Monthly Archives: October 2019

New Joint – Him Lo

Him Lo – “Halloween” (Grilchy Party / 2019)

The Buze Bruvaz emcee finds a nightmare on the streets of Philly.

Life After Dennison Album Stream – Funky DL

funky cover

Following on from last year’s “Dennison Point” project, which captured Funky DL’s memories and experiences between 1992 and 2005 as a resident of Stratford, East London, “Life After Dennison” finds the multi-talented UK artist bringing listeners up-to-date with his personal journey in his inimitable warm and witty style.

New Joint – Jaz Kahina

Jaz Kahina – “The Reckoning” (@JazKahina / 2019)

The London-based artist embraces the Halloween mood with this eerie, slightly unsettling Nutty P-produced cut.

New Joint – SmooVth & Royalz

SmooVth & Royalz – “Divide Cake” (@GrhymeProduct / 2019)

Strong Island emcee SmooVth delivers understated street lessons on this lead single off the “China White” album produced entirely by Australia’s Royalz.

Raining Elbows EP Stream – UllNevaNo & Noremac

elbow cover

Baltimore’s UllNevaNo teams-up with producer Noremac to craft four tracks of quality, slightly off-kilter beats and rhymes.

New Joint – Elcamino & Bozack Morris / Flee Lord

Elcamino & Bozack Morris ft. Flee Lord – “Coke Brothers” (@ElcaminosWay / 2019)

Taken from the forthcoming album “Saint Muerte”.

New Joint – Estee Nack & Superior

Estee Nack & Superior – “INFINITEBLACKMIND” (@BelowSystem / 2019)

Elegant rawness from the duo’s forthcoming collabo album “Baladas”.

New Joint – Westside Gunn / Benny The Butcher / Conway The Machine

Westside Gunn ft. Benny The Butcher & Conway The Machine – “Kool G” (@GriseldaRecords / 2019)

The Buffalo trio offer a nod of respect to one of Hip-Hop’s greatest lyrical architects on this cut of Gunn’s new project “Hitler Wears Hermes 7”.

New Joint – Genesis Elijah

Genesis Elijah – “All Jokes Aside” (@GenesisElijah / 2019)

The talented UK artist offers some quick-fire commentary on today’s twisted world with this cut off his forthcoming project “The Creature From Beneath The Mainstream”.

New Joint – Nems

Nems – “Leave Me Alone” (@Nems_FYL / 2019)

The Brooklyn, NY emcee gets up-close-and-personal on this emotionally-charged cut off his brilliant Jazzsoon-produced album “Gorilla Monsoon”.

New Joint – Train Robbers / Verb T

Train Robbers ft. Verb T – “Breaks Gone” (RobbingTrains.BandCamp.Com / 2019)

Next stop! Heavy, jazzy b-lines, solid beats and lively wordplay from UK duo Bucket Hat Jack and Casa Blanca’s new EP “Expect Delays”.

New Joint – Solo For Dolo

Solo For Dolo – “Rahway Fried Chicken” (@SoloForDolo / 2019)

What’s next on the menu? This short-but-effective cut off the New Jersey emcee’s “Professor Chaos” album.

New Joint – K Zorro

K Zorro – “Poison” (@KGuavara / 2019)

A personal favourite of mine (and one of the many standout tracks) from the talented London-based lyricist’s 2018 album “Winnie’s Passion / Bernard’s Legacy”

In Street Concentration Album Documentary & Trailer – TR Love

Footage capturing the making of Ultramagnetic MC’s legend TR Love’s new album “In Street Concentration” dropping via Pritt Kalsi’s King Of The Beats label.

New Joint – Asun Eastwood

Asun Eastwood – “Wordly Ways” (@AsunEastwood / 2019)

Refined street rhymes from the Canadian artist’s forthcoming Vago-produced album “Sewer Science”.

New Joint – Tek

Tek – “Eastside” (@TekSmokeeLah / 2019)

Hypnotic head-nod music from the Brooklyn emcee’s recent solo project “The Lost G-Mixes”.

New Joint – Step Brothers

Step Brothers – “Burnt Tree” (@Rhymesayers / 2019)

Has it really been five years since the release of Evidence and The Alchemist’s brilliant “Lord Steppington” album? On this new vinyl-only single for Italy’s Tuff Kong label, the pair once again capture their undeniable creative chemistry, dropping attention-grabbing rhymes over dense drums and atmospheric samples.

Rap Poetics EP Stream – Otis Mensah

rap poetics cover

Unique, refreshing and possessing an undeniable mastery of words, flow and language, UK rapper-slash-poet Otis Mensah packs this six-track EP with a seemingly effortless stream of vivid imagery, stimulating lyricism and magnetic energy, all delivered over a well-chosen selection of organic, jazzy beats.

New Joint – ANKHLEJOHN / Rahiem Supreme

ANKHLEJOHN ft. Rahiem Supreme – “Lost Tribe Of Shabazz” (@ShaapRecords / 2019)

The two Shaap emcees trade fiery rhymes fuelled by righteous aggression on the title track of ANKHLEJOHN’s new self-produced EP.

New Joint – Dirt Platoon / OC

Dirt Platoon ft. OC – “Black Sharpie” (@DirtPlatoon / 2019)

Baltimore’s ever-rugged duo Raf Almighty and Snook Da Crook team-up with Diggin’ In The Crates legend OC for this sparse, pounding piece of uncompromising, hardcore Hip-Hop.