Monthly Archives: August 2015

A Good Combination EP Stream – Configa & HaStyle

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Transatlantic producer / emcee duo Configa & HaStyle join forces once again for this entertaining EP, with the UK / US pair bringing a fresh energy to their traditional golden-era-influenced creative process, combining lively, witty wordplay with accomplished, sample-heavy production.

New Joint – Manage & Emcee Killa

Manage & Emcee Killa – “On Top” (BoomBapPro.Com / 2015)

The Caxton Press members drop typically uncompromising verses over solid Fundament production for the latest release from the UK’s Boom Bap Professionals imprint.

The Shady Corps LP Album Stream – The Shady Corps (Pace Won)

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Outsidaz member Pace Won calls on the lyrical talents of Cymarshall Law, Tone Liv, Flavor Unit favourite Lakim Shabazz and more for this compilation-style project based around raw, punchline-heavy rhymes and gritty beats.

New Joint – JR & PH7 / Willie The Kid / P. Blackk etc.

JR & PH7 ft. Willie The Kid, MaLLy, P. Blackk & Fabrashay – “We Do Our Thing” (@Soulspazm / 2015)

Smoothed-out posse cut from the German production duo’s new EP “Noir”.

New Joint – R.A. The Rugged Man

R.A. The Rugged Man – “Tom Thum” (@RATheRuggedMan / 2015)

German beatboxer Thum makes the music with his mouth for this track off the NY emcee’s 2013 album “Legends Never Die”.

New Joint – Mikey D’Struction

Mikey D’Struction – “Back To The Future” (@MikeyDStruction / 2015)

The Queens, NY legend bridges the gap between the 90s and the present day in the visuals for this new head-banger.

New Joint – Pace Won

Pace Won – “Magneto” (@PaceWon / 2015)

Babylon Warchild’s Stiltz laces the veteran New Jersey emcee with pounding production for the lead single off Pace’s “Shady Corps” project featuring Tone Liv, William Cooper, Lakim Shabazz and more.

New Joint – 30 And Over League / Toke Jones

30 And Over League ft. Toke Jones – “Times Have Changed” (@30AndOverLeague / 2015)

Vanderslice-produced rawness from the East Coast collective.

New Joint – Planet Asia & DJ Fresh

Planet Asia & DJ Fresh – “Twist One” (@PlanetAsia / @DJFreshX3 / 2015)

Taken from the album “The Tonite Show”.

ROT4Ever Album Stream – Revenge Of The Truence

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NY duo MuGGz and Tay Dayne do a good job of combining golden-era Rotten Apple influences with contemporary flavour on this full-length project, delivering street-smart verses over production that ranges from rugged boom-bap to bass-heavy, jazz-infused beats.

New Joint – Kwote One

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Kwote One ft. Kwote1 – “2 vs 1” (@KwoteOne / 2015)

Kwote One of Chicago’s Tunnel Movement drops a solo gem with this Cystic-produced concept track, which finds the Windy City wordsmith rhyming back-to-back using both his present day style and his ‘old’ microphone techniques.

New Joint – Supreme Sniper

Supreme Sniper – “The Crown” (@SupremeSniper / 2015)

The Brooklyn lyricist drops raw rhymes over typically impressive production from the UK’s Giallo Point.

New Joint – MeRCY

MeRCY – “Personal Legend” (@MusicByMeRCY / 2015)

Soulful Solidified-produced self-reflection from the South Florida emcee’s project “The Prestige 3”.

#ComingFromTheBottom Album Trailer – The Cornel West Theory

Talented Washington DC group The Cornel West Theory drop a brief video to promote the September release of their long-awaited project “#ComingFromTheBottom”.

Kay-Dee Webstore Mix #1 Stream – Kenny Dope

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The always-impressive deejay-slash-producer Kenny Dope digs into the Kay-Dee store catalogue for this lengthy mix of funk, soul and Hip-Hop.

NG83: When We Were B-Boys Trailer #2 – Karl DJ D2

Second teaser trailer for the forthcoming documentary “NG83: When We Were B-Boys”, telling the story of some of the key figures within the 80s Hip-Hop scene in Nottingham, England.

New Joint – Abstract Soundz

Abstract Soundz – “Hard Working” (@AbstractSoundz / 2015)

Footage of artist The Real Dill painting the mural used for the cover of “Work Hard Play Hard” from UK producer Abstract Soundz.

New Joint – White Mic / Eddie K

White Mic ft. Eddie K – “Keep It Solid” (@BoredStiff415 / 2015)

The San Francisco emcee looks to the past, present and future on this Tahaj The First-produced track off his quality album “Do It How You Wanna Do It”.

Sean Price Tribute – DJ Eclipse / DJ Premier / Torae etc.

Extended footage of the recent RapIsOuttaControl Sean Price tribute show, featuring DJ Eclipse, DJ Premier, Torae and more recalling their memories of the late Brooklyn emcee.

New Joint – QNC

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QNC – “Demo” (@IllAdrenaline / 2015)

J.V.C. Force member Curt Cazal reunites with rhyming partner Q Ball for a strong dose of NY niceness.