Skillz Songs

Skillz
Artist: Skillz
It may seem premature to Bring the Sparklers Out when you’ve only just released the lead single off your next—and in this case, final—LP. On the other hand, f**k it; Skillz is back in the... More
Posted about 2 years ago
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Editor's Pick
Coalmine Records ft. Royce da 5’9”, Skillz & Diamond D - One for the Money Artwork
Featuring: Royce Da 5'9" | Skillz
Coalmine Records may be in it for the currency but, as long as their paper chase leads them to keep churning out high-quality underground bangers like new single One for the Money, I have a feeling... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Skillz - With You Artwork
Artist: Skillz
To paraphrase The Clipse, “Virginia is for lovers, but trust there’s hate here.” But while the Brothers Thornton were clearly discussing actions related to the cocaine trade, that doesn’t... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Skillz - 2011 Rap Up Artwork
Artist: Skillz
It’s a new year and you know what that means: champagne hangovers, resolutions that won’t last through March and another addition to Skillz yearly Rap Up series. Two years ago the Virginia emcee... More
Posted 2 years ago
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Skillz ft. Joe Tann - Love’n Hip Hop Artwork
Artist: Skillz
Yeah, this actually happened. Back in June, Weird Al Yankovic and The Roots did a live cover of Madvillain’s Accordion on the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and underground hip hop heads... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Skillz - 2010 Rap Up Artwork
Artist: Skillz
First off, I just want to thank Skillz for taking 30 minutes out of what I’m sure was a hectic holiday schedule to even bless us with the 2010 Rap Up.  He let us know via Twitter that he... More
Posted 3 years ago
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Skillz ft. Raheem DeVaughn - Call Me Crazy Artwork
Artist: Skillz
Featuring: Raheem DeVaughn
For Skillz, better known as the lyrically astute emcee whose Wrap Ups are an official part of the hip-hop calendar, being “the Wrap Up guy” has to feel like a double-edged sword. While the annual... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Premiere
Phil Adé
Artist: Phil Adé
Featuring: Skillz
I know what you’re thinking: “DMV phenom Phil Adé, jumping on the text-lingo bandwagon? What is this world coming to?! :-( :-( :-(“ Calm down, calm down - making its world premiere in the... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Since 2002 every New Year’s Eve for me has involved three things: the ball dropping in Times Square, consuming a regrettable amount of champagne, and listening to Skillz’ yearly wrap-up... More
Posted 4 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Insomnia’s a pain in the ass. Believe me, I know. I’ve been up way too many times watching ridiculous infomercials until the late a.m. (Snuggies? Come on, America, we’re better than... More
Posted about 5 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Featuring: Colin Munroe
Though much has been made of America’s fixation on slimness, nine out of ten rappers will tell you that a high-quality woman looks even better with a little extra quantity—as De La Soul put... More
Posted 5 years ago
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Fusion Unltd.
Featuring: Little Brother | Skillz
DJ/producer Fusion Unltd. has lent his production talents to everyone from mainstream heavy-hitters like G-Unit and Musiq Soulchild to DJBooth favorite Skillz, and with the early-‘09 release of... More
Posted 5 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
As 2009 begins, many are re-capping the notable events of ‘08, but no one does it better than the man who has made it a tradition since 2002 – that’s right, the one and only Skillz is... More
Posted 5 years ago
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Jazmine Sullivan
Featuring: Skillz
When Jazmine Sullivan decided to christen her debut album Fearless, it was perhaps the most fitting name she could have chosen.  After all, several of the 21-year-old Philly native’s songs... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Over a bouncy, handclap-riddled track, Virginia millionaire Skillz, returns with a new single from his third studio album The Million Dollar Backpack. Bink! does his thing on the production tip... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Tum Tum
Artist: Tum Tum
Featuring: Skillz
Not heard from nationally since the release of last year’s debut, Eat or Get Ate, rapper Tony “Tum Tum” Richardson is back on the scene. To kick off the buzz for his forthcoming sophomore... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Featuring: Common | Talib Kweli
In a May interview with DJBooth, rapper Skillz explained the reasoning behind the creation of his current single, So Far So Good.  “Hip hop is an art form, it’s a culture, and it doesn’t... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Over the years, rappers have boasted about their style by describing it as “hot,” “fly” or one of many other adjectives.  However, if you asked Virginia veteran Skillz about the one word... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Featuring: Common
When a rapper does a song that sounds like a complaint, readers comment “stop bitchin!”  Similarly, when a rapper does a song about a worn-out or clichéd topic, like money, cars, jewels,... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Featuring: Pimp C
Several months before his untimely passing, rapper Pimp C conducted an interview with an Atlanta radio station regarding his comments in an edition of Ozone magazine.  During the call, the... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
There are an abundance of occurrences that take place in the world every day that just can’t be explained.  In fact, hip-hop’s social commentator, Skillz (best known for his yearly Rap-Up... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Since 2002, it seems that no year is complete without Virginia-native Skillz’ “rap-up” of everything and anything that went down the previous 12 months.  Straight from Koch... More
Posted 6 years ago
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Skillz
Artist: Skillz
Featuring: Freeway
There was no need to drop the “Mad” from his name because no one comes harder with the lyrics and punch lines than Skillz, and he does nothing but shine, with The Roc’s Freeway, on his new joint... More
Posted 7 years ago
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