Monthly Archives: May 2017

What’s The Science #9 – DJ Kayslay / Grand Mixer DST

Turntable icon DST aka Grand Mixer DXT drops some Hip-Hop history lessons in the latest episode of DJ Kayslay’s “What’s The Science” series.

New Joint – Ramson Badbonez & DJ Fingerfood

Ramson Badbonez & DJ Fingerfood – “Hypnodic” (@HighFocusUK / 2017)

Brain-bending title track from the UK pair’s forthcoming High Focus Records album.

New Joint – The Doppelgangaz / Tnava

The Doppelgangaz ft. Tnava – “Roll Flee” (@TheDoppelgangaz / 2017)

The East Coast duo practice hittin’ switches to the warm thump of some Cali-inspired funk.

New Joint – DirtyDiggs / Styliztik Jones / Washeyi Choir

DirtyDiggs ft. Styliztik Jones & Washeyi Choir – “Ashes” (@DirtDiggs / 2017)

Mellow madness from the West Coast producer’s new “White Label” EP.

New Joint – Born Unique

Born Unique – “Hudson River Swimmers” (@BornHisenburg / 2017)

Taken from the Virginia emcee’s Lucky Loopiano-produced album “The Red Devil Chronicles”.

New Joint – Blacastan & Stu Bangas

Blacastan & Stu Bangas – “Lucifer’s Sickle” (@BrickRecords96 / 2017)

Raw, gritty beats and rhymes from the emcee / producer duo’s forthcoming album “The Uncanny Adventures Of Watson & Holmes” featuring Apathy, Esoteric, Tragedy Khadafi and more.

New Joint – Kevlaar 7 / Roc Marciano / Dom Pachino

Kevlaar 7 ft. Roc Marciano & Dom Pachino – “Capos (Bronzed)” (Kevlaar7.BandCamp.Com / 2017)

Produced by Bronze Nazareth and taken from the late Detroit artist’s album “A Beautiful Soul”.

New Joint – Bub Styles

Bub Styles – “Ridin Round My City” (@BubStyles / 2017)

Hannibal King-produced track from the Brooklyn resident’s 2016 album “Fatboy Sessions”.

New Joint – Mr Complex / Truth Enola

Mr Complex ft. Truth Enola – “Then Was Then” (@PlexPlexPlex / 2017)

The veteran NY emcee takes some visual inspiration from Run DMC, LL, Nas and more for this creative walk down memory lane off his new album “Forever New”.

New Joint – Ca$ablanca

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Ca$ablanca – “.45 Long Slide” (@Casablanca92fs / 2017)

The Dallas emcee brings out the lyrical artillery on this Kurse-produced track.

New Joint – Lord Jessiah

Lord Jessiah ft. Drugs The EmCee & Venus Sky – “Cold Dishes” (@Black7Pro / 2017)

Taken from the Motor City artist’s recent album “Grounds Of Detroit 2: The Wrath Of God” featuring Guilty Simpson, Illah Dayz, Fat Ray and more.

New Joint – OC From NC

OC From NC – “Stay” (@OCFromNC / 2017)

The North Carolina emcee flips a No I.D.-produced track from the 2012 Nas album “Life Is Good”.

New Joint – Stinkin Slumrok & Morriarchi

Stinkin Slumrok & Morriarchi – “Duh Duh” (@BlahRecords / 2017)

Haunting, late-night beats and rhymes from the UK duo’s recent EP “Morrstinkin”.

New Joint – Substantial / Uyama Hiroto

Substantial ft. Uyama Hiroto – “No Turning Back 2.0” (@IAmSubstantial / 2017)

Soulful, jazzy beats and sincere, personal rhymes from the DMV emcee’s recent album “The Past Is Always Present In The Future”.

New Joint – Apokalips The Archangel

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Apokalips The Archangel – “Settle The Score” (@TopShelfMuzik37 / 2017)

The Queens, NY lyricist delivers intense “ghetto thoughts for your brain” over atmospheric production from Mr. Jack.

New Joint – C-Rayz Walz / Dear Derrick

C-Rayz Walz & Dear Derrick – “Be Yourself” (@C_Rayz_Walz / 2017)

New visuals for the Bronx emcee’s 2014 Tom Delay Beats-produced single.

New Joint – IceRocks / Spit Gemz etc.

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IceRocks ft. Calamity, Spit Gemz & SicWitDaPen – “3 Eyes Closed” (@IceRocksDXA / 2017)

Piano-laced boom-bap from the NY producer’s forthcoming album “Live From The Bunker”.

Rapsploitation Album Stream – Endemic Emerald & Skanks The Rap Martyr

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Collaborative effort from UK-raised, NY-based producer Endemic Emerald and Skanks of Brooklyn’s Bankai Fam, with guest appearances from Tragedy Khadafi, Shabaam Sahdeeq and Kasim Allah adding to the project’s traditional Rotten Apple flavour.

New Joint – Blak Madeen

Blak Madeen – “The Sum Up” (@Blak_Madeen / 2017)

Arcitype-produced rawness from Boston’s Al-J and Yusuf Abdul-Mateen.

New Joint – Big Shug / Avrex

Big Shug ft. Avrex – “Streets” (@TheReelBigShug / 2017)

Reel Drama-produced cut from the Boston OG off fellow Gang Starr Foundation member Afu-Ra’s recent “Voice Of The People” mixtape project.