Beats

Articles

TeeFLii x Mr. Mitch – 24 Hourz x Feel (Rabit Blend).

I’ve been fiending for this edit ever since Mr. Mitch played in his Valentine’s Day mix for Dazed. Attaching instrumental grime to TeeFLii works so well perhaps because the sparseness isn’t such a far cry from the DJ Mustard beats that animate ratchet & blues. Here’s hoping this turns into a..

Swarvy – B*tch.

Philly’s Swarvy fanutes Missy Elliott for a outtake from his Stunts series. Sidebar: I’m only noticing this now, but Missy is definitely a Nicki Minaj prototype that no one talks about. Sphere: Related Content


NxWorries (Anderson.Paak & Knxwledge) – Suede.

Knxwledge’s torrential output of beats on Bandcamp can make him inaccessible to even the most obsessive online music hoarders (hand raised), but he seems to have found a dream collaborator and guiding force in singer/musician Anderson.Paak. Together they are NxWorries and their first single “Suede” is divinely pimpish though Paak distances himself..

v e s a – a·typ·i·cal.

Per his description, beatmaker v e s a’s new tape is meant to “fund some up-coming projects & try to fund a trip to SXSW”. I’ll take it. a·typ·i·cal is 90s fetishism, but fear not another ode to Nickelodeon and Ninja Turtles. v e s a goes for new jack swing..




Jalal Salaam – Surrender (produced by Swarvy).

Here’s a Stones Throw-esque gem from Jalal Salaam’s new album Mathematics^2 produced by Philly’s Swarvy. Also peep “1987body” where Swarvy laces a YouTube freestyle by nobody Philly rapper Vodka with a luscious free-flowing beat. Mathematics^2 by Jalal Salaam Sphere: Related Content

Melo-Zed – Turn Heads.

Young British beatmaker Melo-Zed made a cool boom bap thing out of an obscure Meek Mill feature from 2012. The wonders of the SoundCloud generation. Sphere: Related Content