Mega Ran & GameChops “Black Materia: The Remake” is here! Perfect timing as I’ve been recently playing the actual remake on PS4. This game had such a huge impact on me growing up and it’s an honor to have contributed to such a creative and ambitious tribute project. Featuring twenty five guest producers and rappers, Black Materia: The Remake takes listeners on a hip hop journey through Final Fantasy VII. Listen to the track “Cid” featuring myself + Mega Ran and pre-order the vinyl now Bandcamp.
“Ten years in the making, Black Materia: The Remake is a hip hop tribute to Final Fantasy VII. Gamer musician Raheem “Mega Ran” Jarbo and video game music record label GameChops to release Black Materia: The Remake, a 22-track album of original rap songs inspired by Final Fantasy VII Remake, the award-winning 2020 reboot of one of the most popular video games of all time.”
“Featuring more than twenty guest producers and vocalists including WWE superstar Austin Creed, Black Materia: The Remake takes listeners on a hip hop journey through Final Fantasy VII. The role playing game centers on a group of eco-terrorists fighting to bring down Shinra, an energy company that’s destroying the planet for profit. Black Materia: The Remake retells the video game’s acclaimed story through Ran’s unique lyrics and powerful performances, mixed with Final Fantasy VII-inspired instrumentals.”