Monthly Archives: October 2014

We Wanna Thank You Mixtape Download – Raekwon

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The Chef pulls together the tracks released as part of Β his weekly Throwback Thursday series featuring Shaolin slang being dropped over soulful classics from the likes of Teena Marie, The Gap Band, Luther Vandross and more – download here.

New Joint – Mad Dukez

Mad Dukez – “Space Flight” (@MadDukez / 2014)

The Buffalo, NY emcee shoots for the stars on this track lifted from his album “The Sensation”.

Psalms Of A Soldier EP Stream – Fel Sweetenberg

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The New Jersey emcee puts his own lyrical stamp on a selection of Apollo Brown beats from the Detroit producer’s “Thirty Eight” instrumental album released earlier this year, plus his 2012 “Dice Game” project with Guilty Simpson.

New Joint – Jehst / Strange U

Jehst & Strange U – “Dolph Lundgren” (@YNRProductions / 2014)

In preparation for a string of UK tour dates throughout November, UK heavyweights Jehst, Kashmere and Dr Zygote join forces for this twisted bass-heavy monster.

New Joint – Cappo

Cappo – “SM58 Live Rounds” (@DeFactoEnt / 2014)

Next-level verbal science from the Nottingham emcee’s Stealf-produced “Unicron” EP.

New Joint – Marc 7

Marc 7 – “I Who Have Nothing” (Marc7J5MC / 2014)

Fast-paced lyrics of substance from the Jurassic 5 member’s solo project “Food, Clothing & Shelter”.

New Joint – Confidence / Wildelux / DJ Technic

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Confidence ft. Wildelux & DJ Technic – “Still Got It” (@HiPNOTT / 2014)

The Boston producer joins forces with Bronx-bred lyricist Wildelux for this raw neck-snapper.

New Joint – Fev

Fev – “Realist On Your Playlist” (@UFOFev / 2014)

Piano-laced beats and gritty rhymes from the NY emcee’s new project “Around My Way”.

Trickin’ & Beatin’ On $alamander $treet Mix Stream – DJ Sheep & Snoop God

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Australia’s DJ Sheep teams-up with the big homie Snoop God to deliver this seasonal Halloween-themed mix featuring disturbing, violent and gory tracks from the likes of Bushwick Bill, Ganksta N-I-P and Kool G. Rap.

Do the right thing, burn off a handful of copies on CD-R, and give them out to the kids who appear at your front door this year shouting “Trick or treat?!”

 

New Joint – Kid Tsunami / Masta Ace

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Kid Tsunami ft. Masta Ace – “Twothousand40 – Propo’88 Remix” (@KidTsu / 2014)

The former Juice Crew member takes a trip back-to-the-future on this concept-based track lifted from Tsunami’s 2013 album “The Chase” and remixed by Netherlands producer Propo’88.

Crooked Beat Tape Stream – Ill Sugi

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The Japanese producer has put together an intoxicating blend of jazzy vibes, hazy boom-bap and dope samples for his latest instrumental project.

New Joint – Hasan Salaam

Hasan Salaam – “Father’s Day” (@HasanSalaam / 2014)

The Viper Records emcee drops hard-hitting, emotionally-charged rhymes on this up-close-and-personal track from his new album “Life In Black & White”.

New Joint – Kincee / Giallo Point

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Kincee – “The Payoff” (@TheRealKincee / 2014)

Hypnotic street reportage produced by the UK’s Giallo Point and taken from the Louisiana-raised lyricist’s epic 30-track project “86. Still Filthy”.

New Joint – PE2.0

PE2.0 – “Yo!” (2-0PE.Com / 2014)

The title track of Public Enemy’s classic 1987 debut “Yo! Bum Rush The Show” is given a reworking for the new PE2.0 project “PEople Get Ready” featuring Oakland-based lyricist Jahi and the mighty Chuck D.

New Joint – Heavy Links

Heavy Links – “Natural Disasters” (HeavyLinksRap.Com / 2014)

Lincolnshire-based trio Donnie Propa, El Tel The Dopeness and Habitat continue to build on their impressive brand of true-school beats and rhymes with this latest single released in conjunction with UK imprint B-Line Recordings.

Live From The Basement EP Stream – En’Mc

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A self-confessed “Hip-Hop scholar that’s here to carry on the legacy”, New Jersey artist En’Mc draws on golden-era influences throughout this impressive six-track EP, delivering fluid rhymes over quality production courtesy of Grand Kemist.

Nah Right Hype Album Stream – Hus Kingpin

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Strong Island lyricist Hus Kingpin teams-up with longstanding website NahRight.Com for this collection of smooth-but-deadly cuts, which finds the NY resident showcasing his vivid-yet-understated wordplay alongside appearances from Durag Dynasty’s TriState, SmooVth and Roc Marciano.

New Joint – Edo. G / Gdot & Born

Edo.G ft. Gdot & Born – “Listen” (@EdoGBoston / 2014)

Soulful ruggedness from the Boston lyricist’s recent Kickstarter-funded album “After All These Years”.

Time Is Illmatic Mix Stream – Pete Rock

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The mighty Pete Rock celebrates the recent critical success of the Nas documentary “Time Is Illmatic” with this mix of tracks and samples from the QB legend’s classic 1994 debut album.

New Joint – Dragon Fli Empire

Dragon Fli Empire – “All Wrong” (@DragonFliEmpire / 2014)

Canadian duo Teekay and DJ Cosm drop some positive vibes for everyone struggling with the daily grind of life off their impressive “Mission Statement” album.