Ever since his rise to underground hip-hop prominence as a member of The Left, Journalist 103 has been regarded as one of Detroit’s most revered lyricists and one of hip-hops most promising MCs. His work on The Left’s 2010 critically acclaimed debut album “Gas Mask” received overwhelming praise from some of the most notable voices in the hip-hop community including DJ Premier, HipHopDX, and OkayPlayer. Following the success of “Gas Mask,” Journalist 103 looks to reach new musical heights as he prepares for the release of his solo debut “Reporting Live,” to be released on October 30th via Babygrande Records.
The album’s latest single, “Hear Me” features Saigon and Fashawn and was premiered this Friday by DJ Eclipse on Live From HeadQCourterz. Journalist, The Yardfather and the Fresno MC trade verses over the incredible boom-bap backdrop provided by The Audible Doctor.
Listeners can now get a preview of “Reporting Live” by hearing snippets from the album, featuring production by Apollo Brown, Snowgoons, Oddisee and more now. “Reporting Live” hits stores worldwide on October 30th via Babygrande Records.