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..

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