Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Joint – Arsonists / Vinnie Paz

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Arsonists ft. Vinnie Paz – “Tough Guy” (BelowSystem.BandCamp.Com / 2018)

C-Lance-produced lead single from the legendary NYC crew’s forthcoming album “Lost In The Fire”, a mix of both old and new cuts featuring J-Live, Ill Bill and Mass Influence.


The Sentimental Alien Album Stream – Farma Beats

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UK-based Hip-Hop vet Farma (of Task Force fame) presents a dope collection of minimalist musical magic in the form of his production album “The Sentimental Alien”, featuring a strong line-up of transatlantic talent (Recognize Ali, Kashmere, Flashius Clayton etc) weaving impressive rhymes around obscure, well-chosen loops.

New Joint – Mic Assassin

Mic Assassin – “Back To The Rawness (Part 15)” (@MicAssassin / 2018)

The London-based lyricist drops some knowledge for the younger generation.

New Joint – Ankhlejohn / Big Ghost Ltd

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Ankhlejohn & Big Ghost Ltd – “The Potato Eaters” (@ShaapRecords / 2018)

Ominous mood music from the Washington D.C. wordsmith’s forthcoming Big Ghost Ltd-produced project.

New Joint – Spit Gemz / Banga K

Spit Gemz ft. Banga K – “True Grit” (@SpitGemz / 2018)

Piano-laced Rotten Apple rawness from the Queens, NY emcee.

Master Of The Good Name Beat Tape Stream – Bad Brother

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Dusty, soulful basement flavour from the Chicago-based producer.

New Joint – Gifted Gab / Blimes Brixton

Gifted Gab & Blimes Brixton – “Come Correct” (@Gifted_Gab / @BlimesBrixton / 2018)

Hailing from Seattle and San Francisco respectively, Gifted Gab and Blimes Brixton join forces to trade vicious lines over sublime, smoothed-out beats.

New Joint – Maestro Fresh Wes / Ras Kass

Maestro Fresh Wes ft. Ras Kass & Cyndi Cain – “Mr. Evans” (@MaestroFreshWes / 2018)

Hard-hitting imagery and socially-aware rhymes come together for this Lord Quest-produced cut off the Canadian mic vet’s “Coach Fresh” album.

New Joint – Raspy

Raspy – “You” (@Raspy416 / 2018)

Finn-produced rawness from the Canadian emcee.

New Joint – Amy True / Sus Bully

Amy True ft. Sus Bully – “A Mess” (@Amy_True / 2018)

Personal, passionate rhymes from the two UK emcees on this Apollo-produced cut.

New Joint – Edo.G / Shabaam Sahdeeq / Fokis

Edo.G, Shabaam Sahdeeq & Fokis ft. Oh No & Planet Asia – “Wild Young Man” (@LoyaltyDigital / 2018)

Taken from the EP “Recognize Your Power”.


Dynamo Oragami EP Stream – Black Tokyo

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New batch of sample-based, drum-heavy dopeness from the Virginia producer.

8602 Album Stream – Kincee BabyFace Pearlis

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Louisiana lyricist Kincee drops the sequel to his 2014 project “86. Still Filthy”, which, like its predecessor, is another quality combination of raw production, sharp skills and street knowledge.

New Joint – Mr Slipz / Vitamin G / Verbz

Mr Slipz ft. Vitamin G & Verbz – “Mic Loud” (Yogocop.BandCamp.Com / 2018)

Attitude-fuelled beats and rhymes from the UK producer’s forthcoming album “It Don’t Stop”.

Super Audio WORLD EP Stream – Logic Marselis

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Ranging from futuristic soul vibes to thumping, chopped boom-bap, Virginia’s Logic Marselis showcases his multi-faceted musical personality on this instrumental project.

Outsanestrumentals Album Stream – Keith Science

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New Jersey producer Keith Science drops the instrumentals from his 2016 project with Philly’s YK Collective.

New Joint – ILL Conscious / Jay Royale

ILL Conscious ft. Jay Royale – “The Narrative” (@ILL_Conscious / 2018)

Eyedee-produced boom-bap from the Baltimore lyricist’s forthcoming album “The Prerequisite”

Weather Or Not Album Stream – Evidence

Dilated Peoples’ microphone meteorologist Evidence returns with his heavily-anticipated album “Weather Or Not” featuring Defari, Rapsody, Krondon and more.

New Joint – Ocean Wisdom

Ocean Wisdom – “Don” (@HighFocusUK / 2018)

Fast-paced rhymes from the UK emcee on this Pete Cannon-produced roller off his forthcoming album “Wizville”.

New Joint – Ras Beats / Ralphiie Reese

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Ras Beats ft. Ralphiie Reese – “What I’m Connected To” (@RasBeats / 2018)

NY-based producer Ras Beats supplies Illadelphia emcee Ralphiie Reese with a sparse, atmospheric soundscape for this first cut from his new digital project “The High 5”.