100 Word Review: Krondon’s ‘Everything’s Nothing’

A capsule review of the Strong Arm Steady member's latest solo effort.

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Krondon Ft. Smoke DZA – “Breathe”

Strong Arm Steady connects with Harlem’s Smoke DZA on new track included on the deluxe edition of the slept-on Everything’s Nothing mixtape.

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Strong Arm Steady x Statik Selektah – “Classic” Video


Strong Arm Steady and producer extraordinaire Statik Selektah release the Jerome D.

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Strong Arm Steady – “Premium” (Prod. By Statik Selektah)

The most slept-on trio of the West Coast, Strong Arm Steady, continue their grind, as the Statik Selektah-produced Stereotype nears its 4/20 release date.


Loosies: French Montana Waves To Haters, SAS Makes Classical Music & Trouble Is Like “Damn”


The Coke King, French Montana, would like to thank all of you who thinks his flow sucks, isn't talented enough to be signed and ruins hooks on big name songs for fueling the fire he needs to succeeds.

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Strong Arm Steady Feat. Kobe – “Gangsta’s” Video

Steady Gang’s February release Arms & Hammers is still running strong, spawning singles two seasons later.

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On The Set: Strong Arm Steady’s “Gangsta’s” Video

Let the other rap cliques drop mixtape after mixtape after the album.

The 30 Day Song Challenge

The 30 Day Song Challenge: Day 18 – A Song That You Wish You Heard On The Radio


After spending years on the West Coast underground circuit, Strong Arm Steady broke through in 2007 with their debut studio album Deep Hearted. It was also during this time that my musical taste, that once bumped nothing but Top 40, had begun its transformation towards the present. Our two colliding paths met in the form of “One Step,” the signature song from the collection and one of the essential Steady Gang records. It was sort of a compromise between the two worlds, as I was beginning to scratch the surface of the underground and they were recently emerging from being a local act. The track itself had almost everything a radio station would consider desirable and just about nothing that a hardcore S.A.S. fan would have expected to hear from them. Catchy, melodic hook? Simple, easily repeatable verses? Soft, silky-smooth beat? Check on all accounts. Unfortunately, the fact that the joint had meaningful lyrics automatically took it out of radio contention. Their standards are just too damn high! This one was gift-wrapped for the airwaves, but for whatever reason it just didn’t catch on. Maybe it was because the track was about living a righteous life and stopping the violence, not popping Patron or Nuvo. Possibly it was because playing a song by this relatively unknown group would have risked hurting their ratings. Or perhaps the DJs themselves hadn’t even heard the record. Realistically, the song's failure to latch on was probably some combination of the three and it just goes to show that once again the popular way is not always the best way. Because while most of my G-Unit wearing peers were tuned in to The Bay's WILD 94.9 rolling out of school to “This Is Why I’m Hot,” there were still those niches of low-profile heads digging through the crates for something deeper. Strong Arm Steady Feat. Talib Kweli - "One Step" (Prod. by Blaqtoven) Previously: Day 17 – A Song That You Hear Often On The Radio.

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“Trunk Music” – Review Of Strong Arm Steady’s Arms & Hammers


The name Strong Arm Steady holds its reservations of a gun-totin' squadron that is relentless on the violent content.

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Strong Arm Steady – “Klack or Get Klacked” Video


The SAS Gang will tell you firsthand that it's survivial of the fittest with an eye for an eye mentality from the cradle to the grave.


Strong Arm Steady Presents Arms & Hammers: The Foundation


SASTV: "Arms & Hammers: The Foundation is a short 15-minute film about everyday life in the City of Los Angeles.

TSS Presents Smoking Sessions

TSS Presents Smoking Sessions With Strong Arm Steady


Home to many of the greatest albums that Hip-Hop has ever seen, the West Coast tradition is one of longstanding glory and pride.

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