I mentioned Koncrete a couple of months ago. His mixtape, Well Grounded, is set to be released on March 26. He just sent us a freestyle, on the much used Over beat. This dude has a ridiculous flow, and he is definitely an artist to watch. Download: Koncrete- Kon Air..
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The Usual Suspects are a Chicago-based rap crew who just released their self-titled debut EP online. Rapper Ebonics kicks impeccable, effortless flows while group producer the Professional provides soulful, surprisingly polished beats. Nothing you haven’t heard before on here, but If you like throwback hip-hop with strong rapping and great..
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViKVPFYEV1Y[/youtube] Up and coming rapper Koncrete just sent me this video he shot for his new song Exhibit K (a remix of Jay Electronica’s Exhibit B). He’s a fellow DMV person and a rapper that is definitely worth discovering. He sounds a bit like Big Pun, but with a heavy..
Over a creeping lurch of a beat, Detroit/Chicago group Crown Nation emphatically chew through their bars, aided by a typically excellent and goofy Danny Brown verse. Pay attention to these cats. DOWNLOAD: Crown Nation – Cut The Lights Out! (ft.Danny Brown) Sphere: Related Content
He cut his Jewfro and now looks uncannily like a cat I went to high school with; he’s on some business school ish! Edan talks about the possibility of live-in studio albums and an animated film with Mr. Lif. His new album comes out in November. Via GRANDGOOD by way..
Ooh, this is nice. Clattering drums, a smooth guitar loop and some piano set off this low-key banger. Rapping is solid too. “Good Hygiene” sounds like an unearthed mid 90s 12’, and I mean that in the best possible way. Tha Doppelgangaz consists of NY rappers Matter ov Fact and..
I like this a lot. A low-key NY anthem by Long Island emcee Prafit, produced by the homey Disco Vietnam. “Swing”’ has been getting some love on Real Late with Pete Rosenberg, which is cool. Strong Island y’all. DOWNLOAD: Prafit – New York Swing BONUS: New York Swing (Instrumental) More..
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s finally here. We’ve been hyping it up and now the album is here. Liner notes here. Treacherous dialect and tuneful indie rock, manifested in hip-hop format. LISTEN. 5 O’Clock Shadowboxers – The Slow Twilight Sphere: Related Content
Here, take this: DOWNLOAD: 5 O’Clock Shadowboxers – Weak Stomach Via Passion of the Weiss Here’s the first single off The Slow Twilight, “Stay Clean”, via 2dopeboyz. DOWNLOAD: 5 O’Clock Shadowboxers – Stay Clean June 23rd. Previously: 5 O’Clock Shadowboxers – Dirt Naps Sphere: Related Content
Via NR A nice new track by the very talented Fresno native, perfectly suited for a rainy day. Exile’s beat sounds like it could be off of Below The Heavens and Fash rips it. Fashawn’s debut Boy Meets World comes out September 1st, and is produced entirely by Exile. This..