iTunes released their picks for the best independent Hip Hop releases of 2007. Among them were The Brick by Joell Ortiz, Super Gangster by Styles P, and Rawkus 50 Mixtape, Vol. 1. This is a very prestigious distinction coming from one of the world’s leading online music retailers.
Pizon’s debut album I Am Hip Hop was re-released as part of the Rawkus 50 collective on November 27, after originally being released on La Scala Entertainment and heralded by critics as a lyrical masterpiece.