Armand Hammer “It Was Written”

Armand Hammer releases their music video for “It Was Written” from their forthcoming album ROME.

Available digitally on November 2, 2017 & Vinyl + CD on November 27, 2017
PRE-ORDER NOW = http://bit.ly/armandhammerbwz

“It Was Written” credits:
video direction by william woods
animation by m. Musgrove
song produced by August Fanon
vocals by Armand Hammer (billy woods & ELUCID)
mixed & mastered by Paul “Willie Green” Womack
assistant engineer Cedric Wilson
album artwork by Shane Ingersoll

ELUCID presents… OSAGE

In advance of ELUCID’s upcoming album SAVE YOURSELF officially slated for release on April 15, 2016, here is OSAGE

This mysterious project is called Osage and it’s 16 minutes long, give or take. It features production and lyrics from ELUCID*, and billy woods shows up a couple times. It’s all new music that no one ever heard before, us included. And that’s about all we know. We weren’t really expecting this when we got it but it was really ill, so we said “thanks” and now we are giving it to you. Here at Backwoodz we have a very simple policy regarding gift horses. If you want a download or a physical copy of Osage, check out ELUCID’s Bandcamp in the coming days.

*Except for “House Keys” which was produced by Ohbliv

Yule Prog 8

Tickets to Yule Prog 8 at DROM in NYC with B. Dolan & Armand Hammer are Available for Pre-Order!

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 is a date to mark on your calendars because at DROM in NYC, Yule Prog 8 is going down, pre-order tickets now! That’s right, the 8th Annual Progressive Hip-Hop Festival takes place at DROM and this year the line up features Strange Famous’ B. Dolan! The bill this year also features Armand Hammer, Uncommon Nasa, Curly Castro & Zilla Rocca, Willie Green, We Are Not For Them, Duke01 & Furious P, Skech185, Bald Afro and Jalal Salaam. For those not in NYC, this event will be live streamed online by Gander TV.

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Armand Hammer “CRWNS”

Video for “CRWNS” from Armand Hammer’s Furtive Movements EP

To celebrate the release of Armand Hammer‘s Furtive Movements Backwoodz has released a new video for “CRWNS”. The beat produced by Elucid  & the video edited by billy woods himself, is the first track off the EP and sets the tone of what to expect from this dynamic duo.

Furtive Movements is in stores August 5, 2015 (NOW!) as digital and limited edition orange vinyl.

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Front of Furtive Movements vinyl package

Furtive Movements Release Party in Brooklyn @ The Loft on Aug 8

Armand Hammer to hold EP release party for Furtive Movements

Come check out Armand Hammer for their Furtive Movements EP Release Party at The Loft @ 260 Moore St #301 on Friday August 8 in Brooklyn, NY. Cover $10

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Featuring…

ARMAND HAMMER
SKECH 185
P.U.D.G.E.
CX KIDTRONIK

Pre-orders LIVE for Armand Hammer’s Furitve Movements EP

Furtive Movements in stores August 5, 2014.
New EP from Armand Hammer (Elucid & billy woods)

billy woods and Elucid are Armand Hammer, the NYC rap duo whose 2013 debut, RACE MUSIC, made waves with its blend of aggressive, experimental production and uncompromising lyrics. Their new EP, Furtive Movements, is both a continuation of, and departure from, their previous work. Fragmented musings of an imagined diaspora. Brooklyn bullshit in the shadow of construction scaffolding. Summer’s dog days set to the hiss of dusty vinyl. Drums wobbling drunkenly over ethereal loops. Elucid and woods hold down the lyrics with only one guest, the effusive Curly Castro, but Furtive Movements features an array of production from Blockhead (Aesop Rock, Ninja Tune), Von Pea (Tanya Morgan), Messiah Musik, Steel Tipped Dove and Elucid himself.

This is not an addendum to RACE MUSIC but a fully realized project in its own right with its own distinct aesthetic, mood and perspective. The EP will be available digitally and limited-edition colored vinyl (transparent orange).

VINYL PRE-ORDERS ARE NOW LIVE HERE: http://bit.ly/FurtiveMovements

DIGITAL PRE-ORDER & SAMPLE THE EP
on ITUNES HERE: http://bit.ly/1regTGM

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TRACKLISTING

1. CRWNS produced by Elucid
2. Dust Jackets produced by Messiah Musik & Elucid
3. Affection produced by Elucid
4. FUBU produced by Blockhead
5. Willie Bosket Remix produced by Von Pea
6. Duppy reprise featuring Curly Castro produced by Steel Tipped Dove
7. BET produced by Brother Hall
8. Touch & Agree produced by Messiah Musik & Elucid
9. Soft Places produced by Messiah Musik & Elucid
10. Black Ark remix produced by Blockhead *vinyl-only bonus track

Armand Hammer LIVE in NYC @ Drom 6/19

On Thursday June 19 Armand Hammer is getting together with friends Uncommon Nasa, Vinyl Cape & A.M. Breakups for a show at DROM in NYC. We hope to see you there! Tickets: http://ticketf.ly/1jFKod2

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Featuring

Armand Hammer (billy woods & Elucid)
Uncommon Nasa
Vinyl Cape
A.M. BREAKUPS
RESERVOIR SOUND

DROM
85 Avenue A
(between 5th & 6th Street)
LES, NYC

Thursday June 19th, 7-10pm, $10 advance / $15 door

ARMAND HAMMER LIVE in PROVIDENCE 2/27/14

Armand Hammer is excited to make the travel to Providence for a good ol’ fashioned throwdown!

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Featuring

Armand Hammer (billy woods & Elucid)
K-THE-I???
DJ Mo Niklz
SES Carny
& more!

Fête Ballroom
103 Dike St Providence, RI 02909

February 27th, 9pm, $10 advance / $12 door

We’ll have a cash prize rap battle presented by Revival Brewing Company as always, and hopefully these emcees will make a better showing this month. Step your game up, suckas!

Armand Hammer RACE MUSIC is out TODAY!

New Album from billy woods & Elucid

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It is rare that two acclaimed solo artists, each just reaching their creative prime, come together to create something completely new. Nevertheless, two of NYC’s most innovative MCs, billy woods and Elucid, have joined forces as Armand Hammer. Backwoodz Studioz is proud to announce that today, October 22nd, 2013 we have released their visionary debut LP entitled RACE MUSIC. Get your copy now at your favorite retailer such as UndergroundHipHop.com, Amoeba & or direct from Backwoodz Studioz!