[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9a8DEpEP2w&w=560&h=315] In the final episode of rapper Torae’s “Off The Record” docu-series, his debut album is finally complete and Torae is back on the road to the A3C Festival in Atlanta, GA to rock the stage and do a live listening session for his album, For The Record. A who’s who is in attendance […]

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmQKO49tOJY&w=560&h=315] Now in the final stretch – and with a deadline to meet – Torae hits the road to Norfolk, VA to work with producer Nottz. After interviewing with DJ Bee of 103 Jamz and finishing the track “Thank You”, he drives to Bright Lady Studios in North Carolina to record with 9th Wonder, […]

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNo8uNSGY_c&w=560&h=315] Watch episode 3 HERE. So now it’s time to make the album. The creative piece is key, but there’s also a business aspect that can sometimes go ignored. In episode 3, Torae meets with his business and creative consultants to answer the following questions: How do we build buzz? What producers will take […]

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UWJ8al2HKg&w=560&h=315] Episode 2 traces Torae’s journey as an MC, starting as a young kid with a maxed out credit card on a self- pressed vinyl single, which lead to his work with The Coalescence and breakout singles “Click” and “Get It Done” with Skyzoo and DJ Premier. Reeling from the support and new fan […]

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGYwCAsXmUM&w=560&h=315] In the first episode of Torae’s docu-series “Off The Record”, Torae, his mother and childhood friends, discuss his life growing up in the Coney Island area of Brooklyn, personal challenges he encountered as a kid, his introduction to Hip-Hop and his first live show. The Urban Daily will debut an episode every Wednesday […]

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.9811045&w=560&h=349&fv=affiliateSiteId%3D176704%26widgetId%3D437150%26width%3D628%26height%3D386%26playOnLoad%3D0%26js%3D1%26autoPlay%3D0%26revision%3D80%26mediaURL%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.bet.com%252Fvideo%252F106andpark%252Fhighlights%252Fbts-bkfestival-final-s1%252F_jcr_content%252Fleftcol%252Fvideoplayer.mrss%26allowFullScreen%3Dtrue%26] @Torae hosts the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival for the second year in a row and got BET Digital to provide a glimpse behind the scenes. Features headliner Q-Tip along with Kanye West & Busta Rhymes and interviews with Rah Digga, Nitty Scott, MC, Homeboy Sandman & more.