Video: Iamsu!, Sage The Gemini & HBK Gang – “Heart Break Halloween”

HBK Gang’s Sold-Out San Francisco Halloween Performance Captured In New Video

11.04.2013

Critical Praise for Iamsu!:
  • Best New Artist – SPIN 
  • “[Iamsu!] is making some of the catchiest and most pleasant music in all of rap right now.” – Stereogum
  • “[Iamsu!] is very easy to like, and…he flashes an intensity to match.” – Pitchfork
  • “Iamsu!’s growing buzz is warranted and this is shaping up to be a big year for him.” – Complex
  • Gen F featured artist – “Iamsu! asserts himself as a hip-hop tour de force with fluid, confident rhymes.” – The FADER
  • It truly seems that Iamsu! is incapable of making a bad song.” – VICE
The Video: 

It’s no secret that Iamsu! and Sage The Gemini are two of the most talented, prolific, and successful young artists in rap right now. Between the two of them, they’ve churned in no less than a half-dozen Billboard charting singles – “Gas Pedal,” which features both Su! and Sage among them, along with “Red Nose,” “UP!,” “Function,” and more. What’s lesser known is that, together, Iamsu! and Sage make up part of one of the most talented young crews in rap, HBK Gang, a crew that not only is experiencing far-reaching mainstream success across the board – HBK member P-Lo produced Yo Gotti’s “Act Right” – but dominating the West Coast.

Last week, all of HBK Gang – Iamsu!, Sage The Gemini, P-Lo, Kool John, Jay Ant, Skip, Rossi, and CJ – put on a special concert, Heart Break Halloween, in the process selling out the 1,400-capacity Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. Video director David Camarena was there to capture the action, as the hyped Bay Area crowd came out, in Halloween costumes, to support their buzzing hometown heroes.

Watch the “Heart Break Halloween” video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXibVECREbI

Download Gang Forever on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/gang-forever/id690125959

Download Gang Forever on LiveMixtapes: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/23289/hbk-gang-gang-forever.html

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Iamsu! Background:

2012 was nothing short of a breakout year for Iamsu! The 22-year-old popped up with a triple-threat performance on LoveRance’s “UP!,” which Su! produced, penned the hook for, and guested on with a scene-stealing verse. The song peaked at number one on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and in the midst of that success, Su! again delivered a fan-favorite verse on a big-time radio single, this time with E-40′s”Function.” Su! followed that success with a solo mixtape, KILT, and the critical acclaim came in droves, as the project was hailed by SPIN as their Rap Release Of The Week, with the outlet also naming Su! as one of their 5 Best New Artists for June ’12. Su!’s been plenty busy since – a west coast tour; a collaborative mixtape with Jay Ant; a standout collaboration with Wiz Khalifa“Bout Me,” that appeared on Khalifa’s Cabin Fever 2 and will also show up on his sophomore album, O.N.I.F.C.  Iamsu! released the mixtape $uzy 6 $peed, presented by Bay Area streetwear company Pink Dolphin which released an exclusive t-shirt and hoody for the tape. Iamsu! is back to work already in 2013, with the release of Million Dollar Afro, a collaborative mixtape with Compton rapper Problem. Iamsu! released his new solo mixtape, KILT 2, which is available now on LiveMixtapes, as well as the remastered deluxe edition, which is available via iTunes. More recently, Iamsu! along with his HBK Gang, which includes Sage the Gemini, P-Lo, Kool John, Jay Ant, Skip, Rossi and CJ, released a posse mixtape entitled Gang Forever and headlined a tour to support it as well.

HBK Gang Background:

If you haven’t yet heard of the HBK Gang, it’s time to get acquainted. Producer and rapper Iamsu! is considered one more of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful young independent artists in rap with his hits with E-40 (“Function,”) Wiz Khalifa (“Bout Me,”) 2 Chainz  (“Livin’,”) Lovereance (“Up,”) and more. Producer P-Lo (of The Invasion) has the driving force behind the West Coast’s current, radio-dominating sound; he’s produced singles for Yo Gotti (“Act Right”), Wiz Khalifa (“‘Bout Me”), and more; Sage The Gemini has been equally prolific, with the single, “Gas Pedal” and now “Red Nose,” which was certified gold and is charting on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The rest of the crew includes members Skip, Rossi, CJ, Jay Ant, and Kool John, who were all featured on the recently released crew mixtape, Gang Forever. 


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“Heart Break Halloween”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXibVECREbI

“Quit Cattin'”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAFXo5JYVok

“Hipster Girls”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8emZMYkkwk

“Go Crazy” Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KP9yxahwKA

Gang Foreverhttp://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/23289/hbk-gang-gang-forever.html

“Go Crazy”: https://soundcloud.com/thehbkgang/go-crazy-iamsu-skip-p-lo-feat

“STU Freestyle”: http://youtu.be/3In8mkFo6Ug

KILT 2 Deluxe Edition: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/kilt-ii-deluxe-edition/id667633453

“The Realest” Ft. Problem: https://soundcloud.com/thehbkgang/the-realest-feat-problem

“Father God”: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/iamsu-honors-his-faith-in-father-god-premiere-20130702

“Rep That Gang” Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohxFESLrT4A

KILT 2 Mixtape: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/22185/iamsu-kilt-2.html

“Rep That Gang”: https://soundcloud.com/thehbkgang/iamsu-rep-that-gang-from-kilt

“100 Grand” Video: http://www.trillhd.com/video/3242/iamsu-feat-juvenile-problem-kool-john-100-grand-remix

“Goin Up” Ft. Wiz Khalifa: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bds_z1jXIJw

“Losin” Ft. CJ: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiaNsDc4mNQ

“Don’t Stop”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci_1Iy7ITC4

“Mobbin” Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAnWhrjt0iE

330 Ritch Recap Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKWjTNnzEfs

“On My Mind”: http://noisey.vice.com/music-video-premieres/iamsu-on-my-mind-official-video

$uzy 6 $peedhttp://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/19377/iamsu-uzy-6-peed.html

“Don’t Stop”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci_1Iy7ITC4

“Mobbin’” MP3: http://www.soundcloud.com/thehbkgang/mobbin

Stoopid Mixtape: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bds_z1jXIJw

KILT Deluxe Edition Mixtape: http://klp.virb.com/kilt-iamsu-karmaloop-music-deluxe-editio

“Over”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzNgN4jxIAo

“2 Milli”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFRd-p_dkjY

KILT Mixtape: http://t.opsp.in/1D4C2

“Cancelled Plans”: http://tinyurl.com/cancelledplans

“HBKJoe Beat” Ft. P-Lo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbRIpDcxOjY

The Miseducation of Iamsu!http://t.opsp.in/17cAC

Bio, pictures and streams available here: http://www.audibletreats.com/iamsu/