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YC The Cynic | Takin' Mines
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By   |  7 November 2013 0:00 am  |  
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Last Thursday, we met up with YC The Cynic for a Red Bull Sound Select event at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn. The show debuted three artists newly signed to Sound Select: YC The Cynic, Kiah Victoria and CharlieRed. Each artist explored a different genre. YC showed off his skills on the mic by merging a few of his hit songs and acapellas. Wanna learn more about the MC? Check out our exclusive interview after the jump…


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By   |  4 September 2013 13:28 pm  |  Video Video

The Bronx-bred talent is back with the visuals for “The Heaviest Cross. This track is offers you a straightforward look into his life. You have to check this out…


By   |  2 September 2013 10:32 am  |  Reviews Reviews

YC The Cynic recently dropped his highly anticipated album, GNK. YC is a wordsmith and poet with a talent for catchy hooks and melodious verses. This one makes our top 25 albums list of 2013.. hit the jump, and check it out.


By   |  28 August 2013 15:19 pm  |  Editorial Editorial

We went to YC The Cynic’s release party at SOBs in New York. For you we wrote a review of the event and have exclusive photos that you have to check out. Soul Khan was there, Peter Rosenberg was there, Otis Clapp was there, you have to check it out…


By   |  20 August 2013 16:31 pm  |  Audio Audio

The talented YC The Cynic has released a new track entitled “Negus” off his new album GNK, out on August 26th. The MC produced an empowering track that you have to listen to. YC’s project is about to become one of the best album of the year so you better check this out …



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Greg Grease – “Forward”



If you’ve managed to get this far during the week, you probably deserve a break. And what good timing to introduce Greg Grease‘s latest video for “Forward”, a stripped down, less-is-more banger that doesn’t need to be overdramatic to get it’s point across. Directed by Adam Dunn as a part of his #LABB (Lights and a Backdrop) series, the visuals are as minimalistic as it gets, allowing the Grease, his DJ and his turntable to play centre stage. Check it out and be sure to pick up Greg Grease’s Black King Cole EP if you don’t already own it.


  1. Blu & Nottz (feat. Rashad) – “End of the World”
  2. CJ Fly (feat. A La $oul & Phife Dawg) – “Seek Well”
  3. Boldy James (feat. Earl Sweatshirt, Da$h & Domo Genesis) – “Reform School” (prod. by The Alchemist)
  4. Danny Brown (feat. Scrufizzer) – “Dubstep”
  5. Black Milk – “Dismal”
  6. Alterbeats (feat. Guilty Simpson & The Rockness Monstah) – “Fruit Punch”
  7. Snow Tha Product (feat. CyHi The Prynce) – “Hold You Down”
  8. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Harold’s”
  9. Childish Gambino – “Yaphet Kotto”
  10. Stan Ipcus – “Wifey Material”
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