MP3: the Mhz Legacy “Spaceship” Ft. Danny Brown (Prod. By Harry Fraud)
The Fader premiered this MHz Legacy song called “Spaceship” . I can say that if you were around in the late 90’s/early 2000’s Columbus Hip Hop scene, listening to this verse by the late Camu Tao from “U R What U Eat” that he used to kick outside of Bernies on High Street in Columbus all the time followed-up by a Danny Brown verse over a Harry Fraud beat, on a smart phone while sitting in the front seat of your shitty car in 2012 is a futuristic,and ghostly experience.
The Mhz were a Columbus rap group consisting of RJD2, Cama Tao, Copywrite, Jakki, and Tage. Camu died of cancer in 2008. The remaining Mhz are putting out an album called the MHz Legacy which this song is on. The album drops October 30th on Man Bites Dog Records.
The MHz were a Columbus Hip Hop group in the late 90’s that signed to Bobbito Garcia’s Fondle Em’ Records and paved the the way for the solo careers of RJD2, Copywrite, the late Camu Tao, Jakki and Tage Prototype and C.olumbus Hip Hop in general. Today the Mhz Legacy album was announced with guest appearances by Ill Bill, Danny Brown, Slug, OHno, Playdough, Aaron Livingston, Middle Distance Runner and Blu. RJD2 did some of the beats as well as Harry Fraud, Surock, Illmind, Stu-Bangaz, J-Rawls, Jason Rose, D1, Rob Stern, and Marco Polo.
Mhz Legacy will be released October 30th.
Track List after the jump.
Copywrite, Jakki, the ghost of Camu and Tage rapping at the Carabar here in Columbus.
This song is off the Life and Times of Peter Nelson available at the finer record stores everywhere.
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The Walnut Ridge drop-out, Peter Nelson is using the Nietzsche mantra that Kanye flipped “what doesn’t kill you,makes you stronger” here but ends up in a Christian Rap. The Life and Times of Pete Nelson blurs between Fear & Loathing and Fear & Trembling?
Its a rap song. Sorry for typing that above. But do these blurbs really matter? Just watch the video
Copywrite brought the finest in negative rap to Magnolia Thunderpussy Records during Gallery Hop.
Above is a video of the Columbus emcee performing “Rob the Club” off his album the Life and Times of Pete Nelson which is instores now.
Columbus emcee Copywrite will be doing a free Gallery Hop performance at Magnolia Thunderpussy Saturday.
This performance is to promote his new album the Life and Times of Peter Nelson, which is in stores now.
The album is critically acclaimed nationally, recieving a XL Rating in XXL Magazine and a 4/5 rating in Urb Magazone.
The album guests Dilated Peoples. Sean Price, MF Grimm, Motion Man, and has production by RJD2 among others.
It is a good look for Columbus.
So come out before the Rock Potluck at Skullys, or just come out in general to check out Copy, and cop his new album
Copywrite & DJ Drastic will be performing at 7 pm, Saturday 12/4.
Magnolia Thunderpussy is located at 1155 N. High Street in the Short North.
Admission is free.
Groove Shack was a record store here in the Short North from 1994-97. Pretty much everyone like MHZ(Copy, Camu, RJD2, Tage, Jakki), JRawls, the 3rd, Illogic put in time there.
Groove Shack is where Columbus scene that eventually got noticed internationally with the help of indie labels like Def Jux, Rhymesayers, Fondle Em, Groove Attack, Rawkus and Eastern Conference was built upon.
The owners made a documentary about the spot.
This documentary is being screened this week.
Thursday, November 18th at the Gateway Theater 1550 North High Street Columbus, OH 43201
The showing is from 730-930.
to be exact.
I saw the screening at Madlab, and the footage is priceless. Just watch the trailers..
The movie has a couple flaws, but it is not to be missed.
MP3:Copywrite- Y.O.G.A. Stretch
Fresh off of performing with a midget at the Dead Prez show another new Copywrite song. Claims he is into YOGA on this one.
Columbus rapper Copywrite got a pretty good review in XXL Magazine for his upcoming album, the Life and Times of Pete Nelson.
Peep Copywrite’s newest installment of his freestyle series on Hip HopDx.
It is produced by Path of All Eyes Path, and starts off with a sample from Obama’s recent speech at OSU.