children this song is about here:

But for now, sit back and enjoy this amazing track from Sage Francis then get involved: