Monthly Archives: September 2014

New Joint – Black Sheep Dres

Black Sheep Dres – “Propagation” (@DresBlackSheep / 2014)

The Native Tongues emcee imparts wise words and thoughtful social commentary on his latest single.

New Joint – The Cornel West Theory

The Cornel West Theory – “From Lenox To Nostrand With Love” (@CWestTheory / 2014)

The Washington D.C. collective respectfully pay homage to the birthplace of Hip-Hop and those who laid the culture’s foundations with this track from their upcoming mixtape “Lumi Nation 1: Da Doubt Is Fuel”.

The Feature Presentation Mixtape Stream – Mega Trife

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Massachusetts-based microphone fiend Mega Trife pulls together a collection of unreleased material and remixes featuring production from longstanding collaborator Nonsense plus appearances by Chaundon, Edgar Allen Floe and Veteran Assassins.

New Joint – Edo.G / King Magnetic

Edo.G ft King Magnetic – “Back & Forth” (@EdoGBoston / 2014)

9th Wonder-produced track from the timeless lyricist’s impressive new album “After All These Years”.

New Joint – Singapore Kane / Big Shug

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Singapore Kane ft. Big Shug – “Torch N Burn” (@SingaporeKane / 2014)

Marco Polo-produced track from the veteran Boston emcee’s forthcoming project “Waves And Shades”.

New Joint – Diamond D / Talib Kweli / Elzhi / Skyzoo

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Diamond D ft. Talib Kweli, Elzhi & Skyzoo – “Where’s The Love” (@DiamondDITC / 2014)

Mellow head-nodder from the Diggin’ In The Crates legend’s new album “The Diam Piece” which dropped today.


Stay Focused EP Stream – Libretto

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Eclectic four-track EP from the currently incarcerated Portland, Oregon-based emcee which mixes smoothed-out loops and new-age funk with thoughtful, heartfelt lyricism.

New Joint – Stakka Lyrics

Stakka Lyrics – “Non Typical” (@StakkaLyrics / 2014)

The Delegates Of Culture member demonstrates why he’s known to “treat Hip-Hop like it’s spiritual” over haunting Chairman Maf production from his recent “Ground Level (Volume One)” EP.

New Joint – Maffew Ragazino / Livin Proof / Cortez

Maffew Ragazino, Livin Proof & Cortez – “No Chance” (LoyaltyDigitalCorp.BandCamp.Com / 2014)

Taken from Loyalty Digital’s wrestling-inspired release “The WWE-P” featuring Sadat X, Torae and Skyzoo.

New Joint – Kev Brown & Hassaan Mackey

Kev Brown & Hassaan Mackey – “Dope” / “Hassaan Be Rappin” (@IllAdrenaline / 2014)

The talented Washington D.C.-based producer and NY emcee rep for the Low Budget Crew on this first double-barrelled shot from their forthcoming project “That Grit” featuring Kenn Starr, Asheru, Grap Luva and more.

New Joint – Strange U

Strange U – “Falcon Punch” (@Strange_U / 2014)

Extraterrestrial future-shock flavour from Kashmere and Dr Zygote’s EP “#2040”.

New Joint – Cyclonious & Chairman Maf / Phoenix Da Icefire / Apex Zero

Cyclonious & Chairman Maf ft. Phoenix Da Icefire & Apex Zero – “Together” (@Cyclonious / @ChairmanMaf / 2014)

Positive vibrations and poignant social commentary from the UK emcee / producer duo’s recent “Hostile Leadership” release.


First Brick Laid – Rasheed Chappell

NY emcee Rasheed Chappell discusses his forthcoming Kenny Dope-produced album “Brick & Mortar” with Privilege Radio’s DJ Teddy King.

Let My Tape Rock Beat Tape Stream – Cirus

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Laidback, jazzy beats from the California-based producer and member of West Coast collective The Alliance.

New Joint – Jack Jetson

Jack Jetson – “Strange Ways” (@JackJetson / 2014)

Taken from the UK emcee’s Leaf Dog-produced album “Adventures Of Johnny Strange”.

New Joint – Saigon

Saigon – “Nunya” (@TheRealSaigon / 2014)

Twitter-inspired visuals for this DJ Premier-produced track from the NY lyricist’s latest project “Greatest Story Never Told 3: The Troubled Times Of Brian Carenard”.

New Joint – Estee Nack / Codenine / Relentless

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Estee Nack, Codenine & Relentless – “Muse (A Song For Bob)” (@EsteeNack / 2014)

Smooth vibes from the Tragic Allies camp influenced by US painter and TV presenter Bob Ross’s mellow approach to his craft.

Spring Breakz – Episode II Mix Stream – DJ Sheep

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Australia’s DJ Sheep continues to build on his impressive work ethic by dropping yet another quality selection of unpredictable beats, breaks and rarities, all sliced, spliced and diced on the ones and twos for your listening pleasure – hit the link below and respect the technique.

New Joint – Adad / Thaione Davis

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Adad & Thaione Davis – “Cloak x Dagger” (@MCAdad / @ThaioneDavis / 2014)

The two Chicago artists join forces on this relentless slice of raw Hip-Hop packed with vivid, intricate lyricism and pounding beats.

Think About It Beat Tape Stream – Ripp

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Romania-based beat-maker Ripp drops a head-nodding selection of instrumentals influenced by vintage soul, funk and jazz.