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My Grown Up Rap family recently premiered the latest offering from alternative rap collective, Wrecking Crew. Zilla Rocca, PremRock and Curly Castro, bring on board Alaska and Castle for Pinball Machine Gun Rap – a track which never made the cut for their 2012 Wu Tang Pulp project and so is now being released, in all its glory, for the fifth anniversary. You can stream the track below and you can find the original Wu Tang Pulp release here. Read the rest of this entry »


Philly rap duo, Zilla Rocca and Small Pro – aka Career Crooks – released the fourth video from their excellent album yesterday, featuring a nice flip of THAT sample by The Mohawks. Corrupt Novelist is lifted from their Good Luck With That LP, which is out now on URBNET.

The homies over at Grown Up Rap recently premiered the new video from the Career Crooks album. The track is called Steve Martin and finds Zilla Rocca and Small Pro on point as ever, as with the rest of the album. Good Luck With That is out now on URBNET.

Start your week off right with the latest offering from Career Crooks – aka Zilla Rocca and Small Pro. Newlywed features guest spots from Dewey Bryan, MaLLy and PremRock. Their debut album is due out on 19 May on URBNET. You can stream the track below. Read the rest of this entry »

I already explained the reasons for my hype about the forthcoming Career Crooks album, from Zilla Rocca & Small Pro; a project that has been anticipated by fans of the duo since they started talking it up many moons ago. Now the time is nearly upon us, but in the meantime they have only gone and released a whole other EP for us to enjoy while these last few days pass by. Read the rest of this entry »

Always a pleasure to see an album you’ve been waiting for finally make it to the masses. Zilla Rocca and Small Professor have been building the hotly anticipated Career Crooks album for a while now and the hype has been deservedly building throughout. We know they both have form for creating strong music, so this was always going to be a good album, but now we have the first actual proof. Read the rest of this entry »

Another quality joint from the combined minds of IT – aka Cryptic One and Alaska – as they bring us Famous Names for $1000. This is the fourth track in the monthly series and features a hefty guest verse from Zilla Rocca, as well as some tight cuts from DJ paWL. You can stream it below and downloads are available here. Read the rest of this entry »

South Philly MC, Zilla Rocca, returns with a new single, inspired by the noir detective novels he is so fond of. It’s actually one novel in particular – The Song is You by Megan Abbott – and deals with that staple of all murky stories: the femme fatale. Produced by Schadillac and featuring backing vocals from El Malito & Margel the Sophant, Lemon Drop is available to stream below. Read the rest of this entry »


When one of my favourite MCs redoes one of my favourite tracks, it’s like the universe has aligned itself just for me. Zilla Rocca is arguably the biggest Ghostface fan I know and as a result, he is also the ideal candidate to take on the task of bringing his own slant to the classic Faster Blade joint. You can stream the track below and keep those ears and eyes peeled for his LP with Small Pro dropping soon. Read the rest of this entry »


Zilla Rocca dropped this new track the other day, as a homage to the Five Percenter style of rap he came up with when he was starting out as an MC. The Wrecking Crew affiliate uses an old Son Raw beat he’s had stashed away for a few years and smashes it in his usual style. You can stream ’98 Avirex Flow below. Read the rest of this entry »