Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bridget Kelly – Street Dreamin’ (ft. Kendrick Lamar).

Here’s a formula that isn’t exploited enough nowadays: classic hip-hop beat co-opted by an R&B singer with a verse from the best rapper of the day. This is way better than anything the Grammys called a “Rap/Sung Collaboration” this year. Update: Here it is again without Funkmaster Flex screaming on it...

Koncept – Malt Disney EP.

Koncept of the Brown Bag AllStars has arrived as New York’s heir apparent to Tha Alkoholiks. Hat tip to DeeJay Element for making orthodox boom bap that still sounds fresh. Sphere: Related Content

Mo Kolours – EP3: Tusk Dance.

Tusk Dance wraps up Mo Kolours’ fantastic trilogy of EPs. Grab it along with parts one and two so you can cross off Mauritius in your music atlas. Sphere: Related Content

Lee Bannon – Caligula Theme Music 2.7.5.

I’ve been gushing about Lee Bannon’s experimental boom bap for a long time now, but it turns out he’s a man of many styles. On Caligula Theme Music 2.7.5, the Sacramento producer co-opts SpaceGhostPurrp’s gothic trap rap and brings it back to life. I was ready to swear allegiance to the..