Rockness Monsta – “Hood Credit” (@_Rockness_ / 2020)
Rowdy rhymes and pounding Arcitype-produced beats from the Brooklyn emcee’s forthcoming album.
Kool Taj The Gr8 – “The Legacy” (KoolTajTheGr8.BandCamp.Com / 2020)
The Buffalo, NY lyricist delivers autobiographical rhymes and 80s memories on this rugged track from his Stan Da Man-produced album “When Iron Sharpens Iron”.
Cyrus Malachi – “The Light We Cannot See” (RevorgRecords.BandCamp.Com / 2020)
Triple Darkness-affiliated emcee Cyrus Malachi makes a welcome return with this subtly captivating Evil Ed-produced track from his new album “The Blind Watchmaker”, which features Ric Branson, Ray Vendetta, Tesla’s Ghost and more.
Latest instalment of Atlanta-based producer Spittzwell’s “Summer Daze” EP series, with the lyrical talents of Charlottesville, Virginia’s Keese being showcased this time around.
Passport Rav & Dre Skuffs – “Free Counseling” (CocaReef1.BandCamp.Com / 2020)
Taken from the NY / NJ duo’s new collabo project “The Foreigners 2”.
Arrested Development – “Becoming” (@ADtheBand / 2020)
Soulfully inspiring music with a message produced by Configa and taken from the new Arrested Development album “Don’t Fight Your Demons”.
Ras Kass ft. Cortez & Casual – “Parkour” (@RasKass / 2020)
P.A. Dre-produced track off the West Coast legend’s forthcoming album “I’m Not Clearing Shxt”.
Pitch 92 ft. Kiko Bun, Lord Apex & Jehst – “Good With Me” (@HighFocusUK / 2020)
Mellow, hypnotic Pitch 92-produced collabo dropping on limited edition seven-inch vinyl via High Focus Records.
Saigon ft. Kool G Rap – “MF Effect” (@TheRealSaigon / 2020)
Possibly the best emcee / puppet combo since Masta Ace’s classic “Me & The Biz” video, Saigon and living legend Kool G Rap recapture the lyrical chemistry of their 2005 collabo “Letter P” with this STREETRUNNER & Tarik Azzouz-produced cut off the NY artist’s “777 The Resurrection” album.
Young Black And Gifted – “Warfare” (YoungBlackAndGifted.BandCamp.Com / 2020)
Taken from Rochester, NY duo Azariah and Kidd Called Quest’s recent album “The Second Coming”.
Eclectic instrumental flavour from the veteran Chicago producers.
Tajai & The Architect ft. Kool G Rap – “Scattershot – Ghost Recon Edition” (Tajai.BandCamp.Com / 2020)
Souls Of Mischief’s Tajai and Juice Crew legend Kool G Rap team-up to give a masterclass in how to flow on this latest track off the forthcoming Architect-produced album “BLKTEK”.
Statik Selektah & Termanology ft Grafh & Haile Supreme – “This Too Shall Pass” (TermanologyST.BandCamp.Com / 2020)
Sharp rhymes cut through butter-smooth beats on this latest cut to be lifted from Statik and Termanology’s recent 1982 collabo project “The Quarantine”.
DJ Stranger – “Tekward’s Island” (@JonStrange77 / 2020)
Sail the seas of sound with this tidal wave of turntablism from Florida’s Beer Money Unltd camp.
Breeze Brewin – “Devil’s Advocate” (@BreezeBrewin / 2020)
Legendary Juggaknots emcee Breeze Brewin delivers a creatively scathing attack on the Trump administration with this self-produced track, dropping intricately crafted verses which effectively capture the chaos of the last four years in four minutes.
Verb T & Illinformed – “New Paths” (@HighFocusUK / 2020)
The lyrically gifted Verb T examines the human experience via his trademark introspective style on this latest High Focus gem, accompanied by the sweeping strings and overall sublime production work of Illinformed.
Roughneck Jihad ft. Clockwize – “Kill Em All” (JihadTheRoughneckMC.BandCamp.Com / 2020)
Competition-crushing flavour from the West Coast emcee’s 2019 album “Juan Sequitor”.
Nems – “YKTFV” (@Nems_FYL / 2020)
The Mayor Of Coney Island delivers a bruising display of punch-you-in-the-face rap on this Vinny Idol-produced track from his “Bamboo” EP.
Tommy Nova – “Searching (Interlude)” (@TommyNova / 2020)
Taken from the Bronx-bred, Atlanta-based artist’s forthcoming album “The Gifted”.