The talented collective of bars-focused rappers from Brockton, Massachusetts, Van Buren Records, has released a new video for “JUMPSTREET”, a key track off their new EP, Black Wall Street. The high-energy and animated track is only enhanced by these captivating visuals, with the video capturing the allure of “JUMPSTREET” perfectly. The video is an exciting exhibition of the diverse artistry in the group, showing off the boldness of their style. In the fashion of Van Buren Records, everyone on the song shines, with each of Jiles, Luke Bar$, FELIX! & Invada’s verses building on vibrancy of the last––all amounting to an outstanding track.
With a name inspired by a fictitious street gang from an episode of Seinfeld, Van Buren Records is a 13 member collective comprised of rappers FELIX!, Luke Bar$, Jiles, SAINT LYOR, Meech BOLD, Invada, and producer/emcee multi-hyphenate, Andrew Regis. Regis is joined by fellow producers Ricky Felix and Kiron Akil, and engineer, R. Louie. The crew is rounded out by the designer, Moses Besong, and creative directors, Shelby Narcisse and E. Each group member plays an integral role in the collaborative process, and each emcee has their own unique voice, style, and identity. Together, Van Buren Records are an eclectic group with an original sound, best exemplified on their recent singles “MEDIC” ,“BRAINDEAD”, and “CASH RULES”. “JUMPSTREET” follows this month’s “CULT” featuring Jazz Cartier, another visual highlight from the five-song collection produced by frequent beat-maker AzizTheShake.
Hailing from Brockton, Massachusetts, the first majority Black city in New England, Van Buren Records boasts a cohesive sound that has catalyzed mosh pits across their home state and beyond, igniting a new phase in the greater Boston area Hip-Hop renaissance and creative community at large. Receiving critical praise from Pigeons & Planes (Best New Artists of April), NPR (“Favorite Albums Of 2021” list), Lyrical Lemonade, and UPROXX, as well as an Instagram story cosign from Brent Faiyaz, Van Buren Records is commanding 2021 with a Bad For Press full-length album and now, a fresh, follow-up Black Wall Street EP. This month, Van Buren Records performed for the first time in New York in L.A., finally engaging their dedicated fanbase face-to-face and bringing with them the charisma and skill one would expect from the group. They will also be playing in their home-state of Massachusetts on 9/24 at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston.
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