Rated Hardcore

by Caligula Stylz

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boomback We need the original boom bap back!! Nice work! I 100% support the movement!! Favorite track: Fuck Tha Industry.
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leopurerap Bang Bang this album is like the return of the Real Hip Hop. Black Moon Enta Da Stage, Naughty By Nature, Bacdafucup Onyx, Redman, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) Wu Tang Clan, M.O.P... This is that kind of straight hardcore shit! We haven't had an album like this for decades! The album got rugged and raw boom bap beats, all tracks are grimey, and Caligula is killing every beat! I love BACUP feat Draid Vicious, can't wait for his album! Hardcore Rap 4 Life c'est du son de malade!!! Favorite track: BACUP! feat. Draid Vicious (ONYX Tribute).
Oliver Fowler
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Oliver Fowler Damn, that track goes HAAARD. It is like Onyx in their prime!! I wanted to hear something so dope for so many years and here it is!! THIS IS the rap I love. Dope rhymes, crazy flow and that hardcore beat, it goes WILD!!! RESPECT Favorite track: Get Wrecked!.
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BongHittaz This ablum is an automatic classic havent heard dope like this since the 90's on repeat all year!!! Favorite track: Fuck Tha Industry.
Pseudo The Odd Fellow
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Pseudo The Odd Fellow This shit bumps! If you miss that rowdy, rough and rugged vibe of early 90's hiphop. Then this will feed your cravings! The production and beat work provided by Blowinupbeats is top notch and sonically rocking and could bring a tear to your eye as they take you back to a simpler time when hiphop was just about smoking a blunt and bumping some hard tracks through some fat speakers. I will say that I feel the record is limited in subjects beyond braggadocio style rhymes, but tracks like "Fuck the Industry" give you break and show you another side of Cali's struggles as a young rapper coming up through this hectic rap game. But don't get it twisted. This is still a good head nodding record like they used to make and if you're a real hip hop head. You'll feel this record! If you like this record, then keep an eye put for further releases, including mine! Pseudo! coming soon from the Hardcore Rap 4 Life lable! FUCK THE INDUSTRY!! Favorite track: Get Wrecked!.
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realhiphopfan Dope album if you grown up listening to Real Hip Hop albums like BACDAFUCUP- Onyx, Enter The Wu - Wu Tang, Enta Da Stage - Black Moon, Naughty By Nature, etc..
Or if you are tired of what they play in the radio, and you want some real hardcore rap, this is the right album!
I haven't heard an album so dope in decades, the production is really grimey and really remind me of Bacdafucup album.
A few gems for Onyx fans, tracks like "BACUP!", "Get Wild!" have samples from "Onyx Is Here" and "Slam" Favorite track: Get Wrecked!.
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Deciding to start his career in music, Cali started penning rhymes at a young age, cultivating his skills and drawing from the diverse lessons he learned over the years. Eventually, he established himself as an artist in Virginia (Hampton Roads); adopting the name Caligula Stylz (shortened to Cali), as an ode to his ability to be inclusive of all musical genres and styles. From the recording process to laying ad-libs over a track, Cali ensured that each element of his work was infused with his bravado: a mix of conscious rhymes, exceptional knowledge of music composition, and an infectious persona that compliments his individuality.

Caligula proves that hip-hop’s disappearing regionalism isn’t a gimmick- it’s historic and necessary. State lines fade as New York’s cultural style infiltrates the West Coast and Southern beats infuse the Midwest. Rap music is undergoing a much-needed transformation through the genius of artists such as Cali, who double as hip-hop music mavericks and agents of change.

Always up for a challenge, Cali experimented by dissecting each region of rap, each genre of music, and then adding in a heavy dose of his personality. Tackling battle in any type of rap in his career has given him a well-rounded musical portfolio that defies any musical counterpart in the field.

In his freestyle mixtape hosted by DJ Des, he proved he can rap on any beat, from New York hardcore and grimey boom bap beats like Last Dayz by ONYX to g-funk west coast beats like All Eyes On Me by 2PAC. It permitted him to gain attention to the Hardcore Rap 4 Life record label. And once they got in touch, everything clicked. They are very busy working on Caligula’s first album coming out in 2019 entitled “Rated Hardcore”. The beats in the album are heavily inspired by producer Chyskillz beats on the 1993 hardcore rap album, Bacdafucup. With this first album for Cali and for Hardcore Rap 4 Life records, the aim is to bring back the hardcore rap by storm and show everyone the genre is far from dying.


released May 1, 2019

Produced By Blowin Up Beats


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