Gemstones is back again! Chicago’s oft-overlooked emcee just released “God Is My Rock”, marking his return since last year’s Elephant In The Room. No word yet on whether this is attached to any future project, but here’s hoping. For more on Gemstones, make sure to check out our interview with him; I can confidently say that his story is one of the most interesting you will ever hear. Listen to “God Is My Rock” below.
I meant every word of that record from the bottom of my heart!!! I pray it's helping somebody through.
— Gemstonesforlife.com (@1Gemstones) June 28, 2013
The big homie Gemstones just dropped the visuals to “Don’t Understand”, one of the standout tracks off his latest mixtape, Elephant In The Room. Make sure you give that mixtape a listen, and if you haven’t already, be sure to check out our exclusive in-depth interview series with Gemstones where we discuss the mixtape, look back on his career, and talk about what’s next. Check out the visuals to “Don’t Understand” below.
Gemstones is back! This morning, the Chicago emcee let loose his much-anticipated latest mixtape, Elephant In The Room. This mixtape (his first project since 2010’s On The Road To Glory: My Story) marks the return of Gemstones, and he makes his return in a big way, showcasing why he shouldn’t be left out of the discussion of best rappers out there. Leading up to the release of Elephant In The Room, we caught up with Gemstones for an in-depth interview, where he talked about his career, working with Lupe Fiasco, the death of his close friend St. Nic, his relationship with Chilly, and much more. Be sure to check that interview out, and stream and download Elephant In The Room below.
In anticipation of the release of his latest mixtape, Elephant in the Room, Gemstones just let loose “Gemstonesforlife.com”, destroying Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep”. Gemstones mentioned in our interview that he was going to come back with the confidence from his Gemini days, and it’s on full display here. His mixtape should be hitting the internet sometime tonight or tomorrow. In the meantime, check out “Gemstonesforlife.com” below.
Update: You can expect Elephant in the Room this Friday.
Attention!! You can find the official download for “elephant in the room” this Friday at “Gemstonesforlife.com” hope you guys enjoy
— Gemstonesforlife (@1Gemstones) October 31, 2012
Interview by: Martin Bauman
The Come Up Show caught up with Gemstones to discuss his upcoming projects and what brought him to where he is today. We spoke for over an hour, and the result is a 4-part interview series in which Gemstones opens up on a wide variety of subjects, from working with Lupe, to the death of his close friend St. Nic, to his beginnings as a rapper. Last week we gave you part 3, in which Gemstones talks about his faith, On The Road To Glory: My Story, and what he took from Gemini’s persona. In the fourth and final part of our interview, Gemstones talks about sleeping in his car, putting a label on his music, and what he still wants to accomplish.
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