Free Download: Jahpan – It’s Always Sunny In Providence

Wow, I’m really blessing ya’ll this week.  My man Jahpan reps RI hard body but he’s currently staying out in LA.  He sent over this mixtape It’s Always Sunny In Providence. I’m listening to it as I type this and I like what I’m hearing.  He’s picked some dope beats to lay his gruff vocals over.  I like that he went in over a Freeway track, J Elec’s “Exhibit C” and a the Drake/Jay Z joint from Drake’s album.  If you liked An Album Called Life then you’re gonna be on this one for sure.

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Video: Jahpan – “Better Than Before”

This is a new joint from my homie Jahpan who, as you may know, is a Rhode Island representative operating out of sunny LA.  This piece was directed and edited by our other good friends, the Brother Guidera, Garrett who did the same duties on the “Paper Runnin'” video and Evan who is also part of FRESH KILL.

There’s so much about this video I like.  In particular, as a bit of a typophile, I love the text at the beginning and how it’s integrated into the shots that it’s overlaid on, with the smoke coming in front of the text and the text moving slightly with the camera movements.  I also really like the scenery change in the 3rd verse. The nondescript background with the bokeh lights is really cool and the colors are really nice.

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