Monthly Archives: December 2019

New Joint – 1520

1520 – “Rakim Tradition” (@1520HipHop / 2019)

London-based emcee Nomadic Poet offers a lyrical nod of respect to the great Rakim Allah on this latest single to be lifted from the Drematic XL-produced album “Mosquito Fly & Starships”.


New Joint – Jafet

Jafet – “Water” (Stanton Capitol Recordings / 2019)

Produced by DNA Beatz.

New Joint – Fan Ran

Fan Ran – “Wild Orchid” (@FanRanFilms / 2019)

Smooth production and raw lyricism from the Virginia artist representing the Gritty City Records camp.

New Joint – Recognize Ali

Recognize Ali – “Liftin Me Higher” (@RecognizeAli / 2019)

D.Mar-produced gem from Ali’s 2018 album “I Self Lord And Master”.

New Joint – Mad Skillz

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Mad Skillz – “Rap Up 2019” (@SkillzVA / 2019)

The always-entertaining Virginia rhyme vet delivers his annual recap of the last twelve months with his usual blend of lyrical wit and observational humour.

New Joint – Nems / Spit Gemz

Nems ft. Spit Gemz – “200” (@Nems_FYL / 2019)

Ill lyrical back-and-forth flavour from the NY emcee’s brilliant Jazzsoon-produced album “Gorilla Monsoon”.

New Joint – Johnny Ciggs & Profound79

Johnny Ciggs & Profound79 – “Keith Sweat” (@GrittyCityRecs / 2019)

Smooth arrogance taken from the Virginia emcee / producer duo’s new album “Cadillac Jean Jacket”