Monthly Archives: April 2020

Quarantine Beats Album Stream – Antagonist Dragonspit

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Lockdown-influenced beats from Virginia’s Antagonist Dragonspit aka Dragonspit Jones.


New Joint – Yard Massive

Yard Massive – “Yard To The Last Song” (Palmtree Lifestyles Entertainment / 2020)

Previously known as Skhool Yard, the long-standing West Coast collective (consisting of Planet Asia, Shake Da Mayor, Kubiq, Demont Demont, and Turbin) drop the title track off their new album.

New Joint – Sir Veterano / MC Eiht / Planet Asia / Mitchy Slick

Sir Veterano ft. MC Eiht, Planet Asia & Mitchy Slick – “Reputable” (SirVeterano.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Cali’s Sir Veterano supplies this ill West Coast line-up with some smooth, hypnotic production, resulting in a memorable posse cut from his forthcoming album “The Gathering”.


New Joint – Tha Soloist & Tone Spliff

Tha Soloist & Tone Spliff – “Rhyme Book” (ToneSpliff.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Taken from the New Jersey / Cali duo’s recent collabo album “Mettamology”.

New Joint – Magno Garcia & Retrospec

Magno Garcia & Retrospec – “Atoms In The Garden Of Eden” (Retrospec88.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

Boston’s Magno Garcia delivers a dose of raw spirituality on this track from his “Like A Thief In The Night” EP produced by NYC’s Retrospec.


New Joint – MC Eiht

MC Eiht – “Once Upon A Time” (@Eiht0Eiht / 2020)

Taken from the West Coast legend’s recently-released album “Official”.

New Joint – YearOfJordn & Brogawd

YearOfJordn & Brogawd – “Liquid Snake” (@YearOfJordn / @RealBrogawd / 2020)

Smoothed-out flavour from the Rochester, NY duo produced by Virginia’s Don Kevo.

New Joint – Skyzoo & Dumbo Station

Skyzoo & Dumbo Station – “There It Goes” (@TuffKongRecords / 2020)

Taken from the always-impressive Brooklyn emcee’s new EP “The Bluest Note” with Italian band Dumbo Station.

New Joint – Locksmith

Locksmith – “Quarantine” (@DaLocksmith / 2020)

The Cali emcee takes inspiration from the current global virus-related lockdown for this fast-paced display of lyrical skill.

New Joint – Cambatta & Apollo Brown

Cambatta & Apollo Brown – “Nightmare” (@MelloMusicGroup / 2020)

Unsettling, unapologetically hardcore beats and rhymes off a forthcoming compilation project from the Mello Music Group label.

New Joint – Born Unique

Born Unique – “Holiday Hyena” (@BornHisenburg / 2020)

Rugged godBLESSbeatz-produced title track from the DMV emcee’s new project featuring Eff Yoo, Ren Thomas, Wais P and more.

New Joint – DJ Deadeye / Fabeyon

DJ Deadeye ft. Fabeyon – “Rare Gift” (DJDeadeye.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

DJ Manipulator-produced dopeness off the “LaST. Batch” EP curated by Lawrence, Massachusetts staple DJ Deadeye.

Magnetic Storage Beat Tape Stream – Mr Brown

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UK producer Mr Brown digs in his digital vaults and drops a dope collection of unused beats made between 2011 to 2018 – nod ya head to this!

New Joint – Fatt Father / Finale /Quelle Chris

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Fatt Father ft. Finale & Quelle Chris – “Dreamin” (@FattFather / 2020)

Scud One-produced track from the Detroit emcee’s forthcoming album “King Father”.

New Joint – Spit Gemz

Spit Gemz – “Abbadon” (@SpitGemz / 2020)

NY’s mighty Spit Gemz slices through a track from Buckwild’s “Abandoned Beats Vol. 1” project with a relentless stream of razor-sharp rhymes.

Hot Garbage Album Stream – K-Nite 13

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London’s K-Nite 13 supplies a solid selection of well-crafted soundscapes to a diverse list of US / UK talent on this satisfyingly understated release, with the likes of Koncept Jack$on, Juga-Naut and Breeze Brewin all stepping forward to show and prove.

Drug Corpse II Album Stream – Ill Move Sporadic

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UK production duo One Boss and Ben 81 return with a new long-player full of sonic suspense, atmospheric samples and quality wordplay from the likes of Ash The Author, Tenchoo, Gee Bag and more.

New Joint – BadFX & SonoTWS

BadFX & SonoTWS – “Angela’s Grace” (BadFX.BandCamp.Com / 2020)

The London emcee recalls losing his mother as a child on this moving cut from his “Together” album produced by Brazil’s SonoTWS.

New Joint- BodyBagBen / Mark 4ord

BodyBagBen ft. Mark 4ord – “The Weaponry” (@BodyBagBen1 / 2020)

Rugged, drum-heavy Dark Summers-produced head-nodder from the Cali emcee.

New Joint – Realio Sparkzwell x Clypto

Realio Sparkzwell x Clypto – “Empty Nights” (@RealioSparkz / 2020)

Taken from the forthcoming album “Bloody Luciano”.