Monthly Archives: March 2014

New Joint – Diamond D / Pharoahe Monch

Diamond D ft. Pharoahe Monch – “Rap Life” (Lilkee Productions / 2014)

The Organized Konfusion emcee displays his usual wide array of lyrical flows on this lead single from Diamond’s forthcoming album “The Diam Piece”.

New Joint – Fong-Sai-U

Fong-Sai-U – “Bad Guy” (@FongSaiU / 2014)

The Washington DC-born emcee drops a hardcore lesson from his forthcoming album “Ballads Of A Massacre”.

New Joint – LUV NY

LUV NY ft. Dave Dar & L-Fudge – “Hitman” (@RedApples45 / 2014)

Taken from the forthcoming Ray West-produced project “The Snake Tape”

No Ideas Original Radio Stream – DJ Enyoutee / Joe Gibbs / Bey Battery / Dysfunkshunal Familee

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Latest edition of NY’s No Ideas Original radio show featuring music from Rakim, Royal Flush and De La Soul plus a guest studio appearance from Dysfunkshunal Familee’s DJ Bazarro and Napoleon Da Legend – listen here.

New Joint – Harry Ixer & Buckers The Realist

Harry Ixer & Buckers The Realist – “Coke From A Glass Bottle” (Above Ground Media / 2014)

Micall Parknsun-produced social commentary from the UK duo.

Making The Beat – 45 King / Chill Rob G / Lakim Shabazz / Double J

Part Two of the latest episode of 45 King’s “Making The Beat” featuring a Flavor Unit freestyle session with Double J, Chill Rob G and Lakim Shabazz.

New Joint – Dysfunkshunal Familee

Dysfunkshunal Familee – “Always Funky Fresh” (@Dysfunkshunal_F / 2014)

DJ Bazarro flips a timeless Run DMC vocal sample for this lead single from the NY crew’s forthcoming album “Family Matters”.

New Joint – Ty Nitty

Ty Nitty – “No Days Off” (@TyNittyMobb / 2014)

Produced by Joey Bags.

90 Now Album Download – A.Y.E.

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Described as “a tribute to the beats, style, slang and aura of 90s Hip-Hop”, this free self-produced album from Canada’s A.Y.E. finds the 22-year-old artist impressively capturing the feel of a rap era that had already passed by the time he was even old enough to start school.

Dusty drums, soulful horns and melodic keys bring back memories of timeless mid-90s Hip-Hop classics, whilst A.Y.E. flexes an accomplished lyrical delivery that he uses to drop jewels on everything from the struggles of ghetto living to the importance of crew love.

Download hereΒ and play this album to the next person who tries to tell you Hip-Hop isn’t what it used to be.

New Joint – Big Cakes / JayJayBorn2Sing

Big Cakes ft. JayJayBorn2Sing – “Too Much (Thinking)” (@BigCakes / 2014)

Poignant rhymes from the UK lyricist on this Artik Beats-produced track off his forthcoming project “Omnium Gatherum”.

The Invisible Garden Album Trailer – Fel Sweetenberg

Trailer for the forthcoming album “The Invisible Garden” from East Coast emcee Fel Sweetenberg and produced entirely by France’s DJ Brans.

New Joint – Nature

Nature – “Welcome To My World Revisited” (@TheRealNature / 2014)

DJ Supa Dave-produced track taken from the Queensbridge emcee’s forthcoming EP “Seasons Changed: Winter Edition”

New Joint – Zion I

Zion I – “Supreme” (IneffableMusic.Com / 2014)

West Coast veterans Zumbi and Amp Live deliver visuals for an absolute gem off their recent EP “The Masters Of Ceremony”.

Harlem’s Finest – Big L / Stretch & Bobbito

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NY duo Stretch & Bobbito drop what will hopefully be the first of many Soundcloud gems from their legendary WKCR radio show with a vintage 1992 freestyle from the late, great Big L – listen here.

New Joint – The Primeridian / Neak / Nida Nasheeda

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The Primeridian ft. Neak & Nida Nasheeda – “Stop On By” (@Primeridian / 2014)

Chicago-based producer Mulatto Patriot gives a musical nod to a Rufus / Chaka Khan classic on this smoothed-out single from Primeridian member Race’s forthcoming EP “Baked Goods”.

The Cookin’ Soul Remixes Mixtape – DJ Psyhkomantus

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The UK’s Psykhomantus pulls together a quality selection of remixes from Spanish production duo Cookin’ Soul featuring soulful reworkings of material from Crooklyn Dodgers, Mobb Deep, Heavy D and more – listen here.

New Joint – Spit Gemz / Eff Yoo

Spit Gemz & Eff Yoo – “Judas Cradle” (@SpitGemz / @OGEffYoo / 2014)

The Rotten Apple wordsmiths kick some ill lyrical techniques over the 2003 Goretex / Necro collabo “Scumbags”.

New Joint – Starvin B

Starvin B – “Blue Note” (@Starvin_B / 2014)

The Queens, NY emcee drops some words of wisdom about life, love and Hip-Hop on this dope track from his forthcoming album “Blood From A Stone”.

New Joint – DJ Ollie Teeba / Soundsci

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DJ Ollie Teeba ft. Soundsci – “S.O.S.” (World Expo Records / 2014)

Taken from the UK-based producer’s forthcoming album “Short Order” and also available on the “Expo 2014” sampler.

New Joint – Main Flow / Justin Werner

Main Flow ft. Justin Werner – “Best Around” (Wanna Battle / Dopes**t Records / 2014)

The Mood emcee pays homage to Hip-Hop greats such as Run DMC and A Tribe Called Quest on this jazzy cut from his VR-produced album “The Cincinnati Kid”.