(Photos) Sevyn Streeter, Crooked I, Terrence J + More Join Cal Scruby For ‘House In The Hills’ Listening Party

On Tuesday night, Riveting Music’s Cal Scruby hosted an exclusive listening party in L.A. for his brand new House In The Hills EP, available now on iTunes. The party featured host Terrence J and music by DJ Carisma, with notable guests including Sevyn Streeter, Quincy, Snow Tha Product, Crooked I and more. Cal released the music video for the first single from the EP, “Goin’ Off” featuring Trevor Jackson, on Monday. Hit the gallery for pics from the night and head here for the video!


(Video) Crooked I On Why It’s Important Gay Rappers Come Out

Always a controversial topic, but this Cali-bred MC makes a great point on why baiting, shaming, ‘the closet’ and homophobia should be less-of-a-big-deal in Hip Hop now. Crooked I On Why It’s Important Gay Rappers Come Out and why the culture should evolve to accept.


(Video) DJ Khaled, The Game, RZA & More Are Judges On Crooked I Reality Show

KXNG CROOKED aka Crooked I is a Veteran in West Coast Hip Hop and right now a member of the four man group of super lyricists under Eminem’s recording label “Shady Aftermath” Along side with Joe Budden, Royce Da 5’9 and Joel Ortiz. Formerly and most notably known as Crooked I, and SMH Records are giving unsigned rappers all around the United States a chance and incredible opportunity to change their lives completely with a whole new reality show competition series called One Shot. The Crooked I reality is ran by the West coast Vet , Former Death Row Recording Artist Crooked I himself, along with Sway and Mike Smith will travel across the country for showcases and in each city, celebrity judges will be on a panel to help decide who will move on to the next round. Mike Smith is the CEO of SMH Records and a strong asset to the entire Crooked I Reality Show Series.


#DJFunkFlexApp New Music: Joe Budden ft. Crooked I – Devil In My Room

Joe Budden drops a new one called “Devil In My Room” featuring Crooked I. His new project “Some Love Lost” drops November 4th. Listen below.


Sway Announces New Hip-Hop Competition Show In Conjunction With Crooked I

On Friday morning, Crooked I dropped by Sway In The Morning to reveal some major news – he and Sway would be working together for the first ever rap competition TV series, One Shot. On the show, MCs will compete for the title of hip-hop’s next superstar, with the winner receiving a record deal with SMH Records and $100,000 cash. Crooked I, DJ King Tech and SMH Records CEO Mike Smith will travel to Charlotte, Atlanta, Miami, New York, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles, acting as the judges for the rappers’ auditions, along with a celebrity guest judge in each respective city. A VIP green room will feature other media guests and celebrities, who will weigh in on each rapper’s performance as well. The final four will be picked to compete in the main event for that city in a major showcase that will prove whether or not they deserve one shot. Before each main event, the four rappers chosen will work with SMH Records co-founder Jonathan Hay, Mike Smith, Crooked I, and Tech on the songs that they will perform. These four will act as mentors for each artist and prepare them for the final showcase in Las Vegas that will be hosted by Sway. Viewers will also see segments that highlight each contestant’s story of struggle or inspiration, conducted by famed hip-hop journalists Kim Osorio and Kathy Iandoli. Hit the jump to find out how you can get on the show!


#DJFunkFlexApp New Music: Joell Ortiz ft. Royce Da 59, Joe Budden & Crooked I – Brothers Keeper

Joell Ortiz rounds up Royce Da 59, Joe Budden and Crooked I for this Heatmakerz produced record called ‘Brothers Keeper.’


Ok! Slaughterhouse’s Crooked I Says WHO Could Tarnish Joe Budden’s Reputation????

Freestyle aficionado, Crooked I has had some choice words for the upcoming Hollow Da Don/ Joe Budden battle. According to the Long Beach rapper, his Slaughterhouse companion may have more to lose in the battle. However, in a recent interview, he states that Joe Budden’s memory is like an elephant. But compared to the style of Hollow, Budden may have bitten off more than he can chew. Check out parts of the interview after the jump.


(Videos) Crooked I Spits Freestyle, Talks Watches And More!

In his latest interview, Slaughterhouse representer, Crooked I spits a quick freestyle for Urban Daily and shows exactly why he is a member of the heavy hitting lyrical squad! The Apex Predator, spoke on his latest project, his taste in jewelry and more on Rhyme and Reason, hit the jump for more from Crooked I!


#DJFunkFlexApp NEW MUSIC: Crooked I – Shady Dynasty Pt 2

The Slaughterhouse member drops “Shady Dynasty Pt 2” and selects the artwork for the track via Twitter. The artwork can be seen and the track can be heard after the jump. Circle of Bosses!


#DJFunkFlexApp New Music: Crooked I – Beautiful Murder

Check out this one from Crooked I called “Beautiful Murder.” Listen below.


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