Masai Wins Metroland’s Coveted “Best Rapper” Title For 2013




Well this is pretty damn awesome.  Critically acclaimed entertainment rag, The Metroland, realized this week that I’m the best rapper on planet Earth! Don’t believe me?  See for yourself.

Times Union Gives “Dear Masai” Video Some e-Lovin’

Times UnionThe Albany Times Union took it upon themselves to feature the “Dear Masai” video on their local music section.  This is great news, since Hip-Hop is often absent from local press!

Kudos to them for acknowledging how amazing I am.  That needs to happen more often for my friends in the scene. & Feature “Dear Masai” did the honorable thing and published an article about my disdain for the Postal Service.  Huge thanks to them for featuring the “Dear Masai” video.

Not to be outdone, responded in kind, and featured “Dear Masai” as well.  Stay tuned next week to see which one retains the crown as my favorite online publication!

Masai Performance Featured on



Let me guess. You missed another show! Shame on you. Fortunately there’s some footage that the folks at Ashes & Drinks were kind enough to put on their website. Special thanks to Beat*Shot Music for allowing me to rock at their monthly EOM show. And thanks to ATG and Origin who also shared the stage with me. Follow @MasaiATG on Twitter and Facebook to hear about more upcoming shows. Harness The Power Of Masai’s “Action Figures” For Their Popular Comic Podcast

TheVestryMen.comSo some hardcore nerds from a popular comic book podcast/blog hit me up and asked for permission to use my song “Action Figures” from Almost Home as the theme music to their weekly podcast. I told them to go fuck themselves. But they did it anyway. These are some ballsy nerds. Go like their FB page and tell them you only care about their podcast because of their awesome taste in underground rap music.

Rap Genius’ Quarterly Review Gives “Almost Home” The Seal Of Approval

RG Oh look here!  Rap Genius added Masai’s latest to their quarterly review of awesome rap albums that you might have overlooked because of your recent addiction to American’s Got Voice Idols Dancing With The Housewives.  Check it out after the break.

SYFFAL And Pig Food Records Feature Masai In “Sweet 16″ Freestyle Video Series

Masai's Sweet 16, in conjunction with the hairy guy from Pig Food Records decided to start a web series called  ”Sweet 16.”  They had the website; they had the producer (Dood Computer); they just needed the rappers.  So for the very first episode they reached out to Masai.  Here’s what happened.

A 518 State Of Mind Album Review: Almost Home

A 518 State of Mind

A 518 State of Mind

Well isn’t this cool.  An Upstate music enthusiast wrote up thoughtful (read: lengthy) review of Almost Home!  The track by track breakdown was a really nice touch.  See if you agree with it here.

KAB Album Review: Almost Home


KAB Review

This nice journalist listened to my album. And then wrote about it. Read what she said; I know the suspense is killing you! *SPOILER ALERT* She hated it.  But you can be the judge yourself by buying it.

February Pimpin’ featured On



Oh cool.  My video for February Pimpin’ (Tax Money) was featured on!  Check out their write up and watch the video if you haven’t already.