Suga Free & Pimpin’ Young – We Do The Work, Mixtape.

Apologies to Jay and Fif, but pimping belongs to the West Coast cats. Suga Free and Pimpin Young demonstrate that pimping is more than flamboyant dress and a yacht full of sluts. It’s about channeling supreme confidence over a picture perfect sample of “Who Is He And What Is He..

Willie The Kid – The Cure 2, Mixtape.

The Cure 2 is stream of consciousness drug peddling rap and Willie The Kid has some truly dazzling wordplay. Download the whole thing here and grab the keepers below.Download: Willie The Kid – Twilight Freestyle Interlude One (produced by MoSS) Download: Willie The Kid – Waste Not. Want Not. (produced..

Ludacris – Bada Boom, Video.

Let me explain, Nothing’s been new since Big Daddy Kane. I love it when a rapper so succinctly shits on the whole game. Grab the mixtape below. Download: Ludacris – 1.21 Gigawatts: Back To The First Time Sphere: Related Content

Scram Jones – The Hat Trick, Mixtape.

Scram Jones lives on the sidelines. I’ve seen his name on production credits for as long as I can remember, but I can’t name any of them. He acknowledges his lack of visibility on “40 Bar Flashback,” where he says, “Was cool like that before I could produce a track..

Starlito – #UW: Separation Anxiety.

Starlito chases Ultimate Warrior with a nine song supplement. Separation Anxiety is a lot like Ultimate Warrior, but with an inclination toward slow jams inflamed by hi-hats, Lito’s laid back jeering, and cries of “bitch!” via grindhard apparel Sphere: Related Content

Freddie Gibbs – Cold Day In Hell, Mixtape.

The beats are shinier and the guests are bigger but Freddie Gibbs still raps better than nigh everyone in possession of a microphone. Best song? “Neighborhood Hoez” with monsieur 2 Chainz. Download: Freddie Gibbs – Cold Day In Hell via LRG Sphere: Related Content

Starlito – Ultimate Warrior, Mixtape.

Starlito’s newest mixtape Ultimate Warrior is a swirl of ambition, regret, and base desire. It’s more a mass of new material than a proper street album, but no less entrancing for it. The Nashville rapper is wildly charismatic and raps in lyrically dense bursts. Even when he adopts familiar topics..

O’Third Ent. – Family Ties, Mixtape.

Huntsville rap is iridescent, but gritty; starry-eyed, but grounded; and always heavy on bass. It’s pretty much the only hip-hop scene worth getting excited about today. Family Ties came out this week, a new mixtape from O’Third, themselves a subset of great rappers and producers behind Huntsville’s relatively bigger names. They’re..