Monthly Archives: March 2015

Shed Beats Beat Tape Stream – HBSMA

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HBSMA’s Chris Gibbs and Brad McNamara team-up with UK label Muj for this entertainingly eclectic instrumental project, with the vinyl-addicted pair putting the many sonic treasures unearthed on their weekly “Music Archaeology” YouTube series to good use in an explosion of funky loops and random soundbites.

Papa Dios Album Stream – Eff Yoo

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Queens, NY emcee Eff Yoo’s latest concept-based album “Papa Dios” finds the Rotten Apple wordsmith drawing inspiration from Bible parables, delivering fiery verses over solid production from Chicago’s Rediculus with the likes of Tragedy Khadafi, Spit Gemz and Starvin B on-hand to pass around the collection plate.

New Joint – D-Stroy

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D-Stroy – “Spray Everything” (@iDstroy / 2015)

The NY emcee and Arsonists member pays homage to some legendary old-school graffiti greats.

New Joint – Blackk Chronical / Brenio Meru

Blackk Chronical ft. Brenio Meru – “A Marionette” (@BlackkChronical / 2015)

The London lyricist delivers captivating rhymes over a Poltageist-produced track accompanied by creative visuals.

New Joint – Kaimbr

Kaimbr – “Welcome Home” (@Kaimbr / 2015)

Taken from the Low Budget Crew member’s forthcoming Wu-Tang-inspired album “Bronze Horse”.

Bars In The Booth – DJ Premier / Ras Kass

The always-impressive Ras Kass spits fire over a dope Premier beat for the latest episode of “Bars In The Booth.

New Joint – Diamond D / Masta Ace

Diamond D ft. Masta Ace – “Ace Of Diamonds” (@DiamondDITC / 2015)

New visuals from the Diggin’ In The Crates legend’s 2014 album “The Diam Piece”.

Verse Murder (24th Edition) Mixtape Stream – Ray Vendetta

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Triple Darkness member Ray Vendetta drops the first of his producer tribute mixtape series, with “Verse Murder” finding the talented London lyricist delivering vivid, intricate twenty-four bar rhymes over beats lifted from The Alchemist’s back catalogue.

New Joint – Masta Killa / Cappadonna / Young Dudas

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Masta Killa ft. Cappadonna & Young Dudas – “The Return Of The Masta Kill” (@RealMastaKilla / 2015)

The Wu-Tang member drops some lyrical tongue-fu over gritty production from Brooklyn’s PF Cuttin.

New Joint – Turbin

Turbin – “Louie Luggage” (@Turbin09 / 2015)

The Left Coast emcee throws his W up whilst staying fly with this track from Rasco’s Pockets Linted compilation “20,000 Leagues Under The Street Vol. II”.

New Joint – Dirt Platoon

Dirt Platoon – “Garbage Can” (@Effiscienz / 2015)

Produced by France’s DJ Brans and taken from the Baltimore duo’s new album “Bare Face Robbery”.

New Joint – eMC / Pearl Gates

eMC ft. Pearl Gates – “Fly Thoughts” (@eMCcrew / 2015)

Taken from the forthcoming album “The Tonite Show”.

New Joint – Mykill Miers / Planet Asia

Mykill Miers ft. Planet Asia – “Spells D.A.N.G.E.R.” (@MykillMiers / 2015)

Pounding beats and sharp rhymes from the West Coast emcee’s recent maxi-single release.

Remember Us Mixtape Stream – DJ Doo Wop / Dee Metto & Joe Paps

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NYC’s Doo Wop presents a collection of gritty, raw tracks produced by Switzerland’s Dee Metto and Joe Paps featuring the microphone techniques of Nutso, Grand Puba, JMega The God and more

New Joint – Ray Vendetta / K Zorro

Ray Vendetta ft. K Zorro – “Keep Your Day Job” (@Ray_Vendetta / 2015)

Ill lyricism from the Triple Darkness member’s “Adamantium Archives” project.

New Joint – Ty Nitty

Ty Nitty – “Mastermind” (@TyNittyMobb / 2015)

Fresh-produced track from the Queensbridge emcee’s recent album “Nitty The God”.

Dirty Rotten Album Stream – Dirty Rotten

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Atlanta-based duo Dirty Rotten consists of Bronx-bred Joe Stu and North Carolina-born ShredTVT, with the pair using this debut album to showcase their musical style which, in their own words, is “representative of Hip-Hop’s birthplace mixed with the dirty grit of the ATL.”

So 90s Mix Stream – DJ Step One

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The UK’s DJ Step One, dedicated purveyor of that quality throwback rap ish, jumps on the ones and twos for this mix of 90s gems from the likes of Big Daddy Kane, Smif-N-Wessun, King Just and more.

New Joint – Giallo Point / Mista Spyce / Cel One etc.

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Shylock, Mista Spyce, Big Ted, Cel One & Lil Paulie Ryan – “Tha Lineup – Giallo Point Remix” (@Giallo Point / 2015)

Producer Giallo Point puts a new twist on an unreleased mid-90s UK posse cut featuring members of both The Brotherhood and Gutter Snypes.

New Joint – Verbal Skillz / Edo.G / DJ Stix

Verbal Skillz ft. Edo.G & DJ Stix – “S**t Don’t Stop” (@Verbal_Emcee / 2015)

The UK lyricist pays homage to the origins of Hip-Hop on this Domingo-produced track from his forthcoming album “Verbal Vision”.