Monthly Archives: February 2020

Big Pun Remix Tape Part One Album Stream – Brenx

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Netherlands-based producer Brenx respectfully pays tribute to Bronx legend Big Pun with this well-executed collection of largely worthwhile remixes.

New Joint – Ruste Juxx & BigBob / Rockness Monsta

Ruste Juxx & BigBob ft. Rockness Monsta – “Gang” (@RusteJuxx357 / 2020)

Brooklyn’s in the house! Taken from Ruste Juxx’s BigBob-produced album “Culturally Rich”.

New Joint – LEX / Spit Gemz / Recognize Ali etc.

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LEX ft. Dro Pesci, Spit Gemz, Mitchell Aimss, Recognize Ali, Rim Da Villin, Skanks The Rap Martyr & Raze The Ratchet – “Crazy Eights” (LEXNYRE.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Funky self-produced pass-the-mic posse cut from Queens, NY representative LEX.

New Joint – The Bad Seed x Team Demo / Ali Vegas / Planet Asia

The Bad Seed x Team Demo ft. Ali Vegas & Planet Asia – “Alpha Male Music” (@DionsCartoons / 2020)

Animated visuals off the Brooklyn emcee’s Team Demo-produced project “Kill Switch”.

New Joint – Pounds

Pounds – “Legacy” (@Pounds448 / 2020)

Taken from the Rochester, NY emcee’s Buckwild-produced album “Trafficante”.

New Joint – Ramson Badbonez

Ramson Badbonez – “Eternal” (@HighFocusUK / 2020)

The UK emcee steps through to “the other side” and encounters a number of historical figures, including Bob Marley, Bruce Lee and Fred Hampton, on this Mark Fear-produced cut off his new “Death Mask” album.

New Joint – Planet Asia & 38 Spesh

Planet Asia & 38 Spesh – “God Degree” (@PlanetAsia / @IAmSpesh / 2020)

West Coast wordsmith Planet Asia maintains his reputation as one of the rap game’s most consistent emcees with this drop off the “Trust The Chain” collabo album with NY’s 38 Spesh.

New Joint – Smoke DZA / Nym Lo

Smoke DZA ft. Nym Lo – “Frankie Carbone” (@SmokeDZA / 2020)

Produced by 183rd and taken from DZA’s new project “A Closed Mouth Don’t Get Fed”.



New Joint – DJ Kay Slay / Raekwon / AZ / Ghostface Killah

DJ Kay Slay ft. Raekwon, AZ & Ghostface Killah – “Growing Up In These Streets” (@KingDJKaySlay / 2020)

The NY rap veterans deliver hard-knock Rotten Apple rhymes on this latest cut to be lifted from Kay Slay’s “Living Legend” release.

Magnam Ostium EP Stream – Pep Love

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New music from the Hieroglyphics member via Germany’s Jakarta Records.

New Joint – Royce 5’9 / KXNG Crooked

Royce 5’9 ft. KXNG Crooked – “Tricked” (@RoyceDa59 / 2020)

The Detroit wordsmith champions independent thought and encourages us all to see beyond the layers of life’s matrix on this cut lifted from his new album “The Allegory”.

New Joint – UFO Fev & Statik Selektah

UFO Fev & Statik Selektah – “Fresh Air” (@UFOFev / @StatikSelekt / 2020)

NY emcee UFO Fev showcases seemingly effortless flows over guitar-laced beats on the title track from his recent Statik Selektah-produced album.

Silky Joints EP Stream – Kai Fortyfive

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The NY emcee drops into full mack mode on this smoothed-out EP, featuring Rotten Apple romance being delivered over R&B samples from the likes of Gerald Levert, Bobby Brown and H-Town.

New Joint – Serge Severe

Serge Severe – “The Weight” (@SergeSevere / 2020)

The Portland, Oregon lyricist weaves well-crafted wordplay around hypnotic Knx One production from his “Dream Under Fire” album.

New Joint – Grafh / Conway The Machine

Grafh ft. Conway The Machine – “Pray” (@Grafh / 2020)

Taken from the Queens, NY emcee’s forthcoming “Oracle III” project which features Benny The Butcher, Crooked I, Bun B and more.

New Joint – NEMS

NEMS – “Step Aside” (@NEMS_FYL / 2020)

Bone-crunching intro off the Coney Island emcee’s brilliant 2019 Jazzsoon-produced album “Gorilla Monsoon”.

New Joint – Smooth B

Smooth B – “Before” (@SmoothLegendary / 2020)

The always-effervescent NY rhyme vet makes a welcome return to the mic with this lively head-nodder.

New Joint – Boldy James & The Alchemist / Vince Staples

Boldy James & The Alchemist ft. Vince Staples – “Surf & Turf” (@BoldyJames / @Alchemist / 2020)

Boldy James reports from the “slums of Detroit” on this captivating cut off his Alchemist-produced project “The Price Of Tea In China”.

New Joint – Juga-Naut

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Juga-Naut – “Woodgrain” (@JugaNaut / 2020)

Talented Nottingham wordsmith Juga-Naut showcases his brand of “upper echelon emceeing” over smooth 80s R&B vibes from his new album “Bem” released today to mark his 30th birthday.

New Joint – M-Dot

M-Dot – “The Atonement” (@MDotBoston / 2020)

Boston’s M-Dot enlists the production talents of the Soul Brother himself for the lead single of his forthcoming album “egO anD The enemy 2: A Dissolute Paradise”.