Chicago producer Spectacular Diagnostics demonstrates his prowess behind the boards with this quality collection of atmospheric instrumentals, ranging from the eerie, piano-laced “Midnight Movements” and slow-motion funk of “Air On Mars”, to the string-laden “A Needed Break” and playfully melodic “Vibraphone Jumprope”.
Ca$ablanca – “Gun In The Airport” (@Casablanca92fs / 2019)
France’s Kyo Itachi delivers his usual high standard of production on this raw cut from talented Dallas-based wordsmith Ca$ablanca.
Borvoe McMidnite – “Haste” (@BorvoeMcMidnite / 2019)
Smooth, jazzy stylings from the California-based emcee.
Ankhlejohn – “Chauncey Billups” (@Ankhlejohn / 2019)
Taken from the recent Shaap Records project “The Big Lordy”.
C.A.M. ft. CW Jones – “Sleepwalking” (@CAMCertified / 2019)
Following up his previous EP releases, 2017’s “The First Move” and 2018’s “Persian Rugs”, talented London-based emcee C.A.M. has joined forces with Bristol music man BigLikeBaz for his latest release “Just Breathe”, with this lead single “Sleepwalking” effectively showcasing the confident wordplay and quality production heard throughout the project.
Philly’s Daz Jones gets on his Hip-Hop Barry White ish with this new long-player, combining ruggedness and romance over soulful, bluesy production from ChaseBeatz, Chem Czar and Da Soundbendaz.
Ghostface Killah – “Party Over Here” (@GhostfaceKillah / 2019)
Ghost Deini drops the latest instalment of his drama-fuelled video trilogy off his forthcoming album which drops in August.
Pounds – “Finished” (Pounds.BandCamp.Com / 2019)
Taken from the Rochester, New York emcee’s latest EP “T.O.N.Y.” featuring Daniel Son, Crimeapple and Bodega Bamz.
The Notorious J.B.’s – “B.I.G Poppa’s Got A Brand New Bag” (Amerigo.BandCamp.Com / 2019)
“The B.I.G. Payback”, the latest Soul Mates project from Amerigo Gazaway, finds the Cali based producer mixing classic rhymes from the late, great Biggie Smalls with a long list of funky James Brown anthems.
Verb T & Moreone – “Another Time” (@InTheBalanceUK / 2019)
Poignant, thoughtful wordplay off the quality “In The Balance Vol. 1” compilation from Verb T’s label, which also features Rye Shabby, Chillman, Sam Krats and more.
All Hail Y.T. & Benji Socrate$ – “Speed Ball” (AllHailYT.BandCamp.Com / 2019)
The Delaware-based Y.T. drops that “old Vegas, Robert De Niro, Casino flow” over butter-smooth Benji Socrate$ production off the pair’s “Deluxe Drugz” EP.
DJ Muggs & Crimeapple – “Crazy Eddie’s” (@SoulAssassins / 2019)
Understated hardcore brilliance from the Muggs / Crimeapple collabo album “Medallo”.
Poland’s MxRKxS chops up some vintage soul samples on this mellow, stress-relieving instrumental project.
Taiyamo Denku ft. Blueprint – “Believe In Change” (@TaiyamoDenku / 2019)
Milwaukee’s Taiyamo Denku teams-up with the always-impressive Blueprint to deliver some lyrical food for thought off his forthcoming album “The Book Of Cyphaden” produced by Australia’s Dcypha.
Ty Farris – “Say My Name” (@TyFarris1 / 2019)
Raw rhymes from the Detroit emcee’s Trox-produced album “Room 39 Part 2”.
Juice Aleem ft. Naomi Whelan & Abigail Amoako – “Manuka Honey” (@AleemSaRaSun / 2019)
Organic, soulful vibrations from the talented UK emcee’s “Voodu StarChild” album.
Having received plenty of well-deserved props for his work on the recent NEMS album “Gorilla Monsoon”, Brooklyn’s Jazzsoon delivers an x-rated instrumental project packed with funky samples and obscene beats.
MC Eiht ft. Tha Chill – “How U Do That” (BlueStampOfficial.Com / 2019)
The West Coast legend reps for his Compton stomping grounds as always with assistance from OG CMW member Tha Chill.
FLEEMRKT (Bub Styles & ARXV) – “Dress Code” (@BubStyles / @ARXV_BK / 2019)
Taken from the Brooklyn duo’s new EP “The Sauce Awards”.