Monthly Archives: May 2015

New Joint – Whirlwind D

Whirlwind D – “B-Line Business” (Whirlwind-D.Com / 2015)

The UK emcee attacks a pounding Specifik-produced beat on this latest B-Line Recordings release which also features  the turntable skills of Jabbathakut.

New Joint – Nine / Smoothe Da Hustler

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Nine & Smoothe Da Hustler – “U Can Hold Dat Freestyle” (@Nine212 / @SmootheHustler / 2015)

The former Profile Records label-mates reunite for this gruff and gritty Bronx-meets-Brooklyn freestyle.

New Joint – SLiM PiCKENS

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SLiM PiCKENS – “Kreator” (@IronHelmet / 2015)

The Boston emcee delivers meditative b-boy spirituality over sublime production from Solomon Caine.

New Joint – Joey Gallo

Joey Gallo – “Just Me” (@Gallo80 / 2015)

Sincere, heartfelt rhymes from the Virginia-based emcee’s recent project “III I IX”.

The Fabreeze Brothers Album Sampler -Paul Nice / Phill Most Chill

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Having already achieved individual cult status through their respective music careers, NY producer Paul Nice and Philly wordsmith Phill Most Chill have upped the true-school ante on the forthcoming “Fabreeze Brothers” project, crafting beats and rhymes that are guaranteed to have listeners adopting an immediate b-boy stance.

Fresh for 2015, you suckers!

Black Thorn Instrumentals Album Stream – Giallo Point

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Talented UK producer Giallo Point drops another dope collection of drama-fuelled instrumentals which could provide the perfect soundtrack if James Bond ever needed some boom-bap.

New Joint – Durrty Goodz

Durrty Goodz – “Kill Da Kreative” (@RealDurrtyGoodz / 2015)

The London lyricist delivers heartfelt verses and rallies against the music industry on this cut from his eclectic mixtape “Vintage 3000 Vol.2” encompassing Hip-Hop, Drum & Bass and Grime.

All You Can Beat Vol. 3 Beat Tape Stream – Turbo Tape Recordings

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Hypnotic collection of instrumentals from Italy’s Turbo Tape camp featuring a huge posse of producers mixing together a wide range of influences, including 90s Hip-Hop, old-school soul and Detroit’s J Dilla.

New Joint – Illah Dayz

Illah Dayz – “Bleeding Journal” (@IllahDayz / 2015)

Raw, gritty Kevlaar 7-produced gem from the Detroit emcee’s new album “The Illahstrator”.

New Joint – LEX


LEX – “Doubt Me” (@LEX718 / 2015)

The Queens, NY emcee gets busy over a classic David Axelrod sample on this track taken from his forthcoming “Break The Pattern” EP.

#ThankYouPremier2 Mix Stream – DJ Gambit

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Minnesota’s DJ Gambit showcases the boom-bap brilliance of DJ Premier by cutting-up some Works Of Mart bangers from the likes of KRS-One, All City, Nas and many more.

New Joint – DirtyDiggs / Lyric Jones

DirtyDiggs ft. Lyric Jones – “So Glad” (@DirtDiggs / 2015)

Quality wordplay and soulful beats from West Coast production duo JR and Noy’s “Rodman” project.

New Joint – Substantial & The Other Guys

Substantial & The Other Guys – “No Turning Back” (@HiPNOTT / 2015)

Thoughtful vibes from the Virginia emcee’s Other Guys-produced project “The Past…”.

New Joint – s.habIB

s.habIB – “Sig’nifikent Dope” (@haBibeaUx / 2015)

Original lyrical stylings and jazzy beats from the Brick City emcee.

New Joint – 5to5

5to5 – “Groundhog Days” (@5to5Productions / 2015)

UK duo Troy and Archetype attempt to balance day-job commitments with their creative pursuits on this mellow track from their “& So It Begins” album.

New Joint – Sean Reid / AG / Da Militia

Sean Reid ft. AG & Da Militia – “War Outside” (@DJTwoFifty / 2015)

Self-produced Rotten Apple rawness from the NY resident’s forthcoming album “Life Is Beautiful”.

the MADSCI…experience Mixtape Stream – Rashad Sun

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The New Jersey emcee drops Five Percent-laced lyrics over classic Large Professor beats, including Main Source’s “Peace Is Not The Word To Play”, Prince Po’s “I Got A Right To Know” and Extra P’s own “I Juswannachill”.

Algorhythms Beat Tape Stream – Gensu Dean

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Dallas, Texas producer Gensu Dean channels the ups and downs of recent personal experiences into this dope collection of dusty-fingered mood music.

New Joint – DJ EFN / Your Old Droog / OC etc.

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DJ EFN ft. Your Old Droog, Royce Da 5’9, Reks & OC – “Revolutionary Ride Music – K-Def Remix” (@REDEFRecords / 2015)

The mighty K-Def drops the remix treatment on this posse cut from Miami producer EFN’s recent album “Another Time”.

New Joint – MDGE (Modern Day Golden Era)

MDGE (Modern Day Golden Era) – “Aureum Resistance” (@MDGEHipHop / 2015)

Gritty UK collabo vibes featuring Con Sensus, Merciless, Flowtecs and Manage.