Denmark Vessey – Don’t Drink The Kool Aid.

Shout out to rappers who aren’t friends with Gwyneth Paltrow. Don’t Drink The Kool Aid was one of my favorite rap albums of 2013 for its casual vibe. It’s like the kids banging on the desks grew up and got jobs, but kept the same fun, scrappy approach to rap but now..

Starlito – Funerals & Court Dates, Mixtape.

If you were looking for a rapper to save “All Gold Everything” from Trinidad James, meet Starlito. He mows down original and borrowed beats alike on Funerals & Court Dates with a flow that’s half Wayne, half 3 Stacks. Download: Starlito – Funerals & Court Dates Bonus cuts after the..

Chuuwee – Wild Style, Mixtape.

Chuuwee’s Wild Style is like Joell Ortiz’ Covers The Classics mixtape, but more subtle. He pays tribute to the spirit of the golden age rather than individual records. Grab favored cuts below. Download: Chuuwee – Rise & Grind (ft. Dceased) (produced by Bounce Brothers) Download: Chuuwee – 40 Oz’s &..

Freddie Gibbs – Baby Face Killa, Mixtape.

Today, gangsta rap is supported by a crutch. A crutch named Gibbs. On some 2012 mixtape marketing steez, Gibbs released Baby Face Killa with DJ Drama tags, but you can buy the deluxe version minus said tags and stream it at DJBooth.net. “Breaking Bad” and “Fuck Them Niggaz” only appear..

Blu – no york e mo work (rmx z 1.3)

This is a remixed version of NoYork!, I guess? Tasteless artwork aside, I actually like this a lot more than the original because the beats are so far left. Half of them sound like they were recorded through a McDonald’s drive-through intercom, which can be grating for some, but I..

Big K.R.I.T. – 4Eva N A Day, Mixtape.

Big K.R.I.T. has condensed a career’s worth of work into three mixtapes. If K.R.I.T. Wuz Here was his humble debut and ReturnOf4Eva was his star-studded follow up, then 4Eva N A Day is his high level concept album here he shuns famous features and keeps it super personal. In the..