Category Archives: Midwest Hip-Hop

New Joint – J Rawls / Illa J

J Rawls ft. Illa J – “The Rest Of My Life” (@J_Rawls / 2014)

The Ohio producer-on-the-mic delves into his musical history on this soulful track from the recent album “The Legacy”.

New Joint – Infinito 2017

Infinito 2017 – “Lock The Key” (@Infinito2017 / 2014)

Black Sparx-produced flavour from the Chicago artist’s impressive “Threatening Music x Brash And Abrasive” album released earlier this year.

New Joint – Kwote One

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Kwote One – “Letter Bomb” (@KwoteOne / 2014)

The Chicago emcee drops explosive bars over rugged production Q-Unique of The Arsonists.

New Joint – Apollo Brown & Ras Kass / Pharoahe Monch / Rakaa Iriscience

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Apollo Brown & Ras Kass ft. Pharoahe Monch & Rakaa Iriscience – “H20″ (@MelloMusicGroup / 2014)

Off the forthcoming “Blasphemy” collaboration album from the Detroit producer and West Coast emcee.

New Joint – ADaD

ADaD – “Get It Together” (@MCADaD / 2014)

The Chicago lyricist laces a dope head-nodder from the Abstract himself Q-Tip for this track off his recent release “Gumbo – The Stolen Arts EP”.

Inspired By DOOM Beat Tape Stream – Bknapp

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Decatur, Illinois-based producer Bknapp pays homage to one of his biggest musical influences with this succinct collection of soulful, DOOM-inspired beats.

New Joint – Jelani Lateef

Jelani Lateef – “Forward Advance” (@JayLateef / 2014)

Taken from the Chicago lyricist’s new album “My Soul To Keep 2″.