New Video: Penny Tha Great – HKS 1 Take
Born in the Bronx New York City and currently has been residing in Phoenix Arizona over the last 14 years. Hip Hop came natural for Penny starting his journey through the culture at a young age B Boying and learning different styles of graffiti. Hip Hop became an outlet from the negativity and violence that surrounded his community. Through his journey he found writing music and becoming an MC was the purest form of expression and the outlet he was looking for. When he moved to Phoenix Arizona Penny decided to peruse music full time. Winning local MC battles and networking with the phoenix urban community. In May 2009 Penny released his first LP the critically acclaimed “A PENNY FOR A THOUGHT”. Both singles from the album “A Better World” and “The Last Real One” garnered radio spins on 99.3 the beat’s Rhyme & Reason and Power 98.3’s The Pulse. The entire body of work on A PENNY FOR A THOUGHT lp consisted of gritty topics and situations, intricate story telling over melodic instrument heavy beats. In 2012 Penny released a mixtape that consisted of 11 freestyles that were released every week over an 11 week period. Every Friday for 11 weeks straight Penny dropped a new freestyle and eventually Fridays officially became “Freestyle Fridays” DJ DN3 mixed every freestyle and together it was released as the official Freestyle Friday mixtape. In October of 2014 Penny released his long awaited follow up album “YOU CAN ALL DIE NOW” featuring the single “Hotboxin” which is currently being featured on major music blog sites like Vlad TV, ThisIs50, Hot New Hip Hop And many more.