1. PREMIERE: Jabee — “Exhausted” (Prod. by Statik Selektah) (MUSIC VIDEO).

    Once again it’s time to focus on Oklahoma City’s own Jabee , who has been steady grinding and doing what all MCs should do — paying dues. Because talent ain’t nothing without the work. Touring with Run The Jewels (El-P produced the stand-out 2012 track “Stephanie” ) as well as releasing an album on Murs’ 3:16 label , Jabee spent 2013 getting his name out there. It paid off in ways not many independent rappers experience as the following year he was awarded an Emmy for a commercial he did for the Science Museum of Oklahoma. Now, he’s ready to push forward with his next album, Black Future , which features the much respected Chuck D and Brother Ali . To get ready for that, here’s the video for the grand and majestic sounding “Exhausted,” a heartfelt song which originally dropped late last year, and whose visuals pay off with a classy tribute to a fallen great.

    ( www.jabeemusic.com )

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