News item 1
Datpiff.com September 18 2012
One look at the cover of J.Tripper's latest mixtape "The Colossus of Clout" and it’s clear that the Oakland, California emcee is preparing a nostalgic expedition down memory lane for his peers and listeners. All references aside (and there are many), J.Tripper is in lyrical mode right from the beginning with true street stories. Recounting his achievements after being overlooked by most. Included last years release "Supreme Hustle" was not promoted correctly. J.Tripper makes it clear that his sights are set on glory over financial success.Similar sentiment is met on the retrospective key songs like "Heart of the City" featuring Phil Hennen on guitar and the song chorus. Whereas his most recent projects displayed an impressive alliance with veteran California producer Phil Hennen, J.Tripper switches up the formula here, giving his the awesome sound other live instruments.J.Tripper has come a long way in the independent Rap game. After self-releasing his debut, Stars, Stripes, Eagles and Bars.
News item 2
Datpiff.com July 31 2012
As the world continues to wait on a new album from J.Tripper, Trip continues to supply the streets with new free releases. For The Supreme Hustle, Trip teams up with new Bay Area producer B-Known for the second street album project of his career featuring 11 original and 1 remix tracks, including standout singles Doors Open (Produced By Dickie Dallas & Phil Hennen) and Movin' Like Me (Produced By Sean T)