M-Dot is a Boston-based emcee who I’ve checking for a minute, and I was recently hit with the link to his latest mixtape, M.oney D.oesn’t O.wn T.hought. The mixtape boasts appearances from Termanology, Singapore Kane and Nabo Rawk and production by Domingo and DC the Midi Alien. This is boom-bap..
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Southern California emcee Anterluz emailed me a while back, and I never got around to posting his stuff. Let me make up for it now, and get you acquainted with two recent tracks. “I Ain’t Know” has a classic West Coast sound to it, with woozy synthesizers, rolling bass and..
Via NR I don’t know much about Quest beyond the fact that he’s from Boston, Mass, but this lineup is serious, the production is dope and Reks kills it. I couldn’t find a decent pic of Quest either, so it’s Reks and Statik pictured above. DOWNLOAD: Youngn – To Be..
Via NaturalBornSpittaz You already know we’re excited for this upcoming Dilla album, now we have a sampler for the album. It’s mixed by the Beat Junkies to boot. Jay Stay Paid comes out June 2nd. DOWNLOAD: Jay Stay Paid Sampler (Mixed by the Beat Junkies) Sphere: Related Content
Jamie Radford is an Atlanta-based rapper and producer. He reached out to me about his new album, released under the pseudonym Dino & Bride (awesome album cover pictured above). It’s an excellent electronica-influenced hip hop album composed mostly of instrumentals, with two vocal features which you can check out below...
Full disclosure: this duo, consisting of emcee Zilla Rocca and producer Douglas Martin, are friends of mine. I’d still recommend their shit even if they weren’t, trust. This song is a teaser for the Shadowboxers‘ upcoming album, The Slow Twilight; it comes out June 23. I’ve been bumping an advance..
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xmPA22EgXc[/youtube] “High Grade” is a mellow headnodder from my fellow Canucks, Sweatshop Union and when I saw the video, I knew I had to share. I’m always happy to recommend Canadian hip-hop, and this is dope. Great video concept too – I love OnSmash, but it’s nice to see a..
Via Spine Magazine Crazy, crazy lineup, and everyone spits, but Serch kills it. Nice to see Kadi too. A Konstipated Monkey is still great – if you don’t know, Robbie’s got all the info you need. This song is off Kurious’ sophomore record II, coming out on May 5th. I’m..
Via Dukes One of my favourite unreleased Dilla beats gets an insane Black Thought verse laid over it. This track will appear on the upcoming Jay Stay Paid, a collection of unreleased J Dilla tracks and beats, executive produced and mixed by Pete Rock. DOWNLOAD: J Dilla – Reality Check..