Monthly Archives: June 2015

New Joint – MoSS / Slum Village

MoSS ft. Slum Village – “Boombastic” (@MoSSAppealMusic / 2015)

Rugged beats and rhymes from the Canadian producer’s forthcoming full-length release.

New Joint – Big Toast

Big Toast – “Sell Units” (@BigToastTPS / 2015)

The TPS Fam member aims shots at all things wack over heavy-duty 2Late beats off his recent project “The Wedding Fund LP”.

New Joint – Maffew Ragazino

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Maffew Ragazino – “Summer Nine Five” (@MaffewRagazino / 2015)

Drum-heavy Jimmy Dukes-produced head-nodder from the Crooklyn wordsmith’s forthcoming EP “Eight Million Stories” featuring Thirstin Howl, Roc Marciano, Willie The Kid and more.

New Joint – Stig Of The Dump / Jehst

Stig Of The Dump ft. Jehst – “Kubrick” (StigOfTheDumpUK / 2015)

Cinematic visuals to accompany the understated title track of the UK emcee’s quality new album “Kubrick”.

MPC Series Episode 3 – Sam Zircon

Triple Darkness-affiliated producer Ringz Ov Saturn continues his “MPC” interview series with an in-depth look at the story behind the sounds of the UK’s Sam Zircon.

Lady Tee Sings The Blues Mix Stream – Kil

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Regular visitors to this blog may find it hard to believe that I don’t listen to Hip-Hop all of the time. With that being said, California’s Teena Marie is my favourite female vocalist of all-time.

After discovering her music as a young kid back in the 80s I was hooked by that incredible voice and have continued to be captivated by the soul icon ever since, from albums like “It Must Be Magic” and “Starchild” up to her more recent output such as “Sapphire” and “Congo Square”.

So when I stumbled across this new tribute mix to the former Rick James protege by Philadelphia’s Kil, it had to be posted.

RIP Teena Marie.

New Joint – IG & Dro Pesci

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IG & Dro Pesci – “Veteran’s Bop” (@DaRealDroPesci / 2015)

The two Rotten Apple emcees deliver some good ol’ fashioned New York straight talk over moody production from Crate Divizion’s Vic Grimes.